MORCOM/BE ONE NAME STUDY

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Arthur MORCOMBE (06933)
Family Code: HIGHAMPTONjoh highamptonrook

BIRTH:
ABT 1814 in Highampton DEV. Census 1841: 25, b. Devon; 1851: age 38, head., married, b. Highampton

DEATH:
Q2 1853 in Tavistock DEV. 5b 247. His daughter Grace was born in the same quarter.

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1841-AFT 1841: Golden Inn,Highampton,DEV
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: Eworthy Lower Town,Germansweek,Okehampton,DEV

Residence Note:
HO/107/1885 Folio 39 Page 9 FHL Film 0221034

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1841-AFT 1841: Agricultural Labourer in Highampton.
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: Agricultural Labourer in Eworthy Lower Town.

GENERAL NOTE:
CHECK: IS HE THE SON OF ARTHUR & SALLY?

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 6 June 1841
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
  1. Wife: Charlotte ROOK (06934)
    Married: 01Feb1841 in Holy Cross, Highampton

    Children:
    1. John MORCOMBE (04959)
    2. Ann MORCOMBE (06936)
    3. Mary MORCOMBE (06937)
    4. Thomas MORCOMBE (06938)
    5. Grace MORCOMBE (19151)
Arthur MORCOMBE (16021)
Family Code: HIGHAMPTONjohn

BIRTH:
07Dec1888 in Youngstown OH USA. Census Ohio 1900: age 11, born in Ohio; 1910 Ohio: age 22, b Ohio, father b. Eng., mother b. Wales, ; 1920: 31, son, single, b. Ohio, father b. Eng., mother b. Wales; 1930 CA: 41, first married at 40, b. Ohio, father b. Eng., mother b. Wales, rents home.

EDUCATION:
At school in 1900

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1900-AFT 1920: Youngstown Township,Youngstown City,Mahoning Co.OH USA
ABT 1917 142,McKinnie St,Youngstown,OH USA
North Jackson Street,District 969,Glendale,Los Angeles County CA USA

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1910-AFT 1910: Wagon Driver for National Biscuit Co.in Youngstown.
BEF 05Jun1917 Right of Way Agent for Central Union Telephone
Occupation Note: Registered for draft on 5 June 1917 in Youngstown, Ohio. Form 2283 No. 807. Natural born US citizen. Single. Claimed exemption because "maintaining means of communication" [but was enlisted on 19 September 1917]. Single. Medium height and build, brown eyes and hair..
19Sep1917-13May1918: Private for Machine Gun Company 332 InfantryOccupation Note: Enlisted in National Army At Youngstown 19 Sep 1917: Serial No. 1950499. Bugler 10 Jan 1918. Age at enlistment 28 9/12 yrs.
15May1918-05May1919: Private for Co M 333 InfantryOccupation Note: Vittoria-Veneto; Defensive Sector, American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honourable discharge 5 May 1919..
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: Commercial Manager for telephone company in Youngstown.
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Telephone Salesman in Los Angeles.

SOURCES:
Ohio Military Men 1917-1918
Census Ohio 1900
Census Ohio 1910
USA - World War I Draft Registrations Card 1917-1918
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
Personal CARR-MORCOMBE Robin
  1. Wife: Iva B UNKNOWN (21341)
    Married: ABT 1929
Arthur Duncan MORCOMBE (Art)(13972)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
20Sep1890 in Snake Valley, Carngham VIC AUS. Reg.No.30892

DEATH:
09Jan1966 in Ballarat VIC AUS. Reg.No.328. Son of George and Mary nee KENNEDY Age at death: 75

BURIAL:
11Jan1966 in Ballarat Crematorium VIC AUS. Cremated - informant Thomas MORCOMBE probably his son. . Location RG G19R1

RESIDENCES:
1914-1936: Snake Valley, Beaufort, Corangamite,VIC AUS
-10Jul1915: Snake Valley,VIC AUS
Brewster,Carngham,VIC AUS
-28Mar1942: Burrumbeet,VIC AUS
-20Sep1890: Brewster via Burrumbeet,VIC AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
1914-1936: Farmer in Snake Valley.
10Jul1915-03Jul1918: Private for 8th Light Horse Regt, 12th reinforcement and 3rd Signal TroopOccupation Note: Regimental No. 1594. Single. Presbyterian. Father, Mother, G and Mrs Morcombe, Snake Valley, VIC. AWM. Oddly, although his father was alive, Arthur is recorded as "sole support of mother". Physical description: 5ft 3 1/2 ins, 10 stone 11 lbs,chest 34 ins, complexion fair, eyes brown and hair brown. Age at recruitment and embarkation 24. Embarkation Roll number 10/13/3. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915. His service record shows that, between February 1916 and August 1919, he was in Heliopolis, Serapeum, Abasan, Port Said, Gaza, Cairo and RAF Kantara. He was in hospital several times with malaria and fever. He left Egypt on the "Malta" on 3 July 1919 and reached Melbourne on 7 August 1919. He was discharged from the AIF on 29 September 1919.
28Mar1942-ABT 1945: for Australian ArmyOccupation Note: Service No.V240774, enlisted in Beaufort VIC, next of kin E MORCOMBE [?his wife Eliza?]. Rank, posting and date of discharge all "unknown".

