Albert was born the son of James Porter and Charlotte Whitcombe (Knight) Porter on the 2nd April 1878, in Taunton, Somerset and his birth was registered in the 2nd quarter 1878, reference Taunton 5c/377.
1891 Census on the 5th April 1891 Albert was living in St. James Street, Taunton, Somerset with his parents James and Charlotte, and siblings Emma, Henry J., Malora (shown as Malvia), Walter, Florence, Francis, William and Mabel. (William and Mabel were listed on a continuing page in the census).
1901 Census on the 31st March 1901 Albert, a printer, was boarding in Chesterfield Terrace, Lichfield, Staffordshire.
In 1929 Albert attended his father James Porter's funeral as recorded in the Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser – Wednesday 6th March 1929: The funeral of Mr James Porter, former Taunton tradesman, whose death occurred at Burnham-on-Sea, took place on Tuesday afternoon at St. James's Cemetery, Taunton. Mr Porter had reached the age of 82. The Rev. J. Jones Vaughan, minister of North Street Congregational Church, conducted the burial service, and the chief mourners were Messrs H. J. Porter, Taunton, Albert Porter, Worcester, Walter Porter, Newcastle, Francis Porter, Chelmsford, and William Porter, Norwich (sons), Mrs Oram, of Low Ham, Langport, and Mrs W. Porter, Berrow (daughters), Miss Osborne, Bristol (sister-in-law), Miss Wilmott, Bristol, Mrs Groves, Pitney, Langport, and Miss Ethel Silvester, Berrow (grand-daughters), Mr O. Coombes, Berrow, Mr C. Knight, Taunton.
Albert died aged 90 and his death was registered in the 3rd quarter 1968 in Worcester, Worcestershire.
(3.4.1881 - 5.4.1891) 26 St. James Street, Taunton, Somerset
(31.3.1901) 11 Chesterfield Terrace, Lichfield, Staffordshire
(2.4.1911) Tankerton, St. Johns Road, Earlswood, Redhill, Surrey
(29.9.1939) 22 Middle Street, Worcester, Worcestershire
Letterpress printer (2.4.1911)
General shopkeeper and dealer (29.9.1939)
Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.
Albert is 27 degrees from James Beard, 42 degrees from Anthony Bourdain, 26 degrees from Julia Child, 26 degrees from Mapie de Toulouse-Lautrec, 32 degrees from Joop Braakhekke, 28 degrees from Isabella Beeton, 25 degrees from Gustava Björklund, 35 degrees from Margaret Fulton, 38 degrees from Edna Lewis and 27 degrees from Loralee Hutton on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.