Watson ~ Third Generation

    Issue of John Watson and Ann Bray  
1.   Ann Elizabeth WATSON
Born 16 May 1812 at Buntingford, parish Widdial, Hertfordshire, registered 6 Jan 1820 with Dr Williams' Library Registry, dau of John Watson, and Ann, daughter of William Bray; witnesses Elizabeth Chamberlain, Ann Bray (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

Marr reg Jun qtr 1840 at Royston dist, Hertfordshire of Anne Elizabeth Watson to John Joseph SIBLEY (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 12 Jun 1840 at Aspenden, Hertfordshire (ref Ancestry England Select Marriages). Birth of John Joseph Sibley 15 May 1815, bap 10 Jul 1815 at Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, son of John & Mary Sibley (ref Ancestry England & Wales Christening Index).

Ref 1841 census. Hertfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wyddiall. Registration District of Buntingford and Royston. Address: High Street Buntingford.
Together with son John Robert (2 mths):
John Joseph Sibley. Age 25. Land Surveyor. Born in Hertfordshire.
Ann Sibley. Age 25. Born in Hertfordshire.

Ref 1851 census. Hertfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wyddiall. Registration District of Royston. Address: Wyddiall Buntingford.
Together with children John Robert (10), Emily Susan (8), Frank (7), Alfred (4), Frederick (2), Arthur (11 mths):
John Joseph Sibley. Head. Mar. Age 35. Surveyor & Auctioneer. Born Herts Wheathamstead.
Anne Elizabeth Sibley. Wife. Mar. Age 38. Born Herts Wyddiall.

Ref 1861 census. Hertfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Layston. Registration district of Royston. Address: High Street Buntingford.
Together with children Emily S (18), Alfred (16), Frederick (12), Ernest E (8), Edmund H (7) and a servant:
John Joseph Sibley. Head. Mar. Age 45. Auctioneer & Farmer of 50 acres empl 2 men 1 boy. Born Herts Wheathamsted.
Anne E Sibley. Wife. Mar. Age 48. Born Herts Buntingford.

Ref 1871 census. Surrey, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: Camberwell.
Together with children Emily (28), Alfred (26), Ernest (18), Edmund (17):
John J Sibley. Head. Mar. Age 55. Auctioneer & Surveyor. Born Hertfordshire Wheathampstead.
Ann E Sibley. Wife. Mar. Age 58. Born Hertfordshire Buntingford.

John died 21 Jun 1877. Death reg of John Joseph Sibley Jun qtr 1877 at Westminster dist, London age 62 (ref FreeBMD).
"SIBLEY John Joseph. Effects under 200. 17 October. Administration of the effects of John Joseph Sibley late of 4 Clifford-street Bond-street in the County of Middlesex who died 21 June 1877 at 4 Clifford-street was granted at the Principal Registry to Anne Elizabeth Sibley of 4 Clifford-street Widow the Relict." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 14 Shenley Rd.
Together with son Ernest E (28), relative Ada Hole and servant:
Anne E Sibley. Head. Wid. Age 68. No occupation. Born Buntingford Herts.

Death reg of Anne Elizabeth Sibley Dec qtr 1889 at Camberwell dist, London age 77 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.








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    Children:  
  1. John Robert SIBLEY born 1841 at Wyddiall, Hertfordshire  
  2. Emily Susan SIBLEY born 1842 at Wyddiall, Hertfordshire  
  3. Frank SIBLEY born 1843 at Wyddiall, Hertfordshire  
  4. Alfred SIBLEY born 1845 at Wyddiall, Hertfordshire  
  5. Cecil SIBLEY born 1846 at Royston dist, Hertfordshire  
  6. Frederick SIBLEY born 1848 at Wyddiall, Hertfordshire  
  7. Arthur SIBLEY born 1850 at Wyddiall, Hertfordshire  
  8. Ernest Edward SIBLEY born 1852 at Buntingford, Hertfordshire  
  9. Edmund Henry SIBLEY born 1853 at Buntingford, Hertfordshire.
 
