Stowmarket to Ipswich

Baxters of Stowmarket that settled in Ipswich

Joseph Baxter (1849 – 1916)

Marriage

Joseph married Annie Bruce Copeland (1848 – 1925) the daughter of Charles Copeland and Mary Ann Goshawke, 26th December, 1871, Bury St Edmunds.

Children

Joseph and Annie had the following:

Born Name Comment Where
21 Mar 1872 Jessie Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
24 Feb 1874 Joseph Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
27 Jun 1875 Jane Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
16 Jan 1877 Julia Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
27 Nov 1878 Frederick James Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
1880 Kate Ellen Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
1881 Annie Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
23 Apr 1883 Edward Charles Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
20 May 1889 Herbert Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich
11 Dec 1893 Helen Mother’s maiden name Copeland Ipswich

Census

1881

Dwelling – 60 Ann Street, Ipswich St Matthew
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Joseph Baxter Head M 32 Shopman in Leather Store (cur) Stowmarket
Annie B Baxter Wife M 32   Bury St Edmunds
Jessie Baxter Daughter   9 Scholar Ipswich
Joseph Baxter Son   7 Scholar Ipswich
Jane Baxter Daughter   5 Scholar Ipswich
Julia Baxter Daughter   4 Scholar Ipswich
Frederick J Baxter Son   2   Ipswich

1891

Dwelling – 4 Carlton Terrace, Waterloo Road, Ipswich St Matthew
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Joseph Baxter Head M 42 Leather Merchant’s Assistant Stowmarket
Annie B Baxter Wife M 42   Bury St Edmunds
Joseph Baxter Son S 17 Wholesale Clothier’s Assistant Ipswich
Julia Baxter Daughter   14 Mother’s Help Ipswich
Frederick J Baxter Son   12 Scholar Ipswich
Edward C Baxter Son   7 Scholar Ipswich
Herbert Baxter Son   1   Ipswich

1901

Dwelling – 8 Portman Road, Ipswich St Peter
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Joseph Baxter Head M 52 Shopman in Leather Warehouse Stowmarket
Annie B Baxter Wife M 42   Bury St Edmunds
Edward C Baxter Son S 17 Apprenctice Cabinet Maker Ipswich
Herbert Baxter Son   11   Ipswich
Helen Baxter Daughter   7   Ipswich

1911

Dwelling – 8 Portman Road, Ipswich St Peter
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Joseph Baxter Head M 62 Shop Assistant Stowmarket
Annie Bruce Baxter Wife M 62   Bury St Edmunds
Herbert Baxter Son S 21 Iron Turner Ipswich
Helen Baxter Daughter S 17 Milliner’s Assistant Ipswich

Newspapers

Newspaper Date Comment
The Ipswich Journal 30 Dec 1871 Baxter-Copeland – 26th inst., at St John’s church, Bury St Edmunds by the Rev. S. Holland, Joseph youngest son of Robert Baxter, lathe render, to Annie Bruce, second daughter of Charles Copeland, both of Bury St Edmunds.

Death

Ipswich District

Died Name Comment
1916 Joseph Baxter Aged 68
1925 Annie B Baxter Aged 76

What happened to the children of Joseph Baxter and Annie Bruce Copeland of Ipswich?

Jessie Baxter (1872 – 1952)

Census

1891

Dwelling – 70 Christchurch Street, Ipswich St Margaret
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Jessie Baxter Servant S 19 General Servant Ipswich

1901

Dwelling – Ivy Villia, 1Warrington Road, Ipswich St Margaret
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Jessie Baxter Servant S 29 General Serv Domestic Ipswich

1911

Dwelling – Ivy Villia, 1Warrington Road, Ipswich St Margaret
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Jessie Baxter Servant S 39 Domestic General Ipswich

Death

Ipswich District

Died Name Comment
1952 Jessie Baxter Aged 79

Joseph Baxter (1874 – 1970)

Marriage

Joseph married Annie Sarah Staines (1875 – 1964) the daughter of William John Staines and Ann Lucas, 9th April, 1898, Ipswich.

Children

Joseph and Annie had the following:

Born Name Comment Where
1899 William Joseph Mother’s maiden name Staines Ipswich
1901 Ernest George Mother’s maiden name Staines Ipswich
03 Feb 1903* Charles Henry Mother’s maiden name Staines Ipswich
20 Dec 1909 Lilian Annie Daughter of Joseph Baxter and Annie Sarah Staines Barton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
06 Jul 1911 Grace Helen Daughter of Joseph Baxter and Annie Sarah Staines Barton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
18 Apr 1913 Arthur Roland Son of Joseph Baxter and Annie Sarah Staines Barton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
1916 Olive Son of Joseph Baxter and Annie Sarah Staines Barton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

*School Register for St John’s Primary School, Ipswich gives 2 dates of birth for Charles the 3 Feb 1903 and the 1 Jan 1903. School register records the family left for Canada once in 1906 and again some time between 1907 and 1909.

