Caroline Frances Jane (Carr) Armstrong

Caroline Frances Jane (Carr) Armstrong

Female Abt 1845 - 1937  (~ 92 years)

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  • Name Caroline Frances Jane (Carr) Armstrong 
    • Caroline Armstrong was an accomplished watercolour artist and she was commissioned to paint a miniature painting for Queen Mary's dollshouse. It is in a drawer in the dolls house and there is a letter in the family archive, from Queen Mary, thanking her for her submission.

      Caroline Armstrong (1845 - 1937)
      Royal Academy Collection: People and Organisations

      Artist Caroline Frances Jane (Carr) Armstrong was baptized on 16 October 1845 at Hemsworth, Yorkshire. Daughter of Revd. Charles Edward Armstrong and Mary Ann Clayton. Her father was the Master Chaplain of Hemsworth Hospital, Yorkshire (born Mumbai in 1807). She never married and died on 10 April 1937 age 91, at Greenwich, London.

      Admitted to the RA Schools aged 32 on 6 April 1881 to study painting.

      Royal_Academy_Membership_Register_Caroline_Armstrong

      She exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1885, 1887, 1892, 1894, 1895, 1897, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1911 and 1918, variously as Caroline, Car or Carr Armstrong.
    Born Abt.1845  Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 16 Oct 1845  Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1851  Hemsworth Hospital, Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1861  Ashburnham House, The Grove, Blackheath, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1871  Holgates Hospital, Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 10 Apr 1937  Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I1758  Our Ancestral Heritage
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2021 

    Father Reverand Charles Edward Armstrong,   b. 06 Jan 1807, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1872, Holgate Lodge, Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Anne Clayton,   b. 1815, Market Drayton, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1901, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1838  Bathwick, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt.1845 - Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Oct 1845 - Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Hemsworth Hospital, Hemsworth, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Apr 1937 - Greenwich, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Armstrong Caroline Frances Jane
    Armstrong Caroline Frances Jane
    Armstrong - Bolling Mill, my grandmothers home  (signed Daisy Armstrong)
    Armstrong - Bolling Mill, my grandmothers home (signed Daisy Armstrong)
    Bolling Mill (rear)
    Bolling Mill (rear)
    Armstrong Revd. Archibald Armstrong, Mabel Darley and others probably his sisters (2).jpg
    Armstrong Revd. Archibald Armstrong, Mabel Darley and others probably his sisters (2).jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] Yorkshire Baptisms.
      First name(s) Caroline Frances Jane
      Last name Armstrong
      Baptism year 1845
      Birth year -
      County Yorkshire (West Riding)
      Country England
      Baptism place Hemsworth
      Mother's first name(s) Mary Anne
      Father's first name(s) Charles Edward
      Baptism date 16 Oct 1845
      Event type Baptisms, marriages & burials
      Source year range 1601-1876
      Archive Borthwick Institute for Archives
      Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory Parish Baptisms

    2. [S4] 1851 Census - England & Wales.
      Registration district Hemsworth
      Archive reference HO107
      Piece number 2331
      Folio 150
      Page 2
      Record set 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census

    3. [S8] 1861 Census - England & Wales.
      Registration district Greenwich
      Enumeration district 18
      Archive reference RG09
      Piece number 400
      Folio 27
      Page 12

    4. [S9] 1871 Census - England & Wales.
      Registration district Hemsworth
      Vessel name -
      Archive reference RG10
      Piece number 4642
      Folio 31
      Page 14

    5. [S129] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.

    6. [S17] BMD - Death Index England & Wales.
      ARMSTRONG, CAROLINE FRANCES JANE AGE 91
      GRO Reference: 1937 J Quarter in GREENWICH Volume 01D Page 839