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Husband: John Lee Lee 1
Born: ABT 1802 in Taunton, Somerset 2 Census: 1851 in Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset (see note 1) Census: 1861 in Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset (see note 2) Census: 1871 in Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset (see note 3) Died: 16 Aug 1874 in Somerset 3,4,5 (see note 4) Probate: 26 Jan 1875 in London (see note 5) Occupation: 1851 Magistrate 6 Occupation: 1861 Gentleman, J.P., Landed Proprietor 2 Occupation: 1871 County Magistrate 7 Father: Mother: Notes
Wife: Mary Sophia Hood Also known as: Sophia Lee 6 Married: 17 Aug 1841 in London 3,4 (see note 6)
Born: 1 Dec 1811 in London 1,4 Christened: 23 Dec 1811 in Marylebone, London 1 Census: 1851 in Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset (see note 7) Census: 1861 in Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset (see note 8) Census: 1871 in Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset (see note 9) Census: 1881 in 32 Rutland Gate, London (see note 10) Died: 29 Jan 1888 in London 1,8 (see note 11) Probate: 6 Jul 1888 in London (see note 12) Father: Samuel Hood (1788 - 1868) Mother: Charlotte Mary Nelson (1787 - 1873)
1 F Emily Mary Lee | Born: ABT 1842 Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset 2,9 sp. Thomas Spragging Godfrey |Married: 30 Mar 1864 Chard, Somerset 3,10 Born: ABT 1833 Died: 1877 | sp. Henry Lowther Balfour |Married: 28 Dec 1882 London 3,11 Born: ABT 1832 Died: 1907 | Died: 13 Mar 1893 Stroud, Gloucestershire 10,3 | Buried
2 F Alice Georgina Lee | Born: 1844 Ilminster, Somerset 6,3 | Died: 1860 Somerset 3 | Buried
3 M Edward Hanning Lee | Born: 26 Aug 1845 Ilminster, Somerset 2,3,4 sp. Georgiana Emma Marjoribanks |Married: 1872 Hertfordshire 3 Born: ABT 1849 Died: | Died: | Buried
4 M William Hanning Lee | Born: 9 Dec 1846 Ilminster, Somerset 2,3,4 sp. Emilie Georgiana Bond |Married: 31 Oct 1877 Suffolk 3,4 Born: ABT 1854 Died: 1929 | Died: | Buried
Sources: (1) http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.battysmith/. (2) . (3) . (4) Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval Staff, The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: The Mortimer-Percy Volume (Heritage Books, 2001). From Google Books. (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) . (9) . (10) email September 2008 mackieib@bigpond.com. (11) Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval Staff, The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: The Mortimer-Percy Volume (Heritage Books, 2001). From Google Books, p. 143. Event Notes Note (1) Age 45, born Ilminster. Magistrate, with wife Sophia and children Note (2) Age 58, born Taunton. Gentleman, J.P., Landed Proprietor, with wife Mary Sophia and children Note (3) Age 68, born Taunton. County Magistrate, with wife Sophia, daughter in law Clara Lee and grandchildren Jessey and Katherine Lee Note (4) Sep 1874 Chard 5c 280 age 71 Note (5) See media files Note (6) Sep 1841 Marylebone 1 228 Note (7) HO107/1927 f125: Sophia Lee, age 35, born Cricket, with husband John Lee Lee and children Note (8) RG9/1634 f52: Age 48, born London, with husband John Lee Lee and children Note (9) RG10/2403 f27: Age 59, born London, with husband John Lee Lee, daughter in law Clara E Lee and grandchildren Jessey and Katherine Lee. These were the family of Vaughan Hanning Lee, who married Clara Elizabeth Moore in 1861 (Sep 1861 Ashby de la Zouch 7a 115, FreeBMD); Vaughan was a son of John Lee Lee from a previous marriage (see below from http://www.londonancestor.com/newspaper/1882/0722/obituary-vaughan-lee.htm) Obituary: Captain Vaughan-Lee Captain Vaughan Hanning Vaughan-Lee, J.P. and D.L., of Dillington, Somerset, and Rheola and Lanelay, in the county of Glamorgan, late M.P. for West Somersetshire, died at Dillington on the 7th inst. He was born Feb. 25, 1836, the only son of Mr. John Lee Lee, of Dillington, M.P. for Wells, by Jessie, his wife, only daughter of Mr. Edwards-Vaughan, of Rheola. He entered the Army as Ensign 21st Fusiliers in 1854, and retired when Captain in 1859, having served in the Crimean War, and having been present at the battles of Alma and Inkerman, the siege of Sebastopol, the attack on the Redan, and the expedition to Kilburn. He was twice, wounded. After taking up his residence at home, he was for some time Major of the Glamorganshire Light Infantry Militia, and High Sheriff of that county in 1871. In 1874 he assumed the additional surname of Vaughan, and in the same year was elected for West Somersetshire, which he continued to represent until he accepted the Chiltern Hundreds, a short time since. Captain Vaughan-Lee married, Aug. 7, 1861, Clara Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. George Moore, of Appleby hall, in the county of Leicester, and leaves four sons and four daughters. Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2255—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 22, 1882, p.95 Note (10) RG11/120 f92: Sophia Lee Lee, age 69, born London, widow with companion Anna Bale and servants Note (11) Mar 1888 Chelsea 1a 304 age 76 Note (12) See media files For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index