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Samantha

Samantha Report 24 Nov 2017 12:06

I do not have much information other than she was London based and brought up by her Aunty Marsh. Ellen had a child in 1926 called Christopher George Carpenter/Edwards born in Kingston, London. Then got married in 1927 to a Edward H Edwards.

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 24 Nov 2017 12:50

Do you have the 1927 marriage certificate to confirm her father's name?

possible?

1939:

Edwards Household (5 People) 22 Delaford Road , Camberwell, London, England

Edward H Edwards 29 Dec 1901 Male Builders Labourer Married
Ellen (Catherine Sarah) Edwards 03 Nov 1902 Female Sock Master Married
Rosina Edwards 14 Feb 1862 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Widowed
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
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Birth:

CARPENTER, ELLEN CATHERINE SARAH mmn: MILLS
GRO Reference: 1903 M Quarter in SOUTHWARK Volume 01D Page 25
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Baptism:

First name(s) Ellen Katherine Sarah
Last name Carpenter
Gender Female
Birth year 1902
Birth place -
Baptism year 1902
Baptism date 30 Nov 1902
Residence Walworth, Surrey, England
Place Walworth
County Surrey
Country England
Father's first name(s) George
Father's last name Carpenter
Father's name note General Dealer
Mother's first name(s) Ellen
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1911:
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
1 Helena Cottages Clewer Fields Windsor, Clewer Within, Berkshire, England

George Carpenter Head Married Male Hawker Fruit 32 1879 Southwark
Ellen Carpenter Wife Married Female - 30 1881 Southwark
George Carpenter Son Single Male School 10 1901 Southwark
Ellen Carpenter Daughter - Female School 8 1903 Southwark
William Carpenter Son - Male School 6 1905 Windsor Bks
James Carpenter Son - Male - 4 1907 Windsor Bks
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Death:

Name: Ellen Catherine S Edwards
Death Age: 81
Birth Date: 3 Nov 1902
Registration Date: Dec 1983
Registration district: Lambeth
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 14 Page: 0283

Samantha

Samantha Report 24 Nov 2017 13:48

Thankyou! Is there any child birth records attached to Ellen that you know of please?

Thankyou,

Sam

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Nov 2017 14:20


Sons birth
He is only reg as Carpenter so no fathers name listed on the cert

Births Sep 1926
Carpenter Christopher G Carpenter Kingston 2a 727


He may be one of the closed records on the 1939 register

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Nov 2017 14:39

VIEW London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965

Name: Ellen Edwards
Year: 1946
County or Borough: Southwark
Ward or Division/Constituency: Camberwell
Street address: 80 Barkworth Road

With Edward H Edwards but no Christopher but he was under 21 then

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Nov 2017 14:47

Still at the same address but no Christopher

VIEW London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
Add Alternative Information
Report issue
Name: Edward H Edwards
Year: 1947
County or Borough: Southwark
Ward or Division/Constituency: Camberwell
Street address: 80 Barkworth Road

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 24 Nov 2017 16:33


Christopher appears in 1948 at Barkworth Road:

1948- Address: 80 Barkworth Road, Camberwell:

Christopher G Carpenter
Edward H Edwards
Ellen Edwards
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Edward and Ellen had another child, Rosina in 1928- she appears on the electoral register at the above address in 1949. In 1962 she and her husband, Charles Taylor are listed at 80 Barkworth Road.

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 24 Nov 2017 16:46

Hello Sam- only just noticed that you sent a message- I hope you don't mind, but I'll paste the message here as it's easier for other members to help when you post your replies on the board.

"I’m trying to look into Ellen as my husbands grandfather never knew his father and didn’t really see his mother. How did you go about finding this and is there any more links to her. This is defiantly his mother.

Also with a close record what does that mean?

Fairly new to this but very excited with the progress!!!

Thank you again for your time and reply. "
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I take it your husband's grandfather was Christopher??

