Richard Robert Crowe (c.1650-1713),
of Dowhill, co. Limerick, Ireland. Married
Revd William Crowe, Dean of Clonfert,
Ireland (c.1693-1766) m Emilia Eyre Evans (b c.1695), daughter of the Rt Hon
George Evans, barrister, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick (c.1650-1720) and his
wife Mary Eyre, daughter of the Rt Hon John Eyre of Eyre Court, co. Galway,
- Revd William Crowe, Archdeacon of Clonfert
Robert Crowe (1728-1821), army officer. Fought in
America. Died in King's County, Nova Scotia.
- George Evans Crowe
- Captain Eyre Evans Crowe (d 1804),
army officer. Fought with the 84th Regiment of Foot
in India with his cousin Sir Eyre Coote, and later
Retired to Sindlesham, Berkshire. Children:
- Elizabeth Crowe
- Mary Crowe (c.1782-5 May
- Captain David Crowe (d c.1809),
army officer. Of the 23rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Welch Fusiliers)
and the 30th Regiment of Foot (Cambridgeshire
Regiment). Married Amy
Hayman of Walmer, Kent, in 1797 (d February 1800). One son:
EYRE EVANS CROWE
(1799-1868). Born Redbridge, Hampshire, 25 March 1799.
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Married (1) at St Peter's, Dublin, 20 October
1823, Margaret Archer (c.1803-1853), only daughter of Captain Joseph Archer of
Kiltimon, co. Wicklow (d 1835) and Hester Bury (c.1774-1856). Margaret aged 48
in 1851 census, died in Paris on 22 October 1853.
Eyre Evans Crowe married (2),
at St John's Church, Waterloo, London, on 1 November 1854, Frances Jane Milne,
daughter of John Milne, Captain in the Army.
Eyre Evans Crowe died in London, 25 February 1868.
Buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
Eyre Evans Crowe's grave, Kensal Green Cemetery, 2002
Children of his first
1. Eyre Crowe
(1824-1910). Born Chelsea, Middlesex, 3
October 1824. Baptised at St Luke's parish church, Chelsea, 10 November 1824.
Elected A.R.A. 1876. Died at 88 Hallam Street, Marylebone, London, 12 December
1910. Buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
Eyre Crowe in 1891. Published in Ralph W. Robinson,
'Members and Associates of the Royal Academy of Arts,
1891, photographed in their studios' (1892).
2. (Sir) Joseph Archer Crowe
(1825-1896). Born Chelsea.
Baptised at St Luke's parish church, Chelsea, 16 November 1825. Married Asta von
Barby (c.1841-1908), daughter of Baron Gustav von Barby and Eveline von Ribbentrop, in Gotha,
Germany, 11 April 1861. A.C.B. 14 March 1885; K.C.M.G. 21 May 1890. Died at
his brother-in-law's baroque mansion, ‘das
untere Schloss’, in the village of Gamburg-an-der-Tauber, near Würzburg, in
present day Baden-Württemberg in Germany, 6 September 1896. Memorial stone at Kensal
Green Cemetery, London. Probate of will granted at London to Dame Asta Crowe,
widow, 15 December 1896. Asta living in Chelsea in 1901 census (aged 60), death
registered in the March quarter of 1908.
Crowe, by L. Kolitz (1877). National Portrait Gallery
- Evan Barby Crowe
(1862-1941). Born Germany, 1862.
Married Ellen Robie. Ellen born in Finland, c.1872 (aged 29 in 1901 census).
Evan and Ellen living in Kensington, London, in 1901 census. Evan died at Radway,
Warwickshire, 19 July 1941.
- Harold Crowe (1895-1915). Born Streatham,
Surrey. Aged 6 in 1901 census.
- Oliver Crowe (b 1898). Born in South
Hampstead, Middlesex. Aged 2 in 1901 census. Married (1) Daphne, (2) Mary Lowe.
- (Colonel) Percy Barby Crowe
(1863-1933). Born Germany,
1863. Married Annie Allen. Not found in 1901 census. Died 12 December 1933.
Buried at Kensal Green Cemetery, London. Children:
- (Lieutenant) Hugh Barby Crowe (1894-1915).
Served in the Royal Fusiliers. Died at sea on H.M.S. Pythey, 25 October 1915.
Headstone at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
- Doreen Mary Crowe (1897-1962). Married
Ronald Aldred-Brown. Had issue.
