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William James Howes

William James Howes

Male 1865 - 1905  (40 years)

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  • Name William James Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Birth Abt 1865  [9
    • Age 24 at marriage; age 40 at death
    Born 1 Oct 1865  Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • formerly Woodford cum Membris or Woodford, Daventry
    William James Howes BC
    William James Howes BC
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 25 Jul 1866  St Mary the Virgin, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • formerly Woodford cum Membris or Woodford, Daventry
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  [4
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  6 First Street, Hinton, Daventry, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 26 Dec 1889  [9
    Farm laborer (sic) 
    Residence 26 Dec 1889  Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 12 Oct 1890  [11
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 12 Oct 1890  Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  [5
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • formerly Woodford cum Membris or Woodford, Daventry
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  [5
    Railway Platelayer 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  High Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 2 Dec 1905 
    Platelayer on Railway 
    Died 2 Dec 1905  Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 40y 
    Cause: Killed by a train on the Great Central Railway near Eydon Road bridge while on fogging du 
    William James Howes DC
    William James Howes DC
    Inquest 4 Dec 1905 
    • Killed by express train on Great Central Railway. No blame attributable to anyone
    • Killed by express train on Great Central Railway. No blame attributable to anyone.
    Name James William Howes  [12
    Buried Abt 7 Dec 1905  Moravian Chapel, Parsons Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Row 3 Grave 4 in name "James William Howes"
    Notes 
    • "William James Howes, aged 24, a farm labourer of Hinton, Woodford, father Thomas Howes, a farm labourer - Ellen French, aged 23, a domestic servant of Woodford, father Reuben French, a farm labourer"
      GRO birth: Daventry 3b 102 Dec 1865.
      In 1871 census aged 5, born Hinton a scholar living with widowed mother in Hinton.
      In 1881 census aged 16, a Farm Labourer, living with his mother and step father William Cleaver.
      GRO marriage: Dec 1889 Daventry 3b 255 ?
      In 1891 census aged 25, a Farm Labourer, in Hinton
      In 1901 census aged 35, a Platelayer.
      Married Ellen and had twelve children. Worked as farm labourer for 15 shillings (75p) a week before leaving to work on the Great Central Railway as a platelayer (track maintenance) for 18 shillings (9>
      0p) a week. Killed at age 40 years on the railway near Eydon Bridge while returning home after 'fogging' duty (presumeably controlling trains with detonators and flags in foggy weather). Buried in Mor>
      avian Churchyard on Parsons Street in 'old' Woodford Halse. Row 3 Grave 4. Name recorded in register of burials as James William but recorded in register of Christenings against his children as Willia>
      m James.
      Wlliam James on his birth certificate.
      GRO death: Dec 1905 Daventry 3b 59.
      Death certificate, (James William!) comments "Killed by being accidentally knocked down by an express train on the Great Central Railway. No blame being attributable to anyone. Inquest held on 4th Dec>
      ember 1905.

      short history
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    Person ID I10069  ONS
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2014 

    Father Thomas Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1834, Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1869, Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann Willett,   b. Abt Feb 1833, Duns Tew, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1923, Castle Road, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1862  St Mary Magdalene, Duns Tew, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Howes / Willett MC
    Howes / Willett MC
    Witness 10 Apr 1862  [9
    Fanny Kapes 
    Witness 10 Apr 1862  [9
    James Willett 
    Married Abt May 1862  Woodstock RD, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F6398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen French,   b. 3 Oct 1866, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1912, High Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married Abt Nov 1889  Daventry RD, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Married 26 Dec 1889  Moravian Chapel, Parsons Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    William James Howes / Ellen French MC
    William James Howes / Ellen French MC
    Witness 26 Dec 1889  [9
    J Howes 
    Witness 26 Dec 1889  [9
    S C Busby 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Reuben Howes,   b. 12 Oct 1890, Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1953, Horton General Hospital, Banbury, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Francis William Howes,   b. 17 Dec 1891, Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1892, Hinton Hill, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Frederick Howes,   b. 10 Mar 1893, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1955, Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Ellen Howes,   b. 1 Oct 1894, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1941, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. Louisa Howes,   b. 1 Oct 1894, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1969, Banbury, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Sarah Howes,   b. 22 Nov 1896, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1972, Helmdon, Brackley, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Frances Lily Howes,   b. Abt Sep 1898, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1968, Rugby, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     8. William James Howes,   b. 24 Nov 1900, Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1967, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     9. Lizzie Matilda Howes,   b. 16 Jun 1902, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1966, Banbury, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     10. Albert Howes,   b. 6 Jul 1904, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1985, Banbury, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     11. Herbert Howes,   b. 6 Jul 1904, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1980, Hatfield, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     12. Jonas Stanley Howes,   b. 21 Aug 1905, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1976, Worksop, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Family ID F1572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Oct 1865 - Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 25 Jul 1866 - St Mary the Virgin, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1871 - Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1889 - Daventry RD, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Dec 1889 - Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Dec 1889 - Moravian Chapel, Parsons Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Oct 1890 - Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1891 - Hinton, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1901 - High Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 40y - 2 Dec 1905 - Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 7 Dec 1905 - Moravian Chapel, Parsons Street, Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S480] BMD register (England & Wales) - deaths - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    2. [S539] Mike Howes.

    3. [S542] 1871 census.

    4. [S4] 1881 census.

    5. [S5] 1891 census.

    6. [S6] 1901 census.

    7. [S476] BMD register (England & Wales) - births - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    8. [S11] Birth cert.

    9. [S50] Marriage cert.

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

    11. [S13] Birth cert - Son.

    12. [S20] Death cert.

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