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Jack Wicks, Parents?

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mgnv

mgnv Report 31 Mar 2013 20:31

Just for ref:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N67X-44R
Name: John Wicks
Birth Date: 1876
Age: 22
Spouse's Name: Emma Fuller
Spouse's Birth Date: 1878
Spouse's Age: 20
Event Date: 08 Mar 1898
Event Place: Parish Church, Parish Of St. Mary'S, Co.Of Reading
Father's Name: George Wicks
Spouse's Father's Name: Walter Fuller
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02374-3
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1040617
Reference ID: I 440, P 27

I had a look at 1911 - there's one kid that died, so seeing as all the other births were rego'ed in the St Marys subdistrict of Reading RD, I tried looking at deaths infant deaths 1898-1911 rego'ed in St Marys, and then matching births - 3 possible kids

http://www.berkshirebmd.org.uk/
Berkshire Death indexes for the years:
Surname Forename(s) Age Sub-District Registers At Reference
1900 WICKS Charles J R 0 St Mary, Reading Reading STM/37/37
1906 WICKS Alice Elsie May 7 St Mary, Reading Reading STM/42/94
1907 WICKS George James 1 St Mary, Reading Reading STM/44/15
1908 WICKS Cyril Ernest 1 St Mary, Reading Reading STM/45/4
1911q3 WICKS Herbert 0 St Mary, Reading Reading STM/47/1

Starring names on 1911
Berkshire Birth indexes for the years:
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Reference
1898q2* WICKS Charles J[=John] St Mary, Reading Reading STM/58/81
1899q2 WICKS Alice Elsie May St Mary, Reading Reading STM/60/56
1900q2 WICKS Charles Johnrichard St Mary, Reading Reading STM/61/91
1903q1* WICKS Annie E[=Elizabeth] St Mary, Reading Reading STM/66/92
1904q4* WICKS Albert E[=Edward] St Mary, Reading Reading STM/70/6
1906q3 WICKS George J St Mary, Reading Reading STM/73/55
1907q3 WICKS Cyril E St Mary, Reading Reading STM/75/39
1908q2* WICKS Margaret Ivy St Mary, Reading Reading STM/76/49
1911q3 WICKS Herbert St Mary, Reading Reading STM/81/75
[No Alice Elsie on 1901 rg13/1153/33/6 - Ma-i-l Jane there + mob of Fuller lodgers]
[Alice d/o Elizabeth J Wicks is on rg13/1144/117/38]


barry john

barry john Report 31 Mar 2013 17:59

Hi my dad jack wicks died in 1976 in cambridge and was cremated.l woud love to hear from anyone who met him. many thanks barry his loving son. :-( :-(

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 22 Dec 2011 14:05

Ok.....

Jack Wicks is my grandfather on my mothers side.
I have his Birth & Marriage Certs.

His parents John Wicks & Emma Fuller.
I have their Marriage Cert.

Johns father is George Wicks a labourer....

Thats all I know...
I do not have Johns birth cert...as I don't know which John he is...but I blieve this is most probably him.

Births Mar 1876
WICKS John Farnham 2a 91

But I cannot find him in the 1881 census..I think I have found him in the 1891 census but he is not at home..so it doesn't help with finding his parents.

So I am at a dead end right now.
I have ordered the above birth record...but I doubt it will arrive until next year!!.

Ho Hum!!

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 22 Dec 2011 13:54

Hi rootgatherer,

Sorry not respnded...didnt think anyone else was tking any notice of my post. I need to look over what you say...but I'm pretty sure I have it right.

But thanks for your input.
:)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 21 Dec 2011 11:31

Have you eliminated this one?

Household:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability

Richard MUNT Head W Male 36 Portsea, Hampshire, England Dockyard Lab
Richard W. MUNT Son U Male 10 Landport, Hampshire, England Scholar
Edward J. MUNT Son U Male 6 Landport, Hampshire, England Scholar
Florence E. MUNT Daur U Female 4 Landport, Hampshire, England Scholar
Sarah WEEKS Sister W Female 26 Portsea, Hampshire, England Housekeeper
Emily A. WEEKS Neice U Female 5 Landport, Hampshire, England Scholar
John W. WEEKS Nephew U Male 3 Landport, Hampshire, England
:
Dwelling 86 Upr Wingfield St
Census Place Portsea, Hampshire, England
Family History Library Film 1341279
Public Records Office Reference RG11
Piece / Folio 1142 / 113
Page Number 8

Marriages Mar 1874
CLAREY Henry Portsea 2b 546
McCallister Susannah Portsea 2b 546
MUNT Sarah Portsea 2b 546
Weeks John Portsea 2b 546

Deaths Mar 1880 Weeks John 25 Portsea 2b 305



Sarah re-marries

Marriages Dec 1881
DACOMBE Caleb Portsea Island 2b 884
HAMMOND Arthur Wells Portsea 2b 884
Tutle Emma Portsea I. 2b 884
Tutte Emma Portsea I. 2b 884
Weeks Sarah Portsea 2b 884


I don't see a death for her son or see him on the 1891 census, she only has her daughter with her.

