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From: Joe Bissett <>
Subject: PIGOTT of Brixton & Dublin, Musicians.
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 19:36:14 -0500

Hi List,

More wonderful information from Chris:

John PIGOTT, b ca 1769 (poss bt Hatfield, near Doncaster, Yks, 5 Nov
1769, son of
Samuel & Elizabeth PYGOTT); Joiner of Wakefield, Yorks, 1794; Cabinet
Maker, 7 Noble St, Clerkenwell, London, 1841; died there, 6 Jan 1854,
aged 84; marr at Hemsworth, Yorks, 19 May 1794, Dorothy PATRICK, daur
of John PATRICK of Hemsworth; she died at 7 Nobel st, Clerkenwell, 29
May 1848, aged 76; issue:

1. George PIGOTT, bt All Saints, Wakefield, 25 Apr 1795; Professor
of Music, St Anne St, Lambeth, 1841 Census; Violinist, teaching &
playing in concerts with the London Philharmonic Society, & in the
orchetra of Her Majesty's Theatre, London; died at 7 Anne's Place,
Holland St, Brixton, 10 Oct 1853; marr Ellen CAPEL, daur of James
Durnford CAPEL, Assistant Cashier, Bank of England; she went to
Australia & died at Balaclava, Vic, 20 Sep 1887, aged 87; issue. See
"B" below.

2. Samuel James PIGOTT, bt Hemsworth, Yks, 26 Nov 1797; in Ireland
before 1823; Professor of Music, 4 Harcourt place, Dublin, 1825;
thereafter at 13 Westmoreland St, Dubllin, 1826-37, & at 112 Grafton
St, Dublin, 1839-51; Cellist, owning for a while the "Piatti" Cello
made by Stradivarius, & played in a concert in Dublin with Franz
LISZT; died Dublin, 17 Jun 1853, buried Mt Jerome Cemetery(M.I.);
marr, by License Bond dated 1823, Mary SALMON; she died Dublin, 18
Feb 1878; issue. See "C" below.

[Samuel & George's families kept in close touch - a daur of each
married a son of the other.]

3. Elizabeth PIGOTT, bt St Mary, Marylebone, London, 23 Jul 1800.

4. Eliza PIGOTT, bt St Andrew, Holborn, 18 Feb 1805.

5. John PIGOTT, bt 10 Jan 1809. Implied that he was a "black sheep,"
or otherwise a "burden."


1. Ellen Capel PIGOTT, b 12 Dec 1822; not with parents, 1841;
enumerated as Visitor with Mrs Harriet MORRIS, Widow, aged 77, at
Wandsworth, 1851 census; died at Brighton, 31 Oct 1886; marr her
Dublin cousin, George William PIGOTT, with issue. See below.

2. George Capel PIGOTT, b 23 May 1824; with parents, 1841; Clerk,
Stock Exchange, 22 East Cottages, Lambeth, 1861 Census; died at 33
Wimpole St, London, 25 Aug 1887, Stock Exchange Clerk.

3. Henry Capel PIGOTT, b Lambeth, 1825; with parents, 1841; sailed
to Melbourne on the ship "Cheapside" dep Gravesend, 19 Mar 1852; arr
Melbourne, Jul 1852; Shipping Broker, Agent, & General Merchant; died
Brighton, Vic, 30 Dec 1918; marr 1stly, Vic, 1854, Jane LYON; she
died 1883, aged 53; issue:
i. John PIGOTT.
ii. Julia, b & d Collingwood, 1856, infant.
iii. Ellen, b & d St Kilda, 1857, inf.
iv. Arthur Henry Wellesley, b Elsternwick, 1860; d there, 1862, inf.
v. Henry, b & d Elsternwick, 1862.
vi. Kate Maud, b Elsternwick, 1862; d Collingwood, 1883, aged 19.
vii. Ethel Mary, b Brighton, 1869; d Vic, 1880, aged 10.
Henry marr 2ndly, 1886, Maria, widow of Robert Cooper BAGGOT; she
prob died South Yarra, 1928, aged 81, daur of John GREGORY by Cecilia

4. James Frederick PIGOTT, bt Kennington St Mark, 15 Aug 1827; not
with parents, 1841; no further particulars, perhaps died young?

5. Louis John PIGOTT, b Brixton, 21 Apr 1829, as Lawrence, with
parents, 1841;
Secretary & Manager to his uncle Samuel in Dublin; went to Melbourne
with his brother, 1852. See "D" below.

6. Edward Sayers PIGOTT, bt Kennington St Mark, 4 Mar 1831; not with
parents, 1841; went to Melbourne with his brothers, 1852; apparently
returned to England; marr Eliza Mary Ann SAUNDERS; no further particulars.

