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Family of Herman Robert Wilkinson and Flora Bowtle

Husband: Herman Robert Wilkinson (1897-1964)
Wife: Flora Bowtle (1903-1982)
Children: Jean Mary Wilkinson (1927-2011)
Harold Eric Wilkinson (1930-2010)
Marriage 5 April 1926 St. Peter, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England1,2,3
Herman an estate agent aged 28 of 1 Salisbury Road, Ipswich Suffolk, Flora aged 22 of Sible Hedingham, both unmarried, by banns, groom's father Edward Henry Wilkinson master mariner, bride's father Basil Bowtle deceased, witnesses Ronald Basil Wilkinson and Gertrude Edith Bowtle
Address 1930 (approx.) 495 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England4
Address between 1939 and 1964 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5

Husband: Herman Robert Wilkinson

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Herman Robert Wilkinson

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Silent Street 18 04 2017

Name: Herman Robert Wilkinson6
Sex: Male
Father: Edward Henry Wilkinson (1861-1934)
Mother: Cassandra Elizabeth Palmer (1861-1940)
Executive Summary
was a water colour painter and as children we used to sit and paint with him. According to my father, Herman was an estate agent who unfortunately went bankrupt. After which he became a clerk in the Ministry of National Insurance (Pensions)
Occupation house and estate agent then a civil servant8,9,10,11,12
Birth 8 December 1897 Dovercourt, Essex, England6,11,13,14,15
Baptism 12 January 1898 (age 0) St. Augustine, Dovercourt, Essex, England16
Census 31 March 1901 (age 3) 23 Hordle Street, Dovercourt, Essex, England14
a son living with his mother and six siblings, born in Dovercourt Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 13) Egerton, High Street, Dovercourt, Essex, England15
a son attending school boy and living in six rooms with his parents and three siblings, born in Dovercourt Essex
Military Service between 1914 and 1918 (age 16-21) -17
serving in the Army Service Corps
Address 1926 (approx.) (age 28-29) 1 Salisbury Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England18
Employment between 1926 and 1933 (age 28-36) Silent Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England19,20,21
as an estate agent tel Ipswich 3339, at 37/37a then 12/12a
Address 21 January 1927 (age 29) 50 Prettyman Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England22
Directory 1933 (age 35-36) 12a Silent Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England23
as an estate agent
Directory 1935 (age 37-38) 12a Silent Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England24
as an estate agent
Census 29 September 1939 (age 41) 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11
married working as a house and estate agent, born 8th December 1897 and living with his wife and three children
Death 4 January 1964 (age 66) 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5,13,25,26,27
of myocardial infarctions and coronary atheroma. He got out of bed during the night to go to the toilet and collapsed with a heart attack
Burial January 1964 Ipswich Cemetery, Belvedere Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England28
Probate 4 March 1964 London, England27,29
effects of £273 (~£3,500 in 2005) administered by Flora Wilkinson, widow

Wife: Flora Bowtle

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Flora Bowtle, 1975, age 71

Name: Flora Bowtle30,31
Sex: Female
Father: Basil Bowtle (1857-1921)
Mother: Helen Caroline Oakley (1866-1949?)
Executive Summary
was a grand lady who kept a wonderful garden and when we were children loved playing card games, such as rummy and patience. In November 1951 she sailed the Atlantic to visit her daughter Jean who had emigrated, travelling back in May 1952 on the Queen Elizabeth. In the 1960s she looked after her sister Gertrude (who we knew as Paddy) who had become deaf after contracting Meningitis
Birth 15 November 1903 Wethersfield, Essex, England11,12,13,30,33,34
Baptism 26 December 1903 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England31
daughter of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 2 April 1911 (age 7) Wethersfield, Essex, England30
a daughter attending school and living in eight rooms with her parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield, Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 35) 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11
married housewife, born 15th November 1903 and living with her husband and three children
Emigration 6 November 1951 (age 47) from Southampton, Hampshire, England to New York, New York, USA35
sailing on the SS Homeland, arriving on 15th November 1951 and staying at 236 Patterson Street Harrison New Jersey
Emigration 7 May 1952 (age 48) from New York, New York, USA to Southampton, Hampshire, England36
sailing on the Queen Elizabeth tourist class
Immigration 12 May 1952 (age 48) to Southampton, Hampshire, England from New York, New York, USA37
arriving on the Queen Elizabeth travelling tourist class
Address 1964 (approx.) (age 60-61) Colchester Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5
living with daughter Valerie and family
Address 1966 (approx.) (age 62-63) 16 Melville Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England12
Death 24 May 1982 (age 78) Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road Wing, Heath Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England12,34,38
of bronchopneumonia, left hemiplegia and cerebal metastasis (lung cancer which had spread to the brain)
Burial 27 May 1982 Ipswich Cemetery, Belvedere Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England28
Probate 8 July 1982 Ipswich, Suffolk, England38
of 16 Melville Road Ipswich, effects not exceeding £25,000 (~£86,000 in 2015)

