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Family of John CORBEN and Emma Louisa BARBER

Husband: John CORBEN (1819-1881)
Wife: Emma Louisa BARBER (1828-1887)
Children: Emma CORBEN (1856- )
Walter CORBEN (1858-1917)
Agnes Eliza CORBEN (1861-1931)
Frederick CORBEN (1863-1863)
Arthur CORBEN (1865-1912)
George CORBEN (1870-1930)
Robert CORBEN (1875-1921)
Nellie CORBEN (1878-1878)
Marriage 27 May 1855 Islington, Middlesex1

Husband: John CORBEN

Name: John CORBEN
Sex: Male
Father: John CORBEN (b.1789, bur.1835)
Mother: Susan DUNFORD (1801-1872)
Birth 1819 Somerstown, London
Christening 17 Oct 1819 (age 0) Old Church, St Pancras
Census 1841 (age 21-22) Holborn, London2
Red Lion Street, Holborn
Census 1851 (age 31-32) Shoreditch, London3
Bristow Rd, Shoreditch
Clerk to solicitor
Occupation 1851 (age 31-32) Law Clerk; London
Census 1861 (age 41-42) Shoreditch, London4
26 Thompson Terrace, Shoreditch
Clerk
Census 1871 (age 51-52) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1879 (age 59-60) St Giles, London
Executor of sister Sarah Corben
Death 15 Jan 1881 (age 61-62) West Ham, Essex6
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Effects to Emma Louise Corben, widow

Wife: Emma Louisa BARBER

Name: Emma Louisa BARBER
Sex: Female
Father: Robert BARBER (1804?-bef1828)
Mother: Emma UNDERWOOD (1809- )
Birth 17 Jun 1828 Marylebone, Middlesex
Recorded in London baptisms - father deceased
Census 1841 (age 12-13) Marylebone, Middlesex
5 St John Street North, Marylebone
Living next door to Uncle Lewis Underwood. Father deceased by then and no sign of mother in census
Census 1851 (age 22-23) London7
In this census at 37 Duncan Avenue Emma is shown as born in Ipswich but this is the ONLY census in which she is. In most others she is shown as born in Marylebone. Records show that she was born to Robert Barber and Emma in Marylebone.
Census 1861 (age 32-33) Shoreditch, London4
26 Thompson Terrace, Shoreditch
Census 1871 (age 42-43) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1881 (age 52-53) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Widow, head
Death 8 Aug 1887 (age 59) West Ham, Essex9,10
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Will proved by Gilbert Corben of 54 De Beavoir Crescent, gentleman, sole executor personal estate £166 4s 8d

Child 1: Emma CORBEN

Name: Emma CORBEN
Sex: Female
Spouse: Albert Weaver EVANS (1862-1932)
Birth 1856 Haggerstone, London
Census 1861 (age 4-5) Shoreditch, London4
26 Thompson Terrace, Shoreditch
Census 1871 (age 14-15) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1881 (age 24-25) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Census 1891 (age 34-35) Devon11
Census 1901 (age 44-45) Lambeth, London
Census 1911 (age 54-55) Wandsworth, Middlesex
Coniston, 28 Mount Ephraim Lane, Wandsworth
Married 25 years, 3 children born, 2 survived, 1 died

Child 2: Walter CORBEN

Name: Walter CORBEN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ada HOUSDEN (1871-1929)
Birth 1858 Haggerstone, London
Census 1861 (age 2-3) Shoreditch, London4
26 Thompson Terrace, Shoreditch
Census 1871 (age 12-13) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1881 (age 22-23) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Census 1891 (age 32-33) Stratford, Essex12
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Lodger with brother in law James Aslin Ward, solicitors clerk
Census 1901 (age 42-43) Mortlake, Surrey13
Solicitors Clerk
Census 1911 (age 52-53) Leytonstone, Essex
4 Cranleigh Road, Leytonstone, Essex
Unemployed law clerk
Death 1917 (age 58-59) West Ham, Essex

Child 3: Agnes Eliza CORBEN

Name: Agnes Eliza CORBEN
Sex: Female
Spouse: James Aslin WARD (1866-1947)
Birth 1861 Haggerstone, London
Census 1861 (age 0) Shoreditch, London4
26 Thompson Terrace, Shoreditch
Census 1871 (age 9-10) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1881 (age 19-20) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Census 1891 (age 29-30) Stratford, Essex12
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Census 1901 (age 39-40) Essex14
Census 1911 (age 49-50) Stratford, Essex
55 Buxton Road, Stratford, Essex
Married 20 years, 4 children, all lived
Death 1931 (age 69-70) Brentford, Essex

