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Percy Facey Hunter CROWTHER

Male 1895 - 1961  (65 years)


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  • Name Percy Facey Hunter CROWTHER  [1
    Born 24 Mar 1895  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 7 Apr 1895  Wesleyan Methodist Church, Trincomalee, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Percy Hunter FACEY, born 24 March 1895, baptized 7 April 1895, son of Richard Facey and Louisa A. I. Andree CROWTHER, abode Trincomalee.
    Gender Male 
    Address 1917  [3
    66 Shadwell Rd., Portsmouth, Hampshire 
    • Address at the time he signed his attestation papers on 11 October 1917.
    Military Service 1917  [3
    • He signed his attestation papers on 11 October 1917. He appeared as, "Percy Facey Hunter CROWTHER, born Trancomali, Ceylon, residing 66 Shadwell Rd., Portsmouth, British subject, age 22 years, 6 months. Stated he was single, and a rubber planter. Served 1 year in Cadets, C.L.I., and 3 years in Malay States, V. Rifles. Regimental number 1539; to join Imperial Forces. Signed P.F.H. Crowley at Duke's Road."
    Address 1923  [4
    142 Bath Rd., Southsea, Hampshire 
    • Address at the time of his marriage to Lilian HAWKINS on 29 August 1923.
    Address 1950  [5
    5 Nelson Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight 
    • Address prior to his immigrating to Brazil in 1950.
    Died 19 Mar 1961  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    • Percy died at the Royal Hospital in Portsmouth.
    Notes 
    • At some point in time Percy married Violet DELL; they had no children together. (Personal communication)

      There is a marriage between Percy F. H. CROWTHER and a Violet ANDRESS registered on the Isle of Wight in 1952. This has not been researched further. (Anne Brooks) [1, 7]
    Person ID I7666  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2020 

    Father Richard Facey CROWTHER,   b. 24 Jul 1853, Millbrook, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1921, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Louisa Alexandra Irene Andree HUNTER,   b. Abt 1868, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1914, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 1891  [1
    Address 1895  [2
    Trincomalee, Ceylon 
    • Address at the birth of their son Percy on 24 March 1895.
    Address 1911  [8
    54 Cardiff Rd., Portsmouth, Hampshire 
    Address 1914  [9
    "Clinton", ? Shadwell Road, Portsmouth 
    • Address at the death of Louisa as reported on 13 October 1914.
    Family ID F976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lilian May HAWKINS,   b. Abt 1895,   d. 20 Oct 1950, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1923  Portsea, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    • Percy Hunter Facey CROWTHER, age 28, Bachelor, Rubber Planter, residing 142 Bath Rd., Southsea, son of Richard Facey CROWTHER, Deceased, R.N.; married Lilian May HAWKINS, age 28, Spinster, residing 38 Elphinstone Rd., daughter of John HAWKINS, Deceased, R.N. Married after Banns on 29 August 1923 at St. Jude's Church, Parish of Portsea, County of Portsmouth. Witnesses: Herbert Williamson LITHGOW; W. J. HAWKINS; D. M. DALE. Entry # 196.

      Three days after they married, they left for Burma with the stated intention of residing there. [4, 10]
    Address Aft 1923  [1
    • He and his wife lived in Malaysia in a place called Batu Gajah, and had two children.
    Address 1927  [10
    28 Exeter Rd., Southsea, Hampshire 
    • Address when Percy left for Penang on 4 November 1927.
    Address Abt 1932  Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1950  [6
    4 Woodville-gardens, Ealing, Middlesex 
    • Address at the time of Lilian's death on 20 October 1950.
    Children 
     1. John Kenneth CROWTHER,   b. 24 Aug 1924, Malaysia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 2018, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Margaret Patricia "Paddy" CROWTHER,   b. 1925, Malaysia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F3154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Violet,   d. Aft 1 Dec 1961 
    Married 1952  Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address 1953  [10
    5 Nelson St., Ryde, Isle of Wight 
    • Address given when Percy left for Canton on 12 January 1953, travelling alone.
    Address 1961  [6
    4 St. Davids Road, Southsea, Portsmouth 
    • Address at the time of Percy's death on 19 March 1961.
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F3708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Percy Facey Hunter CROWTHER
    Percy Facey Hunter CROWTHER
    Photo taken around 1950 prior to immigrating to Brazil.

  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S384] Certificate of Baptism.

    3. [S622] Attestation Papers.

    4. [S490] Marriage Certificate.

    5. [S1300] Brazil, Immigration.

    6. [S773] Probate of Will / or Administration (without a will).

    7. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    8. [S579] Census of England, 1911, (1 April 1911).

    9. [S217] Newspaper.

    10. [S398] Passenger List.