William Peter Brittain Wessel

M, b. 6 December 1903, d. 20 April 1970
Reference14851
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     William Peter Brittain Wessel was born on 6 December 1903 in Birkenhead, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Pedro Telesford Wessel and Kathleen Shirley Forwood. He appeared in the household in the 1911 census in Mirfield, Rabbit Road, Blundensands, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Brothers Peter, Jack and Richard were all boarding with Mary Adelaide Whaley a boarding house keeper. There was a children's nurse Annie Gregson in the household.2 He married Alice Rachel Sherwood Hudson in July 1929 in Santiago, Chile. William and Alice travelled 1st class to Liverpool from Africa on board the ship Orbita. They gave their address in UK as 105 Gloucester Square on London W1. William was listed as an Office Employee.3 William and Alice sailed on board the ship Breman from Southampton on 28 September 1935 arriving in New York on 3 October 1935 then on to Santiago in Chile . He was listed as a civil servant. He was 5 foot 11 inches tall, with fair hair, blue eyes and fair complexion. His father Major Pedro Wessel was living in Grayshott in Hampshire at the time.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register William Peter Brittain Wessel was listed as living at Apley House, Alton, Hampshire, England, with his parents William was unemployed.5 He died on 20 April 1970 in The Folly, Pavenham, Bedfordshire, England, at age 66.6,7 His estate was probated on 5 July 1970 in Bristol his effects were valued at £7,347.7

Family

Alice Rachel Sherwood Hudson b. 14 Mar 1905, d. 17 Nov 1980

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1904/Q1 Birkenhead Volume 8a Page 505 - mother Forwood.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_22317_0047_03.
  3. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  4. [S7] Ancestry New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957.
  5. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 tna_r39_2361_2361a_006.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1970/Q2 St Pancras Volume 5d Page 2132 age 65.
  7. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.

John Forwood Wessel

M, b. 9 May 1906, d. 24 August 1979
Reference14852
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     John Forwood Wessel was born on 9 May 1906 in Wirral, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Pedro Telesford Wessel and Kathleen Shirley Forwood. He appeared in the household in the 1911 census in Mirfield, Rabbit Road, Blundensands, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Brothers Peter, Jack and Richard were all boarding with Mary Adelaide Whaley a boarding house keeper. There was a children's nurse Annie Gregson in the household.2 He married Joanne P Lee in 1942 in Surrey, England.3 In 1946 John and Joanne are listed on the electoral rolls as living at 6 The Grove in Farnham.4 He died on 24 August 1979 in Plenty Cottage, Whitchurch, Canonicorum, Bridport, Dorset, England, at age 73.5,6 His estate was probated on 26 October 1979 in Bristol. His effects were valued at £39,464.6

Family

Joanne P Lee b. 2 Mar 1916

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1906/Q2 Wirral Volume 8a Page 431 - mother Forwood.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_22317_0047_03.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1942/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 1144.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1979/Q3 Poole Volume 23 Page 0546 age 73.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.

Richard Shirley Wessel

M, b. 1909
Reference14853
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     Richard Shirley Wessel was born in 1909 in Wirral, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Pedro Telesford Wessel and Kathleen Shirley Forwood. He appeared in the household in the 1911 census in Mirfield, Rabbit Road, Blundensands, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Brothers Peter, Jack and Richard were all boarding with Mary Adelaide Whaley a boarding house keeper. There was a children's nurse Annie Gregson in the household.2

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1909/Q3 Wirral Volume 8a Page 418 - mother Forwood.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_22317_0047_03.

