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Hugh Benjamin Cotton
Male 1871 - 1895


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  • Birth  17 May 1871  London (Paddington), Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Place from UK 1891 census.
      Date from LDS IGI Individual Record for Hugh Benjamin Cotton, son of Henry Cotton and Clemence Elizabeth. Oxford Men, 1880-1892 (ancestry.com) gives birth date as 11 May 1871.
      Birth notice in The Times, 18 May 1871, p. 1, reads: On the 17th May, at 10, Sussex-square, the wife of HENRY COTTON, Esq., Q.C., of a son.
    Christened  15 Jun 1871  London (Paddington), Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Christened at Saint James, Paddington. Date and place from LDS IGI Individual Record for Hugh Benjamin Cotton.
    Gender  Male 
    Education  Bef 1890  Eton, Buckingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eton College 
    • From Oxford Men, 1880-1892 (ancestry.com).
    Education  14 Oct 1890  Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Magdalen College, Oxford University 14 Oct 1890-after 1892 
    • From Oxford Men, 1880-1892 (ancestry.com).
    Census  5 Apr 1891  Trotton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    UK 
    • as Hugh Benjamin Cotton / Son / age 19 / occupation Student / birthplace London Paddington / living at Forest Mere, Trotton (Milland), with father Henry Cotton, brother Henry Streatfeild Cotton, sister Edith Mary Cotton, 7 servants.
    Died  22 Oct 1895  Davos-Platz, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice in The Times, 23 October 1895, p. 1, reads: COTTON.---On the 22nd Oct., at Davos Platz, HUGH BENJAMIN COTTON, late of Magdalen Coll., Oxford, youngest son of the late Sir Henry Cotton, aged 24.
      Death notice in The Annual Register for the Year 1895, p. 210, reads: On the 23rd, at Davos-Platz, Switzerland, aged 24, Henry Benjamin Cotton, son of Right Hon. Sir Henry Cotton. Educated at Eton and at Magdalen College, Oxford; rowed bow in the University eight, 1892, 1893, and 1894.
    Will proved  21 Nov 1895  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941 (ancestry.com) gives: 1895. / COTTON Hugh Benjamin of Magdalen college Oxford died 22 October 1895 at the Hotel and Pension d'Angleterre Davoz Platz Switzerland Probate London 21 November to Alfred Ernest Cotton and Reginald Brodie Dyke Acland barristers-at-law Effects £10980 7s. 5d.
    _UID  0853525F7CFD41B296DE1F55DA400BB1363B 
    Person ID  I7548  Halhed Genealogy
    Last Modified  26 Dec 2010 

    Father  Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Cotton, Q.C.,   b. 20 May 1821, Leytonstone, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1892, Forest Mere nr Liphook, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Clemence Elizabeth Streatfeild,   b. 14 Jul 1831, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1891, London (Paddington), Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Aug 1853  Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2961  Group Sheet