The Harcourt Family

Arthur Percival Harcourt

Birth: 1878, in Clutton, Somerset, England

Father: Joseph Miles Harcourt

Mother: Louisa Harriett (Jackson) Harcourt

Married: Marian Chalk Freemantle Hannaford

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Occupation: Civil Engineer. Arthur was a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers.

Notes: Arthur served in the Royal Engineers in World War I, commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Kent (Fortress) Engineers on 6 September 1915 (London Gazette 17 September 1915 p9307). He relinquished his commission on account of ill health on 9 April 1918, and was granted the honorary rank of lieutenant (London Gazette 5 April 1918 p4279).

Census:
1881: Hillside Villas, St Thomas in Pensford, Somerset
1891: Radstock, Somerset: Arthur P. Harcourt, son, is aged 13, born in Clutton, Somerset
1911: Lewisham, London: Arthur Percival Harcourt is aged 33, born in Clutton, Somerset
1913: 144a Adelaide Road, Brockley, London   (probate record of brother-in-law Roger Freemantle Hannaford at (Saskatchewan Probate Estate Files (Moose Jaw 1912 643 img49))


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Arthur Percival Harcourt

Birth: 1906/7, in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony

Father: Arthur Percival Harcourt

Mother: Marian Chalk Fremantle (Hannaford) Harcourt

Married: Helen T. Walton in 1931 in Isle of Wight district, Isle of Wight, England

Occupation: Wholesale Merchant
Arthur was a business partner of Derek Fergus Crowther Duncan, carrying on business as Harcourt and Duncan. This business was declared bankrupt on 29 April 1949 (London Gazette 6 May 1949 p2260). A bankruptcy dividend payment of 13s. 4d. per £ was made on 1 January 1954 (London Gazette 15 December 1953 p6846) and Arthur was discharged from bankruptcy on 26 April 1956 (London Gazette 2 March 1956 p1327).

Census & Addresses:
1911: Lewisham, London: Arthur Percival Harcourt is aged 4, born in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony
1949: "Chepstow", Palmerston Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight   (London Gazette 6 May 1949 p2260)
1955: "Chepstow", Palmerston Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight   (London Gazette 9 December 1955 p6976)
1975: "Chepstow", Palmerston Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight   (London Gazette 18 September 1975 p11794)

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Barbara Mary Winifred (Harcourt) Chapman

Birth: 5 January 1912, in Ladywell, London, England

Father: Arthur Percival Harcourt

Mother: Marian Chalk Fremantle (Hannaford) Harcourt

Married: James H. Chapman in 1935 in Isle of Wight district, Isle of Wight, England

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Norman Hannaford Harcourt

Birth: 1908/9, in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony

Father: Arthur Percival Harcourt

Mother: Marian Chalk Fremantle (Hannaford) Harcourt

Census:
1911: Lewisham, London: Norman Hannaford Harcourt is aged 2, born in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony

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