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no.full nameburial
2Charlotte Ann Bennison195489
Her maiden name was Charlotte Carr and she was known in the family as Aunt Lotty. I have a very large amount of information about my family for anyone who is interested.
3Henry Longden Burgon192652
Born 1873, married Louisa Weston on Oct 28 1896 2 children, Arthur and Ida. Henry's father was Benjamin Worrall Burgon and his mother was Millie Longden.He had a brother Isaac. Would be really interested to hear from any relations or anyone with further information.
4F Charles Chilvers
War Memorial 1914-18 CHILVERS, FREDERICK CHARLES Rank: Private Service No: G/63494 Date of Death: 04/09/1918 Age: 19 Regiment/Service: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 10th Bn. Panel Reference Panel 14 to 17 and 162 to 162A. Memorial TYNE COT MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Maggie Ann Bailey (formerly Chilvers), of Tower End, Middleton, King's Lynn, Norfolk and the late Charles Daniel Chilvers Historical Information The Tyne Cot Memorial is one of four memorials to the missing in Belgian Flanders which cover the area known as the Ypres Salient. Broadly speaking, the Salient stretched from Langemarck in the north to the northern edge in Ploegsteert Wood in the south, but it varied in area and shape throughout the war. Go to Queens West Surrey Regiment 10th Battalion and follow links to War Diaries. There is an entry for 8/9 April 1918 showing 3 other ranks missing so this is a high probability, Frederick Chalres. I have othe information about his family if you are interested.
5 de Carvallhido190083
Honorary member of the Academy of Fine Arts of Lisbon; Knight of the Tower and the Sword (Portugal); Commander of the Orders of Our Lady of the Conception (Portugal) and St Gregory the Great (Papal order); Grand Cross of the Order of Isabelle the Catholic (Spain). Businessman with interests in Brazil; and patron of the arts.
6Frédéric de Coninck187469
Born in Copenhagen Denmark to a French family based in the Hague in the Netherlands. He founded a family business in Le Havre centred on the first floating dock which he created. He also had business interests in Nantes.
7John Empsall184955I live near to St MATTHEWS Church could help if you are interested Mrs Bates
8George Forbes67
Youngest son. A respected banker in Edinburgh. Lived at West Coates House 1832-50. Took a prominent interest in the building of St. John's and was a Vestryman from 1824-57. He was a member of the Committee for the monument to Sir Walter Scott in Princes Street. To an accomplished mind; and dignified presence; combined with much affability of manner; he united great benevolence of disposition. Married on 8th February 1819; to his cousin. They were the parents of 9 sons and 2 daughters. George died 26th September at Moniack Castle just outside Inverness. Interred in north west corner of top section of East Burial Ground. Window erected in 1858 by widow and family.
9R D Garware194525
WO Ramo Digamber Garware 1190419 RAFVR was an Indian Hindu who had connections with Mrs Wilson, an elderly lady who lived at Old Well Cottage in The Leigh through the Second World War. Our only memories of him are of him walking down in uniform to visit her. The Palfrey family tell how he would stunt and wave to her over her house and Wellcroft farm buildings, so giving her concern. Little is known of Mrs Wilson but she organised knitting groups there with school children making items for servicemen and left around the end of the war. WO Garware’s grave is marked with a headstone placed in The Leigh churchyard in the 1950s and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Church records show that Mrs Wilson died some three months afterwards but has an unmarked grave which is probably alongside his. However, more information has been found from the internet which confirms that he was forced to crash land in Spitfire P8547 after engine failure in Scotland and died in hospital the following day – 23 December 1943 aged 25. He was at the time attached to RAF 58 Operational Training Unit at RAF Kinross, Sheerdale, Clackmannon and is named on the memorial panel amongst those lost there. Other postings show that he was in the UK for studying and joined the RAF on the outbreak of the war. Also that he had UK nationality and that he was the son of Digamber Chantanan Garware and Mathubia Garware and husband of Margaret Garware of Coombe Hill. His marriage was not known of in the village but we find that he married a Margaret Mary McLaren in the Calderhead District of Lanarkshire, Scotland, sometime in 1943. This means that he was only married for a few months before his death and, as nothing can be traced for a link at Coombe Hill, it seems possible that it comes from Mrs Wilson’s address that would have been “The Leigh, Coombe Hill” in those days. It would be expected that they lived in married quarters in Scotland. Another interesting postingappears to come from the USA and refers to someone’s father’s wartime diary which reads :- Sunday 9th November 1941 Ternhill. Poor old Garware told us his woes. His father is Indian, made a lot of money and owns a car factory. G’s father has given two Spitfires to the British Government, sent G to England to join the RAF (which cost £1000) and yet G cannot get a commission although he has a degree from Bombay University. Research of the Garware name shows that Bhalchandra Diginbar G was the pioneering industrialist not Diginbar Chatanam buit Ramo may have been closely related to the famous Bhalchandra who became Sheriff of Bombay in 1959 and founded many charitable trusts, schools and colleges. The Garware group of companies can be found thriving today around the Mumbai area. Another interesting link comes from the fact that Spitfire P8547 was a presentation aircraft known as “Indian Posts”. Ternhill is still an airfield in Shropshire.
