Loelia Mary Ponsonby

F, b. 6 February 1902, d. 1 November 1993
Loelia Mary Ponsonby
Reference7429
Last Edited29 Jan 2019
     Loelia Mary Ponsonby was born on 6 February 1902 in St James Palace, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Frederick Ponsonby and Victoria Lily Hegan Kennard. Much of her childhood, in Wonersh after her grandfather bought Great Tangley Manor in 1905.1 She married Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor on 20 February 1930 in St George Hanover Square, London, England, Hugh was a British landowner and one of the wealthiest men in the world and 2nd Duke of Westminster. Their best man was Winston Churchill. Hugh had been married twice before his marriage to Loelia.1,3 She and Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor were divorced in 1947 after several years separation. There were no children from their marriage.4 Loelia was an expert needlewoman, a talent she had inherited from her mother. After her divorce she established herself in Send in Surrey and became a skillful hostess.1 Loelia, Duchess of Westminster wrote a book about her early life called Grace and Favour and it was published in 1962.5 She married Martin Alexander Lindsay on 1 August 1969 in Surrey, England, Sir Martin Lindsay of Downhill was an artic explorer, Gordon Highlander, Conservative MP and Historian of the Baronetage.1,6 Her husband Martin died in 1981 in Surrey, England.1,7 She died on 1 November 1993 in Westminster, London, England, at age 91.1,8

Family 1

Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor b. 19 Mar 1879, d. 19 Jul 1953

Family 2

Martin Alexander Lindsay b. 22 Aug 1905, d. 1981

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Bulletin 5 March 1994.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q1 Strand Volume 1b Page 615.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1930/Q1 St George Hanover Square Volume 1a Page 779.
  4. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine Bulletin 5 - March 1994.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Bulletin 5 - March 1994.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1969/Q3 Surrey South Western Volume 5g page 1486.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1981/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1375 age 75.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes November 1993 Westminster Reg B28C District 2581B Entry 239 age 91.

Hegan Kennard

M
Reference7430
Last Edited2 Feb 2018
     Colonel Hegan Kennard purchased Great Tangley Manor in 1905.1

Family

Child

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Bulletin 5 March 1994.

Charles Anthony Francis Fanshawe1

M, b. 26 June 1926, d. October 1991
Reference7431
Last Edited28 Mar 2018
     Charles Anthony Francis Fanshawe was born on 26 June 1926 in Hampstead, London, England.1,2 He married Valerie S Tupholme in 1957 in Poole, Dorset, England.1,3 Charles and Valerie came to Wonersh around 1967.1 He died in October 1991 in Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 65 His death was sudden and unexpected.1,4 He's ashes were buried on 11 October 1991 in St John the Baptist Churchyard, Wonersh, Surrey, England, following a service in the church.5

Family

Valerie S Tupholme
Child
  • Virginia L Fanshawe

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Bulletin 8 December 1994.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1926/Q3 Hampstead Volume 1a Page 799 - mother Stride.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1957/Q2 Poole Volume 6a Page 1007.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes October 1991 Surrey South Western Volume 17 Page 1455 age 65.
  5. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine.

George Nevill Strange

M, b. 1872, d. 19 July 1919
ChartsColebrook Family
Reference7434
Last Edited28 Jan 2018
     George Nevill Strange was born in 1872 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1 He married Emily May Colebrook, daughter of May Colebrook and Mary Hephzbah Hilder, in 1897 in Christchurch, Hampshire, England. He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in 23 Clarendon Street, Leamington, Warwickshire, England. George was a hatter and hosier living wih his wife, daughter, sister in law and a boarder.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Coombe Vale, Liverpool Gardens, Worthing, Sussex, England. George was a draper living with his wife and children and two domestic servants, a nurse and cook.3 He died on 19 July 1919 in Montpelier, North Street, Worthing, Sussex, England.4,5 His estate was probated on 11 September 1919 in London to his widow Emily May Strange, Ebenezer William Strange a draper and Edward Colebrook a butcher His effects were valued at 12,549 13s 3d.5

Family

Emily May Colebrook b. 13 Feb 1868, d. 1968
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1872/Q2 Eastbourne Volume 2b Page 60.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2932 Folio 41 Page 28.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN5333 RG78PN238 RD84 SD1 ED14 SN199.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q3 East Preston Volume 2b Page 330 age 47.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Mary Hilder Strange

F, b. 1898
ChartsColebrook Family
Reference7435
Last Edited11 Feb 2018
     Mary Hilder Strange was born in 1898 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Colebrook. She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Strange in the 1901 census in 23 Clarendon Street, Leamington, Warwickshire, England.2 She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Strange in the 1911 census in Coombe Vale, Liverpool Gardens, Worthing, Sussex, England.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1898/Q2 Warwick Volume 6d Page 683.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2932 Folio 41 Page 28.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN5333 RG78PN238 RD84 SD1 ED14 SN199.

