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PIDGEONs of Edmonton (William), London

William PIDGEON was the third son of John PIDGEON and Esther RICH, who were married at Hatfield, where William was born, (see the PIDGEONs of Hertfordshire & London family tree). William and two of his brothers moved to Edmonton in north London, and it was there that William married Sarah SYNDERCOMBE.

Contributors: Michael Houstone, Karen Reast, Katherine Doody, Lily Pidgeon, Margaret Pidgeon

Notes:
   ab. = about,  b. = born,  bp. = baptised,  bu. = buried,  d. = died,  m. = married,
   (+) = extra-marital relationship
   Places in italics = Registration districts
William PIGEON (bp.18/5/1783, Hatfield – bu.7/9/1858, 76y, Enfield) Labourer
   m1.(7/12/1810, Edmonton) Sarah SYNDERCOMBE (b.ab.1789 – bu,31/12/1827, 38y, Church St, Edmonton)
    |
    |– Esther PIDGEON (b.4/1, bp.17/3/1811, Edmonton – d.21/12/1882, 71y, Darenth, Kent)
    |      m.(ab,1835, Lodon) William CLELAND (b. – d.2/8/1890, 81y, Shoreditch, London) undertaker
    |       |    1841:  at Provost St, Shoreditch, London – William & Esther;  Caroline, John
    |       |    1851:  at 63 Curtain Rd, Shoreditch – William & Esther;  Caroline, John, Alfred, William, Peter, Emily
    |       |    1861:  at 1 Gloucester St, Shoreditch – William & Esther;  Caroline, John, Alfred, William, Peter, Samuel,
    |       |                                                                                                                                                         Harry
    |       |    1871:  at 1 Gloucester St, Shoreditch – William & Esther;  Samuel, Harry  + Caroline;  Robert WOODS
    |       |
    |       |– Caroline CLELAND (b.Jan, Shoreditch, bp.12/2/1837, Lambeth – d.)
    |       |      m.(1870, Whitechapel) Robert WOODS (b. – d.)
    |       |– John CLELAND (b.1839, Shoreditch – d.)
    |       |– Alfred CLELAND (b.1841, Shoreditch – d.) cigar maker
    |       |      m.(23/4/1863, Shoreditch) Ann Susannah CLEMENSON (b.1843, Westiminster – d.)
    |       |– William CLELAND (b.6/1/1844, Shoreditch – d.20/4/1919, 75y, Sydney, NSW) estate agent
    |       |       :    1863:  Emigrated to Sydney, Australia on SS Lammerman
    |       |      m.(23/12/1868, Sydney) Hannah Jane PHELPS (b.1844, Newtown, NSW – d.)
    |       |      └        → Michael HOUSTONE
    |       |– Peter CLELAND (b.1846, Shoreditch – d.)
    |       |      m.(1870, Bethnal Green) Ellen BRIANT (b.ab.1855, Lambeth – d.)
    |       |– Emily CLELAND (b.1849, Shoreditch – d.1852, 3y, Shoreditch)
    |       |– Samuel CLELAND (b.1852, Shoreditch – d.)
    |      └  Harry CLELAND (b.1854, Shoreditch – d.)
    |
    |– Caroline PIGEON (b.1/2, bp.28/2/1813, Edmonton – bu.27/12/1815, inf, Edmonton)
    |
    |– Louisa PIDGEON (b.19/5, bp.13/7/1817, Edmonton – d.)
    |       :    1841:  at Palentine House, Hornsey – Louisa (FS)
    |      m.(12/3/1846, Bloomsbury) George BOWRING (b.ab.1827, Shoreditch – d.) Carpenter
    |       |    1851:  at 71 York St, Shoreditch – George & Louisa; George
    |       |
    |      └   George BOWRING (b.1850, Shoreditch – d.)
