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Family of John FOLKS and Sarah COLDHAM

Husband: John FOLKS (1833-1882)
Wife: Sarah COLDHAM (1833?-1904)
Children: John FOAKES (1855-c. 1934)
Henry FOAKES (1857-c. 1930)
Agnes FOAKES (1859-1925)
Sarah FOAKES (c. 1863- )
Elijah FOAKES (1866-bef1870)
Matilda FOAKES (1867- )
Elijah FOAKES (c. 1870-1961)
Arthur FOAKES (c. 1872- )
Esther FOAKES (1874-1938)
Ruth FOAKES (1877-1963)
Lily (Lilley) FOAKES (1880- )
Marriage 6 May 1854 The Parish Church, Salcott, Essex, England

Husband: John FOLKS

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John FOLKS, St Mary the Virgin Church, Salcott

Name: John FOLKS
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: John FOAKES
Father: Robert FOLKS (1807?-1885)
Mother: Mary Ann WHITMORE (1812-1863)
Birth 7 Apr 1833 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 7 Apr 1833 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England
Christened FOAKES
Occupation 6 May 1854 (age 21) Labourer; Salcott, Essex, England
Residence 6 May 1854 (age 21) Salcott, Essex, England
Death 1882 (age 48-49)
Burial 17 May 1882 Salcott, Essex, England
Burial 17 May 1883 Salcott, Essex, England

Wife: Sarah COLDHAM

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Sarah COLDHAM, St Mary the Virgin Church, Salcott

Name: Sarah COLDHAM
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Sarah DINES
Father: William DINES (aft1814- )
Mother: Sarah COLDHAM (1812?-1878?)
Birth 1833 (est) Great Wigborough, Essex, England
Christening 7 Apr 1833 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England
Residence 6 Jun 1841 (age 5) Great Wigborough, Essex, England
Residence 30 Mar 1851 (age 17) Colchester, Essex, England
Magdelene Street, Magdelene
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 17) Tailoresss; Colchester, Essex, England
Magdelene Street, Magdelene
Residence 6 May 1854 (age 20-21) Salcott, Essex, England
Death 1904 (age 70-71)
Burial 20 Nov 1904 Salcott, Essex, England

Child 1: John FOAKES

Name: John FOAKES
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Emma PONDER (c. 1856-bef1891)
Spouse 2: Charlotte GOODMAN (1869- )
Children: Laura FOAKES (1880- )
Ernest FOAKES (c. 1881-c. 1882)
Frederick FOAKES (1883- )
Edith FOAKES (1884-1884)
Sidney FOAKES (1886-c. 1958)
Herbert FOAKES (1888- )
Ada May FOAKES (1900- )
Joseph George FOAKES (c. 1902- )
Stanley Victor FOAKES (1903-1905)
Lucy Charlotte FOAKES (1907- )
Birth 29 Jan 1855 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 4 Nov 1855 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England
Reg. No 358
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 26) Straw Binder (Ag)
Occupation 1890 (age 34-35) Coal & Coke Merchant; Kelvedon, Tollesbury, Essex, England
Occupation 1890 (age 34-35) Publican; The Hoy Public House, Kelvedon, Tollesbury, Essex, England
Residence 5 Apr 1891 (age 35) Old Hull Inn, Old Hull Lane, Tollesbury, Essex, England
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 35) Public Inn keeper; Old Hull Inn, Old Hull Lane, Tollesbury, Essex, England
Death c. Dec 1934 (age 79)
Burial 3 Jan 1935 Salcott, Essex, England

Child 2: Henry FOAKES

Name: Henry FOAKES
Sex: Male
Spouse: Emily LAYSELL (1857- )
Children: Bertie Henry FOAKES ( - )
Albert John FOAKES ( - )
Leonard FOAKES ( - )
Emily FOAKES ( - )
Lily FOAKES ( - )
Birth 22 Oct 1857 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 3 Jan 1858 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England
Census
@N782@
Death c. Nov 1930 (age 73)
Burial 19 Nov 1930 Salcott, Essex, England

Child 3: Agnes FOAKES

Name: Agnes FOAKES
Sex: Female
Spouse: Nathaniel HANDLEY ( - )
Children: Nathaniel HANDLEY ( - )
Horace Arthur Roland HANDLEY ( - )
Agnes Victoria HANDLEY ( - )
Birth 1859 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 27 Jan 1860 (age 0-1) Salcott, Essex, England
Death 3 Apr 1925 (age 65-66) Salcott, Essex, England

Child 4: Sarah FOAKES

Name: Sarah FOAKES
Sex: Female
Birth c. 1863 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 25 Dec 1863 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England

Child 5: Elijah FOAKES

Name: Elijah FOAKES
Sex: Male
Birth 1866
Christening 15 Apr 1866 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England
Death bef 1870 (age 3-4)
Burial
Buried as an infant

Child 6: Matilda FOAKES

Name: Matilda FOAKES
Sex: Female
Spouse: William James CLARK ( - )
Children: Agnes Eliza CLARK (1889- )
Birth 15 Oct 1867 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 29 Dec 1867 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England

