Emily Wright1

#3710, (28 April 1878 - 1959)
FatherNoah Wright1 (1850 - 1901)
MotherEmma Beadle1 (circa 1851 - )
ChartsDescendants of William Wright & his wife Jane

Children of Emily Wright and Reuben Simmonds

BaptismEmily Wright was baptized on 28 Apr 1878 in St Mary Lambeth, Surrey. Her parents were Noah, a potter, and Emily Wright of 45 Vauxhall Street.1,2 
(with Parents) 1881 CensusShe appeared on the 1881 Census of Clapham, London with her parents. She was age 2 and born in Lambeth.3 
(with Parents) 1891 CensusShe appeared on the 1891 Census of Clapham, London with her parents. She was 12, a Scholar, and born in Lambeth.4 
Note.Emily had a large role in raising her baby sister Ellen after their mother ran off with a travelling entertainer.5 
MarriageShe married Reuben Simmonds in 1898.6
(with Father) 1901 CensusEmily Simmonds appeared on the 1901 Census of Clapham, London in the household of her father Noah Wright. Emily was age 22 and born in Lambeth. Also here were her husband Reuben Simmonds and son Heber Noah.7 
1911 CensusReuben and Emily appeared on the 1911 Census of Clapham, London, at 139B Larkhall Lane. Reuben was 36, birthplace Paddington, and was employed as an engineer's machinist. Emily was 32 and born in Lambeth London. They had been married 12 years and Emily had borne 2 children, both still living. With them in their four room residence was their daughter Ivy Rose (4.)8 
Note.In the 1911 census, their son Heber was found to be a patient in the Victoria Home for Invalid Children, which was for children with tuberculosis. He died in 1913.9 
Emily Wright
born Lambeth, 1878
Emily Wright
born Lambeth, 1878
DeathEmily died in 1959.11
Last Edited23 Aug 2013


  1. Baptisms of St Mary Lambeth, Surrey. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Emily Wright, 1878, #241.
  2. FreeBMD. Emily Wright, Jun Q 1878, Lambeth RD.
  3. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/632 folio 132 (Wandsworth RD). Image viewed at Ancestry.
  4. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/441 folio 49. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  5. E-mails from Marney Tilley to J Kolthammer.
  6. FreeBMD. Reuben Simmonds & Emily Wright, Dec Q 1898, Wandsworth RD.
  7. Image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census of England & Wales, http://www.census.pro.gov.uk/), RG13/462 folio 81.
  8. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 26 SD 4 ED 12 Schedule 137. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  9. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 63 SD 2 ED 5. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  10. E-mails from Caroline Roffey to J Kolthammer.
  11. GRO Indexes to Deaths, images viewed at Ancestry. Emily Simmonds, age 82, Dec Q 1959, Lambeth RD.