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Cicely Muriel Bankes

Female 1890 - 1983  (92 years)


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  • Name Cicely Muriel Bankes 
    Born 9 Oct 1890  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1891  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 6/12; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Charminster, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 20; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Great Niece 
    Baptism 8 Nov 1980  Pimlico, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 Apr 1983  Sutton Veney, Warminster, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2646  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2018 

    Father Jerome Nugent Bankes,   b. Abt 1866, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Muriel Frances Wingfield-Digby,   b. Abt 1866, Weymouth, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matthew Fortescue-Brickdale, Knt. OBE,   b. 8 Nov 1890, The Dower House, Newland, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1969, Manor Fields, Putney, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 21 May 1921  Vacoas, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lieutenant Antony Jerome Fortescue-Brickdale,   b. 31 May 1922, Mauritius Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1943, Majunga, Madagascar Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +2. Ann Rachel Benita Fortescue-Brickdale
    +3. Eleanor Frances Mary Fortescue-Brickdale,   b. 21 May 1923, Vacoas, Mauritius Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1988, Derby, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +4. Barbara Beatrix Fortescue-Brickdale,   b. 18 Jun 1925, Vacoas, Mauritius Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1994, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daughter of Jerome Nugent Bankes, banker (for whose lineage see 'Bankes of Corfe Castle' in Burke's 'Landed Gentry' 1846 and 1925 editions), by Muriel Frances, daughter of Richard Henry Wingfield-Digby. Baptised 8 November 1890 at St. Saviour's, Pimlico.

      In the Great War she was employed in decoding, first by the Canadian and American Dept. of the Ministry of Munitions; next by the "Women's Royal Naval Service", at first at Holyhead Station, afterwards at Admiralty Headquarters. After the War and till marriage employed in the Admiralty Hydrographic Dept.
    • Baptised 8 November 1890 at St. Saviour's, Pimlico.
      In the Great War she was employed in decoding, first by the Canadian and American Dept. of the Ministry of Munitions; next by the "Women's Royal Naval Service", first at Holyhead Station, afterwards at Admiralty Headquarters. After the War and untill married employed in the Admiralty Hydrographic Dept.

      1891 CENSUS - Living with parents at 85 Belgrave Rd. London.
      1901 CENSUS - Aged 10, Visiting at Newlands House, Mr Charles T. Palmer and Frances.
      Also, Beatrix Digby, aged 32, step daughter.
      1911 CENSUS - Aged 20, Visiting at Wolfeton House, Dorchester, Dorset, Mr Wynne Albert Bankes.

      Immigration & Tavel.
      18 Feb 1921 - Dep. Southampton for Natal, S. Africa. (probably going to Mauritius to get married.)
      24 May 1928 - Arr. London from Mauritius, aboard SS Gascon. With children, Antony 5, Eleanor 4, & Barbara 2.
      29 June 1940 - Listed as a passenger on the "Athlone Castle" sailing from Durban, S.Africa to Southampton.
      Buried at Pine Lawns Cemetery, Warminster, Wiltshire.

      Probate read, 17 Nov 1983 in London. Left £4893.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1890 - Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 6/12; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1891 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 20; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Great Niece - 2 Apr 1911 - Charminster, Dorset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 May 1921 - Vacoas, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 8 Nov 1980 - Pimlico, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1983 - Sutton Veney, Warminster, Wiltshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1911 England Census - Cicely Muriel Bankes.jpeg
    1911 England Census - Cicely Muriel Bankes.jpeg