Child 7: Elijah FOAKES

Name: Elijah FOAKES
Sex: Male
Spouse: Grace Maria CANEY (c. 1870- )
Children: Edith Annie FOAKES ( - )
Agnes Kate FOAKES ( - )
Dorothy Elsie FOAKES (1895?-1896?)
Walter Charles FOAKES ( - )
Elsie Winifred FOAKES ( - )
Freda Lily FOAKES ( - )
Birth c. Jun 1870 Salcott, Essex, England
1871 Census: age 10 months
Christening 28 Aug 1870 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England
Death 3 Jun 1961 (age 90-91) Salcott, Essex, England

Child 8: Arthur FOAKES

Name: Arthur FOAKES
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ellen RICE ( - )
Birth c. 1872
Christening 19 May 1872 (age 0) Salcott St, Essex, England

Child 9: Esther FOAKES

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Esther FOAKES, c. 1894, age 20, Potter and Foakes

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Esther FOAKES, c. 1917, age 43, Potter family

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Spouse: Alfred William POTTER, c. 1894, Potter and Foakes

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Spouse: Alfred William POTTER, c. 1917, Potter family

Name: Esther FOAKES
Sex: Female
Spouse: Alfred William POTTER ( -1937)
Children: Eveline Esther POTTER (1895- )
Clara POTTER (1899- )
Alfred John POTTER (1901- )
Fred POTTER (1903- )
Esther POTTER (1905- )
Vera POTTER (1907- )
Elaine Gwendoline POTTER (1910- )
Cora May POTTER (1912- )
Iris POTTER (1914- )
Zena POTTER (1917- )
Dulcie Ruth POTTER ( - )
Birth 1874 Salcott, Essex, England
Christening 1 Nov 1874 (age 0) Salcott St, Essex, England
Residence 5 Apr 1891 (age 16) Old Hull Inn, Old Hull Lane, Tollesbury, Essex, England
Death 1938 (age 63-64) Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Burial 17 Jul 1938

Child 10: Ruth FOAKES

Name: Ruth FOAKES
Sex: Female
Spouse: Charles George GOLDING ( - )
Birth 21 Nov 1877 Salcott Essex. England
Death 30 Jan 1963 (age 85) Salcott, Essex, England

Child 11: Lily (Lilley) FOAKES

Name: Lily (Lilley) FOAKES
Sex: Female
Spouse: James APPLETON ( - )
Birth 4 Apr 1880 Salcott Essex. England
Christening 11 Apr 1880 (age 0) Salcott, Essex, England

Note on Husband: John FOLKS (1)

John was Illiterate and signed his Marriage Certificate with X the mark of

Note on Husband: John FOLKS (2) - shared note

Surname FOLKS IN 1851 Census 1881 Census; age 45 DoB 1836 Sources 154 & 313 give same dates for birth and Christening

Note on Husband: John FOLKS (3)

Marriage Certificate: - Name John Folks, Full Age, Bachelor

Note on Wife: Sarah COLDHAM (1)

Sarah was Illiterate and signed her Marriage Certificate with X the mark of

Note on Wife: Sarah COLDHAM (2)

Marriage Certificate: - Sarah Coldham, Minor, Spinster, father William Dines

Note on Wife: Sarah COLDHAM (3) - shared note

Alternative Birth: - Abt 1838 in Stanway, Essex, England

Note on Wife: Sarah COLDHAM (4)

1841 Census Sarah Coldham, 1851 Census Sarah Dines, by 1851, after Sarah had married William Dines, as her sister Emma she is now using the name Dines,

I have yet to establish if, like Emma she was the daughter of William Dines, born before their marriage or if her father was someone else, yet to be identified.

Note on Wife: Sarah COLDHAM (5)

Altenative sources suggest John ad Sarah were married on 16 May 1854 but noted date is more likely correct.

Note on Child 1: John FOAKES - shared note

1881 Census: age 24 DoB 1857 Source 00425 gives DoB as 4 November 1855 but this has been previously confirmed as his Christening date

Note on Child 2: Henry FOAKES - shared note

Source 00699 - DoB 1858

Note on Child 3: Agnes FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 gives DoB as 21 July 1862 but this is suspect as the Christening date is earlier Source 00699 DoB 1862

Note on Child 4: Sarah FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 appears to have mixed DoB with Date of Christening or Source 00154 is Wrong Source 00699 DoB 1864 but we have Christening before this date

Note on Child 5: Elijah FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 appears to have mixed DoB with Date of Christening or Source 00154 is Wrong

Note on Child 6: Matilda FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 appears to have mixed DoB with Date of Christening Source 00699 DoB 1868 but we have Christening and DoB earlier that this

Note on Child 7: Elijah FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 appears to have mixed DoB with Date of Christening or Source 00154 is Wrong

Note on Child 8: Arthur FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 appears to have mixed DoB with Date of Christening or Source 00154 is Wrong Source 00699 DoB 1873 but we Christening before this date

Note on Child 9: Esther FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 appears to have mixed DoB with Date of Christening or Source 00154 is Wrong Source 00699 DoB 1876 but we have Christening date before this

Note on Child 10: Ruth FOAKES - shared note

Source 00425 gives DoB as 17 February 1878 Source 00699 DoB 1878, we have a specific DoB in both 1877 & 1878