Southwold, Suffolk, UK

James SterryAge: 72 years18241896

Name
James Sterry
Given names
James
Surname
Sterry
Birth about 1824 26 22
Christening September 26, 1824
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Baptism 1824 Sep 26 James son of John and Ann Sterry of Southwold, Twine Spinner
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Birth of a brotherTimothy Sterry
April 28, 1826 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Find My Past
Christening of a brotherTimothy Sterry
April 30, 1826 (Age 2 years)
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1826 Apr 30 Timothy Son of John Sterry and Ann Mewse Abode: Lowestoft Occupation: Twinespinner and Fisherman
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Birth of a sisterVirtue Sterry
about 1830 (Age 6 years)

Christening of a sisterVirtue Sterry
July 8, 1830 (Age 6 years)
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1830 Jul 8 Virtue Daughter of John and Ann Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occupation: Twinespinner
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Birth of a brotherFrederick William Sterry
January 19, 1835 (Age 11 years)

Christening of a brotherFrederick William Sterry
May 10, 1835 (Age 11 years)
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1835 May 10 (Born Jan 19, 1835) Frederick William son of John and Ann Sterry
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Birth of a sisterNaomi Sterry
about 1839 (Age 15 years)

Birth of a sisterCharlotte Sterry
about 1841 (Age 17 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Sterry
1842 (Age 18 years)

Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn Sterry
May 29, 1842 (Age 18 years)
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1842 May 29 John Sterry of Southwold. Age 86 GRO: Name: John Sterry Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1842 Registration district: Blything Inferred County: Suffolk Volume: 13 Page: 280
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Burial of a paternal grandmotherMary Strange
December 5, 1845 (Age 21 years)
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Burial 1845 Dec 5 Mary Sterry, Yarmouth, aged 80
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MarriageElizabeth ChattonView this family
August 6, 1846 (Age 22 years)
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1846 Aug 6 By Banns. James Sterry of full age, bachelor, fisherman, residence: Lowestoft, Father's Name: John Father's Occup: Twine Spinner & Elizabeth Chatton, of full age, spinster, living at home, residence: Lowestoft Father's Name: William Chatton, Father's Occup: Fisherman. He signed; she made her mark. Wit: John Sterry & Elizabeth Turrell.
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Shared note: 1881 census
Birth of a brotherJohn Sterry
about 1846 (Age 22 years)
Occupation
Fisherman
1846 (Age 22 years)

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Shown as a fisherman on marriage entry in 1846.
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Birth of a son
#1
James John Sterry
April 29, 1847 (Age 23 years)
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Also 1851 census.
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Christening of a sonJames John Sterry
September 5, 1847 (Age 23 years)
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Baptism 1847 Sep 5 (Born 1847 Apr 29) James John s James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occupation: Twine Spinner
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Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary Ann Sterry
May 7, 1849 (Age 25 years)
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Also 1851 census.
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Christening of a daughterMary Ann Sterry
October 27, 1850 (Age 26 years)
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1850 Oct 27 (Born 1849 May 7)Mary Ann d James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occupation: Twine Spinner
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Birth of a son
#3
William Sterry
November 7, 1852 (Age 28 years)

Marriage of a siblingTimothy SterryAnn UttingView this family
March 25, 1853 (Age 29 years)
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1853 Mar 25 Timothy Sterry, 27, Bachelor, Twinespinner, residence: Lowestoft, Father: John, Father's Occup: Twinespinner & Ann Utting, 24, spinster, residence: Lowestoft, Father's name: John Utting, Father's Occup: Labourer. He signed; she made her mark. Wit: William Sterry & Eliza Utting
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Death of a daughterMary Ann Sterry
1853 (Age 29 years)

