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John Howard Nankevill

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Beewasp

Beewasp Report 29 Nov 2012 17:46

Born 1882 in Cape Colony,South Africa.In 1911 he was a Lt in The Royal Navy.I am looking to find details of his wife who was a Curtis and also when he died. I have found his Naval records up to 1949 when he was made a Commander.His Grandaughters think he died in Canada but not when. Any info would be helpful
Beewasp

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 17:50

British Columbia, Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932," John Howard Nankivell, 1909
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name: John Howard Nankivell
event: Marriage
event date: 14 Apr 1909
event place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
age: 27
estimated birth year: 1882
birthplace: , South Africa
marital status: Bachelor
residence:
father: J W Nankivell
mother:
spouse: Minnie Easter Mary Francis Baylis
spouse's age:
spouse's estimated birth year:
spouse's birthplace: Kent, England
spouse's marital status: Spinster
spouse's residence:
spouse's father: W Baylis
spouse's mother: C W Willis
film number: 1983526
digital folder number: 004400853
image number: 02110
bc archives film number: B11369
reference number: 09 09 018325
banns or license: License
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"British Columbia, Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZC-BP4 : accessed 29 Nov 2012), John Howard Nankivell and Minnie Easter Mary Francis Baylis, 1909.

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 17:50

England and Wales Census, 1901," John H Nankvell, , Royal Navy at Sea and in ports abroad
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name: John H Nankvell
event: Census
event date: 31 Mar 1901
gender:
age: 18
relationship to head of household:
birthplace: South Africa
record type: Vessel
registration district: Royal Navy At Sea And In Ports Abroad
sub-district:
ecclesiastical parish:
civil parish:
county: Royal Navy at Sea and in ports abroad
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"England and Wales Census, 1901," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X91K-V6Y : accessed 29 Nov 2012), John H Nankvell, , Royal Navy at Sea and in ports abroad; citing (http://Findmypast.co.uk : 2011); PRO RG 13, county, Royal Navy At Sea And In Ports Abroad registration district, subdistrict, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 17:51

This looks to be his death record!

British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986," John Howard Nankivell, 1959
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name: John Howard Nankivell
event: Death
event date: 11 Nov 1959
event place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
gender: Male
age: 77
marital status: Married
birth date: 12 Dec 1881
birthplace: , South Africa
father: John Howard Nankivell
mother: Minnie Potts
spouse: Easter Mary Frances Baylis
indian band/tribe:
british columbia archives film number: B13244
film number: 2033301
digital folder number: 004437680
image number: 00780
registration number: 59-09-012758
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"British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL5P-QFG : accessed 29 Nov 2012), John Howard Nankivell, 1959.

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 17:53

Above death record gives spouse as :-

spouse: Easter Mary Frances Baylis

..........so not Curtis?

Stuart

Stuart Report 29 Nov 2012 18:07

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/MARINERS/2006-03/1142355092

ref first to his father and grandfather -
born 1848 St.Columb Cornwall, England, John Howard Nankivell, son of John
Hicks Nankivell, physician. (1851 census and Free BMD)

Then-
Nankivell Point, Nanoose Harbour and Nankivell Island, Blunden Harbour, B.C.
named after Lieutenant John Howard Nankivell RN of the surveying vessel
Egeria 1903-04.Lieutenant Nankivell was also on the Egeria in 1907.

BC Death Index age 77 Victoria, John Howard Nankivell November 1959.

I can offer the following -
naval cadet 15.9.1898
Midshipman - 1899
- appointments:
2.1899 Royal Oak
9.1901 Jupiter
Commissioned Sub-Lieutenant 3.1903 and appointed to Egeria
Promoted Lieutenant 30.6.1904; re-appointed Egeria where he remained until -
- 1909 Triton
3.1910 Hearty
1.1911 Merlin
This is the last mention I can find; he thereafter disappears ....

http://www.canfoh.org/People/N.htm
• 1901-04 – surveyed Nanoose, under Parry (chart BA3517)
• 1904 - on HMS EGERIA, Active Pass (chart BA 3520)
• 1905-08 – surveyed Moresby Pass & Gabriola Pass (chart BA3618, BA3619)
• 1906 – surveyed Port Simpson, B.C., under Learmonth (chart BA3678)
• 1907-09 - on HMS EGERIA, survey of Browning Entrance (chart BA 2453)

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 18:11

Wonder if this is wife's birth?