SOURCES:
BMD Records Victoria AUS Federation Index 1889-1901
Article in "District Diggings" cited in Snake Valley & District Historical Society Newsletter
AIF Project -Australian Anzacs in the Great war 1914-1918
World War 2 Nominal Roll: Australia
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
Cemeteries Register for Ballarat 2005
Cremations Index - Ballarat
Death Index Victoria Digger Index 1921-1985
Personal WILSON Joan
  1. Wife: Eliza Maria LEWIS (13973)

    Children:
    1. Arthur Lewis MORCOMBE (13974)
    2. Dawn MORCOMBE (13975)
    3. Isabelle MORCOMBE (13976)
    4. George MORCOMBE (13977)
    5. Thomas Leslie MORCOMBE (13978)
    6. Gwenda MORCOMBE (13979)
Arthur Harold Ivor MORCOMBE (05148)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
Q1 1914 in Worcester WOR.

DEATH:
14Jul1998 in Worcester WOR. Age at death: 84

WILL:
18Dec1998 in Oxford Registry Office OXF.

PROBATE:
in Oxford Registry Office OXF. Grant issued 18 Dec 1998 to Gladys Emily MORCOMBE [his second wife]. Gross 122,439 and net 120,754. Ref. 29774.

RESIDENCE:
-1998: 83,Langherne Road,Worcester,WOR WR2 5LY

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Wills and Administrations Index -PRO
Find A Will
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
  2. Wife: Gladys Emily CHANCE (05150)
    Married: Q4 1968 in Worcester
Arthur James MORCOMBE (16237)
Family Code: St KEAthomas

BIRTH:
Q1 1910 in Whitechapel LND. Census 1911: 1 year, son, b. London

DEATH:
Q2 1911 in Bethnal Green ESS. Arthur J MORCOMBE. Family recall a child dying in infancy Age at death: 1

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 16,Georgina Gardens,Bethnal Green,London,LND

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
Arthur John MORCOMBE (01315)
Family Code: HIGHAMPTONjohn

BIRTH:
Q4 1876 in Neath GLA. Census 1881: age 4 scholar; Census 1891: age 15, son, b. Neath; 1901: 24, son, single, b. Neath; 1911: 34, head, married, b. Neath

DEATH:
03Feb1953 in Neath GLA. GRO Index Q1 1953 Age at death: 76

PROBATE:
Executor: Trevor Batten MORCOMBE, railway clerk

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: 20,Mile End Road,Llantwit Lower,GLA
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 21,Mile End Row,Melincrythan/Llantwit Lower,Neath,GLA
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 20,Mile End Row,Llantwit Lower,Neath,Gla
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 7,Pendrill Street,Neath,GLA
BEF 1953-02Feb1953: 25,Allister Street,Neath,GLA

Residence Note:
NB No.20 and No.21 Mile End Row used.

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Bookseller's Assistant in Neath.
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: Printer in Neath.
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Store Labourer for Railway in Neath.
BEF 1953-03Feb1953: Railway General Clerk - retired

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
Personal CAMPBELL Peter
  1. Wife: Leah Rhoda WARE (Lil)(01472)
    Married: 07Feb1903 in Neath

    Children:
    1. Muriel Rebecca MORCOMBE (02138)
    2. Trevor Batten MORCOMBE (02124)
    3. Iris Irene MORCOMBE (02729)
    4. Fred Granville MORCOMBE (02723)
    5. (living person)
    6. Joan M MORCOMBE (01474)
  2. Wife: Gertrude Jane GROVES (02136)
    Married: Q3 1943 in Neath
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
Arthur Lewis MORCOMBE (13974)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
ABT 1926 in Carngham VIC AUS.

