See also

Family of Walter William Bird and Florence Oakley

Husband: Walter William Bird (1876?- )
Wife: Florence Oakley (1887-1939)
Children: Elizabeth Caroline Florence Bird (1904-1967)
William Walter Amos Bird (1907-1968)
Amos Frederick Bird (1909-1953)
Hilda Annie Bird (1910-1973)
Marriage 26 December 1903 St. Mary, Shenley, Hertfordshire, England1

Husband: Walter William Bird

Name: Walter William Bird1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation road sweeper2
Birth 1876 (approx.) London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2,3,4
Census 3 April 1881 (age 4-5) London Colney, Hertfordshire, England
aged 5, attending school born London Colney, living with parents.
Census 2 April 1911 (age 35) Seaton Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2
married head of the household working as a road sweeper for Hertfordshire County Council and living in two rooms with his wife and four children, born in London Colney Hertfordshire

Wife: Florence Oakley

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Florence Oakley

Name: Florence Oakley1,5
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Florence Bird1
Father: Amos Frederick Oakley (1862-1930)
Mother: Caroline Childs (1854- )
Birth 24 April 1887 Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England1,2,5,6
Baptism 3 July 1887 (age 0) St. Peter's Church, Riverside, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England1
Census 5 April 1891 (age 4) Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England7
daughter attending school and living in three rooms with her parents Fred and Caroline, sisters Annie, Ada and Amy, and brother William, born in Lobbel Lane Shenly
Census 31 March 1901 (age 13) Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England8
daughter living in three rooms with her parents Amos and Caroline, sisters Annie, Lydia and Amy, and brother William, born in London Colney Hertfordshire
Census 2 April 1911 (age 24) Seaton Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2
married wife living in two rooms with her husband and four children, born in London Colney Hertfordshire. Married for seven years with five children, four of whom are still living
Death 1939 (age 51-52)1

Child 1: Elizabeth Caroline Florence Bird

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Spouse: David Ernest Harding

Name: Elizabeth Caroline Florence Bird2,9,10
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elizabeth F Harding11
Spouse: David Ernest Harding (1898-1963)
Birth 19 April 1904 London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2,9,10,12,13
Baptism 29 May 1904 (age 0) St. Peter's Church, Riverside, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England10
daughter of Walter William Bird (labourer) and Florence of Colney
Birth 1905 (approx.) London Colney, Hertfordshire, England12
Census 2 April 1911 (age 6) Seaton Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2
daughter living in two rooms with her parents and three siblings, born in London Colney Hertfordshire
Census 2 April 1911 (age 6) Lowbell Lane, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England12
a granddaughter attending school and living in five rooms with her grandparents Frederick and Caroline, uncle William and a William Oakley aged 55, born in London Colney Hertfordshire
Census 29 September 1939 (age 35) 106 Cranborne Road, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England13
married doing unpaid domiestic duties and living with her husband, two children and six closed records (six other children), born on 19th April 1904
Death Q4 1967 (age 63) Barnet "Registration District", Greater London, England14

Child 2: William Walter Amos Bird

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Spouse: Florence Ellen Jones

Name: William Walter Amos Bird2,15
Sex: Male
Spouse: Florence Ellen Jones (1907-1968)
Occupation timber feller16
Birth 16 January 1907 London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2,15,16
Census 2 April 1911 (age 4) Seaton Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2
son living in two rooms with his parents and three siblings, born in London Colney Hertfordshire
Census 29 September 1939 (age 32) 8 Fairway Close, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England16
a married timber feller living with his wife, twos sons and a closed record, presumably daughter Doreen), born on 16th January 1907
Death Q2 1968 (age 61) Elstree and Potters Bar "Registration District", Hertfordshire, England17

Child 3: Amos Frederick Bird

Name: Amos Frederick Bird2,18
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Ada F Unknown (1896- )
Spouse 2: Violet Lillian Luck (1902-1968)
Occupation postman19
Birth 2 June 1909 London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2,18,19,20
Baptism 31 October 1909 (age 0) St. Peter's Church, Riverside, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England20
son of Walter William Bird (labourer) and Florence of Colney, born on 2nd June 1909
Census 2 April 1911 (age 1) Seaton Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2
son living in two rooms with his parents and three siblings, born in London Colney Hertfordshire
Census 29 September 1939 (age 30) 24 Cranborne Road, Potters Bar, Middlesex, England19
a married postman living with his wife Ada and Kathleen and Patrick Howard, born on 2nd June 1909
Death 14 October 1953 (age 44) 17 Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England21,22
Probate 6 November 1953 Probate Court, London, England22
of 12 Victoria Avenue East Barnet Hertfordshire, effects of £406 7s (~£11,000 in 2017) to Violet Lilian Bird widow

Child 4: Hilda Annie Bird

Name: Hilda Annie Bird2,23,24
Sex: Female
Spouse: George Cockman ( - )
Birth 25 September 1910 London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2,23,24,25
Baptism 25 December 1910 (age 0) St. Peter's Church, Riverside, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England24
daughter of Walter William Bird (labourer) and Florence of Colney
Census 2 April 1911 (age 6 mns) Seaton Road, London Colney, Hertfordshire, England2
daughter living in two rooms with her parents and three siblings, born in London Colney Hertfordshire
Death Q3 1973 (age 62-63) St. Albans "Registration District", Hertfordshire, England26

Sources

1"John Oakley personal communication". PAF.
2"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7680 class:RG78 piece:378 registration district:139 sub-district:2 enumeration dstrict:14 schedule:225.
3"John Oakley personal communication". PAF.
Barnet?
4"Census 1881" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1368/29/15.
5"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Barnet 1887 quarter:2 volume:3a page:224.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Childs
6"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:105 folio:27 page:16.
address given as Lobell Lane which is Lowbell lane
7"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1052/P16.
8"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1229 folio:60 page:10.
9"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1904 quarter:2 volume:3a page:791.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
10"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Hertfordshire Baptisms Transcription.
Text From Source: born 19th April 1904
11"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Barnet 1925 quarter:1 volume:3a page:549.
12"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:7134 class:RG78 piece:350RD131SD1 enumeration district:6 schedule:85.
13"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:0866F page:3 line:26 letter code:BNAD.
14"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Barnet 1967 quarter:4 volume:5a page:127.
Text From Source: aged 63
15"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1907 quarter:1 volume:3a page:818.
Text From Source: mothr's maiden name Oakley
16"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1668F page:28 line:41 letter code:DFQJ.
17"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Elstree and Potters Bar 1968 quarter:2 volume:4b page:64.
Text From Source: aged 61
note name given as William M A Bird, but the M is a transcription error
18"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1909 quarter:3 volume:3a page:816.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
19"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:0866F page:8 line:6 letter code:BNAD.
20"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Hertfordshire Baptisms Transcription page:84 entry:277.
Text From Source: born 2nd June 1909
21"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Barnet 1953 quarter:4 volume:5a page:568.
Text From Source: aged 44
22UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1953 page:684.
23"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1910 quarter:4 volume:3a page:771.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Oakley
24"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Hertfordshire Baptisms Transcription.
Text From Source: born 25th September 1910
25"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1973 quarter:3 volume:4b page:624.
Text From Source: born 28th September 1910
25th very clear in baptism record
26"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. Albans 1973 quarter:3 volume:4b page:624.
Text From Source: born 28th September 1910