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Ethel BLACKNELL b. 15 Feb 1896 d. 16 Apr 1978

Ethel BLACKNELL b. 15 Feb 1896 d. 16 Apr 1978 - Overview

Name Full Name Ethel BLACKNELLi
Forename Ethel
Sex Female
Birth 15 Feb 1896i, ii, iii, iv, Ruabon, Denbighshire
Death 16 Apr 1978iv, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
Parents Frederick BLACKNELL x Clara FREER [Family]
Spouse Robert OWEN b. 5 Jun 1894 [Family]
Children 1. Robert Charles OWEN b. 29 May 1920 d. 22 Dec 2008
Change Date Date 3 Mar 2021
Time 14:34

Ethel BLACKNELLi, eldest daughter of Frederick BLACKNELL and Clara FREER [Family], was born on 15 Feb 1896i, ii, iii, iv in Ruabon, Denbighshire. Ethel died on 16 Apr 1978iv in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire aged 82. Cause of death - 1a Cerebrovascular accident 1b Senility.

Before 1927 she residedv, 1 in Ruabon, Denbighshire. In 1927 she residedvi in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. In 1965 she resided2 in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire.

One son listed.




Robert Charles OWEN was born on 29 May 1920vii, viii. Robert died on 22 Dec 2008 in Ilfracombe, Devon aged 88.




1. After the 1926 miners strike there was no work. Forced a move from Ruabon to Nottingham.
2. (postcard to Gladys c/o Ethel & Bob)


i. Birth Certificates.; Page birth certificate for Ethel Blacknell, born 15/2/1896; citing /257, Wrexham registration district, Ruabon sub-district; [Source Record]; Certainty Unknown ('4')
ii. "Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901." online database.; Page (accessed 8 Jun 2011), entry for 31; Class: RG13; Piece: 3184; Folio: 48; Page: 33.; [Source Record]; Certainty Secondary Evidence
iii. "Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911." online database.; Page (accessed 23 Aug 2018), entry for Mary Ann Freer household, Dynhynlle Cottage near Ruabon; RD 621, SD 2, ED 6, SN 46; [Source Record]; Certainty Primary Evidence
iv. Death Certificates.; Page death certificate for Ethel Blacknell, died 16/4/1978; citing /223, Nottingham registration district, Nottingham sub-district; [Source Record]; Certainty Unknown ('4')
v. interview by Paul Blacknell, personal knowledge, not recorded. 26/12/2004; Page Iola Hughes; [Source Record]; Certainty Secondary Evidence
vi. letter to Paul Blacknell, 10 Jun 2004; privately held by Blacknell; [Source Record]; Certainty Secondary Evidence
vii. 1939 Register. RG 101. The National Archives of the UK, London; Page Nottingham, entry for Robert Owen household.; [Source Record]; Certainty Primary Evidence
viii. letter to Paul Blacknell, Feb 2005; privately held by Blacknell; [Source Record]; Certainty Secondary Evidence