John Edgcumbe Doyle

M, #21567, b. 18 Apr 1893, d. 24 Nov 1974
ChartsDescendants of William James HARRIS
Birth*18 Apr 1893 Wynberg, Cape Colony, South Africa.1,2 
Marriage*7 Oct 1924 Spouse: Grace Vera Burd. Zeal Monachorum, Devon, England, Dec Q [Crediton] 5b 895 - Grace Vera Burd married Captain John E. Doyle DFC RFC and RAF on 7th October 1924 very quietly at Zeal Monachorum, Devon.3,4
(Migrant) Migration/TravelNov 1959 Sailing with Grace Vera Doyle to England. Ship RMS Circassia from Limassol (Cyprus), sailing 1st class
Captain RAF.5 
Widower31 Oct 1974John Edgcumbe Doyle became a widower upon the death of his wife Grace Vera Burd.3 
Death*24 Nov 1974 Okehampton, Devon, England, Dec 1974 [Okehampton] 21 1599 (born 18 Apr 1893.)6 
Probate (Will)*4 Feb 1975 DOYLE John Edgcombe of Vanhouse South Zeal Okehampton Devon died 24 November 1974. Probate Bristol 4 February £4433.7 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
2 Apr 1911George PHILIPS - Colonel Royal Engineers - retired, Forda, 5 Jesmond Road, Cleveden, Somerset, EnglandAge 17 - Grandson - Student2
29 Sep 1939Rookery Cottage, Marlborough, Wiltshire, EnglandHead of Household: John Edgcumbe Doyle. Flying Instructor Yatesbury - British Flying School
Member(s) of Household: Grace Vera Doyle.8


  1. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 1441 UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.
  2. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "Class: RG14; Piece: 14805; Schedule Number: 12."
  3. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @
  4. [S71] Email from John Doyle — Grace Vera Burd married Captain John E. Doyle DFC RFC and RAF on 7th October 1924 very quietly at Zeal Monachorum, Devon.
  5. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Permanent address in UK Clevedon Somerset
    Lists.; Class: BT26; Piece: 1441. UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  6. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ "indexed as DOYLE JOHN EDGAUMBE - image as DOYLE JOHN EDGAUNBE."
  7. [S190] Index to Probate Calendar England, viewed at, 1858-1966.
  8. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1939 Register; Reference: RG 101/7161G."
Last Edited13 Jan 2019


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