SOURCES

1. William Fitch death certificate 27 June 1850 @ Hackney Wick, South Hackney.
Age 69, Beer Seller, Asthma 20 years certified.
Informant Henry Fitch 7 Bird Cage Walk, Hackney Road. Registered 2 July 1850.
2. Allhallows London wall Parish Register. Robert Griffin Fitch's baptism record (25 May 1817).
3. William Fitch the stationers guild entry. Memorandum book stated:-

"William Fitch Junior, son of William Fitch Senior of London Wall, warehouseman, to William Linberg Grosvenor Junior, of Cornhill, Stationer. Seven years. No money".
4. St John, Hackney, Middlesex, UK Parish Register
Marriage of William Fitch (bachelor) and Ann Kingsbury (spinster) both of this parish (St John).
By Banns on the 1st January 1832. Both signed. Entry No. 219.
Witnesses were William Fitch (probably the Father) and William Jackson (was witness on other marriages as well).
5. General population census held on 6th June 1841. HO107/692 district 3 folio 47 page 13.
6. Ibid. HO107/692 district 3 folio 47 page 13.
7. William Fitch and Mary Ann/e Kershaw Marriage certificate by licence.
Married 11 August 1849 at St. Philip's Church, Dalston, Hackney.
Both of full age. He a widower and stationer, she a spinster.
Residence 3 Lansdown(e) Place
His Father William Fitch (Gardener)
Her Father William Kershaw (Dock Labourer on Docks)
Witnesses I H F Kershaw, S C Kershaw, John Jones.
8. General population census held on 6th June 1841. HO107/692 district 3 folio 47 page 13.
9. Elizabeth Fitch Death Certificate No. 255
Died on the 16th of May 1866 aged 86 years at 6 Durham Street, Bethnal Green, widow of William Fitch licenced victuallar, died from exhaustion (2 days) had been blind for 13 years. Informant was Elizabeth Petty present at death residence 6 Durham Street, Bethnal Green, registered 17 May 1866.
10. Allhallows London wall Parish Register. Baptisms 1803 to 1812.
11. Ibid. Baptisms 1808 to 1812.
12. Ibid. Baptism 25 May 1817 at Allhallows, London Wall, London, UK
Parents William and Elizabeth Fitch 77 London Wall
Occupation Porter
DOB given as 18 December 1816.
13. Allhallows, London Wall.
Robert Fitch, 77 London Wall, 19 July 1818, 19 months, page 12.
14. Allhallows London wall Parish Register.
15. Ibid. Baptism 24 Sep 1820 at Allhallows, London Wall, London, UK
Parents William and Elizabeth Fitch 77 London Wall
Occupation Warehouseman
DOB given as 8 May 1820.
16. Parish Register. Baptism record at St. Botolph, Bishopsgate MS 4518/2.
17. Ibid. Baptism record at St. Botolph, Bishopsgate MS 4518/2.
18. Baptism of Henry Fitch Son of Thomas and Phoebe Fitch 28th May 1815 at St. Leonards parish church, Shoreditch. Record number 2246.
Born 8th October 1814.
New Inn Yard, St. Leonards, Shoreditch.
Father's occupation "Sawyer".
19. IGI search. C096471
So: 597084 (RG4 4376).
20. Obtained from the 1841 census Enumeration district 29 - Page 22 (HO 107/693)
Parish of St. Matthew, Bethnal Green (Part of)
Hackney Road (Part of)
Tower Hamlets.
21. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
22. St Andrew, Holborn, Parish Register. William son of William and Elizabeth T(F)itch Gloucester Place.
23. Ibid. William son of William and Elizabeth T(F)itch Gloucester Place.
24. William Fitch the stationers guild entry.
25. William Fitch - freed from apprenticeship. Freed from the stationer's apprenticeship with William Linberg Grosvenor Junior of Cornhill, City of London.
26. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Baptism on 15 November 1835 of Clara daughter of William and Ann Fitch No. 27 Budge Row, Stationer born 8 May 1835.
27. Ibid. Baptism on 15 November 1835 of Clara daughter of William and Ann Fitch No. 27 Budge Row, Stationer born 8 May 1835.
