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WILLIAM ELBERT DANDO & Emma SHERIFF


Husband: WILLIAM ELBERT DANDO - [+BIOGRAPHY+] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 2 x Great-grandfather
Born:
 20 FEB 1843
 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 10 11 12 13 14 15
Baptized:
 20 JUL 1843
 in Church of the Ascension, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 88
Married:
 11 OCT 1884
 in Manhatten, New York (probably bigamous) 108 109
Died:
 10 JAN 1918
 in 20 Stonor Road, West Kensington, Middlesex 16 17
Father: JOSEPH DANDO
Mother: HARRIET CATHERINE WILLIAMS
Spouses: SARAH LOUISA OLIVER
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Wife: Emma SHERIFF 89
Born:
 ABT 1852
 in Marylebone, London 90
Died: 20 JUL 1934
Father: Edmund John SHERIFF
Mother: Jane MOORE
Spouses: 
Children
01  (F): Ruby Elberta Kate Irene DANDO 99
Born:
 3 AUG 1885
 in United States 100
Died:
 1968
 in District of Bedford, Bedfordshire
Spouses: Robert Stuart KING
02  (M): Malcolm Douglas Mateo DANDO 101 102
Born:
 13 SEP 1886
 in Marylebone, London 103
Died:
 24 FEB 1948
 in Colombo
Spouses: Sybil Flora ROYLANCE
03  (F): Pearl Vera Dorothy DANDO 104
Born:
 1 OCT 1888
 in Paddington, London 105
Baptized:
 22 NOV 1888
 in Parish of St Marylebone, Westminster, Middlesex 106
Died: 
Spouses: 

Additional Information

WILLIAM ELBERT DANDO:
Occupation: 1851, Scholar 18
Occupation: 1861, Accountant's Clerk 19
Occupation: JUN 1864, Auditor and Accountant 20
Occupation: 1871, Accountant 21
Occupation: NOV 1871, Accountant 22
Occupation: BEF 1875, Partner in Dando, Halson & Company, Advertising Agents 23
Occupation: 1875, Gentleman 24
Occupation: BET 1875 AND 1877, Manager of the London General Cab Company 25 26
Occupation: BEF MAR 1876, General Manager, The Financial and Investor's Protection Association Ltd. 27
Occupation: 4 JUN 1876, Gentleman 28
Occupation: BEF 1880, Company Promoter 29
Occupation: 1881, Manager of Public Company 30
Occupation: BEF 1882, Commission Agent and Advertisement Contractor 31
Occupation: 14 APR 1886, Stock Broker 32
Occupation: 9 OCT 1886, Stock Broker 33
Occupation: APR 1888, Company Promoter and Director of the Hamilton Syndicate Ltd 34 35
Occupation: 22 NOV 1888, Stock Broker 36
Occupation: 1891, Managing Director (using name of Thornton), National Association of Shareholders Ltd. 37
Occupation: JUL 1900, Company Promoter 38
Occupation: 1911, Club Accountant 39
Residence: 1851, At school in Somerset Street, Bristol St Andrew, Gloucestershire 40
Residence: 1861, 158 Rydal Mount, Cheetham, Manchester, Lancashire 41
Residence: 1871, Wilton Villa, Hornsey, Middlesex 42
Residence: 11 OCT 1875, 86, Regent Street, St James's, Westminster, Middlsex 43 44
Residence: 4 JUN 1876, 86, Regent Street, St James's, Westminster, Middlesex 45
Residence: 1881, 12 Princes Street, St George, Hanover Square, London (listed as a lodger with his 4 year old son, Charles). 46
Residence: 14 APR 1886, 194 Adelaide Road, St Marylebone, Middlesex 47
Residence: 9 OCT 1886, 22 York Place, St Marylebone, Middlesex 48
Residence: 22 NOV 1888, 153 Maida Vale, London 49
Residence: 1900, Baltimore, USA 50
Residence: 1911, 1 Gainsborough House, Aldine Street, Shepherd's Bush, London 51
Residence: 1915, 20 Stonor Road, West Kensington, London 52
Bankruptcy: 28 JAN 1875, Dando, Halson, and Company, Advertising Agents 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
Bankruptcy: 14 FEB 1882 61 62 63
Patent: BET 1859 AND 1862, Improvements in apparatus for lowering and raising boats 64 65 66
Patent: BET 1868 AND 1869, Improved mourning hats 67 68
Voyage Arrival: 6 OCT 1884, from Liverpool, England, to New York, USA, on the Britannic. 69
Voyage Arrival: 12 MAR 1902, from New York, USA, to London, England, on the Mesaba 70
Business: 1864, Dissolution of Partnership between Joseph Dando and William Elbert Dando 71
Business: 1871, Dissolution of Partnership between Edward Andrew and William Elbert Dando 72
Business: JAN 1877, After-dinner address for the London General Cab Company at the Ambassador's Hotel, York Road, King's Cross, London. 73
Known as: Elbert - this was perhaps his preferred name (he was referred to as W. Elbert Dando in numerous sources).
Social Event: 17 OCT 1900, Charity event in Baltimore for survivors of the Galveston hurricane - William was the committee's Hon. Sec.y. 74
Liquidation: MAR 1876, The Financial and Investor's Protection Association Limited. 75
Legal (Official Receiver): BET 1889 AND 1891, Hamilton Syndicate Limited, Promoting Company 76 77 78 79 80
Legal (Official Receiver): BET 1891 AND 1893, National Association of Shareholders (Limited), Promoting Company 81 82 83
Grant of Probate: 31 JAN 1918, Granted to Emma Dando, widow. Effects £78 12s. 10d 84 85
Legal (Old Bailey): 29 MAY 1877, Attempted to have William Howard prosecuted for stealing seven books belonging to William's wife, Sarah. Verdict: Not Guilty. 86
Will: 1 JUN 1911 87