Burial of a daughterMary Ann Sterry
April 21, 1853 (Age 29 years)
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Burial: 1853 Apr 21 Mary Ann Sterry Daughter of James & Sarah, Lowestoft. Aged 4 yrs
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Christening of a sonWilliam Sterry
March 5, 1854 (Age 30 years)
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1854 Mar 5 (Born 1852 Nov 7) William s James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Birth of a son
#4
Frederick Sterry
April 25, 1854 (Age 30 years)
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Note: Also 1901 census
Christening of a sonFrederick Sterry
June 4, 1854 (Age 30 years)
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1854 Jun 4 (Born 1854 Apr 25)Frederick s James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Marriage of a siblingEdward EdmondsVirtue SterryView this family
December 25, 1854 (Age 30 years)
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1854 Dec 25 Edward Edmonds, of full age, bachelor, Mariner, residence: Lowestoft, Father: William Edmond, Occup: Cooper & Virtue Sterry, of full age, spinster, residence: Lowestoft, Father: John Sterry, Father's Occup: Rope Maker. Both signed. Wit: James Sterry & Naomi Sterry
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Marriage of a siblingFrederick William SterrySarah Ann CookView this family
May 20, 1856 (Age 32 years)
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1856 May 20 Frederick William Sterry, 21, bachelor, Fisherman, residence: Lowestoft, Father: John Sterry, Father's Occup: Twinespinner & Sarah Ann Cook, 20, spinster, residence: Lowestoft, Father: John Cook, Fisherman. Both signed. Wit: Robert Balow(?) Tripps & Naomi Sterry
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Shared note: 1861 census
Birth of a son
#5
Charles Sterry
August 25, 1856 (Age 32 years)
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1856 Nov 2 (Bn 1856 Aug 25)Charles s James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Note: Also 1911 census
Christening of a sonCharles Sterry
November 2, 1856 (Age 32 years)
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1856 Nov 2 (Bn 1856 Aug 25)Charles s James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Burial of a fatherJohn Sterry
April 17, 1858 (Age 34 years)
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1858 Apr 17 John Sterry Husband of Ann, Lowestoft. Aged 59 yrs.
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Marriage of a siblingJames Theodore FriendNaomi SterryView this family
November 2, 1858 (Age 34 years)
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1858 Nov 2 By Banns.James Theodore Friend, 21, bachelor, Engineer, residence: Lowestoft, Father: George Friend, Father's Occup: Ship Builder & Naomi Sterry, 21, spinster, residence: Lowestoft, Father: John Sterry (deceased), Father's Occup: Twinespinner. Both signed. Wit: Joseph Allaton, Isabella Mewse(?)
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Note: Lowestoft St Margaret's Parish Register, Suffolk, 1858 Nov 2 By Banns.James Theodore Friend, 21…
Death of a fatherJohn Sterry
1858 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6
Elizabeth Sterry
March 10, 1859 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a son
#7
George Sterry
March 10, 1859 (Age 35 years)

Christening of a daughterElizabeth Sterry
April 3, 1859 (Age 35 years)
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1859 Apr 3 (Bn 1859 Mar 10)Elizabeth (twin) d James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Christening of a sonGeorge Sterry
April 3, 1859 (Age 35 years)
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1859 Apr 3 (bn 1859 Mar 10)George s James and Elizabeth Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Marriage of a siblingCharles John TurrellCharlotte SterryView this family
December 20, 1860 (Age 36 years)
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1860 Dec 20 By Banns Charles John Turrell, 21, Bachelor, Fisherman, residence: Lowestoft, Father: William Turrell, Father's Occup:Fisherman & Charlotte Sterry, 20, Spinster, residence: Lowestoft, Father: John Sterry, Father's Occup: Twine Spinner. Both signed. Wit: Timothy Sterry, Elizabeth Turrell
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Note: Lowestoft St Margaret's Parish Register, Suffolk, 1860 Dec 20 By Banns Charles John Turrell, 21…
Birth of a son
#8
John Sterry
about 1861 (Age 37 years)
Source: 1871 census
Birth of a daughter
#9
Mary Ann Sterry
January 1864 (Age 40 years)
Source: GRO
Text:
4a, 750, 1Q, 1864
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Death of a brotherFrederick William Sterry
November 4, 1864 (Age 40 years)

