Robert John MINNITT CMG1,2

(1913 - 2000)
Robert John MINNITT CMG was born in St Marylebone, London, Middlesex, on 2 April 1913.3,2

He arrived in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California on 11 May 1941 on the President Coolidge having left Hong Kong on 2 Apr, occupation Civil Servant. He must have returned to Hong Kong shortly thereafter, as he was interned by the Japanese after their takeover of Hong Kong in Dec 1941.4,5

He married Peggy Christine SHARP, daughter of Eric William SHARP and Christine Martha LENFESTEY, at Stanley Civilian Internment Camp in Hong Kong on 1 June 1943.6,5

Robert and his wife Peggy arrived in Southampton on 12 May 1947 on the Strathmore from Hong Kong, heading for Guernsey.7

Robert and his wife Peggy left Southampton on 16 January 1948 on the Canton for Hong Kong.8

Robert and his wife Peggy arrived back in London on 8 August 1950 on the Carthage from Hong Kong.9

Robert and his wife Peggy arrived in Wellington (in transit to Fiji) on 6 October 1952 on the Rangitoto having left London on 5 Sep.10,8 While Secretary in the Colonial Office, West Pacific High Commission, he was awarded the CMG in the New Year Honours list of 1 January 1955.1

Robert and his wife Peggy left London on 23 May 1956 on the Glenartney for the Solomon Islands via Hong Kong.8

He arrived back in England at Southampton on 20 June 1958 on the Dominion Monarch from the Solomon Islands via Wellington.11

He was widowed at age 60 on the death of his wife Peggy on 30 July 1973.12,13

Robert's marriage to Primrose Keighley BALFOUR was registered between July 1975 and September 1975 in Sutton, Sussex. She had been previously married to Oliver Graham Hall (1903-1974), who on 28 Nov 1945 changed his name by Deed to Claude Graham MUNCASTER to avoid confusion with his father Oliver HALL RA, as both were artists; hence she is registered as Primrose MUNCASTER for this marriage; she was the daughter of Lord Riverdale and had two sons by her first marriage.14,15

He was widowed at age 87 on the death of his wife Primrose on 15 June 2000.16,17,18

Robert died on 26 August 2000 at St Richards Hospital in Chichester, Sussex, at age 87.19,14,20

His will was probated in Winchester on 18 April 2001.20

Family 1

Peggy Christine SHARP (1917 - 1973)

Family 2

Primrose Keighley BALFOUR (1913 - 2000)
ChartsLenfestey descendant chart
Le Quesne descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Sat, 1 Jan 1955, issue 53128, p4, col6, New Years Honours, CMG.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of St Marylebone, Vol 1a, p857, 2Q1913, mother's maiden name BUDDLE.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Chicester, Reg. No. 1BD, District 7791B, entry 180 gives this birth date.
  4. [S965] National Archives - National Archives, USA, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at San Francisco, California; NAI Number: 4498993; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: 85.
  5. [S1096] Book - Geoffrey Charles Emerson, Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945, Additional Appendix 1, p217.
  6. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Tues, 11 Jan 1944, issue 49750, p1, col1, Marriages.
  7. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Class BT26; Piece 1228; Item 37.
  8. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  9. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Class BT26; Piece 1263; Item 77.
  10. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, folder 4466368, image no. 12.
  11. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Class BT26; Piece 1406; Item 115.
  12. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Midhurst, Vol 5h, p1820, 3Q1973, aged 55.
  13. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London #730139920C.
  14. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Wed, 6 Sep 2000, p22, col6, Personal Column, Deaths.
  15. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Chicester, Vol 18, p1214, 3Q1975.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of West Surrey, Reg. No. C9B, District 7611C, entry 179, Jun 2000, aged 87.
  17. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of Tue, 20 June 2000, p22, col6, Personal Column.
  18. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in Winchester, no. 523141.
  19. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Chicester, Reg. No. 1BD, District 7791B, entry 180.
  20. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in Winchester, no. 659125.

Olie W MINOR1

(c 1846 - b 1893)
Olie W MINOR was born circa 1846 in Ohio.1

He married Mary L ROYSTER.1

He was listed in the 1880 US census as head of the family in Washington, DC, with his wife Mary; he was working as a US Government clerk. The household included Mary's daughter Pearl A MINOR and other family members that are not of interest to this history.2

Olie died before 1893 (as his wife had re-married in 1893).

Family

Mary L ROYSTER (1854 - 1940)
Child

Citations

  1. [S250] Census - 1 Jun 1880, US Census, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia; Roll: T9_122; Family History Film: 1254122; Page: 95.4000; Enumeration District: 27; Image: 0194.
  2. [S250] Census - 1 Jun 1880, US Census, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, Roll T9-122, FHL Film 1254122, Page 95.4000, Enumeration District 27, image 0194.
  3. [S423] Census - 1 Jun 1900, US Census, Columbus Ward 7, Franklin, Ohio; Roll: T623 1268; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 69.