    |
    |– John PIDGEON (b.31/7/1819, Edmonton – d.1864, Shoreditch) Butcher
    |      m.(11/12/1843, Holborn) Ann Catherine Ellis WELLS (née ANSON) (b.ab.1811, Holborn – d.1880, 75y, Fulham)
    |            1851:  at 8 Union St, Shoreditch – John (rag merchant) & Ann                                                   
    |            1861:  at 4 Queen St, Shoreditch – John & Ann
    |
    |– Mary PIDGEON (b.19/2/1822, Edmonton – bu.27/11/1822, inf, Edmonton)
    |
    |– William (Thomas) PIGEON (b.8/12/1823, Edmonton – d.1899, 76y, Edmonton) Machinist
    |      m.(10/3/1850, Tottenham) Sarah MARSH (b.ab.1829, Enfield – d.1893, 65y, Edmonton)
    |       |    1851:  at White Webbs, Enfield – William & Sarah;  William Thos, Caroline
    |       |    1861:  at Enfield Highway, Enfield – William & Sarah;  William, Caroline, James, Henry, Arthur
    |       |
    |       |    1871:  at Goat Lane, Enfield – Wm & Sarah;  Wm Thos, Jas, Henry, Arthur + Thos BUCKETT (nephew)
    |       |    1881:  at 4 Reynolds Row, Forty Hill, Enfield – William & Sarah;  Arthur & Margaret;  Anne, Agnes
    |       |    1891:  at Morley Cott, Enfield – William & Sarah;  Ann E (G-dau, 13)
    |       |
    |       |– William Thomas PIGEON (bp.2/9/1849, Enfield – d.1875, 26, Aston) Machinist
    |       |     m.(22/11/1874, Aston) Emma Frances BALL (b.1851, Warwick – d.1914, 59y, Aston) Paper Collar Maker,
    |       |      |                             :                                                                                                           Shopkeeper
    |       |      |                            m2.(14/8/1880, Yardley) William TRAPP (b.ab.1839, Worcester – d.1911, 75y, Aston)
    |       |      |                             |                                                                                                      Railway Guard
    |       |      |                             |    1881:  at 51 Montgomery St, Aston, Warks – William & Emma;  William, Jane,
    |       |      |                             |                                                                  Charles TRAPP  + William PIDGEON (5)
    |       |      |                             |    1891:  at 60 White Rd, Aston – William & Emma;  Charles, William(15), Arthur(10)
    |       |      |                             |                                                                                                                TRAPP
    |       |      |                             |    1901:  at 60 White Rd, Aston – Emma;  William(26), Arthur(19) TRAPP
    |       |      |                             |               at 4 Matlock Ter, Bolton Rd, Aston – William (uncle, & George HUGHES
    |       |      |                             |    1911:  at 60 White Rd, Sparkbrook – Emma;  William, Arthur                   & family)
    |       |      |                             |                                                               [2/2 ch’n alive]
    |       |      |                             |               at 69 Jenkins St, Small Heath – William (father, & George A HUGHES &
    |       |      |                             |                                                                                                                   family)
    |       |      |                            └  Arthur TRAPP (b.1881, Aston – d.1914, 32, Aston) Machinist (cycles)
    |       |      |
    |       |     └  William Hugh George PIDGEON (akaWilliam TRAPP) (b.22/8/1875, Aston, bp.26/9/1976, Enfield
    |       |                                                                                                                             –  d.) Polisher (cycles)
    |       |– Caroline PIDGEON (bp.12/1/1851, Enfield – d.)
    |       |       :    1871:  at Forty Hall, Enfield – Caroline (servt to James MEYER, magistrate & family)
    |       |      m.(1879, Hanover Sq, London) Mark RICHARDS (b.1850, Petrockstowe, Dev – d.) Coachman
    |       |       |    1881:  at 15 Woods Mews, Mayfair – Mark & Caroline;  Jessie C + John WEBBER (servt)
    |       |       |    1901:  at 98 Woodlands Park Rd, Tottenham – Mark & Caroline;  Jessie C, Annie H
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Jessie Caroline RICHARDS (b.19/8/1880, Enfield – d.)
    |       |      └  Annie Hariett RICHARDS (b.1882, Enfield – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– James PIDGEON (b.1852, Enfield – d?1924, 72y, Edmonton) Bricklayer  [d. before 1916? – see below]
    |       |      m.(30/7/1898, Islington) Mary Jane FERROW (b.11/11/1868, Alnwick, Nthd – d.1948, 79y, Edmonton)
    |       |       |    1891:  at Morley Cott, Enfield – James & Mary J;  Jack, Sarah
    |       |       |    1901:  at 3 Lavendar Rd, Enfield – James & Mary;  John, Thomas, Elsie, Gracie
    |       |       |    1911:  at 41 Morley Hill, Enfield – James & Mary;  John, Thomas, Elsie, Gracie
    |       |       |                                                           [4/7 ch’n alive]
    |       |       |    1939:  at 17 Oaklands Avenue,Enfield – Mary J
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– John FARROW aka PIDGEON (b.1887, Alnwick – d.1949, 62y, Edmonton) bricklayer
    |       |       |      m1.(1913, Edmonton) Mary J BURROWS (b. – d.)
    |       |       |      m2.(1918, Edmonton) May EVERETT (b.28/3/1895, West Ham– d.1974, 80y, Southend)
    |       |       |       |    1939:  at 43 Morley Hill, Enfield, Mdx – John & May;  Joyce (at school)
    |       |       |       |
    |       |       |       |– Kathleen M PIDGEON (b.1920, Edmonton – d.1925, 5y, Edmonton)
    |       |       |       |
    |       |       |      └  Joyce PIDGEON (b.25/8/1925, Edmonton – d.1962, 36y, Edmonton)
    |       |       |              m.(1947, Edmonton) Wilfred Edgar HOLTON (b.5/7/1902, Edmonton – d.1956, 53y, Edm’n)
    |       |       |               |
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Sarah PIDGEON (b.1889, Enfield – d.1897, 7y, Holborn)
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– James PIDGEON (b. & d.1890, Edmonton)
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– James Thomas PIDGEON (b.1892, Enfield – d.28/4/1916, 24y, Arras, France) Sgt, 6th Bn,
    |       |       |                                        (CWGC says:  s/o Mary J. Pidgeon,                              Seaforth Highlanders
    |       |       |                                         of 41, Morley Hill, Enfield, Midx, and the late James Pidgeon – see above)
    |       |       |– Elsie Mary PIDGEON (b.21/12/1894, Enfield – d.)
    |       |       |      m.(1920, Edmonton) William DEVENAY (b.25/11/1895 – d.15/2/1960, 64y, Dulwich)
    |       |       |       |    1939:  at 195 Kempton Rd, East Ham – William & Elsie M
    |       |       |       |
    |       |       |      └  William T DEVENAY (b.1923, Kensington – d.)