DEATH:
1931 in Ballarat VIC AUS. Reg.No.149. Son of Arthur Duncan and Eliza Maria nee LEWIS. Article in "District Diggings" says he died in Carngham Age at death: 5 yrs

SOURCES:
Article in "District Diggings" cited in Snake Valley & District Historical Society Newsletter
Death Index Victoria Digger Index 1921-1985
Arthur R MORCOMBE (16630)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam INWARDLEIGHgeorge

BIRTH:
1909 in Rockdale NSW AUS. Son of Elizabeth L

GENERAL NOTE:
NB Arthur's assumed mother petitioned for divorce in 1903. Did his parents re-unite or is Arthur in the wrong family?

SOURCES:
NSW Historical Index Births,Deaths & Marriages
Personal LUXFORD Christine
Arthur Sidney MORCOMBE (Sidney)(10353)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
17Jul1866 in Stoke Damerel CON. Reg. Q3 1866. Census 1881: age 14 yrs, b.Devonport, handicap - deaf and dumb; 1891: 24, head, b. Devonport, deaf and dumb; 1911: 44, head, married, b. Devonport

CHRISTENED:
05Aug1866 in Devonport, Stoke Damerel DEV. Son of Daniel and Julia Ann, resident Stoke Damerel

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: 151,Fort Road,Bermondsey,London,SRY
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: Wellington Terrace,Worcester,WOR
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: 12,Perdiswell Street,Barbourne,Worcester,WOR
BEF 24Apr1917-AFT 24Apr1917: Worcester,WOR

Residence Note:
Census 1881: FHL Film 1341130, PRO Ref.RG11, Piece 0571, Folio 59 p.41

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: Currier in Bermondsey.
BEF 1891-AFT 1911: Leather Shaver in Worcester.

GENERAL NOTE:
Sidney and Martha MORCOMBE of Worcester are listed on Source 355 as parents of S W MORCOMBE d.24 Apr 1917.CHECK: 'Arthur S MORCOMBE' on birth entry BUT 'Arthur Sidney MORCOMBE' on marriage and again 'Sidney' on record of son's war death.NOTE ALSO: Arthur S MORCOMBE died in Q3 1866 Stoke Damerel aged 0. Q3 1866 shows 2 births in Stoke Damerel: Arthur S and Edwin MORCOMBE.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
Web Site Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  1. Wife: Martha Eliza INIGHT (10354)
    Married: Q4 1888 in Worcester

    Children:
    1. Albert Daniel MORCOMBE (10410)
    2. Sidney William MORCOMBE (09168)
Arthur Wells MORCOMBE (18812)
Family Code: HIGHAMPTONblatchford

BIRTH:
06Sep1889 in Chattanooga TN USA. Census 1900 TN USA: son, age 10, b. September 1887 in Tennessee, father b. England, mother b. Tennessee, at school; 1910 TN: Auther W MORCOMBE, 20, son, single, b. Tennessee, father b. England, mother b. Tennessee1930 MI:age 40, single, lodger with Mary MARKHAM, age 51, widow, owns home worth $20,000. Arthur was b. in TN, his father in England and his mother in TN, not emplyed

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1900-AFT 1900: Chattanooga City,Hamilton County TN USA
BEF 1910-AFT 1910: 2012,Wilson Street,Nashville,Davidson County TN USA
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Detroit,Wayne County MI USA

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1910-AFT 1910: Apprentice Lithographer in Nashville.
Lithograph Engraver for Ar Craft Lithograph Co in Detroit MI.
Occupation Note: Registered for the draft in Detroit [date unreadable]. Short, blue eyes, blonde hair. Single. Duty Sergeant, Tennesse National Guard.

SOURCES:
1900 USA Federal Census
1910 USA Federal Census
USA - World War I Draft Registrations Card 1917-1918
1930 USA Federal Census
(living person)
Aubrey Lancelot MORCOMBE (14015)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
09Jul1900 in Albert Park, Melbourne South VIC AUS. Reg.No.20637. Son of Joseph Elijah and Flor... Susan nee "ANDREWARTHUR". The Australian National Archives have a record of job applications by "Audrey" Lanceslot MORCOMBE in August 1945. Is this a misspelling?

