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Wife: Elizabeth Mary Merry
Born: 1 Feb 1878 in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire 1 Census: 1881 in Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire (see note 1) Census: 1911 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington (see note 2) Resided: 1920 - 1951 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington 2,1 Died: 1952 in Cambridge 3 (see note 3) Buried: 1952 in Trumpington Father: David Merry (1845 - ) Mother: Susan Cornell (1845 - )
Husband: Joe Nightingale Also known as: Joseph Nightingale 4 Married: 1904 in Cambridgeshire 5 (see note 4)
Born: 12 Nov 1879 in Trumpington 1 Christened: 18 Jan 1880 in Trumpington (see note 5) Census: 1881 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 6) Census: 1891 at The Volunteer, Trumpington (see note 7) Census: 1901 in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire (see note 8) Occupation: 1901 - 1939 Compositor 1 Census: 1911 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington (see note 9) Resided: 1913 - 1941 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington 2,4,1 Military: 1914 - 1918 6 Occupation: 1918 Compositor, Cambridge University Press 7 Died: 1941 Buried: 9 Jun 1941 in Trumpington (see note 10) Father: Joe Nightingale (1832 - 1894) Mother: Jane Williamson Harley (1845 - 1905) Media link: https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/3248055 Media desc: Lives of the First World War
M Child 1: Herbert Merry Nightingale Birth name: Herbert Merry 5 Born: 8 Feb 1902 in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire 5,1 (see note 11) Census: 1911 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington (see note 12) Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 1 (see note 13) Occupation: 1939 General Labourer 1 Died: 1971 in Cambridge 3 (see note 14) Wife: Hilda Sadie Kent b. 11 Jun 1901 d. 1958 Married: 1922 in Cambridgeshire 5 (see note 15)
M Child 2: Leslie Harley Nightingale Born: 5 Jun 1907 in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire 5,1 (see note 16) Census: 1911 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington (see note 17) Resided: 1930 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington 2 Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 1 Occupation: 1939 Printing (Keyboard Operator Monotype) 1 Died: 1982 in Cambridge 3 (see note 18) Wife: Maude Florence Kemp b. 2 Jan 1909 d. 2003 Married: 1931 in Cambridge 5 (see note 19)
M Child 3: Reginald George Nightingale Born: 20 Jan 1911 in Trumpington 1 Christened: 5 Mar 1911 in Trumpington (see note 20) Census: 1911 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington (see note 21) Resided: 1934 - 1935 at 9 North Cottages, Trumpington 2 Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 1 Occupation: 1939 Compositor 1 Died: 1941 in Cambridge (see note 22) Wife: Minnie Daisy Florence Kinsey b. 2 Mar 1913 d. 1992 Married: 20 Jul 1935 in Trumpington (see note 23)
F Child 4: Edna Elizabeth May Nightingale Born: ABT 1914 Christened: 1 Feb 1914 in Trumpington (see note 24) Died: 1919 Buried: 7 Jun 1919 in Trumpington (see note 25)
F Child 5: Violet Maude Nightingale Born: 12 Aug 1915 in Cambridgeshire 8,1 (see note 26) Resided: 1934 in Cambridge 9 Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 1 Died: 1999 in Cambridge 3 (see note 27) Husband: Leonard Francis Haycock b. 30 Dec 1910 d. 1982 Married: 1933 in Cambridge 3 (see note 28) Husband: Alfred J Arbon Married: 1953 in Cambridge 5 (see note 29)
Sources: (1) 1939 Register. (2) Electoral Register. (3) Index on ancestry.co.uk. (4) Spalding's Directory (Kelly's after WW2) (5) FreeBMD website. (6) Roll of Honour, in Trumpington Village Hall. (7) CUP War Records (per Ken Fletcher) (8) GRO index. (9) Baptism records of children. Event Notes Note (1) Age 2, born Cherry Hinton, with family Note (2) Age 32, born Cherry Hinton, with husband Joe Nightingale and children Note (3) Sep 1952 Cambridge 4a 194 age 74 Note (4) Jun 1904 Chesterton 3b 1025 Note (5) Jan 18 NIGHTINGALE Joe of Joe & Jane otp brewer Note (6) Age 1, born Trumpington, with family Note (7) Age 11, born Trumpington, with family Note (8) Age 21, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Compositor Note (9) Age 32, born Trumpington. Compositor, with wife Elizabeth Mary and children Note (10) Jun 9 NIGHTINGALE Joe of 9 North Cottages 61 Note (11) Herbert Merry: Mar 1902 Chesterton 3b 423 Note (12) Age 9, born Cherry Hinton, with family Note (13) Herbert Merry Note (14) Herbert Merry: Sep 1971 Cambridge 4a 680 born 3 Feb 1902 Note (15) Dec 1922 Chesterton 3b 1132 husband Herbert Merry Note (16) Sep 1907 Chesterton 3b 405 Note (17) Age 4, born Cherry Hinton, with family Note (18) Mar 1982 Cambridge 9 0836 born 5 Jun 1907 Note (19) Jun 1931 Cambridge 3b 1249 Note (20) Mar 5 NIGHTINGALE Reginald George of Joe & Elizabeth Mary of 9 North Cottages, Trumpington compositor Note (21) Age 2 months, born Trumpington, with family Note (22) Dec 1941 Cambridge 3b 883 age 30 Note (23) Jul 20 NIGHTINGALE Reginald George 24 bac compositor otp son of Joe compositer KINSEY Maisie (sic in transcript) Daisy Florence 22 sp [blank] otp dau of Frederick George cellarman wits: J NIGHTINGALE, Frederick G HINES Note (24) Feb 1 NIGHTINGALE Edna Elizabeth May of Joe & Elizabeth Mary of 9 North Cottages, Trumpington compositor Note (25) Jun 7 NIGHTINGALE Edna Elizabeth May of 9 North Cottages, Trumpington 5 died of scarlet fever Jun 4 Note (26) Sep 1915 Chesterton 3b 722 mothers surname Merry Note (27) Feb 1999 Cambridge born 12 Aug 1915 death registered under both surname Haycock and Arbon Note (28) Mar 1933 Cambridge 3b 708 Note (29) Mar Cambridge 4a 641 bride surname Nightingale or Haycock Copyright Trumpington Local History Group 2019 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index