Notes on Mrs Margaret Laura English, nee Edwards, and her husband Cyril
See interview tape 51.
Born 22 April 1890, Braintree. Died, October 1982
Parents. Mother from Stisted, father was the village blacksnith there.
One sister lived in Kent and then died at Severall’s home in Colchester. Also had a brother.
Married 1921 at St Michael’s, Braintree to Cyril English. He first worked at Luckin Smith’s grocer’s shop, Witham, then to Crittall’s, Witham, about when married and stayed there, becoming a foreman. He died c 1967 No children
Teaching in Braintree at first.
Then to Spurge’s drapers in Witham c 1917-21 till married.
For a short time, part-time at Luckin Smith after married.
Braintree when young.
Lodgings near the Park at Witham when at Spurge’s (c.1917-21)
To 33 Maldon Road when married (1921) and stayed there till died.
Extracts from documents
RG 13/1727, f.62, p.35, schedule 265, Mount Road, Braintree
Thomas Edwards Head M 41 Brushmaker born Essex, Braintree
Laura Edwards Wife M 38 born Essex, Stisted
Reginald Edwards Son S 12 born Essex, Braintree
Margaret Edwards Dau S 10 born Essex, Braintree
Ronald Edwards Son S 6 born Essex, Braintree
Edith Edwards Dau S 4 born Essex, Braintree
RG 13/1725, f.43, page 11, schedule 57, Guithavon Street, Witham
Henry M English Head M 42 Painter foreman born Essex, Colchester
Catherine English Wife M 38 born Essex, Feering
Cyril A[?] English Son 10 born Essex, Witham
Lucy Norrington Visitor 35 Lady’s Maid born Essex, Roxwell
1930 electoral register, 33 Maldon Road
Cyril Victor English
Margaret Laura English