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red mail Wicks, John, married with Ann- had child 11/11/1789
Hello, was wondering who John and Ann were- they had a child Thomas who was baptised at St Leonard's Shoreditch in May 1780, who was Thomas, he would marry Susanna, who's surname also remains unknown presently. Was hoping someone could help narrow down which John and Ann they are. Thankyou.
red mail HUTT, George married BURRELL, Elizabeth.
George and Eliza married 01 Jun 1852 HOXTON, she was the daughter to Thomas and George was the son to William, though it's unclear which Willliam this was, as there are more than one William it could have been. Elizabeth had grown up in Bromley. George might have grown up in Redbridge, although this is uncertain. The surname Hutt seems to have Hugenoet origins, Henry and Marie Hut had a son Louis christened on May 4th 1704 at Crispin Street, Spitalfields London- though it's not clear whether these are ancestors to George. Thankyou.
Joseph Pearce married Mary Ann Stephens 1822
My great grand father was Joseph Pearce who came to Australia in 1857. He was the son of the above couple. I have found aprox 700 family in Australia and would like any info on early family members. Ron
I am particularly interested in the ancestors of Weldon Champness 1807 - 1888. Weldon was a weaver in Shoreditch living at North Conduit Bethnal Green. Weldon's parents appear to be William Champness and Mary Chasley. I cannot locate William's parents. Weldon as a Christian name is very common in the Champness family and comes from a lineage back to a John Weldon (19 January 1676  7 May 1736) who was an English composer.
red mail The 'Welsh' Family, Shoreditch and Isleworth
My Great, Great Grandfather was James Welsh married to Susan? they lived in Thrawl Street, off Brick Lane approx. 1864. they moved to Old Church Street, then Isleworth where my Great Grandfather also James worked in the Pears Soap Factory. He married Alice Munnis Lownie and they had my Grandfather also James Playfair Welsh in 1884, he came to Edinburgh where he met and married Joan Gentle Henderson. Want to find out more about the Welsh Family of Shoreditch and area please? Thank you Bill
red mail COMPTON
Alfred. Hi i am looking for my grandad his name is Alfred Compton he was born in 1929 in Shoreditch Middlesex where he lived with his brothers and sisters. He was based in the army around 1945 near Irchester Northants. Any information would be greatly recieved
red mail Louisa CURRY married George JOHNSON in Shoreditch, London
Louisa CURRY, born 1912, married George JOHNSON in Shoreditch, London, around 1933. Trying to find Louisa's date/place of death. Thank you.
red mail Shoreditch London
does anyone know of Robert Franklin born 1874 died 1960 lived in Shoreditch/rotherhythe he was a a publican at the bulls head and half moon Rotherhythe had two children Robert and Queenie I would appreciate your help in finding information on my family
John Vinn and Jane Mitchell Shoreditch
Looking for a marriage for my great-great grandfather, John Vinn, who was born at 7 Canning Terrace, Hoxton Old Town in 1845. He was a gilder by trade. He married Sarah Ann Cole in 1867, but by 1881 was living with Jane at 3 Hayes Buildings, Hackney. He had 3 children with Sarah and 6 with Jane Mitchell. Both had children in 1871 by him. Can anyone find a second marriage, please?
red mail Looking for Information
Does anyone know of a Albert James Whiter born in Shoreditch around 1836? who married Sarah Eliza Cox born 1841?in Bethel Green? I think that was her given name.
red mail George Hampton of Coleman Street, Shoreditch
Hello, I am looking for information on George HAMPTON who lived in Shoreditch. He was married on 10 February 1812 to Sophia HOY (1786 - 1820) from Enfield, Middlesex at St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch. Immediately after marrying, they were living at Coach and Horses Yard, Coleman Street, Shoreditch and moved around this general area for some years before Sophia died in Enfield. They had 3 children: George (1812 - ), William Francis (1815 - 1821) and Sophia Mary (1817 - ). I have been able to find quite a lot about his life after marrying and about his children's lives, but I have not been able to find out when or where he was born, who his parents were, if he had any siblings or when or where he died. Any information or help on George HAMPTON the elder or Sophia HOY would be very much appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Does anyone have any association with a Frederick Aarons or William Frederick Aarons who had a Daughter Maltilda born about 1920 whose 2nd marriage was to my Mother's Brother, Douglas Stuart. Her Mother's maiden name was Abrahams. Submitted by Martin.
red mail Brick Lane
My father died in 1993 and I have his photo box, a number of photos have messages on the back, one being from a Cyril Moss of 252 Brick Lane. My father is in this photo with a number of lads and it has been taken at the seaside. My father was about 16 years old at the time so I can work out that it was taken mid 1930's. He and his siblings were placed in Leytonstone Childrens Home mid 20's so this could be old boys from the home, a works outing or even boys from a local club. As I cannot find 252 Brick Lane in the census records this photo is one of many that remain a mystery. Any help or suggestions would be most welcome.
red mail Susan Emily Styles
In the 1861 census Susan and her mother were described as "mole coverers". Can anyone tell me what they actually did?
red mail Alfred Childs/Horse Clipper
Does anyone know of the Childs family who lived in Shoreditch around 1880s. Lived at various addresses in Shoreditch including Ivy Lane and Newton Street. Around 6 children in the family. May have moved to Essex at one time.
