London Guymers
LONDON GUYMERS

THOMAS GUYMER Generation 1

Thomas Guymer born c1774
Thomas Guymer marries Elizabeth ????
Death of a Thomas Guymer registered St Geo Hanover Sq December Quarter 1846 ref 1 35

At baptism of two sons 1828 Thomas lived Thomas Street, Grosvenor Square, Westminster

Known children of Thomas & Elizabeth

Henry Thomas GuymerBorn 20th March 1808 (more below)
Adrian James GuymerBorn 6th May 1810 (more below)
Elizabeth GuymerBapt September 1814 (more below)

From UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures, 1710-1811:-
Master Thos Guymer, boot closer of St George Hanover Square. Apprentice Wm O Stupart. Payment made 21st March 1805

1841 census Thomas Guymer (67 born in county bootmaker) living at St Paul Covent Garden, Middlesex


HENRY THOMAS GUYMER Generation 2

Henry Thomas Guymer born 20th March 1808, baptised 7th September 1828 St Mary Bryanston Square the son of Thomas (bootmaker)
Henry Thomas Guymer marries Elizabeth Elizabeth Cox 5th July 1829 St George, Hanover Square, Middlesex (PR 487) after banns. Botp. Witnesses James Walker & Sophia Pyles


ADRIAN JAMES GUYMER Generation 2

Adrian James Guymer born 6th May 1810 St George Hanover Square, London. Baptised 7th September 1828 St Mary Bryanston Squre, London (PR 408) the son of Thomas (bootmaker) & Elizabeth
Adrian James Guymer marries Johanna Hale 28th May 1832 St John the Evangelist, Lambeth (PR 631). Both single & otp. Witnesses George Stephen Judd & Elizabeth Salter Cane (wid)
Death from St Marylebone Infirmary death register 5th June 1885 Adrian Guymer aged 75. Registered aged 74 Kensington District June Quarter 1885 ref 1a 111
Burial 9th March 1889 St Margaret, Plumstead, Kent (PR 76) of Ann Guymer aged 75 of Frances St. Registered Woolwich District March Quarter 1889 ref 1d 770b

Children of Adrian & Johanna

Adrian James GuymerBorn c1834 Marylebone (more below)
Alfred Thomas GuymerBorn 1841 Marylebone (more below)
Charles Frederick GuymerBorn 1845. Marylebone District Q2 1 186. Burial Charles Frederick Guymer aged 7 of Park St 19th September 1852 at St Marylebone (PR1739). Reg Marylebone District Q3 152 1a 299
Mary A GuymerBorn c1855 Marylebone. Death Mary Ann Guymer aged 20 Marylebone District Q2 1874 1a 72

Further likely children of Adrian & Johanna, all buried St Marylebone, Westminster:-
Burial Elizabeth Guymer aged 3 of Park Place 1st November 1840 (PR 1795)
Burial Edward Guymer aged 10 days of Park Street (PR 193)
Burial Edward Guymer aged 10 days of Park Street 16th May 1847 (PR 1065)
Burial Joseph Guymer aged 6 wks of Park Street 5th August 1849 (PR 1065)
Burial Robert Guymer aged 13 days of Park Street 18th January 1852 (PR 132)

1851 census Adrian Guymer (40 bn St George Hanover Sq master boot maker) living at Park Street, St Marylebone Christchurch, Middlesex with wife Fann (37) & sons Adrian (18 tea grocer), Alfred (9) & Charles (5). All except Adrian Snr born Marylebone
1871 census Adrian J Guymer (60 bn St Geo Hanover Sq cordwainer) living at Dorset Sq, Regents Park, St Marylebone with wife Ann (57 bn Marylebone), daughter Mary A (16 bn Marylebone florist) & nephew George Motts (4 bn St Andrews Holborn)
1881 census Adrian Guymer (71 cordwainer) living at 44 Park Road, Marylebone with wife Fran (68). Both born Marylebone


ELIZABETH GUYMER Generation 2

Elizabeth Guymer baptised September 1814 St George Hanover Square the daughter of Thos (lab) & Elizabeth of Queen Street (PR 609)
Elizabeth Guymer marries William David Mott 5th July 1829 St George, Hanover Square, Middlesex (PR 486) after banns. {same day & location as brother Henry above}. Botp. Witnesses Thomas Guymer & Elizabeth Ann Mott


ADRIAN JAMES GUYMER Generation 3

James Guymer born c1834 Marylebone the son of Adrian & Johanna Hale
Marriage of Adrian James Guymer Brentford District September Quarter 1856 ref 3a 105, probably to Mary Ann Absalom
Adrian James Guymer died22 19th March 1924, buried 26th March Woolwich Cemetary, Greenwich. Death registered of an Adrian J Guymer aged 90 Woolwich District March Quarter 1924 ref 1d 1705
Death registered of a Mary A Guymer aged 79 Woolwich District June Quarter 1913 ref 1d 1184

Children of James & Mary Ann

Mary Ann GuymerBorn c1858 Marylebone (more below)
Alice Kitty GuymerBorn 1860 Plumstead, Kent (more below)
Eliza Louisa GuymerBorn 1862 Plumstead. Lewisham District Q1 1d 733 (more below)
Minnie Charlotte GuymerBorn 1864 Plumstead. Lewisham District Q2 1d 720 (more below)
Frances Elizabeth GuymerBorn 1867 Plumstead. Lewisham District Q2 1d 824
Grace Annie GuymerBorn 1872 Riverhead, Kent. Sevenoaks District Q2 2a 519. Death Grace Annie Guymer aged 13 Sevenoaks District Q4 ref 2a 361
James Henry GuymerBorn 1872. Sevenoaks District Q2 2a 519. Death James Henry Guymer aged 0 Sevenoaks District Q4 1872 2a 280 {undoubtedly a twin of Grace}
Eleanor Maud GuymerBorn c1877. Sevenoaks District Q1 2a 592

