Elizabeth Anne Sutton

F, b. 7 March 1868, d. 1959
Reference4751
Last Edited13 May 2017
     Elizabeth Anne Sutton was born on 7 March 1868 in Cressing, Essex, England.1 She married William George Humphries in 1896 in Camberwell, London, England.2 She was the wife of William George Humphries in the 1901 census in Rookery Farm Cottage, Westcott, Surrey, England. William was a coachman and domestic gardener living with his wife.3 She was the wife of William George Humphries in the 1911 census in Blatchfeld Stables, Gardeners House, Blackheath, Surrey, England. William was a domestic motor driver living with his wife and children.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elizabeth was listed as living at Four Ways, Blackheath, Surrey, England, with her husband William. William was a retired gardener.5 Her husband William died on 6 September 1951 in Four Ways, Blackheath, Surrey, England.6 She died in 1959 in 142 Rayne Road, Braintree, Essex, England.7 She was buried on 23 January 1959 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 326 after a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh.8

Family

William George Humphries b. 1 Jan 1870, d. 6 Sep 1951
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1868/Q1 Braintree Volume 4a Page 368.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1896/Q2 Camberwell Volume 1d Page 1517.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 623 Folio 70 Page 8.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN193.
  5. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1955D/010.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1951/Q3 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 664 age 81.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1959/Q1 Braintree Volume 4a Page 488.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Sherlock Joslin Humphries

M, b. 10 January 1902, d. 22 February 1980
Reference4752
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     Sherlock Joslin Humphries was born on 10 January 1902 in Westcott, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William George Humphries and Elizabeth Anne Sutton. He was baptised on 16 March 1902 in Westcott, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of William George Humphries and Elizabeth Anne Humphries in the 1911 census in Blatchfeld Stables, Gardeners House, Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 He married Sylvia Nellie Shortland in 1946 in Surrey, England.4 He received the probate of the estate of William George Humphries on 15 October 1951.5 He died on 22 February 1980 in 103 Maybury Road, Woking, Surrey, England, at age 78.5,6 He was buried on 23 May 1980 in Winchester. His effects were valued at £88,669.5

Family

Sylvia Nellie Shortland b. 2 Aug 1901, d. 1991

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q1 Dorking Volume 2a Page 166.
  2. [S7] Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - no image.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN193.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1946/Q3 Surrey North Western Volume 5g Page 1643.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1980/Q1 Surrey North Western Volume 17 Page 0869.

Bernice Olivia Humphries

F, b. 21 May 1906, d. 1913
Reference4753
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     Bernice Olivia Humphries was born on 21 May 1906 in Westcott, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of William George Humphries and Elizabeth Anne Sutton. She was baptised on 15 July 1906 in Westcott, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of William George Humphries and Elizabeth Anne Humphries in the 1911 census in Blatchfeld Stables, Gardeners House, Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 She died in 1913 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.4 She was buried on 31 May 1913 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 327 after a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh.5

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q2 Dorking Volume 2a Page 193.
  2. [S7] Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - no image.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN193.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1913/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 221.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Sylvia Nellie Shortland

F, b. 2 August 1901, d. 1991
Reference4754
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     Sylvia Nellie Shortland was born on 2 August 1901 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.1 She married Sherlock Joslin Humphries, son of William George Humphries and Elizabeth Anne Sutton, in 1946 in Surrey, England.2 Her husband Sherlock died on 22 February 1980 in 103 Maybury Road, Woking, Surrey, England.3,4 She died in 1991 in Surrey, England.5

Family

Sherlock Joslin Humphries b. 10 Jan 1902, d. 22 Feb 1980

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1901/Q3 Wellingbro Volume 3b Page 141.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1946/Q3 Surrey North Western Volume 5g Page 1643.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1980/Q1 Surrey North Western Volume 17 Page 0869.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1991/Q3 Surrey North Western Volume 17 Page 755.

