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Family of Henry WARD and Rachel COOMBER

Husband: Henry WARD (bef1818-1888)
Wife: Rachel COOMBER (bef1821- )
Children: John Henry WARD (bef1845-bef1851)
Emily Theresa WARD (bef1848- )
Robert Coomber WARD (1850-1916)
Gemima Elizabeth WARD (bef1852- )
Charles WARD (bef1855- )
Laura Annie WARD (bef1856- )
Marriage 28 Dec 1842 Christ Church, Southwalk, Surrey

Husband: Henry WARD

Name: Henry WARD
Sex: Male
Father: John WARD (1787-bef1828)
Mother: Elizabeth BANNISTER (bef1798-c. 1851)
Cause of Death: Cerebral Haemorrhage
Note: Aged 52 in 1871 census
Birth bef 20 Feb 1818 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Baptism 20 Feb 1818 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Occupation Painter,plumber and decoraror1
Death 29 Feb 1888 (age 70) York Rd, Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire
Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage

Wife: Rachel COOMBER

Name: Rachel COOMBER
Sex: Female
Father: Robert COOMBER (bef1789-bef1871)
Mother: Celia BIRCH (bef1790-bef1862)
Note: In 1871 census she is being visited by her sister Laura. Note some transcriptions have them as Croomber. Claimed to be age 48 in that census which doesn't quite tie up with my birthdates
Birth bef 2 Dec 1821 Harrietsham, Kent
Baptism 2 Dec 1821 (age 0) Harrietsham, Kent
Residence 1871 (age 49-50) Middle Street, Great Driffield

Child 1: John Henry WARD

Name: John Henry WARD
Sex: Male
Birth bef 3 Jul 1845 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Baptism 3 Jul 1845 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Death bef 1851 (age 5-6)

Child 2: Emily Theresa WARD

Name: Emily Theresa WARD
Sex: Female
Birth bef 8 Jun 1848 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Baptism 8 Jun 1848 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England

Child 3: Robert Coomber WARD

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Robert Coomber WARD, Chandler gravestones 2

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Robert Coomber WARD, Chandler gravestones 7

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Spouse: Mary Ann Jane LITTLE, Chandler gravestones 2

Name: Robert Coomber WARD
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary Ann Jane LITTLE (1852-1933)
Children: Henry Percy WARD (1875-1953)
Minnie Theresa WARD (1876-1951)
Charles Coomber WARD (1878-1878)
Robert Johnson WARD (1879-1951)
Martin Coomber WARD (1880-1949)
Rachel Emilia WARD (1881-1983)
Ethel Little WARD (1883-1904)
Mabel Lillian Pickering WARD (1885-1975)
Olivia Stillborn WARD (1887-1907)
Note 1: Lived in Shady Lane, Driffield, later renamed as Victoria Road. House called Gowanbrae.
Note 2: Painted the frescoe ceilings at Sledmere Hall.
Also a practical joker (chicken chimney, tea vicar, cake burnt)
Note 3: In 1901 had a boarder by the name of Clara Beck staying with them. She was a churchworker according to the census. Aged 60, born in London.
Note 4: Mentioned in the Post Office Professions and Trades directory by Bulmer in 1892. Working as a painter and living at 37 Middle St South, Driffield
Source http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/ERY/Greatdriffield/GreatDriffield92.htm

Eric Chandler has a deed to show that he purchased 3 burial plots (No 2283, 2292 and 2301) in Driffield on 7 December 1878/9
(Deed shows different year dates on front and inside.)
His birth certificate states he was born on 17 May. Gravestone has 21 May
Birth 17 May 1850 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England2
Baptism 27 Jun 1850 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Residence 31 Mar 1901 (age 50) 15 George Street, Gt Driffield
15 George Street, Gt Driffield
Occupation Painter and Decorator.
Residence 2 Apr 1911 (age 60) 33 Victoria Road, Great Driffield, Yorkshire3
33 Victoria Road, Great Driffield, Yorkshire
Death 29 Mar 1916 (age 65) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Burial Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England

Child 4: Gemima Elizabeth WARD

Name: Gemima Elizabeth WARD
Sex: Female
Birth bef 14 Oct 1852 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Baptism 14 Oct 1852 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England

Child 5: Charles WARD

Name: Charles WARD
Sex: Male
Note: Not with family in 1871 census
Birth bef 29 Mar 1855 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Baptism 29 Mar 1855 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England

Child 6: Laura Annie WARD

Name: Laura Annie WARD1
Sex: Female
Birth bef 26 Jun 1856 Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England
Baptism 26 Jun 1856 (age 0) Gt Driffield, East Yorkshire, England

Note on Husband: Henry WARD

Aged 52 in 1871 census

Note on Wife: Rachel COOMBER

In 1871 census she is being visited by her sister Laura. Note some transcriptions have them as Croomber. Claimed to be age 48 in that census which doesn't quite tie up with my birthdates

Note on Child 3: Robert Coomber WARD (1)

Lived in Shady Lane, Driffield, later renamed as Victoria Road. House called Gowanbrae.

Note on Child 3: Robert Coomber WARD (2)

Painted the frescoe ceilings at Sledmere Hall.

Also a practical joker (chicken chimney, tea vicar, cake burnt)

Note on Child 3: Robert Coomber WARD (3)

In 1901 had a boarder by the name of Clara Beck staying with them. She was a churchworker according to the census. Aged 60, born in London.

Note on Child 3: Robert Coomber WARD (4)

Mentioned in the Post Office Professions and Trades directory by Bulmer in 1892. Working as a painter and living at 37 Middle St South, Driffield

Source http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/ERY/Greatdriffield/GreatDriffield92.htm

 

Eric Chandler has a deed to show that he purchased 3 burial plots (No 2283, 2292 and 2301) in Driffield on 7 December 1878/9

(Deed shows different year dates on front and inside.)

His birth certificate states he was born on 17 May. Gravestone has 21 May

Note on Child 5: Charles WARD

Not with family in 1871 census

Sources

1"1871 Census".
2"Robert Coomber Ward birth certificate 1850".
3"1911 Census".