10Eric Melville Gould191623
2/Lt Gould, 3rd Battalion attached 2nd Battalion Devonshire Regiment. His mother, Elizabeth Sarah Colbourne Gould was a British subject born in Chile. His father, Claude William Shepard Gould was a Builders' Merchant and died in 1947. There is a brief notice in The Times - 17/7/1916 of the death of 2/Lt Gould. His Medal Index Card informs that he arrived in France 13/5/1916. His father applied for his medals 5/2/1922. On the 7th April, 1912 his sailed on the 'Ascania' to Maine, USA - interesting as the date is not far off the Titanic maiden voyage! I would be interested to learn where he went to school. Any further information appreciated. Regards ... Anne Pedley, Researching Devonshire Regiment Officers died on 1st July, 1916.
11Olive Hope Hennessy198389
Olive was the daughter of James Walter Hennessy,1865 - 1940, born at Ballycullen House, Ireland and died at Rathdown, Ireland. He was the son of Christopher Hennessy - 1896 and Mary Sheehy. Olive was the daughter of Harriet Mary Lombard Sheehy who was herself the daughter of Edward Bryan Sheehy and Charlotte Lombard. Olive had the name Mary as a second name and Hope as a third. She had one brother, Christopher James born in 1893. I can go further back in the lineage if you are interested. I forgot to mention the birth date of Olive: 06 May 1893 died 11 Sep 1984
12Barnabas Horner182183
Barnabas Horner was born in 1737 at High Bishopside and baptised at Pateley Bridge as Bernard Horner, the seventh child of Thomas Horner. He lived most of his life in Newbridge near Wath and was a farm labourer and linen weaver. He was variously known as Berny, Barny, and Barnaby. He had a son, born in 1775 at Pateley Bridge, who was baptised as Bernard but also known as Barnabas. He had another son called John born and baptised at Pateley Bridge in 1784. John became a tenant farmer at Parceval Hall, near Skyreholme and his parents lived with him there until their respective deaths. Interestingly, they were both buried at Pateley Bridge close to their other children who had died young.
13Thomas Hughes195081
THOMAS PATRICK 1869 (Gordon) – 30.9.1950 (Gayndah, Queensland) Thomas Hughes married Josephine Hayes in 1908 in Victoria. Thomas, Josephine & Minnie (Mary Jane, younger sister of Thomas) must have moved almost immediately to Queensland. The only child of Thomas & Josephine, Mary Ita, was born 4.11.1909 in Queensland. Josephine Hayes/Hughes died when Mary was less than two years old, on 11.9.1911, aged 31, in Queensland. According to Queensland Electoral Rolls … 1908 … at Elaine, Ideraway. Josephine Emelia Hughes, housewife Thomas Hughes, farmer & Minnie Hughes , home duties 1913, 1925, 1936, 1937 … at Ideraway. Thomas Hughes, commission agent Minnie Hughes, home duties 1943 … at Simon st., Gayndah. Thomas Hughes, commission agent Mary Jane Hughes, home duties Siblings Thomas & Minnie/Mary Jane lived together till their deaths, five weeks apart, in 1950. In the News The Brisbane Courier, 29th April 1910 ... At a meeting of the Executive Council, yesterday, the following reserves were proclaimed :- Quarter acre at Wondai, for Shire Council offices ; 1/2 acre at Ideraway, for a School of Arts, for which Messrs. A. Mathieson, T. Hughes, G. C. Dent, A. A. Morgan, and W. Dwyer have been appointed trustees ; ….. The Brisbane Courier, 29th September 1927 ... DANCE AT IDERAWAY. GAYNDAH, September 28. An enjoyable dance was given by the bachelors of Ideraway and district, numbering about forty, in the Ideraway Hall, last Friday evening, to which 120 persons were invited. The hall was gaily decorated with flags, and Miss Mary Gillespie's orchestra contributed dance music. Mr. T. Hughes supervised the dancing, and supper was under the supervision of Mrs. C. E. Armstrong, of Ideraway. ….. Queensland Country Life, 5th November 1936 ... LOCAL ROADS AND RESERVES KEEN INTEREST BY GAYNDAH COMMITTEE Several matters of local and district importance regarding roads and reserves were discussed at the last meeting of the Gayndah district committee of the Graziers' Association of South-Eastern Queensland. With regard to certain allotments held by the Council and Mr. T. F. Green, at Ideraway, the chairman stated he had. in company with Mr. D. Slack and the secretary, interviewed the chairman and clerk of the Gayndah Shire Council. These blocks were in front of Mr. Hughes' property, and while unfenced were useful in giving access to the river for watering cattle at Ideraway before trucking. It was suggested these allotments be converted into, a small reserve. the graziers to pay any costs of transfer, etc. The chairman had given them a sympathetic hearing, and the matter would be discussed at next meeting of the Council if a letter were sent by the committee embodying the request for a reserve to be proclaimed. Gayndah Cemetery details for … Thomas Patrick Hughes Surname:  Hughes Given Name(s):  Thomas Patrick Occupation:  Retired Commission Agent Age:  81 Year(s) Place of Birth:   Undertaker:  Harris, W R Conductor:  Father Y Ganzer Date of Funeral:  2 October 1950 Cemetery:  Gayndah Section:  Monumental Headstone:  No Row:  I Plot Prefix:  25 Plot Number:  1053
