Thomas William Martyr

Male 1863 - 1949  (86 years)


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  • Name Thomas William Martyr 
    Born 28 Jan 1863  Woodham Lock, Chertsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Aug 1949  44 Hale Road, Farnham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1390  Chertsey
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 

    Father William Martyr,   b. 8 Jul 1832, Chertsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1896, Chertsey Workhouse, Chertsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Sarah Herbert,   b. Abt 1834, Clanfield, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1889, Addlestone, Chertsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1861  Trinity Church, Parish of Lambeth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Lambeth, Surrey, England, JAS 1861, Volume 1d, Page 601.

      Certificate of Marriage, Trinity Church, Parish of Lambeth, County of Surrey, England, Entry # 268. On the 18th July 1861 between:

      William MARTYR, of Full Age, a Bachelor, a Collector of 16 Hercules Building, son of Jesse MARTYR, a Collector, and:
      Sarah HERBERT, of Full Age, a Spinster of no employment, of Hercules Building, daughter of Thomas HERBERT, a Licenced Victualler.

      Marriage witnessed by Charles MARTYR and Eleanor MARTYR, and ceremony performed by W E GREEN, after Banns.
    Family ID F141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Porter,   b. Abt 1863, Liss, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1934, 19 Mount Street, Guildford, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1890  Holy Trinity Church, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England, AMJ 1890, Volume 2a, Page 607.

      Certificate of Marriage, Holy Trinity Church, Parish of Wimbledon, County of Surrey, England, Entry # 57. On the 28th April 1890 between:

      Thomas William MARTYR, aged 27 years, a Bachelor, a Railway Porter, residing at
      1 Railway Cottages, Wimbledon, son of William MARTYR, an Inn Keeper, and:
      Frances PORTER, aged 27 years, a Spinster of no employment of 1 Railway Cottages, Wimbledon (no Father's name or profession given).

      Witnesses to marriage: Albert HILLIAR and Matilda Rose MARTYR (Groom's younger sister) and ceremony performed by Walter Picherman CLARKE after banns.
    Children 
     1. Mildred Sarah Martyr,   b. 10 Apr 1891, 17 Caroline Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alfred Thomas Martyr,   b. 14 Apr 1893, 5 Fairlawn Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1960, Hostel of God, Clapham, Wandsworth, Surrey SW4, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Francis Horace Martyr,   b. 13 Nov 1895, "Melrose", Fairlawn Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1917, Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     4. Sydney Herbert Martyr,   b. 1 Apr 1898, 4 Ashbourne Terrace, Gladstone Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1914, 4 Ashbourne Terrace, Gladstone Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     5. Leslie Louis Martyr,   b. 14 Oct 1908, Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1995, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Births, Registration District of Guildford, Surrey, England, JFM 1863, [MARTYN rather than MARTYR], Volume 2a, Page 28.

      Certificate of Birth, Registration District of Chertsey, Birth in the Sub-district of Chertsey, County of Surrey, England, Entry # 330. On the 28th January 1863, at Woodham Lock, Chertsey, Thomas William MARTYR, a son to William MARTYR, a Lock Keeper, and Sarah MARTYR, formerly HERBERT. Informant: William MARTYR, Father of the same address on the 23rd February 1863, to Registrar, George John EADY.



      The 1891 Population Census of England shows Thomas MARTYR, residing at
      17 Caroline Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, Head, aged 28 years, a Railway Warehouseman, born Chertsey, Surrey, and his wife Frances MARTYR, aged
      27 years, born Liss, Hampshire.
      (RG12/605, Folio 110, Page 77, Schedule No 606 - 17 Caroline Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England).


      The 1901 Population Census of England shows Thomas W MARTYR, Head, Married, aged 38 years, a Railway Warehouseman, born Chertsey, Surrey, residing at 4 Ashbourne Street, Holy Trinity, South Wimbledon, Surrey together with his wife, Frances MARTYR, aged 37 years, born Liss, Hampshire and their 4 children; Mildred S MARTYR, aged 9 years, Alfred T MARTYR, aged 7 years, Francis H MARTYR, aged 5 years and Sydney H MARTER, aged 2 years, all born Wimbledon, Surrey.
      (RG13/658, Folio 135, Page 28, Schedule No 218 - 3 Ashbourne Street, South Wimbledon, Surrey, England).


      The 1911 Population Cesus of England showsThomas MARTYR, aged 48 years, a Railway Warehouseman, born Chetsey, Srrey residing at $ Ashbourne Terrace, Wimbledon together with his wife, Francis MARTYR, aged 48 years, born Liss, Hants, and their 4 children: Alfred MARTYR, aged 18 years, a Locomotive Engine Cleaner, Horace MARTYR, aged 16 years, a [W H]Smith & Son Newsboy, Sydney MARTYR, aged 13 years, a [W H] Smith & Son Newsboy, and Leslie Louis MARTYR, aged
      2yrs & 6 months, all born Wimbledon, Surrey.
      (RG14 PN3481 RG78 PN130 RD40 SD1 ED19 SN239 - $ Ashbourne Terrace, Gladstone Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England).



      General Register Office, Register of Deaths, Registration District of Surrey South Western, England, JAS 1949, Aged 86 years, Volume 5g, Page 706.

      Certificate of Death, Registration District of Surrey South Western, County of Surrey, England, Entry # 210. On the 3rd August 1949 at 44 Hale Road, Farnham, Thomas William MARTYR, aged 86 years, of 9 The Mount, Guildford, a Retired Railway Ticket Collector. Cause of death: 1a. Ruptured Atheromatous Aneurysm of abdominal Aorta P.M. - certified by Derek L PRYER, MB. Informant: L L MARTYR, Son, of
      9 The Mount, Guildford, to Registrar, R H BALCHIN, on the 5th August 1949.



      Will Finder:

      Calendar of All Grants of Probate & Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England together with Northern Irish Probates & Letters of Administration, Scotch Confirmations and Colonial Grants Resealed in England During the Year 1949 M. Volume 9, Page 595.

      MARTYR Thomas William of 9 The Mount, Guildford, Surrey died 3 August 1949 at St James, Howe, Farnham, Surrey. Probate london 7 November 1949 to Alfred Thomas Martyr, motorman British Rail, and Leslie Louis Martyr, electro-plater.
      Effects: GBP 1,730 14s. 6d.