Howard Douglas William May

M, b. 1911
ChartsMay Family
Reference5026
Last Edited6 Mar 2017
     Howard Douglas William May was born in 1911 in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England.1 He was the son of William Henry Spratley and Clara Lloyd.

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1911/Q3 Uxbridge Volume 3a Page 84.

Eleanor Margaret Halcombe

F, b. circa 1864, d. 5 July 1950
Reference5032
Last Edited10 Apr 2017
     Eleanor Margaret Halcombe was born circa 1864 in Clerkenwell, London, England, her father was Rev John J Halcombe. She married George Edward Jelf, son of Rev George Edward Jelf and Fanny Crawley, in 1899 in Linton, Cambridgeshire, England.1 She was the wife of George Edward Jelf in the 1901 census in Dove Cottage, Alum Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England. George was living on his own means with his wife with one servant.2 She appeared in the household as a visitor of Katharine Frances Jelf in the 1911 census in 34 Norham Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. She was with her husband.3 Her husband George died on 6 February 1934 in 63 Alum Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England.4,5 She received the probate of the estate of George Edward Jelf on 4 April 1934.5 She died on 5 July 1950 in 4 Cambridge Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, her usual address was 14 Branksome Wood Road in Bournemouth.6,5 Her estate was probated on 29 August 1950 in London to Eleanor Mary Fairgrieve a married woman. Her effects were valued at £10,443.5

Family

George Edward Jelf b. 1865, d. 6 Feb 1934

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1899/Q3 Linton Volume 3b Page 1137.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1039 Folio 35 Page 13.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8134 RG78PN412 RD152 SD2 ED23 SN129.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1934/Q1 Bournemouth Volume 2b Page 1058 age 68.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1950/Q3 Bournemouth Volume 6b Page 138 age 87.

Dorothy Frances Emmy Jelf

F, b. 5 August 1878, d. 1970
Reference5033
Last Edited7 Mar 2017
     Dorothy Frances Emmy Jelf was born on 5 August 1878 in Saffron Walden, Essex, England.1 She was the daughter of Rev George Edward Jelf and Katharine Frances Dalton. She was the daughter of Katharine Frances Jelf in the 1911 census in 34 Norham Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 She died in 1970 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1878/Q4 Saffron Walden Volume 4a Page 490.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8134 RG78PN412 RD152 SD2 ED23 SN129.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1970/Q1 Oxford Volume 6b Page 3199 age 91.

Inez Katherine Jelf

F, b. 1882, d. 2 December 1936
Reference5034
Last Edited7 Mar 2017
     Inez Katherine Jelf was born in 1882 in Saffron Walden, Essex, England.1 She was the daughter of Rev George Edward Jelf and Katharine Frances Dalton. She was the daughter of Katharine Frances Jelf in the 1911 census in 34 Norham Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 She married Rev Edward Monier Bickersteth on 20 April 1911 in Christ Church, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by J R Roffen, Samuel Bickersteth Ellen V F Bickersteth, Katherine F Jelf, Geoffrey L Bickersteth and H Edward Jelf. Edward was a clerk in holy orders living at The Vicarage in Leeds, his father Samuel Bickersteth was a Doctor of Divinity. Inez lived at 34 Yorham Road in Oxford, her father, George Edward Jelf was deceased and also listed as a Dootor of Divinity.3,4 She died on 2 December 1936 in Chiddingstone Rectory, Edenbridge, Kent, England.5,6 Her estate was probated on 25 March 1937 in London to Geoffrey Langdale Bickersteth a university lecturer and Oliver Jeff Grace a stockbroker. Her effects were valued at £2,377 9s.5

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1882/Q4 Saffron Walden Volume 4a Page 534.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8134 RG78PN412 RD152 SD2 ED23 SN129.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1911/Q2 Oxford Volume 3a Page 2055.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1936/Q4 Sevenoaks Volume 2a Page 1094.

