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  • ID: I0947
  • Name: James Arthur MEWSE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 SEP 1880 in Gorlestone, Norfolk, England
  • Death: 2 SEP 1953 in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England
  • Note:
    Born: 24 September 1880 Norfolk, England

    1881 C for Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, Registration District: Yarmouth RG11/1910/9/75/53
    59 Blackfriars Road
    John Mewse Head Mar 40 Occ: Fisherman b. Norfolk, Winterton, England
    Elizabeth Mewse Wife Mar 38 Norfolk, Lowestoft, England
    Elizabeth Mewse Daur UnM 11 Scholar Norfolk, Yarmouth
    Wlliam John Mewse Son 6 do ditto
    Florence Kate Mewse Daur 5 do ditto
    Minnie Edith Mewse Daur 2 ditto
    *James Arthur Mewse Son 6 mo ditto **********

    1891 Census for Gorleston, Suffolk, England. Registration District: Mutford RG12/1497/7/14/21
    Sub. Reg. District of Gorleston. Ecclesiastical Parish: Southdown.
    14 Highfield Road
    Elizabeth Mews Head Wid 48 Occ: Charwoman b. Norfolk (recorded in one place as
    Misterton but I cannot decipher) William J. Mewse Son S 16 Rope Maker Norfolk, Great Yarmouth)
    Minnie E. Mewse Daur S 12 Scholar ditto
    *James A. Mewse Son S 8 do ditto

    Marr: 1. 4 October 1900 to Elsbeth Noble in St.Peter Nicholas Aberdeen, Scotland.

    There were four known children of this union, James Arthur, William John, Margaret and Nancy

    Marr: 2. 18 May 1949 to Lily Sharman in Blackpool Registry Office, Lancashire, England

    May 1907 obtained his Master's Certificate of Skipper of a Trawler.
    Leaving Aberdeen between 1937 and 1947 he went to Fleetwood, Lancashire and worked for
    J.Marr and Sons as a trawler Skipper.

    Military service. Between 1907 and 1930 he won a long service medal for 23 years with the Royal Navy Reserve, making 150 mine sweeping forays during the war (WW1).

    The London Gazette of 24 September 1930 records Ch Skipper J.A.Mews placed on retired list with rank of Skipper Lieutenant as of September 22.

    Died: 2 September 1953 in Fleetwood, Lancashire

    Father: John MEWSE b: 5 DEC 1840 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
    Mother: Elizabeth HAYLETT b: 25 SEP 1842 in Winterton, Norfolk, England

    Marriage 1 Elspet Noble ALLAN b: 5 DEC 1881 in Port Erroll, Cruden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    • Married: 4 OCT 1900 in St. Peter's Church, Tory, Nigg, Aberdeen, Scotland 1 2 3
    1. Has Children James Arthur MEWSE b: ABT. 1901 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children William John MEWSE b: 13 MAY 1903 in 18 Gt. Western Road, Aberdeen, Scotland
    3. Has No Children Margaret MEWSE
    4. Has No Children Nancy MEWSE

    Marriage 2 Lily SHARMAN
    • Married: 18 MAY 1949 in Blackpool Registry Office, Blackpool, Lancashire, England

    1. Title: Allan.GED
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Jun 17, 2004
    2. Title: Allan.FTW
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Jun 23, 2004
    3. Title: CombinedSlogrove.GED
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Nov 9, 2004
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