The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Family History

Walland Family

Parish Records

In 2001, a correspondent sent me a list of the Births, Marriages and Deaths in Meldreth and Melbourn in Cambridgeshire 1628-1850:

Early Parish Records

These Parish Records show just 2 entries relating to my direct line:

Benjamin Whirland bp 13.4.1712 Mendreth
(Parents Thomas & Elizabeth Whirland)

John Whorland (brother of Edward my Direct Line) bp 19.7.1741 Meldreth
(Parents Benjamin & Elizabeth Whorland)

Other Parish Records

Salem Chapel, Stockbridge

Caleb Andrews born 31.5.1828 bp 29.6.1828
(Parents William & Elizabeth Andrews - Elizabeth's Parents
John & Elizabeth Watts)

St Paul, Shadwell, Tower Hamlets

Margaret Walland born 21.1.1843 bp 2.4.1843
(Parents Edward Walland, Labourer No 3, Sun Tavern Gap, Shadwell & Susan)

Christ Church, Watney Street, Tower Hamlets

Caleb Andrews (36), Coachmen of Shadwell
(Father William Andrews, Carpenter)
married 2.12.1867
Margaret Walland (24) of 155 High Street, Shadwell
(Father Edward Walland, Green Grocer)
Witness: Mary Ann Brecht

St Mary, Stepney, Tower Hamlets

Alice Andrews born July 1870 bp 14.8.1870
(Parents Caleb Andrews, Coachman of High Street, Shadwell& Margaret)


Edward Cook
married 1887
Margaret Andrews

St Pancras Old Church

Henry Wykes (24) Decorator of 20 Goldington Street
(Father Henry Wykes, Railway ?Servant)
married 24.5.1896
Alice Andrews (25) of 11 Goldington Street
(Father John Andrews, Cabman Deceased)
Witness: Elizabeth Andrews

Colin Bower
11 February 2024

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