Cumberbatch Family History

George Percy Cumberbeach[1, 2, 3]

Male 1878 - 1958  (79 years)


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  • Name George Percy Cumberbeach  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Born 13 Jun 1878  7 Selina Place, Woolwich Royal Dockyard, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  17 Lower Harden Street, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 3y 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Charlton, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Scholar 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  103 Charlton Lane, Charlton, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Age: 12y 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Clerk 
    • Employer, Worker, or Own account: Worker
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  37B Eleanor Road, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Age: 22y 
    Occupation 28 Dec 1901  37B Eleanor Road, Woolwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Clerk 
    Residence 28 Dec 1901  37B Eleanor Road, Woolwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Leytonstone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Bookkeeper to Press Agent 
    • Industry or Service with which worker is connected: Publisher
      Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Worker
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  12 Howard Road, Leytonstone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 32y 
    Census 29 Sep 1939  103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Engineers Viewers Labourer 
    Reference Number 0002479 
    Reference Number 1881079 
    Reference Number 1891079 
    Reference Number 1901078 
    Reference Number 1911090 
    Reference Number 1939131 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died Between Jan 1958 and Mar 1958  Maidstone Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 79y 
    Person ID I2479  Cumberbatch
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2016 

    Father Thomas Cumberbeach,   b. Between Jul 1845 and Sep 1845, Carlisle, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1921 and Dec 1921, Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Margaret Elizabeth Amner,   b. Cal 1843, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1925, Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Between Oct 1865 and Dec 1865  Lewisham Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Family ID F733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mabel Hill,   b. Cal 1878, Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Dec 1901  The Parish Church of Woolwich, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 10
    • Witness: William Henry Harris
      Witness: Emily Peck Hill
    Divorced 8 May 1916  Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Cause: George Percy Cumberbeach had been guilty of adultery coupled with desertion of Mabel Cumbe 
    Notes 
    • [Divorce] Petition Filed: 26 June 1915
      Cause set down: 23 July 1915
      Decree Nisi: 15 Oct 1915
      Final Decree: 8 May 1916
      Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, England

      Mabel Cumberbeach nee Hill's divorce was handled as a Poor Person.
      They were married 28 December 1901 in the Parish Church of Woolwich.

      In the High Court of Justice
      Probate Divorce and Admiralty Division (Divorce)

      Poor Person
      To the Right Honourable the President of the said Division
      Dated this 21st day of June 1915
      The Petition of Mabel Cumberbeach of No. 9 Bruce Road, Bromley-by-Bow in the County of London sheweth:-

      1. That your Petitioner ^Mabel Cumberbeach then Mabel Hill spinster^ was on the 28th day of December 1901 lawfully married to George Percy Cumberbeach of No. 37b Eleanor Road, Woolwich in the County of London at the Parish Church in the Parish of Woolwich in the County of London.

      2. That after her said marriage your Petitioner lived and cohabited with her said husband at No. 27 Priolia Road, Charlton, No. 53 Swallowfield Road, Charlton, in the County of Kent, "Rockford" Abbey Road, Bush Hill Park, No. 28 Lincoln Road, Ponder's End in the County of Middlesex, No. 69 Monega Road, Forest Gate, and No. 12 Howard Road Leytonstone in the County of Essex, and that your Petitioner and her said husband have had no issue of their said marriage.

      3. That on the 1st day of March 1913 the said George Percy Cumberbeach left your Petitioner and has ever since lived separate and apart from her and deserted her without reasonable excuse for two years and upwards.

      4. That from the said 1st day of March 1913 to the present time the said George Percy Cumberbeach has lived and cohabited with Grace Davis at No. 33 Camden Square and thereafter at No.1 Brewer Place, Brewer Street, Woolwich both in the County of London, and has on divers occasions committed adultery with the said Grace Davis, and in the month of January ^1914^ the said Grace Davis was delivered of a child of which the said George Percy Cumberbeach is the father.

      5. That your Petitioner resides at No. 9 Bruce Road, Bromley-by-Bow in the County of London.

      6. That the said George Percy Cumberbeach is a Worktaker, and resides at No. 1 Brewer Place, Brewer Street, Woolwich in the County of London and is domiciled in England.

      7. That no previous proceedings in reference to the said marriage have taken place in the Divorce Division of the High Court by or on-behalf of either party to the said marriage.

      Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays, That your Lordship will be pleased to decree that the Marriage of your Petitioner with the said George Percy Cumberbeach be dissolved and that your Petitioner may have such further and other relief as to your Lordship may seem meet.

