Henry Mercer1

M, b. circa 1861
Reference3776
Last Edited14 Jun 2017
     Henry Mercer was born circa 1861 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 He married Amy Sparkes, daughter of John Sparkes and Jane Marden, in 1883 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.1,2 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Alfold, Surrey, England. Henry was a farm labourer living with his wife and children. They had a lodger calle Ann Sparks who was single and aged 34.3 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Henry was a machine winder at the timber and saw mills living with his wife and children.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Henry was a wood sawyer for a timber merchant living with his wife and children.5

Family

Amy Sparkes b. 1862, d. Dec 1924
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1883/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 261.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 572 Folio 12 Page 17.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Rose Matilda Mercer1

F, b. circa 1865, d. 10 February 1933
Reference3777
Last Edited11 Jul 2018
     Rose Matilda Mercer was born circa 1865 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Hannah Porter.1 She was baptised on 4 June 1865 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.2 She was a daughter of Henry Mercer and Hannah Mercer in the 1871 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 She witnessed the marriage of Ruth Ellen Mercer and Reuben William Lemon on 14 January 1885 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.4,5 She married John Raggett, son of Daniel Raggett, on 21 April 1888 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Reuben Lemon and Ellen Lemon. John was a labourer like his father Daniel. Rose's father Henry was a powder maker.4 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1891 census Alfold, Surrey, England.6 She was the wife of John Raggett in the 1891 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was a gardener living with his wifeand children. Little George was only 3 months old.7 She was the wife of John Raggett in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was a dealer in split wood living with his wife and children. Littl eRose was only five months old.8 She was the wife of John Raggett in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was a general labourer but was an invalid living with his wife and children.9 Her husband John died in 1912 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.10 She died on 10 February 1933 in Guardians Institution, Hambledon, Surrey, England, her usual address was North Cottage in Blackheath.11,12 She was buried on 15 February 1933 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 352 after a service in St John the Baptist.13 Her estate was probated on 15 March 1933 Administration papers were issued to Sydney Raggett a painter. Her effects were valued at £350.12

Family

John Raggett b. 1862, d. 1912
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 92 Page 22.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1885/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 161.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 572 Folio 12 Page 17.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 89 Page 28.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN192.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes 1912/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 175 age 49.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes March 1933 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 350.
  12. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  13. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

Anne Mercer1

F, b. circa 1887
Reference3778
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Anne Mercer was born circa 1887 in Alfold, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1891 census Alfold, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 572 Folio 12 Page 17.

Henry Thomas Mercer1

M, b. circa 1889
Reference3779
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Henry Thomas Mercer was born circa 1889 in Alfold, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1891 census in Alfold, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Thomas was a tun man in the brewery.4

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 572 Folio 12 Page 17.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Arthur Mercer1

M, b. circa 1900
Reference3780
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Arthur Mercer was born circa 1900 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Louisa Mercer1

F, b. circa 1898
Reference3781
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Louisa Mercer was born circa 1898 in Alfold, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Charles Mercer1

M, b. circa 1896
Reference3782
Last Edited13 Mar 2017
     Charles Mercer was born circa 1896 in Alfold, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Charles was a domestic garden boy.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Edward Mercer1

M, b. circa 1894
Reference3783
Last Edited14 Jun 2017
     Edward Mercer was born circa 1894 in Alfold, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Edward was an errand boy for a fishmonger.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Ethel Mercer1

F, b. circa 1892
Reference3784
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Ethel Mercer was born circa 1892 in Alfold, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1901 census in New Gas Works, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 85 Page 16.

Grace Mercer1

F, b. circa 1902
Reference3785
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Grace Mercer was born circa 1902 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

Lillian May Mercer1

F, b. 1903
Reference3786
Last Edited19 Aug 2016
     Lillian May Mercer was born in 1903 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Sparkes.1 She was the daughter of Henry Mercer and Amy Mercer in the 1911 census in 2 Elm Bridge Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1903/Q3 Hambledon Volume a Page 183.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3162 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED6 SN54.

John Raggett

M, b. 1862, d. 1912
Reference3787
Last Edited17 Aug 2016
     John Raggett was born in 1862 in Godalming, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of Daniel Raggett. He married Rose Matilda Mercer, daughter of Henry Mercer and Hannah Porter, on 21 April 1888 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Reuben Lemon and Ellen Lemon. John was a labourer like his father Daniel. Rose's father Henry was a powder maker.3 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was a gardener living with his wifeand children. Little George was only 3 months old.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was a dealer in split wood living with his wife and children. Littl eRose was only five months old.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was a general labourer but was an invalid living with his wife and children.6 He died in 1912 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.7 He was buried on 26 July 1912 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 353 after a service in St John the Baptist.8

Family

Rose Matilda Mercer b. c 1865, d. 10 Feb 1933
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1862/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 63.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 89 Page 28.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN192.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1912/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 175 age 49.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.
  9. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.

