Charles Christian1

M, #119071, b. 18 July 1762, d. 1822
Last Edited=7 Nov 2007
     Charles Christian was baptised on 18 July 1762 at Moreland Close, Brigham, Cumberland, England.2 He was the son of Charles Christian and Ann Dixon.1 He died in 1822.3
     He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.).2 Entered the medical profession, and in 1780 joined the West Yorkshire Regiment as Assistant Surgeon. After three years, he studied again in Edinburh, qualified as a surgeon, and acted as such on the ship "Middlesex". Captured by a French privateer, he was sent to Oporto, where a merchant captain gave him passage to England. In 1808, he joined his mother in Douglas, Isle of Man.4

Citations

  1. [S1073] Robin F. Balfour, "re: Admiral Arthur Christian," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 7 April 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Admiral Arthur Christian."
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 99. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  3. [S64] Glynn Christian, Fragile Paradise: The discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer, 2nd ed. (U.S.A.: Bounty Books, 2005), page xiv-xv. Hereinafter cited as Fragile Paradise.
  4. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Fletcher Christian1

M, #119072, b. 25 September 1764, d. 20 September 1793
Last Edited=19 Nov 2011
Fletcher Christian 2
     Fletcher Christian was born on 25 September 1764 at Moreland Close, Brigham, Cumberland, England.3 He was baptised on 25 September 1764 at Brigham Church, Brigham, Cumberland, England.4 He was the son of Charles Christian and Ann Dixon.4 He married Mauatua (?) on 16 June 1789 at Tahiti.5 He died on 20 September 1793 at age 28 at Pitcairn Island, supposedly murdered by four Tahitian natives who had accompanied the mutineers to Pitcairn Island.1
     He was educated in 1773 at Cockermouth Grammar School, Cockermouth, Cumberland, England.1 He gained the rank of Master's Mate in 1787 in the service of the Royal Navy, on board H.M.A.V. Bounty.6 On 28 October 1788 he lead the infamous mutiny, taking over the Bounty, and sailing it back to Tahiti, and then on to Pitcairn Island.6 He was named for his great-grandfather, Jacob Fletcher, a member of the Fletchers of Cockermouth Hall.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.6
     

Children of Fletcher Christian and Mauatua (?)

Citations

  1. [S1073] Robin F. Balfour, "re: Admiral Arthur Christian," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 7 April 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Admiral Arthur Christian."
  2. [S3504] Fred Olsen, "re: Olsen Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 15 January 2009 - 13 May 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Olsen Family."
  3. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  4. [S64] Glynn Christian, Fragile Paradise: The discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer, 2nd ed. (U.S.A.: Bounty Books, 2005), page 11. Hereinafter cited as Fragile Paradise.
  5. [S126] George Snell, online unknown url, George Snell (No longer available online), downloaded 29 August 2005.
  6. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Christian, Fletcher, fl. 1789". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  7. [S64] Glynn Christian, Fragile Paradise, page xiv-xv.
  8. [S74] Robert Nicolson, The Pitcairners (Auckland, New Zealand: Pasifika Press, 1997), page 220. Hereinafter cited as The Pitcairners.
  9. [S74] Robert Nicolson, The Pitcairners, page 221.

Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester1

M, #119073, b. 1 September 1611
Last Edited=10 Mar 2011
     Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester was born on 1 September 1611.1 He was the son of Edward Chichester, 1st Viscount Chichester of Carrickfergus and Anne Coplestone.1 He married Elizabeth Fisher, daughter of Sir Edward Fisher.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester and Elizabeth Fisher

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1158. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Elizabeth Fisher1

F, #119074
Last Edited=8 Nov 2007
     Elizabeth Fisher is the daughter of Sir Edward Fisher.1 She married Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester, son of Edward Chichester, 1st Viscount Chichester of Carrickfergus and Anne Coplestone.1
      Her married name became Chichester.1

Children of Elizabeth Fisher and Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1158. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Edward Chichester1

