Family of Robert Wood &
Mary Ann Peagram
Robert Wood was born abt. 1 May 1836 in East Malling, Maidstone, Kent and died 1899 in Islington, London.
Wife Mary Ann Peagram was born 16 August 1832 in St. Mary, Islington, Middlesex and died in 1890 in Islington, London. They were married 3 August 1862 at St. John's Church, St. Mary Newington, Surrey.
Their children were:
1- Charles Robert Wood b: 25 November 1861 4 Hall's Row, Dartford, Kent; d: Aft. 1881
2- Mary Ann Wood b: Abt. 1863 Dartford, Kent; d: Aft. 1891
+Alexander Pain b: Abt. 1861; m: 11 May 1884 Holy Trinity Church, Islington, Middlesex [George/---]
3- Susan Wood b: 22 January 1865 Waterside, Dartford, Kent; d: 1939 Hitchin, Hertfordshire
+Benjamin Frank Rosendale b: 26 July 1866 Bassingbourne, Royston, Cambridgeshire; m: 24 May 1885 Parish Church, St. Clement, Barnsbury, Middlesex; d: 1943 Hitchin, Hertfordshire
4- James P. Wood b: Abt. 1867 Dartford, Kent
+Jane Parkinson b: Abt. 1867; m: 9 April 1887 Parish Church, Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey [James/--]
5- Alfred Wood b: 29 April 1870 2 Hall's Row, Dartford, Kent; d: Aft. 1881
Notes for Robert Wood:
- 1861 census (Dartford, Kent): Robert Wood 26
(b. Maidstone, Kent) labourer in paper mill, unmarried, lodger.
- 1871 census (#27 Waterside, Dartford, Kent): Robert Wood 35 warehouse porter, (Dartford), wife Mary Ann 34 (Middlesex, Islington), Charles 9 scholar (Dartford), Mary A. 8 (Dartford), Susan 6 (Dartford), James P. 4 (Dartford), Alfred 1 (Dartford).
- 1881 census (London, Islington, 14a Goldsmith): Robert Wood 45 (Dartford, Kent) labourer in Iron Works, wife Mary Ann 43 (Islington, Mdsx), Sarah 24 (Islington) gen serv, Charles 19 (Dartford) brush maker, Mary Ann 18 (Dartford) gen serv, Susan 16 (Dartford) daughter, gen serv, James 14 (Dartford) Van boy for gen. carrier, Alfred 11 (Dartford) scholar; (One other family, Collyer, at this address.).
- 1891 census ( Islington South West, Islington, London, 43 Ringcroft Street, Lower Holloway): Alexander Pain 30 lawyer (own means) (Ned, Bed), wife Mary A. 28 (Dartford), Emily 6 (Islington), father-in-law, widower Robert Wood 55 ironmongers asst. (East Malling, Kent).
A correspondent wrote: In A History of West Hill Hospital there is a map of Estates belonging to Parish of Dartford, date 1826, it shows Waterside. Today this is called Hythe St. Further along Waterside, is shown 'Mr Halls Factory' which later became J & E Halls and until twenty years ago employed several hundred workers. It has since shrunk to a just a handful. I vaguely recall cottages and a very attractive building which I was told had been a public house many years previous. This was part of Halls offices. Waterside is a street along side the river Darent. Halls Row is probably long since gone and would have been near the station close to J&E Hall's engineering works.
Last updated: 3 February 2010