14Thomas Hustler
According to the Suffolk Burial Index this Thomas Hustler is buried in nearby Norton 22 March 1828 aged 55. I will attempt to resolve where he rests. I am interested as he lived where I live now. Clive Boyce
15William Lynd188864
DEATH. – March 12, suddenly at Wetherby House, Wetherby, William Lynd aged 63. Interment at Wetherby Cemetery on Wednesday March 14 at 12 o’clock. Friends will please accept this, the only intimation. - The Leeds Mercury March 13 1888 DEATH OF MR. WILLIAM LYND. – We regret to announce the death of Mr. William Lynd, oil-merchant, of Bowman-street, Leeds, which occurred yesterday morning suddenly at his residence at Wetherby. Mr. Lynd was born at Hunslet in 1824, and was thus 64 years of age. He was the fifth son of William Lynd, of Newton Limavaday, Londonderry, Ireland. In 1852 he married Miss Alice Waite, of Malton. He entered the Leeds Town Council in 1868 as a representative in the Liberal interest of the South Ward, and was re-elected on four occasions. He was for many years an active member of the Liberal Party, holding office on the executive of the Leeds Liberal Association, and formerly of that on the Liberal Association of the Eastern Division of the West Riding. He was also chairman of the Wetherby District Liberal Committee. Mr. Lynd belonged to the Unitarian body. He had been in failing health for some time, but on Sunday was in good spirits and in the evening attended divine service. Deceased was of a generous disposition and through his removal Wetherby lost a kind friend. Mr. Lynd was president of the Wetherby Cricket Club and one of its chief supporters. - The Leeds Mercury March 13 1888
16William Mackinnon82
In memory of .........who died here in the 82nd year of his age and in the 47th year of his Ministry. Having been a Minister at North Balachulish from 1877-1884; North Uist 1884-1891; Glenmoriston 1891-1894; and Gairloch 1894-1925. He was a faithful Preacher; a zealous defender of the faith; true to Free Church principles and a sincere friend; interesting himself in all that concerned the wellbeing of his people by whom he will be affectionately remembered.
17Frank Mason190963
Peoples warden of this parish during which time he took the deepest interest in the affairs of this village
18Thomas McCrie1835
Biographer of John Knox and of Andrew Melville he revived interest in the Reformation and the Covenant In 1806 he led the socalled Original Secession Church – a continuation of the Auld Licht AntiBurghers most of whom joined the Free Church after the Disruption of 1843
19Allan Menzies185651
Re William Pearson, father of Karl Pearson (1857-1956): .... However after three years of apparent success, life for William in Edinburgh seemed to go seriously wrong. For his university records terminate abruptly in early 1848 with an enigmatic note written by Professor Allan Menzies (1805-1856): “I certify that Mr Pearson attended with perfect regularity until 28 January 1848, when he left Edinburgh, & that in all the Examinations he was highly distinguished by the extent and accuracy of his knowledge” (UCL:PP). Thus at the age of 25 years and 3 months, William Pearson mysteriously abandoned the law course which until that moment he had been completing excellently, and “left Edinburgh”. One can only speculate what triggered this sudden departure. Was there a crisis of some sort - a scandal perhaps? Or was his rapid departure from Edinburgh linked to other matters? (Campbell (1884:12) described Menzies as “extremely deaf”, information which I copied in Bibby (2013). However, it seems to have been his son, also Allan Menzies (1845-1916), who was deaf – he was born at 32 Queen Street, barely 200 yards from Broughton Street where William Pearson resided, and later became Professor of Theology at St Andrews and developed links with Germany. Menzies père played an interesting role in Scotland’s development of ‘open schooling’, so central to its “Democratic Intellect”, as the first Visitor appointed by the Trustees of the Dick Bequest – see Menzies (1835, 1854), and Cruickshank (1965). So the Menzies-Pearson link may be important in the development of William’s career.