Emma SHERIFF:
Residence: 14 APR 1886, 194 Adelaide Road, St Marylebone, Middlesex 91
Residence: 9 OCT 1886, 22 York Place, St Marylebone, Middlesex 92
Residence: 22 NOV 1888, 153 Maida Vale, London 93
Residence: 1901, Mountside, Victoria Road, Leigh, Essex, England 94
Residence: 1911, 1 Gainsborough House, Aldine Street, Shepherd's Bush, London 95
Voyage Arrival: 6 OCT 1884, from Liverpool, England, to New York, USA. 96
Execution of Will: 31 JAN 1918, Emma proved the will of her husband, William Elbert Dando. 97 98

Emma was a twin to her sister, Kate.

(03) Pearl Vera Dorothy DANDO:
Residence: 22 NOV 1888, 153 Maida Vale, London 107


Footnotes

  1. Marriage Certificate, Marriage to Sarah Louisa Oliver.
    Groom: William Elbert Dando (Bachelor).
  2. Marriage Certificate of Son, Charles L E E Dando.
    Father's Name: William Albert Dando (Should be Elbert, not Albert).
  3. England and Wales, Marriage Index: 1837-1983, Marriage to Sarah Louisa Oliver.
    Name: William Elbert Dando.
  4. 1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1335; Folio: 22; Page: 36; GSU roll: 828278.
    Name: William Dando.
  5. 1861 England Census, Class: RG9; Piece: 2971; Folio: 91; Page: 2; GSU roll: 543058.
    Name: William E Dando.
  6. 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1953; Folio: 61; Page: 44; GSU roll: 87353.
    Name: William Dando.
  7. 1911 England & Wales Census.
    William E Dando.
  8. 1881 England Census, Class: RG11; Piece: 91; Folio: 26; Page: 20; GSU roll: 1341020.
    Name: William E. Dando.
  9. Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Baptisms.
    Name: Wm Elbert Dando.
  10. 1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1335; Folio: 22; Page: 36; GSU roll: 828278.
    Age: 28, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843, Where born: United States.
  11. 1861 England Census, Class: RG9; Piece: 2971; Folio: 91; Page: 2; GSU roll: 543058.
    Age: 19, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842, Where born: Philadelphia, United States.
  12. 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1953; Folio: 61; Page: 44; GSU roll: 87353.
    Age: 8, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843, Where born: United States.
  13. 1911 England & Wales Census.
    Age: 68, Born: Philadelphia USA.
  14. 1881 England Census, Class: RG11; Piece: 91; Folio: 26; Page: 20; GSU roll: 1341020.
    Age: 39, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
    Where born: Philadelphia, USA.
  15. Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Baptisms.
    Birth Date: 20 Feb 1843
    Baptism Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  16. England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005.
    Name: William E Dando
    Death Registration Month/Year: 1918
    Age at death (estimated): 74
    Registration district: Fulham
    Inferred County: London
    Volume: 1a
    Page: 387.
  17. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1861-1941.
    ...died 10 January 1918...
  18. 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1953; Folio: 61; Page: 44; GSU roll: 87353.
    Relation: Scholar.
  19. 1861 England Census, Class: RG9; Piece: 2971; Folio: 91; Page: 2; GSU roll: 543058.
    Occupation: Accountant's Clerk.
  20. London Gazette (Newspaper), 1st July 1864 (Dissolution of Partnership).
    ...Joseph Dando and William Elbert Dando...Auditors and Accountants...
  21. 1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1335; Folio: 22; Page: 36; GSU roll: 828278.
    Occupation: Accountant.
  22. London Gazette (Newspaper), 10 November 1871 (Dissolution of Partnership).
    ...Accountants, at Manchester, and elsewhere...Edward Andrew. William Elbert Dando.
  23. Ibid., 9th February 1875 - Bankruptcy proceedings.
    ...carrying on business in copartnership with John Laird Halson, as Dando, Halson, and Company, Advertising Agents, but now a Manager of a Public Company...
  24. Marriage Certificate, Marriage to Sarah Louisa Oliver.
    Profession: Gentleman.
  25. The Times (Newspaper), Friday 21st February 1879 - Divorce proceedings against Sarah Louisa Oliver.
