Cecily Joan Bushby

F, b. 5 January 1902, d. February 1990
ChartsFranks Family
Reference976
Last Edited12 Feb 2015
     Cecily Joan Bushby was born on 5 January 1902 in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Charles Bushby and Julia Louisa Uppard. She was baptised on 23 February 1902 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Charles Bushby and Julia Louisa Bushby in the 1911 census in Shamley Green, Surrey, England.2 In 1932 Charles and Julia are listed as living on The Green in Shamley Green and their daughter Cecily in Franklins.3 She married Hubert Arthur Thomas Pursey in 1945 in Surrey, England.4 Her husband Hubert died on 11 September 1955 in Dursley, Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5,6 She died in February 1990 in Surrey, England, at age 88.7

Family

Hubert Arthur Thomas Pursey b. 1902, d. 11 Sep 1955

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms 1813-1912.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN93.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1945/Q4 Surrey NW Volume 2a Page 992.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1955/Q3 Surrey SW Volume 5g Page 687 age 53.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes February 1990 Surrey SW Volume 17 Page 1478 age 88.

Hubert Arthur Thomas Pursey

M, b. 1902, d. 11 September 1955
ChartsFranks Family
Reference977
Last Edited12 Feb 2015
     Hubert Arthur Thomas Pursey was born in 1902 in Farnham, Surrey, England.1 He married Cecily Joan Bushby, daughter of Charles Bushby and Julia Louisa Uppard, in 1945 in Surrey, England.2 He died on 11 September 1955 in Dursley, Lords Hill, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.3,4 His estate was probated on 3 November 1955 in London to his widow Cecily. His effects were valued at £299 9s 7d.3

Family

Cecily Joan Bushby b. 5 Jan 1902, d. Feb 1990

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1902/Q3 Farnham Volume 2a Page 111.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1945/Q4 Surrey NW Volume 2a Page 992.
  3. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1955/Q3 Surrey SW Volume 5g Page 687 age 53.

Margaret Marion M Edwards

F, b. 7 February 1911, d. 1982
Reference978
Last Edited7 Feb 2017
     Margaret Marion M Edwards was born on 7 February 1911 in Bombay, India.1,2 She was the daughter of Percy Ashworth Edwards and Iris Gertrude Lydia Adcock.2 She married Henry William Moxen Stainforth in 1934 in India Henry was a bank official.2 She married Herbert James Burnell Brayley Quicke, son of John Brayley Quicke and Elizabeth Burnell, in 1950 in Surrey, England, The register states Margarets name as Stainforth or Edwards. At the moment I cannot locate a previous marriage.3 Margaret and her son Richard aged 1 dailed onthe P&O ship Chusan from London to Bombay on 31 October 1952, they gave their address as Rawling, Calthorpe Road, Fleet in Surrey.4 Her husband Herbert died in 1972 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England.5 She died in 1982 in Surrey, England.6 She was buried in 1982 in St Mary Churchyard, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, England, and is buried under the same gravestone as her husband.7

Family 2

Herbert James Burnell Brayley Quicke b. 4 Dec 1893, d. 1972
Child
  • Richard N B Quicke

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S20] E-mails between Jude Hill and Jan Cooper from 17 January 2016.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1950/Q3 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 2311.
  4. [S7] Ancestry UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1972/Q2 Aldershot Volume 6b Page 79.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1982/Q1 Surrey South Western olume 17 Page 1439 age 71.
  7. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current.

