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Showing posts with label Peterborough. Show all posts
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Sunday, 9 May 2021

Herbert Edward Southwell and Emma Elizabeth Adcock

St. Mark's Church, Peterborough
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Paul Bryan - geograph.org.uk/p/4306299

Emma Elizabeth Adcock, daughter of John Adcock and Sarah Ann Richards, married Herbert Edward Southwell at St Mark's Church Peterborough in 1882. Herbert had been born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire in 1863. 

They do not appear to have had any children.

In 1901, this couple were living in Belvoir Road, Bottesford, Leicestershire, with Herbert E Southwell (38) Assurance Agent and wife, Emma Southwell (36).

In 1911, they are living back in Werrington, Peterborough with Herbert (48) Insurance Agent, Emma (46) and mother-in-law, Sarah Ann Adcock (68).

Herbert Edward Southwell died on 19 Aug 1919, aged 56.

Emma Elizabeth Southwell died on 26 Feb 1943. She will have been 79. Probate was granted, on 3 Jun 1943, with her beneficiaries named as Walter Ernest Johnson and Ethel Gertrude Johnson.

John Adcock and Sarah Ann Richards

Interior, St John the Baptist Church, Peterborough
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Julian P Guffogg - geograph.org.uk/p/5211727

John Adcock, eldest son of James Adcock and Mary Hill, married Sarah Ann Richards in 1861 at St John the Baptist ChurchPeterborough

John and Sarah had four children:
  1. Unnamed female child born 1861 (clearly didn't survive)
  2. Emma Elizabeth Adcock born 1864
  3. John James Adcock born 1869 (died 1889, aged 20)
  4. Annie Louisa Adcock born 1872 (died 1880, aged 8)
In 1871: John Adcock (32), Joiner, Sarah A (28), Emma E (6) and John J (2).

In 1881, we find the family at 121, Cromwell Road, Peterborough with John Adcock (42) Carpenter and Joiner, Sarah Ann (38), Emma Elizabeth (16) Shop Assistant, John James (12) Scholar. Annie Louisa had died the year before.

In 1891, John Adcock (52) occupation listed as "Joiner Foreman", Sarah Ann (48) and Emma Elizabeth (26) is still at home. John James had died in 1889.

In 1901, still in Cromwell Road, there are just John Adcock (62) Foreman Joiner, with wife Sarah Ann (58). Emma Elizabeth had married in 1892.

John Adcock died on 8 May 1907. Probate was granted on 19 Jun 1907 to his widow, Sarah Ann Adcock and daughter, Emma Elizabeth Southwell. Also mentioned was Herbert Edward Southwell, his son-in-law.

In 1911, Sarah Ann Adcock (68) was living with her daughter and son-in-law.

Sarah Ann Adcock died on 26 Dec 1926, aged 83. Probate was granted on 27 Jan 1931 to her daughter and only surviving child, Emma Elizabeth Southwell.

Cromwell Road, Peterborough
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © David P Howard - geograph.org.uk/p/3453169

If you're related to any of the people written about, I'm guessing you'll recognise them from the surnames. If you are, do please get in touch.