Cumberbatch Family History

Thomas Booth Cumberbatch[1, 2, 3]

Male 1879 - 1958  (78 years)


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  • Name Thomas Booth Cumberbatch  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Born 9 Jul 1879  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 31 Aug 1879  Holy Trinity Church, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 31 Aug 1879  40 Ramwell Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  40 Ramwell Street, Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 1y 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Scholar 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  12 Ardwick Street, Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Age: 11y 
    Occupation 15 Feb 1898  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Postman 
    Occupation 17 Aug 1900  [7
    Post Office Learner 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Sorter & Telegraphist (Post Office) 
    • Employer, Worker, or Own account: Worker
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  21 James Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Age: 21y 
    Occupation 12 Sep 1909  440 Tonge Moor Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Post Office Clerk 
    Residence 12 Sep 1909  440 Tonge Moor Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Census 2 Apr 1911  78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 31y 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Post Office Clerk & Telegraphist 
    • Industry or Service with which worker is connected: GPO
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 31y 
    Occupation Between 25 May 1915 and Nov 1916  [10, 11
    Sapper Royal Engineers, Northumbrian Signal Company, Regimental number: 2490 
    Occupation Between Nov 1916 and 25 Mar 1918  Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Sapper Royal Engineers, Signal Company, Regimental number: 211319 
    Census 29 Sep 1939  422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Retired Civil Servant Sorting Clerk & Telegraphist 
    Reference Number 0002007 
    Reference Number 1881050 
    Reference Number 1891047 
    Reference Number 1901042 
    Reference Number 1911308 
    Reference Number 1939052 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Died Between Jan 1958 and Mar 1958  Barnstaple Registration District, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Age: 78y 
    Person ID I2007  Cumberbatch
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2016 

    Father Joseph Cumberbatch,   b. Between Oct 1851 and Dec 1851, Blackburn, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1918, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Isabella Booth,   b. Cal 1852, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1933, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Between Jul 1874 and Sep 1874  Bolton Registration District, Lanceshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Family ID F455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Irene Nelson,   b. 17 Apr 1883, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1976 and Jun 1976, Weston Super Mare Registration District, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1907  Chorlton Registration District, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11
    Notes 
    • Name: Thomas Booth CUMBERBATCH
      Date of departure: 27 October 1951
      Port of departure: London
      Passenger destination port: Mombasa, Kenya
      Passenger destination: Mombasa, Kenya
      Date of Birth: 1879 (calculated from age)
      Age: 72
      Marital status: Married
      Sex: Male
      Occupation: Retired
      Passenger recorded on: Page 2 of 7

      The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage:
      Irene CUMBERBATCH | Page 2 of 7

      Ship: MATIANA
      Official Number: 146294
      Master's name: Captain H E Sprigge
      Steamship Line: P. & O.
      Where bound: Mombasa, Kenya
      Square feet:
      Registered tonnage: 5524.48
      Passengers on voyage: 168
    Children 
     1. Beth Cumberbatch,   b. 25 Jul 1909, 440 Tonge Moor Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Joan Cumberbatch,   b. Between 19 Jul 1912 and 25 Jul 1912, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Roma Cumberbatch,   b. 9 Jul 1916, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 2004, Bristol Registration District, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F2013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jul 1879 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 31 Aug 1879 - Holy Trinity Church, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Aug 1879 - 40 Ramwell Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 1y - 3 Apr 1881 - 40 Ramwell Street, Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 5 Apr 1891 - Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 11y - 5 Apr 1891 - 12 Ardwick Street, Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postman - 15 Feb 1898 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sorter & Telegraphist (Post Office) - 31 Mar 1901 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 21y - 31 Mar 1901 - 21 James Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1907 - Chorlton Registration District, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Post Office Clerk - 12 Sep 1909 - 440 Tonge Moor Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Sep 1909 - 440 Tonge Moor Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 31y - 2 Apr 1911 - 78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Post Office Clerk & Telegraphist - 2 Apr 1911 - 78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 31y - 2 Apr 1911 - 78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sapper Royal Engineers, Signal Company, Regimental number: 211319 - Between Nov 1916 and 25 Mar 1918 - Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Sep 1939 - 422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired Civil Servant Sorting Clerk & Telegraphist - 29 Sep 1939 - 422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1939 - 422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 78y - Between Jan 1958 and Mar 1958 - Barnstaple Registration District, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Thomas Booth Cumberbatch

      Letter
      Ridley Place,
      Newcastle-on-Tyne,
      19-5-15
      Mr. T.B. Cumberbatch,
      P.O.
      Bolton.
      I understand from the Surveyor of the North West District that you wish to enlist as an office telegraphist in this Company.
      Enclosed you will find free Railway Warrant together with a list of kit you will require.
      Please report as soon as convenient.
      Cameron S Lones
      for Capt.
      O.C. Northumbrian Divisional Signal Company R.E.

      25 May 1915 2490 of 1 Parkdale Road, Bolton, Lancashire; GPO Telegraphist
      Medical Inspection Report
      Age: 36 years 10 months
      Height: 5 feet 6 inches
      Chest – Girth when fully expanded 33 inches; range of expansion: 2 inches
      Vision: Good
      Physical development: Good
      Fit for Service: 25 May 1915, Newcastle-On-Tyne

