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Address look up - help please!

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Elliot Report 15 Mar 2013 19:19

Hi guys, wondering if someone would be so kind as to help me look up who was living at 279 Tooley Street, Bermondsey, on the 1901 & 1911 census's?
That is the address given on the marriage certificate of my wifes great grandfather, James Grant.
Thank you!


Andrew Report 15 Mar 2013 19:25

1911 England Census
about Ted Field
Name: Ted Field
Age in 1911: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Civil parish: Bermondsey
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 279 Tooley Street, London S E
Marital Status: Married
Registration district: St Olave (Bermondsey)
Registration District Number: 24
Sub-registration district: St Olave
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Piece: 1861
Household Members: Name Age
Ted Field 35
Jane Catherine Field 36
Jennie Helena Field 5
Sidney Walter Field 4
Lillian Emily Field

Ted Field appears to have been at the address from 1905



Fredk Report 15 Mar 2013 19:27

A little more detail from that marriage certificate could help


Fredk Report 15 Mar 2013 19:29

Two stops ahead of me


GlitterBaby Report 15 Mar 2013 19:34

Surely it would have been better to nudge up your original thread rather than starting another one


Andrew Report 15 Mar 2013 19:35

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
about James Willoughby
Name: James Willoughby
Year: 1901
County or Borough: Southwark
Ward or Division/Constituency: Rotherhithe
Street Address: 279 Tooley street



Elliot Report 15 Mar 2013 20:53

Thank you guys! Sorry, I'm a little 'green' to this, not sure how I nudge up a thread :-/
James grant is proving to be my nemesis lol!!

I'll give the detail of the marriage cert:

Name: James Grant
Age: 25
Occ: Brass Finisher
Address: 279 Tooley St, Bermondsey
Father: George Grant
Fathers Occ: Commercial Traveller


Name: Matilda Collison Robertson
Age: 25
Occ: Cigar box maker
Address: 26 Church Row, Bethnal Green
Father: William Robertson (deceased)
Fathers Occ: Cigar box manufacturer

They married on 7th may 1906 at Bethnal Green registry office

Not sure if any of that helps :-/

I know loads about Matilda, but nothing about James :-(


GlitterBaby Report 15 Mar 2013 23:16

By adding any reply to a thread has the effect of nudging back up the board.


Choccy Report 16 Mar 2013 07:05

Rosetta Martha Cox (one of the witnesses at the wedding of James Grant and Matilda Robertson) married Matilda's brother William -

Marriages Dec 1907 (>99%)

COX Rosetta Martha Bethnal G. 1c 435
ROBERTSON William Bethnal G. 1c 435


RG14PN1441 RG78PN50 RD17 SD2 ED24 SN162
Reg. District: Bethnal Green
Sub District: Bethnal Green South West
Parish: Bethnal Green
Enum. District: 24
Address: 26 Church Row Bethnal Green
County: London

ROBERTSON, William Head Married M 42 1869 Cigar Box Making Bethnal Green London
ROBERTSON, Rosetta Wife Married
4 years F 43 1868 Box Paperer Bethnal Green London
COX, Ben Stepson Single M 15 1896 Bethnal Green London
ROBERTSON, Rosetta Daughter F 2 1909 Bethnal Green London
ROBERTSON, William Son M 1 1910 Bethnal Green London