See also

Family of Alfred Ernest Blackwell and Mary Emma Wells

Husband: Alfred Ernest Blackwell (1868-1944)
Wife: Mary Emma Wells (1860?-1921)
Children: Alfred Arthur Blackwell (1891-1960)
Alice Violet Blackwell (1894-1971)
Sidney George Blackwell (1898-1965)
Elsie Grace Blackwell (1898-1988)
Marriage 3 April 1890 The Register Office, Paddington, London, England1

Husband: Alfred Ernest Blackwell

Name: Alfred Ernest Blackwell1
Sex: Male
Father: Richard Blackwell (1828-bef1882)
Mother: Jane Ann Raven (1842-1918?)
Occupation hall porter2,3,4
Birth 20 May 1868 Earls Colne, Essex, England1,2,3,4
Census 3 April 1881 (age 12) Coggeshall Road, Earls Colne, Essex, England5
aged 13, unmarried, House Boy (Dom. Serv.), born Earls Colne, living with mother.
Census 31 March 1901 (age 32) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England2
married head of the household working as a hall porter (residential) and living in three rooms with his wife, two daughters, a son and a niece, born in Earls Colne Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 43) Hunstanton Convalescant Home, Valentine Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk, England3
a paitient working as a hall porter for a block of flats, born in Earls Colne Essex. Married for twenty years with four children, all of whom are still living
Census 29 September 1939 (age 71) Brookfield Hospital, Woking, Surrey, England4
a married porter born on 20th May 1868
Death 13 March 1944 (age 75) Woking, Surrey, England1

Wife: Mary Emma Wells

Name: Mary Emma Wells1
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Mary Emma() Blackwell1
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1860 (approx.) Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England1,2,6
Census 31 March 1901 (age 41) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England2
married wife living in three rooms with her husband, two daughters, a son and a niece, born in Northampton
Census 2 April 1911 (age 51) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England6
married wife living in three basement rooms with sons Alfred and Sidney, daughters Alice and Elsie and a niece Ada Jacques, born in Fotheringhay Northamptonshire. Married for twenty-one years with four children, all of whom are still living
Death 27 May 1921 (age 60-61) London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, England1

Child 1: Alfred Arthur Blackwell

Name: Alfred Arthur Blackwell1,7,8,9
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Arthur Blackwell10
Spouse: Edna Maud Clarissa Woods (1894-1975)
Occupation GPO (General Post Office) telegraphist6,11
Birth 2 September 1891 Westminster, London, England1,6,7,8,10,11
Baptism 3 April 1892 (age 0) St. Leonard's Church, Streatham High Road, Streatham, London, England8
son of Alfred Ernest Blackwell (butler) and Mary Emma of Hopton Road Streatham, born on 2nd September 1891
Census 31 March 1901 (age 9) Coggeshall Road, Earls Colne, Essex, England10
grandson as Arthur Blackwell living in four rooms with his grandparents Ezra and Jane Sharp, and cousins Agnes Sharp and Maud Blackwell, born in Westminster London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 19) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England6
unmarried son working as a telegraphist for the G.P.O. and living in three basement rooms with his mother Mary, brother Sidney, sisters Alice and Elsie and cousin Ada Jacques, born in Westminster London
Military Service between 30 December 1914 and 9 April 1919 (age 23-27) Royal Engineers as corporal 7854412
serving in Egypt for seven months, Gallipoli for 8 months and in France for two years eight months. He had a hernia from lifitng stores during a heavy gale. He had previously worked as a telegraphist at the Central Telegraph Office in London and was 5' 6" tall, weighed 160lbs and had a 38" chest with 3" expansion. See personal folder for more details
Medals 1920 (approx.)
Victory, British and 1915 Star medals
Census 29 September 1939 (age 48) 66 Graham Avenue, Mitcham, Surrey, England11
a married G.P.O. (General Post Office) telegraphist and a member of the ARP (Air Raid Protection) assigned to the central telephone office and living with his wife Edna, son Arthur and three closed records (presumably children John, Pauline and Eunice), born on 2nd September 1891
Death 1 February 1960 (age 68) Surrey "North Eastern Registration District", Surrey, England9,13
Probate 11 March 1960 Probate Court, London, England13
of 66 Graham Avenue Mitcham Surrey died 1st February 1960, administration of effects of £2021 (~£42,300 in 2017) to Edna Maud Clarissa Blackwell widow

