Lily Alice Botell [Thompson] (1902-1991)


Birth: 14 May 1902 Lee, London, UK
Father: Frederick Ernest Botell 1871-1944
Mother: Frances Alice Philpot 1869-1949

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: January-March 1936 Woolwich, London, UK
Husband: Stoddart Thompson 1897-1982

Death: August 1991 Greenwich, Greater London, UK


Father unknown
Eric Francis Botell 1922-2015

By Stoddart

Arthur Thompson b1939
Cyril Thompson b1939
Robert Thompson b1939
Geoffery Thompson 1943


Birth of Lily Alice Botell in FreeBMD in April-June 1902 in Lewisham (1d 1146).

In the 1911 census as Lily Alice Botell aged 8, born in Lee, Kent, and living with her mother (Frances Alice), brother (Frederick Henry) and sister (Frances Mary) in five rooms at 1 Bourne Cottage, Bourne Yard, Whyteleafe, Surrey.

Her son was born in East Grinstead in 1922.

There are six entries in Ancestry All London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Lily Alice Botell address 6 Gerda Road, Eltham, Avery Hill, Woolwich in 1929 to 1934, other occupants Frederick Ernest and Frances Alice (parents?), Frederick Henry (brother?), and Rosamond Florence Botell from 1930.

Marriage of Lily A Botell and Stoddart Thompson in FreeBMD in January-March 1936 in Woolwich (1d 1376).

Her first three sons were born in France, just before the war, the fourth in Woolwich in 1943.

There are 15 entries in Ancestry All London, England, Electoral Registers, 1847-1965 for Lily A Thompson address 248 Footscray Road, Avery Hill, Woolwich between 1945 and 1965, other occupants Stoddart Thompson (husband?), Arthur Thompson (son?) in 1958 and 1959, Cyril Thompson in 1961 to 1965, and Geoffrey Thompson (son?) in 1964 and 1965.

Entry in the Register of Deaths for Lily Alice Thompson, born on 14 May 1902, in August 1991 in Greenwich (12 940). This resulted from an accident crossing the road.

There are two entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Lily Alice Botell born in April 2002 in Lee, Kent, parents Frederick Ernest Botell and Francis Alice Philpot and her death in March 1944 in Edmonton, Middlesex (this appears to come from the entry for Lily Bowtell).


Lily Alice Botell was the mother of Eric Francis Botell, my brother-in-law.

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