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Charles Graham Cameron performed in 6 productions for the RSC in Stratford in 1916. In Henry V he performed with Frances Bomford his 1st wife.

Charles and Frances divorce papers on file 
Graham Cameron, Charles (I5)
From "Gentleman's Magazine" Death Notice: " Enfield, where his wife keeps a boarding school for young ladies, Mr Hugh Cameron, formerly a grocer in Basinghall Street. He has left a son and a daughter....."
Cameron, Hugh (I37)
Wife still alive at time of his death in 1801 
Cameron, Hugh (I37)
4  MacEwan, James (I1747)
5  Campbell, Patrick (I1748)
6  Ross-Lewin, Anna Maria Westropp (I3339)
7  Cameron, Alexander (I7460)
8  Cameron, Ewen (I9833)
9  Cameron, Ewen (I9833)
10 Baptism details as per Cambridgeshire Family History Society?s 2009 Index Registers of Whittlesey St Mary;
1771, Sep 23, AVELING, Thos of Thos & Eliza

An entry in The Gentleman's magazine, under the heading "Marriages of remarkable Persons" 1799, October 28 states; "Mr. T. Aveling, jun. of Whittlesea to Miss Hotchkin, of Stamford, co. Lincoln." The marriage is supported by an extract on the IGI.

They lived in a tall brick house in the Market, Whittlesey, which in the 1940's was a Post Office. Is now (1996) The National Bank. At the age of 33. (sourced from AVELINGS of WHITTLESEY ISLE of ELY (by J.C.A.SOURCE:A.J.A.))

The marriage of Thomas AVELING & Mary Ann HOTCHKIN appears as an extract on the
IGI as 28 OCT 1799, Saint Mary, Stamford, Lincoln, England

As per the book ?Fenland notes & queries. A quarterly antiquarian journal for the fenland, in the counties of Huntingdon, Cambridge, Lincoln, Northampton, Norfolk, and Suffolk, published in 1891, it states that within the St Mary Church, Whittlesey on the North End of Chancel, there was a momument which reads; (I have a copy)
"This monument is erected to the memory of Thomas & Stephen sons of Thomas Aveling Esqr & Elizabeth his wife Thomas died March 24 ? 1805 aged 34 years leaving a widow & five children Stephen died at Newry in Ireland March 27th 1804 aged 32 years, leaving a widow and two children Mary Relict of Stephen Aveling died at Newry May 19 ? 1805 aged 29 years."

Research notes compiled by Grantley Hutchens.

Burial details as per Cambridgeshire Family History Society?s 2009 Index to the Parish Registers of Whittlesey St Mary; 1805, Mar 27, AVELING, Thomas jun of Thomas esq 
Aveling, Thomas (I1875)
11 Lady Rosemary Ley after her second marriage to Sir Gerald Ley Macpherson, Rosemary Catherine (I1158)
12 !Birth Place Source 1881 British Census: Aged 56, Address Boley Hill Hse, Rochester,Kent. Occupation Ag Engineer Employing 266 Men & 61 Boys.

Mayor of Rochester, 1868-69
Brought up by his mother and her 2nd husband after his father died when he was 11. Step-father, Rev John d'Urban was said to have ruled him with a bible in one hand and a birch in the other. Slow and dull as a boy "he became very bright when away from his step-father. Married the daughter of the farmer to whom he was apprenticed.

Obituary of Thomas Aveling in "Graphic" Mar. 25th 1882.
Mr Thomas Aveling, the chief of the firm of Aveling and Porter, engineers of Rochester, at the age of 57, was descended from an old Cambridgeshire family, having been at Elm, near Wisbech in 1824. His first occupation was farming, which for some years he followed under Mr. Robert Lake of Milton Chapel, near Canterbury, whose eldest daughter he subsequently married. He was always taking great interest in agricultural machinery. and was first to introduce the use of steam plough into Kent. Soon after he and his father in law began business at St. Thomas's Strood, as construction and repairers of agricultural machinery and proceeded to construct traction engines on the pitch-chain principle, an early patent of Mr. Avelings' which is remarkable for strength and simplicity as compared with those of other designs; and which won for him the 1st prize of the R.A.S. of England in 1860, and many honours from Agricultural Societies in England and abroad.
Mr Aveling was a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers, a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and a Knight of the Order of St. Joseph. He filled the office of Mayor of Rochester, and during his year of office was instrumental in effecting many public improvements in the Town. He leaves a widow, a son and four daughters.

