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red mail Clifford family
I am trying to locate John Kenneth Clifford formally of 59 Park Street, Salisbury in 1977, or any relatives of his. His mother Amelia Clifford died 14th October 1977 in South Newton.
red mail Alder
I would like to find members of my mothers family. My Grandmothers name would be Amelia Victoria Alder and my mother was born on 23rd February 1939 at the Maternity home, Oriental Road, Woking, Surrey. I believe that my mother was originally named Gladys before she was adopted and taken to live in Lincolnshire.
Woking, the May family
My great aunt Betty Joan May (married name Farrar) recently died in Canada; she was a war bride. She was from Woking and we have NO family information other than her parents' names: Walter and Frances/Francis(?) May and that she was an only child, served in the British navy in WW2. Birthdate: October 18, 1921. Seeking family information.
red mail William Tickner d. 1847
William Tickner is my G.G.Grandfather who married Mary Grover in 1822, lived at Westfield, Woking where they had 9 children. Have been unable to trace where he was born or William's father, so have come to a fullstop in researching any previous ancestors.The most likely candidate would seem to be a William Tickner born on 15/1/1799 in the parish of Send/Ripley - a neighbouring village but have not been able to find any supporting evidence to connect them. Would welcome any information,no matter how circumstantial, from any descendents or interested parties.
bessie maria spencer
Looking for info on Bessie Maria Spencer, her father was Thomas Spencer. On 1901 census her name is transposed to read Maria Bessie Spencer and she is working as a nurse at the London County Pauper & Lunatic Asylum, Cane Hill, Coulsdon. Bessie married Henry Wilson in 1902 at Chelsea Register Office, on the certificate her father Thomas is listed as being a porter in the junior army and navy stores. Bessie was an asylum nurse and Henry was a lunatic attendant at St. Georges Workhouse, Fulham Road, Chelsea. In 1917 Bessie married her 2nd husband - Edward Charles Gatland at Beddington Parish Church. They were both widowed and employed as munitions workers. Apart from the above I have been unable to locate any other records - census or BMD for Bessie or her parents. Can anybody out there help?
red mail Flynn
Seeeking ancestors of Christine Jennifer Flynn, born in Woking in 1942. Robert
red mail Uffold connections in Woking
My ancestor Mary Uffold married Thomas Chitty in Woking in 1783, but I cannot find anything else about her - all help on the Uffold name appreciated
red mail Dr William Henry Hall
I am looking for any local information on Dr. Hall and his family (children: percy, sidney, maggie, maria (may), henry. Dr Hall moved to Woking in 1883/4 and was a GP. He went around in a horse and trap and lived at 64 Goldsworth Rd (Goldsworth Lodge). I have an article on his death from the Woking News and Mail, 1926. I am also interested to know what happened to his wife - Maria Bennett Hall (nee Jordan) - they separated some time after 1901
red mail Tentenhall, Woking
Can anyone provide me with information about what Tentenhall in Woking was around 1919? My great-great grandfather died at Tentenhall, Woking. He had spastic paraplegia, according to his death certificate. Was it a nursing home or a private residence or something else? I understand that a redevelopment for Tentenhall is currently on the agenda.
I am looking for information about previous owners of the Brookwood Hotel, Woking - in particular my Great Great Grandfather William Collie was proprietor in 1901 and lived with his wife Kate. They had a son called Roland and William's son from his first marriage, Walter also lived at the hotel around 1907. If anyone has old photos of the hotel or knows anything about the Collie's I would love to hear from them.
red mail Robini
I am looking for any information on the family of Robini that lived in the Woking/Old Woking area during the 1880s/1920s John
red mail Foster Elizabeth Ayling
born c1885 Walworth, any info.
red mail Clayton
I have found Claytons in Woking from 1900 back to circa 1770 - 4 generations of William Clayton. The trail has now gone cold and I can't find William Clayton who married Milley Wye on 16 October 1794 in Woking. Can anyone throw any light on where he came from and where he was born?
red mail orphanage
I am seeking info on my grandfather albert edward collins who was working at the white rose grange the childrens railway orphanage in woking in 1918 when my father was born there my grandfather disappeared from there in 1920 and was never seen again, he may have gone to in dec 1920 on the ss arcadia,in 1911 he may have lived in bishops waltham in hampshire
Local history
Has anyoe got a book entitled The History of Chobham by Dr, Robert Schueller, as I am keen to purchase a copy.
looking for Daborn
I am looking for any information about the family of Daborn whos origins were in Chobham Surrey. Mary Daborn married Henry Rosewell of Shepperton, they were my husbands great grandparents.
