THE GARNERS

 

A 19th Century Wharf

 

The Garners started in Ely, Cambridgeshire doing farm work and then the younger ones started migrating to the East End of London and doing a wide variety of jobs like ‘Wharf Clerk’ and ‘Coal Porter’.

 

1841 Census (taken on 6th June)
Living in St. Mary’s Street, Ely (HO107/88/4 Folio 18 Page 30) (name spelt Gunner)
Thomas Garner b: 1791, Cambridgeshire Ag. Lab.
  Wife: Mary Garner (?) b: 1791, Cambridgeshire
  Son: John Garner b: 1826, Cambridgeshire
  Daughter: Sarah Garner b: 1829, Cambridgeshire
  Son: Thomas Garner b: 1834, Cambridgeshire
  Son: George Garner b: 1837, Cambridgeshire
  Daughter: Phoebe Garner b: 1838, Cambridgeshire
     

1ST QUARTER 1846 – ELY (District Ely Vol. 14 Page 79)

Sarah Garner married John Huckle

 

3RD QUARTER 1847 – ELY (District Ely Vol. 14 Page 97)

John Garner married Sarah Ann Lumbers

 

1851 Census (taken on 30th March)

Living in Back Hill, Ely (HO107/1764 Folio 419 Page 1) (name spelt Garnes)

Thomas Garner b: 1792, Ely Ag. Lab.
  Wife: Mary Garner (?) b: 1792, Ely  
  Son: Thomas Garner Sr b: 1834, Ely Shepherd
  Daughter: Phebe Garner b: 1838, Ely  
     
Living in 28, Chant St., West Ham (HO107/1768 Folio 119 Page 21)
John Garner b: 1825, Ely Lab. Unemployed
  Wife: Sarah Garner (Lumbers) b: 1823, March  
 
Living in Cheifs Lane, Ely (HO107/1764 Folio 516 Page 55)
  Son-in-law: George Garner b: 1838, Ely Ag. Lab.

 

3RD QUARTER 1857 – ELY (District Ely Vol. 3b Page 868)

George Garner married Alice Parker (26th September 1857 Certificate)

 

1ST QUARTER 1858 – ELY (District Ely Vol. 3b Page 780)

Thomas Garner married Susanna Clarke

 

1861 Census (taken on 7th April)  
Living in 5a Winchester Terr., St. Pancras (RG9/119 Folio 39 Page 8)
John Garner b: 1825, Ely Engine Driver
  Wife: Sarah Garner (Lumbers) b: 1823, March  

 

1871 Census (taken on 2nd April)  
Living in Padnall, Littleport, Cambs. (RG10/1606 Folio 56 Page 20)  
John Garner b: 1825, Ely Farm (8 acres)
  Wife: Sarah Garner (Lumbers) b: 1823, Stonea  
     
Living in 32, Witton St., Westminster, St. John The Evangelist (RG10/117 Folio 58 Page 12)
Thomas Garner b: 1837, Ely Carman
  Wife: Susan Garner (Clarke) b: 1833, Cambs.
  Daughter: Melinda Garner b: 1863, Ely
  Daughter: Frances Garner b: 1868, Westminster
  Son: Thomas S Garner b: 1870, Westminster
   
Living in 34, Diggon Street, Mile End Old Town (RG10/559 Folio 66 Page 8)
George Garner b: 1838, Ely Coal Porter
  Wife: Alice Garner (Parker) b: 1837, Ely  
  Daughter: Sarah Jane Garner b: 1859, Ely
  Son: George Garner b: 1864, Cambs.
  Son: Josiah Garner b: 1866, Cambs.
  Son: Thomas Garner b: 1868, Cambs.
  Daughter: Alice Garner b: 1870, Bow

 

1881 Census (taken on 3rd April)  
Living in Phoenix Wharf, Commercial Rd., Lambeth (RG11/583 Folio 46 Page 42)
Thomas Garner b: 1837, Ely Store Keeper
  Wife: Susanna Garner (Clarke) b: 1832, Plymouth, Cambs.  
  Daughter: Melinda Miriam Garner b: 1863, Ely  
  Daughter: Frances Garner b: 1868, Westminster  
  Son: Thomas John Garner b: 1871, Westminster  
     
Living in 395, Old Ford Road, Bow (RG11/492 Folio 114 Page 24)  
George Garner b: 1838, Ely Wharf Clerk
  Wife: Alice Garner (Parker) b: 1837, Ely  
  Daughter: Sarah Jane Garner b: 1859, Ely  
  Son: George Garner b: 1864, Ely Wharf Clerk
  Son: Thomas Garner b: 1866, Ely Coal Porter
  Son: Joshua Garner b: 1868, Ely
  Daughter: Alice Garner b: 1871, Bow
  Daughter: Elizabeth Garner b: 1873, London
  Son: Harry J Garner b: 1875, London
  Daughter: Mary Garner b: 1878, London