Joan Colebrook Strange

F, b. 12 August 1902, d. June 1994
ChartsColebrook Family
Reference7436
Last Edited28 Jan 2018
     Joan Colebrook Strange was born on 12 August 1902 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Colebrook. She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Strange in the 1911 census in Coombe Vale, Liverpool Gardens, Worthing, Sussex, England.2 She died in June 1994 in Worthing, Sussex, England, at age 91.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q3 Warwick Volume 6d Page 693.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN5333 RG78PN238 RD84 SD1 ED14 SN199.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes June 1994 Worthng Reg 4B98B District 7864B Entry 106 age 91.

Kathleen Haidee Strange

F, b. 25 February 1904, d. 11 June 2003
ChartsColebrook Family
Reference7437
Last Edited25 Feb 2018
     Kathleen Haidee Strange was born on 25 February 1904 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Colebrook. She was the daughter of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Strange in the 1911 census in Coombe Vale, Liverpool Gardens, Worthing, Sussex, England.2 Kathleen attended London University and then became a civil servant and among other posts, was housing manager in Chelsea in 1941.3 Kathleen wrote a book called 'The Clinbing Boys' about child chimney sweeps, published in August 1982. She edited a volume of many versions of the 23rd Psalm, including some in dialect and wrote published article on a writing master's book, found at Great Tangley Manor and then put into the Victoria and Albert Museum.3 She died on 11 June 2003 in Kent, England, at age 99.4,3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1904/Q1 Warwick Volume 6d Page 742.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN5333 RG78PN238 RD84 SD1 ED14 SN199.
  3. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine Wonersh History Society Bulletin 24 Summer 2003.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes June 2003 Kent Reg KDN1 District 564/1N Entry 110 age 99.

Kenneth Nevill Strange

M, b. 28 July 1907, d. 19 June 1981
ChartsColebrook Family
Reference7438
Last Edited28 Jan 2018
     Kenneth Nevill Strange was born on 28 July 1907 in Worthing, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Colebrook. He was the son of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Strange in the 1911 census in Coombe Vale, Liverpool Gardens, Worthing, Sussex, England.2 He married Helen R W Smith in 1935 in Worthing, Sussex, England.3 He died on 19 June 1981 in 25 Offington Avenue, Worthing, Sussex, England, at age 73.4,5 His estate was probated on 25 September 1981 in London. His effects were valued as £56,285.

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q3 East Preston Volume 2b Page 335.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN5333 RG78PN238 RD84 SD1 ED14 SN199.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1935/Q2 Worthing Volume 2b Page 972.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1981/Q2 Worthing Volume 18 Page 2342 age 73.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Helen R W Smith

F
Reference7439
Last Edited28 Jan 2018
     Helen R W Smith married Kenneth Nevill Strange, son of George Nevill Strange and Emily May Colebrook, in 1935 in Worthing, Sussex, England.1

Family

Kenneth Nevill Strange b. 28 Jul 1907, d. 19 Jun 1981

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1935/Q2 Worthing Volume 2b Page 972.

