James Mote1

M, #319, b. 1795, d. before 1881
FatherJames Mote b. 12 Jun 1763
MotherMary Smith b. s 1763, d. c 1837
RelationshipsUncle of Edward Mote
Son of James Mote
Birthcirca 1795England, based on his age of 46 in the 1841 census
Birth1795St Johns, Surrey, England1
Birth1795St Johns Horsleydowns, England2
Marriagebefore 1821England, Based on the age of his eldest child
Marriage26 August 1843England1
Deathbefore 1881The death of his wife as listed in the Times shows that she was a widow in 1890. He does not appear in the 1881 census and his son is shown as head of the household3
(Witness) WillJames Mote witnessed the will of Mary Smith on 31 October 1835; This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Mote of No 8 Crosby Row King Street Southwark in the County of Surry ......all my just debts burrial and testamentary expences to be fully paid and satisfied and subject hereto I give and bequeath all my right title .....and interest in the salve Business called Smith Black Salve and which I derived from my late Sister Ann Smith and all my stocks in the funds and all my household furniture plate linen china and all the Rest and Residue of my Personal Estate and Effects of what nature or kind the same may consist at the time of my decease unto my dear Daughter Mary Ann Lotsom Mote to hold unto my said Daughter her executors ad..ors and assigns to and for her and their ?now absolute use and benefit and I do hereby constitute and appoint my said daughter sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this thirty first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five. Mary Mote / seal / signed / published and declared by the said Testatrist? Mary Mote as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses Jas. Mote 21 Penton Place Pentonville Edwd. Mote 14 Union Street Borough //

PROVED at London 22nd June 1837 before the worshipful John Daubtuy?? Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of Mary Ann Lettsom / in the Will written Lotsom Mote Spinster the Daughter the sole executrix to whom ....... was granted ................................. to administer.//. 
CensusJames Mote appeared on the census of 1841 at 21 Penton Place, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.4 
CensusHe and Martha Falkner appeared on the census of 1851 at 21 Penton Place, Finsbury, Middlesex, England; Hannah Johnson, a domestic servant, was also in the household.2 
OccupationJames Mote was a Solicitors Managing Clerk from 1851 to 1861.1,2 
CensusHe and Martha Falkner appeared on the census of 1861 at 5 Hemingford Cottages, Finsbury, London, England.1 
OccupationJames Mote was a Solicitor's Clerk in 1871.6 
CensusHe and Martha Falkner appeared on the census of 1871 at 51 Hemingford Road, Thornhill, Finsbury, England.6 

Family 1

Unknown Unknown

Family 2

Martha Falkner b. circa 1803, d. 14 October 1890
ChartsDescendant Chart - James Mote b. say 1775
Last Edited25 Jun 2006


  1. [S10] 1861 London Census.
  2. [S73] 1851 Census Record.
  3. [S21] The Times, The Times, Thursday, Oct 16, 1890; pg. 1; Issue 33144; col A; Category: Deaths (his wife's death).
  4. [S19] 1841 London Census, HO 107 / 662 / 6 page 25.
  5. [S11] Unknown subject, 1851 Post Office Street Directory - London.
  6. [S17] 1871 England Census.