William Harry Martyr

Male 1850 - 1904  (53 years)


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  • Name William Harry Martyr 
    Born 22 Jul 1850  Byfleet, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 May 1904  Lewisham Union Infirmary, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1675  Chertsey
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 

    Father John Martyr,   b. 25 Jul 1811, Chertsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1892, 48 Lewisham Road, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Ann Bate,   b. Abt 1811, Guernsey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1884, 6 Albert Terrace, King Street, Lewisham, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1837  Saint Mark, Kennington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Lambeth, Surrey, England, JAS 1837, Volume 4, Page 200. [Listed as MARTYN and not MARTYR]

      Certificate of Marriage, The Parish Church of Kennington (Page 24), County of Surrey, England, Entry # 47. On the 9th September 1837 between:

      John MARTYR, of Age, a Bachelor, a Carpenter, of 1 Vine Street, Lambeth, son of Jesse MARTYR, a Lock Keeper, and:
      Ann BATE. of Age, a Spinster of no employment, of 1 Vine Street, Lambeth, daughter of Thomas Joseph Charles BATE, a Carpenter.

      Witnesses to Marriage: Richard COWPER and Elizabeth JOHNSON, Ceremony performed by Charlton LANE (?).



      The IGI Individual Record for John MARTYR reads:
      Marriage on the 9th September 1837 at Saint Mark, Kennington, London, England
      Spouse: Ann BATE
      Batch No: M015571, Dates: 1834-1839
      Source Call No: 0254602
    Family ID F207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria Hannah Smith,   b. Between 20 and 29 Dec 1850, Francis Street, Deptford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1899, Union Infirmary, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 187 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1870  The Parish Church of All Saints, Blackheath, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Lewisham, Kent, England, OND 1870, Volume 1d, Page 1072.

      Certificate of Marriage, The Parish Church of All Saints, Blackheath, County of Kent, England, Entry # 85. On the 12th December 1870 between:

      William Harry MARTYR, aged 20 years, a Bachelor, a Carpenter, of 6 Camden Square, Blackheath, son of John MARTYR, a Carpenter, and:
      Maria Hannah SMITH, aged 20 years, of no employment, residing at 1 Molesaith Street, Lewisham, daughter of Henry William SMITH, a Builder.

      Marriage witnessed by John Brown DUNLOP and Emma CORBETT, and ceremony performed by C R STEVENS, after Banns.
    Children 
     1. Sidney Herbert Martyr,   b. 6 Mar 1871, 2 Mounsted Square, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1931, 55 High Street, Thornton Heath, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Henry William Martyr,   b. 16 Jun 1873, Ladywell Park, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1939, 160 Rushey Green, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Frank Ernest Martyr,   b. 8 Jun 1877, Park Street, Lewisham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1877, Park Villa, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Edith Maria Martyr,   b. 15 Jul 1878, Park Street, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1881, 2 Ennersdale Road, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     5. Phillip John Martyr,   b. 18 Jan 1881, 5 Ladywell Park Terrace, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1957, Hither Green Hospital, Lewisham, Kent, London SE13, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Kate Martyr,   b. 4 Feb 1882, 18 Park Street, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1882, 18 Park Street, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Maria Martyr,   b. 27 Mar 1883, 24 Morden Street, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 27 and 31 Mar 1883, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Arthur Horwood Martyr,   b. 21 Feb 1885, 1 Brookbank Road, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma Moyce,   b. Abt 1845 
    Married 10 May 1902  St Stephen's Church, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Lewisham, Kent, England, AMJ 1902, Volume 1d, Page 1642.

      Certificate of Marriage, St Stephen's Church, Lewisham, County of London, Kent, England, Entry # 363. On the 10th May 1902 between:

      William Harry MARTYR, aged 50 years, a Widower, a Carpenter of 33 Molesworth Street, Lewisham, son of John MARTYR, a Carpenter (deceased), and:
      Emma NEWNHAM, aged 47 years, a Widow, of the same address, daughter of William MOYCE (deceased), a Carman.

