Descendants of Edmund Bond (about 1700- 1769)
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Joseph Frederick Bond (1884 -1967) - son of James Bond (1834-1909) - son of James Bond (1781-about 1855) - son of John Bond (1734-1823) - son of Edmund Bond (about 1700-1769)
Joseph Frederick Bond was born on 7 December 1884 in Battersea, London. Civil Registration of Birth Certificate 8 states:
Joseph Henry Bond , Boy, born 7th December 1884, son of James
Bond, Railway Platelayer, and Emma Bond, formerly Patterson, of 7 Wayford
Street, Battersea, Surrey.
He died in 1967.17 The Civil Registration Death Certificate states:
Joseph Frederick Bond, Male, 82 years, died on 8th January 1967 at St John's Hospital Battersea, of Bronchopneumonia and Cerebral Thrombosis. Retired railway Parcels Foreman of 104 Kyrle Road Battersea. Registered by J. Bond, son of 104 Kyrle Road, SW11, in Registration District of Wandsworth, sub-district of Wandsworth in the London Borough of Wandsworth, on the 9th January 1967.
He was buried in 1967 in Morden Cemetery.214
You will see that in the 1891 Census Joseph Henry Bond is recorded as Harry. However, by 1901 he has changed his name to Joseph Frederick Bond, and seems happy with that for the rest of his life.
Joseph Frederick, like his father and all his male siblings, worked on the railway. He started at the age of 11 and eventually became foreman of the Parcel Office at Addison Road, near Olympia, Kensington.
Joseph Frederick Bond and Annie Adams were childhood friends. In 1901 she was living at 11 Orville Rd and Joseph Bond was living next door at 13 Orville Road, Battersea.15
They were married on 5 August 1906 in Battersea, London.40
The marriage Register of Christ Church, Battersea states:
At the time of her marriage Annie Adams was living at 48 Latchmere Grove with her parents. Soon after the marriage they lived in Goulden Street and then Livingstone Rd, prior to moving to 40 Latchmere Grove, where they continued to live for the next 50 years.
The 1911 Poll book for Battersea shows that he on the electoral register and was resident at ?. Living at the same address was his father-in-law, Thomas Adams. Also his brother-in-law Thomas Adams jr. rented a room in the top of the house from his father Thomas Adams snr. This suggests that Thomas Adams snr. was the main tenant of the house.
Joseph Bond served in the military Private in Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire
Light Infantry in 1918 in France, Damascus and Cairo.
Address: 40 Latchmere Grove, Battersea, SW11 Z1306
One story 214 is that:
"He was in a trench by himself when he turned round and saw a German Officer standing next to him with a revolver. The German was lost and could not find his way back. He ordered that he should be led back to his part of the trenches. Joe wisely did as requested, and they parted amicably."
After the war he went back to his job on the railway until he retired at the age of 65. When is daughter Lily Burgar contacted them about the lack of a gold watch for doing 50 years service they said that he had not done 50 years, because he had not been working during the years that he was in the army during World War I.
Joseph ( 'Joe' ) kept an allotment near to Brompton cemetery, where he grew vegetables. His children would accompany him to the allotment and were always intrigued by the grave of someone called Bond who had a 4 large cannon balls arranged on the grave. When asked why they were there he would reply "To keep the bugger down".
Joseph Frederick Bond and Annie Adams had the following children:
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