Gladys R Jelf Reveley1

F, b. circa 1891
Reference4926
Last Edited9 Apr 2017
     Gladys R Jelf Reveley was born circa 1891 in France.1 She was the daughter of Edward Petit Jelf and Fanny Jane Reveley.1 She was the daughter of Edward Petit Jelf and Fanny Jane Jelf Reveley in the 1901 census in Bryngwinc, Brithdir and Islawrdref, Merionethshire, Wales.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 5255 Folio 6 Page 1.

Claude H Jelf Reveley1

M, b. circa 1893
Reference4927
Last Edited18 Feb 2017
     Claude H Jelf Reveley was born circa 1893 in France.1 He was the son of Edward Petit Jelf and Fanny Jane Reveley.1 He was the son of Edward Petit Jelf and Fanny Jane Jelf Reveley in the 1901 census in Bryngwinc, Brithdir and Islawrdref, Merionethshire, Wales.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 5255 Folio 6 Page 1.

Herbert Bodley Scott

M
Reference4928
Last Edited18 Feb 2017
     Herbert Bodley Scott married Sybil C Jelf Reveley, daughter of Edward Petit Jelf and Fanny Jane Reveley, in 1907 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England.1 His wife Sybil died on 7 May 1956 in The War Memorial Hospital, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales.2,3

Family

Sybil C Jelf Reveley b. c 1882, d. 7 May 1956

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q1 Newton Abbot Volume 5b Page 239.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1956/Q2 Wrexham Volume 8b Page 399 age 75.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons

F, b. 15 August 1900, d. 5 June 1998
Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons
Reference4932
Last Edited19 Apr 2017
     Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons was born on 15 August 1900 in Simla, India.1 She was the daughter of Clement George Parsons and Grace Florence Boddam.1 She was the grand daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England.2 She was listed as the grandaughter of Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1911 census in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.3 Claudia Parsons was a pioneering engineer, intrepid traveler and author. She was one of the first women in England to graduate in engineering. She was a student at Loughborough College from 1919-22 and was one of the women to receive a diploma in Automobile Engineering. Later she became the first woman to circumnavigate the globe by car.4,5 She received the probate of the estate of Grace Florence Parsons on 20 July 1959 Administration papers were issued to her daughters Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons and Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons both spinsters and Avis Marion Durie French a widow. Her effects were valued at £770 2s 2d.6 She died on 5 June 1998 in The Old House, Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 97.7 She was buried on 16 June 1998 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.8

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Century Story by Claudia Parsons.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3079 RG78PN110 RD33 SD4 ED13 SN275.
  4. [S40000] Various websites Womens Engineering Society.
  5. [S40000] Various websites www.lboro.ac.uk/news-events/news/2016/april/claudia-parsons-16.html.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes June 1998 West Surrey Reg B4B District 7611B Entry 271 age 97.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Clement George Parsons1

M, b. circa 1851, d. September 1912
Clement George Parsons
Reference4933
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Clement George Parsons was born circa 1851 in Ireland Clement was the third of nine sons.1 He was the son of James Edward Parsons and Tempé Susan Beckett.1 Clement was educated at Dulwich College.1 Like his father Clement entered the Indian Army and later the Punjab Commission.1 He married Grace Florence Boddam, daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Husband, in 1885 in Bombay, India.1 He was the son in law of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England. Clement was a Major in the Indian Army.2 He died in September 1912.1

Family

Grace Florence Boddam b. 22 Feb 1868, d. 7 Jun 1959
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Century Story by Claudia Parsons.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.

Grace Florence Boddam1

F, b. 22 February 1868, d. 7 June 1959
Reference4934
Last Edited19 Apr 2017
     Grace Florence Boddam was born on 22 February 1868 in Hazareebaugh, Bengal, India.1,2 She was the daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Husband.3 She was baptised on 21 April 1868 in Hazareebaugh, Bengal, India.2 She married Clement George Parsons, son of James Edward Parsons and Tempé Susan Beckett, in 1885 in Bombay, India.1 She was the daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England.4 Her husband Clement died in September 1912.1 Adele Dendy Marshall of Chinthurst, was in 1925 the first President of Wonersh WI with Mrs Parsons of Old House in The Street and Mrs Cook of Barnett Hill House, her Vice Presidents.5 She died on 7 June 1959 in The Old House, Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 91.6,7 She was buried on 11 June 1959 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.8 Her estate was probated on 20 July 1959 Administration papers were issued to her daughters Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons and Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons both spinsters and Avis Marion Durie French a widow. Her effects were valued at £770 2s 2d.7

