Henry William Oscar WEEKS, B.E.M., J.P.

Male 1888 - 1955  (66 years)


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  • Name Henry William Oscar WEEKS 
    Suffix B.E.M., J.P. 
    Born 28 Dec 1888  Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Baptised 27 Jan 1889  Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1913 to 1955  West Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sub-Postmaster 
    Occupation 1939 to 1945  Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor 
    Died 21 Feb 1955  West Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried 24 Feb 1955  Ryde Cemetery, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • 1939-1945: Mayor of the Borough of Ryde

      1939 King's Birthday Honours:
      British Empire Medal (BEM) Civil Division
      Henry William Oscar Weeks, Sub-Postmaster, West Street Town Sub-Office, Ryde, Isle of Wight.

      1939 Register: Post Office, West Street, Ryde M.B., Isle of Wight
      Ref: RG101/2651F/015/8
      Henry W O Weeks 28 Dec 1888 Male Sub Postmaster Greengrocer Married 205 1 Borough Councillor, Chairman of Evacuation Committee
      Elsie M Weeks 20 Mar 1892 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Sub-Postmasters Deputy Married 205 2
      2 Closed records
      Henry J Weeks 05 Mar 1862 Male Watch Repairer Widowed 205 5
    Person ID I2702  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2018 

    Father Henry James WEEKS 
    Family ID F5769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsie Margaret RYALL,   b. 20 Mar 1892, Anglesea Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1980, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1917  Holy Trinity, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. Raymond Cyril Alexander WEEKS,   b. Jun 1918, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 2008, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     2. Colin Henry WEEKS,   b. Jun 1923, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1942, Clarence Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
    Family ID F326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1888 - Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 27 Jan 1889 - Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sub-Postmaster - 1913 to 1955 - West Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jul 1917 - Holy Trinity, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Raymond Cyril Alexander WEEKS - Jun 1918 - Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Colin Henry WEEKS - Jun 1923 - Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mayor - 1939 to 1945 - Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1955 - West Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Feb 1955 - Ryde Cemetery, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S142] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Births Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/births/bmd_b_search.html), R59/E483, 1889.
      Ryde district; Henry William Oscar Weeks; Other surname = Grist

    2. [S344] Ryde Social Heritage Group, (http://www.rshg.org.uk/) (Reliability: 1), 20 Mar 2015.
      Date of Birth: 27/12/1888
      Date of Death: 21/02/1955
      Title: Mr
      Military Rank: None
      Forenames: Henry William Oscar
      Surname: Weeks
      Soundex: W200
      Grave Type:
      Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section K Plot 3915
      Map Ref #: RSHG 049 A3
      Note 1939 Register records date as 28 December 1888.

    3. [S396] 1939 National Register, (The National Archives) (Reliability: 2), 26 Jul 2016.
      1939 Register: Post Office, West Street, Ryde M.B., Isle of Wight
      Ref: RG101/2651F/015/8
      Henry W O Weeks 28 Dec 1888 Male Sub Postmaster Greengrocer Married 205 1 Borough Councillor, Chairman of Evacuation Committee
      Note date is different to that recorded by Ryde Social Heritage Group

    4. [S249] England & Wales Christening Records 1530-1980 (Reliability: 2), 20 Mar 2015.
      Name: Henry William Oscar Weeks
      Gender: Male
      Christening Date: 27 Jan 1889
      Christening Place: Ryde, Hampshire, England
      Father: Henry James Weeks
      Mother: Elizabeth Annie

    5. [S141] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Death Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/deaths/bmd_d_search.html), SE5/E273, 1955.
      South-east district; Henry William Oscar Weeks, 66

    6. [S292] National Probate Calendar, (Ancestry) (Reliability: 2), 20 Mar 2015.
      WEEKS Henry William Oscar of West-street Post Office Ryde Isle of Wight died 21 February 1955 Probate Winchester 21 March to Elsie Margaret Weeks widow. Effects 1780 5s. 4d.

    7. [S344] Ryde Social Heritage Group, (http://www.rshg.org.uk/), 20 Mar 2015.
      IN REMEMBRANCE
      COLIN HENRY WEEKS N F S
      KILLED ON DUTY 5TH MAY 1942
      AGED 19 YEARS
      "I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE"

      AND OF
      HENRY WILLIAM OSCAR WEEKS J P
      WHO SERVED THIS BOROUGH AS MAYOR 1939 1945
      DIED 21ST FEBRUARY 1955
      AGED 66 YEARS
      http://rshg.org.uk/graves/mr-henry-william-oscar-weeks/

    8. [S8] Isle of Wight County Press, 27 Dec 2015.
      Published Saturday 26th February 1955

    9. [S10] General Register Office Index, General Register Office, 2b 1376, Sep 1917.

    10. [S140] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Marriage Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/marriages/bmd_m_search.html), COE36.2/497.
      Holy Trinity, Ryde