Walter Hamshire

M, b. 10 June 1870, d. 1948
Reference426
Last Edited22 Nov 2015
     Walter Hamshire was born on 10 June 1870 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of George Hamshire and Emma Edwards.3 He was baptised on 7 August 1870 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.4 He was a son of George Hamshire and Emma Hamshire in the 1871 census in Woodhill Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5 He was the son of George Hamshire and Emma Hamshire in the 1881 census in Wonersh, Surrey, England.6 He was the son of George Hamshire and Emma Hamshire in the 1891 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.7 He was the son of George Hamshire and Emma Hamshire in the 1901 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England. Walter was a packer at the gunpowder works.8 He was the brother of Charles Hamshire in the 1911 census in Post Office Cottage, The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England. Walter was a labourer in the gunpowder works. Florence his future wife was living in the household.9 He married Florence Prout Evens in 1920 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.10 Walter and Florence are appearing on the electoral roll in 1938 as living in Post Office Cottage, The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England.11 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Walter was listed as living at Post Office Cottage, The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England with his wife Florence. Walter was a printers warehouseman, Florence was as many women listed as unpaid domestic duties.2 His wife Florence died in 1941 in Surrey, England.12 He died in 1948 in Surrey, England.13

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1870/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 124.
  2. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955c/004.
  3. [S4] Census Records.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 99 Page 3.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 92 Page 22.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 85 Page 20.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 74 Page 18.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN20.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes 1920/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 316.
  11. [S7] Ancestry Electoral Register 1938 Polling District of Wonersh.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes 1941/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 1087 age 71.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes 1948/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 829 age 77.

Mary Hamshire

F, b. 1865
Reference427
Last Edited15 Jul 2015
     Mary Hamshire was born in 1865 in Bramley, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of George Hamshire and Emma Edwards.2 She was baptised on 2 April 1865 in Holy Trinity, Bramley, Surrey, England.3 She was a daughter of George Hamshire and Emma Hamshire in the 1871 census in Woodhill Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1865/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 123.
  2. [S4] Census Records.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 99 Page 3.

James Edwards1

M
Reference428
Last Edited15 Jul 2015

Family

Child

Sources

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

William Hamshire1

M
Reference429
Last Edited25 Mar 2015

Family

Child

Sources

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

Amy Sherman

F, b. 25 November 1878, d. 1977
ChartsBrett Family
Reference430
Last Edited18 Sep 2017
     Amy Sherman was born on 25 November 1878 in Benham, Berkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of James Sherman and Mary Ann Thatcher.1 She was the daughter of James Sherman and Mary Ann Sherman in the 1891 census Abinger Common, Surrey, England.3 She married George William Brett, son of George Brett and Hannah Neal, on 25 November 1908 in St John the Evangelist, Merrow, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by William George Burstow and James Sherman. George like his father George before him was a bootmaker. Amy's father was James Sherman and worked as a gardener.4 She was the wife of George William Brett in the 1911 census in The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England. George was a bootmaker living with his wife and young son in their four roomed home.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Amy was listed as living at Grasmere, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England with her husband George. George was a bootmaker and repairer. He was an Special Constable living with his wife , who was a member of the Red Cross, their children and a student from the Royal Veterinary College.6 Her husband George died in March 1966 in Grasmere, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.7,8 She died in 1977 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.9

Family

George William Brett b. 1882, d. Mar 1966
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1879/Q1 Newbury Volume 2c Page 259.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 574 Folio 77 Page 1.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1908/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 158.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN127.
  6. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955C/005.
  7. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes March 1966 Surrey SW Volume 5g Page 549.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1977/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1360 age 98.
  10. [S4] Census Records.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes 1916/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 315.

