The 'Fisher' Family

1895 - Stanley Isaac
1899 - Wilfred Clare

 

 

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Isaac Fisher
1866 - 1931
 
 

Husband:

Isaac Fisher  

Born:

January 7, 1866 Mitford - Mar quarter (4b 275)
Died: November 12, 1931 Mattishall, Mitford - Dec quarter (4b 263) age 65 years
Buried: November 16, 1931 Mattishall Cemetery Entry 335
Parents Clare Fisher (1832)
&
Mary Ann White
 
 

Wife:

Kate Groom  

Born:

September 9, 1865 Shipdham, Mitford - Dec quarter (4b 243)
Died: May 7, 1959 East Dereham - Jun quater (4b 390) age 93 years
Buried: May 13, 1959 Mattishall Cemetery Entry 614
Parents James Groom
&
Anne Esther Curson

 

Married:

May 6, 1891 East Dereham Primative Methodist Chapel

1891: Marriage record - Isaac Fisher married Kate Groom Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 452)

 

Standing: Wilfred Clare (1898) - Elsie Kate (1892) - Stanley Isaac (1895)
Sitting: Isaac (1866) - Russell James (1904) - Kate nee Groom (1865)
Can't help but wonder why they needed the rug!

Children with Kate:

Name:

Date of birth:
Birth Place:
Elsie Kate Fisher - See Menu April 10, 1892 Mattishall, Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 274)
Stanley Isaac Fisher - See Menu February 1, 1895 Mattishall, Mitford - Mar quarter (4b 280)
Wilfred Clare Fisher - See Menu April 26, 1898 Mattishall, Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 268)
Russell James Fisher - See Menu February 29, 1904 Mattishall, Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 235)

 

There are 4 infant deaths in the Mattishall Burgh Lane Burial Book that I cannot (at this moment in time) place with a family without buying the birth certificates, I have listed them with this family and two others as they seem the likely candidates, until I get further information.
They are....

Elsie Marion Fisher - born 1895 - Mitford (Dec quarter 4b 253) - Died 1895 - Mitford ( Dec quarter 4b 173) - Buried Mattishall Burgh Lane Cemetery Oct 16, 1895 age 0 - Entry 12

Reginald Hector Fisher - born 1901 - Mitford (Jun quarter 4b 261) - Died 1902 - Mitford (June quarter 4b 155) - Buried Mattishall Burgh Lane Cemetery April 10, 1903 age 11months - something don't quite add up here if all these dates are correct. - Entry 70

Albert Victor Fisher - born 1903 - Mitford (Sept quarter 4b 252) - Died 1905 - Mitford (Mar quarter 4b 183) - Buried Mattishall Burgh Lane Cemetery Feb 11, 1905 age 13 months - Entry 88

Albert Alladin Fisher - born 1906 - Mitford (March quarter 4b 247) - Died 1907 - Mitford (Mar quarter 4b 183) - Buried Mattishall Burgh Lane Cemetery Jan 2, 1907 age 13 months - Entry 110

 

 

 

File Information:

1866: May 17, Baptism of Isaac Fisher at East Dereham , son of Clare & Mary Ann Fisher of Mattishall, General Dealer.
Ceremony preformed by George Seaman

1881: Census - The Heath, Hockering Norfolk
Clare Fisher - Head - Married - age 48 (1833) - Farmer 74 Acres Employ 2 Men & P M Local Preacher - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Mary Fisher - Wife - age 52 (1829) - Farmers Wife - born Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk
Ann E Fisher - Daughter - Single - age 23 (1858) - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Clare Fisher - Son - Single - age 20 (1861) - Farmers Son & P M Local Preacher - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Thomas Fisher - Son - Single - age 19 (1862) - Carpenter & P M Local Preacher - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Charles Fisher - Son - Single - age 17 (1864) - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Isaac Fisher - Son - Single - age 15 (1866) - born Mattishall, Norfolk
George Fisher - Son - age 11 (1870) - Scholar - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Emma Fisher - Daughter - age 9 (1872) - Scholar - born Mattishall, Norfolk
Thomas Sheringham - Nephew age 8 (1873) - Scholar - Mattishall, Norfolk

1890: Isaac Fisher bought the old 5-floor tower mill run by Mt Youll in Mill Road, Mattishall, he commisioned Lebbell King to build a house on the site which would become the family home, now known as 'Ivy Dene'

1891: Census - 3 Mill Road, Mattishall
Isaac J Fisher - Head - Single - age 25 - Butcher (Notem) - born Mattishall

1901: Census - Mill Road, Mattishall, Norfolk 
Isaac Fisher - Head - 35 - Butcher/dealer with own account - Mattishall.
Kate Fisher - Wife (nee Groom) - 35 - Shipdham.
Elsie Fisher - Daughter - 8 - Mattishall.
Stanley Fisher - Son - 6 - Mattishall.
Wilfred Fisher - Son - 2 - Mattishall.

