Florence Street

F, b. circa 1885
Reference8351
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Florence Street was born circa 1885 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 1 February 1885 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1891 census Plonks, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 13.

Lily Street

F, b. circa 1886
Reference8352
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Lily Street was born circa 1886 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 6 June 1886 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1891 census Plonks, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 13.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.

Rosa Street

F, b. circa 1889
Reference8353
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Rosa Street was baptised on 2 September 1888 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was born circa 1889 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1891 census Plonks, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 13.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.

Kate Street

F, b. circa 1890
Reference8354
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Kate Street was born circa 1890 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 2 March 1890 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1891 census Plonks, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Kate was a shop assistant.4

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 13.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN61.

Ernest Street

M, b. 30 March 1892
Reference8355
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Ernest Street was baptised on 1 May 892 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was born on 30 March 1892 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. He was the son of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.

Elsie Street

F, b. 28 June 1894
Reference8356
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Elsie Street was born on 28 June 1894 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 2 September 1894 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Elsie was a school teacher.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elsie Street was listed as living at 4 Leas Road, Guildford, Surrey, England, with her parents Elsie was a domestic help.4

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN61.
  4. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1902G/023.

Ethel Street

F, b. 6 June 1897
Reference8357
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Ethel Street was born on 6 June 1897 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 15 August 1897 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ethel Street was listed as living at 4 Leas Road, Guildford, Surrey, England, with her parents Ethel was a dressmaker.4

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN61.
  4. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1902G/023.

Evelyn Street

F, b. 27 November 1900
Reference8358
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Evelyn Street was born on 27 November 1900 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 4 February 1901 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1900/Q1 Hambldon Volume 2a Page 152.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 96 Page 21.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN61.

Dora Street

F, b. 7 December 1902
Reference8359
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Dora Street was born on 7 December 1902 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Mitchell. She was baptised on 18 January 1903 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Charlotte Street in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Thomas was a baker and grocer living with his wife and children.2

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN61.

Sydney Thomas Stevens1

M, b. 7 February 1910, d. 10 June 1944
Reference8360
Last Edited10 Dec 2018
     Sydney Thomas Stevens was born on 7 February 1910 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones.1 He was baptised on 1 May 1910 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 He married Honor Shaw, daughter of Harry Shaw, in 1931 in Guildford, Surrey, England.3 He died on 10 June 1944 at age 34 Sydney was in 84 Field Company Royal Engineers and was killed whilst engaged in clearing mines and booby traps in the Normandy Landings.4 He was buried in Hermanville War Cemetery, Normandy, France, in plot I E 10.4

Family

Honor Shaw
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN41.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1931/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 350.
  4. [S16] CWGC website.

Frank Leonard Stevens1

M, b. 16 March 1902, d. 1913
Reference8361
Last Edited4 Feb 2019
     Frank Leonard Stevens was born on 16 March 1902 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones.1 He was baptised on 18 May 1902 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 He died in 1913 in Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey, England.1 He was buried on 1 October 1913 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, in plot D4.1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG registers.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 157.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN41.

Ernest Joseph Stevens1

M, b. 9 July 1904
Reference8362
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     Ernest Joseph Stevens was born on 9 July 1904 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones.1 He was baptised on 18 September 1904 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 157.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN41.

William Geoffrey Messenger1

M, b. 1 January 1885, d. 30 December 1918
Reference8363
Last Edited20 Nov 2021
     William Geoffrey Messenger was born on 1 January 1885 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Rose Gertrude Thurgood. He was baptised on 29 March 1885 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of William Harry Messenger in the 1891 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was an estate agent living with his sons, father in law, aunt, niece and three servants.4 William was awarded his certificate of competency as Extra Master of a forieign going steamship on 3 May 1913.5 He married Maude Evelyn Nelson on 1 July 1916 in St James, Westminster, London, England, after a license had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by W H Messenger and E Montague Nelson. William was a Lieutenant RNR giving his address as Bagowie in Guildford, his father William Harry was a Land Agent. Maude gave her address as Regent Palace Hotel, Glasshouse Street. Her father George Henry Nelson was a Gentleman.1,6 He died on 30 December 1918 in Weymouth, Dorset, England, at age 33 Lieutenant Messenger had been on board HM Trawler Kunishi and was in the Royal Navy Reserve. He died from influenza at home. The address he used on land was 2 The Old Barracks, Lodmoor Hill in Weymouth.1,7,8,9 The Times of Thursday 2 January 1919 included the message:
MESSENGER - On the 30th Dec., died of pneumonia, WILLIAM GEOFFREY MESSENGER, D.S.C., Lieutenant, R.N.R., husband of Maude Evelyn Messenger, of Weymouth, and eldest son of W.H. Messenger of Guildford.1 He was buried on 4 January 1919 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1,3 His estate was probated on 19 June 1919 in London to Maude Evelyn Messenger his widow and William Henry Messenger His effects were valued at £238 4s.8