Jane Adele Vaughan Thomas

F, b. 27 December 1892, d. 24 October 1946
Reference979
Last Edited22 Nov 2015
     Jane Adele Vaughan Thomas was born on 27 December 1892 in Carnarvon, Carnarvonshire, Wales.1,2 She married Allan Nesbitt Medd, son of Peter Goldsmith Medd and Louisa Nesbitt, in 1911 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England.3 She was the wife of Allan Nesbitt Medd in the 1911 census in Inglenook, Skinners Lane, Ashtead, Surrey, England. Allan was a Public Wharfinger of hides and skins living with his wife, servant and a visitor young Arthur Potter aged 10 years. They appeared to stay at this address until at least 1914. Wharfinger was a term for a person who was the keeper or owner of a wharf. The wharfinger takes custody of and is responsible for goods delivered to the wharf, typically has an office on the wharf or dock, and was responsible for day-to-day activities including slipways, keeping tide tables and resolving disputes.4,5 Allan and Jane and their children Cecily, Allan and Richard were living at The Woodlands, Agales, Lane in Ashford in Surrey when young Allan died just aged 7 years.6 Allan and Jane were listed as living in Four Gables, The Street, Wonersh from 1927 certainly until Jane's death in 1946.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Jane was listed as living at Four Gables, The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England with her husband Allan. Allan was listed as working as a Public Wharfinger Manager and was a Special Constable, Section Leader in A Division. Jane like many women was listed as unpaid domestic duties.2 She died on 24 October 1946 in Four Gables, The Street, Wonersh, Surrey, England, at age 53.7,8 She's ashes were buried on 26 October 1946 in Wonersh and Blackheath Cemetery, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in plot 997 following a service in St John the Baptist in Wonersh.6 Her estate was probated on 19 March 1948 and Administration papers were issued to Allan Nesbitt Medd a Wharfinger and Cicely King Lewis the wife of Philip Cecil King Lewis. Her efffects were valued at £1,645 15s 10d.7

Family

Allan Nesbitt Medd b. 16 Aug 1878, d. 15 Jan 1962
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1883/Q1 Carnarvon Volume 11b Page 465.
  2. [S41939] National Register - Find My Past- 29 September 1939 RG101/1955c/003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1911/Q1 Barnet Volume 3a Page 453.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG14PN2950 RG78PN102 RD31 SD2 ED3 SN106.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1946/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 833 age 63.

Walter Hardy Nesbitt

M, b. 1863, d. 25 January 1913
Reference980
Last Edited30 Jul 2017
     Walter Hardy Nesbitt was born in 1863 in Barnes, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox.2 He was baptised in October 1863 in St Mary, Barnes, Surrey, England, his father was a Merchant.3 He was a son of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England.4 He appeared in the 1881 census in Repton School, Repton, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England. As a scholar at the school.5 He appeared in the household of Alexander Nesbitt in the 1901 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England. Walter was a wharfinger.6 Walter was living in 1911 in 4 Fairfax Road, Hampstead, London, England.7 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Mona Lodge, Lower Villa Road, Sunninghill, Berkshire, England. Walter was a Wharfinger living with two domestic servants. Wharfinger was a term for a person who was the keeper or owner of a wharf. The wharfinger takes custody of and is responsible for goods delivered to the wharf, typically has an office on the wharf or dock, and was responsible for day-to-day activities including slipways, keeping tide tables and resolving disputes.8 He died on 25 January 1913 in Mona Lodge, Lower Villa Road, Sunninghill, Berkshire, England.9,10 He was buried on 29 January 1913 in St Mary, Barnes, London, England.11 His estate was probated on 27 March 1913 in London to Allan Nesbitt Medd a fellow wharfinger, Thomas Picton Rose Richards a ship owner and Barham Mansell Woodhouse an accountant. His effects were valued at £38, 933 19s 2d.9

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1863/Q4 Richmond Volume 2a Page 262.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG11 Piece 2756 Folio 55 Page 39.
  6. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 679 Folio 111 Page 4 and 5.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945.
  8. [S4] Census Records RG14PN6703 RG78PN333 RD125 SD1 ED19 SN38.
  9. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes 1913/Q1 Windsor Volume 2c Page 547 age 49.
  11. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

Alexander Nesbitt1

M, b. circa 1818
Reference981
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     Alexander Nesbitt was born circa 1818 in All Hallows, London, England.2 He was the son of ... Nesbitt. He married Louisa Cox in 1847 in Kensington, London, England.1,3 He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England. Alexander was a Hides and Skin Broker living with his wife, children and brother. The family had five servants.4 His wife Louisa died before 1901.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England. Alexander was living on his own means with his daughter and son and six servants.5

Family

Louisa Cox d. b 1901
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  2. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1847/Q4 Kensington Volume 3 Page 270.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 679 Folio 111 Page 4 and 5.

Louisa Cox1

F, d. before 1901
Reference982
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     Louisa Cox married Alexander Nesbitt, son of ... Nesbitt, in 1847 in Kensington, London, England.1,2 She was the wife of Alexander Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England. Alexander was a Hides and Skin Broker living with his wife, children and brother. The family had five servants.3 She died before 1901.4

Family

Alexander Nesbitt b. c 1818
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1847/Q4 Kensington Volume 3 Page 270.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.
  4. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.

