Anthony Todd

Anthony Todd

Male 1718 - 1798  (~ 80 years)

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  • Name Anthony Todd 
    Born Feb 1718  Bridge End House, Frosterley, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 20 Feb 1718  St. Thomas the Apostle, Stanhope, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Employment 1752  London England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Inheritence 1766  [3
    Inheritence 1794  Bridge End House, Frosterley, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 7 Jun 1798  Walthamstow, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • "On Thursday died at his home in Walthamstow, in the 82nd year of his age, Anthony Todd, Esq, Secretary to the General Post Office, where he had served the public for upwards of sixty years."
    Person ID I569  Our Ancestral Heritage
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2019 

    Father Thomas Todd,   b. 1677, Parsonbyers, Stanhope, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1766, Bridge End House, Frosterley, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Todd,   b. Est.1695, Dalton-le-Dale, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1773, Bridge End House, Frosterley, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 12 May 1709  Dalton-le-Dale, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Robinson,   b. 9 Nov 1726, Cliburn, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1765  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1758  St. Mary, Woolnoth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • Anthony Todd Esqr., bachelor & Anne Robinson, spinster, both of parish of St. Mary Woolnoth, by licence. Witnesses Chris. Robinson, John Robinson. (NB. ThePeerage.com incrrectly shows this Anthony Todd as marrying Eleanor Smith, but the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography shows the marriage to Anne Robinson, daughter of Christopher Robinson, resident surveyor in the Post Office, from whom Anthony Todd acquired on his marriage 150 acres at Walthamstow, Essex, plus property in the City of London on Christopher's death.
    Children 
     1. Ann Todd,   b. 5 Mar 1761, Walthamstow, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Eleanor Todd,   b. 5 Aug 1762, Walthamstow, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1856  (Age 94 years)
     3. Charlotte Todd,   b. May 1765, City of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1765, London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1718 - Bridge End House, Frosterley, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Feb 1718 - St. Thomas the Apostle, Stanhope, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - Appointed Secretary to the General Post Office. In 1780 his salary in this role is 75 p.a. (The Parliamentary Register) - 1752 - London England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jul 1758 - St. Mary, Woolnoth, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInheritence - 1794 - Bridge End House, Frosterley, Durham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1798 - Walthamstow, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Anthony Todd Secretary of the Post Office 1762-5, 1768-98
    Anthony Todd Secretary of the Post Office 1762-5, 1768-98

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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Durham Records Online.
      Baptisms, Weardale District - Record Number: 258922.0
      Location: Stanhope
      Church: St. Thomas the Apostle
      Denomination: Anglican
      20 Feb 1718 Anthony Todd, of Bridge End House, son of Thomas Todd

    2. [S23] Newspaper Notices & Reports.
      The Caledonian Mercury, dated 9th January 1752 on Findmypast.

    3. [S29] Family Archive - Documents & Certificates.
      Copy of original Will.

    4. [S29] Family Archive - Documents & Certificates.
      Copy of original Will held on file.

    5. [S23] Newspaper Notices & Reports.
      Source: The Chester Courant, dated 12th June 1798 via Find my Past

    6. [S202] Boyd's Marriage Index.
      First name(s) Anthony
      Last name Todd
      Birth year -
      Marriage year 1758
      Spouse's first name(s) Ann
      Spouse's last name Robinson
      Place St Mary Woolnoth
      County London
      Country England
      Source Boyd's marriage index, 1538-1850

    7. [S102] England Marriages 1538-1973.
      First name(s) Anthony
      Last name Todd
      Name note -
      Marriage year 1758
      Marriage date 18 Jul 1758
      Marriage place London
      Spouse's first name(s) Anne
      Spouse's last name Robinson
      County London
      Country England
      Record set England Marriages 1538-1973

    8. [S22] Marriage Licence Records.
      First name(s) ANTHONY
      Last name TODD
      Licence year 1758
      Licence date 14 Jul 1758
      New calender date 14 Jul 1758
      Bride's first name(s) Ann
      Bride's last name ROBINSON
      Groom's first name(s) Anthony
      Groom's last name TODD
      Place Dioceses of England & Wales
      Record set Faculty Office Marriage Licences