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Bromley (by Bow) Middlesex
This is Bromley in the East End of London (postocde E3), often called Bromley-by-Bow, and not the Bromley in the traditional county of Kent. Just to confuse everybody Bromley, Kent (postcode BR3) is now officia... more
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George Baker burial
My gggrandfather , Thomas David Harris, who was married to Elizabeth Baker, had a listing in his bible re George Baker who died in 1875 at Bow, Poplar, Middlesex, and was buried in Plaistowe. Presumably Newham! George Baker lived at 3 Devon Road, Bromley, District of Poplar and his eldest son George lived at 256 Devons Road, Bromley. I can't find any records of his burial in Newham cemeteries. Can anyone help me to verify his death and burial. Thanks, Bob
red mail Tilley
seeking anyone with a connection to Elizabeth Tilley, born 1835
Looking for any info on the DREW family. TIMOTHY DREW b. 1819 IRELAND married 1848 POPLAR to MARY ELLIOT b.1823 WHITELY YORKSHIRE. They had a whole generation of DREW's whilst living in BROMLEY. Would be grateful for any info. Many thanks. Lynne
red mail Taylor 1901
Looking for Taylor's in Bromley 1901. I have Taylor living in Empson Street. Conecting names Morris, Osborn, Crowley, Symes, Read, Cates. Berry
red mail Purtons of Bromley
James Purton born 1850 in Bow married Jane born Lambeth. They lived at Hancock Road, Bromley in 1881 and had children::-- all at Bromley, 1)William Purton 1870, 2)Sarah Purton 1871 3)James Frederick Purton 1875 4)George Purton 1878 5)Charles Purton 1880 (Lived with brother James and sister ELizabeth in 1901 Census), 6) Elizabeth Purton 1890. James Frederick Purton married Agnes Mary Eve, daughter of James Robert Eve and Mary Ann Vale
red mail Harbers of Bromley or Poplar, Middlesex
I am looking for a marriage between George Harber & Margaret about 1865/6. I need Margaret's maiden name and date/place of their marriage. Can anyone help?
red mail Hardie
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red mail Oakley, in Bromley
I have a Harriet Oakley, born Jul 24 1856, @ 12 Bartlett Street, Bromley. She was born to Charles Oakley & Mary Covington. Before 1881, when she was married to Alfred Fuller, she appears to be absent from the census', as do her parents. Any information or help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail French
Joseph French was a carpenter.
red mail French
Trying to find more out about Joseph French, born in Bromley about 1811. Died in Whitechapel in 1855. He was a farrier. What was Bromley like in 1855.
red mail BLAKE,COLE at Bow
My gt grandmother Annie Hope BLAKE born 1842. She married her cousin Henry COLE in 1865 at Old Bow Church, Poplar. No address given on their certificate but Annie's mother Ann ADAMs nee COLE lived at Unicorn St in 1861
red mail Granny Hardcastle
Grandfather Alfred Sands set up home with wife Frances Hardcastle in 14 Cawdor St in 1861 and Granny Hardcastle, his mother in law was living with her sonWilliam C hardcastle in 6, bromley St. Alfred and his wife moved out to Malta where Alfred was working as a master boilermaker, leaving Granny Hardcastle in Bromley looking after the children as they arrived throughout the next few years. Granny Hardcastle originated from Yorkshire and was born c. 1803 in Yeadon. Her christian name was Martha.Her maiden name is unknown. Frances certainly had two brothers;William b.1844, and David b.c.1837. Both were listed as born in Yorkshire.Does anyone know early history of any of them? They have a grandson aged 91 and a granddaughter age 97 still alive and curious!
Farnham Flower
My ancestor Farnham Flower was a lighterman, licensed victualler of the Kings Arms, Bromley, and a contractor. He lived 1795 - 1875, he married twice, to Ann Season, then to Elizabeth Ann Unknown (previous husband Smith). Would be very pleased to contact any descendants.
red mail Jeffreys, Chadwick
I am at a brickwall in pursuing the Jeffreys,Chadwick family tree. James Jeffreys m Maria Chadwick in London in September 1901. The addresses they provide on their marriage certificate do not exist in the 1901 census. There just do not appear to be any leads on Maria in particular. Anybody help ? Jackie
red mail Hollington, Hinkin, Furness, Butterfield
Trying to find parents of James Hollington, born Bromley by Bow in 1827. He married Jane ??? from Hurst, Berkshire (born 1831) and they moved to Mile End New Town in 1859/1860. James Hollington had sisters Elizabeth (b:1835) and Jane (b:1832).His wife Jane ??? died 30 August 1862 and James then married Ann Butterfield born 1833 in Chesham, Bucks, a widow, in Marylebone late 1877.
red mail Wybrow
Searching for any details about the Wybrow family from the Roman Road area in particular, My grandfathers name was Richard Wybrow,born approx 1908 and he married Suzannah Smith.He had brothers Albie and Charlie,may have been another brother/sister but name unknown. I would like to find out what my great grandfather/mothers' names were, D.O.B/D.O.D, PROFESSIONS,ADRESSES ETC ETC. Any details greatly appreciated.
