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Robert "Roy" Enock (1883-1916).

Robert - 1900s/1910s (click to enlarge).[1]

Date of birth: Wednesday, 10th October, 1883.
Birthplace: Islington, London, England.
Date of death: Friday, 10th November, 1916 (ruptured right kidney - "fatally injured by a horse. He was moving house and leading a blind horse and cart with furniture. The horse stumbled and kicked him in the stomach, he bled to death internally" - Doris Tompsett).[1]
Place of death:
Winchmore Hill, London, England (aged 33 years).
Buried: Friends Burial Ground, Winchmore Hill, London, England.


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Father: Edwin Enock (1849-1924).
Mother:
Emily Maria Enock (nee Jones) (1855-1937).
Siblings: None

Wife: Violet Isabella Enock (nee Casburn) (1891-1983).
Date of marriage: 1911.
Place of marriage: London, England.

Children:
Irene Margaret Enock (1912-1983), Doris Annie Thompsett (was Pollard) (nee Enock) (1913-2007), Emily E Warren (1914-1996).

Residences.

1885 - 55, Tabley Road, Islington, London, England.


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1888-1889 - 234, Park Road, Crouch End, London, England. 


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1891 - 11, Northwood Road, Highgate, London, England. 


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1893-1894 - 23, Gladsmuir Road, Highgate, London, England. 


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1898 - 1, Gladsmuir Road, Highgate, London, England. 


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1901-1903 - 6, Hazeldean Road, Stonebridge, Willesden, London, England. 


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1908 - 16, The Broadway, Winchmore Hill, London, England. 

1911 - 91, Woodberry Avenue, Winchmore Hill, London, England. 


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1913-1916 - 5, Queen's Grove Road, Chingford Green, London, England.


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Occupation.

1901 census: Mechanical Engineer Apprentice.
Royal Naval Air Service Records: Fitter & Turner.

Great War.

Robert served in the Royal Naval Air Station. 

Date and period of engagements: 20th August 1914.
Height: 5ft 4 2/3 inches 
Hair: Dark brown
Eyes: Blue  

20th August 1914 - 31st March 1915

Pembroke III - PO mechanic

1st April 1915 - 31st December 1915

President II - CPO 3rd grade

Roy Enoc - Magician and Entertainer.

"I never remembered my father as I was very young when he died, but mother used to tell me about him. He invented several conjuring tricks and she used to help make them up for sale." - Doris Tompsett.[1]

Front page of Robert's flyer. Click to view full flyer.[1]

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Roy Enoc poster (click to enlarge).[1]



Do you have any more information on Robert? Please contact me at adam.c.enock@gmail.com.

Updated 9th October 2016.

Notes.

1. Many thanks to Peter Warren & Lisa Strachan.