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Ancestry report for Dame Honor Bridget Fell, D.B.E., D.Sc., Hon. Lid., F.R.S., daughter of Lieut-Col William Edwin Fell, Duke of York's Own Royal Garrison Artillery, of Fowthorpe, Filey, Yorks and Alice Fell [Pickersgill-Cunliffe]
Generation No. 1
1. Dame Honor Bridget Fell, D.B.E., D.Sc., Hon. Lid., F.R.S. was the daughter of (2) Lieut-Col William Edwin Fell, Duke of York's Own Royal Garrison Artillery, of Fowthorpe, Filey, Yorks and (3) Alice Fell [Pickersgill-Cunliffe]. She was born 22nd May 1900 at Fowthorpe; died 22nd Apr 1986, aged 85 years
 
Generation No. 2
2. Lieut-Col William Edwin Fell, Duke of York's Own Royal Garrison Artillery, of Fowthorpe, Filey, Yorks was the son of (4) Captain William Edwin Cotton Fell, of Lochrin House, Edinburgh & 2nd Midlothian Artillery Volunteer Corps and (5) Barbara Louisa Read [Fell]. He was born 10th Jun 1858 at 11 Brunswick Street, Hillside, Calton, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 5th Feb 1916, aged 57 years
He married Alice Pickersgill-Cunliffe on 3rd Aug 1882. She was born 1862 at Hooley, Coulsdon, Surrey, dughter of John Cunliffe Pickersgill-Cunliffe, M.P., of Hooley, urrey and Helen Hutton; christened 18th Apr 1862 at Coulsdon, Surrey; died 14th Oct 1954, aged 92 years. They had the following children:
iRose Margaret who was born July to Sep 1883 Brighton, Sussex
iiBarbara Helen who was born Oct to Dec 1884 Thakeham, Sussex
iiiMarjorie Alice who was born 23rd Oct 1885
ivJoan Millicent who was born 12th Apr 1887; died 8th Jan 1965, aged 77 years
vElspeth Gertrude who was born 13th Jun 1888
viFaith Mary who was born Oct to Dec 1890 Steyning, Sussex
viiLieut-Col & Wing Commander Louis Frederick Rudstin who was born 13th Jan 1892
viiiWilliam Edwin Cunliffe who was born 29th Feb 1896; died 18th Feb 1904
ixDame Honor Bridget who was born 22nd May 1900 Fowthorpe; died 22nd Apr 1986, aged 85 years
 
3. Alice Fell [Pickersgill-Cunliffe] She was born 1862 at Hooley, Coulsdon, Surrey, dughter of John Cunliffe Pickersgill-Cunliffe, M.P., of Hooley, urrey and Helen Hutton; christened 18th Apr 1862 at Coulsdon, Surrey; died 14th Oct 1954, aged 92 years
She married Lieut-Col William Edwin Fell, Duke of York's Own Royal Garrison Artillery, of Fowthorpe, Filey, Yorks on 3rd Aug 1882. He was born 10th Jun 1858 at 11 Brunswick Street, Hillside, Calton, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 5th Feb 1916, aged 57 years. They had the following children:
iRose Margaret who was born July to Sep 1883 Brighton, Sussex
iiBarbara Helen who was born Oct to Dec 1884 Thakeham, Sussex
iiiMarjorie Alice who was born 23rd Oct 1885
ivJoan Millicent who was born 12th Apr 1887; died 8th Jan 1965, aged 77 years
vElspeth Gertrude who was born 13th Jun 1888
viFaith Mary who was born Oct to Dec 1890 Steyning, Sussex
viiLieut-Col & Wing Commander Louis Frederick Rudstin who was born 13th Jan 1892
viiiWilliam Edwin Cunliffe who was born 29th Feb 1896; died 18th Feb 1904
ixDame Honor Bridget who was born 22nd May 1900 Fowthorpe; died 22nd Apr 1986, aged 85 years
 
