Item 005 - Genealogies and documents relating to family history

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Genealogies and documents relating to family history


  • 1881; 1910-1922 (Creation)

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Reel 1 (a)“Pedigree of the Woodford Family”. (Genealogical tree, starting with John Woodford, 1235, 5p. plus smaller page with some genealogical material in pencil); (aa) two further copies of Woodford(e) family tree, also beginning with Ur-Woodford(e), John, in 1235; (b) family trees beginning with names of Moses Gratwick I, and David Moreau [Mrs. Woodford was descended from Moreau family, apparently]; (c) family tree of Thomas Spencer and [his wife?] Mary Finch ;and their descendants; (d) [another] Gratwick family tree; (e) series of letters relating to Woodford/Woodforde families, as follows: (ea) letter dated 3 Nov 1909 (to C.M. Woodford?) from Richard Woodford; (eb) letter dated 6 Feb 1910 to Richard Woodford (from C.M. Woodford?); (eba) letter dated 8 Jun 1910 from Richard Woodford (to C.M. Woodford?), 6p.; (ec) letter dated 17 Jun 1912 from A.G. Woodforde [sic] (to C. M. Woodford?); (ed) two very similar letters dated 11 Aug 1912 from C. M. Woodford to Richard Woodford; (ee) letter dated 11 Aug 1912 to A.G.L. Woodforde from C. M. Woodford (ef) letter dated 4 Oct 1912 from G. L. Woodforde (to C.M. Woodford?); (eg) letter dated 5 Sep 1913 to Robert E. H. Woodforde from C.M. Woodford; (eh) letter dated 8 Jul 1913 from Robert E. H. Woodford (to C. M. Woodford?) containing sepia photograph of a rather grand house; (ei) undated ms. beginning “Genealogy of the Moreau family, taken from a letter written to me (LW Wilson) by dear Papa years since there is no date to this letter”, 2p; (ej) a small sepia photograph, identified as that of Edward William Woodford (1784 - ?) together with a coloured picture of his wife (nee Sarah Morris (? – 1835). Originals in possession of a Mrs. Reynolds; (ek) correspondence relating to an ad placed in the Northampton Mercury, 30 Jun 1922 by C.M. Woodford offering reward for information on baptism of William Woodford; (el) ms. letter, 4p., signed “Josephine,” addressed to “dear Joan” and dated 2 Oct of unknown year, enclosing some family trees, probably “Family of William Woodford”(1758-97) [of whom Charles Morris Woodford was a descendant]; and “Family of Edward Francis Woodford” [1859-1942]; (em) J. Fisher Crosthwaite, Brief Memoir of Major-Gen. Sir John Geo. Woodford, K.C.B., K.C.H., London: W. Kent & Co., 1881, 63p. plus Appendix, 11p, and Index to Illustrations, 1p. [includes line drawings, a sepia photograph of Woodford dated 1875]

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