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CHARLES GEORGE HIBBITT & IVY ALICE DANDO


Image Charles George Hibbitt & Ivy Alice Hibbitt (nee Dando)
Charles George Hibbitt & Ivy Alice Hibbitt (nee Dando)

Husband: CHARLES GEORGE HIBBITT
 Grandfather
Born:
 1 DEC 1898
 in Soldier's Point, Dundalk, Ireland
Baptized: 24 DEC 1898 1
Married:
 21 MAY 1931
 in The Register Office, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon 25
Died:
 8 OCT 1972
 in South Hams Hospital, Kingsbridge, Devon
Buried:
 12 OCT 1972
 in Drake Memorial Park, Plymouth, Devon
Father: ALFRED CHARLES NEWBOLD HIBBITT
Mother: ALICE RIDLEY
Spouses: 
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Wife: IVY ALICE DANDO 2 3
 Grandmother
Born:
 1 SEP 1904
 in 2 Market Street, Saffron Walden, Essex 4 5 6
Baptized:
 23 OCT 1904
 in St Mary the Virgin's Church, Saffron Walden, Essex 12
Died:
 2 JUL 1992
 in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, Devon 7 8 9
Buried:
 JUL 1992
 in Drake Memorial Park, Plymouth, Devon (cremated remains) 10
Father: CHARLES LLEWELLYN ERNEST ELBERT DANDO
Mother: ALICE FREE
Spouses: 
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Associated Links

Ancestors Chart - Charles George Hibbitt
Ancestors Chart - Ivy Alice Dando

Individual photographs of Charles George Hibbitt.
Individual photographs of Ivy Alice Dando.
Group photographs including Charles Hibbitt and Ivy Dando - Link 1.
Group photographs including Charles Hibbitt and Ivy Dando - Link 2.
Newspaper article of Charles Hibbitt receiving the Imperial Service Medal.
Memories of days out on Charles Hibbitt's boat.
Grave of Charles Hibbitt and Ivy Dando at Drake Memorial Park in Plymouth, Devon.

Additional Information

CHARLES GEORGE HIBBITT:
Occupation: Engineer, Post Office Telephones
Death caused by: Ia. Bronchogenic carcinoma
Funeral Service: 12 OCT 1972, East Allington Church, East Allington, Devon
Known as: Charlie

IVY ALICE DANDO:
Cremation: JUL 1992, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth, Devon 11
Death caused by: 1a. Septicaemia, b. Peritonitis, c. Perforation of the colon, II. Ischaemic heart disease
Funeral Service: JUL 1992, St Matthew's Church, Elburton, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon 13
Known as: Isey (pronounced Icy) 14
Residence: 1911, 4 Allendale Road, Mutley, Plymouth, Devon 15
Residence: 21 MAY 1931, 74 St Levan Road, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon (the home of Ivy's parents) 16
Occupation: SEP 1920, Appointed as a Telephonist with the General Post Office in Plymouth 17
Occupation: BET 17 AUG 1942 AND 8 MAY 1948, Temporary Sorting Clerk and Telegraphist at Tavistock Devon Post Office 18 19
Occupation: BET 1948 AND NOV 1961, Office Administrator at Bond, Pearce, Eliott & Knape Solicitors in Plymouth 20
Education: Believed to have attended Gunnerside School for Girls, Plymouth 21
Will: 21 FEB 1969, Proved on 28th August 1992 by Ivy's son. 22 23
Personal Information: Jack Train (BBC radio & film actor popular during WWII) courted Ivy before she was married 24


