See also

Family of Robert Henry Bass and Ada Porley

  • Husband:

  • Robert Henry Bass (1896-1969)

  • Wife:

  • Ada Porley (1898-1988)

  • Children:

  • Robert Joseph Bass (1919-2009)

  •  

  • Doreen Bass (1925-2005)

  • Marriage Banns:

  • 15 Sep 1918

  • St. Martin's Church, St. Martins View, Potternewton West Riding of Yorkshire, England1

  •  

  • 22nd and 29th September 1918, both single and of this parish

  • Marriage:

  • 2 Oct 1918

  • St. Martin's Church, St. Martins View, Potternewton West Riding of Yorkshire, England2,3

  •  

  • Robert a labourer, both single and of 105 Sheepscar Street, groom's father John Bass a railway platelayer, bride's father John Joseph Porley a labourer, married by banns and witnessed by Sarah Ann Parsley and Maurice Charles Bass

Husband: Robert Henry Bass

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Robert Henry Bass

  • Name:

  • Robert Henry Bass4,5,6

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • John Bass (1872-1919)

  • Mother:

  • Mary Clarke Rainbird (1873-1940)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • agricultural labourer then a painter2,7,8

  • Birth:

  • 23 Mar 1896

  • Earl Stonham, Suffolk, England5,6,7,8,9

  •  

  • 1901 census says born in Stonham, 1939 register says born on 25th March 1896

  • Baptism:

  • 2 Apr 1899 (age 3)

  • St. Mary the Virgin Church, A1120, Earl Stonham, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • son of John Bass (labourer) and Mary of Earl Stonham, born on 23rd March 1896. Baptised at the same time as brother Maurice and sister Margaret

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 6)

  • Blackwater Hall, Creeting St. Mary, Suffolk, England9

  •  

  • son living in four rooms with his parents John and Mary, sisters Alice, Maggie, Lily and Rose, and brother Morris. Born in Needham

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 15)

  • Bridge Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a farm labourer and living in six rooms with his parents John and Mary, brothers Maurice, Bertie, Albert and George, and sisters Lily, Rose and Olive. Born in Earl Stonham

  • Military Service:

  • btw 7 Sep 1914 and 13 Sep 1918 (age 18-22)

  • East Surrey Regiment 3rd Battalion as no:5169 then the Essex Regiment as no:4075710

  •  

  • receiving a gun shot wounds to the back of the right scapula (shoulder) and left leg in 1916, then another gun shot wound in 1917 losing his upper teeth and suffering a fractured jaw. He was 5' 6½" tall, weighed 107lbs with a chest of 32" and exansion of 2½". See personal folder for full details

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 43)

  • 2 Potternewton Avenue, Potternewton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England8

  •  

  • a married painter living with his wife Ada, son Robert, daughter Doreen and a closed record (presumably son Kenneth), born on 25th March 1896

  • Death:

  • 10 Jan 1969 (age 72)

  • Leeds "Registration District", West Riding of Yorkshire, England11,12

  • Probate:

  • 14 Mar 1969

  • Probate Registry, Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England12

  •  

  • of 2 Potternewton Avenue Leeds died 10th January 1969, probate of £2,822 (~£42,000 in 2017)

Wife: Ada Porley

  • Name:

  • Ada Porley2,3,13

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 6 Jan 1898

  • Devonport, Devon, England2,8,13,14,15,16

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 3)

  • 20 Ellen's View, Goole, West Riding of Yorkshire, England14

  •  

  • daughter as Ada Parley living in three rooms with her parents J B and S A Parley, and sister SA. Born in Devonport Devon

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 13)

  • 26 Ellen's View, Goole, West Riding of Yorkshire, England15

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living in three rooms with her parents John Joseph Beck and Sarah Ann, sister Sarah Ann, and brothers John and Joseph. Born in Ford Devonport

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 41)

  • 2 Potternewton Avenue, Potternewton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England8

