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George Wallace of Ware

  • Born: Abt Nov 1859, Baldock, Hertfordshire, England
  • Born: 4 Dec 1859, Baldock, Hertfordshire, England 1
  • Married: 24 Dec 1882, Layston, Hertfordshire, England 2
  • Died: 23 Aug 1938, Western House, Collett Rd., Ware, Hertfordshire, England 3 4

  Research Notes:

Contrary to the information provided by George in the marriage record, he was son of Sarah Wallis of Baldock, spinster (baptismal record). As shown, George's surname is spelled 'Wallis' in the baptismal register as well as in the GROE birth index. The same spelling is found in the 1861 England Census at which time George was with his grandparents Richard & Sarah Wallis. Thereafter his surname is spelled 'Wallace.'


At the time of the 1871 England Census George Wallace, age 11, born in Baldock Herts, scholar, was with his grandparents Richard & Sarah Wallace in Park St., Baldock Hertfordshire.

At the time of the 1881 England Census George Wallace, age 20, born in Baldock Herts, unmarried, wheelwright, was boarding in Pembroke Rd., Baldock Hertfordshire.

At the time of the 1891 England Census George Wallace, age 30, born in Baldock Herts, coach builder, and wife Francis M A Wallace, age 28, born in Holland - British subject, were living in Norfolk Road, Aspeden, Hertfordshire. With them were sons George A W (7) of Bishops Stortford Herts, William (4) of Buntingford Herts and Arthur B (1) of Aspeden Herts. Lodging was [Frances's maternal grandfather] Joseph B Heasman (75) of Lewes, widower, currier.

At the time of the 1901 England Census George Wallace, age 42, born in Buntingford, wheelwright (own account), was boarding in the White Swan, Ware Urban, Hertfordshire. His wife and children were in Norfolk Road, Aspeden, Hertfordshire.

At the time of the 1911 England Census George Wallace, age 50, born in Baldock Herts., coach builder, and wife of 28 years Frances Mary Ann Wallace, age 47, born in Dordrecht Holland (mother of 8 children, 1 deceased), were living at 47 Bowling Road, Ware, Herts. With them were children (all single): George Alfred William (27) of Bsps Stortford Herts, Catharine Gertrude Francis (crossed out), house painter, and born in Buntingford Herts.: William Alfred (24), coach painter, Arthur Benjamin (21), coach painter, Edward (18), printer's apprentice, Alfred Hemre (16), grocer's apprentice, and Percy Ernest (11), school.


George Wallace died aged 78 years. 3


George Wallace of 9 Star-street Ware Hertfordshire died 23 August 1938 at Western House Collett-road Ware. Probate London 13 September to Percy Ernest Wallace, timber and fire wood merchant. Effects £555 6s. 11d. 4

  Marriage Information:

George married Frances Mary Ann Heeley, daughter of William Heeley and Frances Mary Heasman, on 24 Dec 1882 in Layston, Hertfordshire, England. (Frances Mary Ann Heeley was born on 8 Mar 1862 in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands and died in 1922 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England, aged 60 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

George Wallace, age 23, bachelor, wheelwright, resident of Buntingford, son of George Wallace [sic], labourer, and
Frances Mary Ann Heeley, age 20, spinster, resident of Buntingford, daughter of William Heeley, clerk?

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Joseph Benjamin Heasman, Edward Saunders


1 Baldock Herts Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 135, no. 1079.

2 Layston Herts Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 92, no. 183.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Ware district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 3a, p. 827.

4 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995, 1938, p. 285.

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