The larger of the two communicating Drawing Rooms has a ceiling beautifully painted by Antonio Verrio who came to England during the reign of Charles II., the subject being, "A Sacrifice to Diana". The centre panel is the work of a later Italian artist.
Michael, Chester Square, 1889-90; Resident Chaplain to the Bishop of Winchester, 1890-92; Vicar of Micheldever with East Stratton, Hants, 1891-97; Surrogate, Diocese of Winchester, 1898; Vicar of Thames Ditton, 1897-1904; Vicar of Epsom, 1904; Diocesan appointments: Hon. Diocesan Inspector of Schools; author of "Repentance and Perseverance" (Skeffingtons). Son of the late John Bell, of Uppingham; born at Uppingham, July 30th, 1840; educated at Uppingham School. Since 1896, he has served Surrey as a Justice of the Peace, in which capacity he is in constant attendance at the Epsom Petty Sessions, and is responsible for the greater part of the occasional work as well. Articled to Ventom, Bull and Cooper, of 35 Old Jewry, E.
Married, August 27th, 1903, Nona Capel Lofft, daughter of the late Rev. D., by Laetitia, daughter of Robert Emlyn Lofft, of Troston Hall, Suffolk, and has issue one son, Arthur Capel Herbert, born September 18th, 1904. Braithwaite resides at Hookfield, Epsom, and takes his full share of the public work in the neighbourhood. Married Jane, daughter of Alfred Smart; she died February 15th, 1903, leaving issue one son, Alfred, and one daughter, Florence Maud. Son of Charles John Langlands, auctioneer, of a well known land owning family in Epsom since 1798; born at Epsom in 1862; educated at Epsom College.
P., of Cheshire, and Helen Hilaire Barbara, eldest daughter of the late Major-General Arthur Butcher, R. Secretary Epsom Technical Institute and School of Art. Local Secretary of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution; has been very successful in getting pensioners elected annually; Vice-President of the Surrey Agricultural Association, and Chairman of Committee; pioneer in Epsom of the Allotment Act, letting several acres of his best land and giving prizes for best cultivated plots; a "yeoman", and successful cultivator of land in Walton-on-Hill and Headley, 1870-83, and in Chessington, Ewell, and Epsom, 1883-1904; has taken a prominent part in preserving public rights on Epsom Downs; for eight years was Churchwarden of St. Recreations : shooting and cricket; patronises all sports.
T., published in 1906 by W T Pike & Co Brighton and Surrey: Historical Biographical and Pictorial, edited by John Grant published by The London and Provincial Publishing Co Ltd., London (Publication date not known but probably between 19, but published only for subscribers at £6.6s per copy). Much interested in literature, he is author of Essays on a wide range of subjects, among them being papers on Banking, Architecture and Shakespeare; and the fact that he has been elected twice as President of the Surrey Agricultural Association, speaks for itself. Secretary of Council for All Saints', Ewell, since the Dedication of that church in 1894; is a Vice-President of Royal Female Orphan Asylum, Beddington; was Captain of the Oxford University Association Football Eleven in 1874, and played in the team that won the Association Challenge Cup in 1873; has represented Surrey at Cricket; was four years in Winchester Eleven; Captain for two years of Oriel College Eleven and for many years played regularly for Beddington, and after 1880 for Ewell; won the Open Championship at Archery in 1905; now President of Beddington Park Archery and Lawn Tennis Society, Beddington Cricket Club, Wallington Hockey Club, Horley Football Club, etc. Married, July 20th, 1861, Charlotte Maria, second daughter of the late Captain Robert Griffith Williams, brother of Sir Richard B.
They were really pandering to the vanity of the subjects who probably supplied the details and had to to pay for the 'privilege' of their name appearing in print. In the hall still hangs a portrait of Charles II, by Lely,where it was placed about 1680, and there exists also in the hall the fireplace where, it is recorded, Charles II cooked food. It consists of a spacious house supposed to have been rebuilt by Richard Evelyn in the 17th century, and of 338 acres of arable and woodland.