      Statement of Services
      Corps; Royal Engineers Sig. Co. 25th May 1915 Posted Sapper 25 May 11915
      D.R.E. Sig Co. Sapper 25 May 1915
      D.R.E. Sig Co Rerated from 6th to 4th Sapper 25 June 1915
      R.E. Regular Transferred 3 Oct 1916
      R.E. FSSD Posted Sapper 4 Oct 1916
      Embarked B.E.F. Sapper 17 June 1917
      Transferred B.E.F. Sapper 11 Jan 1918
      Discharged- no longer physically fit for War Service para. 392 XVI King’s Regulations. 25 March 1918
      Total service 2years 305 days
      Military History Sheet
      From To
      Embodied Home 25 May 1915 16 June 1917
      B.E.F. 17 June 1917 11 Jan 1918
      Home 12 Jan 1918 25 Mar 1918
      Next of Kin: Wife, Irena Cumberbatch 79 Thicketford Road, Tonge Moor, Bolton
      Certificate of Trade Proficiency
      Place: Fenny Stratford - Signal School at Fenny Stratford = Proficient Office Telegraphist
      Discharge Form W.3494
      No: 211319
      Rank: Spr
      Regiment: R.E.
      Qualifications for civil employment: Sorter & telegraphist GPO
      Last employer before enlistment: as Sorter & Clerk Telegraphist GPO Bolton for 23 years
      Employment desired: Any worth with the GPO
      Employed whilst with the Colours: As Telegraphist 2 years
      14 March 1918
      Approval of Soldier’s Discharge
      Regmt No & Rank: 211319 Sapper
      Regt: R.E. 16th Div Signal Coy 48 brigade
      Discharge address: 68 Thicketford Road, Tongmoor Bolton


      Family Details
      Woman’s Name: Irene Cumberbatch nee Irene Nelson; Wife; Married 11 Nov 1907 Chorlton, Manchester
      Man’s No. And Name
      No: 211319 Spr T B Cumberbatch R.E. of 78 Thicketford Rd Tonge Moor Bolton
      Children: Date and place of Birth:
      Beth 25.7.1901 Bolton
      Joan 25.7.[19]12 Bolton
      Roma 9.9.[19]16 Bolton
      Casualty Form – Active Service
      Report Date From Whom Record Date
      6.7.17 OC 16 th Sig Joined Unit from Sig. Depot 30.6.17
      27.10.17 OC 16 th Sig Leave to UK 25/10/17 to 4/11/17
      5.1.18 OC 16 th Sig Adm to Hos 29.12.17
      OC 10 GH To Eng ex 10 Gen Hos 9.1.18


      War Gratuity Claim
      211319 R.E. Sig Co of 382 Tonge Moor Rd, Bolton, Lancs
      Regiment: Northumbrian Sig. Co. R.E.
      Rgmt No: 2490
      Enlisted: 25 May 15
      From: 25/5/15
      To: Oct or Nov 1916 afterwards at Fenny Stratford
      Date of Discharge: 25th March 1918 Debility
      Period Overseas 17 June 17 to Jan 10th 1918
      Regiment: 6 Div Sig. Co. R.E.
      Rgmt No: 211319
      Medal Index Card
      CUMBERBATCH Thomas B
      Corps: R.E. [Sapper] 2490
      Corps: R.E. SPR [Sapper] 211319
      Victory & British: BE/101 B118 Page: 25476
      [11]
    • Medal Index Card
      CUMBERBATCH Thomas B
      Corps: R.E. [Sapper] 2490
      Corps: R.E. SPR [Sapper] 211319
      Victory & British: BE/101 B118 Page: 25476
      [10]
    • ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”
      19 Mar 1918
      R.E. 1757
      WAR OFFICE
      Regtl. No. Rank Name Unit No. of Badge Enlistment Discharge Cause of Discharge Whether Served Overseas and Age
      211319 Sapper Cumberbatch Thos. Booth Bedford S.D. 372,636 25 May 1915 25 Mar 1918 A.O. II of 10th Aug. 1917 Para. 2(b)i) Sickness Yes 38 [12]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1167] File (merged): C:\Users\Bob\Documents\Family Historian Projects\Census 1901 England & Wales\Census 1901 England & Wales.fh_data\Census 1901 England & Wales.ged.
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    4. [S2299] Births England & Wales 1879 Sep Bolton, Thomas Booth Cumberbatch.

    5. [S2295] Census 1881 Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England RG11/4833/67/p65, (RG11/4833/67/p65).

    6. [S8947] Postman Thomas Booth Cumberbatch.

    7. [S8946] Post Office Learner Thomas Booth Cumberbatch.

    8. [S7189] Marriage England & Wales 1907 Dec Qtr Chorlton, Thomas Booth Cumberbatch & Irene Nelson.

    9. [S7199] Census 1911 78 Thicketford Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England RG14PN23354 RG78PN1363 RD461 SD5 ED5 SN151, (RG14PN23354 RG78PN1363 RD461 SD5 ED5 SN151).

    10. [S7201] Medal Index Card WW1 Thomas B Cumberbatch Sapper Royal Engineers Signal Company 211319.

    11. [S7200] WW1 Service Record Thomas Booth Cumberbatch.

    12. [S8945] WW1 Silver War Badge Records for Thomas Booth Cumberbatch Sapper 211319 Royal Engineers.

    13. [S10835] Census 1939 422 Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire, England RG101/4320F/002/14 Letter Code:NGCU, (RG101/4320F/002/14 Letter Code:NGCU).

    14. [S7190] Death England & Wales 1958 Mar Qtr Barnstaple, Thomas B Cumberbatch.

    15. [S7191] Baptism Bolton, Lancashire, England 31 Aug 1879 Thomas Booth Cumberbatch, (300).

    16. [S1829] Census 1891 Great Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire, England RG12/3123/144/p45, (RG12/3123/144/p45).

    17. [S1260] Census 1901 Bolton, Lancashire, England RG13/3628/122/p12, (RG13/3628/122/p12).

    18. [S7192] Baptism Bolton, Lancashire, England 12 Sep 1909 Beth Cumberbatch, (1393).

    19. [S2296] Marriages England & Wales 1874 Sep Bolton, Joseph Cumberbatch & Isabella Booth.