Ernest Edward Wicks1

(1858 - 1905)
Father*William Poulter Wicks1 b. 1807, d. 1859
Mother*Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham1 b. c 1822, d. 1893
Ernest Edward Wicks was born at Victoria St in Portsea, Hampshire, on 17 May 1858.2,1,3
The siblings Arthur, Richard and Ernest were listed in the 1861 census at 9 Victoria St in Portsea, Hampshire, with their mother Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham.4 He was baptised at St Marys in Portsea, Hampshire, on 1 October 1865.5
The siblings Richard and Ernest were listed in the 1871 census at 9 Victoria St in Portsea, Hampshire, with their mother Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham.6

He was engaged on active duty with the Royal Navy from the 17 May 1876 until the 25 Oct 1893, serving on a variety of vessels including HMS St Vincent, Boscawen, Duke of Wellington, Raleigh, Vernon, Superb, Dreadnought, Hecla, Thunderer, Nile and Victory. On enlistment he was described as 5' and 3/4", brown hair, hazel eyes with a scar on his chin, eventually grwoing to be 5' 6". His conduct was generally described as 'good' or better and his gunnery engagements ran from July 1879 to July 1885.3
He was listed in the 1881 census at 'sea or in a foreign port' as an Able Seaman on HMS Superb.2

He married Sarah Ann Murphy at the Registry Office in Portsea Is, Hampshire, on 24 June 1886. He gave his occupation as 'Ships Corporal, RN.7,8'
He was listed in the 1891 census at Portsmouth dockyard in Portsmouth, Hampshire, as a Ship's Corporal 1st class, on board HMS Thunder.9

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at 126 Sheldon Rd in Edmonton, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah; he was a Customs book-keeper. Their children Hilda, Irene, Sydney, Archibald and William were listed as living with them.10

Ernest's death was registered between October 1905 and December 1905 in Edmonton, Middlesex.11

Family

Sarah Ann Murphy (1861 - 1932)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S914] GRO England & Wales, birth record, District of Portsea Is, Vol 2b, p338, 2Q1858, mother's maiden name BUCKINGHAM.
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, HMS Superb RG11-5640 Folio 17 p5 FHL Film 1342355.
  3. [S422] Royal Navy Service Records, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/…, Service No. 83038, Catalogue ref. ADM 188/77, Piece 83001-83600.
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 13 RG9-633 Folio 127 p21 GSU roll 542674.
  5. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch no: C062616 for 1859-1873; Source Call No. 0919743;     Film     883908.
  6. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 15 RG10-1128 Folio 166 p27 GSU roll 827775.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Portsea, Vol 2b, p869, 2Q1886.
  8. [S915] GRO England & Wales, marriage record.
  9. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, HMS Thunder RG12-0863 Folio 11 p1.
  10. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 15 RG13-1262 Folio 123 p29.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p243, 4Q1905, aged 46.
  12. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 2b, p464, 2Q1885, mother's maiden name MURPHY.
  13. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 2b, p471, 2Q1887, mother's maiden name MURPHY.
  14. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 2b, p443, 1Q1889, mother's maiden name MURPHY.
  15. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea, Vol 2b, p476, 3Q1890.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 2b, p457, 2Q1898, mother's maiden name MURPHY.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsmouth, Vol 2b, p422, 3Q1900, mother's maiden name MURPHY.

Ernest Edward Wicks1

(1886 - 1951)
Father*Sidney Buckingham Wicks1 b. 1851, d. 1915
Mother*Harriet Tippett1 b. c 1864, d. 1917
Although his birth was registered under WICKS, due to his father's name change he married and died under the name of WESTON. Ernest Edward Wicks was born on 18 October 1886 in New Zealand.2

He married Lizzie Brooke in New Zealand in 1914.3

Ernest was divorced from Lizzie Brooke at Auckland in 1929.4

Ernest died on 10 November 1951 in New Zealand at age 65.5 He was buried at the Te Puke Old Cemetery in Te Puke.5

Family

Lizzie Brooke (c 1885 - 1966)
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Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1886/19597.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1886/19597, as Ernest Edward WICKS.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1914/7104.
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Item ID R6695526, Agency BBAE, Series 4985, Accession A48, Box 98, Record D209/1929.
  5. [S855] Te Puke (old) cemetery listing, at https://freepages.rootsweb.com/~sooty/genealogy/…

Ernest Edward Wicks1

(1890 - 1891)
Father*Ernest Edward Wicks1 b. 1858, d. 1905
Mother*Sarah Ann Murphy1 b. 1861, d. 1932
Ernest's birth was registered between July 1890 and September 1890 in Portsmouth, Hampshire.1

Ernest died in April 1891 at Victoria St, Landport in Portsmouth, Hampshire.2 He was buried on 10 April 1891 at the Kingston Cemetery in Portsmouth.3
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Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea, Vol 2b, p476, 3Q1890.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Portsea, Vol 2b, p301, 2Q1891.
  3. [S1171] Regional Archives - Portsmouth History Centre, Burial entry: Ref G/BBK4/8, p248, entry 52858, aged 10mths, born 1890, died at Victoria St, Landport, Portsea, son of Ernest WICKS, buried at Martins Plot, 7th row, grave 24 (information online at findmypast).

