Edward James COUVES

Male 1860 - 1945  (85 years)


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  • Name Edward James COUVES 
    Born 24 Jul 1860  Gravesend, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 30 Jan 1861  Milton near Gravesend, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Between 1883 and 1884  [3, 4
    Soldier, Bombardier - Royal Horse Artillery 
    Military 1883-1884 
    Bdr. Royal Horse Artillery 
    Occupation 1891  [5
    Storekeeper 
    Residence 1891  7, High Street, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1902  [6
    Licensed Victualler 
    Residence 1902  St Stephen's, Bow, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1911  [7
    Beer Retailer 
    Residence 1911  22, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation Between 1918 and 1923 
    Publican 
    Residence Between 1918 and 1923  'King's Head', Stewkley, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence Between 1929 and 1931  Sunderland Farm, On the Hill, Billington, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1939  [10
    Retired Warrant Officer 
    Residence 1939  'Ashboyens', Vange Hill Drive, Basildon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1945  92, Ronald Park Avenue, Westcliffe on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 24 Nov 1945  Southend on Sea, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Probate 16 Feb 1946  At Llandudno. Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    To Jessie Ada Couves widow. Effects 768. 
    Person ID I0305  GhentGoodFamilyTree
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father William Charles COUVES,   b. 1833, Gravesend, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915, Gravesend, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Emma Jane KENTON,   b. 1833, Ash, next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Gravesend, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1856  Aylesford, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F0157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Virginia Clara Maria EATON,   b. 1861, Wimborne, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1881  Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Eliza Emma Maud COUVES,   b. 5 Feb 1883, Christchurch, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F0072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann SLATER,   b. 1859, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, West Ham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1884  Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
     1. Mabel COUVES,   b. 5 Sep 1884, Sutton on Forest, Yorkshire NR Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Augustus William Edward COUVES,   b. 28 Dec 1887, Woolwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1948, Reading, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F0123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Jessie Ada KNIGHT 
    Children 
     1. Ivy Emma COUVES,   b. 1903, Forest Gate, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Ada Jessie COUVES,   b. 30 Jul 1904, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1997, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Doris Florence COUVES,   b. 1906, Mile End Old Town, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Lenna COUVES,   b. 1908, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F0125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jul 1860 - Gravesend, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1881 - Marylebone, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1884 - Islington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 7, High Street, West Ham, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1902 - St Stephen's, Bow, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 22, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1918 and 1923 - 'King's Head', Stewkley, Buckinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1929 and 1931 - Sunderland Farm, On the Hill, Billington, Bedfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - 'Ashboyens', Vange Hill Drive, Basildon, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1945 - 92, Ronald Park Avenue, Westcliffe on Sea, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1945 - Southend on Sea, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Edward James Couves
    Edward James Couves
    Formerly the King's Head, Stewkley. Publican here between 1918 and 1923.

  • Notes 
    • Witness at Edward's marriage to Jessie Ada was Mr Alfred Jacobs, guardian to his son Augustus, while he was serving in the armed forces.

  • Sources 
    1. [S36445] GRO, 2a, 279 or 280 3rd Qtr 1860.
      Gravesend, Kent

    2. [S03296] England & Wales Christening Index, 1530-1980.

    3. [S53661] Yorkshire Baptisms.

    4. [S03166] Birth Certificate.

    5. [S03245] England Census 1891.

    6. [S31879] London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.

    7. [S03244] England Census 1911.

    8. [S53687] England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1920-1932.

    9. [S53974] Bedfordshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1986.

    10. [S03304] Register 1939.

    11. [S46958] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.

    12. [S03225] England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007 Transcription , 4a, 800 4th Qtr 1945.
      Southend on Sea, Essex

    13. [S03169] Marriage Certificate, 2a, 295.
      North Aylesford, Kent

    14. [S37812] England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, 1a, 1179 4th Qtr 1881.
      Marylebone, London

    15. [S40943] England & Wales marriages 1837-2005, 1b, 459 2nd Qtr 1884.
      Islington, London