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Bridgewater Brown Whitehouse Wednesbury/Darlaston
My 2 x g grandmother was Sarah Bridgwater b Wednesbury 1859. She is listed as married to Harry Brown a boiler maker in Kings Hill Wednesbury in 1891. With two children Harry and Jane. By 1901 she is listed as Sarah Whitehouse living in Holyhead Road Wednesbury with children Harry,Jane,Edward,Maud,Kate,Frederick(my grandfather)and Horace. All childrens birth certs are Browns but they all grew up with the name Whitehouse.Also listed in 1901 as borders are Charlie and Frank Bridgwater...believed to be Sarahs illegitimate sons. Would love to contact anbody with info on Whitehouse, Brown or Bridgwater from Wednesbury, Darlaston or surrounding areas. I have recently found that Sarahvs family came from the Quaker Bridgewater vs of BIRMINGHAM/Dudley
Daniel CLARKE, widower, bricklayer
1861 census states widower, born 1810 in Wednesbury, living with daughter Suzannah born 1847 and grandson John born 1858.(Yes dates don't add up)John is my great grandfather who in 1911 census was a miner in Hucknall, Notts. with wife Elizabeth and their 7 surviving childrenElizabeth, George, Jack, Emma, William, Annie and Sarah. Eliza died in childhood. Would love to share info.
red mail Emma Smith of Wednesbury
Trying to connect with anyone knowing of an Emma Smith on their tree. Information is that she was born c. 1861 Wednesbury which has tallied with all census after her marriage to George Smith of Wolverhampton. By error on the 1911 census she entered that she had been married 30 years suggesting that she married c. 1881. First child Alfred born Dec qtr1881 in Sheffield. Husband George died in Sheffield c. 1908. She died in Huddersfield not sure of death date. She had several children all born in Sheffield and at least two birth certificates confirm her former name as Smith. One possibility is the daughter of a Jane Hall and William Smith of Wednesbury but unable to confirm. Unable to find on 1871 and 1881 census
red mail Sjirk Bouwman and Gwen Johns
At March 30, 1946 my uncle Sjirk Bouwman (born in the Netherlands) maried Gwen Johns an lived for a while in Wednesbury. Sjirk died died on January 27, 2009 (91 years old) in Llandudno, Whales. Pleas provide me with informatio on Gwen Johs birth and dead dates. Thanks Albert
red mail marlow/westwood
looking for details of thomas Westwood who married daisy marlow in wednesbury in 1940. daisy was from darlaston. they had a son in 1947 brian t Westwood. daisy's parents were henry and sarah Marlow they lived in Horton st and then beard st darlaston and their children all baptised at st georges darlaston if anyone has any information on Thomas and daisy please contact me
red mail Thomas Martin
Looking for details regarding Thomas Martin, born around 1821 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire. His father was John Martin (occupation fitter-up). Thomas was married to 1)Sarah Jones and 2) Phebe Hayes.
red mail Preece/Cooper
I am searching for the following names: Arthur Preece/Cooper m. Ann Marie Gibbs and Elizabeth Holyhead(nee Sheldon) Noah Preece/Cooper m Mary Gould and Agnes Purchase (nee Cooper) Hannah Preece/Cooper m Thomas Davies and Bertie Davies Ann Maria Preece/Cooper m Raymond Bambrick in Australia Reuben Preece/Cooper m Ethel Maud Taylor These are children of Ann Maria Preece and Reuben Cooper, born in the 1800's in Tipton, they did not marry and both surnames were used.
red mail turner william
looking for William & Mary Turner who came to Australia (Tasmania ) in1857 with their children Amelia, Josiah, Rosannah, Sarah, Moses (my gggrandfather) Elizabeth, & John .eldest 3 children born Dudley, 4 younger children born Harts Hill
red mail Kendrick's of Wednesbury. Staffs
Looking for any info relating to the following people (for more pieces of the family tree). Jessie Kendrick b.1848 married to Sarah Ann ? b.1851. Harriet Kendrick b.1872, Emily Kendrick, Clara Kendrick, Elizabeth Kendrick and William Kendrick.
red mail hill/jukes
searching for information on either claire or clare hill/jukes who committed suiside in pool in wednesburyaround crankhall lane wood green area any help would be appreciated thanks gwen
red mail guests of Wednesbury
I am tracing Henry Guest born Wednesbury1793 May be siblings of Edward,Elizabeth ,John & Samuel Guest. Henry married Ann Holgate 1820 in Manchester. It looks like they were in Newcastle under Lyme in 1841! Anyone connected Colin
red mail Emery Family
I am researching my Emery family. Amelia Emery, born 1872 in Wednesbury, married Frank Arthur Chase in London in 1889. Amelia was a daughter of William Howard Emery and Elizabeth Ball. They married at All Saints, West Bromwich, in 1850. They had 12 children that I have found - Leonard 1851, Sarah 1853, Philip 1854, Betsey 1858, Charlotte (possibly) 1860, David William 1862, Phoebe 1867, James 1868, Mary Ann 1870, Amelia 1872, Clara 1875, Fanny 1877. William Howard died about 1878 and Elizabeth and some of her family are recorded in the 1881 census in Darlaston Road, Back of Scott Arms Inn, Wednesbury. I believe William's father was George. Can anyone produce any further information?
