Cumberbatch Family History

Edith Grace Davis

Female 1887 - 1959  (71 years)


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  • Name Edith Grace Davis  [1, 2
    Born 10 Apr 1887  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 29 Sep 1939  59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name Edith G Cumberbeach  [3, 4
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cloakroom Attendant 
    Reference Number 0009494 
    Reference Number 1939129 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Between Jan 1959 and Mar 1959  Southend Registration District, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 71y 
    Person ID I9494  Cumberbatch
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 

    Family George Percy Cumberbeach,   b. 13 Jun 1878, 7 Selina Place, Woolwich Royal Dockyard, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1958 and Mar 1958, Maidstone Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Between Apr 1916 and Jun 1916  Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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
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    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 MapsMarried - Between Apr 1916 and Jun 1916 - Woolwich Registration District, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Sep 1939 - 59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cloakroom Attendant - 29 Sep 1939 - 59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1939 - 59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 71y - Between Jan 1959 and Mar 1959 - Southend Registration District, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7859] Mabel Cumberbeach vs George Percy Cumberbeach Divorce - Decree Absolute granted 8 May 1916.

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

    3. [S11050] Census 1939 59 Saint Johns Park, Greenwich, London, England RG101/0165B/018/23 Letter Code:AHBF, (RG101/0165B/018/23 Letter Code:AHBF).

    4. [S7867] Deaths England & Wales 1959 Mar Qtr, Southend, Edith G Cumberbeach.