James TIBBLES (1856-1900)

1 James TIBBLES (1856-1900).

Born 1856, Naphill, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died Jun 1900, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. May have died aged 45 at Berkhamsted, ref: Civil Registration Index: 1837 - 1983, vol 3a, page 396.

Sp. Clara Jane SHORTLAND (1858-1928), dau. of John SHORTLAND (1831-1916) and Lavinia ROCKELL (1835?-1862).

1881 Census:
At the age of 23 Clara was keeping house for her widowed father John,Staff Sergeant Bucks Militia, after the death of his wife. She took care of her younger siblings Margaret, George, Mary Agnes Emma and Rupert, all of whom werre at school and whose ages ranged from 12 to 4. Asher mother (stepmother?) may have died at or following the birth of Rupert in 1877, Clara aged 19 may have taken care of the newborn Rupert from his earliest days.


England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, December 1882,vol. 3a, page 845:
She married James Tibbles, a grocer and bricklayer from Naphill in 1882.

1891 Census:
Living at 99 London Rd Terrace, Chipping Wycombe. Three children are recorded in the 1891 census: Edward (6), John (4) and Annie (2). The family had a domestic servant, Nellie Pearse aged 14.

1901 census
The Tibbles family are still there at 1 London Rd Terr, with the addition of William (10)... Catherine (6)... Clara (3)... and most significantly FRANK (age 8).
Interestingly Tibbles' also live at 5 London Rd Tce. Catherine (70) Widow, of Naphill, and Clara Jane (44), Daughter in law. Must be James' mother.

Note on Marriage to James TIBBLES: Source: England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, December 1882, vol. 3a, page 845.

1 Edward TIBBLES (1885- ).

Born 1885, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.

2 John TIBBLES (1887- ).

Born 1887, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.

3 Annie TIBBLES (1889- ).

Born 1889, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.

4 William TIBBLES (1891- ).

Born 1891, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.

5 Frank TIBBLES (1893- ).

Born 1893, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.

6 Catherine TIBBLES (1895- ).

Born 1895, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.

7 Clara TIBBLES (1898- ).

Born 1898, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK. Died.