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Ernest Benjamin Mayhew & Amelia Elizabeth Cowley
Great Grandparents
Husband:
 
Ernest Benjamin Mayhew
Born:
  1885
in:
  Kempston, Bedfordshire
Christened:
  4 October 1885
in:
  All Saints, Kempston, Bedfordshire
1st Marriage:
  1907
in:
  Bedford, Bedfordshire
2nd Marriage:
  1938
in:
  St Neots, Huntingdonshire
Died:
  1961
in:
  Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
     
Father:
 
Mother:
 
 
1st Wife:
 
Amelia Elizabeth Cowley (Millie)
Born:
 
1887
in:
 
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Died:
 
1937
in:
 
Bedford, Bedfordshire
     
Father:
 
Mother:
 
 
2nd Wife:
 
Ida Mary Whittemore
Born:
 
5 July 1900
in:
 
Eynesbury, Huntingdonshire
Died:
 
1993
in:
 
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Father:
 
George William Whittemore
Mother:
 
Maud Mary Haynes
 

Ernest Benjamin Mayhew was born in 1885 in Kempston, Bedfordshire. He was the third of seven children and his father worked as a General Labourer.

Amelia Elizabeth Cowley was born in 1887 in Bedford, Bedfordshire and died in 1937 aged 50. She was the second of five children and her father worked as a Coachman.

Millie Mayhew (nee Cowley)

Children
Ernest and Millie had four children, my Grandfather being the first. After Millie died Ernest swiftly remarried, causing much speculation as to their relationship prior to my Great Grandmother's death. He had no more children.

1
Name:
 
M
Born:
  1 February 1908
in:
  Bedford, Bedfordshire
 
Marriage:
  6 April 1931
in:
  Biddenham, Bedfordshire
 
Spouse:
 
Daisy Elkins (1906-1971)
 
Died:
  19 May 1991
in:
  Bath, Avon

Cecil and Daisy, my Grandparents, had two children. Grandad worked as a car mechanic and owned a garage.

Cecil and Daisy's wedding, 1931
Cecil Mayhew

2
Name:
 
Ernest Frank Mayhew (Frank)
M
Born:
  14 November 1915
in:
  Bedford, Bedfordshire
 
Marriage:
  [never married]
   
 
Died:
  1986
in:
  Bedford, Bedfordshire

Frank never married and had no children.

3
Name:
 
Samuel John Mayhew (Johnny or Jack)
M
Born:
  1921
in:
  Bedford, Bedfordshire
 
Marriage:
  1953
in:
  Hemel Hempstead, Bedfordshire
 
Spouse:
 
Madeline Joan Bradley
 
Died:
  2007
in:
  Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Johnny and Madeline never had children.

[clockwise] Cecil Mayhew, John Elkins
& Jack Mayhew (c.1929)
Madeline & Jack (1987)

4
Name:
 
Marjorie Mayhew
F
Born:
  14 Dec 1927
in:
  Bedford, Bedfordshire
 
Marriage:
  c1950
in:
  Biddenham, Bedfordshire
 
Spouse:
 
Eric Hill
 
Died:
  2006
in:
  (to confirm)

Marjorie and Eric never had children.

Census Information

Ernest Benjamin Mayhew:

  • 1891: Scholar (age 5) - Son - High Street, Kempston, Bedfordshire
  • 1901: Groom: Not Domestic (age 15) - Son - 222 Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedfordshire


Amelia Elizabeth Cowley:

  • 1891: [family not found]
  • 1901: Daughter (age 14) - The Stables, Kempston House, Kempston, Bedfordshire

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