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Walter Henry Elkin

Born: 28th July, 1826.

Place of Birth: Westham, Essex.

Died: 8th March 1908, Birmingham.

Parents: Richard and Pheobe Elkin, nee Walker.

Marriages: Sarah Ann Knowles in Birmingham 1853.

Children: James Henry Walter 1855, Julia Phoebe 1857, Alfred Alexander 1859, Sara Ann 1862, Florence 1864 and Mary Jane 1871.

Occupation: Green Grocer. In the 1896 Kelly's Directory he is trading at 294 Summer Lane, Birmingham.

Notes:  In 1841 Walter, brother John and sister Selina were living with their mother and stepfather William Russell in Brook End, Tamworth, Staffordshire. In the 1851 Census Walter was lodging with the Edward Phew family in Fowler Street, Birmingham. In the 1861 Census, Walter is living at 102 Coleshill Street, Birmingham, with wife Sarah Ann, daughter Julia Phoebe and son Alfred Alexander. His occupation is Fruiterer. As in previous census returns his birth county is given as Essex, whilst his wife and children are shown as born in Birmingham.