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William Arthur Howes

Male Abt 1891 - Abt 1960  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name William Arthur Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth Abt 1890  Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth Abt 1891  Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Born Abt Jan 1891  Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt Jan 1891  [1
    • age 24y 10m at enlistment
    Birth Abt Feb 1891  Lambeth RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  68 Dorset Road, Kennington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptism 2 Sep 1891  St Peter, Vauxhall, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 2 Sep 1891  67 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth Abt 1902  [4
    • age 30 at second marriage
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911 
    Clothes Dealer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  174 Mitcham Road, West Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Service 4 Nov 1915  [1
    Driver, Royal Engineers 
    • Burnt service papers appear to indicate that he was charged for desertion and loss of kit

    Occupation 4 Nov 1915  [1
    Labourer 
    Service No. 1916  [1
    141057 
    Name William A Howes  [8, 9
    Name William Howes  [6
    Occupation 26 Mar 1923  [4
    General Dealer 
    Residence 26 Mar 1923  26 Empress Street, St Mary Newington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died Abt Nov 1960  SW Surrey RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • age 69
    Person ID I56376  ONS
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2017 

    Father William Henry Howes,   b. Abt 1868, Clerkenwell, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1924, Guy's Hospital, St Thomas Street, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Rose Kate Nichols,   b. Abt Feb 1872, Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1949, Croydon RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Abt Aug 1890  St Saviour Southwark RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Witness 7 Sep 1890  [10
    Isabella Shilton 
    Witness 7 Sep 1890  [10
    William Boon 
    Married 7 Sep 1890  St John the Evangelist, Walworth, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F16468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Esther Overton,   b. Abt 1893, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Nov 1912  Croydon RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 24 Dec 1912  Christ Church, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced Bef 1923  [4
    • See William's second marriage cert

      Unfortunately, in the 1924 court case about the will of William's father, this second marriage was stated to be bigamous!
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Esther Howes,   b. 7 Dec 1913, Croydon, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 2001, Taunton RD, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Ellen Elizabeth Howes,   b. 11 Oct 1916, Croydon RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1994, Tunbridge Wells RD, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F16473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jessie Hucks,   b. Abt Aug 1896, Walworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Feb 1923  Southwark RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Married 26 Mar 1923  Register Office, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Jessie Hucks and William Arthur Howes MC
    Jessie Hucks and William Arthur Howes MC
    Witness 26 Mar 1923  [4
    Victor Waite 
    Witness 26 Mar 1923  [4
    William Howes - father? 
    Notes 
    • Bigamous marriage as noted during the court case on his father's will, reported in the Yorkshre Evening Post [12]
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F36389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1890 - Clapham, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1891 - Clapham, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Jan 1891 - Clapham, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Feb 1891 - Lambeth RD, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1891 - 68 Dorset Road, Kennington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 2 Sep 1891 - St Peter, Vauxhall, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Sep 1891 - 67 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - 174 Mitcham Road, West Croydon, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1912 - Croydon RD, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1912 - Christ Church, Croydon, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Feb 1923 - Southwark RD, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Mar 1923 - 26 Empress Street, St Mary Newington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1923 - Register Office, Southwark, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Nov 1960 - SW Surrey RD, Surrey Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Ancestry.com Military Records, www,ancestry.com.

    2. [S62] Parish Register - baptisms.

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

    4. [S50] Marriage cert.

    5. [S6] 1901 census.

    6. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    7. [S5] 1891 census.

    8. [S475] BMD register (England & Wales) - marriages - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    9. [S480] BMD register (England & Wales) - deaths - multiple sources.

    10. [S64] Parish Register - marriages.

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

    12. [S3259] Yorkshire Evening Post, 1924 Dec 10.