 

4TH QUARTER 1882 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 1197)

Sarah Jane Garner married George Henry L Mitchell

 

4TH QUARTER 1887 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 1153)

George Garner married Louisa Hannah Darling

 

3RD QUARTER 1889 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 348)

George Garner died (age 52)

 

1891 Census (taken on 5th April)  
Living in 46 Wendon Street, Bow (RG12/317 Folio 67 Page 10)  
Alice Garner (Parker) b: 1837, Ely (widow) Housekeeper
  Son: Josiah Garner 1868, Ely Labourer
  Daughter: Elizabeth Garner b: 1873, Mile End Machinist
  Son: Harry J Garner b: 1875, Mile End Van Guard Carman
  Daughter: Mary Garner b: 1877, Bow Nurse Maid Domestic
     
Living in 38 Wendon Street, Bow (RG12/317 Folio 67 Page 9)  
George Garner b: 1864, Ely Coal Porter
  Wife: Louisa Garner (Darling) b: 1864, St. Luke  
  Daughter: Louisa Garner b: 1884, Bow  
  Son: George W Garner 1891, St. Luke  

 

2ND QUARTER 1891 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 495)

George Garner died (age 27)

 

2ND QUARTER 1891 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 501)

George Garner died (age 0)

 

4TH QUARTER 1896 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 1104)

Mary Garner married William Richard Critchfield

 

3RD QUARTER 1898 – ELY (District Ely Vol. 3b Page 1174)

Thomas Garner married Elizabeth Jackson

 

3RD QUARTER 1899 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 1079)

Elizabeth Garner married Sidney Ernest Beckwith

 

4TH QUARTER 1899 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 1109)

Henry James Garner married Annie Clark

 

1901 Census (taken on 31st March)  
Living in 14 Ruston Street, Bow (RG13/342 Folio 110 Page 35)  
Alice Garner (Parker) b: 1832, Ely (widow) Charwoman
     
Living in 6 Charles St., Southwark (RG13/360 Folio 28 Page 47)  
Susanna Garner (Clarke) b: 1832, Ely (widow)  
  Daughter: Frances Garner b: 1868, Westminster Florist’s Assistant
     
Living in 97 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green (RG13/292 Folio 175 Page 37)  
Thomas Garner b: 1866, Ely Carman (van)
  Wife: Elizabeth Garner (Jackson) b: 1865, Warsop, Notts.

 

  Daughter: Lizzie Garner b: 1893, Ely
  Son: William Garner b: 1899, Ely
  Son: George Garner b: 1901, Ely
   
Living in 63a Lamprell St., Bow (RG12/342 Folio 157 Page 10) (name spelt Garnett)
Henry J Garner b: 1877, Mile End Coal Porter
  Wife: Annie Garner (Clark) b: 1879, Wandsworth  
  Daughter: Annie E Garner b: 1901, Old Ford  
  Bother-in-law: William G Clark b: 1880, Hackney Wick  
     
Living in 21 Bryanstone St., St Marylebone (RG13/110 Folio 10 Page 12)
  Servant: Louie Garner b: 1883, Bethnal Green Housemaid Domestic

 

3RD QUARTER 1901 – BETHNAL G (District Bethnal G Vol. 1c Page 152)

George Garner died (age 0)

 

4TH QUARTER 1906 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 497)

Elizabeth Maud Garner born (21st December 1906)

 

2ND QUARTER 1910 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 232)

Alice Garner died (age 75)

 

1911 Census (taken on 2nd April)  
Living in 8 Millfield Rd., Edmonton (RG14PN7362 RG78PN357 RD132 SD5 ED12 SN376)
Thomas Garner b: 1866, Ely, Cambridgeshire Coal Porter
  Wife: Elizabeth Garner (Jackson) b: 1864, Warsop, Notts.  
  Daughter: Lizzie Garner b: 1893, Ely, Cambridgeshire Assisting Florist
  Son: William Garner b: 1900, Ely, Cambridgeshire  
  Son: Sydney Garner b: 1904, Upper Edmonton, Middlesex  
     
Living in 44 Rippoth Rd., Bow (RG14PN1655 RG78PN58 RD22 SD1 ED5 SN282)
Henry James Garner b: 1875, Old Ford Pensioned Army
  Wife: Annie Garner (Clark) b: 1877, Wandsworth
  Daughter: Annie Elizabeth Garner b: 1901, Old Ford
  Son: Arthur Penfold Garner b: 1904, Old Ford
  Daughter: Elizabeth Maud Garner b: 1907, Old Ford
  Daughter: Ethel Amelia Garner b: 1908, Old Ford

 

 

 
 

Elizabeth Maud Garner, born 1906

 

 

2ND QUARTER 1925 – POPLAR (District Poplar Vol. 1c Page 745)

Elizabeth Maud Garner married Jesse William Woodhams (25th May 1925)