red mail The Saunders and West families
Samuel Saunders and his sister Edith Saunders lived in the Wednesbury area of Staffordshire. Samuel Saunders married Lucy Ellen West. Does anyone have any information regarding their ancestors or descendants please?
red mail Sparrow
Can anyone give me any information on Sparrow"s Forge in the village of Wednesbury who the original owners were ? .I believe it was owned by a Thomas or William Sparrow who had a daughter Elizabeth Thanks
red mail Thomas / John Morris
John Morris, Father of Thomas Morris, born about 1775. Thomas was born in Wednesbury in 1819. Have found John on the 1841 Census, with son Thomas, no Mother. John was not born in Staffordshire. Does anyone have any information on Thomas (siblings, Mother) and his Father John (marriage date, who to, siblings, parents etc)?
Jones Walker
researching the Jones Walkers. Joseph Jones born 1827 his wife Dinah Walker born 1829. Children Sarah Dinah Amelia Joseph and Harriett. Any info appreciated
red mail John Parkes Wednesbury Staffordshire
Hello I would appreciate any help looking for the ancesters starting with the parents of John Parkes born 1827 Wednesbury Staffordshire England who emigrated to Australia and died in Sydney Aust 1895. I think his parents names were Joseph and Mary. I cannot locate any information on them. This Joseph's parents in turn I think were called Joseph and Anne. But again substantial evidence is lacking. Any help would be appreciated.
red mail Sparrow / Bates
Looking for information on Elizabeth Sparrow married to William Bates Children; John ,James, Elizabeth and Issiah born between 1776 -1787
red mail Guerry/Guery/Geary/Gery
I have a Esther Guery/Geary who lived in Wednesbury until her death in 1877. I think her husband was John Geary etc who died in 1852. This Guery family may have came from Ireland and been French Huguenot originally. A Pierre Guerry fled fom France to Ireland to South Carolina in the USA. In his 1885 book "History of the Huguenot Emigration to America" Charles Washington Baird quoted " Pierre Guerri, fils de Jacques et d'Anne Guerri, de Seuvet et Poitou ; et Jeanne sa femme, fille de Louis et de Judith Broussard, du dit lieu. Enfans, Francois, ne a Dublin, Jean, Pierre, Jean Jacques, Jeanne Elizabeth, nez en Caroline." (Liste de Francois et Suisses refugiez en Caroline, etc.) Baird also mentioned "The widow Guerry, with her two sons, her son-in-law, and two small children. Year of departure, 1681. Place of retreat, Baston. Property left, none." So this could have been Pierre and a brother who left France in 1681. If it is the brother stayed behind in Ireland. Does anybody know ?
red mail Bates William and Mary
Looking for information on all the Bates family from the village of Wednesbury UK They go back 200yrs and lived at 16 Oaks Well End Also cousins Lily and Elizabeth (Last name unknown) from the the village of Bournville (They would have been about 50yrs old in 1953 or older ) where they lived in one of the Cadbury homes, having worked in the Cadbury factory for 40yrs Last known in 1953,during a visit from Hilda Butler nee Bates from Australia ,Does anyone remember ? AM happy to share all our information
red mail dent and burns family
looking for any info on the dent family and burns family from wednesbury phillip dent who was born in 1858 and james burns who was born in 1872
red mail Samuel Day
My G.G,Grandfather was born in wednesbury and I believe his parents werw Samuel Day and Priscilla Hampsen does anyone have information on either of them thank you
red mail Lloyd/Osborne
I am trying to find a marriage record for Ann Maria Osborne(born 1864/6) and Benjamin Lloyd(born 1862) in about 1884. My grandmother Winnefred Emma Lloyd's birth certificate show her mother's maiden name as Osborne but I can find no marriage record. Can anyone help please???
red mail death by horse and cart
I am looking for info on death of Mary Ann kendrick (nee sheldon) died 23 sept 1861 high Bullen Wednesbury. She was 23yrs old and married to Thomas kendrick (greengrocer). death cert states she was run over by horse and cart(sounds a nasty way to go) and I wonder if anyone can find a newspaper report on the death. Any help much appreciated.
