FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JAMES FREDERICK WISHAW
AND MARYANN MEYRICK


JAMES FREDERICK WISHAW was born 5 December 1819 in Worcester, Worcester, England, the son of William Wishaw and Caroline May. He married Maryann Meyrick 3 March 1840 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Maryann was born 25 March 1820 in Neen Sollors, Shropshire, England, to James Meyrick and Elizabeth Ann Mumford.

In the 1841 census, Frederick and Mary Wishaw are found with their two month-old baby Pamelow in Burford Chapelry, Parish of Boraston. Mary Ann's parents live adjacent:


1841 census Wishaw


1841 census Wishaw

 1841 census, Boraston


James Meyrick, age 45, ag. lab.
Elizabeth, age 40
Thos., age 15, ag. lab
John, age 10
Susan, age 8
George, age 5
Frederick Wishaw, age 20, ag. lab.
Mary, age 20
Pamelow, age 2 months


Boraston Mill, Boraston, Burford Chapelry of Boraston, Worcestershire, England
1841 English census



James worked as a agricultural labor in Boraston, and a fishmonger in Birmingham and died 30 October 1847 in Birmingham. Maryann was found with her parents in the 1851 census in Ludford, Herefordshire:


1851 census Meyrick


 

1851 census Ludford


1851 census, Ludford, Herefordshire

 

James Meyrick, head, age 53, drainer, born Knighton, Worcestershire
Elizabeth, wife, age 52, born Newtown, Montgomeryshire
Thomas, son, age 23, drainer, born Eastham, Worcesthershire
John, son, age 19, drainer, born Talgarth, Breconshire
George, son, age 13, drainer, born Leamington, Warwickshire
Mary Wishaw, daughter, age 31, born Milson, Shropshire

Pamelo, gdau, age 11, born St. Martins, Worcestershire
Susanha, gdau, age 5, born Birmingham, Warwickshire
James, gson, age 3, born Birmingham, Warwickshire


Old Gate fee, Ludford, Herefordshire, England
1851 English census


Maryann died 8 July 1853 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England.'




Mary Ann Wishaw burial

 Burial record for Mary Ann Wishaw in Ludlow parish



James and Maryann had the following children:


Pamelo Wishaw baptism

Baptismal records for Susannah, Pamelo and Frederick Wishaw in Worcester, 27 January 1845
 

 

*1. Pamelo, born 14 April 1841 in Worcester, Worcester, England; married Samuel Green 28 August 1858 in Salt Lake City; died 10 January 1907 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. 


 

2. Frederick, born 1 January 1843 in Birmingham; died 13 April 1846 in Birmingham.
 
 

3. Susannah, born 14 January 1845 in Birmingham; married John Henry Young 10 May 1859 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah; died 9 August 1902 in Mt. Pleasant.
 
 

4. James, born 15 October 1846 in Birmingham; not married; died 21 June 1921.
 
 
 

SOURCES: John Meyrick's diary; IGI; History of the William Henry Green Family; Death certificates- James Frederick and Maryann.
 
 

John Meyrick's diary
 
 


 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM WISHAW
AND CAROLINE MAY


William Wishaw was born in about 1769. A search for Wishaw in the Worcester area provides no groups of Wishaws, Wishalls or Wishers. The town of Severn Stoke, a few miles south of Worcester city has several Wilshire families. The name is spelled Wilshire, Wiltshire and Wiltcher. Two possibilities for our William are born in the right time period - William, son of William and Elizabeth, christened in 1765, and William, son of Charles and Rebecca, born in 1774. This last William marries Elizabeth in about 1796, and so is the most likely candidate, since our William is a widower at the time of his marriage to Caroline May in 1817.

William was christened 10 April 1774 in Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, the son of Charles Wilshire and Rebecca Mason. He married Elizabeth in about 1796 in Severn Stoke, and had four children.
 

William and Elizabeth had the following children:
 

1. Edward, christened 10 September 1797 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. Henry, christened 9 February 1801 in Severn Stoke; married Mary Webb 15 August 1831 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. Catherina, christened 18 May 1803 in Severn Stoke.
 

4. Michael, christened 6 February 1806 in Severn Stoke.
 

William married Caroline May 8 September 1817 in Claines, Worcester, England. Caroline was christened 14 October 1798 in St. John Bedwardine, Worcester city, the daughter of Susannah May. Claines is a suburb of the city of Worcester. William was about 48 years old and a widower at the time of his marriage to Caroline.
 

