Hamlet Watling1

#13351, b. 1 March 1819, d. 1 April 1908

Southwold's old town hall and salt tax office. From a drawing by Hamlet Watling in the Southwold Museum Gallery.

Individual's Timeline

Birth1819Hamlet Watling1
Christening1 March 1819Hamlet Watling2,3
Marriage26 February 1842Hamlet Watling4
Death of Father6 April 1858Henry Watling5,6
Marriage of SonJune 1866Hamlet Henry Watling4,7
Death Reg1876Sarah Ann Watling4,8
Marriage25 April 1878Hamlet Watling4,9,10
Death1 April 1908Hamlet Watling11

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Hamlet was the schoolmaster in Dunwich in 1881. He devoted much of his life to recording church and other antiquities in his native county. His work of recording and illustration was prolific, and although mostly unpublished it contains many unique records. A large amount is held in public and private collections. He conducted excavations, contributed to learned societies, and wrote lengthy weekly columns in the regional press over forty years, c1868-1908. He has had a article written about him in entitled Hamlet Watling, artist and schoolmaster 1818-1908. He has his own entry in wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlet_Watling. The source used in the article is - S.J. Plunkett, 1997, Hamlet Watling, artist and schoolmaster 1818-1908, Proc Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History 39 Part 1, 48-75.

Census details

Children of Hamlet Watling and Sarah Ann Wales

Family of Hamlet Watling and Ann Palmer

Citations

  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), 7717527 - 1059273 Film NONE
    Sheet: 66.
  2. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, Source: FHL Film 918507. Dates: 1812 - 1822.
  3. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Hamlet Watling
    Gender:      Male
    Christening Date:      1 Mar 1819
    Christening Place:      Ketsale, Suffolk, Eng., Suffolk, England
    Father's Name:      Henry Watling
    Mother's Name:      Phillis Newson.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  5. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Henry Watling
    Year of Registration:      1858
    Quarter of Registration:      Apr-May-Jun
    District:      Blything
    County:      Suffolk
    Volume:      4a
    Page:      432.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, WATLING      Henry            Blything      4a     432.
  7. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Civil Registration event: Marriage
    Name:      WATLING, Henry H
    Registration District: Help      Shoreditch
    County:      London
    Year of Registration:      1866
    Quarter of Registration:      Apr-May-Jun
    Spouse's last name:      Not available before 1912
    Volume No: Help      1C
    Page No: Help      448.
  8. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Sarah Ann Watling
    Estimated Birth Year:      abt 1819
    Year of Registration:      1876
    Quarter of Registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Age at Death:      57
    District:      Bosmere
    County:      Suffolk
    Volume:      4a
    Page:      419.
  9. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, 4b/11.
  10. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Hamlet Watling
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Date:      abt 1819
    Age:      59
    Father's Name:      Henry Watling
    Spouse's Name:      Anne Lawrence
    Spouse's Age:      52
    Spouse's Father's Name:      Thomas David Palmer
    Marriage Date:      25 Apr 1878
    Marriage Place:      Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.
  11. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Hamlet Watling
    Estimated Birth Year:      abt 1818
    Year of Registration:      1908
    Quarter of Registration:      Apr-May-Jun
    Age at Death:      90
    District:      Ipswich
    County:      Suffolk
    Volume:      4a
    Page:      516.
  12. International Genealogical Index (IGI), 7324920 - 0822884 Film NONE
    Sheet: 6.