7. Mary Elizabeth PIGOTT, bt Kennington St Mark, 15 May 1833; not
with parents, 1841; with her eldest sister, at the house of Mrs
Harriet MORRIS, 1851; went to Victoria; died St Kilda, Vic, 16 Dec
1918; marr 1stly, Vic, 1863, Thomas CHEW; he died Vic, 1868, aged 33; issue:
i. Florence Agnes Capel CHEW, b Fitzroy, Vic, 1864.
ii. Mary Elizabeth, b Emerald Hill, 1868; d 1869, inf.
Mary marr 2ndly, Brighton, Vic, 1874, Robert GUDEMANN,
Under-Treasurer of Victoria; he died St Kilda, 1897, aged 72 (b Germany).

8. Frances Anne PIGOTT, bt Kennington St Mark, 17 Jun 1835; with
parents, 1841; n.f.p.

9. Emily Agnes PIGOTT, b 2 Sep 1837, bt Kennington St Mark; with
parents, 1841; went to Victoria; died Hawthorn, Vic, 1915; marr Vic,
3 Jul 1868, David SPANKIE.

10. Alfred Samuel PIGOTT, bt Kennington St Mark, 29 Apr 1840; with
parents, 1841; East India Merchant, The Guild, London Rd, Stevenage,
Herts, 1881 Census, with wife & 5 ch'n; died at 48 Byrne Rd, Balham,
1 Feb 1902; marr St Peter's, Dublin, 20 Jan 1870, his Dublin cousin,
Louisa Adelaide PIGOTT; issue:
i. Harold Chetwynd PIGOTT, bt St Anne's, Lambeth, 28 Jan 1872;
with parents, 1881.
ii. Olive Mary PIGOTT, b Islington, ca 1873; aged 7, with
parents, 1881; died 1961; poss marr Mr GLOVER.
iii. Alfred Guy PIGOTT, bur Feb 1875, family vault, West Norwood Cemetery.
iv. Henry PIGOTT; not with parents, 1881.
v. Zoe PIGOTT, b Islington; aged 4, with parents, 1881.
vi. Aida PIGOTT, b Stevenage; aged 1, with parents, 1881.
vii. Rupert E. PIGOTT, b Stevenage; aged 1, with parents, 1881;
informed his father's death, 1902, same res; poss died at Barnet,
1925; poss marr there, 1914, Miss SMITH.


1. Sydney PIGOTT, b ca 1824; marr St Andrew's, Dublin, 20 Sep 1851,
William ACHESON; issue - Bertie ACHESON.

2. George William PIGOTT, b 1825; Civil Service; went to Warws,
England; died Warwick Lodge, Church Hill, Leamington, Warws, 18 Aug
1908; marr 1stly, his 1st cousin, Ellen Capel PIGOTT; issue:
i. Arthur Walter PIGOTT, b Rathfarnam, Co Dublin, 1856; Engineer;
emigrated to Qld, on the ship "Loch Lomond" ca 1884; Senior Engineer,
Qld Railways; resided Ipswich, then Corinda, Qld; died Corinda, 14
Aug 1921; marr Isabella SURTEES; she died Qld, 19 Jul 1917; issue:
a. Ernest PIGOTT; died 1884, perhaps in Glasgow.
b. George Reginald, b Qld, 7 Nov 1884; died 1966; marr Qld, 5
Jun 1913, Abina Aileen CARROLL; issue - Isobel, George & Gerald.
c. Mildred Ellen, b Qld, 17 Jan 1886; marr Brisbane, 31 Dec
1910, Victor Adolph
NICHOLLS; issue - Iris, Geoffrey, Victoria, Etty, Lloyd, Daphne & Ian.
d. Mabel Isabel Capel, b Qld, 12 Sep 1888; d 12 Mar 1889; inf.
e. Ruby Mary Capel, b Qld, 11 Nov 1889; d 24 Aug 1916, unmarr.
f. Ethel Muriel Capel, b Qld, 10 Aug 1891; marr Qld, 13 Aug
1921, Stewart FERGUSON.
g. Emily Gertrude Capel, b Qld, 11 Sep 1892; died Corinda, 22
Jun 1953; unmarr.
h. Dorothy Maude Capel, b Qld, 3 Jul 1894; marr Brisbane, 6 may
1925, Leslie George COLENSO; issue.
j. Olive May Capel, b Qld, 25 Mar 1896.
k. Gladys Lillian Capel, b Qld, 5 Aug 1898; d 5 Apr 1890; inf.
m. John Edward Capel, b Qld, 5 May 1903.
ii. (?) Ernest Capel PIGOTT; bur Samuel PIGOTT's vault, Mt Jerome
Cemetery, Dublin, 1863, aged 2.
iii. a child, b Rathmines, 2 Jun 1865 (Freeman's Journal Birth
notice); probably Ethel M.C. PIGOTT, enumerated at Clara SEARLE's
Boarding School, Claremount, Harold Rd, Margate, Kent, 1881 Census,
as Scholar, 15, b Dublin.
George marr 2ndly, Mrs Elizabeth Ann WINTOUR.