DEATH:
18Nov1966 in Manly NSW AUS. NSW Deaths Index Ref. 39780/1966. Death registered in Manley NSW. Son of Joseph and Florence Susan. Notice in Sydney Morning herald of 19 Nov 1966. Aubrey was "late of Cremorne"

RESIDENCES:
19Sep1918-1924: 16,Long Street,West Caulfield, Elsternwick,Melbourne,VIC AUS
1928-1936: Tetopea Park,Canberra,ACT AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
19Sep1918Occupation Note: Had been cadet in Citizens Force for four years. Enlisted in Army at age of 18 yrs 8 months. Single. Next of kin: father Joseph MORCOMBE, 16 Long Street, Elsternwick VIC.
19Sep1918-1924: Clerk in Public Service in Melbourne.
1928-1938: Clerk in Public Service in Canberra.

SOURCES:
BMD Registry Victoria, Australia (from Robin TUDDIN)
BMD Records NSW Registry Indices
National Archives of Australia "ANGAM" on the web
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
The Ryerson Index
  1. Wife: Beatrice Rachel BASTIANZ (14049)
    Married: 1924

    Children:
    1. Joan Beatrice MORCOMBE (14050)
    2. (living person)
(living person)
Avice MORCOMBE (07889)


BURIAL:
29Jun1605 in Bodmin CON. daughter of John MORCOMB (may not be this John: CHECK)

SOURCE:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Avis Jane MORCOMBE (18687)
Family Code: SHEEPWASHrobert

BIRTH:
Q4 1887 in Bratton Clovelly DEV. Birth Registered in Okehampton (ref. 5b 369] as "Abes MORCOMBE". Census 1891: Avis MORCOMBE, age 3, dau., b. Bratton Clovelly; 1901: Avis MORCOMBE, 13, dau, b. Bratton Clovelly; 1911: 22, single, servant, b. Bratton Clovelly

RESIDENCES:
AFT Q4 1888-AFT 1901: Bratton Clovelly Village,nr. Okehampton,DEV
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Park Farm,Landulph,St germans parish,CON
BEF Q1 1915-AFT Q1 1915: Liskeard,CON

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Domestic Cook in Park Farm.Occupation Note: Working for William Benjamin SNELL, 68, head, married, farmer, b. Landulph.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Marriages
  1. Husband: George S STEPHENS (18688)
    Married: Q1 1915 in Liskeard
Avis M MORCOMBE (16060)


BIRTH:
06Jul1927 in ME USA.

DEATH:
25Nov1997 in Hancock ME USA. Age at death: 70

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 004-26-9387State No.Issued: MELast Residence: Ellsworth,Hancock,ME USA 04605

RESIDENCE:
-25Nov1997: Ellsworth,Hancock 04605 ME USA

SOURCE:
Social Security Death Index 2013
Barbara MORCOMBE (17747)
Family Code: ILLOGANarthur CONSTANTINEjohn

SOURCE:
Personal BILLS Bev (email to Bronte GOULD]
  1. Husband: Douglas OWENS (17748)
    Married: 29Jun1929 in Adelaide

    Children:
    1. (living person)
(living person)
  1. Husband: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
Barbara Elizabeth MORCOMBE (12842)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam ASHBURTONgeorge

BIRTH:
16Sep1919 in Adelaide SA AUS. Reg Adelaide Bk. 46A Pg 101. Dau. of George MORCOMBE & Alice Elizabeth nee MOODY

DEATH:
25Aug1993 in Subiaco WA AUS. Recorded as Barbara Elizabeth MORCOMBE. Assumed she is the same person as Barbara MORCOMBE, b. 1919 Age at death: 73

BURIAL:
AFT 25Aug1993 in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA AUS. Area: "Memorialised"

RESIDENCES:
NSW AUS
Perth,WA AUS

OCCUPATIONS:
Nurse for Repatriation General Hospital in Concord, NSW.
Nurse for Repatriation General Hospital in Hollywood, WA.

GENERAL NOTE:
The only sibling who was not married when her uncle Arnold wrote his account of the family in 1971. She was then retired and had suffered indifferent health for several years.

SOURCES:
Births-Index of Registrations South Australia 1907-1928
20Sep1971 Booklet "The Morcombe Family in Australia" by Arnold Edward MORCOMBE
Book The Miners from Zellerfeld: The Lutz Family History
Cemetery Record West Australia Metropolitan Cemetery Board
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
  2. Wife: (living person)
Beatrice Alma MORCOMBE (21079)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONthomas

BIRTH:
Q4 1914 in Tavistock DEV.

DEATH:
Oct 1993 in Tavistock DEV.

