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Waldemar William P  Shirley-Rollison

Waldemar William P Shirley-Rollison

Male 1900 - 1973  (72 years)


  • Name Waldemar William P Shirley-Rollison  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 24 Jun 1900  Worksop Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    • b 24 Jul 1900 per death certificate; 24 Jun per Admiralty service records (3 refs).
    Occupation abt 1919 - 1951  Naval Officer  [5
    Marriage 05 Aug 1931  Holy Rood, Stubbington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 6, 7
    Irene Nina Tatham,   b. 12 Feb 1906, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1997, Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title Jan 1937  Commander  [8
    Post/Rank/Title aft 31 Dec 1941  Captain  [5
    Residence Aug 1956  Charlecote Park, Warwick Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Residence - 1973  Green's Barn, Mid Lavant, Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Death 08 Feb 1973  Midhurst Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 9, 10
    • On February 8th, peacefully in hospital, Captain W. W. P. Shirley-Rollison, R.N., of Green's Barn, Mid Lavant, Chichester, loved husband of Nina and father of Nigel and David. Cremation, family only, please. No flowers, but if desired donation to Chest and Heart Association, Tavistock Square, W.C. 1. [The Times] [9]
    Notes 
    • not found in 1901, 1911 UK census
    • Naval Career:
      Ranks: 15 Sep 1919 S.Lt.
      15 Feb 1921 Lt.
      15 Feb 1929 Lt.Cdr.
      31 Dec 1933 Cdr.
      31 Dec 1941 Capt.
      Retired: 8 Jan 1951.
      Commands:
      HMS Despatch (D 30) Light cruiser 18 Mar 1942 to Apr 1942.
      HMS Attacker (D 02) Escort Carrier Apr 1942 to 12 May 1944.
      [U-boats website accessed 01 Feb 2010]
    • Baker Family Collection, held at University of Auckland Library. The collection consists of originals, photocopies, publications, and copies of photographs relating to Shirley Baker's activities in Tonga. Although the full record of Baker's activities lies in other archives, especially the Tongan government, Wesleyan mission, and Colonial Office records, the collection provides useful insights into the character and work of Baker and his descendants.
      These documents were left to William Waldemar Powell Shirley-Rollison by his aunt Coo Baker, the last of the Shirley Baker children, who died in Tonga in the mid-1950s. They were then passed on to his sons Nigel and David upon his death in 1972. The photographs of Tongan royal memorabilia were added recently by the Shirley-Rollison family. Nigel Shirley-Rollison died in 2008. [NZ Community Archive accessed 01 Feb 2010]
    Person ID I1842  Tatham | Morris branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2011 

    Family Irene Nina Tatham,   b. 12 Feb 1906, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1997, Chichester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Marriage 05 Aug 1931  Holy Rood, Stubbington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 6, 7
    • On Aug 5, 1931, at Holy Rood Church, Stubbington, Hants., by Canon A. C. Moreton, assisted by Rev. D. F. Hunter, B.A., Lt.-Comdr. Waldemar W. P. Shirley-Rollison, R.N., only son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Shirley-Rollison, of Bury Manor, Wick, Glos., to Irene Nina, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Trevor J. Tatham, of Beaconsfield, Lee-on-Solent, Hants [The Times, 07 Aug 1931]
    Children 
     1. Richard Nigel Shirley-Rollison,   b. abt May 1934, Gosport Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2008  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F0115  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Jun 1900 - Worksop Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 05 Aug 1931 - Holy Rood, Stubbington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 05 Aug 1931 - Holy Rood, Stubbington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aug 1956 - Charlecote Park, Warwick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1973 - Green's Barn, Mid Lavant, Chichester Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 08 Feb 1973 - Midhurst Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Worksop, 3Q1900.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Fareham, 3Q1931.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Midhurst, 1Q1973.
      Waldemar William P Shirley-Rollison b 24 Jul 1900

    4. [S46] Navy Lists & Records, Admiralty: Officers' Service Records, 07 May 1917.
      ref ADM 196/124

    5. [S07] Other Sources, U-boats website, 01 Feb 2010.

    6. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 07 Aug 1931.

    7. [S05] The Times, Silver wedding announcement, 05 Aug 1956.

    8. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 01 Feb 1937.
      son David

    9. [S05] The Times, death notice, 12 Feb 1973.

    10. [S07] Other Sources, NZ Community Archive.
      died in 1972