Percival Gordon Wansbury1

#1465, (28 June 1901-April 1989)
Father*George Charles Wansbury1 b. 11 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1907
Mother*Emily King2 b. 27 Oct 1859, d. Oct 1952
Charts The Wansburys of Shoreham, Kent.
The Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*28 JUN 1901 Percival Gordon Wansbury was born on 28 JUN 1901 at Hartley, Kent, EnglandG.3 
Baptism18 AUG 1901 He was baptized on 18 AUG 1901 at All Saints Church, Hartley, Kent, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 He lived with Emily King at Black Lion Inn, Hartley, Kent, EnglandG, together with John Alfred William Wansbury, Frank Robert Wansbury, Edwin Sydney Wansbury, Ellen Emily Emma Wansbury, Minnie Mary Wansbury, Vincent Ernest Wansbury and Harold Victor Wansbury.4 
Milit-Beg*17 AUG 1918 Percival Gordon Wansbury began military service on 17 AUG 1918 at Dartford, Kent, EnglandG.5 
Milit-End*4 MAY 1919 He ended military service on 4 MAY 1919 at Kent, EnglandG.5 
Residence*17 APR 1926 He lived at 10 Bedford Road, Dartford, Kent, EnglandG.6 
Occupation*17 APR 1926 The occupation of Percival Gordon Wansbury was 'Motor fitter.7
Marriage*17 APR 1926 He married Ada Louisa Ettling on 17 APR 1926 at Dartford, KentG.7,6 
Residence29 SEP 1939 Percival Gordon Wansbury and Ada Louisa Ettling lived at 35 Mount Avenue, Southall, Middlesex, EnglandG, together with Jill Ada Wansbury.8 
Death*APR 1989 Percival Gordon Wansbury died in APR 1989 at Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USAG, aged 87.9 


Ada Louisa Ettling b. 1 Mar 1901, d. 16 Jul 1989
Marriage*17 APR 1926 He married Ada Louisa Ettling on 17 APR 1926 at Dartford, KentG.7,6 
Last Edited18 Jun 2018


  1. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, bapt. Percival Gordon Wansbury, father George Charles, mother Emily.
  2. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, Gen Humble on Genes Reunited.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, birth; Dartford, Kent, Jul-Sep 1901, vol 2a 608.
  4. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  5. [S127] UK, RAK record, No. 285774, Wansbury, Percival Gordon, RAF as Motor Mechanic Apprentice.
  6. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, 1926 Marriages solemnized in the Parish Church in the Parish of Swanscombe in the County of Kent. No. 222, 17th April 1926, Percival Gordon Wansbury, 26, Bachelor, Motor Fitter, 10 Bedford Rd. Dartford, George Charles Wansbury (dec'd), Licensed Victualler; Ada Louisa Ettling, 25, Spinster, 1 Stanhope Rd., Richmond Ibrooke Ettling, Fitter. Signed by: Percival Gordon Wansbury, Ada Louisa Ettling; in the presence of: E Wansbury, Richmond Ibrooke Ettling. Married after Banns by E F Campbell Ward Rector.
  7. [S17] BMD indices, marriage, Percival G Wansbury & Ada L Ettling; Dartford, Kent, Apr-Jun 1926, vol 2a 1530.
  8. [S124] 1939 register, one blanked line.
  9. [S52] US SS Index, SSN 527-95-7855. Last residence; arr 1982?
  10. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Brentford Herts., Jul-Sep 1935, vol 3a 419. mother Ettling.
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