SOURCE:
Free BMD Web Site
  1. Husband: William J WEBSDALE (22226)
    Married: Q3 1936 in Devonport

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
(living person)
  1. Husband: William James McKENDRICK (01804)
    Married: 24Aug1936 in Cardiff

    Children:
    1. (living person)
(living person)
Benjamin MORCOMBE (15548)


SOURCE:
GRO Index Marriages
  1. Wife: Unknown UNKNOWN (15549)
    Married: Q1 1853 in Bedminster
Benjamin MORCOMBE (01820)
Family Code: ILLOGANarthur St MARTINjoseph

BIRTH:
02May1821 in CON. 1841 census, age 19, not born in Glamorgan

CHRISTENED:
06Jun1821 in Helston Wesleyan Circuit CON. Father, Joseph MORCOMBE, listed as labourer of Constantine. Mother was Martha.

DEATH:
BEF 1851

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1841-AFT 1841: Servant in Kilvey House, Lower Hamlet, Neath.Occupation Note: Census transcript shows Kilvey House as only being occupied in 1841 by Benjamin and two other servants Mary LEWIS age 22 and Anne WILLIAMS 19.

GENERAL NOTE:
Did he marry Christiana WILLIAMS in Redruth Q1 1849 and move to Briton Ferry with MORCOMBE family? If so, may have died shortly afterwards as a Christiana MORCOM was a 27 year old widow in Census 1851 and re-married in Q1 1854 in Neath.

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
Census 1851 Glamorgan - CD
Personal McKENDRICK Bill
  1. Wife: Christiana WILLIAMS (10606)
    Married: Q1 1849 in Redruth
Benjamin MORCOMBE (08966)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
Q2 1860 in St Pancras MDX. Census 1861: 1 month, son, b. St Pancras

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: 18,Princess Street,Tottenham,London,

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
Benjamin Belcher Lewarn MORCOMBE (05185)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
ABT 1835 in Devonport DEV. Not found in 1841 Census. 1851: age 16, son, b. Devonport; 1861: 26, head, married1871; head, age 36, b. Devonport; 1881: 46 yrs.

DEATH:
Q1 1887 in St Pancras MDX. Age at death: 52

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: 67,Union Street,East Stonehouse,DEV
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: 18,Princes Street,Tottenham,London,
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: St Martins Ecclesiatical District,KEN
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: St Pancras,London,MDX

Residence Note:
Census 1851: HO/107/1880 Folio 306 Page 2 FHL Film 0221029

OCCUPATIONS:
BEF 1851-AFT 1851: Cabinet Maker in East Stonehouse.
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: Pianoforte Maker/Journeyman in Tottenham.
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: Pianoforte Maker in St Martins Eccliastical District.

SOURCES:
Census England and Wales 30 March 1851
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
GRO Index Deaths
  1. Wife: Harriet VINCENT (05186)
    Married: 03Jul1859 in Lambeth, St John the Evangelist

    Children:
    1. Benjamin MORCOMBE (08966)
(living person)
(living person)
(living person)
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Bernard Ridgway MORCOMBE (12927)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam ASHBURTONgeorge

BIRTH:
04Apr1930 in Middle Swan WA AUS. Middle Swan was about 15 miles from Perth. Reg No 20. Another source gives 5 April

CHRISTENED:
12Oct1930 in United Church of Australia [Methodist], Midland Junction. Bernard Ridgeway MORCOMBE, son of Arnold Edward. Methodist. Birthday given as 5th April 1930 in "Baptisms Sept 1840-May 1999 United Church of Australia" CD. Minister J E STONE

DEATH:
09Dec1968 in Claremont WA AUS. Age at death: 38

BURIAL:
AFT 09Dec1968 in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA AUS. Area Wesleyan, Section HC, Grave 0191

GENERAL NOTE:
Was stricken with Encephalitis when two years old and an eminent consultant decided in April 1934 that they could not improve his condition. His parents cared for him at home until after World War II and he was then placed in Claremont Mental Hospital until he died in December 1968.

SOURCES:
Western Australia Registry Indexes CD
20Sep1971 Booklet "The Morcombe Family in Australia" by Arnold Edward MORCOMBE
Cemetery Record West Australia Metropolitan Cemetery Board
Bernice Lydia MORCOMBE (13357)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONwilliam2

BIRTH:
03Aug1908 Census 1920 IN: 11, dau., b. Indiana, father and ?mother? b. Canada; 1930 IN: Bernie MORCOMBE, 20, single, roomer, Bernie and parents born Indiana

DEATH:
27Dec1987 in Torrance CA USA.

BURIAL:
in Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth IN USA.

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: 301,Sophia Street,Ward 2 District 169,Plymouth,Marshall County IN USA
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Central Township, District 33,Indianapolis,Marion County IN USA

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Clerk in employment agency in Indianapolis.

