Samuel Bargrave was born c. 1850/1 at Eton, a son of Thomas Wyborn and Eliza formerly Mitten.
In the 1861 census of 100 High Street, Eton, in his mother's home, Samuel was aged 10 and born at Eton.
In the 1871 census he was at the Royal Infirmary, New Windsor, aged 20, a dispenser to the Infirmary and born at Eton.
In the 1881 census of New Windsor, St Albans Street, in his brother Stephen's home, Samuel Wyborn was aged 30, a medical student born at Eton.
He married Rebecca Mary in the June quarter 1884.
In the 1891 census of 41 Sheet Street, New Windsor, Samuel was aged 40, a general practitioner (registered) and born at Eton. His wife, Rebecca, was aged 29 and born at Westmeath, Ireland and their daughter, Annie K.E. was aged 4 and born at Windsor. There was also a visitor, Katherine Edgeworth, single, aged 30 and born at Westmeath, Ireland and three servants, a cook Elizabeth M. Brown, aged 20 and single, a housemaid Annie A. Field, single aged 17 born at Windsor and a nurse, Edith M. Field, aged 15 and born at Windsor.
He was a physician and police surgeon and called at Windsor Castle. He wrote a paper on the brain. He trained at and became a houseman at Charing Cross Hospital. At one time he was a government specialist on tropical diseases. He was a JP at Hereford and Ross-on-Wye.
In the 1901 census of The Grange, Whitechurch, Herefordshire (halfway between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth), Samuel was aged 50, MRCS, LSA Law, MB MA retired, born at Eton. His wife, Rebecca M. B. was aged 37 and born in Ireland. With them were two servants.
In 1925 he was living near Hereford and had one daughter only, who at that time was living in Malay.
He died 1 October 1933, aged 83, at The Grange, Whitechurch Herefordshire. His will was dated 17 August 1896. He was described as of Clifton House, 41 Sheet Street, Windsor. His wife, Rebecca Mary, was appointed his executrix. He left everything to his wife and then to his daughter Annie Eliza Kathleen. He mentions the leasehold house 41 Sheet Street, the leasehold villa Melton Villa, the leasehold stables, Melton Stables, with the land on which stands 3 and 4 Park Terrace, the freehold houses 1, 2 and 3 Devereux Road, the freehold house in Alexandra Road occupied by Mr Hunt, the freehold houses 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Portland Cottages, Old Windsor, the freehold cottages 1, 2 and 3 Ivy Cottages, Old Windsor. He also had a portfolio of shares. Probate was granted 2 June 1934.
His widow, Rebecca Mary, died 3 May 1940, aged 78, at The Grange. Her will was dated 25 January 1935. She left everything to her only child Kathleen Reeve-Tucker, the wife of William Stanley Reeve-Tucker, who was also her executrix. The witnesses were her solicitor and his clerk. Probate was granted 18 July 1942.
Samuel and Rebecca's only child was Annie Eliza Kathleen B. She was born in the September quarter 1886 at Windsor. She married William Stanley Reeve Tucker in the registration district of Monmouth in the September quarter 1912.
Posted 18 January 2007