Lilian ...1

F
Reference1505
Last Edited19 Mar 2016

Family

Thomas Sidney James Perks b. 7 Apr 1921, d. Jun 2004
Child
  • Colin Thomas Perks1

Sources

  1. [S1507] E-mails between Colin Thomas Perks and Jan Cooper from 27 November 2015.

Bridget O'Reilly1

F, b. 21 September 1928, d. 6 February 1993
Bridget Perks nee O'Reilly
Reference1506
Last Edited28 Nov 2015
     Bridget O'Reilly was born on 21 September 1928 in Galway, Ireland.2,1 She married Percy Perks, son of Thomas Alexander Perks and Amy Louisa Mary Redman, in 1958 in St Dunstan's, Catholic Church, Woking, Surrey, England.2,3 Her husband Percy died on 2 February 1979 in Surrey, England.2,4 She died on 6 February 1993 in Surrey, England, at age 64.2,5

Family

Percy Perks b. 21 Dec 1924, d. 2 Feb 1979

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S1507] E-mails between Colin Thomas Perks and Jan Cooper from 27 November 2015.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1958/Q3 Surrey North Western Volume 5g Page 1653.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1979/Q1 Surrey North Western Volume 17 Page 0985 age 54.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes February 1993 Surrey North Western Reg RA36 District 7581A Entry 270 age 66.

Arthur Jex Davey1

M, b. 26 October 1869, d. 10 October 1918
Arthur Jex Davey
Reference1508
Last Edited7 Nov 2018
     Arthur Jex Davey was born on 26 October 1869 in Kensington, London, England, Arthur was the younger son of Lord Horace Davey of Fernhurst.1,2 He was the son of Horace Davey and Louisa Hawes Donkin. He appeared in the household as a boarder in the 1881 census in Field House High Street, Rottingdean, Sussex, England. He was staying with schoolmaster James Hewett, his mother Sophia Hewett and sister aalso called Sophia Hewett alongside many students.3 Arthur was educated at Rugby, and after studying languages abroad was articled as an Accountant in the City. He was Chairman of the Weaving Company; a member of the Clothworkers' Company for 17 years; Governor of the Central Foundation Schools in London; held the Chairmanship of the Gordon Hospital in Bridge Road, Vauxhall; and filled several other important positions.1 Wonersh Village Liberal Club was opened on Wednesday 26 January 1887 by Mrs F F Arbuthnot, wife of the President of the Liberal Association. Arthur's father Sir Horace Davey was among the 100 people present.4 He was the son of Horace Davey and Louisa Hawes Davey in the 1891 census in Verdley Place, Fernhurst, Sussex, England. Arthus was an engine maker.5 He married Mary Iona Fothergill Robinson on 9 June 1894 in Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, Westminster, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Richmond and William F Robinson Arthur was an engineer living in Fairlie in Ayrshire, his father Horace was Lord Justice of Appeal. Mary lived at 7 Porchester Gate in London. Her father William Fotheringill Robinson was Vice Chancellor of Lancashire.6,7

Arthur and Iona went to live in Ockford House in Godalming.1 In November 1910 Arthur was adopted Liberal Candidate for the Guildford Division and was President of the Godalming and District Liberal Association. He put up a plucky fight against Mr W E Horne but was defeated in December 1910. He supported the Suffragists in their cause.1,8 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Ockford House, Godalming, Surrey, England. Arthur was the Director of a weaving Company living with his wife and daughters with four domestic servants.9 In October 1911 he was added to the Commission of Peace for Surrey, and was initiated as an honorary member of the St Mary's Lodge of Oddfellows in Guildford.1 He turned his attention to Municipal affairs and was chosen in November 1912 to sit on the Godalming Town Council. He was Chairman of the Godalming Tribunal, and became Mayor of Godalming in 1915-5, and 1915-16. He resigned as Liberal Candidate as a result of the impact of war.1 In 1917 Arthur retired from his firm to become Deputy Director of Army Contracts.1 He died on 10 October 1918 at age 48 Arthur paid an official visit in connection with work for the Army contract Department of the War Office, of which he was honorary chief, to Ireland in 1918. He was returning to England, along with Mr A W Crawshaw, on the 10 October on RSM Leinster, an Irish mail steamer, when it was torpedoed by a German submarine UB-123 in the Irish Sea. His usual address was Abbots Wood in Godalming.1,10 Mrs Davey received information that her husband was standing with his clerk on the forepart of the vessel when he saw the torpedo coming. He turned and ran amid ships and was not seen again. His body was not recovered, and Mr Crawshaw was among the survivors. The Leinster had 650 passengers aboard and 500 people lost their lives.1 A memorial service held in St Margaret’s, Westminster on the 22 October 1918, reported in The Times and the Surrey Advertiser carried news of his fate.1 His estate was probated on 12 December 1918 in London to his widow Mary Iona Fothergill Davey and Horace Scott Davey a Colonel in HM Army. His effects were valued at £29,645 9 3d.10 There is a stone in memory to Arthur in Holy Trinity Church in Forest Row, close to his parents garvestone.11 Arthur memory is also remembered on the plaque to commemorate the war dead from the Great War who were members of the Wonersh Liberal Club.12

