Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist.
Chesterton was born in Campden Hill in Kensington, London, the son of Marie Louise, née Grosjean, and Edward Chesterton.
In 1881, Gilbert lived with his parents, Edward and Mary L. Chesterton and a brother at 11 Warwick Garden, Kensington, Middlesex, England. Edward worked as an auctioneer, while Gilbert was a scholar.
His death was registered at the Amersham Registration District, Buckinghamshire, during the 2nd Quarter of 1936. He was 66 years old.
↑ "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27S-BG27 : 10 December 2017), Gilbert K Chesterton in household of Edward Chesterton, Kensington, London,Middlesex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 17, Piece/Folio 24/52, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,318.
Edward Chesterton, 39; Mary L Chesterton, Gilbert K Chesterton, 6; Cecil E Chesterton, 1. All were born in Kensington except Mary, who was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, England.
↑ "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHK-ZZR9 : 4 September 2014), Gilbert K Chesterton, 1936; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England. 1936: Volume 3A; Page 1169; Line Number 92