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James WHEWAY

Male 1829 - 1904  (75 years)


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  • Name James WHEWAY 
    Born 1829  Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID BDBC6F364A7F4AAD92A0612931677BB3602F 
    Died Dec 1904  Kings Norton RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1861 census: at 7 Augusta Street, All Saints, Birmingham (all WHEWAY, all born Birmingham), James (head, 30, jeweller), Sophia E (wife, 31) and James H (son, 9, scholar). Also a visitor, Clara Price, 33, milliner, born London) and a house maid, Ellen Felgarn(?), 15, born Ireland).

      1871 census: in Yardley Road, Yardley, Birmingham (all WHEWAY, all born Birmingham), James (head, 40, manufacturing jeweller), Sophia Eliza (wife, 41) and James (son, 19, jeweller's clerk). Also a general servant, Myra HANNAY, 27).

      1881 census: at 18 Stratford Road, Aston, Birmingham (all WHEWAY, all born Birmingham), James (head, 50, jeweller), Sophia (wife, 52) and Phillip (son [actually grandson], 8, school).

      1891 census: at 24 Stirling Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham (all WHEWAY, all born Birmingham), James (head, 62, jeweller), Sophia (wife, 60) and Phillip H (grandson, 19, commercial traveller & clerk).
    Person ID I3368  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2015 

    Father Henry WHEWAY,   b. Bef 29 Dec 1799, Nuneaton, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1883, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Eliza WARE,   b. Abt 1804, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1878, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1820  St Peter & St Paul, Aston, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Both signed the register. Witnesses ---- Adams and Amelia Ware
    Family ID F1114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Eliza DOLPHIN,   b. Abt 1830, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1899, Kings Norton RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1851  Parish Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Married by banns. James Wheway, full age, bachelor, jeweller of Birmingham, father Henry Wheway, tailor. Sophia Eliza Dolphin, full age, spinster of Edgbaston, fathet John Dolphin, printer. Both signed. Witnesses William Shottard(?) and Lucy Wheway.
    Children 
     1. James Hastings WHEWAY,   b. 4 Oct 1851, Birmingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F1124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S363] Michael Wheway, September 2015.

    2. [S178] BMD index, aged 75, Q4 1904 Kings Norton 6c/242. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S364] Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937 at ancestry.com, September 2015.

    4. [S178] BMD index, Q1 1851 Kings Norton 18/428. (Reliability: 3).