First name(s)
George Augustus
Surname
Timme
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *2
  • Curator of George III Museum 1853-56 a temporary position;
  • Clerk of Works (1849) -1873;
  • Superintendant of (Engineering) Workshop 1850-1876;

Education & professional details

Position(s) held (non King's College London)

1841 - Engraver and lathe maker at Holtzapffel and Co (Mechanical tool makers) Charing Cross Rd

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *1
1816
Place of birth Ref: *1
Sandhurst Berkshire
Date of death Ref: *1
1874
Place of death Ref: *1
Stanstead Essex
Family details Ref: *3

Son of Friedrich Christian Timme, born 1773 in Saxony Germany and died 10th January 1839 at Sandhurst, and Eliza Sutter; married Eliza Jackson; children: Elizabeth, Conrad, Charles and Walter

Notes Ref: *4

  • Gave evidence in a libel case, written in Times August 1841;
  • Timme took over the post of Curator of George III museum temporarily from John Edward Cock, A long letter from the Principal to the Committee explains why this happened;
  • Will - left personal effects of less than 300 to his widow;
  • Manuscript and printed letters to the Secretary of King's College London including E Timme, informing the College of the death of her husband, George Augustus Timme ([1816]-1874), Superintendent of Workshop and Curator of the George III Museum, and the College's offer to put her step-children in the Wanstead Infant Orphan Asylum

* References

  1. England & Wales, FreeBMD 1837-1915
  2. King’s College London salary book covers 1849-1882 (KA/SAB1) 1845-1853;
  3. King’s College London Secretary's in-correspondence (KA/IC/T26 1850), (KA/IC/T29; 1853) (KA/IC/T46 1867) (KA/IC/T60 1875);
  4. The Calendar of King's College 1850 p, 45;
  5. The Times August 1841 
  6. England census 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871;
  7. King’s College Council Minutes book vol G 1885-1888;
  8. England and wales National Probate Calendar (index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1966;
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