The Leicestershire Kirkmans - 1650 to 2000:Information about John William Kirkman
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John William Kirkman (b. November 6, 1844, d. January 31, 1892)John William Kirkman (son of Robert Kirkman and Mary Ann Kirby)824 was born November 6, 1844 in Catter's Lodge, Swepstone, Leicestershire, England825, and died January 31, 1892 in Cosby, Leicestershire, England826, 827.He married Annie Elizabeth Parry on November 1877 in Lutterworth, Leics828, daughter of James Parry and Mary.
Notes for John William Kirkman:
He is buried at the Church of St Michael and All Angles, Cosby. The graveyard has been grassed over, but the gravestones are set around the edge. His grave is on the left, near the back, behind the large tree. The inscription reads:
In loving memory of John William Kirkman, died January 31 1892, aged 47 years. "Be ye also ready, for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man commeth" Also in fond remembrance of C F Kirkman son of above and of A E Kirkman who fell in action in France September 26 1916. He died the noblest death a man may die, fighting for God, and Right, and Liberty, and in such a death is immortality.
More About John William Kirkman:
Death certificate: February 11, 1892, Died of heart disease.829
Fact1: Bet. 1881 - 1891, Catter's Lodge was occupied by Samuel Hall.830
Fact2: 1881, 1881 Census says born in Heather.831
Lived: Bet. 1879 - 1883, Cosby Spinneys.832
Lived2: 1881, Broughton Astley (farmer).833
Lived3: Bet. 1885 - 1891, Kendall Lane, Cosby (between Hardy's Yard and Near Church) with 1 servant.834
Lived4: Ivy House Farm, Cosby.835
Occupation: 1881, Farmer of 62 acres, employing 3 men and 1 boy in Broughton Astley.836
More About John William Kirkman and Annie Elizabeth Parry:
Marriage: November 1877, Lutterworth, Leics.837
Children of John William Kirkman and Annie Elizabeth Parry are:
- Maud Marin Kirkman, b. 1879, Cosby Spinneys, Leicestershire, England838, 839, d. Abt. 1924840.
- Edith Winifred Parry Kirkman, b. 1880, Cosby Spinneys, Leicestershire, England841, 842, d. 1944, South Africa843.
- Mary Elizabeth Kirkman, b. 1883, Cosby Spinneys, Leicestershire, England844, d. 1962, Leicester, England845.
- +James William Parry Kirkman, b. 1885846, d. 1941, Edmonton, Canada847.
- Grace Ida Alice Kirkman, b. 1886848, d. May 4, 1934, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
- Charles Frederick Kirkman, b. August 1888, Blaby, England849, 850, d. September 24, 1916, France851.
- Robert Kirby Kirkman, b. June 25, 1891, Cosby, Leicestershire, England852, d. May 9, 1938, London, England853.