John Henry Fordham cNov 1887 - 1915

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Biography

A house boy on farm and the child of William Fordham and Mary Baker, John Fordham was born in Ramsgate, Kent, England c. Nov 18871,2,3,4,5,6,7 and married Maria Rowland (with whom he had 1 child, Rosa Estelle) in Thanet, Kent, England in Jan/feb/mar 191211.

During his life, he was living at St Peters, Thanet in 1891[1]; at Reading Street, St Peters, Thanet on 5 Apr 1891[12]; in Staple, Kent on 31 Mar 1901[13]; and at St Lawrence, Thanet on 2 Apr 1911[3] and in 1915[7].

He died on 3 May 1915 in Flanders, Belgium6,7,8,9,10 (g/4763. 2nd Bn. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). 3rd May 1915. Panel12and14) and is buried in Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium6. He served in the military in 1915 (regiment: Buffs (East Kent Regiment); Rank: Private; Service number: G/4763).

Parents

  1. William Henry
  2. Mary Ann Elizabeth

Children

  1. Rosa Estelle was born on 4 Aug 1915

Media

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1887/4/az/000193/086

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM/WWISD/0634258

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM/WWISD/0634258

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbm/cwgc/rollofhonour/000324370

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1901/0006672239

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=BMD/OVS/ARR1/001257/103

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. 1891 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Data imaged from The National
  2. 1901 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National
  3. 1911 England Census Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
  4. England & Wales births 1837-2006 - Findmypast
  5. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
  6. Global, Find A Grave Index for Non-Burials, Burials at Sea, and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
  7. UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.Original data - British and Irish Military Databases. The Naval and Military Press Ltd.Original data: British and Irish Military Databases. The Naval and Military PressLtd.
  8. Other
  9. Web: International, Find A Grave Index Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
  10. Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt Of Honour - Findmypast
  11. England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915
  12. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 3 and the son of the head of the household)
  13. 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 14 and the son-in-law of the head of the household)

To be done

Can't find relationship with the home person

Location for 1891 (Reading Street, St Peters, Thanet, Kent, England) differs from mother's (St Peters, Thanet, Kent, England)

Listed in the residence for 1915, but spouse Maria Rowland is not

Location for the event on 1915 is empty

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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