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The Pidgeons of Kenton – Bristol branch


William Pidgeon was born at Kenton, the third son of Joseph Pidgeon and Sarah Elsdon.  (See the Pidgeons of Kenton family tree.)  He married Joan (or Jane, as she was known) Cribbet at Widecombe-in-the-Moor, and they first lived in Exeter for a while, before moving to Bristol.

Contributor:  Jonathan Pidgeon

Notes:    ab. = about,  b. = born,  bp. = baptised,  bu. = buried,  d. = died,  m. = married,  (+) = extramarital relationship

                Places in italics = Registration districts


William PIDGEON (bp.2/5/1786, Kenton – bu.18/8/1832, 47y, Clifton) Carpenter             (See the Pidgeons of Kenton.)

   m.(12/9/1806, Widecombe-in-the-Moor) Joan (Jane) CRIBBETT (bp.23/3/1784, Widecombe, Dev – d.1859, Clifton)

    |    1851:  at 2 Nelson Buildings, Clifton – Jane (wid, with son William & family)

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    |– Mary PIDGEON (bp.18/2/1807, Widecombe – bu.18/4/1830, Clifton)

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    |– Charlotte PIDGEON (bp.3/12/1809, Exeter – d?1866, 53y, Clifton) Dressmaker

    |            1841:  at 2 Dock Gate Lane, Clifton – Charlotte(25), Robert(15), John(15), Harriett(14)

    |            1851:  at 2 Nelson’s Buildings, Clifton – Charlotte (with brother William & family)

    |            1861:  at 2 Nelson’s Buildings, Clifton – Charlotte (with brother William & family)

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    |– Ann PIDGEON (b.18/3/1812, Kenton – d.)

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    |– William PIDGEON (bp.19/5/1816, Clifton – d.1877, 64y, Clifton) Plumber

    |      m.() Sarah ? (b.ab.1816, Bristol – d.1889, 73y, Clifton) Nurse S M

    |       |    1837:  at Whittaker’s Buildings, Clifton – William Jr died

    |       |    1841:  at World’s End Lane, Clifton – Wm & Sarah;  Charlotte(2), Joseph(Ό)  PIGGIN

    |       |    1851:  at 2 Nelson’s Buildings, Clifton – William & Sarah;  William, Elizabeth, Sarah  + Jane (mother),

    |       |                                                                                                                           Charlotte (sis) + 2 visitors

    |       |    1861:  at 2 Nelson’s Buildings, Clifton – William & Sarah, Charlotte (sis);  William, Elizabeth, Harrietta,

    |       |                                                                                                   Frederick, Alice, + Joseph MITCHEL (lodg)

    |       |    1871:  at 5 Love St, Clifton – William & Sarah;  Elizabeth, Harriet, Alice, Frederick, Emily

    |       |    1881:  at 22 Belle Vue Cres., Clifton – Sarah;  Frederick(15, g-son), Kate (6, g-dau)  + Harriet POWELL (dau)

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    |       |– William PIDGEON (bp.5/6/1836, Bristol – d.29/7/1837, 16m, Clifton)

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    |       |– Charlotte PIDGEON (bp.17/2/1839, Clifton – d.)

    |       |      m.(1884, Clifton) James ROWE (b.ab.1836 – d.1900, 74y, Bristol)

    |       |            1901:  at Bristol – Charlotte (wid)

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    |       |– Joseph Frederick PIDGEON (b.1841, Clifton – d?1842, Clifton)

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    |       |– William PIDGEON (b.1843, bp.4/6/1843, Clifton – d.1917, 72y, Bristol) Carter, Wheel Chairman

    |       |      m.(1865, Clifton) Elizabeth PEARCE (b.1845, Henbury – d.)

