Person:Minnie Nicholls (1)

Minnie Nicholls
d.Feb 2005 Devon, England
m. 8 Apr 1899
  1. James Nicholls1899 - 1904
  2. Rose Nicholls1901 - 1985
  3. Minnie Nicholls1903 - 2005
  4. Lily Nicholls1905 - 1998
  5. Daisy Nicholls1907 - 1907
  6. Arthur Nicholls1909 - 1973
  7. George Nicholls1911 - 1946
m. 1925
Facts and Events
Name Minnie Nicholls
Gender Female
Birth[1] 26 Jun 1903 Harpenden, Hertfordshire, EnglandWheathampstead Road
Christening[1] 6 Sep 1903 Harpenden, Hertfordshire, EnglandSt Nicholas
Census[2] 2 Apr 1911 Harpenden, Hertfordshire, EnglandWheathampstead Road
Marriage 1925 Hertfordshire, Englandto Ernest Arthur Kingham
Death[3] Feb 2005 Devon, England
Minnie Nicholls was born on 26th June 1903 at Harpenden in Hertfordshire, daughter of a straw hat machinist named Annie Maria Nicholls, formerly Moles, and her husband George Nicholls, a bricklayer's labourer. The 1911 census finds the family living at Wheathampstead Road (renamed Southdown Road in 1923).
Minnie with her parents and siblings in about 1918
Minnie with her parents and siblings in about 1918

Minnie married Ernest Arthur Kingham in 1925, who was also from Harpenden. They had two sons, and moved to London, where Ernest worked on the railways, based at Cricklewood station. Ernest died in 1989, aged 87. Minnie outlived him by about 15 years, in which time she moved from London to Devon. She lived to be 101 years old and died in 2005.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Baptisms register, in Church of England. Harpenden Parish Registers, Primary quality.

    No. 1084
    When baptised: 6 Sep 1903
    Name: Minnie
    Parents: George & Annie Maria
    Surname: Nicholls
    Abode: Wheathampstead Rd Harpenden
    Father's occupation: Labourer
    By whom the ceremony was performed: Andrew N.F. Keagh

  2. General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 14 General Register Office: 1911 Census Schedules, RG14PN7656 RG78PN377 RD139 SD1 ED4 SN170, 2 Apr 1911, Primary quality.

    Address: Wheathampstead Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
    4 rooms occupied
    George Nicholls, head, male, 36 [1874/5], married, General Labourer, worker, b. Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire
    Annie Maria Nicholls, wife, female, 38 [1872/3], married 12 years, 7 children born, 5 children still living, Straw Hat Machinist, worker, working at home, b. Hitchin, Hertfordshire
    Rose Nicholls, daughter, female, 9 [1901/2], b. Harpenden, Hertfordshire
    Minnie Nicholls, daughter, female, 7 [1903/4], b. Harpenden, Hertfordshire
    Lily Nicholls, daughter, female, 6 [1904/5], b. Harpenden, Hertfordshire
    Arthur Nicholls, son, male, 2 [1908/9], b. Harpenden, Hertfordshire
    George Nicholls, son, male, 1 month [1911], b. Harpenden, Hertfordshire

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

    d. Minnie KINGHAM, Feb 2005, Torridge Registration District, A14D, 405/1A, 111, b. 26 Jun 1903