Family [F178]



John Henry LEE [P682] = Eleanor Rebecca BROWN [P683]

Married 21 Nov 1875, Wesleyan Chapel, Tower Hamlets, Middlesex

John Henry

Born abt. 1847, Hornsey, London
Died abt. 1929, Dreyton, Portsmouth, Hants
Occupation: A Grocer
His parents moved to Liverpool. Won Chorister scholarship to Westminister School.
Taught History in Yorkshire. Worked in a leather shop in the Strand, London. Opened an ironmongers shop.
Married Eleanor Brown.
Opened a bakers shop in North End, Protsmouth.
Moved to Drayton Lane, Drayton, Portsmouth.
Info. from Jennie & Ken TARRANT.

Eleanor Rebecca

Born 1847
Died 1929, Portsmouth, Hants.
Her father was George BROWN. Aged 82 at death.


Eleanor (Nell) [P749]

Born 1875
No children.

Ernest Albert George [P752] = Margaret Irvine CARSON [P824] > Family [F228]

Married 1 Aug 1946, Register Office, Gosport, Hampshire

Ernest Albert George

Christened 1879
Died 25 Jan 1965
56 Drayton Lane, Drayton, Portsmouth at time of marriage.

Margaret Irvine

Born 14 Jun 1901, Hambledon, Hampshire.1
Christened 7 Aug 1901, Denmead, Hampshire.2
Her parents were John, a Police constable, and Blanche
Resided at Rinaldo, Castle Avenue, Warblington, Havant at time of marriage. Her (deceased) Father, John was a Police Constable.

John Sidney [P750] = > Family [F202]

John Sidney

Born 3 Feb 1879

Beatrice Lillian [P675] = William Charles TARRANT OBE RD RNR3 [P673] > Family [F175]

Married 13 Mar 1910, Portsmouth, Hants4

Beatrice Lillian

Born 8 Dec 1880, Stoke Newington, London
Died 27 Dec 1978, Gt Bookham, Surrey5

William Charles

Born 25 Jun 1881, Portsmouth6
Died 30 Apr 1941, Havant, Hants
Buried St Thomas a Becket, Warblington Cemetery, Hampshire.
Occupation: Commander RNR. SS Almanzora7
Census 1881: Aged 36. Living with spouse Sophia (35), Sophia A (6) and George W (nephew) (11) at 15, Stamford Street, Portsea Island.8
Merchant Navy Officer. Was Commodore of the Royal Mail Lines when he died. Captain RNR [CBE RD ADC RNR].
Lived at Field House, Castle Avenue, Havant, Hampshire.

William's appointment to HMS Almanzora. 1 Jan 1917.
William's appointment to HMS Almanzora. 1 Jan 1917.

SS Almanzora - a RMSP Passenger Liner converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser
SS Almanzora - a RMSP Passenger Liner converted to an Armed Merchant Cruiser


1 : ; Primary evidence
Birth Certificate Register Book 21, entry 107 dated 5 July 1901.

2 : ; Page 68; Primary evidence
Baptism Certificate dated 7 August 1901. Living at 2, Brooklyn Terrace.

3 : ; Primary evidence
Royal Navy - Awards of the Orders of the British Empire. 31099 - 31 December 1918. "Lieutenant-Commander (A. /Commander) William Charles Tarrant, R.N.R."

4 : ; Primary evidence
Their marriage was solemnized at Buckland Wesleyan chapel, Kingston Road, Portsmouth. William resided at 55 Pitcroft Road, North End and Beatrice, a Spinster, resided at 48 Elm Road, Landport.

5 : ; Primary evidence
Entry 293, the Informant was Ronald William Blake.

6 : ; Primary evidence
Naval Officers' Service Record Cards and Files Index, 1880-1950s

7 : ; Primary evidence
Information from his daughter-in-law, Jenny Tarrant nee Orrell.

William C Tarrant's First Mate's Certificate
William C Tarrant's First Mate's Certificate

7a: ; Primary evidence
Awarded the OBE on 31 December 1918.

8 : ; Page 10; Primary evidence
RG11. Piece 1153. Folio 111.