John William Barrier                                                 Home

 

Born:†††

1830

St Pancras, London

Married:

14 Nov 1852

St Paulsí, Aston, Birmingham

Died:

16 Jan 1903

 

 

He lived at Deritend, Aston at the time of his marriage and was in London when Amelia was born. Occupations listed in census records and certificates are:

1852††††††††††††††† jeweller, 152 Drury Lane

1861††††††††††††††† military armament maker, Somers Town

1871††††††††††††††† actor

1881††††††††††††††† naval and military ornament maker in Soho

 

 

 

In 1901 he was living with Amelia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wife:†† Maria Birt

 

Born:†††

Christened 1 April 1831

St Clements, Worcestor, England

Died:

1900

 

 

Her parents were William, and Mary Knight. Her grandparents were Richard and Hannah Birt of Worcestor.

 

Children:

 

1.Maria Mary Ellen

 

Born:†††

 

1853

 

Aston, Birmingham

Married:

1875

Birmingham Register Office

Occupation:

actress

 

Spouse:

Walter Southbear (Johnstone)

 

 

Walter was a scenic painter at 23/4 Macklin St, Drury Lane from 1892-1924. They had 3 three children:

Phil

Winnie who had Pamela and Owen

Alec who was a scene painter at Macklin St from 1920-1960.

 

 

2.George

 

Born:†††

 

 

 

 

Had a son called William

 

3.Amelia Evangeline*

 

Born:†††

29 June 1861

64 Aldenham St, Somers Town, Pancras

Married:

11 Aug 1883

 

Died:

22 Oct 1946

buried at West Norwood Cemetary (no26925)

Occupation:

theatrical dressmaker

 

Spouse:

Frederick George Martin

 


She was very tiny and strict. She died of pneumonia and appendicitis. In 1881 she was living with her parents at 138/140 Waterloo Rd, Lambeth.