Burke Family
I am looking for links to the Burke Family who lived in Wednesbury (Portway Road) from around 1881, Catherine Burke b1901 and further back her grandfather Martin b1831 approx was born in County Mayo, Ireland and his wife was Bridget who was also born in Ireland
Haynes Family approx 1866
I am looking for links to the Haynes Family who came into the Tipton/Wednesbury area around 1866, originally from Kington in Herefordshire with links to the Bishampton area also. William and Annie lived in Barrack Street, Wednesbury (Hill Top) around 1890's onwards.
red mail 1901 census Jobe/Job Hill
My gt.grandfather was Jobe or Job Hill, born 02 dec 1869. i cannot find him on the 1901 census. Could that be because he was at work in a steel works at the time the census was being taken. Were places of work included in the census, if not, would this mean that some people would possibly not appear on the records. Any info or advice would be greatly appreciated. Regards Steve Hill
red mail May family Wednesbury
Looking for information on John May, twin of Benjamin May born 1806, mother Hannah May. John Married Mary Rodgers 1822 in Wednesbury.
red mail Harris/Stephenson
Looking for info on John Harris and Jane Ewart and Stephenson ancestors and any Nelson family connections. My mother's mother was Jane NELSON Harris. She married John McClimont/McClemont. Her parents were Maria Stephenson and Andrew Ewart Harris. My mother had Stephenson cousins. Andrew's parents of Ayeshire, Scotland apparantly were John and Jane, and George Stephenson of Wednesbury was the father of Maria?
red mail Jevon family
Does anybody please have any information on the Jevon family, originally from Staffordshire, later in the Mile End Old Town area of London. Samuel Jordan Jevon was born in 1842 in Whitechapel, I believe his parents were Samuel Jevon C1819 and Hannah C1820 from Wednesbury and West Bromwich respectively. I have details of a Titus Jevon born C1815, died 1844 aged 29, buried Bow Cemetery. I think this may be Samuel's brother as they were all in the gun making industry and the dates fit and a Samuel Jevon of Greenwood Street, Mile End, Stepney paid for Titus' burial plot three days before his funeral. Jevons married into the Lucas family, which is where my interest comes in but any information to throw light on this one would be gratefully received.
red mail KENDRICK, William & Sarah
I am looking for information on a William Kendrick (1793 – 1875) and his wife Sarah? (1797 – 1869) who were both born in Wednesbury. Their daughter Mary Ann married a William Winterton in Radford, Nottingham on the 17th November 1834, and on the 1861 Census their daughter Sarah Ann Winterton is listed as being at the home of her grandparents, William & Sarah Kendrick, in West Bromwich. William and Sarah also seem to have had a son William who is listed on the 1851 Census as having been born in Nottingham in 1833, but I have not been able to find the family in the 1841 Census. Any information would be most welcome on this family or its movements from Wednesbury to Nottingham and back.
red mail John Keay born Wednesbury. Staffordshire
John Keay born 1800, a Gunlock filer Wife Ann, children Joseph,Edward, Elizabeth, William, John, Ann, Thomas and Reuben. son Thomas Keay ended up in Liverpool. There is a possible connection with a Thomas Corbett.
red mail Irish desendants in Wednesbury
Looking for desendants of the O'Brien family who lived at Leabrook Wednesbury in the 1871 census, family members include John, Peter, Sarah. Sarah married Patrick, had 2 children Mary and Paddy, widowed by 1901, Sarah then married John Chrimes in 1907. Looking for any info also on the Chrimes family.
red mail Edward & Samuel GUEST of Wednesbury
Is anyone else searching for the Guest family descended from Henry Guest of Newcastle-under-Lyme. whose sons Edward and Samuel Guest were born in Wednesbury, Staffs, in 1788 and 1802 respectively? If so please get in touch.
red mail Griffiths and Sugar or Shuker
Any information on Joseph John Griffis or Griffies (c.1671-1737) and his wife Rachel Sugar or Shuker(c.1671-1734) and their ancestors. Their children were baptised at St Bart's as Suggar alias Griffis or vice versa (spellings vary). Also two weddings of the same aliases, John Sugar alias Griffiths and Abigail Griffiths alias Suggar.
red mail william arthur bevan
Any info on birth of WIILAIM ARTHUR BEVAN born about 1853. On census birth place is West Bromwich. I can't trace his birth. He married Bertha Holland in 1872 but on marriage cert there is no fathers name. Was his mother a fallen woman? any help much appreciated.
