See also

Family of Basil Bowtle and Helen Caroline Oakley

Husband: Basil Bowtle (1857-1921)
Wife: Helen Caroline Oakley (1866-1949?)
Children: Richard Basil Bowtle (1893-1962)
Bessie Helen Bowtle (1894-1949)
William Henry Bowtle (1895-1918)
Gertrude Edith Bowtle (1897-1969)
Sidney Bowtle (1899-1918)
Doris Bowtle (1901-1977)
Flora Bowtle (1903-1982)
Frank Bowtle (1907-2002)
Leonard Bowtle (1914-1996)
Marriage 15 March 1893 St. Mary, Hornsey, Haringay, Middlesex, England1,2,3
Basil miller and baker of Wethersfield Essex aged 35, Helen aged 25 of 4 Burghley Rd., Hornsey, Middlesex, both unmarried, by licence, groom's father Henry Bowtle (deceased) miller and baker, bride's father Richard Fairlam Oakley engineer, witnesses R F Oakley and E C Oakley

Husband: Basil Bowtle

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Basil Bowtle

Name: Basil Bowtle1,4,5
Sex: Male
Father: Henry Bowtle (1813-1889)
Mother: Sarah Ann Westwood (1815-1857)
Occupation master baker, miller and corn merchant1,6,7,8,9
Birth 8 September 1857 Wethersfield, Essex, England5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13
Baptism 27 January 1861 (age 3) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England14
son of Henry Bowtle (baker) and Ann of Wethersfield
Census 7 April 1861 (age 3) Wethersfield, Essex, England11
son aged 3, living with his father and step mother, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1871 (age 13) Wethersfield, Essex, England12,15
son aged 13, assistant (baker and miller) living with his father, born Wethersfield Essex
Census 3 April 1881 (age 23) Wethersfield, Essex, England6
son aged 23 unmarried, miller living with his father and step mother, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1890 (age 32-33) Wethersfield, Essex, England16
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Census 5 April 1891 (age 33) Wethersfield, Essex, England7,15
head aged 33 unmarried, miller and baker living with his step mother, born Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1895 (age 37-38) Wethersfield, Essex, England17
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1899 (age 41-42) Wethersfield, Essex, England18
as a corn and flour dealer
Miscellaneous February 190019
donated 6d (~£1.40 in 2005) to the Shilling Fund for the dependents of Essex Reservists. Note that a Mrs. Bowtle and a Mrs. G Bowtle and an Oakley donated as well
Census 31 March 1901 (age 43) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
married head of the household managing his own business as a bread baker and corn merchant employer living with his wife and four children, born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1902 (age 44-45) Wethersfield, Essex, England20
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Bankruptcy 5 July 1905 (age 47) Bankruptcy Court, Chelmsford, Essex, England21
having secured his property without getting an advance. He admitted he was foolish and had not kept a profit and loss account. As his property were sold later in the month he must have been declared bankrupt
Miscellaneous 7 July 1905 The Horn, Braintree, Essex, England22
several properties owned by Basil were to be auctioned at 4:30pm by order of the mortgagees
Miscellaneous 26 July 1905 The Horn, Braintree, Essex, England23
's property were sold by Mr. Henry Joscelyne to Mr. G C Maberley for £460 (~£26,300 in 2005). He was allowed to carry on the business as indicated by later directories and the 1911 census
Directory 1906 (age 48-49) Wethersfield, Essex, England24
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1908 (age 50-51) Wethersfield, Essex, England25
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1910 (age 52-53) Wethersfield, Essex, England26
a baker, corn and flour dealer
Census 2 April 1911 (age 53) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
married head of the household managing his own business as a master baker and living in eight rooms with his wife and seven children, born in Wethersfield Essex
Directory 1912 (age 54-55) Wethersfield, Essex, England27
as a baker and corn dealer
Directory 1914 (age 56-57) Wethersfield, Essex, England28
as a baker, corn and flour dealer
Directory 1917 (age 59-60) Wethersfield, Essex, England29
as a baker
Death 31 December 1921 (age 65) Wethersfield, Essex, England13,30,31,32,33
Directory 1922 (age 64-65) Wethersfield, Essex, England34
a baker
Burial 6 January 1922 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England32,35
aged 65 of Wethersfield
Probate 7 February 1922 Principal Registry, Holborn, Middlesex, England33
of Wethersfield Essex, effects of £517 5s 7d (~£12,000 in 2005) to Helen Caroline Bowtle widow
Miscellaneous 20 February 1922 Braintree, Essex, England36
a notice was issued for creditors to Basils' estate to submit their claim by 25th March 1922
Miscellaneous 21 March 1923 Masonic Hall, Braintree, Essex, England37
baker's shop and house put up for auction. Note that 'Passed' has been annotated to page 2, so may not have been sold on this occasion

