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Harry Cornelius COOMBES

Male 1884 - 1947  (62 years)


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  • Name Harry Cornelius COOMBES  [1, 2
    Born 10 May 1884  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Harry COOMBES, born at 7 Mutley Plain, Plymouth, the son of Joseph John Cornelious COOMBES and Agnes Charlotte COOMBES, formerly NORTHWAY. Father a Naval Pensioner residing at 2 Chester Place, Plymouth. [This was not the address where Harry was born].
    Christened 22 Mar 1887  Parish Church of St. Peter, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Harry Cornelius, born 10 May 1884, baptised 22 March 1887, son of John Cornelius and Charlotte Agnes COOMBES; residing at 23 Rendle St. [Father's occupation not included on document; baptised with his brother, Frederick.]
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1947  Tavistock, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Harry COOMBES died at 42 Bannawell St., Tavistock, Coal Merchant (retired). Death attributed to cerebral thrombosis, secondary to arteriosclerosis which led to the amputation of both legs. Death registered by Alice COOMBES. [Alice was the wife of his son, John.]
    Buried Drake Memorial Park, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I9309  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 

    Father Joseph John Cornelius COOMBES,   b. 9 Jun 1847, Morice Town, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1900, Devonport, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Agnes NORTHWAY,   b. 17 Jan 1859, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1881  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Joseph COOMBES, age 35, Bachelor, Pensioner, residing at Regent St., son of John Cornelius COOMBES, Land Proprietor; married Charlotte Agnes NORTHWAY, age 22, Spinster, residing at same address, daughter of William NORTHWAY, Porter. Married at the Parish Church, Plymouth Charles, Devon on 6 December 1881, after Banns. Joseph signed the register; Charlotte made her mark. Witnessed by William NORTHWAY, and R. EVENS. [4]
    Family ID F2328  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Emma HAYES,   b. 16 Jan 1887, Plymouth St. Andrew, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1971, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1905  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • They married at the Register Office in Plymouth. Henry, a Hawker, residing at 43 Cromwell Road, Plymouth; son of "Henry" COOMBES, (dec'd) Pensioner R.N., Elizabeth was residing at 68 King St., Plymouth. [Elizabeth's surname on the marriage certificate was WARD, Henry WARD being her mother's husband. Her mother's name was given as Hannah.] [3]
    Children 
     1. Edith Elizabeth Gladys COOMBES,   b. 18 Sep 1906, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1955, Chichester, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. George William Henry COOMBES,   b. 23 Sep 1908, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1945, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     3. John Edward COOMBES,   b. 7 Sep 1909, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Doris COOMBES,   b. 1911, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Joseph Henry COOMBES,   b. 11 Feb 1912, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1988, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Leonard Francis COOMBES,   b. 30 Jul 1917, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1940  (Age 22 years)
     7. Frederick Lewis COOMBES,   b. 22 Feb 1920, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1988, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F2372  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Baptism: Harry and Frederick Coombes
    Baptism: Harry and Frederick Coombes
    Baptised on the same day, 22 March 1887.

  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S1008] Parish Register, St. Peter Plymouth, Plymouth.

    3. [S676] Personal communication.

    4. [S955] Parish Register, Plymouth Charles, Devon.


  

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