Samuel Kirkby
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Samuel Kirkby
(1772/1777-1841/1851)
Mary Cutts
(Abt 1777-1852)
George Allen
(1771/1776-1841/1851)
Ann Newbutt
(1781/1786-1841/1851)
Peter Kirkby
(Cir 1811-1893)
Rebecca Allen
(1811-1870)

Samuel Kirkby
(1847-1915)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Annie Thornhill

Samuel Kirkby 5 6 7

  • Born: 29 Dec 1847, Beeston, Notts 8 9 10 11 12
  • Marriage: Annie Thornhill on 12 May 1874 in Beeston, Notts 1 2 3 4
  • Died: 20 Sep 1915, Basford (reg) 14 15 16
  • Buried: Beeston Cemetery 17
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  Chronology:

In 1861 he was a Scholar staying with Uncle Isaac Kirkby in Allen St, Hucknall Torkard. 18

In 1871 he was working as a Clerk Gas Office and living in the High Road, Beeston with his widowed father and his brother Frederick who was described as a Professor of Music. 19

In 1881 he was an Office Clerk living in High St, Beeston with Annie, children including infant Florence who was being cared for by Monthly Nurse Frances Benson. Servant Mary Atkin, 17, was also living there. His father and brother Fred lived close by. 20

In 1891 he was described as a Commercial Clerk and was living at Imperial Rd, Beeston with Annie, his children and servant Mary Atkins who later moved to Australia and met Fred and Mabel Beresford there in 1927. 21

In 1901 he was working as a Clerk for the Nottingham Corporation and living at 62 Imperial Rd, Beeston with Annie and children Samuel, Evelyn and Constance. 22

He worked as a Gasworks Clerk in 1911 and resided at 62 Imperial Rd, Beeston. 23 (with wife and children Sam and Eveline)


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Samuel married Annie Thornhill, daughter of William "Riley" Thornhill and Eliza Wibberley, on 12 May 1874 in Beeston, Notts.1 2 3 4 (Annie Thornhill was born on 2 Feb 1856 in Beeston, Notts 24, christened on 2 Mar 1856 in Beeston, Notts,25 died on 22 Apr 1931 in Notts 26 27 and was buried in Beeston Cemetery 28.)


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1 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, SAMUEL KIRBY Male Event(s): Birth: Christening: Death: 1916 Burial: Marriages: Spouse: ANNIE THORNHILL Marriage: 28 APR 1874 Beeston, Nottingham, England.

2 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriage. Marriages Jun 1874

Kirkby Samuel Basford 7b 166. Ordered 3/1/5 rcvd 1/2/5.

3 NFHS Records - Kirkby+ supplied to Gaynor Kirkby by Ron Hawthorne, KIRKBYSamuelTHORNHILLAnnieBeestonMay 12, 1874.

4 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, Marriage.

5 Photo Albums Digital images stored in Albums folder, Album 7 - 001B.tif. "Grandma and Granpa Kirkby".

6 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R) www.familysearch.org/, Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998, Samuel Kirby Male Event(s): Birth: 1848 Beeston, Nottingham, England Christening: Death: 1916 Burial: Parents: Father: Peter Kirby Mother: Rebecca Limb. Tentative - Spelt "Kirby".

7 David using Notts FHS CD, KIRKBY Marriage:- KIRKBY Samuel to THORNHILL Annie on 12 May 1874 at BEESTON

1891 Census - RG12/2671 Folio 49 Page 54 - Imperial Park, Beeston KIRKBY Samuel Head M M 43 Commercial Clerk (Em'ee) Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Annie Wife M F 35 Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Sam P Son M 15 Lace Warehouse Clerk (Em'ee) Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Fred W Son M 14 Lace Warehouse Clerk (Em'ee) Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Edwd W Son M 12 School Monitor (Em'ee) Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Annie E Dau F 7 Scholar Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Evelyn Dau F 5 Scholar Nottinghamshire - Beeston KIRKBY Constance Dau F 3 Nottinghamshire - Beeston ATKIN Mary Servnt S F 27 Domestic Servant Leicestershire - Shepshed

