William James Elmer

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  • Name William James Elmer  [1
    Born 1891  Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1901  Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1911  [2
    Golf Caddie 
    Residence 1911  8 Shore Street, Mitcham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1913  [3
    Golf Caddie 
    Military 14 Jan 1913  [4
    First Name(s):William James
    Last Name:Elmer
    Unit:East Surrey Regiment
    Series:Regular Army, 27th January 1908 to 29th March 1913
    Regiment:East Surrey Regiment
    Reference:2496 / 35
    Page number:186
    Age:21 Years 3 Months
    Height:5ft 7in.
    Weight (pounds):141
    Chest size (inches):36.
    5Chest Expansion (inches):2
    Complexion:Fresh
    Eye colour:Brown
    Hair colour:Black
    Distinctive marks:Tattoos+
    Occupation:Golf Caddie
    Birthplace:Mitcham
    County:Surrey
    Attestation date:14 January 1913
    Attestation place:Kingston
    Remarks:F Cox 81 Besley St Streatham
    Notes:Regular Army enlistments. In this register, details of the man's employer have been added in the Remarks column.
    Transcriptions ? The Surrey History Trust 
    Military 19 Mar 1918  [3
    Service No. 16835
    "Discharged
    No longer physically fit for war service." 
    Person ID P1639  Hamilton and Ridley family tree
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2019 

    Father William Elmer,   b. 29 Jan 1860, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Surrey North Eastern registration district, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 31 July 1882  Parish Church, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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.
    Photos
    Annie Fish (Ridley/Elmer) with two of her sisters
    Annie Fish (Ridley/Elmer) with two of her sisters
    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)
    Family ID F376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary E Baker 
    Married 1919  Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Stanley G Elmer,   b. Abt 1920, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. William H Elmer,   b. Abt 1922, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Olive M Elmer,   b. Abt 1923, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Ellen M Elmer,   b. Abt 1925, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +5. John A Elmer,   b. Abt 1927, Wandsworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Elsie G Elmer,   b. Abt 1928, Wandsworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Leslie J Elmer,   b. Abt 1929, Wandsworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Albert Elmer,   b. Abt 1931, Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. Edward Elmer,   b. Abt 1931, Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     10. Ronald Elmer,   b. Abt 1933, Wandsworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. Patrick Elmer,   b. Abt 1935, Wandsworth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1891 - 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 MapsMarried - 1919 - Croydon, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    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)

  • Sources 
    1. [S-2097899321] 1901 England Census, Class: RG13; Piece: 655; Folio: 132; Page: 30.
      Birth date: abt 1892 Birth place: Mitcham, Surrey, England Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Mitcham, Surrey, England

    2. [S-2069789544] 1911 England Census.

    3. [S-2069889638] British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - War Office: Soldiers? Documents from Pension Claims, First World War (Microfilm Copies); (The National Archives Microfilm Publication WO364); Records created or inherite).

    4. [S-1643032321] Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933, (brightsolid).

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

    6. [S-2099734593] England & Wales Marriage Index, RD: Croydon, Qtr: Oct, Vol: 2A, Page: 910, Accessed 20 Mar 2019.