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William Johnson Minter

Male 1858 - 1945  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name William Johnson Minter 
    Born Sep 1858  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 93AD5843F34E4F53852D9087C670CA41C8EC 
    Died 10 Nov 1945  Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1881 census: in Boxted, William (22, farm labourer) and Esther (19).

      1901 census: near Noakes Farm, Boxted, Essex, William (head, 22, married, horseman on farm), Esther (wife, 40), Kate (daughter, 18, single, tailoress), Charles (son, 15, single, stock boy on farm), Edith (daughter, 14), Rosa (daughter, 12), Sarah A (daughter, 10), Lewis (son, 7), May (daughter, 5), Annie (daughter, 2) and unnamed son, age 5 days.

      1911 census: at Thrift Cottage, near Noakes Farm, Boxted, Essex (5 rooms), William (head, 52, married, farm labourer), Esther (wife, 50, married 32 years, 12 children, all living), Charles C (son, 26, single, farm labourer), Sarah* (daughter, 20, single), Louis (son, 17, single, farm labourer), Annie (daughter, 11, school), Walter (son, 10, school), Ethel (daughter, 7, school) and Blanche (daughter, 5, school). All born Boxted.
      Form signed William Minter
      * this is the last trace of Sarah.

      William and Esther appeared in the 1929 Register of Electors for Boxted (copy at Essex Records Office), lving at 1 Council Houses, Boxted.

      1939 Register: at 1 Hope Cottage, Boxted
      Minter, William J born 19 Jul 1858, married, horseman retired
      Minter, Esther born 24 Jun 1860 *, married, unpaid domestic duties
      * year is almost certainly wrong, should be 1861.

      William's son Herbert appears on the same page at 4 Hope Cottage.
    Person ID I783  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2018 

    Father William Johnson Minter,   b. 3 Nov 1832, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1913, Lambeth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Harriett DOBSON,   b. 9 Sep 1834, Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1898, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1853  Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mariied by banns. William Johnston (sic), 21, bachelor, labourer of Gt Horkesley, father Thomas Johnston (Johnston scribbled out), labourer. Harriett Dobson, 20, spinster of Gt Horkesley, father William Dobson, labourer. Both signed. Witnesses Amy Woodgate and Susanna Woodgate.
    Family ID F151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther ELMER,   b. 24 Jun 1861, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1945, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1879  Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married after banns. William Minter, 21, bachelor, labourer of Boxted, father William Johnson Minter, labourer. Esther Elmer, 18, spinster of Boxted, father Robert Elmer, labourer. Both signed. Witnesses Robert Elmer (mark), Lucy Elemer (sic) (sign).
    Children 
     1. David Minter,   b. Dec 1879, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1880, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. Arthur William Minter,   b. 14 Jun 1881, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1970, Great Horkesley, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Kate Louisa Minter,   b. 29 Mar 1883, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1965, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Charles Edward Minter,   b. 11 Apr 1885, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1967, Hereford RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Edith Laura Minter,   b. 24 Jan 1887, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1972, Mile End, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Rose Ann M. Minter,   b. 10 Feb 1889, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1971, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Sarah Ann Minter
     8. Herbert Lewis Minter,   b. 6 Aug 1893, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1968, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Olive May Minter,   b. Jun 1896, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1964, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     10. Annie Minter,   b. 28 May 1899, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1976, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Nathan Walter Minter,   b. 26 Mar 1901, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1962, Black Notley Hospital, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     12. Ethel Florence Minter,   b. 5 Aug 1903, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 2005, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     13. Blanche Minter,   b. 12 Oct 1905, Boxted, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1993, Colchester RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1858 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Nov 1879 - Boxted, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S178] BMD index, Q3 1858 Lexden 4a/236. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 87, Q4 1945 Colchester 4a/923. Date from Sharon Takooree, December 2009.

    3. [S149] Marriage Certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q4, 1853 Lexden 4a/477. Marriage certificate shows groom's name as William Johnston.

    4. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1879 Lexden 4a/613.