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Arthur ORTON

Arthur ORTON

Male 1834 - 1898  (64 years)

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  • Name Arthur ORTON 
    Born 1834  Wapping, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sir Roger Tichborne's birthplace & date was 5 Jan 1829 in Paris.
    Christened 1 Jun 1834  Parish Church, St John, Wapping, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arthur Orton
    Arthur Orton
    Parish register
    Gender Male 
    Living 1 Jun 1834  69 Wapping Street, St George in the East, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name
    (also known as)
    1865 
    Thomas Castro 
    Name
    (also known as)
    1866 
    Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne 
    Travel Sep 1866  Panama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    via Wellington 
    • The claimant set sail for Panama, via Wellington, then to New York & England.
    Per Rakaia, R.M.S.
    Per Rakaia, R.M.S.
    Passenger List
    The Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 22 September 1866
    Occupation 1871 
    Land Owner. Baronet. 
    Census 1 Apr 1871  10 Harley Road, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Living with the family are:
      Mary Bloxam, Companion
      Andrew Bagle, Butler
      Elizabeth Box, Nurse
      Mary Rae, Housemaid
      Elizabeth Hemsaw, Under Nurse
      Elizabeth Cridge, Cook
    Criminal 8 Apr 1872  Central Criminal Court, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indicted for felony and misdemeanour 
    Thomas Castro also Arthur Orton also Sir Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne Baronet
    Thomas Castro also Arthur Orton also Sir Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne Baronet
    Criminal Register
    Castro Or Tichborne, Baronet
    Castro Or Tichborne, Baronet
    Central Criminal Court: After Trial Calendars of Prisoners
    Name
    (also known as)
    1874 
    Arthur Orton 
    • The People 19/5/1895-30/6/1895
    Criminal 28 Feb 1874 
    Sentenced to 14 years penal servitude 
    Thomas Or Arthur Or Roger Charles Doughty Castro Or Orton Or Tichborne
    Thomas Or Arthur Or Roger Charles Doughty Castro Or Orton Or Tichborne
    Central Criminal Court: After Trial Calendars of Prisoners
    Castro Or Orton Or Tichborne
    Castro Or Orton Or Tichborne
    Central Criminal Court: After Trial Calendars of Prisoners
    The Claimant in prison, 1874
    The Claimant in prison, 1874
    Criminal 1884 
    Released from prison 
    The Claimant after his release, 1884
    The Claimant after his release, 1884
    Misc 13 Jun 1885  Stephenson Memorial Hall, Corporation Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sir Roger Tichborne
    Sir Roger Tichborne
    Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 13 June 1885
    Travel 1 Jun 1886  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On board SS Nevada from Liverpool & Queenstown 
    • Arrived New York 1/6/1886
    Sir Roger Tichborne & Mrs Rosamond
    Sir Roger Tichborne & Mrs Rosamond
    On board SS Nevada from Liverpool & Queenstown to New York. Arrived New York 1/6/1886.
    Occupation 1 Jun 1886 
    Gentleman 
    Misc 3 Aug 1886  West Fourteenth Street, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Tichborne Claimant
    The Tichborne Claimant
    Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, NSW : 1859 - 1889) Tue 3 Aug 1886 p4
    Travel 20 Mar 1888  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On boad SS Wyoming 
    Misc 15 Aug 1888  Theatre Royal, Burnley, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burnley Advertiser 
    Crowded Houses
    Crowded Houses
    Burnley Express 15/8/88
    Misc 2 Mar 1889  Gaiety Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lecture 
    The claimant
    The claimant
     The Lorgnette (Melbourne, Vic. : 1878 - 1898) 
     Sat 2 Mar 1889 p5
    Misc 13 Mar 1889  The City Music Hall, Fleet Street, Coventry, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sir Roger Tichborne
    Sir Roger Tichborne
    Coventry Times - Wednesday 13 March 1889
    Occupation 23 Jan 1890 
    Public Lecturer 
    Occupation 1891 
    None (sic) 
    Census 1 Apr 1891  Malt Cross, 16 St James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Boarding at the Malt Cross with Arthur Birley Johnson & family. Recorded as Sir RCD Tichborne, born Paris.
    Misc Dictionary of National Biography 
    Arthur Orton
    Arthur Orton
    Dictionary of National Biography
    Occupation 7 Oct 1891 
    Public lecturer 
    Occupation 23 Feb 1892 
    Public Lecturer 
    Misc 25 Mar 1893  Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Tichborne Claimant 
    The Tichborne Claimant
    The Tichborne Claimant
     Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) 
     Sat 25 Mar 1893 p2
    Misc 17 May 1895  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Tichborne Case 
    • Claimant admits he is Arthur Orton (a confession later rtetracted).
    The Tichborne Case
    The Tichborne Case
    Claimant Admits He Is Arthur Orton
    The Tichborne Fraud
    The Tichborne Fraud
    Otago Witness 18/7/1895
    Died 1 Apr 1898  21 Shouldham Street, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Heart failure 
    • As Roger C D Tichborne.
    Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne also known as Arthur Orton
    Roger Charles Doughty Tichborne also known as Arthur Orton
    Obituary The Times 2/4/1898
    The Tichborne Claimant
    The Tichborne Claimant
     The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) 
     Mon 4 Apr 1898
    Misc 1947 
    The Post Standard (Syracuse, New York) 
    When Justice Triumphed
    When Justice Triumphed
    The Post Standard (Syracuse, New York)
    When Justice Triumphed
    When Justice Triumphed
    The Post Standard (Syracuse, New York) p2
    Name
    (also known as)
    // 
    Buried Paddington Cemetery, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In an unmarked pauper's grave.
    Person ID I19478  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2016 