SOURCES:
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
Personal CARR-MORCOMBE Robin
  1. Husband: Merton Scott MacDONALD (Scott)(13358)

    Children:
    1. Phillip MacDONALD (13618)
    2. (living person)
    3. (living person)
Bertha MORCOMBE (04168)


BIRTH:
21May1888 in Plymouth DEV. Reg. Q2 1888. Census 1891: age 2 yrs, dau., b. Plymouth; 1911: 22, dau., single, b. Plymouth

CHRISTENED:
14Jun1888 in Wesleyan Methodist, Plymouth DEV.

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1891-AFT 1911: 22,Francis Street,Plymouth,DEV

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1911-AFT 1911: Upholstress - house furnishing in Plymouth.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
Will Somerset House Index
  1. Husband: John Henry T PILL (04169)
    Married: Q3 1912 in Plymouth

    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. Reginald J PILL (21106)
    3. (living person)
Bertha Ellen MORCOMBE (11075)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
28Dec1860 in Collingwood (East) VIC AUS. Reg.No.1861/327. Daughter of Edward Bodille & Jane (nee PALMER) MORCOM

DEATH:
17Jun1938 in North Fitzroy VIC AUS. Reg.No.5179. Dau. of Edward Bodille and Jane nee PALMER Age at death: 77

RESIDENCES:
1861 Collingwood,VIC AUS
1903-1914: 101,Smith Street,Fitzroy South, Batman,Melbourne,VIC AUS
1919-1936: 7,Tait Street,Fitzroy North, Batman,Melbourne,VIC AUS

Residence Note:
From sometime between 1890 to 1899, Elizabeth Louisa, her son Percy Valentine and her MORCOMBE siblings Richard (11528), William (11106), Bertha (11075) and Edith (10985) were living close together at 3, 5 and 7 Tate St

OCCUPATION:
1903-1936: Bookseller in Melbouirne.

SOURCES:
BMD Records Victoria AUS Pioneer Index 1836-88
CD Australian Vital Records Index 1788-1905
BMD Records Victoria, AUS VicGold database
BMD Registry Victoria, Australia (from Robin TUDDIN)
Electoral Rolls - Australia 1901-1936
Death Index Victoria Digger Index 1921-1985
Personal SPENCE Jacqueline
Beryl Alice MORCOMBE (02007)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONthomas

BIRTH:
Q4 1924 in Pontypridd GLA. or is it Beryl E?

DEATH:
Jan 2002 in Flintshire East Clwyd.

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Free BMD Web Site
  1. Husband: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
(living person)
Bessie MORCOMBE (Betsy)(06636)
Family Code: PROBUSwilliam PROBUSthomas

BIRTH:
Q2 1859 in Truro CON. Possible BC as Bessey MORCOMBE; Census 1861: Betsy age 1, dau., b. Ladock; 1871: Bessie, 11, dau., scholar, b. Ladock; 1881: 20, unmarried, servant, b. Ladock; 1891: Is she Bessie MORCOM, 31, head, single, living on own means, b. Cornwall

CHRISTENED:
20Nov1859 in Ladock CON. Bessie, dau.of William & Anne MORCOMBE (IGI Batch No.P001702)

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1861-AFT 1861: Chacewater St Paul's,Kenwyn,CON
BEF 1871-AFT 1871: Lower Sticker, St Ewe,CON
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: Trelagossick Farm,Veryan,CON
54,Baring Street,Charles Parish,Plymouth,DEV

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: General servant (domestic) in Trelagossick Farm, Veryan.Occupation Note: In household of Matthew LANGDON, 65, head, married, b. Veryan, farmer of 180 acres, employing 2 labourers.

SOURCES:
BEF 1994 IGI UK
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 7 April 1861
Census England and Wales 2 April 1871
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Bessie MORCOMBE (20187)


BIRTH:
ABT 1868 in Newlyn East CON. Census 1891: 23, single, servant, b. Newlyn East

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 1-4,Market Street,Stoke Damerel Parish,Devonport,DEV

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: General Domestic Servant in Stoke Damerel Parish, Devonport.Occupation Note: Bessie was working for a draper who employed a number of shop assistants as well as four house servants.

