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Alfred Crawford Shelley

Male 1878 - 1968  (89 years)


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  • Name Alfred Crawford Shelley 
    Born 28 March 1878  Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation cabinet maker 
    Died 1968  Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Born at 0.7.30-- source: James Shelley (aka Jimmy)

      CheshireBMD website: Birth Certificate Cheshire West: CAT/49/29

      He was a cabinet maker by trade and I'm sure he started his own business in Woodstock, a suburb of the city of Cape Town.--source: James Shelley (aka Jimmy)

      Born at 29 Church Street, Newtown, Chester. Also lived at 17 St. Anne Street, Chester (1891 Census) & 76 Water Tower Street, Chester (1901 Census)
      Occupation: Carpenter
      Emigrated to South Africa early 1900's together with Ada Elizabeth Millington
      They married on 21 02 1904 at St. Saviour's Church in Claremont, Cape Town
      Children:
      Alfred born ? died 18 03 1906
      Lorna Emma born 13 03 1906 died ?
      John Stanley born 13 04 1910 died 00 00 1975
      Frank Raymond born 10 05 1913 died 00 00 199?
      Doris Georgina born 02 04 1915 died ?
      Edwin Eric born 21 08 1917 died 00 00 199?

      All born in Cape Town, South Africa

      1881 census transcription:
      Alfred Shelly, son, male, 3, born in Chester.

      1891 Census: 17 St Anne Street, Chester, Cheshire
      William Shelley, Head, Married, 40, joiner and builder, employer, Stone, Staffordshire
      Emma Shelley, Wife, Married, 42, Chester, Cheshire
      William Shelley, Son, Single, 14, Working under father, employed, Chester, Cheshire
      Alfred Shelley, Son, Single, 13, Scholar, Chester, Cheshire
      Edwin Shelley, Son, Single, 10, Scholar, Chester, Cheshire
      Arthur Shelley, Son, Single, 7, Scholar, Chester, Cheshire
      Franklin Shelley, Son, Single, 6, Chester, Cheshire

      1901 census:
      Alfred Shelley, son, single, 22, Joiner Carp., worker, Cheshire, Chester.
    Person ID I7296  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 November 2006 

    Father William Shelley,   b. 5 December 1851, Stone, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 March 1934  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Emma Crawford,   b. 15 March 1846, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 February 1917, Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 25 December 1875  St John's, Chester, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2523  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Ada Elizabeth Millington,   b. 16 January 1877, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 January 1960, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Divorced 12 November 1937  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lorna Emma Shelley,   b. 13 March 1906, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alfred Shelley,   b. 5 December 1904, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 March 1906  (Age 1 years)
     3. Stanley William Shelley,   b. 9 May 1908, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1909, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. John Stanley Shelley,   b. 13 April 1910, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 June 1975, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +5. LIVING
     6. LIVING
     7. LIVING
    Family ID F2154  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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