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This is page 2 of 2 tracing the history of the Wright family, originally of Knossington, Leicestershire. It shows the link by marriage to the Jones family. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Wright pages by using the forward/back arrows to the next/previous page or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.

The Wright Family of Knossington, Leicestershire

4.Link to census Charles Henry WRIGHT [Parents]. Born 3/9/1869 in Billesdon, Leicestershire, Charles henry died 28/7/1904 in Liverpool, age 34. Cause of death meningitis. Occupation: Licensed victualler, Landlord of the Railway Hotel in Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, (opposite the former Exchange Railway Station). Charles was also Master of the West Derby hunt.


On 10/2/1891, when Charles Henry was age 21, he married Anne CLAY, daughter of Robert CLAY & Ann HUDSON,
in West Derby, Liverpool.
. Born 2/9/1868 in West Derby, Anne died  26/12/1907, age 39.


They had the following children:


(1) Robert Frederick [5]. (2) Josiah James [6]. (3) Dorothy Ivy, born 28/10/1902 in Liverpool & died 9/3/1974 in
Cheshire, age 71. Dorothy never married.


Fourth Generation

Fifth Generation

5.Link to census Robert Frederick WRIGHT [Parents]. Born 25/2/1893 in Toxteth Park, Liverpool, and baptized 2/4/1893 in West Derby, Liverpool. Robert died 18/4/1977 in Brighton, age 84. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “WRIGHT, Robert Frederick of Windswept 11 Chorley Av Saltdean East Sx died 18 April 1977 Probate Brighton 22 June £3117”. (The equivalent of around £20,634 today)

On 4/6/1914, when Robert Frederick was age 21, he married Cora FROST in Doncaster. Cora was born 26/4/1893 in Doncaster & died 9/6/1967 in Brighton, age 73.


They had the following child:


(1) Daphne Alicia, born 5/3/1921 in Thorne, Yorkshire & died 24/12/2003 in Taunton, age 82. On 29/1/1946, when Daphne was
age 24, she married Leslie BARRACLOUGH in Doncaster. Leslie was born 11/6/1923. It is not known when he died.


6. Josiah James WRIGHT [Parents]. Born 13/5/1895 in West Derby and baptized 23/6/1895 in St Saviour, Liverpool. Josiah James
died 2/12/1973 in Middleton, Manchester. Cause of death: Cardiac failure. Occupation: Dentist.


On 26/8/1926, when Josiah James was age 31, he married Elizabeth Margaret Ann BARKER in Carlton Parish Church, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Born 26/4/1902 in Stourbridge, Staffordshire, Elizabeth Margaret Ann died 4/3/1992 in Crumpsall Hospital, Manchester.  Cause of death: Cerebral infarction.

They had the following child:


(1) Betty Diana, born 10/9/1929 in Barnsley and died there 7/11/2011, age 81.

Robert Wright 1893-1977 & Josiah Wright 1895-1973 picture

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Census link Census link Charles Henry Wright 1869-1904 picture Anne Wright nee Clay 1868-1907 picture

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