Weedon Family History

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My Weedon Links

My information on my Weedon ancestors is rather sparse - no photographs or documents having been handed down throught the family.

My links start with Catherine Weedon (my Great, Great, Grandmother) who was born at Bushey Grange, Bushey, Hertfordshire, on the 28th of September 1839, she was the daughter of John Weedon a Coachman and Elizabeth Dimock. In 1858, Catherine married Samuel George Southwood at St. Marys Church, in the Parish of St.Marylebone in the County of Middlesex (see detail below)

When MarriedName and SurnameAgeConditionRank or ProfessionResidenceFathers Name and SurnameRank or Profession of Father
December 19th 1858Samuel George SouthwoodFull ageBatchelorPorter60 Baker St.James SouthwoodCarpenter
Catherine WeedonFull ageSpinster60 Baker St.John WeedonCoachman

Witnesses : Jane Collins, Benjamin Lattimer

More details on my Southwood links are available here

Catherine died at 23, Chesham Buildings, Hart Street, in the Parish of St. George Hanover Square, on 14th January 1901, aged 62. Cause of death - Carcinoma of Pylorus.

John Weedon and family can be found in the England and Wales Census for 1841 at Southwood Lane, within the Hamlet of Highgate, St.Mary Hornsey (HO 107/663/6 Page 29)

NameMaleFemale ProfessionBorn inForeign
AgeAgesame CountyParts
John Weedon35CoachmanNo
Elizabeth Weedon35No
William Weedon12No
Mary Weedon9No
Catherine Weedon1No

In the 1851 Census Catherine her mother and two sisters, can be found at Cottage Road, St. George Hanover Square, Westminster Ref HO107 1477 466 pg 38.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadConditionMaleFemRank, Profession,Where Born
of FamilyAgeAgeor Occupation
Elizth WeedonHeadMar45HousekeeperAbbott Langley, Herts
Mary Ann WeedonDaurUn19Bushy, Herts
Catherine WeedonDaurUn11 " "
Carolina WeedonDaurUn5Paddington, Middlesex
Caroline NealVisitorUn19Milliner [?]Uxbridge, Middlesex

While her father, John Weedon can be found in the 1851 Census, at 24 Lowndes Mews, St. George's Hanover Square Ref HO107 1477 167 Page 36. He is the Head of six much younger male servants : Frederick Cobb aged 22, David Lock aged 20, Daniel Mills aged 19, Edward Philip aged 21, Robert Shipway aged 18, and Henry Sims aged 24.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadConditionMaleFemRank, Profession,Where Born
of FamilyAgeAgeor Occupation
John WeedonHeadMar45CoachmanNorthampton, Weedon

Using Family Search (original record to be checked) John Weedon married Elizabeth Dimmock on the 1st March 1826, at Watford, Hertfordshire.

This is currently all the information I have for my Weedon ancestry.