Lavender Family Tree

Anne Beatrice (Bugsy) Lavender (1895 - 1979)

 
Thomas
James
Lavender
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Emma
Elizabeth
Spittle
Stevens
Anne
Beatrice
Lavender
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Richard
Greenhough

See Spouse for details of children.

 
Anne
Beatrice
Lavender
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Hubert
David
Thomas

See Spouse for details of children.

 


Anne Beatrice (Bugsy) Lavender was the daughter of Thomas James Lavender and Emma Elizabeth Spittle Stevens.

Bugsy was born on Sunday 17 November 1895 in 25, Union Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

Bugsy married Richard (Dick) Greenhough on Sunday 12 September 1920 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

See Spouse for details of their children.

Bugsy's second marriage was to Hubert David Thomas on Friday 28 June 1946 in the Register Office, Birmingham.
The witnesses at the marriage were Mary L.Thomas (Bugsy's daughter) and V.F.Watkins (David's brother-in-law).
Bugsy was 50 years old and Hubert was 56 years old when they married.

See Spouse for details of their children.

The places where she lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1895  1911  25, Union Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.  Note 1 & Census Data. 
1939    4, Hallewell Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham.  Census Data 
1946  1974  101, Knightlow Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8PX.  Notes 2 & 3. 
1974  1979  34, Oakham Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9DG.  Notes 3 & 4. 

Bugsy was a Housewife.
On the 1939 Census, she was described as having Unpaid Domestic Duties and being an A.R.P. Warden.

Bugsy died when she was 83 years old, on Wednesday 26 September 1979 in 34, Oakham Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9DG.   The cause of her death was Aspiration Bronchopneumonia, Acute Pancreatitis, Senile Dementia and Diverticular Disease.   Mary Lavender Thomas (her daughter) was the informant of her death.

She was buried on Wednesday 3 October 1979 in Lodge Hill Crematorium, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Annie was known in the family as Bugsy due to her habit of lying in bed; bed-bug = Bugsy!    Her daughter, Mary, relates that the nickname was from ”snug as a bug in a rug” – a description of how she looked when having her afternoon nap!    Her uncle Walter Lavender ran a bakery at 41, Holyhead Road, Wednesbury in 1900.    In 1914, she was engaged to a Sidney?, who was apparently killed in the war.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. Birth Certificate.
2. Marriage Certificate (of marriage to Hubert David Thomas).
3. Bugsy and David moved to live with Bugsy's daughter Mary and her husband Gordon (David's son).
4. Death Certificate.

Census Data:

Year Address
1901 25, Union Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.
1911 25, Union Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.
1911 25, Union Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.
1939 4 Hallewell Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham.