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BASIL MONTAGUE LAWRENCE & lILLIAN MAY GRAYSTON

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Darren Michael

Darren Michael Report 22 Oct 2012 21:04

i AM NEW AT THIS I AM LOOKING FOR SOME INFORMATION ON MY GREAT GRANFATHER HIS NAME IS BASIL MONTAGUE LAWRENCE HE WAS BORN IN 1881 IN HENLEY ON THAMES . HIS WIFE WAS LILLIAN MAY GRAYSTON FROM IPSWICH SHE HAD A DAUGHTER CALLED RUBY EVELYN LAWERANCE BORN 24 DECEMBER 1917 IN IPSWICH SUFFOLK SHE IS MY GRAN MOTHER

Gins

Gins Report 22 Oct 2012 21:11

Hi ......sorry, missed is was your first post welcome



1891 England Census

Name: Basil Montague Lawrance
Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Joseph Lawrance
Mother's name: Emily Lawrance
Gender: Male
Where born: Remenham, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: Remenham
Ecclesiastical parish: Remenham
Town: Remenham
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England

Registration district: Henley
Sub-registration district: Henley
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1156
Folio: 4
Page Number: 2
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Lawrance 45
Emily Lawrance 39
Ada Lawrance 17
Ernest Walter Lawrance 12
William George Lawrance 11
John Henry Lawrance 6
Basil Montague Lawrance 2
Catharine Allen Singer 20


1901 England Census
about Basil Lawrence
Name: Basil Lawrence
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Joseph Lawrence
Mother's name: Emily Lawrence
Gender: Male
Where born: Remenham, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: Remenham
Ecclesiastical parish: Remenham St Nicholas
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England
Registration district: Wokingham
Sub-registration district: Wargrave
ED, institution, or vessel: 12
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 11
Piece: 1157
Folio: 72
Page Number: 2
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Lawrence 55
Emily Lawrence 49
Ada Lawrence 27
John Lawrence 16
Basil Lawrence 12
Wilfred Lawrence 9
Eva Lawrence 9


Dea

Dea Report 22 Oct 2012 21:15

He was in the Royal Marines in 1911:


1911 England Census about Basil Montager Lawrence
Name: Basil Montager Lawrence
Age in 1911: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Birth Place: Remenham Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, England
Civil parish: Portland
County/Island: Dorsetshire
Country: England
Marital Status: Single
Registration district: Weymouth
Registration District Number: 263
Sub-registration district: Portland
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Piece: 12373
Household Members:
Name Age

Basil Montager Lawrence 21


+ hundreds of others !!



Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 12373; ; Page: 11.

Dea Xxx

Gins

Gins Report 22 Oct 2012 21:22

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
about Basil Montague Lawrence
Name: Basil Montague Lawrence
Probate Date: 26 Mar 1965
Death Date: 21 Feb 1964
Death Place: Kent, England
Registry: London, England


You could send for his will,

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 22 Oct 2012 21:26

Marriages Sep 1917


Grayston Lilian M ..Lawrence.. Ipswich 4a 1935
Lawrence Basil M ..Grayston ... Ipswich 4a 1935
..

Births Mar 1918

Lawrence Ruby E ...Grayston Ipswich 4a 1374

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 22 Oct 2012 21:33

Freebmd site shows a possible brother for your grandmother.

Search for LAWRENCE births with mother's maiden name GRAYSTON

http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 22 Oct 2012 21:40

LAWRENCE, WILFRED ROBERT
Rank:Serjeant
Service No:652551
Date of Death:14/08/1917
Age:25
Regiment/Service:London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles)
21st Bn. attd. 3rd Bn. 2nd King's African Rifles
Panel Reference
MemorialDAR ES SALAAM BRITISH AND INDIAN MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
Son of Joseph and Emily Lawrence, of 70, Reading Rd., Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. Enlisted Feb., 1916. Also served in France with Oxf. and Bucks Light Inf.

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Oct 2012 22:03

Where did you get his DOB as 1881 ?



--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Births Jun 1889

Lawrence Basil Montague - Henley 3a 776

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Oct 2012 22:11

Possible marriage for parents
...but check Basil's birth cert for confirmation

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Marriages Mar 1872 -

LAWRENCE Joseph - Wokingham 2c 539
SHAILES Emily - Wokingham 2c 539

jax

jax Report 22 Oct 2012 23:08

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/suggestions/thread/1312916

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 22 Oct 2012 23:14

As Darren is very new I've sent him a pm explaining how things work.

Darren Michael

Darren Michael Report 23 Oct 2012 00:01

thank you

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Oct 2012 09:30

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1312924

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1312920

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 23 Oct 2012 12:06

Births Mar 1920
Lawrence Wilfred S Grayston Woodbridge 4a 2530




Given that Basil left his estate to you Grandmother.................

???