! Source of Chr. Photo copy of Parish entry from Jack Aveling. 26/03/00

The following is an exract from "A Steam Dinosaur "
The world's oldest steam traction engine found buried in an English coal mine
This incredible survivor is probably a traction/tram railway locomotive from 1865.

The Historical Background
Every Summer, the English countryside rings to the clamour of ancient steam engines, rescued from oblivion by thousands of dedicated enthusiasts, at countless steam rallies and private railways throughout the land.

The British fascination with steam is understandable - the technology was invented and developed here, and spread from these shores to change the whole world for ever. Today, the 5,000 plus preserved engines in Britain are a source of pride to their operators and delight to almost everyone else. They are also a powerful symbol of British industrial supremacy in the past and an inspiration for the future. Through the spectacle of these great machines, the magic of industry often enters young minds for the first time.

Although mobile steam engines were manufactured from about 1805 onwards, almost all of our preserved engines date from the late 19th and early 20th century. This is because the Victorians themselves did not share our interest in preservation and happily sent almost all of their work for scrap when it was no longer needed. Even the great engineer George Jackson Churchward condemned the last two of Brunel's broad gauge Great Western engines to scrap simply to make space at Swindon. (In fairness, Churchward did try unsuccessfully to find North Star and Iron Duke a museum home.)

The result of all this is that we now have very few engines from early and mid-Victorian times, and almost none in working order. This situation is especially clear in the case of steam road engines, which did not appear in any case until after the Great Exhibition of 1851. Today, the oldest known road engine is the Science Museum's 1870 Aveling & Porter traction engine, which was presented to the Museum by the Road Locomotive Society in 1950.

It was Thomas Aveling who made most of the technical innovations that are incorporated in every 'modern' traction engine and steamroller. Aveling, a Kentish farmer, was dissatisfied with the portable steam engines then used to power farm machinery because the engines had to be hauled from site to site by teams of horses. He set out to make the engines self-moving, and in the process became known as the "Father of the traction engine".

Aveling began manufacture of his own engines at Rochester, Kent, in 1862 and quickly built up a commanding position in the field which his company never really lost. In 1867, Aveling introduced the first production road roller, sending the first example to his agent in Paris. Subsequently, rollers of this type were sent all over the world. Two of them became the first steam rollers in the United States, helping build amongst other projects the roads in Central Park, New York.

Aveling & Porter (later Aveling-Barford) continued to manufacture steam rollers until after the second world war, producing more than any other builder. Many of these rollers remained in service well into the 1960's and today outnumber all other kinds of preserved steam engines. Some people even regard them as commonplace! This is unfair, because all surviving traction engines, road locomotives and steam rollers are more or less based on the Aveling patents and are therefore in reality Aveling designs!

Without question, it was Thomas Aveling's designs which made possible mechanical road transport and created the modern highways which we take so much for granted today. In this respect, Aveling's innovations must rank as some of the most important ever made in the history of the modern world. 
Aveling, Thomas (I1926)
13 "...writer in Leith..."
Strachan, William (I10770)
14 "aged 6" at 1841 census, "19" at death (inquest) Cameron, Samuel (I1551)
15 "Anne Cameron in Clunes" at marriage Cameron, Ann (I6003)
16 "Carrier from Edinburgh to Perth" - on Marraige Entry Cameron, John (I10682)
17 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Cameron, Allan McEwan (Fru) (I9082)
18 "had the gift of second sight" Cameron, Donald (I9825)
19 "had the gift of second sight" Cameron, Donald (I9825)
20 "leaving his widow and his four children chiefly dependent on their elder brother (Alan)" Cameron, Ewen Cameron of Erracht (I4665)
21 "Nathaniel Cameron, late farmer at Rynuan who died on 13th October 1846 age 78 years and Marjory Grant his beloved spouse who died on the 10th March 1830 age 55 years also Donald their eldest son who died in Upper Canada, North America on the 15th August 1837 age 34 years."
(Data kindly supplied by Kaye Hayes) 
Cameron, Nathaniel (I10533)
22 "Old Clunes of the '45" Cameron, Donald of Clunes (I5999)
23 "out in the '45".
In 1753 he was "in Tayness/Taynish, married, age 39" 
Cameron, Alexander (I6013)
24 "Sacred to the memory of Emily Rebecca Cameron, the excellent wife of John Campbell Cameron, of the Hon. Society of Gray's Inn, and grand-daughter of Samuel Dowbiggin, Esq. She died lamented, as she lived beloved, on the 14th September, 1815, and in the 25th year of her age and her remains were interred in the family vault at the east end of this church."

Ref: Diane E S Main
excerpt from "Dowbiggin Manuscripts with the James Bibby Collection"

Dowbiggin, Emily Rebecca (I10251)
25 "Teacher, Reformer and Poet". Awarded D.B.E. 1937.
Vice President Clan Cameron NSW 1938 
Cameron, Dame Mary Jean (I7996)
26 "Teacher, Reformer and Poet". Awarded D.B.E. 1937.
Vice President Clan Cameron NSW 1938 
Cameron, Dame Mary Jean (I7996)
27 (??m. Con. O'Neil, son of Bryan O'Neil, separated before 1745 - generally considered unlikely)
From 1743 she was called Mrs Cameron, and she was described as a widow in 1745. Her husband may have been a Cameron.
Living at Acharn in 1760s. No known issue 
Cameron, Jean (I211)
28 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Cameron, Roderick (I1)
29 (death not confirmed in BDM registry). May have first settled in Newcastle region Cameron, Jean (Jane) (I10090)
30 (death not confirmed in BDM registry). May have first settled in Newcastle region Cameron, Jean (Jane) (I10090)
31 (Master) Mechanical Engineer Cameron, John Carter (I104)
32 (Medical):«b»Adrian Stephen«/b» (1883-1948) was a member of the «u»Bloomsbury Group «/u», an author and psychoanalyst, and the brother of «u»Virginia Woolf «/u» and «u»Vanessa Bell «/u». He and his wife became interested in the work of «u»Sigmund Freud «/u», and were among the first British «u»psychoanalysts «/u».
Stephen, educated at «u»Westminster School «/u», was the youngest of four children of «u»Leslie Stephen «/u»; their father's death in 1904 resulted in the four siblings moving to «u»Bloomsbury «/u», and their house there became the nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group.
Among his romantic liaisons was his affair with the artist «u»Duncan Grant «/u», which led to Grant's introduction to, and eventual unusual romance with, Stephen's sister Vanessa Bell. In 1914 Stephen married Karin Costelloe, a philosophy graduate and expert on «u»Bergson «/u». On the introduction of «u»conscription «/u» in 1916 during «u»World War I «/u» Stephen became a «u»conscientious objector «/u», like many other members of the Bloomsbury Group, and, with Costelloe, lived out the remainder of the war working on a farm in Essex.
Following the war they became interested in «u»psychoanalysis «/u», training medically at the request of «u»Ernest Jones «/u» and later with «u»James Glover «/u», and becoming qualified in the late 1920s.
In 1936 Stephen decided to recount in detail the «u»Dreadnought Hoax «/u», in which he had taken part a quarter of a century earlier, completing an account published by Hogarth press.
In «u»World War II «/u» Stephen became so angered by the «u»Nazis «/u»' brutality and «u»anti-semitism «/u» that he abandoned his «u»pacifist «/u» stance of the previous war and volunteered to become an army doctor at the age of 60 in 1942, shortly after his sister Virginia's suicide. He died in 1948. 
Stephen, Adrian (I4231)
33 , bapt. 3 Feb 1811 Alnwick. Forster, Elizabeth (I1495)
34 , bapt. 6 Sep 1836 Kilmonivaig. Ross, Hugh McQueen (I1446)
35 ...from Death Certificate Cameron, John (I43)
36 .Unmarried
.Will to siters husband Percy Armitage 
Cameron, Caroline Augusta (I4775)
37 1) Does not appear on 1841 Census
2) Also death register Cromarty - 29 Apr 1851 - James Strachan (factor on the estate of Cromarty) 
Strachan, James (I11204)
38 1. «u»Colin Cameron McBain«/u»«i»
2. «u»Ivor Walter Forbes McBain «/u»
3. «u»Dennis Peter Barron McBain«/u» «/i» 
Cameron, Ella (I5805)
39 1. «u»Thomas Ros«/u» b. 5 Oct 1827
2. «u»Donald Ross «/u» b. 30 Sep 1828, Tirindriss
3. «u»Louisa Cameron Ross «/u» b. 12 Oct 1829, Tirindriss
4. «u»David Ross «/u» b. 14 Feb 1831, Tirindriss
5. «u»Thomas Ross «/u» b. 18 Sep 1832
6. «u»Isabella Ross «/u» b. 20 Feb 1834
7. «u»Margaret Ross«/u»b. 9 Feb 1835, Kilianain
8. «u»Hugh McQueen Ross«/u» b. 5 Jun 1836
9. «u»Ewen Ross«/u» b. 19 Jul 1837, Kilmonivaig 
Cameron, Frances Hay (Fanny) (I5904)
40 10th of Lochiel. Wife was daughter of Hon. George Vere Hobart, sister of 6th Earl of Buckinghamsh ire. Curiously, Lady Vere was grand-daughter of Alexander Maclean of Coll and his wife Catherine, eldest daughter of Allan Cameron of Glendessary. In 1814 gazetted to the Grenadier Guards, and fought at Waterloo. Cameron, Donald XXIII (10th of Lochiel) (I357)
42 1730. Third son of Sir Donald MacDonald, 3rd Baronet of Sleat, and Lady Margaret Douglas, and brother of current Donald MacDonald and of James MacDonald. He married secondly Janet Maclean, dau. of Lauchlan Maclean of Vallay, and died 1730 MacDonald, William (the Tutor) of Boronaskitoch (I142)
43 1841 Census (Blaich)
Allan (60), Donald (30), Margaret or Mary (30), Janet (25), Flora (6 months).
Cameron, Allan (I936)
44 1841 Census (The Manse, Kilchoman) - Mary, Sarah, John, Sarah Stiles (b. c. 1806 - probably sister of Mary)

