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William Sylvester Howes

Male Abt 1871 - Abt 1923  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name William Sylvester Howes  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1871  Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1872 
    • from age at death
    Birth Abt 1872  [3
    • age 25 at marriage
    Birth Abt 1873  [5
    • age 25 at immigration
    Birth Feb 1873  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Birth Abt 1874  [5
    • age 28 at return to UK
    Immigration Abt 1898  USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1 Mar 1898  Fort St George, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 2 Mar 1898  [3
    Sergeant, Drummer (2 Bn, Welsh regiment) 
    Residence 2 Mar 1898  Fort St George, Chennai, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • formerly Madras
    Immigration 28 Jan 1899  Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Ship: "New England"; from Madras via Liverpool
    Occupation 28 Jan 1899  [5
    Musician 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1900  [6
    Oiler (thread mill) 
    Residence 1 Jun 1900  25 Union Avenue, Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Immigration 18 Mar 1903  Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Ship: "Saxonia"; from Boston, Mass.
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  [4
    None stated 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  25/4 Woodside Lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Oct 1923  [7
    Musician 
    Died Abt 24 Oct 1923  Winter Street Hospital, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 51y 
    Buried 29 Oct 1923  Burngreave Cemetery, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Burngreave Cemetery
    Burngreave Cemetery
    Scott Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7BE
    Death Abt Nov 1923  Sheffield RD, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • age 51
    Name William Howes  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Notes 
    • Note that in the 1911 census William states his birthplace as Lambeth but on his marriage certificate, the chaplain has written the word "Scotch", presumably to describe his origin
    Person ID I71916  ONS
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2019 

    Father William Sylvester Howes,   d. Bef 2 Mar 1898 
    Family ID F27782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Millicent Pincott,   b. Abt Nov 1882, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 23 Apr 1962, City General Hospital, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1897  [6
    Married 1898  Chennai, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • formerly Madras
    Married 1 Mar 1898  St Mary, Fort St George, Chennai, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • formerly Madras
      Details from Rootsweb India message board
    Married 2 Mar 1898  St Mary, Fort St George, Chennai, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • formerly Madras
      Command of 2 Bn, Welsh Regiment, Bellary
    William Sylvester Howes Ruth Millicent Pincott MC
    William Sylvester Howes Ruth Millicent Pincott MC
    Witness 2 Mar 1898  [3
    • Attribute Value: James Aldridge
    Witness 2 Mar 1898  [3
    • Attribute Value: Frank Morris
    Witness 2 Mar 1898  [3
    • Attribute Value: Minnie Payne
    Children 
     1. Ruth Millicent Howes,   b. 21 Jan 1900, Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1978, Sheffield RD, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Doris May Howes,   b. 4 May 1903, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1978, Sheffield RD, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Lydia Caroline Howes,   b. Abt May 1907, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 4 May 1914, 25 Ct Woodside Lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F20478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1871 - Lambeth, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Feb 1873 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Abt 1898 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1898 - Chennai, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1898 - St Mary, Fort St George, Chennai, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1898 - St Mary, Fort St George, Chennai, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 28 Jan 1899 - Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 18 Mar 1903 - Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Oct 1923 - Burngreave Cemetery, Sheffield, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Abt Nov 1923 - Sheffield RD, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1051] FindMyPast GRO Index Army Marriages, findmypast.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk.

    2. [S450] RootsWeb.

    3. [S50] Marriage cert.

    4. [S156] 1911 census - UK.

    5. [S242] Ancestry.com Immigration records, www.ancestry.com.

    6. [S183] 1900 census - US.

    7. [S3112] Sheffield Indexers, www.sheffieldindexers.com.

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