red mail SHAW
Bromley, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Islington, etc. Any information please on Helen May SHAW. Born 1862 in Clerkenwell / Islington of father Robert Noble SHAW, painter & decorator (b. Scotland 1836) and Caroline TAYLOR (b 1838, Bromley, Middlesex). Siblings were: Margaret M (1857) dressmaker, James Robert (1858) Plasterer, married BOARDMAN, Maude Amelia (1860) m. SMITH, Robert J (1865), Charles Stenhouse (1869), Lewis H (1871) and Frederick L (1880). Helen May married Alfred LANE in Bethnal Green in 1895. They lived at Ashcroft Rd, Mile End, before moving to Hove Avenue, Walthamstow about 1908/9? Alfred died 1918, Helen died 1942 at Whipps Cross Hospital.
red mail Hazle, Hazel, Hazell
I am searching for information about William George Hazel (or Hazle or Hazell) born in Bromley c1839. He married Martha Esther Hudson at Bethnal Green in 1867. Their son Charles Joseph Hazell was my grandfather.
red mail Hall/ Wiles/Buzar/Diss/Taylor/Chuffer
Looking for any Hall's or Wiles that can fit a George Hall b.1826 born 'Bromley' married a Jane Wiles b 1832 born 'Bow' In 1881 Census were living at 91 Donald Street, also other road known, Charles Street(1869) Children were Martha Hall(1862 bornStepney) John W Hall, Mary Ann Hall, James Hall(b.1869). I do believe there were othwer members to this family Further generation names to this line are Buzar,Diss,Taylor, Chuffer I am at a dead end with this line.And really would like to complete the family tree. Look forward to hearing from anyone who has any of these names in their tree. Thank you for looking Jenny
red mail Stephenson
My husband's Grandmother was Edith Rebecca Stephenson, who married Henry Joseph CLEAR in 1908. She claimed to be the youngest, and only girl, in a family of 13 AND that she was descended from George Stephenson of 'The Rocket' Are there any other members of her family out there, please ? Are you connected to Donovan Stephenson b.c.1898 in Dalston, or Percival b.c.1885 or Reuben b.c.1888 in Poplar, or William b.c. 1894 or Stanley b.c.1899 in Plaistow, or Harry b.c. 1898 in Poplar ?
red mail Stanley
I have an old family photo of 41 Devas St, a grocers in Bromley. I know my great grandfather lived there when he got married, but know no more about who owned the shop. Anyone with any info about this shop or possible owners William and Sophia Stanley I'd like to hear from you.
red mail WHITROW Family
James and Caroline lived at 4 Wellington Place Bromley from 1850-55 with their two children James was a hairdresser in his time They migrated to Australia in 1855
red mail PUXLEY marr CANNON Bromley Poplar
John Peter Fincham PUXLEY marr Eliza Ellen CANNON. Lived in Poplar Bromley area mid to late 1800's. At least 3 children incl Henry Edgar PUXLEY who later moved to Australia
red mail Frances Kathleen Churcher
We've lost Granny! We know that she said she was 22 when she married Henry Cass in 1902,and that she was 23 and born in Bromley in the 1901 census. Her father's name was Charles Churcher. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail GOULD Family In Bromley 1901
I am researching my Gould ancestors from Bromley by Bow in Middlesex. William Henry Gould(b.1878) - my grandfather - married Florence Lane from Braunton, Devon and moved to Braunton. His brothers and sisters were: Charles (b.1883); Tom(b.1891); Robert(b. 1887); Maude(b.1882)- Maude married John Barton 2nd April 1906 in Poplar; Minnie(b.1884) - what happened to them? Was there a Trixie? Tom had a pub by the river Thames - which pub? If anyone can help and maybe has photos I would be pleased to hear from you.
red mail Silcocks
SILCOCKS. Edward Aaron 1876 St. George East, Jessie 1879 Bromley Mdx, Henry John 1881 Bromley, Rosina Louisa 1883 Bromley, Thomas 1888 Bromley, Annetta Mabel 1889 Bromley, Lily 1892 Bromley, Florence 1893 Wandsworth. Children of Aaron SILCOCKS 1854Whitechapel and Elizabeth CHAPLIN 1850 St. George East.
red mail Hardy/bracket/brooks
THOMAS HARDY and JANE BRACKET (father Edward Bracket) were married 1862 Shoreditch. Children Thomas (1865 Bromley, mdx.) Emma (1867 Limehouse). Jane Hardy when widowed married Timothy Taylor Mariner 1874 Stepney. 1881 were living at Abbott Rd. Bromley. EMMA HARDY married THOMAS BROOKS June 1891, Woolwich, London. Children Robert Brooks(by) Samuel Thomas Brooks(by)(1894 bromley) and Archibald Brooks(by). Emma Hardy widow married Patrick O'Shea, Emma died 1953 Harold Wood Hospital.
red mail John Linn, Bootmaker
My great grandfather is shown as a bootmaker of Bromley on my grandmother Grace LONGLEY nee LINN's marriage certificate in 1904. I can find no trace of him other than this. His wife is Sarah nee SPARROW. I have a family photograph marked 'William LINN' so this may be a brother.
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