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Robert Henry Middleditch

Male 1895 - 1937  (42 years)



  • Name Robert Henry Middleditch  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 24 Jan 1895  Cromford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Baptism 16 Mar 1895  St Mary the Virgin, Cromford Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Robert Henry Middleditch
    Robert Henry Middleditch
    Baptism 16 Mar 1895
    Residence Mar 1901  Hardwicke House, Surrey Rd, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education abt 1908 - 1913  Winchester College Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6
    Residence Apr 1911  Winchester College Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Occupation 1914 -  Army Officer, Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards)  [6
    • Middleditch, Robert Henry | b 24 Jan 1895 |1st Appt & Lieutenant: 2nd Lt. York. R. 24 Feb 14 | Captain: York. R. 31 Jan 15 (temp. Cap. York. R. 25 Feb 18 to 16 Dec 19) | Major: York R. 29 Mar 20 | [British Army List Jul 1922]
    • Middleditch, Robert Henry.
      2 Battn, Yorkshire Regt.
      Exonerated Officers List.
      1914 Star issued 05 May 1920.
      Disembarkation Rolls shows date 05 Oct 1914.
      O/c of Interned Prisoners of War in Switzerland forwards nominal roll of officers who have been issued with the "1914 Star" riband 30 Oct 1918.
      R H Middleditch returns 16 Mar 1920.
      Address:
      - Berne, Switzerland.
      - Tamworth House, Duffield, Derbyshire.
      [from Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Card]
    • Severely wounded [The Family of Christopher]
    • The 2nd Battalion landed at Zeebrugge as part of the 21st Brigade in the 7th Division in October 1914 for service on the Western Front. The Battalion held the Menin crossroads for 16 days during the First Battle of Ypres in October 1914 sustaining heavy casualties.
    • O/c regimental depot at Richmond from 30 Mar 1933. [Army List]
    Marriage est 1922  Switzerland? Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Dorothea Elizabeth von Schenk,   b. abt 1896, Switzerland? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence - 1929  Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Residence 1937  Barnwood House, Gloucester Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    • Private mental hospital
    Death 19 Feb 1937  Barnwood House, Gloucester Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 9
    Probate 09 Apr 1937  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 872 19s 6d  [9
    • Middleditch Robert Henry of Barnwood House Gloucester died 19 February 1937 Administration (with Will) London 9 April to Dorothea Elizabeth Middleditch widow. Effects 872 19s. 6d. [National Probate Calendar]
    Notes 
    • Married Miss Von Schenk and had issue. [6]
    • passengers on P&O "Rawalpindi" arr London 19 Jul 1929: Robert H Middleditch, 34, Army Officer; Dorothea E Middleditch, 33, Home Duties; emb Port Said, 1st class; UK address: Tamworth House, Duffield, Derby; last perm res Egypt, future perm res England.
    Person ID I5806  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 05 Jun 2019 

    Father Henry Howard Middleditch,   b. 04 Mar 1867, Hornsey Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1952, Chesterfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Caroline Watt,   b. abt Nov 1871, Rectory, Cheadle, Staffs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1933, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Marriage 01 Feb 1894  St Mary, Fulham Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 10, 11
    • Marriage solemnized at St Mary's Church, Fulham: No. 388: 01 Feb 1894:
      - Henry Howard Middleditch, 26, Bachelor, manufacturer, resid Cromford, Derbyshire, father William Henry Middleditch, gentleman;
      - Caroline Watt, 22, Spinster, 53 Gwendwr Rd, father Robert Watt (deceased), Clerk in Holy Orders;
      Married after banns by me, A M W Christopher [her great-uncle by marriage; also her 1x cousin 2x removed], Officiating Minister, Rector of St Aldate's, Oxford,
      In the presence of us: Janet E Watt, Annette Pale?, Georgiana Middleditch.
    Notes 
    • Wigwell Grange in Apr 1911: 5 resid servants, 20 rooms
    Family ID F2100  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothea Elizabeth von Schenk,   b. abt 1896, Switzerland? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage est 1922  Switzerland? Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Children 
    +1. David Seton Middleditch,   b. 18 Aug 1923, Darlington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 2009, Winchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 05 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F2108  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Bakewell, 1Q1895.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Mary, Cromford, 16 Mar 1895.
      born 24 Jan 1895
      FHL Film Number 1041101

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 6 b Cromford

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 16 b Cromford

    5. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Gloucester, 2Q1937.
      age 42

    6. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.

    7. [S09] Estimate.

    8. [S12] Passenger Lists, Rawalpindi, 29 Jul 1929.

    9. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    10. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Mary, Fulham, 01 Feb 1894.

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 17 years, 5 ch all living