NameSidney Gordon SYMONDSON , Half G Uncle
Birth9 May 1896, London, Middlesex, England
Birth1908, Horne, Godstone, Surrey
Notes for Sidney Gordon SYMONDSON
Known as Gordon.
Possibly emigrated to Canada in in 1928.
In the April to June 1896 birth index Sidney Gordon Symondson St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex volume 1a page 455.
In the 1901 census living at 102 Coleshill Bldgs. Civil Parish St George and Hanover Square, Ecclesiastical Parish St Barbabas, Westminster, London. Listed as Alfred Symondson, married, age 36, born at Hounslow, Middlesex, occupation musician (Scots Guards) Wife Alice Symondson age 27, born at Dartmouth, Devon. Daughter Constance age 13 born at Leeds, Yorkshire. Son Stuart Symondson age 6 born at Pimlico, London and son Gordon Symondson age 4 Symondson.
London School Admissions St. Michael’s School, Westminster
December 1, 1903 Gordon Symondson, born May 9, 1896, parent Alf. 104 Coleshill Buildings, last school attended Infant School, left December 20, 1906.
In the 1911 census at 104 Coleshill Bdgs, Pimlico Road, London. Alfred Symondson, head, age 43, married, Musician H. M. Scots Guards, born Hounslow, Middlesex. Wife Alice Symondson, age 36, married 17 years, 6 children born alive, all living, born Dartsmouth, Devon. Son Alfred Symondson, age 16, single, Musician H. M. Scots Guards, born London, Middlesex. Son Sidney Symondson, age 14, Musical student, born London, Middlesex. Daughter Muriel Symondson, age 9, born London. Daughter Sybil Symondson, age 3, born London. Daughter Violet Symondson, age 2, born London. Son Algarides? Symondson, age 1 born London. They are living in a 3 room tenement
Was in the Band of the 11th Hussars in 1914.
A medal card for Symondson, Sydney G is available
Corps Regiment No Rank
Leicestershire Regiment 3/19086 Private
Scots Guards 15068 Private
Scots Guards 2688180 Private
War Office: Service Medal and Award Rolls Index, First World War
Medals received Victory, British and 15 Star He entered the theatre of war July 14, 1915. The theatre of war is listed as (1)
London Electoral registers 1921 [also 1919, 1920, up to 1927]
23 Cambridge Street, Westminster [near Buckingham Palace Road]
Reginald Fisher, Alfred Stuart Symondson, Sidney Gordon Symondson.
[In 1927 Sydney Gordon Symondson is at the same address but living with his parents.
London Electoral Registers 1923
23 Cambridge Street, Westminster
Alfred Stuart Symondson
Alice Maud Symondson
Sidney Gordon Symondson
Canadian Passenger Lists
Departed Southampton, arrived August 19, 1928 on the Megantic at Quebec, Quebec, Sidney G. Symondson, age 23, nationality Great Britain, English, never been to Canada before, passage paid by government, trade in your own country army, trade intended to follow harvester, destination government harvesting scheme Winnipeg, Mother Mrs. Olive Symondson, 15 Charlotte Road, Wallington, money in possession, 4 pounds, landed immigrant. [His mother’s name and address does not seem to fit the previous information, but it does fit the next entry. His mother Alice M. Symondson & his sister Muriel G. O. Symondson lived at 15 Charlotte Road, Wallington, Mitcham in 1965. Thus somehow Alice must have been morphed into Olive by someone’s transcription]
In the UK Incoming Passenger Lists
Departed St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, on the Montclare, arrived April 11, 1937, Liverpool, England, third class. Sidney G. Symondson, age 43, proposed address 15 Charlotte Road, Wallington, Croydon, painter, last permanent residence Canada, intended residence England. Annie M. Symondson, age 28, housewife. Anna Symondson, age 7. Patricia Symondson, age 6. Joan Symondson, age 2. Iris Symondson, age 1.
A possible listing in the October to December 1967 death index Sidney G. Symondson, age 71. Amersham district, Buckinghamshire, volume 6a, page 336.
Notes for Mary Annie (Spouse 1)
Emigrated to Canada possibly 1911.
Name, birth year, marriage year and death year from Jennifer Boorman.
In the July to September 1908 birth index, Mary Annie Twose, Godstone, Surrey, volume 2a, page 237.
In the 1911 census Fedhams Farm, Horne Blindley Heath, S Godstone, Surrey. Husband Samuel Twose, age 44, farming, own means, born Devonshire. Wife Sarah Ann Twose, age 42, married 19 years, 5 children born alive, 4 still living, born Hayward Heath. Daughter Edith Twose, age 17, single, born Devon. Daughter Lily Ethel Twose, age 15, born Fleet. Daughter Mary Annie Twose, age 2, born Horne. Visitor Lily Barnes, age 18, born Bletchingly. The house had 8 rooms
In the Canadian Passenger Lists
Departed Liverpool, England on the Empress of Britain, arrived October 25, 1913, Quebec, Quebec, Sara Edith [why Edith?] Twose, married, age 45, never been in Canada before, to join /Son farmer 2 years in Canada, destination Kilarney, Manitoba. Mary Twose, age 4 1/2, never been in Canada.
In the 1916 Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
Turtlemountain Municipality, 1 18 West of the 1st Meridian, Souris, Manitoba. Head Samuel Twose, age 50, born England, Anglican, year of immigration 1914 [should be 1913], farmer. Wife Sara Twose, age 48, born England immigration 1914, Anglican. Son Charlie Twose, single, age 24, born England, farmer’s son. Daughter Ethel Twose, age 20, born England. Daughter Mary Twose, ,age 7, born England. Daughter Eulia Twose, age 1, born Manitoba.
In the January to March 1971 death index Mary Annie Symondson, born June 28, 1908, died age 62, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, volume 6a, page 1409.