See also

Family of James Overett and Elizabeth Brooks

Husband: James Overett (1850-1910?)
Wife: Elizabeth Brooks (1852?- )
Children: Elizabeth Overett (1874?- )
James William Overett (1876- )
Albert Francis Overett (1880-1957)
William Charles Overett (1885- )
Alice Maude Overett (1889-1889?)
Edith Maud Overett (1890-1962)
Marriage

Husband: James Overett

Name: James Overett2
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: James Overitt3,4
Father: James Overett (1809?-1855)
Mother: Catherine (1821?- )
Occupation boot and shoemaker (cordwainer)3,4,5,6
Birth December 1850 Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England2,3,4,6
Census 30 March 1851 (age 0) 8 Felix Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England2
son aged 3 months, living with parents, five siblings and two visitors. Born in Middlesex
Census 3 April 1881 (age 30) 48 Morpeth Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England3
married head of the household working as a boot maker and living with his wife Elizabeth, daughter Elizabeth, and sons James and Albert. Born in Bethnal Green Middlesex
Census 5 April 1891 (age 40) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
married head of the household as James Overitt working as a shoe maker and living in four rooms with his wife Elizabeth, daughters Elizabeth and Edith, and sons James, Bertie and William. Born in Bethnal Green London
Census 31 March 1901 (age 50) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England6
married head of the household working as a shoemaker at home on his own account and living with his wife Elizabeth, sons James, Albert and William, and daughter Edith. Born in Bethnal Green London
Death February 1910 (approx.) (age 59) Shoreditch, London, England7,8
aged 59

Wife: Elizabeth Brooks

Name: Elizabeth Brooks1
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elizabeth Overett1
Alt. Name: Elizabeth Overitt3,4
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1852 (approx.) Oxford Street, Soho, Middlesex, England3,4,6,9
1881 census says born in Holborn
Census 3 April 1881 (age 29) 48 Morpeth Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England3
married wife living with her husband James, daughter Elizabeth, and sons James and Albert. Born in Holborn Middlesex
Census 5 April 1891 (age 39) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
married wife as Elizabeth Overitt living in four rooms with her husband James, daughters Elizabeth and Edith, and sons James, Bertie and William. Born in Soho London
Census 31 March 1901 (age 49) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England6
married wife living with her husband James, sons James, Albert and William, and daughter Edith. Born in Oxford Street London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 59) 9 Parr Street, Hoxton, London, England9
widowed head of the household living in three rooms with son William, daughter Dolly and future son-in-law Frank Wetton. Born in Soho London. Married for thirty-nine years with eleven children, five of whom are still living (crossed out)

Child 1: Elizabeth Overett

Name: Elizabeth Overett
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Elizabeth Overitt3,4
Occupation tailoress4
Birth 1874 (approx.) Shoreditch, Middlesex, England3,4
Census 3 April 1881 (age 7) 48 Morpeth Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England3
daughter attending school and living with her parents James and Elizabeth, and brothers James and Albert. Born in Shoreditch Middlesex
Census 5 April 1891 (age 17) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
unmarried daughter as Elizabeth Overitt working as a tailoress and living in four rooms with her parents James and Elizabeth, sister Edith, and brothers James, Bertie and William. Born in Shoreditch London

Child 2: James William Overett

Name: James William Overett1
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: James William Overitt3,10
Spouse: Florence Jane Gorman (1877?- )
Occupation errand boy becoming a packing case maker4,6,7
Birth 17 January 1876 Bow, Middlesex, England3,4,6,10
Census 3 April 1881 (age 4) 48 Morpeth Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England3
son attending school and living with his parents James and Elizabeth, sister Elizabeth and brother Albert. Born in Bow Middlesex
Baptism 4 February 1885 (age 9) St. John the Baptist Church, Pitfield Street, Hoxton, Middlesex, England10
son of James Overitt (boot & shoe maker) and Elizabeth of 28 Nicholas Street, baptised with brothers Albert and William and born on 17th January 1876
Census 5 April 1891 (age 14) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
unmarried son as James Overitt working as an errand boy and living in four rooms with his parents James and Elizabeth, sisters Elizabeth and Edith, and brothers Bertie and William. Born in Bow London
Census 31 March 1901 (age 23) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England6
unmarried son working as a packing casemaker and living with his parents James and Elizabeth, brothers Albert and William, and sister Edith. Born in Bow London