James Sherman

M, b. 1847, d. 1930
Reference431
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
     James Sherman was born in 1847 in Eastbury, Berkshire, England.1,2 He was the son of ... Sherman and Ann ...1 He married Mary Ann Thatcher in 1864 in Newbury, Berkshire, England.1,3 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Abinger Common, Surrey, England. James was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Appletree Cottage, Merrow Street, Merrow, Surrey, England. James was a jobbing gardener living with his wife, children and widowed mother.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Appletree Cottage, Merrow Street, Merrow, Surrey, England. James was a domestic gardener living with his wife, daughters and niece. Florence Daisy Trigg aged 11 born in Ewell. James and Ann had 12 children one of whom had died before 1911.6 He died in 1930 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.7,8 He was buried on 10 October 1930 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 749 after a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh.8

Family

Mary Ann Thatcher b. c 1849, d. 1943
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1847/Q1 Wantage Volume 6 Page 293.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1864/Q4 Newbury Volume 2c Page 448.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 574 Folio 77 Page 1.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 602 Folio 107 Page 2.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3085 RG78PN110 RD33 SD4 ED19 SN16.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1930/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 227 age 83.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

Mary Langford Brett

F, b. 30 December 1915, d. 23 January 2017
Mary L Brett
ChartsBrett Family
Reference432
Last Edited16 Oct 2017
     Mary Langford Brett was born on 30 December 1915 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of George William Brett and Amy Sherman.1 She was baptised on 25 March 1916 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, her father was the Parish Clerk and bootmaker.2 Mary went to Bramley school and then to Technical College in Guildford. She later trained as a children’s nurse and had various jobs working mainly for the Church of England’s Society in children’s homes looking after motherless children and children from broken homes. She came home to look after her parents who became very old and needed help.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Mary Langford Brett was listed as living at Grasmere, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England with her parents Mary was a book keeper and a member of the Red Cross.4 In 1970 Margaret was living with her niece Mary in Grasmere, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.5 In 1981 Mary moved to Alderbrook 9 New Road in Wonersh, a lovely bungalow bequeathed to her by Harry Wise, a gentleman who worked for her father George.6 Mary moved in June 2015 in Brownscombe House, Hindhead Road, Haslemere, Surrey, England.7 Mary celebrated on 30 December 2015 her 100th birthday with her family. Apparently she was in fine fettle sipping Prosecco!7 She died on 23 January 2017 in Brownscombe House, Hindhead Road, Haslemere, Surrey, England, at age 101.6 Her body was cremated on 14 February 2017 in Guildford Crematorium, Godalming, Surrey, England, followed by a service of Thanksgiving in St John the Baptist in Wonersh.7

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1916/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 315.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Wonersh baptisms.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Mary Brett memories.
  4. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955C/005.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Memories.
  6. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  7. [S32025] E-mails between Gillian Goodchild née Thompson and Jan Cooper from July 2015.

William Edgar Brett

M, b. 14 February 1910, d. 1956
ChartsBrett Family
Reference433
Last Edited23 May 2017
     William Edgar Brett was born on 14 February 1910 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of George William Brett and Amy Sherman.2 He was baptised on 27 March 1910 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of George William Brett and Amy Sherman in the 1911 census in The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England.4 He married Phyllis Anne Vaughan on 9 October 1935 in St James, Shere, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremoy was witnessed by George Gordon Brett and Sybil Hannah Vaughan. William was a carpenter and his father George a boot repairer. Phyllis father Frank Alfred Vaughan was a baker.5,6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register William was listed as living at 12 Wilson Road, Surbiton, Surrey, England with his wife Phyllis. William was an Aircraft Woodworkers Joiner living with his wife.7 He died in 1956 in Grasmere, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.8,9 He's ashes were buried on 4 January 1956 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.8

Family

Phyllis Anne Vaughan b. 2 Jun 1909
Children
  • Linda Brett
  • Jill D Brett

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S4] Census Records.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN127.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1935/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 1001.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  7. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1389G/020.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1956/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 1192.

