Albert Edward GUMBLETON

Name: Albert Edward GUMBLETON  R0036 
Born: 5 Mar 1901  Greenwich RD, Kent, England
Baptised: 28 Aug 1903  Blackheath, Holy Trinity, London, England
Parents: Alfred GUMBLETON Alice Maria WELLS
Died:26 Jun 1971 Devon C RD, Devonshire, England
Note: Information about later generations may be excluded for reasons of privacy
Spouse 1Annie MacDonald
(Died 27 Sep 2012 Norham, Northumberland, England)
Albert Edward Gumbleton was a son of Alfred Gumbleton (a seaman) and his wife Alice Maria, nee Wells. He was born on 5 Mar 1901and baptised on 28 Aug 1903 at Holy Trinity Church, Blackheath, London.

His father died, at sea, when Albert Edward was about 2 years old. In 1911, he is probably the 'Herbert' Gumbleton (age 10) living in the Royal Merchant Seamen's Orphanage, Hermon Hill, Wanstead, Essex. Perhaps Albert was shortened to 'Bert' and was wrongly recorded as Herbert.

He became a merchant seaman himself and was awarded the Mercantine Marine medals in World War I. He received his 2nd mate certificate in 1921, 1st mate in 1923 and was given a master's certificate in 1925.

He married Annie MacDonald, possibly in Scotland. In later life, they lived in Christow, Exeter, Devon. He died, in Devon, in 1971. His will gives his address as "Appledram", Christow, Exeter, Devon.

His widow died in Norham, Northumberland, in 2012, aged 101. Her death was recorded in the Berwick Advertiser

31 Mar 1901 Albert Gumbleton (age 1M) living in 18 Benbold Place, Greenwich, Kent in 1901 census Greenwich, Kent, England 1901 census
1901 Jun Qr Birth registration of Albert Edward GUMBLETON Greenwich RD (Registration district), Kent, England Civil registration birth registers
28 Aug 1903 Baptism of Albert Edward GUMBLETON Blackheath, Holy Trinity, London, England Baptisms index
2 Apr 1911 Herbert Gumbleton (age 10) living in Royal Merchant Seamen's Orphanage, Hermon Hill, Wanstead, Essex in 1911 census West Ham, Essex, England 1911 census
18 Dec 1917 Ellis Island records: Albert Gumbleton, 1917 USA View details
18 Dec 1917 Albert Edward GUMBLETON referenced in Ellis Island records: Albert Gumbleton, 1917 USA View details
1914-18 Albert Edward Gumbleton: Mercantile Marine medals View details
1914-18 World War I medals of Albert Edward GUMBLETON View details
9 Apr 1921 Albert E Gumbleton: 2nd mate certification View details
19 Jun 1921 Albert Gumbleton (age 20y 4m) living in 'Surprise', (ship) Lower Hope, River Thames in 1921 census Lower Hope Point, Kent, England 1921 census
7 Mar 1923 Albert E Gumbleton: 1st mate certification View details
22 Dec 1925 Albert E Gumbleton: master certification View details
29 Mar 1955 Passenger list: New York New York View details
1971 Jun Death registration of Albert Edward Gumbleton Devon C RD, Devonshire, England Civil registration death registers
23 Sep 1971 Will of Albert Edward Gumbleton of Exeter Exeter, Devon View details
4 Oct 2012 Albert Edward GUMBLETON referenced in Annie Gumbleton : Obituary Norham, Northumberland View details

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