Willam Saunders (1844-1901)

Dates

Birth: January-March 1844 Seer Green, Buckinghamshire, UK
Father: William Saunders 1821-1913
Mother: Eliza Newman 1823-1878

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: January-March 1964 Amersham, Buckinghamshire, UK
Wife: Jane Coker 1844-1911

Death: January-March 1901 Fareham, Hampshire, UK

Children

Emily Saunders [Croucher] 1864-1942
William Saunders 1868-1939
Ernest Saunders 1871-1889
Harry William Saunders 1873-a1895
Emma Saunders 1874-a1891
Sidney Corbett Saunders 1876-a1898
Ralph William Saunders 1877-1878
Christopher Charles Saunders 1878-a1881
Nielson James Saunders 1881-a1891
Ethel Mary Saunders [Nicholson] 1886-1965

Notes

There are six entries in FreeBMD for the birth of William Saunders in January-March 1844 in Amersham (6 3??) but only one on the handwritten original which is illegilble but could be 319, 316 or 332.

In the 1851 census as William Saunders aged 7, born in Leer Green, Buckinghamshire, and living with his parents (William and Eliza) and sister (Mary) in Froy Hall, Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire.

In the 1861 census as William Saunders aged 17, born in Seet Green, Buckinghamshire, single, a chairmaker's apprentice, and living with his parents (William and Eliza), brother (Harry) and sister (Lucy) in Froy Hall, Seer Green, Buckinghamshire.

Entry in Ancestry London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 for the banns of William Saunders and Jane Coker on 15 November 1863 at St George the Martyr Southwark. "The Year 1863 Page 139 No. 660 Banns of Marriage between William Saunders: Bachelor Jane Coker: Spinster: Both of this parish were published on the Three Sundays underwritten; That is to say, On Sunday 1 Nov [...] On Sunday the 8 Nov [...] On Sunday the 16 Nov".

Marriage of William Saunders and Jane Coker in FreeBMD in January-March 1864 in Amersham (3a 422).

His daughter was born in Chalfont in 1864 and son in Salford in 1868.

In the 1871 census as William Saunders aged 27, born in Chafont St Giles Buckinghamshire, a master chair maker, and living with his wife (Jane), son (William) and daughter (Emma) at 27 Gravel Lane, Salford, Lancashire.

His five children were born in Belfast from 1873 to 1878.

In the 1881 census as William Saunders aged 37, born in Steer Green, Buckinghamshire, a chair maker, and living with his wife (Jane), five sons (Christopher, Ernest, Harry, and Willm) and daughter (Emma) iin Firgrove Road, Millbrook, Hampshire.

In the 1891 census as William Saunders aged 46, born in Steer Green, Buckinghamshire, a chair maker and grocer, and living with his wife (Jane), five sons (Christopher L, Harry W, Neilson I, Sidney, and Willm), daughter (Ethel M) and mother-in-law (Martha Coker) at 28 Alfred Street, St Mary, Southampton, Hampshire.

Death of William Saunders in FreeBMD in January-March 1901 aged 55 in Fareham (2b 395).

There are ten entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees, some putting his death in Chelsham, Surrey in April 1900.

Relationship

William Saunders was the father of Emily Saunders, wife of James Croucher, nephew of Moses Othen, husband of Ellen Shrubb, my first cousin three times removed.

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