- (Sir) Eyre Alexander Barby Wichart Crowe
Born Leipzig, Germany, 30 July 1864. At the Foreign Office, Westminster, aged
26, in 1891 census. Living at Chelsea, London, in 1901 census,
aged 36. Married Clema Gerhardt (d 1953), daughter of Professor Dr Gerhardt and Wanda von
Barby, and widow of Eberhardt von Bonin, 1903. K.C.M.G. 1911. Lived in Chelsea,
died on holiday at Swanage, Dorset, 28 Apr 1925. Probate of will granted at
London to Percy Barby Crowe, 12 June 1925.
- Asta Eyre Crowe (1904-1953)
- Eric Eyre Crowe (b 1905). Married Virginia.
- Una Eyre Crowe (1906-1926)
- Sybil Eyre Crowe (1908-1993)
- Mildred Piccola Margaret Crowe
Germany, 1867. Visting the Holland family in Wimbledon, Surrey, in 1891 census.
Marriage to Thomas Mulvany (1839-1907), consul general
in Düsseldorf, registered in Kingston,
Surrey, June quarter
of 1891. Not found in 1901 census (living in Germany). Thomas died 16 August
1907, at Düsseldorf. Mildred alive in 1925.
- Victoria Crowe
(1868-1929). Born Germany, 1868. Married
Professor Henry Spenser Wilkinson (1853-1937). Living in Chorlton-cum-Medlock,
Manchester, in 1891 census (age given as 28). Living in Chelsea in 1901 census
(age given as 35). Died 1929.
Image: Victoria Spenser
Wilkinson, by Eyre Crowe A.R.A. (1905)
- (Lieutenant) Eyre Spenser Wilkinson
(1889-1915). Born in Manchester, Lancashire. Aged 10 in 1901 census, at school
at Westgate on Sea, Kent. Married Bessie Watson. Had issue.
- Eveline Spenser Wilkinson (1891-1976). Born
in Manchester, Lancashire. Aged 9 in 1901 census. Married Professor Francis
Clarke. Had issue.
- Mildred Roberts Spenser Wilkinson
(1893-1968). Born in Manchester, Lancashire. Aged 8 in 1901
- Helen Mary Spenser Wilkinson (1894-1976).
Born in Streatham, Surrey. Aged 6 in 1901 census. Married (1) Harold Child, d
1945, (2) John Blunt, d 1980. Had issue
- Victoria Adele Spenser Wilkinson
(1895-1994). Born in Streatham, Surrey. Aged 5 in 1901 census
- (Sir) Thomas Crowe Spenser Wilkinson
(1899-1982). Born in Chelsea. Aged 1 in 1901 census. Married Betty Horner (d
1980). Had issue.
- Vera Crowe. Married Admiral Rudolf Siegel
in Düsseldorf, 5 December 1893. Not found in 1901 census (living in Germany).
Alive in 1925.
- Anka Crowe. Died aged 8
Maria Crowe (1827-1899). Born La Capelle near Boulogne, France, 20 April 1827. Married
Robert William Wynne, M.D. (1822-1869), of Llanddulas, Denbighshire, at Hampstead parish
church, Middlesex, on 30 October 1850. Robert born at Ashbourne, Derbyshire, 20
September 1822, and died at Llanddulas, 4 January 1869. Eugenie living at 11 Hampstead Hill
Gardens, Hampstead, in 1871, and at Little Warley Lodge
near Brentwood, Essex, in 1881. Not found in 1891 census. Died at Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice, France, 18
January 1899. Buried in Nice.
Wynne, by J. Dalou, 1875 (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- Eugenie Maria Wynne
(1851-1939). Birth registered St
Asaph, December quarter 1851. Living at Little Warley Lodge, aged 29, in 1881
census. Not found in 1891 or 1901 censuses. Living in Churt, Surrey, in
1920s. Died at Inglenook, Churt, 12 October 1939.
- Amy Mary Anne Wynne
(1853-1932). Birth registered St
Asaph, March quarter 1853. Living in Hampstead, 1871. Married Revd Thomas Constable, 1878. Thomas was
curate of Navestock, Essex, 1874-76; curate of Shenfield, Essex, 1876-77; curate
of Boxley, Kent, 1877-81; and vicar of High Hurstwood, Sussex, from 1881. Amy
not found in 1891 or 1901
censuses. Widowed and living in Churt, Surrey, in 1920s.
Death registered in Farnham, March quarter 1932. Children:
- Hester Amy Constable
December quarter 1880; death, aged 6, registered at Uckfield, June quarter 1887.
- Archibald Thomas Wynne Constable
Brighton, Sussex, 1 January 1882. 2nd Lieutenant Infantry Militia, living in
Essex, in 1901 census, aged 18. Died 16 October 1915.
