See also

William Valentine BLOOMFIELD (1843-1930)

Name: William Valentine BLOOMFIELD1
Sex: Male
Father: Daniel BLOOMFIELD (1815-1849)
Mother: Jane OGILVY (1814-1892)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth Mar 1843 St George Han Sq/Belgravia
Death Jun 1930 (age 87) Maidenhead
Occupation 1881 (age 37-38) watchmaker in Bray

Individual Note

Marriages Dec 1876

Bloomfield William Valentine Cookham 2c 934 Scan available - click to view

Perkins Jemima Cookham 2c 934 Scan available - click to view


The shop was called Bloomfield & Sons, watch makers, 69 Queen St, Ellen. It is still there, albeit derelict, between the flower shop, Pollination Flowers, and the Honey Pot night club. It was run by William Valentine Bloomfield and his wife Jemima, and then by his 3 children Alfred, Edmund and Jessie. Perhaps one of our in-house councillors can tell us what is planned for the site.

Maidenhead can also claim credit for much of the beautiful stained glass in Vancouver, Bob; this was crafted by Henry Bloomfield who left Maidenhead for Canada in the late 19th century; sadly, his son James was killed, as a young man, in a motor-cycle accident.



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