Robert Edgar HANCOCK
(Abt 1881-1957)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Ethel Winifred TIMPSON

Robert Edgar HANCOCK 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1881, Smallwood Road, Streatham, Surrey 2
  • Marriage: Ethel Winifred TIMPSON in 1907 1
  • Died: 3 Apr 1957, St. Anthony's Hospital, North Cheam, Surrey aged about 76 3
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On 2 Apr 1911 Robert appeared on the census at 31 Selkirk Road, Tooting, Surrey as a 30-year-old librarian, working for a bublisher and news agent. 2

On 30 Apr 1942 he was awarded the probate of his wife Ethel's will and was described as a library assistant. 4

His death was registered during the quarter ended Jun 1957 at the Surrey Mid E registration district, with GRO reference vol 5g, page 206. 5

On 26 Jun 1957 his estate was probated at the London registry to his daughter Dorothy. Effects 3,323 15s 6d. At the time of his death he was living at Oaklands, 16 Bramley Road, Sutton. 3


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Robert married Ethel Winifred TIMPSON, daughter of Samuel TIMPSON and Mary Ann EATON, in 1907.1 (Ethel Winifred TIMPSON was born about 1885 in Lambeth, Surrey 6 and died on 8 Mar 1942 at the Sutton and Cheam General Hospital, Sutton, Surrey 4.)

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Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Sep 1907 at the Wandsworth registration district, with GRO reference vol 1d, page 1533. 1


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Sources


1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 18 Jun 2012), entry for Robert Edgar Hancock and Ethel Winifred Timpson, volume 1d, page 1533, Sep quarter 1907, Wandsworth district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 1911 Census of England and Wales, 31 Selkirk Road Tooting S W, Robert Edgar Hancock; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 18 Jun 2012); citing RG 78 PN 78A, RG 14 PN 2287, registration district (RD) 26 (Wandsworth), sub district (SD) 5 (Streatham), enumeration district (ED) 2, schedule number (SN) 117.

3 England and wales, Robert Edgar Hancock, 1957, page 101; digital images, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 19 Jun 2012).

4 England and wales, Ethel Winifred Hancock, 1942, page 59; digital images, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 19 Jun 2012).

5 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 19 Jun 2012), entry for Robert E Hancock, volume 5g, page 206, jun quarter 1957, Surrey Mid East district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

6 1891 Census of England, Lambeth, folio 109, page 5, Samuel Timpson; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 15 Jun 2012); citing PRO RG 12/409.


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