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Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL

Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL

Male 1881 - 1971  (90 years)

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  • Name Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL  [1, 2
    Born 18 Dec 1881  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL, son of Ebenezer Pentyre HORSWILL, Mason, and Emma HORSWILL, formerly CROCKER. Birth registered on 26 January 1882 by E. HORSWILL, living at 11 Ham Street, Plymouth.
    Christened 18 Jan 1882  Plymouth Charles, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ebenzer Orlando, son of Ebenezer Pentire and Emma HORSWILL, born 18 December 1881, baptised 18 January 1882; father a Mason; abode 11 Ham Street.
    Gender Male 
    Address 1911  [4
    69 Wood St., Taunton, Somerset 
    Witness 27 Jan 1929  [5
    the marriage of his daughter, Louisa May, to George ROBERTS 
    Address 1971  [6
    42 Harwell St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the time of his death on 20 December 1971.
    Name Ebby 
    Died 20 Dec 1971  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • He died at Green Bank Hospital, Plymouth, on 20th December 1971. Date/place of birth was given as 18 December 1881, Plymouth. Occupation listed as "Retired fish and chip proprietor". Last address: 42 Harwell St., Plymouth. Cause of death attributed to carcinoma of stomach. Informant: Edward HORSWILL, Son, living at 47 Trelawney Rd., Peverell, Plymouth.
    Cremated Efford Cemetery, Plymouth, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Efford Road
    Plymouth, Devon
    England 
    Person ID I10  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2022 

    Father Ebenezer Pentire HORSWILL,   b. 26 Dec 1845, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1934, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Emma Phillips CROCKER,   b. 10 Apr 1848, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Truro, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Address 1846 
    St. Andrew St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the baptism of Ebenezer on 25 January 1846.
    Address 1869  [8
    Looe St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at baptism of their son, William Henry, on 3 December 1869.
    Address 1871  [6
    23 Looe St., Plymouth, Devon 
    Address 1872  [3
    9 Lower Batter St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Richard's birth on 22 December 1872.
    Address 1875  [3
    2 Catherine St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Emma's birth on 21 November 1875.
    Address 1876  [9
    34 Cambridge St., Plymouth St. Andrew, Devon 
    • Address at burial of their son, William, on 24 September 1876.
    Address 1878  [5
    3 Notte St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • This was her address prior to her marriage at the time of her marriage on 7 August 1878. [Since Ebenezer had been incarcerated in this year, perhaps Emma had moved her children to this address while he was gone.] Anne Brooks
    Married 7 Aug 1878  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • Ebenezer HORSWILL, age 29, Bachelor, Mason, residing at 7 Exeter Street, Plymouth, son of Thomas HORSWILL (Deceased), Rent Collector. Emma CROCKER, age 28, Spinster, residing at 3 Notte Street Plymouth, daughter of Richard CROCKER, Carter. Witnesses: Richard CROCKER & Mary Jane CROCKER. Married by certificate in Register Office, Plymouth; Registrar Wm. W. White. All signed the register. [Emma provided her parent's address at the time of her marriage.]

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    Address 1879  [3
    7 Saint Andrew St., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Phoebe's birth on 16 March 1879.
    Address 1881  [10
    11 Ham St., Plymouth, Devon 
    Address 1882  [1
    11 Ham Street, Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the baptism of their son, Ebenezer, on 18 January 1882.
    Address 1888  [3
    13 Grenville Rd., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the time of May's birth on 31 January 1888.
    Address 1888  [7
    13 Grenville Rd., Plymouth, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Richard's death on 20 August 1888.
    Photos
    13 Grenville Road, Plymouth, Devon
    13 Grenville Road, Plymouth, Devon
    Home of Ebenezer and Emma Horswill in 1888.
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Louisa YELLAND,   b. 16 Nov 1879, Penzance, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1962, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 5 Aug 1906  St. Mary's Church, Penzance, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Married 8th Sunday after Trinity, 5th August 1906, in St. Mary's Parish Church, Ebenezer Orlando HORSWILL, age 24, Bachelor, Grocer, residing at 4 South Place Folly, Penzance, son of Ebenezer Pentire HORSWILL, Mason; and Emma Lousia YELLAND, age 27, Spinster, residing same address, daughter of John William St. Keverne YELLAND, Mason. Married by Banns by me, C.F. Rogers, M.A, Curate. Both Ebenezer and Emma signed their names, as did the witnesses, Mabel YELLAND and John William St. Keverne YELLAND. [11]
    Address 1907  [3
    29 High St., Penzance, Cornwall 
    • Address at the time of May's birth on 9 June 1907.
    Address 1911  [4
    6 Park Place, Longbrook St., Exeter, Devon 
    • Ebenezer was boarding in Taunton, Somerset, at the time of this census.
    Address 1914  [3
    48 Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall 
    • Address at the time of Edward's birth on 13 June 1914.
    Address 1929  [5
    8 Trelawney Rd., Truro, Cornwall 
    • Address at the time of May's marriage in 1929.
    Address 1939  [12
    14A Kenwyn St., Truro, Cornwall 
    Address 1956  14a, Kenwyn St., Truro, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address 1962  [13
    • They lived at 14 Ivydale Rd., Plymouth for many years; they were there at the time of Emma's death in 1962.
    Children 
     1. Louisa May "May" HORSWILL,   b. 9 Jun 1907, Penzance, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1999, Moncton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Edward HORSWILL,   b. 13 Jun 1914, Truro, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1995, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Photos
    29 High St., Penzance, Cornwall
    29 High St., Penzance, Cornwall
    Home of Ebenezer and Emma Horswill in 1907 when May was born.
    Boscawen St., Truro, Cornwall
    Boscawen St., Truro, Cornwall
    One of the main streets in Truro in the early 1900s.

    Old UK Photos
    14a Kenwyn St., Truro, Cornwall
    14a Kenwyn St., Truro, Cornwall
    Home and fish and chip shop of Ebenezer and Emma Horswill. It exists today as a clothing business.
    Ebenezer and Emma Horswill
    Ebenezer and Emma Horswill
    Ebenezer and Emma Horswill
    Ebenezer and Emma Horswill
    Taken in 1962 at Cynthia's wedding.
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hilda,   d. Bef 20 Dec 1971 
    Married Abt 1969  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Taken at Land's End, Cornwall
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Taken in 1943.
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Ebenezer Orlando Horswill
    Taken in 1952.

  • Sources 
    1. [S955] Parish Register, Plymouth Charles, Devon.

    2. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    3. [S72] Certified Copy of an Entry of Birth, General Registrar Office.

    4. [S579] Census of England, 1911, (1 April 1911).

    5. [S74] Certified Copy of an Entry of Marriage, General Register Office.

    6. [S676] Personal communication.

    7. [S83] Certified Copy of an Entry of Death, General Register Office.

    8. [S1017] Parish Register, Holy Trinity, Plymouth, Devon.

    9. [S242] Devon Family History Society.

    10. [S71] Census of England, 1881.

    11. [S244] Parish Register, St. Mary's, Penzance, Cornwall (original register).

    12. [S1201] 1939 Register, (Created 29 September 1939).

    13. [S45] Personal knowledge/recollection, Anne Brooks.