I am researching PARSONS in Woking. Just started doing some research on this side of the family. Family is Henry and Anne PARSONS nee TURNER. One issue is Frances Harriett m1-Walter Ebenezer PRITCHARD at Woking 1918 and migate to Australia. Any info appreciated!
red mail Woking - 1906
Is there still a road in woking named Vale Farm Road. No number, just May Villa. There is a chance that in 1906 my family of Bodens were living there. Could someone please look at the electoral roll for me. Thanks.
red mail Parslows
Joseph Parslow and his wife Eliza nee Elstone ran a second hand/antique shop in Woking circa 1920-1925. Interested in connecting to descendants of this couple who were realted to my grandmother.
red mail childrens home mile path
Hi could anyone kindly take a photo of the old childrens home that is in mile path,only my brother was there during the war years and he would love to see a photo of it,as we live abit to far to get there to have a look.thanks
Alice Edith Preddy, last known in Woking. Maiden name: Chant.
red mail 44 Arnold road, Woking
Am searching for lost cousins, and 1/2 cousins, from the late '40s.Grandfather, James Alexander Allen, grandmother, Florence Allen, formerly Barnes. Grandmothers first marriage yielded 3 children at least.Ted(Edward) Florence(again) and unknown boy. Marriage to James Allen, yielded 2 children, my mother, Dorothy Grace Allen, and Toby Allen, my uncle. Searching for Toby and/or his children, and Florence from first marriage, who married Jim....??? and had at least 2 children, Brian and Beryl.I migrated to Australia in 1950, with my parents, George and Di Large.It's not easy researching from "Down Under" Anyone recognise these names, or address, please? Many thanks, Ron
red mail Holley
Holley family from West End, Frederick and Elizabeth. Children were Neil, David, Donald, Sybil and Peter. Any info greatly appreciated
Looking for information on family of Bertie James Lawrence born c.1890. Had a sister Rose and brother George, possibly others. Fathers name either James or Henry and mother Sarah. Bertie married Annie Stacey in 1929 in Farncombe.
red mail Chitty connections in Woking
My ancestor Jesse Chitty was born in Woking in 1787. his parents were Thomas Chitty born c 1755 and Mary Uffold born c 1757. His siblings were Thomas and William. Im keen to find out anything more about Thomas and the Uffolds - all help appreciated
red mail childrens home 1939-1945
Hi i am trying to find any info on a childrens home my brother was in during the war,it was in mile path woking.Trying to find out if it is still there.And any other info would be grateful.
red mail Thompson James - Indian Mutiny
Looking for information on James Thompson (Married Esther in 1866) who is Indian Mutiny hero. Am interested in both personal or military information. Married in Herfordshire Parish.
red mail COUSENS, George
looking for details of George Cousens age 15 born 1885 who resided at the Woking, Surrey home. He was born in Guildford or Godalming, Surrey,,,was the son of George & Mary..any help would be appreciated
red mail Budd
I am trying to find information on my grandparents my grandmother's maiden name may have been Church and she married William Horace Percy Budd unsure when or where as i can't find any information on them. They are still alive but are unwilling to share information on the family history and i would like to be able to tell my children about their history good or bad. I do know that they sailed over to Canada when my mother was the age of 2. Her name is Kathleen Margaret Budd. there are several sisters as well as my mother and a couple of boys in the family as well. any help would be greatly appreciated, as i never know what to tell me children.