    ...On October 11, 1875...he being then the manager of the London General Cab Company, they lived together at 86, Regent-street, the offices of that company...
  26. Ibid., 6th January 1877.
    ...On Thursday night the London General Cab Company's directors entertained their drivers at a supper in the Ambassador's Hotel, York-road, King's-cross...Mr. W. E. Dando, general manager of the company, was in the chair...
  27. London Gazette (Newspaper), 4th April 1876.
    The Financial and Investor's Protection Association Limited...That Mr. W. E. Dando, the General Manager...
  28. Birth Certificate of Son, Charles Llewellyn Ernest Elbert Dando.
    Father's Occupation: Gentleman.
  29. The Times (Newspaper), Thursday 22nd August 1895.
    The Times reported that William's brother, Edward Augustus DANDO, was adjudged bankrupt. The article mentioned that... "For some years previous to 1880 he assisted his brother, Mr. W. Elbert Dando, a company promoter", although there is no indication in the article that Edward's present financial difficulties had anything to do with his time working with William.
  30. 1881 England Census, Class: RG11; Piece: 91; Folio: 26; Page: 20; GSU roll: 1341020.
    Occupation: Manager Of Public Coy.
  31. London Gazette (Newspaper), 7th February 1882 - (Bankruptcy proceedings).
    ...William Elbert Dando, of 4, Wols-y-road, Teddington, in the county of Middlesex, but late of 86, Regent-street, in the same county, Commission Agent, and formerly of 151, Strand, in the said county of Middlesex, Advertisement Contractor...
  32. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071 - Baptism of daughter, Ruby.
    Father's Occupation: Stock Broker.
  33. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071 - Baptism of son, Malcolm.
    Father's Occupation: Stock Broker.
  34. The Times (Newspaper), 14th July 1891.
    ...The Hamilton Syndicate (Limited) was formed in April, 1888...Mr. W. E. Dando, lately one of the directors...
  35. Ibid., 3rd August 1889.
    ...Hamilton Syndicate, Limited...W. E. Dando," another promoter of the association and also of the syndicate...
  36. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072 - Baptism of daughter, Pearl.
    Father's Occupation: Stock Broker.
  37. The Times (Newspaper), Friday 17th March 1893 and 28th November 1893.
    ...The company was promoted by Mr. W. E. Dando, who was the managing director of the National Association of Shareholders (Limited),...In connexion with this company, however, Mr. Dando appears to have adopted the name of "Thornton," and was appointed managing director under this alias...
  38. Marriage Certificate of Son, Charles L E E Dando.
    Father's Profession: Company Promoter.
  39. 1911 England & Wales Census.
    Occupation: Accountant, Industry: Club.
  40. 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1953; Folio: 61; Page: 44; GSU roll: 87353.
    Name: William Dando
    Age: 8
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
    Relation: Scholar
    Gender: Male
    Where born: United States British Subject
    Civil Parish: Bristol St Andrew
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Andrew
    County/Island: Gloucestershire
    Country: England
    Street address: Somerset Street
    Registration district: Clifton
    Sub-registration district: Ashley
    ED, institution, or vessel: 1b
    Household schedule number: 158.
  41. 1861 England Census, Class: RG9; Piece: 2971; Folio: 91; Page: 2; GSU roll: 543058.
    Name: William E Dando
    Age: 19
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
    Relation: Son
    Father's Name: Joseph
    Mother's Name: Harriet C
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Philadelphia, United States
    Civil Parish: Cheetham
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Luke
    County/Island: Lancashire
    Country: England
    Street address: 158 Rydal Mount
    Occupation: Accountant's Clerk
    Registration district: Manchester
    Sub-registration district: Cheetham
    ED, institution, or vessel: 10

