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George Minter

Male 1869 - 1922  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name George Minter 
    Born Sep 1869  Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 1177F81E59B74AF2AB4FB7A727B4E5E9EB07 
    Died Dec 1922  Willesden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1891 census: at 11 Bishops Road, Paddington, George (furniture dealer) and Minnie, son George (1) and George's brothers Robert and Henry, both furniture dealer's assistants.

      1901 census: at 4 Western Terrace, Kensington, George (31, painter, born St Johns Wood, London), Minnie (33, born Bow, London) and George (11, born St Pancras, London).

      1911 census: at 4 Eresby Road, Kilburn, London (2 rooms), George (head, 42, married, house painter, builder, worker, born St Johns Hampstead), Elizabeth Ann * (wife, 46, married 22 years, 2 children 1 living 1 died, born Old Ford) and George Joseph (son, 21, single, house painter, builder, worker, born Marylebone)
      Form signed George Minter.
      * why Minnie became Elizabeth Ann is a mystery.

      George, at the age of 44 years 11 months, a painter & decorator of 96 Carlton Vale, Kilburn, London NW, enlisted on 29 June 1915 into the Army Service Corps. He gave his next of kin as Minnie Minter, wife, same address. He was discharged, no longer fir for war service, on 11 June 1917 having served in France from 24 August 1915 to 20 November 1916. Service no. 124362. The Army were informed by George's wife about 1923 that George had died. (Death registered in Q2 1922; Minnie remarried in Q3 1923).
      George was recruited as one of 'The Old Tough 'Uns'. A War Office letter dated 9 June 1915 says:
      "The bearer of this form should be medically examined, and if passed fit should be attested for Army Service Corps ... endorsed "Loader". He should be between 40 and 45 years of age, organically sound, and able to lift 100 lbs. ... Ordinary standards of height and chest measurement will be waived. ... This form must be presented before 1st July 1915, after which date it will be considered cancelled." Such a form was completed in George's case.
    Person ID I66  Thorpe le Soken, Essex
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 

    Father George Minter,   b. 11 Aug 1843, Hartlepool, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1931, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Sarah Rhoda PICKARD,   b. Jun 1845, St Pancras RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1908, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 26 May 1867  St Mary's Church, Kilburn, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Married after banns. George Minter, 23, bachelor, dealer in miscellaneous goods of 4 Abbey Road West, father Robert Minter, sailor. Rhoda Pickard, 21, spinster of 4 Abbey Road West, father William Pickard, naturalist. Both signed (bride as Sarah Rhoda Pickard). Witnesses William Pickard and Alice Minter.
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie FEATHERSTONE,   b. Abt 1868, Bow, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Apr 1889  St Clements, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Type: Unknown 
    Children 
     1. George Joseph Minter,   b. Mar 1890, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1918, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     2. Elizabeth Ada Minter,   b. Mar 1892, Paddington RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1892, Paddington RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    George Minter (1869 - 1922)
    George Minter (1869 - 1922)
    Habitual Criminals Register 1912

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1869 Hampstead 1a/575.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 53, Q4 1922 Willesden 3a/276.

    3. [S33] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, September 2009, Q2 1867 Hampstead 1a/1099. Sarah appears both as Rhoda and Sarah Rhoda. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1889 Kensington 1a/200 (indexed under MENTER). Date and place from WW1 service record.