Sources

  1. [S16] CWGC website.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1885/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 149.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 14.
  5. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1916/Q3 St Martin Volume 1a Page 1103.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q1 Weymouth Volume 5a Page 504 age 33.
  8. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  9. [S7] Ancestry UK, British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1730-1960.

Maude Evelyn Nelson1

F
Reference8364
Last Edited20 Nov 2021
     Maude Evelyn Nelson married William Geoffrey Messenger, son of William Harry Messenger and Rose Gertrude Thurgood, on 1 July 1916 in St James, Westminster, London, England, after a license had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by W H Messenger and E Montague Nelson. William was a Lieutenant RNR giving his address as Bagowie in Guildford, his father William Harry was a Land Agent. Maude gave her address as Regent Palace Hotel, Glasshouse Street. Her father George Henry Nelson was a Gentleman.1,2 Her husband William died on 30 December 1918 in Weymouth, Dorset, England.1,3,4,5 Maude lived when she heard the death of her husband in 103 Marina, St Leonards on Sea, Sussex, England.1

Family

William Geoffrey Messenger b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 30 Dec 1918

Sources

  1. [S16] CWGC website.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1916/Q3 St Martin Volume 1a Page 1103.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q1 Weymouth Volume 5a Page 504 age 33.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S7] Ancestry UK, British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1730-1960.

William Harry Messenger

M, b. 1853, d. 28 March 1931
Reference8365
Last Edited7 Dec 2021
     William Harry Messenger was born in 1853 in Bramley, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Messenger and Ellen Newman. He was baptised on 19 April 1853 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of William Messenger and Ellen Messenger in the 1861 census in Woodhill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 He was a son of William Messenger and Ellen Messenger in the 1871 census in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was an estate agent and valuer living with his brother and sister with one servant.5 He married Rose Gertrude Thurgood, daughter of William H Thurgood, on 4 July 1883 in All Saints, Fulham, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by W H Thurgood and A L Messenger. William was a Land Agent as was his father William Messenger. Rose's father William Henry Thurgood was a Surveyor.6 His wife Rose died on 26 January 1886 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.7 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was an estate agent living with his sons, father in law, aunt, niece and three servants.8 He married Lilian Maud Trimble on 15 November 1899 in New Brighton, Cheshire, England.9 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Hill View, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a land agent and surveyor living with his wife, children, mother, sister and 2 servants.10 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Balgownie, Harvey Road, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a land agent and surveyor living wih his wife Lilian Maud and son Arthur.11 He died on 28 March 1931 in The Bungalow, West Clandon, Surrey, England.12,13 His body was cremated on 1 April 1931 in Woking Crematorium, Woking, Surrey, England, his ashes were then buried in plot C4 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, graveyard. There is a fine stained glass window in Christ Church with the inscription at the base of the window reading: 'To the Glory of God and in loving memory of William Henry Messenger, died 28 March 1931 aged 78. Churchwarden of this church for many years'. The illustration depicts Jesus as the sower drawing its inspiration from the parable about sowing grain in various soil and locations causing different seed yields.7,14 His estate was probated on 28 May 1931 in London to Henry Ferry Eldridge clerk and Hugh Alexander Merriman a solicitor. His effects were valued at £894 8s 10d.13

Family 1

Rose Gertrude Thurgood b. c 1860, d. 26 Jan 1886
Children

Family 2

Lilian Maud Trimble b. 16 Dec 1873, d. 1 Sep 1950
Child

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1853/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 86.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Registers.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 38 Folio 198 Page 9.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 98 Page 2.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 116 Page 28.
  6. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1931.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Find a grave.
  8. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 14.
  9. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1988 - no image.
  10. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 603 Folio 8 Page 7.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_03078_0747_03-4.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes 1931/Q1 Guildford Volume 2a Page 186 age 78.
  13. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  14. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.

