See also

Family of John Henry PERCIVAL and Dorothy Eleanor BARNES

Husband: John Henry PERCIVAL (1894-1979)
Wife: Dorothy Eleanor BARNES (1894-1961)
Children: Elizabeth Anne PERCIVAL
Marriage 3 Aug 1925 Billesdon

Husband: John Henry PERCIVAL


John Henry PERCIVAL, 1916, age 22, 648JRP36xWar13

Name: John Henry PERCIVAL
Sex: Male
Father: Albert Henry PERCIVAL (1877-1959)
Mother: Elizabeth Martha WHITTAKER (1879-1949)
Birth 13 Dec 1894 Barkestone
Occupation Farm Machinery Repair Man
Death 31 Jan 1979 (age 84) Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham
Cause: Stroke
Burial Barkestone le Vale Churchyard

Wife: Dorothy Eleanor BARNES


Dorothy Eleanor BARNES, Dorothy Percival

Name: Dorothy Eleanor BARNES
Sex: Female
Father: Albert BARNES (c. 1870-1929)
Mother: Alice Annie PALMER (1875-1952)
Birth 11 Nov 1894
Death 4 May 1961 (age 66)
Burial Ashes are interred with her husband, John Henry Percival in Barkestone Churchyard

Child 1: Elizabeth Anne PERCIVAL

Name: Elizabeth Anne PERCIVAL
Sex: Female

Note on Husband: John Henry PERCIVAL

Born out of wedlock. Lived with his Grandmother, Ann Whittaker nee Kelham until his parents were able to get married (when his father joined the police force.)


Went to Hinckley Grammar School until the family moved to Coalville. His great love was of metalwork and machinery. The grammar school taught mainly classics and he hated it.


He worked for Colemans for most of his life, repairing and bespoking farm machinery for a good portion of the time.


Served in Northumberland Fusiliers in first world war.


When he died he wanted to buried with his mother's family in Barkestone rather than his own family in Coalville.