Blackmur, William (1868-1901)

William Blackmur was a bookkeeper. He lived at 1814 Georgia Street in 1900 and 1901.

 

Family Background

William Blackmur was born in Greenwich, Kent, England on December 17, 1868. His parents were William Benjamin Blackmur (1829-1909) and Marianne Hudson (1828-1915). William Benjamin Blackmur was a provision merchant.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P78/ALF/021. Name: William Blackmur; Gender: Male; Record Type: Baptism; Baptism Date: 8 Feb 1869; Baptism Place: Greenwich St Alphege, Greenwich, England; Father: William Benjamin Blackmur; Mother: Marianne Blackmur; Register Type: Parish Registers.

 

William Benjamin Blackmur and Marianne Hudson were married in Lewisham, Kent, on August 9, 1853.

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p86/mry/026. Name: William Benjamin Blackmur; Gender: Male; Record Type: Marriage; Marriage Date: 9 Aug 1853; Marriage Place: St Mary, Lewisham, Lewisham, England; Father: William Henry Blackmur; Spouse: Marianne Hudson; Register Type: Parish Register.

 

In 1882, William Benjamin Blackmur was one of the executors for the estate of Marianne’s father, George Sherwood Hudson (1801-1881).

 

Standard (London, England), March 1, 1882, page 7, column 1.

 

William Benjamin Blackmur died in 1909

Marianne Blackmur died on March 25, 1915.

 

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. Name: Marianne Blackmur; Death Date: 25 Mar 1915; Death Place: Kent, England; Probate Date: 30 Apr 1915; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

Life in England

William Blackmur lived with his parents in 1871, 1881 and 1891.

He worked as a bookkeeper.

 

To Canada

By 1895, William was living in Vancouver. He was employed as a bookkeeper.

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

 

1895 to 1896 1412 Alberni Street
1897 to 1898 1043 Barclay Street
1899 No home address listed under names directory
1899-1900 to 1901 1814 Georgia Street

 

Marriage to Bertha Ferris

On February 7, 1899, in Vancouver, William married Bertha Marion Ferris. She was born in Acton, Middlesex, on November 3, 1876. Her parents were William Ferris (1839-1930) and Ellen Collcutt (1841-1924). (Further information appears on the page for William Ferris: https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/biographies-a-m/biographies-f/9046-2/.)

 

Vancouver Province, February 9, 1899, page 8, column 2.

 

In September 1899, William obtained a permit for a house on Georgia Street. (This appears to be the house at 1814 Georgia Street.)

 

Vancouver Daily World, September 30, 1899, page 3, column 4.

 

William died in Vancouver on April 5, 1901. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Vancouver Daily World, April 6, 1901, page 5, column 4.

 

On February 18, 1908, in Vancouver, Bertha married George Arthur Boult.

Bertha died in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on February 27, 1959.

Further information appears on the page for William Ferris: https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/biographies-a-m/biographies-f/9046-2/.

 

Sources

William Benjamin Blackmur (father of William Blackmur)

William Benjamin Blackmur, http://www.geni.com/people/William-Blackmur/6000000008848872786; Husband of Marianne Blackmur; Father of Marianne Elizabeth Henchie.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NP5P-BJF : 11 February 2018, William Benjamin Blackman, 02 Aug 1829); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 855,942, 855,943, 855,944.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DSJ-DH7 : 13 December 2014), William Benjamin Blackmur, 1853; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1853, quarter 3, vol. 1D, p. 1000, Lewisham, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2MG-KG58 : 23 October 2019), William B Blackmur, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB69-ZVX : 24 April 2019), William B Blackmur, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-CCSX : 11 December 2017), William B Blackman, Greenwich, London,Kent, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 10, Piece/Folio 720/80, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,383.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q3DB-2MM : 2 May 2019), William B Blackmur, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2J7Q-5DM : 31 December 2014), William B Blackmur, 1909; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Greenwich, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

George Sherwood Hudson (father of Marianne Hudson)

George Sherwood Hudson (1801–1881); Birth: 26 NOV 1801, Bethnal Green, London, England; Death: 21 MAY 1881, Greenwich, Kent, England (ancestry.ca).

 

Lydia Mary Dale (mother of Marianne Hudson)

Lydia Mary Dale (1798–1850); Birth: 21 JAN 1798, London, London, England; Death: 10 MAR 1850, Greenwich, London, England (ancestry.ca).

 

Marianne Hudson (mother of William Blackmur)

Marianne Blackmur, http://www.geni.com/people/Marianne-Blackmur/6000000008848947369: Daughter of George Sherwood Hudson and Lydia Mary Hudson; Wife of William Benjamin Blackmur.

Marianne Hudson (1828–1915); BIRTH ABT 1828, Greenwich, London, England; Death: 25 MAR 1915, Kent, England (ancestry.ca).

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NLYR-WXB : 11 February 2018, Marianne Hudson, 16 Mar 1828); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 254,590, 254,591, 254,592.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGLH-STD : 12 September 2019), Marran Hudson in household of George Sherwd Hudson, Greenwich, Kent, England; citing Greenwich, Kent, England, p. 6, from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2MG-KP9Y : 23 October 2019), Marianna Blackmur in household of William B Blackmur, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB69-ZVF : 24 April 2019), Mariame Blackmur in entry for William B Blackmur, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-CC39 : 11 December 2017), Marionne Blackman in household of William B Blackman, Greenwich, London,Kent, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 10, Piece/Folio 720/80, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,383.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q3D1-M2M : 2 May 2019), Marianne Blackmur in household of William B Blackmur, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWRC-848 : 10 May 2019), Marianne Blackmur in household of Marianne Elizabeth Henchie, Brockley, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2J7Y-GYG : 31 December 2014), Marianne Blackmur, 1915; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Greenwich, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPLC-QC95 : 17 September 2018), Marianne Blackmur, 30 Apr 1915; citing Probate, Kent, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm .

 

William Blackmur

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X74-R5B : accessed 7 September 2015), William Blackmur, 1869; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Greenwich, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB69-ZVX : accessed 7 September 2015), William B Blackmur, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-CCFM : 11 December 2017), William Blackman in household of Laurence Blackman, Greenwich, London,Kent, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 11, Piece/Folio 720/81, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,383.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q36M-SPZ : 2 May 2019), William Blackmur, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZ6-5X5 : 11 March 2018), William Blackmur and Bertha Marion Ferris, 07 Feb 1899; citing , British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11372, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,529.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-V6N : accessed 6 September 2015), Bertha M Blackmar in household of William Blackmar, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=36137&highlight=34&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+Blackmar

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKB-N53 : accessed 7 September 2015), Wm Blackmur, 05 Apr 1901; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13093, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,121.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-SXZR : accessed 7 September 2015), William Blackmore, 1901; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26262953, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26262953.