Ethel Rose Wicks1

(1887 - 1963)
Father*Sidney Buckingham Wicks1 b. 1851, d. 1915
Mother*Harriet Tippett1 b. c 1864, d. 1917
Her birth was registered as a WESTON (unlike her siblings) and the records show her always using this name. Ethel Rose Wicks was born on 25 December 1887 in New Zealand.2

She married Colin Godfrey Crawford in New Zealand in 1912.3

She was widowed at age 55 on the death of her husband Colin on 9 July 1943.4,5

Ethel died on 6 April 1963 in Bay of Plenty at age 75.6,5 She was buried at the Katikati Cemetery in Katikati.5
Grave - Ethel Rose CRAWFORD (nee WICKS or WESTON)(1887-1963), Katikati, NZ

Family

Colin Godfrey Crawford (1889 - 1943)
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Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1888/3935.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1888/3935, as Ethel Rose WESTON, with only her mother's name registered.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1912/3226.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1943/20847, aged 53.
  5. [S865] Cemetery Marker - , Katikati Cemetery, NZ, Anglican block A, plot 118.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1963/24502, aged 74.

Evelyn Leonard Weston Wicks1

(1881 - 1898)
Father*William Augustus Wicks1 b. 1849, d. 1899
Mother*Sarah Ann Holman1 b. 1851, d. 1931
Evelyn Leonard Weston Wicks was born in Portsea Island, Hampshire, between October 1881 and December 1881.1

As of 13 November 1882, Evelyn Leonard Weston Wicks was also known as Evelyn Leonard Weston as he was named on his father's falsely performed 'naturalisation' as a British subject (which, of course, he was already).2
He was listed in the 1891 census, in the household of his widowed grand-mother Caroline HOLMAN at 92 Kings St in Portsea, Hampshire, with his age given as 7 rather than his real age of 9. Also present were his Aunt Caroline and Uncles Samuel, James and William.3

Evelyn died on 7 October 1898 at 30 Derby St in Kelvin, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, of enteric fever. He had been employed as an apprentice engine fitter; his aunt Caroline HOLMAN was the informant.4
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Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 2b, p461, mother's maiden name HOLMAN.
  2. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Naturalisation: Weston, Augustus William, from the United States of America. Resident in Liverpool. Certificate A3806 issued 13 November 1882. HO 144/104/A21395.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 35 RG12-871 Folio 33 p12.
  4. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kelvin, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/09 1198, aged 16.

Geoffrey Buckingham Wicks1,2

(1909 - 1962)
Father*Harold Buckingham Wicks1 b. 1881, d. 1918
Mother*Elizabeth Martha Hildreth1 b. 1884, d. 1977
Geoffrey Buckingham Wicks was born in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire, on 4 April 1909.1,2,3
The siblings Ronald and Geoffrey were listed in the 1911 census at Wickham Lane in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire, with their parents, Harold Buckingham Wicks and Elizabeth Martha Hildreth.1

Geoffrey's marriage to Margaret Paxton was registered between July 1938 and September 1938 in Barnet, Middlesex.4

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 2 Marlborough House, East Rd in Friern Barnet, Middlesex, along with Geoffrey Buckingham Wicks.3

Geoffrey died on 26 December 1962 at Middlesex Hospital in Marylebone, London, Middlesex, at age 53.5,6

His will was probated in London on 11 March 1963 with Margaret Paxton appointed administrator of effects of £4587/12/-.6
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Citations

  1. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN7894 RG78PN394 RD145 SD2 ED8 SN130.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Wycombe, Vol 3a, p1000, 2Q1909, mother's maiden name HILDRETH.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/7705J/004/10, Letter Code: BHAA, Schedule 33.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Barnet, Vol 3a, p2478, 3Q1938.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Marylebone, Vol 5d, p354, 4Q1962, aged 53.
  6. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration to Margaret WICKS, widow.

George Tippet Wicks1

(1895 - 1895)
Father*Sidney Buckingham Wicks1 b. 1851, d. 1915
Mother*Harriet Tippett1 b. c 1864, d. 1917
George Tippet Wicks was born on 22 January 1895 in New Zealand.2

George died on 15 August 1895 in New Zealand.3
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Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1895/10729.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1895/10729, as George Tippet WICKS.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1895/4251, aged 6 mths.

