Cumberbatch Family History

Ernest Francis Newnham

Male 1884 - 1951  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Ernest Francis Newnham  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born Between Jul 1884 and Sep 1884  Lewisham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  8 Maybank Cottages, Lewisham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 6y 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  8 Maybank Cottages, Lewisham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Scholar 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  8 Maybank Cottages, Lewisham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 6y 
    Occupation Between 3 Oct 1898 and 25 Nov 1901  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Boy & Private 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment 
    Occupation 3 Oct 1898  Warley, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Boy 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment 
    • Enlisted in the 1st Battalion of the Essex Regiment.
    Religion 3 Oct 1898  [1
    Church of England 
    Occupation Between 26 Nov 1901 and 14 Aug 1902  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Private 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment Mounted Infantry 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1902  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Drummer 5212 1st Battalion Essex Regiment 
    Occupation Between 15 Aug 1902 and 13 Dec 1906  India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Drummer 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment 
    Occupation 27 Nov 1906  India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lance Corporal 1st Battalion Essex Regiment 
    • Left with the rank of Drummer.
    Occupation Between 14 Dec 1906 and 15 Oct 1908  Burma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lance Corporal 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment 
    Occupation Between 16 Oct 1908 and 2 Oct 1910  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lance Corporal 5212 - 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment 
    Occupation 5 Jul 1910  34 Harolds Cross, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Soldier 
    Residence 5 Jul 1910  34 Harolds Cross, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 26y 
    Name Ernest Frank Newnham  [6
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Groom 
    Religion 2 Apr 1911  [9
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 26y 
    Occupation 10 Jan 1912  25 Montpelier Hill, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Vanman 
    Reference Number 0010686 
    Residence 10 Jan 1912  25 Montpelier Hill, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1939  Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Between Jan 1951 and Mar 1951  Camberwell Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 67y 
    Person ID I10686  Cumberbatch
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2015 

    Father Henry Newnham,   b. Between Jan 1842 and Mar 1842, Ringmer, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1885 and Mar 1885, Lewisham Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Emily Ann Williamson,   b. Between Oct 1847 and Dec 1847, Chappel, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1929 and Dec 1929, Lewisham Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1865  St Leonards Church, Shoreditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Witness Role: Witness Name: Walter Stafford
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Maria Williamson [11]
    Marriage Henry Newnham & Emily Ann Williamson 12 Feb 1865
    Marriage Henry Newnham & Emily Ann Williamson 12 Feb 1865
    Media Date: 12 FEB 1865
    Keywords: Picture
    Family ID F3309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bridget Byrne,   b. Between 1888 and 1889, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1958 and Mar 1958, Camberwell Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Between Oct 1909 and Dec 1909  Rathdrum Registration District, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Name: Patrick Newham
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: Jan - Mar 1912
      Event Place: Dublin North, Ireland
      Registration Quarter and Year: Jan - Mar 1912
      Registration District: Dublin North
      Age:
      Birth Year (Estimated):
      Mother's Maiden Name:
      Volume Number: 2
      Page Number: 487
      GS Film number: 101074
      Digital Folder Number: 004194693
      Image Number: 00438

      Citing this Record: "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FBR3-KYC : accessed 15 November 2015), BIRTHS entry for Patrick Newham; citing Dublin North, Jan - Mar 1912, vol. 2, p. 487, General Registry, Custom House, Dublin; FHL microfilm 101,074.
    Children 
     1. Mary Aloysius Emily Newnham,   b. 16 Jun 1910, Holles Street Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1989 and Sep 1989, Bromley Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Patrick Joseph Newnham,   b. 9 Jan 1912, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1985, North East Hampshire, Registration District, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Doris M Newnham,   b. Between Oct 1914 and Dec 1914, Greenwich Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Martha J Newnham,   b. Between Jan 1917 and Mar 1917, Camberwell Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Living
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    Last Modified 15 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F3308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between Jul 1884 and Sep 1884 - Lewisham, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 6y - 5 Apr 1891 - 8 Maybank Cottages, Lewisham, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 5 Apr 1891 - 8 Maybank Cottages, Lewisham, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 6y - 5 Apr 1891 - 8 Maybank Cottages, Lewisham, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Boy & Private 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - Between 3 Oct 1898 and 25 Nov 1901 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Boy 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - 3 Oct 1898 - Warley, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Private 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment Mounted Infantry - Between 26 Nov 1901 and 14 Aug 1902 - South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Drummer 5212 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - 1 Jun 1902 - South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Drummer 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - Between 15 Aug 1902 and 13 Dec 1906 - India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lance Corporal 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - 27 Nov 1906 - India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lance Corporal 5212 - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment - Between 14 Dec 1906 and 15 Oct 1908 - Burma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lance Corporal 5212 - 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment - Between 16 Oct 1908 and 2 Oct 1910 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between Oct 1909 and Dec 1909 - Rathdrum Registration District, County Wicklow, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Soldier - 5 Jul 1910 - 34 Harolds Cross, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Jul 1910 - 34 Harolds Cross, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 26y - 2 Apr 1911 - Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Groom - 2 Apr 1911 - Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 26y - 2 Apr 1911 - Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Vanman - 10 Jan 1912 - 25 Montpelier Hill, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 10 Jan 1912 - 25 Montpelier Hill, Dublin, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - Camberwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 67y - Between Jan 1951 and Mar 1951 - Camberwell Registration District, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • LONG SERVICE (12 year with the Colours)

