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 Descendants of John Henry Woolf

Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN HENRY1 WOOLF.

More About JOHN HENRY WOOLF:

Occupation: 1853, Carpenter

Child of JOHN HENRY WOOLF is:

2.                i.       ROBERT HENRY2 WOOLF, b. 1835, St Georges, Middlesex; d. 27 December 1891, 13 Somerset Terrace, Lansdowne Road, Leytonstone.

 

Generation No. 2

2.  ROBERT HENRY2 WOOLF (JOHN HENRY1) was born 1835 in St Georges, Middlesex, and died 27 December 1891 in 13 Somerset Terrace, Lansdowne Road, Leytonstone.  He married ANN JANE JOHNSON 19 June 1853 in St Mary's Parish Church, Rotherhithe, Surrey, daughter of THOMAS JOHNSON.

Notes for ROBERT HENRY WOOLF:

        Dwelling:        52 Arthingworth

        Census Place:      West Ham, Essex, England

        Source:        FHL Film 1341411     PRO Ref RG11    Piece 1719    Folio 14    Page 24

        Marr        Age        Sex        Birthplace

Household of Robert WOOLF

Ann WOOLF        M    44         F        Shadwell, Middlesex, England

        Rel: Wife

Robert WOOLF        M    46         M    St Georges, Middlesex, England

        Rel: Head

        Occ:        Tinman

Elena WOOLF              18    F        St Georges, Middlesex, England

        Rel: Daur

Albert WOOLF             15    M        St Georges, Middlesex, England

        Rel: Son

        Occ:        Apprentice Tea Trade

Arthur WOOLF            13    M        Bow, Middlesex, England

        Rel: Son

        Occ:        Scholar

Alice WOOLF               10    F        Bow, Middlesex, England

        Rel: Daur

        Occ:        Scholar

Walter WOOLF            6      M           

        Rel: Son

 

More About ROBERT HENRY WOOLF:

Cause of Death: Bronchitis 7 days

Census 1: 1881, British Census, West Ham, Essex

Census 2: 1891, 13 Somerset Terrace, Lansdowne Road, Leytonstone

Occupation 1: 1853, Tinplate worker, Rotherhithe

Occupation 2: 1862, Tinplate worker, Journeyman

Occupation 3: 1881, Tinman, West Ham

Occupation 4: 1882, Tin & Iron Plate Worker, Leytonstone

Occupation 5: 1891, Tin Plate Metal Worker

Residence 1: 1862, 3 Spencer Street, St George in the East, London

Residence 2: 1891, 13 Somerset Terrace, Lansdowne Road, Leytonstone

More About ANN JANE JOHNSON:

Cause of Death: 1) Cardiac Disease 2) Dropsy

Residence: 1862, 3 Spencer Street, St George in the East, London

Children of ROBERT WOOLF and ANN JOHNSON are:

3.                i.       SELINA3 WOOLF, b. 3 June 1862, 3 Spencer Street, St Georges East, Middlesex.

                  ii.       ALBERT WOOLF, b. 1866, St Georges, Middlesex.

More About ALBERT WOOLF:

Census: 1881, British Census, West Ham, Essex

Occupation: 1881, Apprentice Tea Trade, West Ham

Residence: 1916, 20 Well Street, Stratford

                 iii.       ARTHUR WOOLF, b. 1868, Bow, Middlesex.

                 iv.       ALICE WOOLF, b. 1871, Mile End or Bow, Middlesex.

More About ALICE WOOLF:

Census: 1891, 13 Somerset Terrace, Lansdowne Road, Leytonstone

4.               v.       WALTER WOOLF, b. 1875, Mile End, Middlesex.

 

Generation No. 3 

3.  SELINA3 WOOLF (ROBERT HENRY2, JOHN HENRY1) was born 3 June 1862 in 3 Spencer Street, St Georges East, Middlesex.  She married FREDERICK BECKWITH 1 May 1882 in Register Office, West Ham, Essex, son of HENRY BECKWITH.

More About FREDERICK BECKWITH:

Cause of Death: Bronchitis

Occupation 1: 1882, Labourer

Occupation 2: Railway Labourer

Occupation 3: 1890, Postman

Occupation 4: 1901, Carman

Occupation 5: 1913, General  Labourer

Residence: 1939, 75 Vansittart Road, West Ham

Children of SELINA WOOLF and FREDERICK BECKWITH are:

                   i.       ROBERT4 BECKWITH.

5.               ii.       ADA BECKWITH, b. 3 July 1890, 16 Brownlow Road, Forest Gate, West Ham, London, England; d. 24 January 1972, Peterborough, England.

                 iii.       JESSICA BECKWITH, b. 1893, Forest Gate, Essex.

                 iv.       FREDERICK WILLIAM BECKWITH, b. 1898, Forest Gate, Essex.

More About FREDERICK WILLIAM BECKWITH:

Residence: 1939, 59 Lincoln Street, Leytonstone, Essex

4.  WALTER3 WOOLF (ROBERT HENRY2, JOHN HENRY1) was born 1875 in Mile End, Middlesex.  He married SYLVIA SELINA GREENGRASS 22 June 1896.

More About WALTER WOOLF:

Census: 1891, 13 Somerset Terrace, Lansdowne Road, Leytonstone

Occupation 1: 1901, Labourer, Bricklayer

Occupation 2: 1891, Errand Boy

Residence: 3 February 1915, 63, Portland Rd., Tidal Basin, Canning Town, London.

