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William George Minter

Male 1877 - 1957  (80 years)


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  • Name William George Minter 
    Born 1 May 1877  Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 27 Jun 1877  Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID ED9E3D4E9E924E5985DE08036D7AB0CEC002 
    Died 22 May 1957  Chiswick, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Birth registration not found.

      1901 census: at 31 Moreton Place, St George Hanover Square, London, William (23, under butler), Ada (25) and Lilian (3).

      Aged 38, William joined the Fusiliers on 25 November 1915. He was then a head waiter. (Another record says William was employed by the Turf Club as Club Steward). The original address he gave, 85 Piccadilly, was later crossed out in favour of 51 Hackford Rd. Brixton, SW London. Next of kin Mrs Ada Minter, same address, married on 16 August 1897 at St Georges, Battersea. Two children listed, Constance Alice born 30 June 1907 and Olive Dorothy born 24 August 1909, both at Brixton.
      Service no. 266866 or 399340. Originally put on reserve, William was mobilized on 5 September 1916. A memo dated 1 October 1916 says that 'the man in question is required at the Command School of Cookery, Dringhouses as soon as possible'. He was appointed acting Sergeant without pay whilst employed as a mess caterer in 1918. He may have been posted abroad. Was discharged on 11 June 1919.

      1939 Register: at 9 Stavely Road, Brentford and Chiswick M.B., Middlesex
      Minter, William G born 1 May 1877, married, club steward
      Minter, Ada H J born 6 Jun 1875, married, unpaid domestic duties
      Minter, Constance A born 30 Jun 1907, single, bank clerk.

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancestry.com:
      Minter William George of 9 Staveley Road Chiswick Middlesex died 22 May 1957 Probate London 17 October to Arthur Robson and Henry Norman Kenward solicitors. Effects £3709 16s 8d.
    Person ID I1106  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2016 

    Father James Edward Minter,   b. 16 May 1848, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1887, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann PAIN,   b. 14 May 1848, Deal, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1887, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married Mar 1873  Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ada Harriett Jane GOSLING,   b. 6 Jun 1875, Fair Oaks, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1973, Chiswick, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1897  St Georges, Battersea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Banns were read on 1, 8 & 15 August 1897 at St George the Martyr, Battersea. Both parties of 16 Everett Street.
      Married after banns. William George Minter, 21, bachelor, indoor servant of 16 Everett Street father James Minter (deceased), carpenter. Ada Gosling, 22, spinster of 16 Everett Street, father Charles Henry Gosling, engineer. Signed as William George Minter & Ada Gosling. Witnesses Charles Sheffield, Harriett Ann Sheffield.
    Children 
     1. Lilian Ethel Minter,   b. Dec 1897, Andover, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1912, Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     2. Constance Alice Minter,   b. 30 Jun 1907, Brixton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1991, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Olive Dorothy Minter,   b. 24 Aug 1909, Brixton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1933, Brentford RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1877 - Walmer, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 Jun 1877 - Walmer, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S238] 1939 Register at findmypast.co.uk.

    2. [S229] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, ancestry.com, July 2014 and later.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 80, Q2 1957 Ealing 5e/102.

    4. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1873 Eastry 2a/1037.

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1897 Wandsworth 1d/1047. Date & place from WW1 service record.

    6. [S108] London Metropolitan Archive at Ancestry.co.uk, October 2009 and later.