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Cecil Mary (Curtis) Pearson (1877 - 1961)

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Cecil Mary Pearson formerly Curtis
Born in London, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 23 Jan 1908 in London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Southampton, Hampshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 21 Aug 2018
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Contents

Biography

Life events

Cecil Mary Curtis was born in London in 1877, the daughter of Henry Downing Curtis, Gent., and Ada Harriett, his wife.[1]
On 23rd January 1908, she married Lieutenant Philip Colquhoun Pearson, R.N., in St Gabriel's church, Warwick-square, London.[2][3][4][5]
Cecil's husband, Philip, died at Southampton on the 11th September 1933, aged sixty-one years.[6]
Cecil Mary Pearson née Curtis died at Southampton, Hants., on the 10th July 1961, aged eighty-three years.[7][8]

Census enumerations

1881 census (England):
  • Norah H. Curtis, pupil, age 5, scholar; born at Croydon, Surrey
  • Berwick Curtis, pupil, age 4, scholar; born at do.
  • Cecile M. Curtis, pupil, age 3; born in London, Middlesex
  • Joan Curtis, pupil, age 1; born in do.
  • Augusta Dillon, head, unmarried, Governess (in charge of family); born at Twickenham, Middlesex
  • Mary J. Blackmore, servant, unmarried, age 23, Nurse (domestic servant); born at Itchen Abbas, Hants.
  • Amelia Clayton, servant, unmarried, age 17, Under Nurse (domestic servant, born at Croydon
  • census place: 1 Belgrave Terrace, Kemp Town, Briighton, Sussex.[9]
… The children and their governess and nurses were enumerated separately from the family of James and Mary Redgeon in whose lodging house they were staying.
.. and in 1911:
  • Philip Colquhoun Pearson, head, age 39, married, Lieutenant Royal Navy; born at Simla, N.W. Provinces, India
  • Cecil Mary, wife, age 33, married 3 years, no children, born in London
  • Florence Alice Martin, servant, age 26, single, House parlour maid, born in Burnham
  • Mary Seagrove, servant, age 35, single, Cook, born at Windsor
  • census place: Elmslea, Wraysbury, Wyradisbury, Buckinghamshire.[10]

Sources

  1. Church of England. Parish of St John, Croydon, Surrey. Cecil Mary Curtis, born 20th December 1877; daughter of Henry Downing Curtis, Gentleman, and Ada Harriett (his wife), of 11 Chester Square, London; baptised 30th January 1878 by J Hodgson, Vicar. Original record: Anglican Parish Registers. Woking, Surrey, England: Surrey History Centre. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2018-08-18).
  2. Leominster News and North West Herefordshire & Radnorshire Advertiser, 22 November 1907 (pg 5). Engagement announcement: “A marriage has been arranged between Lieutenant Philip Colquhoun Pearson, R.N., His Majesty’s Ship Venerable, eldest son of Colonel G.F. Pearson, late Imperial Forest Service, of Kington, and Cecil Mary, second daughter of Henry D. Curtis, of 63 Eccleston Square, and Hamble, South Hants.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2018-08-18).
  3. Index of civil registrations of marriages, England. Cecil Mary Curtis and Philip Colquhoun Pearson, 1st quarter ending 31st March 1908, St George Hanover Square RD (London), vol. 1a, pg 641. Index and digital image online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2018-08-18).
  4. Army and Navy Gazette, 18 January 1908 (pg 17). Wedding announcement: “Lieut. P.C. Pearson, who has just left the battleship Venerable, is to be married at St. Gabriel’s Church, Warwick Square, on Thursday next to Miss Cecil Curtis.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2018-08-20).
  5. Hampshire Chronicle, 25 January 1908 (pg 7). Marriage notice: “PEARSON—CURTIS.—On the 23rd Jan., at St. Gabriel’s, Warwick-square, Lieutenant Philip Colquhoun Pearson, R.N., eldest son of Colonel George Falconer Pearson, of Kington, Herefordshire, to Cecil Mary, second daughter of Henry D. Curtis, of 63, Eccleston-square, s.w., and Ferryside, Hamble.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2018-08-20).
  6. National Probate Calendar, England and Wales. “PEARSON, Philip Colquhoun, of Oaklands West End, Southampton, died 11 September 1933; Probate: London, 22 December [1933] to Cecil Mary Pearson, widow, and Frederick George Ommanney Pearson, government official.” (ref. 1933, pg. 691.) Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick 2018-08-18, by subscription).
  7. National Probate Calendar, England and Wales. “PEARSON, Cecil Mary, of Oaklands, Allington Lane, West End, Southampton, widow; died 10 July 1961 at The General Hospital, Southampton; Probate: London, 12 October [1961] to Betty Gladstone and Mary Gladstone, spinsters.” (ref. 1961, pg. 480.) Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick 2018-08-18, by subscription).
  8. Index of civil registrations of deaths, England. Cecil Mary Pearson, aged 83 years, 3rd quarter ending 30th September 1961, Southampton RD (Hampshire), vol. 6b, pg. 583. Index and digital image online at FreeBMD, www.freebmd.org.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2018-08-18).
  9. England 1881 Census. Cecile [sic] M Curtis, age 3, born in London; with her siblings, Norah (5), Berwick (4), and Joan (1); in Brighton, Sussex. Original record: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881 (Kew, Surrey: The National Archives); PRO ref. HO 110, registration district: Brighton, sub-registration district: Kemp Town, enumeration district no. 6, piece 1077, folio 30, pg. 53. Digital image online at findmypast.co.uk (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick by subscription, 2018-08-18).
  10. England 1911 Census. Philip Colquhoun Pearson, age 39, and Cecil Mary, his wife, age 33; in Wraysbury, Buckinghamshire. Original record: Census Returns for England & Wales, 1911 (Kew, Surrey: National Archives of the UK, 1911), PRO ref. RG 14, registration district: Eton, sub-registration district: Eton, enumeration district no. 25, piece 7848, household schedule no. 137. Digital image online at ancestry.ca (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick 2018-08-18, by subscription).


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