Leah Barker

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  • Name Leah Barker  [5
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1899 and 30 Sep 1899  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Birth 
    • Volume 6d, Page 131
    Born 18 Jul 1899  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
    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 
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Unpaid Domestic Duties 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    35 Goldthorne Avenue 
    Household for Thomas Ellis (459)
    Household for Thomas Ellis (459)
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1957 and 31 Dec 1957  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Death 
    • Volume 9c, Page 449
    Name Dolly Barker 
    Occupation Dressmaker 
    Died 26 Oct 1957  Sheldon, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
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    Person ID I472  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    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) 
    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, 11
    Registration Sep 1887  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    Marriage 
    • Volume 6d, Page 187
    Family ID F229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Ellis
              b. 21 Aug 1897, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Sep 1962, Sheldon, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Sep 1919  Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Thomas and Leah
    Thomas and Leah
    Registration Dec 1919  Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Marriage 
    • Volume 6d, Page 999
    Children 
     1. Irene Ellis
              b. 28 Jun 1920, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Nov 2016, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     2. Dorothy Ellis
              b. 17 Oct 1921, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Jun 2002, Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Marjorie Ellis
              b. 18 Aug 1923, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Mar 1950, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     4. Gwendoline Ellis
              b. 13 Apr 1926, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Jul 2008, Warwick, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Jul 1899 and 30 Sep 1899 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jul 1899 - 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 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 MapsMarried - Sep 1919 - Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Dec 1919 - Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Unpaid Domestic Duties - 29 Sep 1939 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 35 Goldthorne Avenue - 29 Sep 1939 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Oct 1957 and 31 Dec 1957 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1957 - Sheldon, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Leah Barker
    Leah Barker
    We think!
    Leah
    Leah
    Second from the left.
    Rene, Gwen and Leah
    Rene, Gwen and Leah
    Leah is seated. We don't know who the other girl was.
    Leah Ellis (nee Barker)
    Leah Ellis (nee Barker)
    Photograph by May & Co., 279, Wheeler St., Lozells, Birmingham.
    Leah Ellis (nee Barker)
    Leah Ellis (nee Barker)
    This is the first picture in the album and on the same page is the picture of grandad Tom sitting and his brother-in-law, Horace Edgar Bradley, standing. On the following page is the same picture of Leah and a photo of Tom standing and yet another man sitting.

    May & Co., Artists, 279, Wheeler St., Lozells
    Girl by bench 1
    Girl by bench 1
    This is our grandmother, Leah Ellis (nee Barker).

    Crown Studios, 7 High Street, Bull Ring, Birmingham
    Crown Studios, Newport, Mon., Birmingham, Aberdare, Tonypandy, Pentre Rhondda, Weston-Super-Mare, etc.
    Girl 1 on sofa 1
    Girl 1 on sofa 1
    This is our grandmother, Leah Ellis (nee Barker).

    May & Co., Artists, 279 Wheeler St., Lozells.
    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.
    Leah Ellis (nee Barker)
    Leah Ellis (nee Barker)
    This is our grandmother, Leah Ellis (nee Barker).
    Young Lady with Necklace 1
    Young Lady with Necklace 1
    This is our grandmother Leah Ellis (nee Barker).

