Children of Alice and Edmund Procter

01. Alan Procter, LRAM

1871-10-03 b. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland GRO index; censuses; RNVR service record
1881 scholar, with his brother Stephen, sister Phyllis, and their aunt Anna Watson, boarding with James Bewick, engine fitter, at 2 Beverly Terr., Tynemouth, Northumberland TNA: RG 11/5082 f102 p1
1884/1887 of Newcastle-upon-Tyne; at Ackworth Ackworth School Centenary Committee (1879) List of the Boys and Girls admitted into Ackworth School 1779–1879. Ackworth
1891 clerk, employed, living with his family at Otterburn Villas, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with his cousin Margaret L. Procter, and a domestic servant TNA: RG 12/4219 f70 p9
1895/1896 with his father, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn villas, with a counting house in Lime street electoral registers
1896/1901 registered to vote from 2 Otterburn villas, with a counting house in Lime street
1896-03-14 with his brother Basil on violin, had played the piano in the musical part of the annual meeting of the Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society Newcastle Chronicle
1896-11-16 with his brother Stephen, took part in an invitation concert given by the North Shields Radical Club, playing pianoforte and violoncello Shields Daily Gazette, 1896-11-17
1899-08-07 took part in the Gentlemen's Singles, in the Westoe tennis tournament Shields Daily Gazette
1901 miller's agent, worker, living at 2 Otterburn Villas South, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with his brothers, their aunt Anna Watson, and a domestic servant RG 13/4782 f8 p7
1902-11-04

MR. ALAN PROCTER'S CONCERT

Mr. Alan Procter, who, when a pupil of Dr. Rea, of Newcastle, took the degree of L.R.A.M., London, and afterwards studied at the Berlin Conservatoire, whence he returned in August this year, gave a concert last night at the Assembly Rooms, Barras Bridge, which attracted a large gathering of the lovers of chamber music. [review of his performance continues . . . ]

Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1902-11-05
1903-09-16

MR. ALAN PROCTER, BERLIN CONSERVATOIRE and Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music. Lessons in Pianoforte playing.

Resumes November 21.

Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle.

Newcastle Daily Chronicle
1904-09-21

MR. ALAN PROCTER, (Berlin Conservatoire and Licentiate R.A.M.). Resumed Lessons in PIANOFORTE and THEORY, September 19.

OTTERBURN VILLAS SOUTH, JESMOND.

Newcastle Daily Chronicle
1906-04-04

performed in the Newcastle Musical Society's concert at the Barras Bridge Assembly Rooms; "Mr. Alan Procter at the pianoforte in a tender nocturne of Chopin's, and a showy piece by Godard, displayed a firm, delicate touch, and nice powers of expression" . . .

Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1906-04-05
1907-01-14

MR. ALAN PROCTER, (Berlin Conservatoire and Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music) begs to intimate that his new Studio, Claremont Buildings, Barras Bridge, will be open on Thursday, 17th inst., for tuition in Pianoforte Playing and the Theory of Music.—Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle.

Newcastle Daily Chronicle
1907-10-29 gave a Grieg recital at the Grand Assembly Rooms, Barras Bridge Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1907-10-18
1908/1914 registered to vote from 2 Otterburn villas, with a studio in Claremont Buildings electoral registers
1910-03-02 one of the performers at the Newcastle Musical Chamber Concert in the Grand Assembly Rooms, Newcastle-on-Tyne: "Mr. Alan Procter, whose touch and technique are unexceptional, gave a capable rendering of Grieg's exquisite "Ballade" for piano solo, Op. 24" Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 1910-03-03
1910-08-19 a guest at the wedding of Sarah Spence and Guy Clephan, at Pilgrim Street fmh, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1910-08-19
1910 prof. of music, Claremont buildings, Barras bridge; r 2 Otterburn villas Ward's Directory
1911 not found in census  
1912-01-17 pianist at a concert at the Town Hall, West Hartlepool, Durham Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail, 1912-01-15
1913-01-30 among the chief mourners at the funeral of Henry Procter, at Jesmond Cemetery Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1913-01-31
1914-06-25 competed in the Sunderland and Durham tennis tournament, playing for the Gentlemen's Doubles (Open), for the Durham County championship Newcastle Journal, 1914-06-26
1915-03-04 a performer in the chamber concert at the Connaught Hall, Newcastle:

A notable feature of the items performed was Grieg's Lyric Cycle, of which Mr Alan Procter submitted a very sympathetic and scholarly interpretation. Mr Procter's fine playing was also a source of great strength and power in Louis Nicole's pianoforte trio in D minor, op. 122.

