Clara Wright1

#2669, (circa 1860 - 1930)
FatherCharles Wright1 (1815 - 1882)
MotherEllen Buckley1 (circa 1821 - 1904)
ChartsDescendants of William Wright & his wife Jane

Children of Clara Wright and Frederick William Sheene

  • Frederick Sheene10 (1880 - 1891)
  • Alfred Sheene11 (1882 - )
  • Charles Edward Sheene12 (1887 - )
  • Harold Alexander Sheene13 (1889 - 1891)
  • John Sheene6 (1890 - )
BirthClara Wright was born circa 1860 in Lambeth, Surrey.1
 
(with Parents) 1861 CensusClara appeared on the 1861 Census of Lambeth, Surrey with her parents. She was one year old and born in Lambeth.1 
(with Parents) 1871 CensusClara appeared on the 1871 Census of Lambeth, Surrey with her parents. She was 11, a Scholar, and born in Lambeth.2 
(Witness) Marriage Clara Wright witnessed the marriage of Samuel Sykes and her sister Mary Wright on 19 Mar 1877 in St Philip Lambeth, Surrey.3 
MarriageClara Wright married Frederick William Sheene on 24 Feb 1878 in St Mary Lambeth, Surrey.
Information from the parish record: Frederick William Sheene, 22, bachelor, packer, father Thomas Sheene, baker;
Clara Wright, 18, spinster, father Charles Wright, store keeper;
They both lived at Granby Buildings and were married after banns. The witnesses were John Wright and Sarah Berry.4 
1881 CensusFredk Wm and Clara Sheene appeared on the 1881 Census of Lambeth, Surrey, at 86 Vauxhall Street, enumerated 3 Apr 1881. Frederick was 25, a Stationers Assistant, and born in Hargrove Suffolk. Clara was 21 and born in Lambeth.5 
1891 CensusFrederick W and Clara Sheene appeared on the 1891 Census of Lambeth, London, at No. 5 Granbys Buildings, enumerated 5 Apr 1891. Frederick was 35, employed as a Stationers Warehouseman, and was born in Hargrave, Suffolk. His wife Clara was 37 and born in Lambeth. Their children were Frederick (11, paralyzed), Alfred (9), Charles E (4), and John (6 months). They were living in two rooms in the same house as Clara's mother and sister Mary's family.6 
1901 CensusFrederick W and Clara Sheene appeared on the 1901 Census of Lambeth, London, at 26 Lower Kennington Lane, enumerated 31 Mar 1901. Frederick was 45, worked as a Pottery yard foreman, and was born in Hargraves, Suffolk. Clara was 41 and born in Lambeth. Their children at home were Alfred (19, apprentice compositor), Charles E (14, telegraph messenger), and John (10.)7 
1911 CensusFrederick William and Clara appeared on the 1911 Census of Highams Park, Essex, at 61 Beresford Road, Chingford Road. Frederick was 55, worked as a stationers warehouseman, and was born in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Clara was 51 and born in Lambeth. They had been married 33 years and it was noted that Clara had borne 5 children, 3 of whom were still living. They were in a 6 room house with three children: Alfred (29, typewriter ribbon maker), Charles Edward (24, civil servant mail sorter), and John (20, railway parcels porter.)8 
DeathClara died in 1930 in Sussex.9
 
Last Edited23 Aug 2013

Citations

  1. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/352 folio 144. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  2. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/661 folio 66 (St Mary the Less eclesiastical district). Image viewed at Ancestry.
  3. Marriages of the parish of St Philip Lambeth. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Samuel Sykes & Mary Wright, 1877, #462.
  4. Marriages of the parish of St Mary Lambeth. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Frederick William Sheene & Clara Wright, 1878, #28.
  5. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/598 folio 44. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  6. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/392 folio 119. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  7. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/410 folio 140. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  8. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 188 SD 10 ED 59 Schedule 195. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, images viewed at Ancestry. Clara Sheene, age 70, Dec Q 1930, Battle RD.
  10. Baptisms of St Mary Lambeth, Surrey. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Frederick Sheene, 1880, #1351.
  11. Baptisms of St Mary Lambeth, Surrey. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Alfred Sheen, 1882, #395.
  12. Baptisms of St Mary Lambeth, Surrey. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Charles Edward Sheene, 1887, #952.
  13. Baptisms of the parish of St Peter's Battersea. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Harold Alexander Sheen, 1889, #280.