Probable further child burial 4th December 1865 St Margaret, Plumstead, Greenwich (PR 2084) Esther Sarah Ann Guymer aged 1 of 6 Richmond Place, Plumstead. Registered Lewisham District Q4 1865 1d 519. Birth Lewisham District Q4 1864 1d 740

1861 census James Guymer (27 bn London lab & arsenal head) living at 6 Orchard Row, Plumstead, Kent with wife Mary Ann (27 bn Hampton) & children Mary Ann (3 bn Marylebone) & Alice K (1 bn Plumstead, Kent). Also resident brother Alfred T Guymer (19 bn Marylebone lab garage dept unm)
1871 census James Guymer (37 bn Marylebone railway shunter) living at Danton Green, Otford, Kent with wife Mary Ann (37 bn Hampton, Middlesex) & children Mary Ann (13 bn Marylebone scholar), Alice Kitty (11 bn Plumstead scholar), Eliza (9 bn Plumstead scholar), Minnie (7 bn Plumstead scholar) & Frances (4 bn Plumstead)
1881 census James Greymer (47 bn St James, London signalman on railway) living at Reynolds Cottages, Otford, Kent with wife Mary Ann (47 bn Hampton laundress) & children Frances E (13 bn Plumstead scholar), Grace A (8 bn Riverhead, Kent scholar) & Eleanor (4 bn Riverhead). Also resident lodger Robert Laurence (20 bn riverhead carman)
1891 census James Guymer (56 bn St James London head marr signalman) living at Linden Square, Sevenoaks, Kent with wife Mary A (56 bn Hampton, Middlesex) & children Eleanor M (14 bn Sevenoaks scholar) & grandson William H Cowley (6 bn Plumstead scholar)
1901 census James Guymer (68 bn St James London head marr railway gateman) living at 72 Nelson Road, Whitstable with wife Mary (68 bn New Hampton, Middlesex) & daughter Elenora (24 bn Sevenoaks, Kent)
1911 census Adrian James Gymer (77 bn London Old Age Pensioner) living 2 Harbour Place, Whistable, Kent with wife Mary Ann (77 bn Hampton, Middlesex married 57 yrs, 6 of 9 children born alive still living)

Marriage of Eleanor Maud Guymer Blean District June Quarter 1907 ref 2a 1842


ALFRED THOMAS GUYMER Generation 3

Alfred Thomas Guymer born 1841 Marylebone the son of Adian & Johanna. Registered Marylebone District December Quarter ref 1 181
Alfred Thomas Guymer marries Esther Mary Ann Davis 5th June 1864 at All Saints Church, Paddington (PR 265) after banns. Alfred (FA lab) the son of Adrian James (bootmaker) and Esther (minor) the daughter of John (lab). Both of 14 Pread St, single & signed. Witnesses Adrian James & Joanna Guymer. Registered Kensington District June Quarter 1864 ref 1a 175
Alfred Guymer died22 25th August 1879, buried 30th August Charlton Cemetary, Greenwich. Death registered Alfred Guymer aged 38 St George Hanover Square District September Quarter 1879 ref 1a 235
Death registered Esther Guymer aged 85 Deptford District September Quarter 1931 ref 1d 689

Children of Alfred & Esther

Caroline GuymerBorn 1866 (more below)
Alfred Adrian John GuymerBorn4 27th April 1866 (more below)
George GuymerBorn 1869 Plumstead. George James Guymer Woolwich District Q2 1d 852 George Guymer buried22 4th October 1957 Hither Green Cemetary, Lewisham. Lewisham District aged 88 Q4 ref 5d 90
Alice GuymerBorn 1874 Peckham. Camberwell District Q4 1d 797
Ada GuymerBorn 1876 Charlton, Kent (more below)
Charles GuymerBorn 1879 Charlton. Charles John Guymer Woolwich District Q2 1d 1028. Buried22 5th October Nunhead Cemetary, Southwark 5th October 1900 aged 21. Reg Woolwich District Q4 1900 ref 1d 599

An Alice Guymer aged 67 buried22 21st November 1941 at Grove Park Cemetary, Lewisham registered Wandsworth District Q4 ref 1d 484

1851 census Alfred Guymer (9 bn Marylebone) living at Park Street, St Marylebone Christchurch, Middlesex with parents
1861 census Alfred T Guymer (19 bn Marylebone lab garage dept unm) living at 6 Orchard Row, Plumstead, Kent with brother James

1881 census Esther Guymer (34 bn Woolwich housekeeper wid) living at 1 Church Street, Woolwich, Greenwich with children Alfred (14 bn Plumstead, Kent telegraph messenger), George (12 bn Plumstead scholar), Alice (6 bn Peckham scholar), Ada (5 bn Charlton, Kent) & Charles (2 bn Charlton). Also resident nephew George A Mott (14 bn London errand boy) & lodger Charles Knowles (20 bn London grocer's asst)
1891 census Esther Guymer (44 bn Woolwich head wid mangling woman) living at 47 Bennets Road Deptford St Paul, Kent with children George J (22 bn Plumstead bricklayers lab unm), Ada (15 bn Woolwich mangling assistant) & Charles J (12 bn Woolwich scholar). Also resident nephew Edward Mott (9 bn Peckham scholar) {Edward William Mott registered Camberwell District Q3 1881 1d 1881 } & boarder Minnie Prettle (28 bn Newington barmaid unm)
1901 census Esther Guymer (54 bn Woolwich head mar living on own means) living at 66 St Bennets Road, Deptford St Paul with children George (32 bn Plumstead scaffolder building worker unm), Alice (26 bn Camberwell serv dom unm) & Edward Guymer (19 bn Peckham ? finisher unm). Also resident boarders William Mott (64 London coachman dom wid) & George Lee (21 bn Bermondsey cellerman unm)
1911 census Esther Guymer (64 bn Woolwich, Kent wid) living at 85 Dennetts Rd, New Cross SE, Peckham, London with son George (43 bn Plumstead, Kent lab)