Laura Jane Stemp

F, b. 4 January 1873, d. 1927
Reference434
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     Laura Jane Stemp was born on 4 January 1873 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of George Stemp and Elizabeth Court.2 Laura can be found in the registers of 1877 and 1880 attending Cranleigh Church of England School with father George Stemp of Brookhurst.1 She married Harry Stephens on 21 December 1889 in St Peter and St Paul, Albury, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Patterson and Sarah Elizabeth Stephens. Harry was a carter and his father Emery a brickmaker, while Laura's father George was a labourer. Both Harry amd Laura were single and under age. harry 19 and Laura 18.3,4 She was the wife of Harry Stephens in the 1891 census in Smithwood, Albury, Surrey, England. Harry was a carter on the farm listed as a servant working with horses. His wife and young son George aged 5 mothw was living with him.5 She was the daughter of Elizabeth Stemp in the 1901 census in Stroud Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.6 Her husband Harry died in 1903 in Guildford, Surrey, England.7 She married John Botting, son of John Botting and Mary Spooner, on 21 June 1906 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Emily Miles and Frederick Powell. John was listed as a farmer with the surname of Spooner as was his father also listed as Spooner and a labourer.2,8,4 She was the wife of John Botting in the 1911 census in Southwood Farm, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. John was a farmer living with his wife, son and step son.9 Laura signed for George's British War medal on 25 February 1921. She signed for George's clasp to 1914 star on 21 May 1921. It was issued to him under the surname of Stevens. Laura changed the spelling to Stephens.10 She died in 1927 in Mount Villa, Mount Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.11 She was buried on 26 January 1927 in St Nicolas, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.12

Family 1

Harry Stephens b. c 1870, d. 1903
Children

Family 2

John Botting b. c 1854, d. 1935

Sources

  1. [S9] Find my past website National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914.
  2. [S4] Census Records.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1889/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 87.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 29 Page 25.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 87 Page 3.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1903/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 53 age 33.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 351.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3171 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED15 SN7.
  10. [S7] Ancestry British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes 1927/Q1 Hambeldon Volume 2a Page 321 age 56.
  12. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

John Botting

M, b. circa 1854, d. 1935
Reference435
Last Edited25 May 2016
     John Botting was born circa 1854 in Albury, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of John Botting and Mary Spooner. He was a son of John Botting and Mary Botting in the 1871 census in Great House, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. John was like his father a hoop shaver.2 He was the son of Mary Botting in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. John was a general labourer.3 He married Mary Tidy in 1887 in Albury, Surrey, England.4,5 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Smithwood Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. John and his family were enumerated with a surname of Spooner and were living next door to his mother, he was working as a carman.6 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Smithwood Cottage, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. John was a farmer living with his wife and family.7 His wife Mary died in 1903 in Albury, Surrey, England.8 He married Laura Jane Stemp, daughter of George Stemp and Elizabeth Court, on 21 June 1906 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Emily Miles and Frederick Powell. John was listed as a farmer with the surname of Spooner as was his father also listed as Spooner and a labourer.4,9,10 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Southwood Farm, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. John was a farmer living with his wife, son and step son.11 He died in 1935 in Surrey, England.12

Family 1

Mary Tidy b. c 1860, d. 1903
Children

Family 2

Laura Jane Stemp b. 4 Jan 1873, d. 1927

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.
  4. [S4] Census Records.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1887/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 75.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 28 Page 24.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 106 Page 3.
  8. [S4] Census Records 1903/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 94 age 45.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 351.
  10. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3171 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED15 SN7.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes 1935/Q3 Surrey S W Volume 2a Page 372 age 81.

John David Botting

M, b. 1890
Reference436
Last Edited25 May 2016
     John David Spooner was born in 1890 in Albury, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of John Botting and Mary Tidy.3 He was the son of John Spooner and Mary Tidy in the 1891 census in Smithwood Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4 He was the son of John Botting and Mary Botting in the 1901 census in Smithwood Cottage, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5 He was the son of John Botting and Laura Jane Botting in the 1911 census in Southwood Farm, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.6

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1890/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 68.
  3. [S4] Census Records.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 28 Page 24.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 106 Page 3.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3171 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED15 SN7.

Harry Stephens

M, b. circa 1870, d. 1903
Reference437
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     Harry Stephens was born circa 1870 in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, England.1 He married Laura Jane Stemp, daughter of George Stemp and Elizabeth Court, on 21 December 1889 in St Peter and St Paul, Albury, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Patterson and Sarah Elizabeth Stephens. Harry was a carter and his father Emery a brickmaker, while Laura's father George was a labourer. Both Harry amd Laura were single and under age. harry 19 and Laura 18.2,3 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Smithwood, Albury, Surrey, England. Harry was a carter on the farm listed as a servant working with horses. His wife and young son George aged 5 mothw was living with him.4 He was the son in law of Elizabeth Stemp in the 1901 census in Stroud Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5 He died in 1903 in Guildford, Surrey, England.6

Family

Laura Jane Stemp b. 4 Jan 1873, d. 1927
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1889/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 87.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 29 Page 25.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 87 Page 3.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1903/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 53 age 33.
  7. [S4] Census Records.

