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Sidney Minter

Male 1896 - 1962  (66 years)


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  • Name Sidney Minter 
    Born 22 Jun 1896  Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    _UID EFBD4463A62844BFBE2E1951A55EE3C32335 
    Died 26 Sep 1962  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 2 Oct 1962  St Peter, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Ancestry.com have service records relating to Sidney's claim to WW1 pension.
      He was 19 when he enlisted on 11 December 1915. Address Crown Cottage, Great Horkesley, Essex, occupation Horsehand. Next of kin William Minter, father, Crown Cottage, Great Horkesley, Essex.
      Sidney was in France with the BEF from 31 May 1916 to 16 March 1917. He was discharged as no longer physically fit for war service on 28 December 1917.
      The record appears to be incomplete. Further information appears in Sidney's WW1 service record:
      He joined the Bedfords when he was 19, a horseman living at Crown Cottage, Great Horkesley, next of kin his father William, same address. His service number was 25624. His pension was 27s 6d for 4 weeks then 8s 3d, to be reviewed in 26 weeks. His disabilities were neuritis and trench feet.

      The 1929 Register of Electors for Boxted (copy at Essex Records Office), has an entry for Sydney and Daisy Minter, lving at 47 Colony, Boxted. This entry may refer to this Sydney but the wife's name doesn't tally.

      1939 Register: at 47 Holding Straight Road, Boxted
      Minter, Sidney born 22 Jun 1896, married, smallholder
      Minter, Dora I born 18 Jun 1900, married, unpaid domestic duties
      -- 1 closed record ---
      Minter, Esther born 22 Apr 1868, widow, unpaid domestic duties

      From England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 at Ancestry.com:
      Minter Sidney of Gable Bungalow Straight Road Boxted Colchester died 26 September 1962 Administration Ipswich 28 November to Dora Ida Minter widow. Effects £10708 8s.
    Person ID I436  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2016 

    Father Thomas William Minter,   b. 5 Oct 1865, Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1927, Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Esther GENTRY,   b. 22 Apr 1868, West Bergholt, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1942, Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1887  Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dora Ida PHILLIPS,   b. 18 Jun 1900, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1987, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1925  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Married after banns. Sidney Minter, 29, bachelor, small-holder of Boxted, father Thomas William Minter, horseman. Dora Ida Phillips, 25, spinster of Boxted, father Willia James Phillips, market gardener. Both signed. Witnesses Willie James Phillips, William Minter, both signed.
    Children 
     1. William John Minter,   b. 31 Dec 1926, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1956, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jun 1896 - Great Horkesley, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Sep 1925 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1962 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S174] Neil Minter chart (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1896 Lexden 4a/668.

    2. [S178] BMD index, Lexden 4a/668, Q3 1896. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S174] Neil Minter chart (Reliability: 3).
      Colchester 4a/503.

    4. [S33] Parish Register (Reliability: 3).
      also National Burial Index.
      Living at 3 Straight Road, Boxted. Ashes interred.

    5. [S174] Neil Minter chart (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage found in FreeBMD: Lexden 4a/815, Q, Dec1887

    6. [S178] BMD index, Q3 1925 Lexden 4a/2061. (Reliability: 3).