NameSidney Gordon SYMONDSON , Half G Uncle
Birth9 May 1896, London, Middlesex, England
Death19 Nov 1967, Buckinghamshire, England
OccupationPainter
MotherAlice Maud STANIFORTH (1873-1964)
Spouses
Birth1908, Horne, Godstone, Surrey
Death1971, Buckinghamshire, England
FatherSamuel TWOSE (1866-)
MotherSara Ann (~1868-)
Children(Private)
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 Stuart Neil (1939-1941)
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Notes for Sidney Gordon SYMONDSON
Known as Gordon.
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 104 Coleshill Bldgs. Civil Parish St George and Hanover Square, Ecclesiastical Parish St Barnabas, Westminster, London.
Head Alfred Symondson, married, age 36, born at Hounslow, Middlesex, occupation musician (Scots Guards)
Wife Alice Symondson age 27, born at Dartmouth, Devon.
Daughter Constance Symondson, age 13 born at Leeds, Yorkshire.
Son Stuart Symondson age 6 born at Pimlico, London and
Son Gordon Symondson age 4 born Pimlico.

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 Alexander Symondson, age 1 born London.
They are living in a 3 room tenement

Was in the Band of the 11th Hussars in 1914. See photo.

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
His rank on November 11, 1918 was Guardsman.

WO 372/19
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



UK Outward Passenger Lists
Departed Southampton on the Megantic on August 11 1928, destination Quebec, Canada.
Sidney Symondson, last address in UK Whitestar Line, age 33, country of last permanent residence England, farmer.

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.

Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regimental Rolls
Sidney Gordon Symondson
Regimental Number 40835
Enlisted March 20, 1940
Posted to 24th London Battalion Home Guard
Transferred D.C.L.I. [Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry?] March 1, 1943 (4098)
[in WWI there were 7 Battalions of the DCLI, only the 1st, 2nd and 5th served overseas.]

In the London, England Electoral Registers 1964
37 Victoria Avenue, Wallington North, Mitcham
David G. Symondson
Iris O. Symondson
Mary A. Symondson
Sidney G. Symondson


A possible listing in the October to December 1967 death index Sidney G. Symondson, age 71. Amersham district, Buckinghamshire, volume 6a, page 336.

Death date from an ancestry.co.uk tree by Shirle68
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 UK Outward Passenger Lists
Departed October 17, 1913 on the Empire of Britain, from Liverpool, destination Quebec, Canada.
Sam Twose, farmer, age 47.
Wife Mrs Twose, age 45.
Daughter Mary Twose, age 4.
Mrs E. Apps, wife, age 20. [Presumably daughter Edith Twose.]
Son Dennis Apps, age 11 months.

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
Turtle Mountain 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 1921 census of Canada Wallace Block, Ward 4, Town of Dauphin, Manitoba.
Head Samuel Twose, age 59, born England, parents born England, immigrated 1913, nationality Canadian, butcher.
Wife Sarah Twose, age 53, born England, parents born England.
Daughter Edith Twose, age 27, born England, sales lady for grocer.
Daughter Mary Annie Twose, age 13, born England.
Daughter Eulia Lena? Twose, age 6, 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.
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