See also

Edwin TOPE (1852-1899)

Edwin Elliott TOPE, son of Samuel TOPE (1835- ) and Eliza ELLIOTT (1833-1887), was born in 1852 in North Huish, Devon. He appeared in the census in 1861 in Cawsand, Cornwall aged 9. The address was: Church Road. Scholar. Edwin married Ellen BRYANT Q2 1874 in Stoke Damerel, Plymouth. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in HM Ships aged 31.1 The address was: HMS Northumberland in Gibraltar. HMS Northumberland 1st Class Ironclad - At anchor Gibraltar. On 3 April 1881 Edwin was a Boatswains Mate in Royal Navy aged 31. He married Sarah POLLARD Q4 1884 in Stoke Damerel. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand, Cornwall aged 42. The address was: Back Street. On 5 April 1891 he was a Naval Pensioner in Kingsand aged 42. He died Q4 1899 in Kingsand aged 47.

 

Ellen BRYANT, daughter of Unknown BRYANT ( - ) and Jane UNKNOWN ( - ), was born Q2 1850 in Kingsand. She appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 29. The address was: Market Street. She died Q4 1882 in Kingsand.

 

Stoke Damerel 5b/545.

 

Ellen BRYANT and Edwin Elliott TOPE had the following children:

 

Alfred TOPE (1876- ). Alfred was born in 1876 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 5. The address was: Market Street. He married Bertha HOCKEY in 1901 in Yoevil, Somerset. Yoevil 5c/779. Alfred appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 in Kingsand aged 35.2 The address was: Fore Street. On 2 April 1911 he was a Roadman on Estate in Kingsand aged 35.3

William James TOPE (1881-1885). William was born in 1881 in Kingsand. He died in 1885 in Kingsand.

 

Sarah POLLARD was born in 1863 in Kingsand. She appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 28. The address was: Back Street.

 

Stoke Damerel 5b/618.

 

Sarah POLLARD and Edwin Elliott TOPE had the following children:

 

William George TOPE (1886- ). William was born in 1886 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 5. The address was: Back Street.

Sydney TOPE (1888- ). Sydney was born Q1 1888 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 3. The address was: Back Street.

Sources

1"1881 Census".
National Archives, Kew.
2"1911 census". Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Alfred Tope Head Mar 35 Roadman on Estate Kingsand, Cornwall
Bertha Tope Wife Mar 33 Montacute, Somerset
Ivy Tope Dau Unm 8 School Montacute, Somerset
Gladys Tope Dau Unm 6 School Montacute, Somerset
Queenie Tope Dau Unm 3 Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
3Ibid. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911.