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Newbon Family History
February 2014
Constance Phoebe Holford (nee Newbon)
The death of Constance, one of the daughters of Walter Henry and Ellen Ann Newbon, has been located. She died on 2 December 1946 at the age of 86. The National Probate Calendar shows that she was living at 42 Park Road n Rugby at the time of her death. Her estate totalled £2318 7s 7d.

Olive Ellen Holford
Constance’s only daughter Olive Ellen Holford was baptised at St Michael’s Church, Battersea on 8 April 1900. The baptism records state that she was born on 26 November 1899, at which time her parents were living at 69 Bolingbroke Grove. Her father John Henry Holford was listed as an agent.

Olive’s husband, whom she married at Rugby in 1932, was John P. W. Phillips.

Among GRO birth registers can be found Christopher J. Phillips, born in Rugby in 1935.

GRO death registers record that Olive Ellen Phillips died in 1978 in Leicestershire, the stated date of her birth tallying exactly with that given in the baptism record of Olive Ellen Holford.

Ethel Beatrice Stubbs (nee Newbon)
he National Probate Calendar shows that Ethel, another of the daughters of Walter Henry and Ellen Ann Newbon, died a widow at the age of 79 on 9 January 1942, when she was living at 58 Dyke Road, Brighton. One of the executors of her will was her nephew Craven Ingledew Bourne, son of her sister Florence.

The 1911 census confirms that Ethel and her husband Charles had no children.

The 1901 census reveals that by that date Ethel and Charles were already living at 58 Dyke Road.

December 2014
Major update!
Finally I have uploaded the revised website, which I have spent many months inputting into a revised version of Serif WebPlus software.

Having contemplated the best means of keeping the website up to date, I made the decision that Twitter is the way forward! @newbonfh went live on Saturday 13 December. It would be great to have as many followers as possible, so that Newbon enthusiasts are able to keep up to date with discoveries.

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