Births Jun 1887 (>99%)
Baylis Mary Frances E Elham 2a 1021

,................it's the nearset I can see for the moment!

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 18:37

??

United States, Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957," John Howard Nankivell, 1931
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name: John Howard Nankivell
arrival date: 10 Apr 1931
arrival port: Laredo
age:
estimated birth year:
birth date:
birthplace: Sallewood ??
birth country:
gender: Male
race: English
last residence:
accompanied by:
departure date:
departure port:
departure contact:
arrival contact:
ship name:
airline:
record has photo?: No
ancestry record number: Txm1771_3-4520
nara publication number: M1771
nara roll number: 3
Citing this Record

"United States, Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X2PY-431 : accessed 29 Nov 2012), John Howard Nankivell, 10 Apr 1931.

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 18:39

Wonder if this could be a relative?

England and Wales Census, 1851," John Howard Nankivell, England
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name: John Howard Nankivell
age: 2
gender: Male
birthplace: St Columb Major, Cornwall
relationship to head of household: Son
record type: Household
Citing this Record

"England and Wales Census, 1851," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SG2R-DJ3 : accessed 29 Nov 2012), John Howard Nankivell, England; citing (http://Findmypast.co.uk : 2010); PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Nov 2012 18:40

England and Wales Census, 1911," John Howard Nankivell, , , Royal Navy At Sea And In Ports Abroad,
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name: John Howard Nankivell
event: Census
event date: 1911
gender:
age: 25
birthplace: Kensington London, London
record type: Institution
registration district:
sub-district:
parish:
county: Royal Navy At Sea And In Ports Abroad
Citing this Record

"England and Wales Census, 1911," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X7JQ-GMK : accessed 29 Nov 2012), John Howard Nankivell, , , Royal Navy At Sea And In Ports Abroad, ; citing (http://Findmypast.co.uk : 2011); PRO RG 14, Royal Navy At Sea And In Ports Abroad county, registration district, subdistrict, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 19:26

1851

Name: John Howard Nankivell
Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Hick Nankivell
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Amy Nankivell
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: St Columb Major, Cornwall, England

Civil parish: St Columb Major
Town: St Columb
County/Island: Cornwall
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View image

Registration district: St Columb
Sub-registration district: Padstow
ED, institution, or vessel: 2e
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 117
Piece: 1905
Folio: 359
Page Number: 25
Household Members: Name Age
John Hick Nankivell 42 GP
Elizabeth Amy Nankivell 34
Herbert Nankivell 7
Edmund Nankivell 6
Helen Clift Nankivell 4
John Howard Nankivell 2
Mary Grace Codner 21 Neice
Maria Bellison 21 Serv
Nancy Snell 60 Serv


1861

Name: John H Nankivell
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Gender: Male
Where born: St Columb, Cornwall, England

Civil parish: Probus
County/Island: Cornwall
Country: England

Street Address: Probus School

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Truro
Sub-registration district: Probus
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 104
Piece: 1552
Folio: 32
Page Number: 17


Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 29 Nov 2012 21:34

1911
NANKIVELL, John Howard Single ? 25 1886 Kensington London
RG number: RG14
Piece: 34972
Reference: RG14PN34972 RD640 SD3 ED15 SN9999
Registration District:
Sub District:
Enumeration District: 15
Parish:
Address:
County: Royal Navy at Sea and in ports abroad
Institution: Pelorus, SHIP: PELORUS, TROOPING SERVICE, COLOMBO, CEYLON
Military details: Lieutenant Military Branch