Meriel Edith Jelf

F, b. 27 May 1890, d. 24 January 1984
Reference5035
Last Edited10 Apr 2017
     Meriel Edith Jelf was born on 27 May 1890 in Hastings, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Rev George Edward Jelf and Katharine Frances Dalton. She was the daughter of Katharine Frances Jelf in the 1911 census in 34 Norham Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 She married Ralph Chenevix French on 2 November 1916 in St Margaret, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, after the banns had been read. Ralph was a Captain in the Royal Engineers living in the Commanding House in Worcester. His father Charles Chenevix was a retired RA Officer. Muriel lived in 80 Woodstock Road in Oxford. Her father, George Edward Jelf was a clerk in holy orders and recorded as deceased.3 She died on 24 January 1984 in Weymouth, Dorset, England, at age 93.4,5 Her estate was probated on 22 April 1985 in London. Her effects were valued at £64,169.5

Family

Ralph Chenevix French b. c 1886

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1890/Q2 Hastings Volume 2b Page 44a.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8134 RG78PN412 RD152 SD2 ED23 SN129.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes January 1985 Weymouth Volume 23 Page 1109.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Rev Edward Monier Bickersteth

M
Reference5036
Last Edited7 Mar 2017
     Rev Edward Monier Bickersteth married Inez Katherine Jelf, daughter of Rev George Edward Jelf and Katharine Frances Dalton, on 20 April 1911 in Christ Church, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by J R Roffen, Samuel Bickersteth Ellen V F Bickersteth, Katherine F Jelf, Geoffrey L Bickersteth and H Edward Jelf. Edward was a clerk in holy orders living at The Vicarage in Leeds, his father Samuel Bickersteth was a Doctor of Divinity. Inez lived at 34 Yorham Road in Oxford, her father, George Edward Jelf was deceased and also listed as a Dootor of Divinity.1,2 His wife Inez died on 2 December 1936 in Chiddingstone Rectory, Edenbridge, Kent, England.3,4

Family

Inez Katherine Jelf b. 1882, d. 2 Dec 1936

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1911/Q2 Oxford Volume 3a Page 2055.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1936/Q4 Sevenoaks Volume 2a Page 1094.

Ralph Chenevix French

M, b. circa 1886
Reference5037
Last Edited10 Apr 2017
     Ralph Chenevix French was born circa 1886. He married Meriel Edith Jelf, daughter of Rev George Edward Jelf and Katharine Frances Dalton, on 2 November 1916 in St Margaret, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, after the banns had been read. Ralph was a Captain in the Royal Engineers living in the Commanding House in Worcester. His father Charles Chenevix was a retired RA Officer. Muriel lived in 80 Woodstock Road in Oxford. Her father, George Edward Jelf was a clerk in holy orders and recorded as deceased.1

Family

Meriel Edith Jelf b. 27 May 1890, d. 24 Jan 1984

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.

John Colebrook1

M, b. circa 1775, d. 1843
Reference5042
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     John Colebrook was born circa 1775.1 He was the son of John Colebrook and Mary ...1 He married Ann Dearing in 1799 On his marriage John's father gave him part of his own farm and called it Church Farm.1 John and Ann moved to a larger farm nearer the sea, but one harvest time a tremendous storm devastated the farm, the sea covered the land and John was ruined.1 Following the storm and his parents decline, William set them up in a small cottage in Woodbridge Hill, near Guildford.1 He died in 1843 in Guildford, Surrey, England.1,2

Family

Ann Dearing
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1843/Q2 Guildford Volume 4 Page 114.

John Colebrook1

M
Reference5043
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     John Colebrook married Mary ... in Westbrook Farm, Upperton, Tillington, Sussex, England, They lived in Westbrook Farm, Upperton near Tillington in Sussex.1 Following the storm and his parents decline, William set them up in a small cottage in Woodbridge Hill, near Guildford.1

Family

Mary ...
Child

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.

Mary ...1

F
Reference5044
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     Mary ... married John Colebrook in Westbrook Farm, Upperton, Tillington, Sussex, England, They lived in Westbrook Farm, Upperton near Tillington in Sussex.1

Family

John Colebrook
Child

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.