    May and Co., Artists, 279 Wheeler Street, Lozells.
    Enlargements can be made from this photograph.
    Young Lady with Large Watch 1
    Young Lady with Large Watch 1
    This is, of course, Leah Ellis (nee Barker).
    Arley Ferry (front)
    Arley Ferry (front)
    Arley, Bewdey, 12 Aug 1911
    Mrs. G. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Dear Mother and Dad, I am enjoying my ??? self a treat it is so lovely here. There are nine girls in one house it is Lovely. From Dol
    Dol(ly), Leah, would have been 12. Mrs. G. Barker was Eliza (Farley), wife of George Edwin Barker.
    Arley Ferry (back)
    Arley Ferry (back)
    Arley, Bewdey, 12 Aug 1911
    Mrs. G. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Dear Mother and Dad, I am enjoying my ??? self a treat it is so lovely here. There are nine girls in one house it is Lovely. From Dol
    Dol(ly), Leah, would have been 12. Mrs. G. Barker was Eliza (Farley), wife of George Edwin Barker.
    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?
    Ladies Walk, Hythe (front)
    Ladies Walk, Hythe (front)
    Ladies Walk, Hythe
    Hythe: 9.15PM 24 Sep 1911
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Very many thanks for your last letter which I was delighted to get. I am at present staying with an old school friend here and am having a lovely time. I hope you are quite well and have not found the summer very much too hot. Love D. H. Higg.
    Miss D. Barker was Leah (Dolly) but who was D. H. Higg?
    Ladies Walk, Hythe (back)
    Ladies Walk, Hythe (back)
    Ladies Walk, Hythe
    Hythe: 9.15PM 24 Sep 1911
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Very many thanks for your last letter which I was delighted to get. I am at present staying with an old school friend here and am having a lovely time. I hope you are quite well and have not found the summer very much too hot. Love D. H. Higg.
    Miss D. Barker was Leah (Dolly) but who was D. H. Higg?
    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.
    Kenilworth Castle from Meadow (front)
    Kenilworth Castle from Meadow (front)
    Kenilworth Castle from Meadow
    Kenilworth, 1PM, 5 Jul 1915
    Miss D. Barker, No.11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham
    Convalescent Homes, Kenilworth
    Dear Dolly, Am sorry I have not written before but really I quite forgotten your address but better late than never. Dear Dolly I am having a lovely time over here I am sitting in the Castle by the cows writing this don't you think I am brave. Dear Dolly I am not very brown yet but still I feel better and that is everything never mind keep on smiling. With Love From Maud.
    Dolly was, of course, Leah, but who was Maud?
    Kenilworth Castle from Meadow (back)
    Kenilworth Castle from Meadow (back)
    Kenilworth Castle from Meadow
    Kenilworth, 1PM, 5 Jul 1915
    Miss D. Barker, No.11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham
    Convalescent Homes, Kenilworth
    Dear Dolly, Am sorry I have not written before but really I quite forgotten your address but better late than never. Dear Dolly I am having a lovely time over here I am sitting in the Castle by the cows writing this don't you think I am brave. Dear Dolly I am not very brown yet but still I feel better and that is everything never mind keep on smiling. With Love From Maud.
    Dolly was, of course, Leah, but who was Maud?
    Arley Castle near Bewdley (front)
    Arley Castle near Bewdley (front)
    Arley Castle near Bewdley
    Bewdley, 9.30PM, 3 ??? ????
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Mrs. George, 16 High Street, Bewdley. Dear Dolly, trusting you are having a good time. I am if it was not for the the rain it is a lovly place we have been to Harley today but it rained before we went but it was nice coming back. Love From Mr. Hotton.
    Dolly was, of course, Leah, but who were Mr. Hotton and Mrs. George?
    Arley Castle near Bewdley (back)
    Arley Castle near Bewdley (back)
    Arley Castle near Bewdley
    Bewdley, 9.30PM, 3 ??? ????
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells
    Mrs. George, 16 High Street, Bewdley. Dear Dolly, trusting you are having a good time. I am if it was not for the the rain it is a lovly place we have been to Harley today but it rained before we went but it was nice coming back. Love From Mr. Hotton.
