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James WORLEY

Male 1830 - 1908  (78 years)


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  • Name James WORLEY 
    Born 8 Feb 1830  Chesham, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 1E8CF051E0374C13A4B8D12FCC52E2FEBBB2 
    Died Dec 1908  S Shields RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1851 census: in Victoria Terrace, Chalfont St Giles, James WORLEY ** (head, 36, ag lab, born Chalfont St Giles), Hannah WORLEY (wife, 37, born Chalfont St Giles), «b»James WORLEY (lodger, unmarried, 21, chair maker, born Chalfont St Giles)«/b» and William STONE (lodger, unmarried, 22, chair maker, born Chalfont St Giles).
      ** this James Worley was the younger James Worley's second cousin.

      1861 census: at 7 Canal, High Wycombe, Bucks (all WORLEY), James (head, 31, chairmaker, born Chalfont St Giles), Eliza (wife, 28, born Beaconsfield, Bucks), Eliza (daughter, 9, scholar, born Chalfont St Giles), Ellen (daughter, 7, scholar, born Chalfont St Giles) and Ernest (son, 1, born High Wycombe, Bucks).

      Eliza apparently died before the 1871 census, probably Q4 1861 Wycombe 3a/239. James married Martha GRACE in 1862.

      1871 census: at 28 Seaham Street, Westgate, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland (all WORLEY), James (head, 41, chairmaker, born Chalfont St Giles), Martha (wife, 45, born High Wycombe, Bucks), Ernest (son, 11, scholar, born High Wycombe, Bucks), Ellen Grace (daughter, 12, scholar, born High Wycombe, Bucks. Also Josiah R SMITH (lodger, widower, 40, chairmaker, born Chadlington, Oxfordshire) and Wm. SMITH (son [presumably of Josiah], 12, french polisher, born Birmingham).

      By the time of the 1881 census James had married for a third time, although I haven't found what became of Martha.

      1881 census: at 93 Blandford Street, Westgate, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland (both WORLEY) James (head, 51, chairmaker, born Buckinghamshire), Eliza (wife, 41, born Norfolk). Also boarders Martha I GOFF (unmarried, 23, born Newcastle) and Ada SHARP (unmarried, 24, born Sunderland).

      1891 census: at 193 High Street, Hedworth Monckton & Jarrow, Durham James WORLEY (head, married, 61, chairmaker, born Buckinghamshire, St Giles). Eliza not found.

      1901 census: at 106 Hope Street, Jarrow, Durham James WORLEY (relative, widower, 71, living on means, born Chaffant St Giles,Bucks). The head of the family at this address was John UMPLEBY, whose wife Eiiza, 45, was also born Chaffant [Chalfont] St Giles.
    Person ID I66  Worley
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 

    Father Jonathan WORLEY,   b. Bef 23 May 1786, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Lydia TOOVEY,   b. 19 Nov 1786, Chesham, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1865, Amersham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1806  Chesham, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • By banns: Jonathan X Worley otp & Lydia X Toovey otp. Witnesses: J.Heap, J.Poole, James Toovey.
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza GREEN,   b. Abt 1833, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1861, Wycombe RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Sep 1851  Amersham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha GRACE,   b. Abt 1826, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jun 1862  Wycombe RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Eliza IVES,   b. Abt 1840, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Mar 1879  Newcastle T RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] England & Wales Non-conformist births and baptisms at findmypast.co.uk.

    2. [S3] BMD index, aged 78, Q4 1908 S Shields 10a/529. (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S12] Buckinghamshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records at ancestry.com.

    4. [S16] England, Pallot's Marriage Index, 1780-1837 at ancestry.com.

    5. [S18] JTW public member tree at ancestry.com.

    6. [S3] BMD index, Q3 1851 Amersham 6/443. (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S3] BMD index, Q2 1862 Wycombe 3a/531. (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S3] BMD index, Q1 1879 Newcastle T 10b/119. (Reliability: 4).