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Record #4146
Name :
: Albert Verdie HUMPHREY (1900 - )

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 1900 (approx.)

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
Abode (1) : Place of BirthEngland, Kent, Plumstead
Abode (2) : Place of Death / Burial
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 18 Mar 1910
: Canada

: Tunisian

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Barnardos
NotesA birth registration was found for Albert Verdie Humphrey: Year of Registration: 1900; Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar; District: Woolwich; County: Greater London, Kent, London; Volume: 1d; Page: 1358.

In 1901, Albert Humphrey, 1 year of age, was shown residing at 8 East Street, Plumstead West, London, England. Other family members included: lodger, Burt Buchanan, 25, Royal Arsenal labourer; Edward Humphrey, 3; George Humphrey, 12; John Humphrey, 39, musician; Robert Humphrey, 8; and Rose Humphrey, 35. (Source: 1901 Census of England; Class: RG13; Piece: 570; Folio: 153; Page: 39.)

Albert lived on New Trinity Road, Finchley at the time of his admittance to Norwood Home on December 3, 1909. Albert's sister, Amy Agnes Humphrey was admitted to the home on March 27, 1909 and emigrated to Canada on June 12, 1913.

Albert's father, John Humphrey, was invalided from Military service at age 48. He was a musician and reported to be a flautist. His mother, Rose Hannah (Elliott) Humphrey remarried a Mr. Hookway after her husband's death and lived in Plumstead on Bannockburn Road.

In 1910, Albert V. Humphrey, 10, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, along with a group of 395 Barnardo children en route to Toronto & Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

In 1911, Albert Humphrey, 10, is shown as a home boy with Humphrey and Isabella Blunden in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. No date of birth and his immigration year shown is 1910.

On June 24, 1924, at Point Edward, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, a marriage was registered between Albert Verdie Humphrey, 24, laborer, born in England to Robert Humphrey and Sarah (does not know surname); and Vera Cann, 27, born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, to John Cann and Amelia Martin.

Albert's son and daughter-in-law took him to England in 1971 to reunite with his brothers and sisters. 
ContributorsCreated : 2008-09-03 17:45:18 / From original database

Last Updated : 2009-01-24 15:05:51 /

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IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
4146 HUMPHREY, Albert Verdie1900ENG, KEN, Plumstead Mar 1910 : Tunisian CAN Barnardos  
21263 HUMPHREY, Amy1902ENG,     Jun 1913 : Corinthian CAN Barnardos  
20995 HUMPHREY, Charles1888ENG,     Apr 1898 : Labrador CAN Barnardos  
27607 HUMPHREY, Esther VIOLET1906ENG, GLS, Gloucester Jun 1914 : Empress of Britain CAN Salvation Army  
27608 HUMPHREY, Henry HAROLD1904ENG, GLS, Gloucester Jun 1914 : Empress of Britain CAN Salvation Army  
26688 HUMPHREY, Marnie1901 Oct 1910 : Sicilian CAN Barnardos