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Charles Joseph Thrupp

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Charles Joseph Thrupp (1791-1872) of Charles Thrupp and Co, continued the family coach building firm in Oxford Street, London, that had been founded by his grandfather in 1740 (or 1760?) and this eventually became Thrupp and Maberly

1791 Born, London, son of Joseph Thrupp and Mary Burgan

1818 Married Harriet Stryan[1]

1819 Birth of eldest son, also Charles Joseph (b.1819)

1822 Birth of son George Athelstane Thrupp

Birth of son Arthur Thomas Thrupp (8 June 1828 – 4 May 1889) who became an Admiral

1851 Living in Lyme Regis, with wife Harriet and 3 daughters; described as Gentleman and proprietor of xxx (indecipherable)[2]

1861 Living in Twickenham, with wife Harriet, son Charles J. (barrister in practice) and 3 daughters; sister-in-law visiting[3]

1863 Death of Harriet Thrupp (c.1793-1863), of Ferry House, Twickenham, wife of Charles Joseph Thrupp[4]

1872 Died, Twickenham. The will of Charles Joseph Thrupp, of Ferry House, Twickenham, left his estate to his nine children; proved by Charles Joseph Thrupp and Raymond Henry Thrupp[5].


  • 1852 Charles Joseph Thrupp, MA, was called to the bar[6]
  • 1852 Charles Joseph Thrupp (presumably the son) was a "special pleader", 3 Tanfield Street, Temple[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish register
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. The Times, Apr 23, 1863
  5. The Times, Oct 26, 1872
  6. The Times, Nov 20, 1852
  7. Post Office London Directory (Small Edition), 1852