Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON


Name: Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON  Q0115 
Born: 22 Feb 1888  St Olave RD, Surrey, England
Parents: Alfred GUMBLETON Alice Maria WELLS
Died:1979 Greenwich RD, Kent, England
Buried: 17 Feb 1979  Greenwich, Kent, England
Occupation:Postal Worker. Sailor. Civil servant.   
Spouse 1Winifred R BELL
Married 1919
Carlisle RD, Cumberland, England
Alfred Ernest Gumbleton was a son of Alfred Gumbleton and Alice Maria (nee Wells), born in 1888 in the St Olave registration district of South London. In 1891, their address was given as 22 Layard Rd, Bermondsey.

He was admitted to Lucas Street School, Lewisham, in 1891.

In 1901, he was living with his parents at 18 Benbold Place, Greenwich, Kent.

He joined the Post Office, as an assistant, in 1905 and was promoted to a postman (1908), postman II (1909) and sorter (1910).

In 1911, he was living with his widowed mother at 21 Fernbrook Rd, Lewisham.

On 26 Oct 1916, during World War I, he enlisted as a seaman. He served initially at 'HMS Pembroke' (the name given to the shore garrison at Chatham), then on HMS Gibraltar and HMS Cyclops. Cyclops served during the First World War as a repair ship with the Grand Fleet where she served the whole of the War at Scapa Flow. He was demobilised on 25 February 1919.

He married Winifred Emma Bell in Carlisle, in 1919. They had 3 children

In 1966, he was the executor of the will of his uncle, Victor Leonard Gumbleton.

He died in Greenwich in 1979.  

DateEventPlaceReference
1888 Mar Qr Birth registration of Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON St Olave RD, Surrey, England Civil registration birth registers
5 Apr 1891 Alfred E Gumbleton (age 3) living in 22 Layard Rd, Bermondsey in 1891 census Bermondsey, Surrey, England 1891 census
13 Jul 1891 Alfred Gumbleton school record, Lewisham Lewisham, Surrey View details
31 Mar 1901 Alfred Gumbleton (age 13) living in 18 Benbold Place, Greenwich, Kent in 1901 census Greenwich, Kent, England 1901 census
Apr 1905 Alfred E Gumbleton: Post Office appointment View details
Sep 1908 Post Office Appointments: Alfred E Gumbleton London View details
Sep 1908 Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON referenced in Post Office Appointments: Alfred E Gumbleton London View details
Dec 1909 Post Office Appointments: Alfred E Gumbleton London View details
July 1910 Post Office Appointments: Alfred E Gumbleton London View details
2 Apr 1911 Alfred Ernest Gumbleton (age 23) living in 21 Fernbrook Rd, Lewisham, London in 1911 census Lewisham, Surrey, England 1911 census
25 Oct 1916 Royal Navy Seamen: Alfred Ernest Gumbleton View details
1919 Sep Qr Marriage registration of Alfred E Gumbleton Carlisle RD, Cumberland, England Civil marriage registers
1919 Marriage of Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON and Winifred Emma BELL Carlisle, Cumberland, England Marriage index
1 Jun 1939 1939 Register: Alfred Gumbleton living in Greenwich Greenwich 1939 Register
16 Nov 1966 Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON referenced in Will of Victor Leonard Gumbleton of London London View details
17 Feb 1979 Burial of Alfred Ernest GUMBLETON Greenwich, Kent, England Burials index
15 Feb 1979 Will of Alfred Ernest Gumbleton London View details
1979 Mar Death registration of Alfred Ernest Gumbleton Greenwich RD, Kent, England Civil registration death registers


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