John PANTING (c.1811–1871)
St Paul section, Row 17, Grave A6½ (St Paul ref. E.14)
TO THE MEMORY OF
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
JULY 22, 1871
John Panting was born at Malvern, Worcestershire in c.1811. He was the fourth son of Thomas Panting, gentleman of Shrewsbury, and Mary Mieres of Oswestry, who were married at Oswestry on 5 June 1800.
John was educated at Shrewsbury School, which he left in 1827.
At the time of the 1841 census John (30) was a solicitor, living at Castle Street, Shrewsbury with his mother Mary and his sister. He never married.
On 10 October 1845 when he was aged 35, John was matriculated at the University of Oxford from Magdalen Hall.
He is hard to find in the 1851 census, but in 1861 John (50) was described as a gentleman and was lodging at 92 Walton Street with the house painter Edward Goddard and his family.
John (60), described as an annuitant, was still lodging with the Goddards and their five children at the time of the 1871 census, and died at their house later that year:
† John Panting died at 92 Walton Street at the age of 60 or 61 on 22 July 1871 and was buried at St Sepulchre’s Cemetery on 28 July (burial recorded in the parish register of St Paul's Church).
His effects came to £450, and his executor was his brother Robert Gardner (formerly Panting) the Elder, who lived at The Mythe, Malvern, Worcestershire.