Family History


 

My great aunt Rosa Hill married William (Bill) Wakeham in 1908. This is some information about his family. I still need marriage information about some of his sisters. Can anyone help? For more information about Bill and Rosa look at their own page.

 

WAKEHAMS

 

HALE WAKEHAM

Baptised:                     14/9/1848 St Michael, Amberley

Parents::                       William Wakeham (1818-1894) & Mary Ann Denyer (1820-1853)

Died:                            27/12/1914 (i) morbus cordis (2) gangrene. Informant William Wakeham son present Westergate, Aldingbourne.

Married:                      3/6/1871 Ambeerley. Witnesses David Mitchell, William Wakeham

Spouse:                       Rebecca Gearing

Parents:                        William Gearing 1815-1899, Esther Penfold 1820-1866

Baptised:                     18/12/1854 Amberley

Died:                            13/9/1911 Amberley, cause pulmonary tuberculosis. Informant W. Wakeham son present

Children:                     Esther Wakeham born 1871 Amberley

                                    Mary Ann Wakeham born 1873 Amberley

                                    William Wakeham born 1875 Amberley

                                    George Richard Wakeham born 1877 Amberley

                                    Lilian Wakeham born 1878 Amberley

                                    Charles Wakeham born 1880 Amberley

                                    Hale Wakeham born 1882 Amberley

                                    Alice May Wakeham born 1885 Amberley

                                    Florence Rebecca Wakeham 1887 Amberley

                                    Walter Wakeham born 1889 Amberley

                                    Margaret Evelyn Wakeham born 1891 Amberley

                                   Alfred Wakeham born 1894 Amberley

 

Census information:

1851:  Church St, Amberley Occupation: agricultural labourer

1871:  North Street Amberley Occupation: agricultural labourer

1881: 1 North Rd, Amberley  Occupation: general labourer

1891: Middle St (last house before Church St) Amberley Occupation: labourer lime works

1901: Church St, Amberley Occupation: general labourer

 1911:Church Street Amberley. Occupation: roadman for district council

 

ESTHER WAKEHAM

Baptised 1/10/1871 Amberley. Married 1896 Thakeham district Edwin Humphrey b 1866 Amberley

Children: Ernest J Humphrey born 1897 Houghton, Edwin Humphrey born 1899 Houghton, Lilian Humphrey born 1900 Houghton, Florence Humphrey born 1902 Compton

1891 census: servant, Street, Houghton

1901 census: Residing Houghton, Occupation: agricultural labourer

1911 census: Residing Peppering Farm, Burpham. Occupation: coachman, domestic

 

MARY ANN WAKEHAM

Baptised 13/4/1873 Amberley. Died 17/1/1963 Surbiton Hospital (age given as 88. cause liver failure. Informant: daughter W Harlow, 48 Canterbury Rd, Morden. Buried Kingston cemetery. Was living 68 Portland Rd, Kingston

Married Richard Richardson born 1878 Barrow died 1944

Children: Ernest Thomas Wakeham born 14/7/1895 South Croydon; Maud Wakeham born 1897 South  Croydon Doris Richardson born 1899 Croydon, Winifred Richardson born 1901 Croydon

1891 census: kitchen maid, Sea House Hotel, Marine Parade, Worthing

1911 census: Residing 71 Oral Road, East Croydon. Occupation: railway labourer

 

WILLIAM WAKEHAM

Baptised 31/1/1875 Amberley.

See WAKEHAM,  BILL & ROSE

 

GEORGE RICHARD WAKEHAM

Baptised 1/7/1877 North Stoke died 1951 Chichester district. Married 1927 Petersfield district Annie Ellen Elliott 1897-1995

1891 census labourer living with parents;

1901 census general labourer chalk pit. Church St Amberley

1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation agricultural labourer

 

LILIAN WAKEHAM

Born:  1878 Amberley

Possibly the Ellen Wakeham baptised 9/2/1879 North Stoke

Minnie daughter of Lilian single woman, baptised or buried 4/3/1897 Amberley,  0 years old

 

CHARLES WAKEHAM

Born: 1880 Warningcamp died 1956 married 1915 Westhampnett district Caroline E Stockbridge

Children: Bernice Margaret Wakeham born 14/9/1916; Florence Jane Wakeham born 20/7/1920; Ernest Trevor Wakeham born 18/9/1923 Westhampnett district

1901 census: residing with parents. Occupation labourer chalk pits

1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: farm labourer

 

HALE WAKEHAM

Born: 1882 Amberly. Died 4/3/1959 Southlands Hospital, Shoreham.

Married 1911 Thakeham district Mercy Mary Dinah Ellcombe 1883-1972

Children: Edward Hale Wakeham 1914-1990

1901 census: residing with parents. Occupation: labourer chalk pits

1911 census: residing with parents. Occupation: farm labourer

 

ALICE MAY WAKEHAM

Baptised: 4/1/1885 Amberley married 1913 East Preston district Frank Callaway

1911 census: Residing 10 Wellington Rd, Brighton. Occupation: cook to Solomon Ullmann, German diamond merchant. In same household as sister Florence

 

FLORENCE REBECCA WAKEHAM

Baptised:      7/8/1887 Amberley

1911 census: Residing 10 Wellington Road Brighton. Occupation: parlour maid to Solomon Ullmann, German diamond merchant

 

 

WALTER WAKEHAM

Baptised: 7/7/1889 Amberley. Died 1966 Worthing district.  Married 1922 East Preston district Dora Hoare 1898-1979

1911 census: residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer

Lived in Burpham Cliff Cottage which was a tea shop between the wars

 

MARGARET EVELYN WAKEHAM

Baptised:  6/12/1891 Amberley. Died 16/12/1940 cause: war. Trinity Rd, Barnes, occupation: domestic servant

1911 census: Residing with parents. No occupation

 

ALFRED WAKEHAM

Baptised: 6/5/1894 Amberley. Died 25/9/1915 Loos  Private, 2nd Bttn, Royal Sussex Regt. He had gone to France 11/1/1915 and was killed in action, Commemorated on the Loos Memorial. Next of kin given as brother Ernest T Wakeham, 5 St Luke’s Road, Brighton

1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: farm labourer