Isobel Iris Calthrop

F, b. 8 April 1895
Reference8526
Last Edited31 Jul 2018
     Isobel Iris Calthrop was born on 8 April 1895 in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.1 She married John Roydon Rooper on 9 November 1915 in Holy Trinity, Chelsea, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by ? Calthrop and Daisy Rooper. John was a Captain in the Denbighshire Yeomanry, his father Percy Louis Rooper was a ship owner. Isabel's father Everard Calthrop was a consulting engineer.2,3 John and Iris sailed with their daughter Shirley first class on board Port Jackson leaving on 19 February and arriving in London on 21 March 1938. John was a shipping Managera and his daughetr Shirley a student and they all gave their address as Reel Hall in Shamley Green.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Isobel was listed as living at Reel Hall, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, with her husband John. John was a Direct of Port Line Shipping.5 John and Isobel had a litany desk constructed for Christ Church in memory of their two sons Ralph and John who were killed in WW2.6 John and Isabel left Montreal on board Ivernia arriving in Southampton on 3 October 1958 giving their address as Winter's Grace in Shamley Green.

Family

John Roydon Rooper b. 23 May 1890, d. 1974
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1895/Q2 Ormskirk Volume 8b Page 826.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1915/Q4 Chelsea Volume 1a Page 1258.
  3. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  4. [S7] Ancestry UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  5. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1955G/005.
  6. [S6] Shamley Green History Society.
  7. [S16] CWGC website.

Ralph Bonfoy Rooper1

M, b. circa 1919, d. 16 March 1944
Reference8527
Last Edited3 Apr 2018
     Ralph Bonfoy Rooper was born circa 1919.1 He was the son of John Roydon Rooper and Isobel Iris Calthrop.1 David and Ralph as school boys left London bound for Tangier on board Comorin leaving on 17 August 1934. They returned on board Narkinda arriving in Lonon on 7 September 1934.2,3 He died on 16 March 1944 Lieutenant Rooper was killed when HM Motor Torpedo boat no 417 in the Royal Navy was lost through German gunfire. His brother John was killed earlier iin 1941 while in the Fleet Air Arm on HMS Ark Royal.1 He was buried in Bergen General Cemetery, Bergen, Holland, Plot 2 row A grave 2 and is remembered on the Shamley Green War Memorial.

Sources

  1. [S16] CWGC website.
  2. [S7] Ancestry UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  3. [S7] Ancestry UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 f.

David Royden Rooper

M, b. 19 November 1920, d. 11 September 1991
Reference8528
Last Edited6 Apr 2018
     David Royden Rooper was born on 19 November 1920 he was born at sea.1 He was the son of John Roydon Rooper and Isobel Iris Calthrop. David and Ralph as school boys left London bound for Tangier on board Comorin leaving on 17 August 1934. They returned on board Narkinda arriving in Lonon on 7 September 1934.2,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register David Royden Rooper was listed as living at Reel Hall, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, with his parents.4 He married Margaret Liddell in 1944 in Westminster, London, England.5 David was in 1946 living in Reel Hall, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.6 He died on 11 September 1991 in 5 Albert Place, Victoria Road, Kensington, London, England, at age 70.7,8 His estate was probated on 2 January 1992 in Winchester. His effects were valued at £700,994.8

Family

Margaret Liddell
Children
  • Charmian Gay Rooper
  • Jonathan Roydon Bonfoy Rooper

Sources

  1. [S9] Find my past website British armed forces and overseas births and baptisms, Consular birth.
  2. [S7] Ancestry UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  3. [S7] Ancestry UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 f.
  4. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1955G/005.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1944/Q1 Westmonster Volume 1a Page 764.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1991/Q3 Kensington Volume 3 Page 1505.
  8. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Margaret Liddell

F
Reference8529
Last Edited6 Apr 2018
     Margaret Liddell married David Royden Rooper, son of John Roydon Rooper and Isobel Iris Calthrop, in 1944 in Westminster, London, England.1

Family

David Royden Rooper b. 19 Nov 1920, d. 11 Sep 1991
Children
  • Charmian Gay Rooper
  • Jonathan Roydon Bonfoy Rooper

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1944/Q1 Westmonster Volume 1a Page 764.

