George Cyril Bailey1

(1890 - 1972)
George Cyril Bailey was born in Manchester, Lancashire, on 15 July 1890. His parents were George Herbert and Mary Bailey, he being a Lecturer in Chemistry.2,3,4

George initially served in WW1 in the Army (2 Lt 18 Mar 1916. Lt 1 Jul 1917). He was a Flight Commander with No. 2 Squadron RFC, in 1916, flying BE.2s and Armstrong Whitworth FK8s on the Western Front. He was awarded the DSO in 1917, whose citation reads “2nd Lt. (temp. Capt.) George Cyril Bailey,R.F.C. (Spec. Res.) - For conspicuous gallantry in action. Heco-operated in an infantry raid by flying overthe enemy's trenches at a height of only1,500 feet for more than an hour and a half in very adverse weather conditions. Heattacked the enemy in the trenches withmachine gun fire, and located sixteen activeenemy batteries during the flight.” By 1918 he was the Commanding Officer of 57 Squadron.5

He married Phyllis Stevens, daughter of John Foster Stevens KCSI and Frances Louisa Jeremie, at St Gabriel's, Warwick Sq in London, Middlesex, on 15 July 1918.1,6

After the war he rose through the ranks in the RAF as Captain (1 Apr 1918), Act Major (1 May 1919), Flt Lt (1 Aug 1919), Sqn Leader (30 Jun 1923), Wing Commander (1 Jul 1929), Group Captain (1 Jul 1935) and Air Commodore (1 Jan 1939), before retiring on 25 Sep 1944.

He attended the School of Naval Co-operation in 1920, was a flying instructor at the Central Flying School in 1921, completed an Engineering course at RAE Farnborough in 1922, then completed a degree at London University in 1923, before attending the RAF Staff college in 1925.5

He was widowed at age 36 on the death of his wife Phyllis on 15 December 1926.7,8

After a term as Engineering Officer in India (1926) he became Assistant Director (Instruments) in 1929, then Officer Commanding, No 70 Sqn. In 1935 he was appointed Deputy Director of Equipment (Supply and Movement), then Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, HQ Maintenance Command in 1938, later Director of Repair and Servicing in 1940. He was appointed AOC No 51 (Training) Group on 7 Mar 1942.5

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 25 Weyhill Rd in Andover, Hampshire.9

George died on 1 June 1972 in Taunton, Somerset, at age 81.10,5

Family

Phyllis Stevens (1886 - 1926)
Child
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Thursday, Jul 18, 1918; pg. 1; Issue 41845; col A.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Taunton, Vol 7c, p1166, 2Q1972, aged 81 gives this birth date.
  3. [S954] Church Registers (UK Anglican) Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915, Ref M419/1/1/1 item 4, archive roll 992.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Chorlton, Vol 8c, p819, 3Q1890, mother's maiden name DYSON.
  5. [S1063] A History of RAF Organisation, at http://www.rafweb.org/index.html, biography of Air Commodore G C Bailey.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of St George Hanover Sq, Vol 1a, p1083.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Hitchin, Vol 3a, p788, 4Q1926, aged 39.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) registered Bristol to James Algernon Stevens C.I.E O.B.E Imperial Customs Service India (retired).
  9. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/2321B/007/32, Letter Code: EDDG, Schedule 306.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Taunton, Vol 7c, p1166, 2Q1972, aged 81.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Bath, Vol 5c, p948, 2Q1920, mother's maiden name STEVENS.

John Cyril Lindsay Dyson Bailey1

(1920 - )
Father*George Cyril Bailey1 b. 1890, d. 1972
Mother*Phyllis Stevens1 b. 1886, d. 1926
John Cyril Lindsay Dyson Bailey was born in Bath, Somerset, between April 1920 and June 1920.1
He was listed in the 1921 census with Phyllis Stevens at Gladesment, Dartmouth Rd in Paignton, Devon.2
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Bath, Vol 5c, p948, 2Q1920, mother's maiden name STEVENS.
  2. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-10495, RD 273, SD 1, ED 6, Schedule 346.