red mail John Fuller ... convict
I am seeking information on my ancestor, John Fuller, who was convicted and sentenced to transportation to Van Diemen's Land in The Old Bailey in 1809. My understanding is that he was possibly born in Shoreditch around 1787/88 as his age, when sentenced, was 23 years. Lyn.
red mail William John Hensher
WJH was born in 1849 son of William Hensher and Mary Hill. He married Laura Hall in 1883 but I can find no further information about them after the Census 1881. They had 5 children - William Joseph, Florence, Charles, Sidney and Ethel. Both Sidney and Ethel appeared in the 1911 Census with the occupations Lift Attendant and Belt Maker. One researcher seems to think Laura Hall (for some unknown reason) became Harriett Hensher. Harriett does appear in the 1891, 1901 and 1911 Census. Can anyone throw any more light on this family?
red mail Jane Summers married James Purchall
My ancestor Jane Summers born circa 1846 in Islington, England later married James Purchall in late 1864 in Shoreditch, London and raised a family in Middesex until 1873 when they immigrated. Having trouble finding Jane's parents. All I know at this stage is her father's name is James Summers
red mail Simon Webb & Ann Hisocks
I'm trying to ascertain why my ancestors were married at St. Leonards Church in Shoreditch on 28/10/1794 as spinster and bachelor of the parish, but subsequently lived in North Bradley/Westbury in Wiltshire where they were members of the Baptist church there and had at least seven children including my great-great grandfather Uriah. Can anyone help? Regards, Sue
Letitia Upton Salter.
I am trying to confirm the full name of Letitia Upton Salter. I know she was Letitia and I have seen references to Upton Salter but cannot find any positive proof of her full name. She was born about 1770 in the East End and married to William Brandon (1772). They lived in Shoreditch after they were married. Any help would be much appreciated.
red mail Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Flinthams link
I am trying to find out if there is a link between the Flinthams that moved to London ( Hoxton/Haggerstone/Shoreditch) area and the Flinthams ofLincolnshire and South Yorkshire. John (b ~1771) & Mary (b~1765) with son Charles (b~1805 given as York in Census 1841/51/71/81) moved the East End date not known where they were worked as Cabinet Makers.I have evidence of Flinthams in the area up to 1911. I do not know if Charles had any brothers or if his fathers family are possible candidates for the link if there is any link at all.
red mail William John Hensher
William was my grand uncle and he was born in 1849 and married to Laura Hall in 1883. I am searching for information as to which armed forces he served in, I have a list of medals awarded to him as follows : Kandahar Ahmed Khel, Afghanistan 1878-79-80 sergeant W J Hensher 2nd Battalion E.R.A. - Kabvl to Kandahar 1880 - Orange Free State Transvaal Cape Colony, South Africa 1829 Pte W J Hensher 2nd Battn. 60th K.R.R. I also have a photograph of a soldier wearing sergeant's stripes, riding crop, putties etc. Can anyone throw any light on whether WJH served in say the Boer War or any other war.
red mail William Henry Mason
Looking for info about William Henry Mason born 1886 at St. Lukes, Shoreditch to William & Sarah Mason 13, Whiston Street. He was apprenticed for about 7 years to London Distillery and worked in a gentleman's club. He had some connection with Frederick Gedge who was Publican of 'Bacchaus House' in Shoreditch. Later William Henry Mason married Lucy Emma Wakefield in 1909 and they emigrated to Canada in 1912.
red mail George Cowen - Seeking descendants
Seeking descendants of George COWEN/COWAN born 1768 in the King Harry Yard, Dockland area, son of Archibald COWEN and Margaret. George married an Ann Kinloch (widow) at St. Leonard's Church Shoreditch in 1798. Ann was originally an Ann FERRY, previously married to a William KINLOCH. The couple had 2 sons, Frederick born 27/7/1799 when the family was at Hoxton, and George baptised 31/8/1806 with Kingsland Road being the residence at that time. I believe George COWEN became a Thames Police Surveyor and died at Newington in 1841. Any information gratefully welcomed. Thank you, Rob
red mail The Old cherry tree pub
My great grand father ran a pub called the old cherry tree pub in shoreditch 64 Kingsland rd about 1877-until he died in 1899 can anyone got any information about the pub or photo of it i don't think it there now.
red mail Thomas Arthur Gilder
Thomas was born in June 1906 and died in 1933. I believe he died in Hospital but I cannot find any more information as to the circumstances. He was the son of George Frederick Gilder and Kate Winch. Can anyone help please?
red mail Westley
My GG Grandparents were Thomas Westley and Phoebe Davis. Thomas & Phoebe were married 23/01/1821 at St Leonards, Shoreditch. My G Grandfather William Adolphus Westley was born 20/01/1833 at Islington. He travelled to Nelson, New Zealand in 1849 & died in Nelson in 1919. I would be very eager to hear from any one researching this Westley family connection. Thanks, Chris
red mail Sullivan
Further to my family story about 6 brothers called Sullivan emigrating from Wexford, Ireland in the mid 1800's (4 went to Pennsylvania USA and 2 to London) I would like to hear from anyone who may have info about the London descendants). My grandfather William Sullivan (1884-1965) was born in Shoreditch and married Ellen Bailey (c1883-1957). Their children were William Sullivan (1906-1995) who married Florence Pearson (1912-1996), Ellen Sullivan (1908-1980) spinster, John Sullivan (1911-1990) who married Amy (Sis) Chandler (b1910), Alice Sullivan (b1912) who married William Parodi (b1908), Henry Sullivan (b1921) who married Jean Hall (b1921), and Frederick Sullivan (1924-1975) who married Irene Grove (1926-1961). I am not sure about my grandfather's parents but due to a bit of very sketchy research his father could have been a Frederick Sullivan (c1860) but the records are not very conclusive. If any of this makes any sense to you I would be delighted to hear from you.
red mail Burlock family ancestry
I am a direct ancestor of Job Burlock who apparantly came from Yorkshire, England. He was born around 1735. I do not know where this information comes from however...If anyone can help me with the story of the Burlock family I would be immensly appreciative. Here in Canada and the U.S. I have hit a brick wall as to his ancestry.
red mail Copperthwaites
Looking for information on Copperthwaites of Shoreditch
red mail Thompson
Looking for more information on a James Thompson (1868) born in Shoreditch married Emma Jane Gertrude Bowers (1871 also in Shoreditch) in May 1891 in Shoreditch. James's parents were John Thompson - according to 1881 census born in 1846 in Scotland - and Sarah ? (1845) in Lymington, Hampshire. The other children were William, George, and Helen.
red mail Stebbing Knight
I am looking for the marriage of Caroline Knight to Wilson Stebbing, coachman, between 1810 and 1820. They had a son Aylmore, born in Shoreditch in about 1820 and another son William born in Wells-on-Sea in 1822. Wilson was from Kings Lynn (born Mildenhall in Suffolk) and Caroline was born in Feltwell or Methwold. Caroline signed her daughter's (another Caroline) birth certificate in 1842 with a cross, and gave her maiden name as 'Knight'. Other children of this marriage were Susan, Thomas and Henry. Does anyone have any information on the date and place of their marriage, please
red mail Davis, Coulson, Miall, Poulton - Shoreditch
Trying to find more about Sarah Amelia Davis, born in 1859, in Shoreditch. She was daughter of William Bonnick Davis (1803-1867) and Charlotte Dalton. In 1861 living in Shoreditch, with her parents - and probably living with Coulson family in 1871. Looks like her mother married a Charles Coulson in August 1869. Sarah Amelia is shown as "Milly" aged 12 years in 1871. In 1880 she married Edwin Miall, and in 1896 she married Samule Poulton. Looks like she married a Mr Cordell in 1915.
red mail John Crouch
I am having great difficulty bringing all the Crouch's together in my tree. I have a John Crouch (1800) married to Elizabeth (1803) The 1851 census shows them living at 3 Worthington Place, Bethnal Green with 2 children - Mary (1847) and James (1845). I cannot find their marriage date but am presuming they might have married in their early 20's - which would mean there might be other children besides Mary and James. In 1851 John was a Weaver. Can anyone throw any light on this family?
red mail Barber
I am trying to find the birth of my great great grandmother Hester Barber, born in the City Road area about 1824. Joseph and Jane Barber had children baptised at St. Leonard's, Shoreditch in 1822 (Amelia) and 1827 (Esther). Does anyone know this family? Joseph was a chemist and the family lived on City Road, then Plumbers Row.
red mail Prime family
I am interested in Jacob and Jane Prime whose children were baptised in Shoreditch in 1804 (Joseph) and 1811 (John). The family were said to live in Hoxton and Gloucester Street. Is there a link to the Ketley family?
red mail Whyte family
My 2x great grandfather Joseph Whyte married Catherine Hawes in Shoreditch in 1838. William was a cabinet maker living on Willow Street, while Catherine was a servant living on Wheeler Street. I'd be interested to hear from anyone with knowledge of anyone else who lived in these streets, or of the Whyte or Hawes families. Joseph's father William Whyte was also a cabinet maker, while Catherine's father William Hawes was a weaver. Joseph had been born in Dublin and Catherine was born in Co. Cork. Both families were, I believe, Catholic, as their children married in Catholic churches. I presume Joseph and Catherine married in the C of E (St. Leonard's Shoreditch) because there was no Catholic church nearby.
Uriah Vinn and Harriet Jane Hickling
Uriah Vinn married Harriet Jane Hickling in the Shoreditch area on 22nd May 1904. Uriah's father was Joseph Vinn and Harriet's father was John Hickling. In 1915 Uriah was living at 143 Queen's Road, Dalston. I believe he served in WWI, but do not have any details of his service. A Uriah Vinn ran a pub called the Grapes in Covent Garden in 1944 (this could possibly be a son, also named Uriah. I am looking for information on their families. Did Uriah and Harriet have any children? Was Harriet's family from London?
red mail Horsehair Manufacturing Shoreditch
John Salter c1808 was a horeshair manufacturer in Union St Shoreditch. Married Charlotte Conlan 13 Feb 1833 St Mary, Islington, Middlesex. Brother William "he gets his living by industry; he has been in the military line - he worked for his brother at the horse-hair business - he belonged to the musicians in the Tower Hamlets;" Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: t18330905-99 September 1833. Any help with the family would be much appreciated
red mail Davis Jordan Mitchell in Shoreditch
Trying to find more about marriage of William Bonnick davis (1803-1867) to Matilda Jordan, who married in 1836 - in Shoreditch. 1st child William Bonnick Davis was born in 1839, followed by Susanna in 1841 and George Henry Davis in 1844. She died around 1852/3 - and he remarried in 1854, to Mary Anne Mitchell. They had Matilda Alice Davis in 1855 and John in 1858. George Henry Davis (1844-1909) married in 1869 - and moved to Crayford, Kent. George William Davis was born there in Dec 1869.
red mail Crouch
Mary Crouch b: 1870 married Charles Hensher in 1892. I know her parents were James and Hannah Deaton. I am trying to find James' father, Henry. James and Hannah had 6 children - Mary, Henry, Louisa, Elizabeth, Hannah and Eliza.James Crouch was a Carman in 1881 when he and his family lived at 6 Wood Street, Bethnal Green. Any information would be welcome.
