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Guide to the Willis Fleming Collection

NRA reference 44732


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Photograph of John Brown Willis Fleming

Added to WFC Guide on January 21, 2013
Studio photograph of John Brown Willis Fleming (1815-1872), eldest son of John Willis Fleming and Christopheria Buchanan. The photograph is not dated.
An over-painted photograph of Christopheria, Lady Downes (1799-1860). Christopheria Buchanan married firstly John Willis Fleming (1781-1844) in 1813, by whom she had eight children. She married secondly Ulysses de Burgh (1788-1863), Lord Downes in 1846. The photograph is not dated.
A studio portrait of Lord Downes (1788-1863) by Camille Silvy, taken on 17 October 1860, the day before his second wife's death. Downes had married Christopheria Willis Fleming (1799-1860), widow of John Willis Fleming (1781-1844), on 4 August 1846.

Carte de visite photograph of Honoria Willis Fleming, 1872

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Added to WFC Guide on March 24, 2012
A studio photograph of Honoria Willis Fleming (1852-1917) aged 19, that was taken in September 1872 by Frederic Charles Bird of Bath. It is captioned in a contemporary hand as 'Miss Willis Fleming', and on the reverse is written 'Nora Willis-Fleming'. Honoria was born at North Stoneham House on 3 October 1852, the fourth daughter of Thomas and Henrietta Willis Fleming. By the time of the photograph, the family were living at 1 Camden Crescent, Bath. In 1886, Honoria married the solicitor Christopher Coleman Gill (1865-1941), a son of the Bath architect John Elkington Gill (d. 1874). Honoria had no children, and died in 1917.