Pat and Roger's maternal grandfather Pat and Roger's maternal grandmother

UPDATED 2 MAY 2017
Alfred COLLARD
married June 4
1905 to Kate Caroline BARNARD, St Paul, Lorrimore Square, Walworth

witnesses: Thomas Collard [brother? or possibly father) and Rose Barnard [sister?=Rosina??]

BORN 26 July 1873 (birth certificate), 12 Lynton Street (Bermondsey). Not registered till September

But according to RN service record was born 26 JUNE 1873 (this is likely to be erronious)

BORN Oct-Nov-Dec 1879, St Olave Southwark (1d, 257) [Surname wrongly transcribed in GRO Birth Index as "Barmaid"] Born at 228 Rolls Road

(School admission records for Walnut Tree Walk School, Kennington Road, Lambeth 1885 and 1886 give birth date as 7 September 1879.

DIED 12 January 1940 at St Francis Hospital (Dulwich) aged 66 of 8 Caldew Street Camberwell; cause of death, carcinoma of rectum; informant, K Collard, widow  DIED 31 March 1944 at Netherne, Coulsdon, Surrey [this is probably Netherne Hospital, Coulsdon, which was a mental hospital. However it was partly used as an "emergency" general hospital in World War II] aged "63" [was actually 64] of 118 Poplar Road (South), Merton Park SW9; cause of death – 1a Fatty degeneration of the heart, b Pernicious anaemia. Informant: M R Cornwall, daughter, [=Auntie Rose] of 118 Poplar Road (South)

OCCUPATION



In Royal Navy from Oct 3 1888 to Sep 7 1903. Signed on for 12 years' service on 26 Jun 1891, promoted Leading Seaman 1899 and Petty Officer 2 in 1901. Signed on for Royal Fleet Reserve after he was discharged. His service record


Joined Post Office as porter, CO (=Circulation Office, St Martin-Le-Grand, the GPO HQ in the City of London) October 1903

At marriage 1905: porter

At 1911 census: postal porter

At birth of Florence Daisy 1911: postal porter

At death (1940) Head Porter GPO (described in widow's death certificate 1944 as having been "supervisor GPO")

 

OCCUPATION

1901 census: Tailoress

At marriage 1905: None listed


ADDRESS


1881 census: Aged 7, scholer (sic), 32 Staple St (Borough, off Long Lane)

1891 census: Not found (was in Royal Navy on HMS Alexandra)

1901 census: Not found (was in Royal Navy on HMS Royal Sovereign)

At marriage 1905: 22 Sturgeon Road [? modern London SE17]


1907 electoral register 17 Mason Street [off Old Kent Road] [Alfred's father is at 16 Mason Street]

POSSIBLY HIM IN 1908 electoral register 76 Avondale Road, Dulwich with Henry Collard --- could be his brother

POSSIBLY HIM IN 1909 electoral register, 3 Claude Road Peckham

1910 electoral register 2 Alfreton St (off Old Kent Road) Alfred plus George Thomas Wyatt

At 1911 census: 2 Alfreton Street

At birth of Florence Daisy 1911: 2 Alfreton Street

1912 electoral register 2 Alfreton St, Alfred plus Henry Eadie

1914 electoral register 3 Caldew Street

1915 ditto

1918 8 Caldew St [see archive pics -- ONE and TWO – now whole street demolished – off Addington Square, Camberwell. Caldew Street was formerly called Cumberland Place – name changed circa 1912

1919 8 Caldew St both Kate Caroline and Alfred

ditto 1920

ditto 1921 plus Helen Dapp and Herbert Dapp

1922 electoral register both Kate Caroline and Alfred: 8 Caldew Street, Camberwell

ditto 1923, 1924, 1925, 1927 (with addition of Alfred James -- see below), 1929 (as 1927 with addition of Nellie)

1930 electoral register: Alfred, Kate Caroline, Thomas Barnard Collard, Ernest Wilkins and Kathleen Lucy Wilkins [née Collard]

1931, as 1930

1932, as 1931 plus Florence Daisy

1934, as 1932 plus May Rosina

1935, as 1934

1936, as 1935 plus Henry John Collard

1937 as 1936 but less the Wilkins and plus Albert George Collard and Annie Barnard [Kate Caroline's mother aged 84]

1938 as 1937 but less Florence Daisy (married 1937)

