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James William Howes

Male 1851 - Bef 1914  (< 63 years)


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  • Name James William Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth Abt 1848  Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • age shown as 2, not 2 months
    Birth Abt 1849  Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • age 14 at enlistment - he lied!
    Birth Abt 1851  Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Birth Abt 1851  [1
    • Age 24 at marriage
    Birth Abt Feb 1851  Greenwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Born 18 Feb 1851  2 Francis Street, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 30 Mar 1851  St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Physical Description 21 Dec 1863  [4
    Ht: 4'7"; grey eyes; light broan hair 
    Service Between 21 Dec 1863 and 20 Dec 1888 
    Gunner, Royal Artillery 
    • series of gradual promotions to QMSgt.
      Served in East Indies from 1869-1872
      Discharged with Examplary conduct
    Service No. 21 Dec 1863  [4
    30471 
    Occupation 4 Dec 1875  [1
    Sergeant, Royal Artillery 
    Residence 4 Dec 1875  Aldershot, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1881 
    Sergeant, Royal Artillery 
    Residence 1881  Stallingborough Battery, Brocklesby, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Service 18 Mar 1885 
    QuarterMaster Sergeant, Royal Artillery 
    • series of gradual promotions to this rank. Army recognized that he had been under age on enlistment
    Residence 20 Dec 1888  Clatterford Road, Carisbroke, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1891 
    Clerk 
    Residence 1891  16 Prospect Row, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  [8
    Storeman, Royal Artillery 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  24 Fergus Street, Greenwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 5 Apr 1906  [9
    Clerk 
    Death Abt Aug 1907  Woolwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 56y 
    Name James Francis Howes  [9
    Name James Howis  [7
    Name James W Howes  [10
    Name James William Howse  [9
    Died Bef 13 Jun 1914  [9
    Occupation 13 Jun 1914  [9
    Clerk 
    Notes 
    • Obvious from the births of his two oldest half-siblings that James was in Corfu in 1861 and thus missed the census.
      Appears to have enlisted for the Royal Artillery at the age of 12!
    Person ID I19971  ONS
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2018 

    Father James Daniel Howes,   b. 9 Apr 1829, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1853, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Mother Susannah E Warner,   b. Abt 1828, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1907, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Abt Nov 1850  Greenwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Married 9 Dec 1850  St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Witness 9 Dec 1850  [12
    • possibly this is the Thomas Cooper whom Susannah later married
      Attribute Value: Thomas Cooper
    Witness 9 Dec 1850  [12
    • Attribute Value: Mary Ann Ward
    Family ID F19781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Checkland,   b. Abt 1857, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Nov 1875  Farnham RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Married 4 Dec 1875  St Michael, Aldershot, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Witness 4 Dec 1875  [1
    • Attribute Value: Elizabeth Todd
    Witness 4 Dec 1875  [1
    • Attribute Value: G W Comber
    Children 
     1. Rosamund Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1876, Woolwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1877, Woolwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. James Francis Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1877, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1905, Woolwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     3. Charles Henry Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1879, Woolwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1879, Woolwich RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Mabel Alice Howes,   b. Abt Apr 1880, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1885, Isle of Wight RD, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)
     5. Frederick Charles Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1881, Habrough, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Sophia Warner Howes,   b. Abt May 1883, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Caroline Harriet Howes,   b. Abt May 1884, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Evelyn Ada Howes,   b. Abt May 1886, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Florence Howes,   b. Abt May 1887, Isle of Wight RD, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Graham Checkland Howes,   b. 14 Jul 1888, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1940, NW Surrey RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     11. Alice Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1890, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Lucy Howes,   b. Abt May 1891, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Susanah Elizabeth Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1892, Woolwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F4920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1848 - Woolwich, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1849 - Woolwich, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1851 - Woolwich, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Feb 1851 - Greenwich RD, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 30 Mar 1851 - St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Nov 1875 - Farnham RD, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Dec 1875 - Aldershot, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1875 - St Michael, Aldershot, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 16 Prospect Row, Woolwich, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Age: 56y - Abt Aug 1907 - Woolwich RD, London Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S198] GOONS marriage challenge, Guild of One-Name Studies marriage register transcriptions.

    2. [S62] Parish Register - baptisms.
      indicates that we have seen the original parish register, microfilm/fiche or a scanned image

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

    4. [S898] FindMyPast Military Records, www.findmypast.com.

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

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

    7. [S2] 1851 census.

    8. [S6] 1901 census.

    9. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    10. [S4] 1881 census.

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

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