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Jennifer Report 16 Sep 2010 18:28

Can anyone help me please. I am trying to find out about Walter Woodage,he was born in August 1894 died 23rd January 1968.He married Ellen Louisa Jeffery on 21 August 1915 at the Parish of Langley Marrish. The wittness were Ernest Woodage( maybe sibling )and Percy Wotten.They lived in Sutton Lane Langley and had 8 daughters one of whitch is my mum.If anyone could help me get some info that would be great.He could be related to Dora Woodage who married Fred Shaw she was born in 1910.they also lived in sutton lane


Gins Report 16 Sep 2010 18:31

Would this be him?

1901 England Census
about Walter Woodage
Name: Walter Woodage
Age: 6
Estimated birth year: abt 1895
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Harry Woodage
Mother's Name: Sarah Woodage
Gender: Male
Where born: Warfield, Berkshire, England

Registration district: Easthampstead
Sub-registration district: Bracknell
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 223
Household Members: Name Age
Harry Woodage 31
Sarah Woodage 29
Walter Woodage 6
Mabel Woodage 5
Ernest Woodage 3
Margaret Woodage 1


patchem Report 16 Sep 2010 18:38

WOODAGE, Harry Head Married
17 years M 40 1871 Carter Worker Bradfield
WOODAGE, Sarah Wife Married F 34 1877 Old Windsor
WOODAGE, Walter Harry Son Single M 16 1895 Farm Labourer Worker Warfield
WOODAGE, Mabel Daughter Single F 15 1896 Nurse Girl Worker Winkfield
WOODAGE, Ernest Son M 13 1898 School Winkfield
WOODAGE, Margaret Daughter F 11 1900 School Winkfield
WOODAGE, Annie Daughter F 7 1904 School Winkfield
WOODAGE, Arthur Son M 4 1907 School Winkfield
RG number: RG14 Piece: 6674 Reference: RG14PN6674 RG78PN331 RD124 SD1 ED8 SN98
Registration District: Easthampstead Sub District: Bracknell Enumeration District: 8 Parish: Winkfield Address: North Stwinkfield Windsor County: Berkshire


ValT Report 16 Sep 2010 18:39

Dora Woodage was really Ellen D Woodage, I believe


MillymollyAmanda Report 16 Sep 2010 18:41

Marriage for Harry and Sarah
Pullin Sarah Easthampstead 2c 815 Scan available - click to view
Woodage Harry Walter Easthampstead 2c 815 Scan available - click to view


patchem Report 16 Sep 2010 18:41

I cannot see Dora Woodage's birth in free bmd. Where does the information about her come from?


ValT Report 16 Sep 2010 18:41

Ellen D was registered in Staines and Walter was registered in Easthampstead . not too far away.


patchem Report 16 Sep 2010 18:42

WOODAGE, Ernest Head Married M 25 1886 Nursery Gardener Stanwell Middlesex
WOODAGE, Edith Wife Married 6 years F 26 1885 Colnbrook Bucks
WOODAGE, Emily May Daughter F 4 1907 Langley Bucks
WOODAGE, Lily Irene Daughter F 2 1909 Langley Bucks
WOODAGE, Ellen Dora Daughter F 0 (6 MONTHS) 1911 Poyle Middlesex
RG number: RG14 Piece: 6756 Reference: RG14PN6756 RG78PN336 RD126 SD2 ED13 SN145
Registration District: Staines Sub District: Staines Enumeration District: 13 Parish: Stanwell Address: 7 Poyle Cottages Poyle County: Middlesex


ValT Report 16 Sep 2010 18:45

1911 shows Ellen Dora as the daughter of Ernest Woodage born about 1886 in Stanwell Middlesex.


ValT Report 16 Sep 2010 18:51

I lived near those Barracks until last year. Have been in them on a couple of Remembrance Days.


Jennifer Report 16 Sep 2010 18:53

She was known as Dora to my mums family


ValT Report 16 Sep 2010 19:01


Do you have access to the censuses?


Jennifer Report 16 Sep 2010 19:21

What can i say thank ,you so much to all that took the time to help me .You are all amazing I cant belive you are all so kind.


ValT Report 16 Sep 2010 19:39

I have been looking at the past censuses and can let you know the result later this evening if you would like me to.

Just let me know. It will be later as I am away from the computer for a while.



Jennifer Report 16 Sep 2010 20:45

no sorry


Jennifer Report 16 Sep 2010 20:57

that would be fantastic if you dont mind.i dont seem to know where to start.thank you so much.i may not reply until tomorrow if thats ok


Gins Report 17 Sep 2010 07:49

Try these free sites for searching. You can get the 1881 census from the first link but the others are not available for free, we can help you with those

The second link Ive posted gives you births marriages and deaths (all free) from 1837 up about 1940

Anthing you cant find, just shout and we will be happy to help



MillymollyAmanda Report 17 Sep 2010 18:50

Harry in 1881 Census?
If this is the right one looks like Walter was named after his grandfather Walter and they lived in a cottage with no name !!

Name: Harry W. Woodage
[Harry Walter Woodage]
Age: 10
Estimated birth year: abt 1871
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Walter Woodage
Mother's Name: Emma Woodage
Gender: Male
Where born: Bradfield, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: Sonning
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England

Street Address: Cottage No Name

Employment status:

View image
Occupation: Scholar

Registration district: Wokingham
Sub-registration district: Wargrave
ED, institution, or vessel: 12
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Walter Woodage 38
Emma Woodage 34
Harry W. Woodage 10
May Jane Woodage 8
Rose Ann Woodage 5
William John Woodage 1


Jennifer Report 17 Sep 2010 22:37

just want to say a big thank you to all of you .xx


Karen Report 27 Jan 2013 17:56

Hi jennifer

I dont know if I have every replied to you but I am Doras grand daughter and I have deatils of the Woodage family going back to 1600C
here is my email address :-)