Cumberbatch Family History

Malcolm Reay Cumberledge[1, 2]

Male 1889 - 1966  (77 years)


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  • Name Malcolm Reay Cumberledge  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Born 13 Jan 1889  Mount Charles, St Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 2 Mar 1889  St Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Adele House, Charles Road, St Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 2y 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Adele House, St Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Age: 12y 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    School Assistant 
    • Industry or Service with which worker is connected: County Council
      Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  1 Olive Bank, Esplanade, Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 22y 
    Occupation 22 Feb 1914  [10
    Clerk - Borough of Luton Education Authority 
    Occupation Bef 23 Feb 1914  [10
    Cornwall Royal Fortress Engineers for 4 yrs 
    Occupation Between 23 Feb 1914 and 22 May 1919  [8, 9, 10
    Sergeant 524598 4th Reserve Battalion Territorial Force Royal Engineers 
    Age: 25y 1m 
    • East Anglian Royal Engineers 2nd Company Southill, Sapper 2nd Corporal from 25 Jul 1914 to 4 Aug 1914
      Appointed Lance Corporal from 15 June 1914 to 19 Jul 1914
      Promoted 2nd Corporal 20 Jul 1914 to 4 Jan 1915

      Royal Engineers 2nd Company Embodied Service Sapper 2nd Corporal 5 Aug 1914 to 4 Jan 1915
      Royal Engineers 2nd Promoted Corporal 5 Jan 1915 to 10 Jul 1915
      Royal Engineers 2/2 Promoted Acting Serjeant 11 Jul 1915
      4th Prov _d Co Posted Acting Serjeant 12 Feb 1916
      Continued in the Service under The Military Service Acts from 23 Feb 1919

      Cause of Discharge: 392/XVIA/KR S A.O. 29/19
      Silver War Badge list RE/4658
      Disabilities: VDH [Valvular Disease of the Heart] attributable to military service
    Residence 23 Feb 1914  Grange Road, Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 11 Mar 1919  Woodlands Nurseries, Conwy, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 22 May 1919  22 Lonsborough Road, Wallasey, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 9 Nov 1920  31 Cardigan Street, Upper Brighton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 29 Sep 1939  4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Name Malcolm Cumberledge  [15
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Schoolmaster 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 25 Jan 1950  [13
    Schoolmaster 
    Reference Number 0002198 
    Reference Number 1891136 
    Reference Number 1901155 
    Reference Number 1911166 
    Reference Number 1939242 
    Died Between Oct 1966 and Dec 1966  Crosby Registration District, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 77y 
    Person ID I2198  Cumberbatch
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2017 

    Father John Augustus Cumberledge,   b. Est Jan 1857, Bank Lane, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1931 and Dec 1931, St Austell Registration District, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Saxby McKay,   b. Between 1860 and 1861, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1949 and Dec 1949, Bootle Registration District, Bootle, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1884  Rumboldswyke, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Family ID F673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eveline May Johnston,   b. 22 Aug 1890,   d. 4 Jan 1950, Bootle Registration District, Bootle, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1911  Plymouth Registration District, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Robert John Cumberledge,   b. 14 Mar 1912, Luton Registration District, Luton, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Phyllis Mary Cumberledge,   b. 11 Jul 1914, Luton Registration District, Luton, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F3756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1889 - Mount Charles, St Austell, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 2 Mar 1889 - St Austell, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 2y - 5 Apr 1891 - Adele House, Charles Road, St Austell, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 12y - 31 Mar 1901 - Adele House, St Austell, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Mar 1911 - Plymouth Registration District, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - School Assistant - 2 Apr 1911 - Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 22y - 2 Apr 1911 - 1 Olive Bank, Esplanade, Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 23 Feb 1914 - Grange Road, Leagrave, Luton, Bedfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Mar 1919 - Woodlands Nurseries, Conwy, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 May 1919 - 22 Lonsborough Road, Wallasey, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Nov 1920 - 31 Cardigan Street, Upper Brighton, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Sep 1939 - 4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Schoolmaster - 29 Sep 1939 - 4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1939 - 4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 77y - Between Oct 1966 and Dec 1966 - Crosby Registration District, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • TERRITORIAL FORCE
      4 years Service in the United Kingdom
      No. 932 Name Malcolm Reay Cumberledge East Anglian Divisional Royal Engineers
      Name: Malcolm Reay Cumberledge
      Parish or Town of birth: St Austell, Cornwall
      British Subject: Yes
      Age: 29 [entry has been amended but should be 25] Years 1 Month
      Occupation: Clerk
      In whose employ: Borough of Luton Education Authority
      Residence: Grange Road, Leagrave, Luton
      Apprentice: No
      Married: Yes
      Previous Service: Cornwall Royal Fortress Engineers 4 yrs
      Are you willing to be attested for the term of 4 years for service in the Territorial Force of the County of Bedfordshire to service in the East Anglian Engineers: Yes

      23rd Feb 1914
      MEDICAL INSPECTION REPORT
      Name: Malcolm Reay Cumberledge
      Age: 25 years 1 month
      Height: 6 feet
      Chest measurement: 39¼ inches with 3¼ inches of expansion
      Vision: Good
      Physical development: Good

