George Sargeant of Woolwich
Elizabeth Wenham
George Boorer
Samuel Sargeant of Woolwich
Louisa Caroline Boorer
Leonora Rose Sargeant


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Fred Curry of Plumstead

  • Hilda Louise Curry
  • Doris Winifred Curry
  • Frederick Edward A. Curry
  • Iris Maud Curry
  • Ivan Alfred S. Curry
  • Francis Rupert S. Curry
  • Margery P. Curry
  • Victor Stewart Curry

Leonora Rose Sargeant

  • Born: 6 Mar 1879, Woolwich, Kent, England 1
  • Christened: 29 Jun 1879, St. Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, London, England 1
  • Married: 1897, Woolwich District, London, England 2
  • Buried: 6 Nov 1963, Greenwich, Greater London, England 4

  Research Notes:

Leonora Rose daughter of Samuel Sargeant of 12 High Street, engineer, and Louisa (baptismal record)


At the time of the 1901 England Census Rose Curry, age 22, born in Woolwich Kent, married, living on own means, was living at 63 Prospect Plc, Woolwich. With her were children: Hilda (3) of Aldershot New Town, Doris (2) of O Charlton London, and Frdk (6m) of Woolwich.

In Oct 1901 Rose Leonora Curry was a witness at the marriage of her brother Robert Sargeant to Ethel Grace Maud Welsh in Woolwich St. Thomas.

At the time of the 1911 England Census Rose Curry, age 32, born in Woolwich Kent (mother of 7 children, 2 deceased), and husband of 15 years Fred Curry, age 48, born in Westhey Somerset, search porter at Somerset House, were living at 10 Rolfe Road, Old Charlton, Kent. With them were children: Hilda (13) of Aldershot Hampshire, school, Doris (11) of Woolwich, school, Fred (10) of Woolwich, school, Iris (5) of Aldershot, and Ivan (3) of Woolwich.




A Verdict of "Wilful Murder" in both cases was returned at Woolwich yesterday against George Henry Wood, age 49, a labourer, of Greenlow-street, Woolwich, at the conclusion of the inquest on the victims of the Plumstead shooting tragedy. He was committed for trial on the Coroner's warrant.

Mrs. Ada Louise Wood, age 29, of Lee-street, Plumstead, the accused man's wife, and Fred Curry, age 61, a Civil servant, of Flaxton-road, Plumstead, were shot in a passage near Plumstead Common last Sunday night. Subsequently the husband was arrested.

Mrs. Leonora Rose Curry, widow of Fred Curry, of Rolfe-road, Charlton, said that her husband was a pensioned sergeant of the R.A.S.C., and a searcher attendant at Somerset House. They were married in 1897, and there were eight children. They separated in July 1919 owing to his heavy drinking....

Westminster Gazette, 8 Dec 1923, p. 3


In the 1939 Register Leonora R Curry (b. 6 Mar 1879), widow, unpaid domestic duties, was living at 10 Rolfe Road, Charlton. At the same address were [children]: Victor S Curry (b. 24 May 1916), wood worker cable factory, and Hilda L Curry (b. 19 Jan 1898), unpaid domestic duties.


Leonora R Curry died aged 84 years. 3

  Marriage Information:

Leonora married Fred Curry, son of Joseph Curry and Mary Ann Young, in 1897 in the Woolwich District, London, England. (Fred Curry was born about 1863 in Westhay, Somerset, England and died on 2 Dec 1923 in Plumstead, Kent, England.)


1 Woolwich St. Mary Magdalene Parish Registers, Births & Baptisms, p. 168, no. 1340.

2 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, Woolwich district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 1d, p. 2119.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Woolwich district, 4th Quarter, vol. 5d, p. 864.

4 Web: UK, Burial and Cremation Index, 1576-2014.

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