Newcastle Journal, 1915-03-05
1916-04-05 with others, performed with his brother Stephen on cello at the Northumbrian Chamber Music Society's concert in the Connaught Hall, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1916-04-06
1918-09-27 professor of music; engaged in the Tyneside Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve; 6 ft 1 in, 36 in chest, dk hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion; entered Hydrophone Service RNVR service record
1918-09-27/1919-03-08 served on Tarlair; discharged to shore on demob.
1921-04-21 present at the memorial service for Terence Spence Corder, at Jesmond pc Shields Daily News, 1921-04-22
1925-06-29 broadcast on 4NO Newcastle, 403M, playing selected pieces from Gibbons's keyboard music—as part of the Orlando Gibbons tercentenary The Scotsman, 1925-06-27
1926-07-27 an hour's broadcast on 5NO Newcastle, 507M, along with two vocalists The Scotsman
1927-07-15 broadcast 15 minute pianoforte recital on 5NO Newcastle, 960 KC (312.5M) The Scotsman
1928/1930 with his mother and his brother Stephen, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne electoral registers
1932/1936
1936 prof. of music, of 2 Otterburn vls. so Ward's Directory
1937 with his brother Alan, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne electoral register
1939-09-29 prof. of music – retired, living with his wife at 2 Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1939 England and Wales Register (TNA: RG 101)
1940-06-05 of Jesmond; had donated a piano for use at St Jude's Church, Shieldfield Newcastle Journal
1941 of 2 Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle 2; tel. Jesmond 2122 phone book
1944-11-30 of Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle; short letter published in the Newcastle Journal, on the subject of the Apocrypha Newcastle Journal
1949 of 2 Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle 2; tel. Jesmond 2122 phone books
1951/1952
1954 of 2 Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle 2; tel. Newcastle 91-4288 phone book
1954-07-07 of 2 Otterburn Villas South, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; d. at Preston Hospital, North Shields, Northumberland GRO index; National Probate Calendar
1954-08-31 will proved at Newcastle-upon-Tyne by Gavin Douglas, bookseller and publisher, and Norleigh Booth, solicitor; effects £6601 11s. 9d. National Probate Calendar


02. Stephen Procter

1873-09-21 b. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland GRO index; censuses
1881 scholar, with his brother Alan, sister Phyllis, and their aunt Anna Watson, boarding with James Bewick, engine fitter, at 2 Beverly Terr., Tynemouth, Northumberland TNA: RG 11/5082 f102 p1
1884/1888 of Newcastle-upon-Tyne; at Ackworth Ackworth School Centenary Committee (1879) List of the Boys and Girls admitted into Ackworth School 17791879. Ackworth
1888-08/1890-06 at Bootham Bootham School admission register; Old York Scholars' Association (1971) Bootham School Register. London: Oyez Press
1891 flour miller apprentice, employed, living with his family at Otterburn Villas, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with his cousin Margaret L. Procter, and a domestic servant TNA: RG 12/4219 f70 p9
1896 of Otterburn Villas, Newcastle-on-Tyne Proceedings of the Ackworth Old Scholars' Association, Part XV, Eighth Month, 1896
1896-11-16 with his brother Stephen, took part in an invitation concert given by the North Shields Radical Club, playing violoncello and pianoforte Shields Daily Gazette, 1896-11-17
1901 miller's agent, worker, living at 2 Otterburn Villas South, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with his brothers, their aunt Anna Watson, and a domestic servant RG 13/4782 f8 p7; Proceedings of the Ackworth Old Scholars' Association, Part XX, Eighth Month, 1901
1905 of Otterburn Villas, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Ackworth Old Scholars' Association Annual Report, 1905
1907-05-19 of Newcastle-on-Tyne Frank and Mary Pollard visitors' book
1909-12-16 a pupil of the Newcastle Conservatoire of Music; sang a song at a concert at the Grand Assembly Rooms Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1909-12-17
1910-08-19 a guest at the wedding of Sarah Spence and Guy Clephan, at Pilgrim Street fmh, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1910-08-19
1911 commercial traveller, Oxo & canned goods, living in 9 rooms at 2 Otterburn Villas South, Newcastle on Tyne RG14PN30574 RG78PN1752 RD558 SD2 ED17 SN117
1911-10-27 a performer at the chamber concert given in aid of the Sunderland Orphan Asylum, at the Town Hall:

