Sophia Elizabeth Wicks1

(1794 - b 1797)
Father*Robert Wicks1 b. c 1757, d. 1839
Mother*Sophia Poulter1 b. 1768, d. 1839
She was baptised at H M Dockyard Church in Sheerness, Kent, on 9 July 1794.1

Sophia died before 1797 in Sheerness, Kent. This assumption is based on the re-use of the name 'Sophia' for her sister.
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Citations

  1. [S1212] Regional Archives - Kent Public Record Office, ADM6/430.

Sydney Ernest Wicks1

(1889 - 1961)
Father*Ernest Edward Wicks1 b. 1858, d. 1905
Mother*Sarah Ann Murphy1 b. 1861, d. 1932
Sidney E WICKS (1889-1961) on wedding day May 1915
Sydney Ernest Wicks was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, on 23 January 1889.2,3,1,4
The siblings Hilda, Irene and Sydney were listed in the 1891 census at 9 Victoria St in Portsea, Hampshire, with their mother Sarah Ann Murphy.5
The siblings Hilda, Irene, Sydney, Archibald and William were listed in the 1901 census at 126 Sheldon Rd in Edmonton, Middlesex, with their parents, Ernest Edward Wicks and Sarah Ann Murphy.3
The siblings Hilda, Sydney and William were listed in the 1911 census at 17 Durham Road in Edmonton, Middlesex, with their mother Sarah Ann Murphy. Sidney was a shipping clerk.6 He began military service on 27 February 1915 having enlisted in the Royal Army Medical Corps. His movements are unclear until after his marriage.7

He married Rose Emmeline Rust, daughter of Harold George Rust and Emma Elizabeth Ellen Snow, at Tanners End Mission Hall, Stalham Grove in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 22 May 1915. At the time of marriage Sidney described himself as a Private (RAMC), and ex-Insurance Agent, currently residing at the Military Hospital, Belfast; Rose was working as a machinist.8
Wedding of Sidney Ernest WICKS and Rose Emmeline RUST in May 1915

He served with the 34th Field Ambulance, having been promoted to Corporal (#56399) on 12 Aug 1915. The 34th FA was landed ot Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 6 Nov 1915, before being withdrawn in December to Alexandria.
He sailed from there on 3 Jul 1916 and landed at Marseilles on 8 Jul 1916 as part of the British Expeditionary Force. His records show he had leave from 16 - 25 Mar 1917 and suffered influenza in Nov 1918. The 34th FA supported battles in the Ypres area including Messines (Jun 1917) and Passchendaele (Jul 1917) and was in northern France by 1918. He was eventually ‘despatched for demobilisation’ on 8 Mar 1919 from Denain Nord in northern France.9

He signed the register at Albert Frederick Rust and Ethel Mary Larkin's wedding at Cassland Road Wesleyan Chapel in Hackney, London, Middlesex, on 24 July 1920.10,11
He was listed as a visitor to Albert Henry Lane's household in the 1921 Census at 37 Sheldon Rd in Edmonton, Middlesex, with his wife and young daughter and was working as an assistant to a handkerchief manufacturer.12

He signed the register at William Cyril Wicks and Annette Winifred Frances Clements's wedding at St Matthews Church in Ponders End, Enfield, Middlesex, on 25 December 1928.13,14

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 1 Bulwer Rd in Edmonton, Middlesex, with Rose Emmeline Rust; he was working as the London rep for a Hankerchief Manufacturer. Hazel Wicks was listed as living at the same address.4

Sydney, as the father of the bride, attended Sylvia Wicks and Kenneth James Merison's wedding in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 8 August 1952.2,15
Wedding of Ken MERISON and Sylvia WICKS in August 1952


Sydney died on 3 January 1961 at Silver St in Edmonton, Middlesex, at age 71 on his way to the Nth Middlesex Hospital after running in front of a bus at 11 pm on his way home from a Freemason’s meeting.2,16,17,18

His will was probated in London on 6 March 1961 with Rose Emmeline Rust appointed administrator of an estate of £1386/2/10.17

