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Albert John Minter

Male 1889 - 1943  (54 years)


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  • Name Albert John Minter 
    Born 4 May 1889  22 Napier Street, Burton on Trent, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Jack 
    _UID E7B9E235CD4A41399331180426DDB913F7F0 
    Died 26 Nov 1943  15 St Johns Road, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Although Albert John's birth date apparently appears on his birth certificate as 4 May 1889, he always celebrated his birthday on 28 April. John Gordon Minter thinks that the birth may have been recorded later and therefore incorrectly.

      Enlisted on 4 December 1915 to the RFA at age 26 yrs 210 days, of 23 Dorset Street, Hudderfield, a stonemason. Had previously served in the North Staffordshire Regiment. Next of kin Mary Elizabeth, same address, wife - married on 17 August 1912 at Congregational Chapel, Harrogate. Child Elsie Winifred born 9 November 1914.
      Served in France in 1917 and wounded in the leg. Gunner no. 204497. Discharged in 1919 and awarded a pension of 5s.6d. for 52 weeks from 19 February 1919 as a result of 20% disabilty arising from his wound. Transferred to the Z Reserve.

      A stonemason of 13 Aspley Place, Huddersfield in 1913.
      In 1920, a foreman stonemason of 23 Dorset Street, Birkby, Huddersfield.
      In 1928, a foreman builder of Word View Heathdayle Avenue, Birkby, Huddersfield.

      1939 Register: at 15 St Johns Road, Huddersfield C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding)
      Minter, Albert J born 28 Apr 1889, married, technical lecturer in mason---, director building company ---
      Minter, Mary E born 23 Dec 1887, married, unpaid domestic duties
      Minter, later HERROD, Elsie W born 9 Nov 1914, single [occupation unreadable]
      --- 1 closed record ---
      Minter, John G born 27 Apr 1928, at school
      WYVER, Clara born 5 Nov 1870, widow, unpaid domestic duties

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancestry.com:
      Minter Albert John of 15 St Johns Road Huddersfield died 26 November 1943 Probate Llandudno 19 February 1944 to Mary Elizabeth Minter widow. Effects £992 4s 2d.
    Person ID I2106  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2016 

    Father John Minter,   b. 26 Jan 1868, 6 Holly Hill, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1951, Lichfield, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Florence Annie POTHECARY,   b. 28 Aug 1867, Knock, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1952, Burton on Trent, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1888  Christ Church, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Married by banns. John Minter, 20, a bachelor labourer of Horninglow, father Jacob Minter (deceased), brewer; Florence Annie Pothecary, 20 a spinster of Burton on Trent (born 13 August 1867) the daughter of Albert Pothecary a labourer deceased (and Martha nee Andrews). Both signed. Witnesses - John Taylor and Sarah Pothecary both signed. Vicar - Charles Guest
    Family ID F501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth HALLATT,   b. 23 Dec 1887, Sheffield RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1974, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1912  Independent Church, Victoria Avenue, Harrogate Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married by certificate. Albert John Minter, 23, bachelor, stone mason of 27 Strawberry Dale Avenue, Hattogate, father John Minter, pipe layer (employed). Mary Elizabeth Hallatt, 24, spinster, general domestic servant of Newlyn, Porthill, Wolstanton, father John Hallatt deceased, journeyman silversmith. Both signed. Witnesses Joseph Arthur Houldsworth and Mary Ireland.
    Children 
     1. John Edward Minter,   b. 19 May 1913, 13 Aspley Place, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1913, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Elsie Winifred Minter,   b. 9 Nov 1914, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1998, Huddersfield RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Albert John Minter,   b. 11 Jun 1920, 23 Dorset Street, Birkby, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1921, Eccleshall, Sheffield, Yorks Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Edna May Minter
     5. John Gordon Minter,   b. 27 Apr 1928, Wood View, 5 Heathdale Avenue, Birkby, Huddersfield, Yorks Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 2006, Lascelles Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2014 17:14:00 
    Family ID F503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1889 - 22 Napier Street, Burton on Trent, Staffs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1943 - 15 St Johns Road, Huddersfield, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
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    Albert John Minter
    Albert John Minter
    born 4 May 1892, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, the eldest son of John Minter born 1868. After serving in WW1 he settled in Huddersfield, married Mary Elizabeth Hallatt in 1912 (in Harrogate) and had five children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Birth certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1889 Burton on Trent 6b/434.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1943 Huddersfield 9a/429. Actual date of death from John Gordon Minter.

    3. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1888 Burton on Trent 6b/456.

    4. [S29] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1912 Knaresborough 9a/214.