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George Howes

Male Abt 1873 - 1929  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name George Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Birth Abt 1872  Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth Abt 1872  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth Abt 1873  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Born Abt Apr 1873  Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • age 18y 6m at enlistment
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt May 1873  St Faith's RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptism 21 Dec 1873  SS Mary & Margaret, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Illegitimate
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Ship Opening, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  [3
    Foundryman's Labourer 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  6 Nelson Yard, West Pottergate, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Service Between 12 Oct 1891 and 28 Oct 1892  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Private, Devonshire Regiment 
    Service No. 12 Oct 1891  [14
    3320 
    Occupation 12 Oct 1891  [2
    Wire Weaver 
    Occupation 1901 
    Shoe Finisher 
    Residence 1901  1 Back Grove Place, Heigham St Philip, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1 Mar 1906  [7
    Licensed Victualler 
    Residence 1 Mar 1906  Victoria Stores, Westwick Street, St Swithin, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 3 Sep 1906  [11
    Licensed Victualler 
    Residence 3 Sep 1906  Victoria Stores, Westwick Street, St Swithin, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911 
    Shoe Finisher 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  23 Goldsmith Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 9 Feb 1915  [7
    Boot Finisher 
    Residence 9 Feb 1915  23 Goldsmith Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 9 Jun 1924  [12
    Shopkeeper 
    Death Abt Aug 1929  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • age 56
    Occupation 24 Aug 1929  [10
    Greengrocer 
    Died 24 Aug 1929  2 Derby Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 56y 
    Cause: Bronchial asthma, Thrombotic haemorrhoids 
    Occupation Aug 1951  [9
    Fruit hawker 
    Notes 
    • living with mother and step-father in 1891

      On enlistment in 1891, states he has previously served with the 3rd Bn, Norfolk Regiment (Norfolk Militia?)

      Attestation papers reveal: height 5' 3 3/4", weight 115lb, brown eyes, dark brown hair

      discharged due to Scrofula

      Mother confirmed as Harriet Middleton in military papers


      George before marriage and George after marriage merged on the basis that he was the only George born in Norwich between 1871 and 1875 whom we had not fully identified. It has to be him.

    Person ID I12988  ONS
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2021 

    Mother Harriet Howes,   b. Abt 1857, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7669  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosa Lydia Bridges,   b. Abt 1875, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1951, West Norwich Hospital, Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Abt Aug 1896  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
     1. George Harmon Howes,   b. 3 Jul 1897, St Swithin, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1975, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Ernest Harman Howes,   b. 16 Dec 1899, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1981, Outer Norwich RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Henry William Howes,   b. 5 Mar 1902, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1971, North Walsham RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. William Henry Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1903, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1906, Victoria Stores, Westwick Street, St Swithin, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    +5. Herbert John Howes,   b. 1 Mar 1906, Victoria Stores, Westwick Street, St Swithin, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1992, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +6. William James Howes,   b. 9 Feb 1915, 23 Goldsmith Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 2000, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F5332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1872 - Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1872 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1873 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Apr 1873 - Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt May 1873 - St Faith's RD, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 21 Dec 1873 - SS Mary & Margaret, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsService - Private, Devonshire Regiment - Between 12 Oct 1891 and 28 Oct 1892 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Aug 1896 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Abt Aug 1929 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] 1881 census.

    2. [S343] Military service record.

    3. [S5] 1891 census.

    4. [S476] BMD register (England & Wales) - births - multiple sources.

    5. [S6] 1901 census.

    6. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    7. [S511] Birth record - son.

    8. [S480] BMD register (England & Wales) - deaths - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    9. [S461] Death report - spouse.

    10. [S1289] Norwich City Health Dept - deaths.

    11. [S458] Death report - son.

    12. [S218] Marriage record - son.

    13. [S36] FreeReg, www.freereg.org.uk.

    14. [S505] Honor Jones.

    15. [S475] BMD register (England & Wales) - marriages - multiple sources.