    |       |       |    1871:  at 1 Waterloo Place, Clifton – William & Elizabeth + Lawrence BEVAN (lodger)

    |       |       |    1881:  at 5 Windsor Ter, Westbury on Trym – William & Elizabeth; William, Frederick, Alice

    |       |       |    1891:  at 30 Stanley Rd, Bristol – Wm & Eliz;  Wm, Fredk, Alice, Harry, Eliz + Eliza OFFER (Bdr)

    |       |       |    1901:  at 30 Stanley Rd, Bristol – William & Elizabeth;  Alice, Henry, Elizabeth

    |       |       |    1911:  at 30 Stanley Rd, Redland – William & Elizabeth;  Henry  + boarder + visitor  [5/7 ch’n alive]

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    |       |       |– William PIDGEON (b.ab.1875, Boston USA – d.1957, 82y, Bristol) Gardener

    |       |       |      m.(1901, Axbridge) Alice FILER (b.1878, Blagdon, Som – d.)

    |       |       |       |    1901:  at 11 Manor Rd, Bishopston, Bristol – William & Alice M

    |       |       |       |    1911:  at Bishop’s Knoll, Knoll Hill, Bristol – William Chas & Alice;  Edith [1/1 ch alive]

    |       |       |       |

    |       |       |      └  Edith Ellen PIDGEON (b.1903, Hawkesbury, Glos – d.)

    |       |       |              m.(1932, Bristol) Gilbert Charles JENKINS (b.25/7/1902 – d.1976, 73y, Bristol)

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    |       |       |– Frederick George PIDGEON (b.1878, Abercarn, Mon – d?1956, 78y, Warwick) Bookstall Clerk

    |       |       |       :    1901:  at 77 Hormead Rd, Paddington, London – Frederick G (boarder)

    |       |       |      m.(1904, Paddington) Adella BOWERY (b.ab.1879 – d.1960, 81y, Greenwich)

    |       |       |       |    1911:  at 66 Priory Rd, Kenilworth, Waricks – Frederick & Adella;  Winifred, George, Charles

    |       |       |       |                                                                                 [3/3 ch’n alive]

    |       |       |       |– Winifred Adella PIDGEON (b.21/10/1905, Paddington – d.1/1997, 91y, Greenwich)

    |       |       |       |      m.(1932, Derby) Ronald H GRAY (b. – d.)

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    |       |       |       |– Frederick George P PIDGEON (b.13/8/1907, Kenilworth – d.1973, 66y, Worcester)

    |       |       |       |      m.(1937, Worcester) Sybil Marie BASTICK (b.8/1/1914, Chard – d.5/2003, Worcester)

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    |       |       |       |– Charles Herbert PIDGEON (b.18/1/1909, Kenilworth – d.1977, 68y, Newton Abbot)

    |       |       |       |      m.(1932, Coventry) Bertha Irene R GOODYER (b.28/8/1907 – d.11/1986, 79y, Newton Abbot)

    |       |       |       |       |                                                                                                                                       

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    |       |       |      └  Robert John O PIDGEON (b.3/6/1916, Warwick – d.1974, 58y, Portsmouth)

    |       |       |              m.(1942, Chatham) Edith Joan FORD (or BITTEN) (b.27/7/1920, Croydon – d.11/1991, 71y,

    |       |       |               |                                                                                                                       Portsmouth)

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    |       |       |– Alice Mabel PIDGEON (b.1880, Clifton – d.) Housemaid

    |       |       |      m.(1901, Bristol) Alfred BURSTON (b. – d.)

    |       |       |       |    1911:  at 43 Cobourg Rd, Montpelier, Bristol – Alfred & Alice;  Frederick, Eric

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    |       |       |       |– Alfred William Frederick BURSTON (b.9/4/1902, Bristol – d.1970, 68y, Bristol)

    |       |       |       |– Eric Arnold BURSTON (b.2/4/1905, Bristol – d.1976, 71y, Bristol)

    |       |       |       |– Kathleen M BURSTON (b.1913, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       |      └  Joan E BURSTON (b.1920, Bristol – d.)