Baptisms:- TownDate BaptisedChilds NameFathers SurnameFatherMotherAbode Beeston28/07/1875Samuel PeterKIRKBYSamuelAnnie Beeston15/10/1876Frederick WilliamKIRKBYSamuelAnnie Beeston22/02/1880Annie ElizabethKIRKBYSamuelAnnie Beeston28/04/1881FlorenceKIRKBYSamuelAnnie Beeston11/11/1885EvelineKIRKBYSamuelAnnie Beeston05/07/1888ConstanceKIRKBYSamuelAnnieImperial Park.

8 Census UK, http://www.censusuk.co.uk/, 1901 Age 53 Born Notts Beeston.

9 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, 1881 Census. High Street Beeston

Saml. KIRKBY Head M Male 33 Beeston, Nottingham, England Office Clerk Annie KIRKBY Wife M Female 25 Beeston, Nottingham, England Saml.Peter KIRKBY Son Male 5 Beeston, Nottingham, England Scholar Fredk.William KIRKBY Son Male 4 Beeston, Nottingham, England Scholar Ewd. Walter KIRKBY Son Male 2 Beeston, Nottingham, England Annie Elizabeth KIRKBY Daur Female 1 Beeston, Nottingham, England Infant KIRKBY Daur Female 1 m Beeston, Nottingham, England Frances DENISON Nurse U Female 37 Wakefield, York, England Monthly Nurse Mary ALKIN evt U Female 17 Sheepshep, Leicester, England General Servt.

10 Census UK, http://www.censusuk.co.uk/, 1891. 1891 Census 339,Imperial Pk,1,Samuel Kirkby,Head,M,43,,Commercial Clerk,Employed,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Annie Kirkby,Wife,M,,35,,,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Sam P Kirkby,Son,,15,,Lace Warehouse Clerk,Employed,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Fred W Kirkby,Son,,14,,Lace Warehouse Clerk,Employed,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Edwd W Kirkby,Son,,12,,School Monitor,Employed,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Annie E Kirkby,Dau,,,7,Scholar,,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Evelyn Kirkby,Dau,,,5,Scholar,,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Constance Kirkby,Dau,,,3,,,Beeston Nottinghamshire,, ,,,Mary Atkin,Servnt,S,,27,Domestic Servant,,Shepshed Leicestershire,.

11 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Births Dec 1847

KIRKBY Samuel Basford 15 380. Cert Ordered 4/11/04 - rcvd 29/11/4.

12 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, Birth.

13 Nottingham Family History Society (NFHS), www.nottsfhs.org.uk, No baptism found.

14 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, SAMUEL KIRBY Male Event(s): Birth: Christening: Death: 1916 Burial: Marriages: Spouse: ANNIE THORNHILL Marriage: 28 APR 1874 Beeston, Nottingham, England. Spelt "Kirby".

15 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915
Name: Samuel Kirkby
Estimated birth year: abt 1848
Year of Registration: 1915
Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Age at Death: 67
District: Basford
County: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire
Volume: 7b
Page: 199.

16 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, National Probaet Register.

17 David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk, http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk/families/Thornhill/145.shtml. 55 Memorial Inscription - Beeston Cemetery, LTOP 379/1 - names only, no details.
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18 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1861C.

19 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1871C.

20 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1881C.

21 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1891C.

22 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1901C.

23 1837online (now findmypast), http://www.findmypast.com, 1911C.

24 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, 1856 MAR THORNHILL ANNIE, BASFORD 7b 118. Cert ordered 5/11/4 - rcvd ~20/11.

25 Nottingham Family History Society (NFHS), www.nottsfhs.org.uk, BEE 2/03/1856Annie William Eliza THORNHILL Tailor
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26 David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk.

27 Georgina Lyons, Email July 2010.

28 David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk, http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk/families/Thornhill/6.shtml. Memorial Inscription - Beeston Cemetery, LTOP 379/1 - names only, no details.
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