NameThomas Keelinge HOMER , GGG Uncle
Birth10 Jan 1827, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England6
Baptism15 Jan 1827, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England6
Death15 May 1897, Townsend, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England6,20
Burial19 May 1897, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England6
OccupationAttorney, Annuitant8
FatherCharles Kemp HOMER (1795-1857)
MotherAnne Mary LEAKE (1793-1872)
Birth2 Jun 1828, Whitchurch, Hampshire6
Baptism19 Aug 1827
Death10 Jan 1906, Binswood Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwick.
BurialSedgley, Staffordshire, England
Marriage30 May 1853, St Michael’s, Worcestor, England
ChildrenCharlotte Elizabeth (1855-)
 Richard (1856-)
 Patience (1858-1943)
 Julia (1860-1942)
 John Keelinge (1863-)
 Charles Kemp (1864-1876)
 Harry (1867-)
Notes for Thomas Keelinge HOMER
educated at Stourport and Rose Hill, Handsworth

of Townsend, Sedgley

England and Wales Christening Records
Thomas Keeling [as spelled] Homer christened January 15 1827, Sedgley, Staffordshire, father Charles Homer, mother Ann Mary.

Articles of Clerkship filed September 12, 1843, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
Thomas Keelinge Homer of the Heath in the parish of Oldswinford, Worcester, son of Charles Homer, gentleman, bound himself clerk to John Bickerton Deakin, Attorney of her Majesty’s Court of Queens Bench Common Pleas sand Solicitor in the High Court of Chancery. Witnessed by Richard John Homer. [John Bickerton Deakin is a brother-in-law of Thomas Keelinge Homer and Richard John Homer is brother to Thomas.]

from The Legal Observer, Digest, and Journal of Jurisprudence
Attorneys to be Admitted
Michaelmas Term 1850.
Homer, Thomas Keeling, Sedgley, near Dudley, Worcester; and Acton Street

In the 1851 census listed as living at Townsend House, High Street, Sedgley.
Charles Kemp Homer age 56, Landed proprietor, born at Dudley.
Wife Ann Mary age 56 born at Devonshire.
Son Charles Henry age 27, glass manufacturer, born at Stourbridge, Staffordshire.
Son Thomas Keeling, unmarried age 24, born at Wolverhampton.
They had 3 servants a cook, housemaid and a footboy.

Listed in the April to June 1853 marriage index Charlotte Catherine Fletcher is listed on the same page as Thomas Keeling Homer, Worcester district, volume 8c page 342.

In the 1861 census Quatt Village No. 6, Quatt, Shropshire.
Head Thomas K. Homer, age 34, house and land owner and fund holder, born Sedgley, Staffordshire.
Wife Charlotte C. Homer, age 33, born Whitchurch, Hampshire.
Daughter Charlotte E. Homer, age 6, born Worcester.
Son Richard Homer, age 4, born Powick, Worcestershire.
Daughter Patience Homer, age 3, born Powick.
Daughter Julia Homer, age 1, born Quatt, Salop.
3 servants.

The 1871 census lists his residence as Elm Cottage, Quatt ????, Bridgnorth.
Thomas K. Homer, Land and Mine Owner and age 44 born in Sedgley.
Wife Charlotte C., and
children Patience age 13,
Julia age 11,
John K. age 8,
Charles K age 6, and
Harry age 3.
Also listed are a governess, General servant, nurse and groom.

The Quatt Cassey Shropshire Directory of 1875 lists a Homer Thos. Keelinge, esq., at Elm cott
(Source: Edward Cassey & Co.’s History, Gazetteer, & Directory of Shropshire. Printed Shrewsbury 1875.)

In the 1881 census Wyche, Great Malvern, Worcestershire.
Head Thomas K. Homer, age 54, House and Land Owner, born Sedgley, Staffordshire.
Wife Charlotte C. Homer, age 53, born Whitchurch, Hampshire.
Daughter Patience Homer, unmarried, age 22, born Powick, Worcestershire.
Daughter Julia Homer, unmarried, age 21, born Quatt.
Son John K. Homer, unmarried, age 18, scholar, born Quatt.
Son Harry Homer, age 13, born Quatt.
2 servants

In the 1891 census he is listed as living at Townsend House, Sedgley age 64, living on his own means.
Living in the household are his wife Charlotte C age 64,
Julia age 30 and
Harry age 23, with a cook
and a housemaid.
Townsend House seems to be on or near High Street.

listed in the Kelly's 1896 Trade Directory for the Sedgley District
Homer Thomas Keeling, Townsend house

In the death index Apr to Jun 1897 Thomas Keeling Homer, age 70 Dudley volume 6c page 40

National Probate Calendar
Thomas Keelinge Homer of Sedgley Staffordshire gentleman died 19 May 1897 probate London 9 August 1897 to Charlotte Catherine Homer widow and John Keelinge Homer [son] gentleman Effects 6825 pounds 1 shilling 3 pence.
Notes for Charlotte Catherine (Spouse 1)
England Select Birth and Christenings
Charlotte Fletcher, born June 2, 1826, baptism August 19, 1827 at Whitchurch, Hampshire, father Robert Fletcher, mother Catherine Elizabeth

In the 1901 census Townsend House, Sedgley (66 High Street), Staffordshire
Charlotte E. Homer, widow, age 78, living on her own means, born Whitchurch, Hampshire
Daughter Julia Homer, single, age 41, living on own means, born Quatt, Shropshire.
Son Harry Homer, single, age 33, living on own means, born Quatt.
They have a cook and a housemaid living with them.

England death index Charlotte Catherine Homer, January to March, 1906, age 78 Warwick volume 6d page 408.

National Probate Calendar
Charlotte Catherine Homer of “Aventine” 62 Binswood Avenue Leamington Spa widow died 10 January 1906 Probate London 3 February 1906 to John Keelinge Homer [son] solicitor and Julia Avery (wife of Alfred Avery) [daughter] Effects 4668 pounds 3 shillings 10 pence.
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