Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameEdmund POMFREY
Birth22 Jun 1843, Little Walsingham
Death31 Mar 1911, Little Walsingham
Birth22 Jun 1843
FatherRobert POMFREY (1816-1893)
MotherMary Ann RAWSTON (1819-1903)
Birth23 Aug 1845, Binham
Death8 Jul 1917, Little Walsingham
Birth23 Aug 1845
FatherSamuel Peacock TIMBERS (1824-1859)
MotherMargaret EKE (1822-1855)
Marriage15 Nov 1865, Langham Parish Church
ChildrenLilias Margaret (1867-1919)
 Rosa (1869-1949)
 Minna (1871-1949)
 William Robert (1872-)
 Edmund (Edward) (1874-1940)
 Robert (1875-1930)
 Daisy (1877-1953)
 Walter Robert (1879-1957)
 Eliza Anna (1880-)
 Mabel Mary (1882-1940)
 Charles Richard (1886-1886)
 Herbert Thomas (1888-1959)
Notes for Edmund POMFREY
Edmund Pomfrey was born on 22nd June 1843 in Little Walsingham and was the son of Robert Pomfrey (1816) and Mary Anne Rawston. In 1851 he was aged 7, was at school and living in Guild Street, next to the Robin Hood inn owned by his uncle, Richard Rawston. In 1861 he was aged 17, was working as a tailor like his father and was living in East Street in Langham. He married Mary Timbers on 15th November 1865 at Langham Church. He was probably living in Holt or Langham in 1867 and 1869. By 1871 he had moved to Lowestoft and, still working as a tailor, was living at 91 London Road in Kirkley. In 1872 he started work as a Post Office messenger on the Lowestoft to Pulton "beat". In 1874 he was working as a "boy sorter" and graduated to being a "letter carrier" or postman in 1875. He was living at 4 North Raglan Street, Lowestoft, on 27th February 1877 and working as an "Urban Postman". In 1881 he was aged 37 and living at 2 County Villas in Lowestoft. In 1891 he had moved to 4 Sydney Cottages in County Villas. He was living at 3 Pershore Place, Till Road in Lowestoft from 1896 to 1900. He retired from the Post Office service in 1900 on an annual pension of £37. 2s. 7d. By 1901 he was aged 58 and had moved to Victoria Terrace in Fakenham. He died in Little Walsingham on 31st March 1911, aged 67. The cause of death was uraemic coma brought on by retention of urine from a vesical tumour.

• 1. 1881 Census. W Arnold Road, 2 County Villa, Lowestoft. Edmund Pomfrey. Head. Age 37. Born Walsingham, Norfolk. • 2. 1891 Census. County Villas (4 Sydney Cottages), Lowestoft. Edmund Pomfrey. Head. Age 47. Letter carrier. Born Walsingham, Norfolk. • 3. 1851 Census on CD-ROM. Guild Street, Little Walsingham, Norfolk. Edmund Pomfrey. Son. Age 7. Scholar. Born Little Walsingham. • 4. Birth Registers. Edmund Pomfrey: Jun. 1843. xiii. 354. Walsingham. • 5. Birth Certificate. Edmund Pomfrey. Born 22nd June 1843 in Little Walsingham. Father, Robert Pomfrey, a tailor. Mother Mary Ann Pomfrey, formerly Rawston. Birth registered by mother on 30th June 1843. • 6. Marriage Registers. Pomfrey, Edmund. Dec. 1865. 4b. 835. Walsingham. • 7. Marriage Certificate. Edmund Pomfrey. Married on 15th November 1865 at Langham Parish Church. Single. Occupation shown as Tailor. "Of full age" and living in Langham. Father: Robert Pomfrey, Tailor. Witnessed by William Butcher, William Robert Eke, Louisa Eke and Mary Anne Pomfrey. Married by the Rev. John Montague Randall. • 8. 1861 Census. East Street, Langham. Edmund Pomfrey. Son. Age 17. Tailor. Born Walsingham. • 9. Huke's Directories of Lowestoft. Pomfrey, E. Postman. 3 Pershore Place, Till Road. Huke's 1896 and 1898 - not 1902. • 10. Death Registers. Pomfrey, Edmund. Mar. 1911. 4b. 181. Walsingham. • 11. Consignia Heritage Archives. 1872: Pomfrey, E. Messenger in Lowestoft, Lowestoft to Pulton. Recommendation no. 64459. 1874: Pomfrey, E. Boy Sorter in Lowestoft. Recommendation no. 147319; Confirmation minute. 233/75. 1875: Pomfrey, E. Letter Carrier, Lowestoft. Recommendation no. 147319/74; confirmation no. 233. 1900: Pomfrey, E retired on an annual pension of £37. 2s. 7d. Minute no. 6803. • 12. Death certificate. Edmund Pomfrey. Died 31st March 1911, Little Walsingham. Age 67, Tailor. Cause of death: Vesical tumour, Retention of Urine, Uraemic coma. Certified by: F. H. Sturdee, F. R. C. S. Informant: Robert Pomfrey, Son, Little Walsingham, 31st March 1911. • 13. 1901 Census. Victoria Terrace, Fakenham. Edmund Pomfrey. Head. Age 58. Post Office Pensioner. Born Walsingham. • 14. Birth Certificate. Edmund Pomfrey. Daughter Daisy's birth certificate: Living at 4 North Raglan Street, Lowestoft on 27th February 1877. Urban Postman. • 15. 1871 Census. 91 London Road, Kirkley. Edmund Pomfrey. Head. Age 25. Tailor. Born Little Walsingham.
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