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Cuthbert Edgar Peek

Male 1855 - 1901  (46 years)


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  • Name Cuthbert Edgar Peek 
    Born 30 Jan 1855 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1861  Wimbledon House, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1871  Wimbledon House, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1881  Wimbledon House, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Education Eton and Pembroke College, Cambridge  [4
    • PEEK, CUTHBERT EDGAR. Adm. pens, (age 19) at Pembroke, July 4, 1873. Only s. of [Sir] Henry William [Ist Bart., M.P.], of Wimbledon, Surrey [and Margaret Maria, dau. of William Edgar, of Eagle House, Clapham Common]. B. [Jan. 30, 1855], at Clapham. [School, Eton.] Matric. Michs. 1873; B.A. 1880; M.A. 1884. Adm. at the Inner Temple, July 20, 1876. Studied astronomy and surveying; carried out observations in Iceland, i88r. F.S.A., 1890; F.R.A.S., 1884. Travelled extensively in Australia and New Zealand.
      Of Rousdon, Devon, where he set up an observatory, 1884. Succeeded his father as 2nd Bart., 1898. J. P. for Devon and London. H.M.'s Lieut, for the City of London. Married, Jan. 3, 1884, the Hon. Augusta Louisa Broderick, dau. of William, Viscount Middleton, and had issue. Presented a challenge cup and an annual prize to be shot for by members of the University Volunteer Corps. Author, Meteorological and Astronomical Observations of Rousdon Observatory, Devon, 1886-95. Died July 9, 1901. {Etmi Sch. Lists; Inns of Court; Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B.; Who was Who.)
    Occupation 1881  [3
    BA Cambridge, Student of Law 
    Died 6 Jul 1901  Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Rousdon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8  Peek Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 

    Father Henry William Peek,   b. 26 Feb 1825, 20 King Street, Finsbury Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1898  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Margaret Maria Edgar,   b. 13 Aug 1828,   d. 2 May 1884  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1848  Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1861  Wimbledon House, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1871  Wimbledon House, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1881  Wimbledon House, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

    Family Augusta Louisa Brodrick,   b. 22 Oct 1854, Chester Sq, St Michael, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1934  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1884  Hambledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1891  Parkside, Wimbledon Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1901  9 Eastern Terrace, Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Wilfred Peek,   b. 9 Oct 1884, Wimbledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1927  (Age 43 years)
     2. Margaret Peek,   b. 18 Dec 1885, Wimbledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1948  (Age 62 years)
     3. Violet Eveline Peek,   b. 6 Dec 1886, Wimbledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1964  (Age 77 years)
     4. Roger Grenville Peek,   b. 6 Sep 1888, Wimbledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1921, Strokestown, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     5. Gwendoline Peek,   b. 4 Nov 1890, Wimbledon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1974, Scotland, Ayrshire, Bargany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Constance Helen Peek,   b. Q3 1894, Axminster, Devon, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Q3 1894, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     7. Kathleen Marian Peek,   b. 17 Apr 1900,   d. 14 Dec 1952  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 2nd Bart of Rousdon. M.A., Cantab., F.S.A., J.P., Devon. H.M. Lieutenant for the City of London. Patron of the livings of Rousdon, Drewsteignton and St. Magnus-the-Martyr, London Bridge.

  • Sources 
    1. [S108] 1861 Census, Registrar Kingston, ED 1, F 14, p 21 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S77] 1871 Census, Registrar Wimbledon, (Ancestry.co.uk), ED1 F15 P22 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S83] 1881 Census, Registrar Kingston, (LDS 1881 British Census), ED 1a F9 p11 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S404] Alumni Cantabrigienses (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S238] Free BMD Death, Registrar Brighton, (Ancestry.co.uk), V 2b p118 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S11] England and Wales Civil Registration Index, GRO, (Ancestry.co.uk), Vol 2a p167 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S107] 1891 Census, Registrar Kingston, (PRO), ED 1, F 28, p 51 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S109] 1901 Census, Registrar Brighton, (PRO), ED 40, F 65, p 29 (Reliability: 2).