Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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The WARMAN Family of Berkshire



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My Warman Ancestors

My Grandmother Bessie Warman (1900-1987) was born in Southampton, Hampshire, although her father Arthur Edward Warman (1872-1918) was born in Beenham, Berkshire and her mother Flora Boorman (1868-1952) in Wadhurst, Sussex.  She married William Charles Willard (1894-1948) in 1920.

Arthur was 22 months old when his mother Mary Elizabeth Webb (1836-1874) died of Scarlet Fever and 14 years old when his father 5 48 John Warman (1832-1887) died from Pleurisy.  His parents were both from primitive methodist families.  His mother was the daughter of Richard Webb (1788-1866) and Elizabeth Ann Tyler (1810-1894) and was the eldest of 9 children.  After his mother's death, Arthur may been raised by his Webb Aunts and Uncles, until he went to school at 78 Castle Street in Reading, Berkshire, sometime before the recording of the 1881 census, along with his elder brother, where they were boarders.

Arthur was a corn dealer's assistant when he married in 1896, a grocer's porter in 1897 and a painter and decorator in 1900.  He was the only one of my direct line ancestors to have been killed in the First World War.  In about 1912 he went to Canada with the intention of settling there with his family, which may have happened had be not been killed.  The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists the date he was killed and gives his nationality as Canadian.

Arthur's father had been a carpenter, although his grandfather George Warman (1804-1883) was a farmer, baker and grocers in the village of Beenham.  George married Martha Bosher (1802-1878) of Brightwell, Berkshire.  They were primitive methodist and births of their children were registered in the registers of the Reading circuit.

George's parents were James Warman (1770-1815) and Ann Brown (1762-1845).  James's parents were John Warman (1734-1820) and 5 51 Hannah Jennings (1737-1805).  And John was the son of Thomas Warman and Hannah Fisher, which for the moment is where the trail ends.



My line of descent


Thomas Worman



John Warman



James Warman



George Warman



John Warman



Arthur Edward Warman



Bessie Warman



Jesse Willard


Mandy Willard


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Family Group Pages

Arthur Edward Warman (1872-1918) and Flora Boorman (1868-1952)

George Warman (1804-1883) and Martha Bosher (1802-1878)

James Warman (1770-1815) and Ann Brown (1762-1845)

John Warman (1734-1820) and Hannah Jennings (1737-1805)

John Warman (1832-1887) and Mary Elizabeth Webb (1836-1874)

Josiah Warman (1830-1915) and Sarah Holloway (1834-1884)


William Charles Willard (1894-1948) and Bessie Warman (1900-1987)


Warman Wills



Richard Warman (1767-1848)





Some entries from the GRO Marriage Index (some of the references are difficult to read):

4th quarter 1856

Edmund Warman, Norwich RD (4b 341)

Elizabeth Warman, Witney RD (4b 1101)

Elizabeth Warman, Highworth RD (3a 7)

Emma Warman, Bishop Stortford RD (3a 217)

Jane Warman, Abingdon RD (2c 646)

Josiah Warman, Bradfield RD (2c 795) married Sarah Holloway

Mary Ann Warman, Cricklade RD (5a 47)

Sarah Warman, Bradfield RD (2c 755)

1st quarter 1857

Ann Warman, Hackney RD (1b 327)

George Warman, Bradford RD (5a 15)

George Warman, Newington RD (1d 255)

Harriet Warman, Sleaford RD (7a 529) entered twice with same reference, second time as Harriett Warman

Mary Anne Warman, Wandsworth RD (1d 509)

Sarah Warman, Lambeth RD (1d 324)


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