Hi I am looking for any info on my GG Grandparents Thomas Westley & Phoebe Davis who were married at St Leonards, Shoreditch on 23rd Jan 1821. Not sure if they lived in Shoreditch, but my Great Grandfather William was baptised in Islington on 20 Feb 1833. Because there is a large gap between the marriage and the baptism, I believe there may be more children Anyone related to these people, please contact me Cheers Stephen
red mail ORME and SURRIDGE
I'm trying to find information about HANNAH ORME born about 1800 in Shoreditch and CHARLOTTE SURRIDGE born about 1808 in Shoreditch. Charlotte married Peter Gadsby in Derbyshire.
Whittaker, Frederick Ernest m Catherine Johnson
Looking for family members of Frederick Ernest Whittaker who married Catherine E Johnson in 1917 Islington.
red mail The Cowen family
I am researching the Cowens of Shoreditch particularly George and Ann Cowen and their family. If anyone else is researching this family, please get in touch. Thanks
Jacobs of Shoreditch
Seeking info on John and Sophia Jacobs of Shoreditch .Both died in 1840, about 6 months apart. May have had a son William born 1802. Any help would be most grateful
red mail George Davis b hoxton 1859
I am researching my Great Grandfather George DAVIS who married Ulletta ROWE in 1881. According to Marriage certificate his father was Robert Davis a writer. I have been having difficulties finding birth Vol and Page numbers which are required for certificates to be issued via GRO. According to a Family Search International Genealogical Index search Robert Henry DAVIS and his wife Eliza Jarratt had a child George F DAVIS born 1859 at Hoxton, London England but I still have had no luck finding any other record. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
red mail John Mullen- ex Cameronian Regiment
I am trying to find information on a John Mullen who was a Rifleman with the Cameronian Regiment in 1940. His Army number is 3244082. He might have worked in the NAAFI while he was in the Cameronian regiment, also as an electrical welder. He was also last heard of out of the army and working as a chef in the Heathrow area during the late 1960`s or 70`s. John Mullen was born in 1916 in Scotland so realistically if he is not already deceased he would be 94 years of age. He married Emily Ann Clements in London in December 1939 and they lived for a while in the Shoreditch area. By 1949 they had seperated. His father was also a John Mullen and was a coalminer in Scotland. He died at a fairly young age, between 1915 and 1939, as we know he was deceased by the time his son John married in December 1939. If anyone can help with any information at all on either John Mullen junior or senior, particularly a place of birth, please get in touch. I am asking on behalf of a close relative who is very anxious to trace him or any of his descendants. Many thanks, Linda.
red mail Copeland, James
Looking for any detail on James Copeland who married Susanna Shortland 16sep1770 in Shoreditch. She was born there 24mar1750 but I have no background on James. Any information much appreciated.
red mail Johann Fechtman 1810-1851
Johann Fechtmann migrated to London before 1828 when he married Mary Ann SUMMERS at St.Mary Magdalene Bermondsey. He is various described as 'Gentleman', 'Tea Dealer' and Grocer. His wife died 1832 and he married again - Fanny HAWKES 27 Aug 1838 at St.Katherine Coleman. They had four children only two of which survived - Fanny Stolt FECHTMAN, and William Stolt FECHTMAN. Johann died in 1851 aged 41 and his wife died two years later aged 42. The children were fostered by his wife's sister Martha MEEK. I would be intersted hearing from anyone who knows anything about this family. 10th Jun 2011 - I have now found them in Germany: they came from Offenwarden, Sandstedt in Lower Saxony.
red mail Alice M. PAYTEN & Frederick A. KEY
Searching for information about Alice Margaret PAYTEN b 1854 Southwark,Surrey and Frederick Augustas KEY b 1855,Stepney. Fred worked in the food industry.They married 1873 Shoreditch,Middlesex.Lived in odessa Rd.,West Ham.,Essex. Children Frederick,Harry,Alice,Percy,Edwin,Violet,Edith,Clara,Eva,Jay & Richard between the years 1875 - 1898. Thankyou.
