The 'Horne' Family

1856 - Eliza Jane
1858 - Jemima Emma

 

 

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Herbert Walter Horne
1883 - 1952

 

Herbert Walter Horne  

Born:

July 5, 1883 Mattishall
Died: March 27, 1952 Mattishall - age 68 years
Buried: March 31, 1952 Mattishall Cemetery, Norfolk - Entry 565
Parents William Mann Horne (1858)
&
Bertha Dann
 

 

 

Wife: 1

Louisa Holt  

Born:

1879 Guildford - June quarter (2a 71)
Died: August 14, 1925 Norfolk Norwich Hospital - 46 years
Buried: August 27, 1925 Mattishall Cemetery, Norfolk - Entry 264
Parents  
&
 

 

Married:

September 1, 1907 Primitive Methodist Chapel, Mattishall, Norfolk

 

 

Children:

Name:

Date of birth:
Birth Place:
Bertha Louisa Horne January 14, 1908 Blofield - (Mar quarter 4b 203)
Philip S. Horne ? 1918 ? Blofield - (Mar quarter 4b 257) ?

There is recorded a child death in 1919 of a Philip S. Horne aged 0 - Blofield (Mar quarter 4b 321)
This is more than likely the same child.


Wife: 2

Hilda Laura Wymer  

Born:

1897 Norwich - Sep quarter (4b 178)
Died: 1986 Norwich
Buried:    
Parents Henry Wymer
&
Laura Emma Pollington

Henry Wymer and Laura Emma Pollington married at Norwich in the Mar quarter of 1897

Married:

1926 Norwich - Dec quarter (4b 489)


 

File Information:

Herbert Walter Horne - born July 5, 1883 at Mattishall

1891: Census - Whitwell Common, Great Whitchingham
Thomas Arthurton - Head - Age 55 - Farmer & Grocer - born Sall, Norfolk
Maria Arthurton - Wife - age 60 - born Great Whitchingham, Norfolk
Herbert Horne - Grandson - age 7 - born Mattishall, Norfolk

1901: Census - 1 Hertford Road, Devonshire Terrace, Edmonton, Middlesex
James Inglis - Head - single - age 28 - Baker Manager employed (at home) - born Scotland
Isabella Inglis - Mother - Widwow - age 54 - born Scotland
Marjorie A. Inglis - Sister - Single age 21 - born Scotland
Herbert W. Horne - Servant - Single - age 17 - Baker Manager - born Mattishall, Norfolk

1910 - 1915: Electoral Roll - Blofield
Herbert Walter Horne - Chapel Street

1911: Census - The Street, Blofield Norwich
Herbert Walter Horne - Head - Married - age 27 (1884) - Baker worker - born Mattishall Norfolk
Louisa Horne - Wife - married 4 years - age 31 (1880) born Surrey, Stoke
Bertha Louisa Horne - Dau - age 3 (1908) Braydiston, Norfolk

Herbert was to return to Mattishall to take over his father's shop in South Green after his father William Mann Horne (1858) tragically died a slow and agonising death 3 days after falling from his horse and trap in 1921.

Outside the now demolished family shop in South Green
Bertha Horne and her step-mother Hilda Horne (nee Wymer) and Topsy the dog

1922 - Kelly's Directory of Norfolk-under Mattishall: Herbert Walter Horne, shopkeeper, South Green

1925 - Kelly's Directory of Norfolk-under Mattishall: Herbert Walter Horne, shopkeeper, South Green

1925: Herbert's wife Lousia dies

1926: Marriage Record - Herbert married Hilda L Wymer at Norwich - Dec quarter (4b 489)

1929 - Kelly's Directory of Norfolk-under Mattishall: Herbert Walter Horne, grocer, South Green

Herbert gave up the shop in the 1930's and became the Postman for Mattishall and Mattishall Burgh, his nephew Russell William Horne (1929) remembers that he used to help him on his rounds. Russell said he would often use a bike but in the winter snow he would walk, his round aslo included Clippings Green and in thick snow it was quite a trek.

Busby's Cottages (now demolished) with the Butchers on the left
     

After leaving the shop Herbert lived in what was called Busby's Cottages on Church Plain. It is said that at Christmas time the front room was cleared and he would pluck and dress fowl for Christmas dinner plates.

