Herbert Ewart Story1

#21382, (1888 - )
FatherAnthony Story1 (1840 - 1929)
MotherEmma Empy1 (1844 - 1926)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
BirthHerbert Ewart Story was born on 1 Jul 1888 in St Pancras, Middlesex.2,3,1
BaptismHe was baptized on 9 Sep 1888 in St Andrew Haverstock Hill, Middlesex. He was the son of Anthony, a Solicitor's Clerk, & Emma Story of 34 Oak Village.1 
(with Parents) 1891 CensusHerbert E appeared on the 1891 Census of St Pancras, Middlesex with his parents. He was 2 years old and born in St Pancras.2 
(with Parents) 1901 CensusHerbert E appeared on the 1901 Census of St Pancras, Middlesex with his parents. He was 12 and born in St Pancras.4 
Passenger ListHerbert E Story was listed on a manifest dated 3 Apr 1909 for the SS Mauretania, sailing from Liverpool to New York. He was single, age 20, no occupation noted, last permanent residence London England, nearest relative father Mr Story of 34 Oak Village London NW, final destination Willmette Illinois, did not yet have a ticket there, passage paid by self, in possession of more than $50, had never before been in the US, going to join a friend - Harry Fowler of 1404 Forest Ave, Willmette, Ill; height 5' 10", fair complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, birthplace Kentish Town, England.5 
(Other) 1910 CensusHerbert Story appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, in the household of his brother Arthur. Herbert was 22, birthplace England, immigrated in 1909, alien status, and worked as a bookkeeper for the rail road.6 
(Mentioned) WillSon Herbert Ewart Story, otherwise known as J B Strong, was mentioned in the will of Anthony Story dated 20 Jul 1928. He was to receive a legacy of £400, to be paid in annual £100 installments.7 
Research Note His siblings' bequests were given in one portion, so there must have been some reason for Anthony to portion this son's inheritance in installments. 
Last Edited31 Mar 2015


  1. Baptisms of St Andrew Haverstock Hill, Middlesex. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Herbert Ewart Story, 1888, #1330.
  2. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/137 folio 87.
  3. FreeBMD. Herbert Ewart Story, Sep Q 1888, Pancras RD.
  4. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/155 folio 34.
  5. New York Passenger Arrivals, images (www.ancestry.com) "Herbert E Story, SS Mauretania, 1909."
  6. 1910 Federal Census for United States, Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha Ward 12, ED 88, Page 16A. Image viewed at Ancestry.com.
  7. Will of Anthony Story of Gospel Oak, Middlesex, 20 July 1928, proved in the Principal Probate Registry, 12 September 1929.