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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameWoolford, John
Date of Birth1833
Location/CommunityRamsbury
NotesBirth / baptism
Ramsbury, Wiltshire, c. 1832 / 1833 [Census 1901]

Marriage
Berkshire, Hungerford, 1854, Jul Aug Sep, Vol. 2c,p 375; John Woolford probably married Martha Avenell [based on her age in the 1861 Census and the ages of their children].

Death / burial
Wiltshire, Swindon, 1905, Jan Feb Mar, Vol. 5a, p 7; age, 72, giving a birth year of 1833.

Martha Woolford is listed, Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire, c. 1834, age, 77; address, Townsend, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; widow; living with, daughter, Rachel, age, 54; place of birth, Ransbury; son, John, age, 47; place of birth, Ramsbury; occupation, wood dealer and hurdle maker.

Williams / others notes
Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Sung by Mr Woolford, about 70, Ramsbury, Wilts Aug 27th, 1904.
Census InformationCensus 1911
Death recorded 1905 - see above.

Census 1901
A John Woolford is listed. Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; c. 1833; Age, 68; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; occupation, woodman; living with, wife, Martha, age, 67; place of birth, Letcombe, Berkshire; daughter, Rachel, age, 44; son, John, age, 37; grand daughter, Kitty Dangerfield, age, 7 place of birth, Childery, Berkshire; place of birth all siblings except Kitty, Ramsbury.

Census 1891
Listed as John Worford. Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; c. 1832; Age, 59; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; occupation, woodman; living with, wife, Martha, age, 58; place of birth, Letcombe, Berkshire; son, John, age, 36; occupation, woodman; daughter, Jane, age, 17; son, Harry, age, 13; occupation, woodman; daughter, Edith, age, 11; place of birth all siblings, Ramsbury.

Census 1881
Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; c. 1833; Age, 48; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Martha, age, 47; place of birth, Tetcombe [Letcombe], Berkshire; son, Thomas, age, 26; occupation, agricultural labourer; son, George, age, 21; occupation, blacksmith; son, John, age, 17; occupation, general labourer; daughter, Ester, age, 13; daughter, Annie, age, 11; scholar; son, William, age, 9; scholar; daughter, Jane, age, 7; scholar; son, Harry, age, 3; daughter, Edith, age, 1; place of birth all siblings, Ramsbury.

Census 1871
Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; c. 1833; Age, 38; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; occupation, woodman; living with, wife, Martha, age, 37; place of birth, Ramsbury; son, Thomas, age, 16; occupation, labourer; daughter, Rachel, age, 14; scholar; daughter, Emma, age, 12; scholar; son, George, age, 11; scholar; daughter, Mary Ann, age, 9; scholar; son, John, age, 7; scholar; daughter, Elizth [Elizabeth], age, 5; scholar; daughter, Hester, age, 3; scholar; daughter, Ann, age, 1; place of birth all siblings, Ramsbury.

Census 1861
Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; c. 1833; Age, 28; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; occupation, woodman; living with, wife, Martha, age, 27; place of birth, Letcombe, Berkshire; son, Thomas, age, 6; scholar; daughter, Rachel, age, 4; scholar; daughter, Emma, age, 2; son, George, age, 1; place of birth, all siblings, Ramsbury.

Census 1851
Place of birth, Ramsbury, Wiltshire; c. 1832; Age, 19; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, father, George, age, 45; place of birth, Ramsbury; mother, Elizabeth, age, 47; place of birth, Ramsbury; sister, Mary, age, 18; occupation, agricultural labourer; Thos [Thomas], age, 15; occupation, agricultural labourer; brother, Charles, age, 12; brother, Douglas, age, 8; scholar; sister, Esther, age, 7; scholar; place of birth all siblings, Ramsbury.

Census 1841
Listed as John Wolford. Place of birth, Wiltshire; c. 1832; Age, 9; address, Back Lane, Ramsbury; living with, father, George, age, 35; occupation, labourer; mother, Elizabeth, age, 35; sister, Mary, age, 7; brother, Thomas, age, 5; brother, Charles, age, 2; brother, Douglas, age, 2 months.
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