2.   John Bray WATSON
Birth of John Watson 15 Jun 1813 at Buntingford, parish Widdial, Hertfordshire, registered 6 Jan 1820 with Dr Williams' Library Registry, son of John Watson, and Ann, daughter of William Bray; witnesses Elizabeth Chamberlain, Ann Bray (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

Baptism of John Bray (adult) 21 Apr 1840 at Aspeden [sic], son of John & Ann Watson, residence Aspeden, Gentleman (ref findmypast Hertfordshire baptisms image).
Death reg of John Bray Watson Jun qtr 1840 at Royston & Buntingford dist, Hertfordshire, age 26 (ref GRO Index). No probate found.
Burial of John Bray Watson 2 May 1840 at Aspenden, Hertfordshire age 26 (ref findmypast parish burials). His sister Ann was married at the same place a month later.
 
3.   Elizabeth WATSON
Birth of Elizabeth Watson 26 Nov 1814 at Buntingford, parish Widdial, Hertfordshire, registered 6 Jan 1820 with Dr Williams' Library Registry, dau of John Watson, and Ann, daughter of William Bray; witnesses Elizabeth Chamberlain, Ann Bray (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

No further definite information found.
 
4.   Marianne WATSON
Birth of Marianne Watson 27 Oct 1816 at Buntingford, parish Widdial, Hertfordshire, registered 6 Jan 1820 with Dr Williams' Library Registry, dau of John Watson, and Ann, daughter of William Bray; witnesses Elizabeth Chamberlain, Ann Bray (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

Marr reg Jun qtr 1838 at Ware dist, Hertfordshire of Marianne Watson to Frederick Francis HOLE (ref FreeBMD). Bap of Frederic Francis Hole 27 Jan 1813 at Iddesleigh, Devon, son of Francis Hole & Louisa (ref Ancestry England Select Births & Christenings).

Ref 1841 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Sidbury. Registration District of Honiton. Address: Buckley.
Together with her sister Sarah Watson (15) and 3 servants:
Fredrick Hole. Age 25. Clerk. Born in Devon.
Marianne Hole. Age 20. Not born in Devon.

There are records in Ancestry and findmypast for a marriage of this couple on 22 May 1844 at Great Amwell, Hertfordshire, but the original images have not been found and it is not clear what occurred. There is no corresponding marriage registration in FreeBMD.

Ref 1851 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Chilton Cantelo. Registration district of Yeovil. Address: Chilton Rectory.
Together with children Alice L (4), M B (2), F H M (3 mths) and 3 servants:
Frederick F Hole. Head. Mar. Age 38. Curate of Chilton Cantelo. Born Devon Iddesleigh.
Marianne Hole. Wife. Mar. Age 34. Clergyman's wife. Born Herts Wyddial.

Ref 1861 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of North Cadbury. Registration district of Wincanton. Address: Parsonage House.
At the home of Richard Foley (59), Rector of North Cadbury:
Frederick F Hole. Visitor. Mar. Age 48. "Clergiman without cure of Souls." Born Devon Endersly [sic].
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Ref 1861 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Martock. Registration district of Yeovil. Address: Bower Henton.
Together with children Alice Louisa (14), Marianna Blanche (12), Ada Caroline (8) and a servant:
Marianna Hole. Head. Mar. Age 44. Clergyman's wife. Born Wyddial Herts.

Ref 1871 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Spreyton. Registration District of Okehampton. Address: Vicarage.
Together with daus Alice Louisa (24), Ada Caroline (18):
Frederick F Hole. Head. Mar. Age 58. Vicar of Spreyton. Born Devon Iddlesleigh.
Marianne Hole. Wife. Mar. Age 54. Born Herts Wyddiall.

Ref 1881 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Spreyton. Registration District of Okehampton. Address: Vicarage.
F F Hole. Head. Mar. Age 68. Vicar of Spreyton. Born Devon Iddesleigh.
Marianne Hole. Wife. Mar. Age 64. Born Herts Wyddiall.

Frederick died 14 May 1885. Death reg of Frederick Francis Hole Jun qtr 1885 at Okehampton dist, Devon age 72 (ref FreeBMD).
"HOLE The Reverend Frederick Francis. Personal Estate 316 3s. 7d. 19 August. The Will of the Reverend Frederick Francis Hole late of Spreyton in the County of Devon Clerk who died 14 May 1885 at Spreyton was proved at the Principal Registry by Marianne Hole of 6 Queen's terrace St. David's Exeter in the said County Widow the Relict and the Reverend Henry Charles Watson [relative on next generation] of 30 Clifton-college Bristol in the County of Somerset Clerk the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate).