I am trying to trace the decendants of the LLOYD/EAGLES families. On the 1881 Census I have found : Enoch & Mary Lloyd (nee Eagles),living with their children Benjamin 8, John 6, Charles 3 and Mary's two brothers Edward Eagles 17 and William Eagles 18, all living at 13 Cobden Street, Wednesbury. Enoch was working as a Puddler. Enoch was my husband's Great Grandfather. Also on the 1881 Census I found Mary's parents, Charles & Mary Eagles and their 2 other children living in the Union Workhouse, Hallam St. West Bromwich. Charles was also a Puddler, but very sadly it looked as if they had gone into the Workhouse as they had no home.Their children were Amy 7 and Charles 1. Very sadly little Charles died a few weeks after the census was taken, and Mary died a couple of years later. Both died in the Workhouse, and like all residents would have been buried in a Paupers Grave in West Bromwich. There were up to 8 people in these Pauper Graves with no headstones. I have found Amy on the 1891 Census working as General Domestic Servant at the Crown Inn in Albert Street, Wednesbury. I can't find her on the 1901 Censu as she probably married. Hope someone out there may know something of these 2 familes. Rita
red mail JOHN LLOYD B.about 1863
I am looking for the decendants of JOHN & ELIZABETH LLOYD. On the 1901 Cesus, they were living at No.9 Cook Street Terrace, Fallings Heath, Wednesbury with their 9 children, John 19, Benjamin 16, Edward 12, Sarah 11, Emma 9, Ethel 8, Richard 6, Frank 5 and Fred 1. John was the brother of Benjamin who lived at No.11. Both were brothers of my husband's Great Grandfather Enoch Lloyd. Any information about this family would be much appreciated, for me to add another branch to our family tree. Thanking you, Rita
red mail BENJAMIN LLOYD b.1862
I am looking for the decendants of BENJAMIN & ANNIE LLOYD. On the 1901 Census, Benjamin & Annie are living at No.11, Cook Street Terrace, Fallings Heath, Wednesbury, with their 5 children: Winnifred 16, Sophia 15, Harriett 12, Gertrude 7 and Maria 3. Benjamin was a Collery Carter. He was the brother of my husband's Great Grandfather Enoch Lloyd. Any information regarding this family will be most welcome, so as to add another 'branch' to our family tree. Thanking you, Rita
red mail stanley/hagg from wednesbury
i am looking for the family of mirriam hagg and benjmin stanley they had 6+ children and lived in stafford street wednesbury in the late 1800's and early 1900's. (mirriam hagg came from he lake district). they had 2 daughters one called mirriam and serveral sons eric, albert, benjmin and william (he was the youngest) there were other sons but i don't know their names. The children would be in there late 70's and older. please if you have any info plase contac me as i am trying to trace my family tree
red mail Ann Wright
I'm looking for information on Ann Wright who was born in Wednesbury about 1807-1811. She married a Joseph Woodin in 1828 in Dudley but I am trying to trace any records of her parents. I have all the details of her from the 1841 census onwards but it is the earlier years I'm interested in.
red mail Jobber
Looking for any information on Thomas Jobber b 1791 at Wednesbury He was a Farmer marrried to Mary b about 1780 they had a son John b 1810 b in West Bromwich he wa a Brick Maker and married Mary Ann b 1812 I have subsequent details Thank You
red mail Elihu Reynolds
Born 1847 Wednesbury. Married Lydia Ann Hunt and later appeared on 1901 census with Susannah. They had a daughter Beatrice born Deritend Birmingham in 1891 and the maiden name of her Mother Susannah was Parry.
red mail George Noakes
I am looking for George Noakes born Wednesbury 1836. He later moved to Walsall where Edward Albert Noakes was born in 1858.Edward married Louisa Johns in Walsall 1879 but sadly died in 1881
red mail BAKER family.
James Baker and his wife Judia/Judith/Julia??? had two sons named Pharoah and William. Both sons were christened at St. Bartholomews Church, Wednesbury in 1807 and 1809. Unable to find any information about James or Judia. Does anyone have these names in their family trees, please?
red mail Forresters Arms Oxford Street
Does anyone have any photographs of this pub and/or the landlady Pamela Read
red mail Annie Gallett
I am looking for my Great Grandmother. She was born in Wednesbury or Great Bridge in July of 1867. In 1871 at age 4 she was living with her grandparents Mary and Robert Langford in Herefordshire and then in 1881 at age 13 living with Grandmother Mary Langford in Warwickshire. Her parents were living in Wednesbury when she was born but I do not know her parents names.
Elijah Roberts
My Grandfather Elijah Roberts Born 1853 in Wednesbury,Staffordshire Married Katrinah Grice of Darleston Elijah ROBERTS WAS A boiler Maker My Grandparents it seems moved around 1901 to Eccles,Lancs, Is there anyone who can tell me if there were Any Brothers or sister of either Elijah Roberts or his wife Katrinah.nee/Grice Or their decendents Thankyou Elsie
red mail maycocks of epwell oxfordshire
does anyone have any info on the maycock family who moved from epwell to wednesbury and then to lichfield in the 1800s and early 1900s please anything would be really appreciated
red mail whitehouse family
looking for the whitehouse family. the father john whitehouse was a coal miner, wife unknown, they had a daughter alice whitehouse b1873 in wednesbury, married james william smith in cannock 30/1/1894. any info would be appreciated.
red mail Looking for Elizabeth Adams
I am looking for the birth and parents of Elizabeth Adams from birmingham Elizabeth Adams was born in 1842 in Birmingham, Warwichshire.She married a John Slater from Wednesbury.They married on 2 June 1868, and they had several children.Alice ,Martha John,Elizabeth, Elizabeth Anneand Eliza Jane. Can anyone help with her birth and parents please
red mail lawrence family
I am looking for any information on the Lawrence family living in dale street Wednesbury. Parents are John(1827) and Mary(1826) and children include Elizabeth, William, Thomas and Emma. John was a labourer then went on to be a blacksmith.
