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eustace buxton palmer

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Flip Report 17 Aug 2013 22:56

Good find Alviegal! I wonder if the other name of Reginald P Moore was his original name?


alviegal Report 17 Aug 2013 19:48

He seems to have been in a bit of trouble when he was young.


Publication:Dover Express

Publication date:Friday 10 July 1936

Article text:"Tuesday, Eustace Buxton Palmer (17), a farm labourer, of Ash, appeared for sentence. He had been convicted for cycle stealing at Staple by the Wingham Bench at time when he was on probation. Mr, H. J. Baxter prosecuted. Supt. Webb said that prisoner was" etc.

He was adopted at 3 months old, won a scolarship to Queenborough school but was bad to his adoptive mother.


Publication:Dover Express

Publication date:Friday 19 July 1935

Article text:"at Ash. Eustace Buxton Palmer and Alfred Ernest Lawrence were summoned for stealing muzzle-loading gun, quantity of gunpowder and shot valued £2 2s. 3d., the propery of William Daddswell, Ash, on June 22nd. Defendants pleaded guilty. Supt. Webb, outlining".....etc

He lived at the Ship Inn, Ash with his widowed mother.


Publication:Dover Express

Publication date:Friday 17 April 1936

Article text:"Bicycle. Eustace Buxton Palmer (18), was charged with stealing a lady's bicycle, the property of Gilbert John Sladden, at Staple, between March 31st and April Ist. Defendant pleaded guilty. Gilbert John Sladden, aged 14, of Staple, said that at 7.45 p.m"...etc

patricia cherry

patricia cherry Report 17 Aug 2013 17:04

Thanks everybody for your suggestions and info about Eustace Buxton Palmer.


Flip Report 17 Aug 2013 15:32

Could be related?

Births Dec 1917 (>99%)

Moore Reginald P Moore Rye 2b 2

Sorry Patricia, rather rude of us not to say welcome to the boards!


Flip Report 17 Aug 2013 15:27

Was your mother in law Florence M Gregory? If so, that marriage certificate could prove useful, and may give some lead as to his parentage.


Andrew Report 17 Aug 2013 15:22

You could try local newspapers to see if anything was reported at the time.



Flip Report 17 Aug 2013 15:21

Incidently if the 1942 marriage is correct he was also listed as Reginald P Moore.


PricklyHolly Report 17 Aug 2013 15:20

I came across this........

Don't know if it's relavant.........


Eustace Buxton Palmer, of 48 Baldwin Road, Minster Sheppey,
Kent, joiner, lately a builder.


Flip Report 17 Aug 2013 15:19

Do you know when and where he married? The only thing I can see for him is his death in Kent in 1991 under that full name, and a marriage for Eustace B Palmer in Fulham 1942.

If the story about him being a foundling is correct you may never find his ancestry, just hope to find him when the 1921 census is released and confirm your story one way or the other.


Potty Report 17 Aug 2013 15:15

Did he name a father on his marriage cert?

patricia cherry

patricia cherry Report 17 Aug 2013 15:08

Help needed in finding the birth name of my husbands father. Born 4/10 /17 but cannot find any birth registration under the name Eustace Buxton Palmer. Story goes that he was left on a doorstep of a pub in Rye Essex. Would be grateful for any help or suggestions.