1911 census Alice Guymer (35 bn Camberwell serv housemaid dom) living 189 Gordon Rd, Peckham, London within Morgate household
1939 Register George Guymer (bn 13 Mar 1869 scafolder) living 21 Lausanne Rd, Deptford, London with sister Alice Guymer (bn 24 Sept 1874 Dom Duties). Both single

1911 census Edward Guymer (33 bn Nunhead, London carman) living 35 Hamble St, Fulham, London with wife Beatrice (29 bn Peckham married 5 yrs, 1 of 1 child born alive still living) & son Edward (4 bn Chelsea). {In 1891 Edward Mott is nephew to Esther. In 1901 Edward Guymer is son. Considering he was born 3 years after the death of her husband it is likely Edward is the son of the 1901 lodger William Mott}. Marriage registered Edward Guymer & Lucy Beatrice Wooder Camberwell District Q2 1905 ref 1d 1487. Birth registered Edward Henry Guymer Chelsea District Q2 1907 1a 366. Marriage Edward Guymer & Ada Field registered Chelsea District Q4 1927 ref 1a 982
1939 Register Ada Guymer (born 20 May 1907 UDD marr) living The Convent, Church Hill Newhaven, Sussex

1919-1923 Electoral Rolls George Gymer living 4 Mona Rd, Chelsea & Deptford {1924 with Esther}
1926-1930 Electoral Rolls George & Esther Gymer living 101 Dennett's Rd, Depford {1931 with Alice}

From Daily News 12th September 1874 Lambeth Police Courts:- An Ambrose Lee a cripple aged 11, was brought before Mr Chance by Iremonger, the school board officer having been taken into custody by Alfred Guymer 148P, for begging


MARY ANN GUYMER Generation 4

Mary Ann Guymer born c1858 Marylebone the daughter of James & Mary Ann
Marries Joseph Player Sevenoaks District September Quarter 1886 ref 2a 923

1861 census Mary Ann Guymer (3 bn Marylebone) living at 6 Orchard Row, Plumstead, Kent with parents
1871 census Mary Ann Guymer (13 bn Marylebone scholar) living at Danton Green, Otford, Kent with parents
1881 census Annie H Guymer (23 bn Marylebone cook) living at 10 Hanover Terrace, Marylebone with Platan family
1891 census Annie Player (33 bn Marylebone) living at 102 Cage Lane, Plumstead St Nicholas with husband Joseph (38 bn Woolwich lab+) & daughters Margaret G G (12 bn India), Marsalin M (12), Alice M (1) & Minnie L (1). Rest all born Plumstead
1901 census Annie Player (43 bn Marylebone) living at 102 Lakedale Road, Plumstead St Nicholas with husband Joseph (48 bn Woolwich forge lab Royal Arsenal) & daughters May (13), Alice (11) & Grace (8). All born Plumstead. Also resident nephew William Crowley
1911 census Annie Player (53 bn Marylebone housekeeper attending to home & family only married 25 yrs, 3 of 5 children born alive still living) living 102 Lakeside Rd, Plumstead with husband Joseph (59 bn Woolwich gen lab leading hande or foot steel working forge Royal Arsenal Woolwich) & daughters Marseline May (24 dressmaker), Alice Maud (21 millinery assisting in the business) & Grace Adelaide (18 nil occ). All girls born Plumstead


ALICE KITTY GUYMER Generation 4

Alice Kitty Guymer born 1860 Plumstead, Kent the daughter of James & Mary Ann. Registered Lewisham District December Quarter ref 1d 698
Alice Kitty Guymer marries William Candelet 19th November 1881 St Nicholas, Plumstead (PR 148). Alice the daughter of James (signals man) & William (occ illeg) the son of William (blacksmith). Both FA, single, signed & of Plumstead. Witnesses J Guymer & Adelaide Sharp. Registered Woolwich District September Quarter 1881 ref 1d 1615
Alice Kitty Candelet re-marries to Charles Arthur Wenham 1st June 1901 Methodist Chapel, Greenwich. Alice (35 wid) the daughter of James (railway gateman) & Charles (29 lab Royal Arsenal) the son of John (dec'd lab). Both of 33 Earl St, Plumstead. Witnesses Minnie Clarke & J Guymer

1861 census Alice K Guymer (1 bn Plumstead, Kent) living at 6 Orchard Row, Plumstead, Kent with parents
1871 census Alice Kitty Guymer (11 bn Plumstead scholar) living at Danton Green, Otford, Kent with parents
1881 census Alice K Guymer (21 bn Plumstead machinist) living at 2 Dawson Street, Plumstead, Kent with Aunt & Uncle Robert & Eliza Burton
1891 census Alice K Candelet (31 bn Plumstead) living at 5 Francis Street, Plumstead St Nicholas with husband William (35 bn Plaistow hammerman - smith) & son William (4 bn Plumstead). Also resident brother-in-law William (31 gen lab bn Hyde, Cheshire)
1901 census Alice Candelet (40 head wid) living at 33 Eare Street, Plumsted St John the Baptist with children William (14) & Dorothy (9). Also resident Charlie Werham (26 unm lab in arsenal). All born Plumstead
1911 census Alice Wenham (50 married 10 yrs no children) living 86 Tuan Rd, Plumstead with husband Charles (36 bn Appledore, Kent gen lab railway works) & her children William Candelet (24 shop assistant) & Dorethy (19 shop assistant). Also resient boarder Elise Dymott (9 school). All except Charles born Plusmtead


