Ernest Alfred Levings

M, b. 5 September 1880, d. 1 October 1936
FatherWilliam Levings b. 4 Oct 1848, d. b 19 Dec 1908
MotherJulia Pateman b. c 1846
Birth*Ernest Alfred Levings was born on 5 September 1880 at 40 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 
BaptismHe was baptized on 13 October 1880 at All Saints, Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.2 
(Son) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1881 as the son of William Levings at 40 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.3 
(Son) CensusErnest Alfred Levings appeared on the census of 1891 as the son of William Levings at 16 Perry Street, Northfleet, Kent, England.4 
Occupation*Ernest Alfred Levings was a blacksmith between 1900 and 1902 at Darenth, Kent, England.5,6,10,11 
Marriage*He married Lily Bennett, daughter of James Bennett and Mary Ann (?), on 26 December 1900 at St. Mary's Church, Stone, Kent, England.5 
(Son-in-law) CensusErnest Alfred Levings appeared on the census of 1901 as the son-in-law of James Bennett at Walnut Tree Cottage, Green Street Green, Dartford, Kent, England.6 
Residence*Ernest Alfred Levings and Lily Bennett lived circa 1902 at Forge Cottage, Green Street Green, Darenth, Kent, England.10 
ResidenceErnest Alfred Levings and Lily Bennett lived between 1907 and 1921 at Goathurst Common, Sundridge, Kent, England.12,8 
OccupationErnest Alfred Levings was a blacksmith between 1907 and 1936 at Sundridge, Kent, England.13,14,7,12,8,9 
Census*He appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Lily Bennett on the census of 1911 at Beech Grove, Ide Hill, Kent, England. The household also included Nellie Blanche Elizabeth Levings, Lilian Ivy Levings and George Boakes.7 
OccupationErnest Alfred Levings was a blacksmith circa 1914 at Ide Hill, Kent, England.15 
CensusHe appeared as the head of a household along with his wife, Lily Bennett on the census of 1921 at Turnbulls Cottages, Goathurst Common, Sundridge, Kent, England. The household also included Nellie Blanche Elizabeth Levings, Lilian Ivy Levings, James Bennett and George Boakes.8 
ResidenceErnest Alfred Levings and Lily Bennett lived between 1927 and 1936 at Sunny Villa, Goathurst Common, Ide Hill, Kent, England.16,17,9,18 
CriminalErnest Alfred Levings was involved in a motor accident on 31 March 1927 at Sennocke Hotel, Tubs Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, England. He sold the car for scrap and the courts awarded him £43 in damages.16 
CriminalHe was struck by a Foden Steam Engine while driving a 1919 Studebaker Taxi-Cab on 27 April 1928 at Waterlake Arch, Bough Beech, Kent, England. He was awarded £50 in damages (£36 15s for repairs and £13 5s in lost wages).19 
Criminal*He was found guilty of "failing to stop a motor vehicle on the direction of a constable on duty" and was fined £2 on 8 January 1934 at Bromley Police Court, London, England.17 
Death*He died on 1 October 1936 at Sunny Villa, Goathurst Common, Ide Hill, Kent, England, at age 56.9,18 
Burial*He was buried on 7 October 1936 at Ide Hill Parish Church, Ide Hill, Kent, England.18 

Family

Lily Bennett b. 12 Oct 1879
Marriage*He married Lily Bennett, daughter of James Bennett and Mary Ann (?), on 26 December 1900 at St. Mary's Church, Stone, Kent, England.5 
Children
Last Edited23 Jul 2022