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Gracie Sarah PIDGEON (b.10/21900, Enfield – d.1953, 53y, Edmonton) Clerk
    |       |       |            1939:  at 74 Woodfield Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire – Grace S (corporation worker)
    |       |       |
    |       |      └  Frederic Cobden PIDGEON (b.4/6/1904, Enfield – d.1904, 0y, Enfield)
    |       |
    |       |– Henry PIDGEON (b.ab.1854, Enfield – d.1919, 65y, Edmonton) Gardener, Bricklayer, Shopkeeper
    |       |      m.(3/8/1879, Enfield) Eliza WEBB (b.1852, Edmonton – d.1934, 82y, Edmonton)
    |       |            1881:  at 4 New Lane, Enfield – Henry & Eliza
    |       |            1891:  at 23 Canton Rd, Enfield – Henry & Eliza
    |       |            1901:  at 1 Salisbury V, Acacia Rd, Enfield – Henry & Eliza
    |       |            1911:  at 62 Browning Rd, Enfield – Henry & Eliza
    |       |
    |      └  Arthur PIDGEON (b.1858, Enfield – d.1928, 70y, West Ham) Labourer
    |              m.(1878, Lincs) Margaret Gibson ROBINSON (b.8/1/1856, Barrow-upon- Humber, Lincs – d.1948, 91y,
    |               |                                                                                                              Romford, Esx) Boot Machinist
    |               |    1881:  at 4 Reynolds Row, Forty Hill, Enfield – Arthur & Margaret;  Anne, Agnes
    |               |                                                                                               (with Arthurs parents – William & Sarah)
    |               |    1891:  at 1 Elm Park Rd, Leyton – Arthur & Margaret;  Agnes, Ethel, Arthur, William, Clarissa, Nelly
    |               |    1901:  at 1 Melbourne Villas, Melbourne Rd, Leyton – Arthur & Margaret G;  William G, Nelly I,
    |               |                                                                                                                            Fredeick C, Robert H
    |               |    1911:  at 87 Albert Rd, Leyton – Arthur & Margaret Gibson;  Nelly Ivy, Robert Henry;  Ivy (g.dau)
    |               |    1939:  at 2 Alexandra Rd, Romford – Margaret G (wid), with Nellie I SPRATT & family (see below)
    |               |
    |               |– Ann Eliza PIDGEON (b.1878, Barrow-on-Humber – d.)
    |               |      m.(1901, West Ham) John PAYNE (b. – d.)
    |               |       |    1911:  at 95 Coopers Lane, Leyton – John & Annie;  Dorothy Annie, John Edward,
    |               |       |                                                                  [4/4 ch alive]                   Ernest Alfred, Sidney Charles
    |               |       |– Dorothy Annie PAYNE (b.1902, Leyton – d.)
    |               |       |– John Edward PAYNE (b.1905, Leyton – d.)
    |               |       |– Ernest Alfred PAYNE (b.1907, Leyton – d.)
    |               |       |– Sidney Charles PAYNE (b.1908, Leyton – d.)
    |               |       |– Leonard G PAYNE (b.1911,West Ham – d.)
    |               |      └  Edna G PAYNE (b.1914, West Ham – d.)
    |               |
    |               |– Agnes Gertrude PIDGEON (b.28/8/1880, Enfield – d.1902, 22y, West Ham)
    |               |
    |               |– Ethel PIDGEON (b.27/7/1882, Enfield – d.) Shoe Trimmer
    |               |      m.(1910, West Ham) John HACKMAN (b.1886, Bow – d.) House Painter
    |               |       |    1911:  at 196 Hoe St, Walthamstow – John & Ethel
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Agnes C HACKMAN (b.1911, Walthamstow – d.)
    |               |       |– Margaret E HACKMAN (b.1915, Walthamstow – d.)
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– John Arthur HACKMAN (b.1916, Walthamstow – d.)
    |               |       |      m.(1940, E Retford, Notts) Vera BURMAN (b.1914, Penistone – d.)
    |               |       |       |
    |               |                         →  Karen REAST
    |               |                         →  Kathleen DOODY
    |               |
    |               |– Arthur PIDGEON (b.30/3/1884, Enfield – d.)
    |               |
    |               |– William George PIDGEON (b.5/6/1885, Enfield – d.)
    |               |
    |               |– Clarissa Laurena PIDGEON (b.1888, Leyton – d.) Machinist
    |               |      m.(1907, Shoreditch) William Frederick PLUCKROSE (b.1884, Stepney – d.) Hotel Barman
    |               |       |    1911:  at 67 Ford St, Bow – William & Clarissa; Laurena
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Laurena Clarissa PLUCKROSE (b.1909, Stepney – d.)
    |               |       |– William A J PLUCKROSE (b.1912, Bethnal Green – d.)
    |               |       |– Irene M PLUCKROSE (b.1913, Bethnal Green – d.)
