| 1866 - 1959|
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||William John MUSGROVE (1860 to 1901)|
William MUSGROVE was my great grandfather on my birth family side of the tree. He lead a hard life, working on the newly expanding railway, living in slum conditions with his large family. This is my research into his life and the times he lived in.
||Booth Survey - the dwellings|
A number of relatives, whose stories are included on this website, have addresses within the boundary where Charles Booth carried out his surveys between 1886 and 1903. The following include a few transcripts I have taken from his online notebooks www.booth.lse.ac.uk).
||Charles Booth Survey|
Between 1886 and 1903 Charles Booth carried out a detailed survey of life and labour in London. The notes he made provide a fascinating insight into the streets of our capital city.
||Hannah Elizabeth Wild (1866 - 1959)|
Hannah brought up her large young family single handed in the slums of Kensington after the death of her husband. She died aged 92, apparently, with her veins full of whisky !
||Roger Mayne (photographer)|
Roger Mayne (born 1929 in Cambridge) is an English photographer, most famous for his documentation of the children of Southam Street, London.
||Southam Street Area|
Southam Street, presumably including number 27, was demolished in 1969 to make way for the Westway flyover (M4) & the Trellick Tower.
||The Musgrove branch line
The Musgrove's are my birth mothers paternal family. Read about William and Hannah and their children.
||Who was Hannah Musgrove's father ?|
The only person I am missing up to the 2 x great grandparent level, is the father of my great grandmother on my birth mother's side.
|Also Known As
||Wyld ? |
||Between 1891 and 1895
||27 Southam Street on birth of Charles & Alfred & Albert
||27 Edenham Street on birth of Albert (temporary ?)
||Widowed living with sons William, Frank & John - 3 rooms
||"Lovely lady" per Irene
||Fell and broke her hip |
||20 May 1959
|Cause: Embolism |
||The Bird Tree
||10 May 2013 |
||William John Musgrove, b. 1 Nov 1860, Marylebone, London , d. 24 Nov 1901, Kensington, London |
||19 Apr 1885
||Christchurch, Notting Hill, Kensington
| ||1. William John Musgrove, b. 13 May 1885, Kensington, London , d. Bef 1971, Notting Hill |
| ||2. Caroline Musgrove, b. 19 Feb 1887, Kensington, London , d. 23 Jul 1971, St Charles Hospital, Ladbroke Grove, London |
| ||3. Charles Thomas Musgrove, b. 5 Mar 1891, Kensington, London , d. 25 May 1893, Kensington, London |
| ||4. Alfred James Musgrove, b. 2 Aug 1893, Kensington, London , d. 1945|
| ||5. Albert Edward Musgrove, b. 13 Apr 1895, Kensington, London , d. Abt 1950, In hospital near Kensington |
| ||6. George Henry Musgrove, b. 4 Sep 1896, Kensington, London , d. 10 Jun 1945, Wendover, Bucks |
| ||7. Frank Arthur Musgrove, b. 15 Jun 1898, 27 Southam Street, Kensington Town, London , d. 5 Oct 1917, Flanders, GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY |
| ||8. John William Musgrove, b. 5 Aug 1900, 27 Southam Street, Kensington Town, London , d. 20 Aug 1968, 2 Claverley, Grand Parade. Littlestone, New Romney, Kent |