Category Archives: Londors

William Londors (1837 – 1899)

In this post I’m continuing my account of the children of John and Mary Ann Londors (my 3 x great grandparents on my mother’s side) by writing about their fourth child William. I’d like to acknowledge the contribution of Jenny … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Londors (1833 – )

I’m continuing my overview of the children of John and Mary Ann Londors (my 3 x great grandparents) with their daughter Elizabeth. In doing so, I need to acknowledge my indebtedness to Rita March, who is a descendant of Elizabeth’s, … Continue reading

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The children of John and Mary Ann Londors

In the last post I wrote about my great great grandfather, Barking farm labourer John Schofield Londors (1827 – 1915), son of John Londors and Mary Ann Schofield. Continuing with my plan to set down everything I’ve discovered about the … Continue reading

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John Schofield Londors (1827 – 1915)

In the previous post, I wrote about my 3 x great grandfather, Barking farm labourer John Londors. In this post, I plan to summarise everything I know about his eldest son, my 2 x great grandfather, John Schofield Londors. John … Continue reading

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John Londors (1786 – 1876)

I’ve been revisiting my Londors ancestors (my mother was born Joyce Alma Londors, daughter of George John Londors). In the last-but-one post I wrote about the likely connections between the Londors, Schofield and Orgar families, while some time ago I … Continue reading

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Londors, Schofield, Orgar

In an earlier post, I wrote about my great great grandfather, Barking farm labourer John Schofield Londors, who was born in 1827. (My mother’s maiden name is Londors, and her father George John – my grandfather – was John Schofield … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Vera Mabel Livett (née Londors): 1934 – 2010

It’s with great sadness that I note the passing of my mother’s younger sister Vera, who died two weeks ago, aged 76, after a battle with cancer. Vera Mabel Londors was born in East Ham in September 1934, the daughter … Continue reading

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The marriage of Sarah Shaw and Charles Young

In a recent post I noted that my great grandmother, Sarah Londors, was a widow with a young daughter, Mabel, when she married my great grandfather, George Londors, in 1896. I think I’ve discovered the record of her first marriage … Continue reading

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Putting the Londors family on the map

Following on from these posts, I’ve obtained copies of a couple of historical maps of the Redbridge / Barkingside  area, which provide a clearer sense of some of the places lived in by my Londors ancestors during the 19th century … Continue reading

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The mystery of the Londors, Young and Pumfrett connection

The 1901 census finds my great grandfather, George Londors, son of John and Sarah Londors (see last two posts) living at 9 Roding Cottages, in the parish of St Mary’s, Ilford. Barkingside-born George, 37, was working as a grave digger.  … Continue reading

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