ELIZA LOUISA GUYMER Generation 4

Eliza Louisa Guymer born 1862 Plumstead, Kent the daughter of James & Mary Ann. Registered Lewisham District March Quarter ref 1d 733
Eliza Louisa Guymer marries Sevenoaks District December Quarter 1883 ref 2a 1059, probably to Charles Town(e)

1871 census Eliza (9 bn Plumstead scholar) living at Danton Green, Otford, Kent with parents
1881 census Eliza L Guymer (19 bn Plumstead serv) living at 32 Southwick Street, Paddington with James family
1901 census Eliza L Town (38 bn Plumstead dressmaker marr) living on own at 21 Victoria Road, Plumstead St Nicholas
1911 census Eliza Louisa Town (49 bn Plumstead dressmaker married 20 yrs, no children) living 21 Victoria Rd, Sevenoaks


MINNIE CHARLOTTE GUYMER Generation 4

Minnie Charlotte Guymer born 1864 Plumstead the daughter of James & Mary Ann. Registered Lewisham District June Quarter ref 1d 720
Charlotte Minnie marries Alfred Darke after banns read St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich 4/11/18th December 1887. Charlotte of Rivenhead, Sevenoaks & Alfred otp. Registered (as Minnie Charlotte) Sevenoaks District December Quarter 1887 ref 2a 1084

1871 census Minnie Guymer (7 bn Plumstead scholar) living at Danton Green, Otford, Kent with wife parents
1881 census Minnie C Guymer (18 bn Plumstead gen serv dom) living at 4 St Johns Terrace, Plumstead with Barkerfamily
1891 census Minnie C Darke (26) living 102 Caye Lane, Plumstead St Nicholas with husband Alfred (29 bombadier Roayl Artillery). Both born Plumstead, Kent
1901 census Minnie C Darke (37) living 31 Church Road, Hackney St Peter with husband Alfred (34 military tailor employer) & son Alfred J (8). All born Plumstead, Kent
1911 census Minnie Darke (47 bn Plumstead married 23 yrs, 2 of 2 children born alive still living) living 151 Church Road, Barnes, Surrey with husband Alfred (44 tailor maker) & son Alfred James (18 tailor assistant cutter). All born Plumstead, Kent. Also resident granddaughter Lillian Gladys Darke (6 bn Hackney school


CAROLINE GUYMER Generation 4

Caroline Guymer born 1866 Plumstead the daughter of Alfred & Esther Mary Ann (Davis). Registered as Caroline A Guymer Lewisham District June Quarter 1d 799. In all probability a twin of Alfred Adrian below
Caroline Guymer marries Charles Coombes 3rd September 1890 All Saints, Hatcham Park, Middlesex (PR 197). Caroline (24 single) the daughter of Alfred (deceased) & Charles (31 wid tin plate maker) the son of Henry (deceased). Both of 49 Dennetts Rd & signed. Witnesses Alfdred & Esther Guymer

1901 census Caroline Coombes (34 bn Plumstead, Kent) living at 10 Dennetts Grove, Plumstead with husband Charles (43 born NK tin plate maker) with step children & children Charles (20 bn Kent cobbler boot), Edward (15 bn Dulwich), Alfred (9 bn Kensington), Caroline (8 bn Kensington), Arthur (6 bn Newcross), Alice (5 bn Newcross), Ada (5 bn Newcross) & Bert (3 bn Newcross)


ALFRED ADRIAN JOHN GUYMER Generation 4

Alfred Adrian John Guymer born4 27th April 1866 Plumstead, Kent the son of Alfred & Esther Mary Ann (Davis). Registered Lewisham District June Quarter 1d 799
Alfred Adrian Guymer marries Mary Minnie Adelaide Shuttleworth 15th April 1894 at All Saints Church, Hatcham Park, London (PR 17). Alfred (27 Railway Constable) son of Alfred Thomas & Mary (25) the daughter of William. Both single, signed & of 49 Dunnetts Rd. Witnesses George ??, Wm W Leaper & Enid Laura ??. Occupations of fathers illegible
Death of Alfred A J Guymer registered aged 63 Edmonton District June Quarter 1929 ref 3a 651

Children of Alfred & Minnie

Alfred William Percy GuymerBorn 23rd February 1895 (more below)
George Adrian GuymerBapt 30th May 1897 St Michael Islington (more below)
Charles John GuymerBorn 7th September 1899, bapt 27th (PR1295) St Mary of Bethany, New Wortley, W Yorks son of Alfred Adrian John (railway servant) & Mary Minnie Adelaide of 13 Lodge Lane. Bramley District Q4 ref 9b 344. Death Bromley aged 0 Q2 1900 9b 273
Cissie May GuymerBorn 21st May 1901, bapt 12th June (PR1824) St Mary of Bethany of Alfred (railway constable) & Minnie. Of 13 Lodge Avenue Bramley District Q3 ref 9b 342
Eddie Craven GuymerBorn 1909 Bramley District Q2 (more below

Cissie M Guymer marries Edward H Joyes registered Edmonton District September Quarter 1933 ref 3a 2192