Henry James Sage

M, b. 4 October 1868, d. 22 July 1953
Henry James Sage
Reference7440
Last Edited15 Mar 2019
     Henry James Sage was born on 4 October 1868 in Kensington, London, England.1 His father, a clerk, later became a manager in a firm of builders and surveyors. Sage received lessons from an artist named Montague.2 He married Kate Stuart on 14 September 1898 in Guildford, Surrey, England, after they married Henry and Kate lived in Shalford for about 12 years, then moved to Bramley. When at Shalford Henry was closely associated with the Methodist Church of which he was a circuit steward. On moving to Bramley he identified himself with Wonersh Congregational Church.3,4 It is understood that Henry Sage was commissioned to paint an oil painting for Major Sudbury and his family of Wonersh Street looking up towards the Grantley Arms.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Craigness, Station Road, Shalford, Surrey, England. Henry was an artist living with his wife and son.6 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Craigness, Station Road, Shalford, Surrey, England. Henry was a landscape artist living with his wife and children.7 Most of his favourite paintings were commissioned. Favourite subjects included Guildford High Street, Abbot's Hospital, Castle Archway Guildford, Abbot's Hospital, Witley Parish Church. and many Churches. In many Canadian homes there are examples of his work bought by Canadian Officers when stationed at Witley Camp. In his early days his pictures were in oils or black and white, but for many years he confined himself to water colours.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Henry was listed as living at Fernlea, Eastwood Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, with his wife Kate. Henry was a landscape artist.8 The Congregational Monthly of October 1940 stated they were glad to have Henry and Kate worshipping with them. Henry was the organist in the church for a while.9 His wife Kate died in 1943 in Surrey, England.10 He died on 22 July 1953 in 17 Oak Tree Road, Milford, Surrey, England, at age 84.11,12 His estate was probated on 1 October 1953 in Winchester to his son Rowland Durbin Sage and agricultural worker and Arthur Leonard Sage and engineer surveyor. His effects were valued at £781 12s 11d.12

Family

Kate Stuart b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 1943
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1868/Q4 Kensington Volume 1a Page 218.
  2. [S40000] Various websites www2.guildford.gov.uk/boroughcollection/artist/5.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1898/Q3 Guidford Volume 2a Page 190.
  4. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine Wonersh History Society Bulletin 4 December 1993.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Bulletin 28 - Autumn 2005.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 30 Page 30.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3167 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED11 SN53.
  8. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 TNA R39 - 1955A - 014.
  9. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives 125 Anniversary booklet about Wonersh URC.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes 1943/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 679 age 68.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes 19653/Q3 Surrey SW Volume 5g Page 682 age 84.
  12. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Kate Stuart

F, b. 26 March 1874, d. 1943
Reference7441
Last Edited15 Mar 2019
     Kate Stuart was born on 26 March 1874 in Ash, Surrey, England.1 She married Henry James Sage on 14 September 1898 in Guildford, Surrey, England, after they married Henry and Kate lived in Shalford for about 12 years, then moved to Bramley. When at Shalford Henry was closely associated with the Methodist Church of which he was a circuit steward. On moving to Bramley he identified himself with Wonersh Congregational Church.2,3 She was the wife of Henry James Sage in the 1901 census in Craigness, Station Road, Shalford, Surrey, England. Henry was an artist living with his wife and son.4 She was the wife of Henry James Sage in the 1911 census in Craigness, Station Road, Shalford, Surrey, England. Henry was a landscape artist living with his wife and children.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Kate was listed as living at Fernlea, Eastwood Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, with her husband Henry. Henry was a landscape artist.6 The Congregational Monthly of October 1940 stated they were glad to have Henry and Kate worshipping with them. Henry was the organist in the church for a while.7 She died in 1943 in Surrey, England.8

Family

Henry James Sage b. 4 Oct 1868, d. 22 Jul 1953
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1874/Q2 Farnham Volume 2a Page 94.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1898/Q3 Guidford Volume 2a Page 190.
  3. [S8] Wonersh Parish Magazine Wonersh History Society Bulletin 4 December 1993.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 30 Page 30.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3167 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED11 SN53.
  6. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 TNA R39 - 1955A - 014.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives 125 Anniversary booklet about Wonersh URC.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1943/Q1 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 679 age 68.

Lilian Dora Sage

F, b. 21 February 1912, d. 1972
Reference7442
Last Edited14 Feb 2019
     Lilian Dora Sage was born on 21 February 1912 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry James Sage and Kate Stuart. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Lilian Dora Sage was listed as living at Fernlea, Eastwood Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, with her parents.2 She died in 1972 in Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1912/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 47 - mother Stuart.
  2. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 TNA R39 - 1955A - 014.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1972/Q3 Surrey Northern Volume 5g Page 418 age 60.

