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Hector Redvers Robert Diaper (abt. 1900 - abt. 1958)

Hector Redvers Robert Diaper
Born about in Combs, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Died about at about age 57 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
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Hector Diaper was born in England.

Hector Redvers Robert Diaper was born in the April - June quarter of 1900 to Alfred Diaper and Rose Hartley. His birth was registered in the Stow District of Suffolk, England.

1901 Census, Event Place: Combs, Suffolk, England, Residence: Moats Tye Rd

  • Alfred Diaper Head Male 30 Tanners Time Keeper Combs, Suffolk
  • Rose Diaper Wife Female 32 Bildeston, Suffolk
  • Frederick C Diaper Son Male 6 Combs, Suffolk
  • Kate E Diaper Daughter Female 4 Combs, Suffolk
  • Mildred R N Diaper Daughter Female 2 Combs, Suffolk
  • Hector R R Diaper Son Male 0 Combs, Suffolk

Hector's mother Rose, died in the July - September quarter of 1906 at age 38. The death was registered in Stow.

Hector's father Alfred remarried in the October - December quarter of 1907 to Annie Elizabeth Foreman. The marriage was registered in Woodbridge.

1911 Census, Event Place: Combs Little Finborough, Moats Tye Combs, Suffolk, England

  • Alfred Diaper Head Male 40 Combs, Suffolk
  • Annie Diaper Wife Female 29 Boyton, Suffolk
  • Nellie Diaper Daughter Female 12 Combs, Suffolk
  • Hector Diaper Son Male 10 Combs, Suffolk
  • Victor Diaper Son Male 5 Combs, Suffolk

Hector enlisted for service in WW1 on June 6, 1918 and was in service from June 24, 1918 to May 21, 1919, when he was discharged

Hector R R Diaper married Mabel M Burrows in the October - December quarter of 1927 in the district of Stow, Suffolk, England

Hector possibly died in the January - March quarter of 1958 in the district of Kettering in Northamptonshire, England

Research Notes

The GRO index is only up to 1957, as of today's date in 2018. Further research is required.


  • Birth GRO Reference: 1900 J Quarter in STOW Volume 04A Page 919
  • "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Hector Redvers R Diaper, 1900; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Stow, Suffolk, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • Citing this Record "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 April 2016), Alfred Diaper, Combs, Suffolk, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Stowmarket subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • Death GRO Reference: 1906 S Quarter in STOW Volume 04A Page 542 transcriber error on last name sent to GRO (Rose Draper).
  • Marriage Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915 (Alfred Diaper and Annie Elizabeth Foreman
  • Citing this Record "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 August 2017), Hector Diaper in household of Alfred Diaper, Combs Little Finborough, Moats Tye Combs, Suffolk, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 March 2015), Hector Roberts Diaper, 1919; citing , Suffolk, England, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment, 3rd Batallion), regiment #84052, publication WO 363, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 7,271,403.
  • "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 October 2014), Hector R R Diaper and null, 1927; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1927, quarter 4, vol. 4A, p. 2390, Stow, Suffolk, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • Death Mar 1958, Registration district: Kettering, Inferred County: Northamptonshire, Volume: 3b, Page 593

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