The Family of Emma Wombwell and James Bostock


Emma Wombwell was born in 1839, the daughter of William Wombwell and Hannah Gibson. James William Bostock had been born on 20th April 1814, his parents were John and Mary Bostock, a farming family from Leek in Staffordshire.

Emma and James were married on 6th October 1852 at Tollesbury. They had nine children. James started a menagerie of his own, but had earlier been a waggoner with Wombwell's menagerie.

James William died in 1878 at Farnham, and is buried at Leek. Emma died in 1909.

Some more detailed information on this family and their offspring can be found on John Tilbury's website: http://members.aol.com/tilburygen/bostock.htm

 
    Emma Wombwell                              (642)    (1839-1909)
    m 1852 James William Bostock               (668)    (1814-1878)   
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        |-Arthur James Bostock                 (669)        (1853-1854)
        |
        |-James William Bostock                (670)        (1855-1919)
        | m 1884 Julia Wildman                 (874)        (1855-1904)
        |
        |
        |-George Henry Bostock                 (671)        (1857-1859)
        |
        |-Edward Henry Bostock                 (672)        (1858-1940)
        | m 1881 Elizabeth Bostock             (875)        (1859-1927)
        |
        |
        |-Amelia Ann Bostock                   (673)        (1861-1864)
        |
        |-Emma Wombwell Bostock                (674)        (1864-1878)
        |
        |-Frank Charles Bostock                (675)        (1866-1912)
        | m 1887 Susannah Ethel Bailey         (876)        (1868-)
        |
        |
        |-Frances Wombwell (Fanny) Bostock     (676)        (1874-1933) 
        | m 1896 Frederick W Fitt              (800)    
        |
        |
        |-Francis Henry Bostock                (872)        (1876-)    
 

My thanks are due to John Tilbury and Stanley and Mark Wombwell who provided much of this page's information.

If you have found any errors, or if you can provide me with further information, I will be pleased to hear from you. Either way you can contact me on Email wombwell@eurobell.co.uk

This table last updated on 21st November 2001
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