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James Bartlett ("Bert") HAMBLING

James Bartlett ("Bert") HAMBLING

Male 1906 - 1970  (64 years)    Has 823 ancestors and 4 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name James Bartlett ("Bert") HAMBLING 
    Nickname Bert 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 14 Mar 1906  Elm Cottage, Stoke Fleming, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Hambling, James Bartlett q1 1906 Kingsbridge RD 5b 162; GRO online index shows mother's maiden name as Longland

      Born at 6.15pm; time and place from his father's "Birthday Book"
      Death registration index shows his date of birth as 13 Mar.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Electrician 
    • 1939 registration shows him as 'Master(?) Electrician Instalation Dept'
    Occupation 1936  Kirton, Boston, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Proprietor of an electric shop 
    Died 26 Jul 1970  Boston Reg Dist, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: HAMBLING, James Bartlett q3 1970 dob 13Mr1906 Boston RD 3b 21
    Siblings 2 Siblings 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John HAMBLING,   b. Est 1654,   d. Nov 1732, Berry Pomeroy, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)  (6 x Great Grandfather) 
    Mary WOODLAND,   b. Abt 1759,   d. Yes, date unknown  (3 x Great Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • lived in Boston, then in Scotland ("of Musselburgh near Edinburgh" at time of marr) then back in Boston - Oak Lodge, Hall Lang, Frampton by Boston, Lincs.

      Like some other Hamblings, Uncle Bert was too found of a drink, this nearly ending the marriage at one point.
    Person ID I203  All | The descendants of Charles Court and Frances née Tapner
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2022 

    Father James Bartlett ("Bert") HAMBLING,   b. 6 May 1876, 34, Delamere Crescent, Paddington, London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1952, 55, West Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Minnie Ann COURT,   b. 25 Aug 1878, Brentford, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1952, The Gables Hospital, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Other Partners: Timothy LONGLAND  m. 4 May 1896  
    Married 21 Oct 1899  St. Mary’s Church, Ealing, Middlesex, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • My great grandmother was married first to Timothy Longland. My understanding is that he was a close friend of my great grandfather, who lodged with them. When dying TL asked JBH to take care of his wife (pregnant when he died). After TL died JBH did the respectable thing and moved out, waited until the year of mourning was up, and then married TL's widow - what better way of taking care of her?! Sadly in the intervening year or so between being widowed (aged 19) and remarrying my great grandmother had given birth to her second child, lost it and then a few months later her first born had also died, aged 2½.
      She must have been in need of comfort! Hopefully too the birth of a child who survived, my grandmother, some 8½ months after her second marriage brought her comfort.

      I have a copy of a letter my great grandfather wrote to his father after my grandmother got engaged complaining about the way his father was treating her - referring to it being like the way he had been treated (something that was news, but not a total surprise, to the family when we came across this after my grandfather's death). Not a total surprise due to my great grandmother's family history (17 years before the marriage my great grandmother's uncle had died in goal. He had been there at the time of both the 1871 and 1881 censuse, with another uncle and his family in the workhouse at the earlier date. At the same time, their mother had been in and out of the lunatic asylum and continued to be until her death in 1916. And had knowledge of an ancestor's brother in the C18th being a vicious smuggler survived?)
      Clearly, though, my great grandfather had not been disowned in the way my grandmother was, as before her first birthday my grandmother along with both her parents and grandparents had moved from Brentford to Stoke Fleming, where they contined to live close to each other for some years, my great grandmother working in her father-in-law's shop / tea rooms.

      The marr cert says "The Parish Church" - in Brentford district, no indication of which, so I assumed Brentford.  But  Golden Wedd newspaper article says St Mary's, Ealing (which is in B. district) (Vicar was W. (C/E.) Oliver)
    Certificate for the marriage of James Bartlett Hambling to Minnie Ann Longland (nee Court)
    Certificate for the marriage of James Bartlett Hambling to Minnie Ann Longland (nee Court)
    Wedding Anniversary 21 Oct 1949  Boston, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Golden 
    Two reports of the Golden Wedding of James Bartlett and Minnie Ann Hambling
    Golden Wedding
    Golden Wedding Certificate from BESCO
    Photos
    Gathering on Blackpool Sands (1904)
    The family in the garden
    Gathering on Blackpool Sands (1906)
    The family in the back yard
    The Hambling Family, Easter 1922
    Picnic time
    Family ID F5  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy ("Dorye") SHARP,   b. 28 Jul 1912, Boston Reg Dist, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1993  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1932  Frampton Church, Boston, Lincolnshire, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Children
    +1. Living
     
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F133  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

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  • Photos
    The Hambling Family, Easter 1922
    The Hambling Family, Easter 1922
    James Bartlett (1876) and Minnie Ann Hambling and family, standing from left to right: Florence Minnie (age 21), James Bartlett (age 16) and Ivy May (age 18).
    Easter Day fell on 16 April in 1922.
    By 1922 Bert and Minnie had moved to Surrey, but their daughter Flo was still living in Stoke Fleming, with her grandparents, and working in the Tuck Shop, so presumably she was enjoying a holiday with them when this photo was taken.
    (See the family page of Bert and Minnie Hambling for more photos…