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Henry KILNER & Bessie SPIVEY


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Marriages Jun Qtr 1871
Kilner Henry Huddersfield 9a 477
SPIVEY Bessie Huddersfield 9a 477

Looking for the date and any info the marriage might have.


Hi Dave,
Bessey Spivey b 27 March 1841 St Peter’s Huddersfield baptised 23 April 1841 – William & Mary Spivey (dad was a cabinet maker then)

Marriage solemnized at The parish Church in the parish of huddersfield in the County of York – April 5th 1871.
Henry Kilner age 30 – a batchelor, profession = Manager at Spring street – father john Hirst Kilner Book keeper.
Bessie Spivey age 30 spinster no profession, Commercial? Crescent, father William Spivey deceased.
Can’t make out 1 witness (pos Alfred Kilner) but other looks like AB Spivey.

1851 has father William Spivey age 44 b Almondbury Yorkshire, as beerhouse keeper with wife Mary and siblings

Mary Spivey widow 50 b Huddersfield a beerhousekeeper
Abraham son 22 b same a bookkeeper in a spirit merchant warehouse
Bessy daug 20 b same
Mary daug b same 17
Frederick W son b same 15
Louisa daug b same 12
At 65 Kirkgate St (beerhouse) Huddersfield Yorkshire. Piece 3263 Folio 89, page 2

Mary Spivey widow 60 b Huddersfield – income from houses
Bessie daug unmarried 30 b same
Louisa daug unmarried 22 b same
At 75 Commercial Crescent Huddersfield Yorkshire, ED 3, Household 75, Piece 4364 Folio 55 page 13

Bessie Kilner age 51 death Sept qtr 1892 Huddersfield.

A tree has 3 children:
Alfred Ernest Kilner 1872 – 1927 – married Edith Beaumont 17 Aug 1899 St Peter’s Huddersfield

Gertrude Kilner 1874 - ? (not married in 1911 – was a cook keeper at Manchester Hotel Aldersgate St London. Pos Death June 1946 Wandsworth London age 71

Harry kilner 1881 - ? – 1 matching his birth aged 23 single a dyer left London 7 Sept 1904 for Hobart on ship “Paparoa” and a death 1907 Chatswood NSW – parents are Henry & Bessie

SMH Tuesday 18 June 1907 – Deaths
KILNER – June 5 at his Uncle’s residence Tantitha Gordon rd, Gordon, Harry late of Huddersfield England in his 27th year. Another paper 19 June has his age as 26.

SMH 6 June Funeral notice
Kilner – The friends of Mr Frederick Kilner are kindly informed that the funeral of his late nephew Harry will leave his residence Tantitha Gordon rd Gordon this Thursday afternoon at 2 oclock for St John’s C of E Cemetery Gordon.
Henry Kilner
Henry Kilner and his family on 1861 UK census
John Kilner 53 b Huddersfield an accountant
Sarah wife b same 53
Emily daug b same 22
Henry son b same 20 a bookkeeper Dyesomething?
Thomas son b same 19 a telegraph clerk
Alfred son b same a clerk
John H son b same 15 clerk gas works
74 Spring St West, Huddersfield

Kilner Henry of Carr-house Belmont Street Huddersfield, accountant and estate agent died 21 august 1900. Probate Wakefield to Mary Kilner widow, Alfred Kilner railway company agent and Richard Watson wool merchant. Effects 4315 pound 15s 3d

1891 Census Huddersfield
Henry Kilner married 50 b Huddersfield accountant
Henry son 18 b same clerk in ??
Gertrude daug 16 b same
Henry son 10 b same
+ servant at 111 Carr House Huddersfield.