Generation No. 3
4. Captain William Edwin Cotton Fell, of Lochrin House, Edinburgh & 2nd Midlothian Artillery Volunteer Corps was the son of (6) Captain Michael Edwin Fell, of The Elms, Mitcham, Surrey & Wanstead, Essex and (7) Janet Callender Fell [Haig]. He was born 7th Jul 1818 at Edinburgh, Scotland; died 25th Feb 1866 at 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 47 years; buried after 25th Feb 1866 at Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
He married (1) Rosina Tasker on 27th Oct 1852 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland. She was born 1833, daughter of James Tasker of Greenock, Foreign Merchant; died 4th Sep 1853, aged 20 years. They had the following children:
iLieut-Col Edwin James (Ned) who was born 3rd Sep 1853; died 16th Mar 1899, aged 45 years
He married (2) Barbara Louisa Fell on 2nd Jan 1856 at Fossoway, Kinross, Scotland. She was born 11th Aug 1830 at Fife, Scotland; christened 28th Aug 1830 at St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland; died 1909 at Axminster, Devon, aged 79 years. They had the following children:
iRose Janet who was born 29th Mar 1857 11 Brunswick Street, Hillside, Calton, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 14th Aug 1921, aged 64 years
iiLieut-Col William Edwin who was born 10th Jun 1858 11 Brunswick Street, Hillside, Calton, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 5th Feb 1916, aged 57 years
iiiMargaret Haig (May) who was born 12th Oct 1859 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 25th Nov 1865 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 6 years; cause of death: diptheria; buried after 25th Nov 1865 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
ivMary Louisa who was born 2nd Aug 1861 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 19th Nov 1865 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 4 years; cause of death: diptheria; buried after 19th Nov 1865 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
vWinifrid Alice (Annie Jane) who was born 29th Jan 1863 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland, recorded as Annie Jane Fell; died 23rd Oct 1956 Seaton, Devon, aged 93 years; buried after 23rd Oct 1956 Axmouth
viAugustus Michael Cotton who was born 14th Aug 1865 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1876 Reigate, Surrey, aged 11 years
viiFrederick Berry (Freddie) who was born 17th Sep 1866 Beech Green, Withyham, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1866 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1933 Steyning, Sussex, registered at Steyning District, Sussex, ref: 1933 Q1, aged 66 years
 
5. Barbara Louisa Read [Fell] was the daughter of (8) Dr William Thomson, M.D. of Priorletham & St Andrews, Fife and (9) Janet (Jessie) Thomson [Campbell]. She was born 11th Aug 1830 at Fife, Scotland; christened 28th Aug 1830 at St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland; died 1909 at Axminster, Devon, aged 79 years
She married (1) Captain William Edwin Cotton Fell, of Lochrin House, Edinburgh & 2nd Midlothian Artillery Volunteer Corps on 2nd Jan 1856 at Fossoway, Kinross, Scotland. He was born 7th Jul 1818 at Edinburgh, Scotland; died 25th Feb 1866 at 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 47 years; buried after 25th Feb 1866 at Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland. They had the following children:
iRose Janet who was born 29th Mar 1857 11 Brunswick Street, Hillside, Calton, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 14th Aug 1921, aged 64 years
iiLieut-Col William Edwin who was born 10th Jun 1858 11 Brunswick Street, Hillside, Calton, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 5th Feb 1916, aged 57 years
iiiMargaret Haig (May) who was born 12th Oct 1859 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 25th Nov 1865 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 6 years; cause of death: diptheria; buried after 25th Nov 1865 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
ivMary Louisa who was born 2nd Aug 1861 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 19th Nov 1865 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 4 years; cause of death: diptheria; buried after 19th Nov 1865 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
vWinifrid Alice (Annie Jane) who was born 29th Jan 1863 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland, recorded as Annie Jane Fell; died 23rd Oct 1956 Seaton, Devon, aged 93 years; buried after 23rd Oct 1956 Axmouth
viAugustus Michael Cotton who was born 14th Aug 1865 Lochrin House, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1876 Reigate, Surrey, aged 11 years
viiFrederick Berry (Freddie) who was born 17th Sep 1866 Beech Green, Withyham, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1866 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1933 Steyning, Sussex, registered at Steyning District, Sussex, ref: 1933 Q1, aged 66 years
She married (2) Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston Read on Apr to June 1867, registered at Kensington District, London, ref: 1867 Q2 Vol 1 a Page 228. He was born 4th Jun 1811 at Sand Huton, Yorkshire; christened 23rd Jun 1811 at Bossall, Yorkshire; died 29th Jan 1892 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iFrederica Louisa who was born 1868 Withyham, Sussex; christened 16th Aug 1868 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1938 Haven Cliff, Seaton, Devon, aged 70 years
 