Child 1: Jean Mary Wilkinson

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Jean Mary Wilkinson

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Spouse: Daniel Vernon Frew

Name: Jean Mary Wilkinson39,40
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Joseph Michael Gallagher (1915-1962)
Spouse 2: Daniel Vernon Frew (1929-2002)
Birth 21 January 1927 63 Junction Road, South Weald, Essex, England13,41,42,43
daughter of Herman Robert Wilkinson house & estate agent of 50 Prettyman Road, Ipswich Suffolk and Flora Wilkinson formally Bowtle of Woodbridge Road, Ipswich Suffolk
Census 29 September 1939 (age 12) 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11
unmarried and attending school, born on 21st January 1927 living with her parents and two siblings. Married 3rd February 1945 as Gallagher, not sure what TVA means
Occupation 1945 shorthand typist8,40
Emigration 27 May 1946 (age 19) from Southampton, Hampshire, England to USA44
with her husband and daughter on the "Holbrook" as a GI Bride. Dependents of Pfc Joseph Gallagher ASN 32306941 US Army of 424 Hamilton Street, Harrison, New Jersey Jean aged 19 of 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich Suffolk and Janet aged 2 months, American civilian
Residence 1993 (age 65-66) 966 Mercer Drive, Toms River, New Jersey, USA, 08753-3938
Residence September 2011 (age 84) 07940 Madison, Morris, New Jersey, USA45
Death 15 September 2011 (age 84) Madison, New Jersey, USA45,46,47
Burial 19 September 2011 Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, New Jersey, USA46,47,48,49
aged 84, preceded by a service at the Leonardis Memorial Home at 10 am

Child 2: Harold Eric Wilkinson

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Harold Eric Wilkinson, 2009, age 79

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Spouse: Gloria Brenda Charmian Olive Gillingham, 2008, age 78

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2010, 2010 grave stone at St. Mary, Martlesham

