See also

John MATHER (1875- )

John William Porter MATHER, son of John W W MATHER (1833- ) and Lucy PORTER (1855- ), was born in 1875 in Foynes, Ireland. He appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand, Cornwall aged 6. The address was: The Cleave. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Kingsand aged 16. The address was: The Cleave. In 1891 he was a Messanger to Contractor in Kingsand aged 16. On 27 April 1904 he was a Seaman RN in Kingsand aged 29. He married Jessie Maud WESTLAKE on 27 April 1904 in Maker, Cornwall.

 

Jessie Maud WESTLAKE, daughter of William Henry WESTLAKE (1841-1919) and Elizabeth Catherine BROWN (1844- ), was born on 6 April 1874 in Cawsand, Cornwall. She appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Cawsand aged 17.1 The address was: Rame Road. She appeared in the census in 1901 in Cawsand aged 26. The address was: Millpool. She emigrated from England to South Africa in 1950. She died on 9 April 1974 in Cape Town, South Africa. She and John William Porter MATHER had the following children:

 

Gladys MATHER (1912- ). Gladys was born in 1912 in Cawsand. She emigrated from England to South Africa in 1941.

Sources

1"Census 1891 Cawsand, Cornwall RG12/1806/83/21" (RG12/1806/83/21). RG12/1806/83/21. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Primary evidence.