    Dolly was, of course, Leah, but who were Mr. Hotton and Mrs. George?
    Every Good Wish (front)
    Every Good Wish (front)
    Every Good Wish. To Wish You the Happiest of Birthdays. Come glad times, sad times, grave or gay, As on, you journey day by day This be my Birthday prayer, That life, as future years unfold Of all thats best, for you may hold A very hearty share. F. Brooks.
    No postmark or stamp.
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham
    Wishing you a very Happy Birthday with love from Kitty and Gerty.
    Miss D. Barker was Dolly (Leah). Kitty and Gerty? Who knows??
    Every Good Wish (back)
    Every Good Wish (back)
    Every Good Wish. To Wish You the Happiest of Birthdays. Come glad times, sad times, grave or gay, As on, you journey day by day This be my Birthday prayer, That life, as future years unfold Of all thats best, for you may hold A very hearty share. F. Brooks.
    No postmark or stamp.
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham
    Wishing you a very Happy Birthday with love from Kitty and Gerty.
    Miss D. Barker was Dolly (Leah). Kitty and Gerty? Who knows??
    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 Happy Birthday (front)
    A Happy Birthday (front)
    A Happy Birthday. Remembrance. Remembrance prompts the warm and kindly wish I'm sending for your Birthday, dear, to-day, That every good thing, all life's sweetest gifts May be with you and brighten all the way: May blessings crown each happy day anew, And Joy's golden sunlight smile on you. Willmer.
    Birmingham, 6.AM, 18 Jul 1917
    Miss D. Barker, c/o Mr. Farrer, 170 Edmond Street, Birmingham.
    Dear Dolly, Just a few lines to wish you many happy returns of the day. From Mrs. C. Trett xxxxx
    A Happy Birthday (back)
    A Happy Birthday (back)
    A Happy Birthday. Remembrance. Remembrance prompts the warm and kindly wish I'm sending for your Birthday, dear, to-day, That every good thing, all life's sweetest gifts May be with you and brighten all the way: May blessings crown each happy day anew, And Joy's golden sunlight smile on you. Willmer.
    Birmingham, 6.AM, 18 Jul 1917
    Miss D. Barker, c/o Mr. Farrer, 170 Edmond Street, Birmingham.
    Dear Dolly, Just a few lines to wish you many happy returns of the day. From Mrs. C. Trett xxxxx
    Fond Greeting (front)
    Fond Greeting (front)
    Fond Greeting. I would that Christmas be for you A glad and happy day, And only golden hours be yours To chase dull cares away.
    Birmingham, 24 Dec 1912
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Nr. Lozells Road, Birmingham.
    Dear Dolly, Just a simple card to wish you a very merry Xmas and a happy new year. From Emmie. xxxxx
    Dolly was Leah and Emmie was Emily Barker (nee Southall), Leah's sister-in-law.
    Fond Greeting (back)
    Fond Greeting (back)
    Fond Greeting. I would that Christmas be for you A glad and happy day, And only golden hours be yours To chase dull cares away.
    Birmingham, 24 Dec 1912
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Nr. Lozells Road, Birmingham.
    Dear Dolly, Just a simple card to wish you a very merry Xmas and a happy new year. From Emmie. xxxxx
    Dolly was Leah and Emmie was Emily Barker (nee Southall), Leah's sister-in-law.
    A Birthday Wish 1 (front)
    A Birthday Wish 1 (front)
    A Birthday Wish. Only a wish fond and tender, Only a greeting that's true, Straight from the heart of the sender, Memory's message to you.
    No stamp or postmark.
    Dear Mother, Just a P.C. wishing you many happy returns with Love From Dolly. xxxxx
    Mother was Eliza Barker (nee Farley) and Dolly was, of course, Leah.
    A Birthday Wish 1 (back)
    A Birthday Wish 1 (back)
    A Birthday Wish. Only a wish fond and tender, Only a greeting that's true, Straight from the heart of the sender, Memory's message to you.
    No stamp or postmark.
    Dear Mother, Just a P.C. wishing you many happy returns with Love From Dolly. xxxxx
    Mother was Eliza Barker (nee Farley) and Dolly was, of course, Leah.
    Good Luck Upon Your Birthday (front)
    Good Luck Upon Your Birthday (front)
    Good Luck Upon Your Birthday. May you this morning understand The gentle touch of Fortune's hand.
    No stamp or postmark.
    To Phil from Doll. Wishing you many happy returns of the day. Doll.
    Phil being Philip Henry Barker and Doll being Leah.
    Good Luck Upon Your Birthday (back)
