Alice May Louisa Vincent1,2,3
Female
Father John Vincent
Mother Jane Durrant

Family with Thomas Jones (1905 - bef 1954)

Daughter Patience Jane Louise Jones (1931 - 2006)
Son Pierre Adrian Michael Jones (1933 - 1998)

Family with Sydney W. Elson (1914 - 1987)

Son Stephen Brian Martin (1944 - 1990)

Events and attributes

Birth
29 March 1914 (age 0)
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England1,2,4
Residence
15 October 1930 (age 16)
61, George Street, Guildford, Surrey, England2
Marriage
15 October 1930 (age 16)
To Thomas Jones
The Register Office, Guildford, Surrey, England

Notes:
Woman's Age: 17y
Man's Age: 22y
The descendants of Alice Vincent have always known that the husband in her first marriage had committed bigamy, which would explain the misleading details on his marriage certificate (age, name and father's occupation) . Thomas Jones named Miss Alice May Louisa Vincent as his next of kin to the Army in circa 1941, calling her his 'stepsister' (which was not true).2,5
Marriage
between July 1935 and September 1935
To Sydney W. Elson
Surrey, England4
Census
29 September 1939 (age 25)
21, Artillery Road, Guildford, Surrey, England1
Residence
January 1951 (age 36)
21, Artillery Road, Guildford, Surrey, England6
Travelled
29 January 1951 (age 36)
Royal Albert Dock, London, England to Wellington, New Zealand

Notes:
She travelled tourist class with her husband and 2 sons and intended to make New Zealand her permanent residence.6
Travelled
13 May 1960 (age 46)
Royal Albert Dock, London, England to Auckland, New Zealand

Notes:
She travelled First class and stated that she had been in the UK for more than a year but intended to make New Zealand her permanent residence. Her date of birth is given as 29.5.14 and she is said to be single, both of which are incorrect. Her address in the UK was 5 Little Hyde, Bushey Hill, Merrow, Guildford.7
Death
6 April 1991 (age 77)
3
Burial
after 6 April 1991
Andersons Bay Cemetery (Services Area), Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand3

Citations

  1. [S150] 1939 National Register of England, Guildford M.B., Surrey 21 Artillery Road Alice M.L. Elson; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk: accessed 28 November2016); RG101/1902I/011/6 Letter Code: DMOO
  2. [S142] England, marriage certificate (certified copy) for Thomas Jones and Alice May Louisa Vincent, married 15th October 1930; Guildford 2a/289, Glamorgan. General Register Office, Southport
  3. [S152] "New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007," database, Ancestry (https://ancestry.co.uk), Alice M.L. Elson, 6 April 1991; citing New Zealand Cemetery Records. New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated.
  4. [S66] FreeBMD, "Search," database, FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl )
  5. [S140] Thomas Jones, born 3/3/1905, Army number 6007690; [UK] Army forms (various); photocopy; Army Personnel Centre (Support Division Historical Disclosures), Glasgow.
  6. [S156] "UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 28 November 2016), manifest, Rangitiki, 29 January 1951, Ticket number 134, Mr S.W. Elson and family; citing Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists. BT27. Records of the Commercial, Companies, Labour, Railways and Statistics Departments. Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.
  7. [S155] "UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 28 November 2016), manifest, Rangitoto, 13 May 1960, Ticket number 359, Mrs Alice M.L. Elson born 29.5.14; citing Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists. BT27. Records of the Commercial, Companies, Labour, Railways and Statistics Departments. Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England.