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Matilda Balls

Matilda Balls

Female Abt 1875 - 1918  (~ 43 years)

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  • Name Matilda Balls  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1875  Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1881  Mines Yard, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1891  Chapel End, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1901  140 Ennersdale Road, Lewisham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 1918  Lewisham Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Cause: Influenza 
    Person ID I789  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Arthur Balls,   b. 19 Nov 1844, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Nov 1903, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Halls,   b. 9 Aug 1844, West Wickham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 15 Dec 1936, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Jan 1873  Rehoboth Chapel, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Their marriage was witnessed by Stepn. Halls and Zillah Halls. Arthur Balls made his mark but Elizabeth Halls could sign her name. The bride was resident in Charlton, Kent at the time of the marriage.
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Simmons,   b. Abt 1878 
    Married 4 Jun 1900  Holborn Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Children 
     1. Donald William Simmons,   b. 1900, Lewisham Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Leonard Francis Simmons,   b. 8 Oct 1909, Lewisham Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994, Lewisham Registration District, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S105] 1881 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (3 April 1881;), RG 11., RG 11/1673 f.63 p.11 (Reliability: 3).
      Mines Yard, Weston Colville
      Arthur Balls, Head, Mar, 39, Ag. Laborer, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Elizabeth Balls, Wife, Mar, 36, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Joshua Balls, Son, 9, Scholar, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Matilda Balls, Daur, 5, Scholar, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Mary Balls, Daur, 4, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Adelaide Balls, Daur, 2, Cambs. Weston Colville


    2. [S107] 1891 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (5 April 1891;), RG 12/1291 f.52 p.10 (Reliability: 3).
      Chapel End, Weston Colville, Cambridge (3 rooms)
      Arthur Balls, Head, M, 46, Agricultural Laborer, Employed, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Elizabeth Balls, Wife, M, 45, Cambs. West Wickham
      Joshua G. Balls, Son, S, 17, Agricultural Laborer, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Matilda Balls, Daur, S, 15, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Mary C. Balls, Daur, S, 14, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Adelaide Balls, Daur, 12, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Arthur Balls, Son, 3, Cambs. Weston Colville
      Nellie A. Smith, Boarder, 3, London, Soho Square


    3. [S112] Civil Registration Death Indexes 1837-, General Register Office, death registration of Matilda Simmons, 43, Lewisham 1d 2290, December quarter 1918 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S108] 1901 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (31 March 1901;), RG 13., RG 13/549 f.61 p.9 (Reliability: 3).
      Ennersdale Rd No 140, Lewisham, London (3 rooms)
      Williams Simmons, Head, M, 22, [occupation crossed through and indecipherable, no birthplaces]
      Matilda Simmons, Wife, M, 25
      Donald William Simmons, Son, 4 M


    5. [S226] Information from Alyson McGarrigle, email dated 4 June 2006 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S334] Marriage Certificate.

    7. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), marriages of William Simmons and Matilda Balls share reference Holborn 1b 1213, June quarter 1900 (Reliability: 2).