Cumberbatch Family History

George William Cumberlidge

George William Cumberlidge[1, 2]

Male 1885 - 1964  (78 years)

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  • Name George William Cumberlidge  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born 3 Apr 1885  Rudyard, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Leek Frith, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Scholar 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Pool End, Leek Frith, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 6y 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Leekfrith, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Wheelwright's Apprentice 
    • Employer, Worker, or Own account: Worker
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Pool End, Leekfrith, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 15y 
    Residence 2 Nov 1901  Pool End, Leekfrith, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Leek Frith, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wheelwright 
    • Whether Employer, Worker, or Working on Own Account: Own Account
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Pool End, Leek Frith, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 26y 
    Occupation 5 Dec 1916  [9
    Wheelwright & Joiner Carpenter 
    Occupation Between 6 Dec 1916 and 14 Mar 1919  [9
    Sapper 216638 248 Field Company Royal Engineers 
    Age: 31y 7m 
    • He went to France. Discharged to Class "Z" Army Reserve 14 March 1919.
    Census 29 Sep 1939  Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Wheelwright Carpeter 
    Reference Number 0002573 
    Reference Number 1891129 
    Reference Number 1901205 
    Reference Number 1911245 
    Reference Number 1939337 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died Between Jan 1964 and Mar 1964  Ashbourne Registration District, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 78y 
    Person ID I2573  Cumberbatch
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2017 

    Father William Cumberledge,   b. Between 1854 and 1855, Leekfrith, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Dobson,   b. Between 1853 and 1854, Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between Jan 1879 and Mar 1879  Leek Registration District, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Zilpha Plant,   b. 6 Nov 1895,   d. Between Jan 1969 and Mar 1969, North Kesteven Registration District, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Between Jul 1921 and Sep 1921  Uttoxeter Registration District, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 28 May 2017 
    Family ID F3798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1885 - Rudyard, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 5 Apr 1891 - Leek Frith, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 6y - 5 Apr 1891 - Pool End, Leek Frith, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wheelwright's Apprentice - 31 Mar 1901 - Leekfrith, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 15y - 31 Mar 1901 - Pool End, Leekfrith, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Nov 1901 - Pool End, Leekfrith, Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wheelwright - 2 Apr 1911 - Leek Frith, Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 26y - 2 Apr 1911 - Pool End, Leek Frith, Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between Jul 1921 and Sep 1921 - Uttoxeter Registration District, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Sep 1939 - Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wheelwright Carpeter - 29 Sep 1939 - Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1939 - Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 78y - Between Jan 1964 and Mar 1964 - Ashbourne Registration District, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • WW1 Service Record George William CUMBERLIDGE 216638

      RECORD OF SERVICE PAPER
      For men deemed to be enlisted in H.M. Regular Forces for General Service with the Colours or in the Reserve for the period of the War, or Ex Soldiers recalled for Service with the Colours, under the provisions of the Military Service Acts, 1916.
      No. 216638 Christian Names: George William Surname: Cumberlidge
      Corps: Royal Engineers Trade Test
      Questions to be put to the Reservist on Joining
      What is your name? Christian Names: George William Surname: Cumberlidge
      Address: Pool End, Near Leek, Staffs
      British Subject? Yes
      Age: 31 Years 7 Months
      Trade: Wheelwright & Joiner Carpenter
      Married: No
      Service in Forces Before: No
      Preference for any branch of the service: Follow Trade
      14 December 1916, Chatham

      DESCRIPTIVE REPORT ON JOINING
      Christian Names: George Wm Surname: Cumberlidge
      Age: 31 years 7 months
      Height: 5 feet 8½ inches
      Chest measurement, Girth when full expanded 40½ inches, Range of expansion: 3½ inches
      Complexion: Fresh
      Eyes: Hazel
      Hair: Brown

      INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY RECRUIT
      Name and Address of next-of-kin: Wm [Cumberlidge], Pool End Near Leek, Staffs
      Relationship: Father
      Casualty Form – Active Service
      Regimental Number: 216638
      Regiment or Corps; Royal Engineers
      Rank: Sapper
      Surname: Cumberlidge
      Christian Name: George William
      Age on Enlistment: 31 years 7 months
      Enlisted (a) 6 Dec 1916
      Terms of Service (a) Duration of War
      Service reckons from (a) 6 Dec 1916
      Occupation: Wheelwright
      Trade and Rate: Skilled
      Kent Fortress, Royal Engineers Gillingham
      Embarked UK 4 Apr 1918
      Disembarked France
      [Form damaged]
      Conduct Sheet
      No. 216638
      Name: Cumberlidge G W
      Corps: 579 (Kent) Works Co Royal Engineers
      Date of enlistment: 6 Dec 1916
      CC 579th (KENT) Works Coy Royal Engineers

