Arthur Ephraim Blake

#39205, b. December 1851, d. September 1898
  • Father: Ephraim Blake b. 1824, d. 1906
  • Mother: Elizabeth Abbs b. 15 Oct 1831, d. Mar 1905

Individual's Timeline

Birth RegDecember 1851Arthur Ephraim Blake1
Marr RegJune 1879Arthur Ephraim Blake2
Death21 August 1898Arthur Ephraim Blake3
Death RegSeptember 1898Arthur Ephraim Blake4
Probate25 October 1898Arthur Ephraim Blake5

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: Arthur's birth was registered in the quarter ended in December 1851 in the Erpingham, Runton registration district.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Arthur and Rosa Agnes Osborne was registered in the quarter ended June 1879 in the Mildenhall registration district.2
  • Death: Arthur died on 21 August 1898 in Bury House, Sutton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Aged 46 years and 8 months, worked back from recorded birth date).3
  • Death Reg: Arthur's death was registered in the quarter ended in September 1898 in the Ely registration district, aged 46. (His age calculates to 46 years and 9 months).4
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 25 October 1898. His executor was Stephen OLDMAN the younger, a corn merchant - effects valued at £215.5

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Arthur was a second Lieutenant in the 3rd Cambridgeshire Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment (volunteer) and later a brewer's agent.

Census details

  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861, living in Chapel Yard, East Street, Docking, Norfolk, England in the household of his parents, Ephraim Blake and Elizabeth Abbs. He was 9 years old.
  • In 1871 in Bury St Edmunds Arthur Ephraim Blake was included in the household of John BAILEY, a porter to an iron merchant and his family. Arthur was an iron merchant's clerk and was a boarder.
  • In the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881 Arthur Ephraim was the head of the household and Rosa was his wife. The address was Bury House, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England., along with Rosa's mother, Hannah (?).
Some aspects of Arthur Ephraim Blake's life. Arthur Ephraim died of chronic dysentery exaustion probably caught when serving in North Africa (Egypt?) when he was a second lieutenant in the 3rd Cambridgeshire Volunteer Battalion, the Suffolk Regiment. He was an agent for Greene King the Bury St Edmunds brewery and he and the family lived in Bury House, Sutton . When he died the family had to move to Yarmouth to be near [his parents] Ephraim and Elizabeth who no doubt supported them in many ways.
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Child of Arthur Ephraim Blake and Rosa Agnes Osborne

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, BLAKE      Arthur Ephraim            Erpingham      13     97.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, OSBORNE      ROSA AGNES            Mildenhall      4a     823.
  3. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941 about Arthur Ephraim Blake
    Name:      Arthur Ephraim Blake
    Probate Date:      25 Oct 1898
    Death Date:      21 Aug 1898
    Death Place:      Cambridgeshire, England
    Registry:      Peterborough."
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      Arthur Ephraim      46      Ely      3b     337.
  5. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Arthur Ephraim Blake
    Name:      Arthur Ephraim Blake
    Probate Date:      25 Oct 1898
    Death Date:      21 Aug 1898
    Death Place:      Cambridgeshire, England
    Registry:      Peterborough."
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, BLAKE      Arthur Montague            Ely      3b     595.