Ref 1891 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of St David. Sub-Registration district of Exeter Western. Address: 6 Queen's Ter.
Together with dau Ada C (38):
Marianne Hole. Lodger. Wid. Age 74. Living on own means. Born Herts Wyddial.

Ref 1901 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Exeter. Registration District of Exeter. Address: 97 Tiverton Rd.
Together with dau Ada C (48):
Marianne Hole. Boarder. Wid. Age 83. Living on own means. Born Royston Herts.

Marianne died 1901 at Exeter. Death reg of Marianne Hole Jun qtr 1901 at Exeter dist age 83 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.







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    Children:  
  1. Alice Louisa HOLE born 1846 at Shepton Mallet, Somerset  
  2. Marianne Blanche HOLE born 1849 at Thorne Coffin, Somerset  
  3. Frederick Henry Mallet HOLE born 1851 at Chilton Cantelo, Somerset  
  4. Ada Caroline HOLE born 1853 at Chilton Cantelo, Somerset
 
5.   Emma Marianne WATSON
Birth of Emma Watson 1 Mar 1818 at Buntingford, parish Widdial, Hertfordshire, registered 6 Jan 1820 with Dr Williams' Library Registry, dau of John Watson, and Ann, daughter of William Bray; witnesses Elizabeth Chamberlain, Ann Bray (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

Not found in 1841 or 1851 census.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1853 at Islington dist, Middlesex of Emma Marianne Watson to Henry ABBEY (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 24 Sep 1853 at St Johns Islington; Henry was full age, bachelor, Gent, residence Broxbourne, Herts, son of James Abbey, Gent; Emma was full age, spinster, residence illegible, dau of John Watson, Gent; by Licence; witnesses (?) Watson and George Abbey (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns image). Birth of Henry Abbey 16 Apr 1828, bap 19 May 1828 at St Pancras, Camden, son of James & Ann Abbey; residence Drummond Street; Victualler (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image). In the 1851 census Henry was living with his father and other family members at Regents Park, St Pancras.

Ref 1861 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Hendon. Registration district of Hendon. Address: Hiver Hall.
Together with nephew John Robert Sibley (20) and a servant:
Henry Abbey. Head. Mar. Age 32. Stock Broker. Born St Pancras London.
Emma Marianne Abbey. Wife. Age 40. Born Herts Buntingford.

Death reg of Emma M. Abbey Dec qtr 1866 at Pancras dist, Middlesex age 48 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
Burial of Emma Marianne Abbey 4 Oct 1866 at St James, St Pancras, Camden, residence University Hospital, age 48 (ref Ancestry London CofE Deaths & Burials image).

Within the same month, Henry applied to be admitted to the Freedom of the City of London.
"31st day of October 1866. I Henry Abbey (Son of James Abbey late of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, gentleman decd) occupying premises 5 Guildhall Chambers in the City of London, Accountant, do hereby apply to be admitted to the Freedom of the City of London, by redemption, in pursuance of the Resolutions of the Court of Common Council of the 17th March 1835, 13th July 1848, 6th October 1856, 22nd January 1857, and 16th December 1858, or some or one of the said Resolutions; and I hereby declare that I am not an Alien, and that I am above the age of Twenty-one years." (ref Ancestry)

Ref 1871 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Kensington. Registration District of Kensington. Address: 15 Carlton Road.
Henry Abbey. Head. Wid. Age 40. Accountant. Born St Pancras.
Together with 2 servants.

Ref 1881 census. Dorset, England. Civil Parish of Weymouth. Registration District of Weymouth. Address: 4-5 Bond St, London Hotel.
Henry Abbey. Head. Wid. Age 52. Hotel Keeper. Born Middlesex St Pancras.

Ref 1901 census. Dorset, England. Civil Parish of Melcombe Regis. Registration District of Weymouth. Address: Minerva House.
Henry Abbey. Boarder. Wid. Age 72. Retired Hotel Keeper. Born London St Pancras.

Henry died 14 Jun 1902. Death reg of Henry Abbey Jun qtr 1902 at Weymouth dist, Dorset age 74 (ref FreeBMD).
"ABBEY Henry of Minerva-house Chesterfield-place Weymouth Dorsetshire gentleman died 14 June 1902 Probate Blandford 15 July to Henry Robert Abbott accountant Effects 193 6s." (ref Ancestry National Probate)












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6.   Emily WATSON
Birth of Emily Watson 7 Jan 1820 at Buntingford, parish Widdial, Hertfordshire, registered 16 Oct 1835 with Dr Williams' Library Registry, dau of John Watson, and Ann, daughter of William Bray; witnesses Elizabeth Chamberlain, Elizabeth Bray (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).
Note that she was born the day after the previous 5 children were registered with Dr Williams, however, she and her sister Sarah weren't registered with Dr Williams until 1835.

