See also

Family of William Edmund WHITTAKER and Mary BERESFORD

Husband: William Edmund WHITTAKER (c. 1835-1891)
Wife: Mary BERESFORD (c. 1835-1877)
Children: Arthur WHITTAKER (c. 1860- )
Laura WHITTAKER (1862-1888)
Emma WHITTAKER (1863-1934)
Rosa WHITTAKER (1867-1950)
Albert Carl WHITTAKER (1870-1943)
Ada WHITTAKER (1874-1878)
Marriage bef 18611

Husband: William Edmund WHITTAKER

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William Edmund WHITTAKER, William Whittaker Grave 2

Name: William Edmund WHITTAKER
Sex: Male
Father: William WHITTAKER ( - )
Mother: -
Birth c. 1835 Macclesfield1
Occupation Wood turner, Woodyard Owner1
Residence 14 Apr 1862 (age 26-27) Copeland Street, Derby
Copeland Street, Derby
Residence 1891 (age 55-56) 138 Siddals Road, Derby
138 Siddals Road, Derby
Address on a postcard from The Derby Funeral Warehouse to his wife Ann. He is known as both William Edmund and Edmund William.
Occupation Wood Turner2
Death Aug 1891 (age 55-56) Derby3
Burial 22 Aug 1891 Grave 7305, Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby4

Wife: Mary BERESFORD

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Mary BERESFORD, 2006, age 171, Whittaker Unpurchased Grave

Name: Mary BERESFORD
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1835 Macclesfield1
Death Oct 1877 (age 41-42) Derby

Child 1: Arthur WHITTAKER

Name: Arthur WHITTAKER1
Sex: Male
Birth c. 1860

Child 2: Laura WHITTAKER

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Laura WHITTAKER, 2006, age 144, Whittaker Unpurchased Grave

Name: Laura WHITTAKER
Sex: Female
Birth 14 Apr 1862 Copeland Street, Derby
Occupation Bookbinder's Folder
Death 8 Mar 1888 (age 25) 138 Siddals Road, Derby
Cause: Valvular disease of heart
Burial 12 Mar 1888 Grave 21361 (unpurchased), Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby with her mother Mary and sister Ada

Child 3: Emma WHITTAKER

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Emma WHITTAKER, William Whittaker Grave 2

Name: Emma WHITTAKER
Sex: Female
Spouse: Joseph Wilkins MALIN (1853- )
Birth 12 Nov 1863
Death 22 Mar 1934 (age 70) Derby5
Burial 26 Mar 1934 Grave 7305, Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby with father William and brother Albert Carl

Child 4: Rosa WHITTAKER

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Rosa WHITTAKER, Rosa Whittaker

Name: Rosa WHITTAKER
Sex: Female
Spouse: Sam Rowley ALLEN (1867- )
Birth Q4 1867
Death 23 Jun 1950 (age 82)
Burial 27 Jun 1950

Child 5: Albert Carl WHITTAKER

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Albert Carl WHITTAKER, William Whittaker Grave 2

Name: Albert Carl WHITTAKER
Sex: Male
Birth Q2 1870
Death 10 Nov 1943 (age 73) Derby
Burial 15 Nov 1943 Grave 7305, Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby with father William and sister Emma Malin

Child 6: Ada WHITTAKER

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Ada WHITTAKER, 2006, age 132, Whittaker Unpurchased Grave

Name: Ada WHITTAKER
Sex: Female
Birth Q2 1874 Derby
Death Dec 1878 (age 4) Derby
Burial 31 Dec 1878 Grave 21361, (unpurchased) Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby with mother Mary and sister Laura

Note on Husband: William Edmund WHITTAKER

Age 55 when he died. GRO index Derby 7b 263.

Age 27 in 1861 census - puts dob in 1834 or 5. At the time he was lodging with his wife and 1 year old son Arthur in Park Street, Derby.

Shares grave with son Karl and daughter Emma (Malin)1

Note on Wife: Mary BERESFORD

Died at the age of 42, buried in an unpurchased grave - no 21361 in Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby with daughters Laura and Ada.

 

Possible parents Josh and Mary from 1841 census

 

Death GRO index - 7b p263 Dec 1877

Sources

1"1861 Census".
2"Elizabeth Martha Whittaker's Birth Certificate".
3"William E Whittaker Burial Note". Confirmed at Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby Sep 12th 2006
4Ibid.
5"Whittaker Gravestone, Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby".