Thomas CORBIN

(c 1891 - c 1977)
Thomas CORBIN was born circa 1891 in Guernsey, Channel Islands.

He married Evelyne Laine LENFESTEY, daughter of John George LENFESTEY and Maria LE QUESNE.

He was widowed on the death of his wife Evelyne in 1933.1

He married Gertrude TOSTEVIN.

Thomas died circa 1977 in Guernsey, Channel Islands.

Family 1

Evelyne Laine LENFESTEY (1891 - 1933)
Children

Family 2

Gertrude TOSTEVIN (c 1902 - c 1983)
ChartsLenfestey descendant chart
Le Quesne descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S1136] Photo - Guernsey families, #L20 LENFESTEY family, submitted by members #148, Mr & Mrs J.W.SARRE.

Thomas CORBIN

(c 1915 - 1965)
Father*Thomas CORBIN b. c 1891, d. c 1977
Mother*Evelyne Laine LENFESTEY b. 1891, d. 1933
Thomas CORBIN was born circa 1915 in St Pierre-du-Bois, Guernsey, Channel Islands.

He married Freda BAMFORD.

Thomas's death was registered between July 1965 and September 1965 in Romsey, Hampshire.1

Family

Freda BAMFORD (c 1920 - c 1982)
ChartsLenfestey descendant chart
Le Quesne descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Romsey, Vol 6b, p554, 3Q1965, aged 50.

William CORBIN

(c 1835 - 1905)
William CORBIN was born circa 1835 in Hampreston, Dorset.1 He was baptised in Hampreston, Dorset, on 8 March 1835, father John CORBIN and mother Jane (although she is subsequently listed as Ann in census records).2
He was listed in the 1841 census in Kinson, Canford, Dorset, in his parent's household, where his father John was a dairyman.3

He married Elizabeth WALTERS, daughter of Jethro WALTERS and Jane HALL, at the Parish Church in Wimborne, Upwey, Dorset, on 7 March 1859. William was described as yeoman, as was his father John, and Elizabeth's father was Jethro WALTERS, mason.4
He was listed in the 1861 census in Wimborne, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, in his parent's household, with his siblings Henry, Martha and Emma. His father John was a farmer of 120 acres and employed four labourers - William may have been one, as he is listed here rather than with his wife and son, who are with her parents.5

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at East Borough in Wimborne, Dorset, with his wife Elizabeth; he was an inn-keeper. Their children Jethro and Jane were listed as living with them, as was his nephew George Frederick AMOR.6

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at West Borough in Wimborne, Dorset, with his wife Elizabeth; he was now a carrier and the household included six lodgers of various ages and trades.7

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at the Post Office in Upwey, Dorset, with his wife Elizabeth; he was now the local Postmaster.8

He was widowed on the death of his wife Elizabeth on 16 February 1900.9,10

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at Elwell St in Upwey, Dorset; he was still the local Postmaster. His daughter Jane was listed as living with him.11

William's death was registered between January 1905 and March 1905 in Weymouth, Dorset.12 He was buried on 6 March 1905.4

Family

Elizabeth WALTERS (c 1831 - 1900)
Children

Citations

  1. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 1 RG10-1984 Folio 10 p12 GSU roll 830892.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, FHL film 1279499, item 6, p54, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
  3. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 4 HO107-287-4 Folio 10 p14 GSU roll 241340.
  4. [S418] Ancestry.com - misc sources, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Dorset History Centre; Dorset Parish Registers; Reference: PE/UPW: RE 9 - 15.
  5. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 1 RG9-1338 Folio 1 p1 GSU roll 542798.
  6. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 1 RG10-1984 Folio 10 p13 GSU roll 830892 and also the records for those attached to the Navy Gunnery College (HMS Cambridge, RG10-2141 Folio 13 p1 - 25 GSU roll 832035) show a George Amor as "on leave, not yet joined, no particulars known."
  7. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 1 RG11-2093 Folio 40 p74 GSU roll 1341505.
  8. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 1 RG12-1645 Folio 14 p22 GSU roll 6096755.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Weymouth, Vol 5a, p231, 1Q1900, aged 68.
  10. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration granted in Blandford to Jethro Sidney James Watters CORBIN, grocer.
  11. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 1 RG13-1990 Folio 9 p10.
  12. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Weymouth, Vol 5a, p212, 1Q1905, aged 67(?).
  13. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 1 RG9-1348 Folio 14 p22 GSU roll 542799.
  14. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 1 RG10-1984 Folio 10 p12-13.

