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John Joseph Howes

John Joseph Howes

Male 1862 - 1946  (83 years)

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  • Name John Joseph Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Birth Abt 1861  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9, 10
    Birth Abt 1862  St Clement without, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Born 2 Apr 1862  Church Street, Christ Church, St Clement's, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    John Joseph Howes BC
    John Joseph Howes BC
    Gender Male 
    Birth 2 Apr 1862  [13
    Birth Abt May 1862  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1871 
    Scholar 
    Residence 1871  Church Street, Christ Church, St Clement's, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1881 
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1881  Langley Street, Heigham St Bartholomew, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 25 Dec 1884 
    Carpenter & Joiner 
    Occupation 1891 
    Builder 
    Residence 1891  27 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 27 Nov 1895  [14
    Builder 
    Occupation 1901 
    Builder 
    Residence 1901  29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 5 Jul 1905 
    Builder master 
    Residence 5 Jul 1905  29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 17 Oct 1907  [7
    Builder 
    Residence 17 Oct 1907  St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911 
    Building contractor 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 4 Sep 1911  [15
    Builder 
    Witness at Marriage 4 Dec 1913  St Thomas, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • sister's wedding
    Name John Howes  [15
    Name John J Howes  [9, 13
    Name Joseph Howes  [14
    Occupation Undertaker and memorial mason 
    Occupation 23 Sep 1918  [15
    Builder 
    Occupation 26 Dec 1918  [16
    Builder 
    Occupation 4 Aug 1928  [8
    Builder 
    Occupation 16 Jan 1936  [6
    Master Builder 
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  [13
    Builder 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  2 Bond Street, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Died 10 Jan 1946  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Notes 
    • Re undated occupation, see photo
      From Elaine Howes: "JJ, by the way, gave rise to strong feelings among those who knew him. He owned a large store somewhere near the center of Norwich and offered mortuary services, sold tombstones, and was a licensed plumber. He also owned a lime works. As his eldest son, JHN Howes was expected to take over, but apparently he didn't like school and kept getting asked to leave. The story goes that he was given a small sum of money and put on a boat to Canada where he was expected to grow up.

      If you believe the Canadian version.... He made his way to the midwest and established himself as a carpenter. He married a highly religious woman [her
      father was Salvation Army]. They returned to England as father was rumoured to be dying. After a time, and a couple of more children - JHN fell out
      again with his father and returned to Canada with family in tow. All 3 of the boys returned to participate in WW2, joining different divisions of the British military. My father-in-law used this time to catch up and lived for a time with his family in Norwich.

      If you believe the English version.... JHN gambled away all his money on the boat over & had to be taken in by the Salvation Army where he met his wife.
      Either way, most of what JJ had to leave when he finally kicked off went to a daughter who had never married and the only one who stuck around to take care of him."
    Person ID I14665  ONS
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2019 

    Father Henry William Howes, sr,   b. 4 Jul 1835, St Mary at Coslany, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1914, 76 Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Hannah Elizabeth Arterton,   b. Abt 1835, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1927, 60 Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married Abt Aug 1855  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Married 16 Sep 1855  St Matthew, Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Henry William Howes / Hannah Elizabeth Arterton MC
    Henry William Howes / Hannah Elizabeth Arterton MC
    Witness 16 Sep 1855  [19
    • Attribute Value: John Laws
    Witness 16 Sep 1855  [19
    • Attribute Value: Eliza Arterton
    Family ID F8191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Ann Douglas,   b. 20 Sep 1861, St Michael at Thorn, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1936, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt Nov 1884  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married 25 Dec 1884  St John de Sepulchre, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    John Joseph Howes / Lucy Ann Douglas MC
    John Joseph Howes / Lucy Ann Douglas MC
    Witness 25 Dec 1884 
    • Attribute Value: George Douglas
    Witness 25 Dec 1884  [19
    • Attribute Value: Eliza Sophia Howes - sister
    Children 
    +1. John Henry Norman Howes,   b. 31 Oct 1885, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1972, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Lucy May Howes,   b. 2 May 1887, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1972, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Arthur George Howes,   b. 18 Aug 1888, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1959, Outer Norwich RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Ethel Elizabeth Howes,   b. 10 Mar 1890, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1968, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +5. Florence Emma Howes,   b. 1 Sep 1891, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1978, Brentwood RD, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +6. Edith Annie Howes,   b. 4 Mar 1893, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1975, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Archibald Charles Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1894, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1895, 27 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +8. Archibald Charles Howes,   b. 3 May 1896, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Oct 1981, North Walsham RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +9. Gertrude Amy Howes,   b. Abt Aug 1897, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1958, Sutton Coldfield RD, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    +10. Esther Alice Howes,   b. 26 Apr 1899, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1995, North Walsham RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     11. Eliza Howes,   b. 3 Dec 1900, 29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1900, 29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Lilian Violet Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1902, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1906, Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, St Stephen's Road, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
    +13. Grace Dorothy Howes,   b. 5 Jul 1905, 29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1984, North Walsham RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F2406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1861 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1862 - Church Street, Christ Church, St Clement's, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt May 1862 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Church Street, Christ Church, St Clement's, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Langley Street, Heigham St Bartholomew, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1884 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1884 - St John de Sepulchre, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 27 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Jul 1905 - 29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 Oct 1907 - St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - 29 Pottergate Street, St Gregory, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWitness at Marriage - 4 Dec 1913 - St Thomas, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1939 - 2 Bond Street, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jan 1946 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] 1901 census.

    2. [S81] Pilot.familysearch.org.

    3. [S35] Freebmd.

    4. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    5. [S510] Birth record - daughter.

    6. [S461] Death report - spouse.

    7. [S601] Death report - daughter.

    8. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    9. [S4] 1881 census.

    10. [S542] 1871 census.

    11. [S5] 1891 census.

    12. [S11] Birth cert.

    13. [S1956] 1939 Register, findmypast.com, ancestry.com.

    14. [S458] Death report - son.

    15. [S218] Marriage record - son.

    16. [S64] Parish Register - marriages.
      indicates that we have seen the original parish register, microfilm/fiche or a scanned image


    17. [S97] Elaine Howes.

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

    19. [S50] Marriage cert.