The Balls Family

Amy Gertrude Balls

Birth: 1890, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

Father:
James Edward Balls

Mother: Ada Emily (Callas) Balls

Census:
1891: 14(e) Mersea Road, Colchester St Botolph, Essex
1901: 2 Turkey Place, Cemetery Rd, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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James Edward Balls

Birth: 1868, in Pakenham, Suffolk, England

Baptism: 6 September 1868, in Pakenham, Suffolk, England

Father:
Edward Balls, a labourer and carman

Mother: Elizabeth Bailey. Elizabeth was born in 1843/4, in Eye, Northamptonshire.

Married: Ada Emily Callas on 3 September 1889, in Great Livermere, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Richard Glove and Julia Mukins. James Edward is recorded as aged 21, a bachelor and soldier, of Bury St Edmunds St Johns, the son of Edward Balls, a carman. Ada Emily is recorded as aged 18, a spinster of Great Livermere, the daughter of William Callas, a labourer.

Children:
Occupation: Soldier. James was in the Suffolk regiment in 1891 and an infantry corporal in 1901.

Census:

1881: 23 St Edmunds Place, Bury St Edmunds St James, Suffolk
1891: 14(e) Mersea Road, Colchester St Botolph, Essex
1901: Second Royal Home Counties Reserve Regiment and Constabulary Imperial Yeomanry School of Cooke, Aldershot, Hampshire: James Balls, Age 34, Soldier, Married. Occupation: Corpral - Infantry. Born: Suffolk, Pakenham (RG13/613/28/9)

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