Chapter 10, Green Family Ancestors


Chapter 10, Green Family Ancestors


What of Alfred Green’s ancestors. Where did they live and what did they do for a living?

Alfred was the son of Richard Frederick Green, born in 1812, Middlesex (London) England. On 11th September 1831 Frederick married Ann, born about 1811, from St Andrews, London. They married at St George the Martyr, Southwark, London. He was 19yrs and she was 22 yrs old. They lived in Holborn most of their lives. In 1841 they were living at No 6 “Grand Holborn”(‘above the Bars’), Holborn, St Andrew’s , Middlesex. Fred, 29 was a cabinet maker, Ann, 32 and Alfred 8.

Fred died between 1841 and 1851 leaving his widow Ann with six children. The 1851 census records them living at 2 Hooper Street, Ann 40 years old, a ‘shopkeeper’, 18 yr old Alfred working as a ‘Lithographer’, 7 yr old Alice at school and 4 yr old Emily still living at home. Not listed are Henry James (15), Maria Sarah Ann (12) and Victoria Maria (9). Alice lived her whole life in London, dying at Poplar in 1920.

More to come……

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