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James Minter

Male 1846 - 1918  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name James Minter 
    Born Dec 1846  Hartlepool, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID E4F50A0E6F924AFEA6C9EA872B8152576F21 
    Died 24 Dec 1918  68 Carlton Vale, Willesden, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1861 census: aged 14, James was a porter at Salters Hotel, Victoria Street, St Sepulchre, Farringdon, London.

      1871 census: James (23, an umbrella maker) was living with his brother George at 4 Abbey Road West, Hampstead, London.

      Kelly's Post Office Directories 1880, 1884 lists James Minter, umbrella maker, 101 (105 in 1884) North Street, Edgware Road, London NW.

      Frank Minter, whose birth was registered in Q1 1879 with mother's maiden name WEST, has been added, together with his death in the same quarter. There's a degree of uncertainty about this however, because the death registration was of an unnamed male

      1881 census: at 101 North Street, Marylebone, London, James (33, umbrella maker), Margaret E (29), Ada B (6, scholar), Frederick H (4, scholar) and Herbert H (1).

      November 1885: umbrella maker of 108 Church Street, Paddington.

      January 1890: umbrella maker of 108 Church Street, Paddington.

      1891 census: at 103 Church Street, Paddington, London, James (44, umbrella manufacturer), Margaret E (39), Ada Beatrice (16, cashier), Frederick Hy (14, clerk), Ernest John (6), Edith Louise (5) and Bertram D (1).

      Kelly's Post Office Directories 1893 lists James Minter, umbrella maker, 157 Church Street, Paddington, London W.

      July 1894: an umbrella maker of 157 Church Street, Paddington.

      1901 census: at 401a Edgware Road, Paddington, London, James (54, umbrella maker, own account), Margaret E (49), Ada B (26, barmaid), Ernest J (18, cabinet maker), Edith L (15, fancy bazar assistant) and Bertram (11).

      1911 census: at 68 Carlton Vale, Kilburn, London) (4 rooms), James (head, 65, married, umbrella manufacturer, at home, born [not stated], Margaret (wife, 59, married [child details not entered], born Willesden, Middlesex), Ada Beatrice (daughter, 36, single, barmaid, born Willesden, Middlesex), Edith Louise (daughter, 25, no occupation, born Willesden, Middlesex) and Bertram (son, 21, trunk maker, born Willesden, Middlesex).
      Form signed James Minter.

      At the time of his death (during the Spanish 'Flu epidemic) James was an umbrella maker of 68 Carlton Vale, Kilburn, London NW6. His death was registered by his son B[ertram] D[ouglas] Minter of 152 Bravington Road, Paddington, London. Cause of death was influenza & chronic bronchitis.
    Person ID I32  Thorpe le Soken, Essex
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

    Father Robert Minter,   b. Bef 23 Feb 1812, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1847, Hartlepool, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Mary GARNHAM,   b. Bef 1 Dec 1811, Thorpe le Soken, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1901, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1838  Parish Church of St George Hanover Square, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • By banns, Robert Minter, full age, bachelor, seaman of Westbourne Place, father John Minter, farmer. Mary Garnham, full age, spinster of Westbourne Place, father Nathan Garnham, farmer. Both marked. Winesses James Morgan and Elisabeth Holder.
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Elizabeth WEST,   b. 5 May 1851, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1941, Edmonton, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1874  St Mary's Church, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married by banns. James of full age, bachelor, umbrella maker of Church Street, father Robert Minter, sailor. Margaret Elizabeth West, of full age, spinster of Church Street, father William West, carman. Both signed as did the witnesses William Thomas Pickard and Catherine West.
    Children 
     1. Ada Beatrice Minter,   b. 24 Nov 1874, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1960, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Frederick Henry Minter,   b. 7 Oct 1876, 101 North Street, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1936, Willesden, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Frank Minter,   b. Mar 1879, Marylebone RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1879, Marylebone RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Herbert Henry Minter,   b. Mar 1880, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1884, St Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     5. Ernest John Minter,   b. Jun 1882, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edith Louise Minter,   b. 26 Sep 1885, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1983, Elstree/Pot RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     7. Bertram Douglas Minter,   b. 17 Nov 1889, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1966, Lambeth Hospital, London SE11 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. John William Minter,   b. 25 Apr 1894, Paddington RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1895, Paddington RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1846 - Hartlepool, Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1918 - 68 Carlton Vale, Willesden, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Minter
    James Minter
    born 1846, Hartlepool, Durham with wife Margaret Elizabeth (West)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      1891 says born Hartlepool, Durham. Nearest match is Q4 1846 Stockton 24/229

    2. [S11] Death certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      aged 72, Q4 1918 Willesden 3a/686.

    3. [S8] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1838 St George Hanover Square 1/49.

    4. [S8] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1874 Kensington 1a/322.