1901 census Alfred Guymer (24 bn Plumstead, Kent railway constable head) living at 13 Lodge Avenue, Wortley, Yorkshire with wife Minnie (32 bn Chiddingfield, Surrey) & sons Alfred (6) & George (3). Both born London
1911 census Alfred Guymer (44 bn Plumstead railway constable) living at 24 Glenwood Rd, S Tottenham, Middlesex with wife Minnie (42 bn Cheddingford, Surrey married 17 yrs, 4 of 5 children born alive still living) & children Alfred (16 bn Islington butcher's assistant), George (14 bn Islington errand boy oil shop), Cissie (10 bn Leeds, Yorks school) & Eddie (2 bn Leeds). Also resident 2 boarders
1939 Register Mary Guymer (bn 26/07/1868 UDD wid) living 28 Glenwood Rd, Tottenham, Middlesex {next to son Eddie}


ADA GUYMER Generation 4

Ada Guymer born 1876 Charlton, Kent the daughter of Alfred & Esther Mary Ann (Davis). Registered Woolwich District June Quarter ref 1d 1028
Ada Guymer marries William Albert Jolley 1st August 1898 St Catherine, Hatcham, Middlesex (PR 146) after banns read St Catherine 17/24/31 July 1898 botp. Ada 22 of 49 Dennetts Rd) the daughter of Alfred (deceased policeman) & William (23 fruiterer of 43 Lansomme Rd) the son of Richard (dyer). Both single & signed. Witnesses Charles Coombes & George ?? Registered Greenwich District September Quarter 1898 ref 1d 1855

1881 census Ada Guymer (5 bn Charlton, Kent) living at 1 Church Street, mangling assistant) living at 47 Bennets Road Deptford St Paul, Kent with mother
1891 census Ada Guymer (15 bn Woolwich mangling assistant) living at 47 Bennets Road Deptford St Paul, Kent with mother
1901 census Ada Jolley (26 bn Camberwell) living at 26 Nigel Road, Camberwell with husband William A (26 bn Beckenham carman) & son William R A (1 bn Camberwell


ALFRED WILLIAM PERCY GUYMER Generation 5

Alfred William Percy Guymer born 23rd February 1895 Islington the son of Alfred Adrian John & Mary Minnie Adelaide (Shuttleworth. Registered Islington District March Quarter ref 1b 256
Alfred W P Guymer marries Florence Ethel Bird 9th April 1922 at West Green, Edmonton, London. Registered Edmonton District June Quarter 1922 ref 3a 1264
Alfred dies 1973 Haringey, London & Florence dies 1969 St Pancras

Children14 of Alfred & Florence, all registered Edmonton District

Vera M GuymerQ3 1922 3a 897
Doris M GuymerQ4 1923 3a 776
Alfred GuymerQ2 1925 3a 849
Gladys D GuymerQ4 1926 3a 777
Dennis P GuymerQ3 1928 3a 887
Iris A GuymerQ2 1931 3a 972

From British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Alfred WP GUYMER born c1895 of 28 Glenwood Road, Haringay, London previously with GN Ry Kings Cross loco fireman. Enlists as Sapper 276618 with Royal Engineers at Camden Town. Served France & Belgium. Transferred to the reserves 1st August 1919

1901 census Alfred Guymer (6 bn London) living at 13 Lodge Avenue, Wortley, Yorkshire with parents
1911 census Alfred Guymer (16 bn Islington butcher's assistant) living at 24 Glenwood Rd, S Tottenham, Middlesex with parents
1933 Electoral Roll Alfred William Percy & Florence Ethel Guymer living 3 Woodlands Park Rd, Haringey. 1939 Register Alfred W P Guymer (bn 23 Feb 1895 locomotive engine driver) living 3 Woodlands Park Rd, Tottenham, Middlesex with wife Florence (bn 30 Mr 1895 UDD). Plus 3 closed entries


GEORGE ADRIAN GUYMER Generation 5

George Adrian Guymer baptised 30th May 1897 St Michael Islington (PR4 80) the son of Alfred Adrian John & Mary Minnie Adelaide (Shuttleworth. Father railway constable of 64 Delhi St. Registered Islington District Q2 1897 ref 1b 298
George A Guymer marries Ivy M Fell registered Hammersmith District Q3 1927 ref 1a 770

1901 census George Guymer (3 bn London) living at 13 Lodge Avenue, Wortley, Yorkshire with parents
1911 census George Guymer (14 bn Islington errand boy oil shop) living at 24 Glenwood Rd, S Tottenham, Middlesex with parents
1939 Register George Guymer (bn 29/04/1897 head hospital male nurse) living 836 Green Lane, Dagenham, Essex with wife Ivy Margaret (bn 10/11/1905. also surname Manning & Meyer crossed)


EDDIE CRAVEN GUYMER Generation 5

Eddie Craven Guymer born 1909 the son of Alfred Adrian John & Mary Minnie Adelaide Shuttleworth, registered Bramley District Q2 ref 9b 326
Eddie C Guymer marries Gwendoline H Rowbottom registered Barnet District September Quarter 1938 ref 3a 2609

Child14 of Eddie & Gwendoline

Valerie J GuymerQ3 1942 Islington District

1911 census Eddie Guymer (2 bn Leeds) living at 24 Glenwood Rd, S Tottenham, Middlesex with parensts
1939 register Eddie C Guymer (bn 21 Mar 1909 machine shop foreman aircraft scientific instrument) living 28 Glenwood Rd, Tottenham, Middlesex with wife Gwen H (bn 15 Apr 1912 UDD)



