Elsie Whitehouse [1901 - 1979]

[1901 - 1979] FMM

Born: 21 September 1901

Birth Certificate:

Registration DistrictDudley
in the Sub-District ofRowley Regis
in the County ofStafford
When and where born21st September 1901, Corngreaves Rd
Name of Father Mark Whitehouse
Name of Mother Esther Whitehouse formerly Davies
Profession of FatherPainter and Glazier
InformantEsther Whitehouse, Mother, Corngreaves Rd Cradley Heath
When Registered23 October 1901

Father: Mark Whitehouse

Mother: Esther Davies

5-generation pedigree

1902 circa 1902

Siblings: (for dates, etc, see the extended family)

  1.   Elsie Whitehouse
  2. William Henry Whitehouse
  3. Nellie Whitehouse
  4. Harold Whitehouse (photograph, 1942)
    Something is known of the family of Ada Grove, the wife of Harold Whitehouse.
    Indented pedigrees of her father and mother are available.
  5. Edward Whitehouse
  6. Albert Whitehouse
    Albert Whitehouse was married at the High Town Ragged School, and was at one time Mayor of Halesowen.
  7. Dennis Raymond Whitehouse (photograph, 1925)

Kenneth Poole took many photographs of the family

Entries from the Family Bible

1918 circa 1918

Married: Joshua Cornelius Poole 24 October 1924

Marriage Certificate:

Registration DistrictDudley
Solemnized atThe Parish Church
in the Parish ofReddal Hill
in the County ofStaffordshire
When Married13 October 1924
Name and Surname Elsie Whitehouse
ResidenceField View House, Surfeit Hill, Cradley Heath
Father's NameMark Whitehouse
Father's ProfessionPainter and Decorator
WitnessesWilliam Poole jr, Nellie Whitehouse
groom's brother, bride's sister?

Josh With Joshua Poole

1920 With Joshua Poole and Nellie Whitehouse, circa 1920

1920 With Joshua Poole, circa 1920


  1. Maris Doreen Poole
  2. Kenneth Maxwell Poole

Died: 14 November 1979, Birmingham

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictBirmingham
in the Sub-District ofBirmingham
Administrative AreaMetropolitan District of Birmingham
Date and place of death14 November 1979, Arden Lodge, East Birmingham Hospital, Little Bromwich
Name and SurnameElsie Poole
Maiden surnameWhitehouse
Date and place of birth21 September 1901, Cradley Heath, West Midlands
InformantMaris Doreen Stanier
Usual address61 Farnhurst Road, Birmingham 36
Cause of deathIa Senile dementia
II Parkinson's disease
Date of Registration14 November 1979


OfElsie Poole of 32 St Kenelms Ave Halesowen, wife of Joshua Cornelius Poole
Dated19 October 1970
ExecutorsJoshua Cornelius Poole, if he survive her 7 days, otherwise Kenneth Maxwell Poole and Maris Doreen Stanier
WitnessesJ Small solicitor of Halesowen, R A Floyd trainee legal executive of "Lou Anne" Clement Rd Halesowen
LegaciesAll estate to husband Joshua Cornelius Poole, if he survive her 7 days, otherwise half to daughter Maris Doreen Stanier, or to her issue should she have died; and half to be held in trust for the issue of son Kenneth Maxwell Poole, until they reach 18 years.


OfElsie Poole
On30 January 1980


1901 - 1911New Road, Overend
1912Corngreaves Road, Cradley Heath (Map dated 1887)
1922 - 1924Field View House, Surfeit Hill, Cradley
1924 - 1930113 Corngreaves St
1930 - 1935Drew's Holloway, Halesowen
1935 - 1939 - 1954143 Haden Hill, Halesowen
1954 - 197732 St Kenelms Ave, Halesowen
telephone 021 550-6010 from 1973
1977 - 197961 Farnhurst Rd, Ward End, Birmingham
telephone 021 327-3008

1902 1918 1920

topReturn to Front Page Timeline Gazetteer of places mentioned Notes © Alan M Stanier (contact details)