Florence Alice Hamshaw (1896-1952)

Florence Alice Hamshaw (1896-1952)

Florence Alice Hamshaw (1896-1952) was born on 12th June 1896, and her birth registered on 17th July 1896 [1896Q3 Lambeth Vol: 1d, Page: 406], at 16 Luscombe Street Wandsworth London to parents Sydney Charles Hamshaw (a Railway Porter) and Marian Hamshaw formerly Lee. Her death is recorded in 1952 as Florence Alice Murgatroyd aged 55 [1952Q2 Solihull Vol: 9c, Page: 813].

John Edward Hamshaw married Mary Ann Lily Duncan on 31 Aug 1823 at Holy Trinity, Gosport, Hampshire, England - IGI Parish record.
Mary Duncan was christened on 26 May 1799 at Saint John, Portsea, Hampshire, England to parents Duncan Duncan and Mary ?? - IGI Parish record.
John Edward Hamshaw a Shoemaker died aged 50 [1839Q3 Portsea Vol:7, Page: 99] on 6th August 1839 at 117 High Street Portsmouth. The informant was George Dilly? who signed with a X and not a family member. We deduce his birth as c1789?

Sydney Edward Hamshaw was christened on 15 June 1831 at Saint Thomas, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England to parents John Edward Hamshaw and Mary Ann Duncan-Hamshaw - IGI Parish record.

In the 1841 census [HO107/412 Folio: 19, Page: 9] at High Street Portsmouth resided:

In the 1851 census [HO107/1658 Folio: 583, Page: 9] at 91 High Street Portsmouth there are included:

In the 1851 census [HO107/1658 Folio: 620, Page: 10] at St Thomas St. Portsmouth resided:

In the 1851 census [HO107/1669 Folio: 947, Page: 18] at Southampton resided:

In 1853Q3 Sydney Edward Hamshaw (c1831-??) and Mary Ann Gordon-Hamshaw(c1831-??) were married in Portsea Island Hampshire [1853Q3 Portsea Vol: 3b, Page: 640].

In the 1861 census [RG9/691 Folio: 93, Page: 3] at resided:

In the 1871 census [RG10/1437 Folio: 105, Page: 5] (incorrect surname transcribed in ancestry.com)at 3 Bath Place Holywell Oxford resided:

In the 1881 census [RG11/1497 Folio: 112, Page: 7] at 220 Cowley Road Oxford resided:

Sydney Charles Hamshaw married Marian Lee [1888Q1 St Olave Vol: 1d, Page: 351].

Sydney Edward Hamshaw died aged 58 in Headington Buckinghamshire [1890Q4 Headington Vol: 3a, Page: 486].

In the 1891 census [RG12/400 Folio: 85, Page: 34] at 7 Alfred Cottages Lambeth London resided:

In the 1901 census [RG13/418 Folio: 22, Page: 35] (incorrectly recorded as Hamshan)at 29a Crimsworth Rd Lambeth resided:

Florence Hamshaw is believed to have been secretary to an Advertising Agency in Fleet Street whose partners included Arthur Haley Murgatroyd (1871-1946) before he left his wife Alice Emma Dewhirst-Murgatroyd (1873-1949) and setup home with her.

The family included:

5 children

Arthur, Rita, Iris, Paul, Dennis.

The 1952 Electoral Register for Harrow Wealdstone N.Ward Polling district C for 301 Byron Road - No Murgatroyd's at this address
The 1947 Electoral Register for Harrow Wealdstone N.Ward Polling district C 301 Byron Road - Arthur H Murgatroyd
The 1945 Electoral Register for Harrow Belmont West Polling district C Wealdstone N.Ward for 301 Byron Road - Arthur H Murgatroyd, Iris M Murgatroyd but no mention of Florence Alice Murgatroyd (sic)
The 1939 Electoral Register for Harrow Wealdstone N.Ward Polling district C for 301 Byron Road - Arthur H Murgatroyd, Florence Alice Murgatroyd (sic), Arthur Hamshaw Murgatroyd
The 1937 Electoral Register for Harrow Wealdstone N.Ward Polling district C for 301 Byron Road - Arthur H Murgatroyd, Florence Alice Murgatroyd (sic)
The 1935 Electoral Register for Harrow Wealdstone N.Ward Polling district GX for 301 Byron Road - Arthur H Murgatroyd, Florence Alice Murgatroyd (sic)

Marriages found in BMD:

ArthurHaleyMurgatroyd

Arthur Haley as a young man

Florence Alice Hamshaw's parents were Sydney Charles Hamshaw (1854-??) and Marian Lee-Hamshaw(1857-??) who were married in 1888Q1.
Her grandparents were Sydney Edward Hamshaw (1831-1890) and Mary Ann Gordon-Hamshaw(c1831-??) who were married in 1853Q3 in Portsea Island Hampshire [1853Q3 Portsea Vol: 3b, Page: 640].
Her great grandparents were John Edward Hamshaw (c1780-1839) and Mary Ann Duncan(c1801-??) who were married on 31 Aug 1823 in Gosport Hampshire.