See also

Family of Alfred Ernest Blackwell and Mary Emma Wells

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 Apr 1881 (age 12)

  • Coggeshall Road, Earls Colne, Essex, England5

  •  

  • aged 13, unmarried, House Boy (Dom. servant). Born in Earls Colne, living with mother.

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 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 Apr 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 Sep 1939 (age 71)

  • Brookfield Hospital, Woking, Surrey, England4

  •  

  • a married porter born on 20th May 1868

  • Death:

  • 13 Mar 1944 (age 75)

  • Woking, Surrey, England1

Wife: Mary Emma Wells

  • Name:

  • Mary Emma Wells1

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • 1860 (app)

  • Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England1,2,6

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 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 Apr 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

  • Spouse:

  • Edna Maud Clarissa Woods (1894-1975)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • GPO (General Post Office) telegraphist6,10

  • Birth:

  • 2 Sep 1891

  • Westminster, London, England1,6,7,8,10,11

  • Baptism:

  • 3 Apr 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 Mar 1901 (age 9)

  • Coggeshall Road, Earls Colne, Essex, England11

  •  

  • 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 Apr 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:

  • btw 30 Dec 1914 and 9 Apr 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 (app)

  •  

  •  

  • Victory, British and 1915 Star medals

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 48)

  • 66 Graham Avenue, Mitcham, Surrey, England10

  •  

  • 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 Feb 1960 (age 68)

  • Surrey "North Eastern Registration District", Surrey, England9,13

  • Probate:

  • 11 Mar 1960

  • Probate Registry, 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 Mar 1894

  • Mortlake, Surrey, England1,2,6

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 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 Apr 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 Sep 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 Nov 1898

  • Westminster, London, England1,6,14,16,17

  • Baptism:

  • 18 Dec 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 Mar 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 Apr 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 Sep 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 Nov 1965 (age 67)

  • Estcourt Hospital, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England1,18

Child 4: Elsie Grace Blackwell

  • Name:

  • Elsie Grace Blackwell1,14,19,20

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • civil servant chief supertintendant of typists21

  • Birth:

  • 24 Nov 1898

  • Westminster, London, England1,6,14,17,20,21

  • Baptism:

  • 18 Dec 1898 (age 0)

  • St. Andrew's Church, Ashley Place, Westminster, London, England19

  •  

  • daughter of Alfred Ernest Blackwell (porter) and Mary Emma of 13 Morpeth Mansions. Baptised with brother Sidney

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 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 Apr 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 Sep 1939 (age 40)

  • 7 Sherrards Way, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England21

  •  

  • 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, England20

Sources

1.

Ancestry.com, ( on-line at www.ancestry.com). Database Michael Blackwell. Cit. Date: June 2002.

2.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:95 folio:125 page:20. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

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. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

4.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1933I page:4 line:37 letter code:DMXP. Cit. Date: 4 January 2018.

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. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

7.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

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. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

9.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

10.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1369B page:22 line:6 letter code:CNAR. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

11.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1720 folio:59 page:31. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

12.

FindMyPast British Army Service Records, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). National Archive series:WO 363. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

13.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1960 page:485. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

14.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

15.

FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Westminster Baptisms St. Andrew page:88 entry:690. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

16.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:6493J page:24 line:5 letter code:TOBE. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

17.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:95 folio:126 page:21. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

18.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Yarmouth 1965 quarter:4 volume:4b page:587. Cit. Date: 11 January 2019.

19.

FindMyPast Parish Records Collection - Baptisms, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Westminster Baptisms St. Andrew page:88 entry:700. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

20.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (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. Cit. Date: 10 January 2019.

21.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1188D page:16 line:37 letter code:CGBG. Cit. Date: 27 December 2018.