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William Henry Bird

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Deborah Report 5 Nov 2007 22:27

William Henry Bird married Emily King 11 Nov 1896 Southwark.Father George Bird Any info Please Deb.


Carol Report 5 Nov 2007 22:40

think this is your family on the 1901 census

Name: William H Bird
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Emily
Gender: Male
Where born: N Wales, Cumbryan

Civil Parish: Rotherhithe
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
County/Island: London
Country: England

Street address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View Image

Registration district: St Olave Southwark
Sub-registration district: Rotherhithe
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 134
Household Members: Name Age
Emily Bird 24
Frank Bird 1
George Bird 3/12
Sarah J Bird 3
William H Bird 27
William H Bird 5
Jessie Clifford 18
Peter Marrcroft 40
William B Mies 59



Deborah Report 16 Dec 2007 19:25

Yes I do have the marriage certificate dated November 1896 Registration district St Saviour Southwark London. Willliam Henry Bird age 19 Emily King age 17 William was vanboy his father is Goerge Bird a carman.Emily father is William King a firewood cutter. I Hope this is a match please let me know if yes or no.
regards Deborah


Deborah Report 16 Dec 2007 19:32

William H Bird was living at 26 Deacon street and Emily King was living at 13 Deacon street at the time of the marriage.
Regards Deborah


Deborah Report 18 Dec 2007 23:47

Thanks LFWS
Yes I think that may be the right family but I still cannot confirm it as I can't find William H bird or Emily (Maiden name King) in 1901 cenus. William H Bird has moved away from his family home by 1901. If it is them William has lied about his age on the marriage certificate, which is not surprising I know. Any suggestions Can you help please?
Thanks again Deborah


Deborah Report 19 Dec 2007 15:35

Thanks LFW's
I have found George Bird in 1901 census,but I can not find William H Bird or Emily( Maiden name King).Emily was born at 1 Deans Place, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Registration District St George Hanover Square, Sub district, St John, Westminster. I think they have some children by then and their names could be Mary, Ada, Walter and George I am not sure which one's were born by 1901.A family member seems to think Mary could have been the oldest but we are not sure.
Please Help Deborah


Deborah Report 19 Dec 2007 21:54

No I havent found William and Mary Ann King in 1901.I found Mary Ann Bridger living at 1 Deans Place 1871 and in 1881 Emily King as a 1 year old Living 1 Deans Place this is where Emily King was born.In 1891 I found A william and Mary Ann King living at 3 Caine street East Battersea,but Emily's age is wrong if this is them. I think Mary Ann has consistently lied She keeps changing her age range is about 15 years different depending on which husband she with, If it is the same woman. So you can see why I am having trouble. I will order William H bird birth hope this one is right.I have William H Bird Death certificate he died July 1947 and was 68 years old was living at Thorncroft Street SW8.I hope this all makes sence Any other ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks Deborah