Person:Bertram May (1)

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Bertram Stanley May
m. 24 Jun 1884
  1. William May1884 - 1884
  2. Winifred Kate May1885 - 1950
  3. Louisa May1887 - 1963
  4. Alice Maud Mary May1888 - 1938
  5. Frank May1889 - 1947
  6. Harry Hutchings May1890 - 1956
  7. William Richard May1891 - 1960
  8. Bertram Stanley May1895 - 1975
m. 1920
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Name Bertram Stanley May
Gender Male
Birth[1] 9 Feb 1895 Plymouth, Devon, England
Census[2] 31 Mar 1901 Plymouth, Devon, EnglandPear Tree Cottage, 21 John Street
Census[3] 2 Apr 1911 Plymouth, Devon, England1 Pear Tree Cottages, 21 John Street
Marriage 1920 Devon, Englandto Nellie Frances Dorothy
Census[4] 29 Sep 1939 Plymouth, Devon, England7 Longfield Place
Death[5] 1975 Plymouth, Devon, England

Bertram Stanley May was born on 9th February 1895 at Plymouth in Devon, son of Louisa Kate May, formerly Harry, and her husband William May, a compositor printer. Bertram appears in both the 1901 and 1911 censuses living with his parents and siblings at Pear Tree Cottage, 21 John Street, Plymouth. By 1911 he was working as a printer's errand boy. Bertram's father died in 1911, when Bertram was 16 years old.

After the First World Ward, in 1920 Bertram married Nellie Frances Dorothy, who was from Exeter. They married in the Exeter area but then returned to Plymouth, where they had two children during the 1920s. At the outbreak of the Second World War, Bertram was living at 7 Longfield Place in Plymouth and working as a solicitor's clerk.

Bertram died in 1975, aged 80. Nellie outlived him by eleven years.

References
  1. Births index, in General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration. (London: General Register Office).

    b. Bertram Stanley MAY, March Quarter 1895, Plymouth Registration District, Vol. 5b, page 249

  2. General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 13 General Register Office: 1901 Census Schedules, Class RG13; Piece 2103; Folio 11; Page 13, 31 Mar 1901.

    Address: Pear Tree Cott[age], 21 John Street, Plymouth, Devon
    4 rooms occupied
    William May, head, married, male, 40 [1860/1], Letterpress Printer, worker, b. Devonport, Devon
    Louisa May, wife, married, female, 43 [1857/8], Dartmouth, Devon
    Winifred May, daughter, female, 15 [1885/6], General Servant (Domestic), worker, b. Plymouth, Devon
    Louisa May, daughter, female, 14 [1886/7], General Servant Domestic, worker, b. Plymouth, Devon
    Frank May, son, male, 11 [1889/90], b. Plymouth, Devon
    Alice May, daughter, female, 13 [1887/8], b. Plymouth, Devon
    Harry May, son, male, 10 [1890/1], b. Plymouth, Devon
    William May, son, male, 9 [1891/2], b. Plymouth, Devon
    Bertram May, son, male, 6 [1894/5], b. Plymouth, Devon

  3. General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 14 General Register Office: 1911 Census Schedules, Class RG14; Piece 13001; Schedule 450, 2 Apr 1911.

    Address: 1 Pear Tree Cottages, 21 John Street, Plymouth, Devon
    4 rooms occupied
    William May, head, male, 50 [1860/1], married, Invalid, b. Devonport, Devon
    Louisa May, wife, female, 53 [1857/8], married 27 years, 8 children born to marriage, 7 children still living, b. Dartmouth, Devon
    Louisa Rimmer, daughter, female, 24 [1886/7], married 1 year, 0 children, b. Plymouth, Devon
    Alice May, daughter, female, 23 [1887/8], single, b. Plymouth, Devon
    Harry May, son, male, 20 [1890/1], single, Domestic R.N., worker, b. Plymouth, Devon
    Bertram May, son, male, 16 [1894/5], single, Errand Boy (Printer's), worker, b. Plymouth, Devon

  4. General Register Office. 1939 Register, Plymouth County Borough, 29 Sep 1939.

    Address: 7 Longfield Place, Plymouth, Devon
    May, Bertram S. / male / 9 Feb 1894 / married / Solicitors Clerk
    May, Nellie F. / female / 18 Oct 1895 / married / Unpaid Domestic Duties
    [one record closed]
    May, Stanley / male / 13 Jul 1922 / single / Motor Mechanics Apprentice

  5. Deaths index, in General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration. (London: General Register Office).

    d. Bertram Stanley MAY, June Quarter 1975, Plymouth Registration District, Vol. 21, page 1716, born 9 Feb 1895