JOHN BOWER GYMER Generation 1

John Bower Gymer born c1793
John Bower Gymer marries Mary Ann Ellison 30th June 1822 St Marylebone (PR 474) after banns read 10/17/24 June 1822 (PR 2023). Both single & otp. Witnesses Sarah Golding & Rich Parkin
John Bower Gymer buried 30th October 1842 aged 49 of Paul Square at St John the Baptist, Hoxton, Hackney (PR 2090). From burial record of Paul Square, Selby. Funeral costs 8/6
It is thought Mary Ann Gymer remarries to William James Goding 7th September 1846 at Trinity Church, Lambeth, Surrey. William (farrier) of Royal Street son of Charles (dec'd cooper) & Mary Ann (daughter of Samuel Ellison dec'd groom). Both widows & of full age

Known children of John & Mary Ann

Henry GymerBapt 4th August 1823 St Marylebone (more below)
Sarah Ann GymerBorn c1824. Burial 14th October 1855 St John the Baptist, Hoxton, Hackney (PR 1812) of Sarah Ann Gymer aged 31 of Paul Square
Thomas John GymerBorn 27th July 1828 (IGI) bapt 29th November 1835 Shoreditch St Leonard (PR976) father farrier of Paul Square. Burial Thomas John Gymer of Paul Square aged 10 at St John the Baptist, Hoxton (PR1020). Burial costs 15/-

1851 census May Ann Goding (48 bn St James, Middlesex laundress) living at 13 Paul Square, Shoreditch with husband William (67 Bermondsey, Surrey farrier) together with Henry Peoples (18)

For possible forebears of John see London & Middlesex Strays


HENRY GYMER Generation 2

Henry Gymer born 4th July 1823 (IGI) baptised 4th August 1823 St Marylebone (PR 1770) the son of John (trade) & Mary Ann of Marylebone
Henry Gymer marries Ann Maria Ball 18th May 1846 Bethnal Green St Matthew. Henry (cane worker) the son of John Bowen (farmer) & Ann the daughter of Joseph (soldier). Both of 5 Union Row, single & FA. Witnesses William Pastier & Sarah Durrant. Registered Bethnal Green District June Quarter 1846 ref 2 9
Death registered of an Ann Maria Gymer Shoreditch District December 1855 Quarter ref 1c ??
Henry Gymer marries Martha Ann Cary 12th February 1857 St James, Shoreditch, Middlesex. Henry (wid cane worker of 13 Paul Square, Finsbury) the son of John Bowers (farrier) & Martha the daughter of Joseph (porter). Witnesses Thomas Roberts Biddlescombe & Martha Cary. Registered Shoreditch District March Quarter 1857 ref 1c 257

Known child of Henry & Ann Maria

Joseph GymerBorn c1855 (more below)

1851 census Henry Gymer (27 bn London cane maker) living Old Artillery Ground, Whitechapel with wife Ann (26 bn Lambeth)
1871 census Henry Gymer (47 bn Marylebone cane+) living Shoreditch with wife Martha (36 bn Finsbury tie maker) & mother Mary Ann Gosling (68 bn St James laundress), visitor Martha Davey (5 bn St Lukes) & lodgers Hannah Hutchinson (41 bn St Andrews) & Robert Hutchinson (19 bn Clerkenwell)
1881 census Henry Gymer (57 bn Marylebone head marr cane dresser) living at 260 Tabard Street, Newington, Surrey with wife Martha A (46 bn St Lukes, Middlesex needle worker), granddaughter Martha M A Gymer (8 bn St Giles, Middlesex) & mother Mary A Coding (77 bn St James, Middlesex wid)


JOSEPH GYMER Generation 3

Joseph Gymer born (from censuses) c1855 Bishopgate {birth of a Joseph Gymer registerd West Ham District March Quarter 1855 ref 4a 38} the son of Henry & Ann Maria Ball
Joseph Gymer marries Mary Ann Winter 17th May 1875 St Thomas, Bethnal Green (PR 241) by banns. Joseph (21 cane dresser) the son of Henry (cane dresser) & Mary Ann (20) the daughter of Stephen (artificial flower maker). Both single & of 17 Whitfield St. Witnesses Henry & Martha Ann Gymer. Registered Bethnal Green District June Quarter 1875 ref 1c 639
Death of a Joseph Gymer aged 29 on 2nd November 1883 at St Saviours Union Infirmary (casebook ref 6/1126). Cause of death phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis). Registered St Saviour District December Quarter 1883 ref 1d 79

Children of Joseph & Mary Ann

Martha Mary Ann GymerBorn c1872 (more below)
Joseph Stephen GymerBapt 21st Februaury 1875 Southfields (more below)
Kate GymerBorn c1881 (more below)

1881 census Joseph Gymer (26 bn Longalley, Bishopgate costermonger) living at 13 Nottingham Court, London with wife Mary Ann (25 bn St Georges Borough flower woman) & son Joseph (6 bn Nottingham Court scholar)


MARTHA MARY ANN GYMER Generation 4

Martha Mary Ann Gymer born c1873 the daughter of Joseph & Mary Ann (Winter)
Martha Mary Ann Gymer marries William George Barham 19th October 1890 St Mary, Haggerston, Middlesex (PR 369) after banns. Martha (18 of 27 Henshaw St) the daughter of Joseph (deceased) & William (19 carman of 37 Henshaw St). Both single & signed. Witnesses William George Barham & Fanny Bailey. Registered St Saviours District Decemeber Quarter 1890 ref 1d 310

