27th Generation

983. Matthew FORTESCUE87 was born on 18 May 1805 in Clifton, Somerset.110,136 He appeared in the census in 1881 in Oak Park House, East Cliff, Dawlish, Devon. Matthew FORTESCUE Head M Male 75 Clifton, Somerset, England
J.P. & Judge Of County Courts
Maria Jane FORTESCUE Wife M Female 72 Gilwyn, Hereford, England
Judges Wife
Margaret Ann FORTESCUE Daur U Female 48 Greenwich, Kent, England
Judges Daughter
Elizabeth FORTESCUE Daur U Female 45 Greenwich, Kent, England
Judges Daughter
Mary FORTESCUE Daur U Female 44 Greenwich, Kent, England
Judges Daughter
Frances Maria CANALING Daur U Female 26 St Pancras, Middlesex, England $
Judges Daughter
Annie Maud Mary CANALING G Daur Female 13 Canada
G Daur Scholar
The information in Clermont on Matthew seems incorrect due to the following:

1. The 1881 census has Matthew Fortescue a Judge born in 1806 married to Maria Jane born in Hereford

2. Matthew Charles Maitland Fortescue married Maria Jane Bower in 1849 and is said to have died in 1857.- however we have Matthew above alive in 1881.

3 On one of the Birth details on IGI it says of Dawlish!

2. His earlier children were born in Greenwich which is the same as Joseph who was born to Matthew and Margaret Elanor

Margaret Eleanor LE GEYT (private).

Matthew FORTESCUE and Margaret Eleanor LE GEYT had the following children:



Margaret Ann FORTESCUE was born on 29 July 1832 in Greenwich, Kent. She was christened on 28 August 1832. She died in 1900. Died unmarried






Elizabeth FORTESCUE110 was born about 1836 in Greenwich, Kent.



Mary FORTESCUE110 was born in 1837 in Greenwich, Kent.




Matthew FORTESCUE and Maria Jane BOWYEAR of Hereford were married in December 1849 in Sevenoaks, Kent. They obtained a marriage license on 14 December 1849. Maria Jane BOWYEAR of Hereford2 was born about 1806 in Gilwyn, Hereford. She died on 22 July 1884.99

Matthew FORTESCUE and Maria Jane BOWYEAR of Hereford had the following children:



Frances Maria Caroline FORTESCUE5 was born on 25 May 1854. She was christened on 18 July 1854 in Old Church, St Pancras, London.