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Family of John PRIDGEON and Helen ALEFOUNDER

Husband: John PRIDGEON (1852-1885)
Wife: Helen ALEFOUNDER (1858-1892)
Children: John PRIDGEON (1881-1915)
Sydney Walter N. PRIDGEON (1883-1901)
Marriage Q2 1879 Holborn1

Husband: John PRIDGEON

Name: John PRIDGEON1
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas PRIDGEON ( - )
Mother: Elizabeth ? (1818?-1892)
Birth Q4 1852 West Ham, Essex2
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 8) Walthamstow, Essex3
Union Road, Walthmastow, Essex
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 8) Scholar; Walthamstow, Essex3
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 18) Walthamstow, Essex4
Union Road, Walthamstow, Essex
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 18) Gardener; Walthamstow, Essex4
Death Q2 1885 (age 32) West Ham, Essex1,5

Wife: Helen ALEFOUNDER

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Helen ALEFOUNDER

Name: Helen ALEFOUNDER6,7
Sex: Female
Father: Alfred ALEFOUNDER (1833-1882)
Mother: Sarah Ann COOPER (1830-1916)
Birth Q1 1858 Shoreditch8
Appears to be registered as Ellen Alefounder, although, she is in the 1871 census and subsequent events as Helen. (Check this)
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 4) Shoreditch9
9 Dennis Place
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 13) Shoreditch, London10
7 Willow Gardens, Shoreditch, London
Residence 3 Sep 1888 (age 30) 10 Cossall Street, Peckham, Surrey1
10 Cossall Street, Peckham, Surrey
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 31) Walthamstow, Essex11
38 Downsfield Road
Death 25 Jan 1892 (age 32) Walthamstow?12
Did she die in Childbirth? Son Herbert born at same time as her death.
Burial 1892 Walthamstow, Essex
Walthamstow Cemetery, Walthamstow, Essex

Child 1: John PRIDGEON

Name: John PRIDGEON
Sex: Male
Spouse: Louisa Annie KEEPER (1880-1968)
Birth Q4 1881 Kingsland, London13
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 9) Walthamstow, Essex11
38 Downsfield Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 9) Scholar; Walthamstow, Essex11
Death 26 Sep 1915 (age 33) Flanders, France14,15

Child 2: Sydney Walter N. PRIDGEON

Name: Sydney Walter N. PRIDGEON
Sex: Male
Birth Q4 1883 Walthamstow, Essex16
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 7) Walthamstow, Essex11
38 Downsfield Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 7) Scholar; Walthamstow, Essex11
Death Q1 1901 (age 17) West Ham, Essex17

Note on Husband: John PRIDGEON

Helen is described as Widow in her marriage registration to Charles Cooper1

Note on Wife: Helen ALEFOUNDER

Deaths Mar 1892 - Cooper Helen 32 W. Ham 4a 19718

Sources

1St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham (Microfilm at London Metropolitan Archive).
Text From Source: St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham
Cit. Date: 1888. Assessment: Primary evidence.
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB. Tel: 020 7332 3820.
2"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: Name: Pridgeon, John
Record Type: Births
Quarter: December
Year: 1852
District: West Ham
County: Essex Greater London
Volume: 4a
Page: 31
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
3"Census 1861 (John Pridgeon) Walthamstow, Essex RG9/1061/127/47".
Text From Source: Elizabeth Pridgeon Head Mar 44 London, Middlesex
Eliza Pridgeon Dau Unm 21 London, Middlesex
Ada Pridgeon Dau Unm 12 Essex Walthamstow
John Pridgeon Son Unm 8 Essex Walthamstow
Edward Pridgeon Son Unm 4 Essex Walthamstow
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1861 (John Pridgeon) Walthamstow, Essex RG9/1061/127/47, John Pridgeon 61

4"Census 1871 (John Pridgeon) Walthamstow, Essex RG10/1637/33/60".
Text From Source: Elizabeth Pridgeon Head Wid 50 London, Middlesex
John Pridgeon Son 18 Essex Walthamstow
Edward Pridgeon Son 14 Essex Walthamstow
Eliza Pridgeon Dau Unm 31 London, Middlesex
Emily Pridgeon Dau Unm 26 Essex, Romford
Ada Pridgeon Dau Unm 22 Essex Walthamstow
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1871 (John Pridgeon) Walthamstow, Essex RG10/1637/33/60, John Pridgeon 71

