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Help with Wood family info

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Kevin

Kevin Report 24 Nov 2017 16:43

Im looking for my G Grandfather George Wood. I know he lived in the tiny village of bridge nr Canterbury. Ive found him using the GRO indexes. However, I have 3 George Woods, all born 1865, all in Bridge, two in the D 1/4 and one in the J 1/4 ,all in the same volume 02A. How is it possible to have three Georges born 1865 in a one horse village, all within months of each other? Incidentally all have a different mothers surname,Champs, Munns, and Reynolds. Even if I order all 3 certs id still not know which one is my GGrandfather, not knowing his mothers name. Any help would be appreciated

Gins

Gins Report 24 Nov 2017 17:22

Don't you have any part of the parents names? Here are some marriages that might hold a clue, if you do know the names

Marriages Dec 1860

Champs Sarah Thanet 2a 1229
Wood Samuel Thanet 2a 1229


Marriages Mar 1854

MUNNS Sarah Bridge 2a 575
WOOD William Bridge 2a 575

Marriages Dec 1853

REYNOLDS Ann Eastry 2a 1114
WOOD Thomas Pilcher Eastry 2a 1114




ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 24 Nov 2017 17:22

What was his father's name?


Marriages Mar 1854 (>99%)
MUNNS Sarah Bridge 2a 575
WOOD William Bridge 2a 575


???
Marriages Dec 1860 (>99%)
Champs Sarah Thanet 2a 1229
Wood Samuel Thanet 2a 1229


Gins

Gins Report 24 Nov 2017 17:30

AG, great minds!

Kevin, do you recognise any of this family?


1871 England Censu
Name:George Wood[Geroge Wood]

Age:5

Estimated birth year:abt 1866

Relation:Son

Father's name:William Wood

Mother's name:Sarah Wood

Where born:Fordwich, Kent, England

Civil Parish:Fordwich

Town:Fordwich

County/Island:Kent

Registration district:Bridge

Sub-registration district:Barham

ED, institution, or vessel:
14

Household schedule number:13
Piece:966
Folio:84
Page Number:3

William Wood 42
Sarah Wood 38
Elizabeth C Wood 13
Emily Wood 11
William Wood 9
Henry Wood 9
Rose Wood 7
George Wood 5
Richard Wood 4
Jane Wood 3
Clara Wood 1

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Nov 2017 17:30

Your best bet is to get his marriage cert for his father's name then check back on the census ,s

Kevin

Kevin Report 25 Nov 2017 18:11

Firstly thank you all for your replies they're much appreciated. I now have Georges marriage cert of 1886 to Sarah Ann Rogers. Sarah's name appears on all ten of Georges children's records. His fathers name appears as James Wood, probably from the nearby village of Waltham. I still cant get my head around the 3 Georges in the same village and born within weeks of each other however?

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 25 Nov 2017 18:44

1886 Marriage and Banns on FMP, notes Annie Wood as Witness. Banns, Petham, George of this Parish, Sarah, of Waltham)

If below perhaps...(George age 22 1886)

Chris :)

1871 (Find My Past)
James Wood Head - Male 33 1838 - Kent, England (Ag Lab)
Louisa Wood Wife - Female 30 1841 - Kent, England
Fanny Wood Daughter - Female 8 1863 - Kent, England
George Wood Son - Male 6 1865 - Kent, England (Petham)
Ann Wood Daughter - Female 3 1868 - Kent, England
Mary Wood Daughter - Female 3 1868 - Kent, England
Charles Wood Son - Male 0 1871 - Kent, England
Elizabeth Wood Daughter - Female 10 1861 - Kent, England
Petham Street East Wootton, Petham, Bridge, Kent
Parish Petham
County Kent
Registration district Bridge
Archive reference RG10
Piece number 964
Folio 62
Page 23


1881 (Find My Past)
James Wood Head Married Male 43 1838 Waggoner Petham, Kent, England
Louisa Wood Wife Married Female 39 1842 - Petham, Kent, England
Charles Wood Son Single Male 10 1871 Scholar Petham, Kent, England
Fred Wood Son Single Male 8 1873 Scholar Petham, Kent, England
Alfred Wood Son Single Male 5 1876 Scholar Petham, Kent, England
Percy Wood Son Single Male 3 1878 - Petham, Kent, England
William Wood Son Single Male 1 1880 - Petham, Kent, England
Broadway Green, Petham, Bridge, Kent,


