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William Edwin Woodruff

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His baptism:

Name: William Edwin Woodruff
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 9 Feb 1862
Father's name: Stephen Thomas Woodruff
Mother's name: Emma Ann Woodruff
Parish or Poor Law Union: Whitechapel St Mary
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Register Type: Parish Registers

I don't have any information about him between 1881 census:

Name: William Woodruff
Age: 19
Estimated birth year: abt 1862
Relationship to Head: Son (Child)
Mother: Emma Woodruff
Gender: Male
Where born: Whitechapel, Middlesex, England
Civil Parish: Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street address: 65 Longfellow Rd
Education:

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Occupation: Collar Makers Apprentice (Harness)
Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Sub registration district: Mile End Old Town, Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 484
Folio: 29
Page Number: 52
Household Members:
Name Age
Emma Woodruff 48
Henry Woodruff 23
William Woodruff 19
George Woodruff 14

I think this is his death:

Name: William E Woodruff
Birth Date: abt 1860
Date of Registration: Dec 1939
Age at Death: 79
Registration district: Stepney
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1c

Any census after 1881 please


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Not having any luck with 1891

1871
Name: William E Woodinff
Age: 8
Estimated birth year: abt 1863
Relation: Son (Child)
Father's name: Stephen Thos Woodinff
Mother's name: Emma A Woodinff
Gender: Male
Where born: Whitechapel, Middlesex, England
Civil Parish: Mile End Old Town
Ecclesiastical parish: Trinity
Town: Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London
Country: England
Address: 1 Bow Common Land
Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Sub-registration district: Mile End Old Town, Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 14
Household schedule number: 56
Piece: 562
Folio: 5
Page Number: 9
Household Members:
Name Age
Stephen Thos Woodinff 42
Emma A Woodinff 39
Stephie J Woodinff 17
Henry T Woodinff 13
MA A M Woodinff 12
William E Woodinff 8
George S Woodinff 4
Ann W Rycraft 21


1901
Name: William Wordruff
Age: 39
Estimated birth year: abt 1862
Relation to Head: Boarder
Gender: Male
Birth Place: London, Middlesex, England
Civil Parish: Brighton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary Magdalene
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England
Street address: 19 Upper Gardner St
Occupation: Painter [House]
Registration district: Brighton
Sub-registration district: West Brighton
ED, institution, or vessel: 17
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 930
Folio: 90
Page Number: 16
Household schedule number: 95
Household Members:
Name Age
William Turner 36
Eliza Turner 37
Jesse W Turner 5
Robert T Turner 3
William Wordruff 39

1911
Name: William Edward Woodruff
Age in 1911: 49
Estimated birth year: abt 1862
Relation to Head: Boarder
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Whitechapel
Civil Parish: Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street address: 8 Forrester St, Mile End E
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: PAINTER [House Decorator]
Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Registration District Number: 21
Sub-registration district: Mile End Old Town North Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 19
Piece: 1635
Household Members:
Name Age
John Thomas Cole 49
Alice Cole 50
John Cole 18
Arthur Cole 13
William Edward Woodruff 49

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Something to think about re Emma's death, 1917 rather than 1914.

Deaths Mar 1917
Woodruff Emma A 85 St.Olave 1d 258


Name: Emma Woodruff [spinster]
Probate Date: 16 Feb 1914
Death Date: 28 Jan 1914
Death Place: Sussex, England
Registry: Lewes

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Hi Rupert

Thanks for that, I've been searching the 1871 census for the family for such a long time with no luck that's brilliant.
I saw that 1911 census, but wasn't sure if it was him, but it looks like it must be. Not sure about the probate you found, I'm having trouble finding such a thing any tips??

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Something to ponder, possible link being Brighton, living there in 1901..

1891
Civil Parish: Mile End Old Town
Ecclesiastical parish: Stepney Holy Trinity
County: London
RD: Mile End Old Town
Sub RD: Mile End Old Town, Eastern
ED: 35; Piece: 311; Folio: 70; Page: 24

E W Woodruff 29 [b. Whitechapel]
E M Woodruff 24 wife [b. Brighton]
C M Woodruff 4 dau [b. Mile End]
C W Woodruff 2 son [do]
S W Sargent 63 uncle. wid [b. Norbury, Kent]
C C Sargent 52 mother. mar. [b. Brighton]

Can't read his occ. see image..

EDIT: Not convinced, his mother doesn't really fit..

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Hi Geoff

You're right, not his mother as her maiden name was Greenwood, but it could be his wife's mother's maiden name, she could have been the one giving the information.


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I wonder if this is that couple:

Name: William Woodruff
Estimated birth year: abt 1866
Age: 25
Spouse: Caroline Emily Woolston
Spouse Age: 26
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 3 Aug 1891
Parish: St Matthew, Bethnal Green
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Father Name: William Woodruff
Spouse Father: Thomas Glover Woolston
Register Type: Parish Register

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If it is, there are a couple of issues, age out, wrong occ.... He can be found in the E/R's in the 1890's..
 
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Hello Ladybird from another Ladybird. I cannot help you with your Woodruff search. But I used to live in Buckhurst Hill, & there was a Woodruff family living around the corner to us. Would it be any connection?
 

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Hello Ladybird,

To be honest, I don't know. My g grandmother was Emma Eliza Woodruff who married James Alfred Hickey in 1870, so my branch finished there. I was just filling in some gaps about her brother William.
They originally came from Wiltshire, having a bit of trouble that end too, trying to esatblish a link to Stephen Bayles/Ballis Woodruff/Woodroffe, who also came from Wiltshire, but there is some missing information so can't prove anything firmly.
As many people moved out from London during the last century, there is always a possibility they are connected.

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Unsure if this has any significance...

Bow Common lane was the family address in 1871 ..

Edwin William Woodruff
Year: 1883
County or Borough: Tower Hamlets
Ward or Division/Constituency: Mile End Old Town
Street address: 6a Bow-common-lane
Reference Number: MR/PER/B/058

Edwin William Woodruff
Year: 1884
County or Borough: Tower Hamlets
Ward or Division/Constituency: Mile End Old Town
Street address: 210 Bow-common-lane
Reference Number: MR/PER/B/064

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I'd like to say that was him, but it's his uncle who was living at 6a Bow Common Road.....the apple doesn't fall far from the tree :biggrin:


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Stephen was born 1791 Broad Hinton Wiltshire his baptism

Name: Stephen Baylis Woodruff
Gender: Male
Baptism Date: 3 Apr 1791
Baptism Place: Broad Hinton Parish, Wiltshire, England
Father: John Woodruff
Mother: Martha
FHL Film Number: 1279405
Reference ID: item 4

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