|John Berriman||[1888 - 1962]||MFF|
Born: 21 December 1888, Whitstone
|in the Sub-District of||Week St Mary|
|in the County of||Cornwall|
|When and where born||21 December 1888, Stratchley Cottage Whitstone|
|Name of Father||John Berriman|
|Name of Mother||Mary Ann Berriman formerly Webb|
|Profession of Father||Farmer|
|Informant||John Berriman, father, Widemouth Poundstock|
|When Registered||20 December 1889|
Father: John Berriman
Mother: Mary Ann Webb
The Berriman family, circa 1957
|Religion||Bible Christian Connexion (Halesworth Circuit)|
|Parents Names||John and Mary Ann Berriman|
|Date and Place||27 January 1889, Parents home|
Siblings: (For dates, etc, see the extended family)
The Berriman family, circa 1905
Married: Mabel Hall, 11 April 1917, Gamlingay Baptist Church (photograph)
|Solemnized at||The Old Baptist Meeting House|
|in the District of||Caxton|
|in the Counties of||Cambridge and Huntingdon|
|When Married||11 April 1917|
|Name and Surname||John Berriman|
|Rank or Profession||Farmer|
|Father's Name||John Berriman|
|Father's Profession||Farmer (deceased)|
|Witnesses||Louisa Hall, Doris Ingle, William Berriman, Mark Walter Hall
bride's mother or aunt, bride's cousin, groom's brother, bride's brother?
Two photographs with John Hall Berriman, circa 1919
The Berriman family, circa 1941
Died: 17 September 1962, 168 Maldon Road Colchester
|in the Sub-District of||Colchester|
|in the County of||Essex|
|When and where died||17 September 1962, 168 Maldon Road, Colchester|
|Name and Surname||John Berriman|
|Cause of death||Ia Coronary Thrombosis|
b Chronic Myocarditis
|Informant||J H Berriman, son, 134 Collingwood Road, Colchester|
|When Registered||18 September|
Newspaper: Essex County Standard, Friday 21 September 1962:
Death of Mr. J. Berriman
Mr. John Berriman (73), of 168 Maldon Road, Colchester, died on Monday. A native of Cornwall, Mr. Berriman came to Colchester from Cambridgeshire 40 years ago to farm. He was a well known member of the Colchester Brotherhood, and was also a local preacher. Until a few months before his death he had been an employee at H. J. Last and Sons.
Mr. Berriman leaves two sons, and two daughters, all well known in Colchester sporting circles. The funeral is at Eld Lane Baptist Church today, followed by cremation at Colchester Crematorium.
|Of||John Berriman of 168 Maldon Road Colchester retired farmer|
|Dated||21 March 1962|
|Executors||John Hall Berriman, Luke Clifford Berriman (sons)|
|Witnesses||B C Gentley solicitor, J O Howe clerk|
|Legacies||Outside effects and tools left to two sons.|
Household effects to two daughters, Myrtle Elizabeth Fisher and Joy Rosemary Berriman.
Remainder to be equally divided between the four, with provision for those dying leaving issue.
Probate: 14 November 1962
Newspaper: Essex County Standard, Saturday 8 November 1930:
Cowman admits adding Water to Milk
Adding water to milk intended for sale, to the extent of 8.24 per cent, on October 7, was the charge against Ernest Sadler, of Shaws Farm Cottage, while John Berryman, Shaws Farm, was charged with selling to William Digby Blyth eleven and a half gallons of milk to which had been added 4.7 per cent of water.
Sadler pleaded guilty, while Berryman, who was represented by Mr. F. J. Collinge, pleaded not guilty.
Mr. O. Thompson Smith, prosecuting on behalf of the Watch Committee, stated that Inspector Ball took a sample of milk from Kenneth Blyth, a dairyman, the milk being taken from a hand-can containing six pints.
Inspector Geo. H. Ball spoke to taking the first sample from Mr. Blyth, which was certified to contain added water. In consequence he saw Berryman and took another sample. Berryman said, "I was not present at yesterday afternoon's milking. I went and brought the milk in." Subsequently witness witnessed the milking of the cows and took a sample which was certified to be genuine milk. Sadler, who was present, was asked if he could account for the presence of the water in the milk from which the first sample was taken. He replied, "Yes, I did water Tuesday afternoon's milk. I was down in milk. I thought it the best and easiest way out f it. I don't want to see Mr. Blyth or his son punished." He also said he knew nothing about water being added to the Wednesday's milk.
William D. Blyth, of Winsley Farm, Colchester, corroborated the last witness's evidence as to the interviews with Berryman and Sadler.
Sadler pleaded he had no wilful intent and that he was very sorry.
Berryman, in the box, said he had no idea that water had been added to the milk on either day. If water had been added it was entirely without his knowledge.
Mr. Collinge said it was not the first case which had arisen through the action of an over zealous cowman adding water in order to maintain the quantity of milk from cows and through anxiety to please his employer. Mr. Berryman had no knowledge that water had been added, and he asked the Bench in their decision to preserve the business reputation he had held for eight years.
The Bench found both the cases proved and fined Sadler £3 with £2 2s costs. In the case of Berryman, the Chairman said they would not proceed to a conviction, but defendant would have to pay £2 costs.
The Magistrates were: Brig-Gen F. W. Towsey (in the chair), R. P. Blyth and C. T. Gale, Esqrs.
Report of a case in Colchester Police Court, Friday 31 October 1930
|Shaws Farm, Harwich Road, Colchester||1923-36: Parsons Heath Ward, Colchester|
1937-9: St Johns Ward, Colchester
|The Downs, Harwich Road, Colchester||1945-6: St Johns Ward, Colchester|
|168 Maldon Road, Colchester||1950-62: Abbey Ward, Colchester|
|1891||Higher Widemouth, Poundstock|
|1901||Mill Farm, Great Munden HRT|
|1911||Church Farm, Hatley St George CAM|
|1923 - 1939||Shaws Farm, Harwich Rd, Colchester [TM030270]|
|1945 - 1946||The Downs, Harwich Rd, Colchester [TM030270]|
The farm house at Shaws Farm was renamed "The Downs"
|1947 - 1962||168 Maldon Rd, Colchester|
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