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John Wise and Ann Drury...

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GHeather Report 12 Apr 2013 11:54

Thanks MarieC, I know this, however, John Wise father was John Wise, but was his father John Francis Wise ? I think I really need to find who is mother was... should be: Sarah Theobald, from Kent. Can it be done though ?


MarieCeleste Report 11 Apr 2013 19:55

On the 1850 marriage the witnesses were a William Wise (perhaps a brother?) and a Sarah surname looks like Office?

All the men were labourers.


GHeather Report 11 Apr 2013 19:29

I know John Wise father was also called: John Wise, but there may have been other John Wise about at that time too. John Francis Wise and Sarah Theobald maybe his parents ?


GHeather Report 11 Apr 2013 19:26

I think my John Wise was born in Selling about 1823-6.


Helen Report 11 Apr 2013 14:57

Kent, England, Tyler Index to Parish Registers, 1538-1874 about John Francis Wise
Name: John Francis Wise
Event Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 30 Dec 1819
Marriage Place: Selling, Kent
Spouse Name: Sarah Theobalds


Margee Report 11 Apr 2013 14:47

Is this them in 1851? Living at the same address is William Wise, 29 and wife Caroline, 26 and children. Also with them is mother Anna Smith, 60, a widow. (Caroline's mother?)

1851 England Census
about John Wise Name: John Wise
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Ann Wise
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Sheldwich, Kent, England

Civil parish: Rotherhithe
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England

Registration district: Rotherhithe
Sub-registration district: Rotherhithe
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 47
Piece: 1583
Folio: 10
Page Number: 13
Household Members: Name Age
John Wise 25
Ann Wise 23


Andrew Report 11 Apr 2013 14:38

1841 census?

1841 England Census
about John Wise
Name: John Wise
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Male
Where born: Kent, England

Civil parish: Sheldwick
Hundred: Faversham
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Faversham
Sub-registration district: Boughton
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 475
Book: 17
Folio: 15
Page Number: 3
Household Members: Name Age
John Wise 40
Sarah Wise 35
George Wise 20
John Wise 15
Alfred Wise 11
Sarah Wise 9
Samuel Wise 7
Stephen Wise 4
Emma Wise 1



Margee Report 11 Apr 2013 14:37

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
about John Wise Name: John Wise
Age: Full Age
Spouse Name: E B\ann Drury
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 28 Oct 1850
Parish: Rotherhithe St Mary
Borough: Southwark
Father Name: John Wise
Spouse Father Name: William Drury
Register Type: Parish Register

The EB is just the rector's initials after he corrected the spelling of her surname.


Andrew Report 11 Apr 2013 14:33

His fathers details should be on his marriage cert. If he was baptised, his parents names should be shown in the records. Have you tried IGI?

His marriage?
Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

Marriages Dec 1850 (>99%)

Drury Ann Rotherhithe 4 540
Wise John Rotherhithe 4 540



GHeather Report 11 Apr 2013 14:30

I sure hope I have the correct family line... because someone on here, has my family link from Kent going way back in time... if the above is not right, :-( Fingers crossed! :-)


GHeather Report 11 Apr 2013 14:09

I'm trying to confirm that John Wise born about 1823, perhaps 1826 ? who married Ann Drury from Molash in Kent, parents were: John Francis Wise born abt 1798 in Kent, and Sarah Theobold born 1801 in Kent. Would this info be shown on the Parish records ?