Edith Jessie Williams, 18741964 (aged 89 years)

Name
Edith Jessie /Williams/
Given names
Edith Jessie
Surname
Williams
Birth
September 29, 1874 31 38
Baptism
October 27, 1874 31 38 (aged 28 days)
Address: St Paul
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Benjamin Disraeli
from February 20, 1874 to April 23, 1880 (aged 5 years)

Birth of a brotherCharles Bernard Rupert Williams
CLOSE_RELATIVE
April 13, 1876 (aged 1 year)
Census
April 3, 1881 (aged 6 years)
Address: 126 Moseley Rd

1881 England - Census transcript - Harry Williams - Household 126 Moseley Rd, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Harry G Williams Head Mar 38 Commercial Traveller, Drapery Cornwall, Helston
Anne E Williams Spouse Mar 45 Staffordshire, Sedgley
Ada Evans Daughter Unm 21 Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Constance Evans Daughter Unm 18 Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Beatrice J Evans Daughter Unm 17 Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Mary E Evans Daughter Unm 16 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Gertrude Williams Daughter Unm 8 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Edith Williams Daughter Unm 6 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Charles B Williams Son Unm 4 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Benjamin Drury Father-in-Law Mar 86 Retired maltster Gloucester
Jane Drury Mother-in-Law Unm 74 Staffordshire
Charles F Bourn Visitor Unm 23 Commercial traveller Lincolnshire, Boston
Mary J Dickie Servant Unm 21 Domestic servant Scotland
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
from April 23, 1880 to February 1, 1886 (aged 11 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
William Ewart Gladstone
from February 1, 1886 to July 25, 1886 (aged 11 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherBenjamin George Drury
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between April 1886 and June 1886 (aged 11 years)
Census
April 5, 1891 (aged 16 years)
Address: Gladstone Road, Bordesley

1891 England - Census transcript - Anne Elizabeth Williams - Household Gladstone Road, Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
Anne Elizabeth Williams head Mar 54 Living on own means Sedgley, Staffordshire
Ada Annie Williams daughter Unm 31 Governess x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Gertrude Williams daughter Unm 18 Drapers assistant x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Edith Jessie Williams daughter Unm 17 Telephone operator x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Charles Bernard Williams son Unm 15 Iron founders clerk x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Jane Drury mother Wid 90 Living on own means Kingswinsford, Worcestershire
British Queen
Victoria
from June 20, 1837 to January 22, 1901 (aged 26 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
from July 25, 1886 to August 15, 1892 (aged 17 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
William Ewart Gladstone
from August 15, 1892 to March 5, 1894 (aged 19 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherJane Brown
CLOSE_RELATIVE
December 18, 1893 (aged 19 years)
Address: 394 Moseley Rd
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Archibald Primrose
from March 5, 1894 to June 25, 1895 (aged 20 years)

Census
March 31, 1901 (aged 26 years)
Address: 254, Moseley Road

1901 England - Census transcript - Henry George ‘Harry’ Williams - Household 254, Moseley Road, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
Harry G Williams head Mar 59 Commercial traveller Helston, Cornwall
Anne E Williams wife Mar 65 Sedgley, Staffordshire
Ada A Evans granddaughter Unm 41 At home Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Mary E Evans granddaughter Unm 36 Private governess Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Edith J Williams daughter Unm 26 Asst clerk to charge. Telephone national Co Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Charles B Williams son Unm 24 Assurance clerk Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Emily Ballance servant Unm 16 General servant Kingsley, Staffordshire

Ada & Mary Evans are really step daughters

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
from June 25, 1895 to July 12, 1902 (aged 27 years)

The Boer War
Battle for control of southern Africa
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 27 years)

British King
Edward VII
from January 22, 1901 to May 6, 1910 (aged 35 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Arthur Balfour
from July 12, 1902 to December 5, 1905 (aged 31 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Henry Campbell-Bannerman
from December 5, 1905 to April 5, 1908 (aged 33 years)

Death of a fatherHenry George Williams
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between April 1907 and June 1907 (aged 32 years)
Olympic Games
Games of the IV Olympiad
from April 27, 1908 to October 31, 1908 (aged 34 years)
Census
April 2, 1911 (aged 36 years)
Address: 87 Grantham Road Sparkbrook

1911 England - Census transcript - Anne Elizabeth Drury - Household 87 Grantham Road Sparkbrook, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation AgeM AgeF Condition YrM ChA ChL ChD Occupation Ind Emp Home Birthplace Nat Infirm
Anne Elizabeth Williams head 75 Wid 40 8 8 0 Sedgley, Staffordshire
Ada Annie Evans daughter 51 Unm Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Mary Elizabeth Evans daughter 46 Unm Governess Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Edith Jessie Williams daughter 36 Unm Matron National telephone Co Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
James Viner visitor 68 Widower Accountant Incorporated Laneham, Notts
Sarah Ellen Parry boarder 76 Unm Newton, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Fritz Heinrich Martins boarder 36 Unm Merchant's clerk Hamburg, Germany
Jane Hyde servant 23 Unm General servant domestic Bishamton, Worcs
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Herbert Henry Asquith
from April 5, 1908 to December 6, 1916 (aged 42 years)

