Reeve, William Booth (c1862 KEN - 1949 KEN)


Reeve, William Booth


Father: John Reeve
Mother: Frances Ellen

Birth: c1862, Canterbury, Kent
Birth Source: Census

Death: 20 Mar 1949, Margate, Kent
Death Source: Probate Calendar

Spouse1: Edith Jones, m 17 Apr 1884, Church of St. John, Brixton, Surrey


Children of William Booth Reeve and Edith:
  1. Walter William Reeve, b. 1884
  2. Dora Edith Reeve, b. c1886

The census states William was born in Canterbury, Kent, c1862. There is a baptism for William Booth Reeve on 13 Jan 1862 in Canterbury.

The marriage record for William Booth Reeve and Edith Jones states that William was an Auctioneer of Eton Road, Margate, and son of John Reeve, also auctioneer.

Edith was born in London.

Dora Edith Reeve was baptized 10 Oct 1886 at Holy Trinity Church, Margate, Kent.

William was the mayor of Margate in 1910 and 1913-1918.

From the Probate Calendar:
William Booth Reeve, M.B.E of Baldur 140 Canterbury-road Margate died 20 March 1949 Probate London 21 April to Aubrey Cecil Hatfield retired captain H. M. army and Arthur James Stickels company director. Effects 19406 6s. 4d.

William was buried in the Margate Cemetery, Margate, Kent.

Research Notes


Baptism:    England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N18C-XLX
Marriage1:  London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 (Ancestry)
Death:        England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 (Ancestry)

1871 Census:  Canterbury, St Mary Bredin, Kent - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF8G-W77
1881 Census:  Newington, London, Surrey - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-WY3V
1891 Census:  Margate, Kent - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKY2-3ZM
1901 Census:  Margaret, Kent - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9F1-2HF
1911 Census:  Margate St John the Baptist, Kent - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW6Q-G9X

Dora Baptism: England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWQ3-TYQ

Portrait - Margate Old Town Local History Museum
Margate, List of Mayors
Findagrave - Margate Cemetery, Margate, Kent