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David Milne Ford PO telegraphist

M, #249, b. 13 August 1869, d. after 13 August 1869
Last Edited: 8 Oct 2020

Parents:

Father*: James Ford railway carter, coachman b. 3 Mar 1841, d. 30 Sep 1874
Mother*: Mary Duncan b. 21 May 1837, d. 28 Apr 1875
  • Birth*: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist was born on 13 August 1869 at Roseby, St Vigeans, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1869 births in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar, ref 472, David Milne Ford born 1869 August Thirteenth 10h 40m pm at Roseby St Vigeans Parish, male, parents James Ford coachman servant and Mary Ford ms Duncan married 1866 Nov 23rd St Cyrus, signed James Ford father, registered 1869 August 28th at Arbroath signed Daniel Goldsmith assistant registrar, initialled AW reg.1,2
  • (Not Found) Death*: The death record for David Milne Ford PO telegraphist has not been found. SP search for Ford (exact name), David (name begins with), any sex, 1855 - 2009, birth year 1869, range 5 years has not produced any obvious candidate from 17 records returned.3
  • He was the son of James Ford railway carter, coachman and Mary Duncan.
  • Marriage*: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist married Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist between July 1899 and September 1899 at London, England, ; First name(s)     DAVID MILNE
    Last name     FORD
    Marriage quarter     3
    Marriage year     1899
    Registration month     -

    MarriageFinder ™
         

    DAVID MILNE FORD married one of these people

    Ada Louisa Smyth
    District     London City
    District number     -
    County     London
    Country     England
    Volume     1C
    Volume as transcribed     1C
    Page number     53
    Record set     England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Civil Marriage & Divorce
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.4
  • (Deceased) Death: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist died on 2 April 1944 at The Watford and District Peace Memorial Hospital, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, , at age 74 First name(s)     DAVID M
    Last name     FORD
    Gender     Male
    Birth day     -
    Birth month     -
    Birth year     1870
    Age     74
    Death quarter     2
    Death year     1944
    District     Watford
    County     Hertfordshire
    Volume     3A
    Page     1200
    Country     England
    Record set     England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Civil Deaths & Burials
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.5,6
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 17 June 1944 at Watford, Hertfordshire, England, ; FORD David Milne of 5 Garden Close Watford Hertfordshire died
    2 April 1944 at The Watford and District Peace Memorial Hospital Watford Probate Llandudno 17 June to Alan Milne Ford departmental manager printing ink trade. Effects £3761 9s.

    First name(s)     David Milne
    Last name     Ford
    Death year     1944
    Death date     02 Apr 1944
    Probate year     1944
    Probate date     17 Jun 1944
    Residence town     Watford
    Registry     Llandudno
    County     Hertfordshire
    Linked persons     Alan Milne Ford
    Country     England
    Record set     England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Civil Deaths & Burials
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.6
  • Education*: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist was educated on 13 March 1878 at Dewhurst Endowed Boys School, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, ; First name(s)     David
    Last name     Ford
    Birth year     1869
    Birth date     13 Aug 1869
    Event year     1878
    School name     Cheshunt, Dewhurst Endowed Boys' School
    Town     Cheshunt
    County     Hertfordshire
    Country     England
    Parent name(s)     John Ford
    Book type     Admissions
    Archive reference     HED1/213/3/4
    Folio / page no.     -
    Archive     
    Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
    Record set     National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914
    Category     Education & work
    Subcategory     Schools & Education
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.7
  • Occupation for web*: On 29 June 1897 at London, England, , David was Post Office Clerk in Central Telegraph Office. After limited competition First name(s)     David Milne
    Last name     Ford
    Publication year     1897
    Issue date     29 Jun 1897
    Issue number     26868
    Periodical     London Gazette
    Country     England
    Record set     London Gazette 1665-2018
    Category     Directories & social history
    Subcategory     Newspapers & Magazines
    Collections from     England, Great Britain.8
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist died on 15 October 1932 at Graylingwell Hospital, Chichester, West Sussex, England, .9
  • (Administrator) Probate: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist was the administrator of Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist's estate on 9 November 1932 at London, England, ; FORD Ada Louise of Fortescue Hotel Worthing (wife of David Milne Ford) died 15 October 1932 at Graylingwell Hospital Chichester Administration London 9 November to the said David Milne Ford retired civil servant. Effects £188 4s. 6d.9