Christening of a daughterEmily Sterry
August 29, 1867 (Age 43 years)
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1867 Aug 29 Emily Sterry d. of James, Twinespinner & Elizabeth Sterry. Residence: St Peters Place.
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Birth of a daughter
#10
Emily Sterry
October 1867 (Age 43 years)
Source: GRO
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Mutford, 4a, 643.
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Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Mewse
May 2, 1868 (Age 44 years)
Publication: http://www.rgreen.org.uk/Mewse.html
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn Barber
1868 (Age 44 years)

Burial of a maternal grandmotherAnn Barber
January 23, 1868 (Age 44 years)

Publication: http://www.rgreen.org.uk/Mewse.html
Death of a daughterElizabeth Sterry
October 1870 (Age 46 years)
Source: GRO
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4a, 465, 4Q, 1870, age 11
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Burial of a daughterElizabeth Sterry
October 5, 1870 (Age 46 years)
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1870 Oct 5 Elizabeth Sterry Lowestoft. Aged 11 yrs.
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Occupation
Twine Spinner
1871 (Age 47 years)

Source: 1871 census
Birth of a grandson
#1
Charles Frederick Sterry
October 1873 (Age 49 years)
Source: GRO
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SurnameFirst NameSecond NameThird NameReg DistrictVolPageQtr/MoYearMother STERRYCharlesFrederickMutford4a72541873
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Marriage of a childCharles SterryJane Elizabeth CrakeView this family
October 1873 (Age 49 years)
Source: FreeBMD
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1873 Oct-Nov-Dec Mutford Suffolk Jane Elizabeth Crake Charles Sterry 1873 Oct-Nov-Dec Mutford Suffolk
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Shared note: 1881 census
Birth of a grandson
#2
Frederick William Sterry
about 1875 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sonJames John Sterry
1879 (Age 55 years)

Burial of a sonJames John Sterry
October 8, 1879 (Age 55 years)
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Hemsby Burials 1879 Oct 8 James Sterry, [Abode] Yarmouth, 32 yrs
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Marriage of a childWilliam SterryEliza Maria SpightView this family
July 1882 (Age 58 years)
Source: FreeBMD
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Marriages Sep 1882 SPITE Eliza Maria Mutford 4a 1206 Sterry William Mutford 4a 1206
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Shared note: 1891 census
Birth of a grandson
#3
Timothy John Sterry
July 1883 (Age 59 years)
Source: 1891 census
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Note: «tab»
Source: GRO
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STERRY Timothy John, Mutford, 4a, 830, 3, 1883«tab»
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Marriage of a childJohn SterryLouisa Caroline BaggeView this family
October 1883 (Age 59 years)
Source: GRO
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STERRYJohnMutford4a178841883
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Shared note: 1891 census
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Elizabeth Jane Sterry
December 14, 1884 (Age 60 years)
Source: GRO
Text:
947, 1Q, 1885
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Christening of a granddaughterElizabeth Jane Sterry
February 1, 1885 (Age 61 years)
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1885 Feb 1 (Bn 1884 Dec 14)Elizabeth Jane d Charles and Jane Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Twine Spinner
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Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Edith Maria Sterry
February 4, 1886 (Age 62 years)
Source: 1901 census
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Note: Also baptism record.
Christening of a granddaughterEdith Maria Sterry
March 7, 1886 (Age 62 years)
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1886 Mar 7 [born 1886 Feb 4] Edith Maria d. William & Eliza Sterry, Lowestoft, Occ. shipwright
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Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Louisa Ellen Florence Sterry
May 28, 1886 (Age 62 years)