    Household schedule number: 9
    Household Members: Name Age
    Augustus E Dando 10
    Harriet C Dando 42
    Henry B Dando 3
    Joseph Dando 58
    Louisa H Dando 5
    William E Dando 19
    Bridget Wilson 46 (Servant).
  42. 1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1335; Folio: 22; Page: 36; GSU roll: 828278.
    Name: William Dando
    Age: 28
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
    Relation: Head
    Spouse's Name: Sarah
    Gender: Male
    Where born: United States
    Civil Parish: Hornsey
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary Hornsey
    County/Island: Middlesex
    Country: England
    Street address: Wilton Villa (Could be Milton or Hilton)
    Occupation: Accountant
    Registration district: Edmonton
    Sub-registration district: Hornsey
    ED, institution, or vessel: 1

    Household Members: Name Age
    Alicia Barnes 4
    Sarah Dando 27
    William Dando 28
    Eliza Wigglesworth 48.
  43. Marriage Certificate, Marriage to Sarah Louisa Oliver.
    Residence: St James's.
  44. The Times (Newspaper), Friday 21st February 1879 - Divorce proceedings William Elbert Dando v Sarah Louisa Oliver.
    ...On October 11, 1875, the petitioner married the respondent...they lived together at 86, Regent-street...
  45. Birth Certificate of Son, Charles Llewellyn Ernest Elbert Dando.
    Where Born: 86 Regent Street.
  46. 1881 England Census, Class: RG11; Piece: 91; Folio: 26; Page: 20; GSU roll: 1341020.
    Name: William E. Dando
    Age: 39
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
    Relation: Lodger
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Philadelphia, USA
    Civil parish: St George
    County/Island: London
    Country: England
    Street Address: 12 Princes St
    Condition as to marriage: Married
    Occupation: Manager Of Public Coy
    Registration district: Chelsea
    Sub-registration district: Hanover Square
    ED, institution, or vessel: 2
    Piece: 91
    Folio: 26
    Page Number: 20