1851 Census (Lorgham) - Alexander, Sarah Ann, John Carter, Elizabeth, James (nephew - James Anderson Cameron)

1861 Census (Manse, Kilchoman) - Alexander, Mary

1871 Census (L Octomore, Kilchoman) - Alexander, Mary, Sarah Ann, Colin McLean (daughter Elizabeth's son)

Cameron, Rev Alexander (I38)
45 1841 Census - CRAIGMARGIBBON, KILMODAN: Charles, Janet, Elizabeth, Margaret, John, James (+Angus Cameron aged 15 ag/labourer)

Cameron, Charles (I44)
46 1841 Census - WAULK MILL, KILMODAN - Catherine, Margaret, Christina, Catherine (states husband as Sailor - not on census)
Son Angus working at Craigmagibbon for Charles Cameron & Janet McNicol 
Cameron, John (I5)
47 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Cameron, Archibald (I1)
48 1851 Census (Ardchapel, Kilmodan) - John, Janet, Archibald, Janet, Mary, Ann, Robina and William McAulay (g/son) with mother Catharine McAulay (Cameron) Cameron, John (I43)
49 1851 Census (Banavie, Argyll) Samuel, Janet, Catherine, Marian, Donald, Peggy (& Angus McPhee 97 - assumed Samuel's relative as mother was a McPhee) Cameron, Janet (I943)
50 1851 Census (Banavie, Argyll) Samuel, Janet, Catherine, Marian, Donald, Peggy (& Angus McPhee 97 - assumed Samuel's relative as mother was a McPhee) Cameron, Samuel (I11545)

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