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Charles Obins TORLESSE J P [1670]
Alicia TOWNSEND [1682]
John Joshua JEANS [13750]
Elizabeth THOVEZ [13751]
Capt Arthur Ward TORLESSE R N [1754]
Harriet Mary JEANS [1755]
Lieut. Cmdr. John Ynyr George TORLESSE [1757]


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1. Geraldine Penkivil Garle CLARKE [10710]

Lieut. Cmdr. John Ynyr George TORLESSE [1757]

  • Born: 21 May 1903, Bognor Regis SSX
  • Marriage (1): Geraldine Penkivil Garle CLARKE [10710] in Nov 1926 in Ashurst KEN
  • Died: 25 Sep 1961, Sway Hampshire aged 58

bullet  General Notes:

John Ynyr G Torlesse
Registration Year: 1903
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Westhampnett Sussex
Volume: 2b
Page: 360a

Lieutenant-Commander J. Y. G. Torlesse, late executive officer of the surveying ship Endeavour, on the New Zealand Station, takes command of the Flinders this week.
Evening Post, Volume CXXV, Issue 46, 24 February 1938, Page 4

(From Our Own Corrospondont.) LONDON, 15th December
It is announced officially that the King has approved the following appointments:. . . . . Lieut. J. Y. G. Torlesse has been advanced to third-class Assistant Surveyor.
Evening Post, Volume CXIII, Issue 14, 18 January 1927, Page 9

An engagement of New Zealand interest announced by "The Post's" London correspondent is that between Lieutenant J. Y. Torlesse, R.N., and Geraldine, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarke, of Stone Cross, Ashurst, Kent. Lieutenant Torlesse is the youngest son of Captain A. Torlesse, R.N., and Mrs. Torlesse, of Lymington, Hampshire, and grandson of the late Charles Obris Torlesse, of Rangiora and Christchurch.
Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 124, 22 November 1926, Page 13

BY THE MATAROA. The Mataroa, which is to leave Wellington at 5 p.m. tomorrow-for Southampton and London will take the following passengers:. . . . . Lieutenant-Commander J. Y. G,. Torlesse, R.N.
Evening Post, Volume CXXIV, Issue 62, 10 September 1937, Page 12

Torlesse John Ynyr George of Katanga Ave, Road Lymington Hampshire died 25 September 1961 at Birchy Hill Nursing Home Sway Hampshire Probate Winchester 4 December 1961 to John Newton Scott solicitor and Reginald Cornelius solicitors certified managing clerk. Effects 17,118 13s 6d


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 2 Apr 1911, Boldre HAM. John is recorded as a son aged 7 taught at home born Bognor Sussex


John married Geraldine Penkivil Garle CLARKE [10710] [MRIN: 3576], daughter of Arthur Henry Penkevil CLARKE [32695] and Clare Geraldine HARLEY [32696], in Nov 1926 in Ashurst KEN. (Geraldine Penkivil Garle CLARKE [10710] was christened on 7 May 1905 in Shorwell HAM and died on 10 Mar 1980 in Lymington HAM.)

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