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Raymond Denton Scholes

Raymond Denton Scholes

Male 1908 - 1993  (84 years)


  • Name Raymond Denton Scholes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Known as "Ray" 
    Birth 25 May 1908  Ravenswood, Surrey Rd, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 5, 6
    • On the 25th May, at Ravenswood, Surrey-road, Bournemouth, the wife of Denton Scholes, of a son. [The Times]
    • son of Mr Denton Scholes, and of Mrs H C Ferguson, of Naivasha, Kenya. [The Times, engagement notice]
    Residence Apr 1911  Craigmoor, Branksome Wood Rd, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • resid: Denton Scholes, 52 b Meltham; Violet Penelope Hill Scholes, wife, 30 b Leeds; marr 8 yrs, 3 ch all living, b Bournemouth; Violet Aline Mary Denton, 5; Raymond Denton, 2; Alwyn Denton, < 4m; + 5 serv.
    Military Service abt 1945  Major, Kenya Regiment  [7
    Marriage aft Jun 1951    [3
    Elizabeth Susan Ellison Tatham,   b. 21 Jun 1930, Kashmir Nursing Home, Srinagar, Kashmir Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 2008, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1962  Farmer  [4
    Residence 1962  Langa Langa, Gilgil, Kenya Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • Langa Langa was a track situated on Major Ray Scholes's farm, near Gilgil some 70 miles from Nairobi, and consisted of the tarmac perimeter roads of what had been a war-time military cantonment, forming a narrow but very sporting circuit of about 3 miles. ["Shell History of the East African Safari", Charles Disney]
    Death Jan 1993  Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Person ID I4503  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 06 Mar 2015 

    Father Denton Scholes,   b. 20 Apr 1858, Meltham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1928, Princes Alice Hospital, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Violet Penelope Hill Birch,   b. abt Nov 1879, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aft 1953, Kenya? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Marriage 20 Apr 1903  St Patrick, Hove Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9, 10
    • On the 20th April, at St. Patrick's, Hove, Sussex, by the Rev. C. E. Storrs, D.D., Vicar of St. John's, Hove, assisted by the Rev. T. Rowland Hall, Denton Scholes, of Bushey, Herts, to Violet P. H. Birch, eldest daughter of Edmond Birch, of Adelaide Crescent, Hove, Sussex, and formerly of Oak Lawn, Eye, Suffolk. [The Times]
    Notes 
    • 3 other children:
      * Violet Aline Mary Denton Scholes ("Mary"), b reg Christchurch (Bournemouth) 1Q1906; d New Zealand abt 1988/1989; avid bridge player, president of the NZ Bridge Club for many years;
         - marr (1) reg Bournemouth 4Q1931 to Rev. John Northridge Lewis Bryan ("Teddy"), b Birkdale 1892, d Broughton, Hants, 29 Sep 1951;
            1 son Raymond Henry Denton Lewis Bryan ("Bru"), b Hong Kong 1932, d 1993; marr, 1 dau;
         - marr (2) New Zealand aft 1952 to Freddy Tims; resid Tauranga, NZ;
      * Alwyn Denton Scholes (m), b Bournemouth 16 Dec 1910, d abt 1992; marr, 3 dau;
      * Audrey L Denton Scholes (f), b Bournemouth 02 Apr 1914, d Denmark, WA, abt 2007; marr, ch. [10, 11]
    Family ID F0322  Family Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Susan Ellison Tatham,   b. 21 Jun 1930, Kashmir Nursing Home, Srinagar, Kashmir Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 2008, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Engagement 30 Jun 1951    [3
    • The engagement is announced between Ray, son of the late Mr. Denton Scholes, and of Mrs. H. C. Ferguson, of Naivasha, Kenya, and Susan, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel and Mrs. P. R. Tatham, of Kipkabus, Kenya. [The Times] [3]
    Marriage aft Jun 1951    [3
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 06 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1370  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 May 1908 - Ravenswood, Surrey Rd, Bournemouth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Craigmoor, Branksome Wood Rd, Bournemouth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Langa Langa, Gilgil, Kenya Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Jan 1993 - Surrey S W Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Christchurch, 2Q1908.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 2 b Bournemouth

    3. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 30 Jun 1951.

    4. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Surrey S W, Jan 1993.
      b 25 May 1908

    6. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 30 May 1908.

    7. [S37] Army Lists & Records, Kenya Regiment.
      website accessed 21 Oct 2012

    8. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Steyning, 2Q1903.

    9. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 23 Apr 1903.

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 8 yrs

    11. [S03] Family Members, CMLB.