St. Saviour?s Place, York
He became Actg. General Manager of
Rly from 1/10/57 to 4/4/60 in place of Sir James
Allport. He was apptd. Goods Manager on 14/7/68.
on 21/3/87 & died on 2/11/02.
They had 14 children: the 3rd
EDWARD NEWCOMBE born in Fossgate, York = LOUISA MARY
On 1/9/42. Educated Shrewsbury School. Became her two
sisters were CLARA =
an M.I.C.E. & built the first railways
in Japan. WILSON with two sons Alec &
Later was i/c the Rly
extension in Wales. Duncan. NEE died unmarried but
Bournemouth 17/1/86. helped to bring up her sister?s boys
had 4 children: as below:
1. EDWARD OSBORN ARMSTRONG NEWCOMBE
DSO b. 30/8/74 in Monastery = ANNA MARIA LAURA (NITA)
Japan. Major R.E. Traffic Mgr COURTENAY
Sudan Govt Rlys. Then
surveyed for Wagon
Lits in South Africa. Died 15/5/41.
STEWART FRANCIS NEWCOMBE DSO = ELSIE CHAKI 2nd daughter of
1919 b. ?78. Colonel RE. (close associate M & Mme Chaki of Nice
of ?Lawrence of Arabia? who, aged 22, They had 1 son & 1
joined SFN in Palestine in 1913). Escaped STEWART
LAWRENCE b. Cairo ?20
p.o.w. from Turkey. C.R.E. Malta
DIANA LOUIE b. Bedford ?21. Created
Life Baroness in 1972.
HARLEY NEWCOMBE b. 30/11/79 = They had one son: JAMES
the Ghurkhas = NORAH MCDERMOTT: M. 1916
4. CLIFFORD HENRY
NEWCOMBE = MURIEL MARY SCALE m. 1/1904
b. 22/6/76 in Japan.
They had three sons: DYMOKE
Captain RA. D. 1913 LISTER (QV).
b. ?09, in RAF, d. ?32. GORDON
?12, Fleet Air Arm,
Killed air collision of Alexandria ?37
LISTER NEWCOMBE = GRETA MARY BELL JONES
b. 18/11/04 ? Royal
Tank Corps (?24/?33) d. ?61. They had 1 daughter:
Transport (?35-?53) Heathrow: LISA MARY
Civil Aviation &
BAA (?53/?73) Rtd.
LISA MARY NEWCOMBE b. 21/2/52.
Jarrold Colour Publications, Norwich
In ?73. Now Editor.
now solemnly declare my affections
To be unchangeably fixed on
Heaven grant us its blessing and if
cannot be effected on earth
I trust and pray it will be in
God?s will be done
Wm Lister Newcombe
24th Feby. 1837
Eliza be true
Above is a copy of a missive written by my Great Grandfather,
William Lister Newcombe, then aged 19, to Eliza Jane Rymer, aged 20.
They were married a year later, on 1st June 1838. They had fourteen
The original of the above
is in the possession of Col. Stewart Newcombe?s son, Stewart Lawrence,
my first cousin. He writes that "it is so faded that, although it is
legible, it certainly cannot be photocopied because it should be
exposed to light as little as possible".
D. Lister Newcombe 9th
Letters etc. from Jean F Low, of Atherton,
California, to Dymoke Lister Newcombe, 1979
The Daily Colonist, [Victoria BC?], page 4, 11 January 1970
Nature, London, 20 December 1924