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James Knights Trench

Male 1893 -



  • Name James Knights Trench  [1, 2
    Birth 29 Aug 1893  New York City Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    • father Arthur W Trench, b England Nov 1870, d bef Nov 1917; superintendent, naturalized US citizen, Brooklyn 01 May 1893
    Residence Jun 1900  1 Pulaski St, Brooklyn, NY Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence 1904 - 1912  England Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation Apr 1911  Analytical Chemist  [2
    Residence Apr 1911  76 Claremont Rd, Forest Gate Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • - with mother Eleanor Knights Trench, widow, b London abt 1870
      - also resid: sisters Emily (13), Gladys (10); + mother's aunt Emily Knights, widow (72); + 2 boarders; + 1 serv.
    Residence 1912 - 1913  Spain Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence 1913 - 1917  London Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • also Scotland
    Marriage abt Aug 1915  West Ham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Grace Mary Sim,   b. abt May 1892, West Ham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1923, Edmonton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence abt 1917 - 1930  61 The Avenue, Muswell Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6, 7
    • also resid in 1930: Marjorie Leslie Trench, possibly sister or sister-in-law, or 2nd wife.
    Occupation Nov 1917  4 Fenchurch Avenue, London Find all individuals with events at this location ; Chemical Engineer - Brotherton, Radcliffe & Co  [5
    Occupation 1939  Company Director  [3
    Residence 1949  74 Fountain House, Park Lane, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • also resid: Aimee Knights-Trench.
      Marriage reg Westminster 1Q1949: indexed (ref 5 c 734) as James Knights-Trench or Proctor or Edwards marr Aimée H Knights-Trench.
    Notes 
    • not found in UK 1901 census
    • Border crossing manifest, Canada to USA, Buffalo, 23 Oct 1939: James Knight[sic] Trench, 45, b NY City, Co. Director, last address 33 Farnham House, London; USA contact, son Arthur, 14 Lauderdale Mansions, NYC.
    • passenger on SS "Leviathan" arr NY 23 Sep 1929: James Trench, 37, single [sic], emb Southampton, address 519 Lincoln Pl, Brooklyn
    • passenger on Union Castle "Warwick Castle" arr Southampton 04 Apr 1932: James Knights Trench, 38, chemical engineer, emb Madeira, perm res England, address Hill Court, Bramley, Leeds.
      Also Wm Potter Walker, 46, merchant, & his wife Alic Ruth Walker, 35, address as above.
    • US draft registration card signed Glasgow 15 Nov 1917; dependents are wife + child + mother
    Person ID I2306  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2012 

    Family Grace Mary Sim,   b. abt May 1892, West Ham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1923, Edmonton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Marriage abt Aug 1915  West Ham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Notes 
    • - 1 dependent child listed on draft registration card Nov 1917.
      - son Arthur listed on US border crossing manifest as resid 14 Lauderdale Mansions, NYC, Oct 1939.
      - not found in E&W births regs - possibly born in Scotland?
    Children 
     1. Peter Edward Trench,   b. 16 Jun 1918, Edmonton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 2006, Kensington & Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F0551  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Aug 1893 - New York City Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1900 - 1 Pulaski St, Brooklyn, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1904 - 1912 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 76 Claremont Rd, Forest Gate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1912 - 1913 - Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1913 - 1917 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt Aug 1915 - West Ham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt Aug 1915 - West Ham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1917 - 1930 - 61 The Avenue, Muswell Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Chemical Engineer - Brotherton, Radcliffe & Co - Nov 1917 - 4 Fenchurch Avenue, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1949 - 74 Fountain House, Park Lane, Mayfair Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg West Ham, 3Q1915.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 17 b USA

    3. [S07] Other Sources, Border Crossings, Canada to USA, 23 Oct 1939.
      age 45

    4. [S01] Census, USA, Jun 1900.
      age 6 b NYC

    5. [S07] Other Sources, US Passport Application, 15 Nov 1917.

    6. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    7. [S25] Electoral Registers.