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Cole Family Aston?


master brummie

This could be Frederick William Cole with his Mom, Dad and siblings in 1891 census. Living at 4 Railway Terrace, Aston

Henry Cole B1838 Bham - Blacksmith
Mary Cole B1840 Bham
Edward E Cole B1868 bham (son) - General Labourer
Rose Cole B1870 Bham (daughter) - Press worker
Ada Cole B1872 Bham (daughter) - Press Worker
Frederick Cole B1874 Bham(son) - Painter
Thomas Cole B1876 Bham (son) - Apprentice
Emily Cole B1877 Bham (daughter) - scholar
Francis Cole B1880 Bham (son) - scholar
Charlotte B1883 Bham (Daughter) - scholar

Quite a few!!!!!


bluecoat boy

proper brummie kid
yep i am sure thats them that thomas cole trained to be a train driver an my great great grandad was a blacksmith so its a good chance its them !!! susan u r a star xx


master brummie
Frederick Albert Cole married Sarah Ann Fellows 1929
In 1930 they are living at 83 Kingstanding Road, Perry Barr Ward.

I'm off to watch my programmes now but I'm sure someone else from the 'night shift' will pick up on this.:)



Kiwi Brummie Admin' Team
Here are the family 1881

Dwelling 29 Railway Terrace
Census Place Aston, Warwick, England

Name RelationMarital StatusGenderAgeBirthplaceOccupationDisability
Henry COLE Head M Male 43 Birmingham, Warwick, England Edge Tool Maker
Mary . COLE Wife M Female 42 Birmingham, Warwick, England
Job H. COLE Son U Male 17 Birmingham, Warwick, England Iron Platers Heater
Edward E. COLE Son U Male 13 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar
Rose COLE Daur Female 11 Birmingm, Warwick, England Scholar
Ada COLE Daur Female 9 Birmingm, Warwick, England Scholar
Frederick W. COLE Son Male 13 Birmingm, Warwick, England Scholar Thomas A. COLE Son Male 5 Birmingm, Warwick, England Scholar
Emily E. COLE Daur Female 3 Birmingm, Warwick, England Scholar
Francis V. COLE Son Male 5 m Birmingham, Warwick, England
Charles H. COLE Boarder Male 10 Birmingham, Warwick, England Scholar
Emma COLE Wid W Female 33 Birmingham, Warwick, England Steel Pen Maker

And this maybe Henry and Mary's marraige going by Job's age
[SIZE=+1]Marriages Mar 1863 [/SIZE]
COLE Henry Birmingham 6d39
PITCH Mary Anne Birmingham 6d39

Chris/Pom :angel:


Kiwi Brummie Admin' Team
If Mary Ann Pitch is your Mary then this maybe her family in 1841 as only one came up with the right age and name

Place: Birmingham -Warwickshire
Civil Parish: B'ham (St Mary)
Address: Baggot St

Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
PITCH Nicholas M 30 Gun Maker Warwickshire
PITCH Sarah F 20 Outside Census County (1841)
PITCH Mary F 1 Outside Census County (1841)
PITCH John M 2m Warwickshire


master brummie

Marriage of Alice Cole to Thomas B GREENFIELD 1921 JAS ASTON ref 6d 981 but as you can see it is Greenfield not Greenway.

possible children
Leslie T Greenfield B1922 Aston
John Greenfield B1925 Bham
Peter Greenfield B1929 Bham

Is this on the correct track?

They buried Mr John Greenfield yesterday.
I was at the memorial service in Shirley.RIP