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    |       |       |– Alfred Henry PIDGEON (b.1883 Clifton – d.1949, 65y, Bristol) Mason’s Labourer

    |       |       |      m.(1911, Bristol) Emily Mary SMITH (b.6/6/1884, Bristol – d.1977, 93y, bristol)

    |       |       |       |    1936:  at 3 Rosery Cottages, Henbury Rd, Bristol – Alfred Henry, Betty May

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    |       |       |       |– Betty May PIDGEON (b.5/1/1913, Bristol – d.4/1984, 71y, Bristol)

    |       |       |       |      m.(1938, Bristol) Frederick G JOHNSON (b. – d.)

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    |       |       |      └  Elsie E PIDGEON (b.1920, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       |              m.(1943, Bristol) Ivor Francis STEPHENS (b.10/7/1919, bristol – d.10/2002, 83y, Bristol)

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    |       |      └  Elizabeth Anne M PIDGEON (b.1/7/1890, Clifton – d.1972, 82y, Bristol)

    |       |              m.(1909, Bristol) Albert James ELLIOTT (b.1879, Bristol – d.1949, 70y, Bristol) Milk Carrier

    |       |               |    1911:  at 30 Stanley Rd, Redland, Bristol – Albert & Elizabeth; Lily

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    |       |              └  Lilan M ELLIOTT (b.1910, Bristol – d.)

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    |       |– Mary Jane PIDGEON (bp.7/9/1845, Clifton – d.1849, 3y, Clifton)

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    |       |– Elizabeth PIDGEON (b.1847, bp.2/1/1848, Clifton – d.1925, 79y, Bristol) Dressmaker

    |       |       :     1881:  at 5 Owen St, Bristol – Eliza;  Emily, Ellen (boarders with Martha HAYWARD)

    |       |       :                at 22 Belle Vue Cres – Frederick & Kate with g.mother Sarah (see above)

    |       |     (+) ? ?

    |       |       |– Frederick Henry William PIDGEON (b.8/5/1865, Clifton – d.1935, 69y, Bristol) Manager, collar  factory

    |       |       :       :                                                     at 2 Nelson Building

    |       |       :      m.(24/7/1884, Barrington) Rosina LAWRENCE (b.1866, Barring’n – d.1944, 79y, Bristol)

    |       |       :       |    1901:  at 12 Water St, Barrington, Som – Frederick & Rosina; Ella, Olive, Herbert, William, Edwin

    |       |       :       |    1911:  at Barrington, Som – Frederick & Rosina; Herbert, William, Edwin + Stanford MALE

    |       |       :       |                                                                              [5/5 ch’n alive]                              (78, uncle)

    |       |       :       |– Ella Eva PIDGEON (b.1885, Barrington – d.) District Nurse

    |       |       :       |       :    1911:  at West St, Dunster, Som – Ella (boarder with James TAME & family)

    |       |       :       |      m.(1915, Bristol) Frederick H SMITH (b. – d.)

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    |       |       :       |– Olive PIDGEON (b.19/1/1888, Barrington – d.1973, 85y, Bridgwater, Som) Nurse

    |       |       :       |       :    1911:  at Taunton Hospital, East Reach, Taunton – Olive (servant)

    |       |       :       |      m.(27/5/1912, Barrington) Alfred H TRENCHARD (b.7/5/1887, Taunton – d.1971, 83y,

    |       |       :       |       |                                                                                   Bridgwater, Som) Post Office Worker

    |       |       :       |       |    1901:  at 26 East Reach, Taunton – George & Cecilia;  William, Alfred, Cecilia, Edith

    |       |       :       |       |                                                                                                                      TRENCHARD

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    |       |       :       |– Herbert Frederick PIDGEON (b.1889, Barrington – d.1968, 79y, Bristol) Aero Painter

    |       |       :       |      m.(9/4/1917, Barrington) Margaret Almina DRAYTON (bp.14/12/1890, Barrington – d.1942, 52y,

    |       |       :       |       |                                                                                               Bristol) Linen Collar Machinist

    |       |       :       |       |– Leslie PIDGEON (b.1922, Bristol – d. 1922, 0y, Bristol)