Charles William Stephens

M, b. 5 July 1896, d. December 1985
Reference438
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     Charles William Stephens was born on 5 July 1896 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Harry Stephens and Laura Jane Stemp.2 He was baptised on 2 August 1896 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 He was the grandson of Elizabeth Stemp in the 1901 census in Stroud Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4 He was the step son of John Botting in the 1911 census in Southwood Farm, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5 He died in December 1985 in Surrey, England, at age 89.6

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1896/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 145.
  2. [S4] Census Records.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 87 Page 3.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3171 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED15 SN7.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes December 1985 Surrey S W Volume 17 Page 1334 age 89.

George Harry Stephens

M, b. 1 October 1890, d. 7 November 1914
Reference439
Last Edited28 Nov 2017
     George Harry Stephens was born on 1 October 1890 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Harry Stephens and Laura Jane Stemp. He was baptised on 7 December 1890 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, the vicar made a mistake spelling the family surname as Stevens.2 He was the son of Harry Stephens and Laura Jane Stephens in the 1891 census in Smithwood, Albury, Surrey, England. George was only 5 months old.3 He was the grandson of Elizabeth Stemp in the 1901 census in Stroud Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4 George went for a medical in Guildford on 7 October 1907. He was 5 foot 7½ inches tall, weighing 127lbs, had a chest measuring 37 inches. He had a fresh complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. He had some tattoos on his arms. His employment sheet written on 10 November 1913 described him as a bricklayers labourer. His character was very good, an intelligent, industrial man who can always be relied upon to do his work thoroughly. Had no particular civilian qualifications. Is clean, honest, strictly sober and trustworthy. He had waited in the officers mess 1908 - 1912 and been a telephone operator 1910-11.5 George was accepted and first posted as a private on 10 October 1907, he had a second posting on 10 January 1908.5 George whilst at Colchester received two antityphoid injection initially on 15 November 1909 and the secondly on 25 November 1909.5 Heappeared in the 1911 census. George was in the 2nd Battalion "The Queens" Regiment of Infantry (E 7 F Company) stationed in Gibraltar. His commanding Officer was Lt Colonel J G King-King DSO.6 George spent a couple of short spells in hospital having been admitted suffering from soft chancre.5 George was listed as absent from Tattoo until 9:35am on 3 August 1913 while in Bermuda. This was the 4th instant that this had happened. He was punished with 8 days confined to barracks. He had previously been admonished and received 5 days confined to barracks.5 Whilst in Bermuda George had two antityphoid injections the first on 21 November and second on 1 December 1913.5 George went absent without leave from 25 - 29 September 1914.5 He died on 7 November 1914 in France at age 24 after serving 7 years 32 days in Gibraltar, Burma, South Africa and the British Expeditionary Force. He was declared killed in action.7,5 George's name is commemorated on the Menin Gate Ypres Panel 11, 13 and 14.7 Laura signed for George's British War medal on 25 February 1921. She signed for George's clasp to 1914 star on 21 May 1921. It was issued to him under the surname of Stevens. Laura changed the spelling to Stephens.5

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1890/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 135.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 29 Page 25.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 87 Page 3.
  5. [S7] Ancestry British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN34996 RD641 SD21 ED4 SN9999.
  7. [S16] CWGC website.

George Stemp1

M, d. before 1901
Reference440
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     George Stemp married Elizabeth Court in 1865 in Albury, Surrey, England.2 He died before 1901.3

Family

Elizabeth Court b. 1851
Child

Sources

  1. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 - daughter.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1865/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 66.
  3. [S4] Census Records.

Elizabeth Court1

F, b. 1851
Reference441
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     Elizabeth Court was born in 1851 in Horsham, Sussex, England.1 She married George Stemp in 1865 in Albury, Surrey, England.2 Her husband George died before 1901.1 She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Stroud Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. She had her daughter, son in law and three grandchildren living with her.3

Family

George Stemp d. b 1901
Child

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1865/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 66.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 87 Page 3.

