Arthur John Christopher

M, #598, b. 14 January 1880, d. 4 December 1963
Arthur John Christopher|b. 14 Jan 1880\nd. 4 Dec 1963|p598.htm|Albin Christopher|b. c 1856|p600.htm|Susan Stone|b. c 1855|p601.htm|John Christopher|b. 22 Mar 1825\nd. 2 Dec 1908|p632.htm|Jane Isaac|b. c 1829\nd. 4 Nov 1900|p633.htm|William Stone||p637.htm||||
     Arthur was born at Street, Somerset, England, on 14 January 1880. He was the son of Albin Christopher and Susan Stone.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at High Street, Street, Somerset, England. Those recorded in the household were: Albion (sic) Christopher, head; Susan Christopher, wife; Arthur Christopher, son; Ella M Christopher, daughter.1
Arthur was often known as "Abbey." Arthur John Christopher was employed in 1891 at C & J. Clark Ltd, Street, Somerset, England.2 He was a shoemaker.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Vestry Lane, Street, Somerset, England. Those recorded in the household were: Albin Christopher, head; Susan Christopher, wife; Arthur Christopher, son; Mabel Christopher, daughter; Maurice Christopher, son; Elsie Christopher, daughter; Morley Christopher, son; Emma Christopher, daughter; George Carver, lodger; Elizabeth Edgar, nurse.3

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 9 Cobden Terrace, Wilfred Road, Street, Somerset, England. Those recorded in the household were: Albin Christopher, head; Susan Christopher, wife; Arthur Christopher, son; Mabel Christopher, daughter; Maurice Christopher, son; Elsie Christopher, daughter; Morley Christopher, son; Rose Christopher, daughter; Lily Christopher, daughter; Vida Stone, niece.4
He married Florence B Mills. Arthur was the executor of George Stone's estate at High Court of Justice, Wells, Somerset, England, on 28 February 1917.5 He was the informant for Elihu Hawkins's death at 6 Strode Cottages, Street, Somerset, England, on 2 May 1931.6 He resided at 32 Leigh Road, Street, Somerset, England, on 30 July 1932.7 Arthur died on 4 December 1963 at age 83.
Charts
Chart (box): Descendants of William Christopher (b. c1800)
Chart (indented): Descendants of William Christopher (b. c1800)

Children of Arthur John Christopher and Florence B Mills

Citations

  1. [S69] 1881, English Census, "Arthur Christopher, son, single, aged 1, born in Street, Somerset, resident at High Street."
  2. [S414] Ornamental shoemaker's last presented to Arthur Christopher by the Directors of C & J Clark Ltd, , "PRESENTED BY THE DIRECTORS OF C&J. CLARK LTD. Arthur Christopher 1891 - 1957."
  3. [S213] 1891, English Census, "Arthur Christopher, son, single, aged 11, born in Street, Somerset, shoemaker, resident at Vestry Lane."
  4. [S61] 1901, English Census, "Arthur Christopher, son, single, aged 21, born in Street, Somerset, clicker (boot), worker, resident at 9 Cobden Terrace, Wilfred Road."
  5. [S238] Shoemaker George Stone of Street in the County of Somerset, Probate dated 28 February 1917.
  6. [S241] Elihu Hawkins, Death Certificate, "Second May 1931, 6 Strode Cottages, Street, Elihu Hawkins, Male, 74 years, Formerly a Boot & Shoe Finisher (Factory Hand), Cause of death: (I) a Cerebral Haemorrhage G. Hyperfriesis C. arterio Sclerosis (II) Myocardial degeneration NO PM Certified by Daniel Struthers MB, Informant: Arthur J Christopher, nephew, 23 Leigh Road, Street, Registered: Second May 1931, W. J. Fear Registrar."
  7. [S415] Application for a Land Registry search affecting land in the county of Somerset and parish of Street known as "Wraschill", Arthur John Christopher, 23 Leigh Road, Street, Somerset, Clicker, 30 July 1932.
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