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INKLEY family


Thomas INKLEY, born (christened?) July 1791 in Pinchbeck, Lincoln, England married Mary PULLIN (1789 -1851 )

Children of Thomas & Mary


Thomas INKLEY , s/o Thomas INKLEY and Mary FLINT

Thomas was born Abt. 1857, and died 1883 in Spalding. He married Margaret A. SEARLE, d/o William

In the 1881 census Thomas was a butcher in Spalding, Lincolnshire

Dec 16, 1883, Thomas died at 32 Hall St. in Spalding, of died of congestion of the liver, mitral stenosis & bronchitis of 18 days duration. The informant on the death registration was was Grace Searle, sister-in-law, of 1 Swan St., Spalding.

Children of Thomas & Margaret are:

Grace Mary, b. 24 Aug 1880, 33 Hall St., Spalding, Lincoln. Grace married Henry HILDRED in 1900 and in the 1901 census they are in Nottingham where Henry is a butcher.  In the 1911 census, they are in Ellice twp., Perth Co. Ontario where Henry is a farmer.  In the 1911 census there are no children with them

Thomas b. Abt. 1882, Spalding, Lincoln. In 1901 Thomas was living with his mother & step-father.

  • Thomas married Elizabeth Ellen THOMSON on March 5 1907 in Stratford Ontario.  Elizabeth was d/o John THOMSON & Elspeth EASSON and she was born in North Easthope twp.  Witnesses at the marriage were James THOMSON & Grace Mary HILDRED
  • In 1907, Thomas moved to Morocco Indiana
  • 1920 census, Marion twp., Jaspar Co., Indiana
  • 1930 census, Hammond, Lake Co., Indiana, where Thomas was a real estate salesman.  Both he & Elizabeth were natuarlized in 1918

Children of Thomas & Elizabeth (all born in Indiana & all at home in both 1920 & 1930 censuses):

  1. Thomas INKLEY, born 1912
  2. Stanley L. INKLEY born 1915
  3. Roy McGregor INKLEY, born 1917

Alexander Shephard, b. May 05, 1884, Spalding, Lincoln; d. 1958 in Ontario. He married Ellen Eliza DRAYSON. Ellen was born 13 Jan 1882, d/o Thomas DRAYSON & Annie WRIGHT. Ellen died 2 June 1924 in Clinton, Huron Co (death reg #16058-24). 

  • In the 1891 census, Alexander is living with his widowed mother
  • In the 1901 census, Alexander is a sapper with the Royal Engineers, in Kent Co. England.
  • marr reg March 1907 Maidstone 2a pg 1274 is for Alexander S. INKLEY & Elsie Ellen DRAYSON
  • Alexander re-married in 1925 (reg 12100-25) to Mary Jane BROWN, 42 years old, widow, born in Hullett, d/o John GLOUSHER (b. Ont) & Margraret DEAR (or Deas but probably should be Doerr).  Both Alexander (a mechanic) & Mary Jane were residents of Clinton at the time.  Date of marriage: 14 March 1925 at Clinton, Huron County

Child of Alexander & Ellen: Alexander b. 1908, d. 1983, he married Mary Alma CAMPBELL. Both are buried in Clinton Public cemetery, Hullett twp., Huron Co., Ontario, along with Alexander's parents

Alexander was a soldier with the CEF in WW1, regimental number 126473. On his attestation papers, dated 15 Sept 1915, he lists his next of kin as his wife, Mrs. Ellen E. Inkley of Box 35, Listowel, Perth Co. He gives his occupation as joiner & lineman. At the time he was a member of the 28th Perth Regiment. For the question, "Have your ever served in any Military Force?" his answer is "yes, 12 years R.E. (Imperial)" [R.E. = Royal Engineers?]. He was 5' 10" tall, black hair & brown eyes with 2 scars - one from a burn on the inside of his left thigh and the other near the ball of his left thumb.

Margaret re-married sometime between 1883 and 1889, to William S. BENNER who was born in Pinchbeck Lincoln about 1863. He too was a butcher and in 1891 census they were living at Hall Place in Spalding. In the 1901 census they were at 41 Pinchbeck Rd. in Spalding.

Children of Margaret & William BENNER (all born in Spalding)

There are other Searles: In the 1901 census, with William & Margaret in Spalding are 2 visitors, James Wm SEARLE, age 45, born March Cambs, with an occupation that looks something like: Cattle Exporters Inspt? and the second visitor was Annie SEARLE, age 58, domestic servant.


