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Harry Gentry Minter

Male 1901 - 1969  (67 years)


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  • Name Harry Gentry Minter 
    Born 30 Nov 1901  Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 35619709C24E4AB88CA118BB36559BB11F40 
    Died 20 Feb 1969  Eastbourne, East Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Harry and Lily appeared in the 1929 Register of Electors for Boxted (copy at Essex Records Office), lving in Church Street, Boxted.

      1939 Register: at Temple Bungalow, Alton R.D., Hampshire
      Minter, Harry born 30 Nov 1900 [should be 1901], married, chauffeur (private)
      Minter, Lily M born 2 Mar 1900, married, unpaid domestic duties
      --- 1 closed record ---

      DEATH: Harry C. Minter and his wife Lily are buried in the All Saints, Great Horkesley cemetery. He died in 1969 at age 67, Lily in 1950 aged 50. (Granite headstone and kerbstone with green chippings)

      DEATH: In the same plot is a headstone for their son Frederick who died aged 13 in 1937.

      Neil Minter's chart gives Harry's occupation as chauffeur. However when son Frederick was born in 1924, Harry's occupation was given as Horseman. At that time the family lived at 1 Council Houses, Boxted. Later, when son Geoffrey was baptised in 1930, the family was living at Boxted House Lodge and Harry was a Gardener.

      August 2007: Ivan Minter adds "Harry Minter became a chauffer to Sir John Ellerman and lived in Eastborne, where his son Geoffrey still lives."
      Further notes about Harry Minter's employment as a chauffeur can be found in his son Geoffrey's notes.

      Ancestry.com.au - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 has Harry Gentry Minter born 30.4.01 (sic) single (sic), of 8 Hyde Park Gardens Mews, London W2, a motor mechanic, returning to Aberdeen on 29 November 1958 from Montreal on the 'Bassano', Cabin Class. This ship was owned by Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd. Harry and a John Andrew Wilson, born 12 June 1933, a salesman who gave his address as 607 Holborn St, Aberdeen, Scotland, appeared to be the only two passengers on board.

      Probate Brighton 2 Jun 1969 £4384.
    Person ID I438  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 15 Dec 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  [4
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lily Maude HARDWICK,   b. 3 Mar 1900,   d. 21 May 1950, Eastbourne RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Dec 1920  Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Marjorie Joyce Minter
     2. Frederick William Minter,   b. 16 Jul 1924, Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1937, Lexden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     3. Geoffrey Minter
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S178] BMD index, Q4 1901 Lexden 4a/829. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S178] BMD index, Q11969, aged 67. Eastbourne 5h/342 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S377] https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk, October 2015 and later.

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

    5. [S178] BMD index, Q4 1920 Lexden 4a/2011. (Reliability: 3).