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  • Name Esther Barker  [5
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1891 and 31 Dec 1891  Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Birth 
    • Volume 6d, Page 408
    Born 2 Nov 1891  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Female 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    1901: England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26  
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Scholar 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    68 Lennox Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    11 Gower Street, Lozells, Aston Manor 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1969 and 31 Mar 1969  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Death 
    • Volume 9c, Page 512
    Name Cis 
    Name Cissie 
    Name Sis 
    Occupation Grocer 
    Died 2 Jan 1969  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I473  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2017 

    Father George Edwin Barker
              b. 21 Jul 1866, Tutbury, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Apr 1943, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship unknown 
    Mother Eliza Farley
              b. 17 Apr 1867, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Dec 1945, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1887  St. Pauls Church, Lozells, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Registration Sep 1887  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Marriage 
    • Volume 6d, Page 187
    Family ID F229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas John Ball
              b. 28 Feb 1894, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Sep 1954, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1915  Birchfield, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Name: BALL, Thomas J; Record type: Marriages; Quarter: March; Year: 1915; District: West Bromwich; County: Warwickshire; Volume: 6b; Page: 992; Spouse's surname: BARKER.

      Name: BARKER, Esther; Record type: Marriages; Quarter: March; Year: 1915; District: West Bromwich; County: Warwickshire; Volume: 6b; Page: 992; Spouse's surname: BALL.
    Registration Mar 1915  West Bromwich, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Marriage 
    • Volume 6b, Page 992
    Children 
     1. Leslie T. G. Ball
              b. 1916, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Living
    Last Modified 28 May 2009 
    Family ID F232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Oct 1891 and 31 Dec 1891 - Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Nov 1891 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 31 Mar 1901 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar - 31 Mar 1901 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 68 Lennox Street - 31 Mar 1901 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1911 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Aston Manor - 2 Apr 1911 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Mar 1915 - West Bromwich, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Jan 1969 and 31 Mar 1969 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1969 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Letters from Mary 1
    Letters from Mary 1
    post mark: Stourport 1245PM AU 6 13
    Mrs. G. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Dear Mom and Dad. Hope you are keeping well. Has dollie never told me how you was. I must tell you the stourport air does not suit me. I have lost my voice since sunday I am not able to speak and a sore throat. it\'s a treat. with love from Cissie xxxxxx

    Note: Mom and Dad were George Edwin Barker and Eliza (nee Farley), Dollie refers to Leah and Cissie was her sister, Esther.
    Letters from Mary 2
    Letters from Mary 2
    post mark: Stourport 1245PM AU 6 13
    Mrs. G. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Dear Mom and Dad. Hope you are keeping well. Has dollie never told me how you was. I must tell you the stourport air does not suit me. I have lost my voice since sunday I am not able to speak and a sore throat. it\'s a treat. with love from Cissie xxxxxx

