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Ernest William Thanet Minter

Male 1898 - 1990  (92 years)


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  • Name Ernest William Thanet Minter 
    Born 30 May 1898  Southsea, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 3 Jul 1898  Portsea, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Name Twinkie 
    _UID 971974B42C194FC5B5BD8F0E4009F2961191 
    Died Nov 1990  Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Ernest was a steward in Royal Navy during WW1, saw surrender of Hun fleet at Scapa Flow in 1918. Worked with father in wholesale business until the Depression then was insurance broker for 30 years. Air raid warden in WW2. After retirement worked as a rent collector and various voluntary work. Also professional Santa Claus at Southsea Debenhams for 11 years till he was 85, when he had a haemorrhage and was in hospital for the first time in his life. He had always belonged to amateur dramatic groups and Father Christmas his favourite ever part! He was so right for the part, easy-going, well-loved and amiable and loved children. His name would bring a smile to those who knew him. Met first wife through Congregationalist work but second wife was Roman Catholic and much younger than he.

      1939 Register (1): at 8 Essex Road , Portsmouth C.B., Hampshire
      Minter, Kathleen born 9 Apr 1865, widow, unpaid domestic duties
      Minter, Ernest W, born 30 May 1898, married, insurance agent
      --- 2 closed records ---
      1939 Register (2): at Saint James Mental Hospital & Arp Casualty Hospital, Portsmouth C.B., Hampshire
      Minter, Olive M born 31 Dec 1897 was a patient.
    Person ID I167  Canterbury, Kent
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2017 

    Father Charles Prain Minter,   b. 20 Jun 1864, Ryde, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1934, Southsea, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Kathleen MILTON,   b. 9 Apr 1865, Lichfield, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1949, Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Jun 1890  Petworth, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Olive Maud BANNISTER,   b. 31 Dec 1897,   d. Mar 1990, Weymouth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1922  Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Ernest Charles Minter,   b. 30 Jul 1923, Southsea, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 2009, Portsmouth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Marjorie Kathleen Minter
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor May MUIR,   b. 19 Nov 1909,   d. Sep 1981, Petersfield RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1950  Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Susan Frances Minter
     2. Kathleen Patricia Minter
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1898 - Southsea, Hants Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 3 Jul 1898 - Portsea, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1922 - Portsmouth, Hants Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1950 - Portsmouth, Hants Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1990 - Portsmouth, Hants Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1898 Portsea I. 2b/496

    2. [S187] Hampshire, Portsmouth Baptisms at findmypast.co.uk.

    3. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Nov 1990 Portsmouth 20/811

    4. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1890 Petworth 2b/629

    5. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1922 Portsmouth 2b/1391

    6. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1950 Portsmouth 6b/965