Rose Matilda Raggett

F, b. 1900
Reference3788
Last Edited10 Jan 2018
     Rose Matilda Raggett was born in 1900 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer. She was baptised on 23 December 1900 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, Her father was a gardener.2 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1900/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 143 - mother Mercer.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN192.

Sydney Raggett1

M, b. 1892, d. 1965
Sydney Raggett
Reference3789
Last Edited13 Jun 2018
     Sydney Raggett was born in 1892 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer.1 He was baptised on 5 March 1893 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, His father was a gardener.1 He was the son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Sydney was a labourer on the farm.4 He married Edith Ellen Charman, daughter of Alwyn Charman, on 2 June 1924 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Arthur Puddick and Henry Mercer. Sydney was a painter, his father John had died but was a gardener. Edith's father Alwyn Charman was a foreman bricklayer.5 He received the probate of the estate of Rose Matilda Raggett on 15 March 1933 Administration papers were issued to Sydney Raggett a painter. Her effects were valued at £350.6 He died in 1965 in Surrey, England.7

Family

Edith Ellen Charman b. c 1898

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1892/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 139 - mother Mercer.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN192.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1965/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 446 age 73.

Marjorie Beatrice Raggett1

F, b. 1908
Reference3790
Last Edited10 Jan 2018
     Marjorie Beatrice Raggett was born in 1908 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer.1 She was baptised on 30 September 1908 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, Her father was a gardener.1 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1908/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 18 - mother Mercer.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN192.

Jessie Margaret Raggett1

F, b. 1889
Reference3791
Last Edited17 Aug 2016
     Jessie Margaret Raggett was born in 1889 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer.1 She was baptised on 14 May 1889 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, Her father was a gardener.1 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1891 census Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.4 She appeared in the household as a visitor of Henry James Mercer and Mabel Thirza Mercer in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Jessie was working as a domestic housemaid and visiting James and Mabel Mercer, her brother George was boarding with them.5 She married Claude Doyle Ranson on 5 March 1913 in St James, Shere, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Reginald Golds, Lilian Ides and George Sydney Raggett. Claude was a baker living in 98 Hugh Street Worthing. His father Albert Ranson was a job master. Jessie was in domestic service from Oaklea in Shere. Her father John was deceased.6

Family

Claude Doyle Ranson b. c 1884

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1889/Q2 Hambldeon Volume 2a Page 147.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 89 Page 28.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN228.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.

George Sidney Raggett1

M, b. 24 December 1890, d. December 1979
Reference3792
Last Edited13 Jun 2018
     George Sidney Raggett was born on 24 December 1890 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer.1 He was baptised on 8 February 1891 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, His father was a gardener.1 He was the son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1891 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.4 He appeared in the household as a boarder of Henry James Mercer and Mabel Thirza Mercer in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. George was a domestic gardener.5 He married Mercy Emily Lawrence in October 1914 in Petworth, Sussex, England.6 George enlisted into the 6th Dorset Regiment as Private 22352, rising through the ranks. As Lance Corporal attachd to the Eyptian Expeditionary Force he had a marvellous escape. He was on board a ship which was torpedoed, transferred to a second ship which was also torpedoed the same day, and was one of only five who were saved. He was discharged on 27 March 1919.7,8 His wife Mercy died in 1927 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.9 He married Christobel Elizabeth Latter in 1933 in Wandsworth, London, England. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register George was listed as living at 31 Geraldine Road, Wandsworth, London, England with his wife Christobel. George was a builders carpenter.10 He died in December 1979 in Surrey, England.11

Family 1

Mercy Emily Lawrence b. 28 Sep 1873, d. 1927

Family 2

Christobel Elizabeth Latter b. 23 Apr 1899

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1891/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 149.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 89 Page 28.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN228.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1914/Q4 Petworth Volume 2b Page 783.
  7. [S7] Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920.
  8. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magazine February 1918.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1927/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 222 age 53.
  10. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/0606G/003.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes December 1979 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1334 age 89.

Edith Ellen Charman1

F, b. circa 1898
Reference3793
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Edith Ellen Charman was born circa 1898.1 She was the daughter of Alwyn Charman. She married Sydney Raggett, son of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer, on 2 June 1924 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Arthur Puddick and Henry Mercer. Sydney was a painter, his father John had died but was a gardener. Edith's father Alwyn Charman was a foreman bricklayer.1

Family

Sydney Raggett b. 1892, d. 1965

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.