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    |       |       :       |       |– Evelyn PIDGEON (b.1923, Bristol – d. 1923, 0y, Bristol)

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    |       |       :       |       |– Amy PIDGEON (b.1924, Bristol – d. 1924, 0y, Bristol)

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    |       |       :       |– William Henry PIDGEON (b.1892, Barrington – d.1957, 64y, Bristol) Plumber

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    |       |       :      └  Edwin Frederick PIDGEON (b.23/4/1900, Barrington – d.4/3/1987, 86y, Ham Green)

    |       |       :              m.(1925, Bristol) Phyllis Gertrude DOWN (b.22/8/1901 – d.19/12/1978, 77y, Bristol)

    |       |       :               |

    |       |       :                           Jonathan Conrad PIDGEON

    |       |     (+) ? ?

    |       |       |– Emily Sarah PIDGEON (b.1869, Clifton – d.1945, 75y, Kingswood, Glos)

    |       |       :       :    1891:  at 2 Lawrence Hill, Bristol – Emily (servt, Coffee Tavern of Robert HEMMINGS)

    |       |       :      m.(1891, Barton Regis) George William HEMMINGS (b.1870, Bristol – d.1941, 70y, Kingswood,

    |       |       :       |                                                                                                           Glos) Blacksmith’s Striker

    |       |       :       |    1901:  at Niblett’s Hill, Bristol – George W & Emily S;  John W, Robert, Mary M, Samuel J, Lily F

    |       |       :       |    1911:  at Chapel Rd, Hanham, Bristol – George William & Emily Sarah;     [12/12 ch’n alive]

    |       |       :       |                                   John Wallace, Rosena, Mary Maud, Samuel James, Lily Florance, Frederick

    |       |       :       |                                   George, Edith Elizabeth, George William, Ellen Kate, Frank Joseph, Emily   

    |       |       :       |– John Wallace HEMMINGS (b.1891, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Robert Henry HEMMINGS (b.1893, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Rosina HEMMINGS (b.1893, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Mary Maud HEMMINGS (b.1997, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Samuel James HEMMINGS (b.1899, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Lily Florence HEMMINGS (b.1900, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Frederick George HEMMINGS (b.1902, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Edith Elizabeth HEMMINGS (b.1903, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– George William HEMMINGS (b.1905, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Ellen Kate HEMMINGS (b.1905, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Frank Joseph HEMMINGS (b.1908, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– Emily HEMMINGS (b.1910, Bristol – d.)

    |       |       :       |– William E HEMMINGS (b.1912, Keyhsham – d.)

    |       |       :        Frances M HEMMINGS (b.1915, Keyhsham – d.)

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    |       |     (+) ? ?

    |       |       |– Kate PIDGEON (b.1874, Clifton – d.)

    |       |       :            1881:  Kate (6, g-dau) was with Sarah PIDGEON at Belle Vue Cres, so could not have

    |       |       :                       been the Kate PIDGEON who died in 1874, age 0. However, she may not have

    |       |       :                       been the daughter of Elizabeth – she could equally have been the illegitimate

    |       |       :                       daughter of Harriet or Alice.  No trace of her after 1881.

    |       |     (+) ? ?

    |       |       |– Ellen PIDGEON (b.1877, Clifton – d.1937, 59y, Bristol) Corset Maker

    |       |       :      m.(1916, Bristol) George W PRATLEY (b.ab.1876 – d.1951, 74y, Bristol)