1893: the top section of the tower mill was blown off in a storm and the mill was dimantled in 1900. Isaac sold some of the materials to Mr William Duffield (miller in Mill Street Mattishall) to repair his mill where he started his milling business which was to become one of Norfolk's leading Millers. Isaac's mill was still derelict in 1926

Isaac Fisher had a butcher's shop in the ground floor of the mill his daughter Elsie Fisher would often deliver meat to customers in the village and surrounding villages in a horse and trap, there were no cars in those days. They also sold milk from the house.

 

Abt 1930 - Ivy Dene - Mill Road
Cousens - Ivy Horne, Margaret Fisher , Katie, Bertha & Stephen Horne


1911: Census - Mill Road Mattishall E Dereham Norfolk
Isaac Fisher - Head - Married - age 45 (1866) - Cattle Dealer - born Mattishall
Kate Fisher - Wife - married 19 years - age 45 (1866) - born Shipdham
Elsie Kate Fisher - Dau - Single - age 18 (1893) - born Mattishall
Stanley Isaac Fisher - Son - age 16 (1895) - Assisting In Business - born Mattishall
Wilfred Clare Fisher - Son - age 12 (1899) - School - born Mattishall
Russell James Fisher - Son -age 7 (1904) - School - born Mattishall

1931: November 12, Isaac Fisher died aged 65

1931: Isaac Fisher of Ivy Dene Mattishall Norfolk died November 12th 1931 Probate Norwich December 19th to Kate Fisher widow - Effects £2838. 2s.

1931: - Isaac died 12th November, aged 65 (Stone M cemetery)
1959: - Kate died 7th May, aged 93 (Same stone as husband)


More on Katie Groom

Kate's grandparents
1810:
Oct 15 - Marriage record
St Peter Church, Rockland St Peter
William Groom - Bachelor of this parish
Elizabeth Symonds - Spinster of this parish
Witness: William Symonds and Robert Shepherd
Register Number 89
File Number 3621

William and Elizabeth had children:

1/ William Groom born abt 1811 all at Rockland St Peter
2/ John Groom born abt 1814
3/ Christmas or Christopher Groom born abt 1816
4/ George Groom born abt 1818
5/ John Groom born abt 1821
6/ Charles Groom born abt 1823
7/ Sarah Groom born abt 1825
8/ Rebecca Groom born abt 1828
9/ James Groom born abt 1829 - Kate's father
9/ Timothy Groom born abt 1835

Kate's father
1829:
Baptisim record
James Groom born about 1829 - baptised Nov 30 1829 of this parish
St Peter Church, Rockland St Peter Norfolk
Father: William Groom a Labourer
Mother: Elizabeth Symonds
Register Number 197
File Number 3619

Kate's grandparents with her Aunts and Uncles
1851:
Census - Fly Common, Rockland St Peter
PRO Reference: HO/107/1823 Folio: 267 Page: 24 FHL Film: 0207477
William Groom - Head - 62 - Ag Lab & Thatcher Formerly Worker in Hemp - Bunwell-Nfk
Elizabeth Groom - Wife - 61 - Rockland St Peter-Nfk
Rebecca Groom - Daur - single 22 - Dress Maker - Rockland St Peter-Nfk
Charles Groom - Son - single - 18 - Ag Lab - Rockland St Peter-Nfk
Timothy Groom - Son - single - 15 - Ag Lab - Rockland St Peter-Nfk

In this census return are both Kate's parents working for the Winkfield's at Shipdham
1851:
Census - Near The Church, Shipdham Mitford, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1824 Folio: 70 Page: 10 FHL Film: 0207478
George Winkfield Head - 38 - Shop Keeper - Stoke Ferry-Nfk
Susanna Winkfield - Wife - 32 - Shop Keeper Wife - Hilbro-Nfk
Jane Winkfield - Daur - 5 - Schl - Shipdham-Nfk
Ellen Winkfield - Daur - 3 - Schl - Shipdham-Nfk
Next door lived the empoyees......
PRO Reference: HO/107/1824 Folio: 70 Page: 11 FHL Film: 0207478
Fredric Winkfield - Vist - single - 22 - Draper - Shipdham-Nfk
Robert Barnard - Groc - single 28 - Grocers Asst - Attleboro-Nfk
John Growe - Drap - single 20 - Drapers Asst - Hockering-Nfk
Anne English - Drap - single 35 - Drapers Asst - Marham-Nfk
Thomas Long - Appr - single 16 - Grocer & Draper Apps - Marham-Nfk
James Wright - Appr - single 15 - Grocer & Draper Apps - Watton-Nfk
James Groom - Serv - single - 21 - Warehouse Man - Rockland-Nfk
Mary Brown - Serv - single 22 - Cook - Cranworth-Nfk
Esther Curson Serv - single 19 - House Maid - Weston-Nfk