Family

Clement George Parsons b. c 1851, d. Sep 1912
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Century Story by Claudia Parsons.
  2. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947 - no image.
  3. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Wonersh W I History.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1959/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 833.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons

F, b. 4 December 1896, d. 13 July 1986
Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons
Reference4935
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons was born on 4 December 1896 in India.1 She was the daughter of Clement George Parsons and Grace Florence Boddam. She was baptised on 3 January 1897 in Amballa, Bengal, India, her parents were listed as Clement George and Grace Florence Parsons.1 She was the grand daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England. Hunferford was a General in the Indian Staff Corps living with his wife, daughters, son in law, grandaughters and servants.2 She was listed as the grandaughter of Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1911 census in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.3 Grace sailed 2nd class on Rajputana leaving London on 30 March 1928 bound for Bombay. She gave The Old House in Wonersh as her home address.4 She received the probate of the estate of Grace Florence Parsons on 20 July 1959 Administration papers were issued to her daughters Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons and Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons both spinsters and Avis Marion Durie French a widow. Her effects were valued at £770 2s 2d.5 She died on 13 July 1986 in The Old House, Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 89 Grace was known to her friends as Betty.6,5 She was buried on 18 July 1986 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.7 Her estate was probated on 27 August 1986 in Winchester. Her effects were valued at £71,187.5

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947 - no image.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3079 RG78PN110 RD33 SD4 ED13 SN275.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes July 1986 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1213.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

James Edward Parsons1

M
Reference4936
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     James entered the Punjab Civil Commission from a Bengal Regiment.1 When James retired he and Susan moved to a large huse standing alone on the coast at Southbourne in Hampshire called the The Gables.1 James Edward Parsons married Tempé Susan Beckett Suan was just 16 years of age. James and Susan had nine sons and two daughters.1

Family

Tempé Susan Beckett
Child

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Century Story by Claudia Parsons.

Tempé Susan Beckett1

F
Reference4937
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     When James retired he and Susan moved to a large huse standing alone on the coast at Southbourne in Hampshire called the The Gables.1 Tempé Susan Beckett married James Edward Parsons Suan was just 16 years of age. James and Susan had nine sons and two daughters.1

Family

James Edward Parsons
Child

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Century Story by Claudia Parsons.

Louisa Maria Husband1

F, b. circa 1838, d. 21 September 1916
Reference4938
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Louisa Maria Husband was born circa 1838 in India.1 She married Hungerford Theyer Boddam on 21 September 1865 in Hazareebaugh, Bengal, India, They had five children and this was his second marriage.2 She was the wife of Hungerford Theyer Boddam in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England. Hunferford was a General in the Indian Staff Corps living with his wife, daughters, son in law, grandaughters and servants.3 Her husband Hungerford died on 10 March 1904 in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.4,5 She received the probate of the estate of Hungerford Theyer Boddam on 3 May 1904.5 She was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England. Louisa was living on private means with her daughter, two grandaughters and three domestic servants.6 She died on 21 September 1916 in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.7,5 She was buried on 25 September 1916 in Holy Trinity, Guildford, Surrey, England.8 Her estate was probated on 23 November 1916 in London to her daughter Edith Muriel Boddam. Her effects were valued at £220 14s 1d.5

Family

Hungerford Theyer Boddam b. c 1825, d. 10 Mar 1904
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1904/Q1 Guildford Volume 2a Page 78.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3079 RG78PN110 RD33 SD4 ED13 SN275.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes September 1916 Guildford Volume 2a Page 133.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Hungerford Theyer Boddam1

