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Ernest Frederick Bourne
Emily Mary Wilkinson
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Florence (Florry) Annie Durling
Ernest Edward Bourne Wilkinson
Constance Alice Annie Parsons

Jean Eileen Constance Wilkinson


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1. John (Jack) Bertram Mills

2. Aubrey Kenneth (Ken) Goldsmith

Jean Eileen Constance Wilkinson

  • Born: 14 Nov 1926, 26 Upper Denmark Road, Ashford, Kent, England 2
  • Christened: Christchurch, Ashford, Kent, England 3
  • Marriage (1): John (Jack) Bertram Mills on 14 Sep 1949 in Willesborough Parish Church, Ashford, Kent, England 1
  • Marriage (2): Aubrey Kenneth (Ken) Goldsmith on 1 Apr 1953 in Ashford Parish Church, Kent, England 1
  • Died: 6 Jun 2003, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, England aged 76 4
  • Buried: 16 Jun 2003, Bybrook Cemetery Lane, Ashford, Kent, England 3

bullet   Cause of her death was Renal failure & Insulin Dependant Diabetes Myllitus.5


bullet  General Notes:

Had diabetes since 1948. 3

bullet  Medical Notes:

refused to eat or drink for last 5 days 3

bullet  Death Notes:

Jean Goldsmith (Graham & Ian's Mum) passed away on 6th June 2003. She will be greatly missed, and not least in the local church and the Invicta singers who she was a part of for many years. It was therefore all the more fitting that the singers sang at the funeral service as a celebration of the part music played in her life.
She had diabetes for about 54 years and Rheumatoid Arthritis, but she did not let these conditions limit her in anyway. She flew for the first time at the age of 51 to New Zealand to see the family.
She helped in every way she could in establishing the Paula Carr diabetes centre at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford. Besides singing in the Invicta singers and the local church choir for many years. She touched the lives of so many.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Hobbies: Member of Ashford Operatic Society & Invicta Singers: Ashford, Kent, England. 3

Religion: C of E. 3 Was member of the Choir at Christchurch, Ashford, Kent, England for many years

Military Service: ATS, 1945-1948, Woolwich, Kent, England. 6 Went to Egypt in 1946 by steamer about June. Had 21st birthday in Fyad by Paras. Came back on The Amapora from Port Fourad, Egypt to (spent Xmas off Lisbon) Hamburg, then onto Glasgow in Jan 1948.


Jean married John (Jack) Bertram Mills, son of Bertram Mills and Louisa (Lucy) Jane Baldock, on 14 Sep 1949 in Willesborough Parish Church, Ashford, Kent, England.1 (John (Jack) Bertram Mills was born on 15 Mar 1920 in 107 Gladstone Road, Willesborough, Kent, England,2 7 died on 2 Aug 1952 in Brooke Hospital, Woolwich, London, England 8 and was buried on 8 Aug 1952 in Charing Crematorium, Charing, Kent, England 9.) The cause of his death was Glioma (Type 4) P.M..5


Jean next married Aubrey Kenneth (Ken) Goldsmith, son of Ernest (Joe) Goldsmith and Naomi (Myomi) Fuller, on 1 Apr 1953 in Ashford Parish Church, Kent, England.1 (Aubrey Kenneth (Ken) Goldsmith was born on 11 Aug 1925 in Ashford, Kent, England 2, christened on 9 Mar 1963 in Christchurch, Ashford, Kent, England,3 died on 1 Oct 1987 in Kent, England 6 and was buried in Oct 1987 in Bybrook Cemetery Lane, Ashford, Kent, England 3.)



1 Marriage Certificate.

2 Birth Certificate.

3 "Graham Goldsmith".

4 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith, Graham Goldsmith present at the death.

5 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith.

6 Graham Goldsmith, "Jean Wilkinson".

7 1837online BMD Indexes, Jun Q 1920, East Ashford, vol 2a, p.2072, Boldock (Baldock).

8 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith, Had Headaches, Age 32, Greenwich, vol 5c, page 389, Sep Q 1952.

9 "Graham Goldsmith", Cremated then Ashes scattered East Lawn by Rustic Bridge on the bank by Pocock Label. Charing Crematorium No. 16724.

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