James William Wood & Honor Wood (nee Thompson)

James & Honor Wood
John Mills
James William Wood, b. abt 1851, Hollinsclough, Staffordshire.

Honor Thompson, b. abt. 1861, Longnor, Staffordshire, daughter of Isaac Thompson and Ann ?.

Honor had one daughter before marrying James: Martha Ann Thomson (b. abt. 1880), and mother and child were both living at Lathkill Dale, Over Haddon, Derbyshire at the time of the 1881 census. Honor was working as a general domestic servant at that time.

James and Honor had fourteen children together:
  1. Benjamin Wood, b. 15 February 1884; d. 7 February 1958, Old Tupton; m. Jenny Renshaw.
  2. James Wood, b. September 1885, Whaley Bridge; d. 9 November 1974, Ashover; m. Jane Bradley (nee Ainsworth) 26 November 1906, South Normanton.
  3. Elsie Honor Wood, b. 20 April 1887; d. 10 June 1939; m. Charles Wheeldon, 14 September 1909, Ashover.
  4. Alice Wood, b. 9 May 1889; d. 4 May 1985.
  5. Isaac Wood, b. 9 May 1889; d. 27 October 1965; m. Sarah Ann Hopkinson.
  6. Nellie Wood, b. abt. 1891; d. ?; m. Conrad Turner.
  7. Amy Ann Wood, b. 2 April 1891; d. 27 August 1981; m. (1) Fred Taylor, 25 December 1913; m. (2) Charles Wheeldon.
  8. Sydney Arthur Wood, b. 1 June 1893, Ashover; d. 28 May 1917, France.
  9. Thomas Walter Wood, b. 13 December 1895; d. ?
  10. Annie Wood, b. 13 December 1897; d. 7 April 1926; m. Jack Redfern.
  11. Matilda May Wood, b. 30 June 1899; d. ?; m. Francis Madin.
  12. William Reginald Wood, b. 3 April 1901; d. 1 March 1991; m. Elicia Ellen ?
  13. John Horace Wood, b. 24 August 1902; d. ?; m. Amy Mellor, 25 November 1924, Ashover.
  14. Lucy Wood, b. 5 March 1905; d. 22 October 1997; m. Walter Nightingale.
James previously had six children with his first wife, Elizabeth Gould:
  1. Elizabeth Wood, b. ?; d. ?
  2. Mary Wood, b. ?; d. ?
  3. Emma Wood, b. abt. 1874, Bromside, Staffordshire; d. ?
  4. John Wood, b. abt. 1876, Bromside, Staffordshire; d. September 1891, Moor Farm, Darley Flash, Derbyshire.
  5. Emily Wood, b, abt. 1877, Buxton, Derbyshire; d. ?
  6. William Wood, b. abt. 1880, Buxton, Derbyshire; d. June 1892, Moor Farm, Darley Flash, Derbyshire.
James and Honor lived for over thirty years at Roach in Ashover parish.
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