Walker, Mrs Barbara

Singer

Collection date: Apr 1909

Area: London


Barbara Walker at Marylebone workhouse: age 53, 1 song ‘Robbie and Grannie’ FT2117 on 2 April 1909: 

Barbara Walker is listed in the 1901 Marylebone workhouse census on p68 as a ‘widow, 42, charwoman, b Aberdeen’. She was not in the workhouse in 1911, however, and was boarding at a house in Molyneux St, Marylebone West, aged 55. This is more in line with Sharp’s age estimate. There are no details of her birth and marriage at this point but it is thought that she died on 2/6/1920 at Marylebone.

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