Robert John Percival (1833 - 1882)

Born: 1833 (Sep 23) Rotherhithe, London
Died: 1882 (Nov 10) Rotherhithe, London

Family Relationships

Parents:
Thomas Henry Percival (1792 - 1850)
Ann Crouch (1795? - 1850)

Marriages:
1858 (Jul 25) Southwark, London
  to Charlotte Jeffreys (1822 - 1900)

Siblings:
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Children:
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Known History

Baptised 1833 (Oct 27) St Mary Rotherhithe

Living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1841 census
A labourer living in Rotherhithe at 1851 census

Married in St John's church, Southwark, London

Worked as a waterman for Custom House, London
Living in Woolf Street, Bermondsey at 1861 census
Living in Elephant Lane, Rotherhithe at 1871 census

A patient in Guys Hospital, Southwark at 1881 census
Died at 17 Elephant Lane, Rotherhithe, London
Buried 1882 (Nov 18) Nunhead Cemetery, London

Family surname also spelt Perciful or Percifull

Parents

Married 1824 (Aug 15) St John, Horsleydown
Living in Russell St, Rotherhithe at 1841 census

Father baptised 1792 (Feb 5) Sutton at Hone, Kent
  (his parents were John and Elizabeth Percival)
  - worked as a dock porter and later as a foreman
  - died 1850 (Mar 24) Rotherhithe, London
  - buried 1850 (Mar 31) Rotherhithe, London

Mother a widow in 1824 (maiden surname unknown)
  - buried 1850 (Mar 10) Rotherhithe, London

Siblings

Elizabeth Ann born 1824 (Sep 26) Rotherhithe
  - baptised 1824 (Nov 3) Rotherhithe, London
  - living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1841 census
  - married 1844 (Apr 21) to William Sammons
  - living in Charlton Vale, London at 1851 census
  - possibly died 1856 (2nd Qtr) Lambeth, London
    (her husband married Ann Wheeler in 1860)

Mary Ann born 1828 (May 4) Rotherhithe, London
  - baptised 1828 (May 30) Rotherhithe, London
  - living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1841 census
  - married 1844 (Jan 1) to Henry George Fifield
  - living in Rotherhithe at 1851 and 1861 census
  - married 1863 (4th Qtr) to James Steel Record
  - living in Rotherhithe at 1871 and 1881 census
  - living in East Dulwich, London at 1891 census
  - living in Penge, London at 1901 & 1911 census
  - died 1915 (4th Qtr) Croydon area, Surrey

Thomas Henry born 1830 (Dec 18) Rotherhithe
  - baptised 1831 (Jan 16) Rotherhithe, London
  - a mast maker in Rotherhithe at 1851/1861 census
  - possibly married Sarah Jane (no details known)
  - a waterman in Bermondsey at 1871 census
  - a labourer in Bermondsey, London at 1881 census
  - a waterman in Bermondsey at 1891 census
  - died 1899 (4th Qtr) Greenwich, London
  - buried 1899 (Nov 2) Brockley Cemetery?

Sarah Ann born 1837 (Mar 4) Rotherhithe, London
  - baptised 1837 (Mar 12) Rotherhithe, London
  - buried 1837 (Mar 27) Rotherhithe, London

Alfred Edward born 1838 (May 26) Rotherhithe
  - baptised 1838 (Jun 22) Rotherhithe, London
  - living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1841 census
  - married 1858 (Feb 16) to Charlotte Dunbar
  - worked as a labourer in Greenwich, London
    (living there at 1861/1871/1881/1891 census)
  - a dock labourer in Deptford, London in 1901
  - buried 1902 (Sep 13) Greenwich Cemetery

Ann Susan born 1839 (Oct 11) Rotherhithe, London
  - baptised 1839 (Oct 25) Rotherhithe, London
  - buried 1839 (Dec 31) Rotherhithe, London

Children

Robert John born 1859 (Jun 26) Bermondsey, London
  - baptised 1859 (Oct 30) St John, Horsleydown
  - living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1871 census
  - married 1879 (Sep 28) to Mary Ann Hyde
  - a waterman in Bermondsey, London at 1881 census
  - a customs officer in Rotherhithe at 1891 census
  - died 1894 (Oct 29) Rotherhithe, London
    (after an accidental fall at the Surrey Docks)
  - buried 1894 (Nov 5) Nunhead Cemetery, London

William Thomas born 1861 (1st Qtr) Bermondsey
  - with parents in Rotherhithe at 1871/1881 census
  - married 1886 (May 16) Poplar to Ellen Hyde
  - a policeman in East Ham, London at 1891 census
  - a policeman in St Johns Wood in 1901 & 1911
    (living there in Loudoun Road until his death)
  - died 1922 (Dec 19) St Johns Wood, London

James Alfred born 1863 (1st Qtr) Bermondsey
  - with parents in Rotherhithe at 1871/1881 census
  - married 1883 (Dec 16) Horsleydown, London
      to Alice Esther Caroline Peerless (or Pearless)
  - a greengrocer in Bermondsey at 1891/1901 census
  - a potato salesman in Kew, Surrey at 1911 census
  - later lived in Turnham Green and Chiswick
  - died 1932 (Aug 29) Chiswick, London

Charlotte Maria born 1865 (3rd Qtr) Bermondsey
  - living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1871 census
  - baptised 1876 (Nov 12) St Mary, Rotherhithe
  - living with parents in Rotherhithe at 1881 census
  - married 1886 (Apr 26) Bermondsey, London
      to Henry George Saunders (1861 - 1934)
  - visiting her mother in Rotherhithe at 1891 census
  - living in Barnsbury, London at 1901/1911 census
    (living there in Ellington Street until her death)
  - died 1934 (1st Qtr) Barnsbury, London