red mail Frederick Smith of Whitecross Place - Furrier
Two main lines of inquiry for Fred Smith:- 1. I'd be interested in any details of Fred's furrier business - he had a factory at nos. 1-3 Whitecross Place, and lived at no. 34 in the same road (in the 1860s and 1870s). 2. Fred was born in Shoreditch (or possibly Bishopsgate) around 1839, and married Eliza Williams on 3 Jan 1859. Eliza's parents lived with them at 34 Whitecross Place. But what I'm really interested in is the emotional entanglement he had with a lady named Julia Nutt - they had an affair in 1865-1866 and Julia alleged that she then bore a son in April 1867. Fred apparently agreed that the child was his and agreed maintenance payments of £100 p.a., but abruptly stopped paying a couple of years later as he alleged that the child was not in fact his after all. Julia sued Fred for the unpaid instalments, and then Fred launched a suit in 1872 to overturn the maintenance agreement (which he won, with costs awarded against Julia). A curious fact is that one of the day's eminent silks, Sir Richard Baggallay, was employed by Fred's solicitor (Matthew Bernard Lucas) - I say this is curious because it really was a trivial case for Sir Richard to get involved with and his fees must have been monstrous! Fred's solicitor obtained affidavits from two lodging house keepers, Elizabeth Palmer and Sophia Griffiths, that apparently supported Fred's assertion that Julia had defrauded him, but the National Archives don't appear to have these (I've tracked down the bill of complaint, interrogatories and decree, but nothing else. Both parties agreed that Julia had letters from Fred regarding the affair and child, but these seem to have been lost too. Julia was the daughter of an eminent Canterbury solicitor, John Nutt, but she was very poor at the time of the case (her father had died in 1861 and she hadn't benefited much from his legacy), so she had no legal representation and was probably reduced to a state of bankruptcy by having to pay the court case costs. Using a legal "top gun" like Sir Richard in this way does seem disproportionate, so I do wonder whether Fred and his solicitor went all out to destroy Julia. Julia also disappeared after the court case, so I'd very much like to find out what happened to her as well. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.
red mail Brooks of Shoreditch and Hackney
Seeking info on the family of Ann Brooks born 1782 St Leonards, Shoreditch, Hackney - Middlesex/London. Ann's parents were John and Ann Brooks and her siblings were James, John, Hannah, Sarah, Thomas, Elisabeth (1) & (2)and Maria Georgina. Ann may have married Andrew Brooks c1768 at St Mary, Teddington, Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey in 1798
red mail Wright Family of Shoreditch
Looking for relatives of Thomas Wright watchmaker (1791-1881) of Shoreditch: wife Louisa Coley Wright (1797-1869) with many children including my gg grandmother Harriet Lavinia Wright Jordan. Other names were Thomas William, Walter, Matilda, Susannah, and Sarah Wright.
red mail John Giles
Looking for any information relating to John Giles b.c1833 in Shoreditch. Baptism record 15 Feb 1833 in St Leonard, Shoreditch shows his parents as John and Elizabeth Giles. Two years searching for birth records or any info as to his parents and family. John sailed to Fremantle from Plymouth 26 Dec 1852
red mail ann darnell 1823-1876
looking for the family of ann drnell born in shoreditch in 1823 she married joseph hills in 1841 in stepney they had following children james john charlotte jospeh
red mail WRIGHT Joseph / CHASE Margaret Ann
This couple were married in 1845 at Shorditch. Joseph was born c.1821 and Margaret was born c.1822. Any further info would be gratefully received.
red mail ORMEROD Emmanuel
Looking for information on Emmanuel Ormerod and wife Eliza Waters. Their son, James Walters Ormerod was born (1855) In Bethnal Green. According to the 1841 census he was aged 15 and a Druggist Aprentice. By 1861, he was married with 3 children and profession was Chemist and they were living in the borough of Islington. I cant find them in the 1851 census. Any further help would be appriciated.
red mail Howell - Shoreditch
Daniel John HOWELL, born 1837 in Lambeth. Moved to Shoreditch. Married Elizabeth HOPKINS (who was also born in Lambeth apx 1844). Seven children, including Henry George HOWELL born 1867.Henry married Mary Ann CAMP 1891 Bethnel Green. Mary Ann died 1897. Henry married Elizabeth Margaret Catherine BOYCE 1900. They had nine children. Any information would be gratefully accepted. Thanks.
red mail negus, charles
Charles Henry Negus, my father, had an elder brother Albert (emigrated to Canada 1949)also had sisters Emily,Rose,Mary,Phobe,and Gladys, also may have had another brother who died in childhood.Lived in Dove Row, Haggerston,circa 1910/30s.Any information re my grandparents would be extremly useful.
William Latimer, London Tailor
Looking for information on William and Ann Latimer (?1775-?1845). William could have been born Ireland or Northamptonshire or Birkshire or London. He was a Tailor; likely in Shoreditch or somewhere in East London. Children: John Baker Latimer (1803-1879), Mary Ann Latimer (1805-1865), Honor Latimer (1805-?1875) and John Christopher Latimer (1807-1879).
red mail OLDERSHAW
Looking for the origin of the Oldershaw family before moving to London England. The family traditonally worked as Walking Stick Dressers and were settled round about Shoreditch as early as 1790 when Frederick William Oldershaw was christened. He married Sarah Gooch in 1818 and also had son called Frederick Wm. Oldershaw. Any fellow researchers recognize this name?
red mail Pooley_Glover shoreditch/bethnell green
Looking for info on Joseph Christopher Pooley B 1829 D 1865 and Phoebe Glover B 1823 D 1922 from shoreditch area married in 1852.Phoebe remarried Henry Spencer moved to Melbourne Australia. Love to know more UK history.
I am researching the FAIRWEATHERS of Shoreditch . The info I have so far is as follows : William FAIRWEATHER born 1831 - Debenham Suffolk married Maria CHENERY born 1832 Broome Suffolk. William died 1896 - Maria 1900 both in Shoreditch London. Son : John Thomas Robert FAIRWEATHER born 1872 ( on some occassions his name is John Robert Thomas and other times it is John Albert - Albert sounds like John Robert ) . John was supposed to have been kicked to death in Liverpool ! John married Ellen Maria SAYER in Shoreditch and had the following children : Ada FAIRWEATHER born 1892 Shoreditch. Ada married Albert DENNIS and had Ada DENNIS 1915 and Maureen M DENNIS 1924 born London. Louisa FAIRWEATHER born 1899 Shoreditch London Charles FAIRWEATHER born 1900 Shoreditch London - Charles possibly married Beatrice A PARKER and had following children : Doris R FAIRWEATHER - 1923 Beatrice R FAIRWEATHER - 1925 Charles F J FAIRWEATHER - 1930 David W FAIRWEATHER - 1931 Doreen FAIRWEATHER - 1934 Pauline J FAIRWEATHER - 1937 Marion J FAIRWEATHER - 1939 Further children of John & Ellen FAIRWEATHER : Agnes Maud FAIRWEATHER born 8 MAY 1905 Shoreditch - married Frederick Charles TREW in 1930 in Shoreditch. Agnes died in ENFIELD MIDDLESEX in 1995. Edward FAIRWEATHER born 28 MAR 1907 Shoreditch - married Annie PERRIN 1937 Lexden Registry Office - Edward & Annie had following children : Jessie FAIRWEATHER born 1909 Shoreditch died 1915 Shoreditch Albert Henry FAIRWEATHER born 1910 Shoreditch died 1989 London area. Rosina FAIRWEATHER born 1912. Married Frederick W G TURNER Shoreditch 1939. Louisa FAIRWEATHER born 1914 Shoreditch. Grace FAIRWEATHER born 1918 Shoreditch. Married Harry L WALTER. If anyone is connected to these families please get in touch to exchange data and photographs etc .
red mail Alexander Thompson born abt 1829 Shoreditch
Looking to find more about my ancestor Alexander Thompson born 1829 Shoreditch - St Leonards. He was the son of George Barter Thompson b 1801 and Jane Sophia Maxfield or Maxwell born 1806 St Leonards. Alexander Thomspon married Sarah Smith, they had at least 8 children all born Shoreditch (Alexander 1851, William 1856, Sarah 1859, Clara 1863, Fred 1866, George 1867, Emily 1870, Alice 1874). Alexander lived all his life in the Shoreditch/ Hoxton areas and worked all his life as a solicitor's clerk/ law. He lived until age 87, he died in 1915 in West Ham.
Funny surname I agree. There are only 3 I can find, I imagine it may be a corruption of something else - can anyone help please Lizzy
red mail Martha Wise
Hello All, My ancestor Henry Alger married a Martha Sarah Wise in Shoreditch in 1863. I've found them on the 1871 census and they appear to have died some time in the late 1870s. The IGI gives Martha's date of Christening, at St Leonard's Shoreditch, as the 8th Jan 1843 and her date of birth as the 13th Dec 1842 but I haven't been able to find a definite GRO reference. Her parents were Thomas and Martha. I have only been able to find them on the 1861 census but I believe Thomas and Martha may have originally come form the Devizes/Lavington/Trowbridge area of Wiltshire. To make matters more confusing, a Martha Ann Wise was christened at St Leonard's in the same year and her parents are given as Thomas Philpot Wise and his wife Martha, both of Kent. Any help untangling this would be much appreciated, particularly if you could locate a birth certificate for Martha or a maiden name for her mother but really anything at all would be gratefully received! Thanks.
harry coleman
looking for any infomation on harry coleman mother name is daisy wankling fathers name is william chales coleman he was born between 1910 and 1915 in the shoreditch area of london unable to find his birth can any one help
red mail Bay, de Bay, Baie
Searching for details of William & Ann Bay, no marriage dates, but their children baptised at St. Matthews, Bethnal Green and St. Leonards, Shoreditch between 1769 and 1779. Special interest in their son, William b. March 1774. Family were silk weavers.
red mail Henry Coppock and Jane Hart Wright.
I am interested in hearing from people in England who may have done the family tree of the Coppock family in London. My great-grandfather, Henry Coppock (parents Henry Coppock and Sarah Thomas), was born in London circa 1846. He married Jane Hart Wright on September 4th, 1865 at St. Leonards, Shoreditch. Their second child, Lillian Susan Coppock, was my grandmother. Also, I would be very interested to hear from anyone who has knowledge of Jane Hart Wright's family. All I know is her father's name was John, and it seems that Hart was her middle name, not part of her surname. I'd be very grateful if anyone can give me some information, particularly about Jane as I seem to have hit a brick wall in my research.
red mail Thomas Sturdy - Hoxton
Thomas Sturdy was born in Hoxton in 1851. His mother was Esther Goodland and father Charles Sturdy or Sturdey. He married Elizabeth Bright.I am looking for Thomas and Charles ancestors. Any Sturdy from this area prior to 1830. I would appreciate any information. Thank you, Anne.
red mail Ellen,Philomena, Sarah Condon.
These three girls were born in Whitechapel,Shoreditch, their mother was Mary Condon from Cork, possibly married to Patrick Condon also from Ireland.2 of the daughters were coconut mat makers and Sarah had her own florist shop. Ellen married and went to Canada with her husband, Thomas Accleton, and 4 children, returning when he died. Does anyone have any more information?
red mail Pope, James A.E.
