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Florence Banks

Female abt 1861 - 1937  (~ 76 years)



  • Name Florence Banks  [1, 2
    • dau of William Banks (merchant, resid Lambeth, son of John Byng Banks, lace manufacturer) & Margaret Banks; marr Snelston 15 Jun 1847; in the presence of John Byng Banks, Samuel Banks, Penelope Banks, Rebecca Banks, Mary Jane Banks.
    • named as Byng-Banks in a family letter
    Birth abt 1861  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Residence Apr 1871  3 Page Heath, Bromley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • with parents William Banks, 50 b Hackney, Commission agent & Ship owner; Margaret Banks, 50 b Snelston, Derbyshire; + 6 siblings; + 4 serv.
    Residence Apr 1881  134 Queen's Gate, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence 1884  Passy, Paris Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Marriage 31 May 1884  British Embassy, Paris Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Frederic Hugh Irwin Day,   b. 19 Jun 1833, Southampton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1894, 92 Cheriton Rd, Folkestone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 03 Nov 1897  St James, Piccadilly Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    • George Francis Vesey (1839-1899)
    • On the 3rd inst., at St. James's, Piccadilly, George Francis Vesey, Colonel, late Lieut.-Col. Commanding 1st Oxfordshire L.I., to Florence, widow of Major H. F. Day. [Reading Mercury]
    Marriage 17 Jan 1903  St Ignatius, Kirkee, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    • James John MacDonagh
    • Age 31, bachelor, officer RFA, son of John MacDonagh. Married by Fr Ferdinand Hildenkamp, SJ, RC Chaplain. Witnesses W P Sutton Jones; Cicely Day.
    Residence Apr 1911  Westwood, Elmshurst Rd, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Florence MacDonogh, head of household, married, 8 years, no children of present marriage.
      Also resid dau Florence Marjorie Tatham, married, 19 b Sarawak; grand-dau Delphine Florence Tatham, 6 months b Goring; + 4 servants.
    Residence - 1937  The Orchards, West Lambrook Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Death 19 Jan 1937  30 Brunswick Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11
    Probate 22 Mar 1937  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 492 5s. 6d.  [10
    • Macdonogh Florence of The Orchards West Lambrook South Petherton Somersetshire widow died 19 January 1937 at 30 Brunswick-gardens Kensington London W.8 Probate London 22 March to Cicely Maud Irwin Sherwood-Smith (wife of Victor Henry Sherwood-Smith). Effects 492 5s. 6d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • passenger on P&O "Majola" dep London 03 Apr 1914: MacDonagh Mrs F, 1st class, dest. Gibraltar. [Her daughter Florence and husband Horace Hallings Tatham were living in Gibraltar]
    Person ID I2578  Tatham | Crew branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 05 Oct 2019 

    Family Frederic Hugh Irwin Day,   b. 19 Jun 1833, Southampton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1894, 92 Cheriton Rd, Folkestone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Marriage 31 May 1884  British Embassy, Paris Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • Witnesses: W Banks, Hugh Pilcher, Penelope Banks, L Bourelet
    Frederick Hugh Irwin Day & Florence Banks
    Frederick Hugh Irwin Day & Florence Banks
    marriage certificate
    Notes 
    • 3 children, one died bef Apr 1911 [1911 census]
    • older daughter Cicely Maud(e) was witness at her mother's marriage to James John MacDonagh at St Ignatius, Kirkee, on 17 Jan 1903. She married:
      (1) in Jul 1905 Cdr Henry Cecil Carr, RN; he was captain of HMS Bayano which was torpedoed on its way to Liverpool on 03 Nov 1915; sadly, he went down with the ship;
      (2) in 3Q1919 Victor Henry Sherwood-Smith (1887-1944).
    Children 
    +1. Florence Marjorie Irwin Day,   b. abt 1892, Sarawak Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1967, Cirencester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 05 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F0658  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      Florence Macdonogh age 50 b Paris

    2. [S33] Family Letters, MGH, 30 Jan 1999.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 10 b France

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 20 b France

    5. [S36] Marriage Certificate, 31 May 1884.

    6. [S30] India Office Library, Marriages for British citizens abroad, 1814-1905, 31 May 1994.
      Frederick Hugh Irwin Day = Florence Banks

    7. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Westminster, 4Q1897.
      George Francis Vesey = Florence Day

    8. [S11] Newspaper, marriage notice, Reading Mercury, 06 Nov 1897.

    9. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Ignatius, Kirkee, 17 Jan 1903.

    10. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    11. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Kensington, 1Q1937.
      Florence Macdonogh age 75