Not identified in 1841 census, but she may have been the one living at Loraine Place, St Mary Islington West, age 25, independent, not born in Middlesex, with James Browning (56), Merchant, and his daughter Maria.

Marr 25 Jan 1851 at the parish church of St George Bloomsbury, Middlesex, to William Henry GROCOCK.
The marriage was registered Mar qtr 1851 at St Giles District (ref original indexes). William was a bachelor of full age, profession Traveller, his residence being 5 Amelia Place, New Cross. He was born 1822 in London. See Grocock tree.

Emily was a spinster of full age, her residence being 30 Great Russell St. Her father was John Watson, Gentleman. The witnesses were H S Watson (possibly her cousin Henry Sparkes Watson, or else a misprint for Sarah Susan) and E H Wood ie Edward Henry Wood, Emily's brother in law (All details from marriage certificate.)
See GROCOCK TREE for further information on Emily.

William, Emily and daughter Kate arrived in Victoria, Australia by unassisted passage on the vessel "Sussex" in Nov 1855.

Emily died 24 Dec 1857 at Windsor, Vic (Vic reg 6222), bur 25 Dec 1857 at St Kilda Cemetery, C of E B No 26.
She died by accident, the cause being 'accidentally burnt' - Coroner, Melbourne.

William married a second time, and died in 1873.

FROM WHOM ELIZABETH SHADE NEE GRIERSON IS DESCENDED.









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7.   Sarah Susan WATSON
Birth of Sarah Susan Watson 7 Oct 1822 at the parish of Widdial, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, daughter of John Watson and Ann his wife, who was daughter of William Bray; witnesses to birth Elizabeth Chamberlain, Elizabeth Bray; registered 16 Oct 1835 at Dr Williams's Library, Redcross Street, near Cripplegate, London (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist Births & Baptisms image).

There is also a baptism record in IGI and Ancestry of Sarah Watson bap 28 Jan 1825 at Wyddial, Hertfordshire, dau of John Watson & Ann, so she may have been actually baptised there though registered later as a non-conformist.

Ref 1841 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Sidbury. Registration District of Honiton. Address: Buckley.
Together with her sister Marianne and husband:
Sarah Watson. Age 15. Not born in Devon.

Marriage reg Mar qtr 1851 at Marylebone District of Sarah Susan Watson to Edward Henry WOOD (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 11 Feb 1851 at Westminster St Marylebone; Edward was of full age, bachelor, Oil Man, residence St Marylebone, son of Samuel Wood, Gentleman; Sarah was full age, spinster, residence St George Bloomsbury, dau of John Watson, Gentleman; by Licence; witnesses (illegible) and William Henry Grocock (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns image). Bap of Edward Henry Woods [sic] 8 May 1826 at Ewell, Surrey, son of Samuel Twiner Woods & Maria Woodley (ref Ancestry England Select Births & Christenings).|

Ref 1851 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of St Marylebone. Address: 88 Oxford St, St Marylebone.
Edward Henry Wood. Head. Mar. Age 26. Oilman. Born Surrey, Ewell.
Sarah Susan Wood. Wife. Mar. Age 25. Oilman's Wife. Born Herts, Buntingford.

Ref 1861 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Hammersmith. Address: 1 Queens Place East, Hammersmith.
Together with children Herbert Watson (7), Emily Julia (5), Lucy Elizabeth (3) and a servant:
Edward Henry Wood. Head. M. Age 35. Wholesale Confectioner. Born Surrey, Ewell.
Sarah Susan Wood. Wife. M. Age 37. Born Herts, Buntingford.

Ref 1871 census. London, England. Civil Parish of St George Bloomsbury. Address: 11a Hart St, St George Bloomsbury, London.
Together with children Herbert W (17), Emily J (15), Lucy E (13), Ada S (9) and 2 servants:
Edward H Wood. Head. Mar. Age 45. Ornamental Confectioner. Born Surrey, Ewell.
Sarah S Wood. Wife. Mar. Age 48. Ornamental Confectioner's Wife. Born Herts, Buntingford.

