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red mail Collingwood and Hicks - Wanstead
Looking to make contact with anyone also researching the Collingwood and Hicks families of Wanstead.
Flarna Garnham
Can anyone please confirm in the parish registers of Wanstead/ the marriage of a 'Garnham' and a Stainthorpe' in 1776. Any help very much appreciated. Thanks.
Smiths in Maybank Road
There was a James and Amelia Smith living in Maybank Road with their family at the time of the 1901 census. Are there any descendants reading this?
Dansey and (past) Wanstead street names
Having searched every page of the 1861 census I am still unable to find the Dansey family that moved there around 1856. It was probably around Cann Hall. From another side of the family: In Mayfield Road, there were a number of cottages and a terrace listed in the 1901 census but the wording is unclear, does anyone know what the Terrace was called?
red mail Wood/Gates family
I have traced my family back to my gt gt gt grandparents George Wood b 1818 Wanstead, Essex and Sarah Gates b 1817 Ongar, Essex who married in 1837 and had at least 9 children (probably more). I have traced the family on the 1861 census but can't find them in 1851 or 1841. The first child I have a record of is William b1844 High Ongar, Essex followed by George b1848, Charles b1849, Richard b1851, Hannah b1852, Henry b1854, John b1856 Maryanne b1858 and Julia b1859 (all in Wanstead, Essex) but I believe there were probably children prior to them. Son George was the father of my gt grandmother. It would be great if I could get a bit further back with these branches. If anyone has any information on either of these families I would love to hear from you.
red mail Alice Smith of Wanstead ( married name Taylor)
I am trying to find out about Alice Taylor, widow, in 1891 in Nottingham; and 1901 in Norton Canes Staffordshire, who was born in Wanstead Essex, and who claimed her father's name was Frederick Smith. She is invisible in all of the 1861, 1871 and 1881 censuses under any name, be it Smith or Taylor, that I can find. She married my 3x gt uncle Isaiah Whitehouse in 1903.
Charles Arncliffe in the world of Horseracing and his family
My Great Grandmothers sister Louisa/e Arnull married a Charles Emanuel King,who died October 15th 1917 age 52 also known as Charles Arncliffe. I believe they had two children William and Florence. Does any one know if these children or their descendents still live in the same area Florence called herself Phyl and was known as a pianist at John Barkers tea house in Kensington London, at some point in her life time. Louisa/e married a Mr Whale who was a weights and measures man in Paddington.Mr Whale was tall with silver hair and a drooping moustache, they were known to go racing at Newmarket.
red mail todreigner? family, wanstead park road,
please get in touch if you read this, lillian? john paigns? son, police officer.? or any one in the family that might be able to relate to this list.
red mail Sydney Neate
I am looking for relatives of Sydney Herbert Neate who is my grandfather. He married Ann Spark Broadbent sometime in the 1920's they lived at New Wanstead. Three children, Brenda. Clarice (Babs) and Win (my Mum). Any relations please contact me as this is part of my family that is missing
red mail Puffetts of Wanstead
Puffett Charles Edward born 1867 Wanstead, Essex, looking for descendants to complete family tree, would appreciate any help.
red mail Wanstead/Barking
Looking for any information on William House b.abt. 1784 married Sarah Marden of Wanstead Parish (1828-1830?) Especially their daughter Elizabeth Emily House b.15 July 1838 Wanstead. Any help very much appreciated.
Aldersbrook Orphanage
70+ years ago I and my siblings were inmates of this orphanage for some months. Does anyone know if it's still there or where in Wanstead it would have been?
red mail Smith, Wanstead
Great-grandfather, Thomas Smith was born in Wanstead in 1841. His sister, Elizabeth was born there in 1827 and married a printer, Alfred Eyre who was father to the celebrated organist, Alfred Eyre born 1854. Thomas was a wine Cooper and he travelled to Budapest in 1868/9. He married Matilda Brooks of Gloucester and they had six children, Frederick, Matilda Emily ( our Grandmother ), Sydney, Henry, Walter and George. The family lived in Kennington but the four boys were placed in the workhouse in 1880's when their mother disappeared from the scene. Thomas's mother was also called Elizabeth, born 1811 in Wanstead and she had a sister, Sarah, a nurse born in 1807 also in Wanstead. Matilda Emily married Albert Smith in 1872 and lived in Kennington. We would like to know about Thomas's father or about the Wanstead connection.
red mail Turner
Looking for information on the TURNER family. W A TURNER married into the CHALLIS family sometime before 1919.
red mail Mother
I am looking for a William Heyward. Born Somerset, with wife Phillis born Chelmsford,Essex,and daughter Dora age 10 on 1901 cencus. born Wanstead,Essex
red mail Mills Family
I seeking information about my grandmother, Henrietta Mills later to become Clarke. She was the daughter of Lucy H Mills and according to the 1901 census they lived at 20 Camden Road, Wanstead, Essex. There were two other daughters - Georgina B Mills and Edith M Mills. Their father, Frederick, is not included and I believe he had died. On Henrietta's marriage certificate his occupation is listed as a police constable (deceased). Any information about their life in Wanstead and his police career would be greatly appreciated.

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