- Blanche Maria Wynne
(1854-1918). Born 19 August 1854,
birth registered St Asaph, September quarter 1854. Living in Hampstead, 1871.
Living at Little Warley
Lodge, aged 26, in 1881 census. Married Henry George Lefroy, 1881. Henry born
c.1847, Canada, a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Army. Family living in Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol, in 1891. Living in Edgbaston by 1898.
Blanche (aged 46) and Henry (aged 54) living in Brentwood, Essex, in 1901
census, and in Farnham, Surrey in the 1910s. Death, aged 63, registered in Farnham,
- Aline Dundas Lefroy
(1884-). Born Eastbourne,
Sussex, 20 August 1884. Living in Westbury-on-Trym in 1891, and in Brentwood, Essex, in 1901, aged 16.
Married Piers Edgecumbe.
- Marjory Emily Lefroy
(c.1886-). Born Kensington,
London, c.1886. Living in Westbury-on-Trym in 1891, and in Brentwood, Essex, in 1901, aged 15. Married
Jack Knyvett. Had issue.
- Frances Margaret Wynne
(1855-1909). Birth registered St
Asaph, December quarter 1855. Living in Hampstead, 1871, and at Little Warley Lodge, aged 25, in 1881
census. Not found in 1891 or 1901 censuses. Died 12 December 1909 in
- Robert William Wynne
(1857-1933). Born Llanddulas, 11
June 1857. Living at Garthewin, Llanfairtalhairn, Denbighshire, in 1901 census
(aged 48). Died 1933. Buried in Llanddulas churchyard.
Garthewin, Denbighshire, 1994
- Richard Wynne
(1858-1932). Born Llanddulas, 25 May
1858. Living at Little Warley Lodge, aged 22, in 1881 census. Farmer in Oxstead,
Surrey, in mid-1890s. Living at Headley,
Hampshire, in 1901 census (aged 42). Married Frances Anna Macrory (1878-1962), 14 April 1903. Richard died 29 December 1932,
buried in Llanddulas churchyard. Son:
- Robert Oliver Francis Wynne
(1907-1993), of Garthewin,
Llanfairtalhairn, Denbighshire. Born 25 September 1907. Married Nina More
O'Ferrall, 1938. Died 5 March 1993. Had issue.
4. Edward Crowe
France, 1829. Married Elizabeth (Bettina) Elliot Marconi (c.1829-1904) at the British
Consulate General Chaplaincy, Warsaw, Poland, 28 April 1860. Elizabeth born in
Poland (British subject), c.1829. Family moved to Redcar area, 1863. Living
in Kirkleatham near Redcar in 1871 census, Edward described
as a civil engineer. Edward died Marton, Middlesbrough, 20 December
1873. Probate of will granted at York to Elizabeth Crowe, widow, 14 January
1874. Elizabeth living in Banbury, Oxfordshire in 1891 and 1901 censuses. Death
registered, aged 76, in Middlesbrough, March quarter of 1904.
5. Amy Crowe
(1831-1865). Born Paris, 1831. Married, 5 December 1862, (Colonel Sir)
Edward Talbot Thackeray (b 1836). Amy died in Allahabad, India, 9 July 1865.
- Amy Margaret (Margie) Thackeray
India, 1863. Living in Kensington, London, aged 7, with aunt Harriet Stephen
('Minny', daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray),
in 1871 census. Living in Kensington, London, aged 17, in 1881 census, with
stepmother and step-siblings. Married John Gerald Ritchie (1853-1921) of the
Indian Civil Service in 1885. Not found in 1891
census - in Calcutta until c.1896. At Brighton, Sussex
(as Amy Ritchie, aged 37), in 1901 census. Lived in Chelsea. Daughters:
- Theo, died of peritonitis at sea, May
Angela, 'Peggy', birth registered Hambledon,
Surrey, December quarter of 1896. At Brighton
in 1901 census.
- Anne Wynne Thackeray
(1864-1944). Born Allahabad,
India, 2 July 1865. Living in Kensington, London, aged 5, with aunt Harriet
Stephen ('Minny', daughter of William Makepeace
Thackeray), in 1871 census. Living in Kensington, London, aged 15, in 1881 census, with
stepmother and step-siblings. Not found in 1891 or 1901 censuses. Of 'Larkbeare', Cumnor
Hill, Berkshire (near Oxford), by 1920s.
