Ebenezer Court

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 04/09/2020
© Christine Gambles

Ebenezer Court



Ebenezer was born in Marylebone Middlesex he was the son of George and Ann Court (nee Siggers) who married on the 3rd June 1826 at St George Hanover Square Middlesex. George was a Carver and Gilder and was born c1801 in Godalming Surrey and Ann was born c1802 in Marylebone Middlesex.

George and Ann also had the following children:

Emma c1828

Elizabeth c1831

Mary Ann c1833

Hepzebeth c1835

Esther 1838

George c1841

Joseph 1842

In 1841 the family were living in Adam Street Marylebone.

The 1851 census records Ebenezer (14) living in Byron Street Marylebone with his parents and siblings.


Ebenezer married Mary Brown (born c1825 in Marylebone) in 1852

Marriage details:

Date: 16th May 1852

Place: Parish Church of St Marylebone Middlesex

Groom: Ebenezer Court, Full Age, Bachelor, occupation; Carver and Gilder, abode: St Marylebone

Bride: Mary Brown, Full Age, Spinster, abode: St Marylebone

Fathers: George Court, occupation: Carver and Gilder and Thomas Brown, occupation: Engraver

Witnesses: George Tansley and Mary Ann Court

Bride and Groom both signed their names

Ebenezer and Mary had the following children:

Mary Ann 1853 born Marylebone

George Thomas 1856 born Newbury

Elizabeth Sarah 1858 born Newbury

Robert James 1860 born Newbury


In 1861 Ebenezer (34), Mary (36) and their children, Mary Ann (7), George Thomas (4), Elizabeth Sarah (2) and Robert James (7 months) were living at 5 Carnarvon Place Newbury


Ebenezer died aged 34 in 1861 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 5th June.


By 1866 Mary had moved back to Marylebone and was living at 49 Cirencester Place she was recorded in the 1871 census working as a Laundress, her children Mary Ann (16), Waistcoat Maker, George (14), Errand Boy and Elizabeth (12), Scholar, were also recorded on the census living with her.

In 1881 Mary was again recorded as a Laundress but was now living in Warren Road Tottenham Court London with her children, Mary Ann (27), Dressmaker, Elizabeth Sarah (22), Seam Machinist and Robert James (20), Painter. All three were still living together in Warren Road in 1891.

The 1901 census again records all three living together in Paddington (25 Delaman Crescent), by 1911 they had moved again, this time to 49 Fairhead Road Paddington.

Mary died aged 93 in 1918 in Paddington.


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