Generation No. 4
6. Captain Michael Edwin Fell, of The Elms, Mitcham, Surrey & Wanstead, Essex He was born 28th Jul 1779 at Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, son of Rev. William Fell, LLD, Rector of Sheepy Magna and Anne Cotton; christened 28th Jul 1779 at Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire; died 20th Mar 1837 at 39 Cadogan Place, London, aged 57 years; buried 25th Mar 1837 at St Peter & St Paul, Mitcham, Surrey
He married Janet Callender Haig on 3rd Jan 1816 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland. She was born 2nd Nov 1787 at Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 24th Dec 1787 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 7th Jun 1865, aged 77 years; buried after 7th Jun 1865 at Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland. They had the following children:
iCaptain William Edwin Cotton who was born 7th Jul 1818 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 25th Feb 1866 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 47 years; buried after 25th Feb 1866 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
iiHelen Jane who was born 18th Oct 1820 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1876, aged 56 years
iiiAnne Eliza who was born 31st May 1822 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 10th Apr 1894, aged 71 years
ivRev. James Alexander who was born 21st Jun 1824 Wanstead, Essex; died 25th Jul 1897, aged 73 years
vRobert Walter who was born 25th Feb 1826 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 14th Sep 1842, aged 16 years; drowned in the China Seas
viHenry Haig who was born 26th Feb 1828 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 20th Mar 1846, aged 19 years
 
7. Janet Callender Fell [Haig] was the daughter of (10) James Haig, of Blairhill, Perth and Lochrin House, Edinburgh and (11) Helen Haig [Higgins]. She was born 2nd Nov 1787 at Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 24th Dec 1787 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 7th Jun 1865, aged 77 years; buried after 7th Jun 1865 at Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
She married Captain Michael Edwin Fell, of The Elms, Mitcham, Surrey & Wanstead, Essex on 3rd Jan 1816 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born 28th Jul 1779 at Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, son of Rev. William Fell, LLD, Rector of Sheepy Magna and Anne Cotton; christened 28th Jul 1779 at Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire; died 20th Mar 1837 at 39 Cadogan Place, London, aged 57 years; buried 25th Mar 1837 at St Peter & St Paul, Mitcham, Surrey. They had the following children:
iCaptain William Edwin Cotton who was born 7th Jul 1818 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 25th Feb 1866 5 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 47 years; buried after 25th Feb 1866 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
iiHelen Jane who was born 18th Oct 1820 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1876, aged 56 years
iiiAnne Eliza who was born 31st May 1822 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 10th Apr 1894, aged 71 years
ivRev. James Alexander who was born 21st Jun 1824 Wanstead, Essex; died 25th Jul 1897, aged 73 years
vRobert Walter who was born 25th Feb 1826 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 14th Sep 1842, aged 16 years; drowned in the China Seas
viHenry Haig who was born 26th Feb 1828 Edinburgh, Scotland; died 20th Mar 1846, aged 19 years
 