6. George Crowe
(1841-1889). Born Paris, 27
October 1841. Educated at University College, London. Married Kate Josephine
Bateman, actress (1842-1917) in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.,
on 13 October 1866. Kate born Baltimore, U.S.A., 7 October 1842. Both living at Henbury, Gloucestershire, in 1871 census. Living
at Taviton Road, St Pancras, in 1881 census. George
died at Fisherton Anger asylum, Wiltshire, 6 October 1889,
and was buried
in Devizes Road cemetery in Salisbury.
Kate living at
Portsea, Hampshire, in 1891 census. Living in Kensington, London, in
1901 census, aged 58. Died in London, 8 April 1917, buried at Hendon
Kate Bateman as Leah, 1865
- Sidney Kate Bateman Crowe
(1871-1962), actress. Born
March 1871, at Henbury, Gloucestershire. At school in Westbury-on-Trym in 1881
census. Married (1) George Harrison Hunter, actor
(born London c.1871, died Boston, U.S.A., January 1923),
at Marylebone parish church, 12 October 1891. In
1901 census, Sidney boarding with two other
actors in Gorbals, Glasgow. (Harrison listed
in 1901 as George Hunter, travelling entertainer,
in Sunderland, co. Durham.
Kate Leah Hunter, actress (1892-1941). Born
Kensington, London, c.April 1892. Living in Kensington in 1901 census (aged 8).
Married James Ernest Richey, geologist, in Edinburgh, on 4 December 1919 (marriage dissolved 1920).
Second spouse, Terence O'Brien (1887-1970),
actor. Used stage names Leah Hunter and Leah Bateman
- George Jarron S. Hunter,
(1894-1926). Birth registered
in Kensington, London, March quarter 1894. Death registered in West Ham, as
George S.J. Hunter, June quarter 1926.
Married Edna Adelaide Beckett (1893-1944)
in Croydon registration district, June quarter
1918. Had issue.
Sidney married (2), in the registration district of
Leeds, March quarter 1923, Charles Herbert Skardon. Daughter:
K. Skardon, birth registered in South Shields,
June quarter 1913. Had issue.
Sidney's death registered in Leeds, March quarter
Children of Eyre Evans Crowe's
relationship with Frances Jane Milne (all probably born in Paris between 1831
7. Eyrielle Jane Crowe. Born Paris.
Exhibited at Paris Salon, 1874 and 1875. Alive in 1909.
8. Ulrich Milne Crowe
(c.1840-1921). Born Paris c.1840.
Married Harriet Nailer (named Helen in the 1881 census). Living in Hackney, London, in 1881, a railway clerk (aged 40).
Founder of Crowe
& Co., commercial transportation company, of Basel,
Switzerland, in 1890. Harriet/Helen born c.1846 (aged 36 in 1881 census). Not found in
1901 census (living in Switzerland). Ulrich died 14 January 1921 at Vevey. Children:
- Andrew Basil Crowe
(1868-). Birth registered
Romford, Essex, March quarter 1868. Not found in 1901 census.
- Eyrielle Frances Crowe
(1869-). Birth registered
Romford, Essex, June quarter 1869. Married her relative Edward Crowe junior. Living
in Coatham near Redcar in 1881 census, aged 22.
Living in Dore, Derbyshire, in 1901 census, age
given as 30.
- Eyrielle Edith Crowe
(1891-). Aged 3
weeks in 1891 census, born Coatham, Redcar.
Aged 10 in 1901 census, in Dore, Derbyshire. Married Frank Foster at
St Peter's Church, Redcar,
Yorkshire, on 28 February 1916.
- Cyril Marconi Crowe
at Oakengates, Shropshire. Birth registered at
Wellington, Shropshire, March quarter 1894. Aged 7 in 1901 census. Married Elena Temperly. World
War I fighter pilot. Died 1974. Had issue.
- Alethea Helen Crowe.
Romford, Essex, June quarter 1870. Death registered September quarter
- Arthur Ulrich Crowe
(1871-). Birth registered
Romford, Essex, December quarter 1871. Not found in 1901 census. Married Mary
- Falconer Evans Crowe
(1873-). Birth registered
Romford, Essex, June quarter 1873. Not found in 1901 census. Married Mary Lowengreen.
Shipping agent and
President of the British Chamber of Commerce for Switzerland, based in Basel,
1920-1930s. Son H.E. Crowe was President in 1940.
Eyre Crowe (named John E. in 1881 census) (c.1876-). Born Belgium, aged 5
in 1881 census. Not found in 1901 census. Married Annie
Regina Muddiman and had issue.
9. Edith Crowe
Crowe, by Henry Fantin-Latour (Armand Hammer collection)
10. Piccola Crowe
11. Henry Crowe. Died (Paris?),
12. (boy, name unknown).