(Duke of Wellington's) West Riding Regiment; patron of the living of Burton Agnes, Yorkshire; was in Marlborough College Rifle Team at Wimbledon, second for Spencer Cup in 1868; a collector of old prints and pictures.
Recreations: yachting, shooting, hunting and coaching; Rear-Commodore, Royal Southern Yacht Club; for five years drove the Hertford coach. Married, in 1878, Edith, eldest daughter of Captain Phillip Woolley, of Gravenhurst, Sussex, and has issue one son, Captain Edward Clive, 15th Hussars, A. C., to the Earl of Aberdeen, Viceroy of Ireland, married, 1906, Lady Celia Crewe-Milnes, second daughter of the Earl of Crewe, Lord President of the Council; and one daughter, Dorothy Anne. Senior partner of Coltart, Daniel and Thornely, Epsom; Medical Officer to Epsom College, and Epsom Workhouse and district; Senior Surgeon to Epsom and Ewell Cottage Hospital; Factory Surgeon; in 1872 was Surgeon to the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, ss. Romer of Ceylon, and has issue five sons and two daughters; Harry N., M. Clubs: Royal Yacht Squadron, Carlton, Junior United Service, Wellington, and Yorkshire. "Garonne", to South America; commenced practice in Epsom in 1873, joining the firm of Messrs. Heir Presumptive to the Barony of Seaton, and second son of the late James, second holder of that title, by his wife, the Hon. Justice of the Peace for Surrey; Guardian of the Poor for Epsom Union; School Manager, etc.; formerly a partner in the firm of Brown, Janson and Company, bankers, London (now merged into Lloyds' Bank). A considerable landowner in Westmoreland, and the head of one of that County's old families, Basil Braithwaite, Esq., D. P., is the only surviving some of the late Isaac Braithwaite, Esq., of Hookfield, Epsom, who died in 1890, and his wife Louisa, daughter of the late John Masterman, Esq., M. Keenly interested in political matters, he has rendered service to the Conservative Cause in the Epsom and Ewell districts by lucid exposition of the aims of Tariff Reform, Imperialism and other subjects of national importance. Braithwaite is an active supporter of the Territorial Movement, a member of the Surrey Territorial Association and Chairman of the Local Recruiting Committee. L, etc., born at Horsham, Sussex, March 26th, 1852; educated at Winchester (1865-71), and Oriel College, Oxford (1871-75); M. Lord of the Manor, and Patron of the Living, of Beddington; a well known breeder of Aberdeen-Angus cattle, his herd at Langshott, Horley, was founded in 1876, and is the oldest of Aberdeen-Angus cattle in England; President, 1905-07, of Polled Cattle (Aberdeen-Angus) Society; has held a Commission in Middlesex Yeomanry Cavalry, and is a member of the Royal Company of Archers, King's Bodyguard for Scotland; Justice of the Peace for Surrey and co. Canon of Carlisle; born in 1862; educated at Repton School, and Pembroke College, Cambridge: B. Married Edith younger daughter of the late Rev, William de Lancy West, D. Son of Isaac Braithwaite, of Hookfield, Epsom; born in London, February 11th, 1845; educated at Rugby. Hookfield, Epsom Hookfield is situated on rising ground known as West Hill, close to Epsom: it looks across "The Durdans" to the Downs, and is built near the site of the old Hookfield Grove, which was pulled down fifty years ago. He was a member of the Epsom Board of Guardians for fifteen years, and has filled the office of Chairman since 1907. Canon of Winchester, and grandson of Sir Henry Bridges, of Beddington, D. Frank Godfrey, Sea View, Isle of Wight; born at New Mole, Gibraltar, on board the "Owen Glendower"; educated at University College, London, and in Hanover, Germany, and at Guy's Hospital; L. Jerome agrees with them ( In Isaiah ), and makes Lucifer the name of the principal fallen angel who must lament the loss of his original glory bright as the morning star.