Edith Isabel Nesbitt1

F, b. 1866
Reference983
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     Edith Isabel Nesbitt was born in 1866 in Barnes, Surrey, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox.1 She was a daughter of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England.3 She appeared in the household of Alexander Nesbitt in the 1901 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England.4

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1865/Q4 Richmond S Volume 2a Page 268.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 679 Folio 111 Page 4 and 5.

... Nesbitt

M
Reference984
Last Edited9 Jun 2015

Family

Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.

William Nesbitt1

M, b. circa 1822
Reference985
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     William Nesbitt was born circa 1822 in London, England.1 He was the son of ... Nesbitt.1 He was a brother of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England. William was a Hide and Skin Broker like his brother.2

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.

Alexander Nesbitt1

M, b. 1850
Reference986
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     Alexander Nesbitt was born in 1850 in London, England.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox.1 He was a son of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England. Alexander was the Clerk to the Skin Broker.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1850/Q4 London Volume 2 Page 203.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.

Mary Louisa Nesbitt1

F, b. 1855
Reference987
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     Mary Louisa Nesbitt was born in 1855 in London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox.1 She was a daughter of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1855/Q1 E London Volume 1c Page 3.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.

Emily Nesbitt1

F, b. 1856
Reference988
Last Edited9 Jun 2015
     Emily Nesbitt was born in 1856 in London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Cox.1 She was a daughter of Alexander Nesbitt and Louisa Nesbitt in the 1871 census in Byfeld House, Church Road, Barnes, London, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1856/Q4 Camberwell Volume 1d Page 395.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG10 Piece 871 Folio 75 Page 26.

William Arthur Thomas

M
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference989
Last Edited8 May 2015
     William Arthur Thomas married Annie Elizabeth Simmonds, daughter of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Harrod, in 1928 in Wandsworth, London, England.1

Family

Annie Elizabeth Baker b. 2 Oct 1898, d. 1983
Child

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1928/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 826.

Annie Elizabeth Baker

F, b. 2 October 1898, d. 1983
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference990
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Annie Elizabeth Baker was born on 2 October 1898 in Wandsworth, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Harrod. She was the adopted daughter of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Simmonds in the 1901 census in 21 Park Gardens, Battersea, London, England.3 She was the adopted daughter of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Simmonds in the 1911 census in 29 Falcon Grove, Clapham Junction, London, England.4 She married William Arthur Thomas in 1928 in Wandsworth, London, England.5 She died in 1983 in Milford on Sea, Hampshire, England.6

Family

William Arthur Thomas
Child

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1898/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 561.
  2. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 443 Folio 52 Page 60.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG14PN2206 RG78PN75 RD26 SD2 ED18 SN231.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1928/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 826.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1983/Q1 New Forest Volume 20 Page 0388 age 84.

Ellen Margaret Sleath

F, b. 1908
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference991
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Ellen Margaret Sleath was born in 1908 in Peckham, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William Thomas Sleath and Ellen Simmonds. She was the daughter of William Thomas Sleath and Ellen Sleath in the 1911 census in 129 Grove Lane, Camberwell, London, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1908/Q1 Camberwell Volume 1d Page 957.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN2518 RG78PN84 RD27 SD3 ED34 SN98.

Ellen Harrod

F, b. circa 1876
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference992
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Ellen Harrod was born circa 1876.1 She married Arthur Edwin Simmonds, son of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Elizabeth Beckley, on 31 August 1897 in St Saviour, Battersea, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Ernest William Rodley and Bessie Simmonds. Arthur was a plumber living in 3 Warrill Street. Ellen was living in 30 Brougham Street, her father George was a foreman.2,3 She was the wife of Arthur Edwin Simmonds in the 1901 census in 21 Park Gardens, Battersea, London, England. Arthur was a plumbers mate living with his wife, sister Ellen and adopted daughter Annie Baker aged 2.4 She was the wife of Arthur Edwin Simmonds in the 1911 census in 29 Falcon Grove, Clapham Junction, London, England. Arthur was a gas and hot water fitter living with his wife, adopted daughter, son and sister Annie Harrod.5

Family

Arthur Edwin Simmonds b. 22 May 1876, d. 1939
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1876/Q2 Marylebone Volume 1a Page 518.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 443 Folio 52 Page 60.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG14PN2206 RG78PN75 RD26 SD2 ED18 SN231.

