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John Wright of Flordon, NFK (poss. from Hedenham) married Elizabeth of Southburgh. The family moved between 1733 and 1760, from Flordon to Bedingham.

 

Children of John Wright and Elizabeth are:

i. Jonathan Wright, married Mary Leggat 7 Feb 1748/49 in All Saints, Chedgrave, NFK.

ii. William Wright, christened 18 May 1729 in Southburgh, NFK.

iii. Joseph Wright, born 1733 in Flordon, NFK

iv. Mary Wright, married William Duncher 10 Oct 1760 in St Andrew Bedingham, NFK.

 

Generation No. 2

Joseph Wright (John) was christened 8 Apr 1733, St Michael Flordon, NFK and lived 1761 in Woodton, NFK. He married Mary Stanly on 31 May 1757 in St Andrew Bedingham, NFK1.

Children of Joseph Wright and Mary Stanly are:

i. Joseph Wright II, born 3 Jun 1759 in Woodton, died Aft. 1794 in E Poringland

ii. Ann Wright, chr: 2 Aug 1761 in All Sts. Woodton. She married David Todd 29 Nov 1792 in St Andrew Bedingham, NFK. In 1801 living in Woodton, NFK.

iii. Elizabeth Wright, of Bedingham, NFK. She married Jacob Button 7 Oct 1783 in St Andrew Bedingham.

iv. Martha Wright,  married Ephraim Spratt 3 Jun 1788 in St Andrew Bedingham, NFK.

 

Generation No. 3

 

Joseph Wright II (Joseph, John ) was born 3 Jun 1759 in Woodton, NFK, and died Aft. 1794 in E Poringland, NFK. He married Rose Muskett 30 Nov 1783 in St Andrew Bedingham, NFK2. She was born 1767 in Bedingham, NFK, and died Aft. 1794 in E Poringland, NFK. The family moved between 1785-1791, Bedingham to Poringland - 6.3 miles.

Children of Joseph Wright and Rose Muskett are:

i. William Muskett Wright was born 1 Aug 1784 in Bedingham, NFK and died between 1851 and 1861 in Poringland.

ii. Joseph Wright born 1791 in Gt. Poringland and christened 13 Nov 1791 at All Sts.3 He was an Agricultural Labourer in East Poringland in 1861, married to Elizabeth. She was born in 1791 in Arminghall, NFK. In 1851 he was farming 18 acres and employed a boy. In 1861, he was a widower aged 70.

iii. Jonathan Wright, born 1793 in Poringland, NFK; died Apr-Jun 1876 (Henstead 4b 128) in Poringland, NFK.

 

Generation No. 4

William Musket Wright (Joseph, Joseph, John) was christened 1 Aug 1784, St Andrew Bedingham, NFK4.

His family moved between 1785 - 1791, Bedingham to Poringland - 6.3 miles.

He married Hannah Cable 2 Apr 1801 in Thorpe, Norwich, NFK. She died 1811-1819.

He married Hannah Hammond 12 Oct 1819 in All Saints, Norwich, NFK. She was born 25 Jul 1781 in Caistor St. Edmund, NFK, the daughter of John and Sarah Hammond. She died Jan - Mar 1876 in Poringland, NFK. She was a schoolmistress.

From 1841 - 1851, William was a carpenter in East Poringland, NFK5 ,

In 1861 Hannah was a widow aged 80 at #29 The Street, Poringland, NFK and a "Proprietor of Houses".

 

Children of William Wright and Hannah Cable are:

i. Hannah Wright, chr: 13 Oct 1807 in Haddiscoe, NFK.

ii. Mary Wright, chr. 14 Aug 1811 in Haddiscoe, NFK.

Children of William Wright and Hannah Hammond are:

i. Harriet Wright, born 1821 in Poringland, NFK; died Jun 1891 in Heigham.

ii. William Wright, born 1823-1824 in Poringland.

Jonathan Wright  (Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1793 - 1794 in Poringland, NFK, and was living in 1871 in Poringland, NFK. He married Mary Hall 26 Jan 1819 in Gt. Poringland, NFK6.

Mary was born 1800 in Drayton, NFK. In 1841 he was living in E Poringland; in 1851 in Poringland. From 1841-1871 Jonathan was the shopkeeper at 39 The Street, Poringland, NFK. He died Apr-Jun 1876 (Henstead 4b 128) in Poringland, NFK.

