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William Henry Middleditch

Male 1832 - 1897  (65 years)



  • Name William Henry Middleditch  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Birth 1832  Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • son of Woolfrey Middleditch (1797-1877) and Mary Ann Gowen Bayfield (1810-1888), marr 1828. [8, 9]
    • Note: Baptisms register, St Anne and St Agnes, Aldersgate, lists three children of Woolfrey James & Elizabeth Middleditch, of Kings Head Court, labourer, baptized 15 Aug 1830: Woolfrey James, b 26 Apr 1824; William Henry, b 28 Oct 1826; Ann Maria, b 25 Jul 1830.
      These entries relate to a different family although names and dates are confusingly similar.
    Residence Jun 1841  Upper Homerton Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with Geoffrey [sic] Middleditch, 41 b not-Middlesex, merchant; Mary Ann, 31 b Middlesex; Geoffrey, 12; Fanny,11; Edward, 8; Mary Ann, 6; Eliza Ruth, 4; + governess; + 4 serv.
    Residence Mar 1851  21 Lonsdale Square, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • with father Woolfrey Middleditch, 54 b Bury St Edmunds, merchant - printing, coffee, tea; mother Mary Ann, 40 b Lambeth; sisters Mary Ann, 16; Elizabeth, 13; Edith, 6; + 2 serv.
    Residence Apr 1861  12 Victoria Rd, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • with parents Woolfrey Middleditch, 64 b Bury St Edmunds, Australia dry goods merchant; Mary Ann G, 40 b Tower Hill; sister Edith, 16 b St Pancras.
    Marriage 14 Sep 1864  Bedford St Chapel, Stroud Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11
    Georgiana Sampson,   b. abt Aug 1843, Nailsworth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1919, University School, Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1871  Bank clerk  [4
    Residence Apr 1871  34 Belgrave Rd, Edgbaston Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • with wife Georgiana at resid of her parents Thomas Sampson, 59 b Broad Summerford [= Great Somerford], leather belt manufacturer; Emma, 66 b Frampton, Glos
    Occupation Apr 1881  Annuitant  [5
    Residence Apr 1881  Hermitage House, Kinson Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation Apr 1891  Retired bankers' clerk  [6
    Residence Apr 1891  The Green, Lea, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Residence 1897  University School, Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Death 15 Aug 1897  University School, Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 12
    Probate 20 Sep 1897  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 534 4s  [12
    • Middleditch William Henry of University-school Hastings gentleman died 15 August 1897 Administration London 20 September to Georgiana Middleditch widow Effects 531 4s. [NPC]
    Person ID I5819  Tatham | Christopher branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 03 Jun 2019 

    Family Georgiana Sampson,   b. abt Aug 1843, Nailsworth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1919, University School, Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Marriage 14 Sep 1864  Bedford St Chapel, Stroud Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11
    • Marriages: Sept. 14. at Bedford-street Chapel, Strood, Mr. William Henry Middleditch. of Hornsey-lane, Highgate, son of Mr. W. Middleditch, of London, to Georgiana, second daughter of Mr. T. Sampson, Linden Villa, Stroud. No cards. [Gloucester Journal]
    Notes 
    • also resid Apr 1881: children b Highgate: Mary, 15; Percy, 12; Bernard, 9; nephew John T M Smedley, 12 b Stroud; + 2 serv.
    • also resid Apr 1891: dau Georgiana Mary, 25; son Henry Howard, hosiery manufacturer; Percy, 22, yarn spinner; Bernard, 19, theology student; niece Gertrude, 18; + 3 serv.
    • Son Bernard Middleditch (1871-1949) was a fine footballer, earning his Cambridge Blue in 1895 and playing for the Corinthians club from 1895 until 1905. He played for England once, on 20 Feb 1897, in the British Championship match at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham, when England beat Ireland 6-0.
    Children 
    +1. Henry Howard Middleditch,   b. 04 Mar 1867, Hornsey Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1952, Chesterfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 03 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F2105  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 9 b Middlesex

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 19 b Islington

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 29 b Islington

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 39 b Islington

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 49 b Islington

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 59 b Nailsworth [presumed error]

    7. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Hastings, 3Q1897.
      age 66

    8. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St John the Evangelist, Lambeth, 01 May 1828.

    9. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, cndyh1.

    10. [S11] Newspaper, Gloucester Journal, marriage notice, 17 Sep 1864.

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Stroud, 3Q1864.

    12. [S14] National Probate Calendar.