Francis SPIVEY Roy Francis SPIVEY Alan John SPIVEY Mabel Miriam ALLEN Walter Henry SPIVEY Eliza Emma PEDLEY Mini tree diagram
Roy, Alan, Frank & Diane at Barbara's wedding

Roy, Alan, Frank & Diane at Barbara's wedding

Frank (Francis) John SPIVEY (Frank)

23rd Mar 18951 - 3rd Feb 19824,5

Local Govt Official (Mental Health)

Life History

23rd Mar 1895

Born in Bromley by Bow, London.1

31st Mar 1901

Recorded in census in Bromley by Bow, London (2 Uamvar Street,).2

RG13/345 fol 126 p34

between 1915 and 1919

Occupation Soldier in India and Mesopotamia

Notes from Nan (Mabel Miriam Allen) accompanying photos: On way home 1918.  Reached Paris. Fighting began in Afghanistan.  They were sent back. Arrived home Dec 1919 in time to act as best man at Maud-Alf's wedding Christmas Day.  Alf had been wounded very badly.

6th Oct 1923

All Saints Church, Poplar

Both living at 20 Woollett Street at time of marriage.  Witnesses: Walter Henry Spivey (Frank's brother) and Alice Lydia Allen (Mabel's sister).

6th Oct 1923

Married Mabel Miriam ALLEN in Poplar, London.3

Both living at 20 Woollett Street at time of marriage.  Witnesses: Walter Henry Spivey (Frank's brother) and Alice Lydia Allen (Mabel's sister).

12th Sep 1924

Birth of son Roy Francis SPIVEY in Poplar, London

19th Jun 1926

Birth of son Alan John SPIVEY in Poplar, London.1

1929

Bought shop in 81 Teviot Street, Bromley by Bow

Bought tenancy with Elizabeth Allen (mother-in-law) from Frank Allen (a relative?) who was living there. Family lived behind the shop.

about 1930

Occupation Clerk for Poplar Board of Guardians

Roy says he started in an insurance company then went to work for Poplar Board of Guardians, becoming a relieving officer working in Harley Street, and then Old Ford.

1935

Resident in Upminster, Essex (31 Park Drive, Upminster)

First listing in telephone directory 1941 (Upm 3142)

between 1940 and 1960

Occupation Local Govt Official (Mental Health)

1950

Occupation Mental Welfare Officer.3

from Pearl & Alan's marriage cert

3rd Feb 1982

Died in Harold Wood Hospital, Essex Left ventricular failure; myocardial infarction (31 Park Drive, Upminster, Essex).4,5

Informed by son Roy. Frank's occupation listed as Mental Welfare Officer (retired).

8th Feb 1982

Cremated in South Essex Crematorium, Upminster.4

Sources

  • 1. Birth Certificate
  • 2. 1901 Census
  • 3. Marriage Certificate
  • 4. Newspaper cutting
  • 5. Death Certificate

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