Stroud Eric Milsom (1883 - 1958) My Grandfather


     Stroud Eric Milsom c 1884                                   From boy to man   
Stroud Eric Milsom was the third son born to Frances Henry and Agnes Milsom on 11 December 1883 in Lansdown, Bath and enjoyed an extravagant, diverse and well travelled life.   Clicking the link below will take you to a précis of his known movements to date and some of the evidence collected over the years depicting Stroud's interesting life.
 11 Dec 1883      Birth Born to Francis Henry and Agnes Milsom Bath, Somerset
 19 Jul 1912 Age: 29  Travel to Kamloops, British Columbia to set up a Ranch with his brother Sidney  Liverpool-Quebec, Kamloops aboard Empress of Britain
 4 Feb 1913 Age: 30  Marriage to Gwendolen Newling Watford UK
 8 Apr 1913  Travel to British Columbia   Avonmouth-Halifax Nova ScotiaKamloops aboard Royal Edward
 3 Nov 1913  Daughter Colleen Elizabeth Alice born Kamloops, British Columbia
 1918  Age: 35 Ambulance Driver for the French Red Cross     VosgesFrance (awarded Croix de Guerre medal see link at foot of page)
 26 July 1918 Census Residence  Living in Buckingham Gate, London
 1919   Age: 36  Divorce from 1st wife Gwendolen Newling  
 6 Apr 1920  Age: 37 Travel to Kamloops Liverpool- St JohnNew Brunswick, Kamloops aboard Empress of France
 1922  Census Residence  21 Pulteney St, Bath
 1923-28 Census Residence Lodge Style, Combe Down, Bath
 1929-32  Census Residence  SunningdaleForester RdBath
 5 Sep 1931  Age: 47 Marriage to Gertrude Edith Croft  Register Office, BathSomerset
 Sep 1932 Age: 48  Licenced Victualler Englishcombe Inn Bath  
 9 Sept 1932              Birth of son Anthony Robert Clifford Milsom (my father) Bath, Somerset
 15 May 1952    Witness to son Tony's marriage  Bristol Register Office
29 Aug 1958  Age: 74 Death from Broncho Pneumonia and widespread metastes from carcinoma of prostate 

 Will of Stroud Eric MILSOM