red mail Looking for
Any information regarding Thomas Burns and sons Patrick and Michael who were born in Wednesbury in c1853 and c1861 respectively. Patrick and Michael later moved to Middlesbrough, where Patrick married Sarah Keegan born c1865 in Wednesbury. Patrick died in Middlesbrough in 1899, Michael then married Sarah in Middlesbrough in 1901. Patrick and Sarah's children are Sarah b c1881, Thomas c1883, Mary c1885, Kate c1888, Annie c1889, John Patrick c1892, and Michael c1896. Michael and Sarah's son (my grandfather) was born 1901 in Middlesbrough. I would be grateful for any information on any of this family because this branch of my tree has come to a halt. Thank you for reading this.
red mail York/Haynes family
Looking for Levi & Elizabeth York. Levi is possibly the son of John York & Susannah who was christened 08 Oct 1797 in Madeley, Stafford. Levi & Elizabeth had one known child, a daughter, Martha, christened at St. Bartholomew on 02 Feb 1823. Martha married Joseph Haynes (b. abt 1819 in Preston, Shropshire) and they moved to Walsall. They had four know children. Martha's daughter Agnes married (1) Joseph Williams in Walsall and (2) John Alexander Smith in Eganville, Ontario, Canada. Any help would be appreciated. Lili
red mail James Goodman born 1770 Worcestor
Was a solider, aged 60 a convict sent to Aust 1830 on "York" with son Thomas aged 16 - buying stolen property. Disabled in 1 arm and blind 1 eye. Any help appreciated. Father possibly Noah Goodman and mother possibly Ann Trenfield. He had several children lots died young surviving children Margaret born 1804 baptised st martin birmingham, warwick; Coitor born 1810; Thomas born 1815; Josiah born 1822; all baptised St Bartholomew's Church Wednesbury. Possibly returned to Wednesbury area after 1844. Found in census 1851 living with daughter Margaret Tilley in Wednesbury and family - she married Thomas Tilley. Think he had more than one wife - one named Elizabeth could be Hill or Clinch also possibly Ann Lovitt. Any help appreciated.
red mail BAKER, James & Judah
James & Judah or Judia Baker had a son Pharoah who was christened in September 1807 at St. Bartholomews Church in Wednesbury. Does anyone have any information about this family please? The spelling of Judah, Judia or even Julia is debatable. Thank you
red mail Bearsmore/Beardsmore et al
I believe I am descended from William Bersmore who married Hannah Smith at Wednesbury in 1685, through his children Edmond/Edward baptised 1707(married Anne -?- and maybe a second Anne), Edmund/Edward baptised 1737 (believed to be the Edward, gunlock filer, who married Mary Jackson at Sedgley 1760). I can definitely trace my line back to this last marriage. Will be pleased to hear from anyone who has researched any of the Wednesbury Bearsmore/Beardsmore and whatever-other of the many variants known. Will be happy to provide any information I may have that will assist others.
Wheatleys / Holyheads / Slaters / Spittles / Butlers
My Gt X 3 Grandfather William Wheatley was born in Wednesbury in 1795. His daughter -in-law Leah Spittle and her parents Samuel Spittle and Sarah Butler were also from Wednesbury. My Gt grandmother Mary Ann Holyhead was born in Kingshill, Wednesbury and also her parents John Holyhead and Susanna Slater. They were all in mining or the Iron trade I would love to receive some more information about them and to contact anyone with the same line of ancestory.
I am looking for decendants/ancestors of the above families. Jabez Lawton b.1852 was my Great, Grandfather. He married Martha Willetts b.1852 on the 18th August, 1872, at the Parish Church, Moxley. They had 3 children, Samuel b.1874, George b.1876 (my grandfather) and Martha b.1878. Very tragically Martha, their mother, died 3 days after giving birth to baby Martha. Jabez re-married in 1885. His wife was Ann M Brighton. They married at St. Barts. Church, Wednesbury. I believe that Ann died about 1889, as on the 1891 Census, it states Jabez as being a widower. Any info. on any of these three families would be much appreciated. Many thanks - hoping to hear from you.
red mail Charles Bannister :Publican Boscobel Tavern
I've found my GGG Grandparents in the 1871 and 1881 census listed as Publicans of the Boscobel Tavern at 28 Boscobel Street. I believe this tavern is still there but the street has changed to West Park. Does anyone know if there is a way to get any information about this old tavern? It would be nice if some pictures existed of this place and possibly maybe even my ancestors.