Jane Bain1

(1874 - 1944)
Jane Bain was born in Queensland on 14 April 1874. She was the daughter of James BAIN and Elizabeth Macpherson McFARLANE.2

She married Allan Stewart in Queensland on 5 October 1909.1,3

She was widowed at age 59 on the death of her husband Allan on 23 June 1933.4

They lived at 47 Garrick Terrace in Herston, Queensland, in 1936, where Allan is listed as a labourer and their daughter Alicia as a typist.5

Jane died on 24 April 1944 in Queensland at age 70.6

Family

Allan Stewart ( - 1933)
Children

Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm.
  2. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1874/C1402.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1909/8151.
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1933/B20943; son of David STEWART and Alicia GRAYDON.
  5. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at https://www.ancestry.com
  6. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1944/67455.
  7. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1910/C6133.
  8. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reference 1912/005882.

Rona Mabel Bain1

(1919 - 1994)
Rona Mabel Bain was born in New Zealand on 25 April 1919.2,3

She married Thomas Geoffrey Armstrong, son of John Everard Armstrong and Rebe Hazeldine Clarke, in New Zealand in 1945.1,4

Rona died in 1994 in New Zealand.5

Family

Thomas Geoffrey Armstrong (1920 - 1997)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1994/39253 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1919/13601, dau of William Adam and Mabel Florence BAIN.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 522.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1994/39253.

Mary Baird

(1828 - 1885)
Mary Baird was born in Scotland in 1828.1

She married John Armstrong in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 16 December 1849.2

She was widowed on the death of her husband John on 25 August 1882.3,4,1

Mary died on 20 July 1885 in Waddington, Canterbury.5,6,1 She was buried on 22 July 1885 at the Waddington Cemetery in Waddington.6
Grave - John ARMSTRONG (c1827-1882) and Mary (nee BAIRD)(c1828-1885), Waddington Cemetery, Canterbury, NZ

Family

John Armstrong (c 1827 - 1882)
Child

Citations

  1. [S1143] Cemetery Marker - , Waddington Cemetery, NZ.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Barony, OPR Marriages, GRO 622/00 0200 57 FR5479.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1882/613, aged 56.
  4. [S999] Selwyn District Council Cemeteries database, at https://online.selwyn.magiqcloud.com/cemeteries/…, Waddington Cemetery, beam N, row 8, plot 11, Presbyterian, aged 56, contractor, record 19059.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1885/3876, aged 56.
  6. [S999] Selwyn District Council Cemeteries database, at https://online.selwyn.magiqcloud.com/cemeteries/…, Waddington Cemetery, beam N, row 8, plot 11, Presbyterian, record 19060.

Charles William Baker1

(1849 - )
Father*Robert Baker2 b. c 1807, d. 1885
Mother*Elizabeth Moseley2 b. c 1814, d. b 1861
Charles's birth was registered between January 1849 and March 1849 in Leeds, Kent.2,1
The siblings Ellen, Mathew, Mark, George, Emily and Charles were listed in the 1851 census in Leeds, Kent, with their parents, Robert Baker and Elizabeth Moseley.2
The siblings George, Emily, Charles and Henry were listed in the 1861 census at 2 Lower St in Leeds, Kent, with their father Robert Baker.3

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourn, Vol 5, p298, 1Q1849, mother's maiden name MOZLEY.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 3b HO107-1618 Folio 367 p10-11 GSU roll 193519.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 11 RG9-506 Folio 132 p9; GSU roll:542651.

Elizabeth Baker1

(c 1835 - )
Father*Robert Baker1 b. c 1807, d. 1885
Mother*Elizabeth Moseley1 b. c 1814, d. b 1861
Elizabeth Baker was born in Leeds, Kent, circa 1835.1
The siblings Ellen, Elizabeth, Mathew and Mark were listed in the 1841 census in Leeds, Kent, with their parents, Robert Baker and Elizabeth Moseley.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 9 HO107-459-18 Folio 9 p11 GSU Roll 306853.

Ellen Baker1

(1838 - 1921)
Father*Robert Baker b. c 1807, d. 1885
Mother*Elizabeth Moseley b. c 1814, d. b 1861
Ellen's birth was registered between January 1838 and March 1838 in Leeds, Kent.2,3,4
The siblings Ellen, Elizabeth, Mathew and Mark were listed in the 1841 census in Leeds, Kent, with their parents, Robert Baker and Elizabeth Moseley.4
The siblings Ellen, Mathew, Mark, George, Emily and Charles were listed in the 1851 census in Leeds, Kent, with their parents, Robert Baker and Elizabeth Moseley.3

