Posted By:Erin Steer
Subject:Edward Jewell 1886
Post Date:September 15, 2012 at 23:41:15
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Hi, I'm trying to trace the Jewell family from London, England but am struggling to fill some gaps. My great-grandmother is Edith Rose Jewell - born in 1911 in Ratcliff, London, England and died in 1995 in Sydney, Australia.

Her parents were Edith Ellen Percival and Edward Jewell.

I am seeking to fill some missing gaps regarding Edward Jewell's early life:-

Parents Names
Was he an orphan?
If so, may have been dropped off at Gordon's Home for Boys or Barnardos Home for Boys as a baby
How long did he stay there
Did he go to an Industrial workplace
Occupation prior to age 25
Military record
Date of death in Concord, NSW (cannot find)

Born: 1886, Gosport, nr Portsmouth
Married: Possibly 1906/1907
Occupation: Tea Blender
Served in WW1 (possibly with the East Surrey Regiment)
Lived at: 2 Bekesbourne Buildings, Ratcliff
Arrived in Australia: 4 June, 1920
Children: Vera, Leonard & Henry (twins), Edith, John
Died: Concord, Sydney

Erin Steer