Charles E Deeks, landed proprietor
Martha Rowell, daughter in law, 19, b Hunts
Mary Cooke, servant, 21, b Norfolk
(1 Brookland Villas)
Charles E Deeks, 54, retired farmer, born Suffolk
Jane Deeks, 56, born Cambs
Asenath Ellis, 23, servant, born Melbourne
Mary Litle, 43, widow, annuitant, born Middlesex
William B S Litle, 21, undergraduate of Christ’s Coll., born Gloucs.
Edward R D Litle, 19, undergraduate of Pembroke Coll., born Sussex
Olive Neaves, 23, cook, born Barton
Alice Carter, 23, housemaid, born Cambridge
Christopher Geldard, 33, teacher of mathematics, born Yorks
Janet S, 27, born London
Alice E Keffard, 20, housemaid, born Pampisford
Rose E Buckle, 24, cook, born Suffolk
Christopher Geldard went to Giggleswick School and then Trinity College. He lived in Cambridge before being appointed an inspector of science schools in Birmingham. He died in 1897. There is information about the family on the Mill Road cemetery site. the family moved from Brooklands Avenue to Birmingham after Christopher’s appointment. They had six children:
Christopher (1884-1939): during WWI he served with the Royal Horse Artillery and was promoted to major. He was awarded the Military Cross. He continued serving with the army after the war.
John (1885-1918): He was a captain in the 2nd Royal Marines. he died 20.8.1918 from influenza at the Burlington Hotel, London. He joined the Royal Marines as an trainee officer in 1904 and in 1908 he joined HMS Majestic. There is a detailed biography available here.
Stephen (1896-1940): during WWI he served as 2nd lieutenant with the South Wales Borderers. He was awarded the Military Cross in 1917.
(a second family is listed living at Brooklands Villa in 1891)
John R Geard, 30, stock broker, born Suffolk
Amelia E, 25, born Kensington
Julia Kemp, servant, 20, born Suffolk
William Tomlin, 64, bookseller, born Chesterton
Kate L Wright
Herbert R Tomlin
Caroline Mingay, servant, 57,
Frances Anne Tomlin, 70, widow, private means, born London
Minnie Tomlin, daughter, 45, widow, born Cambridge
Kate Louise Wright, daughter, 43, single, born Cambridge
Herbert Russell Tomlin, grandson, 20, reporter, born Cambridge
Fanny Tomlin, sister in law, 61, single, lodging house keeper, born Cambridge
Caroline Mingay, servant, 66, non (retired), born Suffolk
Elsie Bates, servant, 22, born Bucks
Mrs William Tomlin
H Russell Tomlin, journalist
Frances Ann Tomlin is buried in Mill Road Cemetery
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