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William Claxton Howes

Male Abt 1836 - Abt 1915  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name William Claxton Howes  [1, 2, 3
    Birth Abt 1834  West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth Abt 1835  Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth Abt 1836  West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Born Abt Oct 1836  West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 23 Oct 1836  St Mary, West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Duns Yard, West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1851 
    Apprentice 
    Residence 31 Mar 1851  Reform Cottage, West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871 
    Blacksmith at Dockyard 
    Residence 1871  29 Victoria Street, Minster, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1881  [4
    Blacksmith 
    Residence 1881  29 Victoria Street, Minster, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1891  [8
    Blacksmith H.M.D 
    Residence 1891  20 Victoria Street, Minster in Sheppey, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 10 Sep 1892  [3
    Smith 
    Birth 19 Jun 1895 
    Name William C Howes  [8, 9, 10
    Name William Claxton Howse  [11
    Name William Howes  [3, 4, 7
    Occupation 29 May 1898  [3
    Pensioner 
    Occupation 1901  [12
    Retired Blacksmith 
    Residence 1901  20 Victoria Street, Minster in Sheppey, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 21 Sep 1907  [2
    Retired Smith 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  [7
    Pensioned blacksmith 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  19 Oakley Terrace, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died Abt Aug 1915  Sheppey RD, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • age 78
    Notes 
    • England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915 about William Claxton Howse
      Name:William Claxton Howse
      Date of registration:Jan-Feb-Mar 1864
      Registration district:Medway
      Inferred County:Kent
      Volume Number:2a
      Page Number:462

      England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915 about Helen Young
      Name:Helen Young
      Date of registration:Jan-Feb-Mar 1864
      Registration district:Medway
      Inferred County:Kent
      Volume Number:2a
      Page Number:462

      He was was baptised 23 October 1836.
      Death: William C Howes Sept Q 1915 Sheppey (2a 1040) aged 78yrs

      1861 census Sheerness Kent
      John Holman head married 37yrs Blacksmith born Totnes Devon
      Mary Holman wife married 34yrs born Middlesex
      Mary Ann Holman dau 5yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      William Holman son 1yr born Sheerness Kent
      William Howes Lodger 24yrs Blacksmith born Somerton Norfolk

      In 1871 and 1881, he was living in Sheerness, Minster in Sheppey, Kent working as a Blacksmith and married to Helen born Newcastle on Tyne about 1841. In 1901, the family are living in Sheerness, Kent.

      1871 census Sheerness, Minster in Sheppey Kent
      William C Howes head married 34yrs Blacksmith Dockyards born W Somerton Norfolk
      Helen Howes wife married 30yrs born Newcastle Northumberland
      Harriet Howes dau 6yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      Ellen Howes dau 4yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      William Howes son 3yrs born Sheerness Kent
      George Howes son 1yr born Sheerness Kent

      1881 census 29 Victoria St, Sheerness, Minster in Sheppey Kent
      William Howes head married 46yrs Blacksmith born West Somerton Norfolk
      Helen Howes wife married 40yrs born Newcastle Northumberland
      Harriet Howes dau 16yrs born Sheerness Kent
      Ellen Howes dau 14yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      William Howes son 13yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      George Howes son 11yr Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      Elizabeth Howes dau 7yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      Albert Howes son 5yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      Peter Howes son 3yrs born Sheerness Kent

      1891 census 20 Victoria St, Sheerness, Minster in Sheppey Kent
      William Howes head married 54yrs Blacksmith H M D born West Somerton Norfolk
      Ellen Howes wife married 50yrs born Newcastle Northumberland
      Ellen Howes dau 24yrs Dressmaker born Sheerness Kent
      William Howes son 23yrs Blacksmith born Sheerness Kent
      George Howes son 21yr Shipwright Apprentice born Sheerness Kent
      Elizabeth Howes dau 17yrs Dressmaker born Sheerness Kent
      Albert Howes son 14yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent
      Peter Howes son 13yrs Scholar born Sheerness Kent

      1901 census 20 Victoria St, Sheerness Kent
      William Howes head married 64yrs Retired Blacksmith born Somerton Norfolk
      Helen Howes wife married 60yrs born Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland
      Peter Howes son 23yrs unmarried Ship Painter born Sheerness Kent

      In the 1911 census, William Claxton Howes is living with Harriet Taylor, his daughter, and her family. He is a widower.
    Person ID I10648  ONS
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2016 

    Father George Howes,   b. 14 Aug 1807, Sea Palling, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1880, West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Sophia Thain,   b. 14 May 1809, Repps with Bastwick, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1873, West Somerton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Witness 7 Nov 1830  [13
    Berry Turner 
    Witness 7 Nov 1830  [13
    Francis Smith 
    Married 7 Nov 1830  Repps with Bastwick, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Married 11 Nov 1830  Repps with Bastwick, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F2800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Young,   b. Abt 1840, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1901 and 1911  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Abt Feb 1864  Medway RD, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
    +1. Harriet Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1865, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Ellen Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1866, Minster, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Albert Howes,   b. 13 Apr 1876, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1971, Droxford RD, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +4. William Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1868, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1939, Sheppey RD, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +5. George Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1870, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1949, Sheppey RD, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    +6. Elizabeth Howes,   b. Abt May 1873, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Peter Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1877, Sheerness, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1951, Portsmouth RD, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F4213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1834 - West Somerton, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1835 - Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1836 - West Somerton, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Oct 1836 - West Somerton, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 23 Oct 1836 - St Mary, West Somerton, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6 Jun 1841 - Duns Yard, West Somerton, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1851 - Reform Cottage, West Somerton, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Feb 1864 - Medway RD, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - 29 Victoria Street, Minster, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - 29 Victoria Street, Minster, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 20 Victoria Street, Minster in Sheppey, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 20 Victoria Street, Minster in Sheppey, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Aug 1915 - Sheppey RD, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] FreeReg, www.freereg.org.uk.

    2. [S218] Marriage record - son.

    3. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    4. [S4] 1881 census.

    5. [S1] 1841 census.

    6. [S2] 1851 census.

    7. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    8. [S5] 1891 census.

    9. [S542] 1871 census.

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

    11. [S35] Freebmd.

    12. [S6] 1901 census.

    13. [S840] Judy Jones.

    14. [S55] Norfolk Marriage CD, Norfolk Family History Society.