See also

Family of Arthur Harry Whitman and Elsie Aldred

  • Husband:

  • Arthur Harry Whitman (1886-1916)

  • Wife:

  • Elsie Aldred (1889- )

  • Marriage:

  • Q1 1912

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England1

Husband: Arthur Harry Whitman

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Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph Christchurch Park Ipswich

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Vimy memorial A H Whitman

  • Name:

  • Arthur Harry Whitman2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • William Whitman (1858?-1893)

  • Mother:

  • Esther Gillingham (1853- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • carpenter then an insurance agent3,4,5

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1886

  • Felixstowe, Suffolk, England2,3,4,6

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 5)

  • 49 Tipner Street, Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England6

  •  

  • son living with his parents William and Esther, sister Louise and brother William. Born in Felixstowe Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 15)

  • 45 St. John's Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England3

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a carpenters apprentice and living with his widowed mother Esther, brother William, and his widowed grandfather John. Born in Felixstowe Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 25)

  • 46 Pearce Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England4

  •  

  • unmarried son working as an insurance agent and living in six rooms with his widowed mother Esther, brother William, and nephew William. Born in Felixstowe Suffolk

  • Immigration:

  • Mar 1912 (age 26)

  • to Halifax, Nova Scotia and St. John, Canada5

  •  

  • a carpenter arriving on the Teutonic with his wife Elsie and heading for Winnipeg Manitoba

  • Death:

  • 26 Oct 1916 (age 30)

  • Pas-de-Calais, France7

  •  

  • Cause: in action

  • War Memorial:

  •  

  • Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph, Christchurch Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, England7

  •  

  • Sergeant no:622169 44th Battalion New Brunswick Regiment Canadian Infantry who had enlisted on 23rd January 1915 in Winnipeg Manitoba, a carpenter of Church of England religion who was 5' 9½" tall, with a medium complexion, grey eyes and brown hair. His next of kin was Elsie Whitman of Dundurn Place Winnipeg

  • War Memorial:

  •  

  • Vimy Memorial, Chemin des Canadiens, Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France

Wife: Elsie Aldred

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St Margaret 18 04 2017

  • Name:

  • Elsie Aldred1,8,9

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • nurse10

  • Birth:

  • 20 Nov 1889

  • Ipswich "Registration District", Suffolk, England8,9,10,11,12

  • Baptism:

  • 4 Sep 1890 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret's Church, Bolton Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

  •  

  • daughter of Frank Walter Aldred (plumber) and Clara of 2 Fonnereau Road Ipswich, born on 20th November 1889

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 1)

  • 2 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents Frank and Clara. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 11)

  • 182 Cemetery Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England12

  •  

  • step-daughter living with her step-father Henry Sibbons, her mother Clara, sisters Eva and Bertha, and brothers Harry and Sybil (sic). Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 24)

  • Ipswich Mental Hospital, Foxhall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England10

  •  

  • an unmarried servant working as an asylum nurse. Born in Ipswich Suffolk

  • Immigration:

  • 16 Mar 1912 (age 22)

  • to Halifax, Nova Scotia and St. John, Canada from Liverpool, Lancashire, England5

  •  

  • a housewife arriving on the Teutonic with her husband Arthur and heading for Winnipeg Manitoba

Note on Wife: Elsie Aldred

Unsure what happened to Elsie after Arthur was killed during WWI, need more information

Sources

1.

England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Ipswich 1912 quarter:1 volume:4a page:1207. Cit. Date: 18 December 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). Woodbridge 1886 quarter:1 volume:4a page:867. Cit. Date: 17 December 2020.

3.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1780 folio:8 page:7. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.

4.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10831 class:RG78 piece:585 registration district:213 sub-district:2 enumeration district:6schedule:337. Cit. Date: 17 December 2020.

5.

Ancestry Canada Arriving Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). Nova Scotia Halifax 1912 March. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.

6.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:854 folio:39 page:20. Cit. Date: 17 December 2020.

7.

Ipswich War Memorial web site, (on-line at www.ipswichwarmemorial.co.uk). Cit. Date: 18 December 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). Ipswich 1889 quarter:4 volume:4a page:814. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.

9.

Suffolk Family History Society - Ipswich Baptisms 1813-1900, (2011 SFK-BPI-06/P1 own copy). Ipswich St. Margaret baptisms entry:1060. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.

10.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10854 registration district:213 sub-district:2 enumeration district:31schedule:9999. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.

11.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1473 folio:43 page:33. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.

12.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1780 folio:32 page:13. Cit. Date: 18 December 2020.