The Minterne Family
Samuel Minterne (1825-1879) = Mary Ann Spencer (1821-1902)
Samuel Minterne was born at East Stoke, Dorset. He married Worbarrow-born Mary Ann Spencer on 28 November 1847. The family lived at Holme Bridge near East Stoke, Dorset where Samuel worked as a shoemaker.
Samuel and Mary had five children:
1. Ann Mintern (1848-?) – born at East Stoke – worked in service in London and married John Clements
2. Charles Spencer Mintern (1851-1910) – born at Worbarrow and married Ann Squibb (1846-1911), living first at Wareham then later Parkstone near Poole
3. Elizabeth Mintern (1856-1929) – born at East Stoke and married George Elford and moved first to Tuckton, near Christchurch, and later Sway in the New Forest
4. Mary Jane Mintern (1860-1875) – born at East Stoke, baptised at Tyneham, sadly Jane died aged just 15
5. William Thomas ‘Tom’ Minterne (1862-1925) – see below for more information
Samuel spent time in Dorchester Prison from September 1873.
Samuel died in 1879 and Mary died in 1902.
William Thomas ‘Tom’ Minterne (1862-1925) = Sarah Ann Sansom (1867-1939)
Tom was born at East Stoke and baptised at Tyneham. He was a gamekeeper and married Sarah Ann Sansom on 30 April 1892 at Tyneham. Sarah was born at Coombe Keynes.
Tom and Sarah had six children:
1. Ethel Mary Mintern (1893-1960) – Ethel was baptised at Tyneham on 14 May 1893 – she married William Henry Wood from Polesworth, Warwickshire at Tyneham on 9 June 1919 – Ethel moved with her husband to Polesworth and had nine children – after her husband’s death in 1946 she married John T A Spencer in 1947 – she died in 1960 aged 68
2. Jessie Mary Mintern (1895-1982) – Jessie was born at Worbarrow and baptised at Tyneham on 12 January 1896 – she married David Mills (1895-1980) at Tyneham on 21 April 1919 – twenty years later David and Jessie were living in Padiham, Lancashire with their son Derrick Mintern Mills (1923-2009).
3. Rosa Jane Mintern (1898-1961) – Rosa married Ephraim Moore in 1918 and moved to Warwickshire. They had five children.
4. Winifred Elizabeth Mintern (1901-1973) – Winnie remained a spinster living with younger sister Beattie at Worbarrow until the evacuation in December 1943 – they were driven by Margaret Bond to a requisitioned house at Upwey but ‘cried out in horror’ when they saw it was next to the Station Hotel
5. Beatrice Ann Minterne (1904-1966) – like her sister Winnie, Beattie remained a spinster
6. William Robert Mintern (1908-1923) – sadly Willie, 15 and his cousin Ernest Rose drowned in Worbarrow Bay in June 1923
Tom died in 1925 and Sarah died in 1939.
Page last updated 3 July 2021
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