Amy Mabel Deakin

Female 1879 - 1978  (99 years)

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  • Name Amy Mabel Deakin 
    Born 25 Feb 1879  Allahabad, Bengal Presidency, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 May 1978  Paget, Bermuda, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3322  Chertsey
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 

    Father Charles Washington Shirley Deakin,   b. 16 Jun 1849, Hobart Town, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1889, Jhelam, Punjab, Bengal Presidency, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Maria Martyr,   b. 29 Oct 1850, Mayford, Woking, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1907, "Glenlyon", Clarence Parade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1877  Parish Church of St Peters, Regents Square, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Pancras, Middlesex, England, JFM 1877, Volume 1b, Page 180. [Registered as MARTYN].

      Certificate of Marriage, Marriage at the Parish Church of St Peter' s, Regents Square, Middlesex, England, Entry # 324. On the 16th January 1877 between:

      Charles Washington Shirley DEAKIN, aged 27 years, a Bachelor, a Surgeon, residing at 24 Guildford Street, son of James Edward DEAKIN, a Farmer, and:
      Maria MARTYR, aged 26 years, of no profession, a Spinster, residing at Woking, Surrey, daughter of Joseph MARTYR, a Gentleman.

      Marriage witnessed by Joseph MARTYR (bride's father) and Mary Ann MARTYR (bride's younger sister) and James E DEAKIN. Ceremony performed by R H A BRADLEY, MA, Vicar by Licence.
    Family ID F164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • British Library, India Office Records Reference:
      N/1/169/3 [Volume 169, Folio/Page No 3]
      Baptisms solemnized at Holy Trinity Church, Allahabad, (Bengal Presidency),
      India in 1879:

      When Baptized:4th August 1879 (Privately Baptized)
      Said to be Born:23rd February 1879
      Child's Christian Names:Amy Mabel
      Sex:Daughter of
      Parent's Names:Charles Washington Shirley & Mabel [Maria?]
      Quality trade or Profession:Indian Medical Service
      By whom the Ceremony was
      performed:J STEPHENSON, Chaplain

      Families in British India Society (FIBIS) Database
      The Times of India
      Births Jan 1879 to June 1879
      Births as reported in 'Domestic Occurrences' in the Times of India for the period January 1879 to June 1879.

      Given Names:daughter
      Year of Birth:1879
      Month of Birth:Feb
      Day of Birth:25
      Exact Entry:"Feb 25 at Allahabad the wife of Surgeon C W S Deakin FRCS London Officiating Junior Civil Servant of a daughter"
      Edition Year:1879
      Edition Date:3 Mar

      The IGI Individual Record for Amy Mabel DEAKIN reads:
      Christening: 4th August 1879, India Office of Ecclesiastical Returns, Bengal Presidency, India
      Parents: Charles Washington Shirley & Mabel (sic) [Maria] DEAKIN
      Batch No: C750279, Dates: 1879

      She served in the military as Acting Sister prior to 1918 in the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service, British Army.

      The National Archives, Documents OnLine, Image Details

      Description:Medal Card of DEAKIN, Amy M
      Corps:British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem
      Regiment No:Not given
      Rank:Not given
      Catalogue Ref:WO 372/23
      Department:Records created or inherited by the War Office, Armed Forces, Judge Advocate General, and related bodies
      Series:War Office: Service Medal and Awards Roll Index, First World War
      Piece:Women's Service, Distinguished Conduct Medals and Military Medals
      Image Reference:11041/1812

      Information from Richard DONKIN, grandson of Arthur Martyr DEAKIN:

      From: Richard Donkin To: Tony Marter Date:Sun, Nov 13, 2011 4:48 pm

      Amy Mable Deakin:

      Sister at Haslar Naval Hospital, Portsmouth and in WW1 was sister of the Queen Alexandra's Military Nursing Service India (QAMNSI) at Colaba, Bombay India. Then in France at the Duchess of Westminster's Hospital at Le Toquet.

      At the end of WW1 she was sent as Night Sister to Princess Eugene's Hospital in Farnborough Castle. Moved to Bermuda in 1935. Died 6/5/1978 in Paget, Bermuda.