M, b. circa 1825, d. 10 March 1904
Reference4939
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Hungerford Theyer Boddam was born circa 1825 in India. He married Grace Savage Martin on 30 March 1847 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, aftre a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by A Y Kelso, W K Martin and Ellen J Boddam. Hungerford was listed as a Gentleman like his father Rowson Hart Boddam and gave his address as Brighton Supex. Grace came from Cheltenham and her father John Halliday Marin was a Major.2 His wife Grace died on 18 December 1850 in Calcutta, Bengal, India.3 He married Louisa Maria Husband on 21 September 1865 in Hazareebaugh, Bengal, India, They had five children and this was his second marriage.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England. Hunferford was a General in the Indian Staff Corps living with his wife, daughters, son in law, grandaughters and servants.5 He died on 10 March 1904 in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.6,7 He was buried on 15 March 1904 in Holy Trinity, Guildford, Surrey, England, His funeral service was conducted by James Beeby the Vicar of All Saints n West Dulwich.8 His estate was probated on 3 May 1904 in London to his widow. His effects were valued at £732 6s 8d.7

Family 1

Grace Savage Martin b. c 1824, d. 18 Dec 1850

Family 2

Louisa Maria Husband b. c 1838, d. 21 Sep 1916
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938.
  3. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948.
  4. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1904/Q1 Guildford Volume 2a Page 78.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Edith Muriel Boddam1

F, b. 1874
Edith Muriel Boddam
Reference4940
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Edith Muriel Boddam was born in 1874 in Surbiton, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Husband.1 She was the daughter of Hungerford Theyer Boddam and Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1901 census in 155 Grotled Road, Lambeth, London, England.3 She was the daughter of Louisa Maria Boddam in the 1911 census in Capel House, Maori Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.4 She received the probate of the estate of Louisa Maria Boddam on 23 November 1916.5

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1874/Q1 Kingston Volume 2a Page 285.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 438 Folio 113 Page 15.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3079 RG78PN110 RD33 SD4 ED13 SN275.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Avis Marion Durie Parsons1

F, b. circa 1905
Avis Marion Durie Parsons
Reference4941
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Avis Marion Durie Parsons was born circa 1905.1 She was the daughter of Clement George Parsons and Grace Florence Boddam.1 She married Frederic H R French in 1936 in Westminster, London, England.2 Her husband Frederic died before 1959. She received the probate of the estate of Grace Florence Parsons on 20 July 1959 Administration papers were issued to her daughters Grace Muriel Tempé Parsons and Claudia Sydney Maia Parsons both spinsters and Avis Marion Durie French a widow. Her effects were valued at £770 2s 2d.3

Family

Frederic H R French d. b 1959

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Century Story by Claudia Parsons.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1936/Q4 Westminster Volume 1a Page 1046.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Grace Savage Martin

F, b. circa 1824, d. 18 December 1850
Reference4942
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Grace Savage Martin was born circa 1824. She married Hungerford Theyer Boddam on 30 March 1847 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, aftre a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by A Y Kelso, W K Martin and Ellen J Boddam. Hungerford was listed as a Gentleman like his father Rowson Hart Boddam and gave his address as Brighton Supex. Grace came from Cheltenham and her father John Halliday Marin was a Major.1 She died on 18 December 1850 in Calcutta, Bengal, India.2

Family

Hungerford Theyer Boddam b. c 1825, d. 10 Mar 1904

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938.
  2. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948.

Frederic H R French

M, d. before 1959
Reference4943
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
     Frederic H R French married Avis Marion Durie Parsons, daughter of Clement George Parsons and Grace Florence Boddam, in 1936 in Westminster, London, England.1 He died before 1959.

Family

Avis Marion Durie Parsons b. c 1905

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1936/Q4 Westminster Volume 1a Page 1046.