Name: Sarah Dacombe
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Civil parish: Portsea
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
Town: Portsmouth
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Portsea Island
Sub-registration district: Kingston
ED, institution, or vessel: 47
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 859
Folio: 123
Page Number: 1
Household Members: Name Age
Sarah Dacombe 36
Emma A Dacombe 15
Joseph W Dacombe 13
Jane M Dacombe 6
William F J Dacombe 1

1901

Name: Caleb Dacombe
Age: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Sarah Dacombe
Gender: Male
Where born: Holt, Dorset, England

Civil parish: Portsmouth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Stephens
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Portsmouth
Sub-registration district: North End and Buckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 26
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 224
Piece: 982
Folio: 20
Page Number: 31
Household Members: Name Age
Caleb Dacombe 58 R. Navy
Sarah Dacombe 46
Joseph Weeks 23
Jennie Dacombe 16
William Dacombe 11
Rodda Dacombe 5
Frances Dacombe 3
Eva Dacombe 1
Caleb Dacombe 4d
William Palmer 43


rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 21 Dec 2011 11:01

Have you tried to contact the person who made the correction to his birthplace (on the 1891 census) on Ancestry?

Hampshire Aldershot New Town rather than Sldenbok, New Town
Submitted by sheilaharrison145 on 29/11/2011

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Dec 2011 06:25

Yes....I'm thinking it most probably is.....
There appears to be no other that comes close....so
I guess I'm gonna have to bite the bullet and buy the birth cert.

Ho Hum!

Thanks Astra for your time. :)

Astra

Astra Report 20 Dec 2011 13:39

Hi Paul
Sorry i missed the bit about you having his marriage certificate.
Aldershot was covered by the Farnham District so it could be the correct one.

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 20 Dec 2011 07:44

Hi Astra...

I do have the marriage cert...his fathers name was George & was a labourer...as I stated.

But I can't find John in the 1881 census so as to find out his mothers name and where his parents came from. Or if he had sibblings.

I think the above 1891 census is him...but hes not at home..so its no help.
He was born in Aldershot...so the census says....but I can't find a birth.

Though there is one in Farnham...which is not far from Aldershot....

Births Mar 1876 ??
WICKS John Farnham 2a 91

But again..means paying out when Im not sure if its him. :(

Thanks anyway.

Astra

Astra Report 20 Dec 2011 07:22

The marriage certificate may help Paul by naming his father.

Marriages Mar 1898 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Wicks John Reading 2c 517

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 20 Dec 2011 06:41

HI Folks,

I am now looking John Wicks parents.

I have his marriage cert and it tells me his fathers name was George and that he was a labourer.

John was born in 1876 in Aldershot, Hampshire. But I cannot find him in the 1881 census.

This is probably him in the 1891 census.

1891 England Census
about John Wicks Name: John Wicks
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Boarder
Gender: Male
Where born: Aldershot New Town, Hampshire
[Sldenbok, New Town]
Civil parish: Christchurch
Ecclesiastical parish: Christchurch
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address:
Occupation:
Condition as to marriage:
Education:
Employment status: View image
Registration district: St Saviour Southwark
Sub-registration district: Christchurch Southwark
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 341
Folio: 104
Page Number: 16

And in 1901

1901 England Census
about John Wirths Name: John Wirths
[John Wicks]
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Emma Wirths
Gender: Male
Where born: Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Civil parish: St Lawrence
Ecclesiastical parish: St Lawrence
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England
Street Address:
Occupation:
Condition as to marriage:
Education:
Employment status: View image
Registration district: Reading
Sub-registration district: St Giles
ED, institution, or vessel: 36
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 41
Piece: 1153
Folio: 33
Page Number: 6
Household Members: Name Age
John Wirths 25
Emma Wirths 23
John C Wirths 3
Jane Fuller 54
James Fuller 19
Bessie Fuller 15
Susan Fuller 14
William Fuller

And that the family is living at 9 Somerset Place, Thorn Street, Reading, Berkshire, England in 1911.


BUT!!..without being able to find him in 1881..I can't disscover who his paremnts were...at least his mother.

Any ideas & suggestions would be most appreciated.

Cheers!
Paul


CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 28 Apr 2010 06:36

Yay!......I have the cert.


John & Emma Fuller as parents :-0 :-)

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Apr 2010 07:16

Sorry I dont have Jacks birth cert as yet..still waiting for it.
I have it on order ..but its been delays because of back logs.....hope for it to be here in the next day or so...its been nearly 3 weeks!!.

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Apr 2010 07:14

Jack died in Cambridge, 1976, I think..Im not 100% sure.

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Apr 2010 07:11

John & Emma had 7 children I believe between 1898 & 1917.

John, Annie, Albert, Margaret, George, Florence, Jack

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Apr 2010 07:08

John was living at 9 Somerset House, Thorn St, Reading, Berkshire, England in 1911.

Jack was living at 43 Ashmore Road, Reading, Berskhire, England in 1945.

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Apr 2010 07:06

Gosh..cant see it....

I am sure I did see the address somewhere in my reserach..but cant find where.

Jacks service number was 13059121.

John was a Out of work Carman in 1911. Kind of horse drawn haulage man...

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 21 Apr 2010 07:03

Hi Dea,

Sorry I had not replied...didn't know there was another post.

Yes..you might be right..i believe one of the residences was 11 Hope street at some point....

Let me check what i have...

:0
x

Dea

Dea Report 18 Apr 2010 10:23

How frustrating - there are 2 lots of Army records and 2 lots of Pension records for John on Ancestry.

They confirm his wife and children right down to Florence May but they stop short of when Jack was born...... dratt!!

It does give their address as 11 Hope Street, Reading right up until 1917 in case that helps to connect with Jack's birth cert?

Dea x

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY

CRIPES_A_MIGHTY Report 18 Apr 2010 08:11

Anyway.....many thanks for your efforts Astra...most appreciated.
Has helps sort out a bugging niggle.

Can get going again knowing the right line... :)

Cheers!
x
Paul