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Eden Clement West

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Vicki

Vicki Report 17 Oct 2012 10:02

Hi
Iam looking for information on my Grandmothers eldest brother Eden Clement West.Hw\e was born in a place called Stafford five ways approx 1891,He was the eldest son of Clement and Edith West ( nee White).He appears on the 1901 census but nothing seems to be found of him after that.Family lore states he went to Canada but i,m not having much luck there either.Any help would be most grateful.
Many thanks
Vicki

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:07

Welcome to the boards Vicki

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Eden Clement J West
Name: Eden Clement J West
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1890
Registration district: Cannock
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 480

For ref;-

1901 England Census
about Eden C West
Name: Eden C West
Age: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Clement West
Mother's Name: Edith F West
Gender: Male
Where born: Fios Ways Hays Heath, Staffordshire, England

Civil parish: Aston Manor
Ecclesiastical parish: Lozells St Paul
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Aston
Sub-registration district: Aston Manor
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 244
Piece: 2883
Folio: 94
Page Number: 40
Household Members: Name Age
Clement West 35
Edith F West 33
Eden C West 10
Eva F West 9
Evelyn M West 4
Edgar West 1


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:13

Have you found any of the family after the 1901 census please?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:18

??????

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
about Clement West
Name: Clement West
Birth Date: abt 1893
Age: 38
Port of departure: Brisbane, Australia
Arrival Date: 10 Jul 1931
Port of arrival: London, England
Ports of Voyage: Bombay
[Sydney]
Ship Name: Naldera
Search Ship Database: View the 'Naldera' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company
Official Number: 142257

Choccy

Choccy Report 17 Oct 2012 10:29


looks like they went to Australia -

Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980

Name: Edith Fanny West
Gender: Female
Electoral Year: 1914
State: Victoria
District: Henty
Subdistrict: Mentone


living at Commercial Road, Mentone, with Clement West and Eva Fanny West


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:30

1911 England Census
about Eva Fanny West
Name: Eva Fanny West
Age in 1911: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Civil parish: Aston Manor
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Street Address: 5 Ct 5 House Cheshire St Aston
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Polisher Silver
Registration district: Aston
Registration District Number: 385
Sub-registration district: Aston Manor
ED, institution, or vessel: 31
Piece: 18300
Household Members: Name Age
Clement West 45
Edith Fanny West 43
Eva Fanny West 19
Eveyln May West 14
Edgar James West 11
Robert West 8
Frederick West 6
Ivy Edith West 2
Alice West 1


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:32

Choccy he is not on the 1911

Choccy

Choccy Report 17 Oct 2012 10:32



Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980

Name: Edith Fanny West
Gender: Female
Electoral Year: 1924
State: Victoria
District: Flinders
Subdistrict: Mentone

living with Edgar James West at Commercial Road - no Clement



Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:34

I am having trouble posting this morning!! The typing dos'nt come up till a few mins later!!

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Oct 2012 10:40

The 1911 census says Clement and Edith had 10 children of which two died. They have been married 21 years.

Vicki

Vicki Report 19 Oct 2012 00:45

Thank you to all you wonderful people for trying to help me find mr ancestror Eden Clement West.I know he did not come to Australia with the rest of the family. As i think i have mentioned Family lore states he was supposedly shipped off to Canada as a 14 year old and was never heard of again.I thought he may have been a home child but haven,t been able to find any record of him ho hum.Back to the brick wall i think.Once again thank you to all you wonderful people i think you are terrific.

Vicci

Vicci Report 19 Oct 2012 02:05

Name: E C WEST
Date of departure: 31 May 1904
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: Halifax, Canada
Passenger destination: Halifax, Canada
Date of Birth: 1890 (calculated from age)
Age: 14
Marital status: Single
Sex: Male
Occupation:
Passenger recorded on: Page 3 of 7

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Official Number:
Master's name:
Steamship Line:
Where bound:
Square feet:
Registered tonnage:
Passengers on voyage:

CARTHAGINIAN
T Pickering
Allan Line
Halifax, Canada
9276
2856
170

all the passengers on this are children so seems to fit.

Vicci

Vicci Report 19 Oct 2012 02:08

Surname:
WEST
Given Name:
E
Age:
14
Sex:
M
Ship:
Carthaginian
Year of Arrival:
1904
Departure Port:
Liverpool
Departure Date:
1904-06-01
Arrival Port:
Halifax
Arrival Date:
1904-06-11
Party:
>>>>Middlemore Homes
Destination:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Comments:
104 children
Source:
Library and Archives Canada
Reference:
RG 76 C1b
Microfilm:
T-498

Vicci

Vicci Report 19 Oct 2012 02:15

about middlemore homes
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/publications/002/015002-2041-e.html

they took children from Birmingham

Vicci

Vicci Report 19 Oct 2012 02:22

it's definately him

rname Forename Notes Age Age Date Ship Date Left Home for Canada Province Where First Settled

WEST Eden Clement 14 1904 06 24 Carthaginian 1904 05 31 WEST

http://www.bifhsgo.ca/cstm_homeChildren.php?sortCol=sna&srch=west

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 4 Feb 2013 07:51

New thread
http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1318866

Hello folks,
Thanks to some very generous people on this site,i recently found my Great Uncle, Eden West was sent to Canada through the Middlemore Home in Birmingham.My question is thatthe records i have found on him do not give much information and i am still trying to find out what he did (Family Lore states he got himself into some sort of trouble) to get into that situation in the 1st place.Any advice would be most welcome.
Thank you in advance
Vicki

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Feb 2013 22:35

Well grandad had to put his children in a Middlemore home in London when his first wife died. They weren't naughty it was just he had no one to look after them as he had to work. The Eldest one was sent to Canada too as a Home child aged 10 . Once they were signed in an accepted by the home . like Barnados , any parent losr parental rights to them. Grandad remarried to my gran and took his two sons back but lost his daughter cos she had just left for Canada, he never saw her again as he died in 1939. In WW2 one of her daughters came to London in the Canadian Nursing Corps and managed to find one brother, through him her was put in contact with nan .her stepmum, and her stepsiblings.

It is possible I suppose that your lad was put in the home because he did something unacceptable . I have never found Middlemore records for my aunt so dont know if they still exist.