Harry Stuart Goodhart

M, b. 1887, d. 1959
Reference4944
Last Edited26 Feb 2017
     Harry Stuart Goodhart was born in 1887 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Harry Chester Goodhart and Rose Ellen Rendel.1 On the death of his father, Harry and his mother moved South and leased Chiinthurst Hill in 1899.1 Harry was an English Architect and writer, and a fine musician. He was educated at Eton and read music at Trinity College in Cambridge. He worked briefly for Sir Charles Nicholson before setting up his own architectual practice.1 Harry assumed the name of Goodhart-Rendel in 1902 at his grandfather Stuart Rendel's request. He was the last first and last Lord Rendel, and was created Baron Rendel of Hatchlands in 1894.1 He received the probate of the estate of Rose Ellen Rendel on 2 August 1927.3 He was Oxford's Slade Professor of Fine Art from 1933-36. His 1934 lectures on Victorian architecture were considered important as part of the informed revival of interest in Victoriana by Nikilaus Pevsner. He served as President of the Royal Institte of British Architects from 1937-1939.1 Harry was awarded the CBE in 1955.1 He died in 1959.

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1887/Q2 Cambridge Volume 3b Page 507.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Harry Chester Goodhart1

M, b. 1858, d. 1895
Reference4945
Last Edited26 Feb 2017
     Harry Chester Goodhart was born in 1858 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.1,2 Harry was an international footballer and became Professor of Latin at the University of Edinburgh.1 He married Rose Ellen Rendel in 1886 in St George Hanover Square, London, England, They had two children.1,3 He died in 1895 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He received the probate of the estate of Wilbraham Villiers Cooper on 7 March 1956.4

Family

Rose Ellen Rendel b. 1863, d. 12 Apr 1927
Child

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1858/Q3 Kingston Volume 2a Page 163.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1886/Q3 St Geo H Sq Volume 1a Page 875.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Rose Ellen Rendel1

F, b. 1863, d. 12 April 1927
Reference4946
Last Edited16 Jun 2017
     Rose Ellen Rendel was born in 1863 in Paddington, London, England, Rose was the daughter of Stuart Rendel and Ellen Hubbard.1,2 She was baptised on 10 May 1863 in Lower Breeding, Sussex, England.3 She married Harry Chester Goodhart in 1886 in St George Hanover Square, London, England, They had two children.1,4 On the death of his father, Harry and his mother moved South and leased Chiinthurst Hill in 1899.1 She witnessed the death of Harry who died in 1895 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 She married Wilbraham Villiers Cooper in 1902 in Brighton, Sussex, England.1,5 Rose gave some land to Wonersh on which they built their Memorial Hall.1 She died on 12 April 1927 in Villa Street, Dominique Saint Raphael, France, her usual address was 21 Eaton Place in Belgravia.6 Her estate was probated on 2 August 1927 in London to Wilbraham Villiers Cooper, Harry Stuart Goodhart Rendel and Francis Hamilton Wedgwood. Her effects were valued at £9,225 19s 11d.6 Rose's father 1st Baron of Rendel from whom in 1945 her son Harry inherited the substancial estate including Hatchlands Park.1

Family 1

Harry Chester Goodhart b. 1858, d. 1895
Child

Family 2

Wilbraham Villiers Cooper b. 1876, d. 2 May 1955

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1863/Q2 Kensington Volume 1a Page 39.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - no image.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1886/Q3 St Geo H Sq Volume 1a Page 875.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q1 Brighton Volume b Page 331.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Wilbraham Villiers Cooper1

M, b. 1876, d. 2 May 1955
Reference4947
Last Edited16 Jun 2017
     Wilbraham Villiers Cooper was born in 1876.1 He was baptised on 23 April 1876 in Tarporley, Cheshire, England, his parents were James Hughes and Mary Agneta Cooper.2 He married Rose Ellen Rendel in 1902 in Brighton, Sussex, England.1,3 His wife Rose died on 12 April 1927 in Villa Street, Dominique Saint Raphael, France.4 He received the probate of the estate of Rose Ellen Rendel on 2 August 1927.4 He died on 2 May 1955 in 42 Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London, England.5,4 His estate was probated on 7 March 1956 in London to his step son Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel and architect. His effects were valued at £17,619 14s 10d.4

Family

Rose Ellen Rendel b. 1863, d. 12 Apr 1927

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  2. [S7] Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - no image.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q1 Brighton Volume b Page 331.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1955/Q2 Marylebone Volume 5d Page 306.

