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Henry Hoadley

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Lois Report 27 Nov 2012 23:05

Hi Keith,

I'm also trying to find birth records for my Grandfather Harry Hoadley... aka John Hoadley. Whilst searching, I found the Harry who lived in Penge and served in the Boer War. Unfortunately he lived and died in England so couldn't be my Harry - mine ended up in Australia. I also came across another Harry Hoadley listed as a trooper in the South African army.... the Regiment was the Imperial Light Horse. Perhaos this could have been your relative. I've emailed SA asking about his records and will let you know if I hear anything


Keith Report 30 Sep 2012 12:50

Thank you all for your help



MarieCeleste Report 27 Sep 2012 19:44

I'm not sure if any of the military records we've found are for the correct Henry.

Bearing in mind that around two thirds of WW1 records were destroyed during WW2 then they may be lost.


MarieCeleste Report 27 Sep 2012 19:40

He was with his family in 1901 so that may rule out the Boer War (part 2):

HODLEY, Samson Head Married M 56 1845 Hawker Wittam, Essex
HODLEY, Matilda Wife Married F 56 1845 Hawker Guildford, Surrey
HODLEY, Henry Son Single M 20 1881 Hawker Esher, Surrey
HODLEY, Amy Daughter Single F 15 1886 Hawker Epsom, Surrey

Piece: 596 Folio: 90 Page: 38
Registration District: Guildford
Civil Parish: Woking

Address: (Van Dwellers, Church Street, Woking County: Surrey


MarieCeleste Report 27 Sep 2012 19:26

1911, just as reference to work from:

HOADLEY, Henry Husband Married M 28 1883 Farm Labour Esher Surrey
HOADLEY, Jane Wife Married5 years F 27 1884 Diss Nofolk
HOADLEY, Charlotte Daughter F 7 1904 Kent Sutton on Hone
HOADLEY, Matilda Daughter F 5 1906 Croydon Surry
HOADLEY, Alice Daughter F 2 1909 Longfield Kent
POTTER, Daisy Visitor F 15 1896 Kitchenmaid Domestic Lowestoft Nolfork

RG number: RG14 Piece: 3810
Reference: RG14PN3810 RG78PN144 RD43 SD4 ED17 SN163
Registration District: Dartford
Sub District: Farningham
Enumeration District: 17
Parish: Longfield

Address: Brickfield Cottages Longfield Kent County: Kent

Three children born - all alive.


MarieCeleste Report 27 Sep 2012 19:22


"Henry was a labourer by trade and was married on the 10/05/1903 to Jane Buteridge in Addlestone Surrey.As far as Im aware he had 2 brothers and 3 sisters. His mothers name was Matilda as was one of his sisters. Hope this helps

Regards Keith"


AnnCardiff Report 27 Sep 2012 16:50

nice bit of background information here :-D

name: Sampson /HOADLEY/
gender: Male
birth: 1847
christening: 26 Dec 1853
death: 1906
Prison 13 Jul 1868

Marriages (1)
spouse: Matilda /Parker/
marriage: 1863
Hide children (5)

child 1: Alice /HOADLEY/
gender: Female
BIRTH 1870


child 2: Henry /HOADLEY/
gender: Male
BIRTH 1881

child 3: Horace /HOADLEY/
gender: Male
BIRTH 1878


child 4: Amy /HOADLEY/
gender: Female
BIRTH 1886
Epsom, Surrey

gender: Male
BIRTH 1866

submitter: mdew1112864
submission date: 30 Jul 2007
submission id: MMWD-79G
person count: 546

¦Travelling Showmen & Other Travellers 1871 Caravans, Lambton Street, Framwellgate, Durham, 1871Walker Hoadley, 48, Bradbury, Dorset, licenced hawker (spelled Hodley) Matilda Hoadley, wife, 48, Osbridge, Middlesex Aqilla Hoadley, son, 16, Oswick, Warwickshire Celia, daughter, 12, Wamford, Lincolnshire Ellen Hoadley, daughter, 10, Wellingborough, Hampshire Walker Hoadley, son, Stant Shatford, Buckinghamshire William Hoadley, son, 3, Scotland John Hoadley, 25, Milden, Essex (spelled Hoderly) Maltilda Hoadley, 25, Holbury, Staffordshire
¦Prison Notes from Prison event: Oxford Times, 18 July 1868, page 7. ABINGDON. COUNTY MAGISTRATES' CHAMBER. - JULY 13. Sampson Hoadley and James Hoadley were convicted for seven days for sleeping by the side of the Oxford road, under their hawking cart.
¦death: Description: 1906 KINGSTON 2a 252
¦Marriage Description: Q1 1863 Romford 4a 83


