See also

Family of Robert William Meller and Florence Douglas

Husband: Robert William Meller

  • Name:

  • Robert William Meller2,3,4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Alfred Meller (1849?-1922?)

  • Mother:

  • Edith Marie Sherard (1859?- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • surgeon and medical practioner5,6

  • Birth:

  • 3 Sep 1886

  • Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England2,3,6,7,8,9

  •  

  • 1901 census says born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Baptism:

  • 23 Oct 1886 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew's Church, Rushmere Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • son of Alfred Meller (captain in 3rd Battalion Norfolk regiment) and Edith Marie of The Limes Rushmere St. Andrew

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 4)

  • The Limes, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • son living with his parents Alfred and Edith Marie, sister Edith, brother Sherard, two nurses and three servants. Born in Rushmere Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • The Park, High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, England8

  •  

  • a boarder (at Harrow School) with his brother Sheraid. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • 7 Kings Bench Walk, Inner Temple, London, England9

  •  

  • an unmarried visitor working as a medical student and living with Douglas Doyle Jones and a servant. Born in Rushmere Ipswich Suffolk

  • Military Service:

  • 30 Jan 1915 (age 28)

  • Royal Navy Plymouth Battalion as a surgeon5

  •  

  • going with the Expeditionary Force to France on 6th February 1915

  • Medals:

  • 1920 (app)10

  •  

  •  

  • 1915 Star, Victory and British War medals

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 53)

  • 79 Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • a married medical practioner and an A.R.P. medical member living with his wife Florence, daughters Diana and Joan, and a closed record. Born on 3rd September 1886

  • Death:

  • 16 Mar 1948 (age 62)

  • Deben "Registration District", Suffolk, England4,11

  • Probate:

  • 14 Jul 1948

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11

  •  

  • of Mill Lane House Garrison Lane Felixstowe Suffolk died 16th March 1948, probate of effects of £29,189 17s 8d later resworn as £33,341 13s 7d (~£1,098,000 in 2017) to Sherard Alfred Meller company director

Wife: Florence Douglas

  • Name:

  • Florence Douglas1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 26 Nov 18776

  •  

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 61)

  • 79 Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • married doing unpaid domestic duties and an A.R.P. nurse living with her husband Robert, daughters Diana and Joan, and a closed record. Born on 26th November 1877

  • Death:

  • 13 Sep 1967 (age 90)

  • Thanet "Registration District", Kent, England12

  • Probate:

  • 28 Feb 1968

  • Probate Registry, London, England13

  •  

  • of St. Barts Nursing Home Dover Road Sandwich Kent died 13th September 1967 administration of effects of £NIL

Child 1: Diana Meller

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Daughter: Diana Meller

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Spouse: Richard Trevena Coulton

  • Name:

  • Diana Meller14

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Richard Trevena Coulton (1914-1941)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • school games mistress6

  • Birth:

  • 14 Oct 1916

  • Leighton Buzzard "Registration District", Bedfordshire, England6,14

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 22)

  • 79 Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • an unmarried school games mistress living with her parents Robert and Florence, sister Joan, and a closed record. Born on 14th October 1916 and married a Coulton at a later date

  • Administrator:

  • 5 Jan 1943 (age 26)

  •  

     

    Diana Meller was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Richard Trevena Coulton on Tuesday on 5 January 1943 at the Probate Registry, Llandudno, Caernarvonshire, Wales

  • Death:

  • 30 May 2012 (age 95)

  • Kent "Registration District", Kent, England15,16

  • Probate:

  • 20 Jul 2012

  • Probate Registry, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England16

  •  

  • grant and will, died 30th May 2012

Child 2: Joan Meller

  • Name:

  • Joan Meller17

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • secretary6

  • Birth:

  • 15 May 1918

  • Woodbridge "Registration District", Suffolk, England6,17

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 21)

  • 79 Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England6

  •  

  • an unmarried secretary and Womens Auxilliary Territorial ? member living with her parents Robert and Florence, sister Joan, and a closed record. Born on 15th May 1918

Child 3: Robert Alfred Meller

  • Name:

  • Robert Alfred Meller18,19

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1921

  • Fareham "Registration District", Hampshire, England18

  • Death:

  • Q3 1929 (age 8)

  • Woodbridge "Registration District", Suffolk, England19

Note on Wife: Florence Douglas

Unsure where Florence was born as there a number of possibilities, need more information

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). St. George Hanover Square 1914 quarter:3 volume:1a page:1084. Cit. Date: 5 November 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). Woodbridge 1886 quarter:4 volume:4a page:823. Cit. Date: 14 October 2019.

3.

Suffolk Family History Society Carlford and Wilford Baptisms 1813-1900, (2012 SFK-BPI-14/P1 own copy). Rushmere St. Andrew, St. Andrew entry:4494. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

4.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Deben 1948 quarter:1 volume:4b page:714. Cit. Date: 6 November 2020.

5.

FindMyPast Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). National Archive ref:ADM339. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

6.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6617H page:6 line:22 letter code:TWEK. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

7.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1474 folio:56 page:16. Cit. Date: 4 November 2018.

8.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1207 folio:68 page:49. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

9.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:1319 class:RG78 piece:45 registration district:15 sub-district:2 enumeration district:29 schedule:83. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

10.

Ancestry UK, Naval Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1972, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

11.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk, www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Ipswich 1948 page:679. Cit. Date: 6 November 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). Thanet 1967 quarter:3 volume:5f page:665. Cit. Date: 6 November 2020.

13.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk, www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). London 1968 page:276. Cit. Date: 6 November 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). Leighton Buzzard 1916 quarter:4 volume:3b page:546. Cit. Date: 5 November 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). Kent 2012 quarter:2 district:5641D entry:506815903. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

16.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk, www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). newcastle upon Tyne 2012 no:3842967. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

17.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Woodbridge 1918 quarter:4 volume:4a page:1511. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

18.

Ibid. Fareham 1921 quarter:1 volume:2b page:1024. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.

19.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Woodbridge 1929 quarter:3 volume:4a page:895. Cit. Date: 5 November 2020.