1873 Jul 17. Born Warwickshire
1881 census at 80 Aston Rd, Birmingham
1891 census 7, Scotland Place, Scotland Street, Birmingham. He marries Jane Perks in this census some 7 years later
1898 Married in Aston, Birmingham to Jane Elizabeth Perks
1901 census I cannot find him but his wife and child are with the wife's parents
1903 Jul 13. Notice is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Alfred Longfield and Ivon Reynold Allender, carrying on business under the style or firm of LONGFIELD AND ALLENDER, at 13, Howe-street, in the city of Birmingham, as Carpenters, Joiners and Building Repairers, has this day been dissolved by mutual consent.
1903 Dec 18. Receiving order in bankruptcy against. Alfred Longfield, 13 Howe Street, Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, residing in apartments at 6 Yew Tree Road, Chester Road, Erdington, lately residing and carrying on business at 65 and 66 Howe Street, Birmingham, both in the county of Warwick, carpenter, lately general dealer.
1911 census at 67 Stockfield Road Acocks Green Birmingham
1914 Nov 6. 7th Battalion, 'The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, Alfred Longfield to be temporary Lieutenant.
1915 Jan 23. The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.
Temporary Lieutenant Alfred Longfield,.
from 7th Battalion, to be temporary. Lieutenant.
1915 May 1. The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 9th Battalion— The undermentioned temporary Lieutenants to be temporary Captains: — Alfred Longfield.
1915 May . Lands in Gallipoli
1917 Nov 11. Labour Corps . The undermentioned temp. Capts. to be temp. Capts., retaining present seniority: —A. Longfield, from D. of Corn. L.I.
1918 Mar 25. Labour Corps. Temp. Capt. A. Longfield to be Adjt.
1918 Jul 31. Temp. Capt. A. Longfield, Lab. Corps, to be transfd. to Gen. List, and to be actg. Maj. while empld. as Comdt. of a Reception Camp.
1919 May 12. D. of Corn. L.I. Temp. Capt. (actg. Maj. while spec, empld.) A. Longfield, from Gen. List to be temp. Capt. (with seniority 1 May 1915), and retains present appt. and the actg. rank of Maj. 12 May 1919
1920 Feb 11. Temp. Capt. A. Longfield, Serv. Bn., D. of Corn. L.I., relinquishes the actg. rank of Maj. on ceasing to be empld. as Comdt. of a Reception Camp,
1920 Sep 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 641.Posted to F Coy, Section Leader. A report (given under Frecker) says Longfield ran the canteen for F Coy
1920 Nov 13 Promoted Section Leader
1921 Mar 4. Reverts to T/Cadet at own request
1921 May 28 Posted to Z Coy
1922 Jan 6 Posted to Depot Coy
1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1926 Sep 24. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Alfred Longfield and Frank Henry Aldwinckle, carrying on business as Sign Makers, at 150, Moor-street, in the city of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick;, under the style or firm of the SIGNS OF THE TIMES CO., incorporating Longfield, Aldwinckle & Co., was dissolved as and from the 1st day of September, 1926, by mutual consent. All debts due to and owing by the said firm will be received and paid by Mr. Alfred Longfield, who will continue to carry on the said business.
1939 Register. He is a sign maker living at 15 Eachelhurst Road , Birmingham with wife Jane E Longfield
1946 Oct/Dec Died Birmingham aged 72.