Ernest Henry Shackleton

ID #2031, (15 Feb 1874-5 Jan 1922)
  • Last Edited: 2021-08-26

Notes

Note: Explorer.
Occupation: Sailor & Explorer.
In 1890; Note: Ernest went to sea at age 16 on the Hoghton Tower, bound for a trip around Cape Horn.
In 1896; Note: qualified as First Mate.
In 1900; Note: assigned to a ship that was transporting troops to South Africa in support of the Boer War.
In 1905; Note: Attempted (failed) to become a MP.

Timeline

15 Feb 1874Ernest Henry Shackleton was born at Kilkea House, Kilkea, Co Kildare, Ireland.
around 50 miles SW of Dublin.1
9 Apr 1904He married Emily Mary Dorman, daughter of Charles Herbert Dorman and Jane Swinford.
1905His son Raymond Swinford Shackleton was born at Scotland.
1906His daughter Cecily Jane Swinford Shackleton was born.
2 Apr 1911Ernest Henry Shackleton was recorded as Head of Household in the 1911 census at Sherringham, Norfolk, England.
Age 37 , married , Polar Explorer , born Athy, Kildare, Ireland.
Household included:- Emily Shackleton and Cecily Jane Swinford Shackleton.2
15 Jul 1911His son Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton was born.
26 Aug 1920His father, Henry Shackleton, died at Longton Road, Sydenham, Kent, England.3
5 Jan 1922Ernest Henry Shackleton died at Grytviken, South Georgia .
at 2:15 AM, on board ship QUEST at Grytviken, South Georgia.Heart attack.
5 Mar 1922Funeral service for Ernest Henry Shackleton was held at Lutheran Church, Grytviken, South Georgia .
5 Mar 1922He was buried at Grytviken, South Georgia .

Citations

  1. [S130] Family Search C70156-2 CASTLEDERMOT, KILD, IRE.
  2. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  3. [S2046] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995: Probate Register.

Raymond Swinford Shackleton

ID #2037, (1905-13 Mar 1960)
  • Last Edited: 2020-09-15

Timeline

1905Raymond Swinford Shackleton was born at Scotland.
5 Jan 1922His father, Ernest Henry Shackleton, died at Grytviken, South Georgia .
c May 1936The death of his mother, Emily Shackleton, was registered in Staines R.D., England.1
13 Mar 1960Raymond Swinford Shackleton died at 190 Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London, England.2
13 Jun 1960Probate - Raymond Swinford Shackleton of 2 Fraser House, 190 Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London, died 13th March 1960. Probate at London, London, England, widow. Effects £11461-14s-2d.2

Citations

  1. [S900] Online GRO Index 1936 AMJ Staines 3a36.
  2. [S99] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), England & Wales, 1858-1995.

Cecily Jane Swinford Shackleton

ID #2038, (1906-1957)
  • Last Edited: 2014-12-19

Timeline

1906Cecily Jane Swinford Shackleton was born.
2 Apr 1911She appeared as Daughter in the 1911 census in the household of Ernest Henry Shackleton at Sherringham, Norfolk, England.
Age 4 , born Edinburgh, Scotland.1
5 Jan 1922Her father, Ernest Henry Shackleton, died at Grytviken, South Georgia .
c May 1936The death of her mother, Emily Shackleton, was registered in Staines R.D., England.2
1957Cecily Jane Swinford Shackleton died.

Citations

  1. [S21] Census, 1911, images & transcriptions.
  2. [S900] Online GRO Index 1936 AMJ Staines 3a36.

Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton

ID #2039, (15 Jul 1911-22 Sep 1994)
  • Last Edited: 2019-04-17

Family: Betty M Homan (16 Sep 1913-)

Timeline

15 Jul 1911Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton was born.
Jul 1911His birth was registered in Wandsworth R.D., England, in the 1911 JAS quarter. MMN Dorman.1
5 Jan 1922His father, Ernest Henry Shackleton, died at Grytviken, South Georgia .
c May 1936The death of his mother, Emily Shackleton, was registered in Staines R.D., England.2
c May 1938The marriage of Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton and Betty M Homan, daughter of Mary M Homan, was registered in 1938 AMJ quarter, in Westminster R.D., England.3
Sep 1939Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton appeared on the 1939 register at Langham Hotel, Marylebone, London, England. Married; BBC Empire Talks Announcer.4
22 Sep 1994He died.
Sep 1994Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton's death was registered in New Forest R.D., England; 1994 JAS quarter.5

Citations

  1. [S900] Online GRO Index 1911 JAS Wandsworth 1d1464.
  2. [S900] Online GRO Index 1936 AMJ Staines 3a36.
  3. [S180] Free BMD : 1938 AMJ Westminster 1a1273.
  4. [S150] Register of British Population - September 1939.
  5. [S180] Free BMD : 1994 JAS New Forest 4941/54A/229 - 0994.