Rose Gertrude Thurgood

F, b. circa 1860, d. 26 January 1886
Reference8366
Last Edited19 Nov 2021
     Rose Gertrude Thurgood was born circa 1860 in Clapham, London, England.1 She was the daughter of William H Thurgood. She married William Harry Messenger, son of William Messenger and Ellen Newman, on 4 July 1883 in All Saints, Fulham, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by W H Thurgood and A L Messenger. William was a Land Agent as was his father William Messenger. Rose's father William Henry Thurgood was a Surveyor.2 She died on 26 January 1886 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was buried on 30 January 1886 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1,3

Family

William Harry Messenger b. 1853, d. 28 Mar 1931
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Find a grave.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1931.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.

Lilian Maud Trimble

F, b. 16 December 1873, d. 1 September 1950
Reference8367
Last Edited20 Nov 2021
     Lilian Maud Trimble was born on 16 December 1873. She married William Harry Messenger, son of William Messenger and Ellen Newman, on 15 November 1899 in New Brighton, Cheshire, England.1 She was the wife of William Harry Messenger in the 1901 census in Hill View, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a land agent and surveyor living with his wife, children, mother, sister and 2 servants.2 She was the wife of William Harry Messenger in the 1911 census in Balgownie, Harvey Road, Guildford, Surrey, England. William was a land agent and surveyor living wih his wife Lilian Maud and son Arthur.3 Her husband William died on 28 March 1931 in The Bungalow, West Clandon, Surrey, England.4,5 She died on 1 September 1950 in The Bungelow, West Clandon, Surrey, England, at age 76.6 She was buried on 6 September 1950 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.6,7

Family

William Harry Messenger b. 1853, d. 28 Mar 1931
Child

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1988 - no image.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 603 Folio 8 Page 7.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_03078_0747_03-4.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1931/Q1 Guildford Volume 2a Page 186 age 78.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Find a grave.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.

Philip Messenger

M, b. 11 January 1886, d. 16 November 1985
Reference8368
Last Edited19 Nov 2021
     Philip Messenger was born on 11 January 1886 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Rose Gertrude Thurgood. He was baptised on 28 February 1886 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, with his brother Arthur.3 He was the son of William Harry Messenger in the 1891 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.4 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Lilian Maud Messenger in the 1901 census in Hill View, Guildford, Surrey, England. Philip was a land agents clerk.5 Philip arrived n Brownsville, Texas in the USA on 9 November 1916 and is described onthe Manifest issued by US Department of Labour as being 5 foot 10 inches tall, with a fair complexion, brown hair and grey blue eyes.6 Philip was working in the oil business when on 14 February 1920 he left Tampico in Mexico on board SM Spalding.7 He married Blanche Simmons on 6 October 1920 in Larado, Texus, USA, after a marriage licence had been issued in Manhattan, New York.6,8 On a Manifest dated March 1926 Phil;ip states he was accompanied by his wife, working in the oil business and living in Tesas.6 Philip sailed on 23 November 1929 on one of the Cunard line ships the Franconia nbound for New York. He was a Merchant and gave his address in UK as The Bungalow, West Clandon. On the manifest at the Port of Hidaloo, Texas dated 8 June 1937 Philip stated his wife was Blanche and he was born in Shamley Green, he was aged 51.6 He was listed as head of household in the US 1940 census in Olmos Park, Bexar, Texas, USA. Philip was a Manager in the oil business living with his wife and son.9 He died on 16 November 1985 in Texas, USA, at age 99.10

Family

Blanche Simmons b. c 1896
Child

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1886/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 144 - mother Thurgood.
  2. [S7] Ancestry U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 14.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 603 Folio 8 Page 7.
  6. [S7] Ancestry U.S., Border Crossings from Mexico to U.S., 1895-1964.
  7. [S7] Ancestry New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963.
  8. [S7] Ancestry New York, New York, U.S., Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018.
  9. [S41940] US Census 1940 - 10 April 1940 No details - image saved under name.
  10. [S7] Ancestry Texas, U.S., Death Index, 1903-2000.

