Wilson

William Wilson (1810–1880)

  • second son of Christopher Wilson (1765–1845) and Catherine Wilson (neé Wilson) of Rigmaden Park, Mansergh, Westmorland
  • married Maria Letitia Hulme (1817–1873) at Stoke Gabriel, Devon in 1843
  • lived at High Park House, Oxenholme
  • appointed High Sherriff of Westmorland in 1863
  • died 26 July 1980 at Rigmaden Park, Mansergh, Westmorland
  • probate Carlisle 9 September 1880 to his three sons Christopher Wyndham Wilson Esq. of Rigmaden, William James Wilson Esq. of High Park and Charles Henry Wilson Esq. of Rigmaden and Arthur Shepherd Esq. of Shaw End
  • estate under £200,000.

William and Maria Letitia had eight children, three sons and five daughters (three of whom died as children, two on the same day):

  • Christopher Wyndham Wilson (1844–1918) – see further information below
  • William James Wilson (1845–1904) – see further information below
  • Charles Henry Wilson (1846–1927) – see further information below
  • Evelina Antonia Wilson (1848–1912) – had unsound mind and lived with General Practioner’s family in Oxfordshire for over 30 years
  • Frances Alexandrina Wilson (1850–?) – married Randolph Richards Luscombe at Mansergh, Westmorland on 12 June 1872 – divorced in 1885
  • Augusta Bella Wilson (1851–1858) – died aged 7 on 26 January 1858
  • Maria Janette Wilson (1853–1858) – died aged 5 on 26 January 1858
  • Letitia Sophia Wilson (1855–1866)

Christopher Wyndham Wilson (1844–1918)

  • born 9 November 1844 at Rigmaden Park, Mansergh, Westmorland
  • lived at High Park House, Oxenholme during childhood
  • married 1. Mildred Eyre Spedding (1848–1878) in 1874
  • married 2. Edith Townsend Farquhar in 1879
  • lived at Rigmaden Park, Mansergh, Westmorland
  • appointed High Sherriff of Westmorland in 1884
  • died 8 December 1918 in Westmorland, England

Christopher and Mildred had one son:

  • Christopher Hulme Wilson (1875–1941)

Christopher and Edith had six children:

  • Katherine Edith Wilson (1881–?)
  • Humphrey Minto Wilson (1883-1961)
  • Floran Fitzroy Wilson (1885–?)
  • Isabel Frances Barbara Wilson (1887–?)
  • Thomas Leonard Wilson (1889–?)
  • Christopher Gilbert Wilson (1891–?)

William James Wilson (1845–1904)

  • born 9 December 1845
  • lived at High Park House, Oxenholme during childhood
  • married Susan Isabella Rachel Smith (1860–1933) in 1887
  • lived at High Park House, Oxenholme

William and Susan had six children:

  • Augusta Charlotte Bainbridge Wilson (1888–1918)
  • Frances Laura Gandy Wilson (1889–1949) – did not marry
  • Noel Jessie Haliburton Wilson (1891–1992)  – married Ulick Henry [Bourke], 9th Earl of Mayo
  • William Fenwick Nelson (1893–1893)
  • Charles W Wilson (1895-1915)
  • Arthur Haliburton Wilson (1899–1983) – see below

Charles Henry Wilson (1846–1927)

  • lived at High Park House, Oxenholme during childhood
  • charged with being in a fight on 19 May 1869
  • initially lived with his older brother William James Wilson at High Park House, Oxenholme
  • later lived at the newly built Oxenholme House from 1890 until his death in 1927
  • remained a bachelor all his life
  • master of the Oxenholme Hounds from 1878 to 1918
  • died 7 March 1927
  • probate Carlisle 27 April 1927 to John Gasgoigne Swinglehurst esquire and Edward Moser solicitor
  • effects £49,142 19s 8d.

Arthur Haliburton Wilson (1899–1983)

  • born 27 July 1899 at Oxenholme
  • lived at Raysholme, Oxenholme in 1920
  • on 15 November 1920 Arthur was driving future wife Mabel Green on the Oxenholme to Kendal Road when he struck pedestrian Col. John Thompson who died soon afterwards
  • married Mabel Lizzie Green (1900-1975) in Vancouver, British Columbia on 10 October 1923
  • died 1983 in Vancouver, British Columbia

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