Florence May Plyer

F
Reference527
Last Edited24 Jan 2015
     Florence May Plyer married Arthur Sidney Covey, son of Luke Covey and Jane Doick, in 1946 in Essex, England.1 Her husband Arthur died on 20 December 1958 in St Marks Hospital, Finsbury, London, England.2,3

Family

Arthur Sidney Covey b. 1892, d. 20 Dec 1958

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1946/Q2 Essex S W Volume 4a Page 721.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1958/Q4 Finsbury Volume 5c Page 477 age 66.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.

Peter A Nicholson

M
Reference529
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     Peter A Nicholson married Geraldine Betty Cain, daughter of Harold Newman Cain and Hilda Rose Prest, in 1947 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, They had a big wedding with about 150-200 people, they could not all get in the Church. Betty was driven to the church by Frank, known as Ido Nash the locall taxi driver who had a wonderful old car. Betty met Peter through her brother Nigel. They were in the same squadron and Nigel brought him home occassionally.1,2 Peter and Betty set up home in Meadow Bank, Shamley Green after they married until 1953.3 After the war Peter joined a firm that made Christmas decoratons and lights. Then he joined his father in law's firm and was responsible for the Belfast Factory where they made academic gowns. Sadly the troubles in Ireland forced the factory to close.2 Peter and Betty moved into Northcote Farm 1956-9.3 Peter and Betty were living in 1961-2 into Chinthurst Cottage in Chinthurst Lane.3 Peter and Betty moved into New Barn in 1981.3

Family

Geraldine Betty Cain
Children
  • David P Nicholson
  • Barry N Nicholson4
  • Jill Nicholson5

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1947/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 2017.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Betty Nicholson's memories.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Electoral rolls.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1950/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 968.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1954/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 1069.

Harold Newman Cain1

M, b. 19 June 1896, d. 1983
Reference530
Last Edited18 Sep 2017
     Harold Newman Cain was born on 19 June 1896 in Ilford, Essex, England.1,2 He was the son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Newman.1 He was the son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1901 census in 36 Toronto Road, Ilford, Essex, England.3 Ernest and Ada and their sons Harold and Douglas were recorded on the electoral rolls as living in Lindhurst in Chobham, Surrey.4 He married Hilda Rose Prest, daughter of Stanley Faber Prest and Emily Charlotte Jullion, in 1921 in Bromley, Kent, England.5 Harold and Hilda took their two children Nigel and Geraldine to Wonersh. Harold and Hilda are listed on electoral rolls as living in New Barn, Wonersh in 1927 to 1945. It is understood when they moved there the house was called The Elms and they changed it to New Barn.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Harold was listed as living at New Barn, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England with his wife Hilda. Harold was a Handkerchief and Scarf Manufacturer living with his wife.6 Harold and Hilda were still living in 1945 in New Barn. Their newly widowed daughter in law was living with them.7 Harold and Hilda moved in 1945 with their daughter to live in Northcote Farm in Shamley Green until at least 1959.8 Harold travelled on board 'Queen Elizabeth' to New York leaving Southampton on 31 October 1947. He was listed as a manufacturer, born in Ilford and living in Guildford.9 Harold and Hilda boarded 'Rangitoto' in London on 3 January 1950 bound for Wellington New Zealand. Harold was a Company Director of J A S Ridley Cain and Son 54 New Broad Street EC2. They travelled in Class One.10 The funeral of Harold Newman Cain took place on 9 February 1982 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.11 He died in 1983 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.12

Family

Hilda Rose Prest b. 26 Jul 1894, d. 1986
Children

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1896/Q3 Romford Volume 4a Page 443.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 1649 Folio 75 Page 39.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1921/Q3 Bromley Volume 2a Page 1485.
  6. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955C/008.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.
  8. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Betty Nicholson memories.
  9. [S7] Ancestry New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
  10. [S7] Ancestry UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  11. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes 1983/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1571 age 86.