The parish register for Claines shows:
 

8 September 1817, William Wisher of this parish, widower and Caroline May of this parish, spinster, were married by banns.

Witnesses: William Cullis, Sarah Fidles
 

The parish register for St. Martins, Worcester, Worcestershire shows that William's occupation was a Quack Doctor. This was a homeopathic doctor who used herbs to treat patients. William and Caroline lived in the Lowesmere area at the time of their son's christening in 1818.
 
 





William and Caroline had the following children:


 

1.William, christened 25 January 1818 in St. Martin, Worcester, Worcester; married 1) Mary Ann Chinn 30 August 1841; had children: William (1842), Emma (1844), Joseph (1845), Frederick (1847), William (1849), Albert (1851) and Frederick Henry (1852), all in St. Phillips, Birmingham; married 2) Jane; had child: Albert (about 1859) in Sheffield, York. William, Jane and Albert are found in the 1881 census in Sheffield, York, England. William's occupation is listed as comb maker and shopkeeper. William died December 1884 in Sheffield.
 

*2. James Frederick, born 5 December 1819 in Worcester, Worcester, England; married Maryann Merrick 3 March 1840 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; died 30 October 1847 in Birmingham.
 

William died 25 August 1821, at the age of 52, in the parish of Alcester, Warwickshire. Alcester is a small market town about nine miles west of Stratford-on-Avon. The parish register lists:

William Wishaw, abode - Alcester, buried 25 August 1821, age 52.
 
 

Caroline married a second time. The IGI shows that Caroline Wishaw married John Hunt on 2 October 1824 in Claines.

The parish register for Claines shows:

2 October 1824, John Hunt, widower of this parish and Caroline Wishaw, widow of this parish were married by banns.
 

Caroline and John had the following children:
 

1. Francis, christened 25 September 1825 in St. Martin, Worcester, Worcestershire, of New Street; buried 9 June 1828 in St. Martin, Worcester.

2. Caroline, christened 9 January 1828 in St. Martin, Worcester.

3. Francis, christened 11 September 1829 in St. Martin, Worcester.

4. Henry, christened 29 January 1832 in St. Martin, Worcester.

5. James, born about 1834 of Worcester.

6. Jane, christened 23 July 1836 in St. Martin, Worcester.

7. George, christened 22 June 1839 in St. Martin, Worcester.
 
 
 


 

Caroline and her family are found in the 1841 census on Suffolk Street in Birmingham:

John Hunt, 48, Comb Maker
Caroline Hunt, 40
William Hunt, 20
Frances, 11
Henery, 9
James, 7
Jane, 5
George, 2
 

Caroline was present at the death of her son, James Frederick in 1847. Caroline Hunt is listed on the death certificate as the informant, and she is shown as a resident of Suffolk Street in Birmingham.
 

Caroline and her family are found in the 1851 census still living on Suffolk Street in Birmingham:

John Hunt, head, age 59, comb maker
Caroline Hunt, wife, age 57, comb maker
Henry Hunt, son, age 19 comb maker
James Hunt, son, age 17, caster of brass
George Hunt, son, age 12, comb maker

The family is living on Suffolk Street Ct 4 in Birmingham. Caroline's son, William Wishaw and his family are also found living on the same street in the census, with William Wishshaw, age 33, comb maker, wife Mary, age 30, silver polisher, daughter Emma, age 7 and son, William, age 2.

Source: FHL# 87314, page 4 and 10, on 1851 census for Warwickshire CD.
 

A comb maker was a person who made combs either for the textile industry for combing wool or the maker of hair combs. No death date has been found yet for Caroline.
 
 

SOURCES: John Meyrick's diary; IGI (for Wishaw, Wishall, and Wisher); History of the William Henry Green Family; death certificate- James Frederick; Claines parish register, FHL# 352033, Warwickshire Burials; National Burial Index; 1881 census; 1851 census; BMD index; Alcester parish register FHL# 557291; St. Martins parish register, FHL# 415132; 1841 English census, Birmingham; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
CHARLES WILSHIRE AND
REBECCA MASON


Charles Wilshire was christened September 1743 in Severn Stoke, the son of John and Jane Wilshire. He married Rebecca Mason 29 January 1770 in Severn Stoke. Abraham Mason was a witness at the wedding. Rebecca was christened 4 June 1749 in Pirton, Worcestershire, the daughter of Abraham Mason and Rebecca Meadows. Rebecca, wife of Charles Wilshire, died and was buried 20 March 1783 in Severn Stoke. Charles died and was buried 16 September 1821 in Severn Stoke.


Charles and Rebecca had the following children:
 

1. John, christened 4 October 1771 in Severn Stoke.
 

*2. William, christened 10 April 1774 in Severn Stoke; married 1) Elizabeth in about 1796; 2) Caroline May 8 September 1817 in Claines; died 25 August 1821 in Alcester, Warwickshire.
 

3. Joseph, christened 13 January 1777 in Severn Stoke.
 

4. Thomas, christened 16 January 1780 in Severn Stoke.
 

5. Sarah, christened 6 October 1782 in Severn Stoke.
 
 

SOURCE: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199; Claines parish register.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN AND JANE WILSHIRE


John Wilshire was christened 7 December 1705 in Severn Stoke, the son of John and Elizabeth Wilshire. He married 1) Anne Wheeler 24 November 1728 in Severn Stoke, then 2) Jane in about 1742. John died and was buried 16 June 1735 in Severn Stoke. Jane died and was buried 31 January 1766 in Severn Stoke

John and Anne had the following children:
 

1. Maria, christened 8 June 1729 in Severn Stoke; married Thomas Emms December 1753 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. Elizabeth, christened 28 December 1731 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. William, christened 24 September 1734 in Severn Stoke; married Elizabeth Millington 9 November 1761 in Earls Croome, Worcestershire. .
 

4. John, christened 29 December 1736 in Severn Stoke.
 

5. James, christened 3 August 1738 in Severn Stoke; buried 31 December 1832 in Severn Stoke.
 
 

Anne died and was buried 30 March 1740 in Severn Stoke. John married Jane. John and Jane had the following children:
 

*1. Charles, christened September 1743 in Severn Stoke; married Rebecca Mason 29 January 1770 in Severn Stoke; buried 16 September 1821 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. Hannah, christened 10 April 1748 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. Samuel, christened 2 January 1748 in Severn Stoke; buried in 1769 in Severn Stoke.
 

4. Thomas, christened 26 November 1750 in Severn Stoke.
 

5. Richard, christened 31 May 1753 in Severn Stoke; married Mary Wadley 3 November 1783 in Severn Stoke.
 

6. George, christened 15 January 1756 in Severn Stoke.
 

7. Joseph, christened 21 November 1758 in Severn Stoke; buried 9 May 1759 in Severn Stoke.
 

8. Joseph, christened 31 August 1760 in Severn Stoke; married Susanna Heath 14 April 1789 in Severn Stoke.
 

9. Benjamin, christened 11 February 1763 in Severn Stoke; married Mary Bubb 14 October 1788 in Severn Stoke.
 

10. (Male), christened in 1765 in Severn Stoke.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
JOHN AND ELIZABETH WILSHIRE


John Wilshire was christened 11 February 1678 in Severn Stoke, the son of William Wilshire and Mary Powell. He married Elizabeth. Elizabeth died and was buried 15 September 1725 in Severn Stoke. John died and was buried 6 June 1735 in Severn Stoke. John and Elizabeth had the following children:
 

1. Elizabeth, christened 10 May 1702 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. Thomas, christened 6 March 1703 in Severn Stoke.
 

*3. John, christened 7 December 1705 in Severn Stoke; married Jane; buried 16 June 1735 in Severn Stoke.
 

4. George, christened 2 January 1710 in Severn Stoke.
 

5. Jacob (James), christened 5 August 1716 in Severn Stoke.
 

SOURCE: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM WILSHIRE AND
MARY POWELL


William Wilshire was christened 12 November 1643 in Severn Stoke, the son of William and Jane Wilshire. He married Mary Powell 30 November 1673 in Severn Stoke. Mary was born in about 1650, the daughter of Ralph Powell and Marie Williams. William died and was buried 28 April 1710 in Severn Stoke, and this notation is found in the burial register: "William Wishire ye old parish clark". Mary died as a widow, of dropsy (a stroke), and was buried 30 January 1713 in Severn Stoke. William and Mary had the following children:
 

1. Martha, christened 28 March 1673 in Severn Stoke; buried 4 October 1678 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. William, christened 25 October 1674 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. Mary, christened 20 February 1676 in Severn Stoke.
 

