Trelawny, John Francis Fellowes (1874-1928)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 792.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 792.

John F. Trelawny was an employee of the Vancouver Gas Company. He lived at 1893 Beach Avenue in 1907.

It appears that his full name was John Francis Fellowes Trelawny. He sometimes went by the name of “Frank Trelawny.”

 

Family Background

John Francis Fellowes Trelawny was born in Marylebone, London, England on June 14, 1874. His parents were Edward Trelawny and Emma Rosalie Andrews.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p89/mry2/037. Name: John Francis Fellowes Trelawny; Gender: Male; Record Type:  Baptism; Baptism Date: 22 Jul 1874; Baptism Place: Bryanston Square St Mary, Westminster, England; Father: Edward Trelawny; Mother: Emma Rosalie Trelawny; Register Type: Parish Registers.

Edward Trelawny and Emma Rosalie Andrews were married in Westminster, England on August 20, 1872.

 

Ancestry.com. London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Name: Edward Trelawny; Age: 21 [or older]; Birth Year: abt 1851; Event Date: 20 Aug 1872; Parish: St Mary, Bryanston Square; Spouse’s name: Emma Rosalie Andrews; Spouse’s Age: 21 [or older]; Spouse’s Parish: Bryanston Square, St Mary; Spouse’s County: Middlesex; Event Type: Allegation; Reference Number: Ms 10091/249 Part 1.

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p89/mry2/078. Name: Edward Trelawny; Gender: Male; Record Type: Marriage; Marriage Date: 24 Aug 1872; Marriage Place: St Mary, Bryanston Square, Westminster, England; Father: John Harry Trelawny; Spouse: Emma Rosalie Andrews; Register Type: Parish Register.

Emma Rosalie Trelawny died in Alexandria, Egypt on October 31, 1908.

 

Sydney Morning Herald, November 2, 1908, page 6, column 1; Ancestry.com. Australia, Newspaper Vital Notices, 1831-2001 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Emma Rosalie Trelawny; Death Date: 31 Oct 1908; Death Place: Sussex, England; Probate Date: 14 Jun 1909; Probate Registry: London, England.

Edward Trelawny died in Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on March 11, 1936.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. Name: Edward Trelawny; Death Date: 11 Mar 1936; Death Place: Hampshire, England; Probate Date: 27 May 1936; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

John’s Early Life

In 1881, John was in London, England, with his mother and two brothers.

In 1891, he was a student at Kingsbridge, Devon.

At the time of the 1901 English census, he was living with his mother in Lewisham, London. He was a purser with P & O shipping line.

He also spent time at a tea plantation in Assam, India.

 

The Australasian (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia); June 22, 1901, page 44, column 2; https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/139162684.

 

In 1903, he travelled to Montreal, Quebec.

 

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2Q39-VYT : 11 March 2018), John F Trelawney, May 1903; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-481, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

To Vancouver

John appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1907. He was living at 1893 Beach Avenue and he was working with the Vancouver Gas Company.

He did not appear in the Vancouver directories after 1907.

In 1908 he travelled to Australia.

 

Vancouver Daily World, April 9, 1908, page 9, column 4.

 

He served with the British military forces during the First World War.

It appears that he lived mostly in England for the rest of his life, although he travelled to Canada from time to time.

 

Ancestry.com. Canada, Ocean Arrivals (Form 30A), 1919-1924 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Library and Archives Canada; Form 30A Ocean Arrivals (Individual Manifests), 1919-1924; Rolls: T-14939 – T-15248. Name: John Francis Trelawny; Gender: Male; Estimated birth year: abt 1875; Birth Place: London, England; Age: 45; Date of Arrival: 10 May 1920; Port of Arrival: Quebec; Port of Departure: Liverpool, England; Ship Name: Empress of France.

 

Vancouver Daily World, June 26, 1920, page 15, column 1.

 

It appears that he did not marry.

He died in Westminster, London on January 31, 1928.

 

The Times (London), Wednesday, Feb 1, 1928; page 1; column 2.

 

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: John Francis Trelawny; [John Francis Fellowes Trelawny]; Death Date: 31 Jan 1928; Death Place: Middlesex, England; Probate Date: 11 May 1928; Probate Registry: London, England.

