The Family of Emily and Nehemiah Edward Best
Thanks to Miss Karen Martyn of St Austel Cornwell, for her assistance researching this family
Nehemiah Edward was born in 1844 at Blandford. Nehemiah became a coachman and married Emily Hooper in 1864 at St Peter's Church. Bayswater. He was a cab driver in 1906 and died in 1934. Nehemiah and Emily had nine children
- Thomas born 1865, Kensington. Occupation 1881: groom
- Emily born 1867, Kensington.
- Alice born 1869, Kensington.
- Edith born 1871, Kensington.
- Louisa born 1873, Kensington.
- Edward born 1875, Kensington.
- George born 1877, Kensington.
- William born 1879, Kensington.
- Agnes Mary born 1881 at St Albans Road. Agnes married Walter Edmund Kiefer, a master baker, in 1906 at Notting Hill. She died in 1947 at Scarborough. Agnes and Walter had eight children.