Kate's parents
1856: Marriage record - James Groom married Anne Esther Curson at Norwich - Mar quarter (4b 200)

Kate's parents
1861: Census - Swan Lane Shipdham
James Groom - Head - age 30 - Shopkeeper Norfolk - Rockland
Esther Groom - Wife - age 28 - Weston Longville (Originally: Norfolk - Weston)
William Groom - Son - age 4 - Norfolk - Shipdham
Alice Groom - Dau - age 2 - Norfolk - Shipdham
Ann Curson - Visiter - age 12 - Norfolk - Lyng

1871: Census - Market Street Shipdham
James Groom - Head - age 41 - Grocer Norfolk - Rockland St Peter
Esther Groom - Wife - age 40 - Norfolk - Weston
William Groom - Son - age 14 - Scholar - Norfolk - Shipdham
Alice Groom - Dau - age 12 - Scholar Norfolk - Shipdham
Ellen Groom - Dau - age 9 - Scholar - Norfolk - Shipdham
Kate Groom - Dau - age 6 - Scholar Norfolk - Shipdham
Florence Groom - Dau - age 1 - Norfolk - Shipdham
Martha Hensby - Serv - age 15 - Domestic Servant Norfolk - Shipdham

1881: Census - Market Street, Shipdham, Norfolk
James Groom - Head - Married - age 50 (1831) - Grocer & Draper Employing 4 Hands - born Rockland St Peter, Norfolk
Esther Groom - Wife - age 49 (1832) born Weston, Norfolk
Lewis W Groom - Son - Single age 24 (1857) - Draper - born Shipdham, Norfolk
Alice Groom - Daughter - Single - age 22 (1859) - Drapers Assistant - born Shipdham, Norfolk
Ellen Groom - Daughter - Single - age 19 (1862) - Dressmaker - born Shipdham, Norfolk
Kate Groom - Daughter age 15 (1866) - Scholar - born Shipdham, Norfolk
Rosa Groom - Daughter age 10 (1871) - Scholar - born Shipdham, Norfolk
Ernest Groom - Son - age 6 (1875) - Scholar - born Shipdham, Norfolk
John Gostling - Boarder - Single - age 20 (1861) - Draper Assistant - born Castleacre, Norfolk

Kate's sister
Ellen Ann Groom married George Cushing in 1885 at Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 488)
It appears that Ellen and her husband were in compertition with her parents store.

1891: Census - High Common Shipdham
George Cushing - Head - age 27 - Grocer(Notem) - Norfolk - Shipdham
Ellen A Cushing - Wife - age29 - Shipdham
Adelaide T Cushing - Dau - age 4 - Cranworth
Alice M Cushing - Dau - age 9m - Cranworth
Nellia Nurse - Sevr - age 15 - General Servnt Norfolk - Ovington
It did not last for by about 1895 Ellen and George had the general Store at West End Costessey, Norwich

1891: Marriage record - Isaac Fisher married Kate Groom Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 452)

Mean while Kate's parents still had ther general stores at Shipdham.
1891: Census - Market Street Shipdham
James Groom - Head - age 61 -Grocer Draper(Notem) - Norfolk - Rockland
Esther Groom - Wife - age 66 - Weston Longville(Originally: Norfolk - Weston)
Alice Groom - Dau - single - age 32 - Milliner Dressmkr(Em'ee) - Norfolk - Shipdham
Rosia Groom - Dau - age 19 - Shopwoman(Em'ee) - Norfolk - Shipdham
Ernest Groom - Son - age 16 - Grocers Asstnt(Em'ee) - Norfolk - Shipdham

Kate's brother
Ernest Groom (1875) married Ellen Deeker (1874) in 1896 at Mitford - Dec quarter (4b 764)
Ernest and Ellen had children:

Nina Grace Groom born 1899
Daphne Margaret born 1901
Lewis James Thoms born 1903
Daisy Ruth born 1904
Ernest Richard born 1905
Could be more in this gap!!
Maurice H born 1912

Continued above.....

1959: May 7 - Death record - Kate Fisher at East Dereham - Jun quater (4b 390) age 93 years

 

 

 

 
 
 
   

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