28. Ibid. Baptism 1 Jan 1837 of William, son of William and Ann Fitch No. 2 Budge Row, Stationer. born 2 Decmber 1836.
29. Anne Fitch's Birth Certificate,
21 July 1840 @ 2 Philadelphia Place, Bethnal Green
father William Fitch Stationer
Registered 22/8/1840 by her mother Ann Fitch.
Reg district Bethnal Green, sub dist. Hackney Road.
30. Tower Hamlets Registry Office. Alfred Williams Fitch's Birth certificate
Born 8 September 1844 @ 2 Philadelphia Place, Hackney Road, Bethnal Green
Father William Fitch (Stationer)
Registered by Ann Fitch (Mother) Reg District Bethnal Green Sub Dist. Hackney Road.
31. Harriett Fitch birth certificate
2 August 1846, born at Well Street
Registration District of Hackney, Sub-district of south Hackney, Middlesex.
Father William Fitch - Wholesale stationer
Mother Ann Fitch (nee Kingsbury). Informant was the mother on 24 August 1846.
32. Ann Fitch (nee Kingsbury) 44 Death Certificate.
17 February 1848 @ 2 Woburn? Place, South Hackney
Reg district Hackney, sub-district South Hackney
Wife of William Fitch (stationer)
Inflamation of the lungs
Informant Henry Fitch present at death, Bird cage walk, Hackney Road. (18 Feb 1848).
33. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
34. Ibid. Page 651 - HO 107/1505.
35. Ibid. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
36. Newspaper. On the 21st of April 1855, a bankruptcy notice was published in "The Times" newspaper on page 8 column A. The notice was for a William Fitch, stationer, of Old Fish Street, Upper Thames Street in the City of London.
37. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-164 folio 39.
38. Ibid. RG9-164 LDS folio 39 Film 302.
39. 1871 census. RG10-332 folio 75 page 59.
40. Alfred William Fitch bachelor (26) stationer and Eliza Scaddan spinster (23) Marriage Certificate
9 November 1871 @ St John's Church in the parish of Bethnal Green after Banns
His Father William Fitch (stationer)
Her Father William Scaddan (victualler)
Residence - this parish!
Witnesses William and Sarah Nash.
41. William Fitch's Death Certificate
No. 231
Died 24 December 1878 at 14 Tower Street, Hackney.
William was a Wholesale Stationer aged 72.
Died of Bronchitis (8 days) followed by Dropsey (2 days)
Informant was C. W. Fitch (Son) of 1 West Ratcliffe Crescent, Bristol, 27th December 1878.
42. Letters of Administration of the personal estate of William Fitch.
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The will perform a search for a fee. FITCH, William, bachelor = Ann KINGSBURY, spinster, @ St John, Hackney, 1832.
44. Obtained from the 1841 census Enumeration district 29 - Page 22 (HO 107/693)
Parish of St. Matthew, Bethnal Green (Part of)
Hackney Road (Part of)
Tower Hamlets. 8 years old at the time of the census.
45. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
46. 1871 census. RG10-481 Folio 25.
47. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341067 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0313 Folio 64 Page 12.
48. Obtained from the 1841 census Enumeration district 29 - Page 22 (HO 107/693)
Parish of St. Matthew, Bethnal Green (Part of)
Hackney Road (Part of)
Tower Hamlets. 4 years old at the time of the 1841 census.
49. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Page 56
William's Baptism. Date of birth written in the records.
50. IGI search. Ba: P000802
So: 374419
Pr: 0820765.
51. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Page 56.
52. William Charles Fitch Death Certificate No. 138
Died 3 June 1842 at 2 Philadelphia Place, Bethnal Green aged 5 years 6 months.
Died of "Dropsey" after Scarlatina (Scarlet Fever)
Informant William Fitch Father (Stationer) of same address on 8 June 1842.
53. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
54. Ibid. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
55. Ancestral File. 1NL8-NGP.
56. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
57. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-164 folio 39.
58. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341064 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0299 Folio 39 Page 1.
59. Fitch Family Chart.
60. Baptism of Henry Fitch, son of William and Elizabeth Fitch 28 May 1815 at St Leonards, Shoreditch, MIddlesex. Born 20 March 1814. Record number 2245.
Address New Inn Yard, St Leonards, Shoreditch, MIddlesex.
Fathers occupation - Stationer.