Ref 1881 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Harrow. Address: 2 Northwick Villas, Marlborough Rd, Harrow.
Together with children Herbert W (27), Emily Julia (25), Lucy E (23), Ada S (19), and 2 servants:
Edwd Hy Wood. Head. Mar. Age 55. Wholesale Ornamental Confectioner. Born Surrey, Ewell.
Sarah S Wood. Wife. Mar. Age 58. Born Herts, Buntingford.

In Percival Serle's autobiography, he describes how he and his family spent from late 1884 to the end of 1885 in England and Europe. They made their headquarters with 'an aunt of my mother's, Mrs. Wood, their house was just outside the Harrow-Weald station on the London and North-Western railway about 11 miles from London...it was then lovely pastoral country'. The name 'Harrow' was used later for the Serle houses in Melbourne.

Death reg of Sarah Susan Wood Dec qtr 1890 at Kensington District age 67 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Kensington. Address: 45 Redcliffe Gdns, Kensington.
Edward H Wood. Head. Widr. Age 65. Confectioner's Warehouseman. Born Ewell, Surrey.
Lucy E Wood. Daur. S. Age 32. Born Stoke Newington, London.
George L Wingate. Cousin. M. Age 53. Solicitor. Born Stockwell, Surrey.
Fanny S Wingate. Cousin. M. Age 40. Born Chelmsford, Essex.
Together with 2 boarders and 3 servants.

See note in previous generation about Fanny Wingate nee BRAY.

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Kensington. Registration District of Kensington. Address: 45 Redcliffe Gardens.
Together with his dau Emily J (42) and 2 servants:
Edward H Wood. Head. Head. Widw. Age 75. Wholesale ornamental confectioner. Born Ewell Surrey.

Edward died 6 Feb 1907. Death reg of Edward Henry Wood Mar qtr 1907 at Kensington dist age 81 (ref FreeBMD).
"WOOD Edward Henry of 5 Drayton-gardens South Kensington Middlesex died 6 February 1907 at 21 Tregunter-road South Kensington Probate London 6 March to Emily Julia Wood [dau] spinster Effects 1165 11s. 2d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)








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    Children:  
  1. Herbert Watson WOOD born 1853 at Marylebone, Middlesex  
  2. Emily Julia WOOD born 1855 at Hanwell, Middlesex  
  3. Lucy Elizabeth WOOD born 1857 at Stoke Newington, Middlesex  
  4. Ada Susan WOOD born 1861 at Hammersmith, Middlesex
 
    Issue of Joseph Watson and Mary Sparkes  
1.   Henry Sparkes WATSON
Birth of Henry Sparkes Watson 17 Aug 1805 at the parish of Royston, Cambridge, son of Joseph Watson and Mary his wife, who was daughter of Mary Sparkes; witnesses to birth Sarah Bottomley, Mary Bottom; registered 23 Apr 1823 at Dr Williams's Library, Redcross Street, near Cripplegate, London (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist Births & Baptisms image).

Marr reg Mar qtr 1840 at Hertford dist, Hertfordshire of Henry Sparkes Watson to Martha NUNN (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 1 Jan 1840 at the parish of All Saints, Hertford; Henry was full age, bachelor, Merchant, residence Tollington Park, son of Joseph Watson, Silversmith; Martha was full age, spinster, residence Hertford, dau of James Nunn, Ironmonger; by Licence; witnesses were James Nunn, William Nunn, Mary Ann Nunn, Robert Nunn, and Henry's sister Elizabeth Eaden (ref findmypast Hertfordshire Banns & Marriages image). Martha was born c1808 at Hertford, Hertfordshire (ref 1851 census), her baptism not found.

Ref 1841 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of St Mary Islington East. Address: 6 Turle Road, St Mary Islington East.
Together with daughter Lucy (4 mo):
Henry Watson. Age 35. Merchant. Not born in Middlesex.
Martha Watson. Age 30. Not born in Middlesex.

Ref 1851 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Address: 6 Turle Road, Islington.
Together with children Lucy (10), Henry Chas (8), Augustus Hugh (5) and 2 servants:
Henry Sparkes Watson. Head. Mar. Age 45. Foreign Merchant. Born Herts, Royston.
Martha Watson. Wife. Mar. Age 44. Born Herts, Hertford.