Ebenezer CORNELL

He married Mary FORSAITH, daughter of Samuel FORSAITH and Sarah ANDREWS, at St John the Baptist in Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex, on 16 October 1832.1,2

Family

Mary FORSAITH (1780 - 1865)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. M040371, Source Call No. 0590841
    Marriages - St John The Baptist, Hoxton, Shoreditch, County of Middlesex, England (1830-1836), p.81 No.243
    Marriage solemnized in the District Parish of St John the Baptist Hoxton in the County of Middlesex in the Year 1832
    Ebenezer Cornell of this Parish, Widower, and Mary Forsaith of this Parish, Spinster were married in this Church by Licence this Sixteenth Day of
    October in the Year One thousand eight hundred and Thirty Two. By me Walter Kelly Off. Minr.
    This Marriage was solemnized between us E Cornell Mary Forsaith
    In the Presence of Josh. Garrett Elizth Forsaith Mary Smyth Forsaith.
  2. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint John The Baptist, Hoxton, Register of marriages, P91/JNB, Item 022.

Dorothy CORNISH1

(1883 - 1974)
Father*Robert CORNISH1 b. 1848, d. 1939
Mother*Hannah Blomfield STEVENS1 b. 1849, d. 1933
Dorothy CORNISH was born on 17 April 1883 in Axminster, Devon.2,3,4
The siblings Mary and Dorothy were listed in the 1891 census at Cedar House, South St in Axminster, Devon, with their mother Hannah Blomfield STEVENS.2
The siblings Eleanor, Mary and Dorothy were listed in the 1901 census at Musbury Rd in Axminster, Devon, with their parents, Robert CORNISH and Hannah Blomfield STEVENS.5
She was listed in the 1911 census at Cedar House in Axminster, Devon, in the household of her parents, Robert CORNISH and Hannah Blomfield STEVENS.6

She was appointed executrix of Robert CORNISH's estate in Exeter, Devon, on 2 February 1939.7

She was listed in the 1939 Register at No. 2 Flat, Carlton Lodge in Exmouth, Devon, with Eleanor Joy CORNISH; both were living on private means.4

She was appointed administrator of Eleanor Joy CORNISH's estate in Exeter, Devon, on 3 August 1966.8

Dorothy's death was registered between October 1974 and December 1974 in Exeter, Devon.9
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  2. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 1 RG12-1667 Folio 8 p8.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Exeter, Vol 21, p1191, 4Q1974, aged 91 gives this birth date.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/6818E/003/24, Letter Code: WFKF, Schedule 278.
  5. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 1 RG13-2017 Folio 19 p29.
  6. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN12508 RG78PN718 RD268 SD2 ED8 SN107.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) registered Exeter to Dorothy Cornish, spinster.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Exeter, Vol 21, p1191, 4Q1974, aged 91.

Eleanor Joy CORNISH1

(1878 - 1966)
Father*Robert CORNISH2,1 b. 1848, d. 1939
Mother*Hannah Blomfield STEVENS2,1 b. 1849, d. 1933
Eleanor Joy CORNISH was born in Honiton, Devon, on 24 June 1878.1,3
She was listed as the grand-daughter of Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD in the 1881 Census at Marwood House in Honiton, Devon.4
The siblings Eleanor, Mary and Dorothy were listed in the 1901 census at Musbury Rd in Axminster, Devon, with their parents, Robert CORNISH and Hannah Blomfield STEVENS.5

She was listed in the 1939 Register at No. 2 Flat, Carlton Lodge in Exmouth, Devon, with Dorothy CORNISH; both were living on private means.3

Eleanor died on 1 July 1966 at Belvedere Rest Home, 143 Exeter Rd in Exmouth, Devon, at age 88.6,7

Her will was probated in Exeter, Devon, on 3 August 1966 with Dorothy CORNISH appointed administrator with her estate valued at £887.6
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Honiton, Vol 5b, p21, 3Q1878, mother's maiden name STEVENS.
  2. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/6818E/003/24, Letter Code: WFKF, Schedule 278.
  4. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 14 RG11-2132 Folio 32 p30 GSU roll 1341514.
  5. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 1 RG13-2017 Folio 19 p29.
  6. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) registered Exeter to Dorothy Cornish, spinster.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Devon Central, Vol 7a, p295, 3Q1966, aged 88.