Wife: Helen Caroline Oakley

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Helen Caroline Oakley

Name: Helen Caroline Oakley1,38
Sex: Female
Father: Richard Fairlam Oakley (1838-1912)
Mother: Elizabeth Fletcher (1842-1893)
Birth 9 December 1866 Kiev, Ukraine, Russia8,9,13,39,40,41,42
1911 census says Russia Poland
Baptism 7 May 1867 (age 0) Evangelical Church of St. Luther, Kiev, Ukraine, Russia38
daughter of Richard Fairlam Oakley (mechanic) and Elizabeth nee Fletcher
Census 2 April 1871 (age 4) Wethersfield, Essex, England15,39
daughter aged 4 as Ellen C Oakley, attending school living with her parents, four siblings and a servant born Kieff Russia
Census 3 April 1881 (age 14) Northampton House, Bridge Street, Great Bardfield, Essex, England41
boarder aged 14 unmarried, attending school living with Thomas Mace schoolmaster and accountant with other teachers and pupils, born Kiev Russia
Census 5 April 1891 (age 24) Wethersfield, Essex, England40
daughter aged 24 unmarried, living with her parents and six siblings, born Kief Russia
Census 31 March 1901 (age 33) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
married wife living with her husband and four children, born in Kieff Russia British subject
Census 2 April 1911 (age 44) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
married wife assisting in her husband's business and living with her husband in eight rooms and seven children, born in Russia Poland Nat. British subject. She had been married for eighteen years having eight children all of whom were still living
Census 29 September 1939 (age 72) 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England42
a widow as Ellen C Bowtle being born on 9th December 1866 doing unpaid domestic and living with three children
Death April 1949 (approx.) (age 82) Halstead "Registration District", Essex, England43
aged 82
Burial 6 April 1949 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England32,44
aged 82 of 14 Alexandra Road Sible Hedingham

Child 1: Richard Basil Bowtle

Name: Richard Basil Bowtle8,45,46
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ella Elvina Brooks (1898-1988)
Executive Summary
had one adopted daughter
Occupation engineer at Ransome & Rapier in Ipswich47,48,49
Birth 27 July 1893 Wethersfield, Essex, England8,13,45,48,49
Baptism 24 August 1893 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England46,50
son of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 31 March 1901 (age 7) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
a son living with his parents and three siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 18) 11 Grimsey Road, Leiston, Suffolk, England48
an unmarried lodger working as an engineers apprentice for an agricultural engineer and living in six rooms with Henry Carter's family and cousin Richard Oakley, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 46) 66 St. Johns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England49
a married engineer and excavator erector (I wonder if he worked on drag lines?) living with his wife and a closed record (presumably their adopted daughter), born on 27th July 1893
Address between 1939 and 1962 (age 45-69) 66 St. Johns Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England47,49,51,52
in the last house on the left when going down St. John's Road
Death 11 May 1962 (age 68) St. Helen's Hospital, Foxhall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England53,54,55
Probate 27 June 1962 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England51,52
of 66 St. John's Road, Ipswich, effects of £307 15s 1d (~£4,700 in 2005) administered by Ella Elvina Bowtle, widow