As Christopher was born (and registered) with his mother's surname it is unlikely that his birth certificate will state any father's name. Occasionally you may find a paternity case in the papers which identifies fathers, but not very often. It would be useful to have Christopher's birth certificate as this will tell you where Ellen was living a t the time and could provide useful clues.

A closed record on the 1939 register indicates people that were born less than 100 years ago

"Individuals’ records remain closed for 100 years from their date of birth (100 year rule). Records remain closed for people born less than 100 years ago until proof of death is verified. As more records become open as a result of the 100 year rule, more records will become available to search and view online at Findmypast."
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The closed records on Ellen and Edward's 1939 entry are most likely to be Ellen's children, Christopher and Rosina.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Nov 2017 17:00

I take it that Christopher is the grandfather so you know who he married
There is a possible marriage in1956

Details on freebmd

The cert will give his age and who he named as father

He seems to have lived with his mum and Edward H for some time

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Nov 2017 17:02

Births Jun 1928
EDWARDS Rosina L W Carpenter Camberwell 1d 1125

Marriages Mar 1958

EDWARDS Rosina L W TAYLOR. Camberwell 5c. 301
TAYLOR Charles R EDWARDS Camberwell 5c 301

Samantha

Samantha Report 24 Nov 2017 18:43

Thank you all for the information. Still getting the hang of things!

MargaretM

MargaretM Report 24 Nov 2017 18:50


Edward Herry Edwards
in the London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1931
Name:
Edward Herry Edwards
Marriage Age:
25
Record Type:
Marriage
Birth Date:
abt 1902
Marriage Date:
4 Jun 1927
Marriage Place:
St Bartholomew, Camberwell, Southwark, England
Father:
Alfred James Edwards
Spouse:
Ellen Carpenter

Original says her father James Carpenter, salesman, deceased. His father also a salesman, deceased.

EDIT: Her birth record gives parents George & Ellen.

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 08:17

Good find Margaret.

Something's a little strange somewhere.

The birth record for Ellen states mother's maiden name MILLS.

But looking at the records George Carpenter married Ellen HALL

The other children in the 1911 census possibly have mother's maiden name Hall on the indexes:

Births:
CARPENTER, GEORGE WILLIAM mmn: HALL
GRO Reference: 1901 M Quarter in SOUTHWARK Volume 01D Page 36

CARPENTER, WILLIAM JAMES mmn: HAW
GRO Reference: 1904 S Quarter in WINDSOR Volume 02C Page 454

CARPENTER, JAMES HENRY HALL Order
GRO Reference: 1905 S Quarter in WINDSOR Volume 02C Page 455
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But interestingly when George and Ellen marry, one of the witnesses is an Eliza MILLS.

Marriage:

Name: George Carpenter
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: 21
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1878
Marriage Date: 12 Mar 1899
Marriage Place: St Mary Magdalene, Southwark, Southwark, England
Father: William Carpenter
Spouse: Ellen Hall
Register Type: Parish Register

A father was entered for Ellen, but then crossed out.
Witnesses were Eliza Mills and John Carpenter.

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 10:52

Ah- this is Ellen's parent's in 1901- note the sister's name- MILLS:

1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
11, Falstaff Yard, St George the Martyr Southwark, St Saviour Southwark, London & Surrey,

George Carpenter Head Married Male 22 1879 General Dealer Southwark, Surrey,
Ellen Carpenter Wife Married Female 21 1880 - Southwark, Surrey,
George W Carpenter Son Single Male 0 1901 - Southwark, Surrey,
Alice Mills Sister Single Female 14 1887 - Southwark, Surrey, England
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birth of sister:
MILLS, ALICE CAROLINE mmn: HALL
GRO Reference: 1887 S Quarter in ST SAVIOUR SURREY Volume 01D Page 29

baptism:
Name: Alice Caroline Mills
Gender: Female
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 17 Apr 1887
Baptism Place: Walworth St John the Evangelist, Southwark, England
Father: William Mills
Mother: Ellen Mills
Register Type: Parish Registers

So it looks like Ellen was born before her mother married William Mills.

Possible marriage for Ellen Hall to William Mills in 1883

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 11:03

Ellen/ Helen and sister Alice in 1891:


1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Falstaff Yard, St George the Martyr Southwark, St Saviour Southwark, London & Surrey, England

William Mills Head Married Male 31 1860 Hawker London, Middlesex,
Helen Mills Wife Married Female 26 1865 - London, Middlesex, England
Helen Mills Daughter - Female 9 1882 Scholar London, Middlesex, England
William Mills Son - Male 7 1884 Scholar London, Middlesex, England
Alice Mills Daughter - Female 3 1888 - Southwark, Surrey, England
Caroline Mills Daughter - Female 1 1890 - London, Middlesex,

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 11:36

Ellen (Catherine Sarah)'s Mum in 1939:

Carpenter Household (2 People) 6 Crosslet Street , Southwark, London, England

Ellen Carpenter 30 Jun 1879 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
James Carpenter 20 Nov 1905 Male Draperysalesman Incapacitated Single
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So, who was 'Aunty Marsh' ? Sam, was Marsh a surname? Do you know anything about Aunty Marsh?

Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 12:08

Were really not sure Austin :( as Chris only remembers calling her Aunty Marsh. I will try and ask him again. He was brought up by his step father Edward and changed his name from Carpenter to Edwards. We can not thank everyone enough on this thread for their help and time.

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 12:30

OK- now making some progress!

When Ellen marries Edward, she give her address as 359 St James Road.

Looking at the electoral registers, in 1921

359 St James Road, Camberwell

William Carpenter
Joseph Marsh
Sarah Ann Marsh.
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So Sarah could be Aunty Marsh.

Give me a moment and I'll be back with a little more

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 12:43

OK- I think that address is the key.

Joseph Marsh married Sarah Ann Carpenter in 1894.

Name: Joseph Marsh
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: 20
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1874
Marriage Date: 5 Aug 1894
Marriage Place: All Saints, Walworth, Southwark, England
Father: John Marsh
Spouse: Sarah Ann Carpenter
Spouse father: William Carpenter - general dealer
Register Type: Parish Register
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Joseph and Sarah in 1911:

1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
21 Goldie St Camberwell S E, Camberwell, London & Surrey, England

Joseph Marsh Husband Married Male General Dealer 37 1874 Southwark London
Sarah A Marsh Wife Married Female - 35 1876 Southwark London
Sarah A Marsh Daughter Single Female - 16 1895 Southwark London
Hannah Marsh Daughter Single Female - 14 1897 Southwark London
Elizabeth Marsh Daughter - Female - 10 1901 Southwark London
Mary Marsh Daughter - Female - 6 1905 Southwark London
Maude Marsh Daughter - Female - 5 1906 Southwark London
Ivy Marsh Daughter - Female - 0 1911 Camberwell London
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and in 1939:
Marsh Household (2 People) 359 St James's Road , Camberwell, London, England

Joseph Marsh 22 Oct 1874 Male Florist Married
Sarah A Marsh 02 Oct 1875 Female Florist Married
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So it appears that Aunty Sarah Ann Marsh, nee Carpenter, was George's sister. (so she was Ellen's Aunt)

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 25 Nov 2017 12:46

This is George, with his family (sister Sarah Ann) in 1891:

1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Falstaff Yard, St George the Martyr Southwark, St Saviour Southwark, London & Surrey, England

William Carpenter Head Married Male 43 1848 Hawker London, Middlesex, England
Elizabeth Carpenter Wife Married Female 42 1849 - London, Middlesex, England
George Carpenter Son - Male 12 1879 Scholar London, Middlesex, England
James Carpenter Son - Male 6 1885 Scholar London, Middlesex, England
Sarah Carpenter Daughter - Female 15 1876 - London, Middlesex, England