Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Wilcox

DEATH: Aris's Gazette. Thomas Wilcox of Hill Street died 6 September 1817, published 8 September 1817.

OCCUPATION: Sword Hilt Maker.


Ann

DEATH: Aris's Gazette. Mrs Thomas, wife of Thomas Wilcox, sword hilt maker of Birmingham, died 15 May 1796. Published 16 May 1796.


Hannah Wilcox

1851 CENSUS: 167 New John St West, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Ann Wiggin, widow aged 58 yrs, head of household, a Governess. Four children, Ann, Benjamin, William, Lucy, and a sister Hannah Wilcox, unmarried aged 75 yrs.


Henry Wiggin

CHRISTENING: St Martins, Birmingham, Warks. Born 29 June 1820, Bap 30 Jan 1821 Henry, son of Henry & Ann Wiggin of Livery Street, Bridle Cutter. FHL Film Number: 501834, 501835, 501836, 502177, 502178.

1841 CENSUS: 167 John Street West, Birmimgham. Ann Wigan 45 Independent, Henry Wigan 20 Leather Cutter, Thos Wigan 19 Leather Cutter, Jno Wigan 16, Ann Wigan 9, Benjm Wigan age 8, Susan Wigan 7, Wm Wigan 6 and Lucy Wigan 10months. Next door is sister Hannah Wilcox age 60 Independent.

MARRIAGE: St Peter St Paul, Parish Church of Aston, Birmingham. 10 August 1841 Henry Wiggin of full age Bachelor, Bridle Cutter of 167 New John St West Birmingham, father Henry Wiggin, Bridle Cutter. Jane Westwood of full age Spinster of Bath Street, Birmingham, father Robert Westwood, Japanner. After Banns. Both signed. Witnesses William Westwood and Hannah Ronser or Bonser.

1851 CENSUS: 310 New John Street West, Birmingham. Thomas Wiggins head M age 30 Bridle Cutter employing 1 man, 1 girl, 2 apprentices, born Bham. Jane Wiggins wife age 31 born Bham. Henry Wiggins son age 8 scholar, Harriett Wiggins dau age 7 scholar, Robert Wiggins son age 5 scholar, Arthur Wiggins son age 10 months, all born Bham. Mary Silvester Unm age 14 House Servant born Smethwick, Staffs. [Not sure of the name Thomas as it should be Henry and all other information is correct!]

1861 CENSUS: 302 New John Street, Birmingham. Henry Wiggin age 40 Bridle Cutter born in Bham. Jane Wiggin wife age 41 works in Drapers shop, Henry son age 18 Jeweller, Harriett daughter age 17, Robert son age 15, Arthur son age 10, Benjamin son age 6.

1871 CENSUS: Park Lane, Aston. Henry Wiggins age 50 a Bridle Cutter. Jane Wiggin wife age 51, Arthur son age 20 Chaser and Embosser.

DEATH: 1875 Mar qtr Aston Warwickshire 6d 297. Henry Wiggin age 54, born about 1821.
!PROBATE: National Probate Calendar. 22 February. The Will of Henry Wiggin late of Bright-street Aston Birmingham in the County of Warwick Bridle Cutter who died 3 January 1875 at Bright-street was proved at Birmingham by Jane Wiggin of Bright-street Widow the Relict the sole Executrix. Effects under £450.

WILL: Information received from Robert Pritchard via email.
Henry Wiggin, Bridle Cutter, 3 January 1875. Probate 22 February 1875. Everything to wife Jane.
Witnessed by: William Richards, 61 Heneage Street (Plater). Thomas Wilcox Wiggin, 51 Morville Street (Bridle Cutter). Testator late of Bright Street. Will made 7 November 1863. Estate under £450.

1881 CENSUS: Sidney Place, John Bright Street, Aston. Jane Wiggin widow age 61 Independant. Arthur Wiggin son unmarried age 30 a Grocer, Benjamin Wiggins son unmarried age 26 Ornamental Engraver.

DEATH: 1887 Dec qtr Aston 6d 240. Jane Wiggin age 68, born about 1819.
!BURIAL: Aston, Warwicks, 30 Nov 1887 Jane Wiggin age 68, born about 1819.


Jane Westwood

CHRISTENING: St Philips, Birmingham, Warks. Born 29 Aug 1820, Bap 28 Sep 1821 Jane dau of Roberrt & Mary Westwood of Branston Street, Japanner.

