FREDERICK WILLIAM TABOR
William Tabor, the eldest son of Thomas
and Priscilla, was born in 1858. On
23 November 1880
then living at
Haggerston, he married Elizabeth Mary Newland Morton from nearby
Mary’s sister was Eleanor Susanna Newland Morton who married Edmund Henry Wood
in 1884. After his death she became
a successful business woman with a woman’s clothing business.
She died from cancer in 1919 and left her substantial estate, including
homes, amongst them her residence then
to her niece Gertrude Davey (Tabor), half in trust for her son, Cecil Davey.
Much of this estate was lost in an investment by the Daveys and when
Cecil died in 1994 he left very little apart from his house.
Cecil was the only son of Gertrude and William Davey and although Cecil
married Adele there were no children, thus the Frederick William line died out.
William had been a Post Office employee all of his life.
Edmund Henry Wood who married Elizabeth Mary’s sister, Eleanor Susanna
was also a Post Office employee. Frederick
and Elizabeth had three daughters, Gertrude born in 1882, Maud born in 1886 and
Ethel in 1888. Both the younger
girls died in childhood, Maud at 10 years while the family was in Aston
Birmingham and Ethel at 11 months of meningitis.
eldest daughter, Gertrude was married to on
18 September 1905
aged 23 to William Joseph Davey, a plasterer, both of Walthamstow, their father
witnessing the marriage.
around 1911, Gertrude and William emigrated to the
after the birth of their only child Cecil. It
is not known whether
went with them or even visited. He
at 54 years from heart failure and cirrhosis of the liver.
He was described on his certificate as a Post Office Pensioner.
Still trying to trace Elizabeth Mary.