Sir Joseph William Chitty (1828-1899) (continued)

3. Herbert, born 1863 Jan 12, died 1949 Dec 28. [Not b. Jan 13 as stated in reference books. That was the date of his juvenile birthday party, to be distinct from brother Joseph's on the 11th. Herbert was surprised to learn true date when he obtained a Birth Certificate, when over 60. - CC]; educated Winchester, Balliol, Inner Temple; barrister; Bursar and Steward of College Manors, Winchester College; F.S.A.; antiquary and genealogist. At Oxford (1882-6), 1st Cl. Mods and 3rd Cl. Lit.Hum., M.A. 1889; in University Association Football XI 1885-6 and won Fives and Lawn Tennis Doubles; also in College Football and Cricket XI's. Barrister, Inner Temple, 1889, secretary 1903. He married 1890 Aug 9 Mabel Agatha BRADBY, born 1865 May 2, died 1944 Jul 10, daughter of the Rev Edward Henry BRADBY, D.D., Headmaster of Haileybury, and had issue:

i. Christopher, b.1893 Jun 18, d.1953; educated Westminster and Balliol, B.A. 1919, M.A. 1922; ordained; Rector of Scunthorpe and Kessingland, Norfolk; retired 1952 on medical grounds and subsequently lived mainly at the West Park Hotel, St Andrews, Fife; was a member of the Society of Genealogists. Married and had issue a daughter who was brought up by her maternal grandparents at Dundee (CC's letter of 1952 Sep 4).

ii. Letitia, b.1897 Jul 15; educated privately and at Newnham; maths Pt I Cl.II 1917, Med.Sci. Cl.I 1921, M.A.; govt. research, engineering maths, Cambridge, 1926-34; research assistant City and Guilds (Engin.), Imperial College, London, 1934: FRAeS; AMICE 1917; first woman member, tech. committee, and member research committee, to review designs, Arch. dams, 1958. For publications, see 'The Newnham Register'.

iii. Patience Penelope, b.1904 Apr 1; married 1924 Sep 13 Ronald Sutherland Brook SINCLAIR, who died 1953, Vicar of Ashford, Kent, Rector of Buckland, Dover. They had issue.

4. Jessie Elizabeth, born 1866 Jun 29, died 1950 Jun 6.

5. Helen Louisa, born 1870 Mch 24, died 1895 Sep 12.

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