Ida Blewett, 18771967 (aged 89 years)

Name
Ida /Blewett/
Given names
Ida
Surname
Blewett
Birth
Text:

ABT 1877

Citation details: War register: Olivia A BLEWETT and Ida BLEWETT (1939), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=TNA/R39/6697/6697E/010/14 : accessed 20 Sep 2020

1939 England - Census transcript - Olivia A Blewett - Household
Gurnick Street, Mousehole, Penzance M.B., Cornwall, England

ScheduleSubNumNameRoleSexDOBMCOccupation
1181Blewett, Olivia AF24 Jun 1875UnmUnpaid Domestic Duties
1182Blewett, IdaF23 Aug 1877UnmDomestic Duties
Death of a brother
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 3 years)
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Census

1881 England - Census transcript - John Thomas Blewett - Household
http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1881%2f0010573368 : accessed 1 June 2016
Rose Valley, St Paul, Penzance, Cornwall, England

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationBirthplaceInfirm
John T BlewettheadMar34FishermanMousehole, Cornwall
Bessie BlewettwifeMar31Mousehole, Cornwall
Lizzie C Blewettdaughter9ScholarMousehole, Cornwall
Olivia A Blewettdaughter5ScholarMousehole, Cornwall
Ida Blewettdaughter4ScholarMousehole, Cornwall
Thomas Blewettson0 Mousehole, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Census

1891 England - Census transcript - John Thomas Blewett - Household
http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1891%2f0012935726 : accessed 1 June 2016
Garden Cottage, St Clements Terrace, Paul, Penzance, Cornwall, England

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmplEmpdOACBirthplaceInfirm
John T BlewettheadMar44fishermanxMousehole, Cornwall
Elizabeth BodinnarwifeMar41Mousehole, Cornwall
James B BlewettsonSingle17Mason's apprenticexMousehole, Cornwall
Olivia A Blewettdaughter15Dressmaker's apprenticsxMousehole, Cornwall
Ida Blewettdaughter14ScholarMousehole, Cornwall
Thomas Blewettson10ScholarMousehole, Cornwall
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 23 years)
Source citation:

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
Census
March 31, 1901 (aged 23 years)
Citation details: Census: John T BLEWETT and household (1901), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1901/0013680163 : accessed 20 Sep 2020

1901 England - Census transcript - John Thomas Blewett - Household
St Clements Terrace, Mousehole, Paul, Penzance, Cornwall, England

NameRelationConditionAgeMAgeFOccupationEmpHomeBirthplaceInfirm
John T BlewettheadMar54drift fishermanMousehole, Cornwall
Bessie BlewettwifeMar51Mousehole, Cornwall
Olivia A BlewettdaughterUnm25Mousehole, Cornwall
Ida BlewettdaughterUnm23Mousehole, Cornwall
Thomas BlewettsonUnm20CarpenterMousehole, Cornwall
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 24 years)
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 24 years)
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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 24 years)
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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 3 years)
Barberton, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 8 years)
Langlaagte, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 26 years)
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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 28 years)
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 32 years)
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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Census
April 2, 1911 (aged 33 years)

1911 England - Census transcript - John Thomas Blewett - Household
St Clement's Cottage Mousehole Cornwall, Paul, Cornwall, England

NameRelationAgeMAgeFConditionYrMChAChLChDOccupationIndEmpHomeBirthplaceNatInfirm
John T Blewetthead64Mar39651fishermandrift fishingownMousehole, CornwallBritish
Bessie Blewettwife61Mar39Mousehole, CornwallBritish
Olivia A Blewettdaughter34Unm000noneat homeMousehole, CornwallBritish
Ida Blewettdaughter33Unm000noneat homeMousehole, CornwallBritish
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 34 years)
Source citation:

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.
Death of a mother
Address: Sheffield Road Cemetery, Cornwall
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 41 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 40 years)
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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.
Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 42 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 46 years)
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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 52 years)
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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Death of a father
Burial of a father
Address: Sheffield Road Cemetery, Paul, Cornwall
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 62 years)
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Census
September 29, 1939 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: War register: Olivia A BLEWETT and Ida BLEWETT (1939), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=TNA/R39/6697/6697E/010/14 : accessed 20 Sep 2020

1939 England - Census transcript - Olivia A Blewett - Household
Gurnick Street, Mousehole, Penzance M.B., Cornwall, England