He was buried in Lambeth, Surrey, England on February 3, 1928.

 

Sources

Edward Trelawny (father of John Francis Fellowes Trelawny)

Edward Trelawny (1851–1936); Birth: ABT 1851; Death: 11 MAR 1936, Hampshire, England (ancestry.ca).

Topic: Edward Trelawny; https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=139624.0:

Capt Clarence Walter Eyre Trelawny, was one of five sons and one daughter, born to  Edward Trelawny D.O.B 17 November 1844 at Eastbourne.Died 11 March 1936 at Southsea, and Emma Rosalie nee Andrews,the daughter of Revd.William Clinton Andrews of Postwick. [no D.O.B.] They were married 24th August 1872. Emma Rosalie died in Alexandria 31 October 1908.aged61. Her body was brought back to England and was buried in St Margaret’s churchyard at Ifield, near Crawley, Sussex. Edward Trelawny was buried beside his wife.

Most of Edward’s formative years were spent in the care of his maternal grandparents, the Beaumonts of Bramerton,Norfolk.

Edward was the second son of John Harry Trelawny, who was the third son of Sir William Lewis Trelawny 8th Baronet of Trelawne, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DLL-PBB : 13 December 2014), Edward Trelawny, 1872; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1872, quarter 3, vol. 1A, p. 954, Marylebone, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHK-4XGW : 4 September 2014), Edward Trelawny, 1936; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Emma Rosalie Andrews (mother of John Francis Fellowes Trelawny)

Emma Rosalie Andrews (1848–1908); Birth: ABT JAN 1848,  St Martin in the Fields, London; Death: 31 OCT 1908, Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q273-JRHV : 10 December 2017), Emma R Trelawny in household of Lucy D Eyre, St Marylebone, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 8, Piece/Folio 145/69, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,345.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X98G-SC7 : 20 May 2019), Rosalie Trelawny in household of Kate Roberts, Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Lee subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:W7QD-8ZPZ : 24 June 2019), Emma Rosalie Trelawny, 14 Jun 1909; citing Probate, London, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm 251,405.

 

John Francis Fellowes Trelawny

John Francis Fellowes Trelawny (1874–1928); Birth: JULY 1874, Marylebone, Middlesex, England; Death: 31 JAN 1928, St George Hanover Square, London, England (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XZG-G1G : 1 October 2014), John Francis F Trelawny, 1874; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Marylebone, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q273-JRC2 : 10 December 2017), Francis Trelawny in household of Lucy D Eyre, St Marylebone, London,Middlesex, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 8, Piece/Folio 145/69, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,345.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WCRK-XPZ : 4 May 2019), John F F Trelawny, Kingsbridge, Devon, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Devon county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X98G-SCW : 20 May 2019), Frank Trelawny in household of Kate Roberts, Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Lee subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Series: RG 76-C; Roll: T-4717. Name: John Francis Fellowes Trelawny; Gender: Male; Arrival Age: 39; Birth Year: abt 1875; Birth Country: England; Departure Port: Liverpool, England; Arrival Date: 4 Jan 1914; Arrival Port: New York, New York, USA; Vessel: Carmania.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HGD-78M : 11 March 2018), John Francis Trelawney, May 1920; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-14704, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV4Y-LBPQ : 4 September 2014), John F F Trelawny, 1928; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, St. George Hanover Square, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGZG-TB97 : 19 April 2018), John Francis Fellowes Trelawny, 1928.

“England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGZP-VR65 : 19 April 2018), John Francis Fellowes Trelawny, 1928.

The Times (London), Wednesday, Feb 1, 1928; page 1, column 2; Issue 44805; col A: Deaths: on Jan 31 1928, in London, Major John F. F. (Frank) Trelawny, late Service Battallion, Royal Scots Regiment, second son of Edward Trelawny.  Funeral at West Norwood Cemetery on Friday Feb 3 at 2pm.

“England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPL6-MWTS : 17 September 2018), Edward Trelawny in entry for John Francis Or John Francis Fellowes Trelawny, 11 May 1928; citing Probate, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm .

“England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPLZ-B1KC : 17 September 2018), Edward Trelawny in entry for John Francis Trelawny, 11 May 1928; citing Probate, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm.