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I am researching my family tree. Does anybody remember Wilfred Henry and Alice? Wood, they lived at the lower end of Wadham Avenue, backing onto the old cricket ground. This was way back in the late 50's early 60's.

Any details would be a great help. They had 2 sons: William John P Wood and Albert S Wood, who actual lived just across the road.

Michael John WOOD

Hi Daniel,

I am trying to find out more information about my Father's side of the family. It's the Wise family and they lived on and around St Johns Road, Walthamstow. I have been led to believe that we are descendants of French Huguenots. A friend recommended your site.
Kind regards

Mark HIGGINSON



Hi, i would like to put the following message on your site please. I am looking for anyone that attended the Warwick Secondary School for Girls in Brooke Road, Walthamstow E17 during 1963 - 1968. The headmistress there was Miss Hubbard. My name then was Susan Doerffer and would love to contact others from the school. My friend Rosemary attended there her surname was Titterton.

Sue SHEEHY



WILSON
06 Oct 2010: Hi, I am looking for anyone who remembers my mother's family - the Wilsons - they used to live at 24 Winns Ave. My mother was Winifred my grandfather William and my grandmother Laura (nee Nell). They moved down to Maidstone Kent when my mother was in her teens I think - I was born in Maidstone. My mother has since passed away in 1987 - she was possibly at the primary school in Winns Ave. Does the house still exist?
Viv COOKE [Private Reply] [Public Reply]


WOOD
24-Feb-2009: Dear John, my Grandfather, George James Wood, lived on Greville Road from about 1926 till his death in 1949, with his wife Annie Louisa Knight, who was a widow; her maiden name may have been Brown. George is buried in Walthamstow Cemetery but Annie isn't; I'd love to know what became of Annie.". Thank you.
Carolyn Lofquist, Toronto email


WAUER
24-Feb-2009: I am looking for the family of May Alexandra H. Wauer. I think she may have married a Gibbons. Her sisters were Lillian and Violet and both of these ladies moved to Canada. She also had a brother Gustav.
I would appreciate any help with locating these people. I believe that May was still in Walthamstow in the 1920"s.
Jenny email


WOODCOCK
Came across your website thru' google i found it really good. I am looking for any info on my great grandparents richard & jane woodcock,they lived at 6 mitchells cottages wood street walthamstow in 1896, they had a son richard joseph who was born on the 3rd march 1896 at 5(?) hicton or(hilton) grove wood st walthamstow, he was my grandfather although he died before i was born, i cannot find anything on these places at all and would really appreciate it if anyone could throw any light on this.at the moment i don't know if they had any other children i am just starting! i do know that my great grandmothers maiden was sutton but thats all i have, i really hope that someone can help. Thanks.
Mandy Bromfield email


WALLINGTON, MAY, MUNN
Amazing site. My mother Sheila Cynthia Munn was born at 79 Byron Road, Walthamstow. Her mother Edna May Munn was born at 76 Binstead Road Walthamstow.
I am trying to trace any body who can help with information about my Grandfather, on my mothers birth certificate he is named as Geoffrey Wallington (otherwise MAY), and his address is 4 Roma Road, Walthamstow, and is a fishmonger. My Grandmother was only 15 when she had my mother and when she married her husband adopted my Mum changing her name to Flack. My Mum remembered going to visit who she thinks were her Grandparents on her fathers side and them spoiling her rotten. My Mum's half sister also remembers going with her to visit and not having a fuss made over her. We also know her fathers family wanted to adopt her.If anybody can help it would be great.
Rebecca email


WADE
Amazing to find your site! Thank you. I am trying to find some information regarding my grandfather, William Edward Wade who I believe was a grocer during the 1920's, 30.s and possibly 40's. I am not sure whether he had his own business, or was a manager. I do recollect 'Sainsburys' being mentioned, with mention of my grandfather being the manager of the first Sainsbury store! My father, Jack Frederick Wade was born around 1914. He went to Sir George Monnaux school. My grandfather moved to Cheshunt, possibly sometime in the 40's, where he had his own grocery business 'W.E. Wade & Son, which my father took over in the early 1950's.
I would very much appreciate it if you could post this for me. Thank you.
Mary Hutson email


WORMAN
I came across your Walthamstow site out of interest in my father's early life as he was born there in 1909.
In reading through the 'ancestors' section I came across an entry requesting information on Albert Thomas WORMAN. The request was written by a Chris Spence but I have been unable to contact him by email, postal mail or telephone as he appears to have moved. The Albert Worman quoted was my father's cousin. My father is still in good health aged 95!
Would you please add a short paragraph to the ancestors page such as "WORMAN, Albert Thomas. Would Chris Spence please contact Colin Worman via colin.worman@btinternet.com for further information" I would be most grateful if you could do this for me (and Chris Spence). Many thanks
Colin Worman email


WADE
Amazing to find your site! Thank you. I am trying to find some information regarding my grandfather, William Edward Wade who I believe was a grocer during the 1920's, 30.s and possibly 40's. I am not sure whether he had his own business, or was a manager. I do recollect 'Sainsburys' being mentioned, with mention of my grandfather being the manager of the first Sainsbury store! My father, Jack Frederick Wade was born around 1914. He went to Sir George Monnaux school. My grandfather moved to Cheshunt, possibly sometime in the 40's, where he had his own grocery business 'W.E. Wade & Son, which my father took over in the early 1950's.  I would very much appreciate it if you could post this for me. Thank you. 
Mary Hutson email


WORMAN
Alfred Thomas Worman. I am trying to trace my grandfather's background I was told he was born in Walthamstow 30/03/1900 or 1901 and I do remember him saying he was born in East London. He had one sister known as Sis possibly named Lena and a brother called Fred. He was a twin but I believe the brother died at birth and it may be his mothers name was Rose. They moved to Dunstable, Bedfordshire sometime between the two world wars. Alfred worked for A.C.Delco there and Waterlow Printers. During the war he served in the navy and was at some point on the Glory and the Belfast and also was a chief petty officer during this stint. If you have any info ref our Alf if could please send it to me Chris Spence at 25 Grove Avenue, Finchley, N3 1QS or via email. Many thanks,
Chris Spence e-mail 


WHELAN
I am searching for anyone who remembers my late Father's family - George and Florence Whelan of 42 Goldsmith Road, Walthamstow. My Grandfather (George Victor, son of William Whelan) was a cabinet maker so the story goes, although started as an 'errand boy Gas Stove makers' per 1901 census. Father was Denis (one 'n') Terrence Whelan, born April 19th 1921, died May 21st in Letchworth, Herts.' Many thanks
Fran Whelan email


WEBB
My great grandparents lived at 24 Grosvenor Park Road in 1901 and later at 1 Elizabeth Villas and would like to know if they are still in existence or if there are any descendents of the family around today. My great grandparents were Henry Farmer and Elizabeth Esther Mockett WEBB ( nee Legge ) - Henry was born in Spitalfields ( 1865) and Elizabeth in Margate ( 1836 ). There children were: Henry Arthur William who married Rosa Gaywood in 1887 and lived in the Forest Gate / Ilford area. Eliizabeth Frances Sidney married Edith ????. and became ordained and for a few years was a missionary in Palestine, died 1948. Edward married Maud MOODY.
Evaline Mabel married John Evans Northcott CHAPPELL and later lived in Clacton on Sea circa 1910. I am very keen to trace any descedents of the chidren apart from Henry who was my grandfather.
Robert Webb email


WRAGG

I am seeking information on the descendants of Robert & Francis WRAGG - owners of the Wragg Stage Coaches, which ran between Walthamstow & London from 1759 to c. 1850 when the Lea Bridge Railway replaced coach travel. This is not my own branch of the Wragg family, but I would like to know more so that I can add details to my WRAGG One-Name study. Loved your website - keep up the good work.
Carol K Toulson  Essex, UK email

WISEMAN/GRANT
My great grandmother and great grandfather were from Walthamstow. Her name was Helen Maria Wiseman and his was George Grant. They came to the United States in 1885, but my great grandmother returned with her children for about three years in 1886. My great grandmother was born in in 1858 and great grandfather in 1857. They were married in 1877, My grandfather, Andrew Grant, was also supposedly born in Walthamstow im 1884. Any information on these people and their life in England would be greatly appreciated.
Carol Troestler email


WALKER
I am trying to trace any information of 2 families who lived in Walthamstow 1930s. Mr Frederick J and Ellen A Walker their daughter Ellen Rose Walker of 153 Chelmsford Road Walthamstow also does anyone remember the Sprank family who lived at 20 Lynmouth Road Walthamstow.Any info will be very much appreciated. Please E-mail reply. Thank you 
Eunice email


WILKINS
I am seeking information on and any descendants of (from 1901 census) Esther age 32, Daisy age 13 and Henry age 12 WILKINS. I believe that Esther WILKINS (ms unknown) remarried sometime afterwards to ? DRAIN and had a son called Reginald DRAIN. I would therefore also appreciate information on any local DRAIN families. Many thanks
Gail Irwin email


WATSON
My great grandmother Pheobe Watson married my great grandfather Sidney Watson in St Saviours Church Walthamstow Feb 16 1919. They moved to NZ in 1920 I would appreciate any info anyone has to offer. Regards
Collette email


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