See also

Family of Frank Bird and Edith Louisa Edwards

Husband: Frank Bird

  • Name:

  • Frank Bird1,2,3,4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • clerk and as a soldier1,5,6

  • Birth:

  • 22 Feb 1888

  • Southfields, Surrey, England3,5,6,7,8

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 3)

  • 174 Lyham Road, Clapham, London, England7

  •  

  • son living in four rooms with his parents Joseph and Matilda, brothers William and Harry and sister Rose. Born in Wandsworth Surrey

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 13)

  • 59 Thormbury Road, Clapham, London, England8

  •  

  • son living with his parents Joseph and Matilda, brothers Harry, Alfred and Sydney, sister Rose and a boarder. Born in Wandsworth

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 23)

  • 59 Thormbury Road, Clapham, London, England5

  •  

  • unmarried son working as an office clerk for an iron manufacturer and living in five rooms with his parents Joseph and Matilda, and brothers Harry, Alfred and Sydney. Born in Southfields Wandsworth

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 51)

  • 7 Abbey Gate Street, Colchester, Essex, England6

  •  

  • a married barrack sergeant (caterer) living with his wife Edith, daughter Joyce, a closed record (presumably daughter Kathleen) and son Harry. Born on 22nd February 1888. Daughter Peggy E Ham was also living at this address but with another family

  • Death:

  • Q4 1964 (age 76)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England4

Wife: Edith Louisa Edwards

  • Name:

  • Edith Louisa Edwards9,10

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • William Edwards (1859?- )

  • Mother:

  • Louisa Emma Norman (1863- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • cashier11

  • Birth:

  • 10 Dec 1886

  • Fressingfield, Suffolk, England6,9,10,11,12,13

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 4)

  • Bake Office, Fressingfield, Suffolk, England12

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents William and Louisa, brothers Norman and John, a visitor and a servant. Born in Fressingfield Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 14)

  • 91 Kingswood Road, Clapham, London, England13

  •  

  • unmarried daughter living with her parents William and Louisa, sister Hilda, brothers Norman, John and Alec, and a boarder. Born in Fressingfield Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • 76a Kingswood Road, Clapham, London, England11

  •  

  • unmarried daughter working as a cashier in a store and living in a flat of five rooms with her mother Louisa, brothers Norman, Alec, Harry and Stanley, and sister Hilda. Born in Fressingfield Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 52)

  • 7 Abbey Gate Street, Colchester, Essex, England6

  •  

  • a married householder living with her husband Frank, daughter Joyce, a closed record (presumably daughter Kathleen) and son Harry. Born on 10th December 1886. Daughter Peggy E Ham was also living at this address but with another family

  • Death:

  • 23 Sep 1959 (age 72)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England14,15

  • Probate:

  • 12 Nov 1959

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England15

  •  

  • married woman of 7 Abbeygate Street Colchester died 23rd September 1959, probate of effects of £5,178 19s 11d (~£112,000 in 2017) to Harry Norman Bird marine engineer and Maxine Frederick William Richards welfare officer

Child 1: Peggy Edith Bird

  • Name:

  • Peggy Edith Bird16

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • John Gurney Ham (1916-2006)

  • Birth:

  • 14 Jun 1916

  • Wandsworth "Registration District", London, England16,17,18

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 23)

  • 7 Abbey Gate Street, Colchester, Essex, England17

  •  

  • a married housewife living with James and Myra Brunger in the same building as her parents Frank and Edith, sister Joyce, and a closed record (presumably sister Kathleen) and brother Harry. Born on 14th June 1916

  • Death:

  • Q4 1971 (age 55)

  • Brentwood "Registration District", Essex, England18

Child 2: Joyce Hilda Bird

  • Name:

  • Joyce Hilda Bird19

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse (1):

  • Patrick George Cheveley Dennis (1918-1980)

  • Spouse (2):

  • Jack Alan Mallett (1921-2009)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • cake maker6

  • Birth:

  • 22 Feb 1920

  • Wandsworth "Registration District", London, England6,19,20

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 19)

