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Henry William Minter

Male Bef 1824 - 1908  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Henry William Minter 
    Born Bef 16 Apr 1824  St Ann's, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Apr 1824  Great Queen Street Chapel, Lincolns Inn Fields, Great Queen Street, Holborn, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _UID 7F3424EC0F67447D9F30D7DA0F5FFF482F51 
    Died 27 Dec 1908  Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 2 Jan 1909  Brompton Cemetery (Kensington & Chelsea) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Living in Whitefriars Street, London in 1851 with his father. Had care and management of father's business at 41 Whitefriars Street, London in 1853 with provision to purchase on his father's decease, with proceeds of purchase to be divided between the other 6 children (or if deceased their issue). Bequeathed a clock and table in father's Will dated 5 December 1853.

      Henry William appeared in a number of London Directories:
      1856, 1857, 1858, 1859 Post Office Directory: Henry Wm Minter, oil & colorman, 41 Whitefriars Street, Fleet Street.
      1861, 1870, 1880, 1884 (Kelly's) Post Office Directory: Henry William Minter, oil & colorman, 41 Whitefriars Street, Fleet Street.

      October 2009: Discovered at London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk that Henry married for the first time in 1855. His first wife died the following year.

      1861 census: at 41 Whitefriars Street, St Bride, London, Henry W (36, oil & colorman), Jane (27), Henry B (1), Mary E HOWELL (niece, 19, born St Luke, London) and Mary B ELGAR (visitor, 11, born Ramsgate). Mary E HOWELL HOWELL would have been Henry William's sister Mary Ann's daughter. Mary ELGAR was probably the daughter of Henry's son Henry Bartlett Minter, who married an ELGAR in 1885.

      1871 census: at 41 Whitefriars Street, St Bride, London, Henry W (46, widower, oilman & general shopkeeper employing one man & one boy) and son William A (9).

      1881 census (indexed as MICATEN by ancestry.com): at 41 Whitefriars Street, St Bride, London, Henry W (56, widower, oilman employing one man) and son William A (19, helps in the business).

      1891 census: at 5 Leppoe Road, Clapham, London, Henry W (66, retired oilman) and niece Louise E E DENNIS (22, unmarried). Son William (qv) next door at number 7.

      Henry William appears in the Post Office Directory for 1898, at 5 Leppoe Road, Clapham, London.

      1901 census: at 5 Leppoe Road, Clapham, London, Henry W (76, living on own means) and niece Louise E DENNIS (32, unmarried). Son William (qv) next door at number 7.

      Henry William appears in the Post Office Directory for 1908, still living at 5 Leppoe Road, Clapham, London.

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 (at Ancestry.co.uk, Nov 2010):
      MINTER Henry William of 5 Leppoc-road Clapham Surrey died 27 December 1908 Probate London 15 January 1909 to Henry Bartlett Minter oil merchant. Effects £4135 12s 4d.
    Person ID I745  Thanet, Kent
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2016 

    Father Henry Minter,   b. 24 Oct 1777, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1854, Hastings, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth KINGSHOTT,   b. Abt 1796,   d. Mar 1843, West London RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1817  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Maried by banns. Henry Minter and Elizabeth Kingshott both of this parish. Both signed. Witnesses Jane Taylor, Mary Ann Kingshott both signed.
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Negus ANDREWS,   b. Abt 1825, Blackfriars, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Jun 1856, London City RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1855  All Saints, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married by lience. Henry William Minter, full age, bachelor, oil and colorman of 41 Whitefriars Street, Fleet Square, City, father Henry Minter (decd.), oil and colorman. Mary Negus Andrews, full age, spinster of 4 Addington Place, Addington St, father William Andrews (dec'd), tobbacco & segar manufacturer. It appears both signed full names although the writing looks similar. For some reason the 'illiam' of 'William' is crossed through and an 'm' inserted. Witnesses William John Pate(?) and Emma Minter [probably Henry's sister].
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane BARTLETT,   b. Abt 1834, St Ives, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Jul 1866, Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1859  Parish Church, St Peter, Pimlico, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Marriage licence granted on 8 June 1859 for a marriage at St Peter, Pimlico between Henry William Minter of the Parish of Saint Bride in the City of London widower and Jane Bartlett of the District of Saint Peter Pimlico in the County of Middlesex spinster.
      An image of the licence is in Crisp's Marriage Licence Index, 1713-1892 at Ancestry.co.uk.

      Marriage register:
      Married by licence. Henry William Minter full age, widower, oil colourman of St Bride, City of London, father Henry Minter, oil colourman. Jane Bartlett, full age, spinster of Queens Row, father William Bartlett, labourer. Both signed in full. Witnesses John Dennis(?), Elizabeth Grace Bartlett both signed.
    Children 
     1. Henry Bartlett Minter,   b. Jun 1860, St Bride, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1942, Streatham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     2. William Arthur Minter,   b. 16 Jun 1861, City of London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1940, Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Frederick Elgar Minter,   b. Mar 1863, West London RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 24 Nov 1863, West London RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Apr 1824 - Great Queen Street Chapel, Lincolns Inn Fields, Great Queen Street, Holborn, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Dec 1908 - Clapham, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Cliff Minter from PR.

    2. [S19] London Non-conformist Registers at Ancestry.co.uk, June 2010.

    3. [S21] England and Wales, Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) at familysearch.org, Sep 2011.

    4. [S4] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 84, Q4 1908 Wandsworth 1d/316.

    5. [S32] www.deceasedonline.com, January 2016.

    6. [S28] Marriage register at findmypast.co.uk, June 2014.

    7. [S4] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      probable marriage: Q2 1859 St George Hanover Square 1a/460.