Arthur Messenger

M, b. 11 January 1886, d. 24 January 1969
Reference8369
Last Edited20 Nov 2021
     Arthur Messenger was born on 11 January 1886 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Rose Gertrude Thurgood. He was baptised on 28 February 1886 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, with his brother Philip.2 He was the son of William Harry Messenger in the 1891 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Lilian Maud Messenger in the 1901 census in Hill View, Guildford, Surrey, England. Arthur was an accounts clerk.4 Arthur received his certificate of competency second mate on 30 October 1905.5 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Lilian Maud Messenger in the 1911 census in Balgownie, Harvey Road, Guildford, Surrey, England. Arthur was a 3rd officer P& O shipping company.6 He married Julia Vera Daisy ... Arthur was admitted to the Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital on 6 August 1923 after serving on SS Plassy. His home address was 51 Barleston Gardens, Earls Court. He was dicharged on 11 August deemed cured.7 Captain Arthur Messenger left England on board the ship Rawalpindi bound for Aden with his wife Julia and daughter Joan. He stated he was a steamship agent. Their address was listed as 150 Wymering Mansions, Maida Vale.8 Arthur and Julia (listed as Daisy) sailed from Aden arriving in the Port of London on 22 June 1929 on board the ship Macedonia. They gave their address as West Clandon, sailing 1st class and giving his occupation as a shipping agent.9 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Arthur was listed as living at Sunup, Elm Close, Eton, Buckinghamshire, England, with his wife Julia. Arthue was a shipping agent and a Royal Navy Reserve Commander retired living with his wife and daughter.10 His wife Julia died on 10 January 1964 in Hill Farm Lodge, Sherlock Row, Reading, Berkshire, England.11,12 He died on 24 January 1969 in Forge Cottage, Stanford, Elham, Kent, England, at age 83.13,12 His estate was probated on 25 March 1969 n London. His effects were valued at £10,373.12

Family

Julia Vera Daisy ... b. 26 Sep 1899, d. 10 Jan 1964
Child

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1886/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 144 - mother Thurgood.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 14.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 603 Folio 8 Page 7.
  5. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_03078_0747_03-4.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England, Dreadnought Seamen's Hospital Admissions and Discharges, 1826-1930.
  8. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  9. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  10. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 tna_r39_2148_2148g_011.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes 1964/Q1 Maidenhead Volume 6a Page 18 age 64.
  12. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes 1969/Q1 Folkestone Volume 5f Page 585 age 83.

Harry Trimble Messenger1

M, b. 19 October 1901, d. 8 March 1941
Reference8370
Last Edited9 Dec 2021
     Harry Trimble Messenger was born on 19 October 1901 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Harry Messenger and Lilian Maud Trimble. He was baptised on 16 November 1901 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He appeared in the household as a boarder in the 1911 census in Edgeborough, Epsom Road, Guildford, Surrey, England. He was a scholar.2 He married Joanna Therese Parkinson on 13 April 1933 in Rabaul, New Guinea, The Times, Saturday, 16 September 1933 reported: On April 13, 1933, at Rabaul, HARRY T. MESSENGER, son the late W.H. Messenger and of Mrs. Messenger of Guildford, to Johanna Therese, daughter of the late R.R. Parkinson and of Mrs. Parkinson, of Rabaul, New Guinea.3 He died on 8 March 1941 at age 39 His death notice in The Times, Tuesday, 6 May 1941 reported: In March 1941, in New Guinea, Harry Trimble, youngest son of the late W.H. Messenger, and of Lilian M. Messenger, of West Clandon, Guildford.3 The Engish Probate office reported:Harry Trimble, of Iboki Plantation, Papua New Guinea died 8 March 1941. Administration (limited) London 21 January to Edward Leycester, Vere Waddilove, solicitor attorney of Alfred Max Parkinson Uechtritz. Effects £1063 15s 8d. in England. Max was his step son, the son of Peter and Joanna Therese Uechtritz.3

Family

Joanna Therese Parkinson d. 1 Oct 1950

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_03079_0147_04.
  3. [S9546] E-mails between Noeleen Mulholland and Jan Cooper from 8 August 2016.

