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William JULIUS [685]
Jane Smith EDWARDS [686]
Rev Jonathan GILDER [1260]
Mary BRAZIER [1261]
(Abt 1743-1823)
Dr George Charles JULIUS [51]
Isabella Maria GILDER [52]

Alfred Alexander JULIUS [798]


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1. Eliza Julius ALEXANDER [799]

Alfred Alexander JULIUS [798]

  • Born: 4 Sep 1812, Richmond SRY
  • Baptised: 6 Nov 1812, St Mary Magdalen Richmond SRY
  • Marriage (1): Eliza Julius ALEXANDER [799] on 19 Sep 1844 in St Marylebone Church London
  • Died: 2 Sep 1865, Stanley Lodge Ship Lane St Mary Mortlake London. aged 52

bullet  General Notes:

Alfred was a Solicitor in London, in his early years he was the leading oarsman rowing for the Leander Club and a prominent compeditor at Henly.

A pair of silver rowing oars marked 1843/44, a trophy of Alfreds with the family - 2020
Returned to family of Edward Cooper 2023.

Julius, Alfred Alexander. b. 4 Sep. 1812, 5th s of Dr George Charles Julius of Richmond, Surrey. Day Boy, Jun 1824 - Sep 1826. Sol. 1836 in London and Richmond. Won the Wingfield Skulls 1832-3-5. And was a prominent competitor in the early days at Henley. m1844 Eliza Julius, 2nd d. of Maj Gen. James Alexander, Bengal Army. d. Mortlake 2 Sep 1865.
Ref: Charterhouse School Register.

Pigots London Directory 1839
Julius Alfred A Solicitor 13 Furnivals Inn

London P.O. Directory 1843
Julius & Cameron Solicitors 19 Buckingham St Strand, & 81 Bermondsey St.

Pigots London Commercial Directory 1846
Julius & Cameron Solicitors 19 Buckingham St Strand

Alfred was living with his father, Solicitor, aged 25 in the 1841 Census.

On 7 April 1847, his daughter Ediths baptism, his address is recorded as Norfolk Cres Paddington, solicitor.

1851 Directory of Mortlake Surrey lists:
Gentry - Julius Alfred esq.

Kellys P.O. & Court Directory 1859
Julius Alfred Alexander, 19 Buckingham st. Adelphi WC & Stanley ldg. Mrtlk SW.

London Metropolitan Archives
Title: City Plot on the south side of Bishop Street, Perches Plot 31 (20p. in Cunningham's Lane), Perches Plot 111 (34p. on the upper road to Lifford) and Acres Plot 37 (6a. on the road to Culmore)
Reference Code: CLA/049/DD/02/001/013
Level of description: File
Parent Reference: CLA/049/DD/02
Former Reference: LFFG 13
Dates of Creation: 1854 Sep 30
Scope - Content: Original counterpart grant from the Irish Society to Alfred Alexander Julius at a fee farm rent of L6 5s 4p p.a. Includes plans.
Access Restrictions: Available for general access

Partnerships Dissolved.
Alfred Alexander Julius and Dugald Edward Cameron, Buckingham Street, Adelphi, attorneys.
Ref: Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Adviser 22 May 1865.

Death of Mr Julius.
Every aquatic reader, both old and young, will learn with regret the death of Alfred Alexander Julius, the best sculler of his day, and on three occasions, viz, in 1832, 1834, and 1835, the holder of the Wingfield sculls. Mr Julius, in addition to his powers as a sculler, was equally great at an oars end, and in the palmy days of the "old brilliant" Leander, that club had not a more distinguished member. As was Robert Coombs among Waterman so was Julius among amateurs, and long will it be we shall look upon his superior. He died on the 2nd inst at his residence, Stanley Lodge, Mortlake, while yet in the prime of life. It is possible we may recur to his doings in our next.
Ref: Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle 9 September 1865.

Julius. Sept 2, at his residence, Stanley Lodge, Mortlake, Surrey, Alfred Alexander Julius, Esq, fourth son of G C Julius Esq MD, of St Leonards on Sea.
Ref: County Chronicle Surrey Herald and Weekly Advertiser for Kent 9 September 1865.

Julius Alfred Alexander 15 Sept 1865. The Will of Alfred Alexander Julius late of 19 Buckingham St Adelphi in the County of Middlesex Solicitor deceased who died 2 September 1865 at Mortlake in the county of Surrey was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Eliza Julius Julius of Mortlake aforesaid widow relict the sole executrix.
Effects under L12,000. Resworn at the stamp office November 1866 under L20,000
Ref: Ancestry National Probate calendar


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 7 Jun 1841, Old Palace Yard Richmond SRY. Alfred is recorded as aged 25 a solicitor not born SRY

2. Census: England, 30 Mar 1851, Littleworth Close Mortlake. Alfred is recorded as head of house married aged 38 Solicitor and Attorney at Law born Richmond SRY

3. Alfred Alexander Julius: Will, 1859 proved 15 Sep 1865.
Alfred leaves his entire estate to his wife Eliza, who was sole Executrix and guardian of his children.

4. Census: England, 8 Apr 1961, St Mary Mortlake LND. Alfred is recorded as resident at Stanley Lodge Ship Lane Mortlake, head of family, aged 48, a solicitor born Richmond SRY

5. Alfred Alexander Julius: Rowing.
Alfred was a three times winner of the Wingfield Sculls the amateur sculling championship of the River Thames. He challenged the Wingfield Sculls champion Charles Lewis in 1832 and won the race. Lewis won the championship back in 1833. But Julius was preeminent winning again in 1834 and 1835.

The Times, Wednesday, Jun 26, 1844; pg. 7; Issue 18646; col G
Henley Regatta, Tuesday. - Diamond Sculls; A A Julius of the Leander club. Won 3rd heat

A pair of silver miniature rowing oars inscribed "Alfred A Julius Thames Regatta July 5th 1843" remain in the family. 2011


Alfred married Eliza Julius ALEXANDER [799] [MRIN: 257], daughter of General James ALEXANDER [1484] and Harriet BOWLES [23392], on 19 Sep 1844 in St Marylebone Church London. (Eliza Julius ALEXANDER [799] was born on 18 Oct 1813 in Fort St George Madras India and died on 21 Oct 1887 in Kent Lodge Grange Rd. Ramsgate KEN.)

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