Willmott Henderson EVANS Evan Maurice Piercy EVANS George Hugh Jocelyn EVANS Mabel MADDISON Winifred (EVANS) Gwynnedd Maureen Elspeth Dyddgu EVANS Joyce Joan Frances Willmott EVANS Ann Frances PIERCY Mini tree diagram
Arthur Turle Wanhope Evans from the collection of Frances Hartman

Arthur Turle Wanhope Evans from the collection of Frances Hartman

Arthur Turle Wanhope EVANS1,1 (Jim)

23rd Mar 19021,2 - 25th Feb 19891


Life History

about 1902

Baptised in old Quebec Chapel, Church of the Annunciation.1

23rd Mar 1902

Born in 2 Upper Wimpole-street, London.1,2

about 1909

Educated Mr Egerton's Preparatory School.1

2nd Apr 1911

Occupation school in London.3

2nd Apr 1911

Recorded in census in London (121 Harley Street, London).3


Educated St Paul's School for Boys in London.1

from 17th Nov 1922 to 31st Dec 1923

Occupation mounted policeman with the British South African Police in Southern Rhodesia.1,4

No 2376

before 2nd Apr 1924

Occupation farmer.4

from 2nd Apr 1924 to 21st Jan 1929

Occupation soldier in the Royal Australian Artillery in Garrison Queenscliffe near Melbourne.1,4

He went to Australia to visit his Mother's brother Edward Piercy but signed up for 5 years in the Royal Australian Artillery.

28th Feb 1925

Married Mabel MADDISON in St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Queencliffe, Australia.1

Arthur and Margaret met at a dance.


Resident in "Boekenhout" South Africa.1

The family moved to South Africa to join Arthur's brother Evan in a farming venture but they were unable to manage the poor soil and lack of rain and so the farm failed.

Jan 1929

Resident in England.1

They spent some time with Arthur's parents at 4 The Crescent, Sidcup, Kent

Jan 1930

Occupation miner in the Simmer and Jack Goldmine, Germiston.1

from Jun 1940 to 5th Jan 1943

Occupation transport driver in the South African Army.1

from 5th Jan 1943 to 3rd Dec 1946

Occupation Sergeant in the South African Army.1

Jan 1947

Occupation miner in the Simmer and Jack Goldmine, Germiston.1

about 1950

Occupation miner in the Western Deep Mine.1

about 1955

Occupation employee in the Work Study Department at African Explosives at Umbogumwini (near Durban, Natal South Coast).1

after 1965

Occupation employee in the Umzinto Motor garage.1




Death of Mabel MADDISON in Margate, Natal.1


Married Winifred (EVANS) in Margate, Natal.1

25th Feb 1989

Died in Margate, Natal.1


  • Evans, Arthur Turle Wanhope 1646
    1180004 Series number
    B4717 Series accession number
    Control symbol
    Contents date range
    1924 - 1929 Extent
    Access status
    Open Reason for restriction
    Date of decision
    26 Sep 1994

    Series number
    B4717 Date registered
    21 Aug 1986
    PMF (Permanent Military Forces) and Army Militia Personnel dossiers, 1901-1940
  • He was a Sergeant in St Paul's School O.T.C.1


  • 1. Research of Frances Hartman
  • 2. FreeBMD
  • 3. UK Census 1911
  • 4. National Archives of Australia - Army records
    • www.naa12.naa.gov.au

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