Person:William Somerset (10)

William Somerset
d.29 May 1902
Facts and Events
Name William Somerset
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 Oct 1822 Gloucestershire, England
Christening[1] 9 Mar 1823 Great Badminton, Gloucestershire, England
Marriage 2 Aug 1842 Bath, Somerset, Englandto Helen Donald
Death? 29 May 1902 Citation needed
Burial[2] 2 Jun 1902 Woolaston, Gloucestershire, England

Helen Donald, daughter of Capt James Donald, 94th Foots, married Rev. William SOMERSET (3oct1822-29may1902) 2aug1842; William was son of Rev. Lord William George Henry Somerset (1784-1851, son of 5th Duke of Beaufort) and Elizabeth Molyneux; William’s 2nd wife was Georgiana Amelia Darling (thepeerage). Helen’s marriage was reported in the Times. William Somerset married Helen Donald 3rd qtr 1842 at Bath; Helen Somerset d. 2nd qtr 1849 at Bath (bmd). Helen, only daughter of late Capt. James Donald, 94th Regt, and wife of William Somerset, d. 9mar1849 at Bath (rootsweb archive). Helen may have had daughter Frances Cornelia Georgiana Elizabeth Somerset, b. 19jan1848 (rootsweb), reg 1st qtr 1848 at Weymouth. A William George Henry Somerset was b. 2nd qtr1849 at Bath and William George H. Somerset (b. 1849) d. 4th qtr 1882 at Cuckfield, Sussex (bmd), registered on 1881 census. Helen d. 16may1849 (web). In 1881 William Somerset (1823 Gloucesters., rector of Woolaston) was at Woolaston rectory with 2nd wife (census). William was rector there 1859-1902 (web).

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gloucestershire, England. Church of England Baptisms 1813-1913. ( (database online))
  2. Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1988

    Woolaston Rectory
    For 43 Years Rector of the parish 1859-1902