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John Collin Spence

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Julie

Julie Report 21 Jan 2013 16:42

I am trying to find John Collin Spence born c1878 in London, UK. In 1911 aged 33 his occupation was that of a Linotype Operator in London. I am afraid this is the only info I have of him - only that he had a daughter born 11 May 1899 in Erith, London. She was called Elizabeth Meldrum Spence and she married Donald Frazer on 4 June 1938 at Kensington Temple, London. She died in Leeds, W Yorkshire on 10 November 1971. There were no children from this marriage. I do not know her mother's name, but have searched in variations such as Meldrum, thinking this could have been her mother's maiden name, but I do not know if this is right. Any help would be gratefully received as I have been looking for John Collin Spence for what seems ages now. Thank you for your help.
Julie

Gins

Gins Report 21 Jan 2013 16:47

Seems she was birn in Ire


Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958

Name: Elizabeth Meldrum Spence
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1899
Registration district: Dublin North
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 442
FHL Film Number: 101067

Gins

Gins Report 21 Jan 2013 16:48


1901 census
Residents of a house 15 in Northbrook Avenue (North Dock, Dublin)


Spence Hannah Meldrum 25 Female Daughter in Law Irish Church Scotland - Read and write - Married -
Spence Elizabeth Meldrum 1 Female Grand Daughter - Dublin - - - - -
Spence John Collins 57 Male Head of Family Irish Church Scotland Printer, Compostter Read and write - Married -
Spence James Watt 23 Male Son Irish Church Scotland Printer, Compositor Read and write - Not Married -
Spence John Collins 25 Male Son Irish Church


http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

The census says that they are all (except for Eliz) born Scotland

Choccy

Choccy Report 21 Jan 2013 16:55



1932

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965

Name: Isabella Rhind Spence
Year: 1932
County or Borough: Barnet
Ward or Division/Constituency: Hendon
Street Address: 27 Ada


living at 27 Cumbrian Gardens, Hendon with Annie Hardie Spence, Elizabeth Meldrum Spence and John Collins Spence


Andrew

Andrew Report 21 Jan 2013 16:57

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
about John Collins Spence
Name: John Collins Spence
Probate Date: 29 Apr 1954
Death Date: 8 Mar 1954
Death Place: London, England
Registry: London, England

of 27 Cambrian Fardens, Cricklewood
to John Henry Spence (GPO Exchange engineer)
Effects £2412 3s 3d




Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 21 Jan 2013 17:01

British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969
about John H Spence
Name: John H Spence
Date Appointed: Jan 1942
Place Appointed: LTR Centre

Andy

Julie

Julie Report 21 Jan 2013 17:02

Hi Choccy

Thank you for this info, does it say what relation the other people are to Elizabeth.

Regards
Julie

Choccy

Choccy Report 21 Jan 2013 17:02



England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

Name: Isabella Rhind Spence
Probate Date: 28 Aug 1939
Death Date: 22 Jun 1939
Death Place: London, England
Registry: London, England

of 27 Cumbrian Gardens, Hendon
wife of John Collins Spence
died at Buchanan Hospital, Hastings
Probate to John Collins Spence, linotype operator

£139 14s 0d


Julie

Julie Report 21 Jan 2013 17:04

Thank you Andy, this is fantastic all this info after yonks of searching.

Best regards
Julie

Julie

Julie Report 21 Jan 2013 17:06

Hi all, I have to logoff now, but will be back tomorrow. Sorry to leave just now. Thank you all so much.

Grateful thanks
Julie

Gins

Gins Report 22 Jan 2013 10:10

His father dies in Ireland

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
Name: John Collins Spence
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1904
Death Age: 60
Registration district: Dublin North
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 422
FHL Film Number: 101602


I cant see the 1911 census for his son, can you post it please

Julie

Julie Report 22 Jan 2013 13:20

Hi Gins, thank you for this added info, very much appreciated. Thank you everyone.

Julie