Alice SPANTON is my great grandmother. She was born on 09 March 1912 at 126 Brook Street (Lambeth Workhouse and Infirmary), Kennington, Surrey1. She is the daughter of Charles SPANTON and Mary Ann Eliza MORRIS.
|When and Where Born||Name||Sex||Name and Surname of Father||Name, Surname and Maiden Name of Mother||Occupation of Father||Informant||When Registered|
|09 March 1912. 126 Brook Street||Alice||Girl||Charles SPANTON||Mary SPANTON formerly MORRIS||General labourer of 24 St Albans Buildings, China Walk, Lambeth||M SPANTON. Mother. 126 Brook Street, Kennington||21 March 1912|
Bert Albert Frederick FLISHER married Alice SPANTON on 14 August 1939 at the Register Office, Maidstone, Kent2. Alice and Bert were both living at 2 Kingsmans Yard, Upper Stone Street, Maidstone. They had a child together (my grandmother) before they were married.
|When Married||Name and Surname||Age||Condition||Rank or Profession||Residence||Father’s Name and Surname||Rank or Profession of Father|
|14 August 1939||Albert Frederick FLISHER||30||Bachelor||Farm labourer||2 Kingsmans Yard, Upper Stone Street, Maidstone||George FLISHER||Farm labourer|
|Alice SPANTON||27||Spinster||2 Kingsmans Yard, Upper Stone Street, Maidstone||Charles SPANTON (deceased)||Builder’s labourer|
In 1939, Bert Albert Frederick FLISHER and Alice SPANTON (FLISHER) were living at Castlemaine Farm, Horsmonden, Kent3. They were working as land workers and hop pickers. Bert’s mother Alice DURRANT (FLISHER) was also there working as a hop picker along with Bert’s sisters Dinah and Ellen FLISHER. The 3 closed records are Bert and Alice’s 3 eldest children, who are still living.
|Surnames and Other Names||M or F||Date of Birth||S M W or D||Personal Occupation|
|Alice FLISHER||F||09 March 1912||M||Hoppicker|
|Albert F FLISHER||M||10 July 1909||M||Land worker|
Alice SPANTON (FLISHER) died on 29 October 19484 at 2 Scotsford Hill, Mayfield, Sussex at the age of 37 after a long illness (tuberculosis).
|When and Where Died||Name and Surname||Sex||Age||Occupation||Cause of Death||Informant||When Registered|
|29 October 1948. 2 Scotsford Hill, Mayfield||Alice FLISHER||Female||37||Wife of Albert Frederick FLISHER a farm labourer||1a. Pulmonary tuberculosis with terminal haemorrhage||A F FLISHER. Widower of deceased. 2 Scotsford Hill, Mayfield||01 November 1948|
|Husband:||Bert Albert Frederick FLISHER 1909-1995|
|Father:||Charles SPANTON 1866-1925|
|Mother:||Mary Ann Eliza MORRIS 1870-1950|
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- Births (CR) England. Kennington, Surrey. 09 March 1912. SPANTON, Alice. Entry No. 162.
- Marriages (CR) England. Maidstone, Kent. 14 August 1939. FLISHER, Albert Frederick and SPANTON, Alice. Entry no. 127.
- 1939 Register. England & Wales. Tonbridge, Kent. FLISHER, Albert. 29 September 1939. DJYJ 50/3. National Archives (Great Britain), Kew, England. Collection: 1939 Register. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 07 September 2020.
- Deaths (CR) England. Mayfield, Sussex. 29 October 1948. FLISHER, Alice. Entry No. 89.