    Note: Mom and Dad were George Edwin Barker and Eliza (nee Farley), Dollie refers to Leah and Cissie was her sister, Esther.
    Abington Park, (The Bandstand), Northampton (front)
    Abington Park, (The Bandstand), Northampton (front)
    Abington Park, The Band Stand, Northampton.
    Northampton, 5.30, 5 Mar 1915
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Dear Dollie, Just a pc to let you know I am still in the pink.I was glad to get your pc this morning. I have wrote to Mr. Mace today. What do you think of this pc. We have been all through this park today. We have called and seen Charl is dad at work and how is mum ??? and all the children are you all well. Doll it is a treat of a place here you ought to be here it is fine. Tell the girls I am in the pink. I am doing the Lady now. With love from Sis and Jack xxx
    Dollie was Leah, Sis (or Cis) was her sister Esther, and Jack was Thomas John Ball. Thomas and Esther married 18 Feb 1915 so perhaps they were on honeymoon?
    Abington Park, (The Bandstand), Northampton (back)
    Abington Park, (The Bandstand), Northampton (back)
    Abington Park, The Band Stand, Northampton.
    Northampton, 5.30, 5 Mar 1915
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Dear Dollie, Just a pc to let you know I am still in the pink.I was glad to get your pc this morning. I have wrote to Mr. Mace today. What do you think of this pc. We have been all through this park today. We have called and seen Charl is dad at work and how is mum ??? and all the children are you all well. Doll it is a treat of a place here you ought to be here it is fine. Tell the girls I am in the pink. I am doing the Lady now. With love from Sis and Jack xxx
    Dollie was Leah, Sis (or Cis) was her sister Esther, and Jack was Thomas John Ball. Thomas and Esther married 18 Feb 1915 so perhaps they were on honeymoon?
    Llandrindod Wells: Ye Wells Hotel (front)
    Llandrindod Wells: Ye Wells Hotel (front)
    Llandrindod Wells: Ye Wells Hotel
    Llandrindod Wells, 2-45PM, 24 Jul 1914
    Miss Esther Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham
    June 24th. My dear Esther, I am having such a nice time in Wales and lovely weather. I often go past this hotel. This is a very pretty place and such a number of walks. I hope you are all well. Love from E. Roowe.
    Roowe, Roone, Roome - not clear from the writing. Presumed to be male as a female would probably use her first name!?!
    Llandrindod Wells: Ye Wells Hotel (back)
    Llandrindod Wells: Ye Wells Hotel (back)
    Llandrindod Wells: Ye Wells Hotel
    Llandrindod Wells, 2-45PM, 24 Jul 1914
    Miss Esther Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham
    June 24th. My dear Esther, I am having such a nice time in Wales and lovely weather. I often go past this hotel. This is a very pretty place and such a number of walks. I hope you are all well. Love from E. Roowe.
    Roowe, Roone, Roome - not clear from the writing. Presumed to be male as a female would probably use her first name!?!
    Old Wind Mill, Walton-on-Naze (front)
    Old Wind Mill, Walton-on-Naze (front)
    Old Wind Mill, Walton-on-Naze
    Walton-on-Naze, 7:35PM, 5 Aug 1915
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Dear Doll, Just a pc to tell you I was glad to here from home I though you had quite forgot me, I hope mam is allright you have not said. Well it is allright here there is ever such a lot of Brum People here. Love from Sis and Jack.
    Postcard to Leah (Dolly) from sister Esther and brother-in-law Thomas John Ball.
    Old Wind Mill, Walton-on-Naze (back)
    Old Wind Mill, Walton-on-Naze (back)
    Old Wind Mill, Walton-on-Naze
    Walton-on-Naze, 7:35PM, 5 Aug 1915
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Dear Doll, Just a pc to tell you I was glad to here from home I though you had quite forgot me, I hope mam is allright you have not said. Well it is allright here there is ever such a lot of Brum People here. Love from Sis and Jack.
    Postcard to Leah (Dolly) from sister Esther and brother-in-law Thomas John Ball.
    Swank (front)
    Swank (front)
    Taking everything all round, this place is most agreeable.
    Birmingham, 6AM, 5 Aug 1913
    Miss E. Barker, c/o Mr. Cotterell, 3 Bridge Street, Stourport.
    11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Dear Sis and Jack, Hoping you are enjoying your little selves only pc their is not enough for a letter. I have been to Yardley with Phil no swank. We feel very lonely having no neighbours. Hope you will like pc one of Dolls chosen cards. (All swank). Hope you will enjoy yourselves. From Doll and All.
    Sis and Jack were Esther (Barker) and Thomas John Ball. Doll was Leah Barker.
    Swank (back)
    Swank (back)
    Taking everything all round, this place is most agreeable.
    Birmingham, 6AM, 5 Aug 1913
    Miss E. Barker, c/o Mr. Cotterell, 3 Bridge Street, Stourport.
    11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Dear Sis and Jack, Hoping you are enjoying your little selves only pc their is not enough for a letter. I have been to Yardley with Phil no swank. We feel very lonely having no neighbours. Hope you will like pc one of Dolls chosen cards. (All swank). Hope you will enjoy yourselves. From Doll and All.
    Sis and Jack were Esther (Barker) and Thomas John Ball. Doll was Leah Barker.
    A Loving Greeting (front)
    A Loving Greeting (front)
    A Loving Greeting
    Greeting fond and wishes true Speed this token dear to you.
    Colchester, 10AM, 18 May 1915
    Mrs. Ball, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Tuesday. My Dear Wife, I am sending you this P.C. hoping this will be there as soon as the letter. Well Cis I am writing this to tell you I am going to stop at the same house as I have been stoping. So still write here take no notice of that address what on the letter Cis the new house I was going into was the worst house I have ever been in. Talk about the houses in ??? Street down there was not in it. So I shall have to make myself contented here. Your Ever Loving Husband Jack. xxxxxxx Don't forget Cis, keep to the same address. 64 Lisle Road.
    Mrs. Ball, Cis, was Esther (nee Barker) and Jack was Thomas John Ball.
    A Loving Greeting (back)
    A Loving Greeting (back)
    A Loving Greeting
    Greeting fond and wishes true Speed this token dear to you.
    Colchester, 10AM, 18 May 1915
    Mrs. Ball, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Tuesday. My Dear Wife, I am sending you this P.C. hoping this will be there as soon as the letter. Well Cis I am writing this to tell you I am going to stop at the same house as I have been stoping. So still write here take no notice of that address what on the letter Cis the new house I was going into was the worst house I have ever been in. Talk about the houses in ??? Street down there was not in it. So I shall have to make myself contented here. Your Ever Loving Husband Jack. xxxxxxx Don't forget Cis, keep to the same address. 64 Lisle Road.
    Mrs. Ball, Cis, was Esther (nee Barker) and Jack was Thomas John Ball.

