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Eva Louisa White

#33, b. 26 March 1913, d. 26 September 2008
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Eva Louisa Wren née White
     Eva Louisa White was born on 26 March 1913 in East Preston, Sussex, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William White and Daisy White. She was baptised in St John's, Brighton, Sussex, England.3 Eva was confimed on 9 April 1930 in Christ Church, Worthing, Sussex, England, and took her first communion on Easter Sunday in St Matthew's Worthing.3 She married Percy William Wren, son of Charles William Wren and Laura Evelyn Bridger, on 3 June 1939 in Worthing, Sussex, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Daisy White and Ernest Byrne. Percy gave his occupation as a shop assistant and his address as 43 King Street, Broadwater. Eva gave hers as 80 Laufram Road, West Tarring. Both their fathers were listed as deceased. Percy's father had been a nurseryman and Eva's a motor driver.4 Her husband Percy died on 4 November 1984 in Basingstoke District Hospital, Aldermaston Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, aged 71 from carcinoma bronchus disseminated and Hypercalcaemia. His usual address was 4 Waterend Park, Basing and his occupation a retired driver.5 Eva died on 26 September 2008 in Frimley Park Hospital, Camberley, Surrey, England, aged 95 from artrial fibrillation and old age. Eva had worked as a florist.3,6 Her body was cremated The family returned afterwards to her oldest grandson's house on 13 October 2008 in Aldershot Crematorium, Aldershot, Hampshire, England.3

Child of Eva Louisa White and Percy William Wren

  • Brian Leslie Wren

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1913/Q2 E Preston Volume 2b Page 568.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S1] Jan's knowledge.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1939/Q2 Worthing Volume 2b Page 1043.
  5. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1984 November Basingstoke Volume 20 Page 197 age 71.
  6. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate September 2008 Surrey District 7591P Reg 1P010 Ent 100 DOR 908.

Percy William Wren

#34, b. 24 May 1913, d. 4 November 1984
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Percy William Wren
     Percy William Wren was born on 24 May 1913 in 63 Newland Road, Worthing, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Charles William Wren and Laura Evelyn Bridger. He married Eva Louisa White, daughter of William White and Daisy White, on 3 June 1939 in Worthing, Sussex, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Daisy White and Ernest Byrne. Percy gave his occupation as a shop assistant and his address as 43 King Street, Broadwater. Eva gave hers as 80 Laufram Road, West Tarring. Both their fathers were listed as deceased. Percy's father had been a nurseryman and Eva's a motor driver.2 Percy died on 4 November 1984 in Basingstoke District Hospital, Aldermaston Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, aged 71 from carcinoma bronchus disseminated and Hypercalcaemia. His usual address was 4 Waterend Park, Basing and his occupation a retired driver.3 His body was cremated in Aldershot Crematorium, Aldershot, Hampshire, England.4

Child of Percy William Wren and Eva Louisa White

  • Brian Leslie Wren

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1913/Q2 E Preston Volume 2b Page 592.
  2. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1939/Q2 Worthing Volume 2b Page 1043.
  3. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1984 November Basingstoke Volume 20 Page 197 age 71.
  4. [S1] Jan's knowledge.

Ian Maclean Hinks

#39, b. 13 November 1959, d. 22 December 1997
Last Edited=29 Sep 2004
     Ian Maclean Hinks was born on 13 November 1959. He married Patricia Marie Noelle Whitson, daughter of Frank Whitson. Ian died on 22 December 1997 aged 38. Ian was buried on 24 January 1998 in Ash, Aldershot, Hampshire, England.

Child of Ian Maclean Hinks and Patricia Marie Noelle Whitson

  • Aaron Hinks

Valerie Ann Surman

#43, b. 2 May 1948, d. 1 July 2011
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Valerie Greathead née Surman
     Valerie Ann Surman was born on 2 May 1948 in Surrey, England, as a twin her exact time was registered as 7.70pm.1 She was the daughter of Ronald Bert Surman and Ella Louise Corderoy. She married Timothy Paul Greathead, son of Ronald Greathead and Joan Ethel Tunley, on 9 October 1971 in St Paul, Hook Road, Chessington, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by D R W May and P A Whittacker friends of the Groom. Timothy was a civil servant and gave his address as 'Cherry Trees' 25 Richmond Close, Fetcham in Surrey and his father Ronald was also a civil servant. Valerie gave her address as 38 Cox Lane, Hook, her father also called Ronald was a compositor.2 In 2002 electoral list Valerie was listed as living at Springhead Inn, Sutton Road, Weymouth, Dorset, England with her husband Timothy until 2003.3 In 2008 electoral list Valerie was listed as living at 16 Airfield Close, Dorchester, Dorset, England with her husband Timothy.3 Valerie died on 1 July 2011 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, aged 63.4,5,6

Children of Valerie Ann Surman and Timothy Paul Greathead

  • Samantha Jane Greathead
  • Emma Louise Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - N E Surrey vol 5g page 674 FRO 272/3/1.
  2. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1971/Q4 Kingston/T Volume 5c Page 1726.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - Electoral lists.
  4. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Tim Greathead ID 42.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2011 Kingston upon Thames DOR 0711 District 2401A Ref 505160949.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - All England and Wales, Death Index, 2007-2013.

