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Family of William (Bill) John PIKE and Rebecca HALL

Husband: William (Bill) John PIKE (1875-1951)
Wife: Rebecca HALL (1876-1955)
Children: Rosetta Jane PIKE (1899-1985)
Rebecca 'Josephine' PIKE (1901-1986)
Jenny 'Jean' PIKE (1903-2004)
Sarah PIKE (1904-1988)
Timothy PIKE (PALMER) (1907-1949)
Marriage 12 Feb 1899 St Phillips Parish Church
Stepney Way. Stepney London
St. Philip the Apostle, New Road (Stepney Way)/Newark Street [1819, parish 1837] rebuilt 1892 as magnificent vaulted church, the largest church in Stepney. 1951 parish united to St. Augustine's Closed July 1978, in 1988 it became the Medical Library for the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel.

Husband: William (Bill) John PIKE


William (Bill) John PIKE, William1

Name: William (Bill) John PIKE
Sex: Male
Father: Henry James PIKE (1844-1918)
Mother: Jane Christina ORR (1844-1877)
Birth 27 Mar 1875 Haggerston Middlesex
2 Margaret Street
Death 29 Nov 1951 (age 76) Leytonstone, London
Whips Cross Hospital
Occupation Boxer/Shipping Clerk/Commission Agent
Burial 7 Dec 1951 Manor Park Cemetery, London
Buried in Square 149 Grave No. D259
Funeral Director H Dyer & Sons, Forest Gate

Wife: Rebecca HALL


Rebecca HALL, 1945, age 69, Nan

Name: Rebecca HALL
Sex: Female
Father: Charles HALL (1853-1918)
Mother: Rose REES (REECE) (1859-1925)
Birth 10 May 1876 Spitalfields London
Death 14 Jul 1955 (age 79) Haywards Heath, Sussex
Cause: Dementia
Address: St Francis Hospital
Occupation Cigar Maker
Burial Brighton Jewish Cemetery,
Meadowview, Brighton
Block J Row 7 No. 40 Buried South East Corner. 5th row south of path. 9th plot from east.

Child 1: Rosetta Jane PIKE


Rosetta Jane PIKE, 1956, age 57, Rose Claridge (Nee Pike)


Spouse: Hyman (Harold) (Victor) MITZMAN (HILTON)


Spouse: John 'Jack' CLARIDGE, 1956, age 55, Jack Claridge

Name: Rosetta Jane PIKE
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Hyman (Harold) (Victor) MITZMAN (HILTON) (1905-1980)
Spouse 3: John 'Jack' CLARIDGE (1901-1980)
Birth 21 Oct 1899 Mile End, London
Baptism 5 Apr 1914 (age 14) St Francis De Sales, Deanery
Haringey. Westminster, London
Confirmation 25 Apr 1915 (age 15)
Death 25 Feb 1985 (age 85) Brighton

Child 2: Rebecca 'Josephine' PIKE


Rebecca 'Josephine' PIKE, Rebecca Bischoff

Name: Rebecca 'Josephine' PIKE
Sex: Female
Spouse: William Frederick Bartholomew BISCHOFF (1904-1972)
Birth 14 Sep 1901 Mile End London
58 Exmouth Street
Baptism 5 Apr 1914 (age 12) St Francis De Sales, Deanery
Harngey. Westminster, London
Religion Roman Catholic
Confirmation 25 Apr 1915 (age 13)
Death 2 Feb 1986 (age 84) Kenley, Surrey.
63 Abbots Lane, Kenley, Surrey.
Home of daughter Margo.

Child 3: Jenny 'Jean' PIKE


Jenny 'Jean' PIKE, Jean Whipp4


Spouse: Frank 'Sonny' WHIPP, Frank Whipp (2)

Name: Jenny 'Jean' PIKE1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Frank 'Sonny' WHIPP (1908-1971)
Birth 10 Apr 1903 Mile End Old Town, London1
10 Beaumont Street
Baptism 5 Apr 1914 (age 10) St Francis De Sales Deanery
Haringey. Westminster, London
Occupation Dressmaker
Religion Roman Catholic
Confirmation 25 Apr 1915 (age 12)
Death 27 Apr 2004 (age 101) Worthing, West Sussex
Elton Lodge Nursing Home, Selden Road
Died 7.50 am
Burial 6 May 2004 Hove Cemetery (North)
Old Shoreham Road, Hove, East Sussex
Plot No. 282 lawn Section 17

Child 4: Sarah PIKE


Sarah PIKE, Aunt Sadie


Spouse: Jacob (Jack Bunny) RUBIN

Name: Sarah PIKE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Jacob (Jack Bunny) RUBIN (1910-1976)
Birth 3 Dec 1904 Mile End Old Town, London
3a Shandy Street.
Baptism 5 Apr 1914 (age 9) St Francis De Sales, Deanery
Haringey. Westminster, London
Confirmation 25 Apr 1915 (age 10)
Death 13 Apr 1988 (age 83) Cornwall
Burial Edgwarebury Lane Jewish Cemetery

Child 5: Timothy PIKE (PALMER)


Timothy PIKE (PALMER), Timmy Palmer1


Spouse: Jeanne S G BARHAM, 1947, age 29, Jean PALMER

Name: Timothy PIKE (PALMER)
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Ena (Eva) Ada Georgina SCOTT (1908-1999)
Spouse 2: Jeanne S G BARHAM (1918-2000)
Birth 8 Feb 1907 Holborn, London
25 Great Ormond Street
Death 13 Nov 1949 (age 42) London
Occupation Professional Dancer
Burial Golders Green Cemetery, London

Note on Marriage

William address at marriage: 15 Arbour Street. Rebecca at 56 Sidney Street.