Family

Mary Iona Fothergill Robinson b. 1870, d. 29 Jan 1945
Children

Sources

  1. [S40000] Various websites www.godalmingmuseum.org.uk.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1869/Q4 Kensington Volume 1a Page 66 - mother Donkin.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1075 Folio 6 Page 5.
  4. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Wonersh - A Guide to its Principal Buildings.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 848 Folio 6 Page 6.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes 1894/Q2 Paddington Volume 1a Page35.
  7. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  8. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives Carol Brown in her lecture on Suffragists and Suffragettes.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3091 RG78PN111 RD33 SD5 ED4 SN215.
  10. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  11. [S7] Ancestry images.findagrave.com/.
  12. [S1] Wonersh History Society Archives.

Mary Iona Fothergill Robinson1

F, b. 1870, d. 29 January 1945
Reference1509
Last Edited26 Aug 2018
     Mary Iona Fothergill Robinson was born in 1870 in Paddington, London, England.2 She married Arthur Jex Davey, son of Horace Davey and Louisa Hawes Donkin, on 9 June 1894 in Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, Westminster, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Richmond and William F Robinson Arthur was an engineer living in Fairlie in Ayrshire, his father Horace was Lord Justice of Appeal. Mary lived at 7 Porchester Gate in London. Her father William Fotheringill Robinson was Vice Chancellor of Lancashire.3,4

Arthur and Iona went to live in Ockford House in Godalming.1 She was the wife of Arthur Jex Davey in the 1911 census in Ockford House, Godalming, Surrey, England. Arthur was the Director of a weaving Company living with his wife and daughters with four domestic servants.5 Her husband Arthur died on 10 October 1918 Arthur paid an official visit in connection with work for the Army contract Department of the War Office, of which he was honorary chief, to Ireland in 1918. He was returning to England, along with Mr A W Crawshaw, on the 10 October on RSM Leinster, an Irish mail steamer, when it was torpedoed by a German submarine UB-123 in the Irish Sea. His usual address was Abbots Wood in Godalming.1,6 Mrs Davey received information that her husband was standing with his clerk on the forepart of the vessel when he saw the torpedo coming. He turned and ran amid ships and was not seen again. His body was not recovered, and Mr Crawshaw was among the survivors. The Leinster had 650 passengers aboard and 500 people lost their lives.1 She received the probate of the estate of Arthur Jex Davey on 12 December 1918.6 Mary and her daughter Julia travelled 2nd class to Southampton on board the ship Melita leaving from Montreal, Quebec arriving on 12 November 1926. They gave their address as 22 Craven Hill in Bayswater.7 She died on 29 January 1945 in Waverley, Llandrindid, Radnorshire, Wales, her usual address was 6 Bedford Gardens, Campden Hill in Kensington.8,6 Her estate was probated on 5 April 1945 in Llandudno to Thomas Murray Mills a captain in HM Army. His effects were valued at £7,467 18s 10d.6

Family

Arthur Jex Davey b. 26 Oct 1869, d. 10 Oct 1918
Children

Sources

  1. [S40000] Various websites www.godalmingmuseum.org.uk.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1870/Q1 Kensington Volume 1a Page 63.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1894/Q2 Paddington Volume 1a Page35.
  4. [S7] Ancestry London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3091 RG78PN111 RD33 SD5 ED4 SN215.
  6. [S7] Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  7. [S7] Ancestry UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1945/Q1 Radnorshire West Volume 11b Page 119 age 75.