Pearl A MINOR1

(1877 - )
Father*Olie W MINOR1,2 b. c 1846, d. b 1893
Mother*Mary L ROYSTER1 b. 1854, d. 1940
Pearl A MINOR was born in April 1877 in DC.1
She was listed as the step-daughter of Olie W MINOR in the 1880 US Census in Washington, DC.3
She was listed as the step-daughter of William Gilbert HARRINGTON in the 1900 US Census at 800 East Oak St in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, and the household included her mother and five step-siblings.4

Citations

  1. [S423] Census - 1 Jun 1900, US Census, Columbus Ward 7, Franklin, Ohio; Roll: T623 1268; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 69.
  2. [S250] Census - 1 Jun 1880, US Census, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia; Roll: T9_122; Family History Film: 1254122; Page: 95.4000; Enumeration District: 27; Image: 0194.
  3. [S250] Census - 1 Jun 1880, US Census, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, Roll T9-122, FHL Film 1254122, Page 95.4000, Enumeration District 27, image 0194.
  4. [S423] Census - 1 Jun 1900, US Census, Columbus Ward 7, Franklin, Ohio, Roll T623-1268, Page 4B, Enumeration District 69.

Edith Kathleen MINTY1,2

(1895 - 1918)
Edith's birth was registered between January 1895 and March 1895 in Wandsworth, London, Middlesex.2

Edith's marriage to Thomas FORSAITH, son of William Valentine FORSAITH and Sarah DOBSON, was registered between October 1916 and December 1916 in Kingston, Surrey.1,3

Edith died on 25 October 1918 at Tandridge House, Avenue Elmers in Kingston on Thames, Surrey.4,5 She was buried on 30 October 1918 at the Surbiton Cemetery in Kingston on Thames.5

Family

Thomas FORSAITH (1878 - 1931)
Child
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Wandsworth, Vol 1d, p652, 1Q1895, mother's maiden name COX.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Kingston, Vol 2a, p928, 4Q1916.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Kingston, Vol 2a, p1070.
  5. [S1033] Surbiton Cemetery database, at http://www.kingston.gov.uk/directory/20/burial_records, Section IV, class B, grave 713.

(--?--) MITCHELL

( - b 1884)
Father*William John MITCHELL b. 1853, d. 1929
Mother*Jessie DUNSTAN b. 1852, d. 1918
She died before 1884.
ChartsMitchell descendant chart
Dunstan descendant chart

Ann MITCHELL1

(c 1815 - )
Father*Edward MITCHELL1 b. c 1778, d. 1859
Mother*Rebecca Osment SMYTH1 b. 1785, d. 1829
Ann MITCHELL was born circa 1815 in Middlesex.1
The siblings John and Ann were listed in the 1841 census in Ludgate, London, Middlesex, with their father Edward MITCHELL.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 4 HO107-721-22 Folio 20 p34 GSU Roll 438827.

Clara Mary Anne MITCHELL

(1854 - 1926)
Clara was born in Adelaide, South Australia, on 18 March 1854, daughter of Frederick William Mitchell and Jane East.1

She married Joseph FORSAITH, son of Thomas FORSAITH and Sarah CAMPIN, at the residence of the bride's father (Frederick Wm Mitchell) in Point Sturt, near Milang, South Australia, on 14 March 1876.2

She died on 27 June 1926 in Port Pirie, South Australia, at age 72.3 She was buried on 28 June 1926 at the Port Pirie Cemetery in Port Pirie.4

Family

Joseph FORSAITH (1848 - 1913)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  2. [S414] CD - Sth Australian Marriages, Sth Aust Index of Marriages 1842-1916, Book 106, p786.
  3. [S534] CD - Sth Australian Deaths, Sth Aust Index of Deaths 1916-1972, Book 488, p34.
  4. [S588] Port Pirie Regional Council cemetery database, at http://www.pirie.sa.gov.au, Section Protestant Reserve A, Plot 42, order no. 13289.
  5. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 177, p353.
  6. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 230, p480.
  7. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 288, p42.
  8. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 331, p202.
  9. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 395, p388.

Edward MITCHELL1

(c 1778 - 1859)
Edward was born in Ware, Hertfordshire, circa 1778, and stated to be.1,2

He married Rebecca Osment SMYTH, daughter of John SMYTH and Sarah OSMENT, at St Mary's in Hornsey, Middlesex, on 27 March 1807.1,3,4

He was widowed on the death of his wife Rebecca in August 1829.5

He was listed in the 1841 census in Ludgate, London, Middlesex; he was of independent means. His children John and Ann were listed with him.6

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex; he was a retired currier (i.e, had been in the leather processing trade). His children Elizabeth, Mary and Martha were listed as living with him.2

He died on 14 November 1859 at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex.1,7

His will was probated in London on 3 January 1860 with John Smyth MITCHELL, Ralph NEEDHAM and Robert FORSAITH appointed executors of effects under £4000.7