Stephen Sharman Simmonds1

M, b. 12 June 1908, d. 1981
Stephen Sharman Simmonds
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference993
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Stephen Sharman Simmonds was born on 12 June 1908 in Wimbledon, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Harrod.1 He was the son of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Simmonds in the 1911 census in 29 Falcon Grove, Clapham Junction, London, England.2 He married Emily Elsie King in 1933 in Battersea, London, England.3 He died in 1981 in Colchester, Essex, England.4

Family

Emily Elsie King b. 16 Jan 1906, d. Apr 1997

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S4] Census Records RG14PN2206 RG78PN75 RD26 SD2 ED18 SN231.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1933/Q3 Battersea Volume 1d Page 1048.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1981/Q4 Colchester Volume 9 Page 2202.

Emily Elsie King

F, b. 16 January 1906, d. April 1997
Emily Elsie Simmonds née King
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference994
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Emily Elsie King was born on 16 January 1906 in Battersea, London, England.1,2,3 She was baptised on 18 March 1906 in Christ Church, Battersea, London, England, Her parents were Thomas Walter and Gertrude King. her father was a hosekeeper and they lived in 53 Wayford Street, Battersea.3 She married Stephen Sharman Simmonds, son of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Ellen Harrod, in 1933 in Battersea, London, England.4 Her husband Stephen died in 1981 in Colchester, Essex, England.5 She died in April 1997 in Colchester, Essex, England, at age 91.6

Family

Stephen Sharman Simmonds b. 12 Jun 1908, d. 1981

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q1 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 606.
  3. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1933/Q3 Battersea Volume 1d Page 1048.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1981/Q4 Colchester Volume 9 Page 2202.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes April 1997 Colchester Reg B64C District 4691B Entry 264.

Ann ...1

F, d. 1795
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference995
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Ann ... married Richard Simmonds.2 She died in 1795 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.3 She was buried on 1 March 1795 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, she was listed as wife of Richard Simmonds.3

Family

Richard Simmonds
Child

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 - son.
  2. [S7] Ancestry All Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812.

Hetty Doris Simmonds

F, b. 13 February 1899, d. 1978
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference996
Last Edited8 May 2015
     Hetty Doris Simmonds was born on 13 February 1899 in Wandsworth, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Annie Louise Davies. She was the daughter of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Annie Louise Simmonds in the 1901 census in 25 Darley Road, Battersea, London, England.3 She appeared in the household of Arthur Edwin Simmonds and Annie Louise Simmonds in the 1911 census in 3 Dulka Road, Clapham Junction, London, England.4 She died in 1978 in Wandsworth, London, England.5

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1899/Q1 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 705.
  3. [S4] Census Records RG13 Piece 459 Folio 36 Page 13.
  4. [S4] Census Records RG14PN2243 RD26 SD3 ED23 SN61.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1978/Q2 Wandsworth Volume 15 Page 1406 age 79.

Hannah Hardy1

F
Reference997
Last Edited9 May 2015
     Hannah Hardy married William Elliott.1

Family

William Elliott
Child

Sources

  1. [S498] E-mails between Sandra Clare and Jan Cooper from 9 May 2015.

Frances May Sleath

F, b. 1905
ChartsSimmonds Family
Reference998
Last Edited14 Jul 2015
     Frances May Sleath was born in 1905 in Clapham, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William Thomas Sleath and Ellen Simmonds. She was the daughter of William Thomas Sleath and Ellen Sleath in the 1911 census in 129 Grove Lane, Camberwell, London, England.3

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1905/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 641.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN2518 RG78PN84 RD27 SD3 ED34 SN98.

