The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
COTES [21622]
GALE [21601]
Elizabeth [21600]
Rev Digby Henry COTES [21623]
(Abt 1821-1869)
Georgihannah GALE [21589]
(Abt 1824-)
Kenelm Digby COTES [21605]


Family Links

1. Edith Mary Wallis NORRIS [21606]

Kenelm Digby COTES [21605]

  • Born: 15 Jul 1855, Salasa East Indies
  • Marriage (1): Edith Mary Wallis NORRIS [21606] 2 Qtr 1895 in Blything Dist SFK
  • Died: 8 Jul 1917, Cheltenham GLS aged 61

bullet   Another name for Kenelm was Kenelm.


bullet  General Notes:

Cotes Kenelm Digby, 3s Digby Henry, of East Indies, cler, All Souls Coll, matric, 23 October 1875, aged 20; Bible clerk 1875, BA 1879, MA 1882.
Ref: Oxford University Alumna.

Kenelm was a published author the following are examples of his titles..
Aristotle's Ethics Explained By Question And Answer.
Social and Imperial Life of Britain

Cotes Kenelm Digby of Pen Rhys Battledown Cheltenham died 8 July 1917 Administration (with will) (limited) Winchester 22 October to Bertha Townsend Edlin (wife of the Rev Arthur Howard Colbourne Edlin) Effects L421 3s 3d.
Ref: National Probate Calendar.

bullet  Research Notes:

Kenelm Digby Cotes
Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature: A Supplement. British and American authors. Two volumes. By John Foster Kirk. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1891. (Alli SUP)
Who Was Who in Literature, 1906-1934. Based on entries that first appeared in Literary Yearbook (1906-1913), Literary Yearbook and Author's Who's Who (1914-1917), Literary Yearbook (1920-1922), and Who's Who in Literature (1924-1934). Two volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1979. (WhLit)
Ref: Biography & Genealogy Master Index


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 2 Apr 1871, 1 Preston Villas Oxford. Kenelm D is recorded as a son aged 15 a scholar born Deccan East India

2. Census: England, 3 Apr 1881, Lonsdale House Cheltenham GLS. Kenelm Digby is recorded as a son unmarried aged 25 a tutor in classics born Salasa East Indies

3. Census: England, 2 Apr 1911, Hales Rd Cheltenham GLS. Kenelm is recorded as head of a 7 room house aged 55 married an author born Satara India


Kenelm married Edith Mary Wallis NORRIS [21606] [MRIN: 7768] 2 Qtr 1895 in Blything Dist SFK. (Edith Mary Wallis NORRIS [21606] was born about 1864 in Lowestoft SFK and died on 17 Feb 1932 in Cheltenham GLS.)

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