William H Thurgood

M, b. circa 1835
Reference8371
Last Edited22 Mar 2018
     William H Thurgood was born circa 1835 in London, England. He appeared in the household as Father in law of William Harry Messenger in the 1891 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was a Quantity Surveyor.1

Family

Child

Sources

  1. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 14.

William Messenger

M, b. 10 January 1822, d. 25 October 1877
Reference8372
Last Edited9 Dec 2021
     William Messenger was born on 10 January 1822 in Froyle, Hampshire, England.1 He married Ellen Newman on 2 December 1847 in Ripley Parish Church, Ripley, Surrey, England, after a licence was issued on 25 November 1847. The ceremony was witnessed by William Drewitt, Benjamin Newman, Jane Messenger, Fanny Newman and L Drewitt. William was a farmer like his father Thomas Messenger. Ellen's father John Newman was a grocer.2,3 He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in Bramley, Surrey, England. William as a farmer of 400 acres employing 15 men living with his sister Jane, niece, daughter and three servants.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census in Woodhill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was a farmer of 400 acres employing 18 men and 6 boys living with his wife, children and four servants.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was a Farmer and Land Agent and valuer owning 500 acres employing 19 men and 7 boys living with his wife, children and three servants.6 He died on 25 October 1877 in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, at age 55 Interestingly the house is calle Woodlands on the Probate Index.7,8 He was buried on 31 October 1877 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, after a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh.9 His estate was probated on 3 December 1877 at the Principal Registry by his widow and Executrix Ellen. His effects were valued at under £5,000.8

Family

Ellen Newman b. 14 Dec 1823, d. 22 Mar 1916
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Gravestone.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921.
  3. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1597 Folio 293 Page 4.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 38 Folio 198 Page 9.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 98 Page 2.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1877/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 70 age 55.
  8. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  9. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  10. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Registers.

Ellen Newman

F, b. 14 December 1823, d. 22 March 1916
Reference8373
Last Edited9 Dec 2021
     Ellen Newman was born on 14 December 1823 in Marylebone, London, England.1 She was baptised on 27 December 1823 in St Mary, St Marylebone, London, England, her parents were John and Harriet Newman.1 She married William Messenger on 2 December 1847 in Ripley Parish Church, Ripley, Surrey, England, after a licence was issued on 25 November 1847. The ceremony was witnessed by William Drewitt, Benjamin Newman, Jane Messenger, Fanny Newman and L Drewitt. William was a farmer like his father Thomas Messenger. Ellen's father John Newman was a grocer.2,3 She was the wife of William Messenger in the 1851 census in Bramley, Surrey, England. William as a farmer of 400 acres employing 15 men living with his sister Jane, niece, daughter and three servants.4 She was the wife of William Messenger in the 1861 census in Woodhill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was a farmer of 400 acres employing 18 men and 6 boys living with his wife, children and four servants.5 She was the wife of William Messenger in the 1871 census in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. William was a Farmer and Land Agent and valuer owning 500 acres employing 19 men and 7 boys living with his wife, children and three servants.6 Her husband William died on 25 October 1877 in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.7,8 She received the probate of the estate of William Messenger on 3 December 1877.8 She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in Castledine Road, Penge, London, England. LEllen was listed as of independent means living with 4 of her children and one servant.9 She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in 8 Genoa Road, Penge, London, England. Ellen was living on her own means with three of her children and one servant.10 Ellen Messenger was the mother of William Harry Messenger in the 1901 census in Hill View, Guildford, Surrey, England.11 She appeared in the household as a boarder of Ellen Messenger in the 1911 census in Gower Lodge, Cedar Road, Sutton, Surrey, England. Ellen was boading with three single ladies Emily Harris and Emma Elizabeth Coles both medical surgical and maternity nurses, Dora Ethel Shute a medical and surgical nurse. The household also included a widower John Chappell a retired traveller.12 She died on 22 March 1916 in The Tower Nursing Home, Cedar Road, Sutton, Surrey, England, at age 92.13,14 She was buried on 25 March 1916 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, under the same gravestone as her husband William.15,13

Family

William Messenger b. 10 Jan 1822, d. 25 Oct 1877
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921.
  3. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1597 Folio 293 Page 4.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 38 Folio 198 Page 9.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 98 Page 2.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1877/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 70 age 55.
  8. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 823 Folio 16 Page 26.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 600 Folio 18 Page 14.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 603 Folio 8 Page 7.
  12. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_02929_0677_03.
  13. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current.
  14. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  15. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Registers.

