The Wretham Family

Alfred James Wretham

Birth: 1892, in Willesden, Middlesex, England

Father: James Robert Wretham

Mother:
Annie Laura (Sweeting) Wretham
Loos Memorial
Loos Memorial, France, where Alfred James Wretham is memorialised

Death: 6 October 1915 in the Battle of Loos, France, aged 24. Alfred was a private in the 6th Battalion of The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Service no. G/1065.

Alfred is recorded as the son of James Robert and Annie Laurie Wretham, of 44, Priory Park Rd., Kilburn, London.

Memorial: Loos Memorial Panel 15-19

Census:

1901: 98 Granville Street, Willesden, Middlesex

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Alice Mary (Wretham) Wells

Birth: 28 February 1868, in Kentish Town, Middlesex, England

Baptism: 6 April 1868, in Old Church, St Pancras, London, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Married: Alfred E. Wells in 1889, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England. Alfred was born in 1868/9, in Marylebone, London. He was a sailor.

Occupation: Dressmaker

Census:

1871: 2 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

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Annie L. Wretham

Birth: 1870

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

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Annie Rose Wretham

Birth: 1875, in Higher Booths, Lancashire, England

Father: Thomas Wretham

Mother:
Anna Robina (Cross) Wretham

Census:
1881: Westerfield, Suffolk, England

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Arthur Nelson Wretham

Birth: 1896, in Willesden, Middlesex, England

Father: James Robert Wretham

Mother:
Annie Laura (Sweeting) Wretham

Married: Dorothy M. Barlow in 1925 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Census:
1901: 98 Granville Street, Willesden, Middlesex

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Audrey Florence (Wretham) Norris

Birth: 1887, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: James Robert Wretham

Mother:
Annie Laura (Sweeting) Wretham

Married: Frederick B. Norris in 1912 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Census:
1891: 35 Canterbury Road, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 98 Granville Street, Willesden, Middlesex

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Bertha Lilian Wretham

Birth: 1900, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England

Father: James Thomas W. Wretham

Mother:
May (Chambers) Wretham

Census:
1901: 76 Ossory Road, Camberwell, London

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Charles Wretham

Birth: 1845, in Tostock, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

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Charles Thomas Wretham

Birth: 1871, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Occupation: Cycle Maker

Census:

1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

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Charles Henry Wretham

Birth: 1880, in Southwark St George, Surrey, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Sarah (Wood) Wretham

Occupation: Grocers Assistant

Death: 1897, in Camberwell district, London, England, aged 17

Census:
1881: 105 Old Kent Road, Southwark, Surrey
1891: 160 High Road, Lee, London

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Charlotte (Wretham) Bone

Birth: 1851, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Married: Lewis John Bone on 2 July 1883 in St Marys, Lewisham, Kent, England.

Children:
Census:
1861: Tavern Row, Woolpit, Suffolk
1891: Milton in Gravesend, Kent

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Eliza (Wretham) Mulley

Birth: 1820/1

Baptism:
16 September 1821, in Norton, Suffolk, England

Father:
James Wretham

Mother: Mary (Spalding) Wretham

Married:
William James Mulley on 23 November 1841, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Mary Ann Ramsbotham and George Cock. William is listed as a bachelor, and a labourer of Woolpit, the son of George Cock, labourer. Eliza is listed as aged 20, a spinster of Woolpit and the daughter of James Wretham, a labourer.

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Elizabeth Emily Wretham

Birth: 1878, in Southwark St George, Surrey, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Sarah (Wood) Wretham

Married: William Christopher Coxall in 1906 in Camberwell district, London, England

Occupation: Restaurant Waitress (1901)

Death: 1968

Census:
1881: 105 Old Kent Road, Southwark, Surrey
1891: 160 High Road, Lee, London
1901: 19 Aulay Street, Camberwell, London

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Emilia (Wretham) Cock

Baptism: 17 February 1805, in Horningsheath, Suffolk, England

Father:
James Wretham

Mother: Mary (Spalding) Wretham

Married:
Robert Cock on 29 December 1824, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by John Baines Rout, Benjmn Borrell and John Stokes. Both Robert and Emilia are listed as single and of Woolpit.

Children:

Burial:
2 November 1827, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England, aged 23

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Emily Jane Wretham

Birth: 1867, in Pancras district, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Death: 1869, in Pancras district, Middlesex, England, aged 1

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Emma (Wretham) White

Birth: 1857/8, in Paddington, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Married: Walter White in 1880, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England

Children:
Census:
1861: 40 Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex
1871: 2 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 23 Salisbury Road, Willesden, Middlesex

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Ernest Edward Wretham

Birth: 1877, in Westerfield, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas Wretham

Mother:
Anna Robina (Cross) Wretham

Census:
1881: Westerfield, Suffolk, England

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Florence Mabel (Wretham) Everett

Birth: 1886, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

Married: Henry C. W. Everett in 1915 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Occupation: Dressmaker (1901)

Census:
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

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George Wretham

Birth: 13 May 1834, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England

Baptised:
18 May 1834, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Married: Mary Ann Allen in 26 December 1856 in St George Hanover Square, Marylebone, Middlesex, England.

