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Bryan Day

#552, b. 15 April 1927, d. 24 May 1991
Last Edited=29 Aug 2017
     Bryan Day was born on 15 April 1927 in 91 Bould Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.1 He was the son of William Joseph Day and Helen Geary. He married Avis Rose Turmaine, daughter of Cecil Lawrence Turmaine and Emily Rose Mitchell, on 25 November 1947 in St Johns, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by R Day and Vera Wright. Bryan was a soldier living in 91 Bould Street. His father Wiliam Day was an ordinance employee. Avis gave her address as 3 Gosden Cottages Bramley and her father Cecil Turmaine had died and had been an electrical engineer.2 He was a soldier, then a motor mechanic, and later a fitter in the Metal Box Factory in 1949. Bryan and Avis were divorced in 1952.3 He married Irene May Newbury, daughter of Horace Henry Newbury and May Bingley, on 28 March 1953 in The Methodist Church, Bridge Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, The ceremony was witnessed by R Day and H Newbury. Irene gave her address as 155 Victoria Street, Mansfield.4 He died on 24 May 1991 in Mansfield General Hospital, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, aged 64 of congestive cardiac failure, ischaemic heart disease, cardomyopathy and peptic ulcer haemorrhage.5

Child of Bryan Day and Avis Rose Turmaine

  • Martin Day

Children of Bryan Day and Irene May Newbury

  • Helen Day
  • Allison Day b. 1961, d. 1961
  • Richard Andrew Day

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1927/Q2 Mansfield Volume 7b Page 255.
  2. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1947/Q4 Mansfield Volume 3c Page 484.
  3. [S1] Jan's knowledge.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1953/Q1 Mansfield Volume 3c Page 591.
  5. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate Mansfield 1991 May Reg 0591 vol 8 page 0218 FRO 993.

William Joseph Day

#553, b. 1886, d. 1969
Last Edited=22 Oct 2016
     William Joseph Day was born in 1886 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.1,2 He was the son of William Henry Day and Kate Burbridge Potter.1 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Bright Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, he was listed as the son of William Henry Day William was a carriage maker.3 William was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 7 Lorne Grove Off Woodborough Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, William was a carriage finnisher living with his siblings in their five roomed home.4 He married Helen Geary, daughter of William Geary and Henrietta Harriet Taylor, in 1912 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.5 He was a colliery surface banksman and later an ordinance employee. His wife Helen died on 1965 in Nottinghamshire, England.6 William died in 1969 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.7

Children of William Joseph Day and Helen Geary

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1886/Q4 Nottingham Volume 7b Page 383.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3165 Folio 105 Page 35.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 20562 RG78 Piece 1230 Registration District 430 Sub District 3 Enumeration District 22 Schedule Number 89.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q2 Mansfield Volume 7b Page 148.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1965/Q3 Nottingham Volume 3c Page 290 age 75.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q1 Nottingham Volume 3c Page 640 age 82.

Patience Verrill

#555, b. 21 March 1816
Last Edited=14 Oct 2004
     Patience Verrill was baptised on 21 March 1816 in Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Richard Verrill and Ann Smales. She married Richard Porritt on 21 September 1836 in Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S20] Letters between Eileen Huby and Jan Cooper from 14 February 2001 IGI by Joan Jemson.

Horace Henry Newbury

#557, b. 22 October 1908, d. 1983
Last Edited=13 Oct 2013
     Horace Henry Newbury was born on 22 October 1908 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England.1,2 He married May Bingley in 1932 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.3 He was a miner in 1953. Horace died in 1983 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.4

Child of Horace Henry Newbury and May Bingley

  • Irene May Newbury

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q4 Burton on Trent Volume 6b Page 381.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1932/Q3 Mansfield Volume 7b Page 199.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1983/Q4 Mansfield Volume 8 Page 0354 age 75.

Allison Day

#559, b. 1961, d. 1961
Last Edited=29 Aug 2017
     Allison Day was born in 1961 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Bryan Day and Irene May Newbury. Allison died in 1961 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1961/Q3 Mansfield Volume 3c Page 236.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1961/Q3 Mansfield Volume 3c Page 155 age 0.

Robert Batson Richards

#563, b. 2 August 1920, d. 2007
Last Edited=30 Mar 2017
Robin Bateson Richards
     Robert Batson Richards was born on 2 August 1920 in Devon, England.1,2,3 Robin Richards competed in sprints, hill climbs, rallies and races for four years, 1947 - 1950 inclusive. He was elected as a Full BRDC Member in 1948, later becoming a Life Member.1 Robin's results in races were: 2nd (with co-driver Eric Thompson) in BRDC team which beat AGACI, 12 hr race, Montlhery, 1948. Finished respectably in the Tourist Trophy Race, Dundrod, 1950 and a variety of shorter races, sprints and hill climbs. Ran out of road, 1950 Millemiglia.
Robin's results in rallies were: 1st, Coupe des Alpes, Singlehanded with Navigator John Beaumont, 1948. 4th Monte Carlo Rally with co-driver Leonard Potter, 1949.
He was probably better known for motor racing and rallying live commentaries for the BBC, 1950-75. These included commentary on the 24 Le Mans races, 25 RAC Rallies, 25 Monte Carlo Rallies and many GP throughout Europe and other International races. The was the author of, "Speed and a Microphone (An Introduction to Motorsport)", pub. 1958 by William Kimber & Co.
He ws also chosen as one of the Top Ten of 1966 Motor Racing Personalities in a book by Louis T. Stanley, "Grand Prix", pub. 1967 by MacDonald and Co, from which the following quote is taken, "An ebullient, enthusiastic prime BBC commentator, whose non stop flow of words makes dull races seem exciting. He has raised the techniques of commentating to a high level and brought the detailed excitement of the circuits to every home."1 He married Josephine Ann Summers, daughter of Joseph Summers and Dulcie Jeanette Belcher, in 1952 in Surrey, England.4 He was a journalist in 1981.5 Robert died in 2007.6

