The History of the Family of Drury

Golden Barrell Coldstream Guardsman

Golden BarrellAge: 90 years18581949

Name
Golden Barrell
Given names
Golden
Surname
Barrell
Note: Research indicates that 'Golden' was a regularly used name within the Barrell families of Langham, Essex and the surrounding villages.

Golding Barrell

Name
Golding Barrell
Type
birth name
Given names
Golding
Surname
Barrell
Note: His birth registration wrongly records his first name as 'Golding' probably because his mother was illiterate and therefore unable to detect the error.

George Barrell

Name
George Barrell
Type
also known as
Given names
George
Surname
Barrell
Note: He was known throughout his life as Golden (excepting his military career when he liked to be known as George).
Birth November 28, 1858 36 42
Census April 7, 1861 (Age 2 years)
Address: Moor House
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Lee
between October 1862 and December 1862 (Age 3 years)

Burial of a paternal grandmotherMary Lee
October 14, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Address: St Mary the Virgin
Census April 2, 1871 (Age 12 years)
Military enlistment August 10, 1876 (Age 17 years)

Note: enlisted as No 3753 in the Coldstream Guards [as George Barrell] for the sum of 1/1d a day
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 22 years)
Address: North Camp
Military Battle of Tel el-Kebir September 13, 1882 (Age 23 years)
Note: He was presented with a medal for the 1882 Egyptian campaign with Tel-el-Kebir clasp.
Military discharge February 10, 1883 (Age 24 years)

Note: Purchased his discharge.
Occupation
Police Constable
May 21, 1883 (Age 24 years)
Address: Great Scotland Yard
Marriage bannsJane WrightView this family
before October 23, 1883 (Age 24 years)
Address: St Nicholas
MarriageJane WrightView this family
October 23, 1883 (Age 24 years)
Address: St Nicholas
Note: Jane's father is erroneously named as Charles on the certificate. Golden is a police constable
Birth of a daughter
#1
Beatrice Alice Maud Barrell
December 9, 1885 (Age 27 years)
Address: 75 Glebe St
Baptism of a daughterBeatrice Alice Maud Barrell
January 14, 1886 (Age 27 years)
Address: St Nicholas
Birth of a daughter
#2
Winifred May “Cissie” Barrell
December 27, 1886 (Age 28 years)
Address: 75 Glebe St
Birth of a daughter
#3
Lilian Muriel Barrell
May 25, 1888 (Age 29 years)
Address: 75 Glebe St
Birth of a daughter
#4
Elsie Linda Barrell
December 21, 1890 (Age 32 years)
Address: 75 Glebe St
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 32 years)
Address: Stockwell Villa, High Street, Hampton
Death of a motherCatherine King
February 13, 1892 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Cardiac Disease, Bronchitis
Burial of a motherCatherine King
February 19, 1892 (Age 33 years)
Address: St Mary the Virgin
Occupation
was promoted to police sergeant and transferred to metropolitan police W division
August 1892 (Age 33 years)
Residence September 28, 1894 (Age 35 years)
Address: Cambrian House, Northanger Rd
Note: Requested permission from Met Police superior to move to this address on transfer
Death of a daughterWinifred May “Cissie” Barrell
May 28, 1895 (Age 36 years)
Address: 89 Hambro Rd
Cause: General Tuberculosis
Burial of a daughterWinifred May “Cissie” Barrell
May 31, 1895 (Age 36 years)
Address: Streatham Cemetery, Garratt Lane
Note: Winifred May Barrell interred in plot 471C
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Barrell
November 18, 1895 (Age 36 years)
Address: 5 Manor Lane, Lee
Court Case February 8, 1897 (Age 38 years)
Address: Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey
Note: Rodono Copertino, Theft -> Housebreaking
Birth of a daughter
#5
Winifred Mabel Barrell
April 15, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Address: 89 Hambro Rd
Occupation
transferred to metropolitan police V division
November 1900 (Age 41 years)
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 42 years)
Address: 89 Hambro Rd
Newsprint between 1884 and 1902 (Age 25 years)

Note: A Collection of Newpaper clippings in PDF format featuring Golden Barrell







Birth of a daughter
#6
Violet Irene “Toods” Barrell
January 23, 1904 (Age 45 years)
Address: 89 Hambro Rd
Court Case October 16, 1905 (Age 46 years)
Address: Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey
Note: Marion Seddon, Killing -> Murder
Court Case October 22, 1906 (Age 47 years)
Address: Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey
Note: Francis Partridge, James Partridge and Allen Barten, Theft -> Housebreaking
Court Case July 19, 1909 (Age 50 years)
Address: Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey
Note: Alice James, Killing -> Murder
Retirement August 2, 1909 (Age 50 years)

Note: Retired from the metropolitan police as a Detective Sergeant First Class on a pension of £105/10/4 per annum. His salary at retirement was £3/0/8 per week pay plus 4d per week coal allowance.

Diary of a Victorian/Edwardian Detective

Note: The daily jottings of Metropolitan Police Detective Golden Barrell.