M, #119075, d. 1673
Last Edited=8 Nov 2007
     Edward Chichester was the son of Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester and Elizabeth Fisher.1 He married Agnes Bulkeley, daughter of Reverend William Bulkeley.1 He died in 1673, without issue.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1158. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


John Chichester1

M, #119076
Last Edited=8 Nov 2007
     John Chichester is the son of Lt.-Col. Edward Chichester and Elizabeth Fisher.1
     He held the office of High Sheriff of County Wexford in 1701.1 In 1711 he sold the manor of Chichester to James Stopford, father of the 1st Earl of Courtown.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1158. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thomas Chichester1

M, #119077
Last Edited=8 Nov 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Thomas Chichester is the son of Sir John Chichester and Gertrude Courtenay.1
      King James I granted him lands in Wicklow.1 On 8 December 1610 he had a grant of 1,000 acres of Rathdonnell, County Donegal.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1158. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Eleanor Chichester1

F, #119078
Last Edited=8 Nov 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Eleanor Chichester is the daughter of Sir John Chichester and Gertrude Courtenay.1 She married Sir Arthur Bassett.1
      Her married name became Bassett.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1473. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mauatua (?)1

F, #119079, b. before 1764, d. 14 September 1841
Last Edited=16 Apr 2006
     Mauatua (?) was born before 1764 at Tahiti.1 She married, firstly, Fletcher Christian, son of Charles Christian and Ann Dixon, on 16 June 1789 at Tahiti.2 She died on 14 September 1841 at Pitcairn Island.1
      Mauatua (?) also went by the nick-name of Mainmast (?).1 She was also known as Maimiti (?).3 She was also known as Isabella (?).4 From 16 June 1789, her married name became Christian.2 She and Edward Young were associated at Pitcairn Island.1

Children of Mauatua (?) and Fletcher Christian

Children of Mauatua (?) and Edward Young

Citations

  1. [S64] Glynn Christian, Fragile Paradise: The discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer, 2nd ed. (U.S.A.: Bounty Books, 2005), page 424. Hereinafter cited as Fragile Paradise.
  2. [S126] George Snell, online unknown url, George Snell (No longer available online), downloaded 29 August 2005.
  3. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  4. [S1073] Robin F. Balfour, "re: Admiral Arthur Christian," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 7 April 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Admiral Arthur Christian."
  5. [S74] Robert Nicolson, The Pitcairners (Auckland, New Zealand: Pasifika Press, 1997), page 220. Hereinafter cited as The Pitcairners.
  6. [S74] Robert Nicolson, The Pitcairners, page 221.

Thursday October Christian1

M, #119080, b. 7 October 1790, d. 21 April 1831
Last Edited=19 Nov 2011
Thursday October Christian 2
     Thursday October Christian was born on 7 October 1790 at Pitcairn Island.3,1 He was the son of Fletcher Christian and Mauatua (?).4,1 He married Teraura (?) circa 1805 at Pitcairn Island.4 He died on 21 April 1831 at age 40 at Tahiti.3,1
     He had an athletic figure, and was quaintly attired in a vest without sleeves and trousers to the knee. He wore a hat jauntily decked with black cock's feathers. He had a dark complexion, with jet black hair flowing down his shoulders. (Description by Captain Pipon after first sighting him). When he was married to Teraura, the ceremony was carried out with a ring belonging to Ned Young.5

Children of Thursday October Christian and Teraura (?)

Citations

  1. [S64] Glynn Christian, Fragile Paradise: The discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer, 2nd ed. (U.S.A.: Bounty Books, 2005), page xiv-xv. Hereinafter cited as Fragile Paradise.
  2. [S3504] Fred Olsen, "re: Olsen Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 15 January 2009 - 13 May 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Olsen Family."
  3. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  4. [S74] Robert Nicolson, The Pitcairners (Auckland, New Zealand: Pasifika Press, 1997), page 220. Hereinafter cited as The Pitcairners.
  5. [S126] George Snell, online unknown url, George Snell (No longer available online), downloaded 29 August 2005.
  6. [S1073] Robin F. Balfour, "re: Admiral Arthur Christian," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 7 April 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Admiral Arthur Christian."