|Born:||1860||Alderbury RD, Wiltshire, England|
|Baptised:||14 Oct 1860||Alderbury, Wiltshire, England|
|Parents:||Solomon GUMBLETON||Maria OSMAN|
|Died:||1949||Ealing RD, Middlesex, England|
|Occupation:||Coffee Room Clerk|
|Spouse 1||Adelaide FOSTER
Westminster RD, Middlesex, England
(Died 1958 Ealing RD, Middlesex, England)
|George Gumbleton, born in 1860, was the eldest child of Solomon Gumbleton and his wife Maria, nee Osman. Solomon and Maria had been married in Hanwell and Solomon was working in Hanwell Middlesex, at least in 1861, but George was born in the Aldrerbury district in WIltshire and was baptised on 6 Aug 1837 at West Grimstead, Wiltshire. Perhaps Maria returned to her family home to have her first baby.
The 1861 census shows George, aged 7 months living with his parents in Hanwell. Solomon was a gardener to SIr A J Spearman and the Gumbleton family lived in a cottage on Spearman's estate: "The Spring", Hanwell. Ten years later, the census shows the family living at the same address, with George, now aged 10, listed as a scholar.
By 1881, George had left home and was working as a coffee room clerk in Conservative Club at 74 St James' Street, Westminster. In 1886, the Daily News includes a report on a cricket match between the Conservative Club and the Reform Club. Gumbleton was mentioned as taking a catch, when on the fielding side, and scoring 22 runs on the batting side. The Conservatives were all out for 34, so Gumbleton's total must have been the highest for his team.
By 1891, he was a clerk in the Constitutional Club, Northumberland Avenue. This was a London gentlemen's club, now dissolved, which was established in 1883 and disbanded in 1979. Between 1886 and 1959 it had a distinctive red and yellow Victorian Neo-Gothic terracotta building at 28 Northumberland Avenue, off Trafalgar Square. The Club was closely aligned to the Conservative party.
In 1893, George was married, at St James' Westminster, to Adelaide Foster, a daughter of Arthur Foster, an army sergeant. At this point, George was described as a wine steward.
The 1901 census shows George and Adelaide living at Flat 39, 35 Crookham Rd, Fulham. George, aged 40, is described as "Late Assistant Manager (Club)" so it is not clear if he is currently in work, or in what capacity. In 1911 they were living at 84 Oaklands Grove, Fulham, London and he was a "Clerk (temporary) late club".
Electoral rolls of 1928 show George living at 4 Starr's cottages, Goffs Oak, Cheshunt, with his brother Harry Grant [Q0034].
George died in 1949 in the Ealing registration district, Middlesex. Adelaide lived until 1959. George and Adelaide had no children.
|1860 Sep Qr||Birth registration of George GUMBLETON||Alderbury RD, Wiltshire, England||Civil registration birth registers|
|14 Oct 1860||Baptism of George GUMBLETON||Alderbury, Wiltshire, England||Baptisms index|
|7 Apr 1861||George Gumbleton (age 7m) living in The Spring, Hanwell in 1861 census||Hanwell, Middlesex, England||1861 census|
|2 Apr 1871||George GUMBLETON (age 10) living in Gardener's Cottage, The Spring, Hanwell, Middlesex in 1871 census||Hanwell, Middlesex, England||1871 census|
|3 Apr 1881||George GUMBLETON (age 20) living in 74 St James St Conservative Club, Westminster in 1881 census||Westminster, Middlesex, England||1881 census|
|24 Jun 1886||Reform v. Conservative Clubs||London||View details|
|5 Apr 1891||George Gumbleton (age 30) living in Constitutional Club, Northumberland Ave, London in 1891 census||None||1891 census|
|1893 Sep qr||Marriage registration of George Gumbleton||Westminster RD, Middlesex, England||Civil marriage registers|
|24 Aug 1893||Marriage certificate of George GUMBLETON and Adelaide FOSTER||St James, Westminster||Marriage certificate|
|31 Mar 1901||George Gumbleton (age 40) living in Flat 39, 35 Crookham Rd, Fulham in 1901 census||Fulham, Middlesex, England||1901 census|
|1911||George Gumbleton living at 84a Oaklands Grove||Hammersmith, Middlesex, England||Electoral rolls|
|2 Apr 1911||George Gumbleton (age 50) living in 84 Oaklands Grove, Fulham, London in 1911 census||Fulham, Middlesex, England||1911 census|
|1928||George Gumbleton living at 4 Starrs Cottages, Goffs Oak||Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England||Electoral rolls|
|1949 Dec Qr||Death registration of George Gumbleton||Ealing, Middlesex, England||Civil registration death registers|
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