NameWilliam James DUTHOIT
Birthabt 1886, St. George Hanover Square, London
Death27 May 1965, Hounslow, London, England
OccupationMilitary Bandmaster
FatherJames DUTHOIT (~1860-)
MotherRhoda (~1863-)
Spouses
Birthabt 1887, St. George, Hanover Square, London, England
Death3 Mar 1926, Military Families Hospital, Devonport
MotherAmy MAGRATH (1862-1934)
Marriage28 Apr 1915, Rawal Pindi, Bengal, India
ChildrenBridget (1914-1985)
Notes for William James DUTHOIT
Name from Middlemarch Tree at ancestry.co.uk

In the 1891 census 170 Lupus Street, Belgrave, St. George Hanover Square, London.
Head James Duthoit, age 31, musician in Coldstream Guards Band, born St. Pancras, London.
Wife Rhoda Duthoit, age 27, born Chelsea, London.
Daughter Rhoda E? E Duthoit, age 6, born St. George Hanover Square, London.
Son William J. Duthoit, age 5, born St. George Hanover Square, London.
Daughter Ethel May Duthoit, age 4, born St. George Hanover Square.
Daughter Gertrude Amy Duthoit, age 2, born St. George Hanover Square.

In the 1901 census 54 Sussex Street, St. George Hanover Square, Belgrave, London.
Head James Duthoit, age 41, musician Guards, born St. Pancras, London.
Wife Rhoda Duthoit, age 38, born Chelsea, London.
Daughter Rhoda E. Duthoit, age 16, Incandescent Light Co. mantle maker, born St. George Hanover Square.
Son William J. Duthoit, age 15, press cutting agency, born St. George Hanover Square.
Daughter Ethel M. Duthoit, age 14, press cutting agency, born St. George Hanover Square.
Daughter Gertrude A. Duthoit, age 12, born St. George Hanover Square.
Daughter Ellen M. Duthoit, age 8, born St. George Hanover Square.
Son Reginald C? Duthoit, age 6, born St. George Hanover Square.

In the 1911 census Military, India. James William Duthoit, [note the reversal of his first and second names] Lance Corporal, age 27, unmarried, age 27, North Staffordshire Regiment, no trade stated, born London, Middlesex. [This seems to be a match as at least 2 of his children are born in India.]

In the January to February 1927 marriage index William J. Duthoit and Josephine M. O’Flaherty, Plymouth, Devon, volume 5b, page 433.

London Electoral Registers 1922
13 Married Quarters, Kneller Road, Twickenham, Richmond upon Thames
Ruby Clare Duthoit
William James Duthoit


London Electoral Registers 1952
16 Chudleigh Road, Twickenham, Middlesex
Josephine M. Duthoit
William J. Duthoit


In the April to June 1965 death index William J. Duthoit, age 79, Hounslow, London, volume 5c, page 512.

National Probate Calendar
William James Duthoit of 15 Chudleigh Road Twickenham Middlesex died 27 May 1965 at West Middlesex Hospital Isleworth Middlesex Probate London 7 July 1965 to Josephine Mary Duthoit widow. 5462 pounds.

From Joe Collinge
He was a musician and composer/arranger of military band music.
Notes for Ruby Clare (Spouse 1)
Ruby Clare Symondson birth listed in the January to March 1887 birth index St George Hanover Square, London Middlesex, volume 1a page 467

In the 1891 census living at 44 Cumberland Street, St George Hanover Square London, married age 30 born at Hounslow, Middlesex, occupation Musician Scots Guards.
Wife Amy Simmonds age 28 born at St John’s Heston.
Children Ruby C age 4 born at St Geo. Han. Sq. London,
Gladys Ivy age 2 born at St Geo. Han. Sq. London.
Charles H. Simmonds age 1 born at St Geo. Han. Sq. London.
Cousin Frederick Hart age 17 born at St Geo. Han. Sq. London occupation Boy Printer.

In the 1901 census Henry J. Symondson living at 44 Cumberland Street civil parish St. George Hanover Square, ecclesiastical parish St Gabriel Warwick Square, London, England. Registration district St George Hanover Square, subregistration district Belgrave.
Henry J. Symondson age 40 born at Hounslow, Middlesex, musician.
Wife Amy Symondson age 38, born at Shoreditch, London.
Daughter Ruby C age 14, born at St Georges, London.
Daughter Gladys I age 12, born at St Georges, London.
Son Charles H. Symondson age 10, born at born at St Georges, London.
Daughter Barbara A. Symondson age 9, born at St Georges, London.
Son Percy J Symondson age 8, born at St Georges, London.
Daughter Norah V. Symondson age 6, born at St Georges, London.
Son Henry F. Symondson age 4, born at St Georges, London.
Son Earnest A. Symondson age 2, born at St Georges, London.

In the 1911 census St George district, Belgrave subdistrict, London, parish St. George, Hanover Square, 44 Cumberland Street.
Henry John Symondson, head, married, age 50, Army Pensioner musician, born Hounslow.
Wife Amy Symondson, married 27 years, age 48, 16 children born alive, 10 still living, born Shoreditch.
Daughter Ruby Clare Symondson, single, age 24, feather curler, born Pimlico. Daughter Gladys Ivy Symondson, single, age 22, sewing machinist manttle?, born Pimlico.
Son Charles Henry Symondson, single, age 20, inland revenue, born Pimlico.
Daughter Barbara Amy Symondson, single, age 19, born Pimlico.
Son Percy John Symondson, single, age 18, billiard marker, born Pimlico.
Daughter Norah Violet Symondson, age 16, born Pimlico.
Son Henry Francis Symondson, age 14, school, born Pimlico.
Son Ernest Arthur age 12, school, born Pimlico.
Son Sidney Albert Symondson age 9, born Pimlico. Daughter Ethel Marie, age 7, born Pimlico.
Their house had 7 rooms.

India Select Marriages
Marriage April 28, 1915 at Rawal Ondi, Bengal, India, William James Duhoit, age 29, father James Duhoit and Ruby Constance Symondson, age 28, father Henry John Symondson. [Note Ruby’s middle name is given as Constance (same as a half sister) not Clare.]

death date from Lacey Family Tree at ancestry.uk

National Probate Calendar
Ruby Clare Duthoit of Schoolmaster’s Quarters Crownhill Barracks Crownhill Devonshire (wife of William James Duthoit) died 3 March 1926 at the Military Families Hospital Devonport Administration Exeter 17 April 1926 to the said William James Duthoit military bandmaster. Effects 265 pounds 8 shillings.
Notes for Josephine M. (Spouse 2)
Name from Joannna Collinge.
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