Gladys Mary (Boad) KEEN

Gladys Mary (Boad) KEEN

Female 1927 - 2016  (89 years)

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  • Name Gladys Mary KEEN 
    Nickname Boad 
    Residence 1927  Brook Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 29 Aug 1927  Brook Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Baptised 23 Oct 1927  Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Residence Oct 1934  Downers Farm, Chale, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Feb 1935  Meadowbrook, Yard, Godshill, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1941  High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a window dresser 
    Occupation Jun 1945  Silchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a children's nurse 
    Occupation Aug 1945  Lane End, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a children's nurse 
    Occupation Aug 1945  Camden House, Burley, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a children's nurse 
    Residence Jun 1948  HMS Siskin, Gosport, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1950  Meadowbrook, Yard, Godshill, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Move 29 Mar 1954  Palmers Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Nov 2016  Woodside, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated 28 Nov 2016  Isle of Wight Crematorium, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Funeral 28 Nov 2016  Station Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 23 Oct 1927: Christened at Chillerton Methodist Chapel, Godmother believed to be Ellen Ryall (Aunt Nell), living at Brook Cottage, Chillerton

      1927-1934: Lived at Chillerton

      Attended Chillerton, then Chale and Godshill schools

      29 Mar 1932: First attended Chillerton School, while living at Brook Cottage. Record no 12249 (recorded as Gladys May Keen). Started same day as Ray Gulliver, Betty & Marie Carey, Richard Kelleway and Hilton Taylor.

      30 Oct 1935: Last day at Chillerton School (according to School record). Moved to Downers Farm, Chale. However, Gladys says this was actually Feb 1934.

      August 1935: Moved to Yard, Godshill

      1939 Register: Meadowbrook, Yard, Godshill, Isle of Wight
      Ref: RG101/2657E/004/24
      Albert J Keen 19 Dec 1899 Male Driver & Mechanic Heavy Worker Married 35 1
      Audrey Keen 13 Jan 1905 Female Unpaid House Duties Married 35 2
      Gladys M Keen [Baker] 29 Aug 1927 Female At School Single 35 3
      Phyllis J Idle (Smith) 04 Sep 1918 Female Officers Clerk Departmental Stores Single 35 4
      Frederick J N Idle 13 Jul 1913 Male Iron Mongery Stock Keeper Single 35 5
      Notes on record, "3-2-48 1c, EQA M"

      1941 - Jun 1945: Worked at Dabells, Newport (Window Dresser)

      Jun 1945 - Aug 1945: Worked at Hampstead & North St Pancras Childrens Home, Silchester

      Aug 1945 - Apr 1947: Worked at Lane End, Bembridge, IoW and Camden House, Burley, Hants. Met Jim in November 1946. Became engaged in Apr 1947.

      Dec 1947: Married at Godshill Parish Church. Best Man - Neville Watts (next door neighbour in Burley). Bridesmaid - Mavis Terry. Page - Andrew Guy
      Entry 57: Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church of Godshill i the County of the Isle of Wight. Frederick James Baker, 24 Bachelor, Petty Officer, RN, Field View, Pound Lane, Burley, Hants, son of James Baker, Gardener, and Gladys Mary Keen, 20, Spinster of Meadow Brook, Godshill, IW, daughter of Albert John Keen, Driving Mechanic. Married in the Parish Church aacording to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by Licence by me, H J Stone, Vicar. In the presence of Albert John Keen and James Baker.

      Jun 1948 - Mar 1950: Lived in Married Quarters, HMS Siskin, Gosport, Hants
      7 Mar 1950 - 5 Jul 1950: Lived at 46 Collins Roas, Southsea

      Jun 1950 - Mar 1954: Lived at Meadowbrook, Yard, Godshill

      29 Mar 1954: Moved to Palmers Road, Wootton, IoW
    Person ID I3  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2017 

    Father Albert John (Dink) KEEN,   b. 19 Dec 1899, Laverstoke, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1983, Palmers Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Audrey (Aud) DOWNTON,   b. 13 Jan 1905, Lower Rill, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1979, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1926  Chale, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick James William (Jim) BAKER,   b. 4 Nov 1923, Burley Street, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1995, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1947  Godshill, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
    +1. J.M. BAKER
    +2. J.S. BAKER
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1927 - Brook Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1927 - Brook Cottage, Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 23 Oct 1927 - Chillerton, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1934 - Downers Farm, Chale, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Feb 1935 - Meadowbrook, Yard, Godshill, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a window dresser - 1941 - High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a children's nurse - Jun 1945 - Silchester, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a children's nurse - Aug 1945 - Lane End, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a children's nurse - Aug 1945 - Camden House, Burley, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1947 - Godshill, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1948 - HMS Siskin, Gosport, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1950 - Meadowbrook, Yard, Godshill, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - 29 Mar 1954 - Palmers Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Nov 2016 - Woodside, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 28 Nov 2016 - Isle of Wight Crematorium, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - 28 Nov 2016 - Station Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Gladys Mary Keen
    Gladys Mary Keen
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    4 generations of Downtons
    4 generations of Downtons
    This photo shows 4 generations of the Downtons:Front: Charles Downton, Gladys Keen, Back: Ivan Guy, Audrey Downton, Trevor Chiverton & Andrew (Jack) Downton. This dates the photo to 1933/1934.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Birth Certificate, 160 (Reliability: 3).
      8 Oct 1927: Brook Cottage, Chillerton, Gatcombe RD. Road Contractors Lorry Driver. Registered by A J Keen, Father, Brook Cottage, Chillerton.

    2. [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), N70/E160, 1927.
      Newport district; Gladys Mary Keen; other surname = Downton

    3. [S4] Non Conformist Baptism Register, MDR/54, 30 Jul 2001.
      Newport & Ryde Circuit Baptisms 1900-1983. Gladys Mary, daughter of Albert John and Audrey Keen, Brook Cottage, Chillerton, United Church, Chillerton by J K Scholefield.

    4. [S22] Marriage Certificate.
      Married by Licence

    5. [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), COE20.2/57.
      All Saints, Godshill