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Bertie Whiting 1899-1973

Parents:            Frank Whiting and Florence Lewsey.(1,2)

Born:                 3rd February 1899 at 10 Chauntry Row, Haverhill.(1,2)

Baptised:          7th March 1899 at St Mary's Parish Church, Haverhill.(2)
Married:             ?
Children:           ?
Died:                  1973 in Hammersmith District.(4)

Bio:                    Bertie was the first son of Frank and Florence Whiting, and was born at 10 Chauntry Row, Haverhill on 3rd February 1899. He appears as a young child on the 1901 census living at 31 Mill Road, Haverhill. His father Frank is working as a brush weaver, and he now has a younger brother, Albert Edward.
On the 1911 census the family are living back at 10 Chauntry Row, this time with another son Harry, 6. Bertie, 12, is at school. Frank is a hair weaver, and Florence is a char woman.

Bertie died in 1973 in the Hammersmith District.(4) His birth date is an exact match for that given on his baptism entry.

To be continued...

(1) Birth Register. 1st Quarter 1899, Risbridge District, Volume 4a Page 815
(2) Suffolk Records Office, Bury St Edmunds, Parish Registers of St Mary's Church, Haverhill. Fiche 578/4/p39 of 41
(3) Marriage Register. 3rd Quarter 1914, Willesden District, Volume 3a Page 679
(4) Death Register. 3rd Quarter 1974, Hammersmith District, Volume 5b Page 1408