Category Archives: Webb

Webb family timeline

Following on from the last post, I want to be absolutely sure that what I’ve written about the family of my great grandfather George Webb (b. 1874) is correct. I’ve drawn up this timeline of events, to convince myself that … Continue reading

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The brothers and sisters of George Webb (b. 1874)

In my last post I established beyond reasonable doubt that my great grandfather George Webb was the son of house decorator George Webb (1844 – 1911) and his wife Elizabeth (1849 – 1910). In this post I want to record … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Webbs

A message from Lynn Ayres in Canada, who is researching her husband’s Webb ancestors, has prompted me to revisit the family of my great grandfather George Webb. Also, the availability of new records at Ancestry has made it possible to … Continue reading

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Some family photos: Robbs and Webbs

My cousin Barbara and her husband Glyn have kindly sent me some scanned photos from the album of Barbara’s mother Grace (my dad’s older sister). Grace Mary Emily Robb was born in East Ham in 1921, the first child of … Continue reading

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Four generations of George Webbs

As I explained in my last post, I’ve come to the conclusion that my great grandfather, George Webb, born in 1874, was the son of George Webb (born 1844) and Elizabeth (1848) his wife, who lived in the Shadwell and … Continue reading

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More on the Webbs

I’ve written before about George Webb, the father of my grandmother (my father’s mother), Mary Emily Elizabeth (‘Polly’) Webb. The availability of more London parish records at Ancestry, and coming across a linked family tree at the same site, have … Continue reading

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Limehouse links

Three generations of my mother’s family were married at St. Anne’s, Limehouse. John Blanch and Keziah Holdsworth were married there on 5th July 1827. Twenty-one years later, on 30th October 1848, their daughter Mary Ann married Daniel Roe in the … Continue reading

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