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John Minter

Male Bef 1829 - 1902  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name John Minter 
    Born Bef 29 Apr 1829  Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Apr 1829  Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 2370 
    _UID A6E87706ED864F71B036342632B852AC66E5 
    Died Mar 1902  Uxbridge, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1851 census: an entry for John KINTER, a grocery shopman aged 22, born Faversham, at Wood Street, St Mary, Walthamstow, Essex seems likely to relate to this John.

      London Electoral Registers, 1860, 1861 list John Minter, 58 High Street, Notting Hill. Qualification: house as occupier at the rent of £50 and upwards.

      1861 census: at 58 High Street, St Mary Abbotts, Kensington, London, John (32, draper), Emma (23), Frances (2) and Samuel T (4 months), plus Thomas (18, auctioneer and surveyor, born Faversham) - John's nephew, probably his brother Henry's son.

      Listed in Post Office Directories 1861as John Minter, linendraper, 58 High Street, Notting Hill and in 1870 at 105 - 107 High Street, Notting Hill.

      1871 census: at Hughenden House in Ealing, London, John (42, draper), Emma (33), Samuel T (10, scholar), Arthur J (7, scholar), Frank (6, scholar), Percy (5, scholar) and Edith K (1). Daughter Frances (as Fanny, 12) was a scholar at the Marlborough House Ladies Boarding School in Exeter.

      John and Emma had two more children, twins, in Q2 1873 but they didn't survive. Their births and deaths were registered at Hampstead without names:
      Male - birth 1a/581, death 1a/397
      Female - birth 1a/582, death 1a/397.

      London Electoral Registers, 1874, 1876, 1877 list John Minter, 2 Irongate Wharf, Paddington. Qualification: joint owner of land and brick-stools at Southall Green and North Hyde brickfields. On the same page is listed Samuel Tildesley, with the same details.

      London Electoral Register, 1876 lists John Minter of Ealing W. Qualification: occupier of land at North Hyde, Heston.

      London Electoral Register, 1878 lists John Minter, 2 Irongate Wharf, Paddington. Qualification: occupier of stable & loft at 17A, Holtham Road, Ealing.

      Listed in Post Office Directories 1871& 1880 as John Minter, brick manufacturer, also as Tildesley & Minter.

      1881 census: at Cippenham Lodge, South Road, Norwood, Surrey, John (52, brick manufacturer employing 100 men and boys), Emma (43), Frances (22), Samuel T (20, clerk in father's business), Frank (16, scholar), Percy (15, scholar) and Edith K (11, scholar). Florence TILDESLEY, 20, niece, milliner, born Melbourne, Australia was staying with the family.

      London Electoral Registers, 1882, 1883 lists John Minter of Southall, occupier of house, Cippenham Lodge, Southall.

      London Electoral Registers, 1885, 1886 list John Minter of Southall W. Qualification: occupier of land at North Hyde, Heston.

      London Electoral Register, 1886 lists John Minter of Cippenham Lodge, Southall.

      London Electoral Register, 1887 lists John Minter of Norwood Green, Heston, occupier of land at Norwood Green, Heston. Also listed in 1887 with address Cippenham Lodge, Southall, occupier of land at Norwood Green, Heston.

      London Electoral Register, 1890 lists John Minter of Norwood Green, Heston, dwelling house (successive) Cippenham Lodge, Norwood Green.

      London Gazette 11 December 1883:
      The Bankruptcy Act, 1869.
      In the London Bankruptcy Court.
      In the Matter of Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by
      John Minter, ot Cipenham Lodge, Southall, in the county of Middlesex, and of Milton-next-Sittingbourne, in the county of Kent, and late of No. 15, South Wharf, Paddington, Middlesex, Brick Manufacturer, trading as Tildesley and Minter.
      THE creditors of the above-named John Minter who have not already proved their debts, are required,
      on or before the 19th day of December, 1883, to send their names and addresses, and the particulars of their debts or claims, to me, the undersigned, Roderick Mackay, of No. 3, Lothbury, in tbe city of London, Chartered Accountant, the Trustee under the liquidation, or in default thereof tbey will be excluded from the benefit of the Dividend proposed to be declared.'97 Dated this 10th day of December, 1883.
      ROD. MACKAY, Trustee.
      A similar notice had apeared on 7 September 1883.

