Death of David Pasteur (1931-2004)

David Pasteur, a member of the Association of Pasteur families, just passed away in Birmingham, UK. He was 73. He is survived by his wife, Ingrid, his four daughters, Mary, Elizabeth, Katherine and Veronica, and his son, Christopher.
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Pasteur-Marcet family gathering in England

The English branch of the Pasteur family organized a gathering over the weekend of July 13-14 2002 at Burford in the Costwolds area on the border of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Continue reading “Pasteur-Marcet family gathering in England”

The British branch of the Pasteurs

The 135 descendants of Marc Henri Pasteur have been added to the Pasteurs’ Genealogical data base. The British branch of the Pasteurs began with Marc Henri Pasteur, who was born and raised in Geneva and went to London in 1846 where he worked for his uncle Adolphe Pasteur (see details here). Continue reading “The British branch of the Pasteurs”

Letter from Caroline Pasteur to her in-laws

Letter from Caroline Pasteur to her in-laws, thanking them for a present.

Comment assez vous remercier mes chers parents de ce superbe carton que —— (15) vient de m’apporter de votre part — C’est tout tellement beau que je ne puis pas croire que cela soit pour moi!  Continue reading "Letter from Caroline Pasteur to her in-laws"

Dîner de famille at Grand Saconnex, Geneva, on 10 July 1854

Seating-plans and menu of the “dîner-de-famille” held at Grand Saconnex, Geneva, on 10 July 1854, the day before the marriage of Henry Pasteur and Caroline Marcet.

(Copied from the originals now (1964) in the possession of Col. F. M. Pasteur, M.C., Church Hall, Wormingford, Colchester, by J.R.T.A. on 30 August 1946.) Continue reading “Dîner de famille at Grand Saconnex, Geneva, on 10 July 1854”

Marc Henri Pasteur (1827-1909)

Marc Henri Pasteur of Wynches, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, and of Grand Saconnex, near Geneva was born on 29 October 1827 at Geneva, the elder son of Georges Louis Guillaume Pasteur, the Directeur des Postes, Geneva. Henri, or Henry, Pasteur was educated at the College of Geneva, and came to England in 1846 when he entered the office of his uncle Adolphe Pasteur, carrying on the business of an East India and Colonial Merchant, under the name of Patry and Pasteur in Mincing Lane. Continue reading “Marc Henri Pasteur (1827-1909)”

John Lewis Pasteur (1781-?)

John Lewis Pasteur (III) was born in Melbourne although later moved to London at least for a time. He married a woman called Ann judging from the children’s birth records in the IGI. I cannot positively identify this woman but I am pretty certain her name was Ann Adams. Continue reading “John Lewis Pasteur (1781-?)”

John Lewis Pasteur (1754-1782)

John Lewis Pasteur (II) was the second JLP in the family tree and the only one I know anything about. He lived in Melbourne and was described as a hosier (1). He died quite young at the age of 28 in 1782. Continue reading “John Lewis Pasteur (1754-1782)”

John Lewis Pasteur (?-1793)

John Lewis Pasteur (I) was a tutor and companion to George Lewis Coke of Melbourne Hall in Derbyshire. George Lewis Coke’s sister, Charlotte married Matthew Lamb the grandparents of William, Lord Melbourne, the Prime Minister of Great Britain in the 1830’s. By this time, the Pasteurs had disappeared from Melbourne. Continue reading “John Lewis Pasteur (?-1793)”