Josephine Catherine Bonella Dare later Tremlett (née Scarlett)

27th Sep 1806 - 1876


Annuitant on Jamaican 'slave-property', daughter of Philip Anglin Scarlett (q.v.) and marrying as her first husband Samuel Dare (q.v.) and her second Rev. Francis Tremlett.

  1. Josephine Catherine Bonella Scarlett was born 27/09/1806. She appears to have been baptized twice; privately on 18/06/1807 and again on 05/06.1808, both in St. James. She married Samuel Dare 30/05/1826 in St. James.

  2. Josephine Bonella Dare married Rev. Francis William Tremlett of Cambridge Terrace in February 1849 at St Johns Paddington. Tremlett died 11/06/1913 at St Peter's Parsonage Belsize Park. He is identified by Amanda Foreman as the unofficial chaplain of the confederate Navy in Britain and the co-founder with Matthew Maury of the Society for Promoting the Cessation of Hostilities in America.

  3. Josephine Bonella Tremlett was admitted to the Brooke H[ospital] 04/01/1865, and appears to have died there 12/01/1876.

  4. The death of Josephine Bonell [sic] Tremlett aged 66 was recorded at Hackney Q1 1876.

We are grateful to Benjamin King for his assistance in compiling this entry.


  1. B0055 St. James Parish Register I & II, 1770-1825 (Baptisms to 1841), I, pp. 168, 173. B0016 Jamaica Parish Register Marriage I & II, 1826-1839, I, p. 251 #9.

  2., London, England Marriages and Banns 1754-1921 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1913; Amanda Foreman, A World on Fire (Penguin edition 2011) pp. 589, 625, 673.

  3. The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Lunacy Patients Admission Registers; Class: MH 94; Piece Description: Piece 04: 1859-1875. Source Information UK, Lunacy Patients Admission Registers, 1846-1912 [database online]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.

  4. Josephine Bonell Tremlett in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915.

Further Information

Maiden Name
(1) Samuel Dare (2) Rev. Francis Tremlett

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1826 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Annuitant

Relationships (3)

Wife → Husband
Sister → Brother
Daughter → Father