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Robert Howes

Male 1861 - 1886  (24 years)


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  • Name Robert Howes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth Abt 1860  Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth Abt 1861  Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Born 12 Oct 1861  Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt Nov 1861  Forehoe RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth 12 Oct 1864  [4
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Park Lane Crossing, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881 
    Wire Packer 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Silfield, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Jan 1886  [5
    Railway Porter 
    Died 26 Jan 1886  Hackney Downs, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • location confirmed - see note
    Buried 30 Jan 1886  Wymondham Cemetery, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Robert Howes HS
    Robert Howes HS
    Wymondham Cemetery
Wymondham
Norfolk
    Wymondham Cemetery Wymondham Norfolk
    Death Abt Feb 1886  Hackney RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 22y 
    Notes 
    • Given the dates on the gravestone, it's not certain that this is the right person on the gravestone but since he died a long way from home its quite possible. Evidence of parents' names on gravestoe makes it almost beyond doubt.

      Email received from Wymondham Town Council says:
      "I have found an interment as follows:
      Robert Howes
      Railway Porter
      22 years old
      Hackney Downs Middlesex
      Buried 3.1.1886
      Section C of Cemetery Plot 55"
    Person ID I45399  ONS
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2017 

    Father William Howes,   b. 1 Sep 1823, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1904, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Hannah Bartram,   b. 24 Oct 1824, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1895, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt Feb 1852  Forehoe RD, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married 27 Mar 1852  Wymondham Abbey, Wymondham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wymondham, Norfolk
    Wymondham, Norfolk
    Wymondham Abbey
    Family ID F13709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1860 - Wymondham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1861 - Wymondham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1861 - Wymondham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Nov 1861 - Forehoe RD, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1871 - Park Lane Crossing, Wymondham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3 Apr 1881 - Silfield, Wymondham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jan 1886 - Hackney Downs, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 1886 - Wymondham Cemetery, Wymondham, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Age: 22y - Abt Feb 1886 - Hackney RD, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S476] BMD register (England & Wales) - births - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    2. [S542] 1871 census.

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

    4. [S275] Gravestone.

    5. [S2373] Wymondham Town Council.

    6. [S4] 1881 census.

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

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