James Sheldon, Sr.

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James Sheldon, Sr.

Birthplace: Cannock, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Edward Sheldon, Sr. and Lavinia Sheldon
Husband of Alice Victoria Sheldon
Father of James Sheldon, Jr.; Albert Edward Sheldon and Doris Victoria Simkins
Brother of Alice Amelia Sheldon; Charles Edward Sheldon, Jr.; William Alfred Sheldon; Laura Reddington; Henry Sheldon and 1 other

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About James Sheldon, Sr.

James, following his time in the Cannock Union Workhouse (source: 1891 Census), became a Coal Cleaner. James found boarding in the home of Henry Rowbotham of East Street, Cannock. (source: 1901 Census).


James Sheldon, born c.1890, Cannock, Staffordshire, is listed as a Barman working in Birmingham in the 1911 Census. He was boarding with the family of Frederick Harry Crook, a licensed victualler, who might have also been James' employer.

They lived / worked at "Dog and Parteridge", Moseley St, Birmingham.

According to the website MidlandsPubs.co.uk, Frederick Harry Crook was the licensee for the "Dog and Partridge" from 1911 - 1926.



SHELDON James of 7 Belper-place Grace-road Birmingham 11 died 3 August 1947 at 1a Raddlebarn-road Birmingham 29 Administration Birmingham 7 January to Alice Victoria Sheldon widow. Effects £239 11s. 6d.

Source: National Probate Calendar, Ancestry.co.uk

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James Sheldon, Sr.'s Timeline

July 26, 1887
Cannock, Staffordshire, England

Source: FreeBMD.org.uk, as well as the 1891 Census

Note: According to the 1901 Census, James was born c.1888 in Cannock

Source: 1939 UK Register, FindMyPast.co.uk; Ref. No.: RG101/5576I/022/44

Age 24
Solihull, UK

Source: FreeBMD.org.uk

May 23, 1914
Age 26
Birmingham, Warwickshire, UK

Source: FreeBMD.org.uk

Age 30
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Source: FreeBMD.org.uk

May 28, 1924
Age 36
Birmingham, Warwickshire, UK

Source: FreeBMD.org.uk

August 3, 1947
Age 60
Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom