Meliora GUMBLETON


Name: Meliora GUMBLETON  P0108 
Born: ca. 1835  Ireland, Ireland, Ireland
Parents: John Bowen GUMBLETON Ann EVERARD
Occupation:  Meliora GUMBLETON
Thanks to Peter Swann for the picture
Spouse 1Henry Octavius CURRIE
Married 15 Dec 1859
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
(Died 1910)
She married Henry Octavius Currie and had the following children:
  1. Henry Gordon CURRIE: b. 10.9.1862 bapt.4.10.1862 Lucknow Cantonments, India d. 17.5.1905 (1901 Census). Wholesale Distiller & Wine & Spirit Merchant of Roselands, Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth, Herts. Mar. 22.4.1890 Florence b. regd. 4th quarter 1863 St. Giles (1b 415) only child of James Figgins (& Clara née Browne), type founder of 39 Tavistock Square, St. Pancras.
  2. Mark Robert CURRIE: b. 1.12.1863 bapt. 22.12.1863 Meerut, India d. ca. 1.11.1903 Pretoria, RSA. Mar. Ella Craven b. 27.10.1863 Beverstone Glos d. 1.3.1940 Minneapolis, Minn dau of Edward McLorg (ca 1828-26.2.1873) & Mary Craven née Bannister.
  3. James Maxwell (Jack) CURRIE: b. 18.2.1865 bapt. 10.3.1865 Meerut, India d. Ypres, France, 25.5.1915. Volunteered for service in WWI, taking 5 years off his age to do so. Mentioned in Dispatches 26.6.1915. Mar. ca 1889 Isabella Wilkinson b. Scotland 18.8.1860, descendant of Hezekiah John Merricks & Cecilia Wilkinson, owners of the Roslin Gunpowder and Bomb Factory, Roslin, Midlothian.
  4. William Edward Everard (Eddie) CURRIE: b. 9.2.1874 Hartley Wintney, Hants bapt. 9.3.1874 Crookham-cum-Ewshott, Hants d. 1958 Vancouver B.C. Enlisted with Lord Strathcona’s Horse on 7.2.1900 for service in the Boer War. Discharged 16.3.1901 with Queen’s Medal & 3 Clasps. Mar. Annie Duff Pinkess d. 1974 Vancouver.
  5. Gerald Ernest CURRIE: b. 11.9.1875 Brentwood d. unm. 4.6.1911 The Cottage,Waterbeach, Cambs. (Confined to a wheelchair for most of his life.)
  6. John Gumbleton CURRIE: b. Fortwilliam 25.4.1877 d. London 18.7.1940. Mar. (1) ?.1.1907 Westminster Hilda Mary Hewke b. 26.1.1880 d. 23.1.1954 Horsforth; mar. (2) ca 1937 Dorothy Hill dsp.
  7. Frances Isabella (Lily) CURRIE: b. 31.8.1860 bapt. 6.10.1860 Barrackpore, India d. unm.16.6.1938 Secretary of a small London Club.
  8. Augusta Margaret CURRIE: b. 30.8.1861 bapt. 19.9.1861 Dum Dum India d. 11.10.1926 Cambridge mar. 1.2.1883 Ashfield Magna, Suffolk Rev. Henry Aldersey Swann b. 27.3.1853 Bedford d. 27.12.1938 Cambridge
  9. Meliora CURRIE: b. 3.6.1866 bapt. 5.7.1866 Meerut, India d. Australia Went to Australia as a missionary, and lost contact.
  10. Henrietta Elizabeth (Netta) CURRIE: b. 17.7.1867 bapt. 20.8.1867 Landour, India Deaconess
  11. Evelyn Mabel CURRIE: b. 20.9.1869 bapt. 10.9.1869 Benares, India Lived as Companion to Aunt Fanny Gumbleton at Connemara, Middle Warberry, Torquay. mar. 1912 Edwin Cunningham Foot of Hope Cottage, Leigh Common, Colehill, Dorset Issue (FOOT)
  12. Agnes (Annie) CURRIE: b. 4th quarter 1871 Kensington, d. in infancy
Thanks to Peter Swann for the information 
DateEventPlaceReference
12 Mar 1704/5 Meliora GUMBLETON referenced in Assignment from William Gomeldon and others to Robert Monckton and William Jessop Nottinghamshire View details
15 Dec 1859 Marriage certificate of Henry Octavius CURRIE and Meliora GUMBLETON Marriage certificate
3 Feb 1860 Marriage of Meliora Gumbleton and Henry Currie Calcutta, India View details
4 Feb 1860 Marriage notice of Meliora Gumbleton, 1860 Calcutta, India View details


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