The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
Henry SAMPSON of Ratcliffe [23466]
Jane CANBY [23469]
John RUMBALL of Chipping Barnet HRT [10867]
(Abt 1718-1791)
Susannah SAMPSON [10868]
James QUILTER [1163]


Family Links

1. Mary Anne VOKINS [1164]

James QUILTER [1163]

  • Baptised: 6 Jun 1755, Chipping Barnet HRT
  • Marriage (1): Mary Anne VOKINS [1164] on 15 Dec 1778
  • Died: 27 Oct 1818, Monken Hadley LND aged 63
  • Buried: 3 Nov 1818, Monken Hadley LND

bullet   Another name for James was RUMBALL.


bullet  General Notes:

James Rumball
Baptism Date:6 Jun 1755
Baptism Place:Chipping Barnet,Hertford,England
Father:John Rumball
FHL Film Number:991409

James under a Private Act of Parliament no., 113 dated 1778, changed his name to Quilter and was permitted to bear coat armour of Quilter in pursuance of the Will of his uncle, James Quilter, dated 16 Mar 1772.

The London Directory 1779
James Rumbold Quilter
Occupationattorney legal professions(a)
AddressChurch court, Walbrook, London
Source Date1779
Source InfoListed in The London Directory for the Year 1779. Containing an Alphabetical List of Names and Places of Abode of the Merchants and Principal Traders of the City of London. 13th edn., 1779. London; Printed for T. Lowndes

Although James changed his name to Quilter, all his brothers retained the surname of Rumball, although many of these Rumball sons had the name Quilter inserted as a second or middle name

James brother Robert was articled to him as an attorneys clerk 3 May 1781

Land Tax Assessments
James Quilter Esquire
ProprietorJames Quilter Esquire
Sum Assessed & Exonerated L8 10s 0d
First Year of Section1800
Civil Parish or WardHadley
Borough or CountyBarnet

It is possible that John had a furniture business, or was connected with furniture in some way, for on the original Family Tree compiled by Mary Hill, my grandmother wrote "Aunt Kitty worked the Hepplewhite chairs and lived with the Quitters at Hadley"

Land Tax Assessment2
James Quilter Esquire
ProprietorJames Quilter Esquire
Rent L80 0 0.
Sum Assessed & Exonerated L8 10s 0d
First Year of Section1818
Civil Parish or WardHadley
Borough or CountyBarnet

James Quilter
Record TypeBurial
Estimated Birth Yearabt 1754
Death Dateabt 1818
Burial Date3 Nov 1818
Burial PlaceSt Mary the Virgin, Monken Hadley, England
Parish or Poor Law UnionSt Mary the Virgin, Monken Hadley
Register TypeFrom Parish Register

Memorial tablets on the north wall of the chancel St Marys Monken Hadley

bullet  Research Notes:

For Sale by Via Libri.
Quilter Family archive : collection of original - Quilter Family, Kent - 1702. [813670]

Quilter Family archive : collection of original documents, 1702-1848
All items are in a good to very good condition, loosely gathered in a folder of vellum-covered boards, probably removed from a 19th century book. The older documents are slightly edge-nicked and tanned as with age, but still legible. The later documents are quite clean and bright, with just some dulling around the edges. Overall, this unique and rare collection of documents remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; A small archive of original documents relating to the Quilter family. There appears to be a connection between a number of the families mentioned in these documents and 'The Kings Candlesticks' that relate to George IV and the Julius family. Three handwritten sheets of family trees (late 16th century to 1931) that feature the names of Quilter of Staple in Kent (16th century), Rumball (18th-19th century), Julius, Quilter, Palmes [or Palmer], Rowland and others. The original documents range from 1702 to 1848 and include ordination certificates, landlord-tenant agreements, articles of clerkship and wills, some with their original seals. Contents include: Deacon ordination certificate awarded to George Quilter, signed by the Bishop of Ely, 27th September, 1816. With original seal. -- Chaplain certificate: "George Quilter to be licensed to perform the office of Chaplain of the workhouse of the Lincoln Union in the county of Lincoln", May 29th, 1837. -- Canon certificate awarded to George Quilter, signed by the Bishop of Lincoln, 16th Dec. 1870. -- "Inventory of furniture and effects in the house in Malbrook belonging to Mr. Quilter, 1st Jan. 1702." -- "Inventory and appraisemet of furniture and effects in Walbrook from Mr. Quilter to Mr. Keating, 24 January, 1702." -- "Schedule of fixtures to be appraised to Mr. Quilter from Mr. Keating 23 June 1703." -- "Valuation of fixtures taken in the house of Mr. Dyson by Mr. Quilter, Dec. 6th, 1777." -- "Schedule of fixtures to be appraised from Mr. Quilter to Mr. Cameron, 1st October 1783." -- Articles of clerkship between William Lee and John Rumball. 1770. With original seals. -- Articles of clerkship between James Rumball Quilter and Robert Gatty. 1st May 1779. With original seals. This document states: "James Rumball Quilter of Walbrook in the City of London." -- Copy of the last will and testament of Francis Russell Nixon (1803-1879), the first Bishop of Tasmania. -- Last will and testament of Julius Quilter, 2nd Sept, 1848. The collection also includes a 19th century handwritten personal booklet/diary of religious verse and French poetry, transcribed from various works. Placenames mentioned, and repeated, in the listed documents include: Ely, Canterbury, Walbrook in the City of London and Lincoln. Also included is a typed letter from C. Cary Gilson addressed to the Quilters, West Chiltington Common, Sussex regarding the Quilter family connections to Lord Horatio Nelson's wife. Gilson quotes Aunt Nona: "my great grandfather owned St. Kitts. The widow Mrs. Nesbitt was a relation of his and married Lord Nelson." Nelson and Nisbet were married at Montpelier Estate on the island of Nevis on 11 March 1787, shortly before the end of his tour of duty in the Caribbean. The marriage was registered at Fig Tree Church, St John's Parish, Nevis. Nelson returned to England in July, with Fanny following later (Sugden, John (2004). Nelson: A Dream of Glory). 0 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 219892

Edition: First Edition.


James married Mary Anne VOKINS [1164] [MRIN: 364] on 15 Dec 1778. (Mary Anne VOKINS [1164] was born about 1762 in Westminster LND, died on 8 Jun 1818 and was buried in Monken Hadley LND.)

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