Part 2

Another child of Thomas INKLEY and Mary FLINT was Kate INKLEY

Kate was born Abt. 1849 in Spalding, Lincolnshire. She married Mark HURN in 1873. (marr reg June 1873 Spalding 7a pg 715)

1881 census, 5 St. Mary St., Stamford St. Mary, Lincoln

1891 census, 5 St. Mary St., St. John parish, Stamford,

Thomas HURN was born Abt. 1877 (1901 census says Peckham, Surrey). He married Mary A. [maiden name unknown] & in 1901 they were in Camberwell, St. Clement, London along with a son, William J., 2 months old, born in E. Dulwich, Surrey. Thomas's occupation looks something like 'carman'


Other Inkleys


William Barnes INKLEY married Mary Elizabeth DOUBLEDAY. William was born in 1844 in Kirkton Lincolnshire.

marriage registration - 5459-18 Arthur B. INKLEY, 39, widower, musician, born in England, resident of 81 Hicken Ave., s/o William B. INKLEY & Mary E. DOUBLEDAY, married Emily A. M. TINDALL, 38, born in England, resident of 62 Ellsworth Ave., d/o William A. TINDALL & Mary E. CHARLES, witn Ellen E. HUMPHREYS of 46 Halton St. & E. M. TINDALL of 62 Ellsworth, 28 Nov 1918 at 725 St. Clair Ave., Toronto

FreeBDM has Arhur Barnes Inkley, b March quarter of 1879, Sheffield 9c 555

And this I think is Arthur's daughter (which makes Arthur's first wife Clara MASON)

marriage registration - 3746-22 Charles Leslie BAILL, 20, laborer, born in Ontario, resident of 3 Old Fort Rd., s/o Franklin William BAILL (b. England ) & Ada Alice TRICKER, married Ivy Florence INKLEY, 19, born in England, resident of 20 Dowling Ave., d/o Arthur INKLEY (b. England ) & Clara MASON, witn Violet Ela BAILL of 30 Old Fort Rd & R. J. GILROY of 175 Jarvis St., 25 July 1922 in Toronto

FreeBDM has Ivy Florence INKLEY, born Sept quarter of 1903, Sheffield 9c 716

In the 1881 census, William B. INKLEY is in 49 Blackburn Rd., Brightside Bierlow, York, England, a store keeper, age 36, born Kirton Nr Boston, Lincoln, England along with his wife, Mary E., age 37, born Gosberton Nr Spalding, Lincoln. They have 3 children, all born in Brightside York - Elizabeth age 14, John William age 7, and Arthur B. age 2.

John James INKLEY, born in Lincolnshire England on 10 Sept 1862, s/o Samuel Clark INKLEY & Mary REDMILE. Died Anten Mills (1st con of Flos twp), Simcoe Co. on 30 May 1932. Buried at Minesing. John's wife's name was Clara. Death regn (# ?) states lived 23 yrs at place of death & 45 yrs in Canada/Ontario.

The names Carter & Clark in combination with Inkley also appear on 2 WW1 (USA) registration cards.

  1. First,  for Clark Samuel INKLEY of Hillsboro Oregon, b. 5 June 1900, machinist employed by Loe Perkins.  Nearest relative given as Mrs. Inkley of Banks Oregon
  2. for Samuel Carter INKLEYof 3706 Washington Blvd in St. Louis Missouri, b. 17 Jan 1899 (age 19), clerk for Frisco RR.  Nearest relative given as Mrs. S. C. Inkley of same address


From the London (UK) Times

22 Aug 1835 - Central Criminal Court - Thomas Diminick Feeley, described as a broker, aged 53, was indicted for feloniously uttering a forged will purporting to be the will of John Collins deceased..... Mary Inkley examined - Had lived with the deceased whose real name as Patrick Collins, and went by his name 25 years but not married.  He was taken ill on the 9th of June, and died twp days afterwards at his lodgings No. 9 Lamb-court Clerkenwell.  Previous to this witness had deposited some money in the London Provident Institution Savings Bank in the name of the deceased.  The day after his death, the prisoner, accompanied by a policeman, callen and examined the body to satisfy himself that he was dead.  He went away without saying he had a will, or giving any directions for a funeral.  The deceased had a nephew named Owen Collins who had broken the door a few days previous to the death, and he expressed great disloke towards him..... prisoner guilty

24 April 1880 - At Marylebone, William John Inkley, 31, traveller, out of employment, and giving his address at 24 Gray Street Newcastle, was charged with stealing from the drawing room of the Langham Hotel, a sealskin jacket, and overcoat, and other articles, value 15 pounds, the property of Dr. Byron Bramwell.  He was further charged with stealing an umbrella.....

30 Dec 1957 - The engagement is announced between David Mortimer, elder s/o Lieut - Col. & Mrs. W. M. Robinson, 46 Sheffield Terrace W8 and Judith, d/o Mr. & Mrs. S. A. Inkley, Fish Hoek, South Africa

15 Jan 1902 - Partnerships Dissolved..... T. King and A.M. Inkley, butchers, Lincoln, under the style of King & Inkley....