See also

Family of Robert Coomber WARD and Mary Ann Jane LITTLE

Husband: Robert Coomber WARD

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Robert Coomber WARD, Chandler gravestones 2

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Robert Coomber WARD, Chandler gravestones 7

Wife: Mary Ann Jane LITTLE

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Mary Ann Jane LITTLE, Chandler gravestones 2

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Mary Ann Jane LITTLE, Chandler gravestones 7

Child 1: Henry Percy WARD

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Henry Percy WARD, HenryPercyWard

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Henry Percy WARD, 1910, age 35, Mauretania 6

Child 2: Minnie Theresa WARD

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Minnie Theresa WARD

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Minnie Theresa WARD, 5 Ward Sisters daughters of R C Ward

Child 3: Charles Coomber WARD

Child 4: Robert Johnson WARD

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Robert Johnson WARD, Robert Johnson Ward

Child 5: Martin Coomber WARD

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Martin Coomber WARD, Martin Coomber Ward

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Martin Coomber WARD, MartinCoomberWard

Child 6: Rachel Emilia WARD

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Rachel Emilia WARD, RachelEmilliaWard

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Rachel Emilia WARD, 5 Ward Sisters daughters of R C Ward

Child 7: Ethel Little WARD

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Ethel Little WARD, Chandler gravestones 2

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Ethel Little WARD, Chandler gravestones 5

Child 8: Mabel Lillian Pickering WARD

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Mabel Lillian Pickering WARD, MabellillianPickeringWard

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Mabel Lillian Pickering WARD

Child 9: Olivia Stillborn WARD

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Olivia Stillborn WARD, Chandler gravestones 2

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Olivia Stillborn WARD, Chandler gravestones 5

Note on Husband: Robert Coomber WARD (1)

Lived in Shady Lane, Driffield, later renamed as Victoria Road. House called Gowanbrae.

Note on Husband: Robert Coomber WARD (2)

Painted the frescoe ceilings at Sledmere Hall.

Also a practical joker (chicken chimney, tea vicar, cake burnt)

Note on Husband: Robert Coomber WARD (3)

In 1901 had a boarder by the name of Clara Beck staying with them. She was a churchworker according to the census. Aged 60, born in London.

Note on Husband: Robert Coomber WARD (4)

Mentioned in the Post Office Professions and Trades directory by Bulmer in 1892. Working as a painter and living at 37 Middle St South, Driffield

Source http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/ERY/Greatdriffield/GreatDriffield92.htm

 

Eric Chandler has a deed to show that he purchased 3 burial plots (No 2283, 2292 and 2301) in Driffield on 7 December 1878/9

(Deed shows different year dates on front and inside.)

His birth certificate states he was born on 17 May. Gravestone has 21 May

Note on Wife: Mary Ann Jane LITTLE

Gravestone says born 1852, other notes say 1850

Sources

1.

Robert Coomber Ward birth certificate 1850.

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1911 Census.

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Mary Ann Jane Little Birth Certificate.

4.

New York Passenger Lists 1820 - 1957.

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1891 Census.

6.

Journal of British Secularism.

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1901 Census.

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GRO Records.