See also

Family of Samuel Crees and Elsie Jane Appleton

Husband: Samuel Crees (1882-1964)
Wife: Elsie Jane Appleton (1891-1976)
Children: Samuel Crees (1908-1978)
Edward Stephen Crees (1912-1997)
Status: Divorced
Marriage 3 July 1908 Lexden "Registration District", Essex, England1,2

Husband: Samuel Crees

Name: Samuel Crees1,3,4
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation farmer then a motor driver2,5,6
Birth 27 October 1882 Streatham, Surrey, England3,5,6
Census 5 April 1891 (age 8) The Endway, Inworth, Essex, England7
son attending school and living in four rooms with his parents Samuel and Matilda, brothers George and John, and sister Lilly. Born in Streatham Surrey
Census absence 31 March 1901 (age 18)
Census 2 April 1911 (age 28) Temperance Cottage, Mell Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England5
married son-in-law, a farmers son working on a farm and living in six rooms with his in-laws Stephen and Emma, brother-in-law Edward, wife Elsie, and son Samuel. Born in London
Military Service between 22 July 1916 and 17 May 1920 (age 33-37) Labour Corps East Surrey then Middlesex Regiment as no:326942
a farmer who was 5' 6" tall, weighed 132lbs, with a chest of 35" expansion 3". See personal folder for more details
Census 29 September 1939 (age 56) Bungalow, Mayes Lane, Little Oakley, Essex, England6
a motor driver living with his wife Maisie A (Ada May), three closed records, son George Crees and possibly more closed records. Born on 27th October 1882
Death Q4 1964 (age 81) Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England4

Wife: Elsie Jane Appleton

Name: Elsie Jane Appleton8
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elsie Jane Crees1,9
Father: Stephen Appleton (1853?-1913?)
Mother: Emma Mary Ann Wilkinson (1856?-1938?)
Occupation dressmaker10
Birth 22 April 1891 Tollesbury, Essex, England5,8,9,10,11
death index says born on 20th April 1891
Census 31 March 1901 (age 9) Temperance Cottage, Mell Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England11
daughter living with her parents Stephen and Emma, brothers Robert and Edward, sister Emma, and her blind and widowed step grandmother Mary A Appleton aged 90. Born in Tollesbury Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 19) Temperance Cottage, Mell Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England5
married daughter living in six rooms with her parents Stephen and Emma, brother Edward, husband Samuel Crees, and son Samuel Crees. Born in Tollesbury Essex. Married for two years with one child who is still living
Census 29 September 1939 (age 48) Temperance Cottage, Mell Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England10
a married dressmaker doing household duties and living with her son Edward. Born on 22nd April 1891
Death 19 June 1976 (age 85) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England9,12
Probate 10 August 1976 Probate Court, Greater London, England12
of 44 New Road Tollesbury, died 19th June 1976, probate of £8,019 (~£59,000 in 2017)

Child 1: Samuel Crees

Name: Samuel Crees13,14
Sex: Male
Spouse: Kathleen Frances Polley (1916-1993)
Occupation ships cook15
Birth 26 October 1908 Tollesbury, Essex, England2,5,13,14,15
death index says born 21st October 1908, fathers army record says born on 26th August 1908
Census 2 April 1911 (age 2) Temperance Cottage, Mell Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England5
grandson living in six rooms with his grandparents Stephen and Emma, uncle Edward and parents Samuel and Elsie. Born in Tollesbury Essex
Census 29 September 1939 (age 30) Woodrolfe Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England15
a married ships cook living with his wife Kathleen. Born on 26th October 1908
Death Q2 1978 (age 69) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England14

Child 2: Edward Stephen Crees

Name: Edward Stephen Crees16,17
Sex: Male
Spouse: Gladys Collier (1919-2003)
Occupation shipwright and boat builder10
Birth 8 July 1912 Tollesbury, Essex, England2,10,16
Census 29 September 1939 (age 27) Temperance Cottage, Mell Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England10
an unmarried shipwirght and boat builder living with his mother Elsie. Born on 8th July 1912
Death January 1997 (age 84) Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England17

Note on Marriage

divorce assumed as they were living apart in the 1939 register and Samual remarried

Note on Husband: Samuel Crees

brother of George William Crees (1880-1943), parents Samuel Bennett Crees (1858-?) and Matilda E Randle (c1860-?). After the assumed divorce from Elsie Samuel had a further family with Maisie A (Ada May) (1900-1997)6,18

Sources

1"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Lexden 1908 quarter:3 volume:4a page:1433.
2"FindMyPast British Army Service Records" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). National Archive Series WO 363 service no:32694.
3"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Wandsworth 1882 quarter:4 volume:1d page:764.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Randle
4"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1964 quarter:4 volume:4a page:592.
Text From Source: aged 81
5"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10209 class:RG78 piece:537 registration district:196 sub-district:3 enumeration district:1 schedule:242.
6"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1595E page:8 line:27 letter code:DDXS.
7"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1415 folio:134 page:9.
8"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Maldon 1891 quarter:2 volume:4a page:561.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Wilkinson
9"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Chelmsford 1976 quarter:2 volume:9 page:1725.
Text From Source: born 20th April 1891
10"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1581A page:19 line:16 letter code:DDPA.
11"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1693 folio:81 page:19.
12UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1976 page:1921 ref:760114517R.
Text From Source: died 19th June 1976
13"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Maldon 1908 quarter:4 volume:4a page:719.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Appleton
14"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Chelmsford 1978 quarter:2 volume:9 page:1804.
Text From Source: born 21st October 1908
15"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1581B page:6 line:41 letter code:DDPA.
16"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Maldon 1912 quarter:3 volume:4a page:1482.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Appleton
17"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Chelmsford 1997 quarter:1 district:4682 register:F28 entry:6 date:0197.
Text From Source: born 8th July 1912
18"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1997 quarter:1 district:4691C register:C67C entry:260 date:0197.
Text From Source: born 22nd November 1900