SOURCE:
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Bessie MORCOMBE (18768)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
ABT 1892 in Chatham KEN. Census 1901: age 9, dau., b.Chatham

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1901-AFT 1901: 47,Belmont Road,Gillingham,KEN

SOURCE:
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Bessie Eveline MORCOMBE (01278)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSdaniel

BIRTH:
06Feb1863 in Stoke Damerel DEV. Reg. Q1 1863. Census 1881: Bessie E, age 18 yrs, b.Devonport, handicap - deaf and dumb

CHRISTENED:
12Apr1863 in Devonport, Stoke Damerel DEV. Daughter of daniel, tailor, and julia Ann, resident Stoke Damerel

DEATH:
Q1 1888 in Pancras MDX. Ref 1b 109

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: 151,Fort Road,Bermondsay,London,SRY

Residence Note:
Census 1881: FHL Film 1341130, PRO Ref.RG11, Piece 0571, Folio 59 p.41

OCCUPATION:
BEF 1881-AFT 1881: Waistcoat Maker+in Bermondsey.

GENERAL NOTE:
Bessie Evelyn married in Q2 1882 St Olave.

SOURCES:
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
  1. Husband: William James BURDEN (19409)
    Married: Q1 1882 in St Olave, Southwark

    Children:
    1. Eveline BURDEN (19413)
    2. William M BURDEN (19414)
Bessie Irene MORCOMBE (03358)
Family Code: WENDRONjohn

BIRTH:
05Jun1888 in Stoke Damerel DEV. GRO Index Q3 1888. Census 1891: age 2, dau., b.Devonport; 12, dau., b. Devonport: 1911: 22, dau., single, b. Devonport

CHRISTENED:
in Devonport, Stoke Damerel DEV. Daughter of Alfred, ships steward Royal Navy and Elizabeth, resident

DEATH:
Q4 1974 in Lewisham KEN. Age at death: 86

EDUCATION:
Board of Education Certificate at Clapham L.C.C. Training College. Registered as a teacher 1st Nov 1920, no. 62682

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1891-AFT 1891: 1072,?Hortham ***?,Stoke Damerel,Devonport,DEV
BEF 1901-Q4 1974: 9,Nuding Road,Lewisham,KEN

OCCUPATIONS:
1909-1911: Assistant Mistress for West Farleigh C.E. School in nr. Maidstone.
-1911: Certificated College Trained Teacher - Unemployed in Leicester.
1911-1913: Assistant Mistress for St Andrew's C.E. School in Lambeth.
1914-1924: Assistant Mistress for St Mary's Mixed School in S.E.13.
1924 Head Mistress for St Matthias' Girls' School in Bethnal Green E.2.

GENERAL NOTE:
Spinster in 1927 when executor to Alfred MORCOMBE

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Plymouth Parish Registers in FindmyPast
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
Census England and Wales 2nd April 1911
GRO Index Deaths
Betty MORCOMBE (16396)
Family Code: St ISSEYjohn GWENNAPwilliam1

BIRTH:
ABT 1795 GUESS 20 years pre marriage - haven't found bapt.

SOURCE:
Marriage Index 1754-1812 Devon FHS
  1. Husband: Richard POWNING (16397)
    Married: 02Sep1815 in Bere Ferrers
Bevan David MORCOMBE (12886)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam ASHBURTONgeorge

BIRTH:
ABT 1964 in WA AUS.

DEATH:
02Jan1993 in Bassendean WA AUS. The West Australian newspaper of 22 Jan 2001 printed a memorium for Morcombe, Bevan "Hello daddy, I love you. See you again one day. Love Caris".Age at death: 29

BURIAL:
AFT 02Jan1993 in Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, north Perth WA AUS. Ref. PB00002860. Acacia Court Area. Grant expires 6 Jan 2018, 25 years after his death, which suggests that Henderina MORCOMBE of Bayswater, Perth [his wife?] had taken out the grant on Bevan's early death

SOURCES:
20Sep1971 Booklet "The Morcombe Family in Australia" by Arnold Edward MORCOMBE
Cemetery Record West Australia Metropolitan Cemetery Board
Personal MORCOM Paul A, Australia
  1. Wife: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
Beverly Lynette MORCOMBE (14009)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St MARTINwilliam

BIRTH:
22Sep1934 in VIC AUS.