(looking again at 1911, on image says, Married, Birthplace, as Butterworth, Transkei, Cape Colony)

Chris :)

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 12:42

pm received:-

Hi, Sorry for the delay as I have been poorly.Thanks for the info. Are you able to find his children?I believe they were Jhon Howard and John Charles Nankevill and Mary Nankevill. I am not sure if they were born in SA but any help would be appreciated.
Regards,
Beewasp

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 13:05

These looks like the sons:-

England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 about Charles H Nankivell
Name: Charles H Nankivell
Mother's Maiden Surname: Baylis
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1916
Registration district: Thanet
Inferred County: Kent
Volume Number: 2a
Page Number: 2076
...............................................
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006 about Charles Herbert Nankivell
Name: Charles Herbert Nankivell
Birth Date: 7 Jun 1916
Date of Registration: Dec 1990
Age at Death: 74
Registration district: Forest of Dean
Inferred County: Gloucestershire
Volume: 22
Page: 1867
.............................................................................................................................

England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 about John H Nankivell
Name: John H Nankivell
Mother's Maiden Surname: Baylis
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1918
Registration district: Rochford
Inferred County: Essex, Suffolk
Volume Number: 4a
Page Number: 1021
.................................................................

No sign of daughter?

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 13:16

thought this might be him coming back to England:-

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about John Nankeville
Name: John Nankeville
Birth Date: abt 1882
Age: 27
Port of Departure: St John, New Brunswick, Canada
Arrival Date: 1 Apr 1909
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Empress of Britain
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Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific Steamship Line
Official Number: 120940
Occupation :- Leiut. R.N.

............but if he married on 14th April of the same year, then it probably isn't ?

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 13:24

This is his wife:-

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about Easter Mary F Nankivell
Name: Easter Mary F Nankivell
Birth Date: abt 1886
Age: 48
Port of Departure: St John, New Brunswick, Canada
Arrival Date: 6 May 1934
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Duchess of York
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Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific
Official Number: 161202

Address in England:- 15 Warwick Avenue, Bedford
Country of last permanant residence:- Mexico

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 13:27

Wonder if this is the daughter?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about Easter M [FP] Nankivell
Name: Easter M [FP] Nankivell
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1910
Registration district: Medway
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 2a
Page: 732

(Had a look at original and name does look like Easter M F)

................Easter is such an unusual name, could very well be especially as middle names are M and F ?

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 13:28

My ancestry account doesn't allow me to view this record:-


Easter N F Nankivell
Border Crossings: From Mexico to U.S., 1895-1957

........but it would seem to be relevant!

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 13:40

I'm just wondering if this could be wife and daughter in 1911:-

1911 Wales Census about Mary E M Nankivell
Name: Mary E M Nankivell
Age in 1911: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation to Head: Wife
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Shornecliff, Kent, England
Civil parish: Oystermouth
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales
Street Address: St Davids Rotherslade Mumbles
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 1 6/12
Estimated Marriage Year: 1910
Registration district: Gower
Registration District Number: 595
Sub-registration district: Gower Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 02
Household schedule number: 434
Piece: 32808
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary E M Nankivell 23
Mary E M Nankivell 7/12 - Birth Place: Chatham, Kent

States married for 1 1/2 yrs.
children :- 1 still living

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Dec 2012 19:24

Another bit of info to add to the list:-

William Baylis in entry for Mary Easter Frances Nankivell, "British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986"

name: Mary Easter Frances Nankivell
event: Death
event date: 07 Aug 1974
event place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
gender: Female
age: 85
marital status: Widowed
birth date: 09 Apr 1889
birthplace: Kent, England

father: William Baylis
mother: Teresa Mary Agnes Willis

spouse: John Howard Nankivell

indian band/tribe:
british columbia archives film number: B13335
film number: 2050339
digital folder number: 004479343
image number: 00513
registration number: 74 09 011908
Citing this Record

"British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLB2-RLY : accessed 14 Dec 2012), William Baylis in entry for Mary Easter Frances Nankivell, 1974.