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Herbert Twelvetrees (1866 - 1932)

Herbert Twelvetrees
Born in Clapton, London, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1893 in London, Englandmap
Died in Clapton, London, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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Biography

Herbert Twelvetrees was born in 1866 in Clapton, London, England to Harper Twelvetrees and Isabella (Noble) Twelvetrees. His birth was registered in Hackney, London in the second quarter of the year.[1]

In 1871 Herbert Twelvetrees (age 5, Scholar) lived in Hackney with his father Harper (47, Chemical Manufacturer), mother Isabella (42), three older siblings: William H (22, Manager of Chemical Works), Florence R (12, Scholar), and Edwin H (8, Scholar), aunt Elzabeth A Noble (45, Annuitant), and servant Marianne Gardiner (32).[2]

In 1881 Herbert Twelvetrees (age 15, Scholar) lived at Evering Road in Hackney with his father Harper (57, Engineer Laundry), mother Isabella (52), two siblings: Florence R (22, Mothers Help) and Edwin (18, Clerk), and servant Martha Turner (18, Cook).[3]

Herbert's father passed away in 1881: "TWELVETREES Harper. Personal Estate £1,027. 6 March. The Will of Harper Twelvetrees late of 80 Finsbury-pavement in the City of London and of 223 Evering-road Clapton in the County of Middlesex who died 30 November 1881 at 223 Evering-road was proved at the Principal Registry by Isabella Twelvetrees of 223 Evering-road Widow the Relict and John Noble of 18 Walbrook in the said City gentleman two of the Executors."[4]

In 1891 Herbert Twelvetrees (age 25, Clerk) lived at Alkham Road in Hackney with his mother Isabella (62, Living on Own Means), sister Florence R (32, Governess), and niece Eleanor M Twelvetrees (6, Scholar).[5]

Herbert Twelvetrees married Jessie Constance Williams in 1893. The marriage was registered in Hackney in the second quarter of the year.[6]

In 1901 Hebert Twelvetrees (age 35, Accountant to Electrical Engineer) lived at Clapton Common in Hackney with his wife Jessie C Twelvetrees (37), father-in-law John Williams (age 74, Retired Civil Servant), and three servants: Annie Thompson (39, Housemaid), Eliza May (22, Housemaid), and Hester Owen (49, Cook).[7]

In 1911 Herbert Twelvetrees (age 45, Accountant) lived in Hackney with his wife Jessie Constance (47) and two servants: Annie Thompson (49, Cook) and Emma Tucker (30, Housemaid).[8]

Herbert passed away on 6 July 1932: "TWELVETREES Herbert of 89 Clapton Common Middlesex died 6 July 1932 Probate London 1 September to William Eve solicitor. Effects £3224 13s. 10d. Resworn £3538 18s. 6d."[9] His death was registered in Hackney in the third quarter of the year.[10]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XSQ-4PG : 1 October 2014), Herbert Twelvetrees, 1866; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Hackney, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England. [same record on the GRO Index includes mother's maiden name as "Noble" (https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/indexes_search.asp)]
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRNR-PS4 : 9 December 2017), Herbert Twelvetrees in entry for Harper Twelvetrees, 1871.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q279-5K5C : 8 December 2017), Herbert Twelvetrees in household of Harper Twelvetrees, Hackney, London,Middlesex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 1, Piece/Folio 303/40, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,234.
  4. "UK Wills & Probate, 1858-1996" (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills) Twelvetrees, 1882.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:3BVL-HPZ : 10 December 2017), Herbert Twelvetrees in household of Isabella Twelvetrees, Hackney, London, England; 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.
  6. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DFJ-SFN : 13 December 2014), Herbert Twelvetrees, 1893; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1893, quarter 2, vol. 1B, p. 870, Hackney, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X98H-W26 : 8 April 2016), Hebert Twelvetrees in household of John Williams, Hackney, London, Middlesex, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing North Hackney subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  8. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWGW-SDJ : 17 November 2018), Herbert Twelvetrees, St John At Hackney, , London, England; 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.
  9. "UK Wills & Probate, 1858-1996" (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills) Twelvetrees, 1932.
  10. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVH6-B79K : 4 September 2014), Herbert Twelvetrees, 1932; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Hackney, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • GRO (gro.gov.uk) - birth index (Mother's maiden name 'NOBLE')


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