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OTTAWAY family


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RG9 Piece 1056 Folio 29 Page 8
Civil Parish: West Ham
Eccl. parish: St. John
County: Essex
Registration District: West Ham
Sub-RD: Stratford
ED: 15
No of Schedule: 343
Address: 4 Crown Cottages
Thomas Ottaway Head Mar 46 Coach Maker Dorking Surrey
Mary Ottaway Wife Mar 44 Somerton Somersetshire
Folio 30 Page 9
Edwin Ottaway son 14 Grocers Assistant Clerkenwell Middlesex
Walter Ottaway son 12 Scholar New Cross Surrey
Sidney Ottaway son 10 Scholar New Cross Surrey ? * born Deptford
Ellen Ottaway dau 7 Scholar Ashford Kent
Alice Ottaway dau 2 West Ham Essex

Sidney = Alf S. = Alfred

Marriages Jun Qtr 1876
Ottaway Alfred Sidney Poplar 1c 1129
Dixon Emily Alice Poplar 1c 1129

Looking for the family and Alf in 1871.


Can't see Thomas in 1871 and no sign of Alf either but there is an Arthur S Ottaway, born 1850 in Deptford, a Private in the Army Service Corps and Royal Military Academy, Woolwoich

Further search produces A S Ottaway Private Army Service Corps in 1871 Service number 2545
TNA ref WO 12/10465

RG11 Piece 1711 Folio 89 Page 23
Civil Parish: West Ham
County: Essex
Registration District: West Ham
Sub-RD: West Ham
ED: 9a
No of Schedule: 131
Address: 25 Alexandra St
OTTWAY Alf S Head Mar 30 Boiler Maker Marylebone Middlesex ?
OTTWAY Emily A Wife Mar 26 Canning Town Essex
OTTWAY Alice I Dau 4 Canning Town Essex
OTTWAY Alf S Son 1 Canning Town Essex

I don't have the image of that 1881 on my computer but I've marked it as 'seen' recently.

Assisted to NSW
'Lusitania' 1884 Sydney and family Reels 2142, 2495
OTTAWAY Sidney 32 Labourer of Kent R&W
OTTAWAY Emily 28 of Essex
OTTAWAY Alfred 4
OTTAWAY George 1

Births Mar Qtr 1851
Ottaway Sidney Greenwich 5 253
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I have no deaths yet for Thomas & Mary.

No birth reg for an Arthur abt 1850.

Arrival: 15 Feb 1884 - Reel 2495
Passage Certificate Nominated Case Married Couple
Sidney 32 Labourer (£5)
Emily A 28 - (£5)
Alice I 6 - (£2-10)
Alfred S 4 - (£2-10)
George H 1 - -
Amounts outside columns
Total Amount Received for Nominated Cases - (zero)

I don't really understand that. The amounts are outside the usual columns and the total is zero. It seems they didn't pay the amounts shown?

I'll resume this tomorrow.
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Possible 1871.. No Alf

County: London
RD: Kensington
Sub-RD: St Peter Hammersmith
ED: 2; Piece: 57; Folio: 69; Page: 57

Thomas Ottaway 57 [b. Dukinf. Labourer] sic. User submission says Dorking
Mary Ottaway 55 wife [b. Somersham, Somerset
Allen Ottaway 12 dau [b. West Ham] Image possibly Alice.
Elizabeth Ottaway 10 dau [b. Stradford, Essex] sic

There is an Elizabeth b. 1861 West Ham RD...

I notice, Thomas is a painter in 1881.

Hmmmm.... :rolleyes:

Possible for Mary 1901
Civil Parish: Plumstead
Ecclesiastical parish: St Margaret
County: London
RD: Woolwich
Sub-RD: Plumstead East
ED: 02;

Mary A Ottaway 83 Servant, wid [b. Town N K, Somerset] Image has living on own means.

With a Benjamin & Ellen Dixon & family.

Thanks Geoff.

I'm wondering where the middle name Watkin(s) came from. Probably Oliver or Freeman side not Furner or Ottaway side.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 5 May 1900 p.7
The marriage of the Rev. G. W. Furner, youngest son of Mr. Charles Furner, J .P., Camden, with Miss Alice Isabella Ottaway, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Ottaway, of Wellington, took place on Wednesday, April 11, at the Wesleyan Church, Wellington. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Stewart, of Dubbo. ...

Deaths Sep Qtr 1902
Ottaway Mary Ann 85 Woolwich 1d 672

No Probate record found for Thomas or Mary.

Residence named Essex.

1937 NSW Electoral Roll - Martin - Croydon
OTTAWAY Alfred Sidney, Essex, 7 Orchard street, Croydon, retired
OTTAWAY Emily Alice, Essex, 7 Orchard st., Croydon, home duties
OTTAWAY Mabel Eugene Gertrude, 7 Orchard st., Croydon, typiste

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Marriages Jun Qtr 1873
DIXON Benjamin Poplar 1c 1227
Ottaway Ellen Poplar 1c 1227

Marriages Jun Qtr 1876
Ottaway Alfred Sidney Poplar 1c 1129
Dixon Emily Alice Poplar 1c 1129

Back in a few hours.
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Can't see Benjamin in the London marriages yet, this is Alfred S, details sent..

Alfred Sidney Ottaway
Spouse: Emily Alice Dixon
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 17 Apr 1876
Parish: All Saints, Poplar
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Father Name: Thomas Ottaway
Spouse Father: William Dixon

Thanks Geoff.

This one is very hard to read. Daughter transcribed as Charles - looks like Char ...

I can't read the address.

HO107 Piece 1584 Folio 72 Page 37
Civil Parish: Deptford St Paul
County: Kent
Registration District: Greenwich
Sub-RD: St Paul Deptford
ED: 1c
No of Schedule: 101
Address: ... St
Thomas Ottaway Head 37 Coach Maker Dorking Surrey
Mary Ottaway Wife 36 Somersetshire
Thomas Ottaway son 16 Apprentice Coach Maker
William Ottaway son 14 Errand Boy
James Ottaway son 9 Errand Boy
Char... Ottaway dau 6
Edwin Ottaway son 4
Walter Ottaway son 2
Sidney Ottaway son 2mo Deptford

Thanks Geoff.

Looks now like Maryann. :) Not Charyann.

Address: .ender St

I can't find Mary Ottaway in 1891 using born Somerset on FS.
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I've tried just using Thomas born Surrey + spouse Mary looking for a Thomas with age to fit and no luck.
Variants never cease to amaze :biggrin:

County: London
RD: Woolwich
Sub RD: Plumstead, East
ED: 7; Piece: 538; Folio: 48; Page: 19

George Foulger 31 [b. Great Barton, Suffolk. General labourer]
Tom Alloway 78 F-i-L [b. Dorking. Possibly do.]
Mary Alloway 76 M-i-L [b. Somerton, Somerset]


EDIT: Res: 24 Station Road..