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

Robert died on 1 January 1939 in Honiton, Devon, at age 90.7,8

His will was probated in Exeter, Devon, on 2 February 1939 with Dorothy CORNISH appointed executrix and effects valued at £10467/13/1.8

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 Honiton, Vol 5B, p21, 1Q1939, aged 90.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.

Mary Ann COX

(c 1807 - 1877)
Mary Ann COX was born circa 1807 in Ashford, Kent.1

She married Stephen GIBBONS in England.2

Mary's second marriage was to Robert BAKER, son of Samuel BAKER and Martha MARTIN, on 7 October 1861 in Maidstone, Kent.3,4

She was listed in the 1871 census in Leeds, Kent, with her husband Robert; he was an agricultural labourer.1

Mary's death was registered between October 1877 and December 1877 in Hollingbourne, Kent.5

Family 1

Stephen GIBBONS
Child

Family 2

Robert BAKER (c 1807 - 1885)

Citations

  1. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 11 RG10-948 Folio 137 p8 GSU roll 838716.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, FHL film 1835666, England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
  3. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, FHL film 1866562, item 1 p325, Batch No. I01114-2, England Marriages, 1538–1973.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Maidstone, Vol 2a, p766, 4Q1861.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Hollingbourne, Vol 2a, p359, 4Q1877, aged 70 is best fit.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourn, Vol 5, p297, 1Q1849, mother's maiden name COX.

Maurice Edward COXHEAD1

(1889 - 1917)
Maurice Edward COXHEAD (1889-1917)
Maurice Edward COXHEAD was born in Kensington, London, Middlesex, on 24 May 1889, the son of Frederick Charles COXHEAD and Amy Bruce GRIBBLE.1,2

He was educated at Wootton Court, Canterbury, Eastbourne College and Brasenose College, Oxford. He was a keen athete - captain of his school Cricket XI, played for Oxford University, the Middlesex & Aldershot Command, and was a member of the Free Foresters and Oxford Harlequins.

After Oxford he enlisted in the army and was gazetted as 2nd Lieut. Royal Fusiliers (13 Feb 1912).2

He married Dorothea Florence ALLAN, daughter of Charles Edward ALLAN and Louisa Mary FORSAITH, at St Mary Abbots Church in Kensington, London, Middlesex, on 8 August 1914.3,2

He joined the 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers on its formation at the start of WW1, and was promoted to Lieut. (5 Sep 1914), Captain (18 Oct 1915) and Major, 1st Battn (7th Foot) attached to the 9th Battn, Royal Fusiliers (7 Jul 1916). He acted as Musketry Officer during training (Mar-May 1915), serving from then on in France. He was appointed Adjutant in August, then Second in Command of his Battalion in Jul 1916.2

Maurice died on 3 May 1917 in Arras, Pas de Calais, at age 27 from machine-gun fire near Monchy during the fighting at Arras, after going out in the open to rally his men during a German counter-attack. He was mentioned in despatches by General Haig (gazetted 22 May 1917) for 'gallant and distinguished service in the field.4,5,2' He was buried at the Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.5

His will was probated in Exeter, Devon, on 30 November 1917 with Dorothea Florence ALLAN appointed administrator of effects valued at £97/19/9.4

Family

Dorothea Florence ALLAN (1885 - 1971)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Kensington, Vol 1a, p140, 2Q1889, mother's maiden name GRIBBLE.
  2. [S1008] Book - Marquis de Ruvigny De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918, p65.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Kensington, Vol 1a, p323.
  4. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, a Major attached to the 9th Royal Fusiliers, died in France 3 May 1917; administration (with will) granted in Exeter to Dorothea Florence COXHEAD, widow.
  5. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org, Grave Reference: IV. G. 14, Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery.

Abraham CRADICK1,2

(1769 - )
Father*Abraham CRADICK2
Mother*Mary JENKINS2
He was baptised in St Dominick, Cornwall, on 10 December 1769.2

He married Ann PAUL in St Dominick, Cornwall, on 24 December 1799.1

Family

Ann PAUL
Child

Citations

  1. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, Cornwall marriages.
  2. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, Cornwall baptisms, parents Abraham Cradick and Mary.
  3. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, Cornwall baptisms, parents Abraham Cradick and Ann.

Abraham CRADICK1

He married Mary JENKINS in Antony, Cornwall, on 7 May 1766.1

Family

Mary JENKINS
Child

Citations

  1. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, Cornwall marriages.
  2. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, Cornwall baptisms, parents Abraham Cradick and Mary.

Jemima CRADICK1,2

(c 1819 - 1877)
Father*Abraham CRADICK2 b. 1769
Mother*Ann PAUL2
Jemima CRADICK was born circa 1819 in St Dominick, Cornwall,3,4 and was baptised on 2 May 1819 in St Dominick.2
Jemima was listed as William MITCHELL's neighbour in the 1841 census at Church Town in St Dominick, Cornwall, where she was a milliner, as was her sister Maria.5

She married William MITCHELL, son of William MITCHELL and Elizabeth LOBB, at the Parish Church in St Dominick, Cornwall, on 22 November 1849. He was a smith, both were of full age, and both resided in Corneale; banns had been published on the 4th, 11th and 18th prior.1,6

She was listed in the 1851 census in Corneal, St Dominick, Cornwall, with her husband William; he was a blacksmith, and his mother Elizabeth and grand-parents John and Jane MITCHELL were all neighbours. Their child William was listed as living with them.7

She was listed in the 1861 census at 90 James St in Stoke Damerel, Devon, with her husband William; he was a police constable in the Metropolitan force. Their children John, James and Elizabeth were listed as living with them.4

She was listed in the 1871 census at 3 Chapel St in Stoke Damerel, Devon, with her husband William; he was a police constable. Their children John, James and Elizabeth were listed as living with them.3

Jemima's death was registered between January 1877 and March 1877 in Stoke Damerel, Devon.8

Family

William MITCHELL (c 1824 - 1902)
Children
ChartsMitchell descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Liskeard, Cornwall, Vol 9, p195, 4Q1849.
  2. [S530] Find My Past website, at http://www.findmypast.com/home.jsp, Cornwall baptisms, parents Abraham Cradick and Ann.
  3. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 4 RG10-2129 Folio 16 p25 GSU roll 832030.
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 3 RG9-1449 Folio 93 p2 GSU roll 542814.
  5. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 13 HO107-133-3 Folio 21 p4 GSU roll 241258.
  6. [S680] Cornwall Online Parish Clerk database, at http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org
  7. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 1b HO107-1901 Folio 22 p3 GSU roll 221052.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Stoke Damerel, Vol 5b, p227, 1Q1877, aged 57.