Mr Stephen Procter enhanced his reputation as a tenor by singing "Come Again" (John Dowland), "The Leafy Cool Kellure" (a Jacobite song arranged by C.V. Stanford), and "I'll Sail Upon the Dog Star" (Henry Purcell), and the audience were so delighted with his rendering that he had to respond to an encore.

Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, 1911-10-28
1913-01-30 among the chief mourners at the funeral of Henry Procter, at Jesmond Cemetery Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1913-01-31
1914-04-07 played cello at the chamber concert at the Connaught Hall, Newcastle, but the performance of Mozart's piano quartet in G minor "lacked that spontaneity and naivete so essential to Mozart's music." Newcastle Journal, 1914-04-08
1915-03-04 performed in a string quintet at the Northumbrian Chamber Music Society's concert in the Connaught Hall, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1915-03-05
1916-04-05 with others, performed with his brother Alan on piano at the Northumbrian Chamber Music Society's concert in the Connaught Hall, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1916-04-06
1918/1919 registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne electoral registers
1920/1923 with his mother, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne
1921-04-21 present at the memorial service for Terence Spence Corder, at Jesmond pc Shields Daily News, 1921-04-22
1924/1926 with his mother and his brother Basil, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne electoral registers
1927 with his mother, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne
1928/1936 with his mother and his brother Alan, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne
1933-02-15 a co-executor of the will of William Douglas National Probate Calendar
1935 miller, of 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle-on-Tyne Edgar B. Collinson (1935) Bootham School Register, 2nd edition, Scarborough: Old York Scholars' Association
1937 with his brother Alan, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne electoral register
1939-02-06 of 2 Otterburn Villas South, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; d. Gresham House, Park-terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne GRO index; National Probate Calendar

PROCTER.—At a nursing home, Newcastle upon Tyne, on the 6th inst., Stephen Procter, 2, Otterburn Villas South. Funeral at Jesmond Old Cemetery on Thursday, 9th, at 2.0 p.m.

Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 1939-02-07
1939-04-12 will proved at Newcastle-upon-Tyne by Gavin Douglas, bookseller, and Basil Douglas, british broadcasting corporation official; effects £12,440 17s. 7d. National Probate Calendar


