TITTERTON, John Allan Pershouse

1830 - 1914

Born in the City of London on 23 May 1830, and baptised at St Pancras Old Church, London on 27 November 1834, son of John Titterton, army pensioner and governor of Peterborough gaol, and his wife Ann Elizabeth née Boulton, who married at St Leonards, Shoreditch, London on 25 August 1829. Educated at St Mary, Atkinson Place School, Lambeth in London and became a printer but by 1855 was a photographer at Spalding, Lincolnshire. He married at Ely St Mary church on 14 September 1858, Hannah King (1829-1877) and secondly at Brentford, Middlesex in 1978, Elizabeth Jane (1857-1957), daughter of Frederick Bradney Titterton. In 1881, a 49[sic] year old photographer and artist living at St Mary's Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire with his 35[sic] year old wife Elizabeth and newly born son John Frederick and in 1882 they had a daughter Elizabeth Clara. He exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Ely in 1882 an oil 'The Decoyman's Hut, Daybreak-Fowl Coming in'. In 1911, an 80 year old 'journalist' living at 1 Lynfield Terrace, Ely, Cambridgeshire with his 53 year old wife Elizabeth and 29 year old daughter Elizabeth Clara, a typist. John died at Ely in July 1914, aged 84. His second wife Elizabeth died at Ely in 1957, aged 99, she was born in 1857 and baptised at St Pancras on 24 January 1858.