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Jabez Gillam (1888 - 1964)

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Jabez "Jack" Gillam
Born in Betchworth, Surrey, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half], [half] and
Husband of — married 22 Jan 1916 in St Mary, Storrington, Sussexmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1910s - 1980s)], [private son (1920s - 2010s)] and [private son (1920s - 2010s)]
Died in Southampton, Hampshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 9 Jul 2019 | Created 9 Jun 2015
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Jabez Gillam was born at Betchworth in Surrey on 30 May 1888, the son of Jabez Gillam, a Carpenter, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Duffel. By 1911 he had become an electrician and was living at Wendover in Buckinghamshire, lodging with Arthur Proctor and his family. [1]

On 3 January 1916 he joined the Army Service Corps. [2] He married Charlotte Knight, daughter of Jesse Knight and his wife, Amelia Humphrey, at St Mary's, Storrington on 22 January 1916. Her address was given as Roundabouts, Storrington while Jabez was stationed at Aldershot. Their daughter was born in 1918 and two sons came after the war.

Jabez died at Southampton in Hampshire on 23 January 1964.


  1. 1911 Census of England
    Aylesbury St, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England
    First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
    ArthurProctorHeadMarriedMale37 Grocer's AssistantTring, Herts
    MaudProctorWifeMarriedFemale35LaundressPitstone, Bucks
    DonaProctorDaughter-Female11-Wendover, Bucks
    Maud PrimroseProctorDaughter-Female9-Wendover, Bucks
    JabezGillamBoarderSingleMale22ElectricianBrockham, Surrey
  2. Military records
  • England and Wales birth index (Registered Reigate 1888 Jabez Gillam)
  • England and Wales marriage index (Registered Thakeham 1916 1st qu Jabes Gillam an Charlotte Knight)
  • England and Wales death index (RegisteredSouthampton 1964 Jabez Gillam aged 75)
  • Marriage certificate

* 1939 register of England and Wales (Post Office Bisterne Close, Burley Jack Gillam (Jabaz) born 30 May 1888 Master Electrical Engineer, auxiliary fireman)

1891 Census of England
Slaugham, Sussex, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
JabezGillamHeadMarriedMale60 CarpenterBolney, Sussex
Elizabeth AGillamWifeMarriedFemale40LaundressBetwchworth, Surrey
BenjaminGillamSon-Male4-Betchworth, Surrey
JabezGillamSon-Male2-Betchworth, Surrey
AnnieWhiteServantSingleFemale20General ServantCowfold, Sussex
MaryLeakServantSingleFemale18General ServantHarlington, Middx

1901 Census of England
Betchworth, Surrey, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
JabezGillamHeadMarriedMale70 Laundryman at homeBolney, Sussex
ElizabethGillamWifeMarriedFemale50LaundressBetwchworth, Surrey
BenjaminGillamSonSingleMale14-Betchworth, Surrey
JabezGillamSonSingleMale12-Betchworth, Surrey
SusanDownerVisitorSingleFemale36-Cranmer, Somerset
RuthDownerVisitorSingleFemale4-Lingfield, Surrey
ElizabethClarkServantSingleFemale19-Billingshurst, Sussex
LouisaMitchellServantSingleFemale19-Rotherfield, Sussex
FrancesMitchellServantSingleFemale14-Rotherfield, Sussex

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