      Certificate of Medical Examination
      I have examined the above-named recruit and find that he does not present any of the causes of rejection specified in the Regulations. 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; he does not suffer from hernia; and declared that he is not subject to fits of any description.
      I consider him fit for the Territorial Force.
      Date: 23rd February 1914
      Place: Luton

      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 East Anglian Divisional Royal Engineers and that due care has been exercised in this enlistment.
      Date: 23 Feb 1914
      Place: Bedford

      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 2nd East Anglian Field Company Royal Engineers.
      Date: 23 Feb 1914
      Place: Bedford

      MINISTRY OF PENSIONS
      6 Jul 1919
      Sir, I am directed by the Minister of Pensions to inform you of the undermentioned decision in the case of a man whose discharge documents have been recently received with the view to having the claim to pension considered.
      Discharged Para. 392 (XVIa) KR
      To the Officer Commanding Royal Engineers Regiment
      Rank (for pension) (Sergeant) Sapper for pension
      Regimental No: 524598
      Name: Cumberledge, Malcolm Reay
      Date of Disembodiment 22 May 1919
      Age on Discharge: 31
      Marital Status: Married
      Address on Discharge: 22 Lonsboro Road, Wallasey
      Disabilities: VDH [Valvular Disease of the Heart], Attributable [to service]
      Degree of Disablement: 20%
      Weekly Pension 5/6 from 23 May 1919 to be reviewed in 52 weeks. Nature of award: C1(1)
      Allowance for two children 2/4 from 23 May 1919

      Mr M.R. Cumberledge 524598
      31 Cardigan Street, Upper Brighton, Cheshire
      Herewith your Royal Engineers Discharge & Character Certificate, on receipt of which, Kindly sign your name below and return this slip immediately.
      Encl. 2


      BEDFORDSHIRE TERRITORIAL FORCE ASSOCIATION
      SHIRE HALL, BEDFORD
      11 Mar 1919
      O[fficer] i/c Records Chatham
      Please note the following alteration respecting family of the undermentioned man.
      Regtl No: 524598
      Rank: Sgt
      Name: M.R. Cumberledge
      Unit: East Anglian Field Company Royal Engineers
      Change of Address: Woodlands Nurseries, Conway

      PROTECTION CERTIFICATE AND CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY
      Surname: CUMBERLEDGE
      Christian Names: Malcolm Reay
      Regtl No. 524598
      Rank: Sergeant
      Unit: 4th Reserve Battalion
      Regt: Royal Engineers
      Pay: Chatham
      Address for Pay: 22 Lonsborough Road, Wallasey, Cheshire
      Theatre of War or Command: W
      Born in the Year: 1889
      Medical Category: B11
      Place of rejoining in case of emergency: Deganwy
      Specialist Military Qualification; Military Engineering

      Report of the Employment Department, Ministry of Labour, in the case of a Soldier who on Demobilization has made a positive claim on A.F. for consideration for a Disability Pension
      Soldier’s Name: CUMBERLEDGE MALCOLM REAY
      Unit from which discharged: 4th Reserve Battalion Royal Engineers
      Regimental Number 524598
      Rank on Discharge: Sergeant
      Age on Discharge: 31
      Occupation before enlistment: Schoolmaster
      Address on Discharge: 22 Lonsboro Road Wallasey

      [SERVICE SHEET]
      Attested Sapper 23 Feb 1914
      Annual Training
      East Anglian Royal Engineers 2nd Company Southill, Sapper 2nd Corporal from 25 Jul 1914 to 4 Aug 1914
      Appointed Lance Corporal from 15 June 1914 to 19 Jul 1914
      Promoted 2nd Corporal 20 Jul 1914 to 4 Jan 1915

      Royal Engineers 2nd Company Embodied Service Sapper 2nd Corporal 5 Aug 1914 to 4 Jan 1915
      Royal Engineers 2nd Promoted Corporal 5 Jan 1915 to 10 Jul 1915
      Royal Engineers 2/2 Promoted Acting Serjeant 11 Jul 1915
      4th Prov _d Co Posted Acting Serjeant 12 Feb 1916
      Continued in the Service under The Military Service Acts from 23 Feb 1919

      MILITARY HISTORY SHEET

      Home from 23 Feb 1914 to 4 Aug 1914 163 days
      HOME from 5 Aug 1914 to 22 May 1919 4 years 291 days
      Total 5 years 89 days

      Campaigns HOME from 5 Aug 1914 to 22 May 1919

      Name and address of next of kin: Major Cumberledge (father) May [Cumberledge] Woodlands Nurseries, Conwy (Wife) c/o Mr Johnston, Penryn St, Redruth, Cornwall

      Age on enlistment: 29 years 1 months
      Discharged surplus to military requirements having suffered impairment since military service Para 392(XVI)a KR Serjeant 22 May 1919
      Serial No; 7492
      Military Character Very Good
      Total Service towards Engagement to 22 May 1919 (date of discharge) 5 years 89 days
      Total Service towards Pension to 22 May 1919 (date of discharge) 4 years 291 days