Ann Dearing1

F
Reference5045
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     Ann Dearing was born She was the daughter of William and Martha née Wisdom Dearing. William was a farmer from East Dean.1 She married John Colebrook, son of John Colebrook and Mary ..., in 1799 On his marriage John's father gave him part of his own farm and called it Church Farm.1 John and Ann moved to a larger farm nearer the sea, but one harvest time a tremendous storm devastated the farm, the sea covered the land and John was ruined.1 Following the storm and his parents decline, William set them up in a small cottage in Woodbridge Hill, near Guildford.1

Family

John Colebrook b. c 1775, d. 1843
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.

William Colebrook

M, b. 9 November 1801, d. 5 July 1869
Reference5046
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     William Colebrook was born on 9 November 1801 in Upwaltham, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Colebrook and Ann Dearing. William went to boarding school in Farnham. he asked his father if he could be apprenticed to a trade when he left school. His father refused. JHwever William eventually found Mr Whitburn, a butcher in Guildford who agreed to train him.1 For many years Mary had put aside all her savings towards a silk wedding dress, but after discussing with William, she agreed to give it to him and with any money they had for a honeymoon, William bought a business of his own.1 He married Mary Ann May on 8 May 1827 in St Peter and St Paul, Clandon, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by William Lemon and Elizabeth Mary Baker.1,2,3 William's first shop was established on The Mount, at the bottom of the High Street. He later moved to Quarry Street and the The High Street.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census in High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a butcher living with his wife and family.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in 67 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a butcher living with hsi wife, children and sister Anna and two servants working as a butchers labourer and butchers apprentice.5 It is believed William gained the lease in 1853 for 20 years on Great Tangley. May took the lease on a year to year basis after this until 1885.
Shortly after movig to Wonersh William started up the Sunday Services initially in his kitchen and later oving to the barn as extra space was needed.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census in Great Tangley, Wonersh, Surrey, England. William is described as a farmer of 150 acres employing 7 men and 4 boys. he was living with his wife, sister and three servants described as a servant, carman and helper.6 He died on 5 July 1869 in Great Tangley, Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 67 after a brief illness.7,8,1 His estate was probated on 16 August 1869 in the Principal Registry by his widow Mary Ann Colebrook of 2 Hill Street in Richnmond and his sons George William Colebrook, a butcher of 94 London Street in Reading, John Colebrrok a cheesemonger of 3 Queen's errace , St John's Terrace in London. His effects were valued at £3,000.8

Family

Mary Ann May b. 8 Oct 1802, d. 1879
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 1 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1082/3 Folio 32 Page 7.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1594 Folio 510 Page 9.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 438 Folio 58 Page 12.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1869/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 67 age 67.
  8. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  9. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.

Mary Ann May1

F, b. 8 October 1802, d. 1879
Reference5047
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     Mary Ann May was born on 8 October 1802 in London, England, She was born in London as one of her Aunts leved there. She was the daughter of Waterman and Sarah May née Dale. Waterman was a maltster from Essex who later moved the family to Presteigne where hw became the licensee of The Radnorshire Arms for fouteen years until an accident crippled him and the family moved back to London and later Clandon.1 For many years Mary had put aside all her savings towards a silk wedding dress, but after discussing with William, she agreed to give it to him and with any money they had for a honeymoon, William bought a business of his own.1 She married William Colebrook, son of John Colebrook and Ann Dearing, on 8 May 1827 in St Peter and St Paul, Clandon, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by William Lemon and Elizabeth Mary Baker.1,2,3 She was the wife of William Colebrook in the 1841 census in High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a butcher living with his wife and family.4 She was the wife of William Colebrook in the 1851 census in 67 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a butcher living with hsi wife, children and sister Anna and two servants working as a butchers labourer and butchers apprentice.5 She was the wife of William Colebrook in the 1861 census in Great Tangley, Wonersh, Surrey, England. William is described as a farmer of 150 acres employing 7 men and 4 boys. he was living with his wife, sister and three servants described as a servant, carman and helper.6 She received the probate of the estate of William Colebrook on 16 August 1869.7 She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in Leapale Road, Guildford, Surrey, England. Mary is listed as a retired farmer living with one servant.8 She died in 1879 in Guildford, Surrey, England.9

