Following on from yesterday’s post, here are some of my family living on the south coast at the time of the 1939 Register.
My other grandparents were living at 170 Portswood Road, Southampton. My grandfather was the Manager of a Wine, Beer and Spirits shop which they lived above.
My paternal great grandparents were living at ‘Aloma’ on Castleman’s Lane, Hayling Island. He was a retired Tinsmith.
My Homeyer relatives were living in Cardiff. Brother and sister, Charles and Adelaide, lived at 23 Treharris Street. He worked as a Clerk for the Local Authority Education Department.
I thought I would document some of the certificates I have in no particular order.
Henry Charles Homeyer and Grace Amy Young were married at the Parish Church, St Mary the Virgin in Cardiff, Glamorgan, on May 29th 1889.
Henry Homeyer was aged 35 and a Boatswain
Grace Young was 27 and a Spinster
His address was the Steam Ship ‘Mark Lane’ (? illegible)
Her address was 77 Duncan Road, Southsea
His father’s name was Charles (? illegible) Homeyer, his profession was Secretary of Post Ofice
Her father was Alfred Young, Captain Royal Navy (dead)
The wedding was witnessed by Edward Gardiner and Amelia (? illegible) Gardiner
Grace Young was the younger sister of my great-grandfather, Henry Young.
A trip to Cardiff in 2009
1891 Census 6 Silver Street, Adamsdown, Cardiff was the home of Charles and Grace Homeyer. 6 Silver Street, Adamsdown, Cardiff photographed in 2009.
Around 1897 they moved to 23 Treharris Street, Roath, Cardiff where they were at the time of the 1901 and 1911 census with their children Blanche and Charles. 23 Treharris Street, Roath, Cardiff photographed in 2009.