    Household Members: Name Age
    John Hartnell 62 (Publican)
    Annie Taylor 35
    Clara E. Taylor 15
    George C. Trench 21
    William E. Dando 39 (Lodger)
    Charles L. E. Dando 4
    Annie L. Woolfoot 25.
  47. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071 - Baptism of daughter, Ruby.
    Baptism Date: 14 Apr 1886
    Father's name: William Elbert Dando
    Parish or Poor Law Union: St Marylebone
    Borough: Westminster
    Address: 194 Adelaide Road.
  48. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071 - Baptism of son, Malcolm.
    Baptism Date: 9 Oct 1886
    Father's name: William Elbert Dando
    Parish or Poor Law Union: St Marylebone
    Borough: Westminster
    Address: 22 York Place.
  49. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072 - Baptism of daughter, Pearl.
    Record Type: Baptism
    Date: 22 Nov 1888
    Father's Name: William Elbert Dando
    Parish: St Mary, Bryanston Square
    Borough: Westminster
    County: Middlesex
    Address: 153 Maida Vale.
  50. Galveston Sufferers Concert Program, Baltimore, USA, Galveston and Texas History Center, Rosenberg Library.
    A Mr W. Elbert Dando appears to have been in Baltimore in 1900, acting as the honourable secretary for a concert held to raise funds for the Galveston survivors in Texas after the great hurricane caused devastation on 8th September of that year. Inside the program, there is a poem attributed to him entitled 'The Ruined City'.
  51. 1911 England & Wales Census.
    Address: 1 Gainsborough House, Aldine Street, Shepherd's Bush, London - 6 rooms including the kitchen.
    William E Dando, (Head), Age: 68, Married, Accountant, Club, Born: Philadelphia USA, British subject by parentage.
    Emma Dando, (Wife), Age: 59, Married 26 years, 3 children - all still living, Born: County London Marylebone Parish.
    Malcolm D Dando, (Son), Age: 24, Single, Secretary, Club, Born: County London Marylebone Parish.
    Pearl V D Dando, (Daughter), Age: 22, Single, Born: County London Paddington Parish.
    Kate Sheriff (Twin Sister - the form was signed by Emma Dando), Age: 59, Born: County London Marylebone Parish.
  52. Directory, 1915 - Post Office London Directory (Part 5 - Law, Court & Parliament Directories).
    Dando William Elbert, 20 Stonor rd, W. Kens W.
  53. London Gazette (Newspaper), 9th February 1875.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  54. Ibid., 26 February 1875.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  55. Ibid., 9th April 1875.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  56. Ibid., 4th September 1877.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  57. Ibid., 25 September 1877.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  58. Ibid., 12th March 1878.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  59. The Times (Newspaper), 15th February 1875.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  60. Ibid., 20th April 1875.
    The newspaper stated that W. E. Dando has been called before Mr. Registrar Pepys to review taxation at 11.
  61. London Gazette (Newspaper), 7th February 1882.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  62. Ibid., 17th February 1882.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  63. Ibid., 14th March 1882.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  64. Ibid., 14 January 1859 (Provisional Patent).
    2914. To William Elbert Dando, of the State of Pennsylvania, in the United States of America, at present residing in Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Clerk, for the invention of " improvements in apparatus for lowering boats from ships or vessels, and also for raising the same as required.
  65. Ibid., 29th March 1859 (Proceeding with Patent).
    2914. And William Elbert Dando, of the State of Pennsylvania, in the United States of America, at present residing in Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Clerk, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in apparatus for lowering boats from ships or vessels, and also for raising the same as required."
    As set forth in his petition, recorded in the said office on the 21st day of December, 1858.
  66. Ibid., 28th January 1862 (Expiry of Patent).
    2914. 21st December.
    William Elbert Dando, of the State of Pennsylvania, in the United States of America, at present residing in Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Clerk.
    Improvements in apparatus for lowering boats from ships or vessels, and also for raising the same as required.
  67. Ibid., 20th November 1868 (Provisional Patent).
    3322. To William Elbert Dando, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, for the invention of " improved mourning hats."
  68. Ibid., 2nd March 1869 (Proceeding with Patent).
    3322. And William Elbert Dando, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improved mourning hats."
    As set forth in his petition, recorded in the said office on the 30th day of October, 1868.
  69. Passenger Lists, Year: 1884; Arrival: New York , United States; Microfilm serial: M237; Microfilm roll: M237_481; Line: 29; List number: 1281.
    Onboard the "Britannic" 6 October 1884
    848 Jane Sheriff 55 F Lady England
    849 E Sherriff 32 F Lady England
    850 Chas L Dando 8 M None USA
    851 William E Dando 41 M None USA

    Name: William E Dando
    Arrival Date: 6 Oct 1884
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
    Age: 42
    Gender: Male
    Port of Departure: Liverpool, England and Queenstown, Ireland
    Destination: United States of America
    Place of Origin: United States of America
    Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: American
    Ship Name: Britannic.
  70. Ibid., UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, Class: BT26; Piece: 198; Item: 83.
    Name: W E Dando
    Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States
    Arrival Date: 12 Mar 1902
    Port of Arrival: London, England
    Ship Name: Mesaba
    Shipping Line: Atlantic Transport Line
    Official Number: 109392.
  71. London Gazette (Newspaper), 1st July 1864 (Dissolution of Partnership - Joseph Dando was William's father).
    NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Joseph Dando and William Elbert Dando, as Auditors and Accountants, is this day dissolved by mutual consent.—
    Dated the 30th June, 1864.
    Joseph Dando.
    Wm. Elbert Dando.
  72. Ibid., 10 November 1871 (Dissolution of Partnership).
    NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, as Accountants, at Manchester, and elsewhere, has been this day dissolved by mutual consent. All debts will be paid and received by the undersigned Edward Andrew. — Dated this 3rd day of November, 1871.
    Edward Andrew.
    William Elbert Dando.
  73. The Times (Newspaper), 6th January 1877 - (Newspaper article about a supper for the employees of the London General Cab Company).
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  74. Galveston Sufferers Concert Program, Baltimore, USA, Galveston and Texas History Center, Rosenberg Library.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for more details and a full transcript of the poem he wrote for the event).
  75. London Gazette (Newspaper), 4th April 1876.
    The Financial and Investor's Protection Association Limited.
    AT an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Company, held at the Company's offices, No. 9, Great Winchester-street, in the city of London, on Saturday, the 11th day of March, 1876, it was unanimously resolved as follows:-
    1. "That it having been proved to the satisfaction of the Company that it cannot, by reason of its liabilities, continue its business, and that it is advisable to wind up the same, that the Company be wound up voluntarily.
    2. "That Mr. W. E. Dando, the General Manager, and Mr. James Graham, of the firm of Messrs. Graham, Leared, and Company, Public Accountants, of No. 7, Poultry, in the city of London, be and are hereby appointed Liquidators, to conduct such winding up at a remuneration, so far as the said James Graham is concerned, of twenty-five guineas, to be paid and retained by him out of the assets of the Company; Mr. W. E. Dando having consented to act as one of the Liquidators without remuneration."
    S. Mayhew, Chairman.
  76. The Times (Newspaper), Friday 31st July 1891 (Public Examination Notice).
    THE COMPANIES ACTS, 1862 to 1890.

    In the matter of The HAMILTON SYNDICATE Limited - Notice is hereby given that by an order of the High Court of Justice on the 25th day of July 1891 upon the application of the Official Receiver and Liquidator. It was ordered that WILLIAM ELBERT DANDO, E. J. SHERRIFF, C. M. BARBER, and G. N. SIMONS do ATTEND to be publicly examined before a Registrar of the High Court sitting in Bankruptcy at The Bankruptcy Buildings at 34 Lincolns Inn Fields, London, W.C. on Friday the 7th day of August 1891 at 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
    Dated this 29th day of July 1891
    C. J. STEWART, Official Receiver and Liquidator.
  77. London Gazette (Newspaper), 23rd June 1891 (Public Examination Notice).
    Name of Company - The Hamilton Syndicate Limited.
    Address of Registered Office - 7, Great St. Helen's, London.
    Courrt - High Court of Justice.
    No. of Matter - 2 of 1891
    Date fixed for Examination - July 13, 1891
    Names of Persons to be Examined - William Elbert Dando, Vincent I. Wallace, William Lichfield, E. J. Morton, E. J. Sherriff, C. M. Barber Walrond Clarke, G. N. Simons
    Hour - 11 A.M.
    Place - Bankruptcy - buildings, Portugal - street, Lincoln's-inn-fields, London, W.C.
  78. Ibid., 31st July 1891 (Public Examination Notice).
    Name of Company- The Hamilton Syndicate Limited.
    Address of Registered Office - 7, Great St. Helen's, E.C.
    Court - High Court of Justice.
    No. of Matter - 2 of 1891.
    Dates fixed for Examination - Aug. 7, 1891.
    Names of Persons to be Examined - William Elbert Dando, E. J. Sherriff, C. M. Barber, and G. N. Simons.
    Hour - 3 P.M.
    Place - Bankruptcy - buildings, 34, Lincoln's-inn-fields, London, W.C.
  79. The Times (Newspaper), 3rd August 1889.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  80. Ibid., 14th July 1891.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  81. London Gazette (Newspaper), 7 November 1893 (Public Examination Notice).
    Name of Company - The Review Publishing Company Limited.
    Address of Registered Office - 66, Victoria - street, Westminster, S.W.
    Court - High Court of Justice.
    Date fixed for Examination - Nov. 27, 1893.
    Names of Persons to be Examined - William Elbert Dando, J. Fraser Hewett, Major George Fowler, W. Edward Gregory, Herbert Arthur Dawson.
    Hour - 11 A.M.
    Place - Bankruptcy - buildings, Carey-street, Lincoln's-inn, W.C.
  82. The Times (Newspaper), Friday 17th March 1893.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  83. Ibid., 28th November 1893.
    (See William Elbert Dando's Biography page for a full transcript of the article).
  84. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1861-1941.
    DANDO William Elbert of 20 Stonor-road West Kensington Middlesex died 10 January 1918 Probate London 31 January to Emma Dando widow. Effects £78 12s. 10d.
  85. Principal Probate Registry.
    Principal Probate Registry.