In 1859 Henry was an executor for his father:
"WATSON Joseph Esq. Effects under 6,000. 12 March [1861]. The Will with a Codicil of Joseph Watson formerly of 46 Rhadegund-buildings Cambridge in the County of Cambridge but late of Broxbourne in the County of Hertford Esquire deceased who died 4 April 1859 at Broxbourne aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of Henry Sparkes Watson of 2 Crosby-square in the City of London Merchant the Son William Eaden of Cambridge [son in law] aforesaid Merchant and Charles Watson of 2 Royal-Exchange-buildings in the said City Stock Broker the Son also the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1861 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Address: 6 Turle Road, Islington.
Together with children Lucy Martha (20) and Henry Charles (18) and 2 servants:
Harry Sparkes Watson. Head. Mar. Age 55. Foreign Merchant. Born Royston, Cambs.
Martha Watson. Wife. Mar. Age 54. Merchant's Wife. Born Hertford, Herts.

Ref 1871 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Charlton. Address: The Cottage, Charlton.
Henry S Watson. Head. Mar. Age 65. Foreign Merchant. Born Herts, Royston.
Martha Watson. Wife. Mar. Age 63. Born Hertford.
Together with 2 servants.

Martha died between 1871 and 1881, not able to distinguish which one.

Ref 1881 census. Hampshire, England. Civil Parish of Holdenhurst. Address: The Osborne Boarding House, Priory Rd, Holdenhurst.
Henry S Watson. Boarder. Widr. Age 75. Retired Foreign Merchant. Born Herts, Rapton.

Death reg of Henry Sparkes Watson, Sep qtr 1883 at Dulverton Dist, Somerset (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.





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    Children:  
  1. Lucy Martha WATSON born 1841 at Islington, Middlesex  
  2. Henry Charles WATSON born 1843 at Islington, Middlesex  
  3. Augustus Hugh WATSON born 1845 at Islington, Middlesex
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2.   Elizabeth WATSON
Birth of Elizabeth Watson 7 Feb 1807 at Royston, Cambridgeshire, dau of Joseph Watson and Mary his wife, who was the daughter of Mary Sparkes, at whose birth were Sarah Bottomley and Mary Bottom; registered at Dr. Williams's Library, Redcross Street, near Cripplegate, London, 23 Apr 1823 (ref Ancestry, England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

Marriage 1 May 1827 at Saint Vedast Foster Lane and Saint Michael Le Querlo,London, of Elizabeth Watson to William EADEN; they were bachelor and spinster, both of the parish; Banns; witnesses Ch. Sparkes, Anne Eaden (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns image). Birth of William Eaden 27 Jan 1801 at St Clement, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, son of John Eaden and Ann his wife, who was the daughter of John & Elizabeth Pryor, registered at Dr Williams's Library, Redcross Street, near Cripplegate, London, 5 Jul 1815 (ref Ancestry, England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers).

Ref 1841 census. Cambridgeshire, England. Civil Parish of The Holy Trinity. Registration District of Cambridge. Address: Maid's Causeway.
Together with dau Maria (10) [assume Martha]:
William Eaden. Age 35. Merchant. Born in Cambridgeshire.
Elizabeth Eaden. Age 30. Born in Cambridgeshire.

Ref 1851 census. Cambridgeshire, England. Civil Parish of Cambridge Holy Trinity. Registration district of Cambridge. Address: 8 Maids Causeway.
Together with dau Martha E (21) and 2 servants:
William Eaden. Head. Mar. Age 50. Corn & Coal Merchant. Born Cambridge.
Elizabeth Eaden. Wife. Mar. Age 44. Born Herts Royston.

In 1859 William was an executor for Elizabeth's father:
"WATSON Joseph Esq. Effects under 6,000. 12 March [1861]. The Will with a Codicil of Joseph Watson formerly of 46 Rhadegund-buildings Cambridge in the County of Cambridge but late of Broxbourne in the County of Hertford Esquire deceased who died 4 April 1859 at Broxbourne aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of Henry Sparkes Watson of 2 Crosby-square in the City of London Merchant the Son William Eaden of Cambridge [son in law] aforesaid Merchant and Charles Watson of 2 Royal-Exchange-buildings in the said City Stock Broker the Son also the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1861 census. Cambridgeshire, England. Civil Parish of Cambridge St Clement. Registration district of Cambridge. Address: 33 Bridge Street.
Together with dau Martha Eliza (29) and 2 servants:
William Eaden. Head. Mar. Age 60. Merchant & Malster. Born Cambs Cambridge.
Elizabeth Eaden. Wife. Mar. Age 54. Born Herts Royston.

