See also

Family of Alfred Arthur Blackwell and Edna Maud Clarissa Woods

Husband: Alfred Arthur Blackwell

  • Name:

  • Alfred Arthur Blackwell2,3,4,5

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Alfred Ernest Blackwell (1868-1944)

  • Mother:

  • Mary Emma Wells (1860?-1921)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • GPO (General Post Office) telegraphist6,7

  • Birth:

  • 2 Sep 1891

  • Westminster, London, England2,3,4,6,7,8

  • Baptism:

  • 3 Apr 1892 (age 0)

  • St. Leonard's Church, Streatham High Road, Streatham, London, England4

  •  

  • 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, England8

  •  

  • 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 785449

  •  

  • 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, England7

  •  

  • 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, England5,10

  • Probate:

  • 11 Mar 1960

  • Probate Registry, London, England10

  •  

  • 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

Wife: Edna Maud Clarissa Woods

  • Name:

  • Edna Maud Clarissa Woods11

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • florist's assistant12

  • Birth:

  • 10 Dec 1894

  • Mildenhall, Suffolk, England7,11,12,13,14

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 6)

  • Beck Row Road, Mildenhall, Suffolk, England13

  •  

  • granddaughter as Maud Woods living with her grandparents William and Martha Jacobs, and a lodger. Born in Mildenhall Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 16)

  • 11-15 Carlisle Mansions, Carlisle Place, Westminster, London, England12

  •  

  • unmarried daughter working as a florist's assistant and living in six rooms with her parents William and Annie. Born in Mildenhall Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 44)

  • 66 Graham Avenue, Mitcham, Surrey, England7

  •  

  • a married unpaid housewife as Edna living with her husband Alfred, son Arthur and three closed records (presumably children John, Pauline and Eunice). Born on 10th December 1894

  • Death:

  • Q4 1975 (age 80-81)

  • Bath "Registration District", Avon, England14

Child 1: Arthur Noel Blackwell

  • Name:

  • Arthur Noel Blackwell15,16

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 25 Dec 1921

  • West Ham "Registration District", Essex, England7,15,16

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 17)

  • 66 Graham Avenue, Mitcham, Surrey, England7

  •  

  • an married assistant school clerk for S.C.C. (Surrey County Council) living with his parents Alfred and Edna, and three closed records (presumably siblings John, Pauline and Eunice). Born on 25th December 1921

  • Death:

  • 24 Mar 1991 (age 69)

  • Merton "Registration District", Greater London, England16,17

  • Probate:

  • 13 May 1991

  • Probate Registry, Greater London, England17

  •  

  • of 66 Graham Avenue Mitchan Surrey died 24th March 1991, administration of £229,999 (~£620,000 in 2017)

Child 3: Pauline Margaret Blackwell

  • Name:

  • Pauline Margaret Blackwell18,19

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1926

  • Croydon "Registration District", Surrey, England18

  • Death:

  • 2 Aug 1945 (age 19)

  • Surrey "Mid Eastern Registration District", Surrey, England19,20

  • Burial:

  •  

  • London Road Cemetery, 59 Victoria Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England20

  •  

  • Woman's Auxiliary Air Force 2nd aircraftswoman no:2149258 died 2nd August 1945 aged 19, daughter of Alfred A. Blackwell, and Edna M. Blackwell, of Mitcham. Grave ref: plot30 grave:2394

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). St. George Hanover Square 1920 quarter:3 volume:1a page:1322. Cit. Date: 8 October 2019.

2.

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

3.

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.

4.

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.

5.

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.

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.

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.

8.

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.

9.

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

10.

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.

11.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Mildenhall 1895 quarter:1 volume:4a page:832. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

12.

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:93. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

13.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1757 folio:116 page:4. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

14.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Bath 1975 quarter:4 volume:22 page:253. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

15.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). West Ham 1922 quarter:1 volume:4a page:103. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Merton 1991 quarter:1 register:391 volume:14 page:932. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

17.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1991 page:773 ref:9151105693E. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

18.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Croydon 1926 quarter:3 volume:2a page:645. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

19.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Surrey Mid-Eastern 1945 quarter:3 volume:2a page:140. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.

20.

Commonwealth War Grave Commission, ( on-line at www.cwgc.org). service no:2149258. Cit. Date: 9 October 2019.