DEATH:
20Feb2015 Beverley L MORCOM, late of Warranackbeal. Notice in Herald Sun (Melbourne) on 24 February 2015

RESIDENCE:
Snake Valley,VIC AUS

SOURCES:
Article in "District Diggings" cited in Snake Valley & District Historical Society Newsletter
Personal WILSON Joan
  1. Husband: (living person)
    Children:
    1. (living person)
    2. (living person)
    3. Peter John SYMONS (14299)
Blanche MORCOMBE (04201)
Family Code: St GERMANSjohn St GERMANSanthony

BIRTH:
Q3 1880 in St Germans CON. Census 1881: Branch(!) age 9 months, dau., b. St Germans; 1891: 10, dau., scholar, b. St Germans; 1901: Blanche MORCOMBE, 20, dau., single, b. St Germans

RESIDENCE:
BEF 1881-AFT 1901: Cornish Arms,Hessenford,St Germans,CON

SOURCES:
GRO Index Births
Census England and Wales 3rd April 1881
Census England and Wales 5 April 1891
Census England & Wales 31 March - 1st April 1901
  1. Husband: Unknown UNKNOWN (04207)
    Married: Q4 1901 in St Germans
(living person)
Boyd William MORCOMBE (00452)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONwilliam2

BIRTH:
26Oct1898 in Denver, Miami Co.IN USA. US Census 1900: 1 yr, son, b. Nov 1898 in Indiana, father b. Canada, mother Indiana; 1920 IN: 21, son, single, b. Indiana, father b. Canada, mother b. Indiana; 1930 OH: 31, son in law, first married at 20, b. Indiana, , father b. Canada, mother b. IndianaSocial Security lists him as same date but Social Security No. issued in Ohio. Ohio Military Men database says born in Plymouth IN

DEATH:
29Jan1979 in Plymouth, Marshall Co.IN USA. Confirms Social Security date of Jan 1979 Age at death: 81

BURIAL:
AFT 29Jan1979 in Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, Marshall Co IN USA.

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 282-05-6737State No.Issued: OHLast Residence: Plymouth,Marshall Co.,IN 46563 Lump Sum Payment to: Plymouth,Marshall Co,IN

RESIDENCES:
BEF Jun 1900-AFT Jun 1900: Jefferson,Miami County IN USA
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: 301,Sophia Street,Ward 2 District 169,Plymouth,Marshall County IN USA
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Cleveland,Cuyahoga County OH USA
-1979: 901,S.Michigan Street,Plymouth,IN USA

Residence Note:
Was Boyd William still appearing in a telephone directory 17 yrs after his death because his wife Gladys was still at the same address?

OCCUPATIONS:
04Jun1918-30Sep1921: Landsman for Electrician (General)Occupation Note: Enlisted at Indianapolis, IN on 4 Jun 1918. Serial Number 143-70-81. Naval Training Station RI 7 June 1918 to 11 Nov 1918. Then Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, VA. Released 19 Feb 1919. Honourable Discharge 30 Sep 1921. Lack of finds. Not clear if reference to 1737 Avalon Reserve Division, Cleveland, O. refers to period between release and discharge, or after discharge..
BEF 1920-AFT 1920: Supply Manager for tractor company in Plymouth.
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Manager of autoshop in Cleveland.
-ABT 1958: Owner for Morcombe Buick dealershipOccupation Note: Car dealership closed in late 1950s.

SOURCES:
1900 USA Federal Census
1920 USA Federal Census
1930 USA Federal Census
Ohio Military Men 1917-1918
1996 Social Security Death Index
Census England and Wales 6 June 1841
Personal CARR-MORCOMBE Robin
  1. Wife: Gladys HUTCHINSON (13354)
    Married: 28Jan1920 in Cuyahoga County

    Children:
    1. Boyd William MORCOMBE Jnr (00832)
    2. Jack Bruce MORCOMBE (13360)
    3. Nancy Anne MORCOMBE (13359)
  2. Wife: Florence M UNKNOWN (13361)
  3. Wife: Marjorie MORRISON (13362)
    Married: 02Jul1949
Boyd William MORCOMBE Jnr (00832)
Family Code: MEETHwilliam OKEHAMPTONwilliam2

BIRTH:
10Jun1922 in OH USA. Census 1930 OH: 7, grandson of William HUTCHINSON, b. Ohio, father b. Indiana, mother b. Ohio

DEATH:
04Apr2000 in Middlefield OH USA.

SOCIAL SECURITY:
SocialSecurity No: 288-12-1789State No.Issued: OHLast Residence: Middlefield,Geauga,VA 44062

RESIDENCES:
BEF 1930-AFT 1930: Cleveland,Cuyahoga County OH USA
BEF 1996-04Apr2000: 14783,N.View Dr.,Middlefield,OH 44062-9000 OH USA

SOURCES:
1930 USA Federal Census
Web Site Anybirthday.com
Phone Directory Switchboard 4 Mar 1996
Social Security Death Index 2013
Personal CARR-MORCOMBE Robin

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