Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameRobert POMFREY
Birth1816, Hingham
Death7 Mar 1893, 66 St. Peter's Street, Lowestoft
Birth1816
FatherThomas POMFREY (1786-1864)
MotherMary Ann HOUCHEN (1788-1885)
Spouses
Birth1819, Little Walsingham
Death26 Jan 1903, 66 St. Peter's Street, Lowestoft
FatherWilliam RAWSTON (1784-1858)
MotherMary Ann FOLKER (1786-1859)
Marriage22 Jan 1843, St. Gregory, Norwich
ChildrenEdmund (1843-1911)
 Charles (1850-1851)
 Mary Ann (1851-1931)
Notes for Robert POMFREY
Robert Pomfrey was born in 1816 in Hingham and was the son of Thomas Pomfrey (1786) and Mary Houchen. In 1841 he was aged 26, was a tailor and was lodging in the home of William Rawston in Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. He married Mary Anne Rawston, William's daughter, on January 22nd 1843, by licence, in the church of St. Gregory in Norwich. On the day of the 1851 census he was aged 35 and was at his parents' house in Hall Moor, Hingham. In 1861 he was working as a tailor in East Street, Langham, and was in Langham in 1871. In 1881 he was aged 65 and working as a tailor at 5 Barnard's Yard, High Street, Lowestoft. By 1891 he and Mary had moved to 37a Crown Street and he had retired from tailoring. He died of prostatic disease at 66 St Peter's Street, Lowestoft on 7th March 1893, aged 77, and was buried on 10th March in Lowestoft Cemetery, plot 7/93.

Sources
• 1. Birth Certificate. Robert Pomfrey. Shown as Edmund's father, a tailor. • 2. 1851 Census on CD-ROM. Hall Moor, Forehoe, Hingham Forehoe. Robert Pomphrey. Son. Age 35. Tailor. Born Hingham. • 3. 1881 Census. High Street, 5 Barnard's Yard, Lowestoft. Robert Pomfrey. Head. Age 65. Tailor. Born Hingham. • 4. Marriage Registers. Pomfrey, Robert. Mar. 1843. 13. 401. Norwich. • 5. Death Registers. Pomfrey, Robert. Mar. 1893. 4a. 598. Mutford. Aged 77. • 6. 1871 Census. East Street, Langham. Robert Pomfrey. Head. Age 48. Tailor. Born Hingham. • 7. 1841 Census. Guild Street/Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. Robert Pomfrey. Age 26. Tailor. • 8. 1861 Census. East Street, Langham. Robert Pomfrey. Head. Age 43. Tailor. Born Hingham. • 9. Lowestoft Cemetery Index. Pompey [sic, i.e. Pomfrey], Robert. 10/03/1893. Age 77. St. Peter's Street. Tailor. L/7/93. 10. Marriage Certificate. Married January 22nd 1843 in the Parish Church of St Gregory in the City of Norwich by Licence. Groom: Robert Pomfrey. Full age. Bachelor. Tailor. Residence: Little Walsingham. Father: Thomas Pomfrey, Miller. Bride: Mary Ann Rawston. Full age. Spinster. Residence: St Gregory. Father: William Rawston, Bricklayer. Witnesses: Alice Ruth Richardson, Paul Perry. By: William Hick, P.C. • 11. Death certificate. Robert Pomfrey. Died 7th March 1893, 66 St Peter's Street, Lowestoft. Age 77. Tailor. Cause of death: Prostatic disease, exhaustion, certified by M. A. Shann, MRCS. Informant: Mary Ann Pomfrey, widow of deceased, present at the death, 66 St Peter's Street, Lowestoft. Registered 7th March 1893, M. J. Roberts.• 12. 1891 Census. 37a Crown Street, Lowestoft. Robert Pomfrey. Head. Age 75. Retired Tailor. Born Hingham.
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