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Robert Henry Minter

Male 1878 - 1969  (91 years)


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  • Name Robert Henry Minter 
    Born 9 Mar 1878  Norwich RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 8 Apr 1878  Christ Church, Catton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    _UID D562CAF77C7E478690D601FD045825993DA7 
    Died Mar 1969  Norwich Outer RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Ancestry.com has Robert's service record in connection with a WW1 pension claim. It shows that Robert enlisted in the Norfolk Regiment on 19 October 1884 giving his age as 18 years 9 months, occupation labourer, birthplace New Catton, Norwich.
      He was discharged at his own request on 8 January 1913 after over 18 years service, having been in India, Somaliland, South Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gave his next-of-kin as his father Samuel Minter of 4 Stone Arch, Waterloo Road, New Catton, Norwich and his elder brother Samuel of the Norfolk Regiment.

      Robert enlisted again, to the East Kent Regiment, on 14 October 1914 giving his birthplace as Norwich, his age as 39 years 220 days and his occupation as fitter. His next-of-kin is recorded as wife Margaret, sons George and Robert and daughter Margaret of 6 Afghan Place, St Clements Hill, Norwich (George and Margaret were his wife's children from her first marriage). He was discharged to the Z Reserve on 20 April 1919, his pension claim for disability rejected.

      Kelly's Directory 1924 lists Robert Henry Minter at 6 Afghan Place, New Catton, Norwich.

      1939 Register: at 6 Afghan Place, Norwich C.B., Norfolk
      Minter, Robert H born 9 Mar 1878, married, cook
      Minter, Margaret born 17 Oct 1885, married, housewife UPD
      SMITH, George W born 19 Feb 1912, single, boot & show finisher
      Minter, Robert H born 9 Mar 1914, single, general labourer
      --- 3 closed records ---
      Minter, Stanley R born 31 Aug 1924, single, painters apprentice.
    Person ID I221  Fritton, Norfolk
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2018 

    Father Samuel William Minter,   b. 23 Jun 1839, Salhouse, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1926, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann JAY,   b. Abt 1841, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1918, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Sep 1862  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret SMITH nee CULYER,   b. 17 Oct 1885,   d. Mar 1975, East Dereham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1913  Parish Church of St Simon, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Robert Minter, 34, bachelor, fitter of 38 Claremont Street, father Samuel Minter, bricklayer. Margaret Smith, 27, widow, tailoress of 27 Amberley Street, father Walter Culyer, shoe finisher. Both signed. Witnessed by James Wright and Sarah Ann Leech(?).
    Children 
     1. Robert Henry Minter,   b. 9 Mar 1914, Bristol RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 2002, Tunbridge Wells RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Walter Samuel Minter
     3. Joyce E Minter
     4. James Arthur Minter,   b. 15 Feb 1923, Norwich RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 2012, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Stanley Russell Minter,   b. 31 Aug 1924, Norwich RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 2000, Norwich RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1878 Norwich 4b/98.

    2. [S100] 1939 Register at findmypast.com.

    3. [S91] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, ancestry.com, July 2014 and later.

    4. [S21] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 92, Q1 1969 Norwich Outer 4b/951.

    5. [S21] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1862 Norwich 4b/242.

    6. [S9] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1913 Bristol 6a/167.