James Francis STEVENS1

(1912 - 1938)
Father*Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS1,2 b. 1871, d. 1922
Mother*Kathleen Edith CAMERON1,2 b. 1883, d. 1943
James Francis STEVENS was born on 12 March 1912 in Alberta.2,3
The siblings John, James and Jeremie were listed in the 1916 Canadian census at 32-1-5 Olds in Red Deer, Alberta, in the household of their parents, Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS and Kathleen Edith CAMERON.2

James died on 29 May 1938 in Penticton, British Columbia, at age 26.3 He was buried at the Saint Saviors Anglican Churchyard, 150 Orchard Ave in Penticton.4
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  2. [S874] Census - 1 Jun 1916, Canada census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Red Deer, Roll T-21954, Family 157, p15.
  3. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, British Columbia Death Registrations, accessed 6 April 2015, British Columbia Archives film number B13162, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1953195.
  4. [S1125] Findagrave website, at https://www.findagrave.com, Saint Saviors Anglican Churchyard, Penticton, BC.

Jeremie Reginald Cameron STEVENS1

(1915 - )
Father*Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS1,2 b. 1871, d. 1922
Mother*Kathleen Edith CAMERON1,2 b. 1883, d. 1943
Jeremie Reginald Cameron STEVENS was born in 1915 in Alberta.2
The siblings John, James and Jeremie were listed in the 1916 Canadian census at 32-1-5 Olds in Red Deer, Alberta, in the household of their parents, Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS and Kathleen Edith CAMERON.2
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  2. [S874] Census - 1 Jun 1916, Canada census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Red Deer, Roll T-21954, Family 157, p15.

John A STEVENS1

(1910 - )
Father*Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS1 b. 1871, d. 1922
Mother*Kathleen Edith CAMERON1 b. 1883, d. 1943
John A STEVENS was born in July 1910 in Alberta.1
He was listed in the 1911 census at 3rd St West in Red Deer, Alberta, in the household of his parents, Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS and Kathleen Edith CAMERON.1
The siblings John, James and Jeremie were listed in the 1916 Canadian census at 32-1-5 Olds in Red Deer, Alberta, in the household of their parents, Reginald Charles Jeremie STEVENS and Kathleen Edith CAMERON.2
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S873] Census - 1 Jun 1911, Canada census, Red Deer, Dist. No. 5, Sub-district 105, Family 20, p7.
  2. [S874] Census - 1 Jun 1916, Canada census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Red Deer, Roll T-21954, Family 157, p15.

John Foster STEVENS KCSI1

(1845 - 1925)
Father*Charles Green STEVENS1 b. 1810
Mother*Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD1 b. 1817, d. 1908
John Foster STEVENS KCSI was born on 9 July 1845 in Hobart, Tasmania.1,2

Fanny, Hannah, Charles, John and Joseph arrived in Liverpool on 2 April 1853 on the Great Britain, the ship having left Sydney on the 20 Dec 1852 with their parents Charles and Deborah.3 He was listed in the 1861 census with his brother Charles Cecil STEVENS KCSI boarding at 17 Lloyd Sq, St Sepulchre in London, Middlesex.4

He married Frances Louisa JEREMIE at St Saviours Church in Shahabad, Bengal, on 1 October 1868.5,6

He followed his brother into the Indian Civil Service and had a similarly distinguished career between 1865 and 1904, when he retired.7

By 1886 he was Inspector of Police in Bengal.8

He was appointed Judge of the High Court of Judiature at Fort William, Bengal on December 1897.9

He was widowed at age 59 on the death of his wife Frances on 17 October 1904.10

He was appointed executor of Frances Louisa JEREMIE's estate in London on 25 November 1904.10 John was awarded the Knight Commander of the Star of India (KCSI) in Jan 1905.11

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at 7 Lansdown Place in Bath, Somerset; he was a retired Indian civil servant.12

John died on 21 September 1925 in Bath, Somerset, at age 80.1,13
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  2. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, see 'Civil Service evidence of age' database, original reference ICS 1864-091.
  3. [S515] Newspaper - Liverpool Mercury, issue of 5 Apr 1853, no.2490, 'Arrival of the Gt Britain.'
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 2 RG9-188 Folio 21 p46 GSU roll 542588.
  5. [S485] Families in British India (FIBIS), at http://www.fibis.org, Bengal marriage indexes, Vol 126, Folio 79, LDS film 499032.
  6. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/126, folio 79, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal 1713-1948.
  7. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards, also supported by entries in The Times.
  8. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/198, folio 27 & 142, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  9. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Monday, Dec 06, 1897; pg. 11; Issue 35379; col E.
  10. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Wills, Bengal 1780-1938, L-AG-34-29-150, wills and probate.
  11. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Monday, Jan 02, 1905; pg. 4; Issue 37593; col C.
  12. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN14721 RG78PN893 RD316 SD4 ED19 SN41.
  13. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Tuesday, Sep 22, 1925; pg. 11; Issue 44073; col G; obituary in edition of Tuesday, Sep 29, 1925; pg. 7; Issue 44079; col D.
  14. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/131, folio 44, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  15. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/146, folio 16, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  16. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/151, folio 14, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Steyning, Vol 2b, p300, 1Q1879, mother's maiden name JEREMIE.

