Heber Noah Simmonds1

#15044, (29 December 1899 - 1913)
FatherReuben Simmonds1 (circa 1875 - 1957)
MotherEmily Wright1 (1878 - 1959)
ChartsDescendants of William Wright & his wife Jane
BirthHeber Noah Simmonds was born on 29 Dec 1899 in Clapham.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 24 Jan 1900 in Christ Church Clapham, Surrey. He was the son of Reuben, a fitter, and Emily Simmonds, of 200 Stewarts Road.2 
(with Parents) 1901 CensusHeber Noah appeared on the 1901 Census of Clapham, London with his parents. They were in the household of his maternal grandfather, Noah Wright. Heber Noah was 1 year old and born in Clapham.1 
Heber Noah Simmonds
1899 - 1913
1911 CensusHeber Simmonds, age 10, appeared on the 1911 Census of Margate, Kent, as a patient at Victoria Home, Seaview Terrace. [The Victoria Home for Invalid Children was established in 1892 for tuberculous children of the poor, providing accommodation for forty-six cases. Records of the hospital are available at The National Archives].4 
DeathHeber died in 1913.
Family recollections are that Heber had bone cancer. He had several surgeries, removing his foot then more of his leg. Certainly causes reflection as I write this 100 years later.5,6 
BurialHe was buried on 21 Oct 1913 in Norwood Cemetery, Lambeth. The register noted that he was 13 years old and his abode was 139B Larkhall Lane in Clapham.5 
Last Edited21 Aug 2013


  1. Image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census of England & Wales, http://www.census.pro.gov.uk/), RG13/462 folio 81.
  2. Baptisms of the parish of Christchurch Clapham, Surrey. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Heber Noah Simmonds, 1900, #480.
  3. E-mails from Caroline Roffey to J Kolthammer.
  4. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 63 SD 2 ED 5. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  5. London Metropolitan Archives, Norwood Cemetery, Norwood Road, Lambeth, Transcript of Burials, 1913 Jan-1914 Jan, DW/T Item, 0964; Call Number: DW/T/0964. Digitized ledgers viewed online at Ancestry.com. Heber Noah Simmonds, #47534.
  6. E-mails from Marney Tilley to J Kolthammer.