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William Sydney Barber (1892 - 1976)

William Sydney Barber
Born in Southwark, London, England, United Kingdommap
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Died at about age 83 in Havering, London, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

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William Barber was born in Middlesex, England.

William Barber was born in 1892. He was the son of Sydney Barber and Ellen Mitchell. [1]

In 1901, William was living with his parents and three siblings in St George the Martyr, Southwark. [2]

In 1911, William was living with his parents and siblings in Enfield, Middlesex. At the time, William was an 18-year-old apprentice compositor for a printer. [3]

In the 1921 census William (age 28), Linotype Operator, was the single son of Ellen Barber at 6, Fairleigh Terrace, Downs Road, Enfield, Middlesex, England.[4]

1921 Census of England and Wales: 6, Fairleigh Terrace, Downs Road, Enfield, Middlesex
Name Relation Sex Status Age Birth Place Occupation Employer
Ellen Barber Head F 50 Brighton, Sussex, England Home Duties
William Sydney Barber Son M Single 28 London, England Linotype Operator United Newspaper Ltd, Salisbury Square Ec
Nellie Elvina Barber Daughter F 20 London, England Filament Mounter Ediawan, Ponders End, (Out Of Work)
Florence Caroline Barber Daughter F 18 Enfield, Middlesex, England Envelop Maker Out Of Work
Sydney Amos Barber Son M 15 Enfield, Middlesex, England Reading Boy
Leonard Stanley Barber Son M 12 Enfield, Middlesex, England
Winifred Edith Barber Daughter F 10 Enfield, Middlesex, England
Percy George Barber Son M 9 Enfield, Middlesex, England


In 1924, William married Doris C. Singleton. The marriage was registered in Edmonton. William's middle initial was mis-transcribed as an E. [5]

William passed away in 1976. His death was registered in Havering. [6]

Sources

  1. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth (https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/ : accessed 29 January 2021), database entry for Barber, William Sydney (Mother's maiden surname: Mitchell), GRO Reference: 1892 D Quarter in St Saviour London, Volume 01D Page 59.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9HS-HWP : 20 May 2019), William S Barber in household of Sydney A Barber, St George the Martyr Southwark, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Borough Road subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW41-NP7 : 5 July 2019), William Sydney Barber in household of Sydney Amass Barber, Enfield, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  4. 1921 Census: "1921 Census Of England & Wales", database with images, Archive: The National Archives; Series: RG 15; Piece number: 06952; District reference: RD 132 RS 7 ED 2, FindMyPast Image - FindMyPast Transcription (accessed 3 October 2023), William Sydney Barber (28), single son, Linotype Operator, in household of Ellen Barber (50) at 6, Fairleigh Terrace, Downs Road, Enfield in Edmonton registration district in Middlesex, England. Born in London, England. Employed by United Newspaper Ltd, Salisbury Square Ec.
  5. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZP-54YV : 8 October 2014), William E Barber and null, 1924; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1924, quarter 4, vol. 3A, p. 1325, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVC5-29JN : 4 September 2014), William Sydney Barber, 1976; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Havering, Essex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

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