George Musgrave Musgrave 1798 - 1883
George and Margaret Musgrave first son George was born at Shillington
wife Charlotte's family the Oakes lived at Borden Hall Kent which George
and Charlotte inherited.
The Children of George and Charlotte Musgrave
Charlotte's first child Adela Musgrave was born in 1828 she died in 1833.
child named Clare Musgrave was born in 1831.
Charlotte Musgrave's next child Eleanor Musgrave was born in 1833. Little
is known of Eleanor only that she married Edmand Waller in 1852 and died
George and Charlotte Musgrave's next and last child Edgar Musgrave was born in 1835 He lost his sight during childhood.
1835-38 Bexwell Norfolk
Rev George Musgrave became rector of Bexwell near Downham Market Norfolk
in 1835. He remained here until 1838.
As well as
Borden Hall in Kent the Musgraves had a London Home at 2 Cumberland Street
Horace Musgrave after education at Oxford was commissioned into the British Army and was killed in an incident in South Africa during October 1851. His body was returned to England and interred at Borden Church. The memorial Plaque above describes his life.
George Musgrave was vicar of Borden at this time and it was decided that
a Musgrave family vault be built at Borden Church. George Musgrave was
vicar of Borden from 1838 to 1854.
1861 Census Musgrave's Shillington Manor
The 1861 census records George Musgrave and his wife Charlotte living at his old family home Shilligton Manor. The property was now known as Apsley End Manor House.
The census below shows George and Charlotte Musgrave at the Manor House at Aspley End Shillington. Their are four servants listed also in the Manor House with a further 8 people living in estate buildings.
1872 Death of Charlotte Emily Musgrave
George Musgrave's wife Charlotte died 23rd March 1872 at 4 Westbourne Street London. This was reported in the Times Newspaper above.
The Placque below from inside Borden Church records the death of Charlotte Emily Musgrave. It notes that her mortal remains rest in Willesden Cemetery London.
1877 George Musgrave Musgrave RemarriesGeorge Musgrave married Charlotte Matilda Appleyard 24th July 1877 in Paddington, London. Both George and Charlotte are shown as being previously married. The witnesses include his nephew George Lascelles Higham and his brother Henry Musgrave Musgrave.
1881 Census George Musgrave Bath
The above census for 1881 shows George Musgrave and his 2nd wife Charlotte living at 18 Marlborough Buildings Bath. Also living with them is their stepdaughter and one servant.
1883 Death of Rev George Musgrave Musgrave
George Musgrave died 26th December 1883 at 18 Marlborough Buildings Bath. He lived a very long active life as both in the church and as a well respected author of travel books of France. A biography of his life can be read here.
1893 Death of Charlotte Matilda Musgrave
Charlotte Matilda Musgrave died 20th April 1893 at the Esplanade Hotel Paignton Devon.