Also used Sidney
Listed in the January to March 1863 birth index Sidney Frederick Symondson
Brentford, Middlesex volume 3a, page 42.
The IGI lists him as Sydney Henderick Symondson
born Dec 12 1862, Christened Aug. 30 1867 Hounslow, father Henry Symondson, mother Barbara.
Confirmed by parish records Holy Trinity, Hounslow. Father’s occupation Band Sergeant of the 4th Middlesex Militia. Same day as his brother Alfred Stuart Symondson.
In the 1881 census living at 25 Lion & Lamb Road Heston civil parish, Brentford District, Isleworth sub district. Henry Simmonds married age 48, born at St. Pancras, Middlesex, occupation Foreman and Clerk? to Brickmaker. Wife Barbara Simmonds age 40 born Hounslow, Middlesex. Children Sidney F. Simmonds
, unmarried, age 18, born Hounslow, Middlesex, occupation pupil teacher. Alfred S. Simmonds, age 16, born Hounslow, Middlesex, occupation Musician P. Staff 4th Mx Militia. Herbert G. Simmonds age 12 born at born Hounslow, Middlesex. Marcella F. Simmonds age 7, born Hounslow, Middlesex. Louisa G. Simmonds age 5, born Hounslow, Middlesex. Amy B. Simmonds age 2, born Hounslow, Middlesex. Henry J. Simmonds, age 20, born Hounslow, Middlesex, Musician Scots Guards. [Lion and Lamb Road seems to be an extension or a part of High Street Brentford.]
In the Apr to Jun 1885 marriage index listed as Sydney Frederick Symondson
, Lambeth, Greater London Surrey. Listed on the same page is Wilhelmina Arnold, Lambeth District, Greater London, Surrey.
June 20, 1885Sydney Frederick Symondson
, age 22, bachelor, Schoolmaster, Lambeth Road, father Henry Symondson, Brickmaker’s Foreman
Wilhelmina Arnold, age 23, Spinster, Berkley St, father Auguste Arnold, Professor of Music
in the presence of Harry Stephen Rodgers and ????
In the 1891 census Sidney F. Simmonds
age 28 born Hounslow, occupation clerk. Wife Wilhelmia
age 28 born London, Middlesex. Children Gertrude E. age 5, Sydney C. age 4 Wilhelmina age 2, Henry N. age 1 all born at Hounslow. Brother in law Alerts? [Albert] W. Arnold age 18, born at Hounslow Stonemasons apprentice. Living at 1 Rose Villa, Hounslow, Isleworth Parish, Heston and Islesworth Sanitation district.
In the 1899 Kelly’s Sussex directory Sidney Frederick Symondson
, 58 Warleigh Road, Brighton.
In the 1901 census living at 58 Warleigh Road Civil Parish Preston, Ecclesiastical parish of St Saviour, Brighton Sussex. Registration District Steyning, Sub registration district Shoreham. Syney F. Symondson
age 38, born at Hounslow, Middlesex occupation coal merchant (employer). Wife Wilhelmina
age 36, born at Bedford Square, London. Daughter Gertrude age 15, born at Hounslow, Middlesex, son Sidney age 13, born at Hounslow, daughter Wilhelmina age 12 born at Hounslow, son Henry age 11 born at Hounslow, daughter Barbara age 9 born at Hounslow, son Robert age 7 born at Hounslow, son Victor age 4 born at Hounslow, son Lionel age 2 born at Brighton, Sussex. They have 1 domestic servant. Visiting with them are his father Henry Symondson, mother Barbara Symondson, his brother Herbert and his family.
In the 1911 census Sydney F. Simmonds
, age 48, musician conductor, associated with a roller skating rink, born Hounslow. Wife Wilhelmina Simmonds,
married 26 years, age 48, 10 children born alive all still living, born Holborn. Daughter Constance Simmonds, single, age 22, musician roller skating rink, born Hounslow. Son Robert Simmonds, single, age 17, Electrician Operator at Cinematograph Theatre, born Hounslow. Son Victor Simmonds, age 14, born Hounslow. Son Lionel Simmonds, age 11, born Brighton, Sussex. Daughter Phyllis Simmonds, age 9, born Brighton. Son Ernest Simmonds, age 7, born Brighton. [Note most other family members are using the name Symondson in this census.]
Listed in his son’s Sydney World War I attestation paper as living at 44 Lisson Grove, Marylebone, London, dated May 5, 1915.
Was a musical director
April to June 1927 death index Sydney F. Symondson
, age 64, Willesden, Middlesex, volume 3a, page 224.