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William Henry Minter

Male 1824 - 1898  (73 years)


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  • Name William Henry Minter 
    Born 19 Sep 1824  Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 7 Nov 1824  Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 01F509AA83F4466A954D06792D742CE5E332 
    Died Mar 1898  St Olave Bermondsey RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • When son George William was baptised in 1843, address was Pickering Place, Paddington, occupation servant.

      1851 census: George William (7) and John (5) were staying with their grandfather Nathaniel (qv). No trace of their parents.

      Witness at St George Ramsgate, Thanet on 10 July 1855. A coastguard at Ramsgate in 1856. A police officer at Ramsgate between 1858 and 1861.

      1861 census: at 3 Townley Street, Ramsgate, Kent, William H (36, police constable, born Eastry, Kent), Jane (38, born Washington, Sussex), George W (17, shoemaker, born Paddington, Middx), Georgiana (8, scholar, born Hertford) and Albert (6, scholar, born Eastry). No trace of John.

      A police officer at Townley Street, Ramsgate in 1863.

      1871 census: at 5 Townley Street, Ramsgate, Kent, William H (47, porter, born Eastry, Kent), Jane (48, born Washington, Sussex), Georgiana (18, servant, born Hertford, Herts), Albert (16, brickmaker, born Eastry, Kent), William H (13, plasterer, born Ramsgate, Kent), Charles (9, scholar, born Ramsgate, Kent) and Frederick A (7, scholar, born Ramsgate, Kent). Also staying were Mary Ann DRAYSON, (39, niece, unmarried, tailoress) and Minnie A. WOOD, (9, niece, scholar). Son George William (27) was a hospital porter at the Kent Ophthalmic Hospital, Maidstone.

      Appeared in the Post Office Directory of 1878 as William Henry Minter, lodging house keeper, 5 Townley Street, Ramsgate.

      1881 census: William lived with his daughter Georgiana (qv) at 39 Alexandra Road, St Lawrence. Son George William was living at 6 St John Street, Margate, aged 36 a general labourer.

      1891 census: at 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate, William H (66, luggage porter), 3rd wife Eliza H (53, born Deal) and George H FORWARD (stepson, 19, billiard marker, born Ramsgate).

      Melville & Co 1895 Directory, Ramsgate includes W H Minter, 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate.
      Appeared in Kelly's Directory for Kent, 1895 as William Minter, apartments, 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate.

      William may have died in Q1 1898, aged 73, St Olave Bermondsey 1d/97, but why would he have been in Bermondsey? The fact that William's wife is listed in 1899 under her own name, supports the idea that William died in 1898.

      Melville & Co 1899 Directory, Ramsgate and St Lawrence includes Mrs W H Minter, lodging house, 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate.

      Kelly's Directory and Guide of the Isle of Thanet, 1897 - 98 includes W H Minter, 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate.

      Kelly's Directory and Guide of the Isle of Thanet, 1898 - 99, 1900 - 01 and 1901 - 02 include Mrs W H Minter, 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate (lodging house keeper).

      Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1899 includes Mrs E Minter, 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate (apartments).

      1901 census: at 8 Kent Place, Ramsgate, Eliza H (62, widow, lodging house keeper on her own account).
    Person ID I1274  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2014 

    Father Nathaniel Belsey Minter,   b. Bef 3 Dec 1784,   d. Bef 25 Dec 1854, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth BARTLETT,   b. 1781, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Mar 1860, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1820  Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Married by banns as a bachelor of Eastry; Elizabeth a widow of Eastry. Both marked. Witnesse Thomas Fox and Hannah Fox both signed.
    Family ID F195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary COGGER,   d. Mar 1846, Westminster RD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Sep 1842  Parish Church of St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Married after banns. William Minter, full age, bachelor, gardener of Curzon Street, father Nathaniel Minter, laborer. Mary Cogger, full age, spinster of Curzon Street, father Thomas Cogger, laborer. Both signed. Witnesses Alexander Sutherland, [unreadable] both signed.
    Children 
     1. George William Minter,   b. 18 Sep 1843, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1910, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. John Minter,   b. Mar 1846, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Nov 1854, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 8 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane TIDEY,   b. Abt 1823, Washington, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1880, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 28 May 1852  Parish Church of St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Married after banns. William Henry Minter, full age, widower, servant of King Street, father Nathaniel Minter, servant. Jane Tidey, full age, spinster of King Street Mews, father Aaron Tidey, labourer. Both signed full names. Witnesses [unreadable], Sarah Tidey both signed.
    Children 
     1. Georgina Minter,   b. Bef 18 Mar 1853, Hertford, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1925, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     2. Albert Minter,   b. Jun 1854, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1906, Gravesend RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     3. Mary Jane Minter,   b. Bef 29 Jun 1856, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Mar 1857, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. William Henry Minter,   b. Dec 1857, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1895, Medway RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     5. Jane Elizabeth Minter,   b. Bef 30 Oct 1859, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1867, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 7 years)
     6. Charles Minter,   b. 18 Jul 1861, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1941, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Frederick Arthur Minter,   b. Bef 28 Jun 1863, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1919, Thanet RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Eliza H. FORWOOD,   b. Abt 1838, Deal, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1909  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Dec 1881  [6
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Nov 1824 - Eastry, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S3] BMD index, probable death aged 73, Q1 1898 St Olave Bermondsey 1d/97. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1842 St Geo Han Sq 1/52.

    4. [S224] Marriage register at findmypast.co.uk, June 2014.

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1852 St George's Hanover Square 1a/351.

    6. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1881 Thanet 2a/1859