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George Frederick Wall [w.8.9]

George Frederick Wall was the ninth child of Edward Wall & Mabel Wale born 1863 at West Bromwich.

George was living at home in 1871 with his widowed father, brothers & sister at Newhall St, West Bromwich.

In 1881 George was living with his sister Hannah, now married to William Bradbury, a railway coach maker, & their family. They were living at Lewisham Rd, Harborne & George was working as a railway coach painter.

On January 31st, 1886 George married Sarah Willetts at West Bromwich. Sarah was the daughter of John & Elizabeth Willetts christened September 8th, 1861 at Harborne, Staffs.

By 1891 George & Sarah were living at Zoar ? St, Wolverhampton. George was a house painter & he & Sarah had a daughter Mabel, aged 4.

In 1901George & Sarah were still living at Wolverhampton but had moved to 2 All Saints Rd. George was still a house painter & they now had 3 children – Mabel, now a general domestic servant, William E (4) & Edith (1).

George died October-December 1904, aged 41 at Wolverhampton.

In 1911 widowed Sarah was living at 8 St Marks St, Wolverhampton with her daughter Edith & 2 grandchildren – Ada Mole (3) & Irene Mole (2).  These were the children of daughter Mabel Elizabeth who had married Allan Mole in 1907.  Sarah’s son William Edward was found listed as a scholar at Princess Alice’s Orphanage, New Oscott, Erdington, Aston. It was noted on the census that Sarah & George had had 8 children, only 3 of whom were still alive.

The children of George Frederick Wall & Sarah Willetts were:

w.8.9.1 Mabel Elizabeth Wall born Oct-December 1886 & christened June 1st, 1888 at West Bromwich.
w.8.9.2 William Edward Wall born July-September 1896 at Wolverhampton
w.8.9.3 Edith Wall born April-June 1899 at Wolverhampton


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