Child 2: Bessie Helen Bowtle

Name: Bessie Helen Bowtle56,57,58
Sex: Female
Executive Summary
Bessie was crippled when a young girl, she was being wheeled in a pram by some of her brothers/sisters, the pram ran away, tipped over and injured Bessie. Bessie was a first class needlewoman and made many wedding dresses for brides from Sible Hedingham
Occupation seamstress59
Birth 2 November 1894 Wethersfield, Essex, England9,13,15,56,61
Baptism 12 December 1894 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England50,62
daughter of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 31 March 1901 (age 5) Wethersfield, Essex, England61
a granddaughter living with her grandfather Richard Fairlam Oakley, an aunt, an uncle and a servant, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 15) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
unmarried daughter working as mothers help and living in eight rooms with her parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 44) 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England42
unmarried and born on 2nd November 1894, incapacitated and living with her mother and two siblings
Death 25 December 1949 (age 55) 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England63,64,65
Burial 29 December 1949 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England32,66
aged 55 of 14 Alexandra Road Sible Hedingham
Probate 18 February 1950 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England64,65
a spinster of 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, effects of £128 12s 9d (~£2,900 in 2005) administered by her sister Gertrude Edith Bowtle spinster

Child 3: William Henry Bowtle

Name: William Henry Bowtle58,67,68
Sex: Male
Executive Summary
was going to run the family business of bakers and millers with his brother Sidney. As they both died there was no one to carry on after the death of their father in 1921
Occupation working in his father's bakery business before serving in the army in WWI58,69
Birth 7 December 1895 Wethersfield, Essex, England8,9,13,67
Baptism 6 January 1896 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England70
son of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 31 March 1901 (age 5) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
a son living with his parents and three siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 14) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
unmarried son working in the family business and living in eight rooms with his parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Military Service between 1914 and 1918 (age 18-23) -71,72,73,74
was a private 26282 in the Norfolk Regiment then a private 40567 in the 4th Battailion Bedfordshire Regiment
Death 25 March 1918 (age 22) Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France72,75,76
killed in action during 4th Battle of Arras, his body was never found
War Memorial Necropole Nationale, Notre Dame De Lorette, Pas-de-Calais, France77
War Memorial St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England78,79
a private in the Bedfordshire Regiment
War Memorial The United Reform Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England78
as a private in the Bedfordshire Regiment
War Memorial Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France76
bay 5 private 40567 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment
Medals 1919 (approx.)74
the Victory and British medals

Child 4: Gertrude Edith Bowtle

Name: Gertrude Edith Bowtle9,80,81
Sex: Female
Nickname: Paddy
Executive Summary
lived and worked as a store buyer in Bognor Regis until she contracted meningitis which left her completely deaf and at one time was also going blind. She moved to live with her sister Flora and the Ipswich Hospital saved her sight
Occupation buyer of gowns and costumes47,82
Birth 26 July 1897 Wethersfield, Essex, England8,9,13,80,83,84
Baptism 24 August 1897 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England85
daughter of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 31 March 1901 (age 3) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
a daughter living with her parents and three siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 13) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
unmarried daughter attending school living in eight rooms with her parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 42) 25 High Street, Bognor Regis, Sussex, England82
an unmarried buyer of gowns and costumes being born on 26th July 1897 and living alone
Death 25 December 1969 (age 72) 16 Melville Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England13,47,84,86
Probate 19 February 1970 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England86,87
of 16 Melville Road Ipswich, effects of £1,130 (~£11,600 in 2005)

Child 5: Sidney Bowtle

Name: Sidney Bowtle58,88,89
Sex: Male
Executive Summary
was going to run the family business of bakers and millers with his brother William. As they both died there was no one to carry on after the death of their father in 1921
Birth 26 October 1899 Wethersfield, Essex, England8,9,13,88
Baptism 30 November 1899 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England90
son of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 31 March 1901 (age 1) Silver Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England8
a son as Sydney Bowtle living with his parents and three siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 11) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
unmarried son attending school living in eight rooms with his parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Death October 1918 (age 19) Wethersfield, Essex, England32,91
killed by the influenza epidemic of that year killing more people than died in WW1, particularly young adults
Burial 1 November 1918 St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England32,92
aged 19

