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William Viney
(Abt 1775-1866)
Sarah Cummins
(Abt 1791-Bef 1841)
George Spratt
(1779-1851)
Elizabeth Carpenter
(Abt 1780-1850)
George Viney
(1818-1873)
Martha Spratt
(1822-1868)
George Spratt Viney
(1856-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Selina Ann Crawford

George Spratt Viney

  • Born: 24 Oct 1856, Litton, Bridport, Dorset, England
  • Marriage (1): Selina Ann Crawford on 10 May 1890 in Portsea, Hampshire, England
  • Died: 5 Feb 1932, 65 Leesland Road, Gosport, Hampshire, England aged 75
  • Buried: 10 Feb 1932, Anns Hill Cemetry, Gosport, Hampshire, England
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bullet  General Notes:

Birth: 24 Oct... info provided by Sandra Marks (From Birthday Book)....
1861 Census: Living at Ashley, Litton Cheney, Dorset, age 4,
(Thomas churchill listed as lodger age 28 Occ: Under Game Keeper).....
1871 Census: Living at Cottage, Litton Cheney, Dorset, age 14.....
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January 1875: Joined the Royal Marine Light Infantry at Salisbury and posted to Forton Barracks, Gosport, Hampshire. In December 1877 he landed with the Naval Brigade in the campaign against the Kaffirs, which lasted until the following March, and in November 1878 he was a member of the Naval Brigade which opperated against the Zulus and was engaged until July 1879. For these Campaigns he was awarded a medal with clasp. He served on various ships following this and retired from the service in 1896, He entered Portsmouth Dockyard shortly after his retirement from the Corps, but in Novemeber 1908 he fell from a staging into the dry dock, and recieved multiple injuries from which he never fully recovered.

1881 Census George was serving on board HMS Duke of Wellington.....

Was serving on board HMS Volage at time of Marriage. (10th May 1890)....

1891 Census: Age: 35, Living: 24 Russel Street, Alverstoke, (Gosport) Hampshire, England. Occ: Private in the Royal Marine Light Infantry....
1901 Census: ...Age: 44, Living 77 Leesland Road, Gosport, Hampshire, England, Occ Pensioner/ Skilled Labourer.....
1911 Census: Age 55, Living: 65 Leesland Road, Gosport, Hampshire, Occ: Invalid....

Dwelling at time of son, Williams death in 1899: 65 Leesland Road, Gosport, Hampshire, England.....

George's funeral was held at Anns Hill Cemetery, the service was conduted by Rev. M.Rich, which was semi-military, Marines from Eastney Barracks acting as pall bearers, whilst the coffin was enveloped in a Union Jack, a Marine bugler sounded the Last Post.
The chief morners were: The widow (Mrs Selina Ann Viney), Jack, George and Harry Viney (Sons), Daisy, Annie and Olive Viney (Daughters) Charley and Steve (Sons-in-Law) Mr J. Crawford (Brother-in-Law), Dora and Millie (Nieces), Mrs Hocking, and Miss Watson. The arrangements were carried out by H. D. Osborn, of North Cross Street.
Cemetry Records Interment No 31677....Plot154....Space 60


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George married Selina Ann Crawford, daughter of John Crawford and Ann Field, on 10 May 1890 in Portsea, Hampshire, England. (Selina Ann Crawford was born on 18 Sep 1864 in Woolwich, Kent, England, christened on 24 Dec 1880 in St Mary's Church, Portsea, Hampshire, died on 12 Jan 1940 in Gosport, Hampshire, England and was buried on 16 Jan 1940 in Anns Hill Cemetry, Gosport, Hampshire, England.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage Cert: George was a Private serving on HMS Volage, he was age 34, he was a Bachelor ....Selina was age 26, she was a Spinster, living at 33 Besant Terrace, Portsea, Hampshire, England...Witnesses for the marriage were: Ada Mary Crawford (Selina's Sister) and John Crawford.
Source: Marriage Cert (provided by Kevin Smith) and Free BMD.



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