Descendants of Abraham WICKER

Fourth Generation


37. Frank Albert WICKER (Thomas , John , Abraham ) was born in Jun 1885 in Strood, Kent. He was christened on 21 Jun 1885 in Strood, Kent. Frank was employed as Carpenter Apprentice.

BIRTH: FreeBMD: Jun 1885 Vol 2a Page 509, Strood District

OCCUPATION: (1901): Carpenter Apprentice
(1913): Carpenter

BIOGRAPHY: Dad remembers he had a son and they lived in Watts Avenue.

ADDRESS: (1891): Living with parents
(1901): Living with parents
(1913): 65 The Terrace, Milton near Gravesend
(1914, Frank's baptism record): 74 Salisbury Road, Percy Street, Gravesend

MARRIAGE: (1837online/Cityark): 23rd Aug 1913 Vol 2A Page 1494, Holy Trinity Church, Gravesend.

Frank married Marie Elizabeth GILLING daughter of Thomas William GILLING about Aug 1913 in Gravesend, Kent. Marie was born about 1888.

MARRIAGE: Known as Emily. TBC

ADDRESS: (1913, marriage certificate): 42 Kent Road, Gravesend
(1914, Frank's baptism record): 74 Salisbury Road, Percy Street, Gravesend

OCCUPATION: (1913): Domestic servant

Frank and Marie had the following children:

+ 72 M i Frank Albert WICKER

38. Hettie Harriet WICKER (Thomas , John , Abraham ) was born in 1887 in Strood, Kent. She died about Feb 1941 in Medway.

Witness to Bessie's wedding. Surname now Wilkins

ADDRESS: (1891): Living with parents
(1901): Living with parents
(1917, Norman's baptism record): 12 Mill Road, Strood
Dad recalls that they lived in Frindsbury, then moved to Canterbury Street, Gillingham where they ran a General Shop. Thereafter moved to Rainham Mark to a house called Genista.

MARRIAGE: Witnesses to marriage: Bessie Wicker, Frank Martin, James (Henry?) Rose

DEATH: (Ancestry): Jan-Mar 1941 Vol2A Page 2571 Medway District

BIOGRAPHY: Dad remembers that when they moved to Rainham, they were looking after Edward Wilkins' father Jimmy. When Hettie died, Jimmy said that he missed her more than his wife.

Hettie married Edward James WILKINS son of James Thomas WILKINS on 5 Aug 1911 in St Nicholas, Strood. Edward was born in 1886.

OCCUPATION: (1911): Boilermaker

Edward and Hettie had the following children:

+ 73 M i Norman Edward WILKINS

39. Bessie Mabel WICKER (Thomas , John , Abraham ) was born on 5 Jan 1889 in Strood, Kent. She died on 18 Nov 1977 in Rochester, Kent.

ADDRESS: (1891): Living with parents
(1901): Living with parents

Bessie married Frank Everden MARTIN son of John William MARTIN and Jane Louisa EVERDEN on 12 Dec 1914 in Baptist Church, Maidstone Rd, Rochester. Frank was born on 26 Sep 1888 in Rochester. He died in 1973 in Rochester, Kent. Frank was employed as Cabinet Maker.

ADDRESS: (1891): Living with parents
(1901): Born at 5 Boley Hill, Rochester (this is incorrect!)
When married lived at 10 Horsley Road, Rochester. Moved to 15 Borstal Road, Rochester which was later renamed 71 St Margaret's Street (next to plot of land). The family lived at The Manor, Borstal during the War, then had the bungalow built on the plot of land which became 69 St Margaret's Street, Rochester. Moved in on 20th July 1951.

OCCUPATION: On leaving school, trained as a cabinet maker at Maples, Tottenham Court Road. Worked as a journeyman for Short Brothers (Engineering firm) during First World War. Later ran shop with brother W J Martin: "Martins" 12-19 High Street, Chatham. Sold tools & ironmongery. Sold up in 1947.

Frank and Bessie had the following children:

+ 74 M i Ronald MARTIN
+ 75 M ii Jack MARTIN

45. Wilfred William WICKER (John , John , Abraham ) was born on 14 Sep 1898 in Strood, Kent. He died on 13 Oct 1972 in Strood, Kent.

ADDRESS: (1901): Living with parents

BIOGRAPHY: Together with wife, were leaders of Cliffe Independent Mission, nr Rochester.

OCCUPATION: Owned transport business W W Wicker Ltd which was passed onto son.

Wilfred married Elsie ARTHRELL daughter of XXXX ARTHRELL in Jun 1924. Elsie was born on 30 Aug 1901 in Strood, Kent. She died on 12 Apr 1985 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

They had the following children:

+ 76 M i Wilfred William WICKER
+ 77 M ii Ivan Geoffrey WICKER

46. Ewart WICKER (John , John , Abraham ) was born on 28 Jul 1900 in Strood, Kent. He died on 17 Mar 1988 in Swindon.

ADDRESS: (1901): Living with parents

BIRTH: 8 months old

MARRIAGE: Strood Methodist Church, formerly Wesleyan Methodist Church, Strood.

Ewart married Florence ARTHRELL daughter of XXXX ARTHRELL on 18 Jul 1923 in Strood, Kent. Florence was born on 14 Aug 1900 in Strood, Kent. She died on 4 Nov 1997 in Swindon.

BIRTH: 14 Aug 1900 at 167 High Street, Strood

Ewart and Florence had the following children:

+ 78 M i Alan Ewart WICKER
+ 79 M ii David Lloyd WICKER

59. Alice Sarah WICKER (William , William , Abraham ) was born in Jun 1876 in Strood, Kent. She was christened on 10 Jul 1876 in Strood, Kent.

Alice married John COLYER on 15 Feb 1896. John was born in 1872.

They had the following children:

+ 80 F i Florence Emily COLYER

61. Charles Arthur WICKER (William , William , Abraham ) was born in 1881 in Strood, Kent. He was christened on 27 Jan 1881 in Strood, Kent.

Charles married Sophia BYAST in Jun 1901 in Strood, Kent.

They had the following children:

  81 F i Sophie WICKER
  82 F ii Lizzie May Victoria WICKER
  83 M iii George Henry WICKER
  84 F iv Nellie Catherine WICKER

65. Henry Thomas WICKER (William , William , Abraham ) was born in 1890 in Strood, Kent. He was christened on 11 Dec 1890 in Strood, Kent.

Henry married Clara XXXX.

They had the following children:

  85 M i Harry William WICKER
  86 M ii Frederick WICKER

67. Albert James WICKER (William , William , Abraham ) was born in Jun 1895 in Strood, Kent. He was christened on 10 Jul 1895 in Strood, Kent.

Albert married Nellie CONSTANCE.

They had the following children:

  87 F i Florence Daisy Constance WICKER

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