Nellie May Ballett1

#3645, (7 April 1891-September 1970)
Father*Arthur Henry Ballett2 b. 1861, d. Jun 1936
Mother*Mary Sherwood2 b. 25 May 1866, d. 16 Mar 1953
ChartsThe Galtons of Poole
Birth*7 APR 1891 Nellie May Ballett was born on 7 APR 1891 at Poole, Dorset, England.3 
Baptism7 JUN 1891 She was baptized on 7 JUN 1891 at St Mary's Church, Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, England.1 
Marriage*26 DEC 1911 She married Sidney Walter Hewitt on 26 DEC 1911 at Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, witnessed by Ethel Emily Ballett.4 
Marriage*31 JUL 1920 Nellie May Ballett married George James Matthews on 31 JUL 1920 at Poole, Dorset, England, witnessed by Violet Louisa Ballett.5 
Death*SEP 1970 Nellie May Ballett died in SEP 1970 at Poole, Dorset, aged 79.6 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 She lived with Arthur Henry Ballett and Mary Sherwood at 31 Heckford Lane, Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, England, together with Ethel Emily Ballett and Margaret Hilda Ballett.7 
Employment*2 APR 1911 Nellie May Ballett was employed as Housemaid.8 
Residence*2 APR 1911 She and Ethel Emily Ballett lived at 'Hill Side', Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset, England.9 
Married Name26 DEC 1911 Her married name was Hewitt.4 
Residence*SEP 1915 Nellie May Ballett and Sidney Walter Hewitt lived at 48 George Street, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England, together with Bryce Sidney Valentine Hewitt.10 
Married Name31 JUL 1920 Her married name was Matthews.5 


Sidney Walter Hewitt b. 1882, d. 26 Mar 1919
Marriage*26 DEC 1911 Nellie May Ballett married Sidney Walter Hewitt on 26 DEC 1911 at Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, witnessed by Ethel Emily Ballett.4 
Last Edited3 Apr 2016


  1. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Vettie? May Ballett, parents, Arthur Henry & Mary, Longfleet, Poole, no 272, p 34.
  2. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, age & birthdate.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Poole, Dorset, Apr-Jun 1891, vol 5a 267.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Nellie May Ballett, 21, father Arthur Henry, & Sidney Walter Hewitt, 28, father James, Longfleet, Dorset, no 463, p 232.
  5. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Nellie May Hewitt, widow, 29, father Harry Ballett, & George James Matthews, 44, father Job, St James, Poole, no 159, p 80.
  6. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 79, Poole, Dorset, Sep 1970, vol 7c 143.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  8. [S68] The 1911 census, in Tunnard household with sister.
  9. [S68] The 1911 census, in Tunnard household as cook & housemaid.
  10. [S71] UK WW1 records, No 5546, Pte., Sidney Hewitt, Herts Regt.
  11. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Berkhamstead, Herts., Jan-Mar 1915, vol 3a 1779, mother Ballett.
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