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Ivy May HAMBLING

Ivy May HAMBLING

Female 1903 - 1987  (83 years)    Has 778 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Ivy May HAMBLING 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 20 Dec 1903  Avondale, Above Town, Dartmouth, 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 
    • born at 2.20am
      (time and address recorded in her father's "Birthday Book")
    Birth certificate (short) for Ivy May Hambling
    Birth certificate (short) for Ivy May Hambling
    Gender Female 
    Occupation to 1921  Portelli Guest House, Ridge Hill, Dartmouth, 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 
    ‘Maid’ 
    • Ivy assisted her mother in the Guest House, and is referred to in some of the visitor's book entries.
    Occupation From 1922 to 1935 
    Post Office Employee (telephone exchange) 
    • (1922-6 London; 1926-35 Boston)
    Religion 1923  Wesleyan Church, Ealing Broadway, 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 
    Recognised as a Church Member 
    Residence 1939  14, Hartley 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 
    • At the time of the registration
    Residence From 1976 to 1987  34, Central Avenue, Polegate, Sussex, 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 
    Residence to 1976  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 
    Died Aug 1987  St. Wilfred's Hospice, Eastbourne, Sussex, 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 
    Death Certificate for Ivy Stainton (nee Hambling)
    Death Certificate for Ivy Stainton (nee Hambling)
    Person ID I204  All | The descendants of Charles Court and Frances née Tapner
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2018 

    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) 
    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
    Children 3 children 
    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 Sydney STAINTON,   b. 9 Dec 1903, 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,   d. 23 Oct 1975, 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 71 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1935  St. Botolph’s Church (“The Stump”), 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 
    • the Rev L C Hodge officiated

      Auntie Ivy married against the advise of her parents. Though willing to support her once she had decided to ignore their advice, they were not willing to take her back when she subsequently decided she had made a mistake. She stuck with the marriage for 40 years until Uncle Syd died, although it may never have been consumated - there were certainly no children.
      .

      My now faint memories of visiting Auntie Ivey and Uncle Syd in Boston and of their visiting us once don't include anything to indicate that they didn't get on. But that this may have persisted is suggested by a story that Uncle Syd left a will leaving Auntie Ivy a shilling. The story goes that she destroyed this will - but  in any case the business supposedly bequeathed elsewhere was in their joint ownership.  

      Talking of her earlier boyfriends, it seems to me that Auntie Ivy was too interested in the money that her boyfriends had rather than their character. (e.g. she would say with pride "he owned a car" rather than mentioning what she liked or disliked about them).
    Certificate for the marriage of Ivy May Stainton to Sydney Stainton
    The wedding of Ivy Hambling to Sydney Stainton
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F134  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

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  • Photos
    Ivy Hambling and the Tuck Shop
    The Hambling Family, Easter 1922
    Ivy Hambling - Girl Guide
    Three generations
    Visiting Granddad

    Albums
    Portelli Guest House - Guest Book
    Portelli Guest House - Guest Book (19)
    The guest book for the Guest House my great grandmother ran, with the assistance of my great aunt Ivy, in Dartmouth for 3 years from early 1918 to early 1921.
    Visitors included Prince George (the future Duke of Kent) who was then studying at the College, and Peter Rabbit (do look at page 12 to see his entry and mark)!
    Gratitude was expressed in different ways including in verse - see page 10.