Emily Bonnycastle1

#15040, (1841 - 1901)
FatherHumphrey Bonnycastle1 (1795 - b 1866)
MotherJane Cottrell2 (c 1796 - 1867)
RelationshipGranddaughter of John Bonnycastle


Edward William Barnett (1835 - 1895)

Life Events

BirthEmily Bonnycastle was born in 1841 in Kent, England.2
(with Parents) 1841 CensusEmmily Bonicastle [sic] appeared on the 1841 Census of Lewisham, Kent in the household of Humphrey and Jane Bonicastle. She was 4 months old and born in Kent.2 
MarriageShe married Edward William Barnett on 7 Oct 1867 in St George's Cathedral, Madras, India.3 
Newspaper Published 25 Nov 1867 in the London Times.

Married by the Revs J Griffiths, E Stone, and JW Wynch; E.W. Barnett, Esq, of Walsall, Staffordshire; Emily youngest daughter of the late Humphrey Bonnycastle Esq of Woolwich, Kent. No Cards.3
1891 CensusE.W. and Emily Barnett appeared on the 1891 Census of Paddington, London, at 11 St Petersburg Place, enumerated 5 Apr 1891. EW was 56, a Retired Civil Engineer, and was born in Walsall, Staffordshire. Emily was 48 and born in Greenwich, Kent. They had one general servant.4 
(Widowed) Death RegistrationEdward's death, registered in Mar 1895, left Emily a widow.5
1901 CensusEmily Barnett and her son Archibal [sic] appeared on the 1901 Census of Paddington, London, at 89 Hereford Rd, enumerated 31 Mar 1901. Emily was a widow, age 56, living on her own means, and born in Greenwich. Archibald was 32, single, a Civil Engineer, and was born in Mudia, India.6 
DeathEmily died on 25 Oct 1901.7
ProbateHer estate was proved on 29 Nov 1901 in London. Entry from the probate calendar:

BARNETT Emily of maison le Mathias St. Servan Ille-et-Vilaine France widow died 25 October 1901. Probate London 29 November to Edward Bonnycastle Archibald Barnett esquire. Effects £4580 0s. 5d.7
Last Edited2 Oct 2013


  1. The London Times (Times Digital Archive), 25 Sep 1873, p 12, column B.
  2. Online image of the 1841 Census for England & Wales (Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.co.uk), HO107/484 Book 4 Folio 35.
  3. The London Times (Times Digital Archive), 25 Nov 1867, p1, col A.
  4. Online image of the 1891 Census for England & Wales (Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.co.uk), RG12/17 folio 23.
  5. Website FreeBMD (http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/).
  6. Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (Ancestry.com, www.ancestry.co.uk), RG13/11 folio 39.
  7. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Ancestry.com. Emily Barnett, 1901.
  8. Inferred from analysis of data.