      PLEASE WRITE DISTINCTLY
      Name: Cumberlidge Christian Name in Full: George William
      Enlisted at Leek in the County of Stafford on the 6th December 1916 at the age of 31 years 8 months for the Royal Engineers for the Duration of the War. Born in the Parish of Rudyard in, or near, the town of Leek, Staffs
      Complexion: Fair colour of eyes: Brown colour of hair Brown Height 5 feet 8¾ inches.
      Distinctive marks [blank]
      Religion: Church of England
      If inoculated: No
      When last Vaccinated: Dec 1916
      Next of Kin Mother
      Name of Next of Kin Sarah Address of Next of Kin Pool End Nr Leek, Staffs
      Regimental Number: 216638
      Name of the Insurance Society Oddfellows Manchester Unity
      Signature G W Cumberlidge

      MEDICAL HISTORY OF
      Surname: Cumberlidge Christian Name: George Wm
      Birthplace; Parish: Pool End County: Staffs
      Examined on 6 day of Dec 1916 at STOKE ON TRENT
      Declared age: 31 years 7 days
      Trade: Wheelwright & Joiner Carpenter
      Height: 5 feet 8½ inches
      Weight 168 lbs
      Chest measurement, Girth when fully expanded: 40 ½ inches, Range of expansion: 3½ inches
      Physical development: Good
      Vaccination marks: 2 right arm
      Vision R.E.-V=6/6 L.E. -V=6/8
      Fit for CT(one)
      Hospital Admissions
      20 Sep 1917 to 27 Oct 1917, 37 days [I cannot read the Disease or Remarks]

      TRADE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
      No. 216638
      Name: Cumberlidge G W
      Wheelwright, Skilled from 6 Dec 1916 Rating ¼ Authority of Assessment G SME, 13 Dec 1916, Captain R.E.

      STATEMENT AS TO DISABILITY
      Unit: 248 Field Company
      Regiment or Corps: Royal Engineers
      Regtl No. 216638
      Surname: CUMBERLIDGE
      Christian Names: George William
      Permanent address: Pool End, Near Leek, Staffordshire
      Age last birthday: 33
      First joined for duty: 6 Dec 1916 at Chatham
      Medical Category or Grade: C.a. passed to A1 later
      I do not claim to be suffering from a disability due to my military service
      Place of Examination: In the Field (France) G W Cumberlidge 18 Jan 1919
      OC 248 Field Company Royal Engineers
      PROTECTION CERTIFICATE and CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY

      Surname: CUMBERLIDGE
      Christian Names: George William
      Regtl No. 216638
      Rank: Sapper
      Unit 248 Field Company
      Regiment of Corps Royal Engineers
      Record Office RE Base
      Pay Office: RE Paymaster Chatham
      I have received an advance of£2
      Address for pay: Pool End, Near Leek, Staffs
      Theatre of War: France
      Born in the Year: 1885
      Medical Category: A1
      The above-named soldier is granted 28 days’ furlough from the date stamped hereon pending*___ (as far as can be ascertained) which will date from the last day of furlough after which date uniform will not be worn except upon occasions authorized by Army Orders.
      28 Jan 1919

      STATEMENT of the SERVICE of No. 216638 Name: G W Cumberlidge
      General Service, Deemed to have enlisted, Private, 6 Dec 1916
      Royal Engineers Trade Test, Called up for Service, 6 Dec 1916
      Royal Engineers, Depot, Wheelwright Skilled, Sapper, 6 Dec 1916
      Kent Fortress Royal Engineers Gillingham, Transferred 16 Mar 1917
      Transferred to Class “Z” Army Reserve on Demobilization 14 Mar 1919
      [9]

  • Sources 
    1. [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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    2. [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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    3. [S2016] Births England & Wales 1885 Jun Qtr Leek, George William Cumberledge, (www.freebmd.org.uk).

    4. [S12500] Births England & Wales 1885 Jun Qtr, Leek, George William Cumberledge Mother's Maidename: Dobson.

    5. [S2015] Census 1891 Leek Frith, Staffordshire, England RG12/2187/22/p8, (RG12/2187/22/p8).

    6. [S1582] Census 1901 Leekfrith, Staffordshire, England RG13/2626/23/p5, (RG13/2626/23/p5).

    7. [S12601] Army Service Record Henry Cumberlidge Private 6567 North Staffordshire Regiment.

    8. [S1081] Census 1911 Leek Frith, Leek, Staffordshire, England RG14PN16653 RG78PN1030 RD362 SD4 ED3 SN34, (RG14PN16653 RG78PN1030 RD362 SD4 ED3 SN34).

    9. [S12530] WW1 Service Record of George William Cumberlidge Sapper 216638 Royal Engineers.

    10. [S12519] Marriages England & Wales 1921 Sep Qtr, Uttoxeter, George W Cumberlidge & Zilpha Plant.

    11. [S12524] Census 1939 Brampton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England RG101/6460A/010/4 Letter Code: TNDJ, (RG101/6460A/010/4 Letter Code: TNDJ).

    12. [S12529] Deaths England & Wales 1964 Mar Qtr, Ashbourne, George W Cumberlidge Age: 78.

    13. [S2574] Marriages England & Wales 1879 Mar Leek, Cumberlidge William, (www.freebmd.org.uk).