    Census
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26  

    Dwelling 68 Lennox Road 
    Location Birmingham 
    Source RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    BARKER George E Head 33 Tin Plate Worker Worker  Tutbury, Staffordshire 
    BARKER Eliza Wife 33    Birmingham, Warwickshire 
    BARKER Charles S Son  11 Scholar   Birmingham, Warwickshire 
    BARKER Esther Daughter  Scholar   Birmingham, Warwickshire 
    BARKER John J Son  Scholar   Birmingham, Warwickshire 
    BARKER Philip H Son     Birmingham, Warwickshire 
    BARKER Leah Daughter     Birmingham, Warwickshire 
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG14 18 2 80 18280 0273 03  

    Dwelling 11 Gower Street, Lozells 
    Location Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England 
    Source RG14PN18280 RG78PN1102 RD385 SD4 ED11 SN136 
    Note Courtesy of John Oliver Thomas 
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Sex Age Marriage Completed Born Alive Dead Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    BARKER George Head 44 24 11 Sheet Metal Worker   Staffordshire 
    BARKER Eliza Wife 43        Birmingham 
    BARKER Charles Son 22     Sheet Metal Worker   Birmingham 
    BARKER Esther Daughter 20        Birmingham 
    BARKER Philip Son 14      Tinsmith   Birmingham 
    BARKER Leah Daughter 12         Birmingham 
    BARKER Miriam Daughter         Birmingham 
    BARKER Ethel Daughter         Birmingham 
    BARKER Mary Daughter         Birmingham 
    BARKER Victor Son 10         Birmingham 
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG14 18 2 80 18280 0273 03-T  

    Dwelling 11 Gower Street, Lozells 
    Location Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England 
    Source RG14PN18280 RG78PN1102 RD385 SD4 ED11 SN136 
    Note Courtesy of John Oliver Thomas 
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Sex Age Marriage Completed Born Alive Dead Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    BARKER George Head 44 24 11 Sheet Metal Worker   Staffordshire 
    BARKER Eliza Wife 43        Birmingham 
    BARKER Charles Son 22     Sheet Metal Worker   Birmingham 
    BARKER Esther Daughter 20        Birmingham 
    BARKER Philip Son 14      Tinsmith   Birmingham 
    BARKER Leah Daughter 12         Birmingham 
    BARKER Miriam Daughter         Birmingham 
    BARKER Ethel Daughter         Birmingham 
    BARKER Mary Daughter         Birmingham 
    BARKER Victor Son 10         Birmingham 

    Albums
    Rene's Postcard Album 2
    Rene's Postcard Album 2 (120)
    This album is mostly postcards sent to or from various family members or friends. There are very few family photographs in it. Most are blank on the reverse of the card, however some of the postcards do indicate the whereabouts of family members.

  • Notes 
    • Name: BARKER, Esther; Record type: Births; Quarter: December; Year: 1891; District: Aston; County: Warwickshire; Volume: 6d; Page: 408.

      From the 1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire (RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26) Esther, 9, Scholar, was with her parents George E., 33, Tin Plate Worker, and Eliza, 33, at their home in 68 Lennox Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. With her were her siblings Charles S., 11, Scholar, John J., 7, Scholar, Philip H., 4, and Leah, 1. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Birmingham, Warwickshire.

