Edward Coombs 1852 - c1948

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Biography

An ordinary agricultural labourer, Edward Coombs, the husband of Harriett Culmer the first cousin three-times-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Whitstable, Kent, England on 27 Dec 18521,2,3,4 and married Harriett (with whom he had 10 children: Emily Harriett, Charles F, Frank, Jessie May, Nelson Victor, Sidney John, and Alfred William Constable, along with 3 surviving children) in Faversham, Kent, England c. Aug 18755.

During his life, he was living at Waterham Road, Hernhill, Kent on 5 Apr 18917 - less than a mile from ; at Red Lion Inn, Hernhill, Kent on 31 Mar 19011; at Crockham Lane, Hernhill, Kent on 2 Apr 19116; and at 5 Manor Cottages, Swale, Kent on 29 Sept 19392.

He died c. May 1948 in Sittingbourne, Kent, England4.

Children

  1. Emily Harriett was born c. Aug 1883
  2. Charles F was born c. 1886
  3. Frank was born c. 1888
  4. Jessie May was born on 13 Feb 1891
  5. Nelson Victor was born on 6 Oct 1894
  6. Sidney John was born on 2 May 1900
  7. Alfred William Constable was born on 2 Nov 1901

Notes

He became blind at some point, however he coped very well with his loss of sight and led a full life.

Media

Edward Coombs 1947

Edward Coombs 1947

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA/R39/1851/1851C/002/20

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1911/rg14/04382/0003/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc/1891/0005777444

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/b/1853/1/ah/000797/019

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=tna/r39/1851/1851c/002/19

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=bmd/m/1875/3/az/000057/366

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=BMD/D/1948/2/AZ/000168/127

Family Tree

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Citations

  1. 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 50 and the head of the household)
  2. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was the head of the household)
  3. England & Wales births 1837-2006 - Findmypast
  4. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - Findmypast
  5. England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 - Findmypast
  6. 1911 Census for England & Wales - Findmypast (was age 60 and the head of the household)
  7. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 38 and the head of the household)

To be done

5 Manor Cottages, Swale, Kent, England isn't found

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