  •  

  • a married housewife living with her husband Robert, son Robert, daughter Doreen and a closed record (presumably son Kenneth), born on 6th January 1898

  • Death:

  • 17 Jan 1988 (age 90)

  • Leeds "Registration District", West Yorkshire, England16,17

  • Probate:

  • 23 Feb 1988

  • Probate Registry, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England17

  •  

  • of 2 Potternewton Avenue Leeds died 17th January 1988, probate not exceeding £70,000 (~£188,000 in 2017)

Child 1: Robert Joseph Bass

  • Name:

  • Robert Joseph Bass18,19

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Jean Margot Chapman (1923-1999)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • shop assistant8

  • Birth:

  • 4 Jul 1919

  • Leeds "Registration District", West Riding of Yorkshire, England8,18,19

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 20)

  • 2 Potternewton Avenue, Potternewton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England8

  •  

  • an unmarried shop assistant living with his parents Robert and Ada, sister Doreen and a closed record (presumably brother Kenneth), born on 4th July 1919

  • Death:

  • 22 Jan 2009 (age 89)

  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England19

Child 3: Doreen Bass

  • Name:

  • Doreen Bass20

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Sydney Lawrence Carmody (1923-2013)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • stockroom assistant21

  • Birth:

  • 4 Feb 1925

  • Leeds "Registration District", West Riding of Yorkshire, England20,21,22

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 14)

  • 2 Potternewton Avenue, Potternewton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England21

  •  

  • an unmarried stockroom assistant living with her parents Robert and Ada, brother Robert and a closed record (presumably brother Kenneth), born on 4th February 1925. Married a Carmody at a later date

  • Death:

  • Jul 2005 (age 80)

  • Leeds "Registration District", West Yorkshire, England22

Sources

1.

Ancestry Parish Marriages and Banns, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 Potternewton St. Martin banns 1918 page:120 entry:357. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

2.

Ibid. West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 Potternewton St. Martin marriages 1918 page:216 entry:432. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

3.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Leeds 1918 quarter:4 volume:9b page:717. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

4.

Pauline Utteridge personal communication. email dated 8th December 2019. Cit. Date: 9 December 2019.

5.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bosmere 1896 quarter:2 volume:4a page:866. Cit. Date: 9 December 2019.

6.

Suffolk Family History Society - Bosmere and Claydon Baptisms 1813-1900, (2008 SFK-BPI-11 own copy). Earl Stonham St. Mary baptisms entry:783. Cit. Date: 14 December 2019.

7.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece10776 class:RG78 piece:582 registration district:211 sub-district:2 enumeration district:10 schedule:269. Cit. Date: 10 December 2019.

8.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:3437G page:4 line:42 letter code:KGEH. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

9.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1770 folio:21 page:14. Cit. Date: 12 December 2019.

10.

FindMyPast British Army Service Records, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). born 1897. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

11.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leeds 1969 quarter:1 volume:2c page:282. Cit. Date: 18 December 2019.

12.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1969 page:150. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

13.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stoke Damerel 1898 quarter:1 volume:5b page:315. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

14.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:4424 folio:126 page:34. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

15.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece28287 class:RG78 piece:1617 registration district:514 sub-district:2 enumeration district:12 schedule:345. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leeds 1988 quarter:1 register:188 volume:5 page:749. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

17.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1988 page:481 ref:8851602608L. Cit. Date: 19 December 2019.

18.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leeds 1919 quarter:3 volume:9b page:407. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

19.

FindMyPast United Kingdom Deaths 2007-2017 Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Leeds. Cit. Date: 18 December 2019.

20.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leeds 1925 quarter:1 volume:9b page:436. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

21.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:3437G page:5 line:2 letter code:KGEH. Cit. Date: 15 December 2019.

22.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Leeds 2005 quarter:3 district:0921K register:K28C entry:33 date:0705. Cit. Date: 16 December 2019.