Mervyn Cyril Vyvyan Allchin

M, b. 17 November 1914, d. 17 September 2005
Reference4948
Last Edited10 May 2017
     Mervyn Cyril Vyvyan Allchin was born on 17 November 1914 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, his mothers maiden name was Harris.1 He married Marjorie Gladys Coffin on 4 June 1938 in St James, Selsey, Sussex, England, Mervyn was at the start of a long career in telecommunications engineeringand Marjorie as apprenticed to a milliner. They had met in Portsmouth in 1930.2 During the war he was setting up communications systems for the armed forces in the Napoleonic fortresses around Portsmouth, working closely with the officers with the result that on D-Day advabncing troops in Normandy could be lnked to Bomber Command in England.3 Mervyn and Marjorie moved to Wonersh in 1953 and lived in Liechtenstein, 53 New Road. He represented New Road when they fought aganst a rate value hike. He was armed with detailed balsa wood models of every house in the road. He scored a notable victory. This lead to him being voted onto the Wonersh Parish Council, which he held for years. He was also on Hambledon Rural district and finally Waverley Borough Council for 20 years. His interest in law led him to spend his summers at Brasenose College in Oxford and completed his part one Bar Exams at Lincoln's Inn but decided against a career in law staying with telecommunications.3 Mervyn's final project before he retired was the installation fo the national police computer system in Scotland Yard.3 Mervyn and Marjorie celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary in Wonersh Memorial Hall.3 His wife Marjorie died on 7 August 2002 in Surrey, England.4 He died on 17 September 2005 in Surrey, England, at age 90.5 He was buried on 27 September 2005 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, under the same gravestone after a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh. Marjoie on 27 September 2002 and Mervyn on 27 September 1005.6,7

Family

Marjorie Gladys Coffin b. 6 Jun 1918, d. 7 Aug 2002

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1914/Q4 Portsmouth Volume 2b Page 739.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q2 Portsmouth Volume 2b Page 1296.
  3. [S15] Newspaper article Surrey Advertiser 19 June 1998.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes August 2002 West Surrey Reg B14B District 7611B Entry 58 age 84.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes September 2005 West Surrey Reg C21B District 761/1C Entry 35 age 90.
  6. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magasine.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Gravestone.

Marjorie Gladys Coffin

F, b. 6 June 1918, d. 7 August 2002
Reference4949
Last Edited10 May 2017
     Marjorie Gladys Coffin was born on 6 June 1918 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, her mothers maiden name was Fryett.1,2 She married Mervyn Cyril Vyvyan Allchin on 4 June 1938 in St James, Selsey, Sussex, England, Mervyn was at the start of a long career in telecommunications engineeringand Marjorie as apprenticed to a milliner. They had met in Portsmouth in 1930.3 Mervyn and Marjorie moved to Wonersh in 1953 and lived in Liechtenstein, 53 New Road. He represented New Road when they fought aganst a rate value hike. He was armed with detailed balsa wood models of every house in the road. He scored a notable victory. This lead to him being voted onto the Wonersh Parish Council, which he held for years. He was also on Hambledon Rural district and finally Waverley Borough Council for 20 years. His interest in law led him to spend his summers at Brasenose College in Oxford and completed his part one Bar Exams at Lincoln's Inn but decided against a career in law staying with telecommunications.1 Mervyn and Marjorie celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary in Wonersh Memorial Hall.1 She died on 7 August 2002 in Surrey, England, at age 84.4 She was buried on 27 September 2005 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, under the same gravestone after a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh. Marjoie on 27 September 2002 and Mervyn on 27 September 1005.5,6

Family

Mervyn Cyril Vyvyan Allchin b. 17 Nov 1914, d. 17 Sep 2005

Sources

  1. [S15] Newspaper article Surrey Advertiser 19 June 1998.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1918/Q2 Portsmouth Volume 2b Page 737.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q2 Portsmouth Volume 2b Page 1296.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes August 2002 West Surrey Reg B14B District 7611B Entry 58 age 84.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magasine.
  6. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Gravestone.

Samuel Hasbury

M
Reference4950
Last Edited26 Feb 2017
     Private S Hasbury MCG was reported in The Surrey Advertiser and County Times of Saturday 8 June 1918 as being a Prisoner of War.1

Sources

  1. [S15] Newspaper article Surrey Advertiser and County News Saturday 8 June 1918.