      ATTESTATION OF
      No: 5212 Name Ernest Newnham Corps Essex Regiment
      1. What is your Name? Ernest Newnham
      2. In or near what Parish or Town were you born? In the Parish of Lewisham, near the Town of London, in the County of Kent
      3. Are you a British Subject? Yes
      4. What is your Age? 15 years / Months
      5. What is your Trade or Calling? Musician
      6. Have you resided out of your Father’s house for three years continuously in the same place, or occupied a house or land of the yearly value of £10 for one year, and paid rates for the same, and, in either case, if so, state where? (i) Yes (ii) No
      7. Are you, or have you been, an Apprentice? If so, where? No
      8. Are you Married? No
      9. Have you ever been sentenced to Imprisonment by the Civil Power? No
      10. Do you now belong to Her Majesty’s Army… No
      11. Have you ever served in Her Majesty’s Army… No
      12. Have you truly stated the whole, if any, of your previous service? Yes
      13. Have you ever been rejected as unfit for Her Majesty’s Service? No
      14. Are you willing to be vaccinated or re-vaccinated? Yes
      15. For what Corps are you willing to be enlisted Essex Regiment
      16. Did you receive a Notice…? Yes
      17. Are you willing to serve upon the following conditions provided Her Majesty should so long require your services?
      a. For a term of 12 years in Army Service? Yes
      I, Ernest Newnham do solemnly declare that the above answers made by me to the above questions are true, and that I am willing to fulfil the engagements made.

      At Warley on this 3 day of October 1898.

      Description of Ernest Newnham on Enlistment
      Apparent Age 15 years – months
      Height: 4 feet 11¼ inches
      Weight: 92 lbs
      Chest: 28½ inches and 31 inches expanded
      Complexion: Fresh
      Eyes: Grey
      Hair: Brown
      Church of England: Yes
      Distinctive marks: Tattoo marks both arms

      Certificate of Medical Examination
      I have examined the above-named recruit and find that he dies not present any of the causes of rejection specified in the Regulations for Army Medical Services.
      He can see at the required distance with either eye: his heart and lungs are healthy: he has the free use of his joints and limbs, and he declares that he is not subject to fits of any description.
      I consider him fit for the Army
      Date: 3 Oct [18]98
      Place: Warley

      Certificate of Primary Military Examination
      I hereby certify that the above-named recruit was inspected by me, and I consider him fit for service in the Essex Regiment, and that due care has been exercised in his enlistment.
      Date: 3 Oct [18]98
      Place: Warley

      Certificate of Approving Officer
      I certify that this Attestation of the above-named recruit is correct, and properly filled up, and that the required forms appear to have been complied with. I accordingly approve, and appoint him to the Essex Regiment.
      Date: 3 Oct [18]98
      Place: Warley

      MILITARY HISTORY SHEET
      COUNTRY From To Years Days
      Home 3 Oct 1898 25 Nov 1901 3 54
      South Africa 26 Nov 1901 14 Aug 1902 - 262
      India 15 Aug 1902 13 Dec 1906 4 121
      Burma 14 Dec 1906 15 Oct 1908 1 306
      Home 16 Oct 1908 2 Oct 1910 1 352
      12 0

      Whether educated
      Duke of York’s Royal Military School? No
      Royal Hibernian Military School? No
      Industrial School under Home Office or Local Government Board Training Ship Exmouth – Yes
      Certificates of education: 3rd Class 12 Mar 1900
      2nd Class 2 May 1907

      Passed classes of Instruction (including Swimming)
      Mounted Infantry Aldershot 2 Dec 1901
      Swimming certificate Thayetmyo 30 Jul 1907

      Campaigns: South Africa 1901-02

      Medals: Queens South Africa Medal + 4 Clasps Orange Free State, Transvaal & South Africa [19]01 & South Africa [19]02

      Name and Address of next of kin:
      Mother E Newnham 8 Maybank Cottages, Heather [Hither] Green, Lewisham
      Brother G Newnham 8 Maybank Cottages, Heather [Hither] Green, Lewisham

