Notes on Mrs Adelaide (Addie) Pullinger, nee Bickmore.
See interview tape 156
Born 3 October 1892 in Kelvedon. Full name Adelaide May Bickmore. Named Adelaide May after her mother’s sister who went to America.
June Knapp (nee Pullinger) wrote in April 2019: Hi Addie was my Grandmother, her four brothers were , Henry, Adelaide, Stanley, Herbert and Jack .
Her father was William J.H. Bickmore and mother Isabella Woraker. Isabella died in 1954. .
Adelaides husband was Leonard Pullinger [from JK]
[though I, JG, have him down as follows: “Married in 1915, Herbert Pullinger. A Coggeshall family. He was a welder at Crittall’s for 37 years. He died c. 1960. JG”]
Children [from JK]
Adelaides children were Irene, then Jack who was my father and Cyril. All passed away now .
When young they moved to Buffalo Row in Bridge Street [about opposite Faragon Terrace, since demolished.] Then at some stage to Faragon Gardens [behind Faragon Terrace, since demolished] Then to Church Street?
Two years child minding and doing housework at Mr Cutts’ fishmonger (didn’t live in). Then to Pinkham’s glove factory for five years. Finished up as ‘a head one’, ‘in charge’. Stopped work when married.
Died January 1992 in Wickham Bishops Nursing Home