Census

1901

Dwelling – 28 Upland Road, Ipswich St Margaret
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Joseph Baxter Head M 27 Tailor’s Cutter Ipswich
Annie S Baxter Wife M 25   Ipswich
William J Baxter Son   2   Ipswich

1921

Dwelling – 10 Farnsch St, Barton Wentworth, Ontatio
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Joseph Baxter Head M 47 Cutter Eng
Annie Baxter Wife M 45 None Eng
William Baxter Son S 22 Student Eng
Charles Baxter Son S 18 Clerk Eng
Lillian Baxter Daughter   11 Student Ont
Grace Baxter Daughter   9 None Ont
Arthur Baxter Son   8 None Ont
Olive Baxter Daughter   5 None Ont

Newspapers

Newspaper Date Comment
The Ipswich Journal 15 Apr 1898 Baxter – Staines – 9th April at Burlington chapel, by the Rev. T. M. Morris, Joseph, eldest son of Joseph Baxter to Annie Sarah, only surviving daughter of Wm. John Staines, all of Ipswich.

Death

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Died Name Comment
29 Apr 1964 Annie Sarah Baxter Born 16 Jul 1875

Macassa Lodge,Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Died Name Comment
1970 Joseph Baxter  

Jane Baxter (1875 – 1963)

Census

1891

Dwelling – 12 Bedford Street, Ipswich St Matthew
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Jane Baxter Servant S 15 General Domestic Servant Ipswich

1901

Dwelling – Eastward House, Wolsey Terrace, Walton, Felixstowe
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Jane Baxter Servant S 24 Nursemaid Domestic Ipswich

1911

Dwelling – Kilmorie, Tomline Road, Felixstowe
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Jane Baxter Servant S 35 General Servant Domestic Ipswich

Will Information

1963 – Effects £203 17s
Baxter Jane of 20 Portman Road Ipswich Spinster died 24 January 1963 Administration Ipswich 23 April to Frederick James Baxter retired Master Mariner

Death

Ipswich District

Died Name Comment
1963 Jane Baxter Aged 87

(Daisy) Julia Baxter (1877 – 1963)

Census

1901

Dwelling – 25 Tuddenham Street, Ipswich St Margaret
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Julia Brewster* Servant S 24 House Keeprr Ipswich

*Julia Brewster was a very uncommon name and none of them were born in Ipswich. The above census’s information I believe belongs to Julia Baxter.

Marriage

Julia married twice, her first husband was Samuel Alfred Leggett (1877 – 1942) the son of Alfred Leggett and Catherine Collins, 1908. Her second husband was John Richard Manhood (1872 – 1957) the son of Richard Edward Manhood and Mercy Knight Coker, 1943.

Will Information

1963 – Effects £136 8s 6d
Manhood Daisy Julia of 1 Barn Cottages Little Oakley, Essex widow died 21 January 1963 Administration Ipswich 15 May to Frederick James Baxter retired Master Mariner.

Frederick James Baxter (1878 – 1965)

Frederick James Baxter

Marriage

Frederick married Christina Nayler (1879 ) the daughter of James Nayler and Eleanor Scott, in 1905.

Ipswich Register Office – 14th November, 1905
Name and surname Age Condition Rank or profession Residence at the time of Marriage Fathers name and surname Rank or profession of father
Frederick James Baxter 26 Bachelor Master Mariner 113 Princes Street Joseph Baxter Leather Merchant’s Shopman
Christine Naylor 26 Spinster   113 Princes Street

James Naylor
(Deceased)

Steam Hammer Driver
In the presence of us: Edward C Baxter and Julia Baxter

Frederick made two attempts to end the marriage, firstly in 1906 and again in 1912, the final decree was granted on the 28th April. 1913. Frederick went on to marry Charlotte Reeve (1890 – 1949) the daughter of Cade William Reeve and Charlotte Moppett, (the widow of William Page), in 1915.

Children

Frederick and Charlotte had the following:

Born Name Comment Where
1919 Geoffery F(rederick)* Mother’s maiden name Reeve Ipswich

*By 1939 Geoffery has been dropped and he was known as Frederick James Baxter Junior.

Census

1901

Dwelling – Vessel Croft, Goole Docks
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Frederick James Baxter Mate S 22 Mate Ipswich

1911

Dwelling – 2 Pier Road, Greenhithe, Kent
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Frederick J Baxter Head M 32 Master Mariner Ipswich
Christina Baxter Wife M 32   Sunderland

Employment

On the 25th May, 1914, at Hartlepool, Frederick passed his examination to become Master of a foreign going steamship. A Master’s certificate was issued, at London, on the 28th April, 1925.

