NameJohn BIRCH
Birth8 Jul 1832, Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Death6 Dec 1914, 18 Albert Grove, Southsea, Hampshire
BurialHighland Road Cemetery, Eastney
OccupationMaster baker in Penn, Bucks; baker and grocer, Norwood Green, London
ReligionChurch of England
FatherJohn BIRCH (1801-1889)
MotherAlice ROGERS (1802-1853)
Misc. Notes
Left home in Amersham before the 1851 census to run a bakery and grocery business in Norwood Green, London. Was also the postmaster. At the time of the 1861 census he had three employees apparently living with him: Mary Rouse, age 15, servant; Thomas Strathson, age 14, errand boy; and William Parentchee (?), age 25, labourer.By 1881 he was farming 32 acres at Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire. In 1886 bought land at Petersfield. Lived in retirement in Southsea, Hampshire.
According to Kelly's Directory 1883, page 389, John Birch was farmer, landowner and dealer at Whitethorn House, Stoke Mandeville. Stiff, wet clay. Crops grown: wheat, beans, oats.
Farm (32 acres 2 roods and 0p) was sold by auction by William Gurney on 25 June 1879.
Aylesbury Record Office reference: D/WIG/2/5/37, map XXXIII, 8.
Spouses
Birth31 Mar 1823, Penn, Buckinghamshire
Death15 Oct 1911
ReligionChurch of England
FatherCharles GARLAND (1784-1846)
MotherSarah SHRIMPTON (1791-1859)
Marriage26 Feb 1853, Penn Church, Bucks
ChildrenEllen Alice (1854-1858)
 Edward Alfred (1855-1939)
 Nina Augusta (1857-1857)
 Ernest Albert (1858-1931)
 Lillian Garland (1860-1940)
 Ellen Rosa (1862-)
 John (1863-1863)
 Frederick Lissolo (1865-1893)
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