Reverand MA John Martyr WARD

Male Bef 1834 - 1908  (> 73 years)


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  • Name John Martyr WARD 
    Title Reverand MA 
    Born Bef 15 Dec 1834  East Clandon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jan 1908  Gressenhall, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2759  Effingham
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 

    Father Edward John WARD,   b. 16 Dec 1803, Ludgate, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1883, Brunswick House Hotel, Hanover Square, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Frances Sarah SKURRAY,   b. Bef 5 Jun 1812, Elstead, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 29 Apr 1878, Rectory House, East Clandon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 65 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1831  Holy Trinity, Guildford, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Surrey History Centre
      Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937
      Marriagess in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Guildford, Surrey
      1831, Page 31, Entry No 91:

      "Marriages solemnized in the Parish of the Holy Trinity in Guildford in the County of Surrey in the Year 1831:

      The Reverend Edward John Ward, Clerk of the Parish of East Clandon in the County of Surrey Bachelor
      and Frances Sarah Skurray of this Parish
      Spinster, a minor
      were married in this Church by Licence with Consent of
      Francis Skurray Esquire the natural and lawful father of the said Minor
      this twenty fifth Day of
      October in the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty one
      By me Henry Parr Belac - Rector
      This Marriage was solemnized between us{ Edward John Ward
      { Frances Sarah Skurray
      In the Presence of{ Francis Skurray Jnr
      { Sarah Ann Pickstone
      { John Ward


      West Surrey Family History Society, The Guildford Collection:
      Holy Trinity, Guildford Marriages 1558-1837:

      1831 25 Oct WARD (Revd) Edward John, clerk, of East Clandon b.
      SKURRAY Frances Sarah otp, sp, minor, by Licence with consent of father, Francis SKURRAY, Esq
      Witnesses: Francis SKURRAY, jun, Sarah Ann PICKSTONE, John WARD



      The IGI Individual Record for Frances Sarah SKURRAY reads:
      Marriage: 25th October 1831 at Hioly Trinity, Guildford, Surrey, England.
      Spouse: Edward John WARD.
      Batch No: M013362, Dates: 1813-1876.
    Family ID F073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Thompson POLLOCK,   b. Abt 1837, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1873 
    Children 
     1. Margaret P WARD,   b. Abt 1874, Yaxham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Florence O WARD,   b. Abt 1876, Gressenhall, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Arthur Edward Martyr WARD,   b. Abt Jun 1878, Gressenhall, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1915, Anafarta, Gallipoli, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ancestry.com
      London, England, Births & Baptisms, 1813-1906, Bishop's Transcript
      East Clandon, Surrey, England
      Page 11, Entry No 176:

      "December 15th John Martyr son of Edward John & Frances Sarah Ward East Clandon Rector of East Clandon by Edward John Ward, Rector"

      On Loan to London County Council DW/T/4/138


      The 1851 Population Census of England shows J M WARD, a Boarder, aged
      17 years, a Scholar, born Guildford, Surrey residing at Eton College Bucks.
      (HO 107/1718, Folio 499, Scxhedule No 48 & 49 - 43rd House , Eton, Buckinghamshire, England).



      Ancestry.com
      London, England, Freedom of the City Admission Papers,
      1681-1925:

      Chamber of London, 30th day of May 1879
      Born Without the Liberty of the City, to
      wit, at East Clandon Surrey

      John Martyr WardSon of Rev Edward John Ward
      Citizen and Clothworker of London
      .........................................
      said, and desired to be admitted into the Freedom of
      this City by Patrimony, in the said Company of
      Clothworkers

      The Admission of the Father is entered into the Book
      Marked with the Letter [blank] and bears the date the [blank]
      day of April in the Year of
      The Reign of [blank]
      and in the Year of ourLord 1825
      Born 1833

      Presented by James Self MD. Warden

      Reference: London Metropolitan Archives: COL/CHD/FR/02/2167-2170


      The 1881 Population Census of England shows John M WARD, aged 47 years, Rector of Gressenhall, born East Clandon, residing at Gressenhall together with his wife, Mary T WARD, aged 36 years, born Scotland, and their 3 children: Arthur E M WARD, aged 3 years, born Yaxham, Norfolk, Margaret P WARD, aged 7 years, and Florence O WARD, aged 5 years, both born Gressenhall.
      (RG 11/1980, Folio 56, Page 9, Schedule No 38 - Rectory, Gressenhall, Norfolk, England).


