Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Henry Alfred Cumberbatch

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 27 Jun 1858 
    • Birth Location:
    • Berdiansk, Russia (now Ukraine) 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Death Date:
    • 3 Dec 1918 
    • Death Location:
    • Melcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England 
    • Burial Date:
    • 7 Dec 1918 
    • Burial Location:
    • Brompton Cemetery, Kensington and Chelsea, London, England 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 16 Jan 1891 
    • Marriage Location:
    • British Consul General's Office, Smyrna (now İzmir), Turkey 
    • Notes: 
    • Many online sources such as Wikipedia give Henry Alfred Cumberbatch's middle name as Arnold. However, as of June 2017 the sources cited by Wikipedia are themselves incorrect and unreliable. Primary sources, and many secondary sources, correctly give his middle name as Alfred.

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  • Sources for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch

    • 1 Birth certificate for Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, Image posted online by Bob Cumberbatch at www.cumberbatch.org.
    • 2 Birth registration for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch, Consular Births: 1858, Berdiansk, Russia, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 3 Birth registration for Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, Consular Births, 1900, Smyrna, Turkey, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 4 Death registration for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch, Reg. District: Weymouth, 1918, Vol. 05A, p. 668, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 6 England and Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995, Probate record for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 GRO Consular Birth Indices (1849 to 1965), Birth record for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch, findmypast.com.
    • 8 GRO Consular Marriages (1849-1965), Marriage record for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch and Helene Gertrude Rees, findmypast.com.
    • 9 Marriage registration for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch and Hélène Gertrude Rees, Consular Marriages: 1891, Smyrna, Turkey, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 10 Marriage registration for Henry Carlton Cumberbatch and Pauline Ellen Laing Congdon, Reg. District: Kensington, 1934, Vol. 01A, p. 283, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 11 Mayflower Descendant: A Journal of Pilgrim Genealogy and History, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 53-54.
    • 12 The Times, 27 APR 1934, Wedding of Henry Carlton Cumberbatch and Pauline Ellen Laing Congdon, (accessed 06/26/2017).
    • 13 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #85245, Application for Robert Cecil Cumberbatch, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 14 Who's Who: An Annual Biographical Dictionary, London: Adam and Charles Black; New York: The Macmillan Company (1907), 423-424, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 17 Deceased Online, Burial Register Scan, Burial record for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch, (accessed 09/16/2017).
    • 18 Deceased Online, Burial Register Scan, Brompton Cemetery, Burial record for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch.

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