Mattishall Local Preacher
Late Mr. Herbert Horne - The funeral service took place at Mattishall Methodist Church on Monday for Mr. Herbert Horne of Church Plain, Mattishall who was 68. He was village postman for 12 years, retiring in 1950 owing to ill health. Mr. Horne had been a local preacher for 31 years. The service was conducted by the Rev. A.B. Gower's superintendent minister, East Dereham Circuit, assisted by Rev. E.S. Earle. There then follows a long list of mourners

More on Louisa Holt

1879: Birth record - Louisa Holt at Guildford - Jun quarter (2a 71)

Headstone
Burgh Lane Cemetery Mattishall


In
Loving Memory of
LOUIE
The Dearly Loved Wife Of
HERBERT HORNE
Died August 14th 1925
Aged 46 Years

 

More on Hilda Laura Wymer

Hilda's father and grandparents
1881: Census - Cottage, Moulton, Blofield, Norfolk
Henry Wymer - Head - age 39 - Ag Lab - Moulton
Emily Wymer - Wife - age 35 - Freethorpe - nee Emily Traxon
Emily Wymer - Dau - age 14 - Moulton
Ann M Wymer - Dau - age 12 -Scholar - Moulton
Thonja Wymer - Dau - age 10 - Scholar - Moulton
Ettie Wymer - Dau - age 8 - Scholar - Moulton
Henry Wymer - Son - age 5 - Scholar - Moulton - Hilda's father
Minnie Wymer - Dau - age 3 - Scholar - Moulton
Dennis Wymer - Son - age 1 - Moulton
Lewis Wymer - Son - age 1 - Moulton

1891: Census - Acle Road Moulton, Blofield, Norfolk
Henry Wymer - Head - age 49 1842 - Ag Lab - Moulton
Emily Wymer - Wife - age 46 - Freethorpe Norfolk - nee Emily Traxon
Ann Wymer - Dau - single - age 24 - Moulton
Henry Wymer - Son - age 15 - Ag Lab - Moulton - Hilda's father
Minnie Wymer - Dau - age 13 - Moulton
Dennis Wymer - Son - age 11 - Ag Lab - Moulton
Lewis Wymer - Son - age 11 - Ag Lab - Moulton
Walter Wymer - Son - age 9 - Scholar - Moulton
Nellie Wymer - Dau - age 6 - Scholar - Moulton
Arthur J Wymer - Son - age 3 - Moulton
George E Rouse - Visitor - single - age 22 - Ag Lab - Potter Heigham, Norfolk

Hilda's parents married
1897:
Marriage record - Henry Wymer married Laura Emma Pollington at Norwich - Mar quarter - (4b 257)

Hilda's Grandparents
George married Mary Ann Gates in the Jun quarter of 1870 at Forehoe
1901: Census - Church Street Bawburgh, Norfolk
George Pollinton - Head - age 50 1840 - Shoe Maker - Barford Norfolk
Mary Ann Pollington - Wife - age 55 - Barford
Hilda Wymer - Grand Daughter - age 5 - Norwich

Meanwhile Hilda's parents were here
1901: Census - 80 Stafford Street Norwich
Henry Wymer - Head - age 25 - Grocers Warehouseman - Moulton
Laura E Wymer - Wife - age 28 - Bawburgh
George H Wymer - Son - age 2 - Norwich

1911: Census - 80 Stafford Street Norwich
Henry Wymer - Head - age 35 1876 - Grocer's Carter - Moulton St Mary, Norfolk
Laura Emma Wymer - Wife - age 38 - Bawburgh
Hilda Laura Wymer - Dau - age 13 - School - Norwich
George Henry Wymer - Son - age 12 - School - Norwich
Ada Emily Wymer - Dau - age 9 - School - Norwich
Married for 14 years - 3 children, all living - property had 6 rooms
George Henry Wymer died in the Sep quarter of 1969 at Norwich - Born Sep 11th 1898
Ada Emily married Ernest Herbert Matthews in the Dec quarter of 1928 at Norwich

 

 

More on Bertha Louisa Horne

1934: Marriage record - Bertha L. Horne married Harry M. Norton at Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 634)
Bertha and Harry had children:

Patricia L. Norton (1935)
Phillip F. Norton (1937)
Elizabeth H . Norton (1940)

 

 

   

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