Citations

  1. [S1992] England, birth certificate for Ernest Alfred Levings, born 05 Sep 1880; citing 02a/466/122, North Aylesford registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  2. [S2008] All Saints Parish - Perry Street (Northfleet), "Baptism register [1871-1898]," p. 42, entry no. 333, Ernest Alfred Levings, 13 Oct 1880; imaged, "Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues," images only, Medway Council Heritage Services (https://cityark.medway.gov.uk/Details/archive/110007140 : accessed 10 Jul 2022), PDF file P270C-1B-01.pdf, p. 23 of 52; citing P270C/1B/1 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  3. [S2047] 1881 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, p. 14, William Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 17 Jul 2022); citing Class: RG11; Piece: 877; Folio: 80; Page: 14; GSU roll: 1341208.
  4. [S2048] 1891 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, p. 55, William Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 17 Jul 2022); citing Class: RG12; Piece: 650; Folio: 59; Page: 55; GSU roll: 6095760.
  5. [S2070] England, marriage certificate for Ernest Alfred Levings and Lily Bennett, 26 Dec 1900; citing 02a/1024/280, Dartford registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  6. [S2076] 1901 census of England, Kent, Stone, p. 32, James Bennett household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 Jul 2022); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 705; Folio: 48; Page: 32.
  7. [S2077] 1911 census of England, Kent, Sevenoaks, Ernest Alfred Levings household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 Jul 2022); citing RG14PN4018 RG78PN154 RD49 SD2 ED11 SN15, 1911 Census Returns of England and Wales, The National Archives of England, Kew.
  8. [S2078] 1921 census of England, Kent, Sevenoaks, Ernest Alfred Levings; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 22 Jul 2022); citing RG 15 PN04138 RD 49 RS 1 ED 10, 11, 26 SN76, 1921 Census of England and Wales, The National Archives of England, Kew.
  9. [S2079] England, death certificate for Ernest Alfred Levings, died 01 Oct 1936; citing 02a/1076/154, Sevenoaks registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  10. [S1773] England, birth certificate for Nellie Blanche Elizabeth Levings, born 13 Jul 1902; citing 02A/600/85, Dartford registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  11. [S2075] St. Margaret of Antioch (Darenth), "Baptism Register [1857-1914]," p. 92, entry no. 736, Nellie Blanche Elizabeth Levings, 10 Aug 1902; imaged, "Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues," database and images, Medway Council Heritage Services (https://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 Jul 2022), PDF file P109-01-19.pdf, p. 47 of 67; citing P109/1/19 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  12. [S2073] St. Mary the Virigin (Ide Hill), "Register of Baptisms [1883-1916]," p. 99, entry no. 785, Lucy Ida Levings, 04 Feb 1916; imaged, "Kent Baptisms," database and images, FindMyPast (https://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 Jul 2022), image 53 of 54; citing P357B/1/B/4 held by the Kent History and Library Centre.
  13. [S2071] England, birth certificate for Lilian Ivy Levings, born 05 Jul 1907; citing 02a/826/151, Sevenoaks registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  14. [S2074] St. Mary the Virigin (Ide Hill), "Register of Baptisms [1883-1916]," p. 79, entry no. 632, Lilian Ivy Levings, 06 Oct 1907; imaged, "Kent Baptisms," database and images, FindMyPast (https://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 21 Jul 2022), image 43 of 54; citing P357B/1/B/4 held by the Kent History and Library Centre.
  15. [S2072] England, birth certificate for Lucy Ida Levings, born 11 Sep 1914; citing 02a/1466/205, Sevenoaks registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  16. [S2082] "Sold for Scrap," Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 01 Jul 1927, p. 5, col. 4; digital images, British Library, British Newspapers 1800-1900 (http://newspapers.bl.uk : accessed 22 Jul 2022).
  17. [S2081] "Failed to Stop - Chased by Police in Commandeered Car," Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 12 Jan 1934, p. 11, col. 3; digital images, British Library, British Newspapers 1800-1900 (http://newspapers.bl.uk : accessed 22 Jul 2022).
  18. [S2084] "The Late Mr. E. A. Levings," Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 09 Oct 1936, p. 5, col. 3; digital images, British Library, British Newspapers 1800-1900 (http://newspapers.bl.uk : accessed 22 Jul 2022).
  19. [S2083] "Collision at Waterlake Arch - Taxi-Cab and Foden Steam Engine," Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 12 Oct 1928, p. 12, col. 2-3; digital images, British Library, British Newspapers 1800-1900 (http://newspapers.bl.uk : accessed 22 Jul 2022).