*4. John, christened 11 February 1678 in Severn Stoke; married Elizabeth.
 

5. Joseph, christened 2 December 1678 in Severn Stoke, "son of William Wilsher, junior".
 

6. Anne, christened 1 October 1685 in Severn Stoke.
 

7. Hannah, christened 26 May 1687 in Severn Stoke.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM AND JANE WILSHIRE


William Wilshire was christened September 1597 in Severn Stoke, the son of William Wilshire and Johanne Fowler. He married Jane. William died and was buried 3 April 1664 in Severn Stoke. Jane died and was buried 22 November 1669 in Severn Stoke. William and Jane (or Joan) had the following children:
 

1. Francis, christened 3 August 1625 in Severn Stoke; buried 11 November 1709 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. William, christened 14 August 1625 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. Richard, christened 20 November 1626 in Severn Stoke; buried 20 January 1627 in Severn Stoke.
 

4. Timothie, christened 28 September 1628 in Severn Stoke; buried 10 July 1633.
 

5. Richard, christened 14 March 1629 in Severn Stoke.
 

6. Elizabeth, christened 12 December 1631 in Severn Stoke.
 

7. Nicholas, christened 15 September 1633 in Severn Stoke.
 

8. Mary, christened 14 March 1635 in Severn Stoke.
 

9. Thomas, christened 22 February 1636 in Severn Stoke; buried 6 March 1695 "de Sanford".
 

*10. William, christened 12 November 1643 in Severn Stoke; married Mary Powell 20 November 1672 in Severn Stoke.
 

11. Ann, christened May 1646 in Severn Stoke.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI, Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM WILSHIRE AND
JOHANNE FOWLER


William Wilshire was born in about 1554 of Severn Stoke, the son of William Wilshire and Johanna Ayles. He married Johanne Fowler in January 1579 in Severn Stoke. Johanne was born in about 1559, the daughter of Richard Fowler. A payment is recorded in 1608 in the parish register for "Willm Wilchar for house and land" in Severn Stoke. The next entry, also in 1608, is for "Nicho. Fowler and Will Thomas for Burdens house". William died and was buried 23 May 1639 in Severn Stoke.


William and Johanne had the following children:
 

1. Anna, christened November 1580 in Severn Stoke.
 

2. Elizabeth, christened in 1585 in Severn Stoke; buried 1 August 1600 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. Margarete, christened February 1587 in Severn Stoke.
 

4. Margarie, christened March 1590 in Severn Stoke; buried in 2 June 1615 in Severn Stoke.
 

5. Helenore, christened April 1594 in Severn Stoke.
 

*6. William, christened September 1597 in Severn Stoke; married Jane.
 
 

SOURCES: IGI, Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM WILSHIRE AND
JOHANNA AYLES

William Wilshire was born in about 1529 of Severn Stoke, the son of Nicholas Wiltshire. He married Johanna Ayles in July 1551 in Severn Stoke. Johanna was buried 3 December 1587 in Severn Stoke. William died and was buried 23 March 1595 in Severn Stoke. 


William and Johanna had the following children:
 

1. Isabelle, christened 18 December 1552 in Severn Stoke.
 

*2. William, born in about 1554 of Severn Stoke; married Johanne Fowler 18 October 1578 in Severn Stoke.
 

3. Francis, born in about 1560 of Severn Stoke; buried 24 November 1612 in Severn Stoke.
 

SOURCES: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
NICHOLAS WILTSHIRE


Nicholas Wiltshire was born in about 1506, the son of Nicholas and Alyse Wiltshire. He died and was buried 8 November 1578 in Severn Stoke. Nicholas had the following child:
 

*1. William, born in about 1529 of Severn Stoke; married Johanna Ayles in July 1551 in Severn Stoke.
 

SOURCE: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.
 
 

FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
NICHOLAS AND ALYSE WILTSHIRE



Nicholas Wiltshire was born in about 1480 of Severn Stoke. He married Alyse. Nicholas was buried 27 November 1538 in Severn Stoke. Nicholas and Alyse had the following child:
 

*1. Nicholas, born in about 1506 of Severn Stoke; buried 8 November 1578 in Severn Stoke.
 

SOURCE: IGI; Severn Stoke parish register, FHL #992199.


 

If you have additional information about this family, please contact me at alice@boydhouse.com.
 
 
 

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