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In the 1881/91/1901 censuses we have the Pidgeon family living at 57 Christcurch St. Chelsea London.
Henry William Pidgeon.b.1841 London m.Sarah A.Allen b.1844 Exeter or Plymouth? .
1.Henry b.1869 Teddington Middlesex
2.Elizabeth b.1870 Chelsea London
3.Eleanor b.1875 Chelsea London
4.Ernest b.1883 Chelsea London
5.Agnes b.1884.Chelsea london
6.Edith b.1886 Chelsea London
7.Alfred b.1891 Chelsea London

They were Painters / Decorators by trade.Amongst thier large family was Ernest Pidgeon b.1883 Chelsea.( my Great Grandfather ). He married Mary Russell Beattie in 1904 at Wandsworth Registry Office.Her Mother and Father Thomas Beattie and Margaret Sutherland had come down from Sutherland Scotland in 1880, although Mary was born in Chelsea.They had three boys

Ernest and Russell at Douglas`s Wedding

Ernest Angus Pidgeon
b.1904 m.1928 d.1952
Married Marion Doris Golds
See Walton Wedding

Donald Pidgeon b.1907

Donald met Naomi when he went to America in 1928 on the “SS..Olympic” his occupation was a Carpenter.

m. 22/11/1931 in Elk Point,South Dakota
Naomi Elliot Burkhead an American from Sioux City , Iowa
She travelled home to America in 1939 on the Queen Mary.
[ Divorced ]

M. 1948 Dorothy F Parris

Douglas Alfred Pidgeon b.1919 -d.1988

M. 1947 Sybil J Leggatt

Dfc-
Chairman of Institute of Education UNESCO 1976/7

Familyhistory@
cjclarke.co.uk

Ernest--Douglas--Donald

If you have a Pidgeon in your family and they are connected to mine please contact me. If you have Pidgeon connections other than mine please contact GOONS researcher on the Pidgeon name Ian Pidgeon via his home page
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/i.c.pidgeon/

Ernest’s Grave in Leatherhead churchyard