The Great War
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 44 years)

Probate of Brother
April 24, 1923 (aged 48 years)

Probate of Charles Bernard Williams

Administration (with will) to Edith Jessie Williams. Effects: £5394 3s 3d

Further grant 8th Nov 1930 (Script added)

British King
George V
from May 6, 1910 to January 20, 1936 (aged 61 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
David Lloyd George
from December 6, 1916 to October 23, 1922 (aged 48 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Bonar Law
from October 23, 1922 to May 22, 1923 (aged 48 years)

Death of a brotherCharles Bernard Rupert Williams
CLOSE_RELATIVE
March 16, 1923 (aged 48 years)
Address: St Albans, Middleton Hall Rd
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Stanley Baldwin
from May 22, 1923 to January 22, 1924 (aged 49 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Ramsey MacDonald
from January 22, 1924 to June 7, 1935 (aged 60 years)

Death of a motherAnne Elizabeth Drury
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between April 1928 and June 1928 (aged 53 years)
British King
Edward VII
from January 20, 1936 to December 11, 1936 (aged 62 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Stanley Baldwin
from June 7, 1935 to May 28, 1937 (aged 62 years)

Census
September 29, 1939 (aged 65 years)
Address: 23 Cadbury Road

1939 England - Census transcript - Edith Jessie Williams - Household 23 Cadbury Road, Birmingham, Birmingham C.B., Warwickshire, England

Schedule SubNum Name Role Sex DOB MC Occupation
116 1 Williams, Edith J F 29 Sep 1874 Unm Supervisor Post Office Telephones
116 2 Evans, Ada A F 08 Feb 1860 Unm None OAP
116 3 Evans, Mary E F 04 Nov 1864 Unm Non OAP
British King
George VI
from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952 (aged 77 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Neville Chamberlain
from May 28, 1937 to May 10, 1940 (aged 65 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Winston Churchill
from May 10, 1940 to July 26, 1945 (aged 70 years)

World War 2
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 70 years)

Death of a half-sisterAda Annie Evans
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between July 1941 and September 1941 (aged 66 years)
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Clement Atlee
from July 26, 1945 to October 26, 1951 (aged 77 years)

Death of a half-sisterConstance Jane Evans
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between July 1946 and September 1946 (aged 71 years)
National Health Service
Free healthcare for all
from July 5, 1948 (aged 73 years)

Olympic Games
Games of the XIV Olympiad
from July 29, 1948 to August 14, 1948 (aged 73 years)
Death of a half-sisterMary Elizabeth Evans
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between January 1949 and March 1949 (aged 74 years)
Death of a sisterGertrude Eleanor Williams
CLOSE_RELATIVE
between October 1951 and December 1951 (aged 77 years)
British Queen
Elizabeth II
from February 6, 1952 (aged 77 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Winston Churchill
from October 26, 1951 to April 6, 1955 (aged 80 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Anthony Eden
from April 6, 1955 to January 10, 1957 (aged 82 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Harold Macmillan
from January 10, 1957 to October 19, 1963 (aged 89 years)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Alex Douglas-Home
from October 19, 1963 to October 16, 1964 (aged 90 years)

Death
March 4, 1964 (aged 89 years)
Address: 23 Cadbury Rd Died in Birmingham general Hospital
Probate
April 17, 1964 (1 month after death)

Probate of Edith Jessie Williams

Granted to Margery Williams spinster and Kenneth William Highway solicitor. Effects: £2449

Family with parents
father
18431907
Birth: 1843Helston, Cornwall, England
Death: between April 1907 and June 1907Aston, Warwickshire, England
mother
18361928
Birth: 1836 40 27Sedgley, Staffordshire, England
Death: between April 1928 and June 1928Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Marriage MarriageDecember 26, 1870Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
1 year
elder brother
1871
Birth: between October 1871 and December 1871 28 35Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death:
18 months
elder sister
18731951
Birth: between January 1873 and March 1873 30 37Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death: between October 1951 and December 1951Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, England
21 months
herself
18741964
Birth: September 29, 1874 31 38Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death: March 4, 1964Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
19 months
younger brother
18761923
Birth: April 13, 1876 33 40Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death: March 16, 1923Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England
Mother’s family with Robert Evans
stepfather
18341869
Birth: about 1834wales
Death: June 2, 1869Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
mother
18361928
Birth: 1836 40 27Sedgley, Staffordshire, England
Death: between April 1928 and June 1928Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Marriage Marriagebetween April 1859 and June 1859Aston, Warwickshire, England
1 year
half-sister
18601941
Birth: between January 1860 and March 1860 26 24Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death: between July 1941 and September 1941Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
18 months
half-brother
1861
Birth: between April 1861 and June 1861 27 25Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death:
18 months
half-sister
18621946
Birth: between July 1862 and September 1862 28 26Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death: between July 1946 and September 1946Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
18 months
half-sister
1863
Birth: between October 1863 and December 1863 29 27Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death:
15 months
half-sister
18641949
Birth: between October 1864 and December 1864 30 28Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death: between January 1949 and March 1949Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Shared note