Footnotes

  1. Church of Ireland Records, Baptisms - (Original record unsighted).
    Charles George Hibbitt of Alfred Charles and Alice. Baptised 24 December 1898. Born 1 December 1898. Father Coastguard at Coastguard station at Dundalk. Co.Louth.
  2. Birth Certificate.
    Name: Ivy Alice Dando.
  3. Marriage Certificate.
    Bride: Ivy Alice Dando, Spinster.
  4. England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005.
    Birth Date: 1 Sep 1904 - Death Registration Month/Year: Jul 1992 - Age at death (estimated): 87.
  5. Birth Certificate.
    1904 Birth in the Sub-District of Saffron Walden in the County of Essex.
    Date: 1st September 1904
    Where born: 2 Market Street, Saffron Walden
    Name: Ivy Alice Dando
    Sex: Girl
    Father: Charles Llewellyn Ernest Elbert Dando
    Mother: Alice Dando formerly Free
    Father's Profession: Dentist (Master)
    Informant: A Dando, Mother, 2 Market Street, Saffron Walden
    When registered: 14th October 1904
    Registrar: J R Long
    Deputy Superintendent Registar: Edmund C F Land.
  6. Marriage Certificate.
    Date: 21st May 1931
    Bride: Ivy Alice Dando, aged 26 years.
  7. England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005.
    Name: Ivy Alice Hibbitt
    Birth Date: 1 Sep 1904
    Death Registration Month/Year: Jul 1992
    Age at death (estimated): 87
    Registration district: Plymouth
    Inferred County: Devon
    Volume: 21
    Page: 1573.
  8. Death Certificate.
    DEATH
    Registration District: Plymouth
    Sub-district: Plymouth
    Administrative area: County of Devon
    Date and place of death: Second July 1992, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
    Name: Ivy Alice Hibbitt
    Sex: Female
    Maiden Name: Dando
    Date and place of birth: 1st September 1904, Saffron Walden Essex
    Occupation and Address: widow of Charles George Hibbitt Telephone Engineer (retired), Furzehatt Lodge, 59 Furzehatt Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon.
    Informant: [Name removed for privacy reasons], Son
    Usual Address: [Removed for privacy reasons]
    Cause of death: 1a. Septicaemia, b. Peritonitis, c. Perforation of the colon, II. Ischaemic heart disease
    Certified by Mary Rose MB
    Registered: Third July 1992
    Registrar: J.A. Boon Registrar.
  9. Newspaper/Magazine cutting - unknown source.
    HIBBITT -On July 2 at Derriford Hospital, Ivy (Isey) aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Charles, much loved and loving mother of [names removed for privacy reasons]...and mother-in-law of... dear grandmother of...great grandmohter of...Funeral service Thursday 11.15 at St. Matthews Church, Elburton, thence to Weston Mill Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations for St. Marks Hospital, London and enquiries c/o Ivor Buch, Funeral Service, Plymstock, Plymouth tel 401278.
  10. Memorial Inscription, Grave in Drake Memorial Park, Plymouth.
    IN LOVING MEMORY
    NELLIE G MARTIN
    25.9.1897 - 2.5.1966
    CHARLES G HIBBITT
    1.12.1898 - 8.10.1972
    IVY A HIBBITT
    1.9.1904 - 2.7.1992

    [Ivy's cremated remains were scattered over the grave of her husband Charles G Hibbitt and his sister, Nellie G Martin (nee Hibbitt). After entering Drake Memorial Park, the location of the Hibbitt grave is in the first section on the far left, approximately two-thirds of the way down.]
  11. Newspaper/Magazine cutting - unknown source.
    ...Funeral service Thursday 11.15 at St. Matthews Church, Elburton, thence to Weston Mill Crematorium...
  12. Baptism Certificate.
    The Parish Church, Saffron Walden
    This is to Certify that
    Ivy Alice Dando
    was baptized in the above Church on
    the 23rd day of October 1904
    by me John T Steele.
  13. Newspaper/Magazine cutting - unknown source.
    ...Funeral service Thursday 11.15 at St. Matthews Church, Elburton...
  14. Word of Mouth, Family Members.
    Family legend has it that when Ivy's son was small he was trying to say her name and it came out as Isey. The name stuck after that.
  15. 1911 England & Wales Census.
    Address: 4 Allendale Road, Plymouth
    Charles Dando (Head), Age: 34, Married, Mechanical Dentist, Worker, Born: London
    Alice Dando (Wife), Age: 28, Married, Married for 10 years, Born: Saffron Walden, Essex
    Ivy Alice Dando (Daughter), Age: 6, Born: Saffron Walden
    Mary Ann Free (mother-in-law), Age: 67, Widow, Born: Saffron Walden
    Property consists of 7 rooms including the kitchen.
  16. Marriage Certificate.
    Date: 21st May 1931
    Bride's Residence: 74 St Levan Road, Devonport.
  17. British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969.
    Name: Ivy A Dando
    Date Appointed: Sep 1920
    Registered Number of Nomination Paper: 192418
    Situation to which Nominated: Tpnst [Telephonist]
    Place Appointed: Plymouth
    [Believed to have been based at the Telephone Exchange at Whimple Street, Plymouth - this information supplied by a family member].
  18. Family Correspondence/Document - Private Collection, Certificate of Character.
    Certificate of Character
    Tavistock Devon Post Office
    8th May 1948
    This is to certify that Mrs. I.A. Hibbitt was employed in the Post Office Service as a temporary Sorting Clerk and Telegraphist
    from the 17th. August 1942 to the 8th. May 1948
    when her services were no longer required on account of staff returned from H.M. Forces.
    During the time she was in the Service her work has been performed very satisfactorily.
    [signed] H F Watts?
    Head Postmaster.
  19. Ibid., Letter of Reference from Head Postmasted at Tavistock Post Office.
    Telephone: Tavistock 144
    Post Office,
    Tavistock,
    Devon.
    8th May '48
    During the time Mrs Hibbitt has been under my control I have always found her to be very willing and reliable. Her work has been performed most efficiently.
    H F Watts?
    Head Postmaster.
  20. Ibid., Farewell letter dated 6th November 1961 from J F Knape (partner in Bond, Pearce, Eliott & Knape Solicitors).
    ...I am so sorry that I did not get back to the office in time to wish you farewell after your fourteen years holiday with Bond, Pearce & Co.! Just a short note to say how much I appreciate all that you have done for the firm...
    [Although the letter does not state the position held, it is understood that Ivy undertook secretarial/ receptionist duties - this information supplied by a family member].
  21. Word of Mouth, Family Member.
    Believed to have attended Gunnerside School for Girls, Plymouth.
    [Gunnerside School for Girls was a private boarding school situated at 31/32 Torrington Place, North Road East, Plymouth - see www.plymouthdata.info website].
  22. Family Correspondence/Document - Private Collection, Photocopy of Ivy Alice Hibbitt's will in the possession of a family member.
    I IVY ALICE HIBBITT of 2 Dartmouth Road East Allington Totnes in the County of Devon the wife of Charles George Hibbitt HEREBY REVOKE all former Wills and testamentary dispositions made by me AND DECLARE this to be my last Will as follows:-
    1.SUBJECT to and after payment of or provision for my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts I GIVE all my property of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situated unto my husband CHARLES GEORGE HIBBITT absolutely and I APPOINT him to be the sole Executor of this my Will
    2.PROVIDED ALWAYS AND I HEREBY DECLARE that should my said husband predecease me then and only in that event and subject as aforesaid I GIVE all my property of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situated unto my son [name removed for privacy reasons] absolutely and I appoint him to be the sole Executor of this my Will
    AS WITNESS my hand this twenty-first day of February One thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine

    SIGNED by the said IVY}
    ALICE HIBBITT in the}
    Presence of us the}Ivy Alice Hibbitt [signature]
    Undersigned and by us}
    In hers:-}

    Francis Donovan
    6 Vineyard Terrace
    East Allington
    Totnes Devon
    Retired

    May Evans
    4 Dartmouth Road
    East Allington
    Totnes
    Housewife.
  23. Probate Document, In the possession of a family member.
    In the High Court of Justice
    The District Probate Registry at BRISTOL
    BE IT KNOWN that IVY ALICE HIBBITT of 2 Dartmouth Road East Allington Totnes Devon
    died on the 2nd day of July 1992 domiciled in England and Wales
    AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament
    (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the said Registry of the High Court of Justice
    and Administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to the Executor [name of son removed for privacy reasons] of [address removed for privacy reasons]
    It is hereby certified that it appears from information supplied on the application for this grant that the gross value of the said estate in the United Kingdom
    does not exceed 125000.00 and that the net value of such estate
    does not exceed 40000.00
    Dated the 28th day of August 1992
    ENDORSEMENT By a transfer dated the 7th day of June, 1993 the within named [son's name removed for privacy reasons] transferred the property, 2 Dartmouth Road, East Allington, Totnes, Devon to [names of new owners]
    Bond Pearce
    Solicitors, Plymouth.
  24. Family Correspondence/Document - Private Collection, Letter sent to Ivy from Jack Train.
    c/o BBC
    London
    5.2.42

    Dear Ivy,
    Thank you so much for your letter. Yes it certainly brought back memories in fact I am not sure if walking with you up Tavistock Road shouldn't have been included in my "most wonderful memory" last week.
    I am still as shy as ever! (sham). I can tell you now, you were the first girl I fell in love with. I often laugh now. If my wife sees this she will brain me!!!!!
    I truly was pleased to hear from you, and thanks heaps for your many encouraging remarks.
    I still have a very soft spot in my heart for dear old Plymouth. You cant whack it me booty.
    Cheers & drop me a line sometime.
    Kindest regards to your hubby, bairn & yourself.
    Yours sincerely
    Jack.
    FOR THE BOY ->
    Best wishes
    Jack Train
    [Train included a little doodle of a train with FUNF (one of Train's characters) written on one of the carriages]

    [Ivy's association with Train was also generally known about within the family].
  25. Marriage Certificate.
    1931 Marriage Solemnized at the Register Office in the District of Devonport in the County of Plymouth C.B.
    Date: 21st May 1931
    Groom: Charles George Hibbitt, aged 32 years, Bachelor
    Groom's Profession: Engineer Post Office Telephones
    Groom's Residence: 18 Exeter Street, Tavistock
    Groom's Father: Alfred Hibbitt (deceased), Chief Officer Coastguard
    Bride: Ivy Alice Dando, aged 26 years, Spinster
    Bride's Residence: 74 St Levan Road, Devonport
    Bride's Father: Charles Llewellyn Ernest Elbert Dando, Dentist
    Married in the Register Office by Licence before me,
    Chas B Stewart Registrar
    Albert Gard Supt Regr.
    Witnesses: C E Dando & Alice Hibbitt.


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