Showing posts with label Railway Porter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Railway Porter. Show all posts

Sunday, 2 May 2021

Henry Wilton Day and Emmeline Emma Sell

St John the Evangelist Church, London SE1
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Christine Matthews - geograph.org.uk/p/4377468

Henry Wilton Day, eldest son of John Day and Ellen Wilton, married Emmeline Emma Sell, in 1867, St John the Evangelist, in Lambeth (Waterloo). 

  1. Frank H Day b. 1866
  2. Emma Day b. 1868
  3. Ellen Day b. 1872
  4. William Day b. 1874
  5. Mary Day b. 1877
  6. Alice Day b. 1881
  7. Harry Day b. 1884
In 1871, the family were living in Farnham Place in the parish of Southwark St Saviour, where Henry (27) was employed as a Railway Porter. Living with him were wife Emmeline (30), and children, Frank H (5) and Emma (2).

In 1881, still at 2, Farnham Place, St Saviour, Southwark were Henry Day (37), Railway Porter, Emma Day (40), Frank (15), Ticket Writer, Ellen (9), William (6), Mary (3) and Alice (0), as well as two boarders: Henry Garrett (26), General Labourer, and George Griffin (17), General Porter. 

Likewise, in 1891, they were still living in Farnham Place, Southwark. Henry Day (48) is a Sorter's Clerk, with Emma (50), daughter Emma (22), Box Maker, William (16), Alice (10) and John Clifford (51), lodger. 

Emmeline Emma Day died, aged 56, in 1897, in Southwark. 

In 1901, at 70, Linnell Road, Camberwell, were Henry Day (58), Widower, Railway Porter, Mary Day (23), Alice Day (20), Lady Clerk, daughter Emma Pocock (32), widow and granddaughters: Elsie Pocock (4) and Lily Pocock (2).

In 1911, Harry W Day (67), Pensioner and Former Booking Clerk, Widower, was living at 17 Rignold Road, Camberwell, with his widowed daughter, Emma Pocock (40) Elsie (14) and Lilian (12). 

Henry Wilton Day died in Camberwell, aged 71, in 1915. 

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