Leslie Victor Parratt (1909-2005)


Birth: 3 March 1909 Meadow Cottage, Rowledge, Farnham, Surrey, UK
Father: George Parratt 1879-1959
Mother: Louisa Martha Kurcher (Kercher) 1877-1964

Christening: 5 September 1909 St James, Rowledge, Hampshire, UK

Marriage: 6 October 1934 St James, Rowledge, Hampshire, UK
Wife: Violet Sheila (Sheala) Eileen Crawte 1914-1996

Death:19 July 2005 Temple Cloud, Somerset, UK
Buried: St Peter, Wrecclesham, Surrey, UK


Noreen Muriel Parratt [Busby, Johnson] 1939-1938


Birth of Leslie Victor Parratt in FreeBMD in April-June 1909 in Farnham (2a 160).

Entry in Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 for Leslie Victor Parratt on 5 September 1909 at Rowledge St James, parents George and Louisa Martha Parratt. "Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of S James Rowledge inthe County of Southampton in the Year One thousand nine hundred and nine [...] 1909 September 5th No. 755 Leslie Victor, parents George, a Labourer, and Louisa Martha Parratt of Rowledge".

His brother was born in Rowledge in 1911.

In the 1911 census as Leslie Victor Parratt aged 2, born in Rowledge, Surrey, and living with his parents (George and Louisa Martha), two brothers (Cecil Arthur and Reginald Keith), and three sisters (Edith Hilda, Gladys Annie, and Ivy Louisa) in five rooms at Meadow Cottage, Rowledge, Farnham, Surrey.

His sister was born in Farnham in 1912 and two brothers in Alton in 1918 and 1923.

Marriage of Leslie V Parratt and Violet S E Crawte in FreeBMD in October-December 1934 in Alton (2c 525).

Entry in Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 for Seslie (sic - in the index) Victor Parratt, father George Parratt, and Violet Sheila Eileen Crawte aged 20, father Alfred George Crawte, on 6 October 1934 in Rowledge St James. "1934 Marriage solemnized at The Parish Church in the Parish of Rowledge in the County of Southampton. No 385 Oct 6th 1934 Leslie Victor Parratt aged 25, a Bachelor and Bricklayer's Labourer of Rowledge, father George Parratt, a Gardener, and Violet Sheila Eileen Crawte aged 20, a Spinster and Domestic Servant of Rowledge, father Alfred George Crawte, a Carpenter. Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church in England after Banns [...] in the Presence of us Godfrey Jordan Laughton Crawte, Reg Parratt and Daisy Parratt." Godfrey Jordan Laughton Crawte was her brother.

Four entries in Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945 for Leslie Victor Parratt address 7 St Mary's Cottages, Frensham in 1935 to 1939, other occupant Violet Shiella Parratt (wife?), Violet Shiella Eilleen Parratt (wife?) in1936 and 1937,and Violet Sheila Parratt (wife?) in 1939, and another for Leslie V Parratt, address 1 Stanley Cottages, Boundstone Road, Wrecclesham, Farnham in 1945, other occupant Violet S E Parratt (wife?).

His daughter was born in SW Surrey in 1939.

There are three entries in Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1918-1945 for Reginald Keith Parratt in 1937 to 1939, address Garden Cottage, Pine Ridge, Bourne, Farnham, Surrey in 1937 and 1938, other occupant Amelia Parratt (wife?), and 3 Cobbetts Estate, Wrecclesham, Farnham in 1939, other occupant Amelia Parratt (wife?), and one for Reginald K Parratt in 1945, address 3 Cobbetts Estate, Wrecclesham, Farnham, other occupant Amelia Parratt (wife?).

There are eight entries in Ancestry British Phone Books, 1880-1984 for L V Parratt address Garth Cottage, Jubilee Lane, Boundstone in 1959 to 1969, number Frensham 220 changing to 2720 in 1963, and 5 Jubilee Lane, Bounstone number Frensham 2720 in 1981.

His wife died on 7 March 1996 in Stanton Moor, Somerset, UK.

Entry in 192.com for Leslie V Parratt in the Electoral Roll 2002 living in Bath, Avon BA2, other occupant Noreen M Busby (daughter?).

Entry in the Register of Deaths for Leslie Victor Parratt, born on 3 March 1909, in July 2005 in Bath and North East Somerset (C12D 300/1C 38).

Entry in Find A Grave for Leslie Parratt born in March 1909, died on 19 July 2005 and buried St Peter's Churchyard, Wrecclesham, Waverley Borough, Surrey "Ian David/6 April 1962 - 28 July 1981/Susan Mary/28 Feby 1966 - 19 May 1989/Johnson/" and on a separate stone "And their/grandparents/Sheala/4 March 1914 - 7 March 1996/Leslie/3 March 1909 - 19 July 2005/Parratt".

Andrew V Parratt has an entry for Leslie Victor Parratt born 5 September 1909, son of George Parratt and Louisa Martha Kircher, married to Violet Sheila Eileen Crawte, 1934 aged 25 Bachelor, Bricklayer's Labourer, Rowledg, 1939 Gardener, 1 Stanley Cott, Rowledge, 1959 Forestry Foreman. [Used to work at Tilhill]. [Works for Forestry Commission at Alice Holt. 5 Jubilee Lane, Boundstone(1983)], daughter Noreen Muriel Parratt.

Entry in Geni for Leslie Victor Parrat born on 3 March 1909 in Rowledge, Surrey, son of George Parratt and Louisa Martha Parratt, married to Violet Sheila Eileen Parratt on 6 October 1934, father of ? Busby formerly Johnson, bother of George Robert Parratt, Gladys Annie Mayhew, William Henry Parratt, Cecil (Shiner) Arthur Parratt and Edith Hilda Nash and six others, a frestry forman at Tilhill and Alice Holt, died 10 July 2005 in Temple Cloud, Somerset and buried at St Peters, Wrecclesham

There are twelve entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Leslie Victor Parratt born 3 March 1909 in Rowledge, Surrey, parents George Parratt and Louisa Martha Kirchieror Kurcher, his marriage to Violet Sheila Eileen Crawte, a daghter and death on 19 July 2005, David Leland giving the place as Temple Cloud, Somerset.

Note that the Parish Church of Rowledge is in Hampshire but most of the parish is in Surrey.


Leslie Victor Parratt was the brother of Daisy Winifred Emily Parratt, wife of Edward Cyril Redman, husband of Sabina M Bridger, granddaughter of James Aldred, husband of Ann Shrubb, my first cousin three times removed, and also fourth cousin of Henry Parratt, husband of Rose Othen, my second cousin twice removed.

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