Adela VARCO

480. Adela VARCO, daughter of Robert VARCO and Sarah Ann BARNECUT, was born on 17 May 1889 (date from 1939 Register) in Fowey. She was baptised on 20 June 1889 in Fowey, St Austell, Cornwall. At the time of the baptism the family were living in Market Street and her father Robert was a Watchmaker.

Baptism Transcription: Adela Varco 1889
From the Cornwall OPC online database

Adela appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 1. She was living with her parents Robert [44] a Watchmaker and Sarah [40] in Market Street, Fowey. Living with them was her siblings Emmeline [10], Mabel [4] and Albert E [6] all Scholars.

Adela appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 aged 14. She was living with her parents Robert [54] a Watchmaker-Shopkeeper and Sarah A [50] in Market Street, Fowey. Living with them were her siblings Emmeline a Dressmaker [20], Mabel [16] a Drapers Assistant and Albert E [11] a Watchmakers Apprentice.

Adela appeared in the census on 2 April 1911 aged 21. She was a visitor to the household of Stanley H Tucker [19] a Student in Broad Street, Launceston, Cornwall. Boarding in the household was her sister Mabel [25] a Milliners Assistant.

Adela married William N JOHNS during 1918 within the St Austell registration district.

William Nicholas JOHNS, was possibly born about 1859.

William Nicholas died on 29 September 1930 in St Blazey, St Austell, Cornwall. From the 1931 Probate Calendar:

Probate Calendar Entry: William Nicholas Johns 1859 - 1930

On 29 September 1939 Adela of Private Means was living at Sunnyside, Polmear Road, St Austell U.D., Cornwall, England. (RG101/6700J/003/17 Letter Code: WARA)

Adela died 18 June 1973 in St Blazey, St Austell. From the 1973 Probate Calendar:

Probate Calendar Entry: Adela Varco Johns 1889 - 1973

William Nicholas JOHNS and Adela VARCO had the following child:

+1038 Stanley William Nicholas 1919