Arthur Perkins1

#4586, (5 November 1888-January 1976)
Father*Arthur Perkins2 b. Dec 1863, d. Mar 1933
Mother*Kate Smith2 b. Sep 1865, d. 2 Feb 1923
ChartsThe Smiths of the Deepings, Lincolnshire.
The Palmers from Lincolnshire.
The Woodwards of Lincolnshire
Birth*5 NOV 1888 Arthur Perkins was born on 5 NOV 1888 at Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 He lived with Arthur Perkins and Kate Smith at North Street, Northborough, Northamptonshire, EnglandG, together with Harriet Perkins and Kate Perkins.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Arthur Perkins lived with Arthur Perkins and Kate Smith at Trent Lock, Sawley, Derbyshire, EnglandG, together with Harriet Perkins, Kate Perkins, Emma Perkins, Alfred Joseph Perkins, Annie Perkins and William Perkins.4 
Employment*2 APR 1911 Arthur Perkins was employed as Blacksmith's striker.5 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He lived at 14 Devon Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, EnglandG.6 
Marriage*DEC 1911 He married Ellen Mabel Lilian Gell in DEC 1911 at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, EnglandG.7 
Milit-Beg*1 FEB 1915 Arthur Perkins began military service on 1 FEB 1915 at Eastwood, Derbyshire, EnglandG.8 
Milit-End*26 AUG 1916 He ended military service on 26 AUG 1916 at Winchester, Hampshire, EnglandG.9 
Residence26 AUG 1917 He and Ellen Mabel Lilian Gell lived at 10 Cranmer Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, EnglandG, together with Doris Mabel Perkins, Annie Elizabeth Perkins and Vera May Perkins.10 
Employment29 SEP 1939 Arthur Perkins was employed as Fish salesman.11 
Residence*29 SEP 1939 He and Ellen Mabel Lilian Gell lived at 23 Truemans Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, EnglandG.11 
Death*JAN 1976 Arthur Perkins died in JAN 1976 at Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, EnglandG, aged 87.12 


Ellen Mabel Lilian Gell b. 9 Oct 1891, d. Jun 1977
Marriage*DEC 1911 He married Ellen Mabel Lilian Gell in DEC 1911 at Mansfield, NottinghamshireG.7 
Last Edited17 Aug 2020


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Spalding, Lincs., Oct-Dec 1888, vol 7a 370.
  2. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  4. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  5. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  6. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, boarder with Edward & Mary Woodhouse, iron worker.
  7. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage, Arther Perkins & Ellen M L Gell, Mansfield, Notts., Oct-Dec 1911, vol 7b 275.
  8. [S77] British Army records, enlisted, employed as driver in France 12 Sep 1915 to 12 Dec 1915.
  9. [S77] British Army records, discharged medically unfit due to mitral heart condition & rheumatic fever.
  10. [S77] British Army records, on military papers about pension.
  11. [S124] 1939 register.
  12. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 87, Bromsgrove, Worcs., Jan-Mar 1976, vol 29 0109.
  13. [S77] British Army records, on fathers military papers.
  14. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Basford, Notts, Apr-Jun 1917, vol 7b 408. mother Gell.
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