1881 census Martha M A Gymer (8 bn St Giles, Middlesex) living at 260 Tabard Street, Newington, Surrey with grandparents Henry & Martha A Gymer
1891 census Martha Barham (18 bn Lambeth) living St George the Martyr, Southwark with husband William (20 bn Bow carman) & son William (4 mths bn Lambeth). Living with in-laws William & Amy Barham
1901 census Martha Barham (28 bn Bloombury) living at Lambeth with husband William Barham (30 bn London head marr contractors carman) & children William (10), Annie (7) & Martha (2). All born Lambeth
1911 census Martha M A Barham (38 bn Holborne married 21 yrs, 9 of 10 children born alive still living) living 26 Colwyn St, Lambeth SE with husband William L Barham (40 bn Holborne carman) & children Anne (17), Joseph (15 travellor in cab trade, Martha (12 school), Harry (10 school), Susan (8 school), Grace (6 school), Mary (4) & Bitsy (2). All children born Lambeth


JOSEPH STEPHEN GYMER Generation 4

Joseph Stephen Gymer baptised 21st February 1875 Southfields St Michael & All Angels, Middlesex (PR 1849) the son of Joseph (+ dyer) & Mary Ann (Winter) of 17 Whitfield, Wandsworth
Joseph Gymer marries Mary Ann Mitchell 30th February 1896 at Christchurch, Southwark, London (PR 227) after banns. Joseph (21 gen dealer of 2 Upperhound St made mark) the son of Joseph (gen dealer) & Mary (18 of 6 Broadwall signed) the daughter of Frederick (cab driver). Both single. Witnesses Frederick Mitchell & Martha Mary Ann Barham. Registered St Saviour District March Quarter 1896 ref 1d 112
Death registered Joseph Gymer aged 73 W Ham District March Quarter 1948 ref 5c 1275
Death registered Mary A Gymer aged 62 Lambeth District September Quarter 1920 ref 1d 209

Known children of Joseph & Mary Ann

Martha GymerBapt 14th June 1896 Lambeth St Mary (more below)
Mary Ann GymerBapt 9th January 1898 Westminster Bridge Rd St Paul (more below)
Joseph GymerBorn 16th August 1899 Walworth (more below)
Kate GymerBorn 19th July, bapt 18th Aug 1901 Lambeth St Mary (PR507) father a flower maker of 4 Abbey Place. Registered Lambeth District September Quarter ref 1d 343
Henry GymerBorn 6th August 1903 Kensington. Lambeth District Q3 1d 421 (more below)
Frederick GymerBorn 25th March 1907 Waterloo. Lambeth District Q1 1d 282
Eliza Elizabeth GymerBorn 9th November 1909 Waterloo Lambeth District Q4 1d 281
Lily GymerBorn 29th March 1912 Lambeth. Lambeth District Q3 1d 522
Stephen GymerBorn 31st January 1914 Lambeth. Lambeth District Q1 1d 575
Violet GymerBorn 23rd March 1916 London. Lambeth District Q1 1d 431, married John Edward Jarvis 10th July 1933 {Lambeth Q4 1d 592}, died 2nd March 1961, London4

A Frederick H Gymer marries Edith M Hunt registered W Ham District December Quarter 1939 ref 4a 251 (more likely from Maldon clan
An Eliza E Gymer marries George H E Weyman registered Southwark District September Quarter 1933 ref 1d 256
A Lily Gymer marries Charles S Hayden registered Lambeth District June Quarter 1932 ref 1d 392
A Stephen Gymer marries Louise L Phelps registered Lambeth District December Quarter 1933 ref 1d 617. {Probable children14 mother's maiden name Phelps all Lambeth District except where stated Irene L Q2 1934 1d 271, Louisa L Q1 1937 1d 267, Stephen Q2 1939 1d 290, Frederick A C Exeter Q1 1941 5b 273 & Ronald Q1 1946 1d 223}

1881 census Joseph Gymer (6 bn Nottingham Court scholar) living at 13 Nottingham Court, London with parents
1901 census Joseph Gymer (26 bn St Giles artificial flower manufacturer) living in Lambeth with wife Mary (23 bn Lambeth) & children Martha (5 bn Lambeth), Mary (3 bn Bermondsey) & Joseph (2 bn Walworth)
1911 census Joseph Gymer (36 bn Bloomsbury artificial flower maker) living at 2 Morton Place, Lambeth, London with wife Mary (33 bn Lambeth married 15 yrs, 7 of 8 children born alive still living) & children Martha (15 bn Lambeth), Mary (13 Bermondsey), Joseph (11 bn Lambeth), Kate (9 bn Lambeth), Henry (7 bn Lambeth), Frederick (4 bn Lambeth) & Eliza (1 and half bn Lambeth)
1905-1910 Electoral Rolls Joseph Gymer living 23 Cory Square, Lambeth
1911 Electoral Roll Joseph Gymer living 2 Morton Place, Lambeth North
1912 Electoral Roll Joseph Gymer living 12 Boniface St, Lambeth North
1914 Electoral Roll Joseph Gymer living 260 Tabard St, Newington W
1915 Electoral Roll Joseph Gymer living 33 Lambeth Walk, Lambeth North
1918-1926 Electoral Rolls Joseph & Mary Ann Gymer living 1 St Albans St, Lambeth. {1925-26 also son Henry}
1928-29 Electoral Rolls Joseph, MAry Ann & Henry Gymer living 19 Helston House, White Hart St, Lambeth SE11

1925-27 Electoral Rolls Joseph Gymer living 8 China Place, St Albans St, Lambeth SE11
1929 Electoral Roll Joseph & Margaret Gymer living 8 China Place, Lambeth
1930 Electoral Roll Joseph & Margaret Gymer living 92 Pendragon Rd, Lewisham
1931 Electoral Roll Joseph & Margaret Gymer living 63 Wedgewood House, Walnut Tree Walk, Norwood & Lambeth SE11