Family

William Colebrook b. 9 Nov 1801, d. 5 Jul 1869
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 1 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1082/3 Folio 32 Page 7.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1594 Folio 510 Page 9.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 438 Folio 58 Page 12.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG 10 Piece 811 Folio 73 Page 46.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1879/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 53.
  10. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.

Sarah Ann Colebrook1

F, b. circa 1828, d. 28 September 1903
Reference5048
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     Sarah Ann Colebrook was born circa 1828 in Guildford, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of William Colebrook and Mary Ann May.1 She was the daughter of William Colebrook and Mary Ann Colebrook in the 1841 census in High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England.2 She was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in 161 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. Sarah was the schoolmistress taking in boarding pupils including her sisters Louisa, Mary Ann and Ruth. Her sister Ellen was a milliner and sisters Emily and Elizabeth were Governesses to the pupils and lived with her.3 She married Joseph Long in 1855 in Guildford, Surrey, England.4 She was the wife of Joseph Long in the 1861 census in 124-125 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, England. Joseph was a linen draper living with his wife, children and two sister in laws. There were five servants and five assistants, two apprentices.5 Her husband William died on 5 July 1869 in Great Tangley, Wonersh, Surrey, England.6,7,8 She was the wife of Joseph Long in the 1871 census in 1 Villa, Crescent Road, Sonning, Berkshire, England. Joseph was a linen draper living with his wife and children with two servants.9 She appeared in the household as a boarder in the 1881 census in Wst of England Hydropathic Establishment, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England.10 She was the wife of Joseph Long in the 1901 census in Tangley, Grosvenor Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England. Joseph was a retired draper living with his wife, two daughters and one servant.11 She died on 28 September 1903 in Tangley, Grosvenor Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England.7,12 Her estate was probated on 28 April 1904 in London to her husband Joseph Long described as a gentleman. Her effects were valued at £97 12s.7

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 1 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1082/3 Folio 32 Page 7.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1594 Folio 592 Page 36.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1855/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 89.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 748 Folio 5 Pages 4 and 5.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1869/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 67 age 67.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  8. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives The Colebrook Family.
  9. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1289 Folio 90 Page 5.
  10. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2049 Folio 81 Page 12.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1039 Folio 30 Page 3.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes 1903/Q3 Christchurch Volume 2b Page 381 age 75.

Ellen E Colebrook1

F, b. circa 1829
Reference5049
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     Ellen E Colebrook was born circa 1829.1 She was the daughter of William Colebrook and Mary Ann May.1 She was the daughter of William Colebrook and Mary Ann Colebrook in the 1841 census in High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England.2 She appeared in the household of Sarah Ann Colebrook in the 1851 census in 161 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. Sarah was the schoolmistress taking in boarding pupils including her sisters Louisa, Mary Ann and Ruth. Her sister Ellen was a milliner and sisters Emily and Elizabeth were Governesses to the pupils and lived with her.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 1 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1082/3 Folio 32 Page 7.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1594 Folio 592 Page 36.

Emily J Colebrook

F, b. circa 1830
Reference5050
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
     Emily J Colebrook was born circa 1830. She was the daughter of William Colebrook and Mary Ann May. She was the daughter of William Colebrook and Mary Ann Colebrook in the 1841 census in High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England.1 She appeared in the household of Sarah Ann Colebrook in the 1851 census in 161 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, England. Sarah was the schoolmistress taking in boarding pupils including her sisters Louisa, Mary Ann and Ruth. Her sister Ellen was a milliner and sisters Emily and Elizabeth were Governesses to the pupils and lived with her.2

Sources

  1. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 1 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1082/3 Folio 32 Page 7.
  2. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1594 Folio 592 Page 36.