3. Henrietta Alice, b 1833; marr 1stly, Joseph CHANNERY; she marr 2ndly, at
Rathmines, Dublin, 8 Aug 1867, Albert West FRANKLIN.

4. Phillip Reginald PIGOTT; M.A., Trinity College, Dublin, 1865;
Barrister, 4 Harcourt St, Dublin, 1880; enumerated at Cheltenham,
Gloucs, 1901 Census, as Retired Barrister, Widower, 61; died at
Bordighera, Italy, 17 Mar 1910, late of 75 Elgin Cr, Notting Hill,
Msx; marr 1stly, Monkstown Church, Co Dublin, 10 Jun 1865, Mary, only
daur of Denis O'CONNOR, Esq, J.P.; they lived 5 years in Nice, then
settled at 12 Addison St, London; she died 1897; issue 3 sons & 5
daurs (I may have details of these in paper files - will look for
them); he marr 2ndly, Beatrice E. THEOBALD; she proved his will as
the widow, s.p.

5. Louisa Adelaide, b Dublin, 1837; marr Dublin, 20 Jan 1870, her
1st cousin, Alfred Samuel PIGOTT, East India Merchant, who died at
Balham, 1902; issue. See above.

6. John Alfred PIGOTT, b Dublin, 1839; took over his father's music
selling & musical instument business in Grafton St; died 1916; marr
Leontine Honoria RYAN; she died 1914; issue:
i. Charles Edward Allison PIGOTT, b South Dublin, 1869; died
1943; marr Dublin, 1897, Elizabeth CALLOW; issue:
a. Gladys Leontine PIGOTT, b 1898; Registered Nurse; Colonial
Nursing Service, at Gibraltar, 1925, & at Singapore, 1930; marr
Singapore, Lewis LEASK, R.N.; evacuated hurriedly from there, 1942;
Chairman, Pigott & Coy, Dublin, 1952 (?), & after 1967, of McCullogh
& Pigott, Dublin.
b. Robert Chetwynd PIGOTT, b 1900; Gov't Agriculture Officer,
Rhodesia; retired 1975; marr with issue 2 sons - Robert Loy Chetwynd,
b 1927, marr Bulawayo, Miss BLIGH-HALL, with 1 s & 1 d; & John, b
1930, marr Anne HUNT, with issue.
c. Ian Bertram PIGOTT, b 17 May 1902; marr 1925, Florence
DIXON; issue - a daur Joan Yvonne, marr Durban 1948, Norman TYNER,
with issue 3 ch'n.
ii. Bertram Wilson PIGOTT, b South Dublin, 1871; Army Captain;
res Tullamaine, Upper Leeson St, Dublin, 1901; marr Ellen MANSFIELD
of Nottingham; issue:
a. Sheila PIGOTT; living Wilts, 1974.
b. John Michael PIGOTT; Manager, Mansfield's (presumably a
family firm of his
mother's family); marr Christian INGLIS; issue a son Simon, b 1938.
iii. Florence Sydney PIGOTT, b South Dublin, 1873; died 1938;
marr in Dublin, John NUNN, Barrister; he died 1921, s.p.
iv. Eleanor Leontine PIGOTT, b South Dublin, 1878; Chairman of
Pigott & Coy, after her father's death, 1951; died Dublin, 26 Apr
1961, & buried Mt Jerome Cemetery, Dublin; marr 1922, William
Morrison GIBB; Army Major; he died 17 Aug 1961, Mt Jerome (M.I.),
s.p.. See next below.

7. Albert James, b Dublin, 20 Apr 1841; d Dublin, 4 Oct 1880; marr Ellen TUITE.



Louis John PIGOTT, b Brixton, 21 Apr 1829; arr Melbourne with his
brothers, Jul 1852; died St Kilda, 10 Dec 1881; marr Melbourne, 28
Nov 1856, Eliza Jane FOX; she died Malvern, Vic, 29 Jul 1907, aged
67, daur of Peter FOX by Mary Ann PASH; issue:

1. Emily PIGOTT, b Collingwood, 1858; died Melbourne East, 1891,
aged 33; unmarr.

2. Louis James Fitzgerald, b Fitzroy, 1859; educ Rugby School, 1873,
then Melbourne Grammar; Barrister; died Toorak, 1936, aged 77; marr
Vic, 1897, Hester Ada MORRISON; she died Prahran, 1942, aged 74, daur
of Alexander MORRISON by Christian FRASER; issue:
i. Helen Fraser PIGOTT, b Armadale, Vic, 1899; marr Vic, 1924, Dr
George A.D.
ii. Alison Kate, b Armadale, 1907; marr Vic, 1932, Alexander
Austin GRAHAM.

