She brought two of her children with her on her voyage, Sophia, age two, and Francis, age 3 months. The journals of Francis Gwillim Simcoe, late of the 27th Regt. Francis Simcoe was the eldest son of John Graves Simcoe and Elizabeth Gwillim. Simcoe's godfather was British admiral Samuel Graves. Simcoe, Francis Gwillim, 1791-1812 imprint [Spain] : 1808-12. description [292] leaves : ill., maps. The original Castle Frank was the summer homestead of Upper Canada’s first lieutenant-governor, John Graves Simcoe, named after his son, Francis.Francis Gwillim Simcoe was born on 6 June 1791 near Honiton, Britain, shortly before his father received his commission as lieutenant-governor, and his family set sail to Canada. … his father is celebrated as the first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada; his mother for … After the five years in Canada, Major General Simcoe organised the defence of South West England against the threat of invasion by Napoleon. wife of John Graves Simcoe, had 8 children: Eliza, Charlotte, Henrietta, Caroline, Sophia, Katherine and Ann, only son Frances Gwillim. GWILLIM, ELIZABETH POSTHUMA (Simcoe), gentlewoman, author, and artist; baptized 22 Sept. 1762 in Aldwincle, England, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Gwillim and Elizabeth Spinkes; m. 30 Dec. 1782 John Graves Simcoe*, and they had 11 children; d. 17 Jan. 1850 at Wolford Lodge, near Honiton, England. Simcoe, Francis Gwillim, 1791-1812 Simcoe, Eliza, 1784-1865. Spain. Francis Gwillim Simcoe was born in 1791 and the next year travelled with his parents … 1784-1865) was the eldest daughter of John Graves and Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe… They have been divided into five sous-fonds relating to the work of John Graves Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma (nee Gwillim) Simcoe, their son Francis Gwillim Simcoe, the eldest daughter, Eliza Simcoe and a general section covering various other members of their extended family. of Foot [Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers] Creator / Contributor . format(s) Book, Manuscript Back; 0 Marked; Mark; Options Report Refworks Print Link Email Cite Request Get help Holdings. His sixth child, and first son, Francis Gwillim Simcoe, was killed at the Siege of Badajoz on the Spanish/Portugese border in 1812, aged 20. Date Issued . Their Canadian-born daughter, Katherine, died in … Thomas Fisher Rare Book. 1808-1812. Francis Gwillim Simcoe, eldest son of John Graves and Elizabeth Simcoe, became a soldier and was killed in 1812 while serving with Wellington's army on the Iberian Peninsula. Son Francis was born in 1791. Simcoe married Graves' ward, Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim, in 1782. Eliza Simcoe (ca. Francis Gwillim Simcoe; Francis Gwillim Simcoe; Francis Gwillim Simcoe: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beacock Fryer MSS 04211. In. Rare Book. View Online. The Simcoes had five daughters prior to their posting in Canada. While in … Elizabeth Gwillim Simcoe was about 25 years old when she accompanied her husband, Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe, to Canada in 1791. Francis Simcoe. Type of Resource . Castle Frank Brook is a buried creek and south-west flowing tributary of the Don River in central and north-western Toronto, Ontario, originating near the intersection of Lawrence Avenue and Dufferin Street. The Simcoe family fonds documents the lives of several members of the Simcoe family in the United Kingdom and Canada. Diaries--Specimens--19th cent. Place of Publication . Francis Gwillim Simcoe (1791-1812), son of John Graves Simcoe, became a soldier and was killed in 1812 while serving with Wellington's army on the Iberian Peninsula. Genre . Web. Was famous for The Simcoe Diaries in Ontario, Canada.