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Burial of John Woodhams

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Barry

Barry Report 16 Dec 2012 19:07

Hello,
not sure how to precede with this,so i am looking for ideas.
Looking for the last resting place for
My G G Great grandfather John Woodhams 1833- 1887 and his wife Caroline {Card}
died 1913
John died in Groombridge Kent on the 7th of May 1887.
I have emailed the local church and wrote but had no reply.
Caroline died in Hartfield Sussex but is not buried in the local church St Marys so she is presumably she is with her husband.

Is there a place with recorded burials?

Hope some one can help......if not thanks for reading this.
Barry
:-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:45

Hi there Barry - Was John born in Kent?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:46

John Woodhams
England and Wales Census, 1881
birth: 1833 Penshurst,? Kent,? England
census: 1881 East Grinstead,? Sussex,? England
spouse: Caroline Woodhams
children: Henry Woodhams,? Clara Woodhams...


name: John Woodhams
age: 48
gender: Male
birth year: 1833
birthplace: Penshurst, Kent, England
relationship to head of household: Head
marital condition: Married
profession/occupation: Labourer
address: Lower Road
census place: East Grinstead, Sussex, England
record type: Household
family history library film: 1341250
the national archives reference: RG11
piece/folio: 1058 / 43
page number: 30

John Woodhams
England and Wales Census, 1871
birth: 1834 Penshurst,? Kent
residence: 1871 Rotherfield,? Sussex,? England
spouse: Caroline Woodhams
children: Mary J Woodhams,? Henry T Woodhams


name: John Woodhams
event: Census
event date: 1871
gender: Male
age: 37
relationship to head of household: Self
birthplace: Penshurst, Kent
record type: Household
registration district: Uckfield
sub-district: Rotherfield
event parish: Rotherfield
county: Sussex

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:47

John Woodhams
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 1834 PENSHURST,? BISHOP TRANSCRIPTION'S,? KENT,? ENGLAND
residence: Penshurst,? Kent,? England
parents: James Woodhams,? Mary


name: John Woodhams
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 1834
baptism/christening place: PENSHURST, BISHOP TRANSCRIPTION'S, KENT, ENGLAND
father's name: James Woodhams
mother's name: Mary
indexing project (batch) number: C16542-1
system origin: England-VR
source film number: 1469439

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:48

John Woodhams
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
spouse: Caroline
child: Mary Jane Woodhams


name: Mary Jane Woodhams
gender: Female
baptism/christening date: 20 Mar 1859
baptism/christening place: Speldhurst, Kent, England
father's name: John Woodhams
mother's name: Caroline
indexing project (batch) number: C16517-2
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 1469565

John Woodhams
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
spouse: Caroline
child: Henry Thomas


name: Henry Thomas
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 1865
baptism/christening place: ERIDGE GREEN, SUSSEX, ENGLAND
father's name: John Woodhams
mother's name: Caroline
indexing project (batch) number: C14795-1
system origin: England-VR
source film number: 1067134

John Woodham
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
spouse: Caroline
child: Clara Amelia


name: Clara Amelia
gender: Female
baptism/christening date: 1874
baptism/christening place: ERIDGE GREEN, SUSSEX, ENGLAND
father's name: John Woodham
mother's name: Caroline
indexing project (batch) number: C14795-1
system origin: England-VR
source film number: 1067134

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:50

St John's Church, Groombridge, Kent - Roughwood home page for ...
St John, Groombridge, Kent - 16th August 2003. A small unassuming church set in the charming old part of Groombridge in Kent. The church is in Kent, although the ...
www.roughwood.net/ChurchAlbum/Kent/?Groombridge/... - Cached

Home - Parish Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Groombridge ...
Parish Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Groombridge, East Sussex
www.stthomasgroombridge.org.uk - Cached

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:51

St Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent, UK
The history of a church in Old Groombridge goes back to 1239 when William Russell and his wife Haweis were granted a charter to ...
www.speldhurst.org/church/?groom%20history.asp - Cached

St Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent, UK
St Mary’s is part of the United Parish of Speldhurst with St Martin's Church, Ashurst and St John's Church, Groombridge.
speldhurst.org/church - Cached

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 19:56

Kent Parish Registers - RootsWeb: Freepages
Related Links. Kent Places contains many links to transcripts or images of parish registers Parish Register Transcriptions on FreeREG NEW!
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com?/~mrawson/parish... - Cached

** Kent, England Online Parish Clerks ** Researching Kent ...
Groombridge North Cray: Trottiscliffe: Chevening: Grove Park Northfleet ... be able to rent microfilm and microfiche of original parish registers for churches throughout Kent.
www.kent-opc.org/researchtips.html

** Kent Online Parish Clerk ** - Speldhurst Parish - Records ...
Home of the Kent Online Parish ... St. Mary with registers commencing 1538. Speldhurst, a village and a parish in Tunbridge district, Kent. ... of Rusthall and Groombridge ...
www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/?Speldhurst.html - Cached

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Dec 2012 20:02

The only John Woodhams on the NBI 3RD EDITION is 77 yrs old and buried 22 April 1887 in Rye Sussex.

And the only Caroline is 44 yrs old and buried 18 Sept 1919 in Hollingtom Sussex and she had a middle name Lucy.

Have you tried contacting Kent Fhs

http://www.kfhs.org.uk/

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Dec 2012 20:25

possible death,,,

Civil Registration event: Death

Name: WOODHAMS, John
Registration district: East Grinstead
County: Sussex
Year of registration: 1887
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at death: 53
Volume no: 2B
Page no: 81

He would have been born either 1833 or 1834 depending on what month he was born.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Dec 2012 21:48

sounds good to me - he was in East Grinstead

Barry

Barry Report 17 Dec 2012 18:08

Thank you all for your help

Barry





:-D

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 17 Dec 2012 18:45

Barry,as you can see you need to get the death cert for John in Sussex as thats where they lived for years.You may have the wrong death for the John that died in Kent.