Matthew George CUMNER (1887-1958)

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Matthew was born 17-Feb-1887 in Marylebone [B-Cert], son of Thomas William CUMNER and Amy Catherine Rachel HAZZARD.

Thomas William died in 1893 when Matthew was only 6 years old. Matthew can be found in the Metropolitan Police Orphanage in the 1901 Census on the same page as Emily Amelia BETTERIDGE who he later married 09-Nov-1910 at St. Mark's Audley Street [M-Cert].

He was a Corporal with the MM Police between 1914 & 1916 (Number 37674) with 12 years of service.

In 1925 he was a station sergeant at Deptford.

He died 28-Nov-1958 at Farnborough Hospital aged 71 [D-Cert]. He is burried in Chiselhurst Cemetery.

Matthew & Emily had 2 children:

Census: 1891, 1901

Thomas, Emily Amelia & Matthew George CUMNER

Matthew George

1891 Census

79 Charles Street, Mile End Old Town, London
Thomas Wm CUMNER, 31(M), Police Constable, born Ireland
Amy Kathe Rachael CUMNER, 25(M), born Sandhurst, Berkshire
Sidy Thos Jno C. CUMNER, 9, born Sandhurst, Berkshire
Amy S. J. CUMNER, Daur, 8, born Sandhurst, Berkshire
Matther Geo CUMNER, 4, born Sandhurst

1901 Census

Metropolitan Police Orphanage
Aged 14, Scholar

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