See also

Family of Claude V Abbott and Dorothy Annie Wilkinson

Husband: Claude V Abbott (1888-1951)
Wife: Dorothy Annie Wilkinson (1893-1955)
Children: John Herbert Ronald Abbott (1922-2003)
Hazel Margaret Abbott (1925-2013)
Marriage Q3 1921 Epping "Registration District", Essex, England1,2

Husband: Claude V Abbott

Name: Claude V Abbott1,2
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Claude V Abbot
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation local authority general clerk3
Birth 3 March 18883,4
was he born in Solihull Warwickshire
Census 29 September 1939 (age 51) 31 Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, Suffolk, England3
a married local authority general clerk living with his wife and presumably two children (closed records), born 3rd March 1888
Death Q2 1951 (age 63) Ipswich, Suffolk, England4

Wife: Dorothy Annie Wilkinson

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Dorothy Annie Wilkinson, 1910?, age 17

Name: Dorothy Annie Wilkinson5
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Dorothy Annie Abbott1,2
Father: Edward Henry Wilkinson (1861-1934)
Mother: Cassandra Elizabeth Palmer (1861-1940)
Occupation domestic servant5
Birth 21 January 1893 Dovercourt, Essex, England3,6,7
Census 31 March 1901 (age 8) 23 Hordle Street, Dovercourt, Essex, England7
a daughter living with her mother and six siblings, born in Dovercourt Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 18) 6 St. Georges Square, Belgrave, Westminster, London, England8
servant aged 18 unmarried, domestic living with Ruth Oliphant and two other servants, born Dovercourt
Census 29 September 1939 (age 46) 31 Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, Suffolk, England3
married, doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband and presumably two children (closed records), born 21st January 1893
Death 9 March 1955 (age 62) Ipswich Borough General Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England9,10,11
wife of the late Claude V Abbott of 31 Sidegate Lane Ipswich
Probate 16 May 1955 Probate Court, Norwich, Norfolk, England11
a widow of 31 Sidgate Lane West Ipswich, effects of £1837 0s 11d (~£32,000 in 2005) to John Herbert Ronald Abbott sales representative

Child 1: John Herbert Ronald Abbott

Name: John Herbert Ronald Abbott1,12,13
Sex: Male
Occupation sales representative11
Birth 10 July 1922 Epping "Registration District", Essex, England1,12,14
Wounded 19 August 1942 (age 20) Dieppe, France
During World War ll he served as an officer in the army. At the Dieppe raid he was in command of a bren gun carrier, most of the other crew member were either dead or wounded as was John. He had a leg amputated on the beach and was awarded a medal for his courage.

A letter from Yvonne Leatherdale (nee Wilkinson) dated 19th September 2001 confirmed the above, except for the fact that John did not loose his leg until D-Day + 4. For his actions at the Dieppe raid he was awarded the M.M.
Death 14 April 2003 (age 80) Dwyfor "Registration District", Caernarvonshire, Wales14,15
Probate 29 December 2003 Probate Court, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales15
grant and will

Child 2: Hazel Margaret Abbott

Name: Hazel Margaret Abbott1,16,17
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Hazel Gibson1
Occupation nurse18
Trained at Addenbrooks Hospital becoming a sister by the time she was 21
Birth Q3 1925 West Ham "Registration District", Essex, England16,18
Death 19 June 2013 (age 87) Surrey, England17

Sources

1"Helena Kilivington personal communication". email.
2"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Epping 1921 quarter:3 volume:4a page:1131.
3"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6606K page:13 line:15 letter code:TVNP.
4"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1951 quarter:2 volume:4b page:703.
5"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).
6"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Tendring 1893 quarter:1 volume:4a page:583.
7"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1698 folio:48 page:35.
8"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:1446 class:RG78 piece:15 sub-district:2 enumeration district:15 schedule:10.
9"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1955 quarter:1 volume:4b page:1091.
10"Suffolk Records Office (Ipswich) - Ipswich Evening Star". 10th March 1955 page:6.
11UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1955 page:3.
12"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Epping 1922 quarter:3 volume:4a page:868.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Wilkinson
13UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1955 page:3.
for mother Dorothy
14"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Dwyfor 2003 quarter:2 district:8531 register no:13A entry:008 date:0403.
15UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 2003 ref:1374861.
16"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). West Ham 1925 quarter:3volume:4a page:683.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Wilkinson
17"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). only available on Ancestry.
Text From Source: aged 88
living at Ashtead Surrey
18"Helena Kilivington personal communication". Gedcom file.