1939 Annie Barnard, Alfred, Henry John, James, Kate Caroline, Thomas Barnard Collard

Registers than cease till 1945







 

ADDRESS

1881 census: 228 Rolls Road (off Old Kent Road)

1891 census: 35 Paragon Buildings (in the civil parish of Newington)

1901 census: 6 Walcorde Avenue [SE17]


As Alfred after 1905




CHILDREN

Two children dead by 1911 census ((The 1911 census reports that 5 children born by then; 3 living in 1911) can't find deceased children



A COLLARD aged 5 in 1911 born WALWORTH (ALFRED JAMES Jan-Feb-Mar 1906 1d 130 SOUTHWARK). Married Ellen Stowle, Jan-Feb-Mar 1926 Camberwell 1d 1080

K L COLLARD aged 4 in 1911 born DULWICH (KATHLEEN LUCY COLLARD Jan-Feb-Mar 1907 1d 847 Camberwell). Married Ernest Wilkins 1928 Jul-Aug-Sep 1d 2053. Died Ipswich, aged 81 Feb 1988 Ipswich 10, 3045

T B COLLARD aged 2 in 1911 born Peckham (THOMAS BARNARD COLLARD Oct-Nov-Dec 1908, 1d 1884 Camberwell). ???Died September 1947 (aged 38) Westminster, 5c, 304

FLORENCE DAISY, Mother born April 13 1911 (1911 census had been on 2 April), Married Ernest Reginald Thomas, 1937 East Ham, Apr-May-Jun 4a, 488; Died 13 February 1999, Luton, Bedfordshire

MAY R[OSINA] [aka ROSE] Apr-May-Jun 1913 Camberwell 1d 1588 (May 23 1913). Married John Cornwall 1937 Camberwell Apr-May-Jun 1d 1553. Died March 1981 aged 67

HENRY JOHN Born 21 Oct 1914 (death register date) Camberwell Oct-Nov-Dec 1914, 1d 1505 [AKA Jack, AKA the Cockney Geordie] coach/bus driver,  married Marjorie White, Oct-Nov-Dec 1963, Gateshead 1a, 1781. Died Sep 1997 aged 82, Gateshead A66F 0511A 18  (Marjorie died Nov 1996, aged 74, born 1 March 1922)

ALBERT GEORGE Apr-May-Jun 1916 Camberwell, 1d 1511 Death MIGHT BE Jun 1941 aged 24 Surrey Mid eastern 2a 490

JAMES Apr-May-Jun 1918 Camberwell 1d, 1066 ("Uncle Jimmy"). Served in army during World War 2. including in Egypt.
Married Suzette Passy, 1946, in Cairo while still in army [GRO Index Army Marriages (1881-1951) ref 46 506]. Suzette arrived in Southampton, 24 December 1946, on SS Ranchi, ex Egypt, bound for 118 Poplar Road South, Merton Park, London SW19 (James's sister Rose's address).

THOMAS JAMES Born 16 August 1919 (Wandsworth Sep 1919, 1d 9992.
Gunner Thomas James Collard (Service No 1431392) enlisted in Royal Artillery  in 1938. Served with "C" Battery H.A.A. (Heavy Anti-Aircraft). Transferred to Army Reserve 8 June 1946, discharged 7 Feb 1949 but re-enlisted 8 Feb 1949.
Married EITHER to Avril J Green (Mar 1948 Middlesex South 5f 59) OR to Molly J Griffin (Dec 1949 Ealing 5e 275)
Died Dec 1984 (North Buckinghamshire 19 1243)

ELLEN ANN Born 25 July 1920 (Camberwell 1d 1652) (Known as "Nellie).
Married William A Windsor ("Curly Bill") (Dec 1951 Southwark 5d 1041)
Ellen died Dec 1989 (Camberwell 1189, 1516)
William was born June 1921 (Southwark 1d 74); died (drowned in a river) 1959 (East Ham June 1959, 5a 29)

GEORGE FREDERICK Born 21 Sep 1921 (Camberwell Dec 1921, 1d 1378)
Married 1950 Alice Lynch (Hendon Mar 1950 5a 1072)
Died 1983 (Enfield Mar 1983 12, 0585) 




PARENTS

Thomas COLLARD/Lucy Ann EASTER

PARENTS

James John BARNARD/Annie SALE