      To the Officer of Records, CHATHAM
      Please note the following in the original attestation of the man named and return counterfoil to me:-
      No. 524598
      Rank: Sergeant
      Name: Cumberledge M.R.
      Unit “E” Company 4th Reserve Battalion Royal Engineers
      Bounty allowed under Army Order 209 of 1916 (excluding £15 if already aAllowed under Army Order 86 of 1916) £15
      Credited for present issue £5
      Balance to be issued subsequently £10
      22 Mar 1919

      BEDFORDSHIRE TERRITORIAL FORCE ASSOCIATION
      SHIRE HALL, BEDFORD
      2 May 1918
      Regimental No. 524598
      Unit: Royal Engineers
      Rank: a/Sergeant
      Name of Soldier: Cumberledge, M.R.
      Marriage 25 Mar 1911
      Eveline M. c/o Mrs Johnston Penryn St, Redruth, Cornwall
      Children:
      Robert Date of Birth: 14 Mar 1912
      Phyllis Date of Birth: 11 Jul 1914

      TRADE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
      No. 923 Name Sapper R Cumberledge
      Trade: Clerk (Certificated teacher)
      Classification: Very Good
      With effect from: 19 Jun 1914
      Rating: 3rd
      Authority for Assessment: App XIII FF Regs 1912
      SUBSEQUENT ENTRIES
      Trade: Clerk
      Classification: Very Superior
      With effect from: 1 Sep 1914
      Rating: 2nd
      Authority for Assessment: Board

      Trade: Clerk
      Classification: Very Superior
      With effect from: 12 June 1915
      Rating: 1st
      Authority for Assessment: C1810 No 46 d/- 11 Jun 1915

      Certificate of Trade Proficiency
      Borough of Luton Education Authority
      Place: Luton
      Date: 10 May 1914
      I certify that I have tested Recruit Sapper M.R. Cumberledge and find him to be a most excellent clerk (Certificated Teacher)
      Signature of Civilian Tradesman: JH Hackett
      Address 35 Downs Road, Luton
      Trade: Certificated Teacher

      IMPERIAL AND GENERAL SERVICE OBLIGATION
      Agreement to be made by an officer or man of the Territorial Force to subject himself to liability to service in any place outside the United Kingdom during the present period of embodiment.
      I (No.) 932 (Rank) a/Serjeant (Name) Malcolm R Cumberledge to hereby agree to accept liability, during the present period of embodiment to serve in ay place outside the United Kingdom, in accordance with the provisions of Section XIII. (2)(a) of the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act, 1907. I understand that release from this obligation can during the present period of embodiment be granted only with the consent of the competent military authority.

      M.R. Cumberledge (signature of officer or man)
      (station) 13 Jan 1916
      (Date) Warley
      [10]

  • 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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    2. [S1744] File (merged): C:\Users\Bob\Documents\Family Historian Projects\Census 1891 England & Wales\Census 1891 England & Wales.fh_data\Census 1891 England & Wales.ged.
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    3. [S12247] Births England & Wales 1889 Mar Mar, St Austell, Malcolm Reay Cumberledge Mother's Maidename: Mackay.

    4. [S2027] Births England & Wales 1889 Mar Qtr St Austell, Malcolm Reay Cumberledge.

    5. [S12251] Baptism St Austell, Cornwall, England 2 Mar 1889 Malcolm Reay Cumberledge.

    6. [S2025] Census 1891 St Austell, Cornwall, England RG12/1823/35/p19, (RG12/1823/35/p19).

    7. [S910] Census 1911 Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall, England RG14PN13741 RG78PN813 RD295 SD1 ED1 SN92, (RG14PN13741 RG78PN813 RD295 SD1 ED1 SN92).

    8. [S12263] Medal Index Card WW1 Malcolm Cumberledge Sergeant 524598 4th Reserve Battalion Royal Engineers.

    9. [S12264] WW1 Silver War Badge Records for Malcolm Cumberledge Sergeant 524598 4th Reserve Batalion Teritorial Force Royal Enginers.

    10. [S12265] WW1 Service Record of Malcolm Reay Cumberledge Sergeant 524598 4th Reserve Battalion Territorial Force Royal Engineers.

    11. [S12258] Marriages England & Wales 1911 Mar Qtr, Plymouth, Malcolm R Cumberledge & Eveline M Johnston.

    12. [S12255] Census 1939 4 Moss Lane, Bootle, Lancashire, England RG101/4300A/006/19, (RG101/4300A/006/19).

    13. [S12262] Will of Eveline May Cumberledge proved 25 Jan 1950.

    14. [S12259] Deaths England & Wales 1966 Dec Qtr, Crosby, Malcolm R Cumberledge age: 77.

    15. [S1480] Census 1901 St Austell, Cornwall, England RG13/2211/36/p12, (RG13/2211/36/p12).

    16. [S12250] Marriage Rumboldswyke, Sussex, England 14 Dec 1884 John Augustus Cumberledge & Mary Saxby McKay.

    17. [S2026] Marriages England & Wales 1885 Mar Qtr Westhampnett, John A Cumberledge & Mary Saxby McKay.