The Powell Family

Alice Mary Barton Powell

Birth: 15 August 1867, at Bello Sguardo, Newtown Park, Stillorgan, county Dublin, Ireland
Alice Mary Barton was born on August fifteenth 1867 at Bello Sguardo, Newtown Park, the daughter of Nathaniel Robt. Powell, country gentleman of Bello Sguardo, Newtown Park, and Annette Georgina Mary Powell formerly Groome.

Baptism: 19 September 1867, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Notes: In 1913, Alice was recorded as the honorary secretary of the North Wicklow branch of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA Ninetieth Annual Report 1913 p120)

Death: 4 June 1947 at Anglesey, Killiney, county Dublin, Ireland, aged 82
Alice Mary Powell died on Fourth June 1947 in Anglesey, Killiney, aged 82. She is recorded as a widow, aged 82, of independent means. The cause of death is listed as senile dementia and acute heart failure.

Census & Addresses:
1901: Galloping Green N, Kill, county Dublin
1911: Kilmurray North, Kilmacanoge, county Wicklow
1913: Kilmurray Grove, Bray, county Wicklow   (RSPCA Ninetieth Annual Report 1913 p120)

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Annette Charlotte Mabel Powell

Birth: 7 December 1871, at Bello Squando, Newtown Park, Blackrock and Stillorgan, county Dublin, Ireland
Anette Charlotte Mabel was born on December seventh 1871 at BelloSquando, Newtown Park, the daughter of Nathaniel Robert Powell, gentleman of BelloSquando, Newtown Park, and Annette Georgina Mary Powell formerly Groome.

Baptism: 25 January 1872, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Notes: Anette is recorded in the 1901, 1911 census, and in the death register, as Mabel, and presumably she usually used this name.

Death: 14 March 1958 at Adelaide Hospital, Dublin, county Dublin Ireland, aged 86
Mabel Powell of Rosell, Kilpeddar, Co. Wicklow died on Fourteenth March 1958 at Adelaide Hospt. She is recorded as single, aged 86 and a retired person. The cause of death is listed as broncho pneumonia and extensive burns of back.

Census & Addresses:
1901: Galloping Green N, Kill, county Dublin
1911: Kilmurray North, Kilmacanoge, county Wicklow

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Charles Doyne Powell

Birth: 2 January 1859, at Kill of the Grange, county Dublin, Ireland

Baptism: 3 February 1859, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Education: Trinity College Dublin, graduating B.A. in 1879, LL.B and M.A. in 1886, and LL.D in 1892.

Married: Minnie Lowry Hosking on 15 September 1887 in St Mark, Notting Hill, London, England

Minnie was born on 21 July 1861, in Ventnor, Isle of Wight and baptised in Ryde, Isle of Wight, on 11 August 1861 the daughter of William Luce Hosking and Eliza Lowry. In 1881, her occupation is listed as assistant tobacconist. Minnie died on 27 January 1927, in Hammersmith district, London, aged 65
Census & Addresses:
1871: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
1881: Ladbroke Grove Road, Kensington, Middlesex
1891: High Street, Wing, Bedfordshire
1901: Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
1911: Kirklington, Nottinghamshire

Occupation: Clergyman
Charles was instituted at St Mary, Plumtree, Nottinghamshire on 9 August 1912, serving there until his death on 25 July 1915.

Death: 25 July 1915, at Plumtree Rectory, Nottinghamshire, England, aged 56

Probate: granted 7 October 1915, to Minnie L. Powell
Ireland Calendar of Wills 1915 p595
POWELL (The Reverend) Charles Doyne 7 October. Probate of the Will of The Reverend Charles Doyne Powell late of The Rectory Plumtree Nottingham Clerk who died 25 July 1915 granted at Dublin to Minnie L. Powell the Widow  Effects £4,381 16s. 2d.

Census & Addresses:
1881: Cambridge Gardens, Kensington, Middlesex
1891: St John Terrace, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
1901: Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
1911: Kirklington, Nottinghamshire

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Hugh Nathaniel Powell

Birth: 18 April 1857, in county Dublin, Ireland

Baptism: 22 May 1857, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Education: Windermere College, Westmorland, and Trinity College Dublin, graduating B.A. in 1882 and LL.B in 1893.
In 1883, Hugh was admitted to the degree of B.A. at the University of the Cape of Good Hope, based on his degree from TCD (Report of the Council of the University of the Cape of Good Hope for the year 1883).