      1891 census: at The Cottage, Norwood, Surrey, John (62, farmer), Emma (53), Frank (26, clerk in the 2nd district, Inland Revenue), Edith K (21, governess). And Louisa GRIMLEY (aunt, unmarried, 71, born Willenhall, Staffordshire). Daughter Frances (age given as 29) was on the nursing staff at the London Hospital in Whitechapel.

      London Electoral Registers, 1891, 1892, 1893 list John Minter of Norwood Green, Southall, dwelling house at Norwood Green. Also land at Norwood Green.

      London Electoral Registers, 1894, 1895 list John Minter of Norwood Green, Southall, land at Norwood Green.

      Listed in Post Office Directories 1894 as John Minter, farmer, 'The Cottage', Norwood Green, Southall and 1898 as John Minter, contractor, 'The Cottage', Norwood Green, Norwood, Southall.

      London Electoral Registers, 1898, 1899 list John Minter of Norwood Green, Southall, dwelling house at Norwood Green.

      1901 census: at The Cottage, Norwood, Surrey, John (72, farmer and carman) and Emma (63). And Louisa GRIMLEY (aunt, unmarried, 81, living on own means, born Willenhall, Staffordshire).

      1911 census: at Nettleden House, Church Street, Ellesmere, Shropshire (10 rooms), Anne Maria WILCOX (head, 60, widow, married 29 years, no children, private means, born Paddington, London), Emma Minter (sister, 73, widow, married 44 years, 9 children, 4 living 5 died, private means, born Leamington, Warwickshire), Gertrude May LEATHERS (companion, 30, single, companion & assistant in house duties, born Wingfield, Suffolk) and Barbara JONES (25, single, general domestic servant, born Overton, Flintshire).
      Form signed Anne Maria Wilcox.
    Person ID I2370  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 

    Father Thomas Minter,   b. Bef 20 Apr 1792, Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1861, Sheldwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Frances CHAMBERS,   b. Abt 1792, Badlesmere, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1874, Sheldwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1815  Badlesmere, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Thomas Minter batchelor of Faversham and Frances Chambers of this parish, by licence, sign/sign. Elizabeth Kingsford (sign), Sarah Chambers (sign), James Miller * (sign), John Chambers (sign), James Hinkley (sign) witnesses, the latter is witness at other marriages. * Possibly James Miller, who married Peggy Minter, bap. Faversham, 20 Dec 1780.
    Family ID F892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma TILDESLEY,   b. Abt 1838, Leamington, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1919, Ellesmere, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1858  St James, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married by license. John Minter, full age, bachelor draper of Notting Hill, Kensington, father Thomas Minter, gentleman. Emma Tildesley, minor, spinster of Clifton Road, father Samuel Tildesley, stone merchant. Both signed full names. Witnesses Saml. Tildesley, Thomas Minter, Caroline Buddle (?), David Tildesley, Frances Tildesley, - Minter and A Minter
    Children 
     1. Frances Minter,   b. 24 Jan 1859, Notting Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1932, Merefleet, Marlow, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Horace Minter,   b. 29 Dec 1859, Notting Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Feb 1860, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Samuel Tildesley Minter,   b. Dec 1860, Notting Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Arthur John Minter,   b. 5 Jun 1863, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Jun 1871, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     5. Frank Minter,   b. 8 Jun 1864, Heston, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1939, Esher, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Percy Minter,   b. 3 Mar 1866, St Johns Wood, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1955, St Mary's Platt, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. Edith Kathleen Minter,   b. Bef 31 Mar 1870, Ealing, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1949, Marlow, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Bef 29 Apr 1829 - Faversham, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 29 Apr 1829 - Faversham, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1902 - Uxbridge, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Aged 73, Q1 1902 Uxbridge 3a/39

    3. [S104] Cliff Minter, from original Baddlesmere PR, March 2008.

    4. [S159] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, October 2009 and later, Q1 1858 Kensington 1a/72. (Reliability: 3).