Simon's Family History

FIFTH GENERATION


David GALBREATH was born on 20 Nov 1833 in Whitechapel, London1. He was christened on 1 Mar 1834 in St. Mary, Whitechapel1. He died on the 10 March 1905 in Bermondsey Infirmary2, and was buried on 15 Mar 1905 in Nunhead Cemetery3.

His occupations have been variously recorded as :-
Clerk (Marriage Certificate 1859)
Factor's Clerk (1861 Daughter Amy's birth certificate) Fancy Goods - Foreign (1861 Census)
Commercial Clerk (1871 Census)
Commercial Traveller (Leather Goods) (1881 Census)
Commercial Traveller (1891 & 1901 Census)
Commercial Clerk (Death Certificate 1905)

Recorded addresses :-
Mansell St, Whitechapel, London (Baptismal Certificate 1834)
Mount St, Whitechapel (Census 1841)
2 Petits Walk, Bethnal Green, London (1851 Census - HO/107/1541/f107)
3 Pettits Place, Bethnal Green, London (Marriage Certificate 1859)
4 Bridge St East, Mile End Old Town (1861 Daughter Amy's birth certificate)
4 Johnsons Terrace, Mile End Old Town, London :- (Son Edwin's Birth Certificate 1868 & 1861, 1871 Census)
20 Quickett St, Bromley, London (1881 Census)
41 Verney Rd, Camberwell, London (1891 Census)
12 Cranham Rd, Rotherhithe, London (1901 Census, Death Certificate 1905)

David's sister Ann migrated to Australia (1852?) where she married Francis Scammell in 1856 in Victoria. Two letters survive from the Scammell family to David. Letter of 1876 & Letter of 1877.

1882 - City of London Workhouse Admission & Discharge Register :-

1884 - David was charged with theft :-

He was married to Mary BUTCHER on 19 Feb 1859 in St. Andrews, Bethnel Green, Mdx1.

Mary BUTCHER was born on 21 Nov 18351. She was baptised on 30 Nov 1835 in West Wickham, Kent1. In the 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 & 1911 censuses Mary gave her place of birth as West Wickham, the same place she was baptised. However in the 1901 census she gave her place of birth as Keston, Kent, a neighbouring Parish. She died at 229 Lynton Road, Bermondsey on the 2nd April 1916.5

Mary's Baptismal Certificate records her birth as "BB" ie. Base Born or illigitimate.

Recorded addresses :-
West Wickham, Kent (Baptismal Certificate 1835)
3 Pettits Place, Bethnal Green, London (Marriage Certificate 1859)
4 Bridge St East, Mile End Old Town (1861 Daughter Amy's birth certificate)
4 Johnsons Terrace, Mile End Old Town, London :-
- (Son Edwin's Birth Certificate 1868, Census 1861, 1871)
20 Quickett St, Bromley, London (1881 Census)
41 Verney Rd, Camberwell, London (1891 Census)
12 Cranham Rd, Rotherhithe, London (1901 Census)
South Bermondsey (1911 Census)
229 Lynton Rd, Bermondsey (Death certificate 1916)

Children were:

child i. Colin GALBREATH was born about 1860 in Stepney, London. He was christened on 4 Aug 1861 in St. Dunstan, Stepney, Mdx1. He was a Porter (out of employ, 1881 census).
child ii. Amy GALBREATH was born 19 June 1861 in Mile End Old Town, London. She was christened on 4 Aug 1861 in St. Dunstan, Stepney, London1.
child iii. Arthur GALBREATH was born in 1863 in Stepney, London. He was a Wharehouseman (Postal Goods Manufactory, 1881 census).
child iv. Marian GALBREATH was born on 4 Dec 1864 in Mile End Old Town, London. She died in 1940. She was a Domestic Servant (out of employ, 1881 census).
child v. Emily GALBREATH was born in 1867 in Stepney, London.
child8 vi. Edwin GALBREATH was born on 11 Apr 1868 in Mile End Old Town, London. He died on 11 Feb 1909 in the Camberwell Infirmary, London. He was buried on 17 Feb 1909 in Nunhead Cemetery.
child vii. Donald GALBREATH was born about 1870 in Stepney, London.
child viii. John T GALBREATH was born in 1872 in Stepney, London.
child ix. Fanny C GALBREATH was born in 1874 in Stepney, London.
child x. Cornelia GALBREATH was born in 1876 in Stepney, London.

Sources :-
1. Parish Register - locations as stated in text above.
2. David's Death Certificate - 1905, Mar Q, St. Olave, 1d-138.

3. Nunhead Cemetery, London - grave no. 27656/105SQ.
4. Census Returns - 
     1851 - HO107/1554/f.500/p.16 (David)
     1851 - HO107/1541/f.107/p.46 (Mary)
     1861 - RG9/295/f.124/p.4
     1871 - RG10/562/f.16/p.32
     1881 - RG11/497/f.14/p.22
     1891 - RG12/492/f.8/p.9
     1901 - RG13/399/f.49/p.39
5. Mary's Death Certificate - 1916, Jun Q, St. Olave, 1d 133.



 

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