      Mabel Cumberbeach

      15 October 1915 CUMBERBEACH M against CUMBERBEACH G.P.
      The Judge having taken the oral evidence of the Petitioner and of the Witnesses produced on her behalf in support of the Petition filed in this Cause, and having heard Counsel thereon, the Respondent not appearing and not defending the Suit at the hearing pronounced that the Petitioner had sufficiently proved the contents of the said Petition, and decreed that the Marriage, had and solemnized on the 28th day of December 1901 at the parish church in the parish of Woolwich in the County of London between Mabel Cumberbeach then Hill spinster the Petitioner and George Percy Cumberbeach the Respondent be dissolved by reason of adultery coupled with desertion of Petitioner for 2 years and upwards without reasonable excuse unless sufficient cause be shown to the Court why this Decree should not be made absolute within Six Months from the making thereof, and condemned the Respondent, in the costs incurred and to be incurred on behalf of the said Petitioner in this Cause.

      8 May 1916 CUMBERBEACH M against CUMBERBEACH G.P.

      Decree made 15 Oct 1915 for marriage on 28 December 1901 in the Parish Church in the Parish of Woolwich between Mabel Cumberbeach (then Hill spinster) the Petitioner and George Percy Cumberbeach the Respondent be dissolved by reason that since the celebration thereof the said Respondent had been guilty of adultery coupled with desertion of the said Petitioner for two years and upwards without reasonable excuse unless sufficient cause be shown to the Court why the said Decree should not be made absolute, within six months from making thereof-and no such cause having been shown, the Judge on application of the said Petitioner by his final decree pronounced and declared the said Marriage to be dissolved.

      Reference:J 77/1209/6778Description:Divorce Court File: 6778. Appellant: Mabel Cumberbeach. Respondent: George Percy Cumberbeach. Type: Wife's petition for divorce [wd].
      Date:1915
      Held by:The National Archives, Kew
      http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C8010053


      Marriage Status: Divorced [10]
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Edith Grace Davis,   b. 10 Apr 1887,   d. Between Jan 1959 and Mar 1959, Southend Registration District, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Between Apr 1916 and Jun 1916  Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • Petition Filed: 26 June 1915
      Cause set down: 23 July 1915
      Decree Nisi: 15 Oct 1915
      Final Decree: 8 May 1916
      Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, England

      Mabel Cumberbeach nee Hill's divorce was handled as a Poor Person.
      They were married 28 December 1901 in the Parish Church of Woolwich.

      In the High Court of Justice
      Probate Divorce and Admiralty Division (Divorce)

      Poor Person
      To the Right Honourable the President of the said Division
      Dated this 21st day of June 1915
      The Petition of Mabel Cumberbeach of No. 9 Bruce Road, Bromley-by-Bow in the County of London sheweth:-

      1. That your Petitioner ^Mabel Cumberbeach then Mabel Hill spinster^ was on the 28th day of December 1901 lawfully married to George Percy Cumberbeach of No. 37b Eleanor Road, Woolwich in the County of London at the Parish Church in the Parish of Woolwich in the County of London.

      2. That after her said marriage your Petitioner lived and cohabited with her said husband at No. 27 Priolia Road, Charlton, No. 53 Swallowfield Road, Charlton, in the County of Kent, "Rockford" Abbey Road, Bush Hill Park, No. 28 Lincoln Road, Ponder's End in the County of Middlesex, No. 69 Monega Road, Forest Gate, and No. 12 Howard Road Leytonstone in the County of Essex, and that your Petitioner and her said husband have had no issue of their said marriage.

      3. That on the 1st day of March 1913 the said George Percy Cumberbeach left your Petitioner and has ever since lived separate and apart from her and deserted her without reasonable excuse for two years and upwards.

      4. That from the said 1st day of March 1913 to the present time the said George Percy Cumberbeach has lived and cohabited with Grace Davis at No. 33 Camden Square and thereafter at No.1 Brewer Place, Brewer Street, Woolwich both in the County of London, and has on divers occasions committed adultery with the said Grace Davis, and in the month of January ^1914^ the said Grace Davis was delivered of a child of which the said George Percy Cumberbeach is the father.

      5. That your Petitioner resides at No. 9 Bruce Road, Bromley-by-Bow in the County of London.

      6. That the said George Percy Cumberbeach is a Worktaker, and resides at No. 1 Brewer Place, Brewer Street, Woolwich in the County of London and is domiciled in England.

      7. That no previous proceedings in reference to the said marriage have taken place in the Divorce Division of the High Court by or on-behalf of either party to the said marriage.

      Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays, That your Lordship will be pleased to decree that the Marriage of your Petitioner with the said George Percy Cumberbeach be dissolved and that your Petitioner may have such further and other relief as to your Lordship may seem meet.