Mary Ann was born in 1837, in Ilminster, Somerset. She died in 1920 in Hendon district, Middlesex, aged 83.
Census:
1861: 40 Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex
1871: 2 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1911: 22 Westbury Road, Wembley, Middlesex: Mary Ann Wretham, wife, is aged 74, born in Ilminster, Somerset.

Children:
Occupation: Labourer (1861), Coal Porter (1871, 1881, 1891, 1901)

Death:
1924, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England, aged 91

Census:
1841: Elmswell, Suffolk
1851: Tostock, Suffolk: George Wretham, son, is age 17, born in Woolpit, Suffolk
1861: 40 Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex
1871: 2 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1911: 22 Westbury Road, Wembley, Middlesex: George Wretham, head, is aged 77, born in Woolpit, Suffolk.

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George William Wretham

Birth: 25 August 1861, in Kentish Town, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Married: Mary Ann Dibley in 1883, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England.

Mary Ann was born in 1860, in Camberwell, Surrey, the daughter of John William Dibley and Mary Jane Prentice. She died in 1937, in Willesden district, Middlesex, aged 77.
Census:
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

Children:
Occupation: Labourer in Iron Works (1881), Ironfitter (1891), Gas fitter (1901), General Engineer Fitter (1911). An ironfitter erects the steelwork of a structure, and fits various components such as girders, columns on the site. A gas fitter is a worker who installs or repairs gas pipes and appliances.

Death: 1930, in Willesden district, Middlesex, England, aged 69

Census:
1871: 2 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1911: 1 Canterbury Terrace, Kilburn NW, Middlesex: George Wretham, head, is aged 49, born in Camden Town, London. He has been married for 27 years, and is a General Engineer Fitter.

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George Walter Wretham

Birth: 1892, in Willesden, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

Married: Margaret N. Trevatt in 1915 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Census:
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

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Harold Charles Wretham

Birth: 1901, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

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Henry Frederick Wretham

Birth: 1869, in Pancras district, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

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James Wretham

Married: Mary Spalding

Children:
Occupation: Labourer

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James Wretham

Birth: 20 February 1807, in Whepstead, Suffolk, England

Father:
James Wretham

Mother: Mary (Spalding) Wretham

Married:
Keziah Cock on 1 November 1831, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Thomas Wretham, Amy Peak and John Stokes. Both James and Keziah are recorded as single and of Woolpit.

Children:
Occupation: Labourer (1832, 1834); Gardener (1841), Agricultural labourer (1861, 1871)

Death:
23 December 1892, aged 85, in Stow district, Suffolk, England

Census:
1841: Elmswell, Suffolk
1851: Tostock, Suffolk: James Wretham, head, is aged 44, born in Whepstead, Suffolk
1861: Tavern Row, Woolpit, Suffolk
1871: Norton Road, Woolpit, Suffolk
1881: Norton Road, Woolpit, Suffolk
1891: Cottage, Norton Road, Woolpit, Suffolk

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James Wretham

Birth: 1836, in Tostock, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Married: Sarah Wood on 8 June 1873 in St Pauls, Westminster Bridge Road, Southwark, Surrey, England. Sarah was born in 1850/1, in Hammersmith, Middlesex.

Children:
Occupation: Grocer

Death: 1905, in Camberwell district, London, England, aged 68

Census:
1841: Elmswell, Suffolk
1881: 105 Old Kent Road, Southwark, Surrey
1891: 160 High Road, Lee, London
1901: 19 Aulay Street, Camberwell, London

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James Robert Wretham

Birth: 1864, in Kentish Town, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Married: Annie Laura Sweeting in 1886, in Hendon district, Middlesex, England. Annie was born in 1864-8 in Blackfriars, London.

Children:
Occupation: Coal Porter

Census & Addresses:
1871: 2 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 35 Canterbury Road, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 98 Granville Street, Willesden, Middlesex
1915: 44 Priory Park Road, Kilburn, London (from death record of son Alfred)

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James Thomas W. Wretham

Birth: 1875, in Battersea, Surrey, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Sarah (Wood) Wretham

Married: May Chambers in 1899 in St Savior Southwark district, London, England. May was born in 1878/9, in Surrey.

