Family History


GEORGESTENNING WAS THE BROTHER OF MY ANCESTOR SARAH STENNING. HE WAS A VETERAN OF THE CRIMEA WAR - I NEED TO RESEARCH THIS MORE. I ALSO HAVE SOME GAPS HERE. CAN YOU HELP TO FILL THEM IN? PLEASE CONTACR ME MARTIS1@HOTMAIL.CO.UK GEORGE STENNING Born: 1826 Wisborough Green Father: Stephen Stenning Mother: Leah Botting Baptised 6/8/1826 Wisborough Green Buried: 23/7/ 1887 London Road cemetery from Hope Place Reading Married: Spouse: Dorothy Hannah Born: 1830 Yorkshire (Hannah gives place of birth as Killminster ; South Kilvington (1899) Thirsk (1901) Buried: 23/9/1909 Reading London Road Cemetery from Infirmary Children: Edward Richard Stenning b 1863 Chelsea Ellen Stenning b 1865 Brimpton, Berks Frederick Stenning b 1866 Brimpton berks (Catherine) Emily Stenning b 1868 Reading William George Stenning b 1871 Reading Annie Louisa Stenning b 1873 Reading 1841 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1847: 7/4/1847 joined 3rd Grenadier Guards. Occupation before: labourer 1851 census: private soldier, New Windsor, Berks 1859: Discharged 8/3/1859 on health grounds for chronic bronchitis. ‘His character has been excellent. He has never been tried by a court martial. He is possession of four? Good conduct marks with pay. He was preent in the trenches before Sebastopol for which he has received a medal clasp [recived the Crimean medal]. 1862: 4/11/1862 refused further pension 1863: Baptism register. George a servant. Residing 13 Elizabeth Street, Chelsea 1866: Baptism register. George a servant 1871census: Residing 68 Vine Place, Reading occupation: labourer 1881census: Residing 18 Lavender Rd, Berks. Occupation: labourer 1891 census: Widow Hannah residing I Hope Place, Hope Street, Reading. Occupation: nurse. Son Frederick a packer and daughter Annie with her. 1901 census: Widow Hannah living 68 Hosier Street, Reading. Living on her own Edward Richard Stenning born 1/3/1863 Chelsea baptised 28/6/1863 St Saviour Chelsea buried 20/11/1947 Henley Road Cemetery Caversham from 344 Oxford Road married Kathleen Watson b 1856 Turvey, Beds. She had a daughter Emily Jane b 1877 Turvey, Beds 1891 census: Residing 42 Castle Street, Reading. Occupation: hawker. Katheleen hawker’s assistant 1901 census: Edward residing in registered lodging house 13-25 Silver St, Reading. Given as married but no wife. Occupation: labourer Ellen Stenning married 1883 Reading Frederick Slade b 1862 Marlborough. Children: Frederick George Slade b 1883 Reading 1881 census: servant to Joseph Greenaway Architect 44 Queens Rd, Reading 1891 census: Residing 4 lavender Street Reading. Occupation: baker 1901 census: Residing 4 lavender Street Reading.. Occupation: biscuit maker. H&P 1911 census: Residing 4 lavender Street. Occupation: labourer 1911 son Frederick living Lynton, Kidmore Rd, Caversham with wife Rose May b 1881(married 1907) and daughter Vera Nellie Ivy aged 2, widowed father-in-law Charles Dolton and brother –in-law Albert Dolton and sister-in-law Ada Dolton. Occupation: cashier in Co-Operative store Catherine (Emily) Stenning possibly married 1892 Reading Albert Hammond. Children: Edward Hammond born 1893 Cardiff; George Hammond born 1897 Cardiff 1891 census: Residing 32 West Street. Occupation: kitchen maid in temperance hotel (if Catherine Hammond then 1901 census 31 Elm park Road, Reading) Frederick George Stenning baptised 28/10/1866 St Peters Brimpton Berks buried 25/3/1948 Henley Rd Cemetery Caversham from 344 Oxford Road Reading married 1893 Reading Ellen Julia Wise b 1867 Reading buried 14/6/1951 from Henley Road Cemetery Caversham from 28 Collis Street.. Children: Frederick Albert Stenning b 1895 Reading buried 3/5/1895 Henley Road Cemetery Caversham from 344 Oxford Street. Children: Catherine E Stenning b 1897 Reading, Edward I Stenning b 1899 Reading., Lilian B Stenning b 1901 Reading, William H Stenning b 1904 Reading, Gladys A Stenning b 1907 Reading, Margarite A Stenning b 1910 Reading 1891 census residing with widowed mother. Occupation: packer 1901 census; residing 57 Waldeck St, Reading. Occupation: labourer in biscuit factory 1911 census: residing 28 Collis St, Reading. Occupation; general labourer. Son Frederick a general labourer,daughter Cathering a cake wrapper in a factory William George Stenning married Lily Elizabeth Garrett b. 1872 Clerkenwell. Ded 1947 Southwark district Children: Lily Stenning b 1899 Clerkenwell 1901 census: Lodging 7 Royley St, St Luke, Holborn. Occpation: Distillery carman 1911 census Residing 25 Thornew St, South Lambeth. Occupation: Flusher, Westminster Council. Lily an office cleaner. Living with her aunt Elizabeth Carrington and sister Eleanor Garrett Annie Louisa Stenning buried 18/9/1940 London Rd Cemetery from 56 Cumberland Rd, Reading. married 1892 William Woodham b 1867 Hinton Parver, Hants buried 12/3/1951 Henley Rd Cemetery Caversham from 56 Cumberland Road, Reading . Children: William G Woodham b 1893 Reading; Victor Harold b 1902 Reading. 1891 census: Residing with mother. No occupation 1901 census: Residing 11 Grove Villas, Grove Rd, Ash & Normandy, Farnham Occupation: railway Engine Driver 1911 census: Residing 56 Cumberland Rd, Reading. Occupation: Railway engine driver. Son William a railway engine cleaner