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Alfred Ernest DOWNEY

Male 1900 - 1975  (74 years)


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  • Name Alfred Ernest DOWNEY 
    Born 20 Sep 1900  Haverhill, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 5A4D1EB74EC149C986446EE6F87ED9525C6C 
    Died 24 May 1975  68 Summerfield Road, Dunbar, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I185  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 

    Father Charles Frederick DOWNEY,   b. Mar 1865, Long Melford, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1933, Haverhill, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Clara Emma WESTERN,   b. Sep 1868, Doncaster, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1912, Haverhill, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Dec 1891  Thorne RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Burgess BOYLE,   b. 27 Nov 1909, 13 West Port, Dunbar, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1988, 3 Southfield Court, Summerfield Road, Dunbar, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 May 1932  Lorne Hotel, Dunbar, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • After banns, according to the forms of the Church of Scotland. Alfred 31, sergeant, Royal Artillery, bachelor of Castlepark Barracks, Dunbar, father Frederick Downey, genral labourer, mother Clara Downey, ms Western (deceased). Mary 22, grocer's shop assistant, spinster of 13 West Port, Dunbar, mother Helen Boyle domestic servant afterwards married to John Phillips boat builder. Winesses G Hillier, Castle Park Barracks, Dunbar and Violet C Taylor, 1 Edinburgh Road, Dunbar.
    Children 
     1. Elma DOWNEY
     2. Clara Mildred Ann DOWNEY
     3. Alfred DOWNEY,   b. 19 Nov 1935, Dunbar, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 2004, Pershore, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Pauline DOWNEY
     5. Mary DOWNEY
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1900 - Haverhill, Suffolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1932 - Lorne Hotel, Dunbar, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1975 - 68 Summerfield Road, Dunbar, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Alfred Ernest 'Bob' Downey 1900 - 1975
    Alfred Ernest "Bob" Downey 1900 - 1975
    A letter written in 1921 commending Bob Downey on his service in Mesopotamia as a driver of a Rolls Royce armoured car. The letter was signed by Lt E G M Adams. The photo on the right is of a car in the Bovington Tank Museum in Dorset.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] 1901 census. 4 Crowland Yard, Haverhill, Suffolk, RG13/1738/59/11/75. (Reliability: 3).
      Have birth certificate.
      Details cofirmed by living children.

    2. [S93] Death certificate (original).

    3. [S178] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      marriage of Frederick Downey and Clara Weston (sic) Q4 1891 Thorne 9c/1300.

    4. [S63] Marriage certificate (original).