Children of WALTER WOOLF and SYLVIA GREENGRASS are:

                   i.       AMY R4 WOOLF.

                  ii.       ANNIE MARIA WOOLF.

                 iii.       BERTRAM LEE WOOLF.

                 iv.       JOHN CHRISTOPHER WOOLF.

                  v.       MARY FLORENCE RACHEL WOOLF.

                 vi.       WALTER REGINALD WOOLF, b. Abt. 1898, Leytonstone, Essex; d. 3 February 1915.

More About WALTER REGINALD WOOLF:

Occupation: 1915, Boy First Class J/30479 H.M.S. "Clan McNaughton.", Royal Navy

Residence: 3 February 1915, 63, Portland Rd., Tidal Basin, Canning Town, London.

6.             vii.       ALICE DOROTHY WOOLF, b. 24 February 1899.

 

Generation No. 4 

5.  ADA4 BECKWITH (SELINA3 WOOLF, ROBERT HENRY2, JOHN HENRY1) was born 3 July 1890 in 16 Brownlow Road, Forest Gate, West Ham, London, England, and died 24 January 1972 in Peterborough, England.  She married ALFRED GASCOYNE 3 March 1913 in Register Office, West Ham, Essex, England, son of HARRY GASCOYNE and ANNIE MCCARTHY.

Notes for ADA BECKWITH:

Place of residence in 1913 on Marriage Certificate states 222 Cann Hall Road, Leytonstone, West Ham, Essex.

War Pension No. MF 9701.

More About ADA BECKWITH:

Burial: February 1972, Grave 3471 Section 10 in 3rd Division Eastfield Road Cemetery, Peterborough, England

Notes for ALFRED GASCOYNE:

He worked in his fathers shop in Forest Gate.

Alfred joined the Essex Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner(serial number RGA(TF)1787) on 8 May 1915 at Stratford and was discharged on 11 April 1919 after 3 years ans 339 days of service.Pay address 75 Vansittart Road, Forest Gate, London.  Entitled to wear Blue Chevron and one wound stripe on his uniform.

 

More About ALFRED GASCOYNE:

Burial: 56NE Cemetery, London, England

Cause of Death: Gun shot wound, diaphragmatic hernia 7 days, asthemia

Military service 1: Bet. 1915 - 1919, Essex Royal Garrison Artillery

Military service 2: 28 October 1919, War Badge Roll

Military service 3: 17 January 1920, Victory Medal & British War Medal Roll East Anglian (Essex) Heavy Battery, R.G.A. (TF)

Occupation 1: 1913, Hairdresser/Tobbacconists Assistant

Occupation 2: 1921, Ex-Private

Residence 1: 1913,  227 Cann Hall Road, Leytonstone, West Ham, Essex

Residence 2: 1921, 75 Vansittart Road, Forest Gate.

Children of ADA BECKWITH and ALFRED GASCOYNE are:

                   i.       ALFRED HARRY ROBERT5 GASCOYNE, b. Abt. 1914, London; d. 16 December 1929, RN Hospital, Haslar, Portsmouth, England.

More About ALFRED HARRY ROBERT GASCOYNE:

Burial: December 1929, Line E47 Grave 15, Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Portsmouth, England

Cause of Death: Septicemia. Acute osteo-myelitis.

Military service: 1929, Boy Seaman HMS St Vincent

                  ii.       FREDERICK WILLIAM GASCOYNE, b. 18 December 1915, Forest Gate Newham, London, Engalnd; d. 29 November 1992, Peterborough District Hospital, Peterborough, England; m. ELIZABETH MARGARET WARDLEY, 11 June 1943, St. Martins, Jhansi, India.

More About FREDERICK WILLIAM GASCOYNE:

Army No.: Bet. 1934 - 1954, 5883712

Burial: 7 December 1992, Grave No. 11596 Plot 26, Eastfield Road Cemetery, Peterborough, England

Cause of Death: Stroke

Christening: 1963, All Souls, Peterborough, England

Military service: Bet. 4 June 1934 - 10 September 1954, Enlisted at London with Northamptonshire Regiment.

Occupation 1: 1944, C.M.S. 1st Northamptonshire Regiment

Occupation 2: 1992, Major Royal Anglian Regiment (Retired)

Religion: 27 February 1976, The Order of the Knights Of St. Columba. Reg. No. 74/1094 of Council No. 313

Serial Number: Bet. 1934 - 1954, WK/3015

Notes for ELIZABETH MARGARET WARDLEY:

Godparent - Stella Cotter.

More About ELIZABETH MARGARET WARDLEY:

Army No.: WAC(I) 5560

Christening: 15 November 1925, SS. Peter & Paul's Cathedral, Jubalpur, India

Confirmation: 9 April 1933

Education: 1941, Kimmins School,  Panchgani, India

                 iii.       ARTHUR CHARLES GASCOYNE

6.  ALICE DOROTHY4 WOOLF (WALTER3, ROBERT HENRY2, JOHN HENRY1) was born 24 February 1899.  She married LENNOX BLANCHARD BIRCKHEAD, son of ADELINE.

Notes for ALICE DOROTHY WOOLF:

Ellis Island Passenger Record for Birckhead, Alice D. 

Date of Arrival : 18 Sep 1921

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