Children:
Occupation: Commercial Clerk

Death: 1941

Census:
1881: 105 Old Kent Road, Southwark, Surrey
1891: 160 High Road, Lee, London
1901: 76 Ossory Road, Camberwell, London

Sources:

James Wretham

Birth: 1897/8, in Surrey, England

Father: James Thomas W. Wretham

Mother:
May (Chambers) Wretham

Census:
1901: 76 Ossory Road, Camberwell, London

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Keziah Wretham

Birth: 1849, in Tostock, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Census:

1861: Tavern Row, Woolpit, Suffolk
1871: Eastbourne, Sussex

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Lily Emily (Wretham) Goodman

Birth: 1890, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

Married: Frederick C. S. Goodman in 1912 in Paddington district, London, England

Census:
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

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Mary Wretham

Birth: 1838/9, in Tostock, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Census:

1841: Elmswell, Suffolk

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Phyllis Kathleen (Wretham) Seaby

Birth: 1889, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: James Robert Wretham

Mother:
Annie Laura (Sweeting) Wretham

Married: _____ Seaby in 1921 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Census:
1891: 35 Canterbury Road, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 98 Granville Street, Willesden, Middlesex

Sources:

Reginald Arthur Wretham
Reginald Arthur Wretham
photograph from John Cox private tree on ancestry.com
Minnie (Clark) Wretham
Minnie (Clark) Wretham
photograph from John Cox private tree on ancestry.com

Reginald Arthur Wretham

Birth: 28 March 1903, in Willesden, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

Married: Minnie Clark in Willesden district, Middlesex, England, in 1928

Minnie was born on 22 February 1905 in Hampstead, London, the daughter of Arthur Clark and Harriet Capon. She married, secondly, Herbert Alfred Case on 5 September 1981 in Hemel Hempstead. Minnie died on 11 July 1996, in Isle of Wight, England.
Census:
1911: 78 Charteris Road, Kilburn NW, Middlesex: Minnie Clark, daughter, is aged 5, born in Hampstead, London

Death: 2 March 1969, in the Isle of Wight district, Isle of Wight, England, aged 65

Census:
1911: 1 Canterbury Terrace, Kilburn NW, Middlesex; Reginald Wretham, son, is aged 8, born in Willesden

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Robert Wretham

Baptised: 11 March 1832, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Married: Elizabeth Rodwell in 1866, in Tonbridge district, Kent, England. Elizabeth was born in 1822/3, in Badwell Ash, Suffolk. Census: 1881: Bunkers Hill, Elmswell, Suffolk

Occupation:
Shoemaker

Death:
14 February 1880, aged 48, in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

Census:
1841: Elmswell, Suffolk
1861: Woolwich, Kent; bombardier, unmarried
1871: New House, Elmswell, Suffolk

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Rose Hilda (Wretham) Mitchell

Birth: 1899, in Willesden, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

Married: William H. Mitchell in 1927 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Census:
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

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Sidney Alfred Wretham

Birth: 6 May 1892, in Lee, London, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Sarah (Wood) Wretham

Married: Jane Eleanor Summersgill in 1919 in West Derby district, Lancashire, England

Death: 1961, in Ilford, Essex, England

Census:
1901: 19 Aulay Street, Camberwell, London

Sources:

Thomas Wretham

Birth: Jan/Feb 1841, in Elmswell, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Married: Anna Robina Cross in 1872 in Stow district, Suffolk, England. Anna was born in 1839/40, in Woolpit, Suffolk, the daughter of Eliza (_____) Cross, and died in 1908, in Tonbridge, Kent.

Children:
Occupation: Agricultural Labourer (1861); Brewers Cellarman (1881)

Death:
1925, in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England

Census:
1841: Elmswell, Suffolk
1861: Tavern Row, Woolpit, Suffolk
1871: Higher Booths, Lancashire
1881: Westerfield, Suffolk, England
1891: St Peter, Ipswich, Suffolk
1901: Stoke St Mary, Suffolk

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Violet Alice (Wretham) Everett

Birth: 1890, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: George William Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Dibley) Wretham

Married: Albert E. Everett in 1915 in Willesden district, Middlesex, England

Census:
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 1 Canterbury Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

Sources:

Walter Ernest Wretham

Birth: 1879, in Kilburn, Middlesex, England

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

Married: Elizabeth Mary Garrett in 1903, in Paddington district, London, England

Occupation: Engineer Fitter

Census:

1881: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1891: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex
1901: 7 Albert Gardens, Willesden, Middlesex

Sources:

William Wretham

Birth: 1843, in Woolpit, Suffolk, England

Father: James Wretham

Mother:
Keziah (Cock) Wretham

Occupation: Glazier & Plumber

Census:

1861: Tavern Row, Woolpit, Suffolk

Sources:

William Thomas Wretham

Birth: about 1863

Father: George Wretham

Mother:
Mary Ann (Allen) Wretham

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