Clarice Ogden & John Walton

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Holy Trinity Church, Dalton

Clarice Ogden, born in 1918 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Albert Edward Ogden and Elizabeth Surtees. Clarice’s siblings, AliceMartha and Rodger, are also featured on this website.

Below is a newspaper article published a few days after Clarice’s first marriage, to John Walton.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28th, 1940.

DALTON AND THRYBERGH.

WALTON – OGDEN.

The marriage took place in Holy Trinity Church, Dalton, of Miss Clarice Ogden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Ogden, of 52, Saville Street, Dalton, to Mr. John Walton, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Walton, of 9, Fisher Street, Rotherham.

The ceremony was performed by the Vicar (the Rev. W. A. Hick).

Mr. Roger Ogden (brother of the bride) gave the bride away, and Miss Lily Walton (sister of the bridegroom) was the bridesmaid. Mr. Henry Walton (brother of the bridegroom) was the best man and Mr. Fred Walton the groomsman.

The wedding cake was made and given by Mrs. M. Podmore (sister of the bride).

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Sheldon – Gelder

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All Saints’ Church

Alice Gelder, born in 1912 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Fred Gelder and Martha Ann Surtees.

Below is a newspaper article published shortly after Alice’s marriage to Edwin Sheldon.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, MAY 21, 1932.

SHELDON – GELDER.

The marriage took place in the Rotherham Parish Church on Monday of Mr. Edwin Sheldon, son of Mr. Robert Sheldon and the late Mrs. Sheldon, of 24, Mill Lane, Treeton, and Miss Alice Gelder, daughter of Mr. F. Gelder and the late Mrs. Gelder, of 18, Adams Yard, Rotherham.

The bride was given away by her uncle, Mr. F. Surtees, and the best man was Mr. Harold Whitworth (friend of the bridegroom).

The bridesmaids were Miss Mary Gelder (sister of the bride), Miss Martha Gelder (sister of the bride), and Miss Marjorie Sheldon (niece of the bridegroom).

Hilda Surtees & Thomas Heald

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All Saints’ Church

Hilda Surtees, born in 1920 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Thomas Henry Surtees and Fanny Todd.

Below are a couple of newspaper articles published a few days after Hilda’s marriage to Thomas Heald along with Thomas’s obituary.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2nd, 1943.

HEALD – SURTEES. – On December 26th, 1942, at Rotherham Parish Church, by Rev. H. Kennen, Thomas, Youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Heald, of 15, Browning Drive, to Hilda, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Surtees, of 22, Burns Drive, Herringthorpe.

HEALD – SURTEES.

The marriage of Miss Hilda Surtees, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Surtees, of 22, Burns Drive, Herringthorpe, and Mr. Thomas Heald, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Heald, of 15, Browning Drive, Herringthorpe, was solemnised at Rotherham Parish Church last Saturday, the Rev. Harry Kennen officiating.

Given away by her father, the bride wore a white satin and lace gown, with veil and coronet of orange blossom, and carried a bouquet of pink carnations and orchids.

The bridesmaids were Miss Margaret Harrison and Miss Elsie Pickering, who wore respectively a mauve satin dress with veil and coronet to match, and a pink satin dress with veil and coronet to tone. They carried bouquets of lemon chrysanthemums and pink carnations. A small attendant, Miss Hilary Burton, wore a green taffeta dress, with hat and muff to tone.

Mr. Albert Heald was the best man, and the groomsmen were Mr. Fred Evans (bride’s brother-in-law) and Mr. T. H. Surtees (bride’s brother).

The bride’s mother wore a Navy blue floral dress, with hat and shoes to tone, and a spray of pink carnations, while the bridegroom’s mother had a Navy blue dress, with hat and shoes to tone, and a spray of pink carnations.

A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents, where about 80 guests were entertained.

To the senior bridesmaids the bridegroom gave cake stands, and to the small attendant he gave a book.