Married: Susan Berdée Mason on 28 December 1882 in Cape Town, Cape Colony
Cape Times 30 December 1882:
MARRIAGE
POWELL Hugh Nathaniel (son of Nathaniel Robert POWELL, of Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland) to MASON Susan B (3rd daughter of late Rev. T Wall MASON, of Tichborne, Hampshie, England) on 28th December 1882 at Cape Town (Special Licence)

Susan was born on 17 August 1855, in Tichborne, Hampshire, and baptised on 11 September 1855 in Tichborne, the daughter of Thomas Wall Mason and Ellen Jane Armstrong. She died on 18 March 1906, at St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin, aged 50. The cause of death is listed as multiple melanotic sarcomata of duration 4 months and cardiac syncope.
Ireland Calendar of Wills 1906 p426:
POWELL Susan Berdee. 21 August. Probate of the Will of Susan Berdee Powell late of 2 Alexandra-terrace Dalkey County Dublin (Wife of Hugh N. Powell) who died 18 March 1906 at St. Patrick's Hospital Dublin was granted at Dublin to Eileen B. Powell Spinster. Effects £1,368 0s. 2d.
Census & Addresses:
1861: South Street, Ropley, Hampshire
1901: Bowling Green Road, Malew, Isle of Man
1906: 38 Westland Row, Dublin, county Dublin   (Ireland civil records Deaths 1906 South Dublin City no 1 #74)
1906: 2 Alexandra-terrace, Dalkey, county Dublin   (Ireland Calendar of Wills 1906 p426)

Children: Occupation: Engineer (1883), and later Hugh obtained a law degree. In 1911 his occupation is listed as "retired from colonial employment"

Death: 27 September 1914, at Plumtree Rectory, Nottinghamshire, England, aged 57. Plumtree Rectory was the home of High's brother, Charles.

Census & Addresses:
1871: Windermere College, Applethwaite, Westmorland
1883: Rondebosch, Cape Colony   (baptism record of daughter at Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers Rondebosch 1883)
1901: Bowling Green Road, Malew, Isle of Man
1911: Laughanstown, Tully, county Dublin

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Joseph Frederick Powell

Birth: 15 September 1864, in Newtown Park, Stillorgan, county Dublin, Ireland
A male child was born on September the fifteenth 1864 in Newtown Park, the son of Nathaniel Robert Powell, gentleman of Newtown Park, and Annette Georgina Mary Powell formerly Groome. The baptismal name Joseph Frederic was added on Oct. 11 1864.

Baptism: 5 October 1864, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland
Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Death: 1872 in Rathdown district, county Dublin or county Wicklow, Ireland, aged 8

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Nathaniel Robert Powell

Birth: 29 December 1821, in Florence, Italy
Saunders' Newsletter 23 January 1822 p3:
     BIRTH.
  At Florence, on the 29h ult. the lady of Robert Powell, Esq. of Gloucester-street, in this City, of a son heir.

Father: Robert Powell

Mother: Eliza (Johnston) Powell

Education: Entered Trinity College Dublin on 12 October 1838, graduating B.A. in 1844, and an M.A. in 1873.
Alumni Dublinienses p678 (ed. G. D. Burtchaeli and T. U. Sadlier, 1935):
POWELL, NATHANIEL ROBERT., Pen. (Luxembourg Sch.), Oct. 12, 1838, aged 16; s. of Robert, Generosus; b. Florence. B. A. Vern. 1844. M.A. Vern. 1873. 

Married:
Annette Georgina Mary Groome on 22 March 1854, in Monkstown, county Dublin, Ireland
Nathaniel Robt. Powell is recorded as a bachelor, of full age, the son of Robert Powell, gent. Nathaniel's occupation is a Barrister at law, and he is resident at Newtown Park, Monkstown. Annette Georgina Mary Groome is recorded as a spinster, of full age, the daughter of Edward Groome, Rector of Beulieu. Annette is resident at Newtown Park, Monkstown.

Children: Occupation: Barrister.
Nathaniel Robert Powell is listed in the Irish Jurist 1849, p87 as having been admitted to the degree of Barrister on January 18th. Annette's death certificate lists her as a "widow of barrister". W.F. Montague Groome writes in his Groome family tree that Nannie's husband was "Maj. Powell", but I have been unable to find corroboration of this rank.

Nathaniel R. Powell, of Newtown Park, Blackrock, county Dublin is listed as owning 182 acres in county Meath in the 1870s.

Death: 7 October 1887, at Bello-Sguardo, Blackrock, county Dublin, Ireland, aged 65

Probate: granted 23 December 1887, to Annette Georgina Mary Powell
Ireland Calendar of Wills 1887 p565
POWELL Nathaniel Robert. 23 December. The Will of Nathaniel Robert Powell late of Bello-Sguardo Blackrock County Dublin Esquire who died 7 October 1887 at same place was proved at the Principal Registry by Annette Georgina Mary Powell of same place Widow one of the Executors. Effects £21,507 17s. 2d
Resworn
£17,255 17s. 2d
Copy Probate deposited

Addresses:
1850: Bellosquardo, Blackrock, county Dublin   (Thom's Directory of Ireland)
1852: Bellosquardo, Newtown-park Avenue, Blackrock, county Dublin   (Thom's Directory of Ireland)
1887: Bello-Sguardo, Blackrock, county Dublin   (Ireland Calendar of Wills 1887 p565)

