Alfred Abraham

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 14/10/2020
© Christine Gambles

Alfred Abraham



Alfred Abraham(s) was born in 1846 he was the son of Isaac and Keziah Abraham (nee Pope) who married on 4th April 1831 at St Mary’s Church Thatcham Berkshire. Isaac was born c1810 in Greenham and was a Blacksmith and Keziah was born c1812 in either Crookham Berkshire or Baughurst Hampshire.

Alfred’s siblings were:

Mary c1832

Joseph c1833 

 Maria c1835

Isaac c1838  

Charles 1840 

 James 1843  

Laura 1848  

Emily 1850  

William c1853

The family lived in Newbury, Mill’s Yard (1841), Axe and Compass Yard (1851), Garland’s Yard St Mary Hill (1861) and Pigeon’s Yard (1871). In both the 1851 and 1861 census Alfred was recorded living with his parents and siblings, in the 1861 census he was recorded as an Apprentice Carpenter.  He later became a Carpenter and Joiner.

In 1869 Alfred married Elizabeth Arnold (Arnould) Simpson they had two daughters, Emily Elizabeth born in 1872 and Rose Annie born in 1877.

 In 1871 Alfred & Elizabeth were living in Bartholomew Street Newbury but later they moved to 1 Frederick Cottages St John’s Road Newbury.

Alfred died aged 66 on the 28th April 1913 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 2nd May 1913.

Elizabeth died aged 86 on the 12th November 1928 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 16th November.



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