Frederick Peter Atkins

Male, (1866 - 1926)
FatherPeter John Atkins (circa 1825 - 1877)
MotherFrances Wood (circa 1827 - 1903)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthFrederick Peter Atkins was born 1866 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England. 
INFO BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Dist. of St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey, Surrey, #471. Born 9 Aug 1866 at 3 Alscot Terrace. Frederick Peter, boy; father Peter John Atkins, mariner (master); mother Frances Atkins formerly Wood; informant F. Atkins, mother, 3 Alscot Terrace, Bermondsey. Reg 18 Aug 1866. (GBCertBirONS). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Birth. 1866 SepQ Atkins, Frederick P. Bermondsey 1d,88. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102030). 
INFO BAPTISM INDEX. 28 Sep 1873 at the Parish Church of Ardingly, Sussex, England. Frederick Peter Atkins, male. Father: Peter John Atkins; mother Fanny. (EngBirChrFS). 
INFO SECOND MATE APPLICATION AND CERTIFICATE. 1888. (6 page file summarized in date order: p.632: Application to be Examined. #019556. Frederick Peter Atkins, 12 London Road, Canterbury, Kent; b. 9 Aug 1866 at London, Middlesex. Has not held previous certificates. Requires 2nd Mate certificate, Square-rigged vessels, send to Tower Hill Office. Previous subjects failed: not failed. London 6 Apr 1888. Signed F P Atkins with address: Sailor's Home, Well Street. page633 back of application page: Service at sea: 18 May 1882 - 21 Mar 1887 on Hallowien (?) as apprentice, 4 yr,9 mo,3 days in Colonies & E.I. trade. 5 Jul 1887-6 Mar 1888 on Dharwar (?) as AB [Able seaman], 8 months. Examiner: 4 Sep 1888 London, passed colour test, failed navigation. Personal: height 5 ft. 7-1/2 inches, fair complexion, marks - ship on right arm, anchor and flag on left arm, hair brown, eyes grey. 9 Apr1888. page 630: Application to be Examined. [Basic identifying information as above]. Previous failure: 16 April 1888, London, subject: chronometer. 20 Apr 1888. [page 631 - back of page 630] Certificate of examiner: 23 Apr 1888, London, passed color test, passed navigation, passed seamanship. Passed for 2nd Mate. page 634: Certificate: "By the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade. Certificate of Competency as Second Mate to: Frederick Peter Atkins . . . by order of the Board of Trade this 26th day of April 1888..." page 635: Certificate #019556 issued at Port of London 27 April 1888. (UKMastCerAnc pp.630-635 2nd Mate). 
INFO FIRST MATE APPLICATION AND CERTIFICATE. 1890. (6 page file summarized in date order: p.636: Application to be Examined. #019556. Frederick Peter Atkins, Camden Villa, Vale Square, Ramsgate, Kent; b. 9 Aug 1866 at London, Middlesex. Previous certificate: #019556 2nd mate . . . Now requires 1st Mate certificate, Square-rigged vessels, send to London Office. No previous subjects failed: first application. London 20 May 1890. Signed Frederick Peter Atkins with address: Sailor's Home, London. page637- back of application page: Service at sea: 18 May 1882 - 18 Jan 1887 on Halloween (?) as apprentice, 4 yr, 8 mo. in Colonial trade [all voyages Colonial trade]. 5 Jul 1887-6 Mar 1888 on D harwar (?) as AB [Able seaman], 8 mo. 1 da. On Clairmont, Glasgow, 2 mate, 7 Jun 1888 - 24 Apr 1889, 10 mo. 17 da. On West? Australian, London, 2 mate, 5 Jun 1889 - 5 May 1890, 11 mos. Examiner: 27 May 1890 London, passed colour test, failed navigation. Personal: height 5 ft. 7-1/2 inches, dark complexion, marks - ship on right arm, anchor on left arm, scar on right eye, hair dk. brown, eyes grey. 27 May 1890. page 638: Application to be Examined. [Basic identifying information as above]. Previous failure: 27 May 1890, London, subject: amplitude. 30 May 1890. [page 639 - back of page 638] Certificate of examiner: 3 Jun 1890, London, passed color test, passed navigation, passed seamanship. Passed for 1st Mate. page 640: Certificate: "By the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade. Certificate of Competency as First Mate to: Frederick Peter Atkins . . . by order of the Board of Trade this 5th day of June 1890..." page 641: Certificate #019556 issued at Port of London 6th June 1890. (UKMastCerAnc pp.636-641 1st Mate). 
