Edward WALDEN was born abt. 1852 in Wigginton, Oxfordshire, England. He married Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS 23 February 1873 in Wigginton, Oxfordshire, England. He died bet. January and March, 1922 in Warwick District, Warwickshire, England. Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS, daughter of John ANNIS and Hannah PRATT , was born bef. 08 September 1839 in Swerford, Oxfordshire, England. She died bet. July and September, 1884 in Banbury District, Oxfordshire, England.


Children of Edward WALDEN and Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS are:
1. Sarah Elizabeth WALDEN, b. bet. April and June, 1874
2. George William WALDEN, b. bet. January and March, 1878
3. John WALDEN, b. bet. January and March, 1881
4. Ellen Janetta WALDEN, b. bet. October and December, 1875

Marriage Notes for Edward WALDEN\Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS:

Witnesses to the marriage of Lucy and Edward were Humphrey Knibbs, Lucy's brother-in-law, and Emma Howse.

Other Marriages/Unions for Edward WALDEN:
See Edward WALDEN & Emily Jane SPENCER

Other Marriages/Unions for Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS:
See Benjamin KNIBBS & Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS OR ? & Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS OR George PAINTIN & Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS


Notes for Edward WALDEN:

In 1871, we see Edward living at Wigginton, Oxfordshire with his uncle James Walden:
James Walden Head Wid Agricultural Labourer Oxon Wigginton
Edward Walden Nephew UnM 19 Agricultural Labourer Oxon Wigginton
Ann Nicholls Servant Wid 42 Housekeeper Oxon Wigginton
William Nicholls Lodger UnM 15 Agricultural Labourer Oxon Wigginton
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The 1881 census shows Lucy as living at Wigginton, Oxfordshire with her third husband Edward Walden, and five of her seven children living at the Cottage, Wigginton
Edward Walden Head Mar 29 Gen Lab Oxon Wigginton
Lucy Walden Wife Mar Gen Lab Wife Oxon Swerford
Ann Knibbs Step Daur 10 Scholar Oxon Wigginton
Sarah E Walden Daur 7 Scholar Oxon Wiggington
Ellen J Walden Daur 4 Scholar Oxon Wiggington
William G Walden Son 3 Scholar Oxon Wiggington
John Walden Son 2 months Oxon Wiggington
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Edward married Emily Spencer in 1889.
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In 1891, Edward was living at Wigginton with his second wife Emily:
Edward Walden Head Mar 39 Agricultural Labour Oxon Wigginton
Emily J Walden Wife Mar 28 Oxon Great Tew
William Walden Son 12 Scholar Oxon Wigginton
John Walden Son 10 Scholar Oxon Wigginton
Adeliade Spencer Step-Daur 6 Scholar Oxon Great Tew
Albert Walden Son 5 mnth Oxon Wigginton

The census identified that John Walden had been lame from childhood.
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The 1901 census shows Edward living at Rowington, Warwickshire with his second wife Jane (Emily Jane) Spencer, and their 4 children Albert (11), Thomas (8), Percy (7) and Margaret (4). Also living with them is Jack Walden aged 20. I believe this to be his son John from his first marriage.
Edward Walden Head M 49 Cattleman On Farm Oxford Wigginton
Jane Walden Wife M 39 Oxford Great Tew
Jack Walden Son S 20 Gen Agric Lab Oxford Wigginton
Albert Walden Son 11 Oxford Wiggenton
Thomas H Walden 8 Warwick Epwell
Percy A Walden Son 7 Warwick Granborough
Margaret P Walden Daur 4 Warwick Granborough

Jack above is probably John.
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In 1911, Edward was living at Rowington Green, Warwickshire:
Edward Walden Head 69 Married Farm Labourer Wigginton Oxfordshire
Emily Jane Waldern Wife 49 Married (20 years) Great Tew Oxfordshire
Thomas Henry Walden Son 18 Single Farm Labourer Stratford Grove Oxfordshire
Percy Arthur Walden Son 16 Single Farm Labourer Calcut Granborough(?) Warwickshire
Margaret Priscilla Walden Daughter 14 Single Warwick Warwickshire
Elsie Joyce Walden Daughter 9 Rowington Warwickshire

Sources for Edward WALDEN:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Wiggington,
  2. GRO England & Wales,
  3. 1881 British Census,
  4. 1891 British Census,
  5. 1901 British Census,
  6. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS:

Lucy's parents were John (1790-1868), a labourer and Hannah Pratt (1800-1866). In 1841, we see them living at Chapel Row, Swerford:
John Annis 50 Ag Lab
Hannah Annis 40
William Annis 17 Ag Lab
Mary Annis 15
Georg Annis 12
Rachel Annis 8
Lucy Annis 1
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In 1851, the family were still living at Swerford, Oxfordshire:
John Annis Head Mar 61 Ag Lab Oxon Enstone
Hannah Annis Wife Mar 51 Northampton Greatworth
Lucy Annis Daur 11 Scholar Oxon Swerford
Elija Annis Son 7 Oxon Swerford
Jane Lovegrove Lodger 5 Scholar Oxon Swerford

I'm not sure of the history behind Jane Lovegrove. She's listed as a lodger in 1851 and 1861.
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The 1861 census shows the following at Swerford, Chipping Norton District, Oxfordshire, England
John Annis Head Mar 73 Ag Lab Oxon Enstone
Hannah Annis Wife Mar 60 Cook Domestic Servant Northamptonshire Greatworth
Lucy Annis Daur UnM 22 Oxon Swerford
Frederick Annis Grandson 1 Oxon Swerford
Jane Lovegrove Boarder UnM 16 Oxon Swerford

In the house next door were William Knibbs and his family. William was the 1st cousin of Lucy's future husband, Benjamin Knibbs.
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Lucy married Benjamin Knibbs in 1868.
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The 1871 census shows Lucy living at Swerford with her son Frederic. Her husband Benjamin had died in 1869.
Lucy E Knibbs Head Wid 29 Charwoman Oxon Swerford
Frederic Knibbs Son 12 Ag Lab Oxon Swerford

In the house next door were William Knibbs and his family. William was the 1st cousin of Lucy's husband Benjamin.

Sources for Lucy Elizabeth ANNIS:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Swerford,
  2. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Death Index: 1837-1983 
  3. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Wiggington,
  4. 1871 British Census,

Notes for Sarah Elizabeth WALDEN:

Sources for Sarah Elizabeth WALDEN:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Wiggington,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave date and Banbury District 

Notes for George William WALDEN:

Sources for George William WALDEN:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Wiggington,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave date and Banbury District 

Notes for John WALDEN:

Also known as: John

The 1891 census return identified that John was lame from childhood.

Sources for John WALDEN:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Wiggington,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave date and Banbury District 
  4. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Ellen Janetta WALDEN:

Sources for Ellen Janetta WALDEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD, FreeBMD gave middle name, date and Banbury District