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Family of Harold St George RALLING and Dorothy B WILLIAMS

Husband: Harold St George RALLING (c. 1893-1980)
Wife: Dorothy B WILLIAMS (1887-1968)
Children: Anthony C RALLING (1829- )
Shirley D RALLING (1926-1826)
Marriage Q4 1924 Bromley, Kent, England

Husband: Harold St George RALLING

Name: Harold St George RALLING1
Sex: Male
Father: Octavius RALLING (1858-1929)
Mother: Ellen Emelia BROWN (1864-1926)
Birth c. 23 Apr 1893 Exeter, Devon, England
Occupation Apprentice wholesale drapery
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 7) Heavitree - Exeter, Devon, England2
5 Regents Terrace, Heavitree
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 17) Exeter, Devon, England3
6 Devonshire Place, Exeter
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 17) Apprentice wholesale drapery; Exeter, Devon, England3
Enlisted (Military) 1914 (age 20-21)
He joined the 1st/5 London Regiment then transferred to the Army Cyclist Corps, Wessex Division Cyclists. he was promoted to acting Captain. His first address was Balfour House, Finsbury Pavement, London EC2, the 6 Devonshire Place, Exeter. He seems to have gone to France on 4 November 1914
Emigration 24 Nov 1920 (age 27) to Mombasa, Kenya
Captain H St G Ralling sailed to Kenya on the Garth Castle, from London
Occupation 1920 (age 26-27) Settler; Mombasa, Kenya
Military Medal 1920 (age 26-27) Victory Medal
Military Medal 1920 (age 26-27) British War Medal
Military Medal 1920 (age 26-27) 1914 Star with clasp and roses
This signified that Harold had served in France or Belgium between 5 August 1914 and midnight on 22nd November 1914, and with the clasp and rose, that he had actually served under fire from the enemy in that period, thus like all holders of the medal, was one of the brave few who were responsible with the French for holding back the German army while new recruiys could be trained and equipped.
Residence 1926 (age 32-33) Bromley, Kent, England
7, Burnt Ash Lane, Bramley
Harold was recorded here in the 1926 phone book. Number: RAVnsbrn 3241.
Immigration 29 Apr 1932 (age 38) from Kenya
Harold arrived with Shirley and Anthony, at London from Mombasa, travelling 1st Class. Harold gave his address as c/o his bank.
Occupation 1932 (age 38-39) Planter; Kenya
Residence frm 1935 to 1960 (age 41-67) Brenchley, Kent, England
Woodlands, Brenchley
Harold was recorded in the phone book. Brenchley 85.Then Brenchley 121
In 1969 H St G Ralling's foreman was living at Sunnybank, Fairmans Lane, Brenchley.
Residence frm 1946 to 1971 (age 52-78) Crowborough, Sussex
Caldecott, Hurtis Hill, Crowborough
From about 1946 Harold ran a fruit business, probably living at Crowborough, where his brothers and nieces stayed with him, and carrying on the business at the Brenchley and Horsmonden addresses. All three addresses were recorded in the phone directory. (Crowborough 704)
Residence frm 1946 to 1981 (age 52-88) Horsmonden, Kent
Bassetts Cottages, then Bassetts Farm
This was probably a business address. It was recorded in the phone book. Horsmonden 346.
Residence frm 1958 to 1960 (age 64-67) Crowborough, Sussex
Ghyllmead, Ghyllmead Road, Crowborough
By 1958 according to the phone directory, Harold had acquired two additional premises
Residence frm 1958 to 1963 (age 64-70) Crowborough, Sussex
Austin House, Croft Road, Crowborough
By 1958 according to the phone directory, Harold had acquired two additional premises
Residence frm 1960 to 1972 (age 66-79) Horsmonden, Kent
Tanyard House, Horsmonden
By 1960 according to the phone directory, Harold had acquired these additional premises
Occupation 1972 (age 78-79) Engineering; Crowborough, Sussex
4 Alderbrook Close, Crowborough
The enginering business was established as well as the fruir business.
Residence frm 1976 to 1981 (age 82-88) Horsmonden, Kent
Tainters Mead, Goudhrst Road, Horsmonden
Death Q4 1980 (age 87) Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Wife: Dorothy B WILLIAMS

Name: Dorothy B WILLIAMS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1887
Death 1968 (age 80-81) Uckfield, Sussex, England

Child 1: Anthony C RALLING

Name: Anthony C RALLING
Sex: Male
Birth Q2 1829 Bromley, Kent, England

Child 2: Shirley D RALLING

Name: Shirley D RALLING
Sex: Female
Death 1826 (age -101--100) Bromley, Kent, England
Birth Q2 1926 Bromley, Kent, England

Child 3: PRIVATE

Sex: Female


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2"Census 1901 Heavitree - Exeter, Devon, England RG13/2033 Folio 26 Page 11 (Octavius Ralling)" (RG13/2033 Folio 26 Page 11).
Text From Source: Name,Relation,Condition,Sex,Age,Occupation,Employ Status,At Home,Where Born,Infirmity
Octavius Ralling,Head,M,M,42,Architect,,,Colchester, Essex, England,
Ellen Emelia Ralling,Wife,M,F,30,,,,Starcross, Devon, England,
Emmeline Charlton Ralling,Daughter,S,F,11,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,
Margery Ralling,Daughter,S,F,10,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,
Ernest Hubert Ralling,Son,S,M,9,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,
Harold St George Ralling,Son,S,M,7,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,
Sydney Lewis Ralling,Son,S,M,5,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,
Thomas Stafford L. Ralling,Son,S,M,3,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,
3"Census 1911 Exeter,Devon, England RG14/12671 RG78/728 RD271 SD1 ED3 SN318 (Octavius Ralling)" (RG14/12671 RG78/728 RD271 SD1 ED3 SN318).
Text From Source: Name,Relation,Sex,Age,Married,Years,Chd Born,Chd Living,Chd Died,Occupation,Industry,Employ Status,At Home,Where Born,Nationality,Infirmity
Octavius Ralling,Head,M,52,M,,,,,Architect,,Own Account,,Colchester, Essex, England,,
Ellen Emelia Ralling,Wife,F,46,M,22,8,6,2,Corset maker,,Employer,,Starcross, Devon, England,,
Harold St George Ralling,Son,M,17,S,,,,,Apprentice wholesale drapery,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,,
Sydney Lewis Ralling,Son,M,15,S,,,,,Clerk, insurance,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,,
Thomas Stafford L. Ralling,Son,M,12,S,,,,,School,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,,
Emmeline Charlton Ralling,Daughter,F,21,S,,,,,Manageress, Corset shop,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,,
Doris Grace Lilian Ralling,Daughter,F,6,S,,,,,School,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,,
Ellen Spratt,,F,69,M,,,,,Head Mistress Elementary School, Retired,,,,Exeter,Devon, England,,