    Father George ORTON,   Born:  11 Sep 1790, Aldermanbury, City of London Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  5 Aug 1865, 69 Wapping Street, St George in the East, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary KENT,   Born:  1795/6, Leek, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Jul 1818  Precinct of St Katharine, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George Orton & Mary Kent
    George Orton & Mary Kent
    Parish register
    Family ID F8576  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) 1 Mary Ann BRYANT,   Born:  1846/7, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1865  Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The claimant married as Thomas Castro. See also his re-marriage in 1866.
    Married 1866  Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The claimant re-married Mary Ann Bryant in 1866 as Roger Charles Tichborne.
    Separation Abt 1876 
    Children 
     1. Mary Agnes Teresa TICHBORNE,   Born:  Mar 1866, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1939, Tonbridge District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     2. Roger Joseph Doughty TICHBORNE,   Born:  1867, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     3. James Francis TICHBORNE,   Born:  1868, Alresford, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     4. Henrietta Felicity TICHBORNE,   Born:  1869/70, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F5961  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) 2 Rosina A ENEVER,   Born:  1866, Covent Garden, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  23 Mar 1905, 273 Essex Road, Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lilian TICHBORNE,   Born:  Abt Jul 1886, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  21 Aug 1886, 111 Fourth Avenue, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. George Henry TICHBORNE,   Born:  13 Feb 1888, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  23 Feb 1892, 101 Praed Street, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     3. Guildford Mannering TICHBORNE,   Born:  Abt Oct 1889, Ripon District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  23 Jan 1890, 34 Emily Street, Oldham, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Bertram Talbot TICHBORNE,   Born:  Abt Apr 1891, Chorlton District, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  7 Oct 1891, Empire Hotel, Rockingham Street, Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Family ID F5995  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1834 - Wapping, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 Jun 1834 - Parish Church, St John, Wapping, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 1 Jun 1834 - 69 Wapping Street, St George in the East, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1865 - Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1866 - Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - via Wellington - Sep 1866 - Panama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1871 - 10 Harley Road, Kensington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCriminal - Indicted for felony and misdemeanour - 8 Apr 1872 - Central Criminal Court, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - 13 Jun 1885 - Stephenson Memorial Hall, Corporation Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - On board SS Nevada from Liverpool & Queenstown - 1 Jun 1886 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - 3 Aug 1886 - West Fourteenth Street, New York, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - On boad SS Wyoming - 20 Mar 1888 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - Burnley Advertiser - 15 Aug 1888 - Theatre Royal, Burnley, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - Lecture - 2 Mar 1889 - Gaiety Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - 13 Mar 1889 - The City Music Hall, Fleet Street, Coventry, Warwickshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1891 - Malt Cross, 16 St James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - The Tichborne Claimant - 25 Mar 1893 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - The Tichborne Case - 17 May 1895 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart failure - 1 Apr 1898 - 21 Shouldham Street, Marylebone, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Paddington Cemetery, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Photographs
    The Claimant at the time of Lady Tichborne's recognition. Paris, January 1867
    The Claimant at the time of Lady Tichborne's recognition. Paris, January 1867
    Tichborne claimant (d. 1898), by Maull & Co, early 1870s Copyright ODNB
    Tichborne claimant (d. 1898), by Maull & Co, early 1870s Copyright ODNB

    Family histories
    The Tichborne Claimant, a Victorian Mystery
    The Tichborne Claimant, a Victorian Mystery
    (at the time one of the longest trials in English legal history)


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