Simon's Family History

FOURTH GENERATION


Percy John PARKER was born on 22 May 1870 in Winkfield, Berkshire1. He died on 10 May 1911 in Bombay, India5. He was buried in Sewri Cemetery, Bombay, India5.

His occupations have been recorded as :-
London & South Western Railway (training at Eastleigh, Hants) - L&SWR - Register of Workmen - Percy Parker, commenced 16 Jul 1885.
Coach Builder (Marriage Certificate 1893)
Coach Bodymaker (Son Harry's Birth Certificate 1895)
Railway Carriage Body Builder (1891 Census)
Railway Coach Maker (1901 Census)
Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway, Parel Works, India (1901-1911 - Works Statement)
B.B. & C.I.R. Carriage Shop Foreman from 1904-1911 (Works Statement)

Recorded addresses :-
Hatchet Lane, Winkfield, Berks (1871 Census)
1 Wick Rd, Crown Cottage, Egham, Surrey (1881 Census)
10 Lubeck St, Battersea, London (Surrey) (1891 Census)
Virginia Water, Surrey (Marriage Certificate 1893)
Highfield Rd, Chertsey, Surrey (son Harry's Birth Certificate 1895)
72 The Crescent, Eastleigh, Hampshire (1901 Census)
Lower Parel, Bombay, India (Letters 1907, 1908, 1911
Bombay, India (1901 - Death 1911)

Percy died of Enteric fever (Typhoid) whilst working for the railways in India. His family were not present having already returned to England. His wife was informed of his illness, then of his death.  Letters

His will was proved in the High Court of Bombay on 19th Feb 1912 - Certificate of Probate
 
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He was married to Amelia SWABEY on 31 Jul 1893 in Christ Church, Virginia Water, Surrey3.

Amelia SWABEY was born on 21 Aug 1862 in Aldbury, Herts2. She died on 13 Mar 1923 in The Wick, Egham, Surrey6. She was buried on 16 Mar 1923 in Virginia Water, Surrey7.

Her occupation has been recorded as :-
Housemaid to H.R.G. Cranford (1881 Census)
Housemaid to John Giles Pilcher, Barrister & Magistrate for Surrey (1891 Census)
 
Recorded addresses :-
Aldbury, Herts (Birth Certificate 1862, Census 1871)
Grove Villa, Tring, Herts (1881 Census)
Lewes Crescent?, Brighton, Sussex (1891 Census)
Virginia Water, Surrey (Marriage Certificate 1893)
Highfield Rd, Chertsey, Surrey (son Harry's Birth Certificate 1895)
72 The Crescent, Eastleigh, Hampshire (1901 Census)
Egham Wick, Englefield Green, Surrey (1911 Census)
Model Cottage, The Wick, Egham, Surrey (Death Certificate 1923)

Children were:

child i. Harry PARKER was born on 5 Oct 1895 in Chertsey, Surrey. He was christened on 15 Dec 1895 in Virginia Water, Surrey. He died on 25 Dec 1969 in Orpington, Kent.
child ii. Margaret Nellie PARKER was christened on the 8 Oct 1899 in Virginia Water.
child iii. Elsie PARKER was christened on the 14 July 1901 in Virginia Water.
child iv. Amy PARKER died as an infant in India.
child v. John PARKER was born on 27 May 1904 in Bombay, India. He was baptised on 3 Jul 1904 in Bombay, India. He died as an infant in India.

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Sources :-
1. Percy's Birth Certificate - 1870, Sep Q, Easthampstead, 2c-401
2. Amelia's Birth Certificate - 1862, Sep Q, Berkhampstead, 3a-317
3. Marriage Certificate - 1893, Sep Q, Windsor, 2c-850
4. Census returns :-
      1871 - RG10/1390/f.67/p.6 (Amelia)
      1871 - RG10/1295/f.26/pg.16 (Percy)
      1881 - RG11/1449/f.43/p.29 (Amelia)
      1881 - RG11/1321/f.147/p.22 (Percy)
      1891 - RG12/803/f.150/p.8 (Amelia)
      1891 - RG12/433/f.74/p.30 (Percy)
      1901 - RG13/1066/f.6/p.4
      1911 - RG14PN6694 RG78PN333 RD125 SD1 ED10 SN58.
5. Percy's Burial Certificate - No. 606, Sewri Cemetery, Bombay, issued 29 May 1911.
6. Amelia's Death Certificate - 1923, Mar Q, Windsor, 2c-528
7. Parish Register - location as stated in text above.



 

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