Family

Rose Emmeline Rust (1891 - 1972)
Children
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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, p443, 1Q1889, mother's maiden name MURPHY.
  2. [S254] Letter - D Lane to S Cumming, 11 Feb 2003.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 15 RG13-1262 Folio 123 p29.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0731B/011/33, Letter Code: BDAL, Schedule 164.
  5. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 18 RG12-855 Folio 111 p18-19.
  6. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN7370 RG78PN357 RD132 SD5 ED20 SN274.
  7. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 and Short Service signup papers.
  8. [S915] GRO England & Wales, marriage record, District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1531, entry 144.
  9. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920, Military History, Casualty Returns and 34th Field Ambulance War Diaries.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p1343.
  11. [S581] National Archives Film - London Metropolitan Archives, Cassland Road Wesleyan Chapel, South Hackney, Hackney, Register of Marriages; Ref Code: N/M/043/05/003; Microfilm: X099/312.
  12. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-6885, RD 132, SD 5, ED 11 Schedule 230.
  13. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1258, 4Q1928.
  14. [S581] National Archives Film - London Metropolitan Archives, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  15. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 5e, p718, 3Q1952.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Edmonton, Vol 5e, p389, Mar 1961, aged 71.
  17. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration granted in London to Rose Emmeline WICKS, widow.
  18. [S1235] Family papers - "unpublished manuscript by Richard WICKS, Oct 2020 for his mother’s 100th birthday celebrations."

Sylvia Wicks

(1927 - 2007)
Father*Sydney Ernest Wicks b. 1889, d. 1961
Mother*Rose Emmeline Rust b. 1891, d. 1972
Sylvia MERISON (nee WICKS)(1927-) on wedding day 1952
Sylvia Wicks was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 26 November 1927.1

She married Kenneth James Merison in Edmonton, Middlesex, on 8 August 1952. There were no children from this marriage.2,3
Wedding of Ken MERISON and Sylvia WICKS in August 1952


She was widowed at age 73 on the death of her husband Kenneth in April 2001.4

Sylvia died on 28 September 2007 in Enfield, Middlesex, at age 79.5,6

Her will was probated in Winchester on 21 July 2008.5

Family

Kenneth James Merison (1921 - 2001)
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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, p906, 4Q1927, mother's maiden name RUST.
  2. [S254] Letter - D Lane to S Cumming, 11 Feb 2003.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 5e, p718, 3Q1952.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Barnet, Reg. No. B5E, District 2191B, entry 136, Apr 2001, age 79, birth date 13 Aug 1921.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate entry 2805734 in Winchester registry, grant and will.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Enfield, District 2271A, Reg. No. 1A005, entry 500458180, born 1927.

Thora Muriel Wicks1

(1912 - )
Father*Harold Buckingham Wicks2 b. 1881, d. 1918
Mother*Elizabeth Martha Hildreth2 b. 1884, d. 1977
Thora's birth was registered between January 1912 and March 1912 in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.2,1
The siblings Ronald, Geoffrey, Thora and Mary were listed in the 1921 census at Burke Cottage in Cookham Rise, Cookham, Berkshire, with their mother Elizabeth Martha Hildreth.2
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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, p1907, 1Q1912, mother's maiden name HILDRETH.
  2. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-6046, RD 123, SD 1, ED 8 Schedule 116.

William Wicks1

(1885 - 1945)
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.1 William Wicks was born at the Pilot Station in Tauranga on 16 September 1885.1,2

He married Florence Louisa Sheard in New Zealand in 1906.3

He was widowed on the death of his wife Florence in 1940.4

William died in 1945 in New Zealand.5

Family

Florence Louisa Sheard (1880 - 1940)
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Citations

  1. [S922] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, birth record, Reg. No. 1885/17820.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1885/17820 as William WICKS.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1906/4841.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1940/26640, aged 57 (should be 60).
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1945/18054, aged 60.

William Augustus Wicks1

(1849 - 1899)
Father*William Poulter Wicks1 b. 1807, d. 1859
Mother*Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham1 b. c 1822, d. 1893
William Augustus Wicks was born at 16 Albert St in Portsmouth, Hampshire, on 21 June 1849.2,1 and was baptised on 3 November 1850 at St Marys in Portsea.3
The siblings Eliza and William were listed in the 1851 census at 5 Victoria St in Portsea, Hampshire, with their mother Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham.4 After the death of his father in 1859 he was admitted to the Royal Hospital School in Greenwich in Jan 1860 (aged 10) and was probably there until his enlistment in the Royal Navy.5
He was attending the Hospital School at Greenwick at the time of the 1861 UK census.6

He enlisted in the Royal Navy as Boy 2nd class (height 4" 11 1/2", hair brown, eyes hazel) on 27 May 1864. However, he did not volunteer for 10 year continuous service until 21 June 1867. The RN records only document service from Jan 1873 until September as a signalman on HMS Sphinx, by which time he had grown to be 5' 6".