Will Information

1949 – Effects £1033 17s
Baxter Charlotte of Porthkerry 41 St. James-avenue Gravesend Kent (wife of Frederick James Baxter) died 12 March 1949 Probate Ipswich 29 April to the said Frederick James Baxter retired Master Mariner.

1965 – Effects £5573
Baxter Frederick James of 41 St James Avenue Gravesend Kent died 15 July 1965 at Joyce Green Hospital Dartford Kent Probate London 1 September to Frederick James Baxter Metallurgist.

Death

Chatham District

Died Name Comment
12 Mar 1949 Charlotte Baxter Aged 59

Dartford District

Died Name Comment
15 Jul 1965 Frederick J Baxter Aged 86

Kate Ellen Baxter (1880 – 1881)

Newspapers

Newspaper Date Comment
The Ipswich Journal 08 Feb 1881 Baxter – 6th inst., aged 11 months Kate Ellen, youngest and dearly loved child of Joseph and Annie Bruce Baxter 60 Ann Street, Ipswich.

Death

Ipswich Cemetery

Buried Name Comment
11 Feb 1881 Kate Ellen Baxter Of Ipswich St Mattew, Ann Street, aged 11 months, died 06 Feb

Annie Baxter (1882 – 1882)

Death

Ipswich Cemetery

Buried Name Comment
24 Mar 1882 Annie Baxter Of Ipswich St Mattew, Ann Street, aged 2 weeks, died 21 Mar

Edward Charles Baxter (1883 – 1960)

Education

Date of Birth Admission Date School Guardian Abode Date Left Reason Left
23 Apr 1883 14 Mar 1895 St Matthews Voluntary School, Ipswich Joseph Baxter Portman Road 17 Jan 1896  
23 Apr 1883 06 Jan 1896 Northgate Grammar School, Ipwich J Baxter Canham Vil, Portman Road 06 Apr 1898 Cycle Works Portman Rd

Marriage

Edward married Clara Minnie Clarke (1880 – 1931) the daughter of Alfred Clarke and Charlotte Sawyer, in 1909.

Children

Edward and Clara had the following:

Born Name Comment Where
1913 Nellie Mother’s maiden name Clarke Ipswich

Census

1911

Dwelling – 6 Stirling Road, Ipswich
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
Edward Baxter Head M 27 Carpenter Ipswich
Clara Baxter Wife M 30   Kelsale

Will Information

1931 – Effects £180 11s 5d
Baxter Clara Minnie of 107 Princes-street Ipswich (wife of Edward Charles Baxter) died 22 January 1931 Probate Ipswich 7 February to the said Edward Charles Baxter carpenter.

1961 – Effects £355 3s 8d
Baxter Edward Charles of 66 Lindbergh Road Ipswich died 27 December 1960 Probate Ipswich 15 February to Helen Baxter and Gladys Mary Branton spinsters.

Death

Ipswich District

Died Name Comment
22 Jan 1931 Clara M Baxter Aged 50
27 Dec 1960 Edward C Baxter Aged 77

Herbert Baxter (1889 – 1955)

Education

Date of Birth Admission Date School Guardian Abode Date Left Reason Left
20 May 1889 02 Jul 1894 St Matthews Voluntary School, Ipswich Joseph Baxter, Shop man Canham Villas, Portman Road    

Marriage

Herbert married Alice Allcock (1889 – 1976) the daughter of William Thomas Allcock and Mary Ann Wright, in 1918.

Children

Herbert and Alice had the following:

Born Name Comment Where
After 1918 Eileen M Mother’s maiden name Allcock St Olave District
After 1918 Herbert Edward Mother’s maiden name Allcock St Olave District

Will Information

1955 – Effects £3669 7s 7d
Baxter Herbert of 23 Highcombe-close Mottingham Kent died 25 June 1955 at 122 Bradford-road Clayton Bradford Administration (with will) London 16 September to Alice Baxter widow.

Death

Bradford District

Died Name Comment
25 Jun 1955 Herbert Baxter Aged 66

Death

Stockport District

Died Name Comment
1976 Alice Baxter 09 Nov 1889

Helen Baxter (1893 – 1963)

Education

Date of Birth Admission Date School Guardian Abode Date Left Reason Left
11 Dec 1893 18 Apr 1898 St Matthews Voluntary School, Ipswich Joseph Baxter, Currier Canham Villas, 8 Portman Road 20 Mar 1908 Excempt

Will Information

1963 – Effects £1898 19s
Baxter Helen of 20 Portman Road Ipswich Spinster died 18 February 1963 at the Ispwich and East Suffolk Hospital (Anglesea Road Wing) Ipswich Probate Ipswich 10 April to Derrick George Flory Commercial Clerk.

Death

Ipswich District

Died Name Comment
18 Feb 1963 Helen Baxter Aged 69