Name: Harold Eric Wilkinson50,51,52
Sex: Male
Nickname: Harry
Spouse: Gloria Brenda Charmian Olive Gillingham (1929-2010)
Executive Summary
began work as a clerk in 1946 with Sun Life Assurance then serving in the RAF 1948-50 in Scotland. On return to civilian life he was a drinks salesman and a commercial traveller of bakers sundries before joining Crane Ltd in 1956 as a clerk where he became a computer programmer in the early days of business computing. He remained in IT as a chief programmer and manager working for Ransomes & Rapier, McCorkadale Books and William Clowes of Beccles. Harold was a founder member of the Suffolk Sidecar Club in the 1960s and influential in creating the Skylark run, days out for disabled children. He was PCC treasurer of St. Luke's of Beccles c1995 until c2009. During his retirement he began and extensively developed this family history visitng various record offices with his wife Gloria
Occupation driver salesman, clerk, computer programmer and IT manager5
Birth 3 February 1930 495 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England13,43,50,51,54
son of Herman Robert Wilkinson (estate agent) and Flora formally Bowtle
Baptism 13 April 1930 (age 0) St. Peter & St. Paul, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England8,52
son of Herman Robert Wilkinson (estate agent) and Flora of 495 Woodbridge Road Ipswich
Census 29 September 1939 (age 9) 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11
unmarried and attending school, born on 3rd February 1930 and living with his parents and two siblings. There is also a second entry, but I do not understand why as it gives the same address, it might become clear as other entries on this page become open
Education between 1941 and 1944 (age 10-14) -; North Eastern Senior Boys School, Copleston Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England55
being 1st in class out of 38 in 1943 and with a good leaving report, stating above average in Arithmetic and English
Employment Start 1946 (approx.) (age 15-16) SunLife Assurance, Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5,56
as a clerk. During this time he passed the Chartered Insurance Institute preliminary examination in English, Arithmetic, Geography and Bookkeeping
Qualification 24 March 1946 (age 16) RAF Martlesham, Martlesham, Suffolk, England57
British Gliding Association Gliding Certificate A
Qualification 1 February 1948 (age 17) RAF Martlesham, Martlesham, Suffolk, England57
British Gliding Association Gliding Certificate B
Military Beginning 3 March 1948 (age 18) RAF West Kirby, Cheshire, England5,58
in the RAF as an AC1 No 3113282 on National Service, receiving his basic 'square bashing' training here
Military Service May 1948 (age 18) -; RAF Hereford, Credenhall, Herefordshire, England5,59
being trained in payroll at Hereford then stationed at Edzell, and Wig Bay both in Scotland
Military Service June 1948 (approx.) (age 18) -; RAF Edzell, Edzell, Angus, Scotland60
Military Service 1949 (age 18-19) -; RAF Wig Bay, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland5
where Sunderland flying boats were based. Harold always talked about his time here especially about one pilot who landed crossways rather than down the loch, and experiences with wild cats and visits to Northern Ireland and bringing back 'contraband' from Eire in suitcases marked with a chalk cross, the mark the border staff used to show the case had been examined
Military Ending 28 January 1950 (age 19)61
returning to civilian life
Employment Continue February 1950 (approx.) (age 19-20)5
as a Corona Soft Drinks driver/salesman
Employment Continue 1953 (approx.) (age 22-23)62
as a commercial traveller of bakers sundries
Residence 1953 (approx.) (age 22-23) The Dolphin, Cannon Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England63
Residence 14 November 1953 (age 23) 74 Church Road, Garboldisham, Norfolk, England63
Residence 15 May 1954 (age 24) 27 St. Aubyns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England63
with Harold's parents but sadly Gloria found it difficult to live with Harold’s sister Valerie
Residence between 1955 and 1959 (age 24-29) 23 Kingfisher Drive, Chantry, Ipswich, Suffolk, England63
Employment Continue 13 February 1956 (age 26) Crane Ltd., Nacton Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England64
as a clerk, becoming a computer programmer as computers were introduced into business life. He later became Data Processing Manager
Residence between 1959 and 1968 (age 28-38) Tujuh Lima, 75 Ascot Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5
Residence between 1968 and 1973 (age 37-43) 19 Silver Leys, Bentley, Suffolk, England5
Employment Continue 1 November 1969 (age 39) Ransome and Rapier Ltd, Wherstead Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England64
as their IT Manager
Employment Continue 1 January 1973 (age 42) McCorkadale Books (William Clowes), Beccles, Suffolk, England64
as the chief programmer
Residence between 1973 and 1976 (age 42-46) 12 Green Man Lane, Kirstead, Norfolk, England5
Hospital 1974 (approx.) (age 43-44) Norwich and District Hospital, St. Stephens Road, Norwich, Norfolk, England5
following a heart attack. This event stopped him smoking, he had rolled his own for many years, once winning a roll your own competition
Employment Continue 1976 (approx.) (age 45-46) McCorkadale Books, East Hill, Colchester, Essex, England5
as the chief programmer
Residence between 1976 and 1980 (age 45-50) 8A Upper Park Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, England5
Employment Continue 1980 (approx.) (age 49-50) McCorkadale Books (William Clowes), Beccles, Suffolk, England5
as the chief programmer
Residence between 1980 and 2008 (age 49-78) 8 Marsh View, Beccles, Suffolk, England, NR34 9RT, 01502 7133155
Retirement February 1994 (age 63-64) William Clowes, Beccles, Suffolk, England5,65
Miscellaneous between 1994 and 2008 St. Luke, Beccles, Suffolk, England5
was PCC treasurer and this also included St. Michaels church in Beccles
Hospital August 1999 (age 69) Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire, England5,65
undergoing double heart bypass surgery
Residence November 2008 (age 78) 44 Lark Rise, Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Suffolk, England5
Death 25 July 2010 (age 80) The Critical Care Unit, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5,12,66
of ventricular fibrillation, myocardial infarction and ischemic heart disease three days after a cardiac arrest arrest at Cedar House Pytches Road Woodbridge having never regained consciousness, the life support being switched off the day before. Alan and Linda Wilkinson were present, David returning to the ward just as he died
Burial 12 August 2010 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Church Lane, Martlesham, Suffolk, England5,67
the service being conducted by the Revd. Ian Naylor at 2.00pm followed by an internment in the Churchyard, reunited with Gloria. A tea was held at St. Michaels Martlesham Heath afterwards
Probate 8 September 2010 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England68,69
gross effects under £325,000 and net effects under £101,000 administered by his sons David Eric Wilkinson and Alan Roy Wilkinson

