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William Bennett Tolputt

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William Bennett Tolputt

Birth
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Death
1 Oct 1903 (aged 80)
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Burial
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England GPS-Latitude: 51.085024, Longitude: 1.158875
Plot
Plot 19, grave 1409
Memorial ID
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He died at 21 Millfield, Folkestone. He was the son of James Toputt and Mary Ann. He was baptised on the 19 Feb 1823 in Sts Mary & Easnwythe, Folkestone, Kent.

He was a professor of music and ran a music shop in Folkestone. He was also a composer and performer; he wrote the Folkestone Quadrille for piano and cornet. An accident in childhood resulted in blindness. He introduced the first organ into Folkestone at St. Eanswythe's, where he was organist for 28 years, 1840 to 1868. The parish church site says "An organ is documented at a church in Folkestone (presumably St Mary and St Eanswythe's) as early as 1528"

He married Charlotte in the March Q 1849 in Elham RD.

In 1851 he was a professor of music; they were living in The High Street, Folkestone, with two daughters, Mary S 1 and Edith 2 months Also Charlotte's mother, Mary A Suakey 53, an annuitant. They had a visitor and a servant. In 1861 he was a professor of music and organist; they were living in the Upper Sandgate Road, Folkestone with 7 children, Mary S 11, (born Dec Q 1849) Edith 10, William B T 8, Charles R Tv6, Alice 4, Harry S 3 and Charlotte S 2. They had 2 servants.

In 1871 they were living at 14 Sandgate Road, with 7 children, Edith 20, William B 18, an apprentice dentist, Alice 14, Harry S 13, Charlotte S 12, Thomas S 10, John B 7 and Lewis A 2. They had 2 servants.

In 1881 he was a music teacher & seller; they were still living at 14 Sandgate Road, with 5 children, Mary s. 31, a music teacher, Harry S. 23, a music seller's assistant, Alice 24, Charlotte S. 22, both governesses and Thos. S. 20, a photographer's assistant. They had a servant.

In 1891 he was a retired professor of music; they were living at 21 Millfield, with a daughter, Mary 41, a music teacher and a granddaughter, Alice Manal Day7. They had a servant.

In 1901 they were living at 21 Millfield, with a daughter, Mary S 51 and a granddaughter, Dorothy S 19. They had one servant.

In 1903 he was 'of 21 Millfield Road, Folkestone.' Probate to Harry Sankey Tolputt, music dealer. Effects £3078 8s 3d.

He died at 21 Millfield, Folkestone. He was the son of James Toputt and Mary Ann. He was baptised on the 19 Feb 1823 in Sts Mary & Easnwythe, Folkestone, Kent.

He was a professor of music and ran a music shop in Folkestone. He was also a composer and performer; he wrote the Folkestone Quadrille for piano and cornet. An accident in childhood resulted in blindness. He introduced the first organ into Folkestone at St. Eanswythe's, where he was organist for 28 years, 1840 to 1868. The parish church site says "An organ is documented at a church in Folkestone (presumably St Mary and St Eanswythe's) as early as 1528"

He married Charlotte in the March Q 1849 in Elham RD.

In 1851 he was a professor of music; they were living in The High Street, Folkestone, with two daughters, Mary S 1 and Edith 2 months Also Charlotte's mother, Mary A Suakey 53, an annuitant. They had a visitor and a servant. In 1861 he was a professor of music and organist; they were living in the Upper Sandgate Road, Folkestone with 7 children, Mary S 11, (born Dec Q 1849) Edith 10, William B T 8, Charles R Tv6, Alice 4, Harry S 3 and Charlotte S 2. They had 2 servants.

In 1871 they were living at 14 Sandgate Road, with 7 children, Edith 20, William B 18, an apprentice dentist, Alice 14, Harry S 13, Charlotte S 12, Thomas S 10, John B 7 and Lewis A 2. They had 2 servants.

In 1881 he was a music teacher & seller; they were still living at 14 Sandgate Road, with 5 children, Mary s. 31, a music teacher, Harry S. 23, a music seller's assistant, Alice 24, Charlotte S. 22, both governesses and Thos. S. 20, a photographer's assistant. They had a servant.

In 1891 he was a retired professor of music; they were living at 21 Millfield, with a daughter, Mary 41, a music teacher and a granddaughter, Alice Manal Day7. They had a servant.

In 1901 they were living at 21 Millfield, with a daughter, Mary S 51 and a granddaughter, Dorothy S 19. They had one servant.

In 1903 he was 'of 21 Millfield Road, Folkestone.' Probate to Harry Sankey Tolputt, music dealer. Effects £3078 8s 3d.



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