Elizabeth Durrant

F, b. 1885
Reference8776
Last Edited13 Jun 2018
     Elizabeth Durrant was born in 1885 in Dunsfold, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of John Durrant and Hannah Woolgar. She was the daughter of John Durrant and Hannah Durrant in the 1891 census Lynes, Wonersh, Surrey, England.2 She was the sister in law of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Tidy in the 1901 census in Gatwick Stables Lodge, Charlwood, Surrey, England.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1885/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 136 - mother Woolgar.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 92 Page 34.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 629 Folio 183 Page 9.

George Durrant

M, b. 1888
Reference8777
Last Edited13 Jun 2018
     George Durrant was born in 1888 in Dunsfold, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of John Durrant and Hannah Woolgar. He was the son of John Durrant and Hannah Durrant in the 1891 census in Lynes, Wonersh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Hannah Durrant in the 1901 census in 3 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 He appeared in the household as a boarder in the 1911 census in 166 New Kent Road, Walworth, London, England. He was a hide flesher.4 George and Jesse Durrant joined HM forces at end of 1915.5 Kate, Albert and his brother George were lliving in 1929 in Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England.6

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1888/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 139- mother Woolgar.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 92 Page 34.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 77 Page 24.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN1805 RG78PN64 RD23 SD4 ED13 SN4.
  5. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Parish Magazines December 1915.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.

Mark Tidy

M, b. 1872, d. 22 January 1937
Reference8778
Last Edited3 Jul 2018
     Mark Tidy was born in 1872 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England.1 He married Esther Mary Durrant, daughter of John Durrant and Hannah Woolgar, in 1899 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Gatwick Stables Lodge, Charlwood, Surrey, England. Mark was a domestic coachman living with his wife, son and sister in law.3 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. Mark was a coachman living with his wife and children. They had a boarder George Bennett.4 He died on 22 January 1937 in Hickstead Cottage, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England.5 His estate was probated on 6 March 1937 in Lewes to his widow Esther Mary Tidy. His effects were valued at £364 11s 8d.5

Family

Esther Mary Durrant b. 1877, d. 4 Jun 1941
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1872/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 119.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1899/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 320.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 629 Folio 183 Page 9.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN165.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

William Allen Tidy

M, b. 26 May 1900, d. 11 October 1976
Reference8779
Last Edited3 Jul 2018
     William Allen Tidy was born on 26 May 1900 in Charlwood, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant. He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Tidy in the 1901 census in Gatwick Stables Lodge, Charlwood, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Tidy in the 1911 census in Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3 William joined the Royal Air Force on 8 October 1917 with a service no 155253.4 He married Ethel L Stevenson in 1926 in Brighton, Sussex, England.5 He died on 11 October 1976 in 37 The Deeside, Patcham, Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 76.6,7 His estate was probated on 12 November 1976 in Winchester his effects were valued at £48,963.7

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1900/Q2 Reigate Volume 2a Page 206.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 629 Folio 183 Page 9.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN165.
  4. [S7] Ancestry UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940 - no image.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1926/Q2 Brighton Volume 2b Page 561.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1976/Q4 Brighton Volume 18 Page 0440 age 76.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Ethel L Stevenson

F
Reference8780
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Ethel L Stevenson married William Allen Tidy, son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant, in 1926 in Brighton, Sussex, England.1

Family

William Allen Tidy b. 26 May 1900, d. 11 Oct 1976

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1926/Q2 Brighton Volume 2b Page 561.

Dora Winifred Tidy

F, b. 15 September 1902, d. 27 May 1992
Reference8781
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Dora Winifred Tidy was born on 15 September 1902 in Horley, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant. She was the daughter of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Tidy in the 1911 census in Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She married Cyril E Kinsley in 1930 in Cuckfield, Sussex, England.2 She died on 27 May 1992 in 39 Ashenground Road, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, at age 89.3,4 Her estate was probated on 10 July 1992 in Bristol her effects were valued at £125,000.3

Sources

  1. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN165.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1930/Q3 Cuckfield Volume 2b Page 413.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes May 1992 Haywards Heath Volume 18 Page 1782 age 89.

Cyril E Kinsley

M
Reference8782
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Cyril E Kinsley married Dora Winifred Tidy, daughter of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant, in 1930 in Cuckfield, Sussex, England.1

Family

Dora Winifred Tidy b. 15 Sep 1902, d. 27 May 1992

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1930/Q3 Cuckfield Volume 2b Page 413.

