See also

Family of Henry SILKMAN and Rose HORTON

Husband: Henry SILKMAN (1892-1928)
Wife: Rose HORTON (1903-1976)
Children: Joseph 'Joe' SILKMAN (ABRAHAMS) (JAMES)
Henry 'Anthony' SILKMAN (ABRAHAMS) (ARDEN) (1928-1994)
Marriage 28 Aug 1924 Brighton Sussex

Husband: Henry SILKMAN

Name: Henry SILKMAN
Sex: Male
Father: Joseph SILKMAN (1866- )
Mother: Zipporah Sophia REES (1867- )
Birth 1892 Whitechapel London
Death 6 Feb 1928 (age 35-36) Hove, Sussex, England
Cause: Suicide
Address: Flat 2, 3 First Avenue
Burial 9 Feb 1928 Jewish cemetery, Marlow Road, East Ham. London
Buried in Section D Row 27 plot 9
Religion Jewish
Occupation Cigar Maker

Wife: Rose HORTON


Rose HORTON, 1912, age 9

Name: Rose HORTON
Sex: Female
Father: Thomas Henry "Maurice" HORTON (1874-1940)
Mother: Rosetta Alice HALL (1878-1957)
Birth 31 Jan 1903 Stepney london
Death 23 Jan 1976 (age 72) Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Buried in Jewish section 'The ROSE Garden, The Necropolis cemetery in Springvale, Melbourne, Australia

Child 1: Joseph 'Joe' SILKMAN (ABRAHAMS) (JAMES)

Sex: Male

Child 2: Henry 'Anthony' SILKMAN (ABRAHAMS) (ARDEN)

Name: Henry 'Anthony' SILKMAN (ABRAHAMS) (ARDEN)
Sex: Male
Birth 1928 Mar Qtr Steyning (Hove) Sussex
Occupation Hairdresser
Death Aug 1994 (age 65-66) Watford, Hertfordshire

Note on Husband: Henry SILKMAN - shared note

1910 USA census living with parents. Registered for WW1 in Boston on 5th June 1917 living at 170 Botolph Street, Boston working for Waitt & Bond, Columbia Ave, Boston as a Cigar Maker. Stated as Naturalized Citizen by his father. 5'10 tall, medium complexion, grey eyes & light brown hair. 1920 census again living with parents at 424 Bowdoin street, Boston. 1st July 1923 arrive at Liverpool on the 'Samaria' giving 27 Cannon Place, Brighton as visiting destination - (home of Aunt Rose Smith (Hall) ne Rees). Return to New York on the 'Tyrrhenia' from Southampton 6th September 1923. On 13th November 1923 traveled over from the USA on the 'Samaria' to Liverpool to marry cousin Rose Horton.(See Marriage Cert. & notes). On 6th May 1927 arrived at New York described as a 'Alien Veteran' from Southampton on the Cunard ship 'Aquitania' with wife and child Joseph with destination given as Los Angeles CA. Mrs A Reed at 24 Church Road, Hove UK given as their friend. Whilst he had no tickets to LA he had $10.000. Return with family to England via Liverpool on Cunard ship 'Laconia' arriving 20th June 1927. Arrival address given as 14 Tidbury Road, Hove, Sussex. On both outward and return journey accompanied by mother-in-law Rosetta Garwood and her daughter Sarah. Commited suicide age 35 at the time of the birth of his second son. Buried just behind Smith family plot at Marlow Road Jewish cemetery London.1

Note on Wife: Rose HORTON - shared note

1911 Census shown twice. First living with mother and also with aunt Rebecca Pike (Hall) at 104 Coborn Road, Bow. Married cousin Henry (Harry) Silkman.

After death of first husband sail on the 16th November 1928 with her two sons, together with a 18 year old nurse Miss P.S.Holdom and her mother and sister Sarah from Southampton on Union Castle line S.S. 'Kildonan Castle' bound for Cape Town, South Africa. Book a return to England on S.S 'Balmoral Castle' but disembark at the Island of Madeira on the 20th December 1928 with dying sister Sarah. Family arrive at Southampton on the S.S. 'Armadale Castle' on the 31st December 1928 with address given as 37 Elm's Avenue, Eastbourne.

Inheritance from Step Grandfather James Smith. 1929 living at 99 Woodlands, Golders Green, London NW11. Emigrate with son Joseph to Australia in 1963.

Note on Child 2: Henry 'Anthony' SILKMAN (ABRAHAMS) (ARDEN) - shared note

Take name of Abrahams from step father then change surname to Arden.


1"Linda KELLY" (6th October 2009). Cit. Date: "6th October 2009".