8. Dr William Thomson, M.D. of Priorletham & St Andrews, Fife He was born c 1800
He married Janet (Jessie) Campbell on 29th Jan 1822 at St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland. She was born c 1800. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 4th Nov 1822 Fife, Scotland; christened 7th Jan 1823 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
iiJames Edward who was born 23rd Feb 1824 Fife, Scotland; christened 12th May 1824 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
iiiWilliam who was born 19th Mar 1825 Fife, Scotland
ivIsabell Campbell who was born 15th Mar 1826 Fife, Scotland
vGeorge who was born 1827 Fife, Scotland; christened 21st Mar 1827 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
viAlexander Purvis who was born 9th Jun 1828 Fife, Scotland; christened 11th Jul 1828 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
viiMargaret who was born 11th Jul 1829 Fife, Scotland; christened 30th Jul 1829 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
viiiBarbara Louisa who was born 11th Aug 1830 Fife, Scotland; christened 28th Aug 1830 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland; died 1909 Axminster, Devon, aged 79 years
ixCampbell who was born 21st Apr 1832 Fife, Scotland
xAndrew Robert Bruce who was born 6th Feb 1836 Fife, Scotland
 
9. Janet (Jessie) Thomson [Campbell] She was born c 1800
She married Dr William Thomson, M.D. of Priorletham & St Andrews, Fife on 29th Jan 1822 at St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland. He was born c 1800. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 4th Nov 1822 Fife, Scotland; christened 7th Jan 1823 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
iiJames Edward who was born 23rd Feb 1824 Fife, Scotland; christened 12th May 1824 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
iiiWilliam who was born 19th Mar 1825 Fife, Scotland
ivIsabell Campbell who was born 15th Mar 1826 Fife, Scotland
vGeorge who was born 1827 Fife, Scotland; christened 21st Mar 1827 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
viAlexander Purvis who was born 9th Jun 1828 Fife, Scotland; christened 11th Jul 1828 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
viiMargaret who was born 11th Jul 1829 Fife, Scotland; christened 30th Jul 1829 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland
viiiBarbara Louisa who was born 11th Aug 1830 Fife, Scotland; christened 28th Aug 1830 St. Andrews and St. Leonards, Fife, Scotland; died 1909 Axminster, Devon, aged 79 years
ixCampbell who was born 21st Apr 1832 Fife, Scotland
xAndrew Robert Bruce who was born 6th Feb 1836 Fife, Scotland
 
Generation No. 5
10. James Haig, of Blairhill, Perth and Lochrin House, Edinburgh He was born 1755 at Scotland, son of John Haig and Margaret Stein; christened 1st Feb 1755 at Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland; died 1833, aged 78 years
He married Helen Higgins on 6th May 1784 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland. She was born c 1760, daughter of John Higgins of Higgins Neuk. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 24th Apr 1785 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened after 24th Apr 1785 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1820, aged 35 years
iiJanet Callender who was born 2nd Nov 1787 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 24th Dec 1787 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 7th Jun 1865, aged 77 years; buried after 7th Jun 1865 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
iiiJames who was born 1789 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 21st Mar 1789 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1824, aged 35 years
ivAlexander who was born 1790 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 1st Feb 1791 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1865, aged 75 years
vRobert who was born 16th Jul 1792 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened after 16th Jul 1792 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1838, aged 46 years
viMargaret who was born 1793 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 5th Sep 1793 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1876, aged 83 years
viiDavid who was born 21st Feb 1796 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 22nd Feb 1796 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1848, aged 52 years
 
11. Helen Haig [Higgins] She was born c 1760, daughter of John Higgins of Higgins Neuk
She married James Haig, of Blairhill, Perth and Lochrin House, Edinburgh on 6th May 1784 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born 1755 at Scotland, son of John Haig and Margaret Stein; christened 1st Feb 1755 at Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland; died 1833, aged 78 years. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 24th Apr 1785 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened after 24th Apr 1785 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1820, aged 35 years
iiJanet Callender who was born 2nd Nov 1787 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 24th Dec 1787 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 7th Jun 1865, aged 77 years; buried after 7th Jun 1865 Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
iiiJames who was born 1789 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 21st Mar 1789 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1824, aged 35 years
ivAlexander who was born 1790 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 1st Feb 1791 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1865, aged 75 years
vRobert who was born 16th Jul 1792 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened after 16th Jul 1792 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1838, aged 46 years
viMargaret who was born 1793 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 5th Sep 1793 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1876, aged 83 years
viiDavid who was born 21st Feb 1796 Edinburgh, Scotland; christened 22nd Feb 1796 St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 1848, aged 52 years
 

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