Ancestral Report for England, Sophia
1. England, Sophia. Sophia was born on 1875-12-13 in London Ontario Canada. She died on 1958-10-16 in Lang Saskatchewan Canada. She was buried in Lang Saskatchewan Canada. Sophia was the daughter of England, Richard and Woodward, Emma. She married Barmby, John Robert in 1901 in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.
Barmby, John Robert. John Robert was born in 1873 in near Driffield Yorkshire England. He died on 1953-03-21 in Saskatchewan Canada. He was buried in Lang Saskatchewan Canada. John Robert was the son of Barmby, Thomas and Coultas, Jane.
Notes for England, Sophia
Raised in Muskoka Chaffey Huntsville area. Worked in Manitoba where she met John. England family in Wilcox were related - Phyllis (daughter of half brother) & spent summers on John/Sophia's farm. from obituary: On Thursday, October 16, 1958, Mrs. Sophia Barmby passed away at the age of 83 in the Mariam Nursing Home at Radville. Predeceased by her husband the late John Barmby and one son Wallace Barmby, Mrs. Barmby is survived by five sons and one daughter. Walter of Saskatoon, Albert of Regina, Jack, Frank and Ralph of Lang, and one daughter (Violet) Mrs. James Perkins, Indian Head. Twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Funeral service was conducted from Lang United Church and interment in Lang cemetery. from cousin Jean: I have a piece of paper on which Violet has written "1958 - mother passed away Oct 16 nite Buried Oct 19"
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Burial: Lang Saskatchewan Canada. WW1.
Occupation: . Farm wife.
Children of England, Sophia and Barmby, John Robert
i. Barmby, Wallace. He was born on 1911-05-19 in Regina Saskatchewan Canada. He died on 1951-03-11 in Lang Saskatchewan Canada.
ii. Barmby, Walter. He was born in 1902 in Lang Saskatchewan Canada. He died in Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada.
iii. Barmby, Violet Anne. She was born in 1903 in Saskatchewan Canada. She died in Saskatchewan Canada.
iv. Barmby, John Haley. He was born in 1905 in Saskatchewan Canada. He died in 1964 in Saskatchewan Canada.
v. Barmby, Albert Hugh. He was born in 1909 in Saskatchewan Canada. He died in 1966 in Saskatchewan Canada.
vi. Barmby, Frank. He was born in 1913 in Saskatchewan Canada. He died in 2002 in Saskatchewan Canada.
vii. Barmby, Ralph Gordon. He was born in 1916 in Saskatchewan Canada. He died in Saskatchewan Canada.
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Marriage: 1901, Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.
2. England, Richard. Richard was born in 1831 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England. He died on 1878-05-02 in Chaffey Ontario Canada. Richard was the son of Hitchcox, William and England, Mary. He married Woodward, Emma on 1874-04-12 in Aston Warwickshire England. Also married Golby, Mary Hannah 1854 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England.
Notes for England, Richard
Richard England and Emma immigrated to Ontario from England on the Morovian to Quebec 18 May 1875. The family was then 7 members: Richard 43, Emma 34, George 18, Walter 16, James 12, Mary 7, Henry 5. These children are from their previous marrages. His brother David, sister-in-law Elizabeth, David's three children, Agnes, Owen, Laura came the previous year on the Prussian.
The two brothers first lived in London Ont, where Sophia was born in Richard's family and Mark in David's. Richard and David homesteaded on adjacent farms in Chaffey, in the Huntsville district of Ont. Here Richard A was born. Emma raised the children alone after Richard died in an accident.
Richard gave his father's name as both William Hitchcox and when marrying Emma as William England.
Died by broken spine from the accidental falling of a tree upton his back
Homestead was Con 10 Lots 24,25 200 acres 1877
Immigrated to Canada in 1875 on Morovian. Changed name from Hitchcox to England between 1868 and 1872. (Barry Hitchcox says that many in the family made the name change around 1865). His sister Mercy stay with Richard in Birmingham for a time. Mercy's child was raised by her parents and kept the name Hitchcox. She is Barry Hitchcox's ancestor
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Occupation: . farm labourer, jobbing labourer, farmer.