Child 3: Albert Francis Overett

Name: Albert Francis Overett11,12
Sex: Male
Nickname: Bertie
Alt. Name: Albert Francis Overitt3,4,13
Spouse: Daisy Ethel Mynott (1890-1959)
Occupation packing case maker then a wood dealer6,14
Birth 16 December 1880 Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England3,4,6,11,13,14
born 17th December 1880 in 1939 register
Census 3 April 1881 (age 3 mns) 48 Morpeth Street, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England3
son living with his parents James and Elizabeth, sister Elizabeth and brother James. Born in Bethnal Green Middlesex
Baptism 4 February 1885 (age 4) St. John the Baptist Church, Pitfield Street, Hoxton, Middlesex, England13
son of James Overitt (boot & shoe maker) and Elizabeth of 28 Nicholas Street, baptised with brothers James and William and born on 16th December 1880
Census 5 April 1891 (age 10) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
son as Bertie Overitt attending school and living in four rooms with his parents James and Elizabeth, sisters Elizabeth and Edith, and brothers James and William. Born in Bethnal Green London
Census 31 March 1901 (age 20) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England6
unmarried son working as a packing casemaker and living with his parents James and Elizabeth, brothers James and William, and sister Edith. Born in Bethnal Green London
Military Service between 28 January 1907 and 6 October 1916 (age 26-35) Kings Shropshire Light Infantry as private no:838315
a silverman with a slight defect in his left eye who was 5' 7½" tall, weighed 148lbs with a 37" chest expansion 2", fresh complexion, grey eyes and brown hair. He served in India and France and was shot in the left leg on 29th August 1915
Medals 8 March 191716
Siver War Badge
Medals 28 June 192017
1914-15 Star, Victory and British War medals
Census 29 September 1939 (age 58) 111 Newport Road, Leyton, Essex, England14
a married and retired wood dealer (through illness) living with his wife Daisy, a closed record (presumably son Ronald), and sons Jack and Leslie. Born on 17th December 1880
Death Q3 1957 (age 76) Essex "South Western Registration District", Essex, England12

Child 4: William Charles Overett

Name: William Charles Overett1
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: William Charles Overitt18
Spouse: Margaret Eleanor Phillips (1890?- )
Occupation port/post errand boy becoming a packing case maker7,9,19
Birth 2 January 1885 Hoxton, London, England4,9,18,19
Baptism 4 February 1885 (age 0) St. John the Baptist Church, Pitfield Street, Hoxton, Middlesex, England18
son of James Overitt (boot & shoe maker) and Elizabeth of 28 Nicholas Street, baptised with brothers James and Albert and born on 2nd January 1885
Census 5 April 1891 (age 6) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
son as William Overitt attending school and living in four rooms with his parents James and Elizabeth, sisters Elizabeth and Edith, and brothers James and Bertie. Born in Shoreditch London
Census 31 March 1901 (age 16) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England19
unmarried son working as a port/post? errand boy and living with his parents James and Elizabeth, brothers James and Albert, and sister Edith. Born in Shoreditch London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 26) 9 Parr Street, Hoxton, London, England9
unmarried son working as a packing case maker and living in three rooms with his widowed mother Elizabeth, sister Dolly and future brother-in-law Frank Wetton. Born in Hoxton London