Ronald Bert Surman

#44, b. 17 December 1921, d. 6 March 1979
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Ronald Bert Surman
     Ronald Bert Surman was born on 17 December 1921 in Hammersmith, London, England, Ronald's mothers maiden name was Tipping.1,2 He married Ella Louise Corderoy in 1947 in Surrey, England.3 He was a compositor printer in 1971. Ronald died on 6 March 1979 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, aged 57.4

Children of Ronald Bert Surman and Ella Louise Corderoy

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q1 Hammersmith Volume 1a page 293.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1947/Q Surrey NE Volume 5g Page 1148.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1979/Q1 Kingston/T Voume 13 Page 2390.

Ella Louise Corderoy

#45, b. 1922, d. March 2012
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Ella Louise Surman née Corderoy
     Ella Louise Corderoy was born in 1922 in Wandsworth, London, England, Ella's mothers maiden name was Prockter.1 She married Ronald Bert Surman in 1947 in Surrey, England.2 In 2002 electoral list Ella was listed as living at 33 Hartford Road, Epsom, Surrey, England.3 Ella died in March 2012.4

Children of Ella Louise Corderoy and Ronald Bert Surman

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 1125.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1947/Q Surrey NE Volume 5g Page 1148.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - Electoral lists.
  4. [S1] Jan's knowledge.

Marion Strafford

#49, b. 19 September 1858, d. 1939
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandmother of Janet Susan Greathead
Marion Stewart née Strafford
     Marion Strafford was born on 19 September 1858 in 3 Tennant Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Strafford and Mary Baillie. In the census of 7 April 1861 in 8 Division Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Strafford.2 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 90 Raglan Street, Eccleston, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Strafford Marion was a scholar.3 She married William Ferrier Stewart, son of Alexander Stewart and Elizabeth Lyall Ferrier, on 19 June 1877 in St Mary's Parish Church, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, by banns William was of full age and Marion aged nineteen by F W Roberts. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas Stewart and Elizabeth Stewart.4 Marion was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in 138 Studley Road, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, I believe Marion's husband was aboard HMS Carysfort and he was an engineer in the Royal Navy.5 Marion was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in Clifton Villas, Stockton Road, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Marion was living with her children. Little Norman was only 10 months old. Her husband was not at home on the night of the census.6 Marion was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 38 Milton Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, No sign as yet of Marion's husband William. She is listed as married. I assume he was at sea.7 Marion was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 50 Eamont Gardens, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Marion was the wife of a Chief eEngineer at sea living with four of her surviving six children.8 Marion died in 1939 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.9

Children of Marion Strafford and William Ferrier Stewart

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - RD 644/1 Entry No 1550 - Central District Glasgow.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2957 Folio 14 Page 24.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3864 Folio 51 Page 38.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1877/Q2 Barnsley Volume 9c Page 197.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4912 Folio 47 Page 14 FHL film 1342182.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4066 Folio 126 Page 45.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4639 Folio 138 Page 38.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29617 RG78 Piece 1718A Registration District 545 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 17 Schedule Number 178.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 712 age 80.

William Ferrier Stewart

#50, b. 30 July 1848, d. 1915
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandfather of Janet Susan Greathead
     William Ferrier Stewart was born on 3 July 1848 in Kirkden, Angus, Scotland.1,2 He was baptised on 30 July 1848 in Kirkden, Angus, Scotland.3,2 He was the son of Alexander Stewart and Elizabeth Lyall Ferrier.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Sea Cottage, Inverkeilor, Angus, Scotland, William was listed as a nephew, although he was William and Elspeth's grandson.4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Delles Land, Liff, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, he was listed as the son of Alexander Stewart Alexander was listed as a labourer living with his wife and two sons William and Alexander. His daughter Euphemia was staying with her maternal grandparents.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in HMS Ganges and Liberty tender, Plymouth Sound, Devon, England, he was listed as a sailor a Boy 2nd class. I believe he had lied about his age, it is recorded at 15 on the census enumeration sheet.6 He married Marion Strafford, daughter of Joseph Strafford and Mary Baillie, on 19 June 1877 in St Mary's Parish Church, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, by banns William was of full age and Marion aged nineteen by F W Roberts. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas Stewart and Elizabeth Stewart.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in HMS Carysfort, at anchor off Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, he was listed as a sailor in the Royal Navy.8 William died in 1915 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.9

Children of William Ferrier Stewart and Marion Strafford

Sources of Information

  1. [S18877] Emails between Maggie Harvey née Dimelow and Jan Cooper from 5 September 2007.
  2. [S40000] Website www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - Births 298/0030 0137 Kirkden.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - census 1851 293/00 001/00 011.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - Census 1861 282/02 034/02 005.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 2124 Folio 199 Page 4.
  7. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1877/Q2 Barnsley Volume 9c Page 197.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 5636 Folio 28 Page 2.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 166 age 58.