Family History

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Born:           1855 Billingshurst

Father:          Henry Gumbrill

Mother:        Lucy Etheridge

Died:            1908 Brighton

Married:       1879 Portsea District

Spouse:         Harriet Ann Etheridge 

Baptised:       20/7/1856 Horsham.

Parents:        George and Ann Etheridge

Died:             1917 Steyning district

Children:        Edith Gumbrill  b 1880 Portsmouth,

                      Frederick Gumbrill  b 1882 Portsmouth,

                      William H Gumbrill  b 1883 Brighton,

                     Ellen Gumbrill b 1886 Brighton, died 1903 Brighton,

                       Grace Gumbrill b 1888 Brighton


1871 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer

1891 census: Residing 13 Lynton Street, Brighton. Occpation: railway guard

1901 census: Residing 31 Viaduct Rd, Preston. Occupation: goods guard. Daughter Edith a dressmaker

1911 census: Widow Harriet visiting 21 New Street Horsham


Frederick George Gumbrill married 1905 Steyning district Lottie (Charlotte) Wells born 1881 Steyning. Children: Frederick George Gumbrill born 1905 Horsham; Doris Lilian Gumbrill born 1908 Brighton

1911 census: Residing 9 Riley Street, Preston. Occupation: tramway motorman (for municipality)


William Henry Gumbrill

1911 census: Residing with brother Frederick. Occupation: stoker LBSCR