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John Horatio Leigh Hunt
Birth Details John Horatio Smith Russell Leigh Hunt (He added the names Smith & Russell himself) Born 1812 - Died 1846.
Marriage Certificate Dec 2nd 1840, John Horatio to Harriet Lapham. Parish of St Mary Le Strand, county Middlesex. Married in the parish church. CofE. Name: John (Bachelor) Age: 28 Occupation: Author. Father: Leigh Hunt, also author. Name: Harriett (Spinster) Age: 26 Father: Benjamin Lapham, occupation, Gentleman. Address: No. 5 Wellington Strand. Witnesses: George Lapham and E Lapham. (Harriet's Brother & sister-in-law) NOTE: No.5 Wellington Strand is the address of Harriet's Brother, George Lapham. BMD Index Marriages Dec 1840 - Hunt John Horatio Strand 1 338 Lapham Harriett Strand 1 338 IGI - LDS John Leigh Hunt & Harriett Lapham Marriage 2nd December 1840, at Saint Mary Le Strand, Westminster
1841 Census 5 Martlett Court (Just off Bow Street) John Leigh Hunt - Head - aged 25 - Clerk Harriett Leigh Hunt - Wife - aged 25 Marianne Leigh Hunt - Dau - aged 41/2 Ruth Leigh Hunt - Dau - aged 2 Ref: HO 107 / 740 / 34 / 8 Parish, Saint Martin in the Fields. City, Liberty of Westminster NOTE: On the 1841 census ages were rounded down to the nearest five, if person is over 15 years of age.
Death Certificate John Horatio Hunt, died 1846 (copy of entry of death) Date: 19th June 1846 At: 10 Gough Square, St Dunstins. Age: 33 years. Occupation: Author. Cause of death: Phthisis, 6 weeks certified. Registered: 22nd of June. Name & residence of informant: "The mark X of Jane Court present at the death" 4 ??? Lane, Farringdon Street. NOTE: Phthisis - Chronic wasting away or a name for tuberculosis. NOTE: Gough Square is just off fleet st. BMD Index Deaths Jun 1846 - HUNT John Horatio W London 2 175 Burial Last Name First Name(s) Place of burial Year of burial Hunt John Horatio St Dunstan In The West 1846
1851 Census John's widow and children. Harriett L Hunt, wid, Age: 35, Needlewoman born: London Ruth L Hunt, Dau, Age: 11, Scholar born: London Ruby L Hunt, Dau, Age: 6 , Scholar born: London Catherine L Hunt, Dau, Age: 4 , at home born: London Elizabeth Green, Visitor, Age: 25, Um. Address: 18 Shoe Lane Parish: St Brides, City: London, Ref: H.O.107 1527. Entry: 39. NOTE: Shoe Lane is just off of Fleet street London.
1861 census For John's widow, and children. Head: Harriett Hunt, aged 45, Widow born Middlesex,Clerkenwell, Needlewoman. Dau: Mary Ann Hunt, aged 24, Widow born Middlesex,Pimlico, Singer. Dau: Ruby Hunt, aged 17, UM born Middlesex, Envelope Folder. Dau: Catherine Hunt, aged 15, born Middlesex, Envelope Folder. G.son: Roland Bakers, aged 1, born Middlesex. Address: 8 Wine Office Court, Saint Brides, Middlesex. Ward of Farringdon without. RG9/221 Folio:35 Page:74 Entry:510. NOTE: Wine Office Court is North out of Fleet Street, at No.145, to King's Head Court, Shoe Lane, which is now also called Wine Office Court (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.
IGI Christening Saint Brides, Fleet Street - 2nd August 1846 Mary Anne Leigh Hunt - born, 5th April 1837 Ruth Leigh Hunt - born, 10th September 1839 Ruby Leigh Hunt - born, 14th October 1843 Harriet Catherine Leigh Hunt - born, 11th May 1846 Father: John Leigh Hunt - author Mother: Harriett Abode: 18 Shoe Lane NOTE: All four girls Christening take place nearly two months after their father's death.