Charles McClure Stevens

M, b. 1 July 1885, d. 1970
Reference8530
Last Edited19 Jan 2019
     Charles McClure Stevens was born on 1 July 1885 in Godalming, Surrey, England. He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones. He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Charles was a bricklayer.1 He married Mary Ann Jarrad, daughter of Henry James Jarrad and Alice Annie Hook, on 3 April 1920 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Walter Stevens and Henry Jarrad. Charles was a bricklayer and his father William was a builder. Mary's father Henry Jarrad was a timber feller.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Charles was listed as living at 1 Council House, Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, with his wife Mary. Charles was a bricklayer.3 He died in 1970 in Surrey, England.4

Family

Mary Ann Jarrad b. 3 May 1891, d. 1952
Children

Sources

  1. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN41.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  3. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1955G/011.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 970/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 1007.

Harold McClure Stevens

M, b. 21 March 1905, d. 1976
Reference8531
Last Edited4 Feb 2019
     Harold McClure Stevens was born on 21 March 1905 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Stevens and Rose Jones. He was baptised on 22 September 1907 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 died in 1976 in 34 Hullmead, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He's ashes were buried on 7 November 1976 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, in plot AA2.1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN41.

Mary Ann Jarrad1

F, b. 3 May 1891, d. 1952
Reference8532
Last Edited4 Feb 2019
     Mary Ann Jarrad was born on 3 February 1891 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2,1 She was the daughter of Henry James Jarrad and Alice Annie Jarrad in the 1891 census Woodhill Lane, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 She was baptised on 3 May 1891 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry James Jarrad and Alice Annie Hook.4 She was the daughter of Henry James Jarrad and Alice Annie Jarrad in the 1901 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5 She married Charles McClure Stevens, son of William Stevens and Rose Jones, on 3 April 1920 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Walter Stevens and Henry Jarrad. Charles was a bricklayer and his father William was a builder. Mary's father Henry Jarrad was a timber feller.1 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Mary was listed as living at 1 Council House, Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, with her husband Charles. Charles was a bricklayer.6 She died in 1952 in 1 Lords Hill Cottages, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was buried on 18 November 1952 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, in plot P21.1

Family

Charles McClure Stevens b. 1 Jul 1885, d. 1970
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG Registers.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1891/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 163.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 102 Page 13.
  4. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 94 Page 18.
  6. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1955G/011.

Honor Shaw

F
Reference8533
Last Edited10 Dec 2018
     Honor Shaw was the daughter of Harry Shaw. She married Sydney Thomas Stevens, son of William Stevens and Rose Jones, in 1931 in Guildford, Surrey, England.1

Family

Sydney Thomas Stevens b. 7 Feb 1910, d. 10 Jun 1944
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1931/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 350.

Hugh Deane Wyldbore-Smith

M, b. 15 February 1907, d. 24 May 1941
Reference8534
Last Edited29 Jan 2019
     Hugh Deane Wyldbore-Smith was born on 15 February 1907 in Southsea, Hampshire, England.1 He was the son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Deane. He was the son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Wyldbore-Smith in the 1911 census in View Mount, Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England.2 He married Rachel Caroline Lucy Orlebar on 5 June 1937 in Colaba, Bombay, India.3 He died on 24 May 1941 at age 34 Lieutenant Commander was in the Royal Navy and Signals Officer on HMS Hood when she was struck by several German shells early in the battle of the Denmark Strait.4 His estate was probated on 24 October 1941 in Appletree Farm, Prinsted, Sussex, England, in Llandudno to Rachel Caroline Lucy Wyldbore-Smith his widow. His effects were valued at £5,221 14s 2d. His usual address was Appletree Farm in Prinsted Sussex.5 He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial panel 45 column 1 and Shamley Green War Memorial.4

Family

Rachel Caroline Lucy Orlebar b. 8 Aug 1906, d. 30 Dec 1999
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q1 Portsmouth Volume 2b Page 516.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN6024 RG78PN275 RD100 SD1 ED2 SN47.
  3. [S9] Find my past website British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns.
  4. [S16] CWGC website.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Rachel Caroline Lucy Orlebar

