Ray Ellerton Binns  (I15877)
Given Names: Ray Ellerton
Surname: Binns

Gender: Male Male

Birth: 19 July 1890 St Ann, Jamaica
Death: 29 January 1974 Westbury, Wilts

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 19 July 1890 Father33Mother32 St Ann, Jamaica

Marriage 25 March 1919 (Age 28) Florence Bruce - Marylebone, London England

Marriage about December 1929 (Age 39) Winifred Mary Barnes - Marylebone, London, England

Death 29 January 1974 (Age 83) Westbury, Wilts

Last Change 29 January 2016 - 04:31:53 - by: binnsadmin


1890 Jul 19 Registered in St Anns Bay, Parish of St Ann, father mercantile clerk
1907 Sep 12 Arrival at Boston aboard SS Admiral Sampson from Jamaica on 28 Aug, age 17 years 2 months, student in transit, british, english, last resident in Port Antonio, Jamaica, father Ellis P Binns of Port Antonio, Jamaica, bound for Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. Accompanied by Amy Alice, Percy Arthur, and Ralph Spencer Binns
1908 Arrival at Boston aboard Admiral Sampson, from Port Marant on 2 Sep, student age 18, West Indian, bound for Woodstock, Ontario
1913 University of Toronto Yearbook; Born in Jamaica in 1890. Parents moved from Jamaica to Toronto. Rayfield went to Toronto Public School and matriculated from Woodstock College. Studied mining. Lover of good music and always ready with a song. Image looks european
1915 Jan 25 Canadian Great War Project: Private Ray Ellerton Binns; Canadian Machine Gun Corps, born Jamaica, next of kin Ellis P Binns, 4 Lee Park, Blackheath, London; enlisted 25 Jan 1915 in Quebec
1918 Aug 6 London Gazette R E Binns , Temporary Lieutenant with Corps of Royal Engineers to be acting Captain.
1919 Feb 4 London Gazette R E Binns , Temporary Lieutenant with Corps of Royal Engineers to relinquish Acting Captain
1919 Mar 11 The Times: Engagement of Captain Ray Ellerton Binns, Royal Engineers, and Florence, widow of Herbert Beesley, of Sheffield
1919 Mar Q Marriage registered in Marylebone, Florence Beesley
1919 May 30 Ray Ellerton Binns, Temporary Lieutenant 179th Tunnelling Co. Royal Engineers, Acting Captain awarded Military Cross.
1924 Jul 23 The Times: Director of New Robinson Gold Mining Company Ltd
1927 May 7 Western Daily Press: Overseas Minerals and General Finance Co., Ltd., prospectus. Technical director (alternate Ray Ellerton Binns B Sc, AIMM, of 39-41 New Broad Street, London, mining engineer.)
1928 Petition for divorce from wife Florence
1929 Dec Q Marriage registered in Marylebone, Winifred M Barnes
1938 Apr 4 Aberdeen Journal: Messrs R Ellerton Binns and H Rissik Marshall have resigned from the London committee of New Robinson Gold Mining Co., together with the South African and General Investment and Trust Co. The London office is closed. Communications to P O Box 1293 Johannesburg
1939 Sep 21 The Times: Mr Ray Ellerton Binns appointed director of Wiluna Gold Corporation
1943 Dec 17 London Gazette: Partnership of Edward Thomas McCarthy and Ray Ellerton Binns, Consulting and Metallurgical Engineers of Friars House, 39-41 New Broad Street, London, and at 14 and 15 Money Hill Parade, Rickmansworth, under style of McCarthy and Binns, is dissolved due to the death of McCarthy. Will be carried on by Binns under same style.
1961 October 30 The Times: Mr. R. E. Binns photographed as a member of the Council of Malayan Chamber of Mines.
1974 Feb 1 The Times: Death on 29 Jan Ray Ellerton Binns, B Sc, M I M M, of Whitehorse Close, Heywood, Westbury, Wilts, husband of Winifred Mary
1974 May 2 Probate at Winchester of Ray Ellerton Binns late of White Horse Close, Heywood, Wilts who died 29 Jan 1974. £62390

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Marriage: 25 March 1919 -- Marylebone

Family with Winifred Mary Barnes - [View Family (F5061)]

Marriage: about December 1929 -- Marylebone