3. Edgar Fox, b St Kilda, 2 Apr 1861; educ Weymouth School, then
Melbourne Grammar; Sheep & Cattle Station Manager; Produce Merchant,
Broome, W.A., 1913; res Mentone, Vic, 1921; died there, 27 Feb 1928;
marr Vic, 1897, Cecilia Susan McFARLANE; she died Camberwell, Vic, 6
Dec 1946, aged 75; issue:
i. Jack Herbert PIGOTT, b Brighton, 28 Feb 1898; Victorian Govt
Railways; Marine Chief Engineer; Lt Com'r, R.A.N; died Sydney, 19 Feb
1975; marr 1947, Joan SAMUELS; issue - Victor PIGOTT, b 11 Sep 1964.
ii. Nancy Cecily, b Essendon, 19 JAn 1901; d 1970; marr Vic,
1926, Harold Webster SETTLE; issue - William SETTLE.
iii. Frank Edgar, b Essendon, 21 Sep 1906; Sheep Station Manager;
served W.W.2; died Woodstock, N.S.W., 1 May 1969; marr Nov 1943,
Margaret PIKE; issue - Susan PIGOTT, marr John CHIDLEIGH.
iv. Margery Lillian, b Cheltenham, 29 May 1908.

4. Percy Bower PIGOTT, b St Kilda, 17 Jul 1863; worked for his
uncles; Secretary, Mount Morgan Mining Coy; died 4 Feb 1923; marr St
Kilda, 1888, Florence Isobel NASH; she d St Kilda, 1957, aged 87; issue:
i. Kate PIGOTT, b St Kilda, 1889; d Carlton, 1976; marr Vic,
1919, Alan BROATCH.
ii. Percy Ivan, b St Kilda, 1891; killed in a railway accident,
E. Melbourne, 1915.
iii. Lorna Beatrice, b St Kilda, 1895; d Prahran, 1903.
iv. Stella Hope, b St Kilda, 1904.
v. Marjorie Isobel, b Prahran, 1909; died same year, inf.

5. Lillian Jane PIGOTT, b St Kilda, 1865; marr 1901, Norman Stuart
GUTHRIE; he died W.A., of T.B.

6. Sydney Capel, b St Kilda, 25 Apr 1867; educ Melbourne Grammar;
Victoria Treasury, 1884; Fremantle, W.A., 1890; Broome, 1890; Pearler
in Broome; went to the U.K., 1914, & set up business there as a pearl
trader; died at Hove, nr Brighton, England, 29 Apr 1927; marr 1stly,
Melbourne, 1900, Jane, widow of Richard SKAMP; she drowned in the
loss of the ship "Koombana" in a cyclone, on Broken Reef, 21 Mar
1912; marr 2ndly, on his voyage to England, Meg ROBERTSON-SMITH; issue:
i. Stanley Capel PIGOTT, b Bournemouth, 21 Aug 1918; Major,
W.W.2; marr Alix WHITNEY; issue - Timothy Robert Capel PIGOTT, b
1948, Solicitor in London.

7. Stanley Pash PIGOTT, b St Kilda, 15 MAy 1870; State Bank of
Victoria; went to
Broome, 1901; Store Manager, Broome; Secretary, Pealer's Association;
marr Melbourne, 1901, Ethel Elizabeth Bowden SKAMP; she died Subiaco,
W.A., 28 Feb 1965; issue:
i. Ethel Joan PIGOT, b Malvern, Vic, 1902; Nurse; marr Johh MAYHEW; issue.
ii. Eleanor Bowden, b Claremont, W.A., 1903; d 1927; marr 1925,
Arthur Streeter MALE, of Broome.
iii. Richard Louis PIGOTT, b Broome, 1906; marr 1946, Phyllis
PERRY; s.p. He was the Louis with whom I corresponded in the 1980s -
most of these details came from him.
iv. Sydney Laurence, b Broome, 1911; marr Melbourne, 1936, Jessie
Chalmers HALLIGAN; issue.

8. Lionel Chetwynd, b St Kilda, 21 Jul 1872; went to Flinders,
Fremantle & Broome; died Caulfield, Vic, 1937; marr Vic, 1902,
Margaret Elizabeth BRADLEY; s.p.

Joe Bissett, PIGGOTT/CUMMISKEY List Administrator/Rootsweb

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