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Albert Edward Minter

Male 1860 - 1939  (78 years)


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  • Name Albert Edward Minter 
    Born 14 Sep 1860  Worth, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 21 Oct 1860  Worth, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 161 
    _UID 776A8639DBDB4378B55BE922B3AC7DEEF65F 
    Died 30 Mar 1939  Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Apr 1939  Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Witness at St James Tunbridge Wells on 6 September 1885.

      1891 census: at Durlock, Ash (living next door to widowed mother Maria Minter), Albert (30, market gardener), Rosa (although the name on the census doesn't look like Rosa) (30) and Elsie G (2).

      Appeared in Kelly's Directory for Kent, 1899 as Albert Edward Minter, market gardener, Durlock, Ash.

      1901 census: at Durlock, Ash, Albert E (40, market gardener), Rosa E (40), Elsie G (12), Frank L (9), Gladys M (6) and Doris I (4 months). Also there was Ethel M SANDERSON, niece, 13, born Highgate, London.

      A market gardener of Durlock when Doris and Roderick were baptised in 1901 and 1903 respectively.

      Entries in the Deal, Walmer & Sandwich Directory 1906 & 1907:
      Minter Bros, fruiterers, 17 High Street, Deal
      also listed as A E Minter, fruiterer, 17 High Street, Deal.

      Deal, Walmer & Sandwich Directory 1908, 1910, 1911:
      A E Minter, fruiterer, 17 High Street, Deal.

      1911 census: at Durlock Ash, Canterbury, Kent (6 rooms), Albert Edward (head, 50, married, market gardener, employer, born Worth, Kent, Rosa Eastes (wife, 50. married 23 years, 5 children, all living, born Deal, Kent), Frank Leslie (son, 19, single, matket gardener, worker, born Ash, Kent), Gladys Muriel (daughter, 16, single, post office assistant, born Ash, Kent), Doris Irene (daughter, 10, school, born Ash, Kent) and Roderick Thomas (son, 7, born Ash, Kent).
      Form signed A E Minter.

      Cliff Minter made the following copy of Albert's Will:
      This is the Wll of me Albert Edward Minter of Fairview Durlock Ash next Sandwich in the County of Kent, fruit grower and market gardener
      1. I revoke all previous Wills.
      2. I appoint my son Roderick Thomas Henry Minter and my son in law William John Goodsell executors and trustees hereof.
      3. I give all consumable stores and perishable goods in and about my dwelling house at the time of my death to my wife Rosa Eastes Minter absolutely.
      4. I give all my furniture and articles of household and personal use but excluding articles used in connection with my business to my wife during her life and subject thereto my daughter Doris Irene Goodsell absolutely provided always that my wife shall not be liable for breakages or loss.
      5. I give all the residue of my real and personal estate unto my trustees upon trust to sell ---- ---- ---- ---- pay the income of such investment to my wife during her life and subject to such life I give the sum of £50 to the said Doris Irene Goodsell and the residue of my said estate to the said Roderick Thomas Henry Minter absolutely.
      6. I empower my trustees to postpone the sale of my residuary estate during the lifetime of my wife --- --- to carry on my business --- ---- as if they were absolute owners --- --- free from all responsibility --- I appoint the said Roderick Thomas Henry Minter as working manager of such business and to pay him such remuneration as my wife may from time to time approve.
      7. I direct that no apportionment shall take place of any rent interest or annual income current at my death.
      In witness whereof ---- ---- 12th November 1938
      --- The mark of Albert Edward Minter.
      Signed by the above named testator with his mark he being incapable through illness ---- ---- our names as witnesses
      R John Barnes Solicitor Deal.
      Jno Rennie Clerk to Messrs Williamson & Downes Solicitors Deal.

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941, at Ancestry.co.uk, November 2010
      MINTER Albert Edward of Fairview Durlock Ash next Sandwich Kent died 30 March 1939 Probate London 15 May 1939 to Roderick Thomas Henry Minter fruit grower. Effects £1324 9s 6d.

      Two separate tombstones at St Nicholas, Ash next Sandwich read:
      Albert Edward Minter, died 30 March 1939 age 78
      Rosa Estes Minter died 1 March 1939 age 79.
    Person ID I161  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2016 

    Father Henry Minter,   b. 19 Oct 1817, Worth, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1890, Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Maria SPRATT,   b. Mar 1819, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1898, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1844  Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Henry a bachelor of Worth; Sarah a spinster of Ash.
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosa Eastes CAVELL,   b. 17 Feb 1861, Deal, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1939, Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1887  St Leonards Deal, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Married by banns. Albert a bachelor market gardener age 27 of Ash; Rosa a spinster age 26 of Wellington Road, Deal daughter of Thomas Eastes Cavell an accountant. sign/sign. Thos E Cavell, Celia H Cavell, Jessie A Cavell, G R witnesses.
    Children 
     1. Elsie Gwendoline Minter,   b. 7 Jan 1889, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Melbourne, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Frank Leslie Minter,   b. 14 Feb 1892, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1975, Mildura, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Gladys Muriel Minter,   b. 11 Oct 1894, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1918, Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     4. Doris Irene Minter,   b. 2 Dec 1900, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1981, Chippenham, Wilts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Roderick Thomas Henry Minter,   b. 27 Apr 1903, Sandilands, Durlock Road, Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1996, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 19:47:00 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Sep 1860 - Worth, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Oct 1860 - Worth, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Mar 1939 - Ash, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1939 - Ash, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Edward Minter
    Albert Edward Minter
    born 1860, Worth, Kent with wife Rosa taken in their garden in 1925, both in their 66th year (as noted by Albert on the back of the photo).

    Documents
    Albert Edward Minter
    Albert Edward Minter
    A history of the Durlock, Kent Minters as recorded by Cliff Minter in a 1992 interview with Roderick Minter.

    Headstones
    Albert Edward Minter
    Albert Edward Minter
    died 30 March 1939 - gravestone at Ash, Kent

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1860 Eastry 2a/617. Date from Cliff Minter.

    2. [S9] Cliff Minter, from Worth PR.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1939 Eastry 2a/1900. Date from Cliff Minter.

    4. [S11] Cliff Minter.

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1844 Eastry 5/219. Date from Cliff Minter.

    6. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1887 Eastry 2a/1721. Date and place from Cliff Minter.