John Lucius Cary STEVENS1

(1869 - 1896)
Father*John Foster STEVENS KCSI1 b. 1845, d. 1925
Mother*Frances Louisa JEREMIE1 b. 1848, d. 1904
John Lucius Cary STEVENS was born on 3 September 1869 in Gya, Bengal,1 and was baptised on 22 February 1870 in Gya.1
He was listed as the grandson of Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD in the 1881 Census at Marwood House in Honiton, Devon.2

John received a promotion in April 1893 to Lieutenant, Indian Staff Corps.3

John died on 6 May 1896 in Peshawar, Bengal, at age 26 by being 'killled by a Ghurzi'. He was Lieutenant and Qtr-Master of the 20th Duke of Cambridge's Own, Punjab Infantry at the time.4 He was buried on 7 May 1896 in Peshawar.4
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/131, folio 44, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 14 RG11-2132 Folio 32 p30 GSU roll 1341514.
  3. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Saturday, Apr 08, 1893; pg. 13; Issue 33920; col D.
  4. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/250, folio 206, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal 1713-1948.

John Reginald Cloete STEVENS1

(1902 - 1984)
Father*James Algernon STEVENS1 b. 1873, d. 1934
Mother*Ethel Lucy CLOETE1 b. 1876, d. 1952
John Reginald Cloete STEVENS (1902-1984) in 1931
John Reginald Cloete STEVENS was born on 13 September 1902 in Suri, Bengal,1 and was baptised on 8 November 1902 in Suri Birbhum.1

John married Florinda Encamacion ALLO on 2 March 1935 in Buenos Aires.2

He was widowed at age 72 on the death of his wife on 27 March 1975.2

John died on 8 September 1984 in Gral. Las Heras, Buenos Aires, at age 81.2

Family

Florinda Encamacion ALLO (1906 - 1975)
Child
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/303, folio 58, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal.
  2. [S1161] Email - Guillermina Stevens, email to D Ferguson, Aug 2018 onwards.

Joseph Algernon STEVENS1

(1872 - 1925)
Father*Joseph Nisbet STEVENS1 b. c 1848, d. 1923
Mother*Emily Louisa TINDAL1 b. 1848, d. 1882
Joseph's birth was registered in 1872 in Melbourne, Victoria.1

He was named executor and beneficiary in the will of Joseph Nisbet STEVENS, his father, dated 2 September 1920 at 11 Erica Ave in East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria; he was to inherit a Brinsmead piano, music, books, a chest of drawers, a silver epergne, a set of marine pictures painted by Charles Robert STEVENS, the family photographs, £50 from his life insurance and the residue of the estate shared equally with his mother and siblings. However, in a codicil dated 14 Aug 1922, the estate residue was directed solely in favour of his mother.2

Christina WILSON and Joseph Algernon STEVENS were appointed executors of Joseph Nisbet STEVENS's estate in Melbourne, Victoria, on 10 March 1923.3

Joseph's death was registered in 1925 in Malvern East, Melbourne, Victoria.4
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 12252/1872.
  2. [S1007] Will - Joseph Nisbet Stevens.
  3. [S371] Public Record Office, Victoria, at http://www.prov.vic.gov.au, wills and probate records, ref no 187/401.
  4. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 10266/1925, aged 53.

Joseph Nisbet STEVENS

(c 1848 - 1923)
Father*Charles Green STEVENS b. 1810
Mother*Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD b. 1817, d. 1908
Joseph Nisbet STEVENS was born circa 1848 in Hobart, Tasmania.1

Fanny, Hannah, Charles, John and Joseph arrived in Liverpool on 2 April 1853 on the Great Britain, the ship having left Sydney on the 20 Dec 1852 with their parents Charles and Deborah.2

He married Emily Louisa TINDAL at Christ Church in Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, on 7 January 1871.3

He was widowed on the death of his wife Emily in August 1882.4

Joseph's marriage to Christina WILSON was registered in 1894 in Melbourne, Victoria.5

They lived at 'Honiton', 84 Mathoura Rd in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1909, with his occupation listed as 'secretary.6'

They lived at 'Honiton', 84 Mathoura Rd in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1914, with his occupation listed as 'secretary.6'

They lived at 41 Mathoura Rd in Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, in 1919, with his occupation listed as 'secretary.6'

He signed a will dated 2 September 1920 at 11 Erica Ave in East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, leaving his estate to his wife and children.7

Joseph died on 21 January 1923 in Malvern East, Melbourne, Victoria.8,9 He was buried on 23 January 1923 at the Boroondara General Cemetery, High St in Kew.10
Grave - Joseph N STEVENS (c1848-1923), Boroondara (Kew) Cemetery, VIC


