See also

Family of Claude V Abbott and Dorothy Annie Wilkinson

Husband: Claude V Abbott

  • Name:

  • Claude V Abbott1,2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • local authority general clerk3

  • Birth:

  • 3 Mar 18883,4

  •  

  •  

  • was he born in Solihull Warwickshire

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 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

  • Father:

  • Edward Henry Wilkinson (1861-1934)

  • Mother:

  • Cassandra Elizabeth Palmer (1861-1940)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • domestic servant5

  • Birth:

  • 21 Jan 1893

  • Dovercourt, Essex, England3,6,7

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 8)

  • 23 Hordle Street, Dovercourt, Essex, England7

  •  

  • daughter living with her mother Cassandra and brothers Oliver, Bertie, Raymond, Herman and Baden, and sister Ivy. Born in Dovercourt Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 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 in Dovercourt

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 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 Mar 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 Registry, 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 Abbott1,11,12

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • sales representative11

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • John was a great rugby player in his younger days.

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • did he marry June Richardson in Ipswich in 1950 most likely? or Joan H Sadler in Epping in 1952 or Doreen M Whiteley in Colchester in 1953?

  • Birth:

  • 10 Jul 1922

  • Epping "Registration District", Essex, England1,12,13

  • Wounded:

  • 19 Aug 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 Apr 2003 (age 80)

  • Dwyfor "Registration District", Caernarvonshire, Wales13,14

  • Probate:

  • 29 Dec 2003

  • Probate Registry, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales14

  •  

  • grant and will

Child 2: Hazel Margaret Abbott

  • Name:

  • Hazel Margaret Abbott1,15,16

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • nurse17

  •  

  • Trained at Addenbrooks Hospital becoming a sister by the time she was 21

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1925

  • West Ham "Registration District", Essex, England15,17

  • Death:

  • 19 Jun 2013 (age 87)

  • Surrey, England16

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. Cit. Date: 11 June 2017.

4.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (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 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 10 June 2017.

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 - 2019, (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. Suffolk Record Office (Ipswich), Suffolk Record Office, Gateacre Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

11.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1955 page:3. Cit. Date: 11 June 2017.

12.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Epping 1922 quarter:3 volume:4a page:868. Cit. Date: 11 June 2017.

13.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 11 June 2017.

14.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 2003 ref:1374861. Cit. Date: 11 June 2017.

15.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). West Ham 1925 quarter:3volume:4a page:683. Cit. Date: 11 June 2017.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). only available on Ancestry. Cit. Date: 10 September 2017.

17.

Helena Kilivington personal communication. Gedcom file. Cit. Date: 22 July 2001.