John THORN
(Est 1860-)
Edward James THORN
(Abt 1884-Abt 1954)

 

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Lilian Rookeby PEIRCE

Edward James THORN 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1884, Parkstone, Dorset, England 2 3
  • Marriage: Lilian Rookeby PEIRCE on 16 May 1910 in St. Mary's Parish Church, Longfleet, Dorset 1 2
  • Died: Abt 1954 aged about 70 4
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On 16 May 1910 his marriage certificate said that he was a 26-year-old bachelor who worked as a grocer and that he lived in Parkstone, Dorset, England. His father, John Thorn, was a labourer. 2

On 2 Apr 1911 he appeared on the census at 26 Crown Street, Shirley, Southampton, Hants as a 27-year-old shop assistant. 3

His death was registered during the quarter ended Mar 1954 at the Southampton registration district, with GRO reference vol 6b, page 714. 4


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Edward married Lilian Rookeby PEIRCE, daughter of George William PIERCE and Elizabeth Naunton DAVIES, on 16 May 1910 in St. Mary's Parish Church, Longfleet, Dorset.1 2 (Lilian Rookeby PEIRCE was born about 1883 in Haywards Heath, Sussex 3 5 6 7 and died in 1963 8.)

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Their witnesses were John Thorn and George Harold Rookby Peirce. 2

Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Jun 1910 at the Poole registration district, with GRO reference vol 5a, page 541. 1


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Sources


1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 17 Mar 2013), entry for Edward James Thorn and Lilian Rookeby Peirce, volume 5a, page 541, Jun quarter 1910, Poole district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, "1910. Marriage solemnized in the Parish Church in the parish of Longfleet in the county of Dorset," Edward James Thorn and Lilian Rookeby Peirce, marriage, page 209, entry 418; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 17 Mar 2013).

3 1911 Census of England and Wales, 26 Crown St Shirley Southampton, Edward Thorne; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 17 Mar 2013); citing RG 78 PN 274, RG 14 PN 5997, registration district (RD) 99 (Southampton), sub district (SD) 2 (Southampton western), enumeration district (ED) 9, schedule number (SN) 287.

4 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 18 Mar 2013), entry for Edward J. Thorn aged 70, volume 6b, page 714, Mar quarter 1954, Southampton district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

5 Dorset, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, "1902. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the parish of Longfleet in the county of Dorset," George Harold Peirce and Alice Kate Williams, page 106, entry 211; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 17 Oct 2012).

6 1891 Census of England, Haywards Heath, folio 56, page 42, George Peirce; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 14 Sep 2011); citing PRO RG 12/792.

7 1901 Census of England, Cheam, folio 108, page 36, Arthur S. Tabor; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 17 Mar 2013); citing PRO RG 13/578.

8 "FreeBMD Death records," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 18 Mar 2013), entry for Lilian R Thorn aged 80, volume 6b, page 603, Sep quarter 1963, Southampton district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.


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