AnnCardiff Report 27 Sep 2012 16:48

Sampson Hoadley
England and Wales Census, 1881
birth: 1865
census: 1881 Cheam,? Surrey,? England
parents: Sampson Hoadley,? Matilda Hoadley

Horace Hoadley
England and Wales Census, 1881
birth: 1878
census: 1881 Cheam,? Surrey,? England
parents: Sampson Hoadley,? Matilda Hoadley

Alice Hoadley
England and Wales Census, 1881
birth: 1870
census: 1881 Cheam,? Surrey,? England
parents: Sampson Hoadley,? Matilda Hoadley


AnnCardiff Report 27 Sep 2012 16:45

message from poster - the parents were Matilda and Sampson - I've asked to Keith to respond on here rather than by message


SylviaInCanada Report 26 Sep 2012 21:37

There are a surprising number of Henry/Harry Hoadleys born at around the time

so we really do need more information ......... such as the name of anyone that he might have given as Next-of-Kin (eg, father, mother, sibling, wife)

and anything else that you think would help.



MarieCeleste Report 26 Sep 2012 21:17

Keith - can you give us some further info about him - like his occupation, his parents, did he marry?

All of this would help us identify which may be the correct records.


Ozibird Report 26 Sep 2012 21:14


1911 England Census
Name: Harry Hoadley
Age in 1911: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: West Norwood, Surrey, England
Civil parish: Penge
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Street Address: 67 Vineleigh Road, Penge
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: House Painter
Registration district: Croydon
Registration District Number: 39
Sub-registration district: Penge
Piece: 3414
Household Members: Name Age
Harry Hoadley 30
Eliza Hoadley 26
John Hoadley 4
George Hoadley 2
Henry Hoadley 6 M


MarieCeleste Report 26 Sep 2012 21:13


British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription

First name(s): Harry
Last name: HOADLEY
Calculated year of birth: 1889
Parish of birth: Tottenham
Town of birth: London
County of birth: Middlesex
Age at attestation: 18 years 8 months
Attestation date: 20 November 1907
Attestation corps: MIDDLESEX RGT
Attestation soldier number: 12016
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps:
Discharge soldier number:

The National Archives reference: WO97 / 5128 / 91

Probably too young.


MarieCeleste Report 26 Sep 2012 21:11


Boer War 1899-1902 - Soldier details

Name: Hoadley, Harry
Rank: Private
Soldier number: 33715
Unit: 34 Company (Middlesex) 11 battalion Imperial Yeomanry
Notes: 6 Hartfield Grove, Penge
The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
Literary references: The National Archives WO128. Imperial Yeomanry, Soldiers' Documents, South African War.

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 26 Sep 2012 21:03

Did Henry have any other christian names .?

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 26 Sep 2012 20:57

Surrey Recruitment Registers
1908-1933 (Find My Past)

Last Name:Hoadley
Unit:Middlesex Regiment (29th Batn)
Series:Conscripted men, 6th March 1916 - 31st October 1916
Regiment:Middlesex Regiment (29th Batn)
Reference:2496 / 15
Page number:30
Age:35 Years 0 Months
Height:5ft 7in.
Weight (pounds):140
Chest size (inches):36
Chest Expansion (inches):2
Eye colour:
Hair colour:
Distinctive marks:
Attestation date:13 August 1916
Attestation place:Kingston
Remarks:Boormans Farm W Molesey
Notes:Conscripted men. Classes 1 is written on the cover and Classes 11on the spine. Dates and recruitment centres covered are: Kingston, numbers .15001-19991, 6th Mar ch1916 to 31st October 1916, Wandsworth, numbers 15019-17011, 8th March 1916 to 3rd August 1916, Croydon, nos.15017-19779, 7th March 1916 to 30th October 1916. This volume has been indexed.

(not sure if above)

Chris :)


Ozibird Report 26 Sep 2012 20:56

Perhaps he was in the Boer Wars.



AnnCardiff Report 26 Sep 2012 20:49

is this the right man?

Henry Hoadley
England and Wales Census, 1891
birth: Kingston,? Surrey
census: 1891 England

name: Henry Hoadley
event: Census
event date: 1891
gender: Male
age: 9
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: Kingston, Surrey
record type: Household
registration district: Brentford
sub-district: Isleworth
ecclesiastical parish: St Pauls
civil parish: Heston
county: Middlesex


Keith Report 26 Sep 2012 20:44

Hi is there anybody that can help me we finding 1st world war records for the above. At this moment I am unable to subscribe to any sites which may give me the answer. Henry Hoadley was born 1882/83 in Surrey. The few relatives that remain seem to think he was in Africa at some time during his army life. Any help would be a step in the right direction.

Thanks Keith