I am researching Jennings family form Weston upon Trent and Wednesbury. Joseph Jennings born 1771 died March 1845 Weston upon Trent. Married: Mary ? Eight Children all born Weston upon Trent. Their 5th Child was my Great Great Grandfather Thomas Jennings born 12 September 1810 died 02 October 1867 Wednesbury. Married around 1830 -32 place and wife unknown Two sons: #1 unknown #2 Alfred Jennings born 15 October 1835 place unknown, died 07 September 1924 Fort Payne, Dekalb, Alabama, USA. Alfred was living with grandparents in 1841 Weston census, unable to find him in 1851. He immigrated to the USA 1857. Family members say his mother died around 1837. I found a death record (West Bromwich) for Caroline Jennings however I cannot find any information to link her with Thomas or Alfred. In March 1842 Thomas married Sarah Gadd In Wem&C. they are listed 1851 & 1861 Census living at 33 Darlington Street, Wednesbury. They had four sons all born in Wednesbury. Thomas 1846, Joseph 1849 - 1858, Samuel 1852, Joseph 1858. If anyone is searching the Jennings Family or has information on this family I would greatly appreciate your help. Thanks, Sarah
red mail KENDRICK, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Kendrick, bap. 3 Nov 1792 at Wednesbury. She was b. in Willenhall. She m. Jabez Spittle on 3 May 1813 at St Matthew, Walsall. Her father, John Kendrick, m. Elizabeth Smith on 15 Nov 1784/5.
Arm- Cook
I am tracing my Family Tree and researching my mother's family. I have discovered that my Grandmother Mary Jane, was born out of wedlock. She was born on the 15th December, 1879 and her mothers name was Mary Arm, but there was no father listed. However, on Mary Jane's marriage certificate of 1899 she names her father as being John Cook. I think I have traced John on the 1881 Census, as his addres is only a couple of streets away from where Mary Arm lived, and he is the only John Cook listed in the area, plus he is the right age. His mother was Selena Cook a widow, aged 48 years. Her childen were listed as: John aged 25 - Coal Miner. Samuel aged 17 - Coal Miner Walter Cook - Laborer. Harriett aged 11 - scholar. George aged 6 - scholar. Hoping someone may be able to help me piece a bit more of my Family Tree 'jigsaw' together.
I am looking for decendents of Benjamin Lloyd(b.1823 Priors Lee, Shrops) and Winnefred Lloyd(nee Llewellin b.1828 in Wednesbury). They had 7 children: Enoch b. 1846, Harriet b.1848, Maria b.1851, John b.1857, Benjamin b. 1862, Pamela b.1864 and Sophia b. 1869 On the 1881 Census, Benjamin, Winnifred, son Benjamin and daughters Pamela & Sophia were living at No 12, Cook Street Court, Wednesbury (Fallings Heath) Benjamin & Winnifred were my husband's Great Great Grandparents. Their son Enoch was my husband's Great Grandfather. Enoch married Mary Bailey on the 10/6/1871 at St. John's Church, Wednesbury, Enoch was 24 and Mary 17. On the marriage certificate it states that Mary was 'Illegitimate'. The had 9 children : Enoch b. 11/10/1872 (believe he died sometime before 1881 as he wasn't on the 1881 Census). Benjamin b.28/7/1873, John b.2/9/1874 - died 16/3/1895, Charles Edward b.1878, Henry b.1882, Winnefred b.1884, Florence b.1885, Joseph b.1889-died 17/1/1934 (he was my husband's Grandfather), John b.1897. On the 1881 Census Enoch & Mary were living at 13 Cobden Street, Wednesbury, also living there were their sons Benjamin-aged 8, John-aged 6, Charles-aged 3, and 2 lodgers, Edward Eagles aged-17, and William Eagles aged 18. I am looking for any decendents of any of the above. Here's hoping !!
red mail Where was Chaters Passage?
I found my GG-Grandfather Samuel Bannister living at # 34 Chaters Passage in the 1891 census. Apparently this street no longer exists. It was in the Urban Sanitary District of Tipton, Parlaimentary Borough of Wednesbury and the Ecclesiastical Parish of St. Matthews. Can anyone help me find out where this street originally was and what is there now?
red mail waldron/holland marriage-1847
my great great grandparents were married in St.John'sChurch,may 1847.ages were 21/20. his dad-thomas; her's john.she was born in Mid- lothian,scot. tho the parents were born in eng. they came to us in 1860's(penn then ILL. have no info on their parents,etc as to birth rec...
I am seeking information on my 2X great Grandfather, Elijah Briggs, born in Wednesbury in 1836 to Thomas Briggs and Sophia nee Inger. Also interested in the fate of his brothers William and Thomas, or sister Selina
red mail the dents of wednesbury
I am looking for the dent family from the wednesbury area who may have had links in westmoreland.issabella dent was my grandmother, she married into the bennett family from wednesbury in 1921.I need info about her.
red mail William 1799 Mary 1804 Bates
Can anyone please give me any information on this family from Wednesbury. Would be most grateful and could possibly pass some information to yourself. Thank You
red mail Russell
I have loads of info in the family of John Russell (b 1798), with children John, David, Jacob, Aaron and Jabez. Happy to share, especially if you know any more.