She married William Alfred Robinson, son of James Robinson and Mary Kidney, at All Saints Church in Maidstone, Kent, on 6 May 1854.5,6,7

Ellen arrived at Moreton Bay, on 19 June 1858, on board the 'Ascendant' (509 tons), having left Plymouth on the 2nd of March accompanied by her husband William Alfred Robinson and children Friend William (Fred) and Henry. The records show William could neither read nor write, although Ellen could read; he also stated that a sister was living in Sydney.8

She was widowed on the death of her husband William on 12 April 1917.5,9,10,11

Ellen died on 13 November 1921 at Kitchener St in Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland, of chronic bronchitis and senility. The informant was her son Alfred.12,13 She was buried on 14 November 1921 at the Balmoral/Bulimba Cemetery, 441 Wynnum Rd in Morningside.14,15
Ellen ROBINSON (nee BAKER)(c1838-1921) grave, Balmoral, QLD

Family

William Alfred Robinson (1830 - 1917)
Children
ChartsRobinson descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourn, Vol 5, p239, 1Q1838, mother's maiden name MOZLEY.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourn, Vol 5, p239, 1Q1838, mother's maiden name MOZLEY, implying she was married aged 16.
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 3b HO107-1618 Folio 367 p10-11 GSU roll 193519.
  4. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 9 HO107-459-18 Folio 9 p11 GSU Roll 306853.
  5. [S237] Family Tree - A Agnew, "James Robinson descendants."
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Maidstone, Vol 2a, p593.
  7. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, FHL 1866562, item 1 p17, Batch No. I01114-2, Marriage Banns 1833 - 1901.
  8. [S716] NSW State Records, at https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/, Persons on bounty ships to Sydney, Newcastle, and Moreton Bay (Board's Immigrant Lists), Series #5317, Reel: 2477.
  9. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1917/025136.
  10. [S753] Australian BDM Indexes 1788-1950, at https://www.ancestry.com/, Queensland, Reg. No. 1917/B25136, p1721, son of James Robinson and Mary.
  11. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Reg. No. 1917/25136.
  12. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1921/B035757, p1399.
  13. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Reg. No. 1921/35757.
  14. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 77, Portion 12.
  15. [S537] Newspaper - Brisbane Courier / Courier Mail, issue of 14 Nov 1921, Funeral notices, p6, col2.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourne, Vol 2a, p409, 3Q1855, mother's maiden name BAKER.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourne, Vol 2a, p461, 4Q1857, mother's maiden name BAKER.

Emily Baker1

(1847 - )
Father*Robert Baker2 b. c 1807, d. 1885
Mother*Elizabeth Moseley2 b. c 1814, d. b 1861
Emily's birth was registered between January 1847 and March 1847 in Leeds, Kent.2,1
The siblings Ellen, Mathew, Mark, George, Emily and Charles were listed in the 1851 census in Leeds, Kent, with their parents, Robert Baker and Elizabeth Moseley.2
The siblings George, Emily, Charles and Henry were listed in the 1861 census at 2 Lower St in Leeds, Kent, with their father Robert Baker.3

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourn, Vol 5, p294, 1Q1847, mother's maiden name MOZLEY.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 3b HO107-1618 Folio 367 p10-11 GSU roll 193519.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 11 RG9-506 Folio 132 p9; GSU roll:542651.

George Baker1

(1844 - )
Father*Robert Baker2 b. c 1807, d. 1885
Mother*Elizabeth Moseley2 b. c 1814, d. b 1861
George's birth was registered between July 1844 and September 1844 in Leeds, Kent.2,1
The siblings Ellen, Mathew, Mark, George, Emily and Charles were listed in the 1851 census in Leeds, Kent, with their parents, Robert Baker and Elizabeth Moseley.2
The siblings George, Emily, Charles and Henry were listed in the 1861 census at 2 Lower St in Leeds, Kent, with their father Robert Baker. George was an agricultural labourer.3
He was listed in the 1881 census at Lower St in Leeds, Kent, in the household of his father Robert Baker, and was an unemployed carpenter.4

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Hollingbourn, Vol 5, p257, 3Q1844, mother's maiden name MOZLEY.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 3b HO107-1618 Folio 367 p10-11 GSU roll 193519.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 11 RG9-506 Folio 132 p9; GSU roll:542651.
  4. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 11 RG11-936 Folio 59 p11 GSU roll 1341223.