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Elizabeth Punt  ( 1882 – ? )



33.           ELIZABETH PUNT  was born ca. 1882 in West Thurrock, Essex.


Father:           William Punt

Mother:           Martha Ann Pickingill               (No. 14)



In 1891, Elizabeth Punt, age 9, scholar, was living with her parents at 40 Charles Street in Grays Thurrock, Essex.  Her Uncle, Frederick Pickingale, was living with them.

From the 1891 Census of Grays Thurrock, Essex, we find the following:

40 Charles Street

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

William    Punt            Head                M  38 M     General Labourer Employed   Essex     Wickford
Martha A Do               Wife                 M  34 F                                                       Do     Rochford
Alice        Do               Daur                     10 F     Scholar                                      Do      West Thurrock
Elizabeth Do               Daur                       9  F         Do                                         Do         Do
William G Do              Son                        5  M        Do                                          Do     Grays
Martha A  Do              Daur                       9 mo F                                                  Do         Do
Frederick Pidkingale  Brother in law      S  30 M     General Labourer Employed           Do     Rochford


In 1901, Elizabeth Punt, age 17, was a servant in the household of Albert J. Connaberc  who runs an Art Master School at Rozel Avenue in Prittlewell, Essex.

From the 1901 Census of Prittlewell, Essex, we find the following:

Rozel Avenue

Albert J. Connaberc   Head  M  38 M   Art Master School      own account    Devon        Plymouth
Emma M.     Do        Wife   M  38 F                                                            Pembroke Pembroke
Leonard A.   Do         Son    S  12 M                                                           Essex         Grays
Horace R.    Do         Son    S    9 M                                                              do                 do
Cecil R.        Do        Son    S    6 M                                                              do                 do
Elizabeth Punt          Serv   S   17 F      servant (domestic)                              do           West Thurrock


Elizabeth Punt married WALTER FELLINGHAM in 1906.

From the England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes, we find the following Marriage entry from the Indexes:

Name:      Elizabeth Punt / Walter Fellingham
Year:        1906
Quarter:   Jan-Feb-Mar  (1st Quarter)
District:    Rochford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page:  653


In 1911, Walter and Elizabeth Fellingham were living at 18 Rampart Street, Shoeburyness, Essex.  Walter was a General Labourer.

From the 1911 Census of Shoeburyness, Essex, we find the following:

Postal Address - 18 Rampart Street Shoeburyness
Number of Rooms in this Dwelling - 5
Signature - Walter Fellingham

Name - Relationship - Age - Sex - Married or Single - Years Married - Children born alive - Children living - Children died - Profession – Birthplace

Walter Fellingham         Head               30 M  Married                     Labourer General           Worker   away      Essex Shoeburyness
Elizabeth Fellingham     Wife                29 F   Married    5  1  1  -                                                                                West Thurrock
Doris Lillie Fellingham   Daughter        4 years F                                                                                                    Shoeburyness
Walter Fellingham         father in law     73 M  Widower                                                                                     Bakewell   Derbyshire


From a letter dated May 23, 1915, that was enclosed in Walter Fellingham’s World War I Service records, we learned of one of his employment.

Southchurch Buckfield Shoeburyness  May 23 / 15

This is to certify that Walter Fellingham was employed by me for two years and he is a good sober and industrious man.  he has been used to horses.

Yours [   ]
Alfred Cook
33 Wakering Avenue Shoeburyness


In 1915, Walter Fellingham, a Blacksmith, enlisted to serve the military in World War I.  From Walter’s British Army World War I Service records, we have the following information.

No. 148573

Name:                   Walter Fellingham

Address:               18 Rampart St Shoeburyness Esse

British Subject:     yes

Age:                     34 Years 5 Months

Trade:                  Blacksmith [ma-]

Married:               Yes

He signs his name Walter Fellingham

He signed up at Southend 24th day of May 1915

Height   5 feet 4 inches, Eyes Blue

Name and Address of next of kin:  Lizzie Fellingham, 18 Rampart St, Shoeburyness, Essex  Relationship - Wife

Christian and Surname of Woman whom married - Elizabeth Punt

Place and date of marriage:  24 Feb 1906 [Gt] Sutton church Sutton Essex

Children, Name:   Doris Lily  Date and Place of Birth:  11 June 1906 Shoeburyness


1915 May 26 -- Joined at Romsey

1915 Sept 14 -- Romsey Depot Appointed Shoeing Smith    Pte

1916 Nov 8 -- Remounts D Proceeded overseas (M. E. F.)  Pte

1916 Nov 8 -- Ex Force MEF Salonika Via France

1916 Nov 8  to  1919 Mar 2 -- Ex Force Salonica

1919 Mar 3  to  1919 Mar 4 -- En Route to Home

1919 June 20 -- Discharged A A Coy Remounts R A S C


Walter Fellingham served in World War I as a Shoeing Smith from   1915 to 1919.   He spent the entire war with the Expeditionary Force in Salonica.  His service ended on June 20, 1919.

From the war, he suffered some deafness that was aggravated.







52.          DORIS LILY FELLINGHAM  was born June 11, 1906 in Shoeburyness, Essex according to the father’s British Army WWI Service records.

In 1911, Doris Lillie Fellingham, age 4 1/2, was living with her parents in Shoeburyness, Essex (see above under the parents for census details).





1.     1891 Census of England, Essex, Grays Thurrock, District 15, Image No. 36, Ancestry.com.   Public Record Office reference: RG 12 / 1377, Original Page No. 36, No. of Schedule 201, Household of William Punt.   December 2, 2008 Tuesday 7:52 PM.

2.     1901 Census of England, Essex, Prittlewell, District 22, Image No. 31, Ancestry.com.   Public Record Office reference: RG 13 / 1681, Original Page No. 31, Stamped Page No. 65, No. of Schedule 194, Elizabeth Punt in the household of Albert J. Connaberc.  February 4, 2009 Wednesday 7:21 PM.

3.    Civil Registration Index, Marriage of Elizabeth Punt and Walter Fellingham, 1st Quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar), Year 1906, District Rochford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 653.  Searched April 18, 2009 Saturday 6:59 PM.

4.     1911 Census of England, Essex, Shoeburyness, No. of Schedule 191, Household of Walter Fellingham.  http://www.1911census.co.uk.  April 18, 2009 Saturday 6:29 PM.

5.      British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920, F, Fe, Fel, Image Nos. 5010-5020 Ancestry.com.  Walter Fellingham.   May 16, 2009 Saturday 3:58 PM.



Last updated May 16, 2009 Saturday 7:45 PM

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth




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