George Frederick Craddock

M, b. 1882, d. 9 October 1917
Reference1519
Last Edited9 Nov 2018
     George Frederick Craddock was born in 1882 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 He was the son of William Craddock and Eliza Avenall.2 He was baptised on 13 August 1882 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was a labourer.3 He was the son of William Craddock and Eliza Avenall in the 1891 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.4 He was the brother in law of Alfred William Best and Mary Jane Best in the 1901 census in Westfield, Surrey, England. George was a printer machine minder.5,6 He married Elizabeth Sale, daughter of Reuben Sale and Matilda Hill, on 1 April 1907 in St Mary, Send, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Sale and Margaret Grace Sale. George was a printer from Woking. His father William was a labourer. Elizabeth was from Send and her father Reuben had died and was a laundryman.7,8 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Moor Hatch, Woking, Surrey, England. George was a printers machine minder living with his wife and daughters. They also had two lodgers,Joseph Luff and Alfred Roberts both apprentices to compositors.9 George served in the British Army with the Machine Gun Corps number 57256.10 He died on 9 October 1917 killed in action.11,12 George is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.11 Elizabeth received war gratuity on 13 July 1918 of £4 4s 9d and a further payment on 17 December 1919 of £5 10s.13

Family

Elizabeth Sale b. 1878, d. 1968
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1882/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 146 - mother Avenell.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 84 Page 18.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 597 Folio 24 Page 6.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 506 Folio 68 Page 11.
  7. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1907/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 173.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3037 RG78PN107 RD33 SD1 ED10 SN109.
  10. [S7] Ancestry British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920.
  11. [S16] CWGC website.
  12. [S7] Ancestry UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919.
  13. [S7] Ancestry UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929.
  14. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.

William Craddock1

M, b. 1849
Reference1520
Last Edited13 Oct 2018
     William Craddock was born in 1849 in Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England.2,3 He was the son of George Craddock.4 He appeared in the household as a lodger of James Durant and Eliza Durant in the 1881 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England. William was a general labourer.5 He married Eliza Jackman, daughter of Thomas Avenall and Sarah Underwood, on 5 February 1882 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Allen James and Edith Tickner. William was a labourer, his father George was a miner. Eliza was a widow and her father Thomas Avenell was also a labourer.1,6 He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England. William was a labourer living with his wife, a laundress and children and step children.7 His wife Eliza died in 1896 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.8

Family

Eliza Avenall b. c 1841, d. 1896
Children

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  2. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1849/Q2 Penkridge Volume 17 Page 138.
  4. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 - son.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 91 Page 20.
  6. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 84 Page 18.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes 1896/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 84a age 58.
  9. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.

Eliza Avenall1

F, b. circa 1841, d. 1896
Reference1551
Last Edited27 Oct 2018
     Eliza Avenall was born circa 1841 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Avenall and Sarah Underwood.2 She was baptised on 3 October 1841 in St Mary and All Saints, Dunsfold, Surrey, England, her father was a labourer.3 She married William Jackman on 23 May 1858 in St Mary the Virgin, Shalford, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Jackman and Hannah Duster. William was a labourer like his father John. Eliza was a servant and her father Thomas was also a labourer.4,5 She was the daughter of Thomas Avenall and Sarah Avenall in the 1861 census in Chinthurst Lane, Shalford, Surrey, England. Eliza was a washerwoman, she had her six week old son with her.6 Her husband William died in 1870 in Guildford, Surrey, England.7 She married James Durant I can find no marriage for James and Eliza but evidence suggests they had eight children. When James died Eliza married William Craddock using the name of Eliza Jackman.1 She was the wife of James Durant in the 1871 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England. James was a coconut mat maker living with his wife and children and Edward Stent an apprentice weaver aged 20 from Woking.8 She was the wife of James Durant in the census of 3 April 1881 Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.9 Her husband James died in 1881 in Guildford, Surrey, England.10 She married William Craddock, son of George Craddock, on 5 February 1882 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Allen James and Edith Tickner. William was a labourer, his father George was a miner. Eliza was a widow and her father Thomas Avenell was also a labourer.11,5 She was the wife of William Craddock in the 1891 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England. William was a labourer living with his wife, a laundress and children and step children.12 She died in 1896 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.13 She was buried on 28 September 1896 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England.14

