Sidney Leonard SILVESTER1

#18351, b. 26 February 1912, d. 30 July 1974
Last Edited=22 Aug 2015
Sidney Leonard Silvester (1912-1974)
Taken about 1928 when he was 16
Photograph kindly provided by his daughter Judy Codona
     Sydney L. SILVESTER was born on 26 February 1912 in 55 Commercial Road, Peckham, London.1,2 He was the son of William Henry SILVESTER and Emma LAURENCE.1
Sidney married Doris Ethel FIGG on 4 September 1937 in St. Jude's, Brockwell Park, Brixton, London.1,3
At the time of his death, Sidney lived at 5 Olfon Crescent, Bexleyheath, London.4
Sidney died on 30 July 1974 in Brook Hospital, Shooters Hill, Blackheath, London, at the age of 62.1,4 His body was cremated on 6 August 1974 in Falconwood Crematorium, Crown Woods Way, Greenwich, London.1,4
His wife, Doris, died on 10 April 2010 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, at the age of 94.1

Children of Sidney Leonard SILVESTER and Doris Ethel FIGG

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1912/Q2 SILVESTER, Sydney L. LAWRENCE Camberwell 1d 1561."
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1937/Q3 FIGG, Doris E. = SILVESTER, Sidney L. Lambeth 1d 584."
  4. [S4998] Website Deceased Online (https://www.deceasedonline.com).

Charlotte WALKER1

#18352, b. 1870, d. 1953
Last Edited=19 Sep 2015
     Charlotte WALKER was born in 1870 in Lambeth, London. She was the daughter of Thomas Edward & Sarah Ann WALKER née FULLER.1,2,3
Charlotte married Robert Charles SILVESTER, son of Robert Henry SILVESTER and Caroline Amelia PASKE, on 20 October 1895 in St. Mary's Church, Lambeth, London. She was a Spinster aged 24, residing at 5 Hamilton Road. Her father was listed as Thomas Walker, a Bricklayer. The marriage was witnessed by C. HOLLAND, and E. HOLLAND.1,2,4
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 44 Mayall Road, Herne Hill, London, she was listed as aged 40 born in Lambeth, married 16 years with 3 children all living, the wife of Robert SILVESTER (a Butcher, living with his wife Charlotte, and their children Henry, Charlotte, and Alice. Also listed was Jessie CAPON, a Boarder.)3
Her husband's, Robert, death was registered in 1936 in the Camberwell registration district.1,5
Charlotte died in 1953 in Croydon, Surrey.1,6

Children of Charlotte WALKER and Robert Charles SILVESTER

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S4887] E-mail from Lesley Silvester to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 28 December 2010.
  3. [S5551] Image of the 1911 Census : RG14PN2093 RG78PN72 RD25 SD4 ED44 SN451.
  4. [S5011] Website London (LMA) Marriages & Banns 1754-1921.
  5. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1936/Q1 SILVESTER, Robert C. Camberwell 1d 825 aged 61."
  6. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1953/Q4 SILVESTER, Charlotte Croydon 5g 59 aged 83."

Robert Henry SILVESTER1

#18353, b. 1896
Last Edited=25 Aug 2015
     Robert Henry was also known as Henry SILVESTER.2
Robert Henry SILVESTER was born in 1896 in Lambeth, London.1,3,2 He was the son of Robert Charles SILVESTER and Charlotte WALKER.1 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 44 Mayall Road, Herne Hill, London, he was listed as Henry, an 'Earrand Boy' aged 15 born in Lambeth, the son of Robert SILVESTER.2
Robert married Ivy M. HALL in 1921 in the Fulham registration district.4

Research Note: Found possibly four children born in the Marylebone, and Chelsea area, with the mother's maiden name of HALL. Information needs to be verified.