Children of Jonathan Wright and Mary Hall are:

i. Jonathan Wright II, born 1826 in Poringland, NFK

ii. Charles Wright, born 1827 - 1829 in Poringland, NFK; living 1881 in Derby St., Heigham.

iii. Mary Anna Wright, born 1828 in Poringland, NFK; was a domestic servant at Dustan hall, NFK in 1851 and was living 1881 in Woodton, NFK. She married Charles King II . He was a farmer's son, born 1835 Windmill Hill, Poringland, NFK

iv. Joseph Wright, born 1832 in Poringland, NFK; In 1851 he was a shoemaker living in Poringland, NFK.

v. Emily Wright, born 1834 - 1836 in Poringland, NFK; was living 1881 in 7 Jubilee Ter., City rd., Lakenham

vi. William Wright, born 1835 - 1836 in Poringland, NFK; died Aft. 1881 in Cambridge St., Heigham, NFK.

vii. Sarah Ann Wright, born Aug-Dec 1839 in Poringland, NFK; died 16 Aug 1864 in Poringland, NFK age 247.

viii. Harriet Wright, born Sep - Oct 1840 in East Poringland, NFK; was living in 1851 in Gt Poringland, NFK

Generation No. 5

 

Harriet Wright (William Musket, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born Jun 1820 - Jan 1821 in Poringland, NFK, and died 6 - 30 Jun 1891 in Heigham, NFK. She lived 1841 - 1851, with her parents in E Poringland9 . At the time of the 1861 census, she was a tailoress, lived with her mother and her son at  #29 The Street, Poringland, NFK11. From 1871 - 1881, she was also a day school mistress and lived at  #45 The Street, Cottage, Poringland, NFK.

In 1891, she was aged 70 living with her son on Little Armes St., Heigham, NFK10.

Child of Harriet Wright is:

Archdale Wright, born 25 Aug 1852 in Poringland, NFK; died 21 Dec 1933 in 134 Pottergate, Norwich age 81

William Wright (William Musket, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1823 - 1824 in Poringland, NFK, and was living in 1881 in Norwich St Mary in the Marsh, NFK. He married Amelia Gilbert 5 Feb 1844 in Norwich All Sts., NFK12. She was born 1821 - 1822 in Framingham, NFK or Rockland, NFK, and died 30 Oct 1887 at 87 Grove Rd., Lakenham (her daughter's house).

In 1851, William and Harriet lived at 4 Fisk Bldg., Trafalgar St., Lakenham, NFK. William was a Carpenter and joiner, and in 1881, a Timber Merchant. By then the family had moved to Lower Close, Norwich St Mary in the Marsh, NFK.

 

Children of William Wright and Amelia Gilbert are:

i. Lucy Gilbert Wright, born 1845 in Framingham, NFK. She died in 1906.

ii. William Muskett Wright, born 1847 in Norwich, NFK; married Frances Newman in 1872, and died in 1881-1908 in Lakenham.

Jonathan Wright II (Jonathan, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1826 in Poringland, NFK. He married Lucy ? She was born 1826 - 1827 in Yelverton or Alpington, NFK. In 1851 they were living on Threadneedle St., Bergh Apton, NFK. Jonathan was a grocer. In 1881 they were both living in Edith Cott., Fenn St., Gorleston, SFK where Jonathan was a Cabman.

Children of Jonathan Wright and Lucy ? are:

i. Lucy Emily Wright, born 1843 - 1844 in Bergh Apton, NFK.

ii. Jonathan Wright III, born 1845 - 1846 in Bergh Apton, NFK; living 1881 in Brooke Wellbecks.

iii. George Wright, born 1847 - 1848 in Bergh Apton, NFK; living 1881 in Chalk Hills, Thorpe next to Norwich, NFK.

iv. Alice Wright, born 1854 - 1855 in Bergh Apton, NFK; living 1881 in Edith Cott., Fenn St., Gorleston, SFK. She married Jesse Baker, born 1854 - 1855 in Ditchingham, SFK.

v. William Wright, born 1864 - 1865 in Brooke, NFK; Living in Gorleston SFK in 1881. Occupation in 1881, Butcher's Lab.

vi. Arthur Wright, born 1866 - 1867 in Brooke, NFK.

vii. Ada Wright, born 1871 - 1872 in Brooke, NFK. Living in Gorleston SFK in 1881.

 

Charles Wright (Jonathan, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1827 - 1829 in Poringland, NFK, and in 1881 was living on Derby St., Heigham, NFK. He married Hannah Griston Apr-Jun 1864 in Norwich, NFK. She was born 1841 in Hingham, NFK. In 1851 Charles lived in Hempnall, NFK. He was a Plumber and Glazier from 1851-1881.

Children of Charles Wright and Hannah ? are:

i. Mary Ann Wright, born 1865 - 1866.

ii. Charles Wright II, born 1867 - 1868.

iii. Henry Wright, born 1869 - 1870.

iv. Herbert Wright, born 1871 - 1872.