1861 (Find My Past)
James Wood Head Married Male 23 1838 Carter Petham, Kent, England
Louisa Wood Wife Married Female 20 1841 - Petham, Kent, England
Elizabeth P (J) Wood Daughter - Female 0 1861 - Petham, Kent, England
Petham Street, Petham, Bridge, Kent

(notes in Household of a Frederick and Elizabeth Bowles)


Birth
WOOD, ELIZABETH JANE (BOWLES)
GRO Reference: 1860 D Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 510


Birth
WOOD, FANNY (BOWLES)
GRO Reference: 1862 S Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 540


Birth
WOOD, GEORGE HENRY (BOWLES)
GRO Reference: 1864 S Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 580


Birth
WOOD, ANN (BOWLES)
GRO Reference: 1867 S Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 641


Marriages Dec 1859 (>99%)
-------------------------------------------
Bowles Louisa Bridge 2a 942
Wood James Bridge 2a 942


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Baptisms Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) George
Last name Wood
Baptism year 1864
Baptism date 02 Oct 1864
Place Petham, All Saints
Father's first name(s) James (occ. Labourer)
Mother's first name(s) Louisa


Edits (1891 says Petham for George, with Sarah, Waltham, with below Daughter)


Birth
WOOD, LAURA ANNIE (ROGERS)
GRO Reference: 1891 J Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 826


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Marriages Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) James (occ. Labourer)
Last name Wood
Birth year 1837
Marriage year 1859
Marriage date 26 Dec 1859
Place Petham, All Saints
Spouse's first name(s) Louisa
Spouse's last name Bowlas
Groom's age 22
Groom's father's first name(s) Valentine (occ. Labourer)
Groom's father's last name Wood
Bride's age 19
Bride's father's first name(s) Frederic
Bride's father's last name Bowlas


Deaths Dec 1885 (>99%)
----------------------------------------------
WOOD Louisa 46 Bridge 2a 450


1891 (Find My Past)
James Wood Head Widower Male 83 (53) 1808 Agricultural Labourer Kent, England (Petham)
Annie Manton Daughter Married Female 23 1868 - Kent, England
Mary Wood Daughter Single Female 23 1868 House Keeper Kent, England
Fred Wood Son Single Male 19 1872 Agricultural Labourer Kent, England
Percy Wood Son Single Male 14 1877 Agricultural Labourer Kent, England
Willie Wood Son - Male 11 1880 - Kent, England
Emily Wood Daughter - Female 9 1882 Scholar Kent, England
Ethel Wood Granddaughter - Female 5 1886 Scholar Kent, England
Cecil Manton Grandson - Male 0 1891 - Kent, England
Hants Farm, Cake Street, Waltham, Bridge, Kent
Parish Waltham
County Kent


1901 (Find My Past)
Charlie Wood Head Married Male 31 1870 Waggoner On Farm Petham, Kent, England
Minnie Wood Wife Married Female 32 1869 - Petham, Kent, England
Elsie Wood Daughter Single Female 9 1892 - Petham, Kent, England
Lily Wood Daughter Single Female 5 1896 - Petham, Kent, England
Charlie Wood Son Single Male 0 1901 - Waltham, Kent, England
James Wood Father Widower Male 65 1836 Carter On Farm Petham, Kent, England
Hoath Farm, Waltham, Bridge, Kent,


Birth
MANTON, CECIL GEORGE (WOOD)
GRO Reference: 1891 J Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 827


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Marriage Banns Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) George Henry
Last name Manton
Banns year 1888
Banns date 23 Sep 1888
Place Petham, All Saints
Marriage year 1888
Spouse's first name(s) Ann
Spouse's last name Wood
Groom's parish St Annies
Bride's parish Petham
County Kent

(from his Army Record, they Married Guernsey, 15th Oct. 1888)


Birth
MANTON, HORACE CLIFFORD CHARLES (WOOD)
GRO Reference: 1893 D Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 963


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Baptisms Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) Horace Cliffon Charles
Last name Manton
Baptism year 1894
Baptism date 07 Jan 1894
Place Petham, All Saints
Father's first name(s) George Henry (occ. Soldier)
Mother's first name(s) Ann

Kevin

Kevin Report 26 Nov 2017 18:45

Thank you Chris. PM sent.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 27 Nov 2017 07:01

Thankyou Kevin, hope it works out!...

Add to 'Thread' if you get stuck, or need future help, can see a Baptism (Cambs.) for George Manton.

Chris :)

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 27 Nov 2017 17:06

From the PM, would be as below...

