Family History Notebook

Daniel Larkins

Son of  John Larkins and Mary Ryan, born 1839 1 in Lambeth

Married Sophia Duncomb on the 24th of Jul 18643 in St Pancras district of London 2 (Born c1842 Dunstable, Bedfordshire ( Q1 1842 Luton FreeBMD 6 102, daughter of William Duncomb and Martha Sanders) , died 1905


Mary Ann, born 1865 in Dunstable
Elizabeth, born 1866 (d1967)
Sophia Selina, born 1870 in Battersea (died 1885)
Ada, born 1873 in Lambeth
Alice, born 1874 in Lambeth
Rose, born 1876 in Lambeth (died 1881)
Albert Joseph, born 1878 in Lambeth (died 1897)
Ernest, born 1884 in Lambeth

Died 1902 2

A gas fitter in South London, Daniel settled at Stones Buildings by 1881.  As was quite common Sophia returned to her mother's family for the birth of her first child. Daniel and Sophia lost three of their eight children before they reached adulthood. Sophia died three years after her husband.


1    In the 1841 census Daniel's age is given as 2, but in 1861 as 21.  (a gas fitter)

2    The birth of Daniel Larkin was registered in the second quarter of 1839 in Lambeth (FreeBMD 4 259)

The marriage of Daniel Larkins was registered in the third quarter of 1864 in the district of St Pancras, London. (FreeBMD 1b 119) The marriage of Sophia Duncomb is listed on the same page.
The death of Daniel Larkins aged 63 was registered in the fourth quarter of 1902 in the District of Lambeth (FreeBMD 1d 222)

3    Appears in family tree of Hugh Gower on - his information made tracing the family much easier.

4    1871 living in Battersea - gas fitter, 1881, 1891, 1901  living in Lambeth