Stoneham, Miss Dorothy

Notes on Miss Dorothy Stoneham

See interview tape 35.

Born April 1900

Grandparents- she didn’t know any of them.

Father Albert. His family before him were blacksmiths. He was a foreman bricklayer for Smiths the builders. Died in 1928 aged 73.

Mother Emma. Came from family of Cants the rose growers of Feering

School
Chipping Hill infants, then National School.

Work
1914 for five years, to the International shop.
1920 to Luckin Smith’s shop for 40 years till retirement in 1960.

Died 1995 aged 95

Extracts from relevant documents

1901 census
RG 13/1725, f. 16, p.6, schedule 39, Powers Hall End
Albert Stoneham    Head    Mar    46    Bricklayer    born Essex, Witham
Emma Stoneham    Wife    Mar    44        born Essex, Witham
Frederick Stoneham    Son    S    20    Bricklayer    born Essex, Witham
Robert Stoneham    Son    S    13        born Essex, Witham
Percy Stoneham    Son    S    11        born Essex, Witham
Annie Stoneham    Son    S    8        born Essex, Witham
Harold Stoneham    Son    S    3        born Essex, Witham
Dorothy Stoneham    Dau    S    11 mo        born Essex, Witham
1920 electoral register
Powershall End. Albert Stoneham, Emma Stoneham, Harold Stoneham.
No Dorothy (I think as a woman she’d have to be over 30 years of age to vote.)

1930 electoral registers
10 Powershall End
Stoneham, Emma; Stoneham, Dorothy May; Stoneham, Annie Rose
Possible brothers as in 1911  census:
Harold Stoneham, 13 Chipping Hill (Chipping Hill renumbered 1970, 13 became somewhere near Barnardiston House)
No Percy
Robert Stoneham, 99 Cressing Road
Frederick John Stoneham, Ranstone, the Avenue

1938 and 1947 electoral registers
10 Powershall End
Stoneham, Emma; Stoneham, Dorothy May; Stoneham, Annie Rose

1961 electoral register
Includes Robert and Evelyn Stoneham, 39 Cressing Road
Don’t seem to have got Powershall End

1970
Powershall End renumbered, 10 became 37 Powershall End.

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