Alwyn Charman

M
Reference3794
Last Edited16 Aug 2016

Family

Child

Daniel Raggett

M
Reference3795
Last Edited16 Aug 2016

Family

Child

Ivy Mabel Raggett

F, b. 3 August 1895, d. 1972
Reference3796
Last Edited4 Mar 2018
     Ivy Mabel Raggett was born on 3 August 1895 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer. She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England.4 She married George Isaac Simms, son of William Simms and Catherine Amelia Millard, on 12 July 1919 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Sydney Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett. George was a chauffeur from St Martha's his father William as a stockman. Ivy was from Wonersh, her father John had been a gardener and he had died.5,6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ivy was listed as living at Green Lane Bungalow, Green Lane, Guildford, Surrey, England with her husband George. George was a gardener.7 Her husband George died in 1943 in Surrey, England.8 Ivy left Southampton on board the Queen Mary bound for New York. She arrived on 5 April 1950. She gave her address as 130a Falls Avenue Newcastle, Pensylvania.9 Ivy arrived in Southampton on board Queen Mary on 23 September 1957 from New York. She gave her address as 38 Hornhatch, East Shalford and described as a housewife.10 She married Rowland Cornford in 1959 in Surrey, England.11 She died in 1972 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.12 She was buried on 22 March 1972 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 379 after a service in St John the Baptist. The Church list has her as Ivy Mabel Simms.13

Family 1

George Isaac Simms b. 1892, d. 1943
Children

Family 2

Rowland Cornford b. c 1899, d. c 1977

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1895/Q3 Hambldon Volume 2a Page 158.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 27.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN192.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 631.
  7. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955D/014.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1943/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 678.
  9. [S7] Ancestry New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  10. [S7] Ancestry UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes 1959/Q3 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 1447.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes 1972/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 1443.
  13. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

George Isaac Simms

M, b. 1892, d. 1943
George Isaac Simms
Reference3797
Last Edited20 Jun 2018
     George Isaac Simms was born in 1892 in Chessington, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Simms and Catherine Amelia Millard. He was the son of William Simms and Catherine Amelia Simms in the 1901 census in Lockner Holt Cottages, Chilworth, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of William Simms and Catherine Amelia Simms in the 1911 census in Lockner Holt Cottages, Chilworth, Surrey, England. George was a factory hand.3 George enlisted in the Royal West Sussex Regiment with an army number of 315152. This was an infantry regiment.4 He married Ivy Mabel Raggett, daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer, on 12 July 1919 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Sydney Raggett and Rose Matilda Raggett. George was a chauffeur from St Martha's his father William as a stockman. Ivy was from Wonersh, her father John had been a gardener and he had died.5,6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register George was listed as living at Green Lane Bungalow, Green Lane, Guildford, Surrey, England with his wife Ivy. George was a gardener.7 He died in 1943 in Surrey, England.8 He was buried on 27 February 1943 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 379.9

Family

Ivy Mabel Raggett b. 3 Aug 1895, d. 1972
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1892/Q3 Epsom Volume 2a Page 27.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 62 Page 7.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3173 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED17 SN36.
  4. [S54] E-mails between Blackheath Village Archives and Jan Cooper.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 631.
  7. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955D/014.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1943/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 678.
  9. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

Rowland Cornford

M, b. circa 1899, d. circa 1977
Reference3798
Last Edited16 Aug 2016
     Rowland Cornford was born circa 1899.1 He married Ivy Mabel Simms, daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer, in 1959 in Surrey, England.2 He died circa 1977 in Wisborough Green, Sussex, England.1 He was buried on 2 June 1977 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1

Family

Ivy Mabel Raggett b. 3 Aug 1895, d. 1972

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1959/Q3 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 1447.

Claude Doyle Ranson1

M, b. circa 1884
Reference3799
Last Edited17 Aug 2016
     Claude Doyle Ranson was born circa 1884.1 He married Jessie Margaret Raggett, daughter of John Raggett and Rose Matilda Mercer, on 5 March 1913 in St James, Shere, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Reginald Golds, Lilian Ides and George Sydney Raggett. Claude was a baker living in 98 Hugh Street Worthing. His father Albert Ranson was a job master. Jessie was in domestic service from Oaklea in Shere. Her father John was deceased.1

Family

Jessie Margaret Raggett b. 1889

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.

Sydney Mercer1

M, b. 1875
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     Sydney Mercer was born in 1875 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Hannah Porter.1 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Hannah Mercer in the 1881 census in Wonersh, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Hannah Mercer in the 1891 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Sydney was a domestic servant, a house boy.4 He was the son of Henry Mercer and Hannah Mercer in the 1901 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Sydney was a domestic gardener.5 He received the probate of the estate of Henry Mercer on 27 November 1909.6

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1875/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 131.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 96 page 30.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 89 Page 28.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 79 Page 28.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.