Death reg of Eliza Eaden Dec qtr 1868 at Cambridge dist, Cambridgeshire age 61 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1871 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Registration District of Islington. Address: 16 Clarence Terr.
Together with dau Martha E (46):
Wm Eaden. Lodger. Wid. Age 70. Retired Merchant. Born Cambridge Cambridgeshire.

Death reg of William Eaden Jun qtr 1872 at Islington dist age 71 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.










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    Children:  
  1. William Wright EADEN born 1828 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire  
  2. Martha Eliza EADEN bap 1829 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire  
  3. Ellen EADEN bap 1833 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
 
3.   Charles WATSON
Birth of Charles Watson 6 Feb 1810 at the parish of Royston, Cambridge, son of Joseph Watson and Mary his wife, who was daughter of Mary Sparkes; witnesses to birth Sarah Bottomley, James Farish, Surgeon; registered 23 Apr 1823 at Dr Williams's Library, Redcross Street, near Cripplegate, London (ref Ancestry England & Wales Non-Conformist Births & Baptisms image).

Marriage 12 Apr 1835 at Cambridge of Charles Watson to Susan LILLEY (ref findmypast Cambridgeshire Parish Marriages with SILLEY). Susan EADEN was born 27 Dec 1796 at Holy Trinity, Cambridgeshire, dau of William Eaden & Elizabeth Hart (ref Ancestry, Non-Conformist registers, Dr Williams' Library Registry). Susan Eaden married William Lilley in 1824, and he was buried 16 Nov 1831 (ref findmypast). [No immediate link between Susan Eaden and William Eaden above.]

Not found in 1841 census.

Ref 1851 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of St Giles Cripplegate. Registration District of East London. Address: 41 & 42 Barbican.
Charles Watson. Head. Mar. Age 41. Jeweller & Silversmith. Born Cambridge.
Susanna Watson. Wife. Mar. Age 54. Jeweller & Silversmith's wife. Born Cambridge.

In 1859 Charles was an executor for his father:
"WATSON Joseph Esq. Effects under 6,000. 12 March [1861]. The Will with a Codicil of Joseph Watson formerly of 46 Rhadegund-buildings Cambridge in the County of Cambridge but late of Broxbourne in the County of Hertford Esquire deceased who died 4 April 1859 at Broxbourne aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of Henry Sparkes Watson of 2 Crosby-square in the City of London Merchant the Son William Eaden of Cambridge aforesaid Merchant and Charles Watson of 2 Royal-Exchange-buildings in the said City Stock Broker the Son also the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1861 census. Hertfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Bengeo. Registration district of Hertford. Address: Waterford.
Charles Watson. Head. Mar. Age 51. Member of the Stock Exchange. Born Cambs St Marys.
Susan Watson. Wife. Mar. Age 54 [error for 64]. Born Cambs Holy Trinity.
Together with 2 servants.

Death reg of Susan Watson Dec qtr 1864 at Cambridge dist age 66 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1871 census. Kent, England. Civil Parish of Hougham. Registration District of Dover. Address: Folkestone Road.
Charles Watson. Head. Wid. Age 60. Income from houses. Born Cambridge.
Together with a servant.

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Charlton Next Woolwich. Registration District of Woolwich. Address: Morden College.
Together with many others:
Charles Watson. Pensioner. Wid. Age 71. Decayed Merchant. Born Cambs Cambridge.

[Morden College is a long-standing charity which has been providing residential care in Blackheath, south-east London, England for over 300 years. It was founded by philanthropist Sr John Morden in 1695 as a home for 'poor Merchants .. and such as have lost their Estates by accidents, dangers and perils of the seas or by any other accidents ways or means in their honest endeavours to get their living by means of Merchandizing'. (ref Wikipedia).

Charles died 14 Jan 1895. Death reg of Charles Watson Mar qtr 1895 at Woolwich dist, London age 84 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Charles of Morden college Blackheath Kent died 14 January 1895 probate London 9 February to William Alfred Prince solicitor Effects 1009 6s. 1d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)











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