Hilda Rose Prest

F, b. 26 July 1894, d. 1986
Reference531
Last Edited18 Sep 2017
     Hilda Rose Prest was born on 26 July 1894 in Bromley, Kent, England.1 She was the daughter of Stanley Faber Prest and Emily Charlotte Jullion. She was the daughter of Stanley Faber Prest and Emily Charlotte Prest in the 1901 census in 17 Southend Road, Beckenham, Kent, England.2 She married Harold Newman Cain, son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Newman, in 1921 in Bromley, Kent, England.3 Harold and Hilda took their two children Nigel and Geraldine to Wonersh. Harold and Hilda are listed on electoral rolls as living in New Barn, Wonersh in 1927 to 1945. It is understood when they moved there the house was called The Elms and they changed it to New Barn.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Hilda was listed as living at New Barn, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England with her husband Harold. Harold was a Handkerchief and Scarf Manufacturer living with his wife.5 Harold and Hilda were still living in 1945 in New Barn. Their newly widowed daughter in law was living with them.6 Harold and Hilda moved in 1945 with their daughter to live in Northcote Farm in Shamley Green until at least 1959.7 Harold and Hilda boarded 'Rangitoto' in London on 3 January 1950 bound for Wellington New Zealand. Harold was a Company Director of J A S Ridley Cain and Son 54 New Broad Street EC2. They travelled in Class One.8 Her husband Harold died in 1983 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.9 She died in 1986 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.10 The funeral of Hilda Rose Cain took place on 13 March 1986 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.11

Family

Harold Newman Cain b. 19 Jun 1896, d. 1983
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1894/Q3 Bromley Volume 2a Page 423.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 687 Folio 16 Page 23.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1921/Q3 Bromley Volume 2a Page 1485.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  5. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955C/008.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Betty Nicholson memories.
  8. [S7] Ancestry UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1983/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1571 age 86.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes 1986/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1809 age 91.
  11. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine.

Nigel Harold Cain

M, b. 1922, d. 22 December 1943
Reference532
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     Nigel Harold Cain was born in 1922 in Bromley, Kent, England.1 He was the son of Harold Newman Cain and Hilda Rose Prest. Harold and Hilda took their two children Nigel and Geraldine to Wonersh. Nigel had been educated at Bradfield College and volunteered shortly after the outreak of war to join the airforce. He was with the first British Airforce cadets that went to America to learn to fly. He learned in Alabama, but then went to Canada to complete his training.2,3 He married Joy Louise ... in Alabama, USA, Nigel and Joy moved to England and made their home in New Barn, Wonersh with Nigel's parents.4,2 Nigel and James R Mace, son of Mr and Mrs Arthur C Mace of Portsmouth Road in Guildford were members of the 7th Aviation Cadet Class who graduated from the Advanced Flying School, Craig Field, Selma in Alabama and were awarded their diplomas and U.S. Army Air Corps and R.A.F. “wings” insignia by Lieut.-Colonel Julian B. Haddon. post commander, at a brief graduation ceremony. Cadets Mace and Cain specialized in fighter training, and included in their course of instruction were aerial and ground gunnery, tactical and combat formations, and high altitude missions.5 He died on 22 December 1943 Nigel was a Flying Officer in RAF Volunteer Reserve 129 Squadron. This Squadron was a fighter squadron equipped with Spitfires that had moved to the Orkneys to provide local air defence between September 1942 and February 1943. The squadron then returned to the south coast to resume an escort role. Anti-shipping strikes were also carried out at this time. In June 1943 the squadron had become one of the founding members of Second Tactical Air Force, the British contribution to the massive Allied air fleets created to support the D-Day landings.4 He was buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemeteries, Hautot-sur-Mer, France.4 His estate was probated on 19 September 1944 in New Barn, The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in Llandudno to National Provincial Bank. His address was New Barn in Wonersh and his estate was valued at £653 8s 8d.6 Nigel's name appears on the roll of honour in St John the Baptist Church in Wonersh.7

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1922/Q3 Bromley Volume 2a Page 990.
  2. [S15] Newspaper article Surrey Advertiser 8 January 1944.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Betty Nicholson's memories.
  4. [S16] CWGC website.
  5. [S15] Newspaper article Surrey Advertiser 28 February 1942.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.

Ernest Harry Cain1

M, b. 1867, d. 26 June 1938
Reference533
Last Edited12 Aug 2017
     Ernest Harry Cain was born in 1867 in Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, England.2 He was the son of John Cain and Emma Lucas. He was the brother of Sarah Louise Cain in the 1881 census in 24 St Margaret Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.3 He married Ada Eleanor Newman in 1892 in Staines, Middlesex, England.1,4 He and Ada Eleanor Cainappeared in the 1901 census in 36 Toronto Road, Ilford, Essex, England. Ernest was a Cotton handkerchief Agent living with his wife and four children. Agnes Jacklin a domestic general servant was living with them.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in 65 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, England. Ernest was a manufacturers agent in cotton goods living with his wife and three of his children a nursery governess and servant.6 Ernest and Ada and their sons Harold and Douglas were recorded on the electoral rolls as living in Lindhurst in Chobham, Surrey.7 He died on 26 June 1938 in Heatherdown, West Hill, Ottery St Mary, Devon, England.8,9 His estate was probated on 3 August 1938 in Exeter to his widow Ada and Winifred Mary Chisholm-Batten, wife of Edmund Rodolph Chisholm-Batten and Harold Newman Cain a handkerchief manufacturer. His effects were valued at £14,985 3s 6d.9

Family

Ada Eleanor Newman b. c 1873, d. 2 Mar 1943
Children

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1867/Q2 St Ives Volume 3b Page 282 - mother Lucas.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG11 Piece 1618 Folio 29 Pages 3 and 4.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1892/Q4 Staines Volume 3a Page 25.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 1649 Folio 75 Page 39.
  6. [S4] Census Records RG14PN9904 RG78PN521B RD191 SD2 ED55 SN205.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q2 Honiton Volume 5b Page 15 age 70.
  9. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.

Ada Eleanor Newman1

F, b. circa 1873, d. 2 March 1943
Reference534
Last Edited4 Aug 2017
     Ada Eleanor Newman was born circa 1873 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 She married Ernest Harry Cain, son of John Cain and Emma Lucas, in 1892 in Staines, Middlesex, England.1,2 She was the wife of Ernest Harry Cain in the 1901 census in 36 Toronto Road, Ilford, Essex, England. Ernest was a Cotton handkerchief Agent living with his wife and four children. Agnes Jacklin a domestic general servant was living with them.3 She was the wife of Ernest Harry Cain in the 1911 census in 65 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, England. Ernest was a manufacturers agent in cotton goods living with his wife and three of his children a nursery governess and servant.4 Ernest and Ada and their sons Harold and Douglas were recorded on the electoral rolls as living in Lindhurst in Chobham, Surrey.5 Her husband Ernest died on 26 June 1938 in Heatherdown, West Hill, Ottery St Mary, Devon, England.6,7 She died on 2 March 1943 in Court House, Thornfalcon, Somerset, England.7,8 Her estate was probated on 20 May 1943 in Llandudno to Winifred Mary Chisholm-Batten wife of Rudolph Chisholm-Batten and Harold Newman Cain. Her effects were valued at £551 17s 4d.7

Family

Ernest Harry Cain b. 1867, d. 26 Jun 1938
Children

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1892/Q4 Staines Volume 3a Page 25.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 1649 Folio 75 Page 39.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG14PN9904 RG78PN521B RD191 SD2 ED55 SN205.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q2 Honiton Volume 5b Page 15 age 70.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1943/Q1 Taunton Volume 5c Page 318.

Winifred Mary Cain1

F, b. 9 March 1893, d. 1975
Reference535
Last Edited28 Jun 2015
     Winifred Mary Cain was born on 9 March 1893 in Islington, London, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Newman.1 She was the daughter of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1901 census in 36 Toronto Road, Ilford, Essex, England.4 She was the daughter of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1911 census in 65 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, England.5 She married Edmund Rodolph Chisholm-Batten in 1920 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.3,6 She died in 1975 in Taunton, Somerset, England.7

Family

Edmund Rodolph Chisholm-Batten b. 10 May 1887, d. 1982

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1893/Q2 Islington Volume 1b Page 191.
  3. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 1649 Folio 75 Page 39.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG14PN9904 RG78PN521B RD191 SD2 ED55 SN205.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1920/Q3 Chertsey Volume 2a Page 177.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1975/Q3 Taunton Volume 23 Page 1224.

