Maurice Arthur PATES

Maurice Arthur PATES

Male 1897 - 1953  (56 years)

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  • Name Maurice Arthur PATES 
    Born 1897  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1939 Register 29 Sep 1939  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mourner 30 May 1942  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mourner 20 Aug 1948  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 04 Jun 1953  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 8 Jun 1953  Town Cemetery, Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Newspaper Report 12 Jun 1953  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Newspaper Report 12 Jun 1953  Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Probate 17 Aug 1953  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I42  Freeman-Culpin | Pates Descendants
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father John PATES,   b. 31 May 1847, Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1901, Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Sarah PATES,   b. 24 Jul 1860, Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1919, Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen May JONES,   b. 01 May 1904, Roxton, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1966, Biggleswade, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 May 1934  St Mary, Roxton, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Newspaper Report 18 May 1934  St Mary, Roxton, Beds Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1897 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Sun Street, Biggleswade, age 3 - 31 Mar 1901 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Sun Street, Biggleswade, age 13, school - 2 Apr 1911 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 May 1934 - St Mary, Roxton, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - BEDFORDSHIRE TIMES & INDEPENDENT: A ROXTON WEDDING. Marriage of Miss E M Jones and Mr M A Pates. The wedding was solemnized at Roxton Church on Saturday of Miss Ellen May Jones, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Jones, of White Cottage, Roxton, and Mr Maurice Arthur Pates, of 41 Lawrence Road, Biggleswade. The Vicar officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, was dressed in white suede crepe rayon, with bridal veil and orange blossom (the veil being lent by a friend). She also wore white satin shoes and hose to match, and carried a bouquet of carnations and tulips. She was attended by four bridesmaids, Miss F L Jones, her sister, Miss M M Jones, her niece, and the Misses R and J Bonfield (great-nieces of the bridegroom). The elder bridesmaid, Miss F L Jones, was dressed in an ankle-length dress of peach san crepe with white shoes and hose to match, and carried a bouquet of pink tulips. The three younger maids were dressed in ankle-length dresses of pale blue san crepe, with white shoes and hose to match, and carried bouquets of forget-me-nots. All four wore bandeaux round their hair to match their dresses and wore necklaces, the gifts of the bridegroom. The best man was Mr Percy Jones, of Sussex, brother of the bride. A reception was held at the Institute, where about forty guests were entertained. The presents included a dinner service from the bridegroom's fellow workers at the Brewery, Biggleswade. The future residence of Mr and Mrs Pates will be 141 Hitchin Street, Biggleswade. - 18 May 1934 - St Mary, Roxton, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1939 Register - 141 Hitchin Road, Biggleswade, brewery labourer, heavy worker; plus one closed entry - 29 Sep 1939 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMourner - the funeral of Charles Arthur Warner - 30 May 1942 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMourner - the funeral of Annie Elizabeth (Pates) Warner - 20 Aug 1948 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Jun 1953 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - BIGGLESWADE CHRONICLE: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: PATES. The family of the late Mr M A Pates wish to thank all kind friends and neighbours and fellow workers for the many messages of sympathy in their sad loss; also for the beautiful floral tributes sent. - 12 Jun 1953 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - BIGGLESWADE CHRONICLE: DEATH OF MR M A PATES. Sporting circles in Biggleswade lost one of its most enthusiastic supporters by the death at his home on June 4 of Mr Maurice Arthur Pates aged 55 years. He was a past cricket enthusiast, being connected for several years as secretary of the Wesleyan Cricket club, and later as an umpire or scorer for the Town Cricket Club. He was for many years responsible for running the seven-a-side Cricket Competition. He was also interested in football and acted as trainer of the second team of the Waders between the wars. He was for many years a member of the Liberal Club and enjoyed a game of billiards. Anything connected with sport always received Mr Pates\'s full support and hard work. He was employed at Messrs Wells & Winch Ltd as a brewer\'s labourer for 37 1/2 years. He was in the Veterinary Service in the first World War and saw service in India. He was a member of the British Legion and of the St John Ambulance Brigade in the last war. He leaves a widow and a daughter. The funeral service took place at the Trinity Methodist Church on Monday when the Rev. Mark Lund officiated. Mourners were: Mrs Pates (widow); Mr W Pates (brother); Miss D Pates (daughter); Mrs F Wisson, Mrs Henderson (sisters); Mrs F R Jones (mother-in-law); Mrs W Pates, Mrs C Smith (sisters-in-law); Mr C W Jones, Mr & Mrs P H Jones (brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law); Mrs L King (niece); Mr S W Bonfield, Mr V Potton (cousins). Representatives of Messrs Wells & Winch Ltd lined the path at the chapel and also at the Cemetery. Wreaths were from: Ellen & Doreen, In loving memory of the best husband and father, "Someday we'll understand"; Will, Kate & family; Ada & Frank; May, Jack & family; Florence & Lilian; Percy, Bertha, Sid, Marjorie & family; the neighbours of 137, 139, 143 Hitchin Street & 7 South View; office staff of Bondors; Fellow workers at the Brewery; Vi, Marjorie, Doris & Sam; Biggleswade British Legion; Leslie, Jack & Clara; Mr & Mrs Kitchener & Roy. - 12 Jun 1953 - Biggleswade, Beds Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Maurice & Ellen Pates wedding
    Maurice & Ellen Pates wedding

  • Sources 
    1. [S173] GRO BMD Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), DQ1897, Biggleswade, 3b 349.

    2. [S33] Census, (www.ancestry.co.uk), RG13/1499/71/15.

    3. [S33] Census, (www.ancestry.co.uk), RG14PN8889 RG78PN468 RD175 SD1 SN151.

    4. [S18] 1939 Register, (www.findmypast.co.uk), RG101/1968B/005/27.

    5. [S290] British Newspaper Archive, (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk).

    6. [S173] GRO BMD Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), JQ1953, Biggleswade, 4a 72, age 55.

    7. [S255] E&W National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858-1966, 1973-1995, (www.ancestry.co.uk).

    8. [S173] GRO BMD Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), JQ1934, Bedford, 3b 797.