Person:James Barker (50)

James Denton Barker
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Name[1][2] James Denton Barker
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 18 July 1876 Liverpool, Lancashire, England10 Falkner Street
Residence[3] 1881 Liverpool, Lancashire, England44 Orell Park
Education? 1891 Aintree, Lancashire, EnglandWarwreck College
Occupation[7] 1908-1950 Liverpool, Lancashire, EnglandAverage Adjuster (11 Rumford Street)
Marriage 4 April 1914 Wandsworth, London, EnglandRegistry Office
to Kathleen Munday
Death[6] 30 September 1958 St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

James was born at 10 Falkner Street, Liverpool, in 1876. In 1881 (aged four), he was living at 44 Orell Park with his father, mother, his younger brothers Charles F. S., Thomas P. C., and Francis D. M., and two great-aunts, Mary Denton (age 72)[Is this Mary Hezelwood?] and Isabella Hazlewood (age 72).[3]

In 1891 the family had expanded to include three more brothers, William D. H., Jonathan Tong, and Henry B. R.[4]

He married Kathleen Munday in Wandsorth (second quarter) 1914.[5]

Later, they lived at 26 Devonshire Road, Birkenhead, with his wife Kathleen and their family (Bertam Mead, Ralph Munday and Virginia).

He worked as an average adjuster for nearly 50 years with Messrs. Henry M.Loftus and Son and retired in 1950. In 1925 he was the Chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters (presided over the annual dinner at the Princes Hotel, Piccadilly, 8 May 1925.)

James died on 30 September 1958, at 23 Lemsford Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire.[6] At this time, they were living at 47 West Way, Harpenden. Kathleen died five years later.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Peter (and Kate?) Grebenik. A biography of Virginia Grebenik. (Unpublished manuscript).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Certificate of birth of James Denton Barker.

    Registration District: Liverpool

    1876. Birth in the sub-district of Mount Pleasant in the County of Lancaster

    No. When and where born Name, if any Sex Name and surname of father Name, surname and maiden name of mother Occupation of father Signature, description and residence of informant When registered Signature of registrar Name entered after registration
    210 Eighteenth July 1876
    10 Falkner Street
    James Denton Boy Thomas Henry Barker Mary Ellen Barker formerly Mouldsdale Coal Merchant J. H. Barker Falkner Street Twenty First August 1876 John S. Shaw Deputy Registrar
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  3. 3.0 3.1 General Register Office. Public Record Office (PRO) RG 11 General Register Office: 1881 Census Schedules. (The National Archives).

    Class: RG11; Piece: 3688; Folio: 55; Page: 37; GSU roll 1341883

  4. General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 12 General Register Office: 1891 Census Schedules.

    Class: RG12; Piece: 2976; Folio: 15; Page: 26; GSU roll: 6098086

  5. Wandsworth, in General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Marriage Index. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office, 1837-Present), Vol 1d, Page 1248, June 1914.
  6. 6.0 6.1 England & Wales. National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858 onwards.

    Probate: Barker James Denton of 47 West Way Harpenden Hertfordshire died 30 September 1958 at 23 Lemsford Road St Albans Hertfordshire Probate London 22 January to Ronald George Taylor and Douglas James Walker solicitors Effects £7011 8s. 3d.

  7. Papers held by User:juliadb.