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 Stephen Court

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Stephen Court

Birth
Kent, England
Death 11 Apr 1861 (aged 34)
Kent, England
Burial Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Plot Section 18 Plot C878
Memorial ID 156087129 View Source
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Born 23rd November 1826
Christened 24th December 1826, Folkestone, parents James & Sarah
Educated at Greenwich Naval School
1841 Census, a pupil at Royal Hospital Schools, Greenwich, Kent.

Married Susanna Alice COURT 12th January 1857

Master of the "Enterprise" 1848-49
Master of the "Investigator" 1850-54
Served in the "Odin" in the Crimean War
Master of the "Furious" in China & Japan 1857-59

His final position was as Harbour Master of Shanghai from 1859 to 1860.
1861 Census, Stephen & Susanna were living at Raglan Villas, 8, Mill Lane, Folkestone, and he died there,very suddenly, of apoplexy, on the 11th April 1861

The dress sword and sextant which he used are on display in the Folkestone Library Museum.


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Thy will be done

Stephen Court
Master Royal Navy
Died April 11th 1861. Aged 34 years

Also of Susanna Alice Court, widow of the above
Died March 10th 1924, in her 88th year.


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  • Created by: Rachel
  • Added: 16 Dec 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 156087129
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/156087129/stephen-court : accessed ), memorial page for Stephen Court (23 Nov 1826–11 Apr 1861), Find a Grave Memorial ID 156087129, citing Cheriton Road Cemetery, Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England ; Maintained by Rachel (contributor 47060550) .