Eleanor May Blake1

#45778, b. June 1882

Individual's Timeline

Birth RegJune 1882Eleanor May Blake1
Marr RegJune 1904Eleanor May Blake
Death28 April 1931William John Anderson2
Probate15 December 1931William John Anderson

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: Eleanor's birth was registered in the quarter ended in June 1882 in the Gateshead registration district.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Eleanor and William John Anderson was registered in the quarter ended June 1904 in the Gateshead registration district.
  • (Widow) Death: In 1931, at the age of 48 years and 10 months, Eleanor May was left a widow by the death of William John Anderson.2
  • (Admin_beneficiary) Probate: In 1931 Eleanor May Anderson became the administrator and/or the beneficiary named in the probate documents of William John Anderson; The Estate was valued at £11,111.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Eleanor was a waitress in a restaurant.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Anderson.
  • Journey: She and Eliot Watson Blake traveled to in Southampton, Hampshire, England, arriving 9 October 1953 on the ship Athlone Castle They boarded the ship in Capetown, but this looks to have been a short stay in South Africa.3

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: May have married John ROBINSON in Sunderland Jun qtr 1937.

Children of Eleanor May Blake and William John Anderson


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      Eleanor May            Gateshead      10a     907.
  2. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about William John Anderson
    Name:      William John Anderson
    Probate Date:      8 Jun 1931
    Death Date:      28 Apr 1931
    Death Place:      Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
    Registry:      Newcastle-Upon-Tyne."
  3. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about Eliot Blake
    Name:      Eliot Blake
    Birth Date:      abt 1887
    Age:      66
    Port of Departure:      Durban, South Africa
    Arrival Date:      9 Oct 1953
    Port of Arrival:      Southampton, England
    Ports of Voyage:      Durban
    [Port Elizabeth]
    [Cape Town]
    Ship Name:      Athlone Castle
    Search Ship Database:      View the 'Athlone Castle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
    Shipping Line:      Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd
    Official Number:      164525."