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Friday 7 June 2013

Flashback Friday - Winifred Florence, Eleanor Amelia and Joseph Henry Manlove

**Originally posted 5th June 2012**

Monument to Winifred Florence, Eleanor Amelia and Joseph Henry Manlove.  All Saints Cemetery, Maidenhead Berkshire.

"In Loving Memory of

Winifred Florence, elder & beloved daughter of J.H and E.A Manlove
Born May 2nd 1884 - Died 28th Nov 1909
Thanks be to God which Giveth us the victory
Through our Lord Jesus Christ 1 Cor 15. 57


Eleanor Amelia Manlove
Bleoved wife of J.H Manlove
Born Feb 26th 1861 - Died May 15th 1928
"With Christ which is far better"

And of

Joseph Henry Manlove
Born June 8th 1856 - Died Oct 26th 1938

At Rest"

Joseph Henry Manlove was born in Maidenhead Berkshire in 1856 to Richard George Manlove, a coach builder and partner in the coach building firm Taylor and Manlove, and his wife Hannah Marks.

Joseph first appears on the 1861 Census aged four years old, living with his parents and elder brother Richard George Jr and his aunt Anne Marks, in Braywick Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire.

In 1871 the fourteen year old Joseph is boarding at his aunt Anne Howleston's house, 289 Greys Inn Road, Pancras, London.

Joseph, now an Iron Foundary Manager, married Eleanor Amelia Wright in Hackney in 1880.

Eleanor Amelia Wright was born in London in 1861 to John Wright, a London greengrocer and his wife Mary Ann.

Eleanor first appears on the 1871 Census aged nine years old, living with her parents, elder borther William and younger siblings, Albert, ernest, Henry and Emily at 18 Hampden Road, Islington, London.

In 1881 Joseph and Eleanor are living in Islington, London at 67 Junction Road.  Joseph and Eleanor's first child, a son Joseph Swalies was born in 1882 and their second child Winifred Florence was born in the May of 1884. 

On 2nd April 1887, Joseph Henry's father Richard George, passes away at home from Bronchitis.

By 1891 Joseph and his family have moved back to Maidenhead, possibly to be closer to Joseph's widowed mother Hannah.  The 1891 Census shows Joseph and his family living next door to Joseph's mother Hannah and his sister Florence Ann, in Sun Cottages, Sun Lane, Maidenhead Berkshire

In 1901 Joseph, his family, mother Hannah and sister Florence have moved to 26 Craufard Rise, Maidenhead Berkshire.  Joseph's occupation has changed from foundry manager to engineer's clerk.  Joseph Swalies is working as a bank clerk.  In 1902 Joseph and Eleanor's third and final child, a daughter Dorothy was born.

Sadly Winifred Florence was to pass away eight years later in 1909 aged only twenty five.

On 7th October 1909 Joseph Swalies Manlove marries Alice Gertrude Maunder in Marylebone, London

In 1911 Joseph and Eleanor are still living at 26 Craufard Rise, Maidenhead, Berkshire, along with their nine year old daughter Dorothy and Joseph's sister Florence Ann.

Joseph swalies is living with his wife's family in Wooburn, Buckinghamshire.

1 comment:

  1. Always interesting to see what you find out -- thanks for posting on Taphophile Tragics!


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