John Watson Mercer

M, b. 15 January 1909, d. 11 February 1985
Reference4755
Last Edited7 Dec 2018
     John Watson Mercer was born on 15 January 1909 in Chorlton, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of John Mercer and Edith Watson. He married Edna Edith Pool in 1949 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, John was with Shell, working on property acquisition for all new petrol stations springing up after the war.2 He died on 11 February 1985 in 16 The Close, Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 76.3,4 His estate was probated on 2 April 1985 in Probate. His effects were valued at £62,150.4

Family

Edna Edith Huntley b. 1911, d. 12 Sep 2014
Children
  • Peter John Mercer
  • Jeremy Huntley Mercer
  • David Arthur Mercer

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1909/Q1 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 738.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1949/Q3 Cheltenham Volume 7b Page 891.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes February 1985 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1634 age 76.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Edna Edith Huntley

F, b. 1911, d. 12 September 2014
Edna Edith Mercer née Huntley
Reference4756
Last Edited29 Jan 2019
     Edna Edith Huntley was born in 1911 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, her mothers maiden name was Griffiths.1 Her father was a secretary to a margarine company and her mother was an elocutionist. She had a brother and sister and went to school at Calder High, within a stone's throw of Penny Lane, where she excelled at sport. She played lacrosse for the county and club cricket. Above all she was a tennis player, she qualified for Wimbledon playing there for a few years, getting through to the second round once, being defeated by Louise Brough who was to become Ladies Champion four times. Having trained as a professional sports teacher and coach, she taught variously at Dorking High School, Cheltenham Ladies College, and after moving to Wonersh in 1955, at Guildford High School for 10 years. She also spent some years as coach to the Birtley Tennis Club.2 She married William T Pool in 1938 in Wirral, Lancashire, England.3 She and William T Pool were divorced.2 She married John Watson Mercer, son of John Mercer and Edith Watson, in 1949 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, John was with Shell, working on property acquisition for all new petrol stations springing up after the war.4 Her husband John died on 11 February 1985 in 16 The Close, Wonersh, Surrey, England.5,6 Edna lived on the first house on left 16 The Close off Cranleigh Road in Wonersh. Her fence was demolished many times by careless drivers coming down the road from Cranleigh taking the bend by the entrance to Wonersh Park too fast.7 She died on 12 September 2014 at age 102 Her obituary in Get Surrey announced she was a much loved mother, grandmother and former Wimbledon tennis player.8 She was buried on 29 September 2014 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.9

Family 1

William T Pool

Family 2

John Watson Mercer b. 15 Jan 1909, d. 11 Feb 1985
Children
  • Peter John Mercer
  • Jeremy Huntley Mercer
  • David Arthur Mercer

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1911/Q4 W Derby Volume 8b Page 1191.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magasine 2011.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q4 Wirral Volume 8a Page 1059.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1949/Q3 Cheltenham Volume 7b Page 891.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes February 1985 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1634 age 76.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  8. [S15] Newspaper article Get Surrey.
  9. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magazine.

John Mercer

M, b. circa 1876, d. 1927
Reference4757
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     John Mercer was born circa 1876 in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England. He married Edith Watson on 27 April 1907 in Presbyterian Congregational Church, Palatine Road, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, England, after a certificate was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Daniel Watson, G E Mercer and Charles Hy Whiffe. John was a cotton merchant living in 82 Central Road, Didsbury. His father John was a cotton Manufacturer and deceased. Edith lived at 46 Goulden Road, Withington. Her father Daniel Watson was listed as a gentleman.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in 18 Kingston Road, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, England. John was a cotton merchant living with his wife and two children with a nurse and domestic general servant.2 He died in 1927 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.3

Family

Edith Watson b. c 1876, d. 1954
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Manchester, England, Non-Conformist Marriages, 1758-1937.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN23658 RG78PN1377 RD464 SD1 ED1 SN261.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1927/Q4 South Manchester Volume 8d Page 93 age 52.

Edith Watson

F, b. circa 1876, d. 1954
Reference4758
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     Edith Watson was born circa 1876 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. She married John Mercer on 27 April 1907 in Presbyterian Congregational Church, Palatine Road, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, England, after a certificate was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Daniel Watson, G E Mercer and Charles Hy Whiffe. John was a cotton merchant living in 82 Central Road, Didsbury. His father John was a cotton Manufacturer and deceased. Edith lived at 46 Goulden Road, Withington. Her father Daniel Watson was listed as a gentleman.1 She was the wife of John Mercer in the 1911 census in 18 Kingston Road, Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, England. John was a cotton merchant living with his wife and two children with a nurse and domestic general servant.2 Her husband John died in 1927 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.3 She died in 1954 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.4

Family

John Mercer b. c 1876, d. 1927
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Manchester, England, Non-Conformist Marriages, 1758-1937.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN23658 RG78PN1377 RD464 SD1 ED1 SN261.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1927/Q4 South Manchester Volume 8d Page 93 age 52.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1954/Q4 Manchester Volume 10e Page 80 age 79.

