Category Archives: Londors

William Holdsworth in Woodford

A few weeks ago I discussed the theory that my great-great-great-great-grandfather William Holdsworth (born in 1771) might have been a carrier, running carts between between Whitechapel and Woodford, Essex, perhaps with his brother John. If true, this would contradict, or … Continue reading

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The marriage of John Orgar and Sarah Anne Schofield: 30 September 1817

I’m grateful to Andy Phillips, who is researching the Orgar family, for providing confirmation of my hunch about the connection between the Orgar and Schofield families. Mary Ann Schofield (1802 – 1887) was my great-great-great-grandmother: she married my 3 x … Continue reading

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Londors, Orgar and the Mile End Old Town connection

My research into the different branches of my family’s history has drawn me back time and again to Mile End Old Town, and to the parish of St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney. Recently, my distant relative Robin Blanch and … Continue reading

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Entries in the Londors family Bible

Last week I mentioned that I’d been sent confirmation of the first marriage of John Londors of Barking, my great-great-great-grandfather, by Phyllis Wells, who has in her possession what appears to be a Londors family Bible. Now Phyllis has kindly … Continue reading

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Confirmation of the first marriage of John Londors (1786 – 1876)

In a recent post I speculated about the possible first marriage of my great-great-great-grandfather, John Londors. (John, a farm labourer, was born in 1786 in Woodford, Essex, and married his second wife, Mary Ann Schofield, in Barking in 1826. Their … Continue reading

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New information about William and Sarah Schofield of Barkingside

Credit is due to the good people at the Essex Record Office, for digitising many of their records and making them available online, something that’s quite unusual for areas outside London. The records aren’t yet searchable, which can mean long … Continue reading

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The Hattons of Barkingside

Following on from the last post, in which I wrote about the links between my farm-labouring Londors ancestors and the landed Hatton family of Barkingside, in this post I want to say more about the Hattons themselves. The Hatton name … Continue reading

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