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Frank Minter

Male 1878 - 1945  (67 years)


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  • Name Frank Minter 
    Born 26 Jan 1878  Preston, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 14 Apr 1878  Wingham Congregational Chapel, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 287FA5AE842C45E9858E470B05D09A48F4AF 
    Died 25 Nov 1945  61 Thayers Farm Road, Beckenham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Worked on farms at Littlebourne and Adisham before going to Sextries Farm, Nackington.
      Left Sextries Farm to join the Metropolitan Police at Peckham. Went to Gipsey Hill Police Station and lived in the section house for two years before being transferred to Beckenham Police Station P Division No. 568, where he served for twenty three years.
      Lived first in Elmers End Road after getting married then at 12 Thayers Farm Road. May have lived next at Blandford Road before going to 64 Mackenzie Road and then to 185 Blandford Road where he lived with his wife and family between 1912 and 1917. Lived also at Park Road, Clockhouse Road, 9 Cumberland Road, 35 Thayers Farm Road and then at 61 Thayers Farm Road where he lived between 1939 and 1945. He was a member of the Beckenham Mens Brotherhood tug-of-war team formed of Beckenham policemen until 1914, who were United Kingdom champions in 1912 at their weight of 112 stone. He was caretaker of the Conservative Club after leaving the police force until retirement.

      1911 census: at 185 Blandford Road, Beckenham, Kent (5 rooms), Frank (head, 33, married, Metroplotan Police constable, Met police, worker, born Preston, Kent), Maud (wife, 31, married 8 years, 4 children all living, born Essex), Edna (daughter, 7, born Beckenham, Kent), Ernest (son, 6, born Beckenham, Kent), Harry (son, 5, born Beckenham, Kent), Norman (son, 3, born Beckenham, Kent) and Hannah GOLBY (mother in law, 63, widow, born Deadham, Essex).
      Form signed Frank Minter.

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancestry.com:
      Minter Frank 61 Thayers Farm Road Beckenham Kent died 25 November 1945 Administration London 22 September 1949 to Maude Minter widow. Effects £234 1s.
    Person ID I1762  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 10 Nov 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 Maude GOLBY,   b. Abt 1880,   d. Mar 1953, Surrey NE RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1902  Parish Church, Gipsey Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Banns read on July 20 & 27, 3 August 1902
      Frank, 24, bachelor, policeman of Gipsey Hill, father Harry Minter, farm bailiff. Maude Golby, 23, spinster of 62 Victoria Road, father James Golby, farm labourer. Both signed full names. Witnesses Frances Golby and Fred Johnson.
    Children 
     1. Edna Jenny Maud Minter,   b. 5 Jun 1903, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1970, Eton RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Ernest Alfred Frank Minter,   b. 18 May 1904, Elmers End Road, Beckenham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1978, Morden, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Henry Thomas Minter,   b. 5 Feb 1906, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1981, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Norman Reginald Minter,   b. 12 Feb 1908, 185 Blandford Road, Beckenham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1983, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Mary Minter,   b. Sep 1912, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1912, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Frances Minter,   b. Mar 1914, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1914, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1878 - Preston, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1945 - 61 Thayers Farm Road, Beckenham, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1878 Eastry 2a/898. Date from Cliff Minter.

    2. [S144] Cliff Minter from Wingham Congregational Chapel register of baptisms, January 2011.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Aged 67 Q4 1945 Bromley 2a/898. Date from Cliff Minter.

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

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1902 Lambeth 1d/602. Date from Cliff Minter.