His subsequent RN discharge record, on 4 Oct 1873 in Halifax, show he had served on HMS Irresistible (May 1860 - Apr 1868), Hector (May - Nov 1868) and Duke of Wellington (Nov 1868 - May 1870) with Very Good conduct throughout, but on leaving HMS Sphinx, he is noted as 'RQ' (meaning 'Run, with Query'). As this date was only part way through his 10-year service contract he appears to have absconded.7,8

He was awarded his Master's Certiticate on 1 Jul 1878 in Cork, Co. Cork, while claiming to be an American citizen named Augustus William WESTON, born in Portland, Maine on the 21 June 1848 (1 year before his real birth). In support of his application he provided a list of supposed service periods on board various vessels, at least part of which he must have invented to cover the period 1865-1873 when he was, in fact, in the Royal Navy. He also supplied a Declaration of his US service supported by the US Consul in Queenstown, who must have had no way of checking the details.

William's marriage to Sarah Ann Holman was registered between January 1881 and March 1881 in Portsea, Hampshire. Despite William's use of the name Weston, he reverted to Wicks for his marriage.9

As of 13 November 1882, William Augustus Wicks was also known as Augustus William Weston as he had himself naturalised as a British subject (which he was already), having claimed to be American. This effectively performed his renaming from WICKS to WESTON - he included his 1 yr old son Evelyn in the declaration, although it should be noted that Evelyn already had WESTON as a middle name.10
He was listed in the 1891 census, boarding at 96 Gough St in Tower Hamlets, Poplar, London, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah and son Percy in the household of one Thomas Kepple Clark, also a seaman. In this census he is using the name WESTON and claiming to be a naturalised American.11

He signed a will dated 20 November 1897 at sea, aboard the Yanariva, of which he was Master. It was witnessed by the 1st Mate and Chief Engineer and subsequently lodged on June 12, 1899. Apart from various items and £100 to be given to each of his two sons, most of his estate was to be inherited by his wife Sarah.12

William died on 28 January 1899 at at sea at age 49, washed overboard from his ship Yanariva in the Nth Atlantic.13

His will was probated in Glasgow on 27 June 1899 with Sarah Ann Holman appointed executrix with the estate valued at £436/14/8; note that in Scotland, probate was granted under the name of WESTON.14

His will was probated in London on 9 July 1901 under his birth name of Wicks, with effects of £252 going to his widow Sarah.15

Family

Sarah Ann Holman (1851 - 1931)
Children
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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 7, p116, 3Q1849, mother's maiden name BUCKINGHAM.
  2. [S422] Royal Navy Service Records, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/…, Service No. 29545a, Catalogue ref. ADM/188/54, Piece 69401-70000, also ADM/139/696.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch C062615 (1841-1858), Source Call 0919742.
  4. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 1n HO107-1657 Folio 285 p28 GSU roll 193562.
  5. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Ref: ADM 73/379/78.
  6. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Hospital Schools Greenwich RG9-403; Folio 127 p10 GSU roll 542631.
  7. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Royal Navy Records: Service No. 29545a, Catalogue ref. ADM/188/54, Piece 69401-70000, also ADM/139/696.
  8. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Royal Navy Records: Discharge record ADM 38/9077.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Portsea, Vol 2b, p622, 1Q1881.
  10. [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.
  11. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 9 RG12-330 Folio 101 p31.
  12. [S1253] National Records of Scotland, at https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/, Glasgow Sheriff Court Wills, ref SC36/51/122, image 415-416 and Sheriff Court Inventories SC36/48/168, image 27-29.
  13. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Index to Death Duty Registers, U-Z, 1899, Court of Probate, IR27/573; also Registers of Deaths at Sea: BT334/20/1/75, BT334/20/1/133, BT334/21/1/49.
  14. [S1046] Index - Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh, Scottish Calendar of Confirmations, confirmation was granted to Srah Ann Weston or Holman of 30 Derby St, Glasgow.
  15. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probabte granted in London to Sarah Ann WICKS, widow.
  16. [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.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Isle of Wight, Vol 2b, p564, 4Q1886, mother's maiden name HOLMAN.