    |               |       |– Reginald F PLUCKROSE (b.1915, Poplar – d.)
    |               |      └  Marion G W PLUCKROSE (b.1919, West Ham – d.)
    |               |
    |               |– Nelly Ivy PIDGEON (b.13/2/1890, Leyton – d.1979, 89y, Brentwood)
    |               |     (+) ? ?
    |               |       |-? Ivy Laurena PIDGEON (b.1906, Leyton – d.)
    |               |       :
    |               |      m.(1914, West Ham) Leonard Edward S SPRATT (b.1888, Poplar – d.)
    |               |       |    1939:  at 2 Alexandra Rd, Romford – Nellie I SPRATT (wid);  Philip H & Bertha A L HARRIS 
    |               |       |                                                                           + Margaret G PIDGEON (mother – see above)
    |               |      └  Bertha A L SPRATT (b.6/5/1915, West Ham – d.1947, 31y, Romford)
    |               |              m.(1939, Romford) Philip H HARRIS (b.29/5/1911, West Ham – d.1866, 55y, Havering)
    |               |                                                                                                                            sheet metal worker
    |               |– Frederick Charles PIDGEON (b.1/4/1893, Leyton – d.1978, 85y, Brentwood)
    |               |      m.(1921, West Ham) Ellen DIGNUM (formerly WILLIS) (b.30/8/1900 – d.1969, 69y, Havering)
    |               |       |    1939:  at 20 Hotham Road, West Ham – Frederick C & Ellen;  Frederick C, (3 closed)
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Ellen P PIDGEON (b.1921,West Ham – d.1932, 10, West Ham)
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Frederick Charles PIDGEON (b.16/7/1922, Plaistow – d.8/12/2017, 95y, Brentwood)
    |               |       |      m.(1948, Brentwood) Peggy Louisa PLEASANCE (b.31/8/1921 – d.7/1996, 74y, Havering)
    |               |       |       |
    |               |       |                   →  Lily PIDGEON
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Eileen Margaret PIDGEON (b.6/6/1925, West Ham – d.5/2005, Havering)
    |               |       |      m.(1945, Brentwood)Leonard A WALLIS (b. – d.)
    |               |       |
    |               |      └  Alice M PIDGEON (b.1926,West Ham – d.)
    |               |              m.(1946, Bethnal Green)George Samuel REED (b.6/5/1923 – d.5/2000, 77y, Havering)
    |               |
    |              └  Robert Henry PIDGEON (b.28/1/1898, Leyton – d.1952, 54y, Romford)
    |                      m1.(1925, West Ham) Ellen L APPLEBY (b.ab.1899 – d.1936, 37y, SW Essex)
    |                       |
    |                       |– Robert Gibson PIDGEON (b.30/11/1925, West Ham – d.8/2005, 79y, Havering)
    |                       |      m.(1961, West Ham)
    |                       |       |
    |                       :
    |                      m2.(1938, West Ham) Mildred Louisa WHELLER (b.8/2/1903, West Ham – d.1939, 36y, West Ham)
    |                       :    1939:  at 21 Upton Park Road , West Ham – Robert H & Mildred L  + Charles W & Louisa
    |                       :                                                                                                         WHELLER (parents-in-law?)
    |                      m3.(1941, Romford) Olive M WARREN (née THOULD) (b.1914, Ongar – d.1965, 50y, Havering)
    |                       |
    |                       |                   →  Margaret PIDGEON
    |
    |– Sarah PIDGEON (bp.15/2/1826, Edmonton – d.)
    |
    |-? Harriett PIGEON (b.ab.1828, Enfield – d.)
    :
   m2.(31/5/1835, Enfield) Maria Catherine CROUCH (b.ab.1793, Enfield – d.1860, 68y, St George Soutwark)
         1841:  at Turkey St, Enfield – William & Maria;  William, Harriett
         1851:  at Turkey St, Enfield – William (68, b. Hatfield) & Maria (57)
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