Sources

1"Marriage Certificate". own copy Index:Main Archive under Herman Wilkinson.
2"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Halstead 1926 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1787.
3"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Sible Hedingham St. Peter Marriages 1915-1929 ref:D/P 93/1/35 volume:1 image:40.
4"Birth Certificate". son Harold.
5"David Eric Wilkinson personal contribution".
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 1898 quarter:1 volume:4a page:654.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Palmer
Christian name given as Hermann
7Occupation=was a water colour painter and as children we used to sit and paint with him.
8"Harold Eric Wilkinson personal contribution".
9"Birth Certificate". daughter Jean, own copy.
10"Marriage Certificate". Harold to Gloria.
11"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6610B page:18 line:32 letter code:TVOJ.
12"Death Certificate".
13Helen Caroline Oakley, "Birthday Book of Helen Caroline Oakley dated 17th June 1886 Wethersfield".
14"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1698 folio:48 page:35.
15"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10248 class:RG78 piece:540 registration district:197 sub-district:3 enumeration district:2 schedule:76.
16"Colchester Record Office Parish Records".
17"Photograph". confirmed by Andrew Robertshaw director of The Royal Logistic Corps Museum.
18"Marriage Certificate".
19"Ancestry British Phone Books, 1880-1984" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
20"Suffolk Records Office (Ipswich) - Kelly's Directory". 1926 page:492; 1927 page:503; 1928 page:519; 1929 page:531; 1930 page:547.
21"Kelly's Directory of Suffolk 1933 (own copy)" (Archive CD Books). page:248.
22"Birth Certificate". daughter Jean Mary.
23"Kelly's Directory of Suffolk 1933 (own copy)" (Archive CD Books). 1933 Kelly's Directory of Suffolk page:248 and page:534.
24"Ancestry British Phone Books, 1880-1984" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). the British Phone book.
25"Death Certificate". in main archive.
26"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1964 quarter:1 volume:4b page:980.
Text From Source: aged 66
27UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1964 page:495.
28"Gravestone". grave ref: W-28-5 TM 17436 45588.
29"Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
30"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10392 class:RG78 piece:550 registration district:201 sub district:1 enum district:4 schedule:90.
31"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene Baptisms 1858-1981 ref:D/P 119/1/11 volume:1 image:59.
32Occupation=was a grand lady who kept a wonderful garden and when we were children loved playing card games, such as rummy and patience.
33"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1903 quarter:4 volume:4a page:849.
34"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1982 quarter:2 volume:10 page:2525.
35"Ancestry New York, Passenger Lists 1820-1957" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). roll:8065 page:866 of 1468.
36"Ancestry US Departing Passenger and Crew Lists 1914-1962" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). New York roll:163 page:770 of 1718.
37"Ancestry UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878-1960" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 3952 May page:392 of 824.
38UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1982 page:10002 ref:821007662X.
39"Birth Certificate". own copy.
40"Marriage Certificate". own copy.
41"Birth Certificate". own copy index:20.
42"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Billericay 1927 quarter:1 volume:4a page:980.
mother's maiden name Bowtle
43"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6610B folio:018 page:32 letter code:TVOJ.
44"FindMyPast Passenger lists" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk).
45"Ancestry US Social Security Death Index" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
46"Janet Gallagher personal communication". telephone call with David Wilkinson.
47"Internet Web Site". http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/starledger/.
Text From Source: Published in Star-Ledger on Sept. 17, 2011
48"Ancestry US Obituary Collection 1930-2015" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
49"Find a Grave" (on-line at www.findagrave.com).
50"Birth Certificate".
51"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1930 quarter:1 volume:4a page:1634.
mother's maiden name Bowtle
52"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Sible Hedingham St. Peter baptisms 1924-1949 ref:D/P 93/1/31 image:10.
53Occupation=began work as a clerk in 1946 with SunLife Assurance then serving in the RAF 1948-50 in Scotland.
54"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Sible Hedingham St. Peter baptisms 1924-1949 ref:D/P 93/1/31 image:10.
55"School Report".
56"Certificate of Qualification".
57"Certificate of Qualification". Gliding Certificate issued by The Federation Aeronautique Internationale.
58"Military Record". Photograph of his group.
59"Military Record". Royal Air Force Service and Release book.
60"David Eric Wilkinson personal contribution". Harold always talked about his time here, about 1969 whilst on holiday in Scotland we paid a visit to Edzell which was partially derelict and part used by the US Navy (Marines)
61"Military Record". Royal Air Force Service and Release book held in Family Archive.
62"Birth Certificate". David.
63"David Eric Wilkinson personal contribution". Baby Life Story Card.
64"Notebook". Black covered notebook.
65"Susan Patricia Wilkinson nee Ransome personal communication".
66"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich.
67"Order of Service Sheet".
68"Probate Certificate".
69UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 2010 ref:3368593.
Text From Source: Grant and Will