Emily Wright (Jonathan, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1834 - 1836 in Poringland, NFK, and died Aft. 1881 in 7 Jubilee Terr., City rd., Lakenham, NFK. She married  Frederick Culling Abt. 1858. He was born 1837 in Shottesham, NFK, and died Aft. 1881 in 7 Jubilee Terr., City rd., Lakenham, NFK.

 

William Walter Wright (Jonathan, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1835 - 1836 in Poringland, NFK, and died Aft. 1881 in Cambridge St., Heigham, NFK. He married Emma M ? Jul-Sep 1859 in Norwich, NFK. She was born 1837 - 1838 in Shottesham, NFK William was a Manufacturers' Chemist - Starch Maker

 

Children of William Wright and Emma ? are:

i. William J Wright, born 1861 - 1862 in Lakenham, NFK. Occupation 5: 1881, Wheelwright

ii. Walter W Wright, born 1866 - 1867 in Lakenham, NFK.

iii. Emma E Wright, born 1873 - 1874 in Eaton, NFK.

iv. Alice Wright, born 1874 - 1875 in Eaton, NFK; died Aft. 1881 in Heigham, NFK.

 

Generation No. 6

Archdale Wright (Harriet, William Musket, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 25 Aug 1852 in Poringland, NFK, Christened 24 Apr 1853, All Sts. Poringland, NFK16 In 1861 he was age 8, living with his mother Harriet Wright, at 29 The Street, Poringland, NFK15 .

From 1874 - 17 Mar 1877, he lived with Emma Hendry at 180 High St. Holborn, London, MDDX

He married Emma Hendry on 17 Mar 1877 in St Giles in the Field, London, Mddx., daughter of Cornelius Hendry and Ellen. She was born 1848 - 1849 in Watton, NFK

 

In April 1881 to February 1882 they lived at 5 Compton Terrace, Northcote Rd in Battersea, SRY25. He was a carpet manufacturer and Emma was a tobacconist.20

Between 1886 and 1888 Archdale moved his family from London to East Dereham in Norfolk.

In 1891 and 1892, they lived at Mace's Bldgs, Heigham St22 (2 Little Wensum St.24). He was a boot riveter, Emma was a dressmaker19. In 1890, Archdale was a Prudential Ins Agent17At the time of the census: 31 Mar 1901, he was age 49, 21 living at 212 Heigham St., NFK

 

Archdale died 21 Dec 1933 in 134 Pottergate, Norwich, of myocardial degeneration, bronchitis & senility in Norwich, at age 8113,14. His occupation was listed as Carpet Buyer's Salesman18

Emma was a shopkeeper at 134 Pottergate, Norwich, NFK26 in 1916 and lived in St Giles after 1940.

Children of Archdale Wright and Emma Hendry are:

i. Frank Hastings Wright, born 28 Jul 1878 in St Giles, London. In 1901, he was a Boot maker living with his father in Norwich.

ii. Catherine Frances Wright, born 7 Jan 1881 in 6 Northcote Rd., Wandsworth, Battersea, SRY; died Abt. 1956 in Norwich St Giles, NFK. She married George READ June 1915

iii. Alfred Edgar Wright, born 25 Feb 1882 in Battersea, Wandsworth, SUR; died 21 Feb 1963 in 15 Swain Ct., Peterborough, Northants age 80.

iv. Lucy Amelia Wright, born 11 Dec 1887 in High St East Dereham, NFK; died Aft. 1943 in Norwich, NFK. She married Frederick Silcock in June 1908 in Norwich.

v. Archie Wright, born 5 Jan 1890 in 86 Waddington St., Heigham, NFK28; died Aft. 1909.

vi. Winifred Emma Wright, born 27 Jun 1892 in Mace's Bldg, Heigham St, Norwich, NFK29. She married Joseph Brain in 1936 in Norwich and she died in 1946 in Birmingham age 31.

William Muskett Wright (William, William Musket, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1847in Norwich, NFK, and died 29 Nov 1908 at 51 Thorpe Rd., Thorpe Hamlet age 61. He married Frances Newman 1872 in Norwich. She was born 1854 in Norwich, NFK. William was a partner in Wright & Turner Timber merchants of Baltic Wharf in Mountergate in 1892 and was also an importer in 1900. The company advertised for "Turner, Barnes & Wright, Wholesale cabinet makers, upholsterers & bedding manufacturers, at St Julian's Steam Cabinet Works, King St, Norwich in 1908.

William's will left Effects worth 3256 13s. 6d. to his son.

Children of William Wright and Frances are:

i. Lucy Gibson Wright, born Apr - Jun 1873 in Norwich, NFK. She married John Aldburgh 1900 in Norwich, NFK.

ii. William Gibson Wright, born Apr-Jun 1875 in Norwich.

