Violet M Simms

FatherJames Simms (c 1871-)
MotherAmelia Violet Muriel Sackett (1885-1972)
Birth1916, Canterbury, KentG,1,2
Marriage1940, St Albans, HertfordshireGWilliam T Lane3
Violet M Simms, daughter of James Simms and Amelia Violet Muriel Sackett, was born in Canterbury, KentG, on 2 January 1916.1,2 She married in St Albans, HertfordshireG, in 1940, William T Lane.3
     At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939, Violet was living at 48 Heath Road, St Albans, HertfordshireG, in the household of her widowed mother Amelia. Violet was then aged 23, single, and was employed as a folding machine operator at a printing firm.4

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Mar qtr 1916. Simms, Violet M. Mother: Sackett. Canterbury. 2a:1680."
  2. 1939 Register.
  3. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Dec qtr 1940. Simms, Violet M. Spouse: Lane, William T. St Albans. 3a:4106."
  4. "1939 Register" (Findmypast image), "Simms household, 48 Heath Road, St Albans M B (municipal borough), Hertfordshire: Amelia V Simms, b. 26 Dec 1885, widowed, unpaid domestic duties; Kathleen M Simms (later Goodrum), b. 8 Jan 1912, single, tailors machinist textile; Violet M Simms (later Lane), b. 2 Jan 1916, single, printers folding machinist; Harry C Simms, b. 19 May 1919, single, resistance transformer & coil minder; Cecilia Simms (later Robertshaw), b. 21 Dec 1921, single, printing folding machinist."
Sackett line9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited4 May 2020

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