Deaths Sep 1934 Lawrence Wilfred S 14 Thanet 2a 1128

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 23 Oct 2012 12:14

Births Jun 1890 Grayston Lilian May Ipswich 4a 812


1911

Name: Lilian May Grayston
Age in 1911: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Relation to Head: Servant
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Civil parish: Hornsey
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Street Address: 8 Church Crescent, Muswell Hill N
Marital Status: Single
Registration district: Edmonton
Registration District Number: 132
Sub-registration district: Hornsey
ED, institution, or vessel: 47
Household schedule number: 27
Piece: 7239
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Louise Foster 53
Agnes Louisa Foster 53
Lilian May Grayston 21

1891

Name: Lilian May Grayston
Age: 1
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Harry Grayston
Mother's name: Bessie Jane Grayston
Gender: Female
Where born: Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Civil parish: St Helen
Ecclesiastical parish: St Helen
Town: Ipswich
County/Island: Suffolk
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Ipswich
Sub-registration district: Ipswich Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 25
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1473
Folio: 79
Page Number: 28
Household Members: Name Age
Harry Grayston 38
Bessie Jane Grayston 28
Harry Hubert Grayston 4
Violet Cecelia Grayston 2
Lilian May Grayston 1
Gertrude Farman 15 Lodger



Marriages Mar 1885
Farman Bessie Jane Ipswich 4a 819
Grayston Harry Ipswich 4a 819

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 23 Oct 2012 12:15

Parents in 1911........

Household transcription
1911 census

Person: LAWRENCE, Joseph
Address: Park Place Henley-On-Thames Oxon

LAWRENCE, Joseph Head Married M 65 1846 Gas - Engineer Oxfordshire Henley VIEW
LAWRENCE, Emily Wife Married39 years F 59 1852 Berkshire Hurley VIEW
LAWRENCE, Wilfred Son Single M 19 1892 Gasman's Assistant Berkshire Remenham VIEW
LAWRENCE, Eva Daughter Single F 19 1892 Dressmaker Berkshire Remenham VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 6637
Reference: RG14PN6637 RG78PN329 RD122 SD2 ED12 SN106
Registration District: Wokingham
Sub District: Wargrave
Enumeration District: 12
Parish: Remenham
Address: Park Place Henley-On-Thames Oxon
County: Berkshire
(7 children born and living)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 23 Oct 2012 12:20

1911

Name: Harry Grayston
Age in 1911: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Civil parish: Ipswich
County/Island: Suffolk
Country: England
Street Address: 44 Wells Street, St Helen, Ipswich
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 26
Estimated Marriage Year: 1885
Occupation: Letter Carrier
Registration district: Ipswich
Registration District Number: 213
Sub-registration district: Ipswich Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Household schedule number: 234
Piece: 10849
Household Members: Name Age
Harry Grayston 58
Bessie Jane Grayston 48
Harry Hubert Grayston 24
Bessie Catherine Grayston 19
Stanley Cornelies Grayston 17
Ruby Maude Grayston 15
Cyril George Grayston 13
Percy William Grayston 11
Reaver Bernard Grayston 9
Muriel Evelene Grayston 7
Victor Albert Grayston 6
Eva Victoria Grayston 4

Married 26 Years, 13 children born all still living.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 23 Oct 2012 12:25

1881

Name: Harry Grayston
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Mark Grayston
Mother's name: Mary Ann Grayston
Gender: Male
Where born: Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Civil parish: Ipswich St Margaret
County/Island: Suffolk
Country: England

Street Address: No 26 Upper Barclay St
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Soldier

Registration district: Ipswich
Sub-registration district: St Margaret
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1877
Folio: 32
Page Number: 10
Household Members: Name Age
Mark Grayston 65
Mary Ann Grayston 65
Elizabeth John Cock 32
Harry Grayston 28
Jane John Cock 26
Robert John Cock 25
Elizabeth Grayston 6
Nelly John Cock 3
William John Cock

1901

Name: Harry Graystone
Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Bessie Graystone
Gender: Male
Where born: Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Civil parish: St Helen
Ecclesiastical parish: St Helen
County/Island: Suffolk
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Ipswich
Sub-registration district: Ipswich Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 28
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 129
Piece: 1781
Folio: 13
Page Number: 18
Household Members: Name Age
Harry Graystone 48
Bessie Graystone 38
Hubert Graystone 14
Lilian Graystone 11
Bessie Graystone 9
Stanley Graystone 7
Ruby Graystone 5
Cyril Graystone 3
Percy Graystone 1

June

June Report 28 Jan 2014 15:15

Hi, my name is june reynolds. Lillian may Grayston was my great aunt,daughter of Bessie Jane Grayston ( my Great grandmother )

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 28 Jan 2014 16:16

PROBATE DETAILS

Lawrence-Basil Montague of The Apiary, Brooks End, Birchington, Kent died 21/04/1964 at St George's Hospital, Tooting, London. Administration 26/03/1964 to Ruby Evelyn Taylor, married woman. £643.

( presumably his daughter who married a Mr Taylor