red mail Charles Evans
I am looking for information on Charles Evans born about 1819 in Staffordshire - possibly Tipton. He married Eliza and the children I know about are John & Thomas (twins?) Charles, Elizabeth, Lucy and Edward. If anyone has any info I would be delighted to hear from you.
red mail ernest whetton
looking for any details of ernest whetton also known as ernest brown, married daisy ackerman(also known as daisy broome) and had 3 children betty,tony and margaret. used to work on the railway and drink in the pack horse in wednesbury. lived in stafford street. im his grandaughter hoping to find information to help trace family tree.
red mail Wall Family
Can anybody help with the Wall family from Wednesbury around 1801-1860, John Wall born 1832 married to Elizabeth Pickin, I think his brothers were Richard born around 1827, THomas, George and sister Ann,his father John born around 1801 in Kingswinford,trying to find info on John Born 1801 and I think his parents Richard & Ann?
red mail Treece Family
Albert Street, Wednesbury 1871 onwards. Wanting to trace anyone connected to the Treece family or knowing anything about them. All information welcome. Willing to share information. Thank you.
My great grandfather JOHN (JOBE) HALL was born about 1862 in Wednesbury. His mother RACHEL (nee unknown) was born in Darlaston about 1830 as was his brothers SAMUEL (1850), WILLIAM (1853), GEORGE (1855) & THOMAS (1858). Other siblings were EMMA (1865), ALBERT (1869) & JAMES HENRY (1871). His father WILLIAM was born in Coleorton about 1823. There are no Parish Church Records in respect of this part of my family & later generations were Christened as Methodists. Any information on Methodist Chapels in those areas or of the people above would be much appreciated.
red mail jukes
Looking for any decendants of my 2xgreat grandad William Thomas Jukes dont know his parents names he had a son Samuel Henry Jukes born 1887 and he had 7 children
red mail PROCTOR
I am looking for information about David Griffiths b. 1845 - 1849 , the year of birth differing slightly among census years. He was married to Selina and had seven children before leaving for the US in 1888/89. I have been unable to identify Selina's maiden name or obtain the names of David's parents. I found an 1851 census record of David and Martha Griffiths with a son David who is of the correct age, but I cannot establish a firm connection. Any help would be appreciated.
Was born in Wednesbury and lived on 28 Windmill Street Wednesbury and his father's name was David Lumley and married Alice Cook - any details of other family members
red mail Willliam Woodall, wife Alice Eleanor Biddulph
William Woodall/Woodhall was born abt 1859 in West Bromwich and he married Alice Elalenor Biddulph there in 1880. They soon relocated to Wednesbury and had three children there. Lillian Frances who married William Aston;, Edwin John, who married Rose Hill of Wednesbury; and Mary Pauline who married Henry Watts. I would love to come in contact with someone descended from these families to share information with. Katrina
red mail Newey
Looking for information on Samuel Newey and family, born 1870. In 1881 he was living with grandparents Richard and Mary Newey. They had been in Wednesbury in 1851 with children including Samuels mother Elizabeth. Samuel went to the USA early 20th C, and Elizabeth disappeared (married?)
red mail Sheen family 1881/91
Looking for info on Elizabeth Sheen,(nee Matthews born Liverpool c1850)Census shows she was living in Pitts Square in 1881 & Meeting Street in 1891 both in Wednesbury.Both census show her as widowed - what happened to husband James? They had 3 children - Mary Elizabeth c1870 - Alfred c1872 & James c1874. Any info welcome thanks.
Iam trying to find the maiden name of my 3xGreat Grandmother Mary, born Wednesbury, c1791. She was the wife of Joseph Careless, born c 1786. In 1841 they were living at The Green, Darlaston. By 1861 she was a widow living with her daughter Nancy, married to William Bayley, in Church St, Darlaston. Any help appreciated. Variant: Carless.
Edwin James WHITEHOUSE born in Wednesbury, Staffordshire c1870 married Annie Winifred GUNN born Derryvale, Ireland on 1st January 1897 in Hawera, New Zealand. Edwin's father was Rev. Edwin WHITEHOUSE and mother was Elizabeth nee WILLIAMS. Any info on the WHITEHOUSE or GUNN family would be appreciated
Moses Perry
Information on family of Moses Perry. Born Wolverhampton. In 1858 he is a Japanner in Upper Penn, Staffs. Married Emilia Thompson 1858 in Upper Penn. 1862 Japanner in Birmingham. 1881 a Licensed Victualler in Walton Street, Tipton. 1891 Licensed Victualler, Fortunes of War, Trouse Lane, Wednesbury, Staffs. Children: Edward Henry (born 1861, 20 Spring Street, St. Thomas, Birmingham), Grafton (c.1871), Emily (c. 1866) and Clara (c. 1869). Father: Moses Perry.