From ancestry.co.uk WW1 Pensions:-
Joseph Gymer born St Giles, London enlisted Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment as Pte 5/875 28th September 1914 having previously served with the 4th Bn East Surrey (Militia) from 1896 for 6 years. At enlistment aged 36 & a labourer. Wife Mary Anne Gymer (nee Mitchell) of 4 Manning Place, Lolland Street, Lambeth. He deserted in 1916 & after serving 112 days custody was discharged as no longer physically fit for war service having suffered compound fractures of left tibia & fibia as a result of direct violence off duty. Discharge address 1 St Albans Street, Lambeth. Details of his marriage & children's births obtained from army records

From British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Joseph Gymer (bn c1899) hawker of 8 China Walk, Lambeth, NoK father Joseph enlisted 26th September 1917 at Camberwell Park Pte 17374 The Buffs Kent Regt. Served in France. Demob 24th November 1919 to 1 St Albans St, Lambeth


KATE GYMER Generation 4

Kate Gymer born c1881 the daughter of Joseph & Mary Ann. Birth registered of a Catherine Gymer St Giles District December Quarter 1881 ref 1b 639
Kate Gymer marries Henry Johnson 8th February 1903 Christ Church, London (PR 183). Kate (22) daughter of Joseph (deceased hawker) & Henry (30 glass blower made mark) the son of George (harness maker). Both single & of 43 Hatfield St. Witnesses Joseph Gymer & Eliza Herberts

1911 Catherine Johnson (29 bn Newington married 8 yrs, 4 of 4 children born alive still living) living 3 Abbey Place, Lambeth SE with husband Henry (37 bn Lambeth dock lab) & children Ellen (7 bn Newington), Pollie (4 bn Lambeth), Henry (2 bn Lambeth) & Martha Ann (2 mths bn Lambeth)


MARTHA GYMER Generation 5

Martha Gymer baptised 14th June 1896 Lambeth St Mary (PR 855) the daughter of Joseph (gen dealer) & Mary Ann (Mitchell) of 3 Abbey Pl. Registered Lambeth District June Quarter 1896 ref 1d 353
Martha Gymer marries Edward Arthur James 9th June 1912 St Thomas, Lambeth, London (PR 295) after banns. Martha (18 of Oakley St) the daughter of Joseph (artificial flower maker) & Edward (19 of Cole St) the son of Alfred (works at ? foundry). Both single & signed. Witnesses William Patrick Sheehan & Mary Ann Gymer. {Banns probably read 5/12/19th May 1912 St Mary, Lambeth (PR 188) as Martha Gymer & Arthur James ( a minor), both single & otp}

1901 census Martha Gymer (5 bn Lambeth) living in Lambeth with wife parents
1911 census Martha Gymer (15) living at Lambeth, London with parents


MARY ANN GYMER Generation 5

Mary Ann Gymer baptised 9th January 1898 St Paul Westminster Bridge Rd (PR 547) the daughter of Joseph (gen dealer) & Mary Ann (Mitchell) of 17 Barron's Pl. Registered St Olave District January Quarter 1898 ref 1d 217
Mary Ann Gymer marries Thomas Alfred Richardson 8th July 1917 St Thomas, Lambeth, London (PR 54) after banns. Mary (19) the daughter of Joseph (artificial flower maker) & Thomas (19 GPG carrier) the son of Alfred (deceased French polisher). Both single, signed & of 30 Lambeth Square. Witnesses Henry Edward Parry & Susan Helsey. Registered Lambeth District September Quarter 1917 ref 1d 557

1901 census Mary Gymer (3 bn Bermondsey) living in Lambeth with wife parents
1911 census Mary Gymer (13) living at Lambeth, London with parents


JOSEPH GYMER Generation 5

Joseph Gymer born 16th August the son of Joseph & Mary Ann (Mitchell), bapt 22nd October 1899 Walworth St Paul (PR638), father artificial flower maker of 99 Hillingdon St. Registered Lambeth District Q3 1899 1d 144
Joseph Guymer marries Margaret Gubbins Q1 1930 Lewisham District ref 1d 1329

1901 census Joseph Gymer (2 bn Walworth) living in Lambeth with parents
1911 census Joseph Gymer (11 bn Lambeth) living at 2 Morton Place, Lambeth, London with parents
1939 Register Joseph Gymer (bn 16 Aug 1899 motor fitter) living 74 Alverstone House, Lambeth, London with wife Margaret (bn 6 Jul 1899 UDD). Plus 6 closed entries


HENRY GYMER Generation 5

Henry Gymer born 6th August 1903 Kensington the son of Joseph (gen dealer) & Mary Ann (Mitchell). Registered Lambeth District Q3 1d 421
Henry Gymer marries Ellen Francis Belding Lambeth District Q4 1928 ref 1d 505

Children14 of Henry & Ellen

Henry GymerBorn Q1 1930 Lmbeth District 1d 367
Sally GymerBorn Q3 1931 Lambeth District 1d 369

1911 census Henry Gymer (7 bn Lambeth) living at 2 Morton Place, Lambeth, London with parents
1939 Register Henry Gymer (bn 6 Aug 1903 general builderr's lab government) living 29 Ravvensden St, Lambeth, London with wife Ellen F (bn 4 Jan 1907 UDD). Plus 2 closed entries


Sources:-
4:- Ancestry Public Member Trees
14:- FreeBMD
22:- Deceased On-Line

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