Child 2: Alice Violet Blackwell

Name: Alice Violet Blackwell1,2
Sex: Female
Birth 21 March 1894 Mortlake, Surrey, England1,2,6
Census 31 March 1901 (age 7) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England2
daughter living in three rooms with her parents, a sister, a brother and a cousin, born in Mortlake Surrey
Census 2 April 1911 (age 17) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England6
unmarried daughter living in three basement rooms with her mother Mary, brothers Alfred and Sidney, sister Elsie and cousin Ada Jacques, born in Mortlake Surrey
Death 20 September 1971 (age 77)1

Child 3: Sidney George Blackwell

Name: Sidney George Blackwell1,14,15
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ruth Morse Long (1896-1976)
Occupation crisp factory manager16
Birth 24 November 1898 Westminster, London, England1,6,14,16,17
Baptism 18 December 1898 (age 0) St. Andrew's Church, Ashley Place, Westminster, London, England15
son of Alfred Ernest Blackwell (porter) and Mary Emma of 13 Morpeth Mansions. Baptised with sister Elsie
Census 31 March 1901 (age 2) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England17
son living in three rooms with his parents, two sisters and a cousin, born in Westminster London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 12) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England6
son living in three basement rooms with his mother Mary, brother Alfred, sisters Alice and Elsie and cousin Ada Jacques, born in Westminster London
Census 29 September 1939 (age 40) Smith's Factory, Caister Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England16
a married factory manager living with his wife, a closed record, sons Roy and David, and his mother-in-law Edith (b1857), born on 24th November 1898
Death 12 November 1965 (age 67) Estcourt Hospital, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England1,18

Child 4: Elsie Grace Blackwell

Name: Elsie Grace Blackwell1,19,20,21
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Edith G Blackwell17
Occupation civil servant chief supertintendant of typists22
Birth 24 November 1898 Westminster, London, England1,6,17,19,21,22
Baptism 18 December 1898 (age 0) St. Andrew's Church, Ashley Place, Westminster, London, England20
daughter of Alfred Ernest Blackwell (porter) and Mary Emma of 13 Morpeth Mansions. Baptised with brother Sidney
Census 31 March 1901 (age 2) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England17
daughter as Edith G Blackwell living in three rooms with her parents, a sister, a brother and a cousin, born in Westminster London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 12) Morpeth Mansions, Morpeth Terrace, Westminster, London, England6
daughter living in three basement rooms with her mother Mary, brothers Alfred and Sidney, sister Alice and cousin Ada Jacques, born in Westminster London
Census 29 September 1939 (age 40) 7 Sherrards Way, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England22
an unmarried civil servant working as the chief superintendent of typists and living with her cousin Agnes Ivy Blackwell, born on 24th November 1898
Death Q1 1988 (age 89) Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England21

Sources

1"Ancestry.com" (on-line at www.ancestry.com). Database Michael Blackwell.
2"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:95 folio:125 page:20.
3"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:11608 class:RG78 piece:638 registration district:234 sub-district:2 enumeration district:16 schedule:212.
4"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1933I page:4 line:37 letter code:DMXP.
5"Census 1881" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1803/16/26.
6"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:488 class:RG78 piece:16 registration district:5 sub-district:3 enumeration district:23 schedule:389.
7"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. George Hanover Square 1891 quarter:4 volume:1a page:463.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Wells
8"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Streatham St. Leonards baptisms 1879-1900 page:188 entry:1499.
Text From Source: born 2nd September 1891
9"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Surrey North Eastern 1960 quarter:1 volume:5g page:657.
Text From Source: aged 68
10"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1720 folio:59 page:31.
11"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1369B page:22 line:6 letter code:CNAR.
12"FindMyPast British Army Service Records" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). National Archive series:WO 363.
13UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1960 page:485.
Text From Source: died 1st February 1960
14"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. George Hanover Square 1898 quarter:4 volume:1a page:464.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Wetts
15"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Westminster Baptisms St. Andrew page:88 entry:690.
16"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6493J page:24 line:5 letter code:TOBE.
17"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:95 folio:126 page:21.
18"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Yarmouth 1965 quarter:4 volume:4b page:587.
Text From Source: aged 67
19"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). St. George Hanover Square 1898 quarter:4 volume:1a page:464.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Wells
20"FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Westminster Baptisms St. Andrew page:88 entry:700.
21"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1988 quarter:1 register:388 volume:9 page:2583.
Text From Source: born November 1898
22"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1188D page:16 line:37 letter code:CGBG.