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THOMPSON, Edith

Female 1872 - 1972  (99 years)


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  • Name THOMPSON, Edith 
    Born 3 Nov 1872  Retford, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 2055 
    _UID 0C0160047AB24B4A8A05D8EFBFE583F4A3FC 
    Died 1972  Manchester Registration District, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2055  Edgoose
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 

    Father THOMPSON, John William,   b. 1847, Walsoken, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Gainsborough Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother EDGOOSE, Mary Jane,   b. 20 Mar 1848, Tydd St. Mary, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1906, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1871  Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • EDITH THOMPSON 1872-1972


      Edith THOMPSON was born in Retford, Nottinghamshire, in 1872. According to the registration of her death in 1972, she was born on 3 November 1872.
      (GRO December Q 1872 E. Retford 7b 14)

      The 1881 census of 25 Silver Street, Wisbech St. Peter, Cambridgeshire:
      John W. THOMPSON, head, aged 34, millwright, born at Walsoken, Norfolk;
      Mary J. THOMPSON, wife, aged 34, born at Tydd, Cambridgeshire;
      *Edith THOMPSON, daughter, aged 8, scholar, born at Retford, Nottinghamshire;
      Rachel E. THOMPSON, daughter, aged 7, scholar, born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire;
      Thomas A. FETCH, boarder, aged 15, carpenter, born at Melton Mowbray, Rutland.
      (RG11/1696/99/28)

      The family were living at 29 Etherington Street, Gainsborough, in 1891:
      John W. THOMPSON, head, aged 43, millwright, born at Wisbeach, Cambridgeshire;
      Mary J. THOMPSON, wife, aged 43, born at Tydd St. Giles, Lancs (sic);
      *Edith THOMPSON, daughter, aged 18, born at Retford, Nottinghamshire;
      Eveline THOMPSON, daughter, aged 9, scholar, born at Wisbeach.
      (RG12/2634/79/8)

      According to the 1901 census Edith was 28 years old and a Retford born confectioner's shop assistant boarding with 69 year old Charles DAY, a baker and confectioner, his 65 year old wife Charlotte, and their 20 year old daughter Isabella G. DAY. They were living at 29 Hanover Street, Keighley, in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
      (RG13/4078/94/36)

      The 1911 census of 8 Britannia Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire:
      John William THOMPSON, head, aged 64, widower, machine fitter, born at Wisbeach, Cambridgeshire;
      *Edith THOMPSON, daughter, aged 38, single, born at Retford, Nottinghamshire.
      (RG14PN20155/RG78PN1205/RD425/SD3/ED12/SN147)

      From the 1939 Register of 2/4 Brunswick Street, Manchester C.B., Lancashire:
      Florence K. SHRIGLEY, born 27 November 1893, shopkeeper, single;
      *Edith THOMPSON, born 3 November 1872, house duties, single.
      (RG101/4482K/017/08)

      The death of an Edith Thompson, who was born on 3 November 1872, was registered in 1972.
      (GRO December Q 1972 Manchester 10e 421)


      (revised 03.08.2017)