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William Robert Scott Minter

Male 1844 - 1919  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name William Robert Scott Minter 
    Born Dec 1844  Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 29 Dec 1844  St Mary Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    _UID 6417111510ED4854B0A7FDD3F8D69F1AE823 
    Died 21 Aug 1919  Upper Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1871 census: in Castle Street, Walmer, William R (26, coachman), Jane (24) and George H (1).

      Appeared in the Post Office Directory of 1878 as William Robert Minter, 'The Drum', Upper Walmer.

      An article headed HOW ELECTIONS ARE CONDUCTED IN ENGLAND appeared in the New Zealand Tuapeka Times on 22 December 1880. It reported on official enquiries into election regularities in several English constituencies including Sandwich, Kent. The article carried the following statement:
      "Nearly, if not all, the publicans seem to have been " squared." Mr W. R. Minter, of the Drum, at Walmer, said he had received L 129 for voters, and had paid L2l to sandwich boys for carrying boards. "
      The article appears in full at http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=TT18801222.2.9&srpos=729&e=-------100--651----0minter-all

      1881 census: at The Drum, Walmer, William J (36, fly proprietor & inn keeper), Jane (34), George H (11, scholar), John W (9, scholar), William J (8, scholar) and Martha J (6, scholar). Also staying with them William's mother Mary A (68, widow) and his brother John W. (40, unmarried, pensioner RN).

      Appeared in Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1882 as William Robert Minter, jobmaster, Upper Walmer.

      1891 census: at The Drum, Walmer, William (46, licensed victualler and fly proprietor), Jane (44), William Jas (18, fly driver) and Martha Jane (16, barmaid).

      Appeared in the Deal, Walmer & Sandwich Directory, 1898 as W R Minter, fly proprietor, The Drum, Drum Hill, Upper Walmer. There's also an entry for W Minter junior, Castle Street, Upper Walmer, possibly refers to William's son.

      Appeared in Kelly's Directory for Kent, 1899 as William Robert Minter, coal & coke merchant and job master, Wharf Railway Station, Upper Walmer.

      1901 census: no trace (the census records for Walmer are lost).

      Appeared in Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1909 as private resident, William Robert Minter, Clarence Villa, Dover Road, Upper Walmer, Deal, Kent.

      1911 census: at Clarence Villa, Upper Walmer, Kent (7 rooms), William Robert (head, 66, married 2 years no children, retired publican & coal merchant, born Walmer, Kent) and Mary Eliza (wife, 48, born Uxbridge, Middlesex).
      Form signed William Robert Minter

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 (at Ancestry.co.uk, Nov 2010):
      MINTER William Robert of Clarence Villa Upper Walmer Kent gentleman died 21 August 1919 Probate Canterbury 2 October 1919 to George Henry Minter mercantile clerk and John William Minter retired licensed victualler. Effects £2992 1s 4d.

      London Gazette 21 Oct 1919:
      late of Clarence Villa, Upper Walmer, in the county of Kent, Gentleman, ... whose will was proved in the Canterbury District Registry of the Probate Division of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, on the 2nd day of October, 1919, by George Henry Minter and John William Minter, the executors therein mamed ....
    Person ID I962  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2012 

    Father William Whitehead Minter,   b. Bef 17 Oct 1813, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Sep 1852, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Mother Mary ERRIDGE,   b. 1815, Kingsdown, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1886, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1838  St Mary, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • William Minter full age bachelor builder of Walmer father John Minter builder and Mary Erridge full age spinster of Walmer father Robert Erridge labourer, sign/her mark. Witnesses James Ansell (sign), Eliza Green (sign)
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane SPINNER,   b. Abt 1846, Ringwould, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1907, Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Mar 1869  Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. George Henry Minter,   b. Sep 1869, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1934, Whitechapel, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     2. John William Minter,   b. 29 Apr 1871, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1950, Hospital, Orpington, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. William James Minter,   b. 2 Oct 1872, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1934, St Thomas's Hospital, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Martha Jane Minter,   b. 4 Jul 1874, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Eliza WEATHERLEY,   b. Abt 1863, Uxbridge, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1937, Walmer, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Sep 1908  Eastry RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1844 Eastry 5/136.

    2. [S58] Ciff Minter, from rewritten Parish Register, May 2007.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 74 Q3 1919 Eastry 2a/995. Date & place from London Gazette 21 Oct 1919.

    4. [S109] Cliff Minter from Walmer PR, Novemeber 2009, Q4 1838 Eastry 5/249. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1869 Eastry 2a/973.

    6. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1908 Eastry 2a/2189.