Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe

#5723, (8 August 1898-1 September 1947)
Father*Frank John Balcombe b. 29 Feb 1864, d. Jun 1930
Mother*Ellen Sarah Lane b. 6 Jun 1870, d. Mar 1933
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent
The Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*8 AUG 1898 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe was born on 8 AUG 1898 at Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.1 
Baptism12 SEP 1898 She was baptized on 12 SEP 1898 at St John the Baptist, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 She lived with Frank John Balcombe and Ellen Sarah Lane at 70 Napier Road, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG, together with Frank John Balcombe and Percy James Balcombe.3 
Residence6 OCT 1915 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe lived at Greenwich Union Workhouse, Greenwich, London, EnglandG, together with Frank John Thomas Balcombe.4 
(Witness) Marriage30 SEP 1918 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe witnessed the marriage of Lillie Smith and Frank John Balcombe on 30 SEP 1918 at St James' Church, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.5 
Marriage*JUN 1922 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe married Henry Singleton in JUN 1922 at Prestwich, Lancashire, EnglandG.6 
Residence*NOV 1926 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe and Henry Singleton lived at 28 Fullerton Road, Addiscombe, Surrey, EnglandG.7 
Emigration*23 DEC 1926 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe and Henry Singleton emigrated on 23 DEC 1926 from London, London, EnglandG.8 
Residence1931 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe and Henry Singleton lived at 55 Horace Street, Bendigo, VIC, AustraliaG.9 
Residence1936 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe and Henry Singleton lived at Martin Street, Cheltenham, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaG.10 
Marriage*1940 Dinah Elizabeth Balcombe married Robert William Nelson in 1940 at Footscray, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaG.11 
Residence*1942 She lived at 28 Kingsville Street, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaG.11 
Death*1 SEP 1947 She died on 1 SEP 1947 at Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaG, aged 49.12 
Burial*4 SEP 1947 She was buried on 4 SEP 1947 at Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaG.13 

Family 1

Henry Singleton b. Jun 1896, d. c 1938
Marriage*JUN 1922 She married Henry Singleton in JUN 1922 at Prestwich, LancashireG.6 

Family 2

Last Edited15 Oct 2016


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Croydon, Surrey, Jul-Sep 1898, vol 2a 300.
  2. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Dinah Balcolme, parents Frank John & Ellen, St John, Croydon, no. 633 p 80.
  3. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  4. [S76] London Births & Baptisms, London Workhouse Records; Greenwich Union, Grove Park; Balcombe, Dinah, single rope maker & Frank John Thomas, illegitimate child of Dinah, 6 Oct 1915.
  5. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Frank John Balcombe, 23, father Frank John Thomas, & Lillie Smith, 24, father Esau, St James, Croydon, no 322, p 161.
  6. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Dinah Balcombe & Henry Singleton, Prestwich, Lancs., Apr-Jun 1922, vol 8d 628.
  7. [S61] Passengers, address of origin on the manifest. P&O Balranald, London to Melbourne. Dec 1926.
  8. [S61] Passengers, P&O, SS Balranald, London to Melbourne. 23 Dec 1926.
  9. [S60] Aus Elect. Roll, Bendigo, VIC, 1931 p67.
  10. [S60] Aus Elect. Roll, Henty, Cheltenham VIC, 1936 p 56.
  11. [S60] Aus Elect. Roll, Maribyrnong, Footscray, VIC, 1942 p 195 Dinah & Robt. William Nelson, Kingsville St.
  12. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death; Dinah Nelson, VIC, father Frank Jno Balcombe, mother Helen Lane, 1947, rn 9382.
  13. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, www.findagrave.com, no 153578646.
  14. [S61] Passengers, age 1, with parents on the P&O Balranald, London to Melbourne.
  15. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Greenwich, London, Oct-Dec 1915, vol 1d 1768. mother Balcombe.
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