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S5551] Image of the 1911 Census : RG14PN2093 RG78PN72 RD25 SD4 ED44 SN451.
  3. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1896/Q2 SILVESTER, Robert Henry Lambeth 1d 480."
  4. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://person.ancestry.com/tree/32287803

Charlotte Caroline SILVESTER1

#18354, b. 13 February 1898, d. 6 July 1977
Last Edited=15 Aug 2015
     Charlotte Caroline SILVESTER was born on 13 February 1898 in Lambeth, London.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Robert Charles SILVESTER and Charlotte WALKER.1 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 44 Mayall Road, Herne Hill, London, she was listed as aged 13 born in Lambeth, the daughter of Robert SILVESTER.3
Charlotte married Frederick Augustus Benjamin POYNTER in 1922 in the Lambeth registration district.1,5
At the time of her death, Charlotte lived at 54 Wood Street, Merstham, Surrey.6
Charlotte died on 6 July 1977, at the age of 79, and her death was registered in the Surrey South Eastern registration district.4,6
Her husband's, Frederick, death was registered in January 1994 in the Surrey South Eastern registration district.7

Child of Charlotte Caroline SILVESTER and Frederick Augustus Benjamin POYNTER

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1898/Q1 SILVESTER, Charlotte Caroline Lambeth 1d 537."
  3. [S5551] Image of the 1911 Census : RG14PN2093 RG78PN72 RD25 SD4 ED44 SN451.
  4. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1977/Q3 POYNTER, Charlotte Caroline 13 Feb 1898 Surrey S.E. 17 0826."
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1922/Q4 SILVESTER, Charlotte C. = POYNTER, Frederick A. Lambeth 1d 429."
  6. [S4999] Website UK Government Probate Search Service: POYNTER, Charlotte Caroline of 54 Wood St Merstham Sy died 6 July 1977 Probate London 4 November £1727 77021200SY.
  7. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1994/Jan POYNTER, Frederick Augustus B. 7 Aug 1894 Surrey S.E. 7601 11D 039."
  8. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1924/Q1 POYNTER, Doreen E. SILVESTER Lambeth 1d 762."

Alice Rose SILVESTER1

#18355, b. 1903
Last Edited=15 Aug 2015
     Alice Rose SILVESTER was born in 1903 in Lambeth, London.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Robert Charles SILVESTER and Charlotte WALKER.1 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 44 Mayall Road, Herne Hill, London, she was listed as aged 8 born in Lambeth, the daughter of Robert SILVESTER.3

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1903/Q1 SILVESTER, Alice Rose Lambeth 1d 500."
  3. [S5551] Image of the 1911 Census : RG14PN2093 RG78PN72 RD25 SD4 ED44 SN451.

Charles Frederick ELLIS1

#18356, b. 1870
Last Edited=25 Aug 2015
     Charles Frederick ELLIS was born in 1870 in Windsor, Berkshire.1,2
Charles married Rosa Caroline SILVESTER, daughter of Robert Henry SILVESTER and Caroline Amelia PASKE, in 1905 in the West Ham registration district.1,3
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 28 West Road, Mortlake, Surrey, Charles was listed as aged 41 born in Windsor, the Head of Household; a General Labourer, living with his wife Rose, and their son Robert.2
On 23 April 1913, at the time of the burial of their son William Frederick, Charles and Rosa lived at 28 West Road, Mortlake, Surrey.4
His wife's, Rosa, death was registered in 1949 in the Hammersmith registration district.1,5

Children of Charles Frederick ELLIS and Rosa Caroline SILVESTER

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S5551] Image of the 1911 Census : RG14PN3606 RG78PN136 RD41 SD2 ED1 SN129.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1905/Q4 SILVESTER, Rosa Caroline = ELLIS, Charles Frederick W.Ham 4a 147."
  4. [S5005] Website Ancestry:
    Name: William Frederick Ellis
    Birth Year: abt 1912
    Burial Age: 4/12
    Burial Date: 23 Apr 1913
    Archive Provided Parish: Mortlake, St Mary.
  5. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1949/Q3 ELLIS, Rosa C. Hammersmith 5c 599 aged 72."

