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William Chapman Humfrey

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Hi,
Just a beginner on this forum, but I would like to find out two things about my great grandfather, William Chapman Humfrey. He was born 7 Aug 1847 in Bethnal Green and died 19 Jan 1935. I have a copy of his death certificate: Registration district: Tendring, Sub-district Thorpe, County of Essex. He died in Walton-on-the-Naze. I would like to find out where he was buried.
I have found lots of information about his 2 marriages and children, including census data from 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. However, I would like to find out more about his parents (John Humfrey and Mary Ann Little, married 15 Dec 1831 in Old Church St Pancras) and his siblings. Where could I find more information and records?

Helen
 

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From seeing other posts on this forum I note that finding a place of burial in England is often difficult.

Need to check the BI and NBI.

I can't find William in 1851 or 1861.

Dave
 
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Probably lots of variations.

HUMPREY, HARRIET - LITTLE
GRO Reference: 1841 S Quarter in HENDON Volume 03 Page 172

HUMFREY, JOHN - LITTLE
GRO Reference: 1844 J Quarter in HENDON Volume 03 Page 201

HUMFREY, WILLIAM CHAPMAN - LITTLE
GRO Reference: 1847 S Quarter in BETHNAL GREEN Volume 02 Page 48
 
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I believe he was a cook - in various censuses his occupation was listed as a cutter, cook, chef, refreshment house keeper, then farmer. My grandfather told my father that WCH owned a restaurant in London and that he had bought the farm in Essex to supply it with fresh produce. My grandfather was tasked with delivering that produce to the restaurant and to the London markets by horse and cart.
 

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