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Nathaniel Johnson Hutchinson Powell

Birth: 10 June 1860, at Blackrock, county Dublin, Ireland

Baptism: 11 July 1860, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Occupation: Army Officer, serving in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, the East Surrey Regiment,the Indian Staff Corps, and the 23rd (Punjab) Bengal Infantry (Pioneers), reaching the rank of captain.
Sergeant Nathaniel Johnston Hutchinson Powell from the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the East Surrey Regiment on 30 March 1887 (London Gazette 29 March 1887 p1848). He was was seconded for service with the Indian Staff Corps on 21 December 1887 (London Gazette 10 January 1888 p305). He participated in the Maranzai expedition in 1891 (The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review January to April 1901 p222). Nathaniel, then a lieutenant in the 23rd Bengal Infantry (Pioneers), was listed as a Regimental, Commissariat and Transport Officer in the 2nd Brigade Staff in the formation of the Tochi Field Force despatched "to exact reparation for the treacherous and unprovoked attack on the escort of the Political Officer Tochi on the 10th June 1897" (The Risings on the North-west Frontier p v 1898). Lieutenant Nathaniel Johnstone Hutchinson Powell was promoted to captain in the Indian Staff Corps on 30 March 1898 (London Gazette 17 June 1898 p3702).

Death: 25 September 1900 in Mian Mir, Bengal, India, aged 38
The Times of India 12 October 1900
Sept 30th at Mian Mir Captain NJH Powell 23rd Pioneers

Burial: 1 October 1900, in Mian Mir, Bengal, India

Probate: granted 18 September 1903, to Gertrude F. N. Porter
Ireland Calendar of Wills 1903 p397
POWELL Nathaniel Johnson Hutchinson 18 September. Probate of the Will of Nathaniel Johnson Hutchinson Powell late of Bello Squardo Blackrock County Dublin Captain 23rd Pioneers Indian Staff Corps who died 25 September 1900 granted at Dublin to Gertrude F. N. Porter (Wife of J. N. Porter)  Effects £2,465 17s. 5d.

Census:
1881: 27 St James Square, Kensington, Middlesex (Nathaniel is listed as a visitor in the home of his aunt, Frances Hardy)
1891: St John Terrace, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

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Robert Edward Powell

Birth: 28 March 1855, in Ireland

Baptism: 22 May 1855, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Education: Windermere College, Westmorland, and Trinity College Dublin, graduating B.A. in 1876, LL.B in 1879 and LL.D. in 1886.

Occupation: Army Officer, reaching the rank of captain in the Royal Sussex Regiment.
Robert was commissioned as a sub-lieutenant on the unattached list on 10 September 1875 (London Gazette 10 September 1875 p4454), and attached to the 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot on August 1876, with seniority backdated to 10 September 1875 (London Gazette 29 August 1876 p4780). He was promoted to lieutenant on 10 September 1876 (London Gazette 18 December 1887 p7251). The 35th Foot became the 1st Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment in 1881. In 1882, the Royal Sussex Regiment was stationed in Cyprus and Robert served for a period as the acting Local Commandant of Military Police (LCMP) in Limassol (Cyprus Secretariat Archives Minute Papers SA1/15769). Robert was promoted to captain on 28 November 1883 (London Gazette 18 December 1883 p6521). We see that Robert graduated with an LL.D. degree from Trinity College Dublin in 1886, and perhaps he was planning a career in military law. He was still attached to the Royal Sussex Regiment as a captain on his decease in 1889.

Death: 1889, in Rathdown district, county Dublin, Ireland, aged 34

Census:
1871: Windermere College, Applethwaite, Westmorland

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Una Isabella Elizabeth Powell

Birth: 4 January 1862, in county Dublin, Ireland

Baptism: 19 February 1862, in Christchurch Carysfort (Blackrock), Rathdown, county Dublin, Ireland

Father: Nathaniel Robert Powell

Mother: Annette Georgina Mary (Groome) Powell

Death: 13 July 1917 at Bellosquardo, Blackrock, county Dublin, aged 50
Una Powell died on thirteenth July 1917 at Bellosquardo, Blackrock. She is recorded as a spinster, aged 50 and a Lady of Means. The cause of death is listed as epileptic fits of duration 6 months and syncope.

Probate: granted 18 September 1903, to Gertrude F. N. Porter
Ireland Calendar of Wills 1917 p644
POWELL Una Isabella Elizabeth 13 October. Administration of the Estate of Una Isabella Elizabeth Powell late of Bellosquarde Blackrock County Dublin Spinster who died 13 July 1917 granted at Dublin to Alice M. B. Powell Spinster  Effects £3,855 10s. 8d.

Census:
1901: Galloping Green N, Kill, county Dublin
1911: Galloping Green North, Kill, county Dublin

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