61. St Matthew, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, UK
3 December 1837 Selina daughter of Henry and Sarah Eliza Fitch of Ann's Place, Stationer
born 30 October 1837.
62. General population census held on 6th June 1841. HO107/722 London South District 11 Page 26 folio 11 Parish of St Mary Somerset.
63. Ibid. HO107/722 London South District 11 Page 26 folio 11 Parish of St Mary Somerset.
64. Emma Fitch Birth Certificate No. 322 City of London
Born third of February 1842, St Antholin, to Henry Fitch and Sarah Eliza Fitch (Flanders)
Occupation of father Stationer No. 2 Tower Royal,
Informant The mark of X Sarah Eliza Fitch (Mother) of 2 Tower Royal, 14th March 1842.
65. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Eliza and Emma's burial record in St Antholin's parish register.
66. Marc Fitch Collection is currently held at the Essex Record Office
Accession A9355.
67. 1846 PO London Directory. Fitch, Henry vellum binder, 58 Watling Strret.
68. No. 21
Amelia Fitch birth certificate.
18 December 1849, father Heny Fitch, mother Sarah Eliza Fitch formerly Flanders
Occupation ??? 2 Stationer
Informant was Sarah Eliza X Fitch (mother) 7, Bird Cage Walk, Bethnal green, 29 December 1849.
69. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptisms page 46.
70. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-224 folio 60 page 13.
71. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptisms page 59.
72. Henry Fitch Death Certificate 7th April 1868
6 Harrow Green, Leytonstone, Essex, England No. 114
Aged 54 years, Occupation Grocer,
Died of Phlhisis 12 months
Informant James Hudulle? of Bele Cottages, Leytonstone 11 April 1868.
73. Henry Fitch & Eliza Flanders Marriage entry in the Parish Register of St Matthews, Bethnal Green.
Both of this parish, both sign, by Banns, bachelor, spinster.
Witnesses William Flanders, Sam L Ames, ?Samuel
Entry 538.
74. General population census held on 6th June 1841. HO107/722 District 11 folio 8 page 26.
75. IGI search. Batch C008202.
76. Parish Register. St Matthew Bethnal Green

3 December 1837, Selina daughter of Henry and Sarah Eliza Fitch, Ann's Place, Stationer, born 30 October 1837.
77. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Eliza Fitch, Watling Street, April 19th 1843, 3 1/2 years.
78. IGI search.
79. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419.
80. Ibid. Burials
Emma Fitch, Watling Street, April 26th 1843, 15 months.
81. Marc Fitch Collection is currently held at the Essex Record Office
Accession A9355. F/NI/2 or 3.
82. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptisms page 46.
83. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
84. Ibid. Batch number P001482.
85. Henry Fitch and Matilda Petty's Marriage Certificate No. 500.
12th October 1856 at St John's Church, West Ham.
Both of full age, Henry a Widower and Vellum Binder, Matilda a spinster, both of Stratford.
Father of Henry is William - Beer Seller, father of Matilda is Thomas, Gardener.
Signed, Banns, Witnesses Charles Booth and Cicerly? Petty.
86. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
87. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-224 folio 60 page 13.
88. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. FHL Film 1341415 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1729 Folio 64 Page 71.
89. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 47.
90. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
91. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 48.
92. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
93. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 52.
94. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
95. 1861 Census 6th of April.
96. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. FHL Film 1341415 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1729 Folio 64 Page 71.
97. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 56.
98. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
99. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 59.
100. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
101. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. FHL Film 1341415 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1729 Folio 64 Page 71.
102. Ibid. FHL Film 1341415 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1729 Folio 64 Page 71.
103. Obtained from the 1841 census Enumeration district 29 - Page 22 (HO 107/693)
Parish of St. Matthew, Bethnal Green (Part of)
Hackney Road (Part of)
Tower Hamlets. 8 years old at the time of the 1841 census.
104. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505 Place of birth London Budge Row.
105. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Clara's baptism. Her date of birth was written in the document.
106. IGI search. Ba P000802
So 374419
Pr 0820765.
107. St Antholin and St John the Baptist Budge Row, City of London

IGI film 255419. Page 56.
108. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
109. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
110. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
111. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
112. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
113. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
114. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
115. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
116. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
117. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
118. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
119. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341338 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1389 Folio 125 Page 40.
120. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Landsdowne Place with the rest of the family.
121. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. FHL Film 1341082 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0379 Folio 61 Page 5.
122. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341082 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0379 Folio 61 Page 5.
123. Parish Register. St. Matthew Parish register.
124. IGI search. Batch number: C040371.
125. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census.
126. Ibid. RG11 piece 0379 folio 61 page 5.
127. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341082 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0379 Folio 61 Page 5.
128. Ibid. RG11 piece 0379 Folio 61 page 5.
129. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341082 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0379 Folio 61 Page 5.
130. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
131. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-164 folio 39.
132. 1871 census. RG10-481 Folio 25.
133. Alfred Edwin Fitch Birth Certificate Reg. District of Bethnal Green, Sub-district of Green.
Born September 13, 1872 @ 7 Dorset Place, Bandon Road, Bethnal Green.
Father - Alfred William Fitch (Stationer)
Mother- Eliza Fitch (nee Scaddan)
Informant AW Fitch. 8th Oct 1872.
134. Birth certificate of Lilian Annie Fitch born 11 March 1876 entry No. 417
Father Alfred William Fitch (Stationer) also informant.
Mother Eliza Fitch formerly Scaddan
Address 6 Prospect Place, Upper Fore Street, Edmonton, Middlesex, UK.
135. Alfred William Fitch Death certificate Registration district (and sub-district) Kingston, Surrey
Died 12 February 1923 @ 13 Beverley Road, New Malden, Surrey.
Aged 78, Commercial Clerk (Retired)
Informant - W K Fitch (son) present at death, living @ 105 Parkside, Woodford Green, Essex, UK
Registered 12 February 1923
Cause of death
1) Pulmonary Congestion
2) Myacardidis.
136. Withheld
137. Withheld.
138. Alfred Edwin Fitch Birth Certificate Reg. District of Bethnal Green, Sub-district of Green.
Born September 13, 1872 @ 7 Dorset Place, Bandon Road, Bethnal Green.
Father - Alfred William Fitch (Stationer)
Mother- Eliza Fitch (nee Scaddan)
Informant AW Fitch. 8th Oct 1872. Reverse of the certificate.
139. Withheld.
140. Alfred Edwin Fitch death certificate
Registraion district Ilford, Sub-district Ilford North
Died 2 January 1947 @ 448 Cranbrook Road, Ilford aged 74
Occupation sewing machine mechanic
Died of Cerebral Hemorrhage and heart
Witness A M Fitch present at death at same address.
141. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
142. Ibid. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
143. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341082 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0379 Folio 61 Page 5.
144. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341082 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0379 Folio 61 Page 5.
145. General Census held on the 30th March 1851. Page 651 - HO107/1505.
146. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341064 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0299 Folio 39 Page 1.
147. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341064 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0299 Folio 39 Page 1.
148. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341064 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0299 Folio 39 Page 1.
149. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341064 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0299 Folio 39 Page 1.
150. 1871 census. RG10-332 folio 76 page 61.
151. Ibid. RG10-332 folio 75 page 59.
152. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-164 folio 39.
153. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
154. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-164 folio 39.
155. 1871 census. RG10-332 folio 75 page 59.
156. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
157. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
158. Walter Charles and Louisa Elizabeth Fitch Marriage Certificate (No. 160)
Married at The Langton Street Chapel (Wesleyan) Bedminster, Bristol, Somerset, on the 6th of October 1878, Walter (bachelor and stationer) aged 23, Louisa (spinster) aged 25, both of 13 Centre Redcliff Crescent, Bedminster. Father's, William Fitch and Henry Fitch (deceased) respectively, both stationers. Marriage by certificate. Witnesses Henry and Emily Cross. Minister Benjamin Jenkyns Minister Charles Gill Registrar.
159. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 46.
160. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
161. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
162. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
163. St. Mary Mounthaw Parish Register. Baptism records page 46.
164. IGI search. Batch number P001482.
165. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
166. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
167. 1861 Census 6th of April. RG9-164 folio 39.
168. 1871 census. RG10-332 folio 75 page 59.
169. Information obtained from the 3 Apr 1881 census. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.
170. Ibid. Source: FHL Film 1341078 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0362 Folio 5 Page 4.

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