See also

Family of Charles Howe and Polly Birtles

Husband: Charles Howe

  • Name:

  • Charles Howe2,3

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • William Howe (1856?- )

  • Mother:

  • Elizabeth Overett (1858- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • concrete maker4

  • Birth:

  • 15 Apr 1889

  • Colchester, Essex, England2,3,4,5,6,7

  • Baptism:

  • 20 May 1889 (age 0)

  • St. Paul's Church, Belle Vue Road, Colchester, Essex, England5

  •  

  • son of William Henry Howe (green grocer) and Emma Elizabeth of 3 Colne Back Road, born on 15th April 1889

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 1)

  • 16 North Hill, Colchester, Essex, England6

  •  

  • son living with his parents William and Emma, sisters Harriet, Emma and Alice, brothers William and Frank. Born in Colchester Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 11)

  • 7 Crispin Court, North Hill, Colchester, Essex, England7

  •  

  • son living in four rooms with his parents William and Emma, sisters Harriet, Alice and Kate, brothers Frank and George, a boarder and cousin Annie Overett. Born in Colchester Essex

  • Census absence:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 21)

  •  

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 50)

  • 29 King Stephen Road, Colchester, Essex, England4

  •  

  • a married concrete ? maker (heavy worker) and member of the ARP Rescue and Demolition Gang living with his wife Alma and two closed records (presumably daughters Heather and Wendy). Born on 15th April 1889

  • Death:

  • Q2 1972 (age 82-83)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England3

Wife: Polly Birtles

  • Name:

  • Polly Birtles1,8

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Birth:

  • Q4 1891

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England8,9

  • Census absence:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 9)

  •  

  • Census absence:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 19)

  •  

  • Death:

  • Q1 1920 (age 28)

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England9

Child 1: Violet May Howe

  • Name:

  • Violet May Howe10

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Clifford Charles Cook (1918-2000)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • tailoress11

  • Birth:

  • 7 Jan 1913

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England10,11,12

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 26)

  • 55 Brook Street, Colchester, Essex, England11

  •  

  • an unmarried tailoress (coat machinist) living with Harriet Bradshaw and Alice Burkes. Born on 7th January 1913 and married a Cook at a later date

  • Death:

  • Q1 1972 (age 58-59)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England12

Child 2: Charles Howe

  • Name:

  • Charles Howe13,14

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1914

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England13

  • Death:

  • Q1 1915 (age 0)

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England14

Child 3: George Arras Howe

  • Name:

  • George Arras Howe15,16

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1917

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England15

  • Death:

  • Q1 1918 (age 0)

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England16

Child 4: Charles William Howe

  • Name:

  • Charles William Howe17,18

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Doris Rose Webber (1922-2010)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • concrete mixer operator19

  • Birth:

  • 9 Oct 1919

  • Stafford "Registration District", Staffordshire, England17,19

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 19)

  • 59 Brook Street, Colchester, Essex, England19

  •  

  • an unmarried concrete mixer operator (heavy worker) living with his step-grandfather Alfred, grandmother Emma, and uncle George. Born on 9th October 1919

  • Military Service:

  • btw 1939 and 21 Jun 1946 (age 19-26)

  • Royal Artillery20

  •  

  • note that there is a possibility this entry refers to someone else as no location or date of birth are given

  • Miscellaneous:

  • 1 Mar 196721

  •  

  •  

  • Charles applied for membership of the Burma Star Association as private:6024654 in the 1st Essex Regiment (44-56) Colomel (Chindits) holding the Burma Star, Africa Star, 1939-45 Star and Defence and Victory medals. He lived at 88 Waterson Road Chadwell St. Mary Grays Essex and was recorded as deceased with a note saying issue 23rd October 2001. This may be a different person as this conflicts with a death in 2010

  • Death:

  • Q3 2010 (age 90)

  • Essex "Registration District", Essex, England18

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England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Colchester 1911 quarter:4 volume:4a page:1559. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

2.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1889 quarter:2 volume:4a page:546. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

3.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1972 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1493. Cit. Date: 17 April 2020.

4.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1504G page:23 line:29 letter code:DBTY. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

5.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Colchester St. Paul baptisms 1869-1895 ref:D/P 551/1/1 image:40 page:74 entry:589. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

6.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1410 folio:20 page:12. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

7.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1709 folio:40 page:5. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

8.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1891 quarter:4 volume:6b page:6. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

9.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1920 quarter:1 volume:6b page:14. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

10.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1913 quarter:1 volume:6b page:31. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

11.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1503G page:2 line:31 letter code:DBTO. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

12.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1972 quarter:1 volume:4a page:2050. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

13.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1914 quarter:3 volume:6b page:27. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

14.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1915 quarter:1 volume:6b page:25. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

15.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1917 quarter:3 volume:6b page:19. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1918 quarter:1 volume:6b page:33. Cit. Date: 16 April 2020.

17.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Stafford 1919 quarter:4 volume:6b page:17. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

18.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Essex 2010 quarter:3 district:4631N register:1N023 entry:503463348. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

19.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1503G page:2 line:24 letter code:DBTO. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

20.

FindMyPast Royal Artillery attestations 1883-1942 Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). page:58 no:963575. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.

21.

FindMyPast Burma Star Association Membership Forms, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). no:H/157/6/67. Cit. Date: 15 April 2020.