Family Information : George Pelham

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George Pelham was one of six children, having four sisters and onebrother: Thomas Walter (born Jan [1867]?), Ann (born 1April 1869), Caroline (born 26 July 1872), George was next,Elizabeth (born 26 October 1875) and Louisa (born 25 march 1877).

Elizabeth was my Grandmother and she married a Mr JamesPinkey.  They had four children, and Elizabeth then had a fithwith a Mr James Shipman (my Grandfather).  The children were:-

Dolly, born around the turn of the 19th/20th century and was killedtowards the end of the First World War by a bomb in London.  I amled to believe she was nearing her 21st birthday, was engagedto be married, and her family lived in Shoreditch.

May Sophia Louisa (my mother), born May 19th 1910, deceased November 1994.

James (always known as "boy" throughout his life by his family toavoid confusion with his father also called James), born late 1911,also deceased, he also died in a psychiatric hospital in hisfifties.  He was incapacitated by a fall on his head from anair balloon during the Second World War.

Lillian, born May 12th 1915.  She is my Aunt and has just(2005) celebrated her 90th birthday and has provided most of theinformation through joining her fading memory with mine, and an oldBible which was her mothers (obviously also Elizabeth).

The youngest child Laura, was the child of Elizabeth and JamesShipman.  She was born in 1920 (June?) and also deceasedin (July?) 2000.

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  1. Christina Simons said:

    Louisa is my great grandmother :-). Nice to meet you my distance family

  2. patricia day nee gullis said:

    george pelhams sister ann was my grandfathers mother she married a george richard gullis born 16aug1868 my name is patricia day nee gullis my e-mail address  

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