      STATEMENT of the SERVICES of No. 5212 Name Ernest Newnham
      Service towards limited engagement reckons from 3 Oct 1898
      Joined at Warley 3 Oct 1898
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Boy 3 Oct 1898
      Depot Posted 11 Nov 1899
      Granted 1d Good Conduct Pay 3 Oct 1900
      Forfeits 1d Good Conduct Pay 22 Jul 1901
      Essex Regiment Mounted Infantry 1st Battalion Posted Private 26 Nov 1901
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Posted Private 10 Mar 1902
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Attained the age of 18 Years Private 3 Oct 1901
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Appointed Drummer 1 Jun 1902
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Restored 1d Good Conduct Pay 27 Nov 1902
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Forfeited 1d Good Conduct Pay 23 Mar 1903
      I elect to come under the Regulations governing the new Service Pay as laid down in Army Orders No. 66 of 1902 and 193 of 1903. E Newnham Drummer 1 Apr 1904
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Granted Service Pay at 7d Drummer 1 Apr 1904
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Restored Good Conduct Pay Drummer 1 Apr 1904
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Forfeited 1 Good Conduct Badge Drummer 11 Feb 1905
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Service pay relegated to Class II @ 5d (Venereal) 15 Nov 1905
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Service pay increased to Class I @ 7d (Venereal) 1 Mar 1906
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Restored 1 Good Conduct Badge Drummer 11 Feb 1906
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Appointed Lance Corporal 27 Nov 1906
      Essex Regiment 1st Battalion Awarded 2 Good Conduct Badges 11 Feb 1908
      Essex Regiment 2nd Battalion Posted Lance Corporal 16 Oct 1908
      Essex Regiment 2nd Battalion Discharged:- Termination of 1st period of engagement Drummer 2 Oct 1910

      Total Service towards Engagement to 2 Oct 1910 (date of discharge) 12 years - days
      Total Service towards Pension to 2 Oct 1910 (date of discharge) 12 years - days

      1st Battalion Essex Regiment or Corps
      ROLL of Individuals entitled to the South Africa Medal and Clasps, under the Army Order granting the Medal, issued on 1st April 1901.
      Regimental Number Rank Name Remarks
      5212 Drummer Newnham E 12th Mounted Infantry Disembarked 15 Dec 1901
      Place: Standerton
      Date: 29 Jul 1902
      [Source: UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949 WO 100/191 on Ancestry]

      1st Battalion Essex Regiment or Corps
      ROLL of Individuals entitled to the Queen’s South Africa Medal and Clasps, under the Army Order No.233 issued on 1st October, 1902, or to additional Clasps to the Queen’s South Africa Medal under that Army Order.
      Regimental Number Rank Name Whether application has already been made for Queen’s South Africa Medal, under Army Order 94 of 1901 If application for the Queen’s South Africa Medal already made, on what Roll name was submitted Whether entitled to Colony Clasps not already applied for on Roll quoted in previous column Whether entitled to date Clasps Whether also entitled to the King’s South Africa Medal
      Cape Colony Orange Free State Transvaal South Africa, 1901 South Africa, 1902
      5212 Drummer NEWNHAM E Yes Standerton 31 Jul 1902 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
      Place: Bangalore
      Date: 19th May 1903
      [Source: UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949 WO 100/191 on Ancestry]

      Essex Regiment (Mounted Infantry Company) Regiment or Corps
      ROLL of Individuals entitled to the Queen’s South Africa Medal and Clasps, under the Army Order No.233 issued on 1st October, 1902, or to additional Clasps to the Queen’s South Africa Medal under that Army Order.
      Regimental Number Rank Name Whether application has already been made for Queen’s South Africa Medal, under Army Order 94 of 1901 If application for the Queen’s South Africa Medal already made, on what Roll name was submitted Whether entitled to Colony Clasps not already applied for on Roll quoted in previous column Whether entitled to date Clasps
      Cape Colony Orange Free State Transvaal South Africa, 1901 South Africa, 1902
      5212 Private NEWNHAM E Yes 1/5092 Yes Yes 01 02 Issue Auth on 1st Battalion AG2/m/10220
      Place:
      Date:
      [Source: UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949 WO 100/191 on Ancestry] [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S10252] Service Record Ernest Newnham Essex Regiment.

    2. [S10217] Marriages Ireland 1909 Dec Qtr, Rathdrum, Ernest Francis Ellerby & Brigid Byrne.

    3. [S10186] Marriage Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Camberwell, London, England 14 Sep 1932 Aubrey George Ellerby & Mary Aloysius E Newnham.

    4. [S10188] 1939 Register Camberwell, Ernest F Newnham born 1884 & Bridge Newnham born 1889.

    5. [S10190] Deaths England & Wales 1951 Mar Qtr, Camberwell, Ernest F Newnham.

    6. [S10191] Births England & Wales 1884 Sep Qtr, Lewisham, Ernest Frank Newnham.

    7. [S10203] Census 1891 8 Maybank Cottage, Lewisham, London, England RG12/521/64/p56, (RG12/521/64/p56).

    8. [S10257] Birth Holles Street Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 16 Jun 1910 Female Newenham, (409).

    9. [S10215] Census 1911 Montpelier Hill, North Side, Arran Quay, Dublin, Ireland.

    10. [S10258] Birth Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 9 Jan 1912 Patrick Newham, (161).

    11. [S10192] Marriage St Leonards Church, Shoreditch, London, England 12 Feb 1865 Henry Newnham & Emily Ann Williamson, (314).