Chris :)

WOOD, ERNEST ALFRED (ROGERS)
GRO Reference: 1895 J Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 02A Page 838


Marriages Dec 1920 (>99%)
---------------------------------------------------------
Knight Frances H Wood Thanet 2a 2754
Wood Ernest A Knight Thanet 2a 2754


Births Sep 1927 (>99%)
---------------------------------------------------
Wood Pansy Knight Thanet 2a 1697


1911 (Find My Past)
George Wood Head Married Male Waggoner On Farm 47 1864 Parish of Petham County of Kent
Sarah Ann Wood Wife Marrid Female - 45 1866 Waltham Nr County of Kent
Laura Annie Wood Daughter Single Female - 20 1891 Waltham County of Kent
Frank Wood Son Single Male Labourer On Farm 18 1893 Waltham County of Kent
Ernest Alfred Wood Son Single Male Labourer On Farm 15 1896 Waltham County of Kent
Edith Mabel Wood Daughter - Female School 10 1901 Garlinge Isle Ofthanet Kent
Bertie William Wood Son - Male School 8 1903 Garlinge Isle Ofthanet Kent
Frederick John Wood Son - Male School 7 1904 Garlinge Isle Ofthanet Kent
Lilian May Wood Daughter - Female School 5 1906 Garlinge Isle Ofthanet Kent
Reginald Victor Wood Son - Male - 2 1909 Garlinge Isle Ofthanet Kent
George Setterfield Lodger Single Male Laundry Van Driver 22 1889 Parish of St John Isle of Thanet
Gilbert Silk Lodger Single Male Gardener 23 1888 Minster Isle of Thanet
Cottage Garlinge Farm Garlinge Westgate on Sea, Garlinge, Kent,
(says Married 24yrs, 10 children born, 10 living)


https://margatelocalhistory.co.uk/HotSpotViewer/OS_1907_Pics/Garlinge%20Farm.html

(nice pictures above!)


1939 Register (Find My Past)

23 Leslie Avenue , Margate M.B., Kent
Pansy Bolden (Wood) 01 Aug 1927 Female At School Single
Ernest A Wood 27 Apr 1895 Male General Labourer Married
Frances H Wood 08 Jun 1894 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married


(for James, with Valentine as Father on Marriage, would say below)


1841 (Find My Past)
Valentine Wood Male 50 1791 Kent, England
Elizabeth Wood Female 40 1801 Kent, England
Sarah Wood Female 20 1821 Kent, England
Sophia Wood Female 15 1826 Kent, England
William Wood Male 13 1828 Kent, England
Ann Wood Female 10 1831 Kent, England
George Wood Male 8 1833 Kent, England
Jane Wood Female 5 1836 Kent, England
James Wood Male 3 1838 Kent, England
Henry Wood Male 1 1840 Kent, England
Sarah Wood Female 0 1841 Kent, England
Sophia Monford Female 13 1828 Kent, England
Stone Street, Petham, Bridge, Kent,


1851 (Find My Past)
Valentine Wood Head Married Male 64 1787 Agrl Labr Kent, England
Elizabeth Wood Wife - Female 53 1798 - Waltham, Kent, England
Sarah Wood Daughter Unmarried Female 31 1820 - Waltham, Kent, England
Jane Wood Daughter Unmarried Female 15 1836 - Petham, Kent, England
James Wood Son Unmarried Male 13 1838 Agrl Lab Petham, Kent, England
Henry Wood Son Unmarried Male 10 1841 Agrl Lab Petham, Kent, England
Sarah Elizabeth Wood Grand Daughter - Female 10 1841 - Petham, Kent, England
James Wood Grand Son - Male 7 1844 - Kent, England
Dane Farm Cottage, Stone Street, Petham, Bridge, Kent,


1861 (Find My Past)
Valentine Wood Head Married Male 74 1787 Agricultural Labourer Eastwell, Kent, England
Elizabeth Wood Wife Married Female 63 1798 - Waltham, Kent, England
Jane Wood Daughter Unmarried Female 25 1836 Servant Petham, Kent, England


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Baptisms Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) James
Last name Wood
Baptism year 1837
Baptism date 01 Oct 1837
Place Petham, All Saints
Father's first name(s) Valentine (occ. Labourer)
Mother's first name(s) Elizabeth


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Marriages Transcription

First name(s) Valentine
Last name Wood
Marriage year 1816
Marriage date 28 Dec 1816
Place Petham, All Saints
Spouse's first name(s) Elizabeth
Spouse's last name Waters
Groom's parish Petham
Bride's parish Waltham


Birth
WOOD, JAMES (WATERS)
GRO Reference: 1837 D Quarter in OF BRIDGE UNION Volume 05 Page 23