Family

Rebecca Osment SMYTH (1785 - 1829)
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 6 HO107-1503 Folio 141 p41 GSU roll 87837.
  3. [S353] Electronic Files - Pallot's Marriage Index, by Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.
  4. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint Mary, Hornsey, Register of marriages, DRO/020/A/01, Item 007, #871.
  5. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, All Saints, Poplar, Register of burials, P88/ALL1, Item 227; Call Number: P88/ALL1/227, burial entry.
  6. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 4 HO107-721-22 Folio 20 p34 GSU Roll 438827.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry by oaths of Robert FORSAITH of 5 Albion Rd East, Stoke Newington, gentleman, Ralph NEEDHAM of 105 High St, Shoreditch in the said County, linen draper and John Smyth MITCHELL of 60 High St aforesaid Leather seller, the son, the Executors.
  8. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, RG4 Piece 4262: City Road, The Tabernacle (Independent), 1768-1840.

Elizabeth Jane MITCHELL1,2

(1860 - )
Father*William MITCHELL1 b. c 1824, d. 1902
Mother*Jemima CRADICK1 b. c 1819, d. 1877
Elizabeth's birth was registered between April 1860 and June 1860 in St Dominick, Cornwall.1,3
The siblings John, James and Elizabeth were listed in the 1861 census at 90 James St in Stoke Damerel, Devon, with their parents, William MITCHELL and Jemima CRADICK.4
The siblings John, James and Elizabeth were listed in the 1871 census at 3 Chapel St in Stoke Damerel, Devon, with their parents, William MITCHELL and Jemima CRADICK.1

Elizabeth's marriage to Thomas BERRIDGE was registered between October 1880 and December 1880 in Stoke Damerel, Devon.5,2
The siblings John, James and Elizabeth were listed in the 1881 census at 3 Chapel St in Stoke Damerel, Devon, with their father William MITCHELL. Elizabeth was a housekeeper for her father and brothers, even though she was now married.5

Elizabeth's marriage to James SMITH was registered between July 1888 and September 1888 in East Stonehouse, Devon.6,7

She was listed in the 1891 census at 83 James St in Devonport, Devon, with her husband James; he was a farm labourer.8
She was listed in the 1901 census at 4 Vera Cottages in Plymouth, Devon, in the household of her father William MITCHELL.6

She was listed in the 1911 census at 4 Vera Cottages in Plymouth, Devon, with her husband James; he was a striker in galvanising at H.M. Dockyard.9

Family 1

Thomas BERRIDGE
Child

Family 2

James SMITH (1866 - )
ChartsMitchell descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 4 RG10-2129 Folio 16 p25 GSU roll 832030.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Stoke Damerel, Vol 5b, p629.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Liskeard, Vol 5c, p57, 2Q1860, mother's maiden name CRADICK.
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 3 RG9-1449 Folio 93 p2 GSU roll 542814.
  5. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-2206 Folio 83 p27 GSU roll 1341531.
  6. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 30 RG 13-2096 Folio 27, p45.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of East Stonehouse, Vol 5b, p506, 3Q1888.
  8. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 8, RG12-1741, Folio 67, p24, GSU roll 6096851.
  9. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN12974 RG78PN748 RD276 SD2 ED16 SN269.
  10. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 8, RG12-1741, Folio 67, p24, GSU roll 6096851. Note she is listed in this census as SMITH, but given her birth date, should have been BERRIDGE; her mother's 1911 census entry also shows 1 child, not living.

Elizabeth Smyth MITCHELL1

(1810 - 1888)
Father*Edward MITCHELL2 b. c 1778, d. 1859
Mother*Rebecca Osment SMYTH2 b. 1785, d. 1829
Elizabeth Smyth MITCHELL was born on 28 April 1810 in Stoke Newington, Middlesex,2,1 and was baptised on 31 May 1810 at Independent Tabernacle, City Rd in St Leonards Shoreditch.1
The siblings Elizabeth, Mary and Martha were listed in the 1851 census at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, with their father Edward MITCHELL.2

She was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at 156 Manor St in Braintree, Essex; she had 'income derived from property and funds'. The household included her sisters Mary Smyth MITCHELL and Martha MITCHELL and niece Louisa Mary FORSAITH.3

Elizabeth died on 6 March 1888 in Braintree, Essex, at age 77.4,5

Her will was probated in London on 11 October 1892 with Edith Madeline FORSAITH appointed administrator of effects valued at £993/1/4.5

Citations

  1. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, RG4 Piece 4262: City Road, The Tabernacle (Independent), 1768-1840.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 6 HO107-1503 Folio 141 p41 GSU roll 87837.
  3. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 4 RG10-1702 Folio 62 p26-27 GSU roll 830749.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Braintree, Vol 4a, p379, aged 77.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) at London to Edith Madeline FORSAITH, spinster.