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JOHN (HARRY) APPLEBY - 16 Apr 1854 to 23 Oct 1935
a. John was born at Layer-de-la-Haye, nr Colchester, Essex, 16/4/1854. b. His parents were John and Mary Ann Appleby.
c. 1871 Census - Layer-de-la-Haye.
d. The Victoria Lodge of Odd Fellows, No. 119, London Unity, - Application
N.B. Did NOT take up membership. Was John employed by Robert Prestney, Bootmaker, 5 Butt Rd? Prestney was an Odd Fellow and Freeman of Colchester.
e. The Victoria Lodge of Odd Fellows, No. 119, London Unity, - Application
N.B. Did NOT take up membership or pay subscriptions/dues. This Lodge met in nearby Magdalen Street, Colchester.
f. 6/11/1884 Married Lucy Lee, (born 26/3/1865) at Congregational Church, Brightlingsea. Her father was a Mariner. g 1884 - John was Shop Manager, 48 High St.,Brightlingsea.
N.B. There were several Bootmakers in High St.,Brightlingsea then.
h. 1890 - Kelly's Directory - John, Bootmaker, 48 High St.,Brightlingsea
i. 1891 Census - Ardleigh
q 1911 - Resides at Thorrington.
r 1912, 1914 and 1917 not mentioned in Kelly's Directory
s 1920 - Brightlingsea Guide and Directory
- Edited by H. Deans, Printed/Published by East Essex Printing Workds, Ltd.Clacton.
t 1922 - Kelly's Directory - John,Bootmaker, 36 Queen St. Brightlingsea
u 1925/1926 - Kelly's Directory - John, Boot Repairer, 14 Queen St., Brightlingsea
v 1929 not mentioned in Kelly's Directory.
w 23/10/1935 - died, aged 80.
(stamped as follows)
Last update October 08, 2006