Robert Messenger

M, b. 8 June 1862, d. 4 October 1919
Reference8374
Last Edited20 Nov 2021
     Robert Messenger was born on 28 May 1862 in Woodhill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was baptised on 8 June 1862 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was described as a Gentleman.2 He was the son of William Messenger and Ellen Newman. He was a son of William Messenger and Ellen Messenger in the 1871 census in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 He was the brother of William Harry Messenger in the 1881 census in Hullbrook, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Robert was an estate agent's assistant.4 He married Emma Louisa Boddington in 1893 in New Zealand.5 He died on 4 October 1919 in Grey, West Coast, New Zealand, at age 57.6,7 He was buried in Karoro Cemetery, Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand, in plot 804.8,9

Family

Emma Louisa Boddington b. 10 Dec 1873, d. 6 Jun 1951
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1862/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 105 - mother Newman.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Registers.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 98 Page 2.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 116 Page 28.
  5. [S7] Ancestry New Zealand, Marriage Index, 1840-1937 - no image.
  6. [S7] Ancestry New Zealand, Death Index, 1848-1966 - no image.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Find a Grave.
  9. [S7] Ancestry New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007.

Bertha Messenger1

F, b. 24 February 1866, d. 19 March 1943
Reference8375
Last Edited21 Nov 2021
     Bertha Messenger was born on 24 February 1866 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of William Messenger and Ellen Newman.1 She was baptised on 17 June 1866 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 She was a daughter of William Messenger and Ellen Messenger in the 1871 census in Woodhill Farm House, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 She was the daughter of Ellen Messenger in the 1881 census in Castledine Road, Penge, London, England.4 She was the daughter of Ellen Messenger in the 1891 census 8 Genoa Road, Penge, London, England.5 She appeared in the 1901 census in 55 Crown Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, England. She was listed as Companion to Ann F Hough.6 She married Stephen Arthur Chalcraft on 25 September 1901 in Holy Trinity, Tulse Hill, Lamneth, London, England, after a license had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Cradock Lazenby and Agnes Atkinson. Stephen was a Corn merchant living at Manor House in Farnham. His father Edward Chalcraft deceased had been a farmer. Bertha's father William Messenger was also deceased and had worked as an estate agent.7,8 She was the wife of Stephen Arthur Chalcraft in the 1911 census in 40 York Road, Forest Gate, London, England. Stephen was a foreman in a match factory living with his wife.9 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Bertha was listed as living at 105 The Causeway, Petersfield, Hampshire, England, with her husband Stephen. Stephen was a retired Auctioneers Managing Clerk.10 Her husband Stephen died on 12 January 1942 in 105 The Causeway, Petersfield, Hampshire, England.11,12 She received the probate of the estate of Stephen Arthur Chalcraft on 10 March 1942 in Llandudno to his widow Bertha Chalcraft. His effects were valued at £258 14s 11d.12 She died on 19 March 1943 in Newlands Nursing Home, Rake, Hampshire, England, at age 77 her previous address had been 105 The Causeway in Petersfield.13,12 Her estate was probated on 5 August 1943 in Llandudno to Mary Goldsmith a widow. Her effects hwere valued at £1,715 6s 5d.12

Family

Stephen Arthur Chalcraft b. 25 Aug 1862, d. 12 Jan 1942

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Registers.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1866/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 123.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 98 Page 2.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 823 Folio 16 Page 26.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 600 Folio 18 Page 14.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 Piece 1188 Folio 71 Page 24.
  7. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q3 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 819.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 rg14_09403_0271_03.
  10. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 tna_r39_2355_2355i_006.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes 1942/Q1 Petersfield Volume 2c Page 326 age 79.
  12. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes 1943/Q1 Petersfield Volume 2c Page 214 gae 77.