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Vere Bernard Cammell

Male 1898 - 1975  (77 years)



  • Name Vere Bernard Cammell  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Known as "Bun" 
    Birth 24 Apr 1898  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4
    Residence Mar 1901  Folly Court House, Wokingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • with parents Bernard E Cammell, 50 b Wardsley, Sheffield, living on own means, employer; Evelyn J, 41 b Boulogne, France; sister Evelyn M, 19 b Norton, Derbyshire; + visitor + head's niece + 8 serv.
    Military Service 1916 - 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location ; Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery  [6
    Occupation abt 1920 - 1953  Colonial Civil Servant  [5
    Marriage abt Aug 1926  Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location ; Muriel Brierley  [7
    • dau Jillian Eve Cammell; birth reg Guildford 2Q1930; marriage reg Andover 3Q1952 to Harry H Tomlinson.
    Residence abt 1929 - 1947  Nyasaland Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8, 9
    • Passenger on Union-Castle "Llandaff Castle" arr London 04 Jun 1929: 1st class, emb Beira, resid Nyasaland, UK address Warren Lodge, Guildford : Vere Bernard Cammell, 31, civil servant.
    • Passengers on Union-Castle SS "Llandaff Castle" arr Southampton 06 Jan 1936: 1st class, emb Beira, resid Nyasaland, UK address c/o Naval & Military Club : Vere Bernard Cammell, 37, civil servant; Brighid Mary Cammell, 27; Jilian Eve Cammell, 5; John Richard Oliver Cammell, [?].
    • Passengers on Union-Castle SS "Llandovery Castle" arr London 07 Aug 1947: 1st class emb Beira, previous res Nyasaland, UK address Mullens Pond, Weyhill, Andover: Vere Bernard Cammell, 49, civil servant; Brighid M A Cammell, 7; Percival I Farrer, 75.
    Residence abt 1929 - 1933  Warren Lodge, Warren Rd, Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 10
    Marriage 26 Jul 1934  Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 11
    Brighid Mary Althea Farrer,   b. 30 Nov 1908, Durrington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1979, Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1975  4 The Grange, Frensham Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Death 04 Aug 1975  N E Hants Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5, 12
    • Cammell. -- On 4th August, peacefully, Vere Bernard (Bun), greatly loved husband of Biddy, father of Jill, John, Fortune and Brighid. Cremation private. [The Times]
    Probate abt Dec 1975    [5
    • Executors: Brighid Mary Althea Cammell and William Oliver Farrer. Solicitors: Farrer & Co.
    Person ID I0768  Tatham | Richmond branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2014 

    Father Bernard Edward Cammell,   b. 30 Jun 1850, Wadsley, Sheffield Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1932, Warren Lodge, Warren Rd, Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Evelyn Jane Wellesley,   b. abt 1860, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1931, Warren Lodge, Warren Rd, Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Marriage 10 Jan 1878  Hartley Wintney Find all individuals with events at this location   [13, 14, 15
    Notes 
    • also resid Mar 1901: dau Evelyn M, 19 b Norton, Derbyshire; + Henry Graves, 53 b Boulogne, visitor; + niece Valerie Wellesley, 18 b Hull; + 8 servants.
    Family ID F1759  Family Group Sheet

    Family Brighid Mary Althea Farrer,   b. 30 Nov 1908, Durrington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1979, Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Engagement 16 Jun 1934    [11
    • The marriage arranged between Mr. V. B. Cammell, Colonial Civil Service, Zomba, Nyasaland, and Miss. B. M. A. Farrer, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. I. Farrer, Mullins Pond, Weyhill, Andover, will take place in Kimberley, South Africa, on July 26. [The Times]
    Marriage 26 Jul 1934  Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 11
    Notes 
    • Two other children, Jill & Fortune, named in death notice of Vere Cammell.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 06 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1758  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Apr 1898 - Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Folly Court House, Wokingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery - 1916 - 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Muriel Brierley - abt Aug 1926 - Guildford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1929 - 1947 - Nyasaland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1929 - 1933 - Warren Lodge, Warren Rd, Guildford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 26 Jul 1934 - Kimberley, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 26 Jul 1934 - Kimberley, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1975 - 4 The Grange, Frensham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 04 Aug 1975 - N E Hants Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kensington, 2Q1898.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 2 b Kensington

    3. [S12] Passenger Lists, Llandaff Castle, 06 Jan 1936.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg N E Hants, 3Q1975.
      b 24 Apr 1898

    5. [S35] London Gazette, probate notice, 18 Sep 1975.

    6. [S29] Medal Index Cards WW1.

    7. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Guildford, 3Q1926.

    8. [S12] Passenger Lists, Llanstephan Castle, 04 Jun 1929.

    9. [S12] Passenger Lists, Llandovery Castle, 07 Aug 1947.

    10. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    11. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 16 Jun 1934.

    12. [S05] The Times, death notice, 05 Aug 1975.

    13. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Hartley Wintney, 1Q1878.

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 33 yrs, 2 ch

    15. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.