Evelyn Amie Cain1

F, b. 1894
Reference536
Last Edited10 Jan 2015
     Evelyn Amie Cain was born in 1894 in Ilford, Essex, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Newman.1 She was the daughter of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1901 census in 36 Toronto Road, Ilford, Essex, England.3 She was the daughter of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1911 census in 65 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, England.4

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1894/Q4 Romford Volume 4a Page 435.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 1649 Folio 75 Page 39.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG14PN9904 RG78PN521B RD191 SD2 ED55 SN205.

Thomas Walter D Cain1

M, b. 1898
Reference537
Last Edited10 Jan 2015
     Thomas Walter D Cain was born in 1898 in Ilford, Essex, England.1,2 He was the son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Newman.1 He was the son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1901 census in 36 Toronto Road, Ilford, Essex, England.3 Ernest and Ada and their sons Harold and Douglas were recorded on the electoral rolls as living in Lindhurst in Chobham, Surrey.4

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1898/Q4 Romford Volume 4a Page 485.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 1649 Folio 75 Page 39.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.

John Vincent Cain

M, b. 1907
Reference538
Last Edited24 Jan 2015
     John Vincent Cain was born in 1907 in Romford, Essex, England.1 He was the son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Newman. He was the son of Ernest Harry Cain and Ada Eleanor Cain in the 1911 census in 65 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, England.2

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q3 Romford Volume 4a Page 438.
  2. [S4] Census Records RG14PN9904 RG78PN521B RD191 SD2 ED55 SN205.

John Cain

M, b. circa 1816, d. 25 February 1879
Reference539
Last Edited12 Aug 2017
     John Cain was born circa 1816 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He married Emma Lucas. He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in Water Mill, Standon, Hertfordshire, England. John was a collector of turnpike tolls living with his wife and daughter.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census in Toll House, Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. John was a collector of tolls living with his wife and children.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in The George, High Street, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England. John was an inn keeper living with his wife and children, with a visitor, Lodger and one servant.3 He died on 25 February 1879 in Bedfordshire, England, he was an inn keeper.4,5 His estate was probated on 19 May 1880 in Northampton by Emma Cain his widow the relict and executrix. Her estate was valued at under £300.4

Family

Emma Lucas b. c 1826, d. 17 Feb 1881
Children

Sources

  1. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1705 Folio 528 Page 1.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1027 Folio 40 Pages 23 and 24.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1531 Folio 91 Page 14.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1879/Q1 Bedford Volume 3b Page 223 age 63.
  6. [S4] Census Records.

Sarah Louise Cain1

F, b. circa 1853
Reference540
Last Edited12 Aug 2017
     Sarah Louise Cain was born circa 1853 in Clapham, London, England.1 She was the daughter of John Cain and Emma Lucas.1 She was the daughter of John Cain and Emma Lucas in the 1861 census in Toll House, Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 She was a daughter of John Cain and Emma Cain in the 1871 census in The George, High Street, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England.3 She received the probate of the estate of Emma Cain on 16 March 1881.4 She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in 24 St Margaret Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. Sarah was a hotel keeper living with her sister and two brothers and a nephew Arthur Frederick aged 7, with one servant.5

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1027 Folio 40 Pages 23 and 24.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1531 Folio 91 Page 14.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG11 Piece 1618 Folio 29 Pages 3 and 4.

Ann Theresa Cain1

F, b. 1859, d. 4 June 1902
Last Edited12 Aug 2017
     Ann Theresa Cain was born in 1859 in Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England.2 She was the daughter of John Cain and Emma Lucas.1 She was the daughter of John Cain and Emma Lucas in the 1861 census in Toll House, Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 She was a daughter of John Cain and Emma Cain in the 1871 census in The George, High Street, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England.4 She was the sister of Sarah Louise Cain in the 1881 census in 24 St Margaret Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. Annie was assistant hotel keeper.5 She married Samuel Mason Green on 11 October 1881 in Saint Mary, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.6,7 She died on 4 June 1902 in 6 Ruskin House, Ardville Road, Brixton, London, England.8,9 She was buried on 7 June 1902 in Norwood Cemetery, Norwood Road, Lambeth, London, England.8 Her estate was probated on 19 June 1902 Administration papers were issued in London to her husband Samuel Mason Green an asphalte merchant. her effects were valued at £59 18s 3d.10