1841 CENSUS: Barr Street, St Georges, Birmingham. Mary Westwood age 40 Mangler not of this county. Jane Westwood age 20 Straw Bonnet Maker of this county, William Westwood age 20 Jeweller, Harriett Westwood age 15 Chain, Samuel Westwood age 14 Tin Plate Worker, Charles Westwood age 10.

MARRIAGE: St Peter St Paul, Parish Church of Aston, Birmingham. 10 August 1841 Henry Wiggin of full age Bachelor, Bridle Cutter of 167 New John St West Birmingham, father Henry Wiggin, Bridle Cutter. Jane Westwood of full age Spinster of Bath Street, Birmingham, father Robert Westwood, Japanner. After Banns. Both signed. Witnesses William Westwood and Hannah Ronser or Bonser.

1851 CENSUS: 310 New John Street West, Birmingham. Thomas Wiggins head M age 30 Bridle Cutter employing 1 man, 1 girl, 2 apprentices, born Bham. Jane Wiggins wife age 31 born Bham. Henry Wiggins son age 8 scholar, Harriett Wiggins dau age 7 scholar, Robert Wiggins son age 5 scholar, Arthur Wiggins son age 10 months, all born Bham. Mary Silvester Unm age 14 House Servant born Smethwick, Staffs. [Not sure of the name Thomas as it should be Henry and all other information is correct!]

1861 CENSUS: 302 New John Street, Birmingham. Henry Wiggin age 40 Bridle Cutter born in Bham. Jane Wiggin wife age 41 works in Drapers shop, Henry son age 18 Jeweller, Harriett daughter age 17, Robert son age 15, Arthur son age 10, Benjamin son age 6.

1871 CENSUS: Park Lane, Aston. Henry Wiggins age 50 a Bridle Cutter. Jane Wiggin wife age 51, Arthur son age 20 Chaser and Embosser.

DEATH: 1875 Mar qtr Aston Warwickshire 6d 297. Henry Wiggin age 54, born about 1821.
!PROBATE: National Probate Calendar. 22 February. The Will of Henry Wiggin late of Bright-street Aston Birmingham in the County of Warwick Bridle Cutter who died 3 January 1875 at Bright-street was proved at Birmingham by Jane Wiggin of Bright-street Widow the Relict the sole Executrix. Effects under £450.

1881 CENSUS: Sidney Place, John Bright Street, Aston. Jane Wiggin widow age 61 Independant. Arthur Wiggin son unmarried age 30 a Grocer, Benjamin Wiggins son unmarried age 26 Ornamental Engraver.

!DEATH: 1887 Dec qtr Aston 6d 240. Jane Wiggin age 68, born about 1819.
!BURIAL: Aston, Warwicks, 30 Nov 1887 Jane Wiggin age 68, born about 1819.
!PROBATE: National Probate Calendar. 14 December. The Will of Jane Wiggin formerly of Bright-street Aston but late of 61 Gerrard-street Aston near Birmingham in the County of Warwick Widow who died 26 November 1887 at 61 Gerrard-street was proved at Birmingham by Henry Wiggin of 151 Church-road Aston Bridle Cutter and Benjamin Wiggin of 65 High-street Aston Piano Tuner the Sons the Executors. Personal Estate £283 11s. Resworn April 1888 £883 11s.
!WILL: Will of Jane Wiggin. Volume 1887 Page 897. My wearing apparel to my daughter Harriet Hannah Collier. The rest of my estate to be shared equally between my children Henry Wiggin, Harriet Hannah Collier, wife of Thomas Collier, Robert Wiggin, Arthur Wiggin and Benjamin Wiggin. The share of my daughter Harriet shall be held by her for her own absolute use and benefit and on her separate estate free from control, debts and engagements of her present and or any future husband and her receipt alone notwithstanding coverture shall be the only effectual receipt for the same. Henry Wiggin and Benjamin Wiggin to be my Executors. This writing alone to be express the whole of my Will. Will made 2 December 1878. Witnessed by Joseph Ansell, Solicitor, Robert Wake, Clerk. Formerly of Bright Street, Birmingham but late of Gerrard Street. Probate to: Henry Wiggin of 151 Church Street, Aston, Bridle Cutter. Benjamin Wiggin of 65 High Street, Aston. Piano Tuner. Sons. Estate: Reviewed April 1888: 11s.