      Marriage witnessed by William TEMPLE and Emma Maud FLEGG and ceremony performed by John Frederick NUTHALL, after Banns.
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Births, Registration District of Chertsey, Surrey, England, JAS 1850, Volume 4, Page 96.

      Certificate of Birth, Registration District of Chertsey, Birth in the Sub-district of Chertsey, County of Surrey, England, Entry # 68. On the 22nd July 1850 at Byfleet, William Harry MARTYR, a Son to John MARTYR, a Baker & Grocer, and Ann MARTYR, formerly, BATE. Informant: Ann MARTYR, Mother of Byfleet, to Registrar, William Kackson LOVETT, on the 31st August 1850.



      The 1871 Population Census of England shows [William] Harry MARTYR, aged 20 years, a Joiner, born London, Middlesex residing at 2 Mounts ??? Square, St Alfege, Kent together with his wife, Maria MARTYR, aged 20 years born Depfford, Kent and their son, Sydney R MARTYR, aged 1 month born Greenwich, Kent and Maria's parents; Henry W SMITH, aged 41 years a Builder born Deptford, Kent and his wife, Maria SMITH, aged 38 years, born Lemchore (?), Essex.
      (RG 10/755, Page 19, No of Schedule 100 - 2 Mountstead Square, St Alfege, Kent, England).



      The 1881 Population Census of England shows William MARTYR, aged 30 years, a Carpenter, born Greenwich, Kent residing at 5 Ladywell Park Terrace, Lewisham, Kent together with his wife, Maria MARTYR, aged 30 years born Deptford, Kent and their children: Sydney MARTYR, aged 10 years, born Greenwich, Kent, Harry MARTYR, aged 8 years, Edith MARTYR, aged 2 years, and (Phillip) John MARTYR, aged 3 months, all born Lewisham, Kent.
      (RG 11/734, Folio 57, Pages 39 & 40, Schedule No 217 - 5 Ladywell Park Terrace, Lewisham, Kent, England ).



      The 1891 Population Census of England shows William H MARTYR, aged 40 years, a Carpenter, born Lewisham, London residing at 33 Thurston Road, Lewisham, Kent together with his wife, Maria MARTYR, aged 40 years, born deptford, Kent and their children: Sydney, aged 20 years, a Baker born Greenwich, Kent, Harry MARTYR, aged 18 years, a Grocer, Arthur MARTYR, aged 16 years, a Scholar and Phillip MARTYR, aged 10 years, a Scholar, all born Lewisham, Kent.
      (RG 12/520, Folio 65, Page 14, Schedule No 98 - 33 Thurston Road, Lewisham, Kent, England).



      The 1901 Population Census of England shows William H MARTYR, Head, Widower, aged 50 years, a Carpenter, born Greenwich, Kent (?) [Byfleet, Surrey] residing at
      28 Northern Street, Greenwich together with his two sons; Philip J MARTYR, aged
      20 years, a Railway Guard, born Lewisham, Kent, Arthur H MARTYR, aged 16 years, a Greengrocer, born Lewisham, Kent: Adelaide MARTYR, daughter-in-law, aged
      23 years, born Woolwich, Kent and her daughter Gertrude MARTYR, aged 3 years and son Henry W MARTYR, aged 1 year, both born Woolwich, Kent.
      (RG13/538, Folio 108, Page 45, No of Schedule 127 - 28 Northern Street, Greenwich, Kent, England).



      General Register Office, Register of Deaths, Registration District of Lewisham, Kent, Greater London, England, AMJ 1904, Aged 53 years, Volume 1d, Page 611.

      Certificate of Death, Registration District of Lewisham, Death in the Sub-district of Lewisham, County of Kent, England, Entry # 192. On the 28th May 1904 at Lewisham Union Infirmary, Kent, William Harry MARTYR, aged 53 years, a Carpenter normally residing at 2 Ladywell Park Terrace, Lewisham. Cause of death: Phthisis - Certified by G A BOSSON, MRCS. Informant: A E ELDRED, Sister of 48 Lewisham Road, Greenwich on the 30th May 1904 to Registrar, Thomas Allan BELCHAM.