Robert Matthews1

#12162, (23 October 1854-12 March 1923)
ChartsThe Meekhams of Shoreham
Birth*23 OCT 1854 Robert Matthews was born on 23 OCT 1854 at Shoreditch, London, EnglandG.2 
Baptism17 DEC 1854 He was baptized on 17 DEC 1854 at St John the Baptist Church, Shoreditch, London, EnglandG.3 
Marriage*13 JUL 1874 He married Emma Meekhams, daughter of Charles Meekhams and Phoebe Blinks, on 13 JUL 1874 at Trinity Church, Newington, London, EnglandG.4 
Employment*30 MAR 1881 Robert Matthews was employed as Sawyer.5 
Residence*30 MAR 1881 He and Emma Meekhams lived at B Buildings, 31N, Islington, London, EnglandG, together with Beatrice Mary Matthews and Lilian Matthews.5 
Employment30 MAR 1901 Robert Matthews was employed as Machinist, woodworker.6 
Residence30 MAR 1901 He and Emma Meekhams lived at 38 Thorpe Road, East Ham, Essex, EnglandG, together with Lilian Matthews, Edith Matthews, Jesse Matthews, May Matthews, Amy Matthews and Daisy Isobel Matthews.6 
Residence2 APR 1911 Robert Matthews and Emma Meekhams lived at 441 Katherine Road, Forest Gate, Essex, EnglandG, together with Ernest Matthews, Daisy Isobel Matthews and Amy Matthews.7 
Death*12 MAR 1923 Robert Matthews died on 12 MAR 1923 at Southwark, London, EnglandG, aged 68.8 

Family

Emma Meekhams b. 19 Oct 1854, d. Jul 1942
Marriage*13 JUL 1874 He married Emma Meekhams, daughter of Charles Meekhams and Phoebe Blinks, on 13 JUL 1874 at Newington, LondonG.4 
Children
Last Edited12 Dec 2020

Citations

  1. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Emma Meekcoms & Robert Matthews, St Savior, Southwark, Jul-Sep 1874, vol 1d 45.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shoreditch, London, Oct-Dec 1854, vol 1c 141.
  3. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, birth & bapt., Robert Matthews, parents Robert & Rachel, St John the Baptist, Shoreditch, fhl 590838-40.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Emma Meekcoms, father Charles & Robert Matthews, father Robert, St Mary, Newington, no 313, p 157. Also St Savior, Jul-Sep 1874, vol 1d 45. & fhl 475302.
  5. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  6. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  7. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  8. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 69, Southwark, London, vol 1d 104.
  9. [S77] British Army records, Enlistment, 1908.
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