See also

Family of Robert John BONFIELD and May Lucy CURRELL

  • Husband:

  • Robert John BONFIELD (1892-1974)

  • Wife:

  • May Lucy CURRELL (1895-c. 1977)

  • Children:

  • PRIVATE

  • Marriage:

  • 2 Aug 1919

  • Baldock, Herts

Husband: Robert John BONFIELD

  • Name:

  • Robert John BONFIELD

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • George BONFIELD (1861-1909)

  • Mother:

  • Catherine Ellen KINGHAM (1868-1924)

  • Note:

  • Awarded the 1915 Star for service in France. Birth certificate says 17 The Crescent, Baldock Road, Letchworth but Thelma maintains she always lived at 1 The Crescent. Speculation involves a move from number 17 to number 1, a renumbering or possibly the midwife lived at number 17, but there is no evidence. Swiss Cottage was a large and pleasant flat above the Lewis Falk factory- also known as Garden City Embroidery Works. This was Robert Bonfield's flat, which came with the job of Works Manager.

     

    Roger Balsom tree

  • Birth:

  • 1 Feb 1892

  • Baldock, Herts

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • Embroiderer

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 9)

  • Baldock, Herts1

  •  

  • Address: Saracens PH, White Horse Street

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 19)

  • Baldock, Herts2

  •  

  • Address: 30 High Street

  • Occupation:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 19)

  • Embroiderer2

  •  

  • Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker

  • Residence:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 47)

  • Letchworth Garden City, Herts3

  •  

  • Address: Embroidery Works Flat, Works Road

  • Occupation:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 47)

  • Assistant Works Manager, Embroidery

  • Residence:

  • 1974 (age 81-82)

  • Letchworth Garden City, Herts4

  •  

  • Address: Swiss Cottage, Works Road

  • Death:

  • 18 May 1974 (age 82)

  • Letchworth Garden City, Herts5

  • Probate:

  • 14 Aug 1974

  • Ipswich, Suffolk4

  •  

  • Value of Estate £3,960

Wife: May Lucy CURRELL

  • Name:

  • May Lucy CURRELL

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Alt. Name:

  • Lucy May CURRELL

  • Father:

  • Frederick George CURRELL (1862-1938)

  • Mother:

  • Anna Elizabeth DREW (1864-1950)

  • Note:

  • I had thought she was Lucy May but called May. On her daughter Thelma's boirth certificate she was the 'Informant, and it is clearly May Lucy (M L) so I have adopted this. 1901 census shows birthplace as Baldock.ion in Religious Knowledge at Baldock Girls School in 1906,1907 and 1909 1901 census shows Lucy living aged 5 with her parents at the Wilderness in Baldock. She was born in Baldock. Thelma's birth certificate says 17 The Crescent, Baldock Road, Letchworth but Thelma maintains she always lived at 1 The Crescent. Speculation involves a move from number 17 to number 1, a renumbering or possibly the midwife lived at number 17, but there is no evidence. Swiss Cottage was a large and pleasant flat above the Lewis Falk factory- also known as Garden City Embroidery Works. This was Robert Bonfield's flat, which came with the job of Works Manager.

     

    Roger Balsom tree

  • Birth:

  • 18 Jul 1895

  • Baldock, Herts

  • Occupation:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 15)

  • Folding Book binding6

  •  

  • Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker

  • National or Tribal Origin:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 15)

  • British6

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 15)

  • Baldock, Herts7

  •  

  • Address: Cemetery Lane

  • Occupation:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 15)

  • Folding Book binding7

  •  

  • Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker

  • Residence:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 44)

  • Letchworth Garden City, Herts3

  •  

  • Address: Embroidery Works Flat, Works Road

  • Death:

  • c. 1977 (age 81-82)

  •  

Child 1: PRIVATE

Note on Husband: Robert John BONFIELD

Awarded the 1915 Star for service in France. Birth certificate says 17 The Crescent, Baldock Road, Letchworth but Thelma maintains she always lived at 1 The Crescent. Speculation involves a move from number 17 to number 1, a renumbering or possibly the midwife lived at number 17, but there is no evidence. Swiss Cottage was a large and pleasant flat above the Lewis Falk factory- also known as Garden City Embroidery Works. This was Robert Bonfield's flat, which came with the job of Works Manager.

 

Roger Balsom tree

Note on Wife: May Lucy CURRELL

I had thought she was Lucy May but called May. On her daughter Thelma's boirth certificate she was the 'Informant, and it is clearly May Lucy (M L) so I have adopted this. 1901 census shows birthplace as Baldock.ion in Religious Knowledge at Baldock Girls School in 1906,1907 and 1909 1901 census shows Lucy living aged 5 with her parents at the Wilderness in Baldock. She was born in Baldock. Thelma's birth certificate says 17 The Crescent, Baldock Road, Letchworth but Thelma maintains she always lived at 1 The Crescent. Speculation involves a move from number 17 to number 1, a renumbering or possibly the midwife lived at number 17, but there is no evidence. Swiss Cottage was a large and pleasant flat above the Lewis Falk factory- also known as Garden City Embroidery Works. This was Robert Bonfield's flat, which came with the job of Works Manager.

 

Roger Balsom tree

Sources

1.

Census 1901 E&W. RG13 PN 1298 F 28 P 13.

2.

Census 1911 E&W. RG14 - PN7573 RD SD ED - SN112.

3.

War Register 1939 E&W (29/09/1939).

4.

England & Wales Probate Death Index 1858 - 2019.

5.

BMD Index (GRO). Vol 10 P 0606.

6.

Census 1911 E&W. RG14 PN 7572 RD 136 SD 1 ED 3 SN 7.

7.

Ibid. RG14 PN 7572 P 371 RD 136 SD 1 ED 3 SN 7.