red mail Parton
Im looking for anyone who knew my grandad Bert Parton or his wife Nancy ANn Chadwick. They lived in Crankhall Lane
red mail JUKES, Wood Green, Wednesbury
William Jukes, son of Edward Jukes, married Lydia Russell in Walsall in 1842. He was a spade and shovel finisher at Elwells forge, Wood Green, Wednesbury. Some of their children were Sarah, born about 1850, Samuel, Joseph, Thomas born 19th November 1859, Phoebe and Emma. Lydia died before 1871 and William remarried, to Eliza Jones in 1876. Thomas Jukes married Elizabeth Davy, daughter of Joseph Davy, roller, of 21 Albert Street, West Bromwich, at St John’s parish church on 10th September 1888. Some of their children were Lydia, William, Emma, Mary, James, and Edward Joseph Jukes born 25th March 1895 at 2 Wood Green, Wednesbury, my grandfather. They were living in Crankhall Lane, Wednesbury, in 1901. I am looking for any information on the Jukes family and would like to make contact with any descendents the above.
red mail Keay ancestors
Looking for help in tracing an ancestor William Keay born in Wednesbury c1790 who then married a Mary Ann Duce also from the area and they were married 1820 in London. William worked in the Guntrade
Pubs WW1
Does anyone know how I can identify and trace records of Pubs/Publicans? The pub I'm interested in was probably on one of the following streets, Dudley St., Victoria St., Albert St., Stafford St., or Gt. Western St. I know that my Grandfathers brother George Bytheway was a licensee during the Zeplin raid.
Trying to trace my father's family. His name was Ernest Noakes, he was 1 of 9 children born to Samuel Noakes and Amy Vincent. He was born 10/10/1916 at 4 Finchpath Terrace, Bridge Street. His grandmother was Sarah Noakes who lived at 64 Church Street. If anyone can shed any light anywhere I'd be extremely grateful
George Bytheway - WW1 Publican
I'm trying to find any information about Frank Bytheway MC DCM and/or his brother George who I believe kept a pub near the Town Hall (Hollyhead Road) during the Great War. My grandfather Joshua Bytheway was the youngest brother.
red mail Lees of Wednesbury who ran the Forge Arms
I'm trying to find information about my great grandparents' family. They were Thomas and Elizabeth Lee(Nee Turner). They moved to Wednesbury about 1875 and later ran the Forge Arms. They had 11 children. Thomas died in the early 1890s and Elizabeth married a William White and had another child. I have only ever met four of their children, who were my great aunts. I would love to hear from the descendants of the others or anyone who knows anything about them. I am the granddaughter of Annie their second eldest daughter.
red mail Jacksons and Doyles of Wednesbury
I'm looking for information about the family history of my great grandfather ISAIAH JACKSON born 1856 who lived in Wednesbury with his wife EMILY and their four children. I believe Emily's father was called DOYLE and worked at the PATENT SHAFT SteelWorks. He originally came from County CORK, Ireland. I would also like to trace the descendants of their daugther Alice born C1884. She had at least 3 children Nora, Arthur and Colin and three grandchildren - Raymond and Robert sons of Colin and Linda Mary born C1944 daughter of Nora. I am the granddaughter of Arthur, Alice's brother.
red mail Berry
1 am searching for any information regarding the Berry family. They originally came from Newbold Pacey in Warwickshire and lived in Wednesbury from the early 1800s particularly the Church Hill Area
red mail Thursfield
Interested in any connection anyone might have with this name
red mail Carter
Looking for a Thomas Carter C1838. Born in Wednesbury and then moved to Walworth london. Do not know anything anything about the Carters in Staffordshire.
red mail Collett
I an looking for information on the Collett family. William Collett married Sarah Disturnall in May 1828, who were his parents, brothers and sisters, did they originate Willenhall, Staffordshire? I have some information of the family up to the present date but would like to do some further research into this part of the Collett family. Part of my family moved to Stoke upon Trent in the 1880's, then to Darlaston in the late 1890's.
red mail Looking For James Glover
I am looking for anything in connection with the very elusive family of my great-grandfather James GLOVER who was born in Wednesbury c1863. He married Elizabeth CUTTS in Rushall, June 1884 and moved with her to Warrington.
red mail Samuel Onions
looking for any info on samuel onions born in wednesbury staffs was a iron monger. b:1824 later changed his name to wenyon
Interested in Mary Jane Hurley born Wednesbury 1856, married William Hamilton abt 1875. Parents James Hurley, Elizabeth Emily Newson. James born Oldbury father David Hurley
Stephenson, Wednesbury
Maria Stephenson b.1853 Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Married 1871 to Andrew Ewart Harris, Dunedin, New Zealand.Died 1921 Mt Somers, New Zealand. Parents George Stephenson and Jane Philips(?)
red mail Fisher - Wenesbury, Langdon - Chisleborough, Holland - Chisleborough
Ambrose Fisher b. 1808 in Wednesbury Staffordshire. He was transported to Australia as a convict where he married Ann Holland Langdon of Chisleborough. The Fishers seem to have been around the Wednesbury area for a few centuries. Other names associated are: DANKS BARTON ROBERTS

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