Walter Edgar GUMBLETON


Name: Walter Edgar GUMBLETON  Q0055 
Born: 1875  Alderbury RD, Wiltshire, England
Baptised: 25 Jul 1875  Alderbury, Wiltshire, England
Parents: George GUMBLETON Elizabeth SPICKNELL
Died:1949 Salisbury RD, Wiltshire, England
Occupation:Police constable   
Spouse 1Ellen TRIGGS
Married 1903
Portsmouth RD, Hampshire, England
(Died 1915 Richmond S. RD, Surrey, England)
Child 1 R0051 Walter George GUMBLETON 1904
Child 2 R0059 Elsie Winifred GUMBLETON 1906
Child 3 R0060 Harry Albert GUMBLETON 1906
Child 4 R0064 Percy James GUMBLETON 1908
Child 5 R0067 Hilda E GUMBLETON 1910
Spouse 2Mary TRIGGS
Married 1916
Richmond S. RD, Surrey, England
Child 1 R0108 Gwendoline GUMBLETON 1917
Child 2 S0005 Stanley Kenneth GUMBLETON 1922
Walter Edgar Gumbleton was born in 1875, in the Alderbury Registration District and was baptised on 25 July 1875 at Alderbury Church. He was the eldest son of George Gumbleton and Elizabeth nee Spicknell. In the 1881 censuses, he was living with his parents at the Three Crowns, Alderbury, and in 1891, aged 15, he was living with his grandparents in West Grimstead.

In 1896, he joined the Metropolitan Police and was initially in the Whitechapel Division. However, in 1899, he was posted to Portsmouth Dockyard. In 1901, he was living in the police quarters in Alverstoke, Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was married to Ellen Triggs, in Alverstoke, Hampshire, in 1903 but, in May of that year, he was transferred to the Wandsworth division of the Met. Police. At the birth of his first child, in 1904, he was living at 61, Thorne St, Barnes, Surrey.

Walter's first wife died in 1915 and, in 1916, he married Mary Triggs in Richmond, Surrey.

In 1921, he was pensioned out of the Police. 

DateEventPlaceReference
25 Jul 1875 Baptism of Walter Edgar GUMBLETON Alderbury, Wiltshire, England Baptisms index
1875 Sep Qr Birth registration of Walter Edgar GUMBLETON Alderbury RD, Wiltshire, England Civil registration birth registers
3 Apr 1881 Walter Edgar GUMBLETON (age 5) living in Near Three Crowns, Alderbury in 1881 census Alderbury, Wiltshire, England 1881 census
5 Apr 1891 Walter E Gumbleton (age 15) living in Spring Cottage Inn, West Grimstead, Wiltshire in 1891 census West Grimstead, Wiltshire, England 1891 census
3 Apr 1900 Walter Edgar GUMBLETON referenced in Service record: Benjamin John Gumbleton London View details
31 Mar 1901 Walter G Gumbleton (age 25) living in Police Qrs, Clarence Yd, Alverstoke, Southampton in 1901 census Alverstoke, Hampshire, England 1901 census
1903 Jun Qr Marriage registration of Walter Edgar Gumbleton Portsmouth RD, Hampshire, England Civil marriage registers
6 Sep 1904 Named as father in birth certificate of Walter George Gumbleton Richmond, Surrey, England Birth certificate
1906 Walter Gumbleton living at 61 Thorne St Kingston, Surrey, England Electoral rolls
1908 Walter Gumbleton living at 61 Thorne St Kingston, Surrey, England Electoral rolls
1909 Walter Gumbleton living at 61 Thorne St Kingston, Surrey, England Electoral rolls
2 Apr 1911 Walter Gumbleton (age 35) living in 7 Avondale Rd, Mortlake, Surrey in 1911 census Richmond, Surrey, England 1911 census
1916 Dec Qr Marriage registration of Walter E Gumbleton Richmond S. RD, Surrey, England Civil marriage registers
19 Sep 1921 Walter Edgar Gumbleton Met Police Pension Wandsworth, London View details
1 Jun 1939 1939 Register: Walter E Gambleton living in Salisbury & Wilton Rural District Salisbury & Wilton Rural District 1939 Register
18 Nov 1944 Walter Edgar GUMBLETON referenced in Stanley Kenneth Gumbleton of Whaddon On war service View details
1949 Dec Qr Death registration of Walter E Gumbleton Salisbury RD, Wiltshire, England Civil registration death registers


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