5"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: Name: Pridgeon, John
Record Type: Deaths
Age at death: 32
Quarter: June
Year: 1885
District: West Ham
County: Essex Greater London
Volume: 4a
Page: 137
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
6Will.
Text From Source: Wills (Somerset House, Strand, London)
Copy in possession of Graham Hoadly.
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
7St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham (Microfilm at London Metropolitan Archive).
Text From Source: St Mark's Parish Register, Peckham
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB. Tel: 020 7332 3820.
8"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Mar 1858
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Alefounder Ellen Shoreditch 1c 100
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
9"Census 1861 (Alfred Alefounder) Shoreditch RG9/233/49/15".
Text From Source: Alfred Alefounder Head 28 Middlesex Morfields
Sarah Anne " Wife 30 " Lambeth
Fredk " Son 8 " St Luke's
Kate " Dau 6 " More Fields
Elen " Dau 4 " More Fields
Alfred " Son 1 " Shoreditch
Assessment: Primary evidence.
10"Census 1871 (Alfred Alefounder) Shoreditch, London RG10/442/127/47".
Text From Source: Alfred Alefounder Head 38 Middlesex London
Sarah Alefounder Wife 40 Middlesex London
Frederick Alefounder son 17 Middlesex Finsbury
Kate Alefounder dau 15 Middlesex Finsbury
Helen Alefounder dau 13 Middlesex Finsbury
Alfred Alefounder son 10 Middlesex Finsbury
Sarah Burgess Visitor 6 Middlesex Finsbury
Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Census 1871 (Alfred Alefounder) Shoreditch, London RG10/442/127/47, Alfred Alefounder 71

11"Census 1891 (Charles Frederick Cooper) Walthamstow, Essex RG12/1354/108/25".
Text From Source: Chs Fred Cooper Head London Bermondsey
Helen Cooper Wife London Finsbury
Harold Chs Cooper Son Essex Walthamstow
John Pridgeon Stepson London Kingsland
Syd. W. Pridgeon Stepson Essex Walthamstow
Sarah A. Alefounder Lodger London Camberwell
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
12Mrs Jan Cooper, "Information supplied by Mrs Jan Cooper".
Text From Source: Information supplied by Mrs Jan Cooper, of Pymble, NSW, Australia.
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "I have burial notice for ... Helen Cooper d. Jan 25th 1892 age 32 at Walthamstow cemetery".
Letter to Graham Hoadly from Jan Cooper
Graham Hoadly.
13"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: PRIDGEON, John
Record Type: Births
Quarter: December
Year: 1881
District: Hackney
County: Greater London London Middlesex
Volume: 1b
Page: 507
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
14"Soldiers who died in the Great War" (Memorial Scroll). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 - soldier details

Name: John PRIDGEON


Rank: SERGT.
Initials: J
Birthplace: Kingsland, Middlesex
Residence: Merton, Surrey
Enlisted: Kingston-On-Thames
Regiment, Corps etc.: Essex Regiment
Battalion etc.: 11th Battalion.
Formed at Warley Sept. 1914-K3-to Shoreham in 71st Bde. 24th Div. Jan. 1915 Brighton in billets. Mar. 1915 Shoreham. June 1915 to Blackdown. 30.8.15 landed at Boulogne. 11.10.15 71st Bde. to 6th Div. 27.10.15 to 18th Bde. 6th Div. 11.11.18 18th Bde. 6th Div. France; Becquigny, north of Bohain.
Number: 3/3992
Date died: 26 September 1915
How died: Killed in action
Theatre of war: France & Flanders
Supplementary Notes:
Soldiers Died in the Great War database © Naval and Military Press Ltd 2010
FindMyPast, www.findmypast.co.uk.
15"The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website at http://www.cwgc.org.uk/detailed.asp?casualty=1744409" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: In Memory of
Serjeant JOHN PRIDGEON

3/3092, "A" Coy. 11th Bn., Essex Regiment
who died age 35
on 26 September 1915
Husband of Louisa Annie Pridgeon, of 62, Park Rd., Colliers Wood, London.
Remembered with honour
LOOS MEMORIAL

Commemorated in perpetuity by
the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission, website at http://www.cwgc.org.uk/detailed.asp?casualty=1744409. Call Number: http://www.cwgc.org.uk/detailed.asp?casualty=1744409 (electronic).
16"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Dec 1883
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PRIDG[EZ]ON Sydney Walter N W. Ham 4a 241
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
17Ibid. Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: Name: Pridgeon, Sidney Walter N
Record Type: Deaths
Age at death: 17
Quarter: March
Year: 1901
District: West Ham
County: Essex Greater London
Volume: 4a
Page: 188
18Ibid. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Deaths Mar 1892 - Cooper Helen 32 W. Ham 4a 197
Also mentioned by Mrs Jan Cooper: "I have a burial notice for ... Helen Cooper etc."