    Good Luck Upon Your Birthday (back)
    Good Luck Upon Your Birthday. May you this morning understand The gentle touch of Fortune's hand.
    No stamp or postmark.
    To Phil from Doll. Wishing you many happy returns of the day. Doll.
    Phil being Philip Henry Barker and Doll being Leah.
    Beaudesert Church (front)
    Beaudesert Church (front)
    Beaudesert Church, Henley in Arden.
    Henley in Arden Birmingham, 1.15PM, 22 Sep 1916
    Mr. & Mrs. G. Barker, No. 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Dear Mother & Dad, Just a pc hoping yo find you quite well as it leaves me getting a lot better. I am sorry you have not had my money but I have asked Sis to give you some till I come home. Mrs. Cox doesn't want me to come home till next week. I don't know what to do perhaps you will will see what Dad says about and tell Tom I have told him to ask you and I have also told Sis to ask you so perhaps you will let me know. I have been expecting a pc off the girls. Love Dolly.
    Mother and Dad were George Edwin and Eliza Barker. Dolly was, of course, Leah.
    Beaudesert Church (back)
    Beaudesert Church (back)
    Beaudesert Church, Henley in Arden.
    Henley in Arden Birmingham, 1.15PM, 22 Sep 1916
    Mr. & Mrs. G. Barker, No. 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birmingham.
    Dear Mother & Dad, Just a pc hoping yo find you quite well as it leaves me getting a lot better. I am sorry you have not had my money but I have asked Sis to give you some till I come home. Mrs. Cox doesn't want me to come home till next week. I don't know what to do perhaps you will will see what Dad says about and tell Tom I have told him to ask you and I have also told Sis to ask you so perhaps you will let me know. I have been expecting a pc off the girls. Love Dolly.
    Mother and Dad were George Edwin and Eliza Barker. Dolly was, of course, Leah.
    Thoughts of You (front)
    Thoughts of You (front)
    Thoughts of You
    My wishes are many. May troubles be few, And best of Good Fortune Be always with you.
    No stamp or postmark.
    Dear Dolly, Just a P. C. wishing you many happy returns with every success on your Birthday. With best love Dolly.
    Now then, the postcard was in Rene's album and therefore it must have been sent to Leah. The only other Dolly was Tom's sister, Clara Elizabeth Ellis, who married Horace Edgar Bradley.
    Thoughts of You (back)
    Thoughts of You (back)
    Thoughts of You
    My wishes are many. May troubles be few, And best of Good Fortune Be always with you.
    No stamp or postmark.
    Dear Dolly, Just a P. C. wishing you many happy returns with every success on your Birthday. With best love Dolly.
    Now then, the postcard was in Rene's album and therefore it must have been sent to Leah. The only other Dolly was Tom's sister, Clara Elizabeth Ellis, who married Horace Edgar Bradley.
    Regina (front)
    Regina (front)
    Birthday Greetings
    Just a simple greeting take Sent for old acquaintance sake, Friendship, Fortune, Hope unite Make thy Birthday Happy and bright.
    Birmingham, 11.30PM 18 Jul 1914
    Miss Dolly Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birm.
    Dear Dolly, Just a line to wish you many happy returns of the day with Love from Mabel.
    Dolly was Leah, but who was Mabel?
    Regina (back)
    Regina (back)
    Birthday Greetings
    Just a simple greeting take Sent for old acquaintance sake, Friendship, Fortune, Hope unite Make thy Birthday Happy and bright.
    Birmingham, 11.30PM 18 Jul 1914
    Miss Dolly Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells, Birm.
    Dear Dolly, Just a line to wish you many happy returns of the day with Love from Mabel.
    Dolly was Leah, but who was Mabel?
    A Happy Birthday 4 (front)
    A Happy Birthday 4 (front)
    A Happy Birthday
    Birthday Greetings I send to you my dear May gladness surround you the whole of the year.
    Birmingham, 5.30PM, 17 Jul 1915
    Miss L. Barker, No. 11 Gower St., Lozzells, Bham.
    Dear Dollie, Just a simple P.C. sent in a Simple way to show that I have not forgotten you on this your Natal Day. With all Good Wishes For Your Birthday Mrs. HATTON.
    Miss L./Dollie was Leah. Mrs. Hatton was ...??
    A Happy Birthday 4 (back)
    A Happy Birthday 4 (back)
    A Happy Birthday
    Birthday Greetings I send to you my dear May gladness surround you the whole of the year.