Alice Rachel Sherwood Hudson

F, b. 14 March 1905, d. 17 November 1980
Reference14854
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     Alice Rachel Sherwood Hudson was born on 14 March 1905 in Chile.1 She married William Peter Brittain Wessel, son of Pedro Telesford Wessel and Kathleen Shirley Forwood, in July 1929 in Santiago, Chile. William and Alice travelled 1st class to Liverpool from Africa on board the ship Orbita. They gave their address in UK as 105 Gloucester Square on London W1. William was listed as an Office Employee.2 William and Alice sailed on board the ship Breman from Southampton on 28 September 1935 arriving in New York on 3 October 1935 then on to Santiago in Chile . He was listed as a civil servant. He was 5 foot 11 inches tall, with fair hair, blue eyes and fair complexion. His father Major Pedro Wessel was living in Grayshott in Hampshire at the time.1 Her husband William died on 20 April 1970 in The Folly, Pavenham, Bedfordshire, England.3,4 She died on 17 November 1980 in Ealing, London, England, at age 75.5

Family

William Peter Brittain Wessel b. 6 Dec 1903, d. 20 Apr 1970

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957.
  2. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1970/Q2 St Pancras Volume 5d Page 2132 age 65.
  4. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1980/Q4 Ealing Volume 12 Page 0224.

Joanne P Lee

F, b. 2 March 1916
Reference14855
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     Joanne P Lee was born on 2 March 1916 in Wern, Shropshire, England.1 She married John Forwood Wessel, son of Pedro Telesford Wessel and Kathleen Shirley Forwood, in 1942 in Surrey, England.2 In 1946 John and Joanne are listed on the electoral rolls as living at 6 The Grove in Farnham.3

Family

John Forwood Wessel b. 9 May 1906, d. 24 Aug 1979

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1916/Q1 Wern Volume 6a Page 1084 - mother Nolan.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1942/Q4 Surrey South Western Volume 2a Page 1144.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962.

Jessie Y Smither

F
Reference14856
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     Jessie Y Smither married John Reginald Lopes Yarde-Buller Yarde-Buller in 1907 in Kensington, London, England.1 She married Theodor Wilhelm Wessel, son of Peter Matthias Wessel and Frederica Mariana Emelia Masten, in 1928 in Marylebone, London, England, Jessie was known as Baroness Churston.2 She and Theodor Wilhelm Wessel were divorced. She married Edward Fitzgerald in 1946 in Marylebone, London, England.3

Family 2

Theodor Wilhelm Wessel b. 27 May 1889

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q2 Kensington Volume 1a Page 388.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1928/Q4 Marylebone Volume 1a Page 1457.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1946/Q1 Marylebone Volume 1a Page 1250.

John Reginald Lopes Yarde-Buller Yarde-Buller

M, b. circa 1874, d. 1930
Reference14857
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     John Reginald Lopes Yarde-Buller Yarde-Buller was born circa 1874. He married Jessie Y Smither in 1907 in Kensington, London, England.1 He died in 1930 in Staines, Middlesex, England, He was by the Baron Churston.2

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q2 Kensington Volume 1a Page 388.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1930/Q2 Staines Volume 3a Page 2 age 56.

Edward Fitzgerald

M
Reference14858
Last Edited17 Mar 2022
     Edward Fitzgerald married Jessie Y Wessel in 1946 in Marylebone, London, England.1

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1946/Q1 Marylebone Volume 1a Page 1250.

Henry Wakeford

M, d. 1808
Reference14859
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
     Henry Wakeford married Jane Weal on 11 July 1760 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after a licence had been issued. Henry was a Yeoman. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas Baker and Charles Poulter.1 Henry signed his will on 6 September 1808.2 He died in 1808 in Wonersh, Surrey, England. He was buried on 16 September 1808 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 His estate was probated on 1 February 1809 in London before the Worshipful Samuel Pearce Parson Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury by the oath of his son Henry.2

Family

Jane Weal d. 1809
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives PROB 11 1493/11.

