NameHenry Francis SYMONDSON , 1C2R
Birth20 Feb 1897, St. George, Hanover Square, London, England
Death1974, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
MotherAmy MAGRATH (1862-1934)
Spouses
Birth6 Apr 1899, Pimlico, London
Baptism9 Jul 1899, Holy Trinity, Chelsea
Death8 Jul 1978, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
FatherHenry Thomas PREECE (1858-)
MotherEllen (~1859-)
Marriage1922, St. George, Hanover Square, London, England
ChildrenPhillip Henry (1926-2014)
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Notes for Henry Francis SYMONDSON
Henry Francis Symondson listed in the January to March 1897 birth index St George Hanover Square, London Middlesex volume 1a, page 462

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.

Service Records:
Henry Francis Symondson
Regimental No. 179714, Regiment or Corps. Royal Field Artillary
Enlisted 8/12/15, Westminster
Rank: Driver
44 Cumberland Square St., South Belgravia, London SW
Clerk (Cashier), Civil Servant, War Office
18 years of age
height:5 feet 5 inches
Weight 112 lbs
Father: Henry John Symondson
Campaigns: Expeditionary Force Mesopotamia 24 Aug 1917
Embarked Devonport 26/8/17
Disembarked Magile? 19/10/17
Posted to 215th Bde RFA Makina?, 28/10/17
Joined 1088/Bge? B217, field, 10/11/17
Admitted to Hospital 10/5/18, date of casualty 5/5/15, place of casualty field, remarks Varicole?
Invalided to India 12/8/18 (Anaemia), place of casualty Basrah, embarked “Sicilia”
Posted to No. 3 Special section Jhansi, 12/10/18
15/12/18 presnt with unit 1st Bn. MHOW
14/2/19 Posted to 4 R.A.T.D. Jhansi
born 1897
Transferred to reserve May 2, 1919.

National Archives DocumentsOnLIne Henry F Symondson Regimental Number 179714 a Driver in the Royal Field artillery, a medal card for WWI

He received the Victory Medal and British medal

London Electoral Registers 1921
44 Cumberland Street, Westminster
Amy Symondson
Ernest Arthur Patrick Symondson
Henry Francis Symondson
Henry John Symondson
Percy John Symondson

A Henry F. Symondson is listed in the April to June 1922 marriage index, St George and Hanover Square district, volume 1a page 1004. The spouse is Mabel M. D. Preece.
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London Electoral Registers 1953
38 Zealand Avenue, Yiewsley and West Drayton, Uxbridge
Henry F. Symondson
Mabel M. D. Symondso
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Philip H. Symondson

An entry 4 June 1957, page 32 supplement of the London Gazette lists the following. This is a possible match
CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS
OF KNIGHTHOOD,
St. James Palace, S.W.I.
13th June. 1957.
The QUEEN has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of the Celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to approve the award of
the British Empire Medal (Civil Division) to the undermentioned: —
Henry Francis SYMONDSON, Chief Paper- keeper, War Office. (Hayes, Middlesex.)

In the April to June 1974 death index Henry Francis Symondson, born February 20 1897, died Portsmouth Hampshire, volume 20, page 0513.
Notes for Mabel Maud Dorothy (Spouse 1)
A possible listing in the April to June 1899 birth index Mabel Maud D Preece, St George Hanover Square district, London, Middlesex, volume 1a, page 445.

Parish Records Holy Trinity Chelsea
Born June 5, 1899, baptized April 6, 1899, Mabel Maud Dorothy Preece, parents Henry Thomas and Ellen Preece, abode 32 Rutland St. Pimlico S.W., father’s occupation Poullain?. On the next line is Percy George Preece, born October 18th, 1892, baptized July 9, 1899, same parents.

In the 1901 census 32 Rutland St., St. George Hanover Square.
Head Henry Preece, age 42, Cheesemonger, born Paddington London.
Wife Ellen Preece, age 42, born Chelsea, London.
Son Thomas Preece, single, age 21, Railway Clerk, born Pimlico.
Son Fredk. Preece, single, age 19, Grocer’s asst., born Pimlico.
Son Edward Preece, single, age 18 Sewing Machine Agent, born Pimlico.
Son Albert Preece, age 16, ???? attendant, born Pimlico.
Son Ernest Preece age 14, leather bag maker, born Pimlico.
Daughter Ellen Preece, age 12, born Pimlico.
Son Horace Preece, age 9, born Pimlico.
Son Percy Preece, age 8, born Pimlico.
Daughter Mabel Preece, age 1, born Pimlico.

In the 1911 census 32 Rutland Street, Pimlico S.W. St. George district Belgrave sub district, London, St George Hanover Square parish..
Head Henry Thomas Preece, age 52, cheesemongers assistant, born Paddington.
Wife Ellen Preece, married 32 years, age 52, born Chelsea.
Son Frederick William Preece, single, age 29, grocer’s assistant, born Westminster.
Son Ernest Emery Preece, single, age 24, Portsmantean makers apprentice, born Westminster.
Daughter Ellen Louisa Preece, single, age 22, born Westminster.
Son Horace Frank Preece, single, age 19, Portsmantean makers apprentice, born Westminster.
Son Percy George Preece, single, age 18, shop assistant, born Westminster.
Daughter Mabel Maud Dorothy Preece, age 11, school, born Westminster.

In the July to September 1978 death index Mabel Maud D. Symondson, born April 6 1899, Petersfield, Hampshire, volume 20, page 0449.

National Probate Calendar
Mabel Maud Dorothy Symondson of 51 St. Johns Avenue Purbrook Portsmouth died 8 July 1978 Administration Winchester 19 December 1978 17154 pounds
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