William Barton Wicks1

(1841 - 1842)
Father*William Poulter Wicks1 b. 1807, d. 1859
Mother*Esther Barton1 b. c 1815, d. 1846
William's birth was registered between July 1841 and September 1841 in Portsea Island, Hampshire.1

William's death was registered between January 1842 and March 1842 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.2 He was buried on 4 March 1842 at the All Saints in High Wycombe.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 Is, Vol 7, p137, 3Q1841, mother's maiden name BARTON.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of High Wycombe, Vol 6, p314, 1Q1842.
  3. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3, aged 6 mths.

William Cyril Wicks1

(1900 - 1961)
Father*Ernest Edward Wicks1 b. 1858, d. 1905
Mother*Sarah Ann Murphy1 b. 1861, d. 1932
William Cyril Wicks was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, on 28 June 1900.1,2
The siblings Hilda, Irene, Sydney, Archibald and William were listed in the 1901 census at 126 Sheldon Rd in Edmonton, Middlesex, with their parents, Ernest Edward Wicks and Sarah Ann Murphy.3
The siblings Hilda, Sydney and William were listed in the 1911 census at 17 Durham Road in Edmonton, Middlesex, with their mother Sarah Ann Murphy.4

He enlisted in the Army after being called up on 12 July 1918 and was posted to a Training Battalion (Bedfordshire Regt), before being transferred to the RAMC on 19 Jul 1919. He served as a Private (#169128) with the 36th CCS (Casualty Clearing Station) at Cologne before being demobbed on the 29 Apr 1920. At enlistment his address was 21 Oxford Rd, Ponders End, London and he was employed as an embosser's assistant.5
He was listed in the 1921 census with Albert Victor Playford and Hilda Mary Wicks at 21 Oxford Rd in Enfield, Middlesex, (as was his mother) and he was an unemployed labourer.6

He married Annette Winifred Frances Clements at St Matthews Church in Ponders End, Enfield, Middlesex, on 25 December 1928. He was a labourer, she was a clerk and she took 7 years off her age on the marriage certificate.7,8

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 4 Berkely Ave in Chestnut, Hertfordshire, with Annette Winifred Frances Clements; he was a cordite worker and ARP warden.2

William died on 9 March 1961 at The Herts and Essex General Hospital in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, at age 60.9,10

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 9 June 1961 with his estate valued at £1700/16/-.9

Family

Annette Winifred Frances Clements (1895 - 1967)
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Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/1192H/004/37, Letter Code: CGDT, Schedule 47.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 15 RG13-1262 Folio 123 p29.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN7370 RG78PN357 RD132 SD5 ED20 SN274.
  5. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920; First World War ‘Burnt Documents’ (Microfilm Copies); (TNA Microfilm Publication WO363).
  6. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-6968, RD 132, SD 7, ED 18 Schedule 112.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p1258, 4Q1928.
  8. [S581] National Archives Film - London Metropolitan Archives, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  9. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted London 9 Jun 1861 to Ronald Joseph TYRER, insurance official.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Biishop Stortford, Vol 4b, p39, 1Q1961, aged 60.

William Ernest Wicks1,2

(1889 - 1963)
Father*Richard Robert Wicks3 b. 1855, d. 1933
Mother*Emily Dunn3 b. c 1859, d. 1938
William Ernest Wicks was born in Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, on 20 October 1889.3,4,2
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.5
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.3

William's marriage to Eliza Mary Nash was registered between July 1938 and September 1938 in Southwark, London, Middlesex.6

He was listed in the 1939 Register at Faunce St in Southwark, London, Middlesex, with Eliza Mary Nash; he was a van loader (heavy worker).4

William's death was registered between October 1963 and December 1963 in Southwark, London, Middlesex.7

Family

Eliza Mary Nash (1890 - 1981)
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Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Thanet, Vol 2a, p2408, 4Q1912.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Wycombe, Vol 3a, p687, 1Q1890, mother's maiden name DUNN.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 12 RG13-1351 Folio 132; p9.
  4. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/0530C/005/32, Letter Code AUOG, Schedule 78.
  5. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 12 RG12-1139 Folio 92 p13 GSU roll 6096249.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Southwark, Vol 1d, p215, 3Q1938.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Southwark, Vol 5d, p548, 4Q1963, aged 74 as Ernest W WICKS.

