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Frederick George Minter

Male 1859 - 1927  (68 years)


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  • Name Frederick George Minter 
    Born 31 May 1859  Washbrook, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 17 Jul 1859  Washbrook, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID FE9986EFFCA544788B3E1F613213BEA95EE4 
    Died 30 Jul 1927  26 Norfolk Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 3 Aug 1927  Putney Vale Cemetery, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1881 census: not found

      December 1885: surveyor of 6 Garfield Road, Battersea.

      1891 census: at 6 Garfield Road, Battersea, London, Frederick G (31, builders surveyor), Hilda Mary (5) and Frederick A (3). Wife not found.

      Listed in Post Office Directory 1892 & 1893 as Frederick George Minter, 33 Bridle Lane, Golden Square, London W.

      From the London Gazette 29 August 1899:
      NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership here tofore subsisting between us the undersigned,
      Frederick George Minter and Hugh Donald Clark, carrying on business as Builders, at Bishops Mansions, Bishops Park-road, Fulham, London, under the style or firm of Minter and Clark, has been dissolved by mutual consent as and from the date hereof.\emdash Dated this 25th
      day of August, 1899.
      F. G. MINTER.
      H. DONALD CLARK

      Listed in the Court Section of the 1898 Kelly's PO Directory at 40 Ouseley Road, Blaham, London SW.

      1901 census: at 40 Ouseley Road, Battersea, F G (40, builder & contractor), Sarah (40) and Dorothy (7). One female general servant.

      1911 census: at Greystoke, Wimbledon Common, London (16 rooms), F G (full names not given) (head, 49, married, building contractor, born Washbrook, Suffolk), F A (full names not given) (son, 23, single, building contractor, born Lavender Hill, London), a cook and a parlour maid.
      Form signed F G Minter.
      Daughter Dorothy May may have been the Dorothy May Minter, 17, born Sudbury Middlesex, who was a student at the school of Charlotte Elizabeth Turner at Belsize, Cheltenham.

      F G Minter, age not stated, left Southampton in 1911 for Madeira. S Minter (60) left Southampton in 1924 for Madeira.

      London Gazette 28 February 1913: about to be registered as Proprietor of Flats and garden known as Block 6, Bishop's Mansions, 31 to 36, Bishop's Park Road. Address given as Ferry Works, High
      Street, Putney, S.W.; building contractor.

      16 September 1913: made a Freeman of the City of London, by Redemption in the Company of Turners (source London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925 at Ancestry, December 2011)

      Ancestry.com.au - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 has the following:

      28 April 1925, arrived at London from London (West Indies) on the 'Ingoma' (First Class), Mrs Sara Minter aged 62 of Greystock, Wimbledon Common.

      21 March 1925, arrived at Southampton from Naples on the 'Homeric' (First Class), Frederick Minter, 61, engineer, and Florence Minter, 41, housewife. Address Ferry Works, Putney, London SW.

      Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1908. [Part 1: Street, Commercial, & Trades Directories] has an entry for a Frederick George Minter at 43 Bishops Park Road, Fulham, London. It's not clear whether it relates to this Frederick George. The same Directory also has an entry for F G Minter, builder, at Ferry Works between 82 and 84 High Street, Putney, London.

      Peter Minter writes:
      FG had a second family after [his first wife's] death and late in life. He had developed a lot of the area around Wimbledon Common. He lived at 'Greystock' a house he bought from Captain Marriott the author.
      When he remarried and at the time of his death he [Frederick] was living at 26 Norfolk Street, Park Lane. His estate included 'Greystock', Wimbledon Common and was valued at £257,092.
      He had started a building firm in London which became one of the largest privately owned building companies in England trading as F. G. Minter Ltd.

      Thanks to James Earley for the following: The Yorkshire Post of 1 August 1927 carried a brief obituary, mentioning that F G Minter was "responsible for some of the largest buildings in the West End, and also did part of the work in the rebuilding of the Bank of England". He also paid for restoration work on St George's Chapel.

      Death announced in The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Aug 02, 1927; pg. 1; Issue 44649. "On July 30, 1927, at Norfolk-street, W1, FREDERICK GEORGE MINTER, aged 68. Interment at Putney Vale Cemetery to-morrow (Wednesday), 11.30."

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 (at Ancestry.co.uk, Nov 2010):
      MINTER Frederick George of 26 Norfolk-street Park-lane Middlesex and of Ferry Works High-street Putney Surrey died 31 July 1927 at 26 Norfolk-street Probate London 24 August to Frederick Albert Minter contractor and Henry William Clarkson solicitor and Charles Joseph Goldsmith secretary. Effects £257093 16s 1d.
    Person ID I2  Ipswich, Suffolk
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2018 

    Father William Flood Minter,   b. Bef 16 Feb 1820,   d. 20 Jun 1902, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Ann HEARN,   b. Abt 1821, Stowmarket, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Jul 1890, Tooting, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1849  Washbrook, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah GREGORY,   b. Abt 1860, Prittlewell, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1926, Guildford, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married Sep 1884  Guisborough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Hilda Mary Minter,   b. 19 Oct 1885, Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1968, Westminster RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Sir Frederick Albert Minter,   b. 11 Jul 1887, Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1976, Warnford, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Dorothy May Minter,   b. Mar 1894, Hendon, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1963, Newbury, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Florence Harrison BLAND,   b. Abt 1882, York, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Dec 1926  Parish Church of St Mark, North Audley Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Married by special licence in 26 Norfolk Street. Frederick George Minter, 67, widower, builder & contractor of 26 Norfolk Street, W1, father William Flood Minter, brewer. Florence Harrison Bland, 44, spinster of 26 Norfolk Street, W1, father Henry Frederick Bland, oriental inspector. Both signed full names. Witnesses Barrington Hooper, William Ernest Newcock both signed.
    Children 
     1. Frederick George Harrison Minter,   b. 27 Nov 1915, Marylebone RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 2003, Ashfd wt Shp RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Betty P Harrison Minter
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1859 - Washbrook, Suffolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Jul 1859 - Washbrook, Suffolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Sep 1884 - Guisborough, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1859 Samford 4a/517

    2. [S50] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, ancestry.com, July 2014.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Aged 68. Q3 1927 St George's Hanover Square 1a/360.

    4. [S38] The Times Digital Archive, September 2012.

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1849 Samford 12/893

    6. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1884 Guisborough 9d/648.

    7. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1926 St George Hanover Square 1a/946.

    8. [S44] Marriage register at findmypast.co.uk, June 2014.