F, b. 8 August 1906, d. 30 December 1999
Reference8535
Last Edited2 Apr 2018
     Rachel Caroline Lucy Orlebar was born on 8 August 1906 in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England.1 She married Hugh Deane Wyldbore-Smith, son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Deane, on 5 June 1937 in Colaba, Bombay, India.2 Her husband Hugh died on 24 May 1941.3 Rachel, Piers and Nicolas H Wyldbore-Smith (1960) were living in 282 Bedford Road, Bedford in 1961 until 1969.4 Rachel and Piers were living in 1970 at The White House, 141 School Lane, Husborne Crawley until at leat 1982.4 She died on 30 December 1999 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, at age 93.5

Family

Hugh Deane Wyldbore-Smith b. 15 Feb 1907, d. 24 May 1941
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q3 Biggleswade Volume 3b Page 321.
  2. [S9] Find my past website British India Office Ecclesiastical Returns.
  3. [S16] CWGC website.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Bedfordshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1986.
  5. [S9] Find my past website 2000/Q1 Bedford Reg B2D Entry 077.

Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith

M, b. 15 February 1869, d. 8 May 1919
Reference8536
Last Edited12 Aug 2018
     Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith was born on 15 February 1869 in Broadstone, Dorset, England.1 He married Kate Beatrice Deane on 19 November 1903 in Fareham, Hampshire, England.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in View Mount, Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England. Hugh was a Royal Navy Commander living with his wife, three children and four servants.3 He died on 8 May 1919 at age 50 He was Captain of a Merchant ship who lost his life during U Boat attacks on ships ferrying vital food and material across the Atlantic to Britain.4,1 He was buried in Broadstone Cemetery, Broadstone, Dorset, England.1

Family

Kate Beatrice Deane b. 3 Mar 1873, d. 16 Jan 1959
Children

Sources

  1. [S9] Find my past website Dorset Memorial Inscriptions.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1903/Q4 Fareham Volume 2b Page 1286.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN6024 RG78PN275 RD100 SD1 ED2 SN47.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q2 Poole Volume 5a Page 272 age 50.

Kate Beatrice Deane

F, b. 3 March 1873, d. 16 January 1959
Reference8537
Last Edited12 Aug 2018
     Kate Beatrice Deane was born on 3 March 1873 in Fareham, Hampshire, England. She married Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith on 19 November 1903 in Fareham, Hampshire, England.1 She was the wife of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith in the 1911 census in View Mount, Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England. Hugh was a Royal Navy Commander living with his wife, three children and four servants.2 Her husband Hugh died on 8 May 1919 in Poole, Dorset, England.3,4 Kate left Southampton on 22 September 1937 travelling first class bound for Lourenco Marques. She gave her address as Arthurs in Shamley Green. She returned arriving on 30 March 1938 at Southampton on the same ship.5,6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register she was listed as living at Cheswell Barn, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, with her son John.7 She died on 16 January 1959 in Brook House Nursing Home, East Grinstead, Sussex, England, at age 85 her usual address was Arthurs, Church Road Lingfield.8,9 Her estate was probated on 13 May 1959 in London to Barclays Bank Ltd and John Henry Wyldbore-Smith a stockbroker. Her effects were valued at £7,328 9s 3d.9

Family

Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith b. 15 Feb 1869, d. 8 May 1919
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1903/Q4 Fareham Volume 2b Page 1286.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN6024 RG78PN275 RD100 SD1 ED2 SN47.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1919/Q2 Poole Volume 5a Page 272 age 50.
  4. [S9] Find my past website Dorset Memorial Inscriptions.
  5. [S7] Ancestry UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  6. [S7] Ancestry UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  7. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1840I/020.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1959/Q1 Uckfield Volume 5h Page 617 age 85.
  9. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Kathleen Elinor Wyldbore-Smith

F, b. 1905
Reference8538
Last Edited2 Apr 2018
     Kathleen Elinor Wyldbore-Smith was born in 1905 in Fareham, Hampshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Deane. She was the daughter of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Wyldbore-Smith in the 1911 census in View Mount, Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England.2 Kathleen sailed on SS Baradine leaving London on 1 August 1930 travelling 3rd class bound for Malta where she said she intended living. She gave her address as c/o Thos Cook &Son Ltd Berkeley Street W1 and her occupation as home duties.3 Kathleen saled on Ulysses leaving Liverpool on 1 April 1936 bound for Capetown. She was a Hospital Almoner and gave her address as Arthurs, Shamley Green.4 She married Algernon Spencer on 3 June 1936.