Christening of a granddaughterLouisa Ellen Florence Sterry
July 4, 1886 (Age 62 years)
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1886 Jul 4 (Bn 1886 May 28)Louise Ellen Florence d John and Louisa Caroline Sterry Abode: Lowestoft Occup: Fisherman
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Birth of a grandson
#7
Albert Sterry
January 1887 (Age 63 years)
Source: 1891 census
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Marriage of a childFrederick SterryEmma Preston ThompsonView this family
April 22, 1888 (Age 64 years)
Source: GRO
Text:
4a, 1283, 2Q, 1888 Also marriage certificate: Frederick is a bachelor, aged 32, Occ: Painter. Emma is a spinster, aged 27, Father: James Thompson, Labourer. Both resident in Lowestoft at time of marriage.
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Shared note: 1901 census
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Eliza Emma Sterry
1889 (Age 65 years)
Source: 1901 census
Birth of a grandson
#9
John Edmund Bagge Sterry
April 1889 (Age 65 years)
Source: 1901 census
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Christening of a grandsonJohn Edmund Bagge Sterry
May 28, 1889 (Age 65 years)
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1889 May 28 John Edmund Bagge Sterry s. of John, Fisherman & Louisa Caroline Sterry, Residence: 29 Seago St
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Christening of a granddaughterEllen Elizabeth Sterry
June 21, 1889 (Age 65 years)
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1889 Jun 21 Ellen Elizabeth Sterry d. of Frederick, Painter & Emma Preston, Residence: 4 Chapel St
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Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Ellen Elizabeth Sterry
July 1889 (Age 65 years)
Source: GRO
Text:
Mutford, 4a, 902, 3, 1889.
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Death of a motherAnn Mewse
1889 (Age 65 years)

Burial of a motherAnn Mewse
June 6, 1889 (Age 65 years)
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Burial 1889 Jun 6 Ann Sterry Lowestoft. Aged 87 yrs.
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Christening of a granddaughterEliza Emma Sterry
November 8, 1889 (Age 65 years)
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Christ Church Lowestoft 1889 Nov 8 Eliza Emma Sterry d. of William, Ship Carpenter & Eliza Maria Sterry, Residence: 28 Anguish St
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Marriage of a childWilliam John BangayEmily SterryView this family
July 1890 (Age 66 years)
Source: FreeBMD
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1890 Jul-Aug-Sep Colchester Essex William John Bangay Emily Sterry
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Note: 1890 Jul-Aug-Sep Colchester Essex
Shared note: 1891 census
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Mary Elizabeth Sterry
January 1892 (Age 68 years)
Source: 1901 census
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Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Eva Gertrude Sterry
April 1892 (Age 68 years)
Source: GRO
Text:
4a, 991, 2Q, 1892
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Marriage of a childHorace William HallMary Ann SterryView this family
April 1892 (Age 68 years)
Source: FreeBMD
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1892 Apr-May-Jun Thanet Kent Horace William Hall Mary Ann Sterry
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Shared note: Mary Ann and her husband Horace Hall are mentioned in Mary Ann's father, James Sterry's, will dated 4 Feb 1896. Horace is described in the will as a Licensed Victualler of the Ship Hotel Herne Bay in the County of Kent. Mary Ann is appoined as executrix.
Christening of a granddaughterEva Gertrude Sterry
May 15, 1892 (Age 68 years)
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1892 May 15 Eva Gertrude Sterry d. of Frederick, Painter & Emma Preston Sterry, Residence: 4 Chapel Street GRO: Mutford, 4a, 991, 2Q, 1892
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Note: Lowestoft Christ Church Parish Register, Suffolk, 1892 May 15 Eva Gertrude Sterry d. of Frederick, Painter & Emma Preston Sterry, Residence: 4 Chapel Street
Birth of a grandson
#13
Frederick Robert Sterry
about 1894 (Age 70 years)

Death of a wifeElizabeth Chatton
June 8, 1894 (Age 70 years)

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Sterry Elizabeth wife of James of Lowestoft 75 years 8 June 1894 (Plot L/9/117)
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Christening of a grandsonFrederick Robert Sterry
July 13, 1894 (Age 70 years)
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1894 Jul 13 Frederick Robert s John and Louisa Caroline Sterry Abode: 29 Leags Street Occup: Fisherman
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Christening of a grandsonHerbert Edward Sterry
August 24, 1895 (Age 71 years)
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Baptism 1895 Aug 24 Herbert Edward Sterry s. of Frederick, Painter & Emma Preston Sterry Residence: 4 Chapel St
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Birth of a grandson
#14
Herbert Edward Sterry
October 1895 (Age 71 years)
Source: GRO
Text:
4a, 949, 4Q, 1895
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Death November 17, 1896 (Age 72 years)

