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129 Sturton Street

A Widow and her grown up children

This house does not appear on the Census until 1911.


This family lived at number 164 Sturton Street in 1891 and moved to 18 Milford Street by 1901.

Emily Gentry, head, 66, widow [married 43 years, 10 children of which 1 died], b. Bocking, Essex
Inez Ellen Wilkins, daughter, 39, married [11 years, 1 child], b. Thaxtead, Essex
Lily Emily Gentry, daughter, 30, shop assistant for confectionery, b. Saffron Walden, Essex
George Hackett Wilkins, son-in-law, 33, married, engineer for gas company, b. Norton, Leicestershire
Basil George Wilkins, grandson, 10, school, b. Cambridge
Harry George Bryant, boarder, 39, married, postal employee mail guard, b. Mortlake, Surrey
Married 11 years, 1 child

Emily was widowed in 1906. She and her husband George are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.  Their son, Acting Bombadier Albert Victor Gentry, was killed in 1917 and is buried in a War Grave in Mill Road Cemetery.

Sources: 1891 UK Census, 1901 UK Census, 1911 UK Census, Mill Road Cemetery,


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