Thomas Wilcox Wiggin

MARRIAGE: IGI Aston Parish Church extracted record. 25 Jan 1849 Ann Woodhouse and Thomas Wilcox Wiggin.

1851 CENSUS: Grosvenor Street West, Birmingham. Thos. Wilcox Wiggin Head M 29 M Bridle Cutter, born Birmingham. Ann Wiggin Wife 28 F Haberdasher, born Birmingham. Thos. Wilcox Wiggin Son 1 M born Bham. Susanah Wiggin Sis U 17 F Asst Haberdasher born Bham.

1861 CENSUS: 72 Grosvenor Street, Birmingham. Thomas Wilcox Wiggin age 39 Bridle Cutter, Ann wife age 40. Thomas Wilcox Wiggin son age 11, William Alfred Wiggin son age 5, Charles Joseph Wiggin son age 3. Ann Jones age 22 general servant.

DEATH: 1862 Dec qtr Birmingham 6d 21. Ann Wiggin.
!DEATH: 1869 Mar qtr Birmingham 6d 1. Thomas Wilcox Wiggin age 47.


Benjamin Wiggin

MARRIAGE: 1858 Dec qtr Gloucester 6a 516a. Benjamin Wiggin and Caroline Jakeman.

1861 CENSUS: 93 Unett Street, St Matthias, Birmingham, Warks. Ann Wiggin widow age 68 Governess born Birmingham. Ann Wiggin daughter unmarried age 29 Governess born Birmingham. Lucy Wiggin daughter age 20 Dress Maker. Benjamin Wiggin son age 28 Merchants Clerk. Caroline Wiggin daughter-in-law married age 32 born Harpbury, Gloucs.

DEATH: 1866 Dec qtr Birmingham 6d 99. Benjamin Wiggin age 33, born about 1833.

WILL: Will of Benjamin Wiggin 8 October 1866, Probate 31 December 1866, Volume 1866 page 1297. To mother 19 guineas. To each of brothers and sisters 16 guineas. To brothers John and William all wearing apparel. Residue and remainder of estate to brothers Henry Wiggin to pay debts, etc. Interest paid to wife Caroline. Sole Trustee brother Henry of Park Lane, Aston. Injured in accident, unable to write name, died in General Hospital. late of Garbett Street. Will made 4 October 1866. Estate under £200. Information received from Robert Pritchard via email Jan 2003.

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DEATH: 1901 Sep qtr Aston 6d 225. Caroline Wiggin age 74, born about 1827. Possible. She could also have remarried.


William Wiggin

MARRIAGE: Copy of marriage certificate sent to me by Robert Pritchard a direct descendent, living in Sutton. St Mary's Church, Whittall Street, Birmingham, William Wiggin, full age, bachelor, Refiner, father Henry Wiggin a Bridle Cutter. Elizabeth Jane Ash of full age, spinster, father John Ash, a Basket Maker. Witnesses Benjamin Wiggin and Emma Ash.

OCCUPATION: 1858 Gold Refiner Journeyman, on daughter Mary Jane Wiggins' birth certificate.

1861 CENSUS: 7 Vine Street, Birmingham. Rosanna Ash W. 65, Fruiterer born Southampton. Ellen Ash U 21 Warehouse Woman, born Birmingham. William Wiggin, son in law 25, Refiner, born Birmingham. Eliza Wiggin dau 25 born Birmingham. Mary Wiggin granddau 2 born Birmingham. John Wiggin grandson 2m born Birmingham.

1871 CENSUS: 5 Hunters Lane, Birmingham. William Wiggin age 38 Refiner & Tobacconist. Elizabeth J. wife age 37 housekeeper, Mary J. daughter age 12, John A. son age 10, Emma daughter age 8, Ann daughter age 4, Rose daughter age 2, and Elizabeth age 3 months.

1881 CENSUS: Walsingham Street, Walsall Foreign, Staffs, England. William age 46, Magnetic Electro Gilder, wife Elizabeth aged 46, and eight children.

1891 CENSUS: 26 Walsingham Street, Walsall Foreign, Staffs, Entland. William Wiggin age 56 Gilder, Elizabeth wife age 55, Emma daughter age 28, Rosina daughter age 22, Lizzie daughter age 20, Lillie daughter age 16, Susan age 11.