      From the 1911 Census (RG14PN18280 RG78PN1102 RD385 SD4 ED11 SN136) Esther, 20, was with her parents George, 44, Sheet Metal Worker from Staffordshire, and Eliza, 43, from Birmingham, at 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Aston Manor, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. With her were her siblings Charles, 22, Sheet Metal Worker, Philip, 14, Tinsmith, Leah, 12, Miriam, 9, Ethel, 5, Mary, 5, and Victor 10. All the children were reportedly born in Birmingham.

      Name: BARKER, Esther; Record type: Marriages; Quarter: March; Year: 1915; District: West Bromwich; County: Warwickshire; Volume: 6b; Page: 992; Spouse's surname: BALL.

      Name: BALL, Ester; Record type: Deaths; Quarter: March; Year: 1969; District: Birmingham; County: Warwickshire; Volume: 9c; Page: 512; Age: 77. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S5417] 1911 England Census - Alive, (People who should be alive for the 1911 England and Wales Census) (Reliability: 3), 20 Jun 2010.

    2. [S5418] 1911 England Census - Found, (People we have found in the 1911 England and Wales Census) (Reliability: 3), 20 Jun 2010.

    3. [S6297] Temp Tag 9 II (Reliability: 3), 23 May 2011.

    4. [S9816] Alive for the 1939 Register, (accessed 24 Feb 2016). (Reliability: 3), 24 Feb 2016.
      People who should be alive for the 1939 Register

    5. [S3634] John Oliver Thomas.

    6. [S1856] Registration of Births, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1891, Aston, Volume 6d, Page 408 (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.
      Esther BARKER

    7. [S9295] 1901 England Census for Warwickshire, England. Warwickshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7814 : n.d.), Birmingham, folio 107, page 26; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7814 : accessed 16 Dec 2017); citing PRO RG 13/2840 (Reliability: 3), 16 Dec 2017.
      1901 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 16/12/2017


      Information for George E. BARKER

      Age: 33
      Estimated birth year: abt 1868
      Relation to Head: Head
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Eliza Barker
      Birth Place: Tutbury, Staffordshire, England
      Civil Parish: Birmingham
      Ecclesiastical parish: St Stephen
      County/Island: Warwickshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Birmingham
      Sub-registration district: St George
      ED, institution, or vessel: 13
      Piece: 2840
      Folio: 107
      Page Number: 26
      Household schedule number: 160
      Household Members:
      George E BARKER: Age 33 (1868)
      Eliza BARKER: Age 33 (1868)
      Charles S BARKER: Age 11 (1890)
      Esther BARKER: Age 9 (1892)
      John J BARKER: Age 7 (1894)
      Philip H BARKER: Age 4 (1897)
      Leah BARKER: Age 1 (1900)
      RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26

    8. [S3845] RG14PN18280 RG78PN1102 RD385 SD4 ED11 SN136, RG14/18280/136 (Reliability: 3), 25 May 2009.

    9. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1969, Birmingham, Volume 9c, Page 512 (Reliability: 3).
      Esther BALL, Age 77

    10. [S8490] Birmingham, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937, ((http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=4994)), accessed 16 Dec 2014), Marriage for George Edwin BARKER and Eliza FARLEY; 1 Aug 1887; Birmingham, St. Paul, Warwickshire, England. (Reliability: 3), 16 Dec 2014.
      Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937

      Information for George Edwin BARKER

      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1865
      Marriage Date: 1 Aug 1887
      Marriage Age: 22
      Marriage Place: Birmingham, St Paul, Warwickshire, England
      Spouse: Eliza Farley
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Spouse Marriage Age: 20
      Father: Charles Barker
      Spouse's Father: Edward Farley
      Reference Number: DRO 35
      Archive Roll: M161
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&MS_AdvCB=1&db=BirminghamParishMarriage&rank=1&new=1&MSAV=2&gss=angs-d&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=barker&gsln_x=XO&uidh=e72&mssns0=farley&mssns0_x=1&pcat=34&fh=0&h=4257308&recoff=11+34+46&ml_rpos=1

    11. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1887, Birmingham, Volume 6d, Page 187; George Edwin BARKER + Eliza FARLEY (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.

    12. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1915, West Bromwich, Volume 6b, Page 992 (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.
      Thomas J. BALL + Esther BARKER