Elsie Nora Marr

(1892-1992)
FatherJoseph Fox Marr (1869-1943)
MotherAnnie Sackett (1870-1942)
Elsie Nora Marr, daughter of Joseph Fox Marr and Annie Sackett, was born in Sculcoates, YorkshireG, on 26 January 18921 and baptized there on 24 March 1892.2 She died aged 100 in Sarina, Queensland, AustraliaG, on 23 July 1992. She married in St Peter Port, GuernseyG, on 4 October 1918, Edgar William Corbet, son of Nicolas Corbet and Emma Lavinia Le Huray.3
     In 1901 Elsie was living at Victoria Avenue, St Sampson's, GuernseyG, in the household of her parents Joseph and Annie, and was recorded in the census as Elsie Marr, aged nine and born in England.4
     In 1911 she was living at 4 Albion Terrace, Vale Road, St Sampson'sG, in the household of her mother Annie, and was recorded as Elsie Nora Marr, a shop assistant, aged 19 and born in Hull.5

Children of Elsie Nora Marr and Edgar William Corbet

  • John Corbet b. 1920, d. 1920
  • Nora May Corbet b. 24 May 1921
  • Nancy Maud Corbet b. 1 Apr 1923, d. 27 May 1924
  • Dorothy Corbet b. 26 Jun 1927, d. 12 Aug 1952
Sackett Family Association descendants
Charlotte Wruck.
ChartsDescendants of Jabez Sackett
ReferenceR.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1892. Marr, Elsie Nora. Mother: Sackett. Sculcoates. 9d:136."
  2. Baptism, Hull, Yorkshire (England Births and Christenings, LDS FamilySearch), "24 Mar 1892, Elsie Ada Marr, d. of Joseph Fox Marr & Annie." [Ada must be a transcription error for Nora]
  3. Letter from Charlotte Wruck, Queensland, Australia, to Jenni Jerome, dated 8 Jan 2003.
  4. 1901 Channel Islands census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 5322/58
    Victoria Avenue, St Sampson's, Guernsey
    Joseph Marr, head, M, 31, life insurance agent, worker, b. England
    Annie Marr, wife, M, 31, b. England
    Leonard Marr, son, 10, b. England
    Elsie Marr, dau, 9, b. England
    Charles Marr, son, 7, b. England
    Sidney Marr, son, 4, b. England.
  5. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 34759, schedule 138
    4 Albion Terrace, Vale Rd, St Sampson's
    4 rooms
    Annie Marr, head, 41, married, m. 22y, 6 ch, 4 living, housewife, at home, b. Woodchurch, Kent, father b. Hythe, Kent
    Leonard Marr, son, 20, single, cabinet maker, worker, b. Hull, father b. Hunmanby, Yorks
    Elsie Nora Marr, dau, 19, single, shop assistant, worker, b. Hull, father b. Hunmanby, Yorks
    Charles Fredk Marr, son, 17, grocer assistant, worker, b. Hull, father b. Hunmanby, Yorks
    Sidney Marr, son, 14, house furnisher assistant, worker, b. Hull, father b. Hunmanby, Yorks.
Last Edited10 November 2016