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George Minter

Male 1864 - 1929  (64 years)


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  • Name George Minter 
    Born 14 Mar 1864  High St, Milton nr Sittingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 17 Apr 1870  Sutton by Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID C1AC603BA3194116BF1EC8CB830447AA032B 
    Died 3 Feb 1929  Dover Union, 200 Union Road, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Aft 3 Feb 1929  Charlton Cemetery, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Admitted to Northbourne School 4th class on 10 March 1873, upgraded to 1st class on 4 Augaust 1873, name taken off books at Michaelmas 1873.

      1881 census: a farm servant, aged 17, in the household of William T. Kingsland, farmer, Rowling, Goodnestone in Eastry, Kent, England, unmarried.

      1891 census: living in Northbourne Street, Northbourne with William Amos and family as a farm servant, aged 28.

      A carter of 11 Pleasant Row, Hougham in 1898 and of 10 Tower Street, Dover in 1899 - 1900. A Local Boards carter of 10 Tower Street in 1899 & 1900.

      1901 census: at 10 Tower Street, Dover, George (35, carter labourer), Jessie A (24), Alice L (2), Annie E (1) and George (1 month).

      A carter of 10 Tower Street, Dover in 1904 and of 17 Tower Street in 1906 and of 24 Tower Street in 1907 - 1910. A labourer of 14 Wyndham Road, Dover in 1918.

      1911 census:at 24 Tower Street, Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent (5 rooms), George (head, 49, married, agricultural labourer with agricultural contractor, worker, born Milton Town, Kent), Jessie Alice (wife, 34, married 13 years, 8 children, 7 living, 1 died, domestice services, born Barnswell, Staple, Kent), Alice Lilian (daughter,12, born Dover, Kent), Annie Elizabeth (daughter,11, born Dover, Kent), George (son,10, born Dover, Kent), Jessie Alice (daughter,81/2, born Dover, Kent), Emily May (daughter,7, born Dover, Kent), Ernest (son,5, born Dover, Kent), Edith Maria (daughter,4, born Dover, Kent), Charley (son,1, born Dover, Kent) and a boarder, Albert James Woolly, 49, widower, general mechanic, no employment, born Canterbury, Kent. The comment 'going to school' is written beside all the children from Alice Lilian to Edith Maria.
      According to the census return, George and Jessie had 8 children of whom one had died by the census. This would have been Jessie Alice, who for some reason was listed as if she were still alive.
      Form signed George Minter.

      A witness at Dover on the 26 December, 1918.
      Died as of 14 Wyndham Road, Dover, a general labourer aged 64.

      George's death certificate gives: age 64, of 14 Wyndham Road, Dover, general labourer, cause of death chronic bronchitis, no post mortem, informant George Minter, son of 2 Charlton Villas, Charlton Green, Dover
    Person ID I1944  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2014 

    Father George Minter,   b. 14 Oct 1834, Nonington, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1913, Union Infirmary, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Emily DITCHER,   b. 15 Jan 1839, Parish of Lynsted, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1895, Mill Bank, Eastry, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1861  Milton Register Office, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • George Minter, 26, bachelor labourer of Sittingbourne, father John Minter, labourer; Emily Ditcher, 22 a spinster of Sittingbourne the daughter of Thomas Ditcher a labourer and of Elizabeth nee Moss his wife. Both marked. Witnesses Thomas Ditcher (mark) and Maria Howton(?), signed.
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jessie Alice KNOWLER,   b. 5 Mar 1878, Barnsole, Staple, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1968, Buckland Hospital, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 28 May 1898  Staple, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Married by banns. George Minter, 32, bachelor carter of Charlton by Dover, father George Minter, labourer; Jessie Alice Knowler, 21, a spinster of Barnswell, Staple, the daughter of Thomas Knowler (and Hannah nee Laws), labourer. George marked, Jessie signed. Witnesses Thomas Knowler (mark) and Hannah Fagg (sign).

      Witness at Charlton by Dover on 9 September 1925.
      Living at 14 Wyndham Road, Dover in 1932. Died as the widow of George Minter. a labourer/driver (Corporation).
    Children 
     1. Alice Lilian Minter,   b. 29 Oct 1898, 11 Pleasant Row, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1991, St Camillus Nursing Home, Taswell Street, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Annie Elizabeth Minter,   b. 22 Sep 1899, 10 Tower Street, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1992, Dover Court, 91- 93 Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. George Minter,   b. 24 Sep 1900, 10 Tower Street, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1968, 41 Lowther Road, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Jessie Alice Minter,   b. Dec 1902, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Feb 1903, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Emily May Minter,   b. 28 Jun 1904, 10 Tower St, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1969, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Ernest Minter,   b. 16 Dec 1905, 24 Tower Street, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1942, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     7. Edith Maria Minter,   b. 26 May 1907, 24 Tower Street, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2003, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     8. Charley Minter,   b. 28 Feb 1910, 24 Tower St, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1981, Ashford, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Elsie Eva Minter,   b. Bef 7 Apr 1915, 14 Wyndham Rd, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1915, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     10. Alfred Thomas Minter,   b. 11 Dec 1917, 15 Wyndham Road, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1976, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 May 1898 - Staple, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1929 - Dover Union, 200 Union Road, Dover, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Birth certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1864 Milton 2a/652.

    2. [S5] Cliff Minter.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Aged 64 Q1 1929 Dover 2a/2321

    4. [S218] Certificate held by Lynn Harris, Jan 2014.

    5. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1861 Milton 2a/753.

    6. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1898 Eastry 2a/1989.