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Family of Joseph KING and Mrs Mary KING

Husband: Joseph KING (aft1838-bef1891)
Wife: Mrs Mary KING (aft1838- )
Children: Joseph KING (1859-1863)
William KING (aft1863-1952 )
Amelia KING (1867-1920)
Florence KING (aft1869- )
Catharine KING (1873-bef1891)
Thomas KING (aft1874- )
Ruth KING (aft1876- )
Jack KING (aft1879- )
Marriage bef 7 Apr 1861 1
Census (family) (1) 7 Apr 1861 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 1
Census (family) (2) 2 Apr 1871 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2

Additional Information

Census (family) (2) Clifton Road

Husband: Joseph KING

Name: Joseph KING 3,4
Sex: Male
Father: David KING (1819-1873)
Mother: Catherine CLARKE (aft1817-1869)
Birth btw 7 Jun 1838 and 6 Jun 1839 Stanford, Bedfordshire, England 3,4
Baptism 1 Mar 1840 (age 0-1) Southill, Bedfordshire 5
Occupation (1) 1861 (age 21-23) agricultural labourer 1
Occupation (2) 1871 (age 31-33) gardener 2
Possessions 1873 (age 33-35) 16 acres 2 rod of land in Clifton, worth 44 6
Death bef Apr 1891 (age 51-52)

Additional Information

Death Mary is shown as a widow on the 1891 census. No death found in England, possibly he died in Cape Colony where son Jack was born about 1879.

Wife: Mrs Mary KING

Name: Mrs Mary KING 1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth btw 8 Apr 1838 and 6 Apr 1839 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 1
Census (1) 5 Apr 1891 (age 52) Seaford, Sussex, England 7
Occupation (1) 1891 (age 51-53) nurse 7
Census (2) 31 Mar 1901 (age 62) Seaford, Sussex, England 8
Occupation (2) 1901 (age 61-63) retired nurse 8

Additional Information

Census (1) 1 Devonshire Terrace
Census (2) 2 Devonshire Terrace

Child 1: Joseph KING

Name: Joseph KING 1
Sex: Male
Birth btw 8 Apr 1859 and 11 Oct 1859 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 1
Baptism 11 Oct 1859 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 9
Death 13 Oct 1863 (age 4) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5
Burial 16 Oct 1863 (age 4) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5

Child 2: William KING

Name: William KING 2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Josephine BAKER (aft1868- )
Birth btw 3 Apr 1863 and 2 Apr 1864 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2
Baptism 25 Jun 1871 (age 7-8) Clifton, Bedfordshire 9
Occupation soldier 7,10
Possessions 1873 (age 8-10) 12 acres of land in CLifton, worth 24 6
Death11 Dec 1952Herring Point, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Additional Information

Occupation he was a master gunner in the Royal Artillery.

Child 3: Amelia KING

Name: Amelia KING 2
Sex: Female
Nickname: Molly
Spouse: George Henry E R NYE (aft1875-1904?)
Birth 26 May 1867 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2,11
Baptism 25 May 1873 (age 5) Clifton, Bedfordshire 9
Census (1) 3 Apr 1881 (age 14 (!)) East Blatchington, Sussex, England 12
Census (2) 5 Apr 1891 (age 24 (!)) St Mary le Strand, London, England 13
Occupation 1891 (age 23-24) baker's shopwoman 14
Death 15 Aug 1920 (age 53)

Additional Information

Census (1) Blatchington Bothey
She was visiting her aunt Ruth Devonshire (nee King). She was described as a gardener's daughter. Her parents seem to have been in Cape Colony at this time as no trace of them can be found on the 1881 census and Amelia's brother Jack was born there in 1880according to the 1891 census entry.
Census (2) 321 Strand
She was living on the premises of the bakers confectioners and restaurant where she was employed.
Her mother, by this time widowed, was living at 1 Devonshire Terrace Seaford, Sussex, with her three youngest children.

Child 4: Florence KING

Name: Florence KING 2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Ernest Alfred GREEN (aft1868- )
Birth btw 3 Apr 1869 and 2 Apr 1870 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2
Baptism Apr 1871 (age 0-2) Clifton, Bedfordshire 9
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 12) East Blatchington, Sussex, England 12

Additional Information

Baptism Janet Young has Florence's baptism as 25 May 1873 which would make more sense as this was the date of her older and younger sisters' baptism.
Census Blatchington Bothey
She was visiting her aunt Ruth Devonshire (nee King).

Child 5: Catharine KING

Name: Catharine KING 9
Sex: Female
Birth Q1 1873 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 9,15
Baptism 25 May 1873 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 9
Death bef 1891 (age 17-18)

Additional Information

Death No trace of Catharine can be found on 1881 or 1891 census.

Child 6: Thomas KING

Name: Thomas KING 7
Sex: Male
Birth btw 6 Apr 1874 and 5 Apr 1875 Shefford, Bedfordshire, England 7
Occupation gardener 7

Child 7: Ruth KING

Name: Ruth KING 7
Sex: Female
Birth btw 6 Apr 1876 and 5 Apr 1877 Shefford, Bedfordshire, England 7
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 34 (!)) Streatham, London, England 16

Additional Information

Birth Janet Young has date of birth as 28 Mar 1877 in Shefford.
Census 33 Lewisham Court Rd West
Place of birth Cape Colony (where Ruth was living aged c3) suggests this is our Ruth King, although age is out by 10 years. She was living as a servant in the household of Edwin Stevend, florist

Child 8: Jack KING

Name: Jack KING 7
Sex: Male
Birth btw 6 Apr 1879 and 5 Apr 1880 Cape Colony 7
Occupation green man on golf links 8

Sources

1"1861 census". RG9/997 folio 52 page 32. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
2"1871 census". RG10/1551 folio 73 page18. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
3"1841 census". HO107/. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
4"1851 census". HO107/1752 folio 323 page 1. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
5Janet Young, "5 Generations of the King family".
6"Return of owners of land of 1 acre upwards".
7"1891 Census". RG12/775 folio 81 page13. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
8"1901 census". RG13/886 folio 24 page 9. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
9The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no C022193 Extracted christening records Dates 1813 - 1875.
www.familysearch.org.
10"1901 census". RG13/3401 folio 34 page 39. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
11"Phil".
12"1881 Census". RG11/1073 folio 84 page 7. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
13"1891 Census". RG12/216 folio 108 page 2. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
14Ibid. RG12/.
15"GRO Birth Index". 1873 March Biggleswade 3b 388.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
16"1901 census". RG13/477 folio 67 page 14. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.