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This is page 2 of 2 tracing the history of the Wright family, originally of Knossington, Leicestershire. It shows the link by marriage to the Jones family. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.

The Wright Family of Knossington, Leicestershire

4.Link to census Charles Henry WRIGHT [Parents]. Charles Henry Wright 1869-1904 pictureBorn 3/9/1869 in Billesdon, Leicestershire, Charles henry died 28/7/1904 in Liverpool, age 34. Cause of death meningitis. Occupation: Licensed victualler, Landlord of the Railway Hotel in Tithebarn Street, Liverpool (opposite the former Exchange Railway Station). Charles was also Master of the West Derby hunt. Click images to enlarge

On 10/2/1891, when Charles Henry was age 21, he married Anne CLAY, Anne Wright nee Clay 1868-1907 picturedaughter of Robert CLAY & Ann HUDSON in West Derby, Liverpool. Born 2/9/1868 in West Derby, Anne died  26/12/1907, age 39.

Robert Wright 1893-1977 & Josiah Wright 1895-1973 picture

They had the following children:Dorothy Ivy Wright 1902-1974 picture

(1) Robert Frederick [5]. (2) Josiah James [6]. (3) Dorothy Ivy, born 28/10/1902 in Liverpool & died 9/3/1974 in Cheshire, age 71. Dorothy never married.

Fourth Generation

Fifth Generation

5.Link to census Robert Frederick WRIGHT [Parents]. Born 25/2/1893 in Toxteth Park, Liverpool, and baptized 2/4/1893 in West Derby, Liverpool. Robert died 18/4/1977 in Brighton, age 84. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “WRIGHT, Robert Frederick of Windswept 11 Chorley Av Saltdean East Sx died 18 April 1977 Probate Brighton 22 June £3117”. (The equivalent of around £20,634 today)

On 4/6/1914, when Robert Frederick was age 21, he married Cora FROST in Doncaster. Cora was born 26/4/1893 in Doncaster & died 9/6/1967 in Brighton, age 73.

They had the following child:

(1) Daphne Alicia, born 5/3/1921 in Thorne, Yorkshire & died 24/12/2003 in Taunton, age 82. On 29/1/1946, when Daphne was age 24, she married Leslie BARRACLOUGH in Doncaster. Leslie was born 11/6/1923. It is not known when he died.

6. Josiah James WRIGHT [Parents]. Born 13/5/1895 in West Derby and baptized 23/6/1895 in St Saviour, Liverpool. Josiah James
died 2/12/1973 in Middleton, Manchester. Cause of death: Cardiac failure. Occupation: Dentist.

On 26/8/1926, when Josiah James was age 31, he married Elizabeth Margaret Ann BARKER in Carlton Parish Church, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Born 26/4/1902 in Stourbridge, Staffordshire, Elizabeth Margaret Ann died 4/3/1992 in Crumpsall Hospital, Manchester.  Cause of death: Cerebral infarction.

They had the following child:

(1) Betty Diana, born 10/9/1929 in Barnsley and died there 7/11/2011, age 81.

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