Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor


    Hélène Gertrude Rees

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandmother of Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 15 May 1869 
    • Birth Location:
    • Liscard, Wallasey, Cheshire, England 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Death Date:
    • 15 Aug 1928 
    • Death Location:
    • Ravenstone, Royston Park Road, Hatch End, Pinner, Middlesex, England 
    • Burial Date:
    • 17 Aug 1928 
    • 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 

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  • Sources for Hélène Gertrude Rees

    • 1 Birth certificate for Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, Image posted online by Bob Cumberbatch at www.cumberbatch.org.
    • 2 Birth Registration for Helen Gertrude Rees, Reg. District: Birkenhead, 1869, Vol. 08A, p. 483, 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 Hélène Gertrude Cumberbatch, Reg. District: Hendon, 1928, Vol. 03A, p. 278, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 5 England and Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915, Birth record for Helen Gertrude Rees, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 6 England and Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995, Probate record for spouse Henry Alfred Cumberbatch, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 7 GRO Consular Marriages (1849-1965), Marriage record for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch and Helene Gertrude Rees, findmypast.com.
    • 8 Marriage registration for Henry Alfred Cumberbatch and Hélène Gertrude Rees, Consular Marriages: 1891, Smyrna, Turkey, General Register Office, www.gro.gov.uk.
    • 9 Mayflower Descendant: A Journal of Pilgrim Genealogy and History, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 53-54.
    • 10 U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR #85245, Application for Robert Cecil Cumberbatch, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 11 Who's Who: An Annual Biographical Dictionary, London: Adam and Charles Black; New York: The Macmillan Company (1907), 424, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 12 Deceased Online, Burial Register Scan, Brompton Cemetery, Burial record for Heline [sic] Gertrude Cumberbatch.

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