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Members of the Everett family lived at Tyneham from 1890 or before and up to the evacuation in 1943


George Everett (1848-1928)

George was born at Broadwinsor, Dorset in 1848 to labourer Thomas Everett (1820-1890) and his wife Maria Everett nee Lane (1815-1887). George was baptised at St John the Baptist, Broadwinsor on 1 October 1848.

On Christmas Day 1870 George, then a labourer, married Kitty Park (1842-1920) at Buckland Ripers, Dorset. George signed the register with his mark.

Kitty was born at Corscombe, Dorset to labourer James Park and his wife Sarah Park nee Frampton. Kitty was baptised at Corscombe on 1 May 1842.

By 1871 George and Kitty were living at Coryates near Portesham, Dorset. George was an ‘ag lab’ and Kitty’s occupation was given as ‘field lab’.

George and Kitty had four children together:

  • Samuel James Everett (1871-1937) – married Louisa Haysom
  • Virtue Mary Park Everett (1877-1964) who married Tom Henry Mansbridge Gould (1872-1948) – see Gould family
  • Thomas William Everett (1879-1890) – born at Warmwell – died in a tragic accident in a stone pit at Tyneham
  • George William Everett (1882-1957) – see below

Kitty also had a son from a previous relationship:

  • John George Buckler Park (1864-1949) – after leaving Tyneham John moved to London where he married Eliza Augusta Park (1868-1927) and had five children – John was a railway porter in 1911

George and Kitty moved to South Egliston, Tyneham from Warmwell with  five children by 1890. Sadly their son Thomas died in a tragic accident at Tyneham that year.

In June 1899, there was a Quoit Match at Egliston. Brothers Samuel and George were on the home team against Tyneham but suffered a humiliating 7 games to one defeat.

By 1911, George and Kitty had moved to Steeple. Their son George, then aged 29, was living with them along with a lodger, Frank Gould, aged 34.

In the 1911 census schedule Kitty was shown as having a total of 7 children from her marriage to George, 4 of whom had died. More investigation is needed.

Kitty died at Steeple in February 1920 aged 78. She was buried at Tyneham. See Gravestones page.

Widower George returned to Tyneham and died there in May 1928. He was buried in Tyneham Churchyard om 8 May 1928..


George William Everett (1882-1957)

George was born at Bincombe, Dorset on 13 May 1882 and was baptised on 23 July 1882.

By 1890 the family were living at Tyneham.

. – married Lily Jane Hawkins – George and Lily had a son Archibald James Everett (1912-1970) known as Archie.

George was employed at Tyneham Farm by Walter Case Smith. When Walter’s second wife died in 1938, George and Lily were mourners at her funeral.

In 1975, range wardens uncovered villagers’ WW2 ration books in an old corrugated iron shed at the back of Tyneham Post Office – among them were Lily’s and son Archie’s.

WW2 ration books of Lily Everett and son Archie were found at Tyneham in 1975

Archibald James Everett (1912-1970)

Archie was born on 21 August 1912. He was nicknamed ‘Whippet’.

In 1932 Archie, aged 20, was fined 30 shillings.

Archie married Hilda Wheeler in 1944.

Photo courtesy of Mark White

Page last updated: 10 February 2021


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Everett

Home|Families|A-E|F-J|K-O|P-T|U-Z Members of the Everett family lived at Tyneham from 1890 or before and up to the evacuation in 1943 George Everett (1848-1928) George was born at Broadwinsor, Dorset in 1848 to labourer Thomas Everett (1820-1890) and his wife Maria Everett nee Lane (1815-1887). George was baptised at St John… Continue reading

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Gould

Home|Families|A-E|F-J|K-O|P-T|U-Z The Gould Family lived at Tyneham from Thomas Henry Mansbridge Gould (1872-1948): Tom was the Head Gardener. Tom married Virtue Mary Park Everett (1877-1964) at Tyneham on 20 April 1904. Virtue was the sister of George Everett and aunt of Archie Everett. Tom and Virtue had: John Cedric James Gould… Continue reading

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1975: Tyneham’s ration of nostalgia

HISTORY stopped at Tyneham 32 years ago. Just before Christmas,1943, the villagers gave up their homes to make way for an army firing range, and the village died. The villagers of Tyneham never went back. Their bitter and protracted struggle for possession of their homes ended in failure as the… Continue reading

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