Beatrice Rose Mercer

F, b. 30 July 1910, d. 12 February 1995
Reference4759
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     Beatrice Rose Mercer was born on 30 July 1910 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of John Mercer and Edith Watson. She married Norman W Sunderland in 1934 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 She died on 12 February 1995 in Racecourse Farm, Lindlow Lane, Wilmslow, Lancashire, England, at age 84.3,4 Her estate was probated on 2 October 1995 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, in Manchester. Her effects were valued at £299,992.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1910/Q3 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 669.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1934/Q3 Manchester South Volume 8d Page 701.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes February 1995 Macclesfield Reg B50B District 3442B Entry 69.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Norman W Sunderland

M
Reference4760
Last Edited30 Jan 2017
     Norman W Sunderland married Beatrice Rose Mercer, daughter of John Mercer and Edith Watson, in 1934 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1

Family

Beatrice Rose Mercer b. 30 Jul 1910, d. 12 Feb 1995

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1934/Q3 Manchester South Volume 8d Page 701.

Angela Probett

F
ChartsBrett Family
Reference4771
Last Edited1 Feb 2017
     Angela Probett married Robert R Tomkins, son of Ronald A Tomkins and Linda Brett, in 1983 in Surrey, England.1

Family

Robert R Tomkins
Children
  • James Robert Tomkins
  • Matthew Stanley Tomkins

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1983/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1184.

Mary Harvey Drew

F, b. 1864, d. 8 May 1938
Reference4774
Last Edited4 Feb 2017
     Mary Harvey Drew was born in 1864 in Wandsworth, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Richard William Drew and Ann Bletchley Starey. She was a granddaughter of Benjamin H Starey and Ann Humphreys Starey in the 1871 census in Millon Hall, Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, England.2 She appeared in the 1881 census in St Mary School, Wantage, Oxfordshire, England. Mary and Sylvia were scholars.3 She was the daughter of Richard William Drew and Ann Bletchley Drew in the 1891 census Meadfoot Lodge, Torquay, Devon, England.4 She was the daughter of Richard William Drew in the 1901 census in Bletchingley House, Bletchingley, Surrey, England.5 She was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Blatchfeld, Blackheath, Surrey, England. Mary was living on private means living with her sisters Sylvia and Joan and a domestic cook and housekeeper.6 She died on 8 May 1938 in Heathfield, Albury Heath, Guildford, Surrey, England.7,8,9 She was buried on 12 May 1938 in St Mary, Bletchingley, Surrey, England.7 Her estate was probated on 11 July 1938 in London to David Harvey Drew a member of the London Stock Exchange. Her effects were valued at £5,283 6s 1d.8

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1864/Q2 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 470.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1538 Folio 61 Page 18.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1287 Folio 13 Page 9.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 175 Folio 37 Page 29.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 630 Folio 34 Page 9.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN190.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.
  8. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes June 1938 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 453 age 74.

Richard William Drew

M, b. circa 1834, d. 22 May 1903
Reference4775
Last Edited4 Feb 2017
     Richard William Drew was born circa 1834 in Westminster, London, England. He married Ann Bletchley Starey, daughter of Benjamin H Starey and Ann Humphreys Butterfield, in 1863 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 He was a son in law of Benjamin H Starey and Ann Humphreys Starey in the 1871 census in Millon Hall, Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, England. Richard was an Architect and land owner.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Meadfoot Lodge, Torquay, Devon, England. Richard was an Architect living with his wife, four daughters and five servants.3 His wife Ann died on 2 May 1899 in 18 Langham Street, Marylebone, London, England.4,5 He received the probate of the estate of Ann Bletchley Drew on 24 August 1899 in London to Richard William Drew a gentleman . Her effects were valued at £151 18s 10d.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Bletchingley House, Bletchingley, Surrey, England. Richard was a retired architect living with his children and four servants.6 He was buried in 1903 in St Mary, Bletchingley, Surrey, England, he was described as Independant.7 He died on 22 May 1903 in Little Whittenham, Abingdon, Berkshire, England, his usual address was Bletchingley House, Bletchingley in Surrey.5 His estate was probated on 15 July 1903 in London to Rev William Starey a clerk, Harvey Richard Drew and Geoffrey Harvey Drew members of the stock exchange. His effects were valued at £48,699 8s 10d.5

Family

Ann Bletchley Starey b. c 1840, d. 2 May 1899
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1863/Q3 Bedford Volume 3b Page 482.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1538 Folio 61 Page 18.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 175 Folio 37 Page 29.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1899/Q2 Marylebone Volume a Page 362 age 59.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 630 Folio 34 Page 9.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.
  8. [S4] Census Records.
  9. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.