Horwood, ROSE 1 2 3

Birth Name Horwood, ROSE
Nick Name (Grandma)
Gender female
Age at Death 80 years, 11 months, 2 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1889-08-30 Watford, Hertfordshire, England in Southern Road (at home?) 1 2 4a 5a
Residence 1891 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 112 Estcourt Road 6a
Event Note

1891 Census  of England:
Horwood: George 29, Harriet 29, Maggie 5, Rose 1, and Harry  1 mth. Boarding with them is Jane Parrott, 60.  [Presumed to be Harriet's aunt - see Census 1871] The dwelling is a stand-alone building.
Occupation:  George - Carpenter, Maggie - Scholar, and Jane - Straw Plaiter.
Born: George and Harriet are born in Leighton B, Beds; Maggie in Wolverton, Bucks; Rose and Harry in Watford, Herts; and Jane in Wilstone, Herts.

Residence 1901 Old Alresford St Mary's, Alresford, Hampshire, England National Orphans Home 1 2 3a 7 8a
Event Note

1901 Census  of England:
Horwood: Harry 10 and Rose 12 at National Orphans Home, Old Alresford, Southampton after the death of their father. Eldest child, Maggie, stayed with mother, Rose, to raise the younger children.

Full narrative in "Some information about the Horwoods" Joy (Beach) Williams

Occupation   Old Alresford St Mary's, Alresford, Hampshire, England Pupil-Teacher 3
Event Note

Returned to National Orphans Home as Pupil-Teacher

Occupation 1911   General Domestic Servant 9a 3
Event Note

1911 Census  of England:
Horwood: Rose. Working at 11 Oxhey Rd, Watford for Alexander E (64) and Charlotte A (56) Russell, and daughter (?)  Constance M, (24).

Marriage 1911-12-26 Watford, Hertfordshire, England George Gurney 10a 2 1
Residence 1915 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 18 Banbury Street 11a
Residence 1939-09-29 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 17b Kelmscott Close  
Occupation 1939-09-29 Watford, Hertfordshire, England Unpaid Domestic Duties 5a
Death 1970-08-00 Watford, Hertfordshire, England Jul-Aug-Sep 12a


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Horwood, GEORGE AUSTIN18621898-08-14
Mother Parrott, HARRIET1862-01-001950-12-17
    Sister     Horwood
    Sibling     Horwood
    Sister     Horwood, Maggie 1885-08-23
    Sibling     Horwood
    Sibling     Horwood
         Horwood, ROSE 1889-08-30 1970-08-00
    Brother     [Living], [Living]
    Brother     Horwood, Jack 1892-08-22 1981
    Sister     Horwood, Harriet (Hettie) 1893-09-19 1981
    Sister     Horwood, Winifred 1895-08-04 1947-12-07
    Brother     Horwood, Fred Austin 1898-06-05 1954


Family of Gurney, GEORGE and Horwood, ROSE

Married Husband Gurney, GEORGE ( * 1885-05-03 + 1968-03-17 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
[Living], [Living]
Gurney, Vera Rosalie1912-10-072000-01-01
Gurney, Margaret Eleanor1914-08-031990
Gurney, Edward George19201921
Gurney, Gwendoline Joyce1922-06-042011-05-14
Gurney, Kenneth Ronald1925-09-222004-07-19
Gurney, Roy Edwin19272016

Source References

  1. Vera (Gurney) Stuart via E J Leader: Gurney Family - Vera Stuart via EJL
  2. Vera (Gurney) Stuart copied by S J Leader: Gurney Family by Vera Stuart
  3. (c) Vince Pemberton: Alresford Displayed Issue #7 - 1982
      • Page: Harry Horwood - About Alresford - Alresford Displayed.htm
  4. England Wales Death Index 1916-2007
      • Page: Oct Nov Dec 1889, HOR-HOU, 3a 560; EnglandWalesFreeBMDBirthIndex1837-1915ForRoseHorwood.jpg
  5. UK Goverment: 1939 Register of England and Wales
      • Date: 1939-09-29
      • Page: RG101/1642I/022/28 Letter Code: DEXA; 1939 Register George and Rose Gurney TNA_R39_1642_1642I_022.jpg
  6. 1891 Census of England
      • Page: Watford/St Andrews/2/1118/51/pg 40; 1891EnglandCensusForRoseHorwood.jpg
  7. Joy (Beach) Williams: Some information about the Horwood Family
  8. 1901 Census of England
      • Page: Southampton/Old Alresford/Old Alresford St Mary's/Alresford/Petersfield/Old Alresford/Page 6/Schedule 34; 1901EnglandCensusForRose and Harry Horwood.jpg
  9. 1911 Census of England - see Event Note for details
      • Page: Watford/140/20/210/7718;1911EnglandCensusForRoseHorwood.jpg
  10. Family Search: England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
      • Page: 1911/Oct-Nov-Dec/p 383/3 a 1538a; 1911 George Gurney m Rose Horwood BMD_M_1911_4_AZ_000397.jpg and 1911 Rose Horwood m George Gurney index BMD_M_1911_4_AZ_000479.jpg
  11. UK Government: National Roll of the Great War
      • Source text:

        page 157:

        "Gurney, G., Private, R.A.V.C.
        Volunteering in 1914, he was drafted in the same year to Egypt and Palestine, where he did valuable work in many important engagements. He afterwards proceeded to Salonika and was engaged on important duties with his unit until the close of the war. He was demobilised in April 1919 after returning home, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
        18, Banbury Street, Watford. X3354"

        Transcribed by SJL; George Gurney WW1 Service gb1359-00164.jpg

        NB Other Gurneys on page and on Other Gurneys WWI Service gb1359-00163.jpg

  12. England and Wales Death Registration Index, 1837-2007
      • Page: 4B/804; 1970 Rose Horwood Gurney d - transcript.pdf and 1970 Rose Horwood Gurney d BMD_D_1970_3_AZ_000427.jpg