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Family of Charles Felix Colchester and Dorothy May Benning

Husband: Charles Felix Colchester (1896-1962)
Wife: Dorothy May Benning (1898-1952)
Children: John Charles M Colchester (1926-1986)
Marriage Banns 10 August 1924 St. Mary's Church, Upper Street, Islington, London, England1
17th and 24th August 1924, Charles of this parish, Dorothy of St. Pauls Canonbury, both single
Marriage 22 September 1924 St. Mary's Church, Upper Street, Islington, London, England2,3
Charles a clerk of 147 Upper Street, Dorothy of 8 Cleryne? Place, both single, groom's father Alfred Markham Colchester a performer of music, bride's father Frederick Valentine Benning a naval chaplin, married by banns and witnessed by B Armitage, J Fulton?, E M Benning and L R Opperman?

Husband: Charles Felix Colchester

Name: Charles Felix Colchester1,4
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Charles Frederick Colchester5
Father: Alfred Markham Colchester (1851-1915)
Mother: Ruth Evaline Keeys (1856?- )
Occupation clerk then an insurance official6,7
Birth 7 May 1896 28 Poets Road, Highbury, London, England4,5,6,7
Census 31 March 1901 (age 5) 28 Poets Road, Highbury, London, England5
son as Charles Frederick living with his parents Alfred and Rachel, sisters Rachel, Alice, Maud, Mabel and Eliza, and brothers Harry and William, born in Highbury London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 15) 28 Poets Road, Highbury, London, England6
unmarried son working as a junior clerk and living in nine rooms with his father Alfred, sisters Ruth, Alice, Mary and Ellen, and brothers Harold and William, born at the present address
Military Service between 18 November 1915 and 1 October 1917 (age 19-21) Reserve Household Battalion as a Trooper 3948
Medals 13 November 19179
the Silver War Badge no:247771
Census 20 March 1939 (age 42) 105 Moorland Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England7
a married insurance official (senior clerical staff) living with Florence Yeo, her family and a colleague Douglas Ed Baker, born on 7th May 1895 (actually 1896)
Death Q4 1962 (age 66) Wood Green "Registration District", Middlesex, England10

Wife: Dorothy May Benning

Name: Dorothy May Benning1,2,3,11
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Dorothy May Colchester1,2,3
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 5 March 1898 Islington, London, England11,12,13,14
Census 31 March 1901 (age 3) 4 Bryantwood Road, Islington, London, England12
daughter living with her parents Fred and Edith, born in Islington London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 13) 8 Alwyne Place, Canonby, London, England14
daughter attending school and living in ten rooms with her morther Edith May and two boarders, born in Islington London
Census 29 September 1939 (age 41) Hatfield, Salisbury Road, Holland-on-Sea, Essex, England13
married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with a closed record (presumably daughter Mary), son John and Edith M Benning (b1866) probably her mother, born on 5th March 1898
Death Q4 1952 (age 55) Wood Green "Registration District", Middlesex, England15

Child 1: John Charles M Colchester

Name: John Charles M Colchester16,17
Sex: Male
Spouse: Brena Ethel Fowler (1930-1993)
Birth 12 September 1926 Edmonton "Registration District", Middlesex, England13,16,17
Census 29 September 1939 (age 13) Hatfield, Salisbury Road, Holland-on-Sea, Essex, England13
attending school and living with his mother Dorothy, a closed record (presumably sister Mary) and Edith M Benning (b1866) probably his grandmother, born on 12th September 1926
Death December 1986 (age 60) Lambeth "Registration District", Greater London, England17

Sources

1"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Islington St. Mary banns 1923-1926 page:31 entry:154.
2"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Islington 1924 quarter:3 volume:1b page:460.
3"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Islington St. Mary marriages 1921-1925 page:181 entry:362.
4"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Islington 1896 quarter:2 volume:1b page:413.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Keys
5"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:203 folio:124 page:34.
did the enumerator make up the names as they are mostly different form their birth names?
6"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:977 class:RG78 piece:33 registration district:10 sub-district:7 enumeration district:8 schedule:337.
7"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:7047G page:12 line:22 letter code:WOTK.
8"FindMyPast Silver War Badge Roll 1914-1920" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). service no:394.
9"FindMyPast Silver War Badge Roll 1914-1920" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). service no:394 badhe no:247771.
10"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Wood Green 1966 quarter:4 volume:5f page:469.
Text From Source: aged 66
11"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Islington 1898 quarter:2 volume:1b page:374.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Boreham
12"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:201 folio:102 page:36.
13"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1501D page:14 line:29 letter code:DBSW.
14"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:920 class:RG78 piece:32 registration district:10 sub-district:6 enumeration district:18 schedule:209.
15"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Wood Green 1952 quarter:4 volume:5f page:534.
Text From Source: aged 55
16"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Edmonton 1926 quarter:3 volume:3a page:1041.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Benning
17"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lambeth 1986 quarter:4 register:1286 volume:14 page:397.
Text From Source: born 12th September 1926