Ralph Arnold (Rafe) PICKMERE1

(1911 - 1984)
Father*Arnold George PICKMERE1 b. 1873, d. 1925
Mother*Elinor Violet Croyden (Nellie) WOOLLEY1 b. 1881, d. 1961
Ralph Arnold (Rafe) PICKMERE was born on 20 June 1911 in Te Aroha.2,1

He was in Britain when WWII broke out but served in Egypt and Libya with the 8 NZ Field Company, including at the Battle of El Alamein. He was awarded the Military Cross on 17 Jun 1943, as a Lieutenant.3,4

He married Norah Florence Rhoda ROSS in Bromley, Kent, on 21 September 1940.5,1,6

In civilian life he was an architect, and designed Greenlane and the National Woman's Hospital, also the AMP Building on the corner of Queen & Victoria Streets, Auckland. This was one of the first high-rise buildings in Auckland.1

Ralph died on 7 November 1984 in New Zealand at age 73.1,7 He was buried at the Waikumete Cemetery in Waitakere.5,1

Family

Norah Florence Rhoda ROSS (1915 - 2000)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1911/3471 and Death Reg. No. 1984/40896 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S943] Newspaper - London Gazette.
  4. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Ref: WO 373/25/96, recommendation for award.
  5. [S295] Interview - A Robinson, From Stuart & Marguerite Pickmere, Hamilton, 2 Feb 1998.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Bromley, Vol 2a, p2723, 3Q1940.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1984/40896.

Stella Maude PICKMERE1

(1902 - 1979)
Father*Arthur Ranulph PICKMERE1 b. 1869, d. 1943
Mother*Edith Mary WILSON1 b. 1875, d. 1950
Stella Maude PICKMERE was born on 20 March 1902 in Whangarei, Northland.1,2

She married John Alexander McLeod SAUNDERS, son of Thomas Alexander SAUNDERS and Elizabeth BRIMNER, at St. Andrews in Epsom, Auckland, on 16 October 1935.1,3

Stella died on 27 October 1979 in Whangarei, Northland, at age 77.4,5 She was cremated on 31 October 1979 at the Maunu crematorium, Cemetery Rd in Whangarei.5

Family

John Alexander McLeod SAUNDERS (1907 - 1986)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1979/51065 gives this birthdate; no NZ birth entry found.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 8924.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1979/51065.
  5. [S989] Whangarei District Council cemetery database, at http://www.wdc.govt.nz/FacilitiesandRecreation/Cemeteries/…

John PICKMORE1,2

He married Fanny (---?---).2

Family

Fanny (---?---)
Child

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  2. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.

Irene PICOT

Irene PICOT was born in Alderney, Channel Islands.

She married Ernest W. SARRE, son of Peter James SARRE and Mary JEHAN.

Family

Ernest W. SARRE (1889 - about 1960 - 1963)
ChartsSarre descendant chart

Emma Jean PITT1

( - b 1921)
She married Archibald CAMPBELL.1

Emma died before 1921.1

Family

Archibald CAMPBELL
Child

Citations

  1. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 3548/1921.
  2. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj, Birth Reg. No. 12148/1888.

Albert Victor PLAYFORD1,2

(1892 - 1953)
Albert Victor PLAYFORD (1892-1953)
Albert Victor PLAYFORD was born at Invicta Rd, Stone in Kent on 4 May 1892.2,1,3

He married Hilda Mary WICKS, daughter of Ernest Edward WICKS and Sarah Ann MURPHY, at St Marks Church, Bushill Park in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 23 March 1913.1

Albert was present at the wedding of Sydney Ernest WICKS and Rose Emmeline RUST at Tanners End Mission Hall, Stalham Grove in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 22 May 1915. At the time of marriage Sidney described himself as a Private (RAMC), and ex-Insurance Agent, currently residing at the Military Hospital, Belfast; Rose was working as a machinist.4
Wedding of Sidney Ernest WICKS and Rose Emmeline RUST in May 1915


He signed the register at Annette Winifred Frances CLEMENTS and William Cyril WICKS's wedding at St Matthews Church in Ponders End, Enfield, Middlesex, on 25 December 1928. He was a labourer, she was a clerk and she took 7 years off her age on the marriage certificate.5,6

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 21 Oxford Rd in Enfield, Middlesex, with Hilda Mary WICKS; he was an electrical wireman. Sydney Victor PLAYFORD was listed as living at the same address.3

Albert died on 10 July 1953 at Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield, Middlesex, at age 61.7,8

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 6 August 1953 with Hilda Mary WICKS appointed administrator of an estate valued at £226/15/10.8

Family

Hilda Mary WICKS (1885 - 1964)
Child
ChartsWicks descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S325] Email - S Playford, email to D Ferguson, 26 Jul 2003.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Dartford, Vol 2a, p503, 2Q1892, mother's maiden name FOSTER.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0749C/009/13, Letter Code: BEBU, Schedule 97.
  4. [S915] GRO England & Wales, marriage record, District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1531, entry 144.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1258, 4Q1928.
  6. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Edmonton, Vol 5e, p263, 3Q1953, aged 61.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration granted London 6 Aug to Hilda Mary Playford, widow.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1329, 1Q1914, mother's maiden name WICKS.

