William Elmer

Male 1860 - 1949  (88 years)


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  • Name William Elmer  [1
    Born 29 Jan 1860  Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism or Christening 17 Mar 1860  St Peter's Church, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1861  Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1871 
    Scholar 
    Residence 1871  Cottage, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1881  [Census Record Not Found] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Likely census entry:

    William Elmer aged 34 born England. Lodging with Bryant family.

    RD: Croydon, Piece: 827, Folio: 94, Page: 21 
    Occupation 1882 
    Labourer 
    Residence 1882  Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1891 
    Carman 
    Residence 1891  Merton Lane, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1894  16 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1911 
    Horse Driver Carman 
    Residence 1911  8 Shore Street, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1915  [8
    Labourer 
    Residence 1915  25 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1920  [10
    Carman 
    Occupation 1939  [11
    General Labourer (Retired) 
    Residence 1939  25 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 1949  Surrey North Eastern registration district, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 89 
    Person ID P1636  Hamilton and Ridley Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 May 2016 

    Father John Elmer,   b. 11 May 1826, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1896, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Harriet Marshall,   b. Abt 1837, West Bergholt, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 30 Nov 1855  St Peter's Church, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Documents
    John Elmer & Harriet Marshall marriage certificate (1855)
    John Elmer & Harriet Marshall marriage certificate (1855)
    Elmer family (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (1871 England Census)
    Elmer family (1871 England Census)
    Elmer family (1861 England Census)
    Elmer family (1861 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 1) (1881 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 1) (1881 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 2) (1881 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 2) (1881 England Census)
    Elmer family (1911 England Census)
    Elmer family (1911 England Census)
    Family ID F452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Hickey,   b. 2 Dec 1862, Tamworth Lane, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Surrey Mid Eastern registration district, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 31 July 1882  Parish Church, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Notes 
    • The 1911 census states William and Ellen had two children that died. Possible children are (all births and deaths in Croydon registration district):

      Robert died 1885 aged 4.
    Children 
     1. Elmer,   d. Bef May 1911  [Natural]
     2. John Elmer,   b. 1883, Croydon registration district, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883, Croydon registration district, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     3. Ellen Elmer,   b. 1885, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Elmer,   b. 1890, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William James Elmer,   b. 1891, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +6. Annie Elmer,   b. 11 Jun 1894, 16 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1987, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     7. John Elmer,   b. 1897, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. May Elmer,   b. 1900, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     9. Grace Elmer,   b. 1902, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     10. Arthur Paul Elmer,   b. 1905, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. Harriet Elmer,   b. 1906
    Documents
    William Elmer and Ellen Hickey marriage certificate (1882)
    William Elmer and Ellen Hickey marriage certificate (1882)
    Elmer family (1911 England Census)
    Elmer family (1911 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 2) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 2) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 1) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 1) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (1891 England Census)
    Elmer family (1891 England Census)
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1860 - Boxted, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism or Christening - 17 Mar 1860 - St Peter's Church, Boxted, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Boxted, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Cottage, Boxted, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1882 - Croydon, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 July 1882 - Parish Church, Croydon, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Merton Lane, Mitcham, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1894 - 16 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Mitcham, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 8 Shore Street, Mitcham, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - 25 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - 25 Fountain Road, Mitcham, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 89 - 1949 - Surrey North Eastern registration district, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Bertie Ridley and Annie Elmer marriage certificate (1915)
    Bertie Ridley and Annie Elmer marriage certificate (1915)
    Annie Elmer birth certificate (1894)
    Annie Elmer birth certificate (1894)
    William Elmer birth certificate (1860)
    William Elmer birth certificate (1860)
    William Elmer and Ellen Hickey marriage certificate (1882)
    William Elmer and Ellen Hickey marriage certificate (1882)
    John Fish and Annie Elmer marriage certificate (1920)
    John Fish and Annie Elmer marriage certificate (1920)
    Elmer family (1911 England Census)
    Elmer family (1911 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 1) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 1) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 2) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (Page 2) (1901 England Census)
    Elmer family (1891 England Census)
    Elmer family (1891 England Census)
    Elmer family (1871 England Census)
    Elmer family (1871 England Census)
    Elmer family (1861 England Census)
    Elmer family (1861 England Census)

  • Notes 
    • William was apparently "a real local character" who "used to dock dogs tails with his teeth for a shilling a time!" His grandson "a small child at the time, had to go to the local ale house for him and supply the booze whilst he was performing this grizzly task!".

  • Sources 
    1. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index, RD: Croydon, Qtr: Oct-Nov-Dec, Vol: 2A, Page: 816.
      Daughter Annie Elmer's marriage certificate (1915)

    2. [S-2097899290] England & Wales Birth Index, RD: Lexden, Qtr: Jan, Vol: 4A, Page: 294, Accessed 1 Jan 2014.

    3. [S-1643032349] Boxted Register of Baptisms (1857-1907), (Essex Record Office), Image 7. Page 8. No. 59.
      (Privately)

    4. [S-2099991278] 1861 England Census, Class: RG9; Piece: 1105; Folio: 102; Page: 18; GSU roll: 542754.
      Birth date: abt 1860 Birth place: Boxted, Essex, England Residence date: 1861 Residence place: Boxted, Essex, England

    5. [S-2099734784] 1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 1693; Folio: 114; Page: 28; GSU roll: 830741.
      Birth date: abt 1860 Birth place: Boxted, Essex, England Residence date: 1871 Residence place: Boxted, Essex, England

    6. [S-2099732952] 1891 England Census, Class: RG12; Piece: 602; Folio 76; Page 36; GSU roll: 6095712.
      Birth date: abt 1865 Birth place: N Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Mitcham, Surrey, England

    7. [S-2097899321] 1901 England Census, Class: RG13; Piece: 655; Folio: 132; Page: 29.
      Birth date: abt 1860 Birth place: Colchester, Sussex, England Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Mitcham, Surrey, England

    8. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index.
      Daughter Annie Elmer's marriage certificate (1915)

    9. [S-2090057487] British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.Original data - The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO). War Office: Soldiers’ Documents, First World War ‘Burnt Documents’ (Microfilm Copies); (The National A).
      Son John Elmer's British Army WWI Service Record (1915)

    10. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index.
      Daughter Elizabeth Elmer's marriage certifiticate

    11. [S66] 1939 Register, (Findmypast), Ref: RG101/1369E/018/5 Letter Code: CNAT, Accessed 17 Apr 2016.

    12. [S-2100083933] England & Wales Death Index, Surrey North Eastern RD, Qtr: Oct Nov Dec, Vol: 5G, Page: 544, Accessed 28 Apr 2013.
      Certificate not yet purchased.

    13. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index.
      Marriage date: Oct 1855 Marriage place: Essex

    14. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index.
      Marriage date: Oct 1855 Marriage place: Essex, United Kingdom

    15. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index, RD: Croydon, Qtr: Jul-Aug-Sep, Vol: 2A, Page: 303.
      William Elmer's surname recorded as "Almer".