Child 6: Doris Bowtle

Name: Doris Bowtle58,93,94
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Herbert John Boon (1888?-1944)
Spouse 2: Frederick Reynolds (1902-1983)
Birth 15 September 1901 Wethersfield, Essex, England9,13,93,95
14th in death index
Baptism 1 October 1901 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England96
daughter of Basil Rummey? (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 2 April 1911 (age 9) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
a daughter attending school and living in eight rooms with her parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census absence 29 September 1939 (age 38)
Death 27 December 1977 (age 76) Brentwood "Registration District", Essex, England97,98,99
in a nursing home aged 76
Probate 2 February 1978 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England98,99
of 79 Kenilworth Avenue Shenfield, effects of £8,374 (~£46,500 in 2005)

Child 7: Flora Bowtle

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Flora Bowtle, 1975, age 71

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Spouse: Herman Robert Wilkinson

Name: Flora Bowtle9,100
Sex: Female
Spouse: Herman Robert Wilkinson (1897-1964)
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, England9,13,103,104,105,106
Baptism 26 December 1903 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England100
daughter of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 2 April 1911 (age 7) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
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, England104
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, USA107
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, England108
sailing on the Queen Elizabeth tourist class
Immigration 12 May 1952 (age 48) to Southampton, Hampshire, England from New York, New York, USA109
arriving on the Queen Elizabeth travelling tourist class
Address 1964 (approx.) (age 60-61) Colchester Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England101
living with daughter Valerie and family
Address 1966 (approx.) (age 62-63) 16 Melville Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England105
Death 24 May 1982 (age 78) Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road Wing, Heath Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England105,106,110
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, England111
Probate 8 July 1982 Ipswich, Suffolk, England110
of 16 Melville Road Ipswich, effects not exceeding £25,000 (~£86,000 in 2015)

Child 8: Frank Bowtle

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Frank Bowtle, 2000?, age 93

Name: Frank Bowtle58,112,113
Sex: Male
Spouse: Doris Cissie Norman (1913-1996)
Executive Summary
was a skilled engineer. Harold Eric Wilkinson used to say he was so good that he was held back during WWII to make specialist parts that no one else could manufacture
Occupation wood machinist becoming a very skilled turner / engineer42,101
Birth 26 July 1907 Wethersfield, Essex, England9,13,42,53,112,115
Baptism 1 September 1907 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England113
son of Basil Bowtle (baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 2 April 1911 (age 3) Wethersfield, Essex, England9
a son living in eight rooms with his parents and six siblings, born in Wethersfield Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 32) 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England42
unmarried and born on 2nd July 1907 working as a wood machinist and living with his mother and two siblings
Death 16 January 2002 (age 94) Memorial Hospital, Halstead, Essex, England115,116,117
Probate 3 May 2002 Probate Court, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England117

Child 9: Leonard Bowtle

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Leonard Bowtle

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Spouse: Joyce Bason

Name: Leonard Bowtle47,118
Sex: Male
Spouse: Joyce Bason (1921-2014)
Occupation carpenter / joiner47,119,120
Birth 24 March 1914 Wethersfield, Essex, England118,120,121,122
Baptism 31 May 1914 (age 0) St. Mary Magdalene Church, High Street, Wethersfield, Essex, England123
son of Basil Bowtle (miller and baker) and Helen Caroline of Wethersfield
Census 29 September 1939 (age 25) 14 Alexandra Road, Sible Hedingham, Essex, England42
unmarried being born o 24th March 1914 working as a carpenter & joiner and living with his mother and two siblings
Military Service 1944 (approx.) (age 29-30) -
served in the Army as a Despatch Rider during WW2. Harold Eric Wilkinson told us that he was a 'bit of lad'. When his unit was en-route he would go missing, only to reappear at the destination. Once, in Holland he was asked to take a message under cover of darkness. Early next morning he reappeared to the cry of "we never expected to see you again", "why?" "because you have been through the enemy lines twice", "I thought there were a lot of flashes and bangs".
Emigration 16 June 1950 (age 36) from Southampton, Hampshire, England to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia124
on board the Moreton Bay of the Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line
Death 26 March 1996 (age 82) Manilla, New South Wales, Australia122,125,126
newspaper notice, late of Manilla
Interred April 1996 Manilla General Cemetary, Manilla, New South Wales, Australia122