James Albert Edward Pope (aka James Alfred), born approx. 1885, poss. in Shoreditch, died 1968, married Ella A. Evans, 3 children - Alfred, James, Maisie. Cannot find ANY family background on this man! Can anyone help?
red mail Simmons in St.Leonards
Simmons-Thackray-Watson Robert Simmons born 1791. Married to a Sarah,children Eliza,Rebbeca, Edward, George Edward Simmons born 1833 in St.Leonards Shoreditch,married to Ellen Andrews they have 6 kids; Ellen,Caroline,George Forde,MaryAnn,Alfred,William. Caroline Simmons is my Great Grandma ,she married James Thackray in Middlesex in 1874. They had 6 kids Caroline E, James G.J., George T ,Charles B, Alfred W, Lillian E. Any help with research would be much appreciated.
Trying to trace two cousins called Cynthia and Stella, father Henry (known as Eb he had brothers James and Ernest)Possibly moved out of London in the 1950's or 60's. Any information welcome.
red mail Rice Family (2)
Thanks to all who gave me help with my first query regarding Samuel Rice. I now have the requested info about him, his wife Sarah Dell and children. Now I am trying to make sure that the Samuel Rice I have found listed is the correct one. Looking on IGI and various Ancestry trees I find Samuel Rice b. 1788 which makes him 12 years older than Sarah. This just makes me wonder if I have the correct Samuel Rice. Presumably the only way of checking is to locate the Parish Recordss for St Leonards, Shoreditch which appear to be in the Metropolitan Archives. Being in Scotland this is a long way to go if it may not be of any help to me. Can anyone help/give advise on this please? Would the Parish Records give me more information? Is there anothr way of checking this out? Thank you for reading my query.
red mail Emma Louisa Brown (nee Collins)
Hi Looking for info on Emma Louisa Brown (nee Collins) a Widow who was born 1863 in Shoreditch Middlesex. Her parents were James Peter Collins and Ellen Drake. In 1911 Emma Brown (nee Collins) married my Greatgrandfather Ben Eeles, who was a widower. Her fathers occupation on the Marriage Certificate was given as Coach Painter although he was dead by 1911.
red mail Rice Family
I am trying to find the parents of John Rice born 1826 in Shoreditch. He married Louisa Hockham in 1849 witnessed by William and Kezia Rice whom, I believe are his brother (twin?) and his sister in law. According to the marriage certificate the fathers name is Samuel Rice and he is a School Master. I can find no census details for 1841 that show a John (and/or William) with a father named Samuel other than in Cornwall - unlikely as boys born in Shoreditch area. Can anyone help?
red mail Webb Family
Looking for more information on the Webb Family from Middlesex, England. I have Joseph Webb b 1826 London City, Doctors Commonhead, his wife Elizabeth A. Webb (Sheppard) b 1830 Pimlico, Middlesex (Warminister); their children - Alice b 1853 Clerkenwell, Middlesex, Elizabeth b 1856 Clerkenwell, Middlesex, Joseph b 1858 Clerkenwell, Middlesex (told he moved to Austrailia), Annie b 1859 Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex, George b 1862 Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex, Amy Lucy b 1869 Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex, Walter John Webb I b 1870 Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex). Walter John Webb I is my husband's G Grandfather. He married Alice Haw b 1870 Hoxton, Shoreditch, Middlesex. Their children; Walter John Webb II b 1895 Hoxton, London, William Webb b 1897 Hoxton, London, Ernest Webb (Uncle Darney) b 1898 Hoxton, London, George Webb b 1902 (died of TB at age 25). This family moved to Canada around 1909 and then to Los Angeles, CA. Alice Haw Webb died in 1936 and is buried in Los Angeles. Walter John Webb is also buried at Los Angeles, California. I would like to get farther back than Joseph who was born in 1826. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Jonette
red mail Edward Thornton Tubbs
Edward Thornton Tubbs (or possibly Thornton-Tubbs) was born in Shoreditch in 1850. His father was Richard Tubbs, but that is as far back as I've been able to go so far. He married Lavinia Darling at Newington in 1875. Lavinia had previously been married to Frederick Banfield at Shoreditch in 1867 and had two children by him, who were apparently adopted by Edward. In 1877 Edward and his family emigrated to Australia. This is where I come in as Edward's daughter, Lily, who was born prior to their emigration, was my paternal grandmother. I'd appreciate any help I can get in extending this bit of my family tree please.
Birth of Ada Brown 21stJune 1911
I have a birth certificate for Ada Brown, born on 21st June 1911 at 7 Batches Street Shoreditch. Her father was William Brown a general labourer and her mother Florence Brown, formerly Gay. I sent for this certificate in error and would be happy to donate it to anyone who would like it.
red mail Savage in Shoreditch/Clerkenwell
I am trying to find out any info an Ernest Savage who was married? to Florence - they had 1 son Ernest G Savage who was my Grandfather. He was born 1911c and they, at one stage, lived in Radnor Street. Any help would be much appreciated . Tony
red mail Proops, Joseph and wife Hyder, Rose
Looking for any details on Joseph Proops and family. Joseph owned the Manchester Arms pub at 155, Hackney Road, Shoreditch, at the time of the 1911 census. He had three children: Lawrence, Rosie and Alfred Edward. Any other details of related Proops or Hyders welcomed.
