Frederick William Kolthammer
#1777, (1884 - 1941)
|Father||Friedrich Wilhelm Kolthammer1 (1856 - 1906)|
|Mother||Margarete Kathrina Kobold1 (1862 - 1935)|
|Relationship||Son of Friedrich Wilhelm Kolthammer|
|Charts||Dietrich Burchard Kolthammer - Eight generations of Descendants |
Friedrich Kolthammer & Margarete Kobold - children & grandchildren
|Ethel Nicol May Cuthbertson (c 1882 - 1951)|
|Birth||Frederick William Kolthammer was born on 4 Dec 1884 in London.1,2|
|Baptism||He was baptized on 19 Apr 1885 in St. Georges Lutheran Church, Little Alie Street, St Mary Whitechapel parish, Middlesex. Details from the register: 2 Sunday after Easter, Friedrich Wilhelm born 4 Dec 1884 to Friedrich Wilhelm Kolthammer, tailor, of Solten in Hanover & his wife Margaretha formerly Koboldt of Eichenau in Würtemberg. Their residence was No 8, Paris Terrace, Hind Street, Poplar. The sponsor was Mr W Warneke and the minister was Rev V. Stieglitz.1|
|(with Parents) 1891 Census||Fritz appeared on the 1891 Census of Southwark, St George the Martyr Civil Parish, London with his parents. He was age 6, a Scholar, and was born in London.3|
|(with Parents) 1901 Census||Fredrick appeared on the 1901 Census of St George The Martyr Civil Parish, Southwark, London living in three rooms with his parents and seven siblings. He was 16 years old and born in Poplar, London.4|
|Newspaper||Published 25 Dec 1903 in the Cambridge Independent Press, a list of entrance scholarships and exhibitions, including "King's College -- Exhibitions:-- F. W. Kolthammer, St. Olave's Grammar School, Southwark, £40 for Classics."5|
|Education|| 1897 Belvedere Place Board School|
1897-1904 St Olave’s Grammar School, Tooley Street, Tower Bridge, Southwark, which was founded for the parish of St Olave in Southwark and at that time was located on the south bank of the Thames in Tooley Street. The headmaster W.G. Rushbrooke was greatly admired and Frederick gave the name ‘Rushbrooke’ to his son Jack.
1904 Matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford. Junior Hulme Scholar. Took ‘Reponsions’ (University examination) in Greek, Latin and Algebra.
1905 Sat examination in ‘Sacra Scriptura’. Received Bridgman Prize (for an essay on history or philosophy)
1906 Sat examinations in Greek and Latin literature, 2nd Class Moderations
1908 Final Examination in Literae Humaniores (Classics, Philosophy, Ancient History (also known as’Greats’ in Oxford). 2nd Class. BA awarded.
1911 (4 May) MA (at Oxford this is awarded 21 terms after matriculation, no further study needed.)6
|Photograph||This photograph was inscribed "With Br Fred's best love. Oct. 1905" and was given to his brother William when William was leaving for Canada.|
|Marriage||He married Ethel Nicol May Cuthbertson on 1 Jun 1910 in Preston, Sussex.7|
|Publication||Frederick William Kolthammer wrote an introduction to David Ricardo's The Principles of Political Economy & Taxation in 1911.|
|1911 Census||He and his wife appeared on the 1911 Census of Marple Bridge, Stockport, Cheshire, at St Olave's, enumerated 2 Apr 1911. Fredrick William was age 26, married, a University Lecturer (Oxford), and was born in Poplar, London. Ethel Nicol May was 29 and born in Edinburgh, Midlothian. They had one domestic servant.8|
|Publication||He wrote Some Notes on the incidence of Taxation on the Working-class Family. 1913.|
Notes: In. London.-III. London School of Economics and Political Science.-Ratan Tata Foundation. Memoranda on Problems of Poverty. no. 1. [1913, etc.] 8o.
|(Son) Birth||Son Jack Rushbrooke was born on 11 Feb 1913 in Mellor, Derbyshire.7,9|
|(Dtr) Birth||Daughter Margaret Christine was born on 28 Mar 1917.10,11|
|Occupation||1908 member of Tutorial Classes Committee |
1909-1920 Tutor for the Tutorial Classes Committee of the University Extension Delegacy, which was a part of Oxford University but semi-autonomous.
