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William John CHENEY

Male 1881 - 1957  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name William John CHENEY 
    Born Sep 1881  Hendon RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID FFCEF8D993D74C94A9A5636EFBD3B8ED7AE9 
    Died 1957  At sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • As William CHENEY, appeared in the 1891 census at 58 Warwick Pl, St James, Westminster together with his father Thomas (44, private detective born Wallingford, Berks), his mother Cordelia (43, born High Helslow, Kent), 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

      June 2019: in an email, Simon Kidner writes "William John Cheney had been living with Winifred in Hong Kong. On his [intended] return to England in c. 1957, he died on the ship before they reached Singapore, and was buried at sea. My information is from a family source."
    Person ID I5478  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2019 

    Family 1 Alice Eliza TURNER,   b. Abt 1874,   d. Dec 1918, Southwark RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1901  Christ Church, Albany Street, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Married by licence. William John Cheney, 21, bachelor, publican of 69 Osnaburgh Street, father Thomas Cheney, detective. Alice Eliza Turner, 27, spinster of 69 Osnaburgh Street, father James Turner, publican. Both signed full names. Witnesses C Quay Becky and L B---.
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F1535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Winifred WILTON,   b. 29 Jan 1885, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1960, Portsmouth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1920  St John the Evangelist, Kensal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Married after banns. William John Cheney, 39, widower, clerk of 107 Longley Road, Tooting, father Thomas Cheney (deceased), enquiry agent, Winifred Wilton, 34, spinster, compositor of 189a Kilburn Lane, father Edward Harold Arthur Wilton (decesed), builder. Both signed full names. Witneses Albert E White, Marjorie Owen, Cordelia Cheney (the groom's mother).
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F1534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index, Q3 1881 Hendon 3a/139. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S159] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, October 2009 and later.

    3. [S3] BMD index, Q3 1920 Paddington a/22. (Reliability: 3).