Edward Coxen (Edward Albert Coxen)

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London, England, UK
Albert Edward Coxen was born at 18 Darwin Street, Southwark, London, England on 8th August 1880, the first child of Joseph Coxen of Wandsworth, London and Sarah Jane Coxen née Parfitt of Bedminster, Bristol. At the time of Albert Edward's birth Joseph and Sarah ran the Carpenter Arms public house, St. Marylebone, London.

In 1880 Joseph Coxen's brother John and wife Ellen left England and settled in San Francisco. Joseph and Sarah Coxen with young Bertie, as Albert was called on the ship's manifest, followed them in 1882. The Coxen brothers soon established Coxen Bros. Read more...