Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Bruce Vlieland Parker

Bruce Vlieland Parker is the son of William Ernest Parker and his wife Annie Isobel Grieve and was baptised  28 Sep 1901, Westcliff
died. 9 Sep 1952, Stanmore, Middlesex
Bruce  married Winifred May LINDSEY
baptised. 22 Nov 1894, Tiverton, Devon
died d. 20 Jul 1979, Age: 84
their children
Anne Elizabeth PARKER
Air Commodore John Michael Anthony PARKER AFC
In the 1911 census,

William Ernest age 43 and his wife Annie Isobel Grieve are at 3 Wellington Square Cheltenham Gloucs with 3 children and servant.
 The childrens names are Bruce Vlieland Parker, Henrietta Vlieland Parker and Robert Vlieland Parker.
Bruce is a surveyor but he falls on hard times and (as you say)
The London Gazette reports his bankruptcy proceedings in 1938of and carrying on business
at 5 Nottingham Street, and 137 Regent Street,
both London, W.I, surveyor.
London Gazette 1914
PARKER, Bruce Vlieland, residing at 26, Elm
Park, Stanmore, Middlesex, and lately carrying
on business at.5, Nottingham Street, W.x, and
137, Regent Street, W.i, both London, INSURANCE
BROKER, and described in the Receiving
Order as a Surveyor.
No. of Matter—853 of 1937.
Trustee's Name, Address and Description—
Macleod, Torquil John Murdoch, 1-2, Bucklersbury,
London, E.C.4, Chartered Accountant.
Date of Certificate of Appointment—June 17,
No. 522. PARKER, Bruce Vlieland, of and carrying
on business at 5, Nottingham Street, and
137, Regent Street, both London, W.i. SURVEYOR.
Date of Filing Petition—Nov. 2, 1937.
No. of Matter—853 of 1937.
Date of Receiving Order—Feb. 24, 1938.
No. of Receiving Order—97.
Whether Debtor's or Creditor's Petition—
Act of Bankruptcy proved in Creditor's Petition—
Section i-i (G.), Bankruptcy Act, 1914.
We find a lot more in the Australian newspapers.

In the national archives we find him twice on the medallist.For ww1 and ww2
Medal Card of Parker, Bruce Vlieland
Place of Birth: Southend on Sea
and also Medal listing of Parker, Bruce Vlieland
Discharge number: R229849
Date 28 September 1901

William Ernest Parker has kept up the family tradition of travel. His wife Annie is from St Johns Newfoundland and his children have been born in Southend on Sea Essex in 1901, Nambord German East Africa in 1905 and Hardingham Norfolk in 1909
In 1891 census we find PARKER Annie Maria Govnss S F 24 Governess(Em'ee) Overseas - British - Malta
PARKER William Ernest Willand Visitr S M 28 Schoolmaster Norfolk - Norwich

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