Joseph Harold Frederick (Harold) KEEN

Joseph Harold Frederick (Harold) KEEN

Male 1898 - 1988  (89 years)

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  • Name Joseph Harold Frederick KEEN 
    Nickname Harold 
    Born 2 Jul 1898  Laverstoke, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Baptised 31 Jul 1898  Laverstoke, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Census Apr 1911  Limerstone Cottage, Brighstone, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated the Crematorium, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Mar 1988  Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Notes 
    • Born in Laverstoke, registered in Whitchurch (2c 231 Sep 1898)

      Birth date from Family Bible, Baptism record gives date of birth as 23 Jul 1898

      1901 census: Laverstoke, Freefolk Cottages (Record 630)
      Class: RG13; Piece: 1112; Folio: 91; Page: 12
      Joseph Keen 40 Gloster Lower Slaughter Head Gardener
      Mary Keen 40 Oxford Steeple Aston Wife
      Edward Keen 16 Gloster Lower Slaughter Son Paper Mill Hand
      Amelia Keen 13 Gloster Lower Swell Daur
      Edgar Keen 11 Gloster Upper Slaughter Son
      Cecil Keen 5 Hants Whitchurch Son
      Joseph Keen 2 Hants Whitchurch Son
      Albert Keen 1 Hants Whitchurch Son
      Florence Beck 20 Berks Reading Boarder Paper Mill Hand

      1911 census: Limerstone Cottage, Brighstone
      RG14PN5767 RG78PN263 RD93 SD6 ED1 SN72
      Joseph Keen Head 50 Married Gardener Domestic Worker Gloucestershire Lower Slaughter
      Mary Ann Keen Wife 50 Married 27 6 6 0 Oxon Steeple Aston
      Cecil F Keen Son Single 15 Garden Lab Worker Hants Freefolk
      Harold Keen Son Single 12 School Hants Freefolk
      Albert Keen Son Single 11 School Hants Freefolk

      Looks like he was in the Isle of Wight Rifles ("8th Battalion The Hampshire Regiment, Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles"). IW County Press 3 Oct 1914 states he was in the IW Rifles. Corporal, 1775, 330427. Medal Roll Index record confirms Corporal in the Hampshire Regiment, awarded Victory and British medals.

      1939 Register: 4 Church Place, Chale, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
      Ref: RG101/2657D/005/44
      Joseph H F Keen 02 Jul 1898 Male Farm Tractor Driver Married 67 1
      Annie E Keen 14 Feb 1903 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 67 2
      Ruth M Downer (Keen) 11 Feb 1927 Female At School Single 67 3


      As at 31 Oct 1962, address 6 Westview, Chale, IoW

      1979: Attended funeral of Audrey Keen (sister-in-law)

      CREMATION: Isle of Wight Crematorium
    Person ID I184  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2016 

    Father Joseph Valentine KEEN,   b. 2 May 1860, Maugersbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1951, Yard, Newport Road, Godshill, Isle Of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann (Pollie) WALKER,   b. 3 Aug 1860, Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1938, Brighstone, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1883  Badsey, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Elizabeth (Nancy) CHIVERTON,   b. 14 Feb 1903, Kingston, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1968, Newport, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1926  St Andrew, Chale, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
    +1. Ruth Mary KEEN,   b. 11 Feb 1927, Chale, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1985, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1898 - Laverstoke, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 31 Jul 1898 - Laverstoke, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Apr 1911 - Limerstone Cottage, Brighstone, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - - the Crematorium, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1926 - St Andrew, Chale, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ruth Mary KEEN - 11 Feb 1927 - Chale, Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1988 - Isle of Wight, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Joseph Harold Frederick Keen
    Joseph Harold Frederick Keen
    Harold & Nancy Keen
    Harold & Nancy Keen
    Brighstone Football Club
    Brighstone Football Club
    Brighstone Football Club circa 1920

    [Note: always assumed this was Brighstone, but it is possible that Dink played for Shorwell and not Brighstone]
    Albert & Audrey Keen, Harold & Nancy Keen
    Albert & Audrey Keen, Harold & Nancy Keen
    Outside The Bungalow, Brighstone

    Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Walker Family Bible.

    2. [S21] FreeBMD, (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/), 2c 231, Sep 1898.
      Whitchurch, Joseph Harold F Keen

    3. [S10] General Register Office Index, General Register Office.
      Name: Joseph Harold F Keen
      Birth Date: 2 Jul 1898
      Date of Registration: Mar 1988
      Age at Death: 89
      Registration district: Isle of Wight
      Volume: 20
      Page: 2236

    4. [S396] The 1939 National Register, (FindMyPast), 2 Jul 2016.
      1939 Register: 4 Church Place, Chale, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
      Ref: RG101/2657D/005/44
      Joseph H F Keen 02 Jul 1898 Male Farm Tractor Driver Married 67 1

    5. [S3] Parish Register, Laverstoke Baptism Record.

    6. [S141] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Death Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/deaths/bmd_d_search.html), A47A/E191, 1988.
      A Register; Joseph Harold Frederick Keen; 89

    7. [S10] General Register Office Index, General Register Office.
      Name: Joseph Harold F Keen
      Birth Date: 2 Jul 1898
      Date of Registration: Mar 1988
      Age at Death: 89
      Registration district: Isle of Wight
      Volume: 20
      Page: 2236

    8. [S5] Walker Family Bible.
      Date confirmed on back of wedding photograph

    9. [S140] IOW FHS Searchable Registered Marriage Index, Isle Of Wight Family History Society, (http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/bmd_1/marriages/bmd_m_search.html), COE13.1/261, 1926.
      1926
      KEEN Joseph Harold Frederick
      CHEVERTON Annie Elizabeth
      St Andrew, Chale
      COE13.1/261