Sources

  1. [S4] Census Records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1859/Q3 St Ives Volume 3b Page 258 - mother Lucas.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1027 Folio 40 Pages 23 and 24.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1531 Folio 91 Page 14.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG11 Piece 1618 Folio 29 Pages 3 and 4.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1881/Q4 Bedford Volume 3b Page 683.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 - no image.
  8. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q2 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 265 age 42.
  10. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

George Robert Cain

M, b. 1865
Reference542
Last Edited12 Aug 2017
     George Robert Cain was born in 1865 in Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England.1 He was the son of John Cain and Emma Lucas.2 He was a son of John Cain and Emma Cain in the 1871 census in The George, High Street, Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England.3 He was the brother of Sarah Louise Cain in the 1881 census in 24 St Margaret Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. Sarah was a hotel keeper living with her sister and two brothers and a nephew Arthur Frederick aged 7, with one servant.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1865/Q1 St Ives Union Volume 3b Page 289 - mother Lucas.
  2. [S4] Census Records.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1531 Folio 91 Page 14.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG11 Piece 1618 Folio 29 Pages 3 and 4.

Joy Louise ...1

F
Reference543
Last Edited7 Aug 2017
     Joy Louise ... married Nigel Harold Cain, son of Harold Newman Cain and Hilda Rose Prest, in Alabama, USA, Nigel and Joy moved to England and made their home in New Barn, Wonersh with Nigel's parents.1,2 Joy was living in Shamley Green when she heard of Nigel's death.1 Her husband Nigel died on 22 December 1943.1 Harold and Hilda were still living in 1945 in New Barn. Their newly widowed daughter in law was living with them.3 She married Michael B M Smith in 1949 in Surrey, England.4

Family 1

Nigel Harold Cain b. 1922, d. 22 Dec 1943

Sources

  1. [S16] CWGC website.
  2. [S15] Newspaper article Surrey Advertiser 8 January 1944.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1949/Q3 Surrey Suth Western Volume 5g Page 2052.

Kenneth Josling Gillespie

M, b. 24 July 1922, d. 30 April 1998
Reference548
Last Edited16 Sep 2017
     Kenneth Josling Gillespie was born on 24 July 1922. Kenneth or Jock as he was affectionately known served for five years in WW1 in the Royal Artillery including landing in France on D Day. He then joined his father's firm of Chartered Accountants. After semi retirement he worked for RADA. He was President and Treasurer for the Bowls Club.1 Kenneth and Elizabeth got engaged in 1945 when Kenneth came home from the war. They first met at a tennis party in Esher.2 He married Elizabeth F Rees, daughter of Percy Montague Rees and Beatrice Tilley, in 1948 in St John the Baptist, Godalming, Surrey, England, Elizabeth was taken to her wedding by the local taxi driver Frank Nash. He took the couple to the Dorchester Hotel for a nights stay before they took their honeymoon in Switzerland.3 Kenneth and Elizabeth lived in The Barn in Wonersh in 1951-7. Converted by her father It was originally a barn in the Dower House grounds.4 Kenneth was a church warden at St John the Baptist in Wonersh.5 He died on 30 April 1998 in Surrey, England, at age 75 after a morning's gardening.6,1 A plaque was placed on a bench situated around Wonersh Bowling Green, stating he loved Wonersh Bowls Club.7

Family

Elizabeth F Rees
Children
  • Caroline Gillespie8
  • Edward W Gillespie9

Sources

  1. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives memories of Elizabeth Gillespie.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1948/Q4 Surrey S W Volume 5g Page 1467.
  4. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Electoral rolls.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magasine January 1981.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes May 1988 West Surrey Reg B4B District 7611B Entry 210.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1949/Q3 Surrey S W Volume 5g Page 1176.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1952/Q3 Surrey S W Volume 5g Page 993.