Robert Copland Sparkes

M, b. 1851, d. 10 July 1924
Reference999
Last Edited22 May 2017
     Robert Copland Sparkes was born in 1851 in Bramley, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of John Sparkes and Catherine Hay Copland. He was baptised on 6 January 1852 in Holy Trinity, Bramley, Surrey, England.3 He was the son of John Sparkes and Catherine Hay Sparkes in the 1861 census in Wonersh, Surrey, England.4 Several newspapers reported around 22 April 1865 that Robert Copland Sparkes had been amng those nomnated to receive a naval cadetship.5,6,7,8 He appeared in the 1881 census in SS Iris, Mediterranean. He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy. The Isis was a 4th class steel dispatch vessel.9 Portsmouth Evening News and Exeter and Plymouth Gazette of 1 August 1891 reported that Lieutenant Robert Copland Sparkes had been promoted to the rank of Commander in Her Majesty's Fleet on 31 July 1891.10,11 Hampshire Telegraph of 2 July 1898 announced that Robert Copland Sparkes as several others had been promoted with seniority Commanders to be Captains.12 On 15 November 1901 Rear Admiral Robert Copland Sparkes was made a Companion in the Order of St Michael and St George.13,14 He married Alice Maud Jackson on 20 April 1902 in St Frances, Simons Town, South Africa, The Sussex Agricultural Exprees of 20 May 1902 read: Captain Robert Copland Sparkes CMG, RN, sexond son of the late John Sparkes of Green Place in Wonersh married Alice Maud, second daughter of the late Charles Jackson of Newcastle upon Tyne.15 The Scotsman of 11 December 1903 read: Captain Robert Copland Sparkes, CMG placed on retired listat own request, retirement dated November 11.16 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Woodhill, Wonersh, Surrey, England. Robert was a retired naval officer living with his wife and four servants in their 17 roomed home.17 Robert and Alice sailed from China/Japan on board Bulow leaving on 12 March 1913 and were expected to land and leave the ship in Algiers.18 Robert and Alice sailed from Honolulu on 6 December 1919 bound for Australia.19 He died on 10 July 1924 in Woodhill, Wonersh, Surrey, England.20,21 He was buried on 14 July 1924 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, in plot L1. The note on the burial registers states: Rear Admiral CMG, Squire and church warden.22,23 His estate was probated on 22 September 1924 in London to his widow Alice Maud. His effects were valued at £16,642 18s 1d.20

Family

Alice Maud Jackson b. c 1877, d. 17 Apr 1955

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1851/Q4 Hambledon Volume 4 Page 230.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 438 Folio 182 Page 6.
  5. [S15] Newspaper article Dublin Evening Mail - Wednesday 19 April 1865.
  6. [S15] Newspaper article Army and Navy Gazette - Saturday 22 April 1865.
  7. [S15] Newspaper article Morning Post - Tuesday 18 April 1865.
  8. [S15] Newspaper article Saunders's News-Letter - Thursday 20 April 1865.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 5640 Folio 68 Page 2.
  10. [S15] Newspaper article Portsmouth Evening News - Saturday 01 August 1891.
  11. [S15] Newspaper article Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 01 August 1891.
  12. [S15] Newspaper article Hampshire Telegraph - Saturday 02 July 1898.
  13. [S7] Ancestry UK, Navy Lists, 1888-1970.
  14. [S15] Newspaper article London Daily News - Saturday 16 November 1901.
  15. [S15] Newspaper article Sussex Agricultural Express - Tuesday 20 May 1902.
  16. [S15] Newspaper article The Scotsman - Friday 11 December 1903.
  17. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN105.
  18. [S9] Find my past website Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960.
  19. [S7] Ancestry Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959.
  20. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966.
  21. [S3] GRO Indexes September 1924 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 182.
  22. [S7] Ancestry http://www.findagrave.com
  23. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Christchurch burial register.

John Monk

M, b. 1881
Reference1000
Last Edited26 Feb 2015
     John Monk was born in 1881 in Ockham, Surrey, England.1,2,3 He was the son of William Monk.4 He married Mary Elizabeth Punter, daughter of Thomas Punter and Caroline Lawrence, on 29 June 1901 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Punter and Hannah Punter. John was a painter from Ripley.1 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Stroud Common, Shamley Green, Surrey, England. John was a house painter living with his wife and two children. His brother John was staying with them in his five roomed home.5

Family

Mary Elizabeth Punter b. 1882
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  2. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  3. [S4] Census Records 1881/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 65.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 - son.
  5. [S4] Census Records RG14PN3170 RG78PN117 RD35 SD2 ED14 SN117.