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David Jackson Minter

Male 1889 - 1970  (81 years)


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  • Name David Jackson Minter 
    Born 11 Apr 1889  Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 407 
    _UID 9858AB53D46645DDBBE26D38231F17E1C6A6 
    Died 12 Sep 1970  Southsea, Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Angela Bryson nee Minter said in January 2004 that he grandfather (David Jackson Minter) was a draper, as was her father and had a family business in Portsmouth which her nieces now run.
      Confirmation of and more details about the above are in the following extract from http://homepage.ntlworld.com/stephen.pomeroy/local/loccom.pdf:
      «b»Bon Marche
      «/b»Drapers
      1911-1918 John Dyer Ltd, drapers, 163-165 Highland Road
      1923 W.Woods & Co, drapers
      1927 Founded by David Minter after selling a drapery business in Worcester and
      returning to his home town at 163-165 Highland Road
      1946 Men's shop at 161 Highland Road bought and bomb damaged shop refurbished
      1970 On death of David and Emily the shop was run by sons Ronald and Geoffrey
      1978 Ronald retired
      1979 Further extended into 161 and onto rear gardens
      Geoff retired, run by daughter Sue Cooper
      1999 Run by Wendy Easen, granddaughter of David Minter, and Sue Cooper
      2004 Sue retired, Wendy Easen and Jennie Sharland her daughters took over
      Landlord selling building causing closure
      Mar 2009 Closing down sale
      21 Mar 2009 Closed
      28 Mar 2009 Southsea Nets opened by Wendy Easen in Highland Road

      1939 Register: at 165 Highland Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire
      Minter, David Jackson born 11 Apr 1889, married, draper
      Minter, Emily born 12 May 1884, married, draper
      --- 1 closed record --- (which may not relate to the Minter family)
      Emily's date of birth, as quoted here, differs markedly from the date shown on her death index record, 15 May 1891.

      Ancestry.com.au - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 give details of David and Emily's arrivals in Southampton from Madeira on 20 April 1959 (on the 'New York') and 19 April 1960 (on the 'Arkadia'). Davis is shown as a company director of 17 Burbige [probably Burbage] Grove, Southsea, Hants.

      Probate London 24 Feb 1971 £13,864.
    Person ID I407  Folkestone, Kent
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2016 

    Father David Minter,   b. Mar 1861, Barking, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1937, Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Eva JACKSON,   b. Abt 1868, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1930, Southsea, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 20 May 1888  Holy Trinity, Newington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Married by banns. David Minter, 26, bachelor, cook(?) of Trinity Street, father David Minter, deceased. Eva Jackson, 21, spinster of Trinity Street, father Richard Jackson, furniture dealer. Both signed full names. Witnesses S Finlayson, Carrie Cornath(?).
    Family ID F119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily MARSHALL,   b. 15 May 1891,   d. Dec 1969, Gosport RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Mar 1913  Westbury RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Ronald Louis Minter,   b. 18 Jul 1913, Hereford RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1985, Emsworth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Geoffrey Arnold Minter,   b. 26 Aug 1923, Worcester RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 2011, Portsmouth, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1889 Croydon 2a/245.

    2. [S36] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1970 Portsmouth 6b/1287.

    3. [S223] https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk, October 2015.

    4. [S36] BMD index, Q2 1888 St Saviour Southwark 1d/122. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S88] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, September 2009 and later.

    6. [S36] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1913 Westbury 6a/474.