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Arthur Joseph GIBSON
(1810-1860)
Lavinia SMITH
(1820-1886)
Humphrey POTTER
(1823-1877)
Elizabeth ABELL
(1825-After 1881)
Walter GIBSON
(1856-1940)
Fanny Agnes POTTER
(1859-1924)

Florence Lavinia GIBSON
(1893-1936)

 

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Verdi Lindley EARNSHAW

Florence Lavinia GIBSON

  • Born: 21 Aug 1893, West Ham, Essex, England
  • Marriage: Verdi Lindley EARNSHAW on 25 Dec 1914 in Plaistow, West Ham, London, England
  • Died: 7 Jul 1936, Twickenham, Middlesex, England aged 42
  • Crem.: 11 Jul 1936, Woking, Surrey, England
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bullet  General Notes:

died five days before 21st birthday of my father (her elder son)

date of death and cremation from a printed card

Birth is on Free BMD web site as Dec qtr 1893, West Ham Vol 4a page 107 (correct)
Birth certificate is entry 263 registered on 13 October 1893. Address given as 125 Freemason's Road, West Ham

Marriage certificate entry 391 at The Parish Church, Plaistow on 25th December 1914 (Christmas Day!!) - just over 6 months before birth of first son.
Witnesses included Ernest Gibson and Rhoda Gibson (brother and sister)

Death Registered Sep qtr 1936 Brentford (sub district Twickenham) Vol 3a P 182
Register entry 64. died at home - 4 Heath Gardens, Twickenham. Certified by Dr H L Raynor - who also delivered me in 1947!
She was cremated at Woking
note: Dr Howard Luscombe Rayner was registered as a doctor on 4 May 1921 and lived at 2 Walpole Gardens, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham (GMC Medical Registers on Ancestry.co.uk)

1901 Census
Florence Lavinia is said to be aged 8 (actually 7) - address was 60 Sutton Court Road in Plaistow - St Andrews Parish
RG13/1572 F69 P32
Walter Gibson, Head, age 43, Dock Labourer, born Middlesex London
Fanny A Gibson, Wife, age 42,, born Middlesex London
William W M Gibson, Son, age 14,Port Labouring boy, born Essex West Ham
Ernest Gibson, Son, age 12,, born Essex West Ham
Rhoda Gibson, Daughter, age 10,, born Essex West Ham
Florence Gibson, Daughter, age 8,, born Essex West Ham
Jessie Gibson, Daughter, age 4,, born Essex West Ham

1911 census
RG14PN9441 RG78PN507B RD188 SD3 ED31 SN181
14 Dundee Road, Plaistow E Essex
Walter Gibson, Head, 55, Married, Dock Labourer, London St Georges
Fanny Gibson, Wife, 52, Married, London St Georges E
Ernest Gibson, Son, 22, Single, Ledger Clerk, Essex Custom House E
Rhoda Gibson, Daughter, 20, Single, Shorthand Typist, Essex Custom House E
Florence Gibson, Daughter, 18, Single, do Typist, Essex Custom House E
Jessie Gibson, Daughter, 14, -, -, Essex Custom House E
against Fanny it states she has been married 32 years and has had 8 children born alive, 6 living, 2 died
The house had 5 rooms
This matches with previously known information
- no infirmities shown in the final column of the form

Electoral Role 1926 (on ancestry.co.uk)
Twickenham, South Ward
4 Heath Gardens
HO HO Earnshaw Florence Lavinia
R O Earnshaw Verdi Lindley
- HO Qualification through husband's occupation
- R Residential qualification (man), O Occupational qualification

Electoral Role 1927 & 1928 (on ancestry.co.uk)
Twickenham, South Ward
4 Heath Gardens
HO HO Earnshaw Florence Lavinia
R O Earnshaw Verdi Lindley
O O Gibson Jessie
- HO Qualification through husband's occupation
- R Residential qualification (man), O Occupational qualification

Electoral Role 1929 - 1935 (on ancestry.co.uk)
Twickenham, South Ward
4 Heath Gardens
Rw Dw Earnshaw Florence Lavinia
R O Earnshaw Verdi Lindley
Rw Ow Gibson Jessie
- Rw residential qualification (woman), Dw Qualification through husband's occupation
- R Residential qualification (man), O Occupational qualification
- Ow Occupational qualification (woman)

bullet  Burial Notes:

Woking Crematorium - entry in book of remembrance under date of death 7th July, together with husband

Undertaker was B.G. Higgs 155, Heath Road Twickenham (same one as later used for husband and also Jessie Louisa)


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Florence married Verdi Lindley EARNSHAW, son of Heman EARNSHAW and Janey LINDLEY, on 25 Dec 1914 in Plaistow, West Ham, London, England. (Verdi Lindley EARNSHAW was born on 15 Apr 1892 in Elland, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, baptised on 15 May 1892 in Luddenden, Nr Halifax, Yorkshire, England, died on 3 Dec 1953 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England and was cremated on 9 Dec 1953 in Woking, Surrey, England.)


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