Jane Weal

F, d. 1809
Reference14860
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
     Jane Weal married Henry Wakeford on 11 July 1760 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after a licence had been issued. Henry was a Yeoman. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas Baker and Charles Poulter.1 Her husband Henry died in 1808 in Wonersh, Surrey, England. She died in 1809 in Wonersh, Surrey, England. She was buried on 16 April 1809 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1

Family

Henry Wakeford d. 1808
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

Ann Wakeford

F, b. 24 October 1762
Reference14861
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
     Ann Wakeford was baptised on 24 October 1762 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Wakeford and Jane Weal. She married John Pennington on 16 June 1785 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, ter a licence had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Ann Whitbourn and John Maxwell.1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

John Pennington

M
Reference14862
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
     John Pennington married Ann Wakeford, daughter of Henry Wakeford and Jane Weal, on 16 June 1785 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, ter a licence had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Ann Whitbourn and John Maxwell.1

Family

Ann Wakeford b. 24 Oct 1762

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

John Wakeford

M, b. 2 January 1770
Reference14863
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
     John Wakeford was baptised on 2 January 1770 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of Henry Wakeford and Jane Weal.

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

Harley Gerald Veasey

M, b. 29 January 1896, d. 4 October 1982
Reference14864
Last Edited21 Mar 2022
     Harley Gerald Veasey was born on 29 January 1896 in India.1 He was baptised on 23 April 1896 in Asanol, Benal, India, his parents were Harley Cyril and Mabel Maud Veasey.1 He appeared in the 1911 census in Haileybury College, Haileybury, Hertfordshire, England. Where he was educated.2 He was commissioned in 5th Battalion The Queen’s Royal Regiment (TF) in May 1915 and joined the 2/5th Battalion. He then joined the 8th (Service) Battalion and served in France and Belgium from April 1916. In October 1918 he was granted a Regular Army Commission in the Regiment. From 1922 to 1925 he was adjutant of the 5th Battalion; he also served in both the 1st and 2nd Battalions.3 During the WWI he had been wounded twice and he like many who served in Africa suffered recurrent bouts of tropical fevers for the rest of his life.3 He married Iris Ethel Morrison on 28 February 1922 in St Mary, Reigate, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Harley Veasey and William Morrison. Harley was an officer in HM Forces. His father Harley Cyril Veasey was a civil engineer. Iris' father William Percy Morrison was a solicitor.4 Harley, Iris and their two daughters sailed from London second class to Malta bound for Bombay on 12 September 1930 on board the ship Kaisar-I-Hind. They gave their address in the UK as The Crossways, Old Town, Bexhill on Sea in Sussex.5 In 1939 he was with the 2nd Battalion in Palestine when he was awarded the DSO for his leadership there. In November 1940 he was posted to command 2nd Battalion The Northern Rhodesian Regiment and in 1943 was promoted to command the 28th (East African) Infantry Brigade. On his return to UK he commanded the 1/7th Battalion from December 1944 to January 1946 when the Battalion was disbanded. After that he commanded the Primary Training Centre (PTC) at Maidstone and finally the PTC at Guildford.3 In September Harley retired and happily lived at Woodhill Cottage with his wife. Their daughter Erica was listed as living with them.3 He died on 4 October 1982 in Woodhill Cottage, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, at age 86.6 He was buried on 8 October 1982 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.7 His estate was probated on 15 November 1982 in Winchester. His effects were valued at £17,434.6

Family

Iris Ethel Morrison b. 16 Jul 1898, d. 8 May 1995
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_07471_0020_31.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG A History 2nd Edition.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  5. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives CC Regs.

Elizabeth Wakeford1

F, b. 23 November 1767, d. 1768
Reference14865
Last Edited18 Mar 2022
     Elizabeth Wakeford was baptised on 23 November 1767 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Wakeford and Jane Weal.1 She died in 1768 in Wonersh, Surrey, England. She was buried on 1 July 1768 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, in the Churchyard in plot 270.1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