Ellen Mary Stephens

F, b. 1893
Reference442
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     Ellen Mary Stephens was born in 1893 in Albury, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Harry Stephens and Laura Jane Stemp.2 She was the grand daughter of Elizabeth Stemp in the 1901 census in Stroud Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 Ellen may have married William T Sandercock 1916/Q1 Hambledon 2a-339.

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1893/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 70.
  2. [S4] Census Records.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 87 Page 3.

John Botting

M, b. circa 1837, d. 1878
Reference443
Last Edited26 Apr 2016
     John Botting was born circa 1837.1 He was the son of William Botting.2 He married Mary Spooner on 23 October 1857 in St Peter and St Paul, Albury, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by Charles and Hannah Corey. John was a labourer like his father William. Both John and Mary gave Smithwood Common as their address.3 He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in Great House, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. John was a hoop shaver living with his wife and children, little Alice was only 9 months old.4 He died in 1878 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.5,6

Family

Mary Spooner b. c 1835, d. 1921
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 - son.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 96 Page 21.
  5. [S4] Census Records.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1878/Q1 Cranleigh Volume 2a Page 88 age 41.

Mary Spooner

F, b. circa 1835, d. 1921
Reference444
Last Edited26 Apr 2016
     Mary Spooner was born circa 1835. She married John Botting, son of William Botting, on 23 October 1857 in St Peter and St Paul, Albury, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by Charles and Hannah Corey. John was a labourer like his father William. Both John and Mary gave Smithwood Common as their address.1 She was the wife of John Botting in the 1871 census in Great House, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. John was a hoop shaver living with his wife and children, little Alice was only 9 months old.2 Her husband John died in 1878 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3,4 She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. Mary was a farmer of about 6 acres lliving with her children.5 She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Smithwood Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Mary was living on her own means living with her children.6 She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Smithwood Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Mary was living on her wond means with a general servant and boarder.7 She died in 1921 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.8

Family

John Botting b. c 1837, d. 1878
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S4] Census Records.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1878/Q1 Cranleigh Volume 2a Page 88 age 41.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.
  6. [S4] Census Records RG12 Piece 558 Folio 28 Page 24.
  7. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 601 Folio 20 Page 7.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1921/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 190.

William Botting1

M
Reference445
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Family

Child

Sources

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

James Botting1

M, b. circa 1859
Reference446
Last Edited5 Jan 2015
     James Botting was born circa 1859 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of John Botting and Mary Spooner.1 He was a son of John Botting and Mary Botting in the 1871 census in Great House, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Mary Botting in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England. James was a general labourer.3

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.

Emma Botting1

F, b. circa 1868
Reference447
Last Edited5 Jan 2015
     Emma Botting was born circa 1868 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of John Botting and Mary Spooner.1 She was a daughter of John Botting and Mary Botting in the 1871 census in Great House, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Mary Botting in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of Mary Botting in the 1891 census Smithwood Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England Mary was living on her own means living with her children.4

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG12 Piece 558 Folio 28 Page 24.

Alice Botting1

F, b. circa 1870
Reference448
Last Edited5 Jan 2015
     Alice Botting was born circa 1870 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of John Botting and Mary Spooner.1 She was a daughter of John Botting and Mary Botting in the 1871 census in Great House, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Mary Botting in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.

May Botting1

F, b. circa 1874
Reference449
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     May Botting was born circa 1874 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of John Botting and Mary Spooner.1 She was the daughter of Mary Botting in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.

William Frederick Botting1

M, b. 1875, d. 1900
Reference450
Last Edited16 Jul 2015
     William Frederick Botting was born in 1875 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England.2,3 He was the son of John Botting and Mary Spooner.1 He was the son of Mary Botting in the 1881 census in 2 Colemans, Cranleigh, Surrey, England.4 He was the son of Mary Botting in the 1891 census in Smithwood Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was an apprentice to a boot maker.5 He married Ada Annie Jelly on 26 December 1898 in St Peter and St Paul, Albury, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Jelly and Mary Anne Jelly. William was a bootmaker and his father John who had died was a sawyer. Ada's father James was a labourer.6 He died in 1900 in Albury, Surrey, England.7

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1875/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 127.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 96 Pages 23 and 24.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG12 Piece 558 Folio 28 Page 24.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1900/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 61 age 25.