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Richard Howes

Male Abt 1844 - 1920  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Richard Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Birth Abt 1844  Trowse Newton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 14
    Born Abt Oct 1844  St Andrew, Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 6 Oct 1844  St Andrew, Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Birth Abt Nov 1844  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birth Abt 1845  Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 16
    Birth Abt 1847  Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 17
    Occupation 31 Mar 1851 
    Scholar 
    Residence 31 Mar 1851  Wroxham Road, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Sidney's Row, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1 Jan 1865  [6
    Bricklayer 
    Occupation 1867  [6
    Bricklayer 
    Occupation 3 Mar 1867  [7
    Brick layer 
    Occupation 1869  [7
    Bricklayer 
    Occupation 7 Mar 1869  [7
    Brick layer 
    Occupation 5 Mar 1871  [7
    Brickmaker 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  [4
    Bricklayer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Pearce's Field, Wroxham Road, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 21 Apr 1873  [18
    Bricklayer 
    Occupation 21 Dec 1874  [7
    Bricklayer 
    Occupation 23 Apr 1877  [6
    Labourer 
    Residence 8 Dec 1879  New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1881  [16
    General Labourer 
    Residence 1881  Cottage Grove Lane, Philadelphia Lane, St Clement without, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 17 Dec 1882  [18
    Labourer 
    Residence 17 Dec 1882  New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 13 Sep 1885  [11
    Labourer 
    Occupation 13 Sep 1885  [11
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1891 
    Bricklayer 
    Residence 1891  Rackham Field, Catton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court case 8 Jun 1895  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Richard was tried for assault on his step-daughter, Ellen Balls, when she intervened into a quarrel between her parents. He was convicted and sent to prison for a month. The article is too long to reproduce here, but it is worth noting that:
      - The girl was as badly bruised as anyone had ever seen.
      - A witness testified that Howes was "accustomed to assault his wife"
    Occupation 1901 
    Bricklayer 
    Residence 1901  70 Sprowston Road, New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court case 3 Apr 1903  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Magistrates' Court
      Richard accused of beating his wife and failing to pay maintenance.
      Ruling of the court was that he should pay 5 shillings per week and 12s 6d costs
      (Editor's note: not a word was said about the 1895 court case. Richard "had previous")
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911 
    Bricklayer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Near Brickyard, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Aft May 1911 
    Death Abt Nov 1920  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 75y 
    Name Unknown Howes  [1
    Occupation 2 Dec 1920  [5
    Gas Works Labourer 
    • Small caution: this is the first intimation we have that Richard worked at the gas works, BUT he is the only Richard of the right age-ish and none of the known Richards who are gas workers could have been this man
    Died 2 Dec 1920  138 Beaconsfield Road, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 74y 
    Cause: Cerebral haemorrhage, bronchitis 
    Notes 
    • Smith family in same house in 1901 seems integrated!
      Sister Sarah Ann living with in 1871

      Spouse still married in 1901
      Small caution: there is another Richard Howes from Norwich with an Irish wife named Mary: see Richard 1853
    Person ID I23979  ONS
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 

    Father Edward Howes,   b. Abt 1810, Gorleston, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1883, St Faith's RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Leech,   b. Abt 1811, Trowse Newton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1864, St Faith's RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1831  Trowse Newton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Family ID F3868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Leonora Austin,   b. Abt Aug 1848, New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1890, Cosford RD, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Abt Aug 1863  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Priscilla Howes,   b. Abt Dec 1864, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1930, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +2. Caroline Sarah Ann Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1867, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1958, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
     3. Charles Edward Howes,   b. Abt Feb 1869, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Albert Howes,   b. Abt Jan 1871, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Leonora Maria Howes,   b. 31 Mar 1873, Philadelphia, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1957, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Lionel Austin Howes,   b. Abt Dec 1874, Philadelphia, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1914, 57 Drayton Road, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    +7. Priscilla Ann Howes,   b. 27 Feb 1877, Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1966, Fakenham RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Curtis Phoebe Howes,   b. Abt Nov 1879, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1880, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +9. Henry James Howes,   b. 13 Sep 1881, New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1964, Ipswich & East Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +10. Frederick William Howes,   b. 7 Nov 1882, New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. John Ernest Howes,   b. 28 Mar 1884, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 10 Apr 1884, Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F3048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Balls,   b. Abt 1853, Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Feb 1894  Norwich, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Family ID F2277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1844 - Trowse Newton, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Oct 1844 - St Andrew, Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 6 Oct 1844 - St Andrew, Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Nov 1844 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1845 - Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1847 - Trowse, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1851 - Wroxham Road, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Sidney's Row, Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Aug 1863 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 8 Dec 1879 - New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Cottage Grove Lane, Philadelphia Lane, St Clement without, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 Dec 1882 - New Catton, Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Feb 1894 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt case - 8 Jun 1895 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt case - 3 Apr 1903 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Age: 75y - Abt Nov 1920 - Norwich, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] 1901 census.

    2. [S3] 1861 census.

    3. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    4. [S542] 1871 census.

    5. [S1289] Norwich City Health Dept - deaths.

    6. [S95] Baptism record - daughter.

    7. [S94] Baptism record - son.

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

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

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

    11. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    12. [S116] Eastern Evening News, 1903 Apr 4.

    13. [S2906] Norwich Mercury, 1895 Jun 19.

    14. [S2] 1851 census.

    15. [S36] FreeReg, www.freereg.org.uk.

    16. [S4] 1881 census.

    17. [S5] 1891 census.

    18. [S62] Parish Register - baptisms.

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

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