20John Money
John Money born abt.1800 was the father of William Money born abt. 1824 who by 1881 had come to Lofthouse in yorkshire with some of his family to work in the ironstone mines. I do have quite an extensive file on the Money's if anyone is interested. There is a photo of some of the Money's on I casn be contaced through this site. cheers a former Money
21Lawrence Monks1917
Information from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour (volume 5 page 125) MONKS, LAWRENCE, Gunner, No. 189445, Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery, only s. of Oliver Monks, of 9, Beaufort Drive, Wallasey, co. Chester, Chief Engineer, S.S. Northland, Red Star Line, Antwerp, by his wife, Mary Ellen, dau. of Robert Hall; b. Leeds, 1 Jan. 1898; educ. Ashville College, Harrogate; St.Gabriel, Bouchout, and School of Commerce, Antwerp; intended entering the Liverpool University with the intention of specializing in chemistry; enlisted in the Royal Artillery 18 Dec. 1916; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from Feb. 1917, and was killed in action at Passchendaele 25 Oct. following. Buried at Canada Farm, Elverdinghe, north-west of Ypres. An officer wrote: 'He had not been long with us, but quite long enough to appreciate his worth. I had occasion only once to have a chat with him, and was very interested to learn of his ambition. I had marked him as a decided asset to the battery, as one who would soon get promotion.' Unm.
22Robert Officer192676
29th April 1926 Full name Robert Troup Moodie Officer Obituary in Dundee Courier: A well-known Montrosian, Mr Robert Officer, Rosehill Road, died yesterday in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he under went an operation a few weeks ago. Deceased was for many years keeper of Rosehill Cemetery. He was greatly interested in evangelical work, and was connected with the Plymourh Bretheren. He was also leader of the choir at the Railway Mission meetings, while in his younger days he was precentor in St. Cyrus Parish Church. Mr Officer, who was 76 years of age, is survived by a widow and a grown-up family.
23Allan Ramsay1758
Poet author editor and bookseller He did much to revive interest in the older Scottish poets Best known for his Scottish pastoral play The Gentle Shepherd (1725) His eldest son of the same name (1784) become portrait painter to George III
24Peter (Pierre) Louis Ravené186168
Ravené was a rich industrialist of French Hugenot origins; who inherited the family business from his well-established father; Jacob Ravené (who was also buried in the cemetery but the tomb is now destroyed). Peter developed the family interests by investing in copper mines in ANhalt which supplied the new railways. With the resulting wealth; he developed an important art collection which he displayed to the public and part of which now is displayed in the Bode Museum in Berlin. He was an adept of occultism; and predicted - correctly - that he would died in 1861.
25Peter Louis Ravené1861
Ravené was a rich industrialist of French Hugenot origins who inherited the family business from his well-established father Jacob Ravené (who was also buried in the cemetery but the tomb is now destroyed). Peter developed the family interests by investing in copper mines in Anhalt which supplied the new railways. With the resulting wealth he developed an important art collection which he displayed to the public and part of which now is displayed in the Bode Museum in Berlin. He was an adept of occultism and predicted - correctly - that he would died in 1861.
26Alexander Barclay Russell1980
Alexander (Sandy) was the second son of Edward Bacheler Russell and Mary Dorothea his second wife. With his first wife, Caroline, Sandy had three children, Bridget Mary Barclay Russell, George Christopher (Kit) Barclay Russell and Roger Barclay Russell. He was an artist who promoted art as a subject of importance in schools that lead to a country-wide movement and the strong interest in art that exists in schools now.
27Frances Sansom184967
she was the daughter of Francis Magniac a Clerkenwell watchmaker and goldsmith with commercial export interests in China of French Hugenot descent Her mother was Frances Attwood She married Henry Sansom head of the banking firm Sansom and Co which failed in 1831 Her father and husband were friends of the artist Benjamin West
28Frances Sansom184967
Frances was the daughter of Francis Magniac; a Clerkenwell watchmaker and goldsmith with commercial export interests in China; of French Hugenot descent. Her mother was Frances Attwood. She married Henry Sansom; head of the banking firm Sansom and Co; which failed in 1831. Her father and husband were friends of the artist Benjamin West.
29Joseph Stubbs55
joseph is as far back as i have got from written family records i can infil up to my mother who is a stubbs i would like to take further back but need to be sure theres some interesting stuff from john stubbs usa and from bishop stubbs oxford if anyone can help 14-03-13
30 Swiney1844
Believed to have been born c.1794; probably the son of Admiral Swiney and related to Sir Humphrey Davey. He was a wealthy and notable eccentric and recluse; who lived in Camden and whose funeral caused considerable local interest and uproar. He left money to the poor; and endowed a lectureship and prize in geology to the Royal Society of Arts.

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