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Francisco DeSilva PALMER
16 December 1860 - 17 September 1931



        Francisco DeSilva PALMER, 7th child and 6th son of Emmanuel & Susannah, was born 16 December 1860 
        at Methwold.
        He married Mary PARKER in the autumn of 1883.  They lived at Steels Drove, Hilgay, West Norfolk.

        Their children were:

Francisco Charles Parker born 19 April 1884 baptised 8 June 1884 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Reginald Elijah Parker born 27 March 1886 baptised 27 June 1886 at All saints' Church, Hilgay
Muriel Frances Parker born 17 July 1888 baptised 16 September 1888 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Hilda DeSilva Parker born 14 April 1889 baptised 29 March 1891 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Douglas Emmanuel Parker born 25 January 1891 baptised 29 March 1891 All Saints' Church, Hilgay
St Vincent Teed Parker born 20 February 1893 baptised 23 August 1893 Died Mar Qtr 1894
Zoe Mildred born 1894 Dec Qtr baptised . .
Alphonso Ronald Robert born 29 January 1897 baptised 23 May 1897 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Algy DeSilva Teed Parker born 15 April 1899 baptised 17 Jan 1900 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Queenie Kate DeSilva born 1 January 1901 baptised 6 March 1901 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Freda Lilian A. born 16 January 1903 baptised 23 March 1903 at All Saints' Church, Hilgay
Eric Don Thursher born 1905 . . Died Sep. Qtr. 1906
Vera Constance DeSilva born 1907 March Qtr baptised . .
***All birth and baptism dates found in the Baptism Registers of All Saints' Church, Hilgay. [September 2002] On the 1891 U.K. Census, we find them: Norfolk, Hilgay, Steels Drove PRO Ref: RG12/1572 ED 8 Folio 103 Schedule 210
PALMER Francisco Head Age 30 bn Methwold, Norfolk Occ. - Agl Machine Owner & Machinest
PALMER Mary Wife Age 29 bn Cossey, Norfolk
PALMER Francisco D.P. Son Age 6 bn Hilgay, Norfolk Scholar
PALMER Reginald E.P. Son Age 5 bn Hilgay, Norfolk Scholar
PALMER Muriel F.P. Dau Age 3 bn Hilgay, Norfolk
PALMER Hilda D.P. Dau Age 2 bn Hilgay, Norfolk
PALMER Douglas E.P. Son Age 2m bn Hilgay, Norfolk
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29 August 2002 - I managed to access the online 1901 U.K. Census during it's test phase! Norfolk, Hilgay, Steels Drove PRO Ref: RG13/1894 - Folio 58 Schedule 107
PALMER Francises Head Age 40 Occ. - Threshing Machinest bn Norfolk, Methwold
PALMER Mary Wife Age 39 Norfolk, Cobbey [!]
PALMER Francisco C. Son Age 16 Threshing Engine Driver bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Reginald E. Son Age 15 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Muriel F. Dau Age 13 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Hilda D. Dau Age 11 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Douglas E. Son Age 10 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Zoe M. M. Dau Age 6 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Alphonso R. R. Son Age 4 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
PALMER Algy Du S. T. Son Age 1 bn Norfolk, Hilgay
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1912 Kelly's Directory of Norfolk - Hilgay PALMER Francisco, Threshing machine owner Francisco's Funeral Report - 21 September 1931
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Francisco's siblings: ................ Francisco & Mary's children:
Marear DeSilva Francisco Charles Parker
Emmanuel Reginald Elijah Parker
Louis Henry** Muriel Frances Parker
Lapauldro Hilda Desilva Parker
Ryfealyer Douglas Emmanuel
Don Thursalht Zoe Mildred
Angelo Stephen Alphonso Ronald
Younather DeSilva Algy DeSilva Teed Parker
Delfina Honor Queenie Kate DeSilva
Freda Lilian Alexandra
Vera Constance DeSilva
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This page created 9 January 2002 & amended/updated 23:26 02/11/2013