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Major John Read (abt. 1867 - abt. 1949)

Major John Read
Born about in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 13 Oct 1887 in Framlingham, Suffolk, Englandmap
Died about at about age 82 in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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Major John was born in the first quarter of 1867 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. His occupation was domestic servant as a groom and then a coachman. He married Myra Woods on October 13 1887 in Framlingham, Suffolk, England. He died in the second quarter of 1949 at the age of 82.


  • UK birth registration: Ipswich, Volume 4a, Page 610, March quarter 1867
  • "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Major John Read in household of William Read, Ipswich St Mary At The Elms, Suffolk, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing p. 5, Piece/Folio 1872/63, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,702.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), John Major Read, St Margaret, Suffolk, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Suffolk county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • UK death registration: GRO Reference: 1949 J Quarter in COLCHESTER Volume 04A Page 494


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