Occupation
house detective
1910 (Age 51 years)
Address: Berners Hotel
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 52 years)
Address: 26 Tonsley Rd
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry WickensLilian Muriel BarrellView this family
between July 1911 and September 1911 (Age 52 years)
Address: St Faith's Church
Death of a brotherJames Thomas Barrell
between October 1913 and December 1913 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childVernon Ambrose Chapple BennettElsie Linda BarrellView this family
December 2, 1914 (Age 56 years)
Address: St Faith's Church
Marriage of a childAlfred Prendergast HughesWinifred Mabel BarrellView this family
May 14, 1919 (Age 60 years)
Address: St Faith's Church
Death of a brotherCharles Byron Barrell
between July 1927 and September 1927 (Age 68 years)
Census September 29, 1939 (Age 80 years)
Address: 26 Tonsley Rd
Marriage of a childPercy FosterViolet Irene “Toods” BarrellView this family
July 16, 1941 (Age 82 years)
Address: St Faith's Church
Note: He was a stretcher bearer from 31 Tonsley Rd, Wandsworth. She was from 26 Tonsley Rd, Wandsworth
Death of a wifeJane Wright
March 10, 1943 (Age 84 years)
Address: 26 Tonsley Rd
Cause: Coronary thrombosis & arterio sclerosis
Note: Registered on 10 Mar 1943
Death February 18, 1949 (Age 90 years)
Address: 26 Tonsley Rd
Probate March 24, 1949 (34 days after death)
Note: Administration to Winifred Mabel Day married woman. Effects £309 3s 2d
Burial
Address: The Municipal Cemetery, Magdalen Rd
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 10, 1854Langham, Essex, England
10 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
20 months
himself
Father’s family with Elizabeth Lee - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 6, 1847Langham, Essex, England
8 months
half-sister
11 months
half-brother
William Barrell
Birth: June 11, 1848 26 26Langham, Essex, England
Death: November 18, 1895Lewisham, London, England
3 years
half-brother
Mother’s family with William Smith - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: February 26, 1847Langham, Essex, England
10 months
half-sister
Family with Jane Wright - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 23, 1883Chiswick, Middlesex, England
2 years
daughter
13 months
daughter
Winifred May “Cissie” Barrell
Birth: December 27, 1886 28 27Chiswick, Middlesex, England
Death: May 28, 1895Streatham, London, England
17 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
9 years
daughter
4 years
daughter

Census

1861 England - Census transcript - James Barrell - Household Moor House, Langham, Essex, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
James Barrell Head Mar 39 Ag Lab Essex, Langham
Catherine Barrell Spouse Mar 43 Lab Wife Suffolk, Stratford
William Barrell Son Unm 13 Ag Lab Essex, Langham
George Barrell Son Unm 12 Scholar Essex, Langham
James Barrell Son Unm 6 Scholar Essex, Langham
Charles Barrell Son Unm 4 Scholar Essex, Langham
Golding Barrell Son Unm 2 Scholar Essex, Langham
Emma Smith Daughter in law Unm 13 Essex, Langham

NOTE Emma Smith is actually James' Step-daughter

Census

1871 England - Census transcript - James Barrell - Household Langham, Essex, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
James Barrell Head Mar 48 Farm Labourer Essex, Langham
Catherine Barrell Spouse Mar 53 Suffolk, Stratford St Mary
Charles Byron Barrell Son Unm 14 Farm Servant Essex, Langham
Golden Barrell Son Unm 13 Farm Servant Essex, LAngham
Military enlistment

enlisted as No 3753 in the Coldstream Guards [as George Barrell] for the sum of 1/1d a day

Military Battle of Tel el-Kebir

He was presented with a medal for the 1882 Egyptian campaign with Tel-el-Kebir clasp.

Military discharge

Purchased his discharge.

Marriage

Jane's father is erroneously named as Charles on the certificate. Golden is a police constable

Census

1891 England - Census transcript - Golden Barrell - Household Stockwell Villa, High Street, Hampton, Kingston, Surrey, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
Golden Barrell head Mar 32 Police constable Essex, Langham
Jane Wright wife Mar 31 Wiltshire, Dinton
Beatrice Alice Maud Barrell daughter Unm 5 Scholar Middlesex, Chiswick
Winifred May Barrell daughter Unm 4 Scholar Middlesex, Chiswick
Lilian Muriel Barrell daughter Unm 2 Scholar Middlesex, Chiswick
Elsie Linda Barrell daughter Unm 1m Middlesex, Chiswick
Residence

Requested permission from Met Police superior to move to this address on transfer

Court Case

Rodono Copertino, Theft -> Housebreaking

Census

1901 England - Census transcript - Golden Barrell - Household 89 Hambro Rd, Streatham, London, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
Golden Barrell Head Mar 42 Police Sergeant worker Essex, Langham
Jane Barrell Spouse Mar 41 Wiltshire, Dinton
Alice Beatrice Maud Barrell Daughter Unm 15 Dressmakers Apprentice worker Middx, Chiswick
Lilian Muriel Barrell Daughter Unm 12 Middx, Chiswick
Elsie Linda Barrell Daughter Unm 10 Middx, Chiswick
Mabel Winifred Barrell Daughter Unm 11m London, Streatham
Newsprint

A Collection of Newpaper clippings in PDF format featuring Golden Barrell

Court Case

Marion Seddon, Killing -> Murder

Court Case

Francis Partridge, James Partridge and Allen Barten, Theft -> Housebreaking

Court Case

Alice James, Killing -> Murder

Retirement

Retired from the metropolitan police as a Detective Sergeant First Class on a pension of £105/10/4 per annum. His salary at retirement was £3/0/8 per week pay plus 4d per week coal allowance.

