See also

Family of James Walter Gillingham and Edith Emma Branford

  • Husband:

  • James Walter Gillingham (1885-1950)

  • Wife:

  • Edith Emma Branford (1887-1949)

  • Children:

  • Winifred Edith Gillingham (1908-1909)

  • Status:

  • Separated

  • Marriage:

  • Q4 1907

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England1

Husband: James Walter Gillingham

  • Name:

  • James Walter Gillingham1,2,3

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Alfred Gillingham (1848-1928)

  • Mother:

  • Amelia Benstead (1843-1888)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • postman4

  • Birth:

  • 11 Feb 1885

  • Ipswich, Suffolk, England2,4,5,6,7

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 6)

  • 10 Old Foundry Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England5

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his widowed father Alfred, brother Herbert, sisters Amelia and Agnes, and a servant. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 16)

  • 14 Charles Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • son living with his father Alfred, step-mother Emma, and sister Agnes. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 26)

  • 9 Mason Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England4

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a G.P.O.postman and living in four rooms with his wife Edith. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 54)

  • 183/5 Coppins Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England7

  •  

  • a married disabled ex-service pensioner no:B.M. 8504 living with Bessie Gillingham (Whatling) and six others. Born on 11th February 1885. Note that Bessie was administrator of both James and his wife Edith's probates when she was described as a single woman, she was not married to James so it is assumed that she was a common law wife

  • Death:

  • 5 Mar 1950 (age 65)

  • Clacton and District Hospital, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England3,8

  • Probate:

  • 23 May 1950

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England8

  •  

  • of 25 Victory Road Clacton-on-Sea died 5th March 1950 at The District Hospital Clacton-on-Sea, probate of effects of £1,200 (~£37,500 in 2017) to Bessie Whatling single woman

Wife: Edith Emma Branford

  • Name:

  • Edith Emma Branford1,9

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1887

  • Stratford St. Mary, Suffolk, England4,9,10,11

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 3)

  • Lower Street, Higham by Nayland, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • granddaughter living with her widowed grandfather George Buckmore, her mother Laura and sister Maude. Born in Stratford St. Mary Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 13)

  • Sonds Pit Cottage, The Street, Holton St. Mary, Suffolk, England11

  •  

  • visitor living in four rooms with Walter Laurence and family. Born in Stratford Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 23)

  • 9 Mason Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England4

  •  

  • married wife living in four rooms with her husband James. Born in Stratford St. Mary Suffolk and married for three years with one child who had died

  • Death:

  • 20 Nov 1949 (age 62)

  • Samford "Registration District", Suffolk, England12,13

  • Probate:

  • 12 Jun 1950

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England13

  •  

  • of The Haven Capel St. Mary near Ipswich (wife of James Walter Gillingham) died 20th November 1949, administration of £1,499 5s 9d (~£46,800 in 2017) to Bessie Whatling single woman

Child 1: Winifred Edith Gillingham

  • Name:

  • Winifred Edith Gillingham14,15

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1908

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England14

  • Death:

  • Q1 1909 (age 1)

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England15

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Ipswich 1907 quarter:4 volume:4a page:2045. Cit. Date: 13 July 2020.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1885 quarter:1 volume:4a page:833. Cit. Date: 6 August 2020.

3.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1950 quarter:1 volume:4a page:567. Cit. Date: 14 March 2021.

4.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10804 class:RG78 piece:584 registration district:213 sub-district:1 enumeration district:6 schedule:236. Cit. Date: 5 August 2020.

5.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1472 folio:44 page:4. Cit. Date: 6 August 2020.

6.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1780 folio:119 page:27. Cit. Date: 28 October 2020.

7.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). RG101 piece:1499E page:4 line:12 letter code:DBRS. Cit. Date: 14 March 2021.

8.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1950 page:601. Cit. Date: 14 March 2021.

9.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Samford 1887 quarter:3 volume:4a page:767. Cit. Date: 13 July 2020.

10.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1464 folio:111 page:2. Cit. Date: 6 August 2020.

11.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1771 folio:84 page:25. Cit. Date: 6 August 2020.

12.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Samford 1949 quarter:4 volume:4b page:871A. Cit. Date: 6 August 2020.

13.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1950 page:601. Cit. Date: 6 August 2020.

14.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1908 quarter:1 volume:4a page:1035. Cit. Date: 13 July 2020.

15.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Ipswich 1909 quarter:1 volume:4a page:645. Cit. Date: 13 July 2020.