1901 census family living 43 St Dunstans Road. Mile End. Sept 1901 family living at 58 Exmouth Street, Mile End (birth of dau. Rebecca). 1903 family living at 10 Beaumont Street, Mile End, London (birth of dau. Jenny). 1906 at 36 Shandy Street, Whitehorse Lane, Mile End ('Box o Tricks' book by Jason McKay).

Note on Husband: William (Bill) John PIKE (1) - shared note

1881 census shows living with father and family (no mother) at 5A Wrights Road Bow. The 1891 census shows a William Pike living at 42 Hazelwood Road, Walthamstow age given as 26 occ. Shoe Laster with brother Henry and sister Jane.. In the 1911 census a William PIKE age 36 is living as a border at 16 London Mews, Maple St, Tottenham St Road, St Pancras.

Unmarked grave site found in 2010 and new wooden Cross with dedication from living Grandchildren installed.


Bill Pike; Short Professional boxing record:

Country United Kingdom

Global Id 385546

Hometown London, United Kingdom

Divisions Flyweight to Featherweight

Career Record

Date Opponent Location Result

First Fight 21 Nov 1892

E Gannerway Finsbury Polytechnic L. PTS 6

8-11-1893 'Pedlar' Palmer Custom House Exhibition

Victoria B.C. 3 Rnd

7-02-1898 George Slark NSC Covent Garden, UK D PTS 10

28-03-1898 Ted Goodson Bethnal Green, UK D PTS 6

9-01-1899 Bill Hurley Paddington, UK L PTS 6

8-10-1900 Alf Leeper NSC Covent Garden, UK W RTD 4

1-04-1901 Jim Kendrick Stamford Hill, UK L PTS 6

Last Fight 10 Nov 1906

Alf Vango Mile End Northampton A.C. L KO 5


153 fights including 34 exhibitions

Won 46 (KOs 6) Lost 54 Drawn 5 ND 14

Note on Husband: William (Bill) John PIKE (2)

1939 register shown living with wife? Helen M Pike (formally Corp nee Hall) and daughter Sylvia at 210 Strone Road, East Ham, Essex..

Note on Wife: Rebecca HALL (1)

1911 census living without husband William Pike or 'partner' Thomas Palmer at 104 Coborn Road, Bow, London with sons Alfred, Timothy and neice Rose Horton.

Note on Wife: Rebecca HALL (2)

1891 census living with parents and siblings at 35 Raven Row, Mile End Old Town, London.

Note on Child 1: Rosetta Jane PIKE (1) - shared note

At marriage surname also known as PALMER. Children of MITZMAN put into 'Nive Tzadeck' home (Jewish Orphanage, Norwood) after husband absconded from marriage.. 1931 living with mother, step father and sister Jenny (Jean) at 16 Norfolk Road, Brighton.

Note on Child 1: Rosetta Jane PIKE (2)

Born 100 Dempsey Street, Mile End Old town

Note on Child 2: Rebecca 'Josephine' PIKE

Address at marriage 1 Bancroft Road, Mile End, London.

Note on Child 3: Jenny 'Jean' PIKE - shared note

Later known as Jean. Placed in Marist Convent 727 High Road Tottenham London from 1907 until the age of 14.Lived with mother, step father and family in 104 Coborn Road, Bow. 1919 living in British Street, Mile End. When Mr & Mrs Smith moved to Brighton the family moved into No 1 Bancroft Road Mile End London. Later mother and elder daughters lived at 68 South Church Road Southend . About 1929 moved to various address'es in Brighton. 1930 and 1931 living at 16 Norfolk Road with mother and step father. Later at North Road and 76 West Street Mansions, West Street at time of marriage. 1941 living at 29 Park Crescent, Brighton but later dug out from home with son Brian when Bomb dropped on house next door during WW2 . Also unable to move into new home in Addison Road Hove because of bomb damage.Separated from husband in 1943. Raising two sons on her own, she worked first from home as a dressmaker and later until age 63 in the 'rag Trade' as a 'passer'. From 1943 until 1994 lived first in ground floor then 1st floor flat 16 Buckingham Road Brighton. After that Sheltered/Care Homes in Brighton and Shoreham. Fractured hip and arm in February 2003 and recovered in Elton Lodge Care home. Received 100 year birthday greetings from Queen, Pensions Minister and Chair of Adur District Council. In attendance at funeral; Brian & Lorna Whipp. Christopher Whipp. Dawn Turrell (Whipp). Samantha, Keith & Hughie Johnston. David Whipp & Vanessa. Paula (Whipp), Ricardo Besagni (Whipp) and Maria Whipp. Lisa Whipp. Jenny & Natasha Whipp. Rosemary Lloyd, Dion Lloyd & Moira. Anthony Bischoff. Margo Aquino. Ray, Rosaline & Mandy Green. John and Sally Russell. Eric Blunden.

Note on Child 4: Sarah PIKE

Spent some early years with elder sisters in R.C. Convent. At marriage maiden name miss-spelled as PYKE. .

Note on Child 5: Timothy PIKE (PALMER) - shared note

Became 'World', 'STAR' and British Profesional Dancing champion. On his marriage cert. to first wife it gives father as Thomas Pike - rank or profession unknown - with address given as 10 Bembridge Street, Brighton. Adult life took surname of Palmer after his mother's second husband. Told his father was Thomas 'Pedlar' Palmer but birth cert, states PIKE. 31st December 1935 with address given as 11 Cannon Place, Brighton., depart from Southampton on SS Washington bound for New York and Professional Dancing tour. 1949 living in Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London. Died in Guys Hospital, London.


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