Edward Walter Kirkby
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Edward Walter Kirkby
(From 1878/1878-1953)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Jane Owen

2. Leah Kennemore

Edward Walter Kirkby 3 4

  • Born: From Apr to May 1878, Beeston, Notts 5 6 7 8
  • Partnership (1): Sarah Jane Owen
  • Marriage (2): Leah Kennemore on 26 Mar 1917 in The Register Office, Cardiff 1 2
  • Died: 5 Mar 1953, 20 The Walk, Cardiff, Wales 9 10

   Another name for Edward was Ted.

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  Chronology:

He worked as a School Monitor in 1891 and resided at Imperial Road, Beeston. 11 (with parents)

He worked as a Monitor, Church Street School, Beeston in 1892. 12 ("Edward Walter Kirkby, monitor, of whom the head commented that 'his homework is not as satisfactory as it might be.")

He worked as a Coal Tipper Basket Maker, own account, at home in 1901 and resided at Cardiff, Wales. 13 (boarding at home of Sarah Price, 34, b Devon, Dressmaker, own account at home, who is confusingly recorded as "Wife" and, (U)nmarried with her 3 children)

He worked as a Basket Maker in 1911 and resided at 21 Gloucester St, Cardiff, Wales. 14 (with future wife Leah Kennemore and family - he is recorded as Edward Walters, 32, born Beeston, Notts)

He worked as a Coal Weigher in 1917 and resided at 21 Lochabar Street, Cardiff, Wales. 2

He worked as a Packer (Wholesale Electrical Engineers) in 1953 and resided at Cardiff. 10


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Edward had a relationship with Sarah Jane Owen. (Sarah Jane Owen was born Cal 1863 in Appledore, Devon 14 15 and died after 1911.)


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Edward next married Leah Kennemore, daughter of William Charles Kennemore and Catherine McAllister, on 26 Mar 1917 in The Register Office, Cardiff.1 2 (Leah Kennemore was born in 1894 in Cardiff, Wales 16 and died after 1953 17.)


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1 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriages Mar 1917
Kennemore Leah Kirkby Cardiff 11a608
Kirkby Edward WKennemore Cardiff 11a608.

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

3 Email Gaynor Kirkby 2004 - incl. info in letters from J Redpath 1987, "Walters".

4 Census 1901 - PRO, Boarding in Newcastle or Cardiff - tentative.

5 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, Census 1881.

6 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com.

7 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, Edward Walter Kirby Male Event(s): Birth: 1879 Beeston, Nottingham, England Christening: Death: Burial: Parents: Father: SAMUEL KIRBY Mother: ANNIE THORNHILL.

8 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Births Jun 1878 Kirkby Edward Walter Basford 7b 191.

9 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
Name: Edward W Kirkby
Death Registration Month/Year: 1953
Age at death (estimated): 74
Registration district: Cardiff
Inferred County: Glamorganshire
Volume: 8b
Page: 127.

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

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

12 Web (Misc), In January 1892, the staff comprised:

John Riley, head.
John Francis Money, CA.
Charles Kirk, CA.
Augustus Dickson, CA.
Herbert Hargreaves, UCA.
James Bonser, ex-PT, UCA. Mr Bonser left the school in January 1901 for a post at Nether Street.
Edward Walter Kirkby, monitor, of whom the head commented that 'his homework is not as satisfactory as it might be'.


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

14 1837online (now findmypast), http://www.findmypast.com, 1911C.

15 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1891C, 1901C.

16 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, Birth. Name: Leah Kennemore
Year of Registration: 1894
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
District: Cardiff (1837-1974)
County: Glamorgan, Monmouthshire
Volume: 11a
Page: 316.

17 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, Death EWK 1953. "Leah Kirkby, widow of deceases, present at death".