Child 4: Frederick CORBEN

Name: Frederick CORBEN
Sex: Male
Birth 1863 Shoreditch, London
Death 1863 (age 0) Shoreditch, London

Child 5: Arthur CORBEN

Name: Arthur CORBEN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Annie Thurlow HODGKINSON (1864-1936)
Birth 1865 Haggerstone, London
Census 1871 (age 5-6) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1881 (age 15-16) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Death 1912 (age 46-47) Orsett, Essex
Travel Madras, India

Child 6: George CORBEN

Name: George CORBEN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Edith Maria SIMMONS (1872-1932)
Birth 1870 Haggerstone, London
Census 1871 (age 0-1) Stratford, Essex5
17 Cadell Road, Stratford
Census 1881 (age 10-11) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Census 1891 (age 20-21) Stratford, Essex12
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Lodger with brother in law James Aslin Ward, clerk in railway office
Census 1901 (age 30-31) Essex15
Census 1911 (age 40-41) Newton Abbot, Devon
4 Heresdown Terrace, Babbacombe, Newton Abbot
Railway clerk - visitor to William & Maria Babbage
Death 1930 (age 59-60) Acton, London
Burial Ilford, Essex
Occupation Railway Clerk

Child 7: Robert CORBEN

Name: Robert CORBEN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Emily Mary SMITH (1879-1929)
Birth 1875 West Ham, Essex
Census 1881 (age 5-6) Stratford, Essex8
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Census 1891 (age 15-16) Stratford, Essex12
55 Buxton Road, Stratford
Lodger with brother in law James Aslin Ward, Clerk at railway
Census 1901 (age 25-26) Essex14
Occupation Railway Clerk
Death 16 Jul 1921 (age 45-46) Romford, Essex
St Helier, Bertha Rd, Hornchurch Essex
To Emily Mary Corben widow £339 6s 8d

Child 8: Nellie CORBEN

Name: Nellie CORBEN
Sex: Female
Birth 1878 West Ham, Essex16
Death 1878 (age 0) West Ham, Essex

Note on Marriage

Marriage Witnesses Thos Bilby and E Purnell

Note on Husband: John CORBEN

1840 Marriage Certificate address 4 Hemlock Court, Son of John Corben, Cabinet Maker

1841 - 76 Red Lion St, Holborn

1851 Census 2a Bristow Rd, Shoreditch

1855 Re-married. Address on re-marriage 27 Lee St, Kingsland Road

1861 Census Living 26 Thompson Terrace, Broke Rd

1871 General Clerk (Solicitors), Stratford St Mary le Bow

1879 - Bequest of £150 from will of Charles Corben - bequest later increased in codicil to £300.00

1881 Died before census

1881 - will West Ham, Essex executor Emma L Corben 12nc

1881 - Living at 28 Buxton Rd, Stratford - solicitors clerk. Personal estate under £500

Note on Wife: Emma Louisa BARBER

1851 Census - Nurse living at 37 Duncan Terrace born Ipswich Suffolk

1861 Census - 26 Thompson Rd, Broke Rd, 2nd Wife John

1871 Census - Ma John, Stratford, St Mary le Bow

1881 Census - Widow 55 Buxton Rd, West Ham

1881 - Executrix of John Corbens Will - living at 28 Buxton Rd, Stratford

1887 - Died - Executor Gilbert Corben PR W

Sources

1"Register of Births, Deaths & Marriages". Jun 1b 284. Cit. Date: 1855.
2"1841 Census". H107/670/7/16.
3"1851 census" (1851).
4"1861 census" (Shoreditch). RG9- 246.
5"1871 Census" (1871). RG10 576.
6"Register of Births Deaths & Marriages". mar 1881 4a 4.
7"1851 census" (1851). h1071/1501.
8"1881 Census" (1881). rg11 1706/95.
9"Register of Births Deaths & Marriages". Sep 4a 12. Cit. Date: 1887.
10"Register of Births Deaths & Marriages". Sep 4a 12. Cit. Date: 1887.
11"1891 Census" (1891). RG12 1778.
12Ibid. RG12 1313.
13"1901 Census" (1901). RG13/678/5.
14Ibid. Rg13/1592.
15Ibid. RG13/1628/106.
16"Register of Births Deaths & Marriages" (1837 onwards). Sep 4a 45. Cit. Date: 1878.