    Birmingham, 5.30PM, 17 Jul 1915
    Miss L. Barker, No. 11 Gower St., Lozzells, Bham.
    Dear Dollie, Just a simple P.C. sent in a Simple way to show that I have not forgotten you on this your Natal Day. With all Good Wishes For Your Birthday Mrs. HATTON.
    Miss L./Dollie was Leah. Mrs. Hatton was ...??
    Birthday Greetings 2 (front)
    Birthday Greetings 2 (front)
    Birthday Greetings.
    Upon this day, my dear old friend, I speed a loving greeting, For hours of joy and gladsome mirth, And sorrow nought but fleeting.
    Birmingham, 5.30PM, 17 Jul 1915
    Miss L. Barker, No. 11 Gower St., Lozzells, Bham.
    Dear Dollie, Just a PC to wish you many Happy Returns of the Day hoping your future Days will be Bright and Happy. With Best Love Floss. xxx
    Miss L./Dollie was Leah. Floss was ...??
    Birthday Greetings 2 (back)
    Birthday Greetings 2 (back)
    Birthday Greetings.
    Upon this day, my dear old friend, I speed a loving greeting, For hours of joy and gladsome mirth, And sorrow nought but fleeting.
    Birmingham, 5.30PM, 17 Jul 1915
    Miss L. Barker, No. 11 Gower St., Lozzells, Bham.
    Dear Dollie, Just a PC to wish you many Happy Returns of the Day hoping your future Days will be Bright and Happy. With Best Love Floss. xxx
    Miss L./Dollie was Leah. Floss was ...??
    Birthday Greeting 2 (front)
    Birthday Greeting 2 (front)
    Birthday Greeting
    May each Milestone find your footsteps On a smooth and sunlit way And many, many years returning Bring you back this happy day.
    No stamp or date.
    Dear Dolly, Just a card with my best wishes for your Birthday. With love Mrs. Hall xxx
    Dolly was Leah, of course. Mrs. Hall? Possibly Emma Hall (nee Edmonds)? Tom's grandmother? There were at least two living in Birmingham at the time of most of these postcards.
    Birthday Greeting 2 (back)
    Birthday Greeting 2 (back)
    Birthday Greeting
    May each Milestone find your footsteps On a smooth and sunlit way And many, many years returning Bring you back this happy day.
    No stamp or date.
    Dear Dolly, Just a card with my best wishes for your Birthday. With love Mrs. Hall xxx
    Dolly was Leah, of course. Mrs. Hall? Possibly Emma Hall (nee Edmonds)? Tom's grandmother? There were at least two living in Birmingham at the time of most of these postcards.
    Many Happy Returns 2 (front)
    Many Happy Returns 2 (front)
    Many Happy Returns
    Warmly I greet you this Birthday morning, Sending my wishes as oft before, Hoping that many bright years my follow, Each one with happiness held in store.
    Birmingham, 9.30PM, 17 Jul 1916.
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells.
    Just a P.C. to wish you many happy returns of the day, with kind regards from Kate.
    To Leah, of course, could Kate be Catherine Ellis (nee Perrins)? Wife to Alfred?
    Many Happy Returns 2 (back)
    Many Happy Returns 2 (back)
    Many Happy Returns
    Warmly I greet you this Birthday morning, Sending my wishes as oft before, Hoping that many bright years my follow, Each one with happiness held in store.
    Birmingham, 9.30PM, 17 Jul 1916.
    Miss D. Barker, 11 Gower Street, Lozells.
    Just a P.C. to wish you many happy returns of the day, with kind regards from Kate.
    To Leah, of course, could Kate be Catherine Ellis (nee Perrins)? Wife to Alfred?
    Many Happy Returns 3 (front)
    Many Happy Returns 3 (front)
    Many Happy Returns
    Just to let you know you're in my thoughts, dear, Comes this little greeting true and fond, All that's best and dearest may life give you, Now and in the years that lie beyond.
    Birmingham, 10.30AM, 17 Jul 1916.
    Miss D. Barker, No. 11 Gower Street, Lozzells, Bham.
    Dear Dollie, Simply to wish you Many Happy Returns of your Birthday. With Best Love Floss. xxx
    To Leah, of course. Floss? Could it be Florence Ellis?
    Many Happy Returns 3 (back)
    Many Happy Returns 3 (back)
    Many Happy Returns
    Just to let you know you're in my thoughts, dear, Comes this little greeting true and fond, All that's best and dearest may life give you, Now and in the years that lie beyond.
    Birmingham, 10.30AM, 17 Jul 1916.
    Miss D. Barker, No. 11 Gower Street, Lozzells, Bham.
    Dear Dollie, Simply to wish you Many Happy Returns of your Birthday. With Best Love Floss. xxx
    To Leah, of course. Floss? Could it be Florence Ellis?