1901 CENSUS: 106 Milton Street, Walsall, Staffs. William Wiggin age 66 Living on own means. Elizabeth wife age 65, Lillian daughter age 26 Milliner, Susan daughter age 21 born in Walsall.

WILL: 1913 of 53 Dora Street, Walsall, Staffordshire died 25 October 1912. Probate Lichfield to John Baker Hawkes, Blacksmith and Harry Dallard, Carriage Buildier. Effects £1082 4s.


Elizabeth Jane Ash

WILL: 1911 Died 13 May 1911 Admons to William Wiggin at Lichfield. 106 Milton Street, Walsall. Information provided by Robert J. Pritchard.


William Graham

CHRISTENINGS: CHILDREN: IGI LDS Church dated 1993.

1881 CENSUS: In Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, there is a John Graham age 35 born 1846 Co Down, Ireland and a brother James Graham age 25 is living with him.


Thomas Rogers

MARRIAGE: 1856 Birmingham Mar qtr 6d 44. Thomas Rogers and Sarah Bassett.
!MARRIAGE: 1856 Sep qtr Wolverhampton 6b 585. Sarah Richards and Thomas Rogers.

1861 CENSUS: 2 Park Place, Aston, Birmingham. Thomas Rogers age 26 Edge Tool Maker born Wolverhampton, Staffs. Sarah wife age 24 born Wolverhampton. Sarah A. daughter age 5, Thomas son age 2 months. Children born Birmingham.

1871 CENSUS: Green Lane, Wolverhampton, Staffs. Thomas Rogers age 35 Edge Tool Maker born Wolverhampton, Staffs. Sarah wife age 30 born Birmingham. Sarah A. daughter age 13, Jas son age 7, and Rose E. daughter age 4. Children born in Birmingham.

1881 CENSUS: 4 Gladstone St end of court 2, Aston, Birmingham. Rose E. Rogers lodger age 14 General Servant born Winson Green, Birmingham. With Capewell family.


James Rogers

BIRTH: 1863 Dec qtr Birmingham 6d 69. James Rogers.
!BIRTH: 1864 Jun qtr Birmingham 6d 222. James Rogers.


Donald Manson

1851 CENSUS: West Bower Madden, Caithness, Scotland. Donald Manson age 58 Farmer of 52 acres employing 3 labs. Charlotte wife age 38. Janet S. daughter age 5, Catherine daughter age 2. Margret Matherson age 14 servant.

1881 CENSUS: Bower, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom. Father is Farmer of 60 acres.

NOTE: Father's birth information supplied by Mrs Shirley Hay of New Zealand, submitter to Ancestral File.


John Leitch

1841 CENSUS:

1861 CENSUS: Bower, Caithness. John Leitch age 48, Betsy Leitch age 44, Janet Leitch age 10, Isabelle Manson age 1, Benjamin Budgs age 19. Willamina Bremner age 17.

1871 CENSUS: Castletown Road, Bower, Caithness. John Leitch age 58, Betsy Leitch age 54, Janet Leitch age 20, William Leitch age 25, John Banks age 74.

1881 CENSUS: Bower, Hastigrow, Caithness, Scotland. John Leitch is a Farmer of 40 acres, living with Son in Law William Leitch, born in Watten, and daughter Jenet Leitch daughter age 42, and grandchildren Betsie, William and John. An unmarried visitor, John Leitch aged 33 yrs born in Watten is a Farm servant.

1891 CENSUS: Alterwall, Bower, Caithness, Scotland. William Leitch head age 46, Janet Leitch wife age 40, Bessy Leitch dau age 14, William Leitch son age 12, John Leitch age 10 son, Maryann Leitch dau age 9, Neil Leitch son age 7, Maggie Leitch dau age 5, Janert Leitch dau age 2, Alex Leitch son age 2 months. Peter Matheson age 18 servant, Neil Leitch age 75 Father retired Joiner, Bessy Leitch age 76 mother- in-law.

1901 CENSUS: Alterwall, Bower, Caithness, Scotland. William Leitch head age 56, Janet Leitch wife age 50, Bessie M. Leitch dau age 24, William McKay Leitch son age 22, Neil Leitch age 17, Maggie Leitch dau age 15, Janet Leitch age 12, Alexander Leitch son age 10, Donald Manson Leitch son age 7. Bessie Manson mother-in-law age 84.


Elizabeth Manson

NAME: Was known as Bessy or Betsie. 1881 Census lists her as Betsie.