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Esther and Nathaniel Flowers

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Esther Elizabeth and Nathaniel Flowers

Esther Elizabeth and Bawden Wootton

Esther Elizabeth Grubham (Lizzie)
Born: Saturday, 15th April, 1877.
Baptised: Saturday, 20th May, 1877.
At: Knightwick Church, Worcestershire.
Parents: Philip and Eliza (Bury) Grubham.
Married: Nathaniel Flowers.
On: Wednesday,19th April, 1911.
At: Knightwick Church, Worcestershire.
Fathers: Philip Grubham, Clerk and Bricklayer
William Clark Flowers, (Dec.) Clerk.
Witness': Philip Grubham, Alice Dunn, James Ernest Flowers, Kate Ellen Flowers and Sarah Elizabeth Flowers.
Died: 1947 (Aged 70 years)
Buried: 5th August, 1947
At: Knightwick Chapel. [111]
Vicar of Clifton-on-Teme: John L. Jordon
Lizzie was living at the Laurels, Ankerdine, Knightwick, when she died. The Laurels was her parents home.

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Nathaniel William Flowers - Family Tree

Esther Elizabeth Grubham (Lizzie) was the third child of Philip and Eliza Grubham. Her first husband Nathaniel Flowers was 37 years old and a widower when they married and Lizzie was 34 years old. Nathaniel was a Water Inspector and came from the Parish of St Michael, Tividale, Tipton, Dudley. Nathaniel Died: 24th September 1925 (aged 52 years) He was buried at Knightwick Chapel (grave 111) Epitaph: Thy will be done. (Lizzie is buried with him).

After Nathaniel died, Lizzie went on to marry Bawden Wootton. Bawden came from Harborne, southeast of Tipton on the A4123.









Bawden Wootton, 37 (Bachelor).
Born: 4th March, 1892.
Job: Chaser.
Address: 164 Balden Road, Harbourne, Birmingham.
Married:Esther Elizabeth (Grubham) (Flowers), 52 (Widow).
Address:The Laurels, Ankerdine Hill, Knightwick, Worcestershire.
On: Saturday, 15th June, 1929.
At: St Harborne Parich Church.
Possibly: St Peter's.
Fathers: Jesse Wootton, Gentleman's Servant (Deceased) and Philip Grubham, Gardener.
Rector: --
In the presence of: George Adrian Wootton (Groom's brother) and James Grubham (Brides brother).

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The following came from the Knightwick School Admission's Register,-

Esther Elizabeth Grubham
Born: 15th April, 1877
Last School: Whitbourne CES
Admission to
Knightwick School : 4th June, 1888
Parent: Philip Grubham
Living at: Ankerdine Hill
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Leaving: 20th May 1889


The baptism for Bawden Wooton.

He was baptised with his sister Elizabeth Evelyn Wooton, born, June qtr 1894
April 25th 1894
At: St Matthias, Birmingham.
Parents: Jessie and Ellen Wootton.
Jessie's occupation: Labourer.
Abode: Bk 20 Burbury Street.
Vicar: Philip W. G. Fillsul.

Elizabeth Evelyn Wooton, died, aged 1, in March qtr. 1895, Birmingham.

Bawden Wooton, died aged 69, in September qtr. 1961, Ludlow.




Nathaniel left effects of £367. 11s 10d to his widower Esther on 9th October 1925.