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Wife: Elizabeth James
Born: ABT 1846 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire Census: 1881 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 1) Died: 13 Sep 1886 1 (see note 2) Buried: 16 Sep 1886 in Trumpington (see note 3) Father: Mother:
Husband: Charles Forbes Married: 1874 near St Ives, Huntingdonshire 2 (see note 4)
Born: ABT 1850 in Birse, Aberdeenshire Occupation: 1876 - 1901 Gardener 3 Census: 1881 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 5) Census: 1891 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 6) Census: 1901 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 7) Census: 1911 in Aboyne Cottages, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington (see note 8) Resided: 1913 - 1926 at 3 Aboyne Cottages, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington 4 Member: 1915 Trumpington Volunteer Training Corps 5 Resided: 1926 at Aboyne Cottage, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington Died: 18 Aug 1926 Buried: 21 Aug 1926 in Trumpington (see note 9) Father: Mother: Other spouse 2 Media link: https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/7678866 Media desc: Lives of the First World War
M Child 1: John Davie Forbes Born: 5 Aug 1876 in Trumpington Christened: 20 Jan 1878 in Trumpington (see note 10) Census: 1881 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 11) Census: 1891 at Southacre, Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 12) Occupation: 1891 - 1901 Footman Census: 1901 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 13) Census: 1911 in London (see note 14) Occupation: 1911 Waiter Died: 1956 in Canada 6
F Child 2: Annie Elizabeth Forbes Born: 6 Nov 1877 in Trumpington Christened: 20 Jan 1878 in Trumpington (see note 15) Census: 1881 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 16) Census: 1891 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 17) Census: 1911 in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire (see note 18) Occupation: 1911 Housemaid Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 7 Died: 1958 in Cambridge 2 (see note 19)
M Child 3: Archibald Forbes Born: 1880 in Trumpington Christened: 18 Jul 1880 in Trumpington (see note 20) Census: 1881 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 21) Census: 1891 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 22) Member: 1898 Trumpington Cricket Club 8 (see note 23) Census: 1901 in London (see note 24) Occupation: 1901 Carpenter Military: 1914 - 1918 9 Died: 1939 in Saffron Walden, Essex 2,10 (see note 25) Wife: Caroline Ann Threader b. ABT 1858 d. 1937 Married: 1910 in London 11
F Child 4: Jessie Forbes Born: Jan 1883 in Trumpington Christened: 25 Mar 1883 in Trumpington (see note 26) Census: 1891 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 27) Census: 1901 at Anstey Hall Gardeners Cottage, Trumpington (see note 28) Occupation: 1901 Housemaid Census: 1911 in Aboyne Cottages, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington (see note 29) Occupation: 1911 Housekeeper Member: 1916 - 1918 British Red Cross 12 (see note 30)
F Child 5: Christina Forbes Born: ABT 1885 Christened: 26 Jul 1885 in Trumpington (see note 31) Died: 17 Nov 1888 1 (see note 32) Buried: 21 Nov 1888 in Trumpington (see note 33)
Sources: (1) Monumental Inscriptions transcript. (2) FreeBMD website. (3) Baptism records of children. (4) Electoral Register. (5) Cambridge Chronicle and Journal. (6) Ancestry family tree. (7) 1939 Register. (8) Trumpington Cricket web page. (9) Roll of Honour, in Trumpington Village Hall. (10) Probate record. (11) ancestry.co.uk website. (12) British Red Cross record cards. Event Notes Note (1) Age 34, born Haverfordwest, with husband Charles Forbes and children Note (2) No. 17 Note (3) Sep 16 FORBES Elizabeth otp 41 Note (4) Dec 1874 St Ives 3b 635 Note (5) Age 31, born Scotland. Gardener, with wife Elizabeth and children Note (6) Age 41, born Scotland. Gardener, with wife Rachel and children Note (7) Age 50, born Scotland. Gardener, with wife Rachel and children Note (8) Age 64, born Birse. Retired Gardener, widower, with daughter Jessie Note (9) Aug 21 FORBES Charles of Aboyne, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington 76 churchwarden 1919 1921, died in hospital Aug 18 Note (10) Jan 20 FORBES John David of Charles & Elizabeth otp gardener born 5 Aug 1876 Note (11) Age 4, born Trumpington, with family Note (12) Age 15, born Trumpington, Footman Note (13) Age 24, born Trumpington, with father, stepmother and sister Jessie. Footman Domestic Note (14) Age 34, born Trumpington, Waiter Note (15) Jan 20 FORBES Annie Elizabeth of Charles & Elizabeth otp lab born 6 Nov 1877 Note (16) Age 3, born Trumpington, with family Note (17) Age 13, born Trumpington, with father, stepmother and family Note (18) Age 30, born Trumpington, Housemaid with Bushell and Caroline Anningson Note (19) Sep 1958 Cambridge 4a 195 age 70 Note (20) Jul 18 FORBES Archibald of Charles & Elizabeth otp gardener Note (21) Age 11 months, born Trumpington, with family Note (22) Age 10, born Trumpington, with father, stepmother and family Note (23) Captain 2nd XI 1898 Note (24) Age 18, born Cambridge, Carpenter Note (25) Jun 1939 Saffron Walden 4a 939 age 59 Note (26) Mar 25 FORBES Jessie of Charles & Elizabeth otp gardener born Jan [1881] Note (27) Age 8, born Trumpington, with father, stepmother and family Note (28) Age 18, born Trumpington, with father, stepmother and brother John. Housemaid Domestic Note (29) Age 28, born Trumpington, with father. Housekeeper Note (30) See Lives of the First World War Note (31) Jul 26 FORBES Christina of Charles & Elizabeth otp gardener Note (32) No. 17 Note (33) Nov 21 FORBES Christina of Anstey Lodge 3 Copyright Trumpington Local History Group 2019 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index