Henry remarried in Parish Church at Huddersfield 21st March 1895
Henry Kilner age 54 a widow, Accountant residence Belmont Street – father John Hirst Kilner deceased
Mary Fawcett 37 also a widow residence Bow street – father Jonathan Butterworth deceased (her previous marriage in 1883 to Joe Fawcett Chipping Norton Oxfordshire – he died 1888)

1900 Census – Huddersfield.
for 2nd wife - Mary Kilner, Fawcett nee Butterworth

Mary kilner widow 43 b Orton Chipping Norton
Harry Kilner stepson single 20 b Huddersfield a dyer
Emmeline Fawcet daug 16 b b same a typist
+ a border and servant at 211 Belmont St, Huddersield

Mary Kilner Nee Butterworth died 29 Aug 1936 Hendon Middlesex. Her probate has her at 8 vineyard avenue Mill Hill Hendon Middlesex widow died 29 Aug 1936 at the Mill Hill Nursing home leaving effects of 171 pounds 8s 9d to Emiline Wilkes (wife of John Sebastion Wilkes)
Frederick Kilner

Frederick Kilner died 1920 Chatswood aged 83yrs he was born 1838 baptised 15 Sept 1837 Huddersfield to John Hirst Kilner & Sarah Dransfield, he married Marion Tucker 2 March 1871

The Brisbane Courier, Monday 20 March 1871 Marriages
KILNER-TUCKER -On the 2nd March at Bowen, by the Rev. J. K. Black, M.A., Frederick Kilner, Sub-collector of Customs, to Marion, only daughter of the late Henry Tucker, of Sydney.

Frederick died 14 July 1920
VICTORIA Index to Wills, Probate and Administration Records 1841-1925
Given Name: Frederick
Surname: Kilner
File number: 178/118
Death Date: 14 Jul 1920
Grant Date: 11 Aug 1921
Nature of Grant: P L S
Occupation: Ex Civil Servant
State of Residence : N.S.W
Includes Frederick KILNER, late of Gordon, N.S.W
(children - Frank Henry Kilner, Bunbury, W.A and Emma Kilner, Gordon, N.S.W)

Frederick & Marion had 4 children.
Thanks very much Val.

I had about half that.

The Huddersfield Daily Chronicle (West Yorkshire, England), Thursday, August 23, 1900; pg. 3; Issue 10318. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.
Death of Mr. Henry Kilner ... age 60 ... Belmont street

Gertrude Kilner
Probate Date: 20 Sep 1946
Death Date: 13 Jun 1946
Death Place: London, England
Registry: London, England

I had the 1895 marriage but 1901 census and the nee Butterworth was new to me.

Last edited:
On 27th December 1890, the death of Annie the youngest daughter of Henry & Bessie Kilner of Carr House, Belmont Street.

5 children
Frank Henry 1872
Robert Victor 1873
Emily 1877
Harold 1880
Edith Marion 1883
Re Gertrude in 1911 this one is a better fit for age:

Births Mar 1877
Kilner Gertrude Mary Huddersfield 9a 328

RG11 Piece 4373 Folio 112 Page 9
Address: Shelley Barkhouse Lane
Event Place: Shelley, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Joe Kilner Head M 37 Shelley, Yorkshire, England
Sarah Kilner Wife F 40 Shelley, Yorkshire, England
Adah Kilner Daughter F 13 Shelley, Yorkshire, England
Sarah J Kilner Daughter F 10 Shelley, Yorkshire, England
Gertrude M Kilner Daughter F 4 Shelley, Yorkshire, England

But I think this is the death of my Gertrude:

Deaths Jun 1946
Kilner Gertrude 71 Wandsworth 1d 291
Alfred Ernest Kilner and Edith Beaumont had two children that I know of:

Marian Kilner 1901 – 1973

Helen Kilner 1906 – 2000
Hi All,
Alfred Ernest & Edith Kilner nee Beaumont also had a son Gordon K Kilner b Dec qtr 1911 Huddersfield Vol 9a Page 576. And his death March qtr 1912 Huddersfield Vol 9a page 453.

Marian Kilner married a Philip Lewis Worth Heathcote March qtr 1926 Huddersfield and she died June 1973 age 71 – Howden Yorkshire (they had 2 children Anthony 1931 and Michael in 1934).

Helen Kilner b 4 June 1906 died March 2000 age 93 – she never married.

Edith Kilner nee Beaumont died March qtr 1959 age 89 Huddersfield Vol 2b Page 957
and her Will has:
Kilmer Edith of 11 Grasmere road, Huddersfield widow died 14 march 1959. Probate Manchester 23 June to Marian Heathcote married woman and Helen Kilner spinster. Effects 4452pounds 16s. 8d.