Frederick Britt & Eliza Hilbert
FREDERICK BRITT HILBERT youngest son of Phillip and Lucy Hilbert, was born at Boxley, Kent; Bapt: 1 Nov 1835, Oakley Staffs in Boxley, Kent - he d. Mar Q 1917 at Chelsea age 81 yrs.
He was at High Street, Strood, Kent\ 1841 aged 5 with parents and 1851 aged 15 worked with parents as an agricultural Worker living at the Railway Cottage, Staplehurst.
29th May 1854, he joined the Metropolitan Police as Warrant No. 32457 on the recommendation of Mr.Henry Letchford of East Malling, Kent (who later married his sister, Lydia Elizabeth). This was witnessed by W.Watson, Esq.1854/55 was a Police Constable living at St. James, Holloway (same as future wife Eliza) On 25th July 1855, he was dismissed from the service, but no reason is given. He mar: (1) by Banns at St. James Church, Islington, a Bachelor of full age. his father, Philip, a farmer.(1) ELIZA VIRRELS 10 Sep 1856, daughter of JAMES VIRRELS. Witnesses:- Robert Humber and Abigail Harvey She was b: 1834 in Wrotham, Kent; in 1861 shown as born at Wrotham, Kent, aged 26 years and living with husband, Jane (Eliza Jane) and Sarah L. E.; she d: Jun Q 1865, Pancras.
Father Frederick undertook varied jobs - 1856 Labourer; 1860/1861 aged 25 was a Carman living at 10 St Stephen's Square, Southwark; in 1867 was a Salesman at Bermondsey where he me his next wife
He mar: by Banns, a Widower of full age on 10 Mar 1867 to (2) ALBINA EVANS ATKINS at the Parish Church of St Paul, Bermondsey, daughter of JOHN ADAMS a Yeoman. Witnesses: Nathan Hilbert and Lydia Letchford She was born 1841 in Loddon, Norfolk. Her death date not found
Frederick mar: 22 Dec 1882 by Licence (3) to LOUISA ELIZABETH PALMER Spinster aged 27 years at the Parish Church of St. Bartholomew the Great in London, by Licence, a Widower, aged 47years. his father, Phillip Hilbert, a farmer. Witnesses: I. F. Palmer and Louisa Maria Pound. Louisa was b: 1855 in Westminster - her father: Richard Wallace Palmer, a Cooper - she died 1918 in Chelsea.
In 1882 Frederick is a butcher and census's between 1883/1885/1891/1901 stipulate a Pork Butcher, his address 331 Battersea Park Road, East Battersea, Surrey; d. 1917
Children of FREDERICK HILBERT and LOUISA PALMER are:
iv. Hubert Harold - b Mar Q 1887 Wandsworth -d. Sep Q 1893)
1891 living at 331 Battersea Park Road,