Family History





Born:         18/4/1868Limehouse

Father:       George Leverett

Mother:      Maria Harrison

Baptised:    10/5/1869 Limehouse

Died :        12/2/1935 101 Mellish Street, Millwall

Buried:       City of London cemetery, Ilford

Married:     6/6/1892 St Anne’s Limehouse

Spouse:      ( Henry George) Harry Deeks

Born:         1869 Limehouse

Died:          21 August 1925 30 Westferry Rd, Millwall

Buried:     City of London Cemetery, Ilford

Parents:      George & Eliza Deeks.

Children:     Henry George Deeks b 1893 Poplar

                 George Edgar Deeks b 1895 Poplar

                  Florence Deeks b 1898 Poplar

                  Ethel A Deeks born 1904 Poplar

                  Albert Edward Deeks born 1907 Poplar

                  Arthur G Deeks born 1908 Poplar     


1881 census: Residing with parents, 151 Salmons Lane, Limehouse    

1891 census: Residing 19 White Park Lane Homerton. Occupation: milliner. Sister Edith living with her

1901 Fishmongers Shop, 28 West ferry St, Poplar. Occupation fishmonger

1911 census: 30/32 West Ferry Road Millwall. Occupation; fishmonger. Ada assisting in business

1935: Alice interred at City of London Cemetery, Ilford. ‘In ever loving memory of Alice S E Deeks who passed away on the 12th February 1935. memorial card verse ‘sleep on beloved and take thy rest, lay down thy head upon the Saviour’s breast; we loved thee well, but Jesus loved thee best good-night!


Henry George Deeks born 22/5/1893 died 12/8/1943 Lewisham Hospital from 14 Boundary Road Sidcup  buried City of London cemetery Ilford, leaving estate of £1202 4s 11d. married Poplar 1919 Nellie Alison Abbott born 1894 daughter of Francis and Emma Abbott died 1962 Uxbridge district.

1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: junior clerk

1939 Register: Residing 9? Saunders Road, Poplar. Occupation: aircraft cost inspector


 George Edgar Deeks died Bromley 1927  m 1924 Newcastle-on-Tyne Mary McLeod born 27/3/1894 died 1974 Norwich district

1911 census: Residing with parents.  Occupation: plater’s apprentice


Florence May Deeks born 27/4/1898 Poplar died 25/1/1994 Surrey North Western district  Poplar m 1930 Poplar William G Weller born 20/4/1901 West Ham district died 30/12/1945 Poplar district.

1939 Register: Residing 49 Melford Avenue, Barking. William a dock pump engine driver


Ethel A Deeks born 1904 died 1927 Tendring district


Albert Edward Deeks born and died 1907


Arthur James Deeks born 1907 died 1922 Poplar district





Born:            1/12/1877 Limehouse

Father:          George Leveret

Mother:          Maria Alice Leveret

Baptised:        6/1/1878 St Anne’s Limehouse

Died:             23/11/1966 Rustington.

Married:        29/9/1904 Primitive Methodist Chapel,High St, Walthamstow

Spouse;         Arthur Alfred Enefer Deeks

Born:            15/9/1879 Limehouse,

Died;            24/1/1961 Rustington, Sussex

Father:          James Deeks

Mother:         Ellen Enefer

Children:       Edith May Deeks b 1906

                    Reginald Deeks  b 1907 West Ham

                    Winifred Deeks b 1911 West Ham

                    Sylvia Deeks b 1913 West Ham

                    Alfred Deeks b 1915 West Han

                    Philip Deeks b 1919 West Ham




1881 census:  151 Salmons Lane, Limehouse

1891 census: living with sister Alice 19 White Park Lane, Homerton

1901 census: with parents 1 Ruby Rd, Walthamstow

1911 census: Resding 1 Ruby Road, Walthamstow. Occupation: packing case maker

1939 Register: Residing 28 Adur Drive with daughter Edith and son Alfred.


Edith May Deeks  b 12/4/1906 West Ham died Brynhir 4 Wendy Ridge Rustington Sussex 2/1/1987m 28/2/1948 Shoreham John Keith Glasspool b 13/1/1908 New Shoreham son of Herbert and Fanny.Left estate of £59327

1939 Register: Residing 28 Adur Drive, Shoreham-by-Sea, Edith a certified assistant school mistress.  Mother and brother Alfred with her.


Reginald Leverett Deeks b 21/11/1907 West Ham died 15/77/1974 9 Pebworth Court, Ladbroke Grove, Redhill  m 9/9/1934 Baptist Church South Croydon Ivy May Lloyd daughter of Hugh & Matilda  b 14/2/1908 Littlehampton d 9/6/1968 Wimbledon. He left estate of £13679

1939 Register: Residing 17 Matthew’s Street, Reigate. Occupation: ? fitter,  shorthand typist. ARP warden


Winifred Sylvia Deeks b 1911 West Ham d 1972 London m  1939 Surrey South Eastern Leslie Francis Rose b Reigate.


Sylvia Deeks b 29/7/1913 West ham died 12/1998 m 1946 Worthing  Joseph Moore

1939 Register: Residing : 95 Mayfield Avenue, Ealing.  Occupation: school teacher


Alfred George Deeks b 26/11/1915 West ham died 1998 m 1941 Worthing Dorothy Dowden d 11/1996 Yate, Glos.

1939 Register: Residing 28 Adur Drive, Shoreham-by-Sea with mother and sister Edith. Occupation : pharmacidst in a chemists.


Philip Victor Deeks b 1919 West Ham died 9/5/1982 50 Irwin Drive, Horsham Crawley district  m 1943 Surrey Mid Eastern district Peggy Pammet. At  death left estate of £9876