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Henry J Webb - Family History

1882 M - HJ Webb = E Carr (HJ Webb Signature).jpg

 

William Web

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Mary Cumber

Sarah Bisiker

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William George Webb

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Caroline Carr

William Webb

Caroline E Webb

Mary Ann Webb

Eliza Webb

Edith Webb

Frederick J Webb

George Webb

Emily Webb

Joseph Webb

Margaret Webb

Arthur Webb

Eleanor Webb

Emma Ann Crossman

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Henry J Webb

Clara Webb

Henry J Webb

Sarah Edith Webb

Charles Webb

William Webb

Walter Webb

Elizabeth Webb

Margaret Webb

Emily Webb

 

William George Webb, the son of William & Mary Webb, married Sarah Bisiker on 21st September 1845 at St John’s Church, Hackney.

 

Henry J Webb was born in Bermondsey, Surrey 27th August 1852.

 

In 1857 WG Webb and his family moved to 49 Old Street, which was renumbered in 1861 to 146 Old Street.

 

Census Extract 1861

RG9-209 - Folio 153 - Page 14 - Schedule 45

146 Old Street, St Luke, London

Name

Relation to Head

Age

Occupation

Place of Birth

William Webb

Head

40

Engraver & Printer

Surrey, Ripley

Sarah Webb

Wife

38

Middlesex, St Luke

William Webb

Son

14

Middlesex, Hackney

Mary A Webb

Daughter

12

Middlesex, Hackney

Henry J Webb

Son

8

Surrey, Bermondsey

Edith Webb

Daughter

6

Surrey, Bermondsey

George Webb

Son

2

Middlesex, St Luke

Edith Bisiker

MiL

69

Herts, Stortfold?

 

Edith Bisiker was Sarah’s mother, born in Stortfold, Bedfordshire, under the name of Edith Slade.

 

On the 1871 Census he and his family still reside at 146 Old Street, St Luke, London

 

Census Extract 1871

RG10-411 - Folio 85 - Page 44 - Schedule 250

146 Old Street, St Luke, London

Name

Relation to Head

Age

Occupation

Place of Birth

William G Webb

Head

49

Engraver

Surrey, Ripley

Mary Ann Webb

Daughter

22

Middlesex, Hackney

Henry J Webb

Son

18

Printer

Surrey, Bermondsey

Edith Webb

Daughter

16

Surrey, Bermondsey

George Webb

Son

12

Scholar

Middlesex, St Luke

Joseph Webb

Son

9

Scholar

Middlesex, St Luke

Arthur Webb

Son

7

Scholar

Middlesex, St Luke

Walter C Russell

Boarder

19

Cooper

Middlesex, St Luke

In 1881 Henry is still at 146 Old Street with his father and step-mother.

 

Census Extract 1881

RG11-0368 - Folio 104 - Page 39

146 Old Street, St Luke, London

Name

Relation to Head

Age

Occupation

Place of Birth

Will G Webb

Head

59

Printer

Ripley, Surrey

Caro Webb

Wife

38

Printer’s Wife

Stoke Newington, Middlesex

Henry J Webb

Son

28

Lithographic Printer

Bermondsey, Surrey

Edith Webb

Daughter

26

Bermondsey, Surrey

George Webb

Son

25

Goldsmith Jeweller

St Lukes

Joseph Webb

Son

19

Vellum Binder

St Lukes

Arthur Webb

Son

17

Printer’s Compositor

St Lukes

Caroline E Webb

Daughter

6

Scholar

St Lukes

Eliza Webb

Daughter

5

Scholar

St Lukes

Fred J Webb

Son

3

St Lukes

Emily Webb

Daughetr

1

St Lukes

 

On 13th January 1890, at the age of 69, WG Webb died.

 

By 1891 Henry had married and had moved out of the family home. He now resided at 16 Central Street and operated as a newsagent.

(Marriage Record = Sep Quarter 1882 = Emma Ann Crossman – Shoreditch 1c 274)

 

1882 M - HJ Webb = E Carr (Cut).jpg

 

Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of St Johns, Hackney in the County of London

Date

Names

Age

Condition

Occupation

Abode

Father

Father’s Occupation

19th Sep

Henry James Webb

30

Bachelor

Printer

St Mark Old Street

William George Webb

Engraver

1882

Emma Ann Crossman

23

Spinster

St Mark Old Street

William Henry Crossman

Tailor

 

Richard Speak was witness to the above marriage and appears below on the 1891 Census. Richard Speak’s father married Emma Crossman’s mother. Hence the Richard Speak shown above was actually Emma Webb’s cousin.

 

Census Extract 1891

RG12-232 - Folio 40 - Page 10

16 Central Street, St Luke, London

Name

Relation to Head

Age

Occupation

Place of Birth

Henry Webb

Head

38

Newsagent

Bermondsey

Emma Webb

Wife

38

St Luke

Clara Webb

Dau

10

St Luke

Henry J Webb

Son

7

St Luke

Sarah Edith Webb

Dau

5

St Luke

Charles Webb

Son

3

St Luke

Willm Webb

Son

11m

St Luke

Thomas Randall

Lodg

38

Painter

St Luke

Richd? Speak

Lodg

33

Bookmaker

 

By 1901 Henry had moved back to Old Street, now at number 124. Like his father he too had a large family.

 

Census Extract 1901

RG13-260 - Folio 84 - Page 1

124 Old Street, St Luke, London

Name

Relation to Head

Age

Occupation

Place of Birth

Henry Webb

Head

48

Juvenile Theatre Maker & Newsagent

St Luke

Emma Webb

Wife

43

St Luke

Clara Webb

Dau

20

Lady’s Mantle Finisher

St Luke

Henry Webb

Son

18

Stationers Assistant

St Luke

Edith Webb

Dau

15

Dressmaker

St Luke

Charles Webb

Son

13

St Luke

William Webb

Son

10

St Luke

Walter Webb

Son

8

St Luke

Elizabeth Webb

Dau

5

St Luke

Margaret Webb

Dau

3

St Luke

Baby Webb

Dau

2m

St Luke

 

Baby Webb was later christened Emily Lillian Frances Webb.

 

Laurie Webb, the great grandson of WG Webb helped with a great deal of the above information. Many thanks Laurie.