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Ford railway carter, coachman and Mary Duncan in the 1871 census at Coachmans House Roseley, Arbroath & Forfar Road, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . David Ford, son, 1, b Arbroath; James Ford, head, 30, coachman domestic Serv, b Arbirlot; Mary D Ford, wife, 34, b Kinneff Kincardineshire.10
Member of Household3 April 1881He was listed as a member of the household of John Ford gardener and Lavinia Somebody in the 1881 census at Claremonth Hill, Edmonton, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, ; John     Ford     Head     Married     Male     36     1845     Gardener Domestic Serv     Scotland
Lavinia     Ford     Wife     Married     Female     39     1842     -     France
David     Ford     Nephew     Single     Male     12     1869     Scholar     Scotland.11
Member of Household5 April 1891He was listed in the 1891 census at Horsell Road, Islington, London, England, ; Frederick     Boon     Head     Married     Male     27     1864     Engineers Clerk     London, Middlesex, England
Janette     Boon     Wife     Married     Female     34     1857     -     Aldershot
Eva     Boon     Daughter     -     Female     1     1890     -     London, Middlesex, England
Maude F     Hatch     Stepdaughter     -     Female     8     1883     Scholar     Philadelphia, United States
Anna     Willis     Mother In Law     Widow     Female     72     1819     Living On Her Own Means     Chatham, Kent, England
David M     Ford     Lodger     Single     Male     21     1870     C S Telegraphist     Scotland
Frederick W     Searle     Lodger     Single     Male     20     1871     C S Telegraphist     Taunton, Somerset, England
Henry C     Waghorn     Lodger     Single     Male     21     1870     C S Telegraphist     London, Middlesex, England.12
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist in the 1901 census at 44 Sheen Park, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, England, . David     Ford     Head     Married     Male     31     1870     Clerk C T O G P O     Scotland
Ada L     Ford     Wife     Married     Female     30     1871     -     Haggerston, Middlesex, England
Alan     Ford     Son     -     Male     0     1901     -     Richmond, Surrey, England
Arthur     Kennedy     Boarder     Single     Male     29     1872     Bank Clerk     Gravesend, Kent, England.13
44 Sheen Park Richmond [Google Street View Mar 2018]
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist in the 1911 census at 44 Sheen Park, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, England, . David Milne     Ford     Head     Married     Male     41     1870     Civil Servant Clerk 2Nd Cl     Arbroath Forfarshire Resident
Ada Louise     Ford     Wife     Married     Female     40     1871     -     Dalston London
Alan Milne     Ford     Son     -     Male     10     1901     School     Richmond Surrey
Marjorie Louise     Ford     Daughter     -     Female     6     1905     -     Richmond Surrey
Caroline Sophia     Smyth     Mother In Law     Widow     Female     78     1833     -     Newcastle Cambs
Winifred Mary     Steir     Servant     Married     Female     27     1884     Companion Help     Richmond Surrey; also in the household were Alan Milne Ford manager print trade and Marjorie Louise Ford.14
Head of HouseholdSeptember 1939He was listed as head of household in the 1939 Register at Hazeton, Gunter's Lane, Bexhill, Sussex, England, . David M     Ford     13 Aug 1869     Male     Controll Telegraph Office E C I Deputy Controller Retired     Married     305     1
Rita G     Ford     26 Sep 1891     Female     Unpaid Domestic Duties     Married     305     2
Violet G     Maclean     12 May 1886     Female     Unpaid Domestic Duties     Married     305     3.15

Family:

Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist b. s 1871, d. 15 Oct 1932
  • Marriage*: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist married Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist between July 1899 and September 1899 at London, England, ; First name(s)     DAVID MILNE
    Last name     FORD
    Marriage quarter     3
    Marriage year     1899
    Registration month     -

    MarriageFinder ™
         

    DAVID MILNE FORD married one of these people

    Ada Louisa Smyth
    District     London City
    District number     -
    County     London
    Country     England
    Volume     1C
    Volume as transcribed     1C
    Page number     53
    Record set     England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005
    Category     Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory     Civil Marriage & Divorce
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.4

Children:

  • Residence*: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist and Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist lived in 1920 at Gipsy Lane, Langleybury, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, ; First name(s)     David Milne
    Last name     Ford
    Year     1920
    Season     Autumn
    Polling district or place     Langleybury
    Constituency     P C of Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead Division
    Constituency in full     Parliamentary County of Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead Division
    County     Hertfordshire
    Country     England
    Register type     Parliamentary County
    Archive     
    The British Library
    Archive reference     SPR.Mic.P.16/BL.H.55
    Record set     England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932
    Category     Census, land & surveys
    Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.16
  • Residence: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist and Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist lived in 1922 at 15 Station Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, ; First name(s)     David Milne
    Last name     Ford
    Year     1922
    Season     Autumn
    Polling district or place     St Andrew
    Constituency     P C of Hertfordshire, Watford Division
    Constituency in full     Parliamentary County of Hertfordshire, Watford Division
    County     Hertfordshire
    Country     England
    Register type     Parliamentary County
    Archive     
    The British Library
    Archive reference     SPR.Mic.P.16/BL.H.59
    Record set     England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932
    Category     Census, land & surveys
    Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.15
  • Residence: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist and Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist lived in 1927 at 54 Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, ; First name(s)     David, Milne
    Last name     Ford
    Year     1927
    Season     -
    Polling district or place     St Andrew
    Constituency     P C of Hertfordshire, Watford Division
    Constituency in full     Parliamentary County of Hertfordshire, Watford Division
    County     Hertfordshire
    Country     England
    Register type     Parliamentary County
    Archive     
    The British Library
    Archive reference     SPR.Mic.P.16/BL.H.59
    Record set     England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932
    Category     Census, land & surveys
    Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.15
    54 Rickmansworth Road Watford
  • Residence: David Milne Ford PO telegraphist and Ada Louise Smyth telegraphist lived in 1930 at 5 Garden Close, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, ; First name(s)     David Milne
    Last name     Ford
    Year     1930
    Season     -
    Polling district or place     St Andrew
    Constituency     P C of Hertfordshire, Watford Division
    Constituency in full     Parliamentary County of Hertfordshire, Watford Division
    County     Hertfordshire
    Country     England
    Register type     Parliamentary County
    Archive     
    The British Library
    Archive reference     SPR.Mic.P.16/BL.H.59
    Record set     England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932
    Category     Census, land & surveys
    Subcategory     Electoral Rolls
    Collections from     Great Britain, England.15
    5 Garden Close Watford [Google Street View 2020]

Citations

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    1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Claremont Hill, Cheshunt (Herts), Edmonton, Hertfordshire, England [Oct 2020].
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    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Horsell Road, Islington, London & Middlesex, England [Oct 2020].
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    1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    44, Sheen Park, Richmond, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, England [Oct 2020].
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    1911 Census For England & Wales
    44 Sheen Park Richmond, Richmond, Surrey, England [Oct 2020].
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    England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932[Oct 2020].
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    England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932, image held [Oct 2020].