Harold Buckingham Wicks1

(1881 - 1918)
Father*Richard Robert Wicks2 b. 1855, d. 1933
Mother*Emily Dunn2 b. c 1859, d. 1938
Harold's birth was registered between January 1881 and March 1881 in Wooburn, Buckinghamshire.2,1
He was listed in the 1881 census at Wycombe Rd in Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, in the household of his parents, Richard Robert Wicks and Emily Dunn.3
The siblings Harold, Cyril, Percy and William were listed in the 1891 census in Wooburn Green, Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, with their parents, Richard Robert Wicks and Emily Dunn.4
The siblings Harold, Cyril, Percy, William, Richard and Dorothy were listed in the 1901 census at Bourne Rd in Bourne End, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, with their parents, Richard Robert Wicks and Emily Dunn. Harold was an upholsterer, possibly working with his father.2

Harold's marriage to Elizabeth Martha Hildreth was registered between October 1906 and December 1906 in Maidenhead, Berkshire.5

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at Wickham Lane in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire, with his wife Elizabeth; he was a cabinet maker, working on his own account. Their children Ronald and Geoffrey were listed as living with them.6

Harold died on 24 September 1918 in Pas de Calais while serving with the RAF at the 1st Aeroplane Supply Depot Repair Park. He was an Air Mechanic 3rd class, #95308.7 He was buried in September 1918 at the Terlincthun British Cemetery.8

Family

Elizabeth Martha Hildreth (1884 - 1977)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Wycombe, Vol 3a, p599, 1Q1881, mother's maiden name DUNN.
  2. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 12 RG13-1351 Folio 132; p9.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 11 RG11-1465 Folio 65 p15 GSU roll 1341355.
  4. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 12 RG12-1139 Folio 92 p13 GSU roll 6096249.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Maidenhead, Vol2c, p981, 4Q1906.
  6. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN7894 RG78PN394 RD145 SD2 ED8 SN130.
  7. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at https://www.cwgc.org
  8. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at https://www.cwgc.org, Terlincthun British Cemetery, Plot IV C 43.

Harriet Wicks1

(1893 - 1968)
Father*Sidney Buckingham Wicks1 b. 1851, d. 1915
Mother*Harriet Tippett1 b. c 1864, d. 1917
Although her birth was registered under WICKS, due to her father's name change she married as a WESTON. Harriet Wicks was born on 27 May 1893 in New Zealand.2

She married Frank Cave Higginson in New Zealand in 1916.3

She was widowed at age 71 on the death of her husband Frank on 26 April 1965.4,5

Harriet died on 29 March 1968 in Te Puke at age 74.6,5 She was buried at the Te Puke Old Cemetery in Te Puke.5

Family

Frank Cave Higginson (1890 - 1965)
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Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1893/13720.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1893/13720, as Harriet WICKS.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1916/3215.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1965/43637, aged 75.
  5. [S855] Te Puke (old) cemetery listing, at https://freepages.rootsweb.com/~sooty/genealogy/…
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1968/32903, aged 75.

Hazel Wicks

(1920 - 2002)
Father*Sydney Ernest Wicks b. 1889, d. 1961
Mother*Rose Emmeline Rust b. 1891, d. 1972
Hazel PRIDGEON (nee WICKS)(1920-2002) in 1952
Hazel Wicks was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 23 November 1920.1,2

She was listed in the 1939 Register at 1 Bulwer Rd in Edmonton, Middlesex, along with Sydney Ernest Wicks and Rose Emmeline Rust; she was working for a Health Insurance company.2

Hazel's marriage to Horace Alfred Clarke, son of James Clarke and Maude Amelia Pope, was registered between April 1942 and June 1942 in Edmonton, Middlesex.3

She was widowed at age 22 on the death of her husband Horace on 6 May 1943.4,5,6

Hazel's second marriage was to Charles William Albert Tandy on 9 March 1946 in Edmonton, Middlesex.4,7

She was the matron of honor at the wedding of Sylvia Wicks and Kenneth James Merison at Edmonton, Middlesex, on 8 August 1952.4,8
Wedding of Ken MERISON and Sylvia WICKS in August 1952


She was widowed at age 52 on the death of her husband Charles on 5 July 1973.9,10

Hazel's third marriage was to Roy Dennis Oliver Pridgeon on 21 May 1977 in Southgate, London, Middlesex.4,11

She was widowed at age 74 on the death of her husband Roy on 20 June 1995.12,13

Hazel died on 5 March 2002 at 46 Tweed Drive in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, at age 81.14

Family 1

Horace Alfred Clarke (1916 - 1943)

Family 2

Charles William Albert Tandy (1916 - 1973)
Child

Family 3

Roy Dennis Oliver Pridgeon (1923 - 1995)
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Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1070, 4Q1920, mother's maiden name RUST.
  2. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0731B/011/33, Letter Code: BDAL, Schedule 164.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p2688, 2Q1942.
  4. [S254] Letter - D Lane to S Cumming, 11 Feb 2003.
  5. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at https://www.cwgc.org
  6. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in Llandudno to Hazel WICKS, widow.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1676, 1Q1946.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 5e, p718, 3Q1952.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Elstree, Vol 4b, p74, 3Q1973, aged 56.
  10. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate recorded at London registry, no. 730128835A.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Enfiels, Vol 12, p657, 2Q1977, her name given as TANDY.
  12. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate recorded at London registry, no. 9551125988K.
  13. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Boston, Register No. C10, District 6101B, entry 251, aged 72.
  14. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Milton Keyes, Reg. No. B28B, district 3261B, entry 75, Mar 2002, aged 81.