Children of Robert Batson Richards and Josephine Ann Summers

  • Sue Richards
  • Gillian Wendy Jane Richards

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website http://www.brdc.co.uk/brdcarchive.cfm/flag/2/member_id/67
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 2007 North Devon District 4041B Reg B47C Ent 81 DOR 207.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q1 Surrey N W Volume 5g Page 1470.
  5. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  6. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.

Richard Porritt

#567
Last Edited=14 Oct 2004
     Richard Porritt married Patience Verrill, daughter of Richard Verrill and Ann Smales, on 21 September 1836 in Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S20] Letters between Eileen Huby and Jan Cooper from 14 February 2001 IGI by Joan Jemson.

Louisa Frances Hartwell1

#569, d. 16 October 1857
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
     Louisa Frances Hartwell was born Louisa was the daughter of Rev Francis Brodrick Hartwell, Vicar General of the Isle of Man and widow of George Arden Esq.2,3,4 She married George Archer George Archer was a MD of the 64th Regiment.5 Her husband George died on an unknown date.5 She married Edward Harris Greathed, son of Edward Harris and Mary Elizabeth Glyn, on 8 March 1854 in Allahabad, India.1,2,5 Louisa died on 16 October 1857 in Simla, India, from a fever brought on by anxiety and over fatigue. Her death notice in Trewman's Exeter Flying Post or Plymouth and Cornish Advertiser of Thursday 17 December 1857 and the Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle of Saturday 9 December 1857 and The Hull Packet and East Riding Times of Friday 1 January 1858.1,2,6 There is a monument to Louisa in Hampreston Church.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S122] E-mails between Roger W Ward and Jan Cooper from 13 September 2005.
  2. [S147] E-mails between Nick Deacon and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006 Burkes 1937 Great Britain page 965.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - The Record of Old Westminsters 1927 Vol 1.
  4. [S40000] Website Fibis database.
  5. [S40045] Newspapers 11 May 1854 - Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Liverpool Mercury - 28 December 1857.
  7. [S316] Emails between Alan Miller and Jan Cooper from 4 December 2010.

Cecil Raymond Turmaine

#570, b. 11 January 1920, d. 27 April 2001
Last Edited=24 Feb 2017
Cecil Raymond Turmaine
     Cecil Raymond Turmaine was born on 11 January 1920 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.1,2 He was the son of Cecil Lawrence Turmaine and Emily Rose Mitchell. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Cecil Raymond Turmaine was listed as living at Gosden Cottages, Bramley, Surrey, England with his parents.3 He married Lilian Margaret North in 1947 in Islington, London, England.4,5 Cecil died on 27 April 2001 in 9 Barnes Road, Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey, England, aged 81.6 His body was cremated on 4 May 2001 in Guildford Crematorium, Godalming, Surrey, England.7

Children of Cecil Raymond Turmaine and Lilian Margaret North

  • Georgina Margaret Turmaine
  • Raymond Francis Turmaine

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q1 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 421.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1955A/009/27.
  4. [S14719] Research into "in laws" family.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1947/Q2 Islington Volume 5c Page 2502.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2001 April West Surrey District 7611A Reg A10B Ent No 285 DOR 0401.
  7. [S1] Jan's knowledge.

Isabella Stewart Spain

#571, b. 1863
Last Edited=5 Feb 2007
     Isabella Stewart Spain was born in 1863 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Spain and Eliza Atkinson. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 38 Barclay Street, Monk Wearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Spain Isabella was a scholar.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 38 Barclay Street, Monk Wearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Spain.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1863/Q4 Sunderland volume 10a Page 486.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 5022 Folio 21 Page 35.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 5006 Folio 83 Page 49.

William Spain

#572, b. 1867
Last Edited=5 Feb 2007
     William Spain was born in 1867 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of William Spain and Eliza Atkinson. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 38 Barclay Street, Monk Wearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Spain.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 38 Barclay Street, Monk Wearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Spain.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1867/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a page 556.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 5022 Folio 21 Page 35.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 5006 Folio 83 Page 49.

Elizabeth Spain

#573, b. 1869
Last Edited=11 Oct 2004
     Elizabeth Spain was born in 1869. She was the daughter of William Spain and Eliza Atkinson. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 38 Barclay Street, Monk Wearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Spain.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 38 Barclay Street, Monk Wearmouth Shore, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Spain.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 5022 Folio 21 Page 35.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 5006 Folio 83 Page 49.

Matthew Spurr

#574, b. 3 August 1743
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandfather of Janet Susan Greathead
     Matthew Spurr was baptised on 3 August 1743.1 He was the son of Samuel Spurr.1 He married Ann Hulley.

Child of Matthew Spurr and Ann Hulley

Sources of Information

  1. [S75] E-mails between Brian Spurr and Jan Cooper from 12 May 2000.

Ann Hulley

#575
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandmother of Janet Susan Greathead
     Ann Hulley married Matthew Spurr, son of Samuel Spurr.

Child of Ann Hulley and Matthew Spurr