William George King

#1140, b. 30 July 1869, d. 25 January 1951

William George KING

Individual's Timeline

Birth30 July 1869William George King3
Marriage25 April 1899William George King3,4
Death20 July 1913William Teasdale King
Marriage26 December 1923Frederick George William 'Porky' Blake2,3
Death5 September 1930Ada Louise King5
Marriage of SonMarch 1931William George King6
Marriage of Son17 December 1938Edward Charles King7
19391939William George King
Death25 January 1951William George King3

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

Census details

  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871, living in South Market Road, Hume's Buildings, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England in the household of his parents, William Teasdale King and Martha Postle. He was 1 year, 8 months and 3 days old.
  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, living in 6 Humes Buildings, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England in the household of his parents, William Teasdale King and Martha Postle. He was 11 years, 8 months and 4 days old.
  • On 5 April 1891 William George King may have been found in West Ham when the census was taken. He was aged 21. William King aged 22 living as a visitor with a dock constable and his family in West Ham, Essex. No occupation listed for William, but note that family stories are that he was a policeman in London around 1888. * In 1889 the Dock Police played a large part in the Dock Strikes. These strikes suceeded because 'the police did not do their duty', In other words the dock police were on the side of the unionists, which is not surprising as Constables saw themselves as part of the working class.
  • In the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901, William George was the head of the household and Ada was his wife. The address was Back of Manby Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England With them was Caroline Boyce, Ada's sister.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911, William George was the head of the household and Ada was his wife. The address was 3 Truman's Passage (Manby Road), Manby Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Their children William, Percy, Ada and Levi were living with them, along with Fred Adams a nephew, son of Martha KING (Williams sister). William and Ada Louise had been married for 12 years, with 6 children 2 of whom had died prior to 1911. William is said to be 39, but his birth registration shows he should have been 41/42. His wife also shows as 2 years younger than she really is, but the children are correct. The duration of the marriage is also correct.
  • William George King was listed in the 1939 Registration in UK - address shown as Great Yarmouth, England. a retired, widowed, wood checker living alone.

Children of William George King and Ada Louise Boyce

Citations

  1. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD.
  2. Letter, Jean Eastoe to Shirley Elrick, 11/4/1999.
  3. Copies of original certificates and docs.
  4. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, KING, William     Age:     28 years     Marriage
         Wife:     Ada Louisa BOYCE     Age:     22 years
         Marriage Date:     25 Apr 1899     Recorded in:     St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
         Husband's Father:     William KING
         Wife's Father:     James BOYCE
    Source:     FHL Number 1526459     Dates:     1886-1899.
  5. Certificate or Original Parish Reg Entry, Extract from original records, Copy received from Jean Eastoe.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Name:      KING, William G
    Registration District: Help      Yarmouth
    County:      Norfolk
    Year of Registration:      1931
    Quarter of Registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Spouse's last name:      Smith
    Volume No: Help      4B
    Page No: Help      39

    Name:      SMITH, Dorothy A
    Registration District:      Yarmouth
    County:      Norfolk
    Year of Registration:      1931
    Quarter of Registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Spouse's last name:      King
    Volume No:      4B
    Page No:      39.
  7. International Genealogical Index (IGI),
    First name(s)     Edward Charles
    Last name     King
    Registration year     1938
    Registration number     1938/004412
    Marriage date     17 Dec 1938
    Spouse's first name(s)     Elizabeth Agnes
    Spouse's last name     Ray
    State     Queensland
    Country     Australia
    Record set     Queensland Marriages 1829-1939
    Category     Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory     Marriages & divorces
    Collections from     Australia & New Zealand.