    1939 Register
    1939 Register: Household for Thomas Ellis (459)
    1939 Register: Household for Thomas Ellis (459)

    Census
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG14 18 2 80 18280 0273 03
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    1911 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire
    RG14 18 2 80 18280 0273 03-T

    Albums
    Renes Album 1
    Renes Album 1 (107)
    A collection of family photographs found at the home of my auntie Rene and kindly lent to me by cousin Mike. If anyone recognises any of the unnamed people in the pictures please let me know.
    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 
    • From the 1901 England Census for Birmingham, Warwickshire (RG13 Piece 2840 Folio 107 Page 26) Leah, 1, 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, Esther, 9, Scholar, John J., 7, Scholar, and Philip H., 4. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Birmingham, Warwickshire.

      From the 1911 Census (RG14PN18280 RG78PN1102 RD385 SD4 ED11 SN136) Leah, 12, 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, Esther, 20, Philip, 14, Tinsmith, Miriam, 9, Ethel, 5, Mary, 5, and Victor 10. All the children were reportedly born in Birmingham. [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), Sep 1899, Birmingham, Volume 6d, Page 131; Leah BARKER (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.

    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. [S9814] 1939 Register, FindMyPast, ( FindMyPast . http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-records/1939-register.), (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-records/1939-register : accessed 20 Feb 2016); Household for Thomas Ellis (459). (Reliability: 3), 20 Feb 2016.
      Extracted from the 1939 Register
      (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA%2FR39%2F5573%2F5573E%2F016%2F21)
      17/3/2016

      Ellis Household (6 People)
      35 Goldthorne Avenue , Birmingham C.B., Warwickshire, England

      First Name(s): Thomas
      Last Name(s): Ellis
      Date of Birth: 21 Aug 1897
      Sex: Male
      Occupation: Sheet Metal Worker
      Marital Status: Married
      Schedule: 229
      Schedule Sub Number: 1

      First Name(s): Leah
      Last Name(s): Ellis
      Date of Birth: 18 Jul 1899
      Sex: Female
      Occupation: Unpaid Domestic Duties
      Marital Status: Married
      Schedule: 229
      Schedule Sub Number: 2


      First Name(s): Dorothy
      Last Name(s): Williams (Ellis)
      Date of Birth: 17 Oct 1921
      Sex: Female
      Occupation: Comprometer Operator
      Marital Status: Single
      Schedule: 229
      Schedule Sub Number: 4
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA%2FR39%2F5573%2F5573E%2F016%2F21

    10. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1957, Birmingham, Volume 9c, Page 449; Leah BARKER, Age 58 (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.

    11. [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

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

    13. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1919, Aston, Volume 6d, Page 999; Thomas ELLIS + Leah BARKER (Reliability: 4), 12 Mar 2008.