red mail church family
i wrotew last week that i was looking for information on my family. I have a bit more information now: I have a great granny named AnnieChurch as well as a possible great granny named Eliza Church who may have married Horace Percy Budd. This is my grandfather's last name, Budd, his name is william Percy(?) Budd. I have a great great grandpa named Samuel Church as well. My great great grandma is Mary Ann Brown Church. Two great great uncles named Harold Samuel Church and a Fredrick CHurch, as well as a great great aunt named Ethel Mary Church
red mail looking for info - Church
I am trying to find information on my ancestors. I am unable to get any information from family members, if someone is able to help please let me know.
red mail Hull Stone
I am looking for information on the Hull family who lived in Woking c1900 - 1928. Frank Wilfred Hull married to Edith Mildred Stone had three children. Frank Alfred, Gwyneth Mildred and Eric Wilfred. The family moved to Byfleet c1928. Edith was a seamtress and taught piano. Frank Hull owned a combined bicycle & record shop and also a repair shop in Woking.
red mail WHITE family of Addlestone, Chertsey, Byfleet, New Haw and Woking
WHITE family of Addlestone, Chertsey, Byfleet, New Haw and Woking If there is anyone on the List researching the name White in Surrey I would be pleased to hear from them. As there is large parts of my White family details missing. My White's come from the Byfleet, New Haw, Addlestone, Chertsey and Woking Area's. ------------------------------ 1. Thomas WHITE, born ?? Broommaker On 4 2 1809 Thomas married Mary Ann OAKLEY, daughter of Isaac OAKLEY, (2 2 1766-brd. 30 1 1830/1) & Mary Kingston, in Byfleet, Surrey. Christened on 19 1 1794 in Walton on the Hill, Surrey. They had the following children: Mary Ann, (c1810) born Byfleet Lydia, (chd. 1814d1814) born Byfleet Thomas, (c1815-) born Addlestone Lydia, (c1818)born Byfleet?John, (c1820) Born 1820/1 in Byfleet, Surrey. John was baptized in Chertsey, Surrey on 1 4 1821. Occupation: Broomaker and Gardener on 1881 census. William, (c1823) born Chertsey Elizabeth Ann, (c1826) born Chertsey Sophia, (c1827) born Chertsey Emma, (c1832) born Chertsey Robert, (c1834) born Chertsey On 8 8 1842 when John from above was 22, he married Elizabeth GIBBINS (GIBBONS), daughter of Joseph GIBBINS (GIBBONS), in Chertsey, Surrey. Born c182...
red mail Edward and Maria(h) Berry
Looking for information on Edward Berry b 1834 Fernhurst; whose parents were Thomas Berry and Sarah Lambert who married Mariah (?)born Worplesdon around 1859 in Fernhurst, they had the following children: Jane Priscilla c 4.6.1859 Fernhurst; Sarah c7.5.1865 Fernhurst; Woolmer c 1.7.1866 Fernhurst; Mariah b 1869 Bramshott; Edward c 4.2.1872 Windlesham; George Edward (actually c George William) 4.1.1874 Windlesham; Thomas b 1881 Woking, there may be some more children after Thomas. The 1881 census states that Edward & Mariah were living with Mariah 12; Edward 9; George 7; and Thomas 5 months at College Arms, Woking, Surrey. Edward's occupation was of course a Publican. If i have the correct Edward in the 1901 census he had changed his occupation to a Timber Merchant and was still living in the Woking area. Also George was a Fencer Carpenter also living in the Woking area and his brother Edward was married to Agnes (?)and they had two children Edward 6 and Agnes 3; both children wereborn in Wisley, Surrey, again the census has the family living in the Woking area. Edward's occupation is listed as Timber Merchants assistant. Any information would be glady appreciated.
red mail Gristock & Taylor Families
I am seeking information on the Gristock and Taylor families of Woking, including the Addlestone and Chertsey areas. My great-grandfather, John Gristock settled in Ottershaw in 1864 and then moved to Old Woking, while my other grandfather Ernest Gifford Taylor lived in the Addlestone are from about 1900 and moved to Woking in about 1915.
red mail Howells
Information sought on the ancestors of William & Margaret Howells (nee Punter). William born abt 1848 in Cardigan Wales, occupation given as cabinet maker in 1901 census. Margaret born abt 1868.
Woking And District
Details sought on any Holehouse, Doe or Williams living in or around Woking any time during last century. Personal reason only.

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