John's Daughter... Mary Ann Leigh Hunt Born - 5th April 1837 BMD Index - Marriages Sep 1858 Baker Rowland Bagnall W. London 1c 72 Hunt Mary Ann Leigh W. London 1c 72 Parish Record - Groom's Name: Rowland Bagnall Baker Bride's Name: Mary Ann Leigh Hunt Marriage Date: 07 Jul 1858 Marriage Place: St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England Groom's Father: Thomas Bagnall Baker (Clergyman) Bride's Father: John Hunt (Author) BMD Index - Deaths Jun 1859 BAKER Rowland Kensington 1a 60 1861 Census - Mary Ann is living with her mother and a widow with a 1 year old son Roland Baker. BMD Index - Marriages Sep 1865 Baker Mary Ann Leigh Westminster 1a 751 Waterman Frederick Francis Westminster 1a 751 1881 Census - Mary Ann has remarried... Waterman Fredk.F. Head M Male 49 Westminster Middlesex, Builders Clerk Waterman Mary Ann Wife M Female 43 Pimlico Middlesex, Baker Roland Thos. S.son U Male 21 London City Middlesex, Painter Dwelling: 8 Laburnum Terrace Castle Lane, Place: Battersea, Surrey, England FHL Film: 1341148 PRO Ref: RG11 Piece/Folio 0640/3 BMD Index - Deaths Mar 1892 Waterman Frederick Francis 69yrs Wandsworth 1d 515 BMD Index - Deaths Jun 1897 Waterman Mary Ann 60yrs Wandsworth 1d 290
John's Daughter... Ruth Leigh Hunt Born - 10th Sep 1839 BMD Index - Marriages Mar 1858 William Patrick Egan W.London 1c 92 Ruth Leigh Hunt Parish Record - Groom's Name: William Patrick Egan Bride's Name: Ruth Leigh Hunt Marriage Date: 15 Mar 1858 Marriage Place: St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England Groom's Father: Timothy Egan Bride's Father: John Hunt Children - Charles Egan Harry Egan Elizabeth Egan Frederick Egan Ruth Egan William Egan Charlotte Egan NOTE: Have Ruth on the 1861, 1871 and 1881 census.
John's Daughter... Ruby Leigh Hunt Born - 14th Oct 1843 Birth Cert - Ruby Leigh Hunt - 14th Oct 1843. Mother, Harriet Hunt, formerly Lapham. Father, John Horatio Smith Russell Leigh Hunt. No.36 Farringdon St. BMD Index - Births Dec 1843 Hunt Ruby Leigh Wt London 2 232 BMD Index - Marriages Sep 1870 Hunt Ruby Leigh Holborn 1b 991 Shand Thomas Holborn 1b 991 BMD Index - Deaths Mar 1871 Shand Ruby 27yrs Holborn 1b 534 NOTE: John Horatio seems to have added the extra names of "Smith Russell" himself.
John's Daughter... Harriet Catherine Leigh Hunt Born - 11th May 1846 Certificate - Marriage, May 31st 1868. Name: Edward Poole - aged ?? - Brass moulder Father: Edward Poole, Carman Address: Castle street Name: Harriet Catherine Leigh Hunt - aged 22 Father: John Hunt, Author Address: Castle street Witness: Edward Poole & Ruby Leigh Hunt BMD Index - Marriages June 1868 - Hunt Harriett Catherine L West London 1c 74 Poole Edward West London 1c 74 Parish Record - Groom's Name: Edward Poole Bride's Name: Harriet Catherine Leigh Hunt Marriage Date: 31 May 1868 Marriage Place: St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex, England Groom's Father: Edward Poole Bride's Father: John Hunt Children - Edward Poole Catherine Ruby Poole Arthur Poole NOTE: For more information, see Harriet Leigh Hunt/Poole's Individual Record.