    DEATH ON OR AFTER 1st JANUARY, 1898.
    Will.

    BE IT KNOWN that William Elbert Dando of 20 Stonor Road West Kensington in the County of Middlesex formerly of Gainsborough House Aldine Street Shepherds Bush in the said County died on the 10th day of January 1918 at 20 Stonor Road aforesaid

    AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament

    of the said deceased was proved and registered in the Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, and that administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to Emma Dando of 20 Stonor Road aforesaid widow the Relict of deceased the sole executrix

    named in the said will

    Dated the 31st day of January 1918

    Gross value of Estate ... £78.12.10
    Net value of Personal Estate £.
  86. Old Bailey Proceedings, 29th May 1877 - Reference Number: t18770528-492 - http://www.oldbaileyonline.org.
    (See William Elbert Dando's biography page for full details of the case).
  87. Principal Probate Registry.
    This is the last Will and Testament of me William Elbert Dando of Gainsborough House Aldine Street Shepherds Bush in the County of London I direct payment of my just debts and funeral and testamentary Expenses and subject thereto I give devise and bequeath All my Real and personal Estate of whatsoever kind and wheresover situate unto my dear wife Emma to and for her own use and benefit absolutely. I revoke all former wills heretofore made by me and declare this only to be my last Will and Testament. I appoint my wife Emma Dando to be the sole Executrix of this my will. In witness whereof I have set my hand this first day of June one thousand nine hundred and eleven.

    Signed by the said William Elbert Dando As and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of Us who at his ..... in his presence And in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. W. E Dando [signed]
    Kate Sheriff Gainsborough House Aldine St W? [signed]
    Charles W. Whitham? 29 Ludgate Hill E.P. [signed]

    On the 31. Jan 1918
    Probate of this Will
    was granted to Emma Dando
    the sole Executrix.
  88. Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Baptisms.
    Name: Wm Elbert Dando
    Birth Date: 20 Feb 1843
    Event Type: Baptism
    Baptism Date: 20 Jul 1843
    Baptism Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Father Name: Joseph Dando
    Mother Name: Harriet Dando
    Organization Name: Church of the Ascension
    Minister: R M Abercrombir?
  89. FamilySearch International Genealogical Index (R), Marriages.
    Wife: Emma Sheriff.
  90. 1901 England Census, Class: RG13; Piece: 1678; Folio: 63; Page: 27.
    Age: 49, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852, Where born: Marylebone, London, England.
  91. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071 - Baptism of daughter, Ruby.
    Baptism Date: 14 Apr 1886
    Mother's name: Emma Dando
    Parish or Poor Law Union: St Marylebone
    Borough: Westminster
    Address: 194 Adelaide Road.
  92. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071 - Baptism of son, Malcolm.
    Baptism Date: 9 Oct 1886
    Mother's name: Emma Dando
    Parish or Poor Law Union: St Marylebone
    Borough: Westminster
    Address: 22 York Place.
  93. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072 - Baptism of daughter, Pearl.
    Record Type: Baptism
    Date: 22 Nov 1888
    Mother's Name: Emma Dando
    Parish: St Mary, Bryanston Square
    Borough: Westminster
    County: Middlesex
    Address: 153 Maida Vale.
  94. 1901 England Census, Class: RG13; Piece: 1678; Folio: 63; Page: 27.
    Name: Emma Dando
    Age: 49
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
    Relation: Head
    Father's Name: Edmund
    Gender: Female
    Where born: Marylebone, London, England
    Civil Parish: Leigh
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Clement
    County/Island: Essex
    Country: England
    Street address: Mountside, Victoria Road
    Condition as to marriage: Married
    Registration district: Rochford
    Sub-registration district: Prittlewell
    ED, institution, or vessel: 3
    Household schedule number: 185