Iris Ethel Morrison

F, b. 16 July 1898, d. 8 May 1995
Reference14866
Last Edited21 Mar 2022
     Iris Ethel Morrison was born on 16 July 1898. She married Harley Gerald Veasey on 28 February 1922 in St Mary, Reigate, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Harley Veasey and William Morrison. Harley was an officer in HM Forces. His father Harley Cyril Veasey was a civil engineer. Iris' father William Percy Morrison was a solicitor.1 Harley, Iris and their two daughters sailed from London second class to Malta bound for Bombay on 12 September 1930 on board the ship Kaisar-I-Hind. They gave their address in the UK as The Crossways, Old Town, Bexhill on Sea in Sussex.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Iris was listed as living at 8 Jameson Road, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, England, her husband was fighting in WWII.3 In September Harley retired and happily lived at Woodhill Cottage with his wife. Their daughter Erica was listed as living with them.4 Her husband Harley died on 4 October 1982 in Woodhill Cottage, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.5 She died on 8 May 1995 in Woodhill Cottage, Shamley Green, Surrey, England, at age 96.6,5 She was buried on 31 May 1995 in Christ Church, Shamley Green, Surrey, England.7 Her estate was probated on 2 August 1995 in Winchester her effects were valued at £145,000.5

Family

Harley Gerald Veasey b. 29 Jan 1896, d. 4 Oct 1982
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  2. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  3. [S41939] National Register - 29 September 1939 tna_r39_2494_2494a_010.
  4. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG A History 2nd Edition.
  5. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes May 1995 Surrey South Western Reg CAA District 7612C Entry 122 age 96.
  7. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives CC Regs.

Charmian Iris Veasey

F, b. 1922
Reference14867
Last Edited21 Mar 2022
     Charmian Iris Veasey was born in 1922 in Battle, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Harley Gerald Veasey and Iris Ethel Morrison. Harley, Iris and their two daughters sailed from London second class to Malta bound for Bombay on 12 September 1930 on board the ship Kaisar-I-Hind. They gave their address in the UK as The Crossways, Old Town, Bexhill on Sea in Sussex.2

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1922/Q4 Battle Volume 2b Page 73 - mother Morrison.
  2. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.

Erica Harley Veasey

F, b. 1926
Reference14868
Last Edited21 Mar 2022
     Erica Harley Veasey was born in 1926 in Battle, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Harley Gerald Veasey and Iris Ethel Morrison. Harley, Iris and their two daughters sailed from London second class to Malta bound for Bombay on 12 September 1930 on board the ship Kaisar-I-Hind. They gave their address in the UK as The Crossways, Old Town, Bexhill on Sea in Sussex.2 In September Harley retired and happily lived at Woodhill Cottage with his wife. Their daughter Erica was listed as living with them.3

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1926/Q3 Battle Volume b Page 62 - mother Morrison.
  2. [S7] Ancestry UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  3. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives SG A History 2nd Edition.

Mary Wells

F, d. 1808
Reference14869
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     Mary Wells was the daughter of ... Wells. She married Arthur Lambert on 28 September 1786 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after a licence had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Sarah Longhurst and William Longhurst.1 Her husband Arthur died in 1796 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 Mary was a widow and lived at Halldish when she signed her will on 24 April 1800.2 She died in 1808 in Surrey, England.1 She was buried on 4 February 1808 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 Her estate was probated on 13 August 1808 in London by Right Honorable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Laws Master Keeper by the oaths of William Winkworth and Arthur Wells her brother.2

Family

Arthur Lambert d. 1796
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.
  2. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives PROB 11 - 1484 - 117.

James Wells

M
Reference14870
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     James Wells married Martha ...

Family

Martha ...
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

Martha ...

F
Reference14871
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     Martha ... married James Wells.

Family

James Wells
Children

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

James Edward Wells1

M, b. 23 May 1806
Reference14872
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     James Edward Wells was baptised on 23 May 1806 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of James Wells and Martha ...1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

Henry Wells1

M, b. 2 February 1803
Reference14873
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     Henry Wells was baptised on 2 February 1803 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of James Wells and Martha ...1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

Jane Wells1

F, b. 9 October 1804
Reference14874
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     Jane Wells was baptised on 9 October 1804 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of James Wells and Martha ...1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.

John Wells1

M, b. 23 January 1793
Reference14875
Last Edited31 Mar 2022
     John Wells was baptised on 23 January 1793 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of James Wells and Martha ...1

Sources

  1. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives St J Regs.