The bridegroom received a case of cutlery from workmates of Messrs. Darwins, Ltd., Beighton, and the bride was presented with a set of carvers from fellow employees at the Templebro’ branch of the firm.

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Moorgate Hospital

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., MAY 30th, 1964

HEALD. – Suddenly, on Saturday May 23rd, at Moorgate General Hospital, Thomas, aged 43 years, beloved husband of Hilda, dear dad of Brenda, Margaret, Carole and Steven.

The family send many thanks to Dr. Levy, doctors and nurses of Moorgate General Hospital, relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness they showed.

Thomas Henry Surtees & Fanny Todd

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All Saints’ Church

Thomas Henry Surtees, born in 1890 in Rotherham, is my second cousin, thrice removed and son of Frederick Surtees and Elizabeth Ann Cokeley.

In 1918, in All Saints’ Church, Rotherham, Thomas married Fanny Todd and together they issued four children, called, Ada, Hilda, Thomas Henry and Ronald.

It is interesting to note that Fanny’s sister, Harriet, married my first cousin, thrice removed, Ernest Burton.

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Fanny Todd

Below are obituaries for Thomas and Fanny.

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., MAY 12th, 1962

MRS. F. SURTEES

The death occurred at the Moorgate General Hospital last Saturday of Mrs. Fanny Surtees, of 22, Burns Drive, Rotherham.

Mrs. Surtees who was 69, leaves a widower, two sons, two daughters and eight grandchildren. Her husband, Mr. T. H. Surtees, was employed by Brown, Bayley and Co. Ltd,. as a labourer until his retirement in 1957.

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Moorgate Hospital

Cremation took place at Rotherham on Wednesday. The mourners were Mr. Surtees (widower), Mr. and Mrs. T. Surtees, Mr. “Ron” Surtees (sons and daughter-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. F. Evans, Mr. and Mrs. T. Heald (sons-in-law and daughters), Brenda and Margaret Heald, Roy and Derek Evans (grandchildren), Mrs. H Burton (sister), Mr. F. Surtees, Mr. and Mrs. E. Surtees, Mrs. A. Parry (brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law), Mrs. D. Hird, Mrs. A. Steven, Rene (nieces) and Mr. and Mrs. J. South (friends).

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Rotherham Crematorium

SURTEES. – Suddenly, on Saturday, May 5th, at Moorgate General Hospital, Fanny, aged 69 years, beloved wife of Thomas, dear mother of Ron, Thomas, Ada and Hilda, also a loving grandma.

The family send many thanks to Dr. Latimer, doctors and nurses of Moorgate General Hospital; also Mr. Parkinson for funeral arrangements.

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., JAN. 7th, 1967

SURTEES, Thomas. – On December 30th, 1966, at the age of 76 years, beloved father and grandfather.

Alice Ogden & Thomas Hill

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Holy Trinity Church, Dalton

Alice Ogden, born in 1922 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Albert Edward Ogden and Elizabeth Surtees. Alice’s siblings, ClariceMartha and Rodger, are also featured on this website.

Below is a newspaper article published a few days after Alice’s marriage to Thomas Hill.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2nd, 1943.

HILL – OGDEN.

The marriage took place at the Holy Trinity Church, Dalton Parva, last Saturday, of Miss Alice Ogden, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Ogden, of 52, Saville Street, Dalton, to Mr. Thomas Hill, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Hill, of 39, Hall Street, Parkgate.

The bride was given away by her brother (Mr. Roger Ogden). The best man was Mr. William Hill (brother of the bridegroom) and the groomsmen were Mr. Gerald Rose and Mr. Ernest Hill.

The bride carried a Bible sent by her brother from Jerusalem.

The bridesmaids were Misses Brenda Banham (cousin of the bridegroom), Marion Podmore (niece of the bride), Edna Hill, Iris Hill, Millicent Pannet, Betty Wilson, Joan Hemmingway and Gertrude Millington.

