Frederick Man was born on 22 September 1825, at 18 Chester Place, Kennington, Lambeth, Surrey, the son of Edward and Georgiana (Desborough) Man. He was baptized on 4 October 1825 at St. Mary-at-Lambeth, Lambeth, Surrey.
He married (1) Elizabeth Emily Dumas on 10 September 1857 in Holy Trinity Church, Clapham Common North Side.
Elizabeth (Dumas) Man died in 1864 and Frederick next married Emma Harriet Trollope on 4 October 1866 at St. Mary, Wimbledon, Surrey.
Frederick died on 30 January 1897 at Copehurst, The Avenue, Beckenham, Kent. He was buried on 3 February 1897 at St. George, Beckenham.
Elizabeth Emily Dumas was born 28 January 1835 in Clapham Common, Surrey, the daughter of Henry John Philip Dumas (1794-1843) and Elisa Sowerby, and was baptized on 13 June at Holy Trinity, Clapham Common North Side. Elizabeth Emily died on 25 March 1864 at 5 Cavendish Terrace, Clapham, Surrey and was buried at Clapham Common Cemetery.
Emma Harriet Trollope was born 1831, the daughter of George Trollope and Mary Mann, and she died on 25 July 1913 at Copehurst, The Avenue, Beckenham, Kent and was buried 26 July at St. George’s, Beckenham.
Frederick and Elizabeth belong to Generation Five; their children belong to Generation Six and are:
- CHARLES DESBOROUGH
- MARGARET EMILY
- FREDERICK HENRY DUMAS
- EDWARD KIRKNESS
- UNNAMED MAN (died at birth)
[References: Frederick’s birth – Family bible; his baptism – FHL Film # 1041527; his first marriage – FHL Film # 0307720; his second marriage – FHL Film # 0991781; his death – copy of his death certificate; his burial – from index prepared by North West Kent FHS; Elizabeth’s birth – Family bible; her baptism – FHL Film # 0307718; her death – Tim Dumas letter; Emma’s death – Tim Dumas letter; her burial – from index prepared by NWKFHS.]
Notes: Frederick and Emily lived at Clapham in Surrey from 1857 to 1866. Frederick and Emma lived at Copehurst, Beckenham, Kent from 1866 until their deaths.
On the 1861 census Frederick (a ‘colonial broker’), wife Emily, son Charles, daughter Margaret, and three servants (cook, nurse, house maid) are living at No. 10 The Crescent, Clapham in Surrey.
The family has been found on the 1871 census living at Copehurst, Beckenham in Kent. Frederick is aged 45, a Colonial Broker, his wife Emma Harriet is aged 39. Children: Margaret Emily aged 11 (scholar), Fredrick H. Dumas, aged 9 (scholar), and Edward Kikness Man aged 8 (scholar), and three servants: a cook, a housemaid and a lady’s maid.
On the 1881 census Frederick Man, his wife Emma Harriet, and their daughter Margaret Emily are living at still at Copehurst. The family consists of Frederick Man, his wife Emma Harriet, and their daughter Margaret Emily.
On the 1881, the son Edward Kirkness Man is a student at Haileybury, Great Amwell, Hertfordshire. So far it has not so far been possible to locate Charles Desborough or Frederick Henry Dumas Man.
The 1891 Census:
A summary of the history of the MAN group founded by Frederick and his brother Edward Desborough that appeared in the journal West Africa (2000) can be accessed HERE (<— two pages PDF).