George James Nesbitt

M, b. 1855, d. 24 August 1923
Reference443
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
     George James Nesbitt was born in 1855 in Dulwich, London, England.1 He was the son of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox. He married Katherine Lees on 26 April 1882 in St Thomas, Leesfield, Lancashire, England, after a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Joseph Lees, Alice M Radcliffe, Fred M Nesbitt , J Crompton Lees and Edith J Nesbitt. George was listed as a Gentleman like his father Alexander. Katherine's father Joseph Lees was also a Gentleman.2 He died on 24 August 1923 in 44 Onslow Road, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, England.3,4 His estate was probated on 2 February 1924 to his widow Katherine and his effects were valued at £2,905 2s 3d.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1855/Q1 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 324.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Manchester, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1923/Q3 Richmond Volume 2a Page 477 age 68.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Katherine Lees

F
Reference7444
Last Edited29 Jan 2018
     Katherine Lees married George James Nesbitt, son of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox, on 26 April 1882 in St Thomas, Leesfield, Lancashire, England, after a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Joseph Lees, Alice M Radcliffe, Fred M Nesbitt , J Crompton Lees and Edith J Nesbitt. George was listed as a Gentleman like his father Alexander. Katherine's father Joseph Lees was also a Gentleman.1 Her husband George died on 24 August 1923 in 44 Onslow Road, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, England.2,3 She received the probate of the estate of George James Nesbitt on 2 February 1924 to his widow Katherine and his effects were valued at £2,905 2s 3d.3

Family

George James Nesbitt b. 1855, d. 24 Aug 1923

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Manchester, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1923/Q3 Richmond Volume 2a Page 477 age 68.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Colin M Mace

M, b. 1939, d. 1956
Reference7445
Last Edited26 Sep 2018
     Colin M Mace was born in 1939 in Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Cyril Mace and May Elizabeth Cole. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Colin M Mace was listed as living at The Lodge, Barnett Hill, Wonersh, Surrey, England, with his parents.2 He died in 1956 in Surrey, England.3 He was buried on 16 March 1956 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 746.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1939/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 717 - mother Cole.
  2. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1955d/004.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1956/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 821 age 16.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Burials, 1813-1987.

Oswald Mace

M, b. circa 1880
Reference7446
Last Edited29 Jan 2018
     Oswald Mace was born circa 1880 in Todenham, Gloucestershire, England. He married Sarah Elizabeth Diaper in 1905 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England. Oswald was a leaded light maker living with his wife and children and a boarder.2

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Diaper b. c 1870
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1905/Q1 Chipping N Volume 3a Page 1297.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8257 RG78PN423 RD157 SD2 ED7 SN101.

Sarah Elizabeth Diaper

F, b. circa 1870
Reference7447
Last Edited29 Jan 2018
     Sarah Elizabeth Diaper was born circa 1870 in Leicestershire, England. She married Oswald Mace in 1905 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.1 She was the wife of Oswald Mace in the 1911 census in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England. Oswald was a leaded light maker living with his wife and children and a boarder.2

Family

Oswald Mace b. c 1880
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1905/Q1 Chipping N Volume 3a Page 1297.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8257 RG78PN423 RD157 SD2 ED7 SN101.

Queenie Mace

F, b. 1907
Reference7448
Last Edited29 Jan 2018
     Queenie Mace was born in 1907 in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England.1 She was the daughter of Oswald Mace and Sarah Elizabeth Diaper. She was the daughter of Oswald Mace and Sarah Elizabeth Mace in the 1911 census in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England.2

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q1 Chipping N Volume 3a Page 1121.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8257 RG78PN423 RD157 SD2 ED7 SN101.

Donald Harold Mace

M, b. 1908, d. 1960
Reference7449
Last Edited29 Jan 2018
     Donald Harold Mace was born in 1908 in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was the son of Oswald Mace and Sarah Elizabeth Diaper. He was the son of Oswald Mace and Sarah Elizabeth Mace in the 1911 census in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England.2 He married Laura D M Webb in 1932 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.3 He died in 1960 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1908/Q4 Chipping N Volume 3a Page 1043.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN8257 RG78PN423 RD157 SD2 ED7 SN101.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1932/Q1 Chipping Norton Volume a Page 2256.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1960/Q2 Oxford Volume 6b Page 56 age 51.

Sybil M Mace

F, b. 1912
Reference7450
Last Edited29 Jan 2018
     Sybil M Mace was born in 1912 in Little Compton, Gloucestershire, England.1 She was the daughter of Oswald Mace and Sarah Elizabeth Diaper.

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1912/Q1 Chipping N Volume 3a Page 2218.