      Mabel Cumberbeach


      15 October 1915 CUMBERBEACH M against CUMBERBEACH G.P.
      The Judge having taken the oral evidence of the Petitioner and of the Witnesses produced on her behalf in support of the Petition filed in this Cause, and having heard Counsel thereon, the Respondent not appearing and not defending the Suit at the hearing pronounced that the Petitioner had sufficiently proved the contents of the said Petition, and decreed that the Marriage, had and solemnized on the 28th day of December 1901 at the parish church in the parish of Woolwich in the County of London between Mabel Cumberbeach then Hill spinster the Petitioner and George Percy Cumberbeach the Respondent be dissolved by reason of adultery coupled with desertion of Petitioner for 2 years and upwards without reasonable excuse unless sufficient cause be shown to the Court why this Decree should not be made absolute within Six Months from the making thereof, and condemned the Respondent, in the costs incurred and to be incurred on behalf of the said Petitioner in this Cause.

      8 May 1916 CUMBERBEACH M against CUMBERBEACH G.P.

      Decree made 15 Oct 1915 for marriage on 28 December 1901 in the Parish Church in the Parish of Woolwich between Mabel Cumberbeach (then Hill spinster) the Petitioner and George Percy Cumberbeach the Respondent be dissolved by reason that since the celebration thereof the said Respondent had been guilty of adultery coupled with desertion of the said Petitioner for two years and upwards without reasonable excuse unless sufficient cause be shown to the Court why the said Decree should not be made absolute, within six months from making thereof-and no such cause having been shown, the Judge on application of the said Petitioner by his final decree pronounced and declared the said Marriage to be dissolved.

      Reference:J 77/1209/6778Description:Divorce Court File: 6778. Appellant: Mabel Cumberbeach. Respondent: George Percy Cumberbeach. Type: Wife's petition for divorce [wd].
      Date:1915Held by:The National Archives, Kewhttp://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C8010053
      [10]
    Children 
     1. Grace I E Cumberbeach,   b. Jan 1914, St Pancras Registration District, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Kenneth George Cumberbeach,   b. 11 Oct 1915, Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1998, Tunbridge Wells Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Mary M F Cumberbeach,   b. Between Jul 1921 and Sep 1921, Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1921 and Sep 1921, Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F2895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 1878 - 7 Selina Place, Woolwich Royal Dockyard, Woolwich, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 3y - 3 Apr 1881 - 17 Lower Harden Street, Woolwich, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 5 Apr 1891 - Charlton, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 12y - 5 Apr 1891 - 103 Charlton Lane, Charlton, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 31 Mar 1901 - Woolwich, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 22y - 31 Mar 1901 - 37b Eleanor Road, Woolwich, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 28 Dec 1901 - 37B Eleanor Road, Woolwich, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 28 Dec 1901 - 37B Eleanor Road, Woolwich, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Dec 1901 - The Parish Church of Woolwich, Woolwich, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bookkeeper to Press Agent - 2 Apr 1911 - Leytonstone, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 32y - 2 Apr 1911 - 12 Howard Road, Leytonstone, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between Apr 1916 and Jun 1916 - Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - Cause: George Percy Cumberbeach had been guilty of adultery coupled with desertion of Mabel Cumbe - 8 May 1916 - Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Sep 1939 - 103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineers Viewers Labourer - 29 Sep 1939 - 103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1939 - 103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 79y - Between Jan 1958 and Mar 1958 - Maidstone Registration District, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    4. [S7865] Births George Percy Cumberbeach 13 Jun 1878 son of Thomas Cumberbeach.

    5. [S2362] Births England & Wales 1878 Sep Qtr Woolwich, George Percy Cumberbeach.

    6. [S2360] Census 1881 Woolwich, Kent, England RG11/744/69-70/p12-p13, (RG11/744/69-70/p12-p13).

    7. [S7860] Marriage Woolwich, Kent, England (The Parish Church of Woolwich) 28 DEC 1901 George Percy Cumberbeach & Mabel Hill, (132).

    8. [S772] Marriages England & Wales 1901 Dec Qtr Woolwich, George Percy Cumberbeach & Mabel Hill.

    9. [S771] Census 1911 Leytonstone, London, England RG14PN9627 RG78PN512 RD188 SD8 ED22 SN37, (RG14PN9627 RG78PN512 RD188 SD8 ED22 SN37).

    10. [S7859] Mabel Cumberbeach vs George Percy Cumberbeach Divorce - Decree Absolute granted 8 May 1916.

    11. [S7864] Marriages England & Wales 1916 Jun Qtr Woolwich, George P Cumberbeach & Edith G Davis.

    12. [S11052] Census 1939 103 Heath Road, Crayford, Kent, England RG101/1252D/006/37 Letter Code: CJVD, (RG101/1252D/006/37 Letter Code: CJVD).

    13. [S7866] Deaths England & Wales 1958 Mar Qtr, Maidstone, George P Cumberbeach.

    14. [S1893] Census 1891 Charlton, London, England RG12/527/135/p11, (RG12/527/135/p11).

    15. [S1331] Census 1901 Woolwich, Kent, England RG13/565/141/p15, (RG13/565/141/p15).

    16. [S2764] Marriages England & Wales 1865 Dec Qtr Lewisham, Thomas Cumberbeach & Margaret Elizabeth Amner.