(google search bringing below Marriages, Petham, could relate to Valentine, includes James 1859)

http://www.hastingleigh.com/OPR/Petham-Marr-1800-1900.html


(see below James & Louisa)

http://www.hastingleigh.com/OPR/Petham-Bapt-1850-1900.html


http://www.hastingleigh.com/OPR/Petham-Bur-1800-1900.html

(and above Burials useful)


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Burials Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) Valentine
Last name Wood
Birth year 1787
Age 81
Death year 1868
Burial year 1868
Burial date 08 Jul 1868
Burial place Petham, All Saints


(Louisa Bowles, wife of James Wood)

Birth
BOWLES, LOUISA (KNOTT)
GRO Reference: 1841 D Quarter in BRIDGE Volume 05 Page 38


1851 (Find My Past)
Frederick Bowles Head Married Male 38 1813 Agrl Labr Petham, Kent, England
Elizabeth Bowles Wife - Female 38 1813 - Petham, Kent, England
Caroline Hunt Daughter-In-Law - Female 14 1837 - Kent, England
Frances Hunt Daughter-In-Law - Female 11 1840 Scholar Kent, England
Louisa Bowles Daughter - Female 9 1842 Scholar Waltham, Kent, England
Petham Street Village, Petham, Bridge, Kent


1841 (Find My Past)
Fredrick Bowls Male 25 1816 Kent, England
Elizabeth Bowls Female 20 1821 Kent, England
Caroline Hunt Female 3 1838 Kent, England
Frances Hunt Female 2 1839 Kent, England
Waltham House Formerly the Work House, Waltham, Bridge, Kent


Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry marriages Transcription (Find My Past)

First name(s) Frederic (Bachelor, occ. Labourer)
Last name Bowles
Marriage year 1840
Marriage date 04 Apr 1840
Place Canterbury, Holy Cross
Spouse's first name(s) Elizabeth (Widow)
Spouse's last name Hunt
Father's first name(s) William (occ. Labourer)
Father's last name Bowles
Spouse's father's first name(s) William (occ. Labourer)
Spouse's father's last name Nott
(wits. Henry Nott, Caroline Hunt)


(possible for her first Marriage)

Kent, Canterbury Archdeaconry Marriages Transcription

First name(s) Elizabeth (Spinster)
Last name Knott
Marriage year 1836
Marriage date 08 Feb 1836
Place Upper Hardres, Ss Peter & Paul
Spouse's first name(s) Marsh (Widower)
Spouse's last name Hunt
Groom's parish Upper or Great Hardres
Bride's parish Upper or Great Hardres
County Kent
(wits. John Fisher, Caroline Knott)


Birth
HUNT, FRANCES (KNOTT)
GRO Reference: 1839 S Quarter in OF BRIDGE UNION Volume 05 Page 37


(from Petham Burial link above, would be Sister below)

19 May 1852 Caroline HUNT 15


Will leave you with all these names to add to your 'Tree', lol, will keep you busy over Christmas!.

Kevin

Kevin Report 29 Nov 2017 16:10

Wow that's brilliant. my mum Pansy is there along with my nan and granddad.. Thank you so much for your help its greatly appreciated

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 29 Nov 2017 17:05

(saw below)

Chris :)

01 April 1947 - Thanet Advertiser - Ramsgate, Kent, England

MARRIAGES
Bolden— Wood. 22nd March, at St. James’ Church, Garlinge, Sydney Edward Bolden, of Margate, to Pansy Wood, of Garlinge.


12 March 1937 - Thanet Advertiser - Ramsgate, Kent, England

MARGATE
Tofts Fasham silver cup for pianoforte solos; Pansy Wood (Garlinge School).

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 29 Nov 2017 17:31

Re the question about three George Woods born in the same village within a few weeks of each other -

they weren't.

Bridge was the registration district, encompassing not only the village of Bridge, but also a large number of other villages:

https://www.ukbmd.org.uk/reg/districts/bridge.html


For instance, the George whose mother was Sarah Champs was born in Stodmarsh, per the 1881 census:


George Wood
in the 1881 England Census
Name: George Wood
Age: 15
Estimated birth year: abt 1866
Relationship to Head: Son
Father: Samuel Wood
Mother: Sarah Wood
Gender: Male
Where born: Stodmarsh, Kent, England
Civil Parish: Nonington
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Street address: Shingleton Lane Cottage
Education:
Employment status:
View image
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Registration district: Eastry
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 996
Folio: 6
Page Number: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Wood 46
Sarah Wood 50
George Wood 15
Sarah Wood 13
James Wood 12
Charlotte Wood 10
Charles Wood 8
John H. Wood 3