See also

Family of Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes and Dorothy Muriel Ashurst

  • Husband:

  • Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes (1883-1937)

  • Wife:

  • Dorothy Muriel Ashurst (1885?-1911)

  • Marriage:

  • Q3 1910

  • St. Jude's Church, Collingham Road, South Kensington, London, England1,2

  •  

  • Geoffrey worked for the Egyptian Civil Service and lived at 109 Queen's Gate S.W., Dorothy was of 9 Collingham Place S.W., both single, groom's father William Laird Clowes a knight, bride's father Francis Henry Ashurst a gentleman, married by licence and witnessed by F H Ashurst and R Rollo Laird Clowes

Husband: Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes

  • Name:

  • Geoffrey Swinford Laird Clowes3,4,5

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • William Laird Clowes (1856?- )

  • Mother:

  • Ethel Mary Louisa Edwards (1860- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • Egyptian civil servant2

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1883

  • Mitcham, Surrey, England3,4,6

  • Baptism:

  • 14 Apr 1883 (age 0)

  • St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Church Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England7

  •  

  • son of William Laird-Clowes (gentleman) and Ethel Mary Louisa of Cedars Mitcham

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 8)

  • 4 Wyburn Villas, Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey, England3,4

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his parents William and Ethel, and two servants. Born in Mitcham Surrey

  • Census absence:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 17-18)

  •  

  • Census absence:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 28)

  •  

  •  

  • probably in Egypt on Civil service duties

  • Death:

  • 19 Jul 1937 (age 54)

  • Kensington "Registration District", London, England5,8

  • Probate:

  • 9 Sep 1937

  • Probate Registry, London, England8

  •  

  • of 35 Brasenose House 35 Kensington High Street London died 19th July 1937, probate of effects of £1,979 18s 5d (~£92,000 in 2017) to Dulcie Evelyn Laird-Clowes widow

Wife: Dorothy Muriel Ashurst

  • Name:

  • Dorothy Muriel Ashurst1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 1885 (app)

  • Almora, North West Punjab, India9,10,11

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 6)

  • 24 Cardigan Road, Richmond, Surrey, England9

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents Francis and Rosa, sisters Edith and Sybil, and four servants. Born in Almora N.W.P. India

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 16)

  • Ladies School, 4 Earls Avenue, Elham, Kent, England10

  •  

  • a pupil living with twenty-seven others. Born in India

  • Death:

  • 7 Jan 1911 (age 26)

  • Cairo, Egypt11,12

  • Probate:

  • 21 Jun 1911

  • Probate Registry, London, England12

  •  

  • of Helwan near Cairo Egypt died 7th January 1911, limited administration of effects of £150 2s (~£11,000 in 2017) to George Joseph Bayspool Porter solicitor the attorney of Geoffrey Swinford Laird-Clowes. Note a further grant was made in 1953

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Kensington 1910 quarter:3 volume:1a page:320. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

2.

Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). South Kensington St. Jude marriages 1906-1921 page:68 entry:135. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

3.

Robert J "Bob" Briscoe personal communication. email dated 27th October 2018. Cit. Date: 8 November 2018.

4.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:612 folio:123 page:6. Cit. Date: 8 November 2018.

5.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Kensington 1937 quarter:3 volume:1a page:88. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

6.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Croydon 1883 quarter:1 volume:2a page:303. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

7.

Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1912, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Mitcham St. Peter and St. Paul baptisms 1870-1885 page:253 entry:2023. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

8.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1937 page:821. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

9.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:619 folio:68 page:17. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

10.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:848 folio:44 page:79. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

11.

FindMyPast GRO CONSULAR DEATH INDICES (1849 to 1965) Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

12.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1911 page:385. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.