John Eric Graves1

#5783, (16 January 1914-25 November 1990)
Father*Henry Barnaby Graves1 b. 14 Oct 1885, d. 22 Oct 1951
Mother*Emma Sarah Jane Lane1 b. 17 Oct 1886, d. 12 Feb 1983
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*16 JAN 1914 John Eric Graves was born on 16 JAN 1914 at Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence1935 He lived with Henry Barnaby Graves and Emma Sarah Jane Lane at 27 Iberian Avenue, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG, together with Ivy Mabel Graves.2 
Employment*APR 1936 John Eric Graves was employed as Insurance official.3 
Marriage*18 APR 1936 He married Maisie Evelyn Cook on 18 APR 1936 at St Peter's Church, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.4 
Residence*29 SEP 1939 John Eric Graves and Maisie Evelyn Cook lived at 200 Brighton Road, Croydon, Surrey, EnglandG.5 
Death*25 NOV 1990 John Eric Graves died on 25 NOV 1990 at 'Sea Cottage', Outram Road, Felpham, Sussex, EnglandG, aged 76.1,6 
Note* He is a match from tests on his grand-daughter Lisa Claire. Common ancestors of Lane/Streatfield.7 


Maisie Evelyn Cook b. 1 May 1911, d. Sep 1981
Marriage*18 APR 1936 He married Maisie Evelyn Cook on 18 APR 1936 at Croydon, SurreyG.4 
Last Edited17 Jun 2022


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Croydon, Surrey, Jan-Mar 1914, vol 2a 494, mother Lane.
  2. [S103] Unknown author, "City Directories", Surrey Electoral registers, Mitcham, Beddington, 1935, p 25.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, marriage certificate.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; John Eric Graves, 22, father Henry Barnaby, & Maisie Evelyn Cook, 24, father Archibald, St Peter, Croydon, no 129, p 65.
  5. [S124] 1939 register.
  6. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, date & place.
  7. [S128] Ancestry DNA, Matches to all family around 20cM on 1 segment. Common ancestor to Lane/Streatfield; other matches suggest this is a Lane line.
  8. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Surrey mid E, Jan-Mar 1940, vol 2a 449. mother Cook.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016