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Born: 1822. Baptised 7th October 1822.

Place of Birth: Wonersh, Surrey.


Parents: Richard and Frances Fanny, nee Hardy.

Marriages: Ann Hills, 21 October 1840 at the Parish Church, Merrow, Surrey.

Children: George 1843 born Woking, Mary A. c1847, Henry c1850 born Hampton Middlesex, Richard c1853, James c1854 born Hampton Middlesex, Benjamin c1856 born Kingston.

Occupation: Cordwainer.

Notes: In the 1891 Census, George William was living with his family at 8 Wornersh Street, Wonersh, which was a Bootmakers shop. In the 1901 Census, He was at the same address working as a Bootmaker. In the 1911 Census, he was living in the Common, Wonersh.

George William was very involved with the Parish Church of Wonersh, St John The Baptist. Here he served as a chorister, bell ringer, parish clerk, sexton, sacristan and church warden. In recognition of his service to the church, his friends had a clock installed in the church tower. A commemoration plaque is situated within the church. There is also a floor tablet dedicted to both he and wife Amy.

Richard Brett