649. George HARKNETT, son of George HARKNETT and Emma Louise FRANKLIN, birth was registered during 1904 in Saint Olave Bermondsey. According to his baptism record he was born on 14 December 1903. He was baptised on 3 January 1904 in the Parish St James Bermondsey, Southwark. At the time of the baptism the family were living at 84 New Church Street. His father George was a Labourer.

At the age of 6 George along with his parents George [29] and Emma Louise [30] and sister Emma Louise [3] were admitted to St Olave’s Union on 24 February 1910. They were seeking relief due to being Destitute and his father being ill as well. Prior to entering they had been living at 1 Llewellyn Grove. George and his sister were discharged on 25 February 1910 to Elmside. His father was discharged on 28 February 1910 to T.S.W., his mother on 7 May 1910 to husband at T.S.W.

George married Annie Lavinia BIRD on 15 January 1923 at St Mary Magdalene in the Parish of Bermondsey in the County of London. The marriage was witnessed by George TRAKKIT and Emily May MONMOUTH. The ceremony was performed by R William Stannard, Curate.

Annie Lavinia Dora BIRD, the daughter of Henry Thomas BIRD and Sarah Ann BARRETT, was born on 29 April 1902 (date from Baptism Record).

She was baptised on 18 October 1905 in the Parish of St Mary’s Southwark. At the time of the baptism the family were living at 147 Dover St. Her father Henry was a Cellarman. The ceremony was performed by R Francis Jones Curate.

During 1939 George and Annie Louvene were living at 16 Horney Lane, Southwark, Bermondsey, London, England.

On the 29 September 1939 George a General Labourer was living at 16 Horney Lane, Bermondsey, Southwark, Bermondsey, London, England. (Note: although it indicates that George was still married, I have been unable to find any trace of his wife or children. This is despite the fact that he and his wife both appeared at the same address according to the 1939 Electoral Roll) (RG101/0039C/019/2 Letter Code: ACAV)

George died during 1991 within the Bexley registration district.

Annie L Dora BIRD and George HARKNETT had 4 children.