Edward Parker Blake

#36262, b. 1855, d. March 1903

Individual's Timeline

Birth1855Edward Parker Blake
Death of Mother20 December 1879Esther Blake1
Death1 February 1903Edward Parker Blake
Probate28 February 1903Edward Parker Blake
Death RegMarch 1903Edward Parker Blake2

Primary events

  • Birth: Edward Parker Blake was born in 1855 in Portsea, Hampshire, England.
  • Death of Mother: His mother Esther Blake died on 20 December 1879 in Portsea, England.1
  • Death: Edward died on 1 February 1903 in Nightingale Home, Osbourne Road, Southsea, Hampshire, England, (Aged 48 years, worked back from recorded birth date).
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 28 February 1903. Probate to Albert James LARCOMBE, solicitor and Horace George ADAMS, outfitter.The Estate was valued at £3,026.
  • Death Reg: Edward's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1903 in the Portsmouth registration district, aged 48. (His age calculates to 48 years).2

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Edward was a solicitor. His probate says he was in Central Chambers Portsmouth, He appears in the Hampshire Telegraph a number of times.

Census details

  • Edward Parker Blake appeared on the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871, at 117 and 118 Queen Street, Portsea, Hampshire, England, in the household of Alfred Starling Blake, his brother.
  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, living in 118 Queen Street, Portsea, Hampshire, England in the household of his father, Joseph Starling Blake. He was 26 years old.
  • In 1891 in Portsea Edward Parker Blake was included in the household of ALice, Caroline and Sarah EGLINGTON, 3 sisters who were single governesses. Edward was the only adult boarder, the other 6 were under 13. They had 1 servant.
  • In 1901 in Portsmouth Edward Parker Blake was included in the household of Kate and Alice ELINGTON, boarding housekeepers. Edward is one of 12 boarders. There is also a Kate BLAKE, named as a couusin of the ladies, who I think may be Edward's Brother's wife.


  1. British newspapers Nat Lib AU, The Hampshire Advertiser (Southampton, England), Wednesday, December 31, 1879; pg. 2; Issue 3500. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
  2. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915 about Edward Parker Blake
    Name:      Edward Parker Blake
    Estimated Birth Year:      abt 1855
    Date of Registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar 1903
    Age at Death:      48
    Registration district:      Portsmouth
    Inferred County:      Hampshire
    Volume:      2b
    Page:      339."