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Percy Albert Minter

Male 1874 - 1938  (63 years)


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  • Name Percy Albert Minter 
    Born 8 Nov 1874  Preston, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 28 Mar 1875  Preston next Wingham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 13482C88425847B687A8B130ACE0D4A1B743 
    Died 9 Oct 1938  St Albans, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Wheathampstead Parish Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1911 census: at Learey Bridge, Wheathampton, Herts (5 rooms), Percy A (head, 37, married, groom (domestic), at home, born Kent), Elizabeth J (wife, 38, married 8 years, 5 children, all living, born Redbourn), Kimberley S R E Beckwith (daughter, 11, born Wheathampstead), Janet (daughter, 7, born Wheathampstead), Elsie (daughter, 6, born Wheathampstead), Albert H (son, 5, born Wheathampstead) and Deric F (son, 2, born Wheathampstead). Also James GRANT (boarder, 34, single, groom (horsedealer, born Yorkshire).
      Form signed P A Minter.

      John J Minter has found a record at findmypast.com's Chelsea Pensioner collection which appears to refer to Percy Albert:
      ALBERT MINTER born c1874, Preston, Canterbury, Kent.
      Attested aged 18yrs 3 mo on the ?? The Royal Artillery
      WO97/3476/17

      Joined the Royal Artillery on 28 March 1892 and transferred to the Royal Horse Artillery on 1 January 1895. Discharged in 1898 after 7 years service, recalled on 24 October 1899 and served in South Africa during the Boer War; discharged after 12 years service, re-enlisted in 1914 and was stationed at Woolwich until after the war. Lived at Marquis Road, Harpenden upon leaving the services and kept a smallholding with pigs, geese and goats.
    Person ID I1747  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2016 

    Father Henry Minter,   b. 14 May 1841, Wingham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1927, Bellars Bush, Woodnesborough, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Jane BUDDLE,   b. 10 Oct 1846, Brook Ash, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1921, Prospect Road, Minster, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1866  Hoath, Blean, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married by banns as a full age bachelor labourer of St Nicholas at Wade and of the Ville of Sarre, father Thomas Minter, labourer on the 7 April, 1866 at Hoath; Jane a full age spinster servant of Hoath, father Thomas Henry Buddle, labourer.Henry marked, Jane signed. Witnesses - Martha Pool (sign), Richard Darby (mark). Married by GWD Evans.

      Living at Ware Ash in 1851, a scholar with her parents.

      Living at Each Farm, Woodnesborough in 1861 as one of four servants to William Harvey and family, a farmer of 140 acres.
    Family ID F286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Janet SHARPE,   b. 1872, Redbourn, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1961, St Albans, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Mar 1903  St Albans, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Janet Elizabeth Minter,   b. 8 May 1903, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1995, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Elsie Minter,   b. Dec 1904, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1984, Cirencester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     3. Albert Henry Minter,   b. Sep 1906, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1968, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     4. Deric Frank Minter,   b. Jun 1909, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1994, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     5. Kathleen Minter,   b. 21 Nov 1911, St Albans RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1994, Swindon RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Kenneth John Minter,   b. 14 Sep 1914, St Albans, Herts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1983, Luton. Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2016 10:12:00 
    Family ID F375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1874 - Preston, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Percy Albert Minter
    Percy Albert Minter
    Royal Horse Artillery, Woolwich, 1914

    Documents
    Percy Albert Minter 1874 - 1938
    Percy Albert Minter 1874 - 1938
    Medal Roll, Boer War. Percy's wife's first husband Albert Victor Beckwith is listed on the same page.

    Headstones
    Percy Albert Minter 1874 - 1938
    Percy Albert Minter 1874 - 1938
    Buried at Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire. The other headstone is of Percy's wife's first husband Albert Victor Beckwith.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1874 Eastry 2a/843. Date from Cliff Minter.

    2. [S33] Cliff Minter from Preston next Wingham PR, November 2008.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Aged 63 Q4 1925 St Albans 3a/1081. Date from Cliff Minter.

    4. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1866 Blean 2a/1075.

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1903 St Albans 3a/827.