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WALKER family East London


Hi, I am having real problems trying to trace my line of Walkers, I have a marriage certificate for Alfred Walker born abt 1887/8, the marriage cerificate states he was living in Stratford, District of West Ham at the time of the marriage, he was 34 in Aug 1922, he married a Mary Ann Cable she was 27 yrs old. His Father's name is Edward Walker. I have managed to find the Cable line, but the Walkers line is a minefield. I think they are definitely all based in the East end, around the Bow, Bethnal Green, Poplar area, but still I cannot confirm his parents. I must be doing something wrong somehow, anyone got any tips on searching or able to help in any way.

Many Thanks
1911 England Census

Alfred Walker

Age in 1911: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887

Birth Place:
Civil parish: West Ham
County/Island: Essex
Street Address: 22 Cullum Street, Stratford E
Occupation: Carman

Registration district: West Ham
Registration District Number: 188
Sub-registration district: Stratford
ED, institution, or vessel: 19
Household schedule number: 499
Piece: 9360
Household Members:

Edward Walker 47 Lab Canning town
Frances Walker 44 Pickler Woking
Edward Walker 27 Lab West Ham
Alfred Walker 24 Car Man ''
John Walker 17 Cleaner ''
George Walker 15 Van boy ''
Enock Walker 6 School ''

Married 27 yrs, 10 childs, 5 alive
Brilliant, Thank you sooooooo Much!!!! I was not certain as there were so many Walkers and I just kept going round in circles, I had one for an Edward Thomas Walker who married a Frances Harriet Knight, but the area seemed wrong to me, based on my (sadly short) line of Walkers so far, all based in West Ham, I can now get a marriage certificate for these, very grateful :)