Census

1911 England - Census transcript - Golden Barrell - Household 26 Tonsley Rd, Wandsworth, London, England

Name Relation AgeM AgeF Condition YrM ChA ChL ChD Occupation Ind Emp Home Birthplace Nat Infirm
Golden Barrell Head 52 Mar Police pensioner and Hotel Detective worker Essex, Langham
Jane Barrell Spouse 51 Mar 27 6 5 1 Wiltshire, Dinton
Beatrice Barrell Daughter 25 Unm Dressmakers Assistant worker Middlesex, Chiswick
Lilian Barrell Daughter 22 Unm Dressmakers Assistant worker Middlesex, Chiswick
Elsie Barrell Daughter 20 Unm Dressmakers Assistant worker Middlesex, Chiswick
Mabel Barrell Daughter 10 Unm Schoolgirl Surrey, Streatham
Violet Irene Barrell Daughter 7 Unm Schoolgirl Surrey, Streatham
Census

1939 England - Census transcript - Golden Barrell - Household 26 Tonsley Rd, Wandsworth, London, England

Schedule SubNum Name Role Sex DOB MC Occupation
35 1 Barrell, Golden M 28 Nov 1858 Mar Hotel control clerk
35 2 Barrell, Jane F 25 Sep 1859 Mar Housewife
35 3 Barrell, Violet Irene F 23 Jan 1904 Unm Milliner
Name

Research indicates that 'Golden' was a regularly used name within the Barrell families of Langham, Essex and the surrounding villages.

Name

His birth registration wrongly records his first name as 'Golding' probably because his mother was illiterate and therefore unable to detect the error.

Name

He was known throughout his life as Golden (excepting his military career when he liked to be known as George).

Probate

Administration to Winifred Mabel Day married woman. Effects £309 3s 2d

Burial

Burial of Jane and Golden Barrell

Husband and wife interred in plot 479H36

Military enlistmentGolden Barrell Coldstream GuardsmanGolden Barrell Coldstream Guardsman
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Military Battle of Tel el-KebirEgypt 1882 after the battle 1Egypt 1882 after the battle 1
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Military Battle of Tel el-KebirEgypt 1882 after the battle 2Egypt 1882 after the battle 2
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Military dischargeDischarge recordDischarge record
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MarriageSt Nicholas, ChiswickSt Nicholas, Chiswick
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NewsprintMorning Post 16 January 1884 - Middlesex sessions
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NewsprintReynolds Newspaper 20 Jan 1884
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NewsprintThe Daily News 19th May 1886
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NewsprintLloyds Weekly Newspaper 6 June 1886
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NewsprintLloyds Weekly Newspaper 18 Aug 1895
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NewsprintLloyds Weekly Newspaper 25 Sept 1898
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NewsprintLloyds Weekly Newspaper 16 Oct 1898
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NewsprintSurrey Mirror and County post 8 July 1902
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RetirementRetirement Notices of Golden Barrell in the national pressRetirement Notices of Golden Barrell in the national press
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RetirementDiary of a Victorian/Edwardian Detective
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Note: The daily jottings of Metropolitan Police Detective Golden Barrell.
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Media objectGolden Barrell in later lifeGolden Barrell in later life
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Media objectGolden Barrell with grandchildren Marjorie and KelvinGolden Barrell with grandchildren Marjorie and Kelvin
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Media objectGolden Barrell with wife JaneGolden Barrell with wife Jane
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Media objectGolden Barrell with wife JaneGolden Barrell with wife Jane
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Media objectGolden Barrell with wife Jane and daughter Violet (Toods)Golden Barrell with wife Jane and daughter Violet (Toods)
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Media objectGolden BarrellGolden Barrell
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Media objectGolden Barrell with eldest daughter Beatrice AliceGolden Barrell with eldest daughter Beatrice Alice
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Media objectTwo of Golden & Jane Barrell's childrenTwo of Golden & Jane Barrell's children
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Note: It has been suggested that they are Winifred Mabel and Violet Irene (can anyone confirm?)
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Media objectRetirement Notices of Golden Barrell in the national pressRetirement Notices of Golden Barrell in the national press
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Media objectAll dressed up - To catch crooks
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Note: Golden Barrell is middle row, 3rd from left
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Media objectEgypt 1882 after the battle 2Egypt 1882 after the battle 2
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Media objectSurrey Mirror and County post 8 July 1902
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Media objectGolden Barrell and familyGolden Barrell and family
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Note: possibly Beatrice, Lilian and Elsie
Media objectGolden Barrell with familyGolden Barrell with family
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Note: Judging by the age of Golden & Jane, it's probable that the children are Beatrice Alice, Winifred May and Lilian Muriel