  • 7 Abbey Gate Street, Colchester, Essex, England6

  •  

  • an unmarried cake maker living with her parents Frank and Edith, a closed record (presumably sister Kathleen) and brother Harry. Born on 22nd February 1920 and married a Dennis at a later date. Sister Peggy E Ham was also living at this address but with another family

  • Death:

  • Aug 2005 (age 85)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England20

Child 3: Kathleen Mary Bird

  • Name:

  • Kathleen Mary Bird21

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse (1):

  • Frederick William Maxim Richards (1918-1974)

  • Birth:

  • 9 Apr 1924

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England21,22

  • Death:

  • 26 Mar 1999 (age 74)

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England22,23

  • Probate:

  • 31 Aug 1999

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England23

  •  

  • grant and will, died 26th March 1999

Child 4: Harry Norman Bird

  • Name:

  • Harry Norman Bird24,25

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • marine engineer15

  • Birth:

  • 28 Feb 1926

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England6,24,25

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 13)

  • 7 Abbey Gate Street, Colchester, Essex, England6

  •  

  • attending school and living with his parents Frank and Edith, sister Joyce, and a closed record (presumably sister Kathleen). Born on 28th February 1926. Sister Peggy E Ham was also living at this address but with another family

  • Administrator:

  • 12 Nov 1959 (age 33)

  •  

     

    Harry Norman Bird was appointed as administrator at the probate hearing of Edith Louisa Edwards on Thursday on 12 November 1959 at the Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

  • Death:

  • 27 Oct 2004 (age 78)

  • Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England25,26

  • Probate:

  • 20 Dec 2004

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England26

  •  

  • grant and will, died 27th October 2004

Sources

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Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Streatham St. Leonard marriages 1902-1931 page:43 entry:86. Cit. Date: 30 September 2020.

2.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Wandsworth 1913 quarter:4 volume:1d page:1122. Cit. Date: 30 September 2020.

3.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Wandsworth 1888 quarter:2 volume:10 page:704. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

4.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1964 quarter:4 volume:4a page:649. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

5.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:2278 class:RG78 piece:77 registration district:26 sub-district:4 enumeration district:28 schedule:249. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

6.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1508H page:6 line:19 letter code:DBVQ. Cit. Date: 1 October 2020.

7.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:443 folio:200 page:18. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

8.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:466 folio:40 page:18. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

9.

Colin Edwards - Suffolk Edwards Database.

10.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Hoxne 1887 quarter:1 volume:4a page:745. Cit. Date: 21 November 2018.

11.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:2279 class:RG78 piece:77 registration district:26 sub-district:4 enumeration district:29 schedule:99. Cit. Date: 21 November 2018.

12.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1460 folio:25 page:12. Cit. Date: 6 December 2019.

13.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:466 folio:58 page:12. Cit. Date: 20 November 2018.

14.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1959 quarter:3 volume:4a page:473. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

15.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1959 page:443. Cit. Date: 22 October 2020.

16.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Wandsworth 1916 quarter:3 volume:1d page:976. Cit. Date: 30 September 2020.

17.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1508H page:6 line:19 letter code:DBVQ. Cit. Date: 2 October 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). Brentwood 1971 quarter:4 volume:4a page:1193. Cit. Date: 2 October 2020.

19.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Wandsworth 1920 quarter:1 volume:1d page:1528. Cit. Date: 30 September 2020.

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 2005 quarter:3 district:4691B register:B91C entry:253 date:0805. Cit. Date: 1 October 2020.

21.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1924 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1365. Cit. Date: 30 September 2020.

22.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Chelmsford 1999 quarter:1 district:4681B register:B61G entry:43 date:0399. Cit. Date: 1 October 2020.

23.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 1999 no:219525. Cit. Date: 1 October 2020.

24.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1926 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1382. Cit. Date: 30 September 2020.

25.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 2004 quarter:4 district:469/1 register:D102C entry:72 date:1004. Cit. Date: 1 October 2020.

26.

UK Government Probate Service, UK Government Find a Will, ( on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). Ipswich 2004 no:1703423. Cit. Date: 1 October 2020.