Family

Algernon Spencer
Children
  • Charles Peter Spencer
  • David Wyldbore Spencer
  • Simon Francis Spencer
  • Christopher Audley Spencer

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1905/Q1 Fareham Volume 2b Page 573.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN6024 RG78PN275 RD100 SD1 ED2 SN47.
  3. [S9] Find my past website Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-196.
  4. [S9] Find my past website Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960.

Alfred Reginald Wyldbore-Smith

M, b. 1910, d. 1911
Reference8539
Last Edited2 Apr 2018
     Alfred Reginald Wyldbore-Smith was born in 1910 in South Stoneham, Hampshire, England.1 He was the son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Deane. He was the son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Wyldbore-Smith in the 1911 census in View Mount, Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England.2 He died in 1911 in South Stoneham, Hampshire, England.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1910/Q3 South Stoneham Volume 2c Page 82.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN6024 RG78PN275 RD100 SD1 ED2 SN47.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1911/Q2 S Stoneham Volume 2c Page 46 age 0.

Jocelin Evadne Wyldbore-Smith

M, b. 1906
Reference8540
Last Edited2 Apr 2018
     Jocelin Evadne Wyldbore-Smith was born in 1906 in St George Hanover Square, London, England.1 He was the son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Deane.

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q4 St George Hanover Square Volume 1a Page 418.

John Henry Wyldbore-Smith

M, b. 11 September 1916, d. 4 May 1982
Reference8541
Last Edited6 Apr 2018
     John Henry Wyldbore-Smith was born on 11 September 1916 in Isle of Wight, England.1 He was the son of Hugh F W Wyldbore-Smith and Kate Beatrice Deane. He was educated at Charterhouse. He married Robina Ward on 15 April 1939 in Surrey, England.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register John was listed as living at Cheswell Barn, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, with his wife Robina. John was a clerk in Barclays Bank and an ambulance driver, his mother was also with them.3 He received the probate of the estate of Kate Beatrice Wyldbore-Smith on 13 May 1959.4 He died on 4 May 1982 in Bristol, Somerset, England, at age 65.5

Family

Robina Ward
Children
  • Robina Ann Wyldbore-Smith
  • William Francis Wyldbore-Smith
  • Susan Elizabeth Wyldbore-Smith

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1916/Q3 I Wight Volume 2b Page 1064.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1939/Q2 Surrey SE Vlume 2a Page 1536.
  3. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1840I/020.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1982/Q2 Bristol Volume 22 Page 0357.

Piers Wyldbore-Smith

M, b. 22 July 1939, d. 28 December 1987
Reference8542
Last Edited2 Apr 2018
     Piers Wyldbore-Smith was born on 22 July 1939 in Chichester, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Hugh Deane Wyldbore-Smith and Rachel Caroline Lucy Orlebar. Rachel, Piers and Nicolas H Wyldbore-Smith (1960) were living in 282 Bedford Road, Bedford in 1961 until 1969.2 Rachel and Piers were living in 1970 at The White House, 141 School Lane, Husborne Crawley until at leat 1982.2 He died on 28 December 1987 in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England, at age 48 His death was reported in The Times dated 4 January 1987.3,4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1939/Q3 Chichester Volume 2b Page 758 - mother Orlebar.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Bedfordshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1986.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1988/Q1 Ampthill Volume 9 Page 45.
  4. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Death Notices from The Times, 1982-1988.

Francis Robert Bailey

M, b. 1913, d. 19 October 1940
Reference8550
Last Edited12 Jul 2019
     Francis Robert Bailey was born in 1913 in Kensington, London, England.1 He was the son of John Norman Bailey and Agnes Elizabeth Harrison. He was baptised on 6 August 1913 in St Peter, Cranley Gardens, Kensington, London, England, his father was a solicitor and the family lived in 97 Elgin Crescent.2 He died on 19 October 1940 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England, Francis served as Lance Sergeant with 144 Battery 35 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery his regimental number was 547024.3,4 He was buried on 23 October 1940 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, in plot M16. The inscription reads 'Dearly loved youngest son of JN and AE Bailey'. The burial register states he was in Air Force Station, Harwell, Berks (4 Brunswick Gardens, Kensington.)3,5

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1913/Q3 Kensington Volume 1a Page 194 - mother Harrison.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917.
  3. [S16] CWGC website.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1940/Q4 Wallingford Volume 2c Page 699 age 27.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG register.