George Tennant of Cadoxton, Esq.
(Abt 1765-1832)
Margaret Elizabeth Beetson
(Abt 1771-1850)
Henry Theodosius Browne Collier, Adm. R.N.
(Abt 1780-1872)
Harriet Nicholas
Charles Tennant of Whitehall, Esq.
Gertrude Barbara Rich Collier
Dorothy Tennant


Family Links

1. Henry Morton Stanley

  • Denzil Morton Stanley
2. Henry Jones Curtis

Dorothy Tennant

  • Born: 22 Mar 1855, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, England 1
  • Christened: 1 May 1855, St. George, Bloomsbury, London, England 1
  • Married (1): 12 Jul 1890, Westminster Abbey, London, England 2
  • Married (2): 21 Mar 1907, All Souls Church, Langham Place, St. Marylebone, London, England 3
  • Died: 5 Oct 1926, 2 Richmond Terrace, Whitehall, Middlesex, England 4 5

  Research Notes:

Dorothy daughter of Charles Tennant of Russell Square, solicitor, and Gertrude Barbara Rich (baptismal record)


At the time of the 1881 England Census Dorothy Tennant, aged 23, born in London Middlesex, painter (artist), was with her widowed mother at 2 Richmond Terrace, St. Margaret's London.

At the time of the 1901 England Census Dorothy Stanley, aged 42, born in Bloomsbury, married, and son Denzil M. Stanley (5) of London, were with Dorothy's widowed mother at 2 Richmond Terrace, St. Margaret & St. John London.


Dorothy Curtis died aged 70 years. 4


Dorothy Curtis of 2 Richmond-terrace Whitehall Middlesex and of Furze Hill Pirbright Surrey (wife of Henry Jones Curtis) died 5 October 1926 at 2 Richmond-terrace. Probate London 24 November to the said Henry Jones Curtis F.R.C.S. and Denzil Morton Stanley, lieutenant H.M. Army. Effects £119611 9s. 5d. 5

  Marriage Information:

Dorothy married Henry Morton Stanley on 12 Jul 1890 in Westminster Abbey, London, England. (Henry Morton Stanley was born about 1841 in Denbighshire, Wales and died on 10 May 1904 at Richmond Terrace, Whitehall, London, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

In the presence of an enormous congregation, Mr. Henry Morton Stanley, the African explorer, and Miss Dorothy Tennant, second daughter of the late Mr. Charles Tennant, of 2, Richmond-terrace, Whitehall, and of Cadoxton Lodge, Neath, Glamorganshire, were on Saturday married at Westminster Abbey....

Aldershot Military Gazette, Saturday, 19 Jul 1890, p. 6

  Marriage Information:

Dorothy also married Henry Jones Curtis, son of Alfred Curtis, on 21 Mar 1907 in All Souls Church, Langham Place, St. Marylebone, London, England. (Henry Jones Curtis was born about 1867 and died on 16 Feb 1944 at The University College Hospital, London, England, aged 77 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Henry Curtis, age 40, bachelor, F.R.C.S., resident of 58 Harley Street, son of Alfred Curtis, solicitor, and
Dorothy Stanley, full age, widow, resident of 2 Richmond Terrace Whitehall, daughter of Charles Tennant (dec), Member of Parliament

Married by Licence

Witnesses: Eveleen Myers, Leopold Hamilton Myers


1 Bloomsbury St. George Parish Registers, Births & Baptisms, p. 343, no. 3638.

2 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, St. George Hanover Square district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 1a, p. 973.

3 St. Marylebone All Souls Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 113, no. 226.

4 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, St. George Hanover Square district, 4th Quarter, vol. 1a, p. 539.

5 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995, 1926, p. 769.

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