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    |       |      m.(?ab.1888) Joseph William HAYWARD (b.1861, Bristol – d.) Stoker, Gas Works Labourer

    |       |            1891:  at 61 Owen St, Bristol – Joseph & Elizabeth;  Emily(7)  + Ellen PIDGEON (step-dau)

    |       |                      at 61 Owen St, Bristol – Martha HAYWARD (wid,56), Sarah BURLEY (sis, 62)

    |       |            1901:  at 3 Owen St, Bristol – Joseph & Emily (sic);  Emily  + Nelly PIDGEON (step-dau)

    |       |            1911:  at 7 Chelsea Rd, Bristol – Joseph & Elizabeth;  + Ellen PIDGEON (step-dau)

    |       |                       [m.22y, 0 ch’n – daughter Emily, b.ab.1883 was Joseph’s child, but not Elizabeth’s]

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    |       |– Harriet Sarah PIDGEON (b.1850, bp.7/4/1850, Clifton – d.) Dressmaker

    |       |      m.(1878, Poplar) William Henry POWELL (b. – d.)

    |       |            1881:  at 22 Belle Vue Cres – Harriet with PIDGEON family

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    |       |– Catherine Florence PIDGEON (bp.11/5/1856, Clifton – d.1857, 0y, Clifton)

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    |      └  Alice PIDGEON (b?1858, Clifton – d.1915, 57y, Bristol) Domestic Cook

    |                    1881:  at 22 Apsley Rd, Clifton – Alice (serv) with Augustine WOODWARD & family

    |                    1901:  at Highcliffe, Long Ashton – Alice (serv) with Arthur GREGORY & family

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    |– Joseph Frederic PIDGEON (bp.20/2/1820, Clifton – d?1842, Clifton) [see also s/o William & Sarah]

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    |– Robert PIDGEON (b.ab.1821-25 – d?1854, Clifton)

    |            1841:  at 2 Dock Gate Lane, Clifton – Charlotte(25), Robert(15), John(15), Harriett(14)

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    |– John PIDGEON (bp.10/8/1823, Clifton – d.1905, 81, Bristol) Timber Labourer

    |       :    1841:  at 2 Dock Gate Lane, Clifton – Charlotte(25), Robert(15), John(15), Harriett(14)

    |      m?(1852, Clifton) Elizabeth WENSLEY (b.ab.1827, Taunton, Som – d.1915, ‘85y’, Bristol)

    |       |    1871:  at 7 North Green St, Clifton – John & Elizabeth;  Mary, Lily, Joseph

    |       |    1881:  at 9c Albermarle Row, Clifton – John & Elizabeth;  Charlotte, Joseph

    |       |    1891:  at 247 Hotwell Road, Clifton – John & Elizabeth;  Charlotte, Joseph

    |       |    1901:  at 7 Sandford Road, Bristol – John & Elizabeth;  Charlotte

    |       |    1911:  at 6 Christina Terrace, Bristol – Elizabeth (wid);  Charlotte   [3/6 ch’n alive]

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    |       |– Mary Elizabeth PIDGEON (b.1854, Bristol – d.)

    |       |      m.(1873, Bristol) James PRITCHARD or Joseph WHITCHELL

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    |       |-? Sarah Jane PIDGEON (b.1857, Bristol – d.1859, Clifton)

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    |       |– Lilley PIDGEON (b.1860, Bristol – d.)

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    |       |-? John Robert PIDGEON (b.1863, Bristol – d.1868, 4y, Clifton)

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    |       |– Charlotte R PIDGEON (b.1866, Clifton – d.1930, 63y, Bristol) Teacher

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    |      └  Joseph PIDGEON (b.1869, Clifton – d.) Postman

    |              m.(1895, Clifton) Mary BISHOP (b.1868, Malmesbury, Wilts – d.)

    |                    1901:  at 31 Leigh Road South, Clifton – Joseph & Mary

    |                    1911:  at 22 Clifton Wood Cres, Bristol – Joseph & Mary   [0 ch’n]

    |

   └  Harriett PIDGEON (bp.29/10/1826, Clifton – d.)

                 1841:  at 2 Dock Gate Lane, Clifton – Charlotte(25), Robert(15), John(15), Harriett(14)


Page Updated  23 Jul 2017

 

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