    Household Members: Name Age
    Emma Dando 49
    Malcolm Dando 14
    Pearl Dando 12
    Ruby Dando 15
    Edmund Sheriff 84
    Kate Sheriff 49.
  95. 1911 England & Wales Census.
    Address: 1 Gainsborough House, Aldine Street, Shepherd's Bush, London - 6 rooms including the kitchen.
    William E Dando, (Head), Age: 68, Married, Accountant, Club, Born: Philadelphia USA, British subject by parentage.
    Emma Dando, (Wife), Age: 59, Married 26 years, 3 children - all still living, Born: County London Marylebone Parish.
    Malcolm D Dando, (Son), Age: 24, Single, Secretary, Club, Born: County London Marylebone Parish.
    Pearl V D Dando, (Daughter), Age: 22, Single, Born: County London Paddington Parish.
    Kate Sheriff (Twin Sister - the form was signed by Emma Dando), Age: 59, Born: County London Marylebone Parish.
  96. Passenger Lists, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Port of Arrival: New York, Line: 29, Microfilm Serial: M237, Microfilm Roll: M237_481, List Number: 1281, Port Arrival State: New York, Port Arrival Country: USA.
    Onboard the "Britannic" 6 October 1884
    848 Jane Sheriff 55 F Lady England
    849 E Sherriff 32 F Lady England
    850 Chas L Dando 8 M None USA
    851 William E Dando 41 M None USA.
  97. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1861-1941.
    DANDO William Elbert of 20 Stonor-road West Kensington Middlesex died 10 January 1918 Probate London 31 January to Emma Dando widow. Effects £78 12s. 10d.
  98. Principal Probate Registry.
    (See William Elbert Dando's biography page for a full transcript of the will and probate documents).
  99. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071.
    Name: Ruby Elberta Kate Irene Dando.
  100. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071.
    Birth Date: 3 Aug 1885.
  101. The Times (Newspaper), Tuesday 26th September 1922 - (Marriage Announcement).
    ...MALCOLM D. M. DANDO ... son of the late W. Elbert Dando and Mrs. Dando...
  102. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071.
    Name: Malcolm Douglas Mateo Dando.
  103. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 071.
    Birth Date: 13 Sep 1886.
  104. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072.
    Name: Pearl Vera Dorothy Dando.
  105. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072.
    Record Type: Baptism
    Date of Birth: 1 Oct 1888.
  106. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072.
    Name: Pearl Vera Dorothy Dando
    Record Type: Baptism
    Date: 22 Nov 1888
    Date of Birth: 1 Oct 1888
    Father's Name: William Elbert Dando
    Father's Occupation: Stock Broker
    Mother's Name: Emma Dando
    Parish: St Mary, Bryanston Square
    Borough: Westminster
    County: Middlesex
    Address: 153 Maida Vale.
  107. Ibid., London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Marylebone, Register of baptisms, P89/MRY1, Item 072.
    Record Type: Baptism
    Date: 22 Nov 1888
    Parish: St Mary, Bryanston Square
    Borough: Westminster
    County: Middlesex
    Address: 153 Maida Vale.
  108. FamilySearch International Genealogical Index (R), Marriage between William Elbert Dando and Emma Sheriff (quite likely bigamous).
    Husband: William Elbert Dando
    Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Marriage: 11 OCT 1884 Manhattan, New York
    Father: Joseph Dando
    Mother: Harriett C. Williams

    Wife: Emma Sheriff
    Birth: London, England
    Marriage: 11 OCT 1884 Manhattan, New York
    Father: Edmund John Sheriff
    Mother: Jane Morre.
  109. Italian Genealogy Group, New York City Vital Records - Marriage between W E Dando and E Sheriff (quite likely bigamous).
    Surname | Given Name | Month of Marriage | Day of Marriage | Year of Marriage | County | Certificate Number | Soundex
    Dando Wiliam E Oct 11 1884 Manhattan 37964 D530
    Sheriff Emma Oct 11 1884 Manhattan 37964 S610.


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