Born before her mother's marriage in Q4 1886. The birth was kept quiet and she was known
as a STARKINGS. Source Grandad or Uncle Jack.
c1889 Norwich Source 1901 Census
Suggestion that if JPAK was the father and was still an apprentice, so he could not
marry and was liable to be booted out of the apprenticeship if his trade guild heard
about it. Source My mum.
Ethel was the daughter of Mary Ann and the man she worked for at 'the big house'.
1901 7 Derby Street, Heigham, Norwich Source 1901 Census. Listed as 'grandaughter of JPAK'
She lived some of the time with her grandmother and some of the time with her mother as
a 'lodger'. Source Grandad or Uncle Jack.
She and her husband ran a hardware shop called Gaywood's Corner, first on X, then on
Dereham Road, Norwich. I went to the Dereham Road shop as a teenager and I think that by
then it was being run by the next generation. The shop was notable for its talking Mynah bird.