Mary CORNISH1

(1880 - )
Father*Robert CORNISH1 b. 1848, d. 1939
Mother*Hannah Blomfield STEVENS1 b. 1849, d. 1933
Mary's birth was registered between July 1880 and September 1880 in Honiton, Devon.1,2,3
She was listed as the grand-daughter of Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD in the 1881 Census at Marwood House in Honiton, Devon.4
The siblings Mary and Dorothy were listed in the 1891 census at Cedar House, South St in Axminster, Devon, with their mother Hannah Blomfield STEVENS.3
The siblings Eleanor, Mary and Dorothy were listed in the 1901 census at Musbury Rd in Axminster, Devon, with their parents, Robert CORNISH and Hannah Blomfield STEVENS.5
She was listed in the 1911 census at 14 Winchester Rd in St Giles, Oxfordshire, as a High School Mistress; she appears to be living in apartments kept by one Edith Crawford CASTLE at this address, but gave her postal address as Cedar House, Axminster, Devon.6
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Honiton, Vol 5b, p27, 3Q1880, mother's maiden name STEVENS.
  2. [S482] Email - R Macdonald, email and other correspondence to D Ferguson, 12 Dec 2006 onwards.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 1 RG12-1667 Folio 8 p8.
  4. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 14 RG11-2132 Folio 32 p30 GSU roll 1341514.
  5. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 1 RG13-2017 Folio 19 p29.
  6. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN8134 RG78PN412 RD152 SD2 ED23 SN35.

Robert CORNISH1

(1848 - 1939)
Robert CORNISH was born on 21 January 1848 in Marylebone, London, Middlesex.1,2

He married Hannah Blomfield STEVENS, daughter of Charles Green STEVENS and Deborah Hannah BLOMFIELD, at St John's Church in Kishnagur, Calcutta, Bengal, on 3 August 1875.3,4

After buying Marwood House he let his mother-in-law lease it on an annual basis, while the Cornish family themselves lived in Axminster where Robert was a JP.1

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at Musbury Rd in Axminster, Devon, with his wife Hannah; he was a Justice of the Peace and retired Indian Civil Servant. Their children Eleanor, Mary and Dorothy were listed as living with them.5

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at Cedar House in Axminster, Devon, with his wife Hannah; he was an Indian Civil Service pensioner. Their child Dorothy was listed as living with them.6

He was widowed on the death of his wife Hannah between October 1933 and December 1933.7

Robert died on 1 January 1939 in Honiton, Devon, at age 90.8,9

His will was probated in Exeter, Devon, on 2 February 1939 with Dorothy CORNISH appointed executrix and effects valued at £10467/13/1.9

Family

Hannah Blomfield STEVENS (1849 - 1933)
Children
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 1868-092.
  3. [S485] Families in British India (FIBIS), at http://www.fibis.org, Bengal marriage indexes, Vol 153, Folio 145, LDS film 510849.
  4. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/153, folio 145, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal 1713-1948.
  5. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 1 RG13-2017 Folio 19 p29.
  6. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN12508 RG78PN718 RD268 SD2 ED8 SN107.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Axminster, Vol 5b, p5, 4Q1933, aged 84.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Honiton, Vol 5B, p21, 1Q1939, aged 90.
  9. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Honiton, Vol 5b, p21, 3Q1878, mother's maiden name STEVENS.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Honiton, Vol 5b, p27, 3Q1880, mother's maiden name STEVENS.

Geoffrey Evelyn COTTERILL1

(1900 - 1988)
Geoffrey Evelyn COTTERILL was born on 7 January 1900 in Waipiro Bay.2,1,3

He married Mona Caroline WILLIAMS, daughter of Kenneth Stuart WILLIAMS and Lilian Mary LUDBROOK, in New Zealand on 20 October 1926.2,1,4,5

Geoffrey died on 31 July 1988 in New Zealand at age 88.2,1,6

Family

Mona Caroline WILLIAMS (1900 - 1991)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S262] Book - Rex & Adriene Evans, Faith & Farming, p306.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1900/6191, and Death Reg. No. 1988/44603 gives this birthdate; son to Leonard Evelyn and Emma Harriot.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 9557.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1926/8344.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1988/44603.

Ethel Frances COURTNEY1

(1887 - 1964)
Ethel Frances COURTNEY was born in 1887 in New Zealand.1,2

She married Walter Leslie LAWRY, son of Henry Robert LAWRY and Lucy SPENCER, in New Zealand on 7 August 1919. There were reputedly 2 children from this marriage.1,3,4

Ethel died in 1964.1

Family

Walter Leslie LAWRY (1893 - 1950)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S220] Family Tree - provided by L Marshall, "Lawry Family tree."
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1887/19118 daughter to Charles Hargrave and Fanny.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 5147.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1919/5737.