Robert Charles ELLIS1

#18357, b. 4 July 1907, d. 1979
Last Edited=15 Aug 2015
     Robert Charles was also known as Charles Robert ELLIS.2
Robert Charles ELLIS was born on 4 July 1907 in Westminster, London.1,3,2,4 He was the son of Charles Frederick ELLIS and Rosa Caroline SILVESTER.1 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 28 West Road, Mortlake, Surrey, he was listed as aged 3 born in Westminster, the son of Charles ELLIS.4
Charles died in 1979 in the Camden registration district.1,2

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1979/Jun ELLIS, Charles Robert 4 Jul 1907 Camden 14 1845."
  3. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1907/Q3 ELLIS, Robert Charles St. Giles 1b 544."
  4. [S5551] Image of the 1911 Census : RG14PN3606 RG78PN136 RD41 SD2 ED1 SN129.

William Frederick ELLIS1

#18358, b. 1913, d. April 1913
Last Edited=25 Aug 2015
     William F. ELLIS was born in 1913 in 28 West Road, Mortlake, Surrey.1,2 He was the son of Charles Frederick ELLIS and Rosa Caroline SILVESTER.1
William died in infancy in April 1913 in 28 West Road, Mortlake, Surrey.3,4 He was buried on 23 April 1913 in St. Mary's Church, Mortlake, Surrey.1,4

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1913/Q1 ELLIS, William F. SILVESTER Richmond 2a 972."
  3. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1913/Q2 ELLIS, William F. Richmond 2a 598 aged 0."
  4. [S5005] Website Ancestry:
    Name:      William Frederick Ellis
    Birth Year:      abt 1912
    Burial Age:      4/12
    Burial Date:      23 Apr 1913
    Archive Provided Parish:      Mortlake, St Mary.

Doris Ethel FIGG1

#18359, b. 29 July 1915, d. 10 April 2010
Last Edited=24 Aug 2015
Doris Ethel Figg (1915-2010)
Taken about 1933
Photograph kindly provided by her daughter Judy Codona
     Doris Ethel FIGG was born on 29 July 1915 in Camberwell, London. She was the daughter of Arthur Thomas & Ethel Jane FIGG née SIBLEY.1
Doris married Sidney Leonard SILVESTER, son of William Henry SILVESTER and Emma LAURENCE, on 4 September 1937 in St. Jude's, Brockwell Park, Brixton, London.1,2
At the time of the death of her husband Sidney, Doris and Sidney lived in 5 Olfon Crescent, Bexleyheath, London.3
Her husband, Sidney, died on 30 July 1974 in Brook Hospital, Shooters Hill, Blackheath, London, at the age of 62.1,3
Doris died on 10 April 2010 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, at the age of 94.1

Children of Doris Ethel FIGG and Sidney Leonard SILVESTER

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1937/Q3 FIGG, Doris E. = SILVESTER, Sidney L. Lambeth 1d 584."
  3. [S4998] Website Deceased Online (https://www.deceasedonline.com).

Denise Elsie SILVESTER1

#18360, b. 4 December 1940, d. 10 May 2007
Last Edited=10 Aug 2015
     Denise Elsie SILVESTER was born on 4 December 1940 in Staines, Middlesex.1,2 She was the daughter of Sidney Leonard SILVESTER and Doris Ethel FIGG.1
Denise married Victor Stephen HARRIS on 16 February 1963 in St. John the Evangelist, Goose Green, Peckham, London.1,3
Denise died on 10 May 2007 in Bracknell, Berkshire, at the age of 66.1

Children of Denise Elsie SILVESTER and Victor Stephen HARRIS

  • Jeffery HARRIS1
  • Paul HARRIS1
  • Andrew HARRIS1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: Silvester Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/32287803/
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1940/Q4 SILVESTER, Denise E. FIGG Surrey NW 3a 731."
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1963/Q1 SILVESTER, Denise E. = HARRIS, Victor S. Camberwell 5c 342."