3. Woodward, Emma. Emma was born about 1839 in England. She died on 1897-03-09 in Chaffey Ontario Canada. Emma was the daughter of Woodward, George.
Notes for Woodward, Emma
previous husband named Joyner
Parents: George Woodward Spanish war bride (more likely to have been grandparents than parents) Born: approximately 1839 somewhere in England Death: Mar 9 1897 Chaffey Ont Marriage: married Richard England sometime between 1868 and 1875, in England Location: England, London Ont, Chaffey Ont Children: Sophia England, Richard A England (stepmother to Walter, George, Alice) Note: previous marriage to ? Joyner probable children James and Henry with the family during immigration.
Children of Woodward, Emma and England, Richard
i. England, Sophia. She was born on 1875-12-13 in London Ontario Canada. She died on 1958-10-16 in Lang Saskatchewan Canada.
ii. England, Richard Alfred.
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Marriage: 1874-04-12, Aston Warwickshire England.
4. Hitchcox, William. William was born on 1806-12-22 in Isleworth Middlesex England. He died in 1891 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England. William was the son of Hitchcox, Henry and , Mary. He married England, Mary on 1826-08-24 in Ratley Warwickshire England.
Notes for Hitchcox, William
William Hitchcox lived with Mary until Mary's death in Alkerton in dwelling next to the vicarage Had daughter Mercy (the youngest) who had a son (father unknown) called William Hitchcox raised with William and Mary. Mercy never again visited Alkerton. William (William's grandson) was the father of 17 children. One of the children was father of Barry Hitchcox. email from J Beeching: William Hitchcox, son of Henry and Mary Hitchcox, born 22 Dec 1806, bap. 04 Jan 1807, All Saints, Isleworth, Middlesex. Have not been able to find marriage record for his parents, so do not have maiden name of mother. Also could not find any other siblings.
5. England, Mary. Mary was born in 1806 in Ratley Warwickshire England. She died in 1889 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England. Mary was the daughter of England, William and Townsend, Sophia.
Children of England, Mary and Hitchcox, William
i. England, Richard. He was born in 1831 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England. He died on 1878-05-02 in Chaffey Ontario Canada.
ii. Hitchcox, Sophia. She was born in 1829.
iii. Hitchcox, David. He was born on 1833-01-20 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England.
iv. Hitchcox, Ann. This person was born in 1836.
v. Hitchcox, Robert.
vi. Hitchcox, Mercy Sarah. She was born in 1845.
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Marriage: 1826-08-24, Ratley Warwickshire England.
6. Woodward, George.
Children of unknown and Woodward, George
i. Woodward, Emma. She was born about 1839 in England. She died on 1897-03-09 in Chaffey Ontario Canada.
8. Hitchcox, Henry. He had a relationship with , Mary.
Notes for Hitchcox, Henry
email from J Beeching: Our William ended up back in the Ratley, Alkerton area and we may never find out what happened to his parents, Richard and Mary. There is a burial entered on the NBI cd, 2nd edition, 1821 Richard HITCHCOX 39 Oxon Alkerton, St Michael, which could very well be William's father.
9. , Mary.
Children of , Mary and Hitchcox, Henry
i. Hitchcox, William. He was born on 1806-12-22 in Isleworth Middlesex England. He died in 1891 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England.
10. England, William. He married Townsend, Sophia on 1799-10-17 in Ratley Warwickshire England.
11. Townsend, Sophia.
Notes for Townsend, Sophia
email from J Beeching: Re parents of Mary England, I have William England and Sophia Townsend, married 17 Oct 1799, Ratley, Warwickshire. Census entries have Sophia born at Byfield Northamptonshire, about 1778.
Children of Townsend, Sophia and England, William
i. England, Mary. She was born in 1806 in Ratley Warwickshire England. She died in 1889 in Alkerton Oxfordshire England.
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Marriage: 1799-10-17, Ratley Warwickshire England.