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56"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1894 quarter:4 volume:4a page:670.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
57"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 image:52.
58"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).
59"Harold Eric Wilkinson personal contribution". from my mother, Flora Bowtle.
60Occupation=Bessie was crippled when a young girl, she was being wheeled in a pram by some of her brothers/sisters, the pram ran away, tipped over and injured Bessie.
61"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1722 folio:52 page:15.
62"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 image:52.
63"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Halstead 1949 quarter:4 volume:4a page:594.
Text From Source: aged 55
64"Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1950 page:723.
65UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1950 page:723.
66"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene burials 1924-1997 ref:D/P 119/1/14 image:12.
67"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1896 quarter:1 volume:4a page:679.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
68"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 image:53.
69"Commonwealth War Grave Commission" (on-line at www.cwgc.org). letter dated 11December 1997.
70"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 image:53.
71"Ancestry British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
72"Ancestry UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
73"Commonwealth War Grave Commission" (on-line at www.cwgc.org). Text From Source: bay 5 private 40567 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment
74"Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards 1914-1920" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
75"Wethersfield, St. Mary Magdalene, Roll of Honour".
76"Commonwealth War Grave Commission" (on-line at www.cwgc.org). letter.
Text From Source: bay 5 private 40567 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment
77"Mel Brice personal communication". see photographs in personal file.
78"Essex Family History Society - Memorial Inscriptions". North West Essex Vol:2.
79"War memorial". St. Mary Magdalene Wethersfield - see photo.
80"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1897 quarter:3 volume:4a page:720.
81"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 image:55.
82"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:2578G page:12 line:32 letter code:EMBS.
83"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:2578G page:12 line:32 letter code:EMBS.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
84"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1969 quarter:4 volume:4b page:2830.
Text From Source: born 26th July 1897
85"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 image:55.
86"Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1970 page:469.
87UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1970 page:469.
88"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1899 quarter:4 volume:4a page:767.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
89"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 image:56.
90"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 image:56.
91"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1918 quarter:4 volume:4a page:1796.
Text From Source: aged 19
92"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Wethersfield St. Mary Magdalene burials 1863-1924 ref:D/P 119/1/8 image:50.
93"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1901 quarter:4 volume:4a page:841.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
94"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 image:58.
95"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Brentwood 1977 quarter:4 volume:9 page:1611.
96"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 image:58.
97"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Brentwood 1977 quarter:4 volume:9 page:1611.
Text From Source: date of birth 14th September 1900
98"Ancestry England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index to Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1978 page:6798 ref:781001004R.
99UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1978 page:6798 ref:781001004R.
100"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.
101"David Eric Wilkinson personal contribution".
102Occupation=was a grand lady who kept a wonderful garden and when we were children loved playing card games, such as rummy and patience.
103"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.
104"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6610B page:18 line:32 letter code:TVOJ.
105"Death Certificate".
106"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.
107"Ancestry New York, Passenger Lists 1820-1957" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). roll:8065 page:866 of 1468.
108"Ancestry US Departing Passenger and Crew Lists 1914-1962" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). New York roll:163 page:770 of 1718.
109"Ancestry UK Incoming Passenger Lists 1878-1960" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 3952 May page:392 of 824.
110UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1982 page:10002 ref:821007662X.
111"Gravestone". grave ref: W-28-5 TM 17436 45588.
112"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1907 quarter:3 volume:4a page:853.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
113"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 image:61.
114Occupation=was a skilled engineer.
115"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 2002 January register:F80 district:4651 entry:25.
Text From Source: date of birth 26th July 1907
116"Lynne F Bugbee personal communication". telephone call.
117UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich no:946168.
Text From Source: date of death 16th January 2002
118"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1914 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1638.
Text From Source: mothers maiden name Oakley
119"Ancestry Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
120"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1575B folio:013 page:4 letter code:DDKK.
121"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 image:63.
Text From Source: born 24th March 1914
122"Australian Cemetaries Index" (on-line at www.austcemindex.com).
123"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 image:63.
Text From Source: born 24th March 1914
124"Ancestry UK Outward Passenger Lists 1890-1960" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
125"Geoff Bowtle personal communication".
126"Ancestry Australia and New Zealand, Rootsweb Death Index, 1813-2003" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).