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THE ANCESTRY OF CLEMENT ATTLEE

 

My article covering the ancestry of Clement Attlee was published as follows:

 

            Edward J. Davies, “The Ancestry of Clement Attlee”, Genealogists’ Magazine, 31(2013-15):380-87

 

A summary of the ancestry is below. Much greater detail and discussion are given in the article.

 

1  Clement Richard Attlee (1883-1967), 1st Earl Attlee

 

2  Henry Attlee (1841-1908) of Wandsworth, solicitor

3  Ellen Bravery Watson (1847-1920)

 

4  Richard Attlee (1795-1873) of Rose Hill, Dorking, Surrey, mealman

5  Harriott Cheesman (1801-1876)

6  Thomas Simons Watson (1813-1891) of The Gables, Wandsworth Common, secretary for the Art Union of London

7  Mary Ann Bravery (1822-1863)

 

8  John Attlee (1765-1824) of Dorking, mealman

9  Ann Piper (1769-1846)

10 Richard Cheesman (1772-1809) of Dorking, distiller

11 Harriott March (ca 1774-1853)

12 John Watson (ca 1784-1840) of Berners Street, Westminster, surgeon

13 Ann Simons (1786-1870)

14 James Bravery (1779-1843) of Dorking, miller

15 Sarah Brett (1786-1825)

 

16 John Attlee (1722/23-1788) of Dorking, carpenter

17 Elizabeth Searle (bur 1767)

18 Thomas Piper (bap 1726) of Mickleham, Surrey, butcher

19 Jane Wade

20 John Cheesman (ca 1747-1825) of Dorking, distiller

21 Elizabeth Rose (1745/46-1841)

22 Charles March (1733-1798) of Westcott, Dorking, farmer

23 Jane Simmonds (1740-1774)

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26 William Simons (1746-1837) of Westminster and of Clare Lodge, Sydenham, apothecary

27 Elizabeth Jerman (ca 1752-1831)

28 James Bravery (1746-1821) of Dorking, yeoman

29 Martha Rose (1751-1794)

30 Thomas Brett of Westcott, Dorking

31 Sarah Parsons