His will was probated in Melbourne, Victoria, on 10 March 1923 with Christina WILSON and Joseph Algernon STEVENS appointed executors.9

Family 1

Emily Louisa TINDAL (1848 - 1882)
Children

Family 2

Christina WILSON (1856 - 1942)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage Reg. No. 119/1871 (STEVENS-TINDAL).
  2. [S515] Newspaper - Liverpool Mercury, issue of 5 Apr 1853, no.2490, 'Arrival of the Gt Britain.'
  3. [S934] BDM VIC Registry, marriage record, Marriage Reg. No. 119/1871.
  4. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 10199/1882, aged 34, dau of Robert TINDAL and Louisa LEWIS.
  5. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage Reg. No. 6219/1894.
  6. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  7. [S1007] Will - Joseph Nisbet Stevens.
  8. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 2248/1923, aged 75.
  9. [S371] Public Record Office, Victoria, at http://www.prov.vic.gov.au, Wills and probate records, ref no 187/401.
  10. [S755] Boroondara General Cemetery database, at http://www.kewcemetery.com.au, Church of England section, grave 1367.
  11. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 12252/1872.
  12. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 25328/1877.
  13. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 19634/1879.
  14. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth Reg. No. 19776/1881.

Kenneth James Cloete STEVENS1

(1912 - 1943)
Father*James Algernon STEVENS1 b. 1873, d. 1934
Mother*Ethel Lucy CLOETE1 b. 1876, d. 1952
Kenneth James Cloete STEVENS was born in Calcutta, Bengal, on 2 September 1912.2
He served in the 118th Field Regiment of the Royal Artillery (#102296) and had the rank of Captain when captured by the Japanese in Singapore on 15 Feb 1942.1,3

Kenneth died on 4 September 1943 in Burma at age 31 while working on the Thai-Burma railway.1 He is commerated at the Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery in Burma.1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org, Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, reference: B1. C. 20.
  2. [S1161] Email - Guillermina Stevens, email to D Ferguson, Aug 2018 onwards.
  3. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, War Office WO345/49 & WO 361/2053: Japanese Index Cards of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees, Second World War, 1942-1945 & Far East: British POWs who died of illness.

Mignonette Kathleen Jean Duff STEVENS1,2

(1906 - 1997)
Father*Cecil Robert STEVENS MD, FRCS1,2 b. 1867, d. 1919
Mother*Catherine DUFF1,2 b. 1866, d. 1927
Mignonette Kathleen Jean Duff STEVENS was born in Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, on 2 February 1906.1,2,3,4
She was listed in the 1911 census at 32 Emperor's Gate in Kensington, London, Middlesex, in the household of her mother Catherine DUFF.5

Mignonette left London on 12 December 1914 aboard the Moldavia, bound for Bombay with her mother Catherine.6

Mignonette's marriage to Stanley Ernest ROWE was registered between January 1923 and March 1923 in St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex.1,7

She left London on 1 April 1923 aboard the Caledonia, which was bound for Bombay, but she was only intending to travel as far as Marseilles. She gave her address as 34 Cheyne Row, Chelsea.6

Stanley and his wife Mignonette returned to England on the Majola (arrived London 23 April 1925) which had taken them from Gibraltar to Plymouth (although they gave their UK address as 34 Cheyne Ct, Chelsea) accompanied by their son Stanley.8

Mignonette and her husband Stanley left London on 17 July 1925 aboard the Narkunda for Gibraltar.6

Mignonette and her husband Stanley returned to London on the Hakozaki Maru from Gibraltar, arriving on the 23 January 1928 accompanied by their children Stanley and Robin.8

Mignonette and her husband Stanley left London for Bombay on the 9 May 1930 on board the Cormorin accompanied by their children Stanley and Robin.6

Mignonette returned to London on the Cormorin from Bombay, arriving on the 22 September 1932 accompanied by her children Stanley and Robin.8

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 16 Park Place Villas in Paddington, London, Middlesex, with Stanley Ernest ROWE; he was a retired gunnery officer and they were both ARP wardens.4

Mignonette's death was registered in August 1997 in Falmouth, Cornwall, at age 91.9

Family

Stanley Ernest ROWE (1899 - )
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S487] English and European Peerages, at http://www.thepeerage.com/index.htm
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Isle of Wight, Vol 2b, p622 copy A, 2Q1906, mother's maiden name DUFF. This registration does not include the name 'Mignonette.'
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Falmouth, Reg. no. 10D, district 3591, entry 219, aged 91, Aug 1997, gives this birth date.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0416H/006/7, Letter Code: APCA, Schedule 1.
  5. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN103 RG78PN4 RD2 SD1 ED16 SN247.
  6. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of St George Hanover Sq, Vol 1a, p832, 1Q1923.
  8. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Falmouth, Reg. no. 10D, district 3591, entry 219, Aug 1997, aged 91.