      The 1891 Population Census of England shows John M WARD, aged 57 years, a Rector Clergy, born East Clandon, residing at the Rectory, gressenhall together with his wife, Mary T WARD, aged 46 years, born Scotland, and their 2 children: Margaret P WARD, aged 17 years, born Yaxham, and Florence O WARD, aged 15 years, born Gressenhall.
      (RG 12/1555, Folio 52, Page 7, Schedule No 35 - Rectory, Gressenhall, Mitford, Norfolk, England).


      The 1901 Population Census of England shows John M WARD, aged 66 years, a Clergyman (Church of England) residing at Gressenhall together with his wife, Mary T WARD, aged 56 years, born Renfrewshire, Scotland.
      (RG 13/1873, Folio 23, Schedule No 82 - Rectory, Gressenhall, Norfolk, England).



      Joseph Foster: eBook: A Biographical Hand-list of the Members of the various Inns of Court, including Her Majesty's judges etc:

      "Men-at-the-Bar
      491

      Ward, Rev John Martyr, M.A.
      (late fellow), King's Coll., Camb., 1861, rector of
      Gressenhall since 1873, curate of Kempsey, co.
      Wore, 1869-73, a student of the Inner Temple
      20 April, 1860 (then aged 26), called to the bar
      30 April, 1863 (only son of Rev. Edward John
      Ward, late rector of East Clandon, Surrey
      dec,) born, 1834.

      Greesenhall Rectory, East Dereham.


      Ancestry.com
      CROCKFORD'S CLERICAL DIRECTORY, 1885

      WARD, John Martyr, Gressenhall Rectory, East Dereham.
      Late Fel. of King's Coll. Cam. B.A. 1858, M.A. 1861
      d and p by Bp of Worc. R. of Greesenhall, Dio. Nor. 1873.
      (P. of King's Coll. Cam; Gross inc. from T.R.C. 750l w
      501/2n. Gl. and Ho: pop. 664.) Formerly C. of Kempsey,
      Worcs. 1869-73.

      CROCKFORD'S CLERICAL DIRECTORY, 1893

      WARD, John Martyr, Gressenhall Rectory, East Dereham.
      Late Fel. of King's Coll. Cam. B.A. 1858, M.A. 1861
      d and p by Bp of Worc. R. of Greesenhall, Dio. Nor. 1873.
      (P. of King's Coll. Cam; Gross inc. from T.R.C. 750l, ar.
      524l w 50 a of Gl; Fees 3l; Gross inc. 562l, Net 298l and Ho;
      Pop 609). F C. of Kempsey, Worcs. 1869-73.


      Register of Admissions to King's College Cambridge, 1850-1900
      Page 9, KING's COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE

      Ward, John Martyr: son of the Rev. Edward John Ward, late Rector of East Clandon, Surrey.
      School: Eton, K.S.
      Admitted: 22 June, 1853, Scholar: Prizeman; Fellow 1856;
      3rd Class Classical Tripos 1857
      Travelled abroad for one year; called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1863:
      entered 3rd Royal Surrey Militia 1860; Captain 1868;
      ordained Deacon and Priest 1869 (Worcester);
      Curate of Kempsey, Worcester, 1869-1873; since 1873 Rector of Gressenhall, Norfolk.
      Married, 12 June, 1873, Mary Thompson Pollok, younger d. od Allan Pollok, Esq., J.P. and D.L. for Argyllshire and Co. Galway, Ireland.
      Address: The Rev. J.M. Ward, Gressenhall Rector, East dereham.
      Club: Conservative.


      General Register Office, Register of Deaths, Registration District of Mitford, Norfolk, England, JFM 1908, Aged 74 years, Volume 4b, Page 183.




      Ancestry.com
      England & Wales, National probate Calendar
      (index of Wills & Sdministrations) 1858-1966
      1908, Page 147:

      WARDJohn Martyr the reverend of Gressenhall Norfolk clerk
      died 17 January 1908 Probate London 2 March to John
      Henry Ward and John Richard Sheldon Furlong esquires
      Effects GBP 41,980 15s. 4d.