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Sterry James Twine spinner of Lowestoft 71 years 17 Nov 1896 (Plot L/9/117)
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Burial
Family with parents - View this family
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Marriage: December 25, 1823St Edmund, Southwold, Suffolk, England
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younger brother
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younger brother
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younger sister
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Family with Elizabeth Chatton - View this family
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Marriage: August 6, 1846St Margaret's, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
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Elizabeth Sterry
Birth: March 10, 1859 35 36
Death: October 1870Registration District, Mutford, Suffolk, England
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ChristeningSouthwold St Edmund Parish Register, Suffolk
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Baptism 1824 Sep 26 James son of John and Ann Sterry of Southwold, Twine Spinner
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MarriageLowestoft St Margaret's Parish Register, Suffolk
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1846 Aug 6 By Banns. James Sterry of full age, bachelor, fisherman, residence: Lowestoft, Father's Name: John Father's Occup: Twine Spinner & Elizabeth Chatton, of full age, spinster, living at home, residence: Lowestoft Father's Name: William Chatton, Father's Occup: Fisherman. He signed; she made her mark. Wit: John Sterry & Elizabeth Turrell.
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OccupationLowestoft St Margaret's Parish Register, Suffolk
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Shown as a fisherman on marriage entry in 1846.
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Occupation1871 census
DeathLowestoft Cemetery MI, Suffolk
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Sterry James Twine spinner of Lowestoft 71 years 17 Nov 1896 (Plot L/9/117)
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Marriage
1881 census Lowestoft 6 St Peters St. (Sparhams Buildings) (RG11/1904/51) James Sterry, Head, 57, Twine Spinner, born Southwold Suffolk Elizabeth Sterry, Wife, 58, born Lowestoft Suffolk George Sterry, Son, unm, 22, Carpenter & Joiner, born Lowestoft Suffolk Mary A. Sterry, Daur, unm, 17, Dressmaker, born Lowestoft Suffolk Emily Sterry, Daur, 14, Scholar, Lowestoft Suffolk 1891 census Lowestoft 243 Clapham Rd James Sterry, Head, 66, Twinespinner, born Southwold Suffolk Elizabeth Sterry, Wife, 64, born Lowestoft Suffolk George Sterry, Son, 32, Town Postman GPO, born Lowestoft Suffolk
Shared note
In 1851 census James is aged 26, Twine Spinner and living in St Peters Place, Lowestoft with his wife Elizabeth aged 28, born Lowestoft and their two children James aged 3 born Old Lowestoft and Mary Ann aged 2 also born Old Lowestoft. Living with them is a Lodger, William Howard, widow, aged 45, hemp dresser, born Lowestoft. Listed in Post Office Directory of Cambridge, Norfolk and Suffolk 1875: Lowestoft: Sterry James & Timothy, rope, line & trawl net makers, Prospect Place, St Peter St. In 1881 census James is 57, Twine Spinner, living in Lowestoft with his wife Elizabeth aged 58, born Lowestoft . Living 6 St Peters St. Sparhams Buildings with children George, 22, carpenter & joiner, unmarried; Mary A., 17, unmarried, Dressmaker and Emily, 14, scholar. Listed in Kelly's Directory of Norfolk & Suffolk 1883: Lowestoft: Sterry James Timothy - rope line and trawl net makers, 11 Prospect Place St Peters St. d: 13 Nov 1896 Lowestoft. Lowestoft Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions read: "Sterry James Twine spinner of Lowestoft 71 years 17 Nov 1896 Sterry Woodard warehouseman of Lowestoft 54 years 13 Mar 1902" "Elizabeth Sterry d June 3 1894 aged 74 also of James Sterry (husband) d Nov 13 1896 aged 73" James died 13 November 1896 and was buried 17 Nov 1896 at Lowestoft Cemetery, age 71, resident 71 Clapham Rd, Twine Spinner (Plot L/9/117) In his will (Probate Ipswich 24 Feb 1897) James left effects valued at 443 pounds 15 shillings and 1 pence to Mary Ann Hall (wife of Horace William Hall) and William John Bangay bricklayer.