The 'Read' Family


 

 

Mabel May Read
1903 - 1981
 

Wife:

Mabel May Read  

Born:

April 7, 1903 Sprowston - St Faiths - Jun quarter - (4b 98)
Died: July 27, 1981 West Norwich Hospital - age 78
Buried:    
Parents Walter Samuel Read
&
Susannah Elizabeth Goffin

 

Husband:

Walter Lewis Humphries  

Born:

December 12, 1903 1904 - Norwich - Mar quarter (4b 154)
Died: 1968 Norwich
Buried:    
Parents unknown Humphries
&
Ada unknown

The only death record found of a Walter L. Hunpfries was in 1968 at Norwich


Married:

Aug ? 1926 Norwich - Sep quarter (4b 378)


 

Children:

Name:

Date of birth:
Birth Place:
Pamela Ann Humphries September 11, 1931 Croydon - Dec quarter (2a 618 )


File Information:

1911: Census - St Faiths, Sprowston Norwich
Walter Read - Head - age 42 (1869) - Carpenter - born Hempnall Norfolk
Elizabeth Read - Wife (Married13 years)- age 42 (1869) - born Sprowston Norfolk
Emma Buck - Dau - Single - age 22 (1889) - Boot Trade Machinist - born Sprowston Norfolk
Lily Buck - Dau - Single - age 18 (1893) - Boot Trade Finisher - born Sprowston Norfolk
Ellen Read - Dau - Single - age 9 (1902) - School - born Sprowston Norfolk
Mable Read - Dau - Single - age 7 (1904) - School - born Sprowston Norfolk
Edith Read - Dau - Single - age 4 (1907) - born Sprowston Norfolk
Ethel Read - Dau - Single - age 1 (1910) - born Sprowston Norfolk


Walter & Mabel lived at Chestnut Grove, Balham, where Walter worked for the London Fire Service.
Walter and Mabel had a child:

Pamela Ann Humphries born 1931 married Ronald Robinson
They had children:

1 - Susan Elizabeth Robinson
2 - Kay Alexis Robinson

 

More on Walter Lewis Humphries

Something appears to be not quite right here ......
Ada states she is a widow in 1911 however there is no marriage record of this.
But there is a birth record of an Ada Blanche Humphryes in 1874

1874: Birth record - Ada Blanche Humphryes at Norwich - Jun quarter (4b 159)
The daughter of Walter William Humphries and his wife Henrietta White who married in the Sep quarter of 1872 at Norwich.
in 1881 Walter was Civil Service Telegraph 1st Clerk and Postmaster of Yarmouth Road Thorpe.

In 1891 Ada was living with her mother at 29 Holme Street Heigham, Norwich where she is recorded as a Domestic Servant and her mother a Nurse. In 1891 Ada was living at 89 Cowgate Street where she is recorded as a 26 year old married women with no occupation. With her are two sons William Charles 3 and Achibald Curtis 2 - Again there is no marriage record
There appears to be no trace of these two boys after this.

1911: Census - 9 Loyalty Court St Stephen Street Norwich Norfolk
Ada Humphries - Head - Widow - age 35 (1876) - Charwoman - born Norwich
Robert Henry Humphries - Son - age 9 (1902) - born Norwich
Walter Louis Humphries - Son - age 7 (1904) - born Norwich






 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   

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