William Poulter Wicks

(1807 - 1859)
Father*Robert Wicks1 b. c 1757, d. 1839
Mother*Sophia Poulter1 b. 1768, d. 1839
William Poulter Wicks was born in Queenborough, Kent, on 10 July 1807.2 He was baptised at Holy Trinity in Queenborough, Kent, on 18 October 1807.1,2

He married Esther Barton, daughter of George Barton and Ann Oxled, in Hedsor, Buckinghamshire, on 9 March 1835.3
St Nicholas, Hedsor, Bucks-site of William Poulter Wicks' marriage to Esther Barton (1835)

He served with the Royal Navy but records for him are scant; they do show him as a Gunner (12 Apr 1839), Gunner 3rd class on Excellent and Cambrian (1841), advancing to 1st class by Jan 1848 on the Ganges, but apparently hospitalised 15 Oct 1849. His burial records state he was a Warrant Officer (1859).4,5

He was widowed on the death of his wife Esther between April 1846 and June 1846.6

William's second marriage was to Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham, daughter of Richard Buckingham and Patience Higgs, on 10 August 1847 in Lewisham, Kent.7,8,9

William died on 24 November 1859 at Victoria St, Landport in Portsea, Hampshire, at age 52.10,11 He was buried on 29 November 1859 at the Kingston Cemetery in Portsmouth.12

His will was probated in Winchester on 22 February 1860 with Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham appointed administrator for his personal estate and effects, being under £200.11

Family 1

Esther Barton (c 1815 - 1846)
Children

Family 2

Sarah Elizabeth Buckingham (c 1822 - 1893)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 1752061 or 1473719, parents Robert WICKS and Sophia.
  2. [S1212] Regional Archives - Kent Public Record Office, Kent Baptisms, ref P295/1/B/1.
  3. [S353] Electronic Files - Pallot's Marriage Index, by Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.
  4. [S422] Royal Navy Service Records, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/…, National Archives Catalogue ref. ADM 196/76.
  5. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Royal Navy Allotment Declarations 1795-1852, ADM 27/45, 27/68 (undated) ADM 27/50 & 75 (1841), ADM 27/76 (1841), ADM 27/103 (1848).
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Wycombe, Vol 6, p292, 2Q1846.
  7. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch no: C062616 for 1859-1873; Source Call No. 0919743; Film 883908.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Lewisham, Kent, Vol 5, p363, 3Q1847.
  9. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Royal Navy Allotment Declarations 1795-1852, ADM 27/103 entry for 1848 on Ganges.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Portsea Is, Vol 2b, p247, 4Q1859.
  11. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, Letters of Administration, granted 22 Feb 1860 at Winchester to Sarah WICKS, widow.
  12. [S1171] Regional Archives - Portsmouth History Centre, Burial entry: Ref G/BBK4/1, p280, aged 51, born 1808 (sic), Warrant Officer died at Victoria St, Landport, Portsea (information online at findmypast).
  13. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch C63151 (1820-1875) Source Call No. 0918876.
  14. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 7, p116, 3Q1837, mother's maiden name BARTON.
  15. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Is, Vol 7, p137, 3Q1841, mother's maiden name BARTON.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Is, Vol 7, p155, 4Q1844, mother's maiden name HARPER (so this may not be a child of William and Esther).
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 7, p116, 3Q1849, mother's maiden name BUCKINGHAM.
  18. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Island, Vol 7, p135, 2Q1851, mother's maiden name BUCKINGHAM.
  19. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Portsea Is, Vol 2b, p360, 4Q1852, mother's maiden name BUCKINGHAM.
  20. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  21. [S914] GRO England & Wales, birth record, District of Portsea Is, Vol 2b, p338, 2Q1858, mother's maiden name BUCKINGHAM.