1881 England - Census transcript - Harry Williams - Household 126 Moseley Rd, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Birthplace Infirm
Harry G Williams Head Mar 38 Commercial Traveller, Drapery Cornwall, Helston
Anne E Williams Spouse Mar 45 Staffordshire, Sedgley
Ada Evans Daughter Unm 21 Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Constance Evans Daughter Unm 18 Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Beatrice J Evans Daughter Unm 17 Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Mary E Evans Daughter Unm 16 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Gertrude Williams Daughter Unm 8 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Edith Williams Daughter Unm 6 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Charles B Williams Son Unm 4 Scholar Staffordshire, Wolverhampton
Benjamin Drury Father-in-Law Mar 86 Retired maltster Gloucester
Jane Drury Mother-in-Law Unm 74 Staffordshire
Charles F Bourn Visitor Unm 23 Commercial traveller Lincolnshire, Boston
Mary J Dickie Servant Unm 21 Domestic servant Scotland
Shared note

1891 England - Census transcript - Anne Elizabeth Williams - Household Gladstone Road, Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Empl Empd OAC Birthplace Infirm
Anne Elizabeth Williams head Mar 54 Living on own means Sedgley, Staffordshire
Ada Annie Williams daughter Unm 31 Governess x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Gertrude Williams daughter Unm 18 Drapers assistant x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Edith Jessie Williams daughter Unm 17 Telephone operator x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Charles Bernard Williams son Unm 15 Iron founders clerk x Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Jane Drury mother Wid 90 Living on own means Kingswinsford, Worcestershire
Shared note

1901 England - Census transcript - Henry George ‘Harry’ Williams - Household 254, Moseley Road, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation Condition AgeM AgeF Occupation Emp Home Birthplace Infirm
Harry G Williams head Mar 59 Commercial traveller Helston, Cornwall
Anne E Williams wife Mar 65 Sedgley, Staffordshire
Ada A Evans granddaughter Unm 41 At home Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Mary E Evans granddaughter Unm 36 Private governess Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Edith J Williams daughter Unm 26 Asst clerk to charge. Telephone national Co Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Charles B Williams son Unm 24 Assurance clerk Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Emily Ballance servant Unm 16 General servant Kingsley, Staffordshire

Ada & Mary Evans are really step daughters

Shared note

1911 England - Census transcript - Anne Elizabeth Drury - Household 87 Grantham Road Sparkbrook, Aston, Warwickshire, England

Name Relation AgeM AgeF Condition YrM ChA ChL ChD Occupation Ind Emp Home Birthplace Nat Infirm
Anne Elizabeth Williams head 75 Wid 40 8 8 0 Sedgley, Staffordshire
Ada Annie Evans daughter 51 Unm Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Mary Elizabeth Evans daughter 46 Unm Governess Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Edith Jessie Williams daughter 36 Unm Matron National telephone Co Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
James Viner visitor 68 Widower Accountant Incorporated Laneham, Notts
Sarah Ellen Parry boarder 76 Unm Newton, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Fritz Heinrich Martins boarder 36 Unm Merchant's clerk Hamburg, Germany
Jane Hyde servant 23 Unm General servant domestic Bishamton, Worcs
Shared note

Probate of Charles Bernard Williams

Administration (with will) to Edith Jessie Williams. Effects: £5394 3s 3d

Further grant 8th Nov 1930 (Script added)

Shared note

1939 England - Census transcript - Edith Jessie Williams - Household 23 Cadbury Road, Birmingham, Birmingham C.B., Warwickshire, England

Schedule SubNum Name Role Sex DOB MC Occupation
116 1 Williams, Edith J F 29 Sep 1874 Unm Supervisor Post Office Telephones
116 2 Evans, Ada A F 08 Feb 1860 Unm None OAP
116 3 Evans, Mary E F 04 Nov 1864 Unm Non OAP
Shared note

Probate of Edith Jessie Williams

Granted to Margery Williams spinster and Kenneth William Highway solicitor. Effects: £2449