Simon's Family History

THIRD GENERATION


6. Harry PARKER (photo) was born on 5 Oct 1895 in Chertsey, Surrey. He was christened on 15 Dec 1895 in Virginia Water, Surrey. He died on 25 Dec 1969 in Orpington, Kent.

His occupations have been recorded as :-
Clerk (Marriage Certificate 1924)
*Insurance Salesman, Royal London (1929-31)
*Confectioner's, Tobacco & Cake Shop Proprietor, Portsmouth (1931-36)
Manager - Importer & Exporter - retired (Death Certificate 1969)

Recorded addresses :-
Chertsey, Surrey (Birth Certificate)
72 The Crescent, Eastleigh, Hampshire (1901 Census)
Bombay India as a small child early 1900's
Longfield Rd, Tring, Herts (Letter early 1900's)
C/- Mr. H. Jellis, Warwick Cottage, Grove Rd, Tring, Herts (Letter 1908)
Egham Wick, Englefield Green, Surrey (1911 Census)
57 Frobisher Rd, Hornsey N., Middlesex (letters 1911)
Trumps Green, Surrey (Marriage Certificate 1924)
4 Hampton Rd, Teddington, Middlesex (Daughter Margaret's Birth Certificate 1925)
*Heythrop, Claremont Rd, Teddington (1927)
*Garden Cottage, Coombe Hill, Surrey (1929)
*31 Copnor Rd, Portsmouth, Hants. (1931)
12 Bark Hart Rd, Orpington, London (Death Certificate 1969)

* = Information from wife Louisa's notes on her life.

World War 1 : Served in the 1/25th London Regiment seeing service in 1917 in the Waziristan campaign (now Pakistan / Afganistan). This was not a part of Britain's WW1 struggle with Germany but a Mahsud uprising in the North West frontier of the Indian colonies. See the following links :-
A diary he wrote during the Waziristan campaign in 1917.
A letter written from Kyber Pass - 27 Mar 1917.
A letter along similar lines to the diary but with some differences - 20 Aug 1917.
See also my website for the 25th London Cycle Regiment.

He was married to Louisa CHAPMAN on 19 Nov 1924 in Christ Church, Virginia Water, Surrey.

7. Louisa CHAPMAN (photo) was born on 7 Feb 1900 in Callow Hill, Egham, Surrey. She was christened on 1 Apr 1900 in Virginia Water, Surrey. She died on 16 Jan 1998 in Brockworth, Gloucester, England.

Her occupations have been recorded as :-
*Trainee Cashier, Whitleys of Westbourne Grove (1916)
*Shorthand typist, London & South Western Railway (1917)
*Shorthand typist, City Equitable Insurance (1919)

Recorded addresses :-
Callow Hill, Egham, Surrey (1900 Birth Certificate, 1901 Census)
*Keeper's Cottage, Hollow Lane,Callow Hill, Egham, Surrey
*Bagshot Lodge, Wentworth Estate, Virginia Water, Surrey (1903/4)
*Whitleys of Westbourne Grove (1916)
Tortosa Cottage, Trumps Green, Surrey (Marriage Certificate 1924)
4 Hampton Rd, Teddington, Middlesex (Daughter Margaret's Birth Certificate 1925)
*Heythrop, Claremont Rd, Teddington (1927)
*Garden Cottage, Coombe Hill, Surrey (1929)
*31 Copnor Rd, Portsmouth, Hants. (1931)
12 Bark Hart Rd, Orpington, Kent (1936)
20 Horsbere Rd, Hucclecote, Glouc (Will made 1978)
Horsbere House, Moorfield Rd, Brockworth, Gloucester (Death Certificate 1998)

* = Information from Louisa's notes on her life.

See  notes by Louisa on her early life
See  Documents & letters.

Children were:

child i. Margaret PARKER.
child ii. Pamela PARKER.
child iii. Harry Edward PARKER.



 

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