red mail Bridget White Shoreditch
Is there anyone one with info on Bridget White d of Thomas? William North married Bridget White 1876 in Bethnal Green. Her father is down as Thomas labourer and it does not mention deceased. They had 4 children all born in Shoreditch (2 before their marriage!) William 1871, Joseph 1873, Thomas 1877 and Henry 1879. The 1871 census has them at the same address, 5 Perrott Court, Shoreditch. A Sarah White widow from Ireland is down as living at no6. Did Bridget also live at no6 so could this be her mother? Bridget is a quite often and Irish name or is it mere coincidence? The following children are down as Sarah's. Margaret age 14, Alice age 10, Thomas age 8 and Patsy aged 5. All born Shoreditch as was Bridget. Two birth certificates that match two of the births have Thomas labourer as the father but Ellen nee Murray as the mother. Could Ellen and Sarah be one and the same? Murray, like Bridget, is , has strong Irish connections. Is there anyone out there who has a connection and therefore a solution to these coincedenses?
red mail Ada Elizabeth Wryghte & Charles Burgess
Would anyone with any info on the descendants of Ada Elizabeth Wryghte & Charles Burgess pls contact me. The Wryghte tree is anxious to extend its branches to any new connections.
red mail UPTON THOMAS b(abt) 1775
son of John and Sarah (unknown) m Sarah Fancy(Fanzy) b(abt)1775 (John Fanzy and Catherine) in 1800 in Bermondsey London. Children Eliza 1800,Thomas 1802, Louise 1803, Alfred 1808 and Alfred 1815 who migrated to Australia in 1858. Thomas was a millwright and Alfred a railway worker. Other related families are Everest, Grossmith
Sarah Gold Hill married Charles John Read
Does anyone have any information on Sarah Gold Hill. She was born in the Shoreditch area about 1820. She married Charles John Read in 1841 at St Marys Stoke Newington. 1861 census they were living at 26 East Street, Newington. The marriage certificate and her siblings birth certs all say her maiden name is Sarah Gold Hill. Cannot find anything about Sarah under Gold or Hill or Goldhill. Can any one help please.
red mail GOODWIN
james goodwin born 1837 Australia married elizabeth ??????? settled in shoreditch 50.East Road as a licensed victualler, a publican, daughter annie married henry elsdon whose daughter emily married frances musgrave
red mail Bengough Richard Shoemaker
Richard Bengough Shoemaker living in Shoreditch re 1871 Census
Albert Victor Barnett
Looking for info on his family, his father was Frederick Thomas Barnett, mother Eliza Tresise, he was born 1884,Shoreditch, his brothers/sisters were Frederick T Barnett born 1862, Henry 1867, Eliza 1869, who married Albert Bellingham 1893, St Paul`s church Haggerston. Edward born 1879, William born 1881. He was a Stick Dresser, his father was a bricklayer.
red mail Charles Goddard
My relative Charles Goddard b.1830 Shoreditch - Bethnal Green area. He married Emma Hodges (b.1833 Stepney) in Poplar in 1853. they had 10 children: Elizabeth Jane, Mary Ann Kezia, Emma Rebecca, William Henry, Charles W H, John Edward, James Thomas, Arthur Frederick, Walter Alfred, and Joseph Sydney. I am trying to find Charles' (b.1830) PARENTS details - any pointers gratefully appreciated.
red mail Webb - Inn Keepers- The Duke of Cumberland Inn, Somerset
Hello Does any one know whether The Duke of Cumberland Inn, Somerset still exists. I am trying to trace the Webb family. My GG grand father and mother were Benajmin and Zipporah Webb, Inn Keepers from 1860 - 1880. Does anyone know anything about the Webbs from Somerset/Shoreditch? Thank you Australia
red mail Pelling-Shoreditch /Islington
Looking for info on Arthur Henry Pelling b 1878.Son of Albert Pelling and Amelia Pelling nee Day.Both father and son were cab drivers. Arthur married Alice Frances Walker and had 2 daughters Alice and Edith. He remarried in 1940 and had several more children after moving out of London. I would be interested ininformation on his daughters Alice b 1900 Islington and Edith b 1902. Thankyou Donna
red mail Seer in Shoreditch
Robert Seer married Susannah Eliza Stedman in 1854. Their children were Robert 1859 and Mary 1870. Have found census entries for 1871 and 1881 but where were they in 1861? If you can help please contact me. Thank you.
red mail Savage Sauvage family in Shoreditch
Resaerching Savage Sauvage family in the Shoreditch area and would love to hear from anyone with any infromation.Also happyto share what I've already found. Possible links to the French huganouts living there c1700
red mail Welsh Chapel in Shoreditch
I understand there was once a Welsh Chapel in Shoreditch High St. opposite St Leonards Church, can anyone confirm this, When & how long was it in use, are there any Archives?
looking for marraige of John William Cox to Catherine? about 1864 Shoreditch children Charles George Francis James Danny Arthur Catherine Barney and Emma she married robert gannon Rita
red mail Semain/e and Samain
I am researching the name Semaine with it's variations in spelling, in the Shoreditch and Bethnal Green areas. We have discovered quite an extensive family going back as far as William Samain/Semaine who was born in Gosport circa 1800. I would like to hear from anyone else researching this name.

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