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Joe Simmonds

Born: 1884, 6th January.

Place of Birth: Farncombe, Surrey.

Died: 1954, 13th March, Catford, London.

Parents: John and Georgina Simmonds, nee Edworthy.

Marriages: 1. Emily Maud Cooper 1883, September 1909, possibly annulled. 2. Elizabeth Emma Jarratt, St Johns Church, Tottenham, 8th January 1911. Click here to view their wedding entry. 3. Caroline Maud Daisy Powell, nee Smith a widow April 1930.


Occupation: Labourer, Royal Navy, Police Officer with Metropolitan Police and Park Keeper.

Notes: Joe's mother Georgina, died on 7th February 1884, from Child Birth Peritonitis, in Farncombe.

1911 Census shows Joe and Elizabeth living at 114 Industrial Dwellings, Wilmot Street, Bethnal Green, Joe being listed a a Police Officer. Prior to becoming a Police Office Joe was in the Royal Navy, see his record of service here.

Joe's wife Elizabeth Emma, died 8th August 1925 in the North Middlesex Hospital. Probate details listed Joe as park keeper.

Joe's wife Elizabeth's father, John Ottley Jarratt was a fishmonger.

Following Joe's death probate was granted in London, with the benificiary being wife Caroline Susan, the value being £360 4 shillings.