Malcolm V PLAYFORD1

(1950 - 1966)
Father*Sydney Victor PLAYFORD2 b. 1913, d. 1975
Mother*Winifred Edna HAMMERTON2 b. 1920, d. 2004
Malcolm's birth was registered between April 1950 and June 1950 in Edmonton, Middlesex.1

Malcolm died on 20 August 1966 in Enfield, Middlesex.2,3 He was buried in August 1966 at the St James Churchyard in Enfield.3
Grave of Malcolm PLAYFORD (1950-1966), Enfield
ChartsWicks descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Edmonton, Vol 5e, p442, 2Q1950.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Enfield, Vol 3b, p143, 3Q1966, aged 16.
  3. [S1055] Cemetery Marker - Malcolm Playford Sydney V Playford, St James, Enfield, London.

Sydney Victor PLAYFORD1

(1913 - 1975)
Father*Albert Victor PLAYFORD1 b. 1892, d. 1953
Mother*Hilda Mary WICKS1 b. 1885, d. 1964
Sydney Victor PLAYFORD was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 16 December 1913.2,1

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 21 Oxford Rd in Enfield, Middlesex, along with Albert Victor PLAYFORD and Hilda Mary WICKS; he was a carpenter and cabinet-maker.2

Sydney's marriage to Winifred Edna HAMMERTON was registered between April 1946 and June 1946 in Edmonton, Middlesex.3

Sydney died on 2 October 1975 in Enfield, London, Middlesex, at age 61.4 He was buried in October 1975 at the St James Churchyard in Enfield.5
Grave of Sydney V PLAYFORD (1913-1975), Enfield, London

Family

Winifred Edna HAMMERTON (1920 - 2004)
Child
ChartsWicks descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1329, 1Q1914, mother's maiden name WICKS.
  2. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0749C/009/13, Letter Code: BEBU, Schedule 97.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p2197, 2Q1946.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Enfield, Vol 12, p269, 4Q1975, aged 62.
  5. [S1055] Cemetery Marker - Malcolm Playford Sydney V Playford, St James, Enfield, London.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Enfield, Vol 3b, p143, 3Q1966, aged 16.

Ronald Frederick PLUMBRIDGE1,2

(1912 - 1971)
Ronald Frederick PLUMBRIDGE was born in Chertsey, Surrey, on 18 February 1912.3,2,4

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 14 Hurst Grove in Walton, Surrey; he was an aircraft wood worker, living with his parents Frederick and Francis E PLUMBRIDGE.4

Ronald's marriage to Daisy Frances Kathleen PRIOR was registered between April 1940 and June 1940 in Surrey.1

He and Daisy were divorced before 1949 at England.

Ronald's death was registered between July 1971 and September 1971 in Surrey.5

Family

Daisy Frances Kathleen PRIOR (1919 - 2001)

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Surrey NE, Vol 2a, p504, 2Q1940.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Chertsey, Vol 2a, p104, 1Q1912, mother's maiden name WOOD.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Surrey Nthn, Vol 5g, p355, 3Q1971, aged 59 gives this birthdate.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/1921E/011/22, Letter Code: DMUB, Schedule 127.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Surrey Nthn, Vol 5g, p355, 3Q1971, aged 59.

Louis Theodore Walsh PLUMRIDGE

(1899 - 1976)
Louis Theodore Walsh PLUMRIDGE was born in Geelong, Victoria, on 21 March 1899.1,2

He married Ellen DAVIES in Victoria in 1920.3

Louis's second marriage was to Mona May BELL.

Louis died on 4 March 1976 in Melbourne, Victoria, at age 76.4,5 He was cremated on 9 March 1976 at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery in Springvale.4 His ashes were placed at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery.4
Plaque - Louis T W PLUMRIDGE (1899-1976), Springvale Crematorium

Family 1

Ellen DAVIES

Family 2

Mona May BELL (1915 - 2012)

Citations

  1. [S1088] National Archives - National Archive of Australia, NAA Series B883, Service No. VX101655 gives a date of 21 Mar 1901; but Series B4747, Plumridge/Louis (Army attestation record) give 21 Mar 1900; we accept the Birth Index year (being earlier) and the month/day from these records.
  2. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj, Birth Reg. No. 10722/1899, to Louis PLUMRIDGE and Elizabeth Shaw MCMILLAN.
  3. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj, Marriage Reg. No. 8943/1920.
  4. [S362] Springvale Botanical Cemetery database, at https://smct.org.au/, Cassia, Wall ZO, niche 641.
  5. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj, Death Reg. No. 5264/1976, aged 76.