Silver horse-shoes were presented to the bride by Master Ronald Hird and Misses Emily Hill, Joan Marshall and Betty Clegg.

The reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.

Martha Ogden & Charles Marshall

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Holy Trinity Church, Dalton

Martha Ogden, born in 1914 in Rotherham, is my third cousin, twice removed and daughter of Albert Edward Ogden and Elizabeth Surtees. Martha’s siblings, AliceClarice and Rodger, are also featured on this website.

Below is a newspaper article published a few days after Martha’s marriage to Charles Marshall.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1934.

DALTON PARISH CHURCH.

MARSHALL – OGDEN. – At the Dalton Parish Church, on Monday, by the Rev. W. A. Hick (Vicar), Charles Marshall, of Rotherham, to Martha Ogden, of Dalton.

DALTON & THRYBERGH.

MARSHALL – OGDEN.

The marriage took place at Holy Trinity Church, Dalton, on Monday, of Miss Martha Ogden, the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ogden, of 52, Saville Street, Dalton, and Mr. Charles Marshall, the second son of Mrs. Marshall and the late Mr. A. Marshall, of 14, Broadway, East Dene. The Vicar of Dalton (the Rev. W. A. Hick) officiated.

The bride, who was given away by Mr. Albert Edward Ogden, junr. (brother), wore a dress of lemon georgette, a white picture hat and white satin shoes. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations, pink roses, and gypsophila.

The two senior bridesmaids, Miss Doris Ogden (sister of the bride) and Miss Rosie Wright (cousin of the bride), wore dresses of pale green georgette with pale green net caps trimmed with silver leaves, and carried bouquets similar to that of the bride. The two junior bridesmaids, Miss Clarice Ogden and Miss Renee Oates, wore dresses of flowered voile and woolly berets.

The duties of best man were carried out by Mr. George Marshall (brother of the bridegroom), and the groomsman was Mr. Bernard Buncall.

The reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents. The wedding cake was made and decorated by Mrs. May Podmore (sister of the bride).

Irene & Joseph William Wright

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All Saints’ Church

On Christmas Day, 1910, my second cousin, thrice removed who was called Ada Surtees, married John James Wright in All Saints’ Church, Rotherham.  Ada is the aunt of Irene Surtees who died in tragic circumstances in 1942. Together, Ada and John issued eight children. Below are the obituaries of two of those children.

THE ADVERTISER
FRIDAY, MAY 24th, 1974

Brother and sister die three days apart

Mr. William Joseph Wright, died at his home, 13, Rother View Road, Rotherham, aged 54, just three days after the death of his sister, Mrs. Irene Millard, aged 53, of 8, Remount Way, Kimberworth Park.

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Rother View Road

Born in Rotherham, Mr. Wright worked at Steel, Peech and Tozer for a number of years, but later moved to Silverwood Colliery where he was employed nearly 30 years.

He was a life member of the Rotherham Trades Club and numbered fishing among his hobbies.

Cremation took place at Rotherham after a service at the crematorium.

Mrs. Millard was born at Rotherham, and she worked in Rotherham and in recent years was involved in hospital work.

Rotherham Crematorium

She leaves a widower, five daughters, a son and several grandchildren. Cremation took place yesterday week at Rotherham following a service at the crematorium.

MILLARD. – Irene, of 8, Remount Way, Kimberworth Park, died May 12th; dear wife of John and loving mother and grandma.

MILLARD. – Mr. J. Millard and family thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy and floral tributes during their sad loss; also thanks to Rothwel Grange for kindness and floral tributes.

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Wright Headstone

WRIGHT. – William Joseph, aged 54 years, and Irene Millard, sister to the above, aged 53 years.

Their families thank relatives and friends for sympathy during their sad loss.

WRIGHT. William Joseph, aged 54 years, suddenly, May 15th, at home, 13, Rother View Road, Canklow, Rotherham.