Jonathan Wright III (Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1845 - 1846 in Bergh Apton, NFK, and lived 1881 in Brooke Wellbecks, NFK. He married Anna ? She was born 1849 - 1850 in Fressingfield, SFK, and lived 1881 in Brooke Wellbecks, NFK. Occupation 1881, Groom & Gardener. Children of Jonathan Wright and Anna ? are:

i. Frederick Jonathan Wright, born 1876 - 1877 in Saxlingham, NFK; Lived 1881 in Brooke Wellbecks,

ii. Jonathan James Wright, born 1878 - 1879 in Brooke, NFK.

iii. William George Wright, born 1879 - 1880 in Brooke, NFK.

George Wright (Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 1847 - 1848 in Bergh Apton, NFK, and lived 1881 in 30 Chalk Hills, Thorpe next to Norwich, NFK. He married Ada ? She was born 1844-1845 in Peckham, Mddx. George in1881 was a Groom.

Children of George Wright and Ada are:

 i. William Wright, born 1871 - 1872.

ii. Alice Wright, born 1873 - 1874.

iii. Edward Wright, born 1874 - 1875.

iv. James Wright, born 1876 - 1877.

Generation No. 7

Catherine Frances Wright (Archdale, Harriet, William Musket, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 7 Jan 1881 in 6 Northcote Rd., Wandsworth, Battersea, SRY30, and died Abt. 1956 in Norwich St Giles, NFK. She married George William Read Oct - Dec 1898 in Norwich, NFK. He was born 1871 in Preston, Kent. In 1901, they lived at  4 Fox Ct., Gillingham, Kent. Catherine lived 1924 - 1954, 134 Pottergate, Norwich, NFK George was a Shopkeeper there from 1929 - 1937.

 

Alfred Edgar Wright (Archdale, Harriet, William Musket, Joseph, Joseph, John) was born 25 Feb 1882 in Battersea, Wandsworth, SUR31,32, and died 21 Feb 1963 in 15 Swain Ct., Peterborough, Northants age 80. He married Amelia Green 9 Mar 1903 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK33,34, daughter of Thomas Green and Harriet Matthewson. She was born 23 Apr 1883 in Norwich St Julian, NFK35, and died 8 Jun 1974 in Peterborough, Northants.

Children of Alfred Wright and Amelia Green are:

i. Edgar Alfred Wright, born 14 Jun 1903 in 22 Howe St., Heigham, Norwich, NFK41; died 24 Feb 1965 in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, OXON. Cause of Death: multiple myelomatosis46 Burial: Feb - Mar 1965, OXON. He married Kate Emma Drake 31 Mar 1928 in Hellesden, Norwich, NFK42; She was born 30 Dec 1896 in 10 Rope Row, Norwich St Clement, NFK43,44; and died 24 May 1992 in Poole, DOR45.

ii. Lucy Amelia Wright, born Jul-Sep 1905 in Norwich, NFK; died 1994 in Peterborough, CAMB. She married Walter Laws; born Abt. 1904 in Norwich, NFK.

 iii. Mildred E Wright, born Oct-Dec 1919 in Norwich, NFK; died Aft. 1960 in Peterborough, Northants. She married William Dye. William was a POW in Normandy during WWII.

 iv. Joan Wright, born Abt. 1918 in Norwich, NFK She married Thomas Drummond.

 

Endnotes:

1-3, 6, 12. IGI

4. PRO fiche of Bedingham PR

5, 8-9. [Census - 1841] UK, (taken June 5th/6th)

7. Kevin Simpson -, personal visit to All Sts churchyard 4/2001.

10, 24. [Census - 1891] UK, (taken Apr 5th/6th).

11, 15. [Census - 1861] UK, (taken 6/7 Apr 1961).

13. Burial index at NFHS.

14, 18. "[Certificate] - Death,"

16. Poringland PR 11/2000, no father listed.

17. birth of son.

19. Censuses & cert birth of Winifred.

20. [Census - 1881] UK, (taken Apr. 3rd./4th.).

21. "[Certificate] - Marriage," son Alfred.

22. Birth of W E Wright.

23. at birth of Lucy Amelia.

25. at birth of Alfred.

 

26. "[Directory] Kelly's 1916."

27. "[Certificate] - Marriage."

28-30. "(certificate) Birth

31, 35, 39, 42, 45-6. Richard Thomas Wright, 2000

32, 37, 41, 43. "[Certificate] - Birth,"

33. Index to Register of Marriages

34, 38. "[Certificate]," Marriage .

36. Patricia Clare (Wright) Simpson -, 3/99.

40. "[Directory] Kelly's 1916

44. MY NOTE :, Possibly Rope Makers Row off Drayton rd (in 2000).

47. [MY NOTE] :, "L A Silcock" on certificate, Present at death of father Archdale Wright.

48. "(certificate) Birth,"

49. on father's death cert.

 

 

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