03. Basil Procter, FRIBA

1876-06-26 b. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland GRO index; censuses
1881 scholar, living at Blythswood House North, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with his parents, a cook, and a housemaid TNA: RG 11/5070 f54 p46
1890-08/1893-06 at Bootham Bootham School admission register; Old York Scholars' Association (1971) Bootham School Register. London: Oyez Press
1891 schoolboy, pupil at Friends' Boys' School, St Giles, York, Yorkshire TNA: RG 12/3886 f101 p3
1893-06 of the Friends' School, York; matriculated in the First Division York Herald, 1893-07-21
1894-05-21 had passed the final examination in Political Economy, in the University Extension, Newcastle Newcastle Evening Chronicle
1895-02-23 had passed with distinction the final examination in 'The History of English Gothic Architecture', in the University Extension, Newcastle Newcastle Evening Chronicle
1896-03-14 with his brother Alan on piano, had played the violin in the musical part of the annual meeting of the Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society Newcastle Chronicle
1901 architect, own account, at home, living at 2 Otterburn Villas South, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with his brothers, their aunt Anna Watson, and a domestic servant RG 13/4782 f8 p7
1906 registered to vote from 2 Otterburn villas, with his office at Emerson chambers, Newcastle electoral register
1908-01-26 of London Frank and Mary Pollard visitors' book
1909-06-14/-15 of London; stayed with Frank and Mary Pollard in York
1909 published Kings and Queens of England London Daily News, 1909-09-17
1910-08-19 a guest at the wedding of Sarah Spence and Guy Clephan, at Pilgrim Street fmh, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1910-08-19
1911 architect, own account, at home, living in 2 rooms at 18 Whitcomb Street, Strand, London W.C. RG14PN1187 RG78PN40 RD13 SD1 ED2 SN177
1913-07-26 a guest at the wedding of Olive Mary Richardson and James Macartney, at Westminster Cathedral Newcastle Journal, 1913-07-29
1914/1918 orderly, Friends' Ambulance Unit, Dunkirk British Red Cross Register of Overseas Volunteers
1916 of 14 Gt Russel Street W.C.1; orderly, F.A.U., Hon. R. Coventry Personnel British Red Cross Register of Overseas Volunteers
1924/1926 with his mother and his brother Stephen, registered to vote from 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne electoral registers
1935 architect, of 2 Otterburn Villas, Newcastle-on-Tyne Edgar B. Collinson (1935) Bootham School Register, 2nd edition, Scarborough: Old York Scholars' Association
1939-09-29 not found in 1939 Register 1939 England and Wales Register (TNA: RG 101)
1941-11 of Edinburgh; elected a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects The Scotsman, 1941-11-22
1943-08-18 of 10 Forth-street, Edinburgh; d. at The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh Bootham School Register; Bootham; National Probate Calendar
1944-06-12 will proved at Newcastle-upon-Tyne by Edward Norman Robinson, solicitor; effects £9335 7s. 6d. National Probate Calendar


04. Phyllis Procter

1879-01-21 b. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland GRO index; censuses; Mount School admission register
1881 scholar, with her brothers Alan and Stephen, and their aunt Anna Watson, boarding with James Bewick, engine fitter, at 2 Beverly Terr., Tynemouth, Northumberland TNA: RG 11/5082 f102 p1
1891 living with her family at Otterburn Villas, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with her cousin Margaret L. Procter, and a domestic servant TNA: RG 12/4219 f70 p9
1892-12-08 applied for admission to the Mount School, York Mount School admission register
1893-08/1896-12 of Newcastle; at the Mount School, York Mount School admission register; H. Winifred Sturge, ed. (n.d. [1932]) A Register of Old Scholars of The Mount School, York 1931–1932. Leominster: The Orphans' Printing Press
1896-02-15 passed the examination following the course of lectures on 'The History of English Gothic Architecture' Yorkshire Gazette
1896-09-29 passed the course on 'The World's Great Explorers' York Herald
1901 one of six lodgers (including Sarah Spence) with John Armstrong, farmer, and his family, at Nab Farm, Rydal and Loughrigg, Westmorland RG 13/4908 f72 p2
1905-06-03 on the committee of the Anna S. Procter Memorial and Invalid Loan Society, at is annual meeting at Shotley Bridge Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1905-06-05
1908 Q1 m. William Douglas (1868–1932), in Newcastle upon Tyne RD National Probate Calendar
Children: Gavin (1908 – after 1960) and Basil (1914 – after 1960) GRO index; National Probate Calendar
1910-08-19 a guest at the wedding of Sarah Spence and Guy Clephan, at Pilgrim Street fmh, Newcastle Newcastle Journal, 1910-08-19
1911 not found in census National Probate Calendar
1932-02-20 of 39 Tuverleith Row, Edinburgh; with her husband, embarked at London on the H. & W. Nelson line MV Highland Princess, bound for Teneriffe, travelling first class UK outward passenger lists
1932 literary work, author of two books; of 30 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh Sturge, ed. (n.d. [1932])
1932-12-06 husband of 39 Inverleith-row and of 9 Castle-street, both in Edinburgh, at the date of his death National Probate Calendar
1939-09-29 not found in 1939 Register 1939 England and Wales Register (TNA: RG 101)
1960-06-19 of 8 St George's Terrace, London N.W.1; d. GRO index; National Probate Calendar
1960-08-24 confirmation of Gavin Douglas and Basil Douglas, sealed at London National Probate Calendar


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