Kenneth Noel Tidy

M, b. 23 December 1905, d. 1971
Reference8783
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Kenneth Noel Tidy was born on 23 December 1905 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant. He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Tidy in the 1911 census in Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 He married Muriel L C Gobb in 1938 in Chanctonbury, Sussex, England.3 He died in 1971 in Cuckfield, Sussex, England.4

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q1 Hambledon Volume a Page 180.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN165.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q4 Chanctonbury Volume 2b Page 809.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1971/Q4 Cuckfield Volume 5h Page 58 age 66.

Muriel L C Gobb

F
Reference8784
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Muriel L C Gobb married Kenneth Noel Tidy, son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant, in 1938 in Chanctonbury, Sussex, England.1

Family

Kenneth Noel Tidy b. 23 Dec 1905, d. 1971

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1938/Q4 Chanctonbury Volume 2b Page 809.

Eric Gordon Tidy

M, b. 11 November 1907, d. 6 January 1987
Reference8785
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Eric Gordon Tidy was born on 11 November 1907 in Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant. He was the son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Tidy in the 1911 census in Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 He married Ivy C Silsby in 1936 in Cuckfield, Sussex, England.3 He died on 6 January 1987 in 97 Junction Road, Burgess Hill, Sussex, England, at age 79.4,5 His estate was probated on 19 February 1987 in Brighton his effects were valued at £49,176.5

Family

Ivy C Silsby

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 179.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN165.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1936/Q2 Cuckfield Volume 2b Page 459.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes January 1987 Haywards Heath Volume 18 Page 2066 age 79.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Ivy C Silsby

F
Reference8786
Last Edited3 May 2018
     Ivy C Silsby married Eric Gordon Tidy, son of Mark Tidy and Esther Mary Durrant, in 1936 in Cuckfield, Sussex, England.1

Family

Eric Gordon Tidy b. 11 Nov 1907, d. 6 Jan 1987

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1936/Q2 Cuckfield Volume 2b Page 459.

Ernest George Harris

M, b. 31 August 1889, d. 1935
Ernest George Harris
Reference8787
Last Edited29 Jan 2019
     Ernest George Harris was born on 31 August 1889 in Albury, Surrey, England. He was the son of James Walter Harris and Emma Cannon. He was the son of James Walter Harris and Emma Harris in the 1891 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England.1 He was baptised in May 1891 in Albury, Surrey, England. He was the son of James Walter Harris and Emma Harris in the 1901 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England.2 He appeared in the household as a boarder of Albert Renmant and Annie Renmant in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Ernest was a domestic gardener.3 He married Amy Edwards on 18 February 1918 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Vincent and Kathleen Maud Cannon. Ernest was a soldier, his father James Harris was deceased but had worked as a labourer. Amy's father Harry Edwards was also deceasd and had worked as a carter.4,5 He died in 1935 in Surrey, England.6 He was buried on 22 June 1935 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England.

Family

Amy Edwards b. c 1892, d. 1939
Children

Sources

  1. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 18 Page 3.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 601 Folio 18 Page 3.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN163.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1918/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 415.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1935/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 451 age 45.

Amy Edwards

F, b. circa 1892, d. 1939
Reference8788
Last Edited24 May 2018
     Amy Edwards was born circa 1892. She married Ernest George Harris, son of James Walter Harris and Emma Cannon, on 18 February 1918 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Vincent and Kathleen Maud Cannon. Ernest was a soldier, his father James Harris was deceased but had worked as a labourer. Amy's father Harry Edwards was also deceasd and had worked as a carter.1,2 Her husband Ernest died in 1935 in Surrey, England.3 She died in 1939. She was buried on 14 October 1939 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England.

Family

Ernest George Harris b. 31 Aug 1889, d. 1935
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1918/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 415.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1935/Q2 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 451 age 45.

Albert Renmant

M, b. circa 1843, d. 1928
Reference8789
Last Edited21 Jun 2018
     Albert Renmant was born circa 1843 in Northchapel, Sussex, England. He married Harriet Hardy in 1867 in Midhurst, Sussex, England.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in Valentines Hill, Northchapel, Sussex, England. Albert was a labourer living with his wife and daughter.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in Wonersh, Surrey, England. Albert was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children.3 He married Annie Dew in 1909 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Albert was a wood merchant living with his wife and three boarders. Samuel Elliott, Frank Elliott and Ernest Harris.5 He died in 1928 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.6 He was buried on 25 August 1928 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England.

Family 1

Harriet Hardy b. c 1849
Children

Family 2

Annie Dew b. c 1861, d. 1936

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1867/Q4 Midhurst Volume 2b Page 695.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1101 Folio 114 Page 11.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 85 Page 7.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1909/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 245.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN163.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1928/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 213 age 83.