INFO MASTER APPLICATION AND CERTIFICATE. 1893. (summary of 4-page file) p.642: Application to be Examined. Frederick Peter Atkins, Apsley Villa, Crescent Road, Ramsgate; b. 9 Aug 1866 at London, Middlesex. Previous certificate: #019556 1st mate . . . Now requires Master, ordinary certificate, Square-rigged vessels, send to Ramsgate. No previous subjects failed: first application. London 12 May 1893. Signed Frederick Peter Atkins with address: 50 Comerford Road, Brockley SE. page642- back of application page: Service at sea: Charlotte Padby? London, as 1st mate, 19 Jul 1890 - 7 May 1891 9 mos, 19 days, Colonial trade. SS Yorkshire, London, 3rd mate, 24 Jun 1891 - 26 Feb 1892, 8 mos, 1 day, Eastern, China & United Sates trade. S.S. Moorgate, London, 2nd mate 11 May 1892 - 7 Sep 1892, 3 mos, 28 days, River Plate. As 2nd mate, 8 Sep 1892-14 Dec 1892, 3 mos, 7 days, Medit & United States. As 1 mate 14 Dec 1892-17 Dec 1892, 3 days, Liverpool and Cardiff. As 1 Mate: 21 Dec 1892 - 22 Apr 1893, 4 mos, 2 days, River Plate. Examiner: 24 May 1893 London, passed colour test, passed navigation, passed seamanship. Personal: height 5 ft. 7-1/2 inches, dark complexion, marks - ship on right arm, anchor and flag on left arm, hair dk. brown, eyes grey. 24 May 1893. page 644: Certificate: "By the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade. Certificate of Competency as Master to: Frederick Peter Atkins . . . by order of the Board of Trade this 26th day of May 1893..." page 645: Certificate #019556 issued at Port of London 27th May 1893. (UKMastCerAnc pp.642-645 Master). 
INFO MARRIAGE. Ramsgate, Kent. 1895. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Ramsgate in the County of Kent. p.26, #51. 28 May 1895. Frederick Peter Atkins, 28, bachelor, Mariner, of Florence Cottage. Father- Peter John Atkins, Master Mariner. Helen Mary Ann Adams, 26, spinster of Florence Cottage. Father- John Adams, Timber merchant. Married in the Church of S. George according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England, after Banns. [Actual signatures of bride and groom.] Witnesses: William Cox, John Adams, John W. Adams, Esther Emma Adams. (CanterMarFMP). 
MarriageHe married Helen Mary Ann Adams, daughter of John Adams, 28 May 1895 in Ramsgate, Kent, England. 
INFO MARRIAGE NOTICE. Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald, 8 June 1895, p. 8. MARRIAGES. "ATKINS-ADAMS. On the 28th May at St. George's church, Ramsgate, Frederick Adams to Helen, daughter of Mr. J. Adams of Florence Cottage, High Street, Ramsgate." (WhitHeralFMP). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Marriage 1895 JunQ Thanet, 2a,1613. Frederick Peter Atkins. (FreeBMD). 
INFO CENSUS 1901 (31 Mar 1901). Kent Ramsgate. Kingston Dr. -Frederick P. Atkins, head, marr, 34, timber merchant traveler, employee, b. London Bermondsey. Wife Helen Mary A.,31, b. Kent Ramsgate. Children b. Kent Ramsgate: Helen Minnie, 4. Dtr Constance W. 2. Dtr Mary Frances under 1 mo. 1 female nurse maid. (GBCens1901 RB13/825:68:5). 
INFO ADDRESS for Frederick on mother's death certif, 4 May 1903 - Kingston, Poplar Road, Ramsgate. (GBCens1901 RG13/208:9:9). 
Note CENSUS 1911 (2 Apr 1911) Frederick Atkins was not found on the 1911 Census. Wife Helen does appear. She is head of household, married, living in Thanet, Kent. (GBCens1911 RG14/4503, 21). 
INFO MILITARY SERVICE FILE (World War I (1915-1917) Service #766020 Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force. [The complete service file, 60 pages PDF format, can be downloaded from the website Library and Archives Canada bac-lac.gc.ca. The information here is a partial summary of the file.] Page3: Attestation Paper. #766020. 123rd Bn. C.E.F., Royal Grenadiers (Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force). Frederick Peter Atkins. Address: Daly House, Front St. Toronto. Born London, England. Next-of-kin- sister Jane Richardson Atkins, St. Margaret's College, Muswell Hill, London N.W., England. Born 9th August, 1872 [sic]. Trade- Lumber inspector. Not married [sic], is willing to be vaccinated, not previously in a military force, is willing to serve. [signature]. Page4: Description on enlistment: apparent age 43 years-5 months. Height 5ft 6ins, chest expanded 38 1/2 ins, range of expansion 3 ins. Fresh complexion, blue eyes, black hair, Religion R.C. Marks: Scar on left ear. Tattoo of ship on right forearm. Signed by medical officer of Toronto Recruiting Depot. Page15: Medical examination upon leaving service: 5 Dec 1917. Rank Pte, born at London, Eng, 9 Aug 1866 [sic]. Weight 175 lbs, 5ft 71/2in. Good physique. Fracture of left clavicle -- no disability. Right thigh wound -- no disability. Bronchitis last winter. Health and physical condition: "Very good for his age." Page54 Proceedings on Discharge. Corps 123rd Batt 20th Batt C.A.M.C [?]. Discharged in consequence of "commission in the R.N.R. ... 1-12-17." Note writted across this page "Deceased 27-10-26 649-A-7136." [27 Oct 1926] Page55. Campaigns medals and decorations: France 7 mos. Discharged in London, 10 Dec 1917. (CanWWiService). 
DeathFrederick Peter Atkins died 1926 in England. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Death DecQ 1926 Frederick P. Atkins, 60 Croydon 2a,351. (FreeBMD). 

Family

Helen Mary Ann Adams (1869 - 1958)
Children