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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Greenwich Marsh

 Dr M Mills (Local historian) has started work on a blog about the history of the Greenwich Peninsula south east London.


Monday, 22 July 2013

KNIGHT, AlfredRobert(1873-1933)

KNIGHT, AlfredRobert(1873-1933)


1915.10.07 to


 AR K. man in centre

1917 married GladysEmily BARKER(1892-1976) registered in Woolwich


Information provided by O Knight.
Towards the end of the war he met and married the daughter of a naval outfitter where Alfred bought his suits and they lived at 82 Victoria Road, Charlton where their son LeslieR(1919-1987) was born. Within a few months of his birth Alfred announced, apparently with little or no consultation with his new wife that he would seek employment in Rangoon. They sailed on the  SS. Burma and Alfred worked as engineer in the rice mills, in the oil fields and on merchant ships. Due to failing health the family returned to West Ham in London east 1930.




Certificate hottenfamily

See … ……Barker Family Tree


Tuesday, 23 July 2013