Ruby Emily Harris

F, b. 21 September 1923
Reference8790
Last Edited5 May 2018
     Ruby Emily Harris was born on 21 September 1923 in Blackheath, Surrey, England. She was the daughter of Ernest George Harris and Amy Edwards. She was baptised on 11 November 1923 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, her father was a gardener.

William George Harris

M, b. 22 March 1921
Reference8791
Last Edited5 May 2018
     William George Harris was born on 22 March 1921 in Wonersh, Surrey, England. He was the son of Ernest George Harris and Amy Edwards. He was baptised on 15 May 1921 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was a gardener.

Martin Ernest Harris

M, b. 28 March 1919
Reference7892
Last Edited5 May 2018
     Martin Ernest Harris was born on 28 March 1919 in Blackheath, Surrey, England. He was the son of Ernest George Harris and Amy Edwards. He was baptised on 20 April 1919 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was a cowman.

James Walter Harris

M, b. circa 1846, d. 1907
Reference8793
Last Edited11 May 2018
     James Walter Harris was born circa 1846 in Albury, Surrey, England. He married Emma Cannon on 11 November 1871 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Farnfield and Elina Cannon. James was a labourer like his father George Harris. Emma's father James Cannon was also a labourer.1,2 He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England. Jameas was a general labourer living with his wife and children, little Caroline as just 2 months old.3 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England. James was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children, littke Phillis was called Babe and was just aged 1 month.4 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England. James was a woodcutter living with his wife and children. Mustard Copse was just behind The Hallams on the border of Blackheath.5 He died in 1907 in Surrey, England.6

Family

Emma Cannon b. c 1851, d. 1913
Children

Sources

  1. [S54] E-mails between Blackheath Village Archives and Jan Cooper.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 75 Folio 21 Page 5.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 18 Page 3.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 601 Folio 18 Page 3.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 73 age 61.

Emma Cannon

F, b. circa 1851, d. 1913
Reference8794
Last Edited24 May 2018
     Emma Cannon was born circa 1851 in Backheath, Surrey, England. She married James Walter Harris on 11 November 1871 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Farnfield and Elina Cannon. James was a labourer like his father George Harris. Emma's father James Cannon was also a labourer.1,2 She was the wife of James Walter Harris in the 1891 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England. James was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children, littke Phillis was called Babe and was just aged 1 month.3 She was the wife of James Walter Harris in the 1901 census in Mustard Copse, Farley Heath, Surrey, England. James was a woodcutter living with his wife and children. Mustard Copse was just behind The Hallams on the border of Blackheath.4 Her husband James died in 1907 in Surrey, England.5 Sheappeared in the 1911 census in Guildford Workhouse, Warren Road, Guildford, Surrey, England.6 She died in 1913 in Surrey, England.7

Family

James Walter Harris b. c 1846, d. 1907
Children

Sources

  1. [S54] E-mails between Blackheath Village Archives and Jan Cooper.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 558 Folio 18 Page 3.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 601 Folio 18 Page 3.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 73 age 61.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3087 RD33 SD4 ED21 SN9999.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1913/Q4 Guildford volume 2a Page 147 age 60.

Annie Dew

F, b. circa 1861, d. 1936
Reference8795
Last Edited21 Jun 2018
     Annie Dew was born circa 1861 in Guildford, Surrey, England. She married Albert Renmant in 1909 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.1 She was the wife of Albert Renmant in the 1911 census in Blackheath, Surrey, England. Albert was a wood merchant living with his wife and three boarders. Samuel Elliott, Frank Elliott and Ernest Harris.2 Her husband Albert died in 1928 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.3 She died in 1936. She was buried on 10 February 1936 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England.

Family

Albert Renmant b. c 1843, d. 1928

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1909/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 245.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN163.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1928/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 213 age 83.

John Henry Hersey

M, b. circa 1863, d. 1928
Reference8796
Last Edited5 May 2018
     John Henry Hersey was born circa 1863 in Guildford, Surrey, England. He married Ellen Maria Edwards on 5 April 1884 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was wtnessed by William Edwards and Lillie Edwards John was a labourer like his father James Hersey. Ellen's father George Edwards was also a labourer. He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children and one boarder Charles Edwards.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England. John worked in the gunpowder factory and was living with his wife and children They had one boarder Herbert Lamboll.2 His wife Ellen died in 1905 in Blackheath, Surrey, England. He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was living with his son, daughter, son in law and grandchildren, he was a powder maker.3 He died in 1928 in Blackheath, Surrey, England. He was buried in 1928 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 266.

Family

Ellen Maria Edwards b. c 1865, d. 1905
Children

Sources

  1. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 88 Pages 25 and 26.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 78 Page 25.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN177.

Ellen Maria Edwards

F, b. circa 1865, d. 1905
Reference8797
Last Edited5 May 2018
     Ellen Maria Edwards was born circa 1865. She married John Henry Hersey on 5 April 1884 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was wtnessed by William Edwards and Lillie Edwards John was a labourer like his father James Hersey. Ellen's father George Edwards was also a labourer. She was the wife of John Henry Hersey in the 1891 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England. John was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children and one boarder Charles Edwards.1 She was the wife of John Henry Hersey in the 1901 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England. John worked in the gunpowder factory and was living with his wife and children They had one boarder Herbert Lamboll.2 She died in 1905 in Blackheath, Surrey, England. She was buried on 11 December 1905 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, n plot 262.

Family

John Henry Hersey b. c 1863, d. 1928
Children

Sources

  1. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 88 Pages 25 and 26.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 78 Page 25.

David Edgar Hersey

M, b. 22 April 1889, d. 29 November 1952
Reference8798
Last Edited13 Jun 2018
     David Edgar Hersey was born on 29 March 1889 in Blackheath, Surrey, England.1 He was baptised on 22 April 1889 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was a labourer and the family lived in Wonersh. He was the son of John Henry Hersey and Ellen Maria Edwards. He was the son of John Henry Hersey and Ellen Maria Edwards in the 1891 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of John Henry Hersey and Ellen Maria Hersey in the 1901 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England.3 Prior to joining the army Edgar worked as a baker. On 21 October 1907 he went to Guildford and enlisted into the Royal Field Arthillery in the same regiment as his brother George. Edgar's number was 48466. He was described as 5 foot 3 inches tall, weighing 133lbs with a chest measuremnt of 37 inches. He had grey eyes, dark hair and a fresh complexion.4 In 1911 Edgar was in the 61st Battery of the Royal Field Artillery as a driver.5 In 1914 he was part of the British Expeditionary Force sent to France at the start of the war.6 He married Eleanor Hicks in 1915 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England.7 Edgar was working as a fitters mate when he joined the Great Western Railway on 15 January 1920.8 He requested to be discharged and this was granted on 11 March 1920 and he was by then a Bombadier in the 1st Battalion Royal Field Artillery.6 He died on 29 November 1952 in The Bungalow, George Road, Knighton, Radnorshire, Wales, at age 63.9,10 His estate was probated on 21 May 1953 Administration papers were issued to his widow Eleanor. His effects were valued at £993 13s.10

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1889/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 149.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 88 Pages 25 and 26.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 78 Page 25.
  4. [S7] Ancestry British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN12072 RD252 SD2 ED4 SN1.
  6. [S54] E-mails between Blackheath Village Archives and Jan Cooper.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1915/Q4 Hereford Volume 6a Page 1431.
  8. [S7] Ancestry UK, Railway Employment Records, 1833-1956.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes 1952/Q4 Radnor Volume 8c Page 408 age 63.
  10. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

Dorothy Lilian Christana Hersey

F, b. 30 April 1904
Reference8799
Last Edited13 Oct 2018
     Dorothy Lilian Christana Hersey was born on 25 March 1904. She was baptised on 30 April 1904 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, her mother lived in Blackheath and she is described as baseborn. She was the daughter of Allan Harfield Tanner and Boswell Ellen Hersey. She was listed as the grandaughter of John Henry Hersey in the 1911 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England.1 She married George Lemon, son of John Lemon and Charlotte Raggett, on 22 May 1926 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Allan Tanner and Edith Lemon. George was a bricklayer like his father John Lemon. Dorothy's father Allan Tanner was a labourer.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Dorothy Lilian Christana Hersey was listed as living at 53 New Road, Chilworth, Surrey, England with her mother in law, husband and children.3

Family

George Lemon b. 6 May 1902, d. 1962
Children

Sources

  1. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3169 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED13 SN177.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937.
  3. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 RG101/1949A/015.

Arthur Maxwell Hersey

M, b. 14 September 1884, d. 1934
Reference8800
Last Edited5 May 2018
     Arthur Maxwell Hersey was baptised on 14 September 1884 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was a labourer and the family lived in Wonersh. He was the son of John Henry Hersey and Ellen Maria Edwards. He was the son of John Henry Hersey and Ellen Maria Edwards in the 1891 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of John Henry Hersey and Ellen Maria Hersey in the 1901 census in 7 Mitchell Cottages, Blackheath, Surrey, England. Arthur worked in the gunpowder factory.2 He died in 1934 in Lewisham, London, England. He was buried on 25 June 1934 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 262.

Sources

  1. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 88 Pages 25 and 26.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 78 Page 25.