Child 5: Alice Maude Overett

Name: Alice Maude Overett20
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Alice Maude Overitt20
Birth 23 May 1889 Shoreditch, London, England20
Baptism 29 June 1889 (age 0) St. Anne's Church, Hemsworth Street, Hoxton, Middlesex, England20
daughter of James Albert (boot maker) and Elizabeth Overitt of 124 St John's Road
Death August 1889 (approx.) (age 0) Shoreditch, London, England21

Child 6: Edith Maud Overett

Name: Edith Maud Overett5,9,22
Sex: Female
Nickname: Dolly
Alt. Name: Edith Maud Overitt4
Alt. Name: Edith Maud Wetton23,24,25
Spouse: Frank Herbert Wetton (1882-1932)
Occupation mantle machinist9
Birth 23 December 1890 Hoxton, London, England4,5,9,19,22
Baptism 25 January 1891 (age 0) St. Anne's Church, Hemsworth Street, Hoxton, Middlesex, England5
daughter of James Overett (boot maker)and Elizabeth of 124 St. John's Road, Hoxton, born on 23rd December 1890
Census 5 April 1891 (age 3 mns) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England4
daughter as Edith Overitt living in four rooms with her parents James and Elizabeth, sister Elizabeth, and brothers James, Bertie and William. Born in Shoreditch London
Census 31 March 1901 (age 10) 124 St. John's Road, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England19
daughter living with her parents James and Elizabeth, and brothers James, Albert and William. Born in Shoreditch London
Census 2 April 1911 (age 20) 9 Parr Street, Hoxton, London, England9
unmarried daughter as Dolly working as a mantle machinist and living in three rooms with her widowed mother Elizabeth, brother William and her future husband Frank Wetton. Born in Hoxton London
Census 29 September 1939 (age 48) Elinberta, Leslie Road, Rayleigh, Essex, England26
a widow doing unpaid domestic duties and living with daughters Minnie and Joan, son John, three closed records (presumably children Williams, Rose and Irene), and a Jospeh Mock. Born on 23rd December 1893
Death Q4 1962 (age 72) Rochford "Registration District", Essex, England25

Note on Wife: Elizabeth Brooks

five further children to be identified9

Sources

1"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).
2"Census 1851" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).
3"Census 1881" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:422 folio:115 page:49.
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5"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Shoreditch St. Anne baptisms 1870-1906 page:89 entry:705.
Text From Source: born 23rd December 1890
6"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:276 folio:97 page:1.
7"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
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9"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:1352 class:RG78 piece:47 registration district:16 sub-district:2 enumeration district:7 schedule:202.
10"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Hoxton St. John baptisms 1875-1886 page:316 entry:2525.
Text From Source: born 17th January 1876
11"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bethnal Green 1881 quarter:1 volume:1c page:237.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Brooks
12"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Essex South Western 1957 quarter:3 volume:5a page:126.
Text From Source: aged 76
13"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Hoxton St. John baptisms 1875-1886 page:316 entry:2526.
Text From Source: born 16th December 1880
14"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1109A page:17 line:19 letter code:CDAA.
15"Ancestry British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). series:WO364 piece:5522 no:8383.
16"FindMyPast Silver War Badge Roll 1914-1920" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). no:8383 badge no:142255.
17"Ancestry UK WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls 1914-1920" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). piece:1470 no:8383.
18"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Hoxton St. John baptisms 1875-1886 page:316 entry:2525.
Text From Source: born 2nd January 1885
19"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:276 folio:97 page:2.
20"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
21"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Shoreditch 1889 quarter:3 volume:1c page:63.
22"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Shoreditch 1891 quarter:1 volume:1c page:89.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Brooks
23"Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Hoxton St. John marriages 1904-1917 page:38 entry:76.
24"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Shoreditch 1911 quarter:3 volume:1c page:176.
25"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Rochford 1962 quarter:4 volume:4a page:768.
Text From Source: aged 72
26"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1532B page:10 line38 letter code:DCFD.