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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #9 on: Friday 11 January 19 18:19 GMT (UK) »

Arthur Rous - born Brighton (son of William and Jessie)
Death British Expeditionary Force 03/04/1918
Military - Brighton - Theatre of War- Western European Theatre.

Lance Corporal G8342 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment - 24 th Division. Killed in action 3 rd April 1918 - Aged 33 years - son of William and Jessie Rous of Brighton - Commercial Clerk  - Born and enlisted in Brighton - Included on brighton War memorial commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial -

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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #10 on: Friday 11 January 19 18:22 GMT (UK) »
In 1871 - William & Jane had a daughter Jane born December qtr 1868.  Jane died September qtr 1872 aged 4
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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #11 on: Friday 11 January 19 18:25 GMT (UK) »

Daughter Lillian Agnes Rous married Samuel Thomas Scott - Q3 1906 Brighton - 2b 503

Lillian A Scott passed away March 1946 - Christchurch Hampshire - 2b 1234

Samuel T Scott - 2 march 1868 passed away June 1945 - Brighton Sussex - aged 77 years - 2b 236

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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #12 on: Friday 11 January 19 18:29 GMT (UK) »
William John Rous was baptised 23.4.1843 at St Mary Bryanston Sq Westminster.  Parents William (occ servant) & Eliza.

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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #13 on: Friday 11 January 19 18:35 GMT (UK) »

Daughter Lillian Agnes Rous married Samuel Thomas Scott - Q3 1906 Brighton - 2b 503

Lillian A Scott passed away March 1946 - Christchurch Hampshire - 2b 1234

Samuel T Scott - 2 march 1868 passed away June 1945 - Brighton Sussex - aged 77 years - 2b 236

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Samuel had been married previously - a son mentioned on that census Cecil Samuel Scott born November 2, 1893 - appears on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment) - Division: 1st Bn. -
Army 407131 -


VIMY MEMORIAL  - Pas de Calais, France

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/1575522?Cecil%20Samuel%20Scott

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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56683354

Canadian Attestation Papers -

https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=217910

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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #14 on: Friday 11 January 19 18:39 GMT (UK) »
Looking at the O'Connor childrens birth registrations - Elizabeth's maiden name was Smith but the only marriage I can find is this one but it was in Leicester and no middle names shown??

Marriages December qtr  1876   

O'CONNOR    Thomas         Leicester    7a   552     Scan available - click to view
Smith    Elizabeth         Leicester    7a   552

1881 for Brighton - children all b Brighton

Thomas P. O'Connor    43 b Tipperary - shoemaker
Elizabeth A. O'connor 37 b Shenington Oxfordshire
Monica K.      3
Norah M.  2
Teresa E.  1
RG11 Piece 1077 Folio 74 Page 29


Deaths September qtr 1893   
Thomas Patrick   O'Connor aged  55    Brighton    2b   123
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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #15 on: Friday 11 January 19 19:17 GMT (UK) »

United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 - William John Rous - born 1874 - Initiation Date   6 Dec 1917 - Profession Secretary - Burrell Lodge Brighton. Lodge Number 1829

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William John Rous - 1874 aged 44 years - Regiment Name Royal Army Medical Corps - Regimental Number 153313 - Residence Place 37 West Hill Rd Brighton - married - accountant -
this record gave a change of address from 37 West Hill Road brighton to 60 Buckingham Place Brighton.
Enlisted since 18 April 1918 after having attained the age of 40  Not to be placed i n a medical category higher than at any time during his service -

marriage to Dorothea O'Connor was given earlier.

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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #16 on: Friday 11 January 19 19:23 GMT (UK) »

Probate William John Rous - passed away 21 March 1931 - probate 28 April 1931

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Re: ROUS SISTERS - BRIGHTON
« Reply #17 on: Friday 11 January 19 19:26 GMT (UK) »
Brilliant finds Sandra - see probate was to Dorothea Conchessa - widow.  Children were still very young when he died 

Here's the 1901 - all b Brighton bar the 2 mentioned

William John Rous    57 b London - waiter
Jane  56
William John  26 commercial clerk
Walter George  24 waiter
Lillian Agnes 20
Arthur  16 commercial clerk
Bessy Taylor    49 sister in law
Annie Bundock    43 visitor b London
RG13 Piece 929 Folio 87 Page 9
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