Took classes in Chesterfield, Glossop, Hanley (now part of Stoke-on-Trent), Huddersfield, and Oldham.
Taught history (particularly European history ranging from the 17th to early 20th centuries), politics and philosophy.
1910 Was a Workers' Educational Association (WEA) Summer School organiser and tutor in Oxford.
1915-16 Took R.H Tawney’s classes in North Staffordshire - ‘the first informal experiment in the system of resident tutors that Oxford and other extramural departments would develop after the war'.12,13
|Divorce||FW and Ethel were divorced in Apr 1923.7|
|Marriage||Frederick Cuthbertson married Irene Gladys Chambers on 23 Nov 1923 in Birmingham, Warwickshire.14|
|Occupation||1923 Lecturer and tutor (Economics)(M,A.)|
1920? – 1931
Lecturer University College, Southampton, Hampshire
Labour Councillor, Southampton
WEA lecturer, chiefly on economics and civics
1931 -1936 Town Clerk, Eastleigh Urban District Council, Hampshire
1936-1941 Charter Town Clerk, Borough of Eastleigh, Hampshire.14,15
|1939 Register||Frederick W Cuthbertson appeared on the England and Wales 1939 Register in Eastleigh, Hampshire, at 1 Desborough Road. The register listed every civilian at the outbreak of war and was used in order to have current population statistics, issue identification cards, monitor population movements, and in 1940 to issue ration cards.|
He was born 7 [sic] Dec 1884 and his occupation was Town Clerk & Civil Defense Coordinating Officer. Irene G Cuthbertson (born 24 Aug 1892, Part Time Corsetiere, married) was in Newcastle-under-Lyme MB, Staffordshire when the register was recorded.
Information about a second person in the household was redacted. The redaction will be in effect for 100 years from the person's date of birth or until proof of death is verified.16
|Death||Frederick died on 17 Feb 1941.|
|Obituary||His obituary was published on 22 Feb 1941 in the Winchester and Hampshire Observer.17|
|Probate||His estate was proved on 31 Mar 1941. Entry from the calendar:|
Cuthbertson Frederick William of 1 Desborough-road Eastleigh Hampshire died 17 February 1941 at 9 chamberlayne-road Eastleigh Probate Winchester 31 March to Irene Gladys Cuthbertson widow. Effects £1680 17s. 5d.18
|Last Edited||7 Dec 2016|
- Microfilm of the Baptisms of St George's German Lutheran Church, Whitechapel, Middlesex, 1857-1897 (Family History Library, 1752197).
- FreeBMD. Frederick Kolthammer, Mar Q 1885, Poplar RD.
- 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/346 folio 143.
- 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG 13/366 folio 127.
- Cambridge Independent Press, 25 December 1903, page 8. Image accessed online at Find My Past.
- Brasenose College Register (1909); Brasenose Who’s Who (1919), (BCR4 A1/1-2), Oxford University Archives, Bodleian Library.
- E-mails from Jean Heselden to J Kolthammer.
- Image of the 1911 Census for England and Wales (1911 Census.co.uk, http://www.1911census.co.uk/).
- FreeBMD. Jack R Kolthammer, mother's surname Cuthbertson, Mar Q 1913, Hayfield RD.
- E-mails from Carola Dunn to J Kolthammer.
- FreeBMD. Margaret C Cuthbertson, Jun Q 1917, Headington RD.
- Lawrence Goldman Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850, Clarendon Press, Oxford (1995).
- Albert Mansbridge A Study in the Development of Higher Education Among Working Men and Women, Longman, Green and Co., London (1913), page 82.
- Marriage certificate of Frederick William Cuthbertson & Irene Gladys Chambers.
- Eastleigh Weekly News 9 October 1936; Winchester/Hampshire Observer 22 Feb 1941; Hampshire Chronicle 22 Feb 1941.
- 1939 Register for England and Wales. Frederick W Cuthbertson household. Ref: RG101/2331A/014/38 Letter Code: EDGV.
- Obituary of F W Cuthbertson in Winchester and Hampshire Observer, 22 February 1941.
- England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Ancestry.com. Frederick William Cuthbertson, 1941.