Family 1

William Jackman b. c 1820, d. 1870
Children

Family 2

James Durant b. c 1825, d. 1881
Children

Family 3

William Craddock b. 1849
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - daughter.
  3. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes 1858/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 137.
  5. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 438 Folio 174 Page 22.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1870/Q1 Guildford Volume 2a Page 36 age 50.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 826 Folio 86 Pages 10 and 11.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 793 Folio 91 Page 20.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes 1881/Q3 Guildford Volume 2a Page 43 age 55.
  11. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - son.
  12. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 84 Page 18.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes 1896/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 84a age 58.
  14. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

Arthur Craddock1

M, b. 1885
Reference1522
Last Edited1 May 2018
     Arthur Craddock was born in 1885 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.2 He was the son of William Craddock and Eliza Avenall.1 He was baptised on 14 June 1885 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, his father was a labourer.1 He was the son of William Craddock and Eliza Avenall in the 1891 census in Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.3 He was the brother of William Durant and Ellen Roberts in the 1901 census in Liberal Club, Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England. Arthur was a general labourer.4 He married Maria Winifred Dean in 1910 in Guildford, Surrey, England.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in 2 Lees Cottages, Woking, Surrey, England. Arthur was a bricklayer living with his wife.6

Family

Maria Winifred Dean b. 1885

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1885/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 139 - mother Avenell.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 84 Page 18.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 68 Page 5.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1910/Q3 Guildford Volume 2a Page 135.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3037 RG78PN107 RD33 SD1 ED10 SN33.

Maria Craddock1

F, b. 1883
Reference1523
Last Edited1 May 2018
     Maria Craddock was born in 1883 in Wonersh, Surrey, England.2 She was the daughter of William Craddock and Eliza Avenall.1 She was baptised on 9 December 1883 in St John the Baptist, Wonersh, Surrey, England, her father was a labourer.1 She was the daughter of William Craddock and Eliza Avenall in the 1891 census Wonersh Common, Wonersh, Surrey, England.3 She was the sister in law of Alfred William Best and Mary Jane Best in the 1901 census in Westfield, Surrey, England. Maria was a bookfolder.4,5

Sources

  1. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes 1883/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 144 - mother Avenell.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 573 Folio 84 Page 18.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 597 Folio 24 Page 6.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 506 Folio 68 Page 11.

William Jackman

M, b. circa 1820, d. 1870
Reference1524
Last Edited1 May 2018
     William Jackman was born circa 1820. He married Eliza Avenall, daughter of Thomas Avenall and Sarah Underwood, on 23 May 1858 in St Mary the Virgin, Shalford, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Jackman and Hannah Duster. William was a labourer like his father John. Eliza was a servant and her father Thomas was also a labourer.1,2 He died in 1870 in Guildford, Surrey, England.3

Family

Eliza Avenall b. c 1841, d. 1896
Children

Sources

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes 1858/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 137.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes 1870/Q1 Guildford Volume 2a Page 36 age 50.
  4. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.

Thomas Avenall

M, b. circa 1817, d. 1885
Reference1525
Last Edited1 May 2018
     Thomas Avenall was born circa 1817 in Dunsfold, Surrey, England.1 He married Sarah Underwood on 9 May 1841 in St Peter, Hambledon, Surrey, England.2 He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census in Chinthurst Lane, Shalford, Surrey, England. Thomas was an agricultural labourer like his older sons. He was living with his wife and children and six week old grandson Walter Jackman.3 He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census in Postford Farm, Albury, Surrey, England. Thomas was an agricultural labourer living with his wife, children and grandson.4 His wife Sarah died in 1880 in Guildford, Surrey, England.5 He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in Postford Farm, Albury, Surrey, England. Thomas was a farm labourer. His 6 year old grandson Harry Smith was with him together with a boarder called Frederick Treagus.6 He died in 1885 in Guildford, Surrey, England.7

Family

Sarah Underwood b. c 1820, d. 1880
Children

Sources

  1. [S5] Based on educated guess - based on either census or GRO records.
  2. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912 - daughter.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 438 Folio 174 Page 22.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 810 Folio 19 Page 4.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes 1880/Q4 Guildford Volume 2a Page 44 age 61.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 775 Folio 19 Page 2.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes 1885/Q2 Guildford Volume 2a Page 50 age 69.
  8. [S7] Ancestry Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937 - son Edward.