ScheduleSubNumNameRoleSexDOBMCOccupation
1181Blewett, Olivia AF24 Jun 1875UnmUnpaid Domestic Duties
1182Blewett, IdaF23 Aug 1877UnmDomestic Duties
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 68 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 70 years)
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Death of a sister
Address: "Alpha", Adelphi Mansions, Beach Road, Sea Point
Citation details: Deat registration: Lizzie BLEWITT (1954), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G5DT-SLTK?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-Z9X%3A140352601%2C140039601 : 23 June 2016), 1954 > Cape Town > image 2072 of 3982; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 9 Jan 2022
Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 77 years)
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Death of a brother
Citation details: Estate file: James Bodinar BLEWETT (1955-1976), NAB MSCE #480/1955
Text:

Description: BLEWETT, JAMES BODINAR. BORN IN CORNWALL. S/SP BLEWETT, BEATRICE. (BORN WHITFORD). SINCE DECEASED, EST. NO.

Starting: 1955
Ending: 1976

Citation details: Death registration: James Bodinar BLEWETT (1955), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91P-49JK?cc=3732506 : 15 February 2021), > image 1 of 1; National Archives, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa : accessed 11 May 2021
Death of a brother
1956 (aged 78 years)
Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 81 years)
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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 83 years)
South Africa
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 83 years)
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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Death of a sister
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 89 years)
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Residence
Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (on the date of death)
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Death
April 17, 1967 (aged 89 years) Age: 90 years
Address: Kerrier, Cornwall
Text:

BET APR 1967 AND JUN 1967

Citation details: Death: Ida BLEWETT (1967), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FD%2F1967%2F2%2FAZ%2F000080%2F130 : accessed 9 Jan 2022
Probate
Family with parents
father
18471936
Birth: before April 4, 1847 23 22 Mousehole, Cornwall, England
Death: June 5, 1936
mother
18501918
Birth: about 1850 28 26 Mousehole, Cornwall, England
Death: May 1, 1918Penzance, Cornwall, England
Marriage MarriageNovember 7, 1871Penzance, Cornwall, England
4 months
elder sister
18721954
Birth: March 10, 1872 24 22 Mousehole, Cornwall, England
Death: July 17, 1954Sea Point, Western Cape, South Africa
21 months
elder brother
18731955
Birth: December 13, 1873 26 23 Mousehole, Cornwall, England
Death: February 18, 1955Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
19 months
elder sister
18751962
Birth: June 24, 1875 28 25 Mousehole, Cornwall, England
Death: between January 1962 and March 1962Penzance, Cornwall, England
2 years
herself
18771967
Birth: August 23, 1877 30 27 Mousehole, Cornwall, England
Death: April 17, 1967Cornwall, England
14 months
younger brother
18781879
Birth: about October 1878 31 28
Death: June 25, 1879Mousehole, Cornwall, England
2 years
younger brother
18811956
Birth: January 16, 1881 33 31 Penzance, Cornwall, England
Death: 1956

Descendants of Ida Blewett

  1. Generation 1
    1. Ida Blewett, daughter of John Thomas Blewett and Elizabeth Bessie Bodinnar, was born on August 23, 1877 in Mousehole, Cornwall, England and died on April 17, 1967 in Cornwall, England at the age of 89.

Ancestors of Ida Blewett

  1. Generation 1
    1. Ida Blewett, daughter of John Thomas Blewett and Elizabeth Bessie Bodinnar, was born on August 23, 1877 in Mousehole, Cornwall, England and died on April 17, 1967 in Cornwall, England at the age of 89.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. John Thomas Blewett, fisherman (from 1891 to 1911), son of Thomas Blewett and Ann Harvey Madron, was born before April 4, 1847 in Mousehole, Cornwall, England and died on June 5, 1936.

    2. Elizabeth Bessie Bodinnar, shop assistant (in 1871), daughter of James Trewavas Bodinar and Elizabeth Harvey Pentreath, was born about 1850 in Mousehole, Cornwall, England and died on May 1, 1918 in Paul, Penzance, Cornwall, England.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      4 of 4 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Thomas Blewett, fisherman (in 1846), son of James Blewett and Mary Ely, was born about 1824 in Cornwall, England.

    2. Ann Harvey Madron, daughter of John Madron and Ann Harvey, was born calculated 1825.

    3. James Trewavas Bodinar, fisherman (in 1841), son of John Bodinnar and Mary Trewavas, was baptized on January 21, 1821 in Paul, Penzance, Cornwall, England and died between October 1863 and December 1863 in Penzance, Cornwall, England.

    4. Elizabeth Harvey Pentreath, grocer (in 1871), daughter of Richard Pentreath and Phillis James, was born between 1824 and 1826 in Mousehole, Cornwall, England.

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