Sir Ambrose HEAL (1872-1959)

1 Ambrose HEAL1 (1872-1959) [299]. Born 3 Sep 1872, Crouch End, Middx. Marr Alice Rose RIPPINGILLE 21 Feb 1895, Torquay. Marr Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER 20 Aug 1904, Register Office, Broad St, Holborn. Marr Edith Florence Digby TODHUNTER 20 Aug 1904, Registry Office, Broad St, Holborn.2 Died 15 Nov 1959, Baylin's Farm, Beaconsfield.2

Entered Heals 1893
Partner 1898
Director 1907
Chairman & Managing Director 1913.
Knighted 1 January 1933

Lady Prudence Maufe (wife of the architect Sir Edward Maufe) was long-term mistress.
Lived at
Shepherds Hill, Buxted, Sussex.3

Ambrose, born at Crouch End 3 September 1872. He was taken into partnership in Heal and Son and became Managing Director of Heal & Son, Limited, in 1907.
On the death of his father in 19 13 he became Chairman and
Managing Director. He is the author " London Tradesmen's Cards of the th Century " ( 192 5) and " The 19lish Writing ~asters and their )py Books, 157°-1800 " (1931).

By ; first wife, Alice-Rose, daughter of exander Rippingille (born 24 Nov- Iber 1859, married at Torquay 21 February 1895, died at Pinner + May 101), he had a son, Cecil-Ambrose, ,rn at Pinner 23 October 1896, died wounds near Poperinghe 3 July 1915, ing then a Second Lieutenant in the d Wiltshire Regiment.

By his second fe, Edith-Florence-Digby, daughter John Todhunter, M.D. (Trin. Coli., ublin), of Orchard Croft, Bedford lrk, London (born 4 September 1880 King Henry's Road, London, N.W., d married at The Register Office, "Gad Street, Holborn, 20 August '0+), he had two sons and two ughters : Barbara-Alison, born at nner 7 November 19°5, died there ; December 1906 ; Anthony-Stand- wick, born at Pinner 23 February 107; Pamela-Margery, born at Pinner July 1908; and John-Christopher, rn at Pinner 2 October 191 I

Long term mistress was Prudence Maufe, wife of Sir Edward Maufe, the architect.
Short term mistress was Dodie Smith, the playwright.

He was a Partner, Heal & Son; Managing Director Heal & Son, Limited 1907; Chairman & Managing Director 1913. Knighted 1 January 1933.2

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2 Ambrose HEAL1 (1847-1913) [291]. Born 7 Oct 1847, 196 Tottenham Court Rd, London. Christened 14 Jan 1848, St. Giles in the Fields.2 Bap 14 Jan 1848, St Giles in the Fields, St Pancras, London. Marr Emily Maria STEPHENSON 5 Jul 1871.2 Died 10 Oct 1913, Aviemore, Inverness-shire. Buried "Pinner", Pinner, Middx.

He was of Crouch End, later of Nower Hill, Pinner, Middx. Partner in Heal & Son 1875-1906, Chairman Heal & Son, Limited 1906-1913.

Ambrose, born 7 October 1847, baptized 14 January 1848 at St. Giles in the Fields. He died at Aviemore, Inverness-shire, on IO October 19 13 , and is buried at Pinner, where there is an inscription to his memory. He was a partner in Heal & Son from 1875 to 1906, when he became first Chairman of Heal & Son, Limited. He married at Finchley, 5 July 1871, Emily- Maria, daughter of Thomas Stephenson, of Flora Cottage, Finchley. She was born 9 August 1849 and is now living at Nower Hill, Pinner. From the time of his marriage he lived at Crouch End until he removed to Nower Hill, Pinner, in 1895. He formed a very large topographical collection relating to the parish of St. Pancras, on which he was engaged for a period of over thirty years. He bequeathed it to St. Pancras Library, where it is carefully housed.

He was of Crouch End, later of Nower Hill, Pinner, Middx. Partner in Heal & Son 1875-1906, Chairman Heal & Son, Limited 1906-1913.2

4 John Harris HEAL Jun1 (1811-1876) [214]. Born 7 Feb 1811. Bap 19 May 1811, St Anne's, Soho, Westminster. Marr Ann Standerwick HEAL 28 Oct 1834, South Stoke (near Bath), Somerset. Died 19 Feb 1876, Cannes, France. Buried St Pancras, Finchley.4

He was Head of Heal & Son. Member of first London School Board until his death. Master of the Painter-Stainers' Company in 1869.

Married his cousin Ann Standerwick.

8 John Harris HEAL1,5 (1772-1833) [1341]. Born 1772. Bap 16 Aug 1772, Gillingham, Dorset. Marr Francis BREWER c. 1810. Died 1833. Died 30 Oct 1833. Buried St Giles's Cemetery, St Pancras, London.

He was of Gillingham, later of London. Founder of Heal & Son, 1810. Gillingham parish records show baptismal date of 16 August 1772 although Heal Family Bible and his tombstone both show DOB of 11 September 1772.6

9 Francis BREWER1,5 (1782-1859) [1343]. Born 6 Nov 1782. Died 26 Feb 1859. Buried St Pancras, Finchley.4

5 Ann Standerwick HEAL1 (1810-1890) [203]. Born 26 Apr 1810. Bap 25 Nov 1810, St Anne's, Soho, Westminster. Died 30 Mar 1890, Finchley.7

10 Ambrose HEAL1 (1779-1837) [195]. Born 28 Apr 1779, Gillingham, Dorset.6 Marr Martha STANDERWICK 1805. Died 17 May 1837, Combe Down, near Bath. Buried Monkton Combe, Somerset.8

Founder and partner in Rood, Heal & Co., feather-dressers.9

founded Rood Heal & Nightingale

Founder and partner in Rood, Heal & Co., feather-dressers.2

11 Martha STANDERWICK5 (1783-1879) [1372]. Born 1783. Died 1879.

3 Emily Maria STEPHENSON1 (1849-aft1931) [297]. Born 9 Aug 1849. Died aft 1931.

She was of Nower Hill, Pinner.

He married at Finchley, 5 July 1871, Emily- Maria, daughter of Thomas Stephenson, of Flora Cottage, Finchley. She was born 9 August 1849 and is now living at Nower Hill, Pinner. From the time of his marriage he lived at Crouch End until he removed to Nower Hill, Pinner, in 1895.

She was of Nower Hill, Pinner.2

6 Thomas STEPHENSON1 ( - ) [298].

He was of Flora Cottage, Finchley.

Thomas Stephenson, of Flora Cottage, Finchley.2

Sources

1Ambrose Heal & Edith Heal, with Charles A. Bernau, "The Records of the Heal Family" (Privately Printed & Published (75 copies only), 1932).
2"File (merged): C:\docs\bh\familyhistory\heal26-1jun04.ged".
3C B Heal (mostly), "Notes & Inserts in Carlton B Heal's copy of "The Records of the Heal Family"". p 138a.
4"Fanny Heal Tombstone, St Pancras, Finchley".
5"File (merged): C:\docs\bh\familyhistory\heal26-1jun04.ged". Record originated in...
6"Entry in Heal Family Bible".
7C B Heal (mostly), "Notes & Inserts in Carlton B Heal's copy of "The Records of the Heal Family"". Insert.
8"Ambrose Heal tombstone, Monkton Combe".
9John Gauntlett (Benedict) Heal, "Information provided by John Gauntlett (Benedict) Heal" (Received Oct 2003, prepared ?2001).