Alfred Murch

Alfred John Wallin Murch (1861 - 1907)

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Alfred John Wallin Murch
Born in London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Husband of — married 3 Aug 1884 in Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Died in Edmonton, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Biography

This profile is part of the Murch Name Study.

Alfred John Wallin Murch was born in 1861 to John Alfred Undrey Murch and Sarah Emma (Wallin) Murch. [1] The eldest child and the first of five boys, Alfred was born in Shoreditch, Middlesex, England. [2]

On 3 August 1884, Alfred married Caroline Elizabeth Farmer in Shoreditch. [3] The couple remained in Shoreditch, and had eight children: Alfred 1885, Amy 1886, Ada 1887 (who died aged 2), Frederick 1888, Florence 1890, Albert 1891, Sydney 1893, and Charles 1897.

Alfred was a cricket bat maker in Shoreditch for over twenty years. [4]

ONE SEVENTH SCALE REPLICA OF THE BATS
TAKEN FROM THE M.C.C COLLECTION AT LORDS CRICKET GROUND

The 1901 census (the final one on which he would appear) shows that he and his family have moved to the middle-class residential area of Wood Green.[5]

Alfred died in 1907 at the comparatively young age of 45. [6]

Sources

  1. UK birth registration: Mile End 1c 546, September quarter 1861
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27S-W5DJ : 8 December 2017), Alfred Murch in household of Alfred Murch, Shoreditch, London,Middlesex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 10, Piece/Folio 386/6, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,252.
  3. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJW4-6W8 : 10 February 2018), Alfred John Wallin Murch and Caroline Elizabeth Farmer, 03 Aug 1884; citing Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, reference p 245, no 489, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 405,132.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:3189-WW2 : 1 May 2019), Alfred Murch, Shoreditch, London, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X96V-66L : 20 May 2019), Alfred Murch, Wood Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Tottenham subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  6. England & Wales death registration: Edmonton [district], Volume 3a, Page 277, March quarter 1907,


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