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Percy Minter

Male 1866 - 1955  (89 years)


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  • Name Percy Minter 
    Born 3 Mar 1866  St Johns Wood, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 2384 
    _UID 608F7E8CA9BA4580B10208560EC3306EA140 
    Died 7 Sep 1955  St Mary's Platt, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • 1891 census: at 14 Forest Road, Kew, Surrey, Percy (25, clerk) and Mary (36). Also a visitor, Helen WEST (31, unmarried, born Pangbourne, Berkshire).

      Post Office Directory, Official section, 1893 has P Minter, Admiralty Control & Purchase Dept. Also appears in the 1894 version as Percy Minter, 14 Forest Road, Kew.

      1901 census: at 13 Bernard Road, St Pancras, London, Percy (35, clerk in Admiralty) and Mary (50). Also Percy's sister Edith K (31, hospital nurse).
      The 1901 census shows Percy's name clearly as Perry.

      1911 census: at 41 Bernard Street, Russell Square, London (13 rooms), Percy (45, married, HM Civil Service, Admiralty, born London) and Mary (58, married 21 years, no children, born Pangbourne) were boarders. Head of the house was Fanny Marian ROBINSON (51, single, boardinghouse keeper).

      The Times (London, England), Saturday, Oct 27, 1917; pg. 3; Issue 41620 announced the setting up of a Flax Control Board, on which Percy Minter was to serve representing the Admiralty.

      1939 Register: at Staddleswood, Platt, Malling R.D., Kent
      Minter, Percy born 3 Mar 1866, widower, admiralty civil official, retired
      EVANS, Horace J born 2 Jun 1899, married, gardener & poultry keeper
      EVANS, Isabella A born 18 Aug 1901, married, housekeeper
      BRIGGS, later CLARKE, Jeanette E born 15 Mar 1916, single, evacuation helper
      --- 1 closed record ---
      GREEN, Ernest W J born 1 Sep 1926, single.


      Percy appears in Who's Who 2012, which gives career details:
      Joined Contract Department of Admiralty, 1883; Assistant Director, 1912; Deputy Director of Navy Contracts, 1918; retired, 1926.
      Made a CBE in 1920 (this was announced in The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Mar 31, 1920; pg. 18; Issue 42373).

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancestry.com:
      Minter Percy of Staddleswood St Marys Platt Kent died 7 September 1955 Administration (with Will) London 14 February 1956 to Phyllis Garlick Minter widow [wife of nephew Frank Minter]. Effects £6913 1s.
    Person ID I2384  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2016 

    Father John Minter,   b. Bef 29 Apr 1829, Faversham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1902, Uxbridge, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary WEST,   b. Abt 1851, Pangbourne, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1933, St Mary's Platt, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1889  Holy Trinity, Haverstock Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Married by license. Percy Minter, 23, bachelor, cletk in the Admiralty, 83 Kentish Town Road, father John Minter, farmer. Mary West, full age, spinster, 168 Camden Street, father Charles West, farmer & corn merchant. Both signed full names. Witnesses Frances West, Emilie West.
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1866 Kensington 1a/80.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 89 Q3 1955 Maidstone 5b/521.

    3. [S300] Who's Who 2012.

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

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1889 Pancras 1b/79.

    6. [S159] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, October 2009 and later.