Updates with Obituaries from Haverhill Echo and South West Suffolk Echo: Albert Ernest Whiting 1895-1978, Frank Whiting Snr 1851-1934 and Frank Whiting Jnr 1882-1952
Update to Ethel May Whiting 1881-1958. Ethel taught at Great Wratting School, and Judy Stratford has kindly supplied some more information about her life.
Update to Edith Whiting 1866-1960. Son George Barrett born 1901, not 1891. Thank to John Orchard for pointing this out.
New page for Elsie Whiting 1915-2000. Thanks to John Orchard for spotting Elsie, a missing daughter of Frederick Whiting 1878-1951.
Update to William Whiting 1881-1939. 1921 Census shows he was working as an 'Ag Lab' for Mr Jabez Gurteen at Wilsey Farm. Update to William Whiting 1870-1943. 1921 Census reveals he was living at 31 The Pightle and working for Atterton & Ellis Iron founders. Update to William John Whiting 1903-1977. On the 1921 census we see him working as a tailors outfitter, and living at 15 Croft Row, Haverhill.
Correction to typos on death dates for Elizabeth Whiting 1841-1904 and Mary Ann Whiting 1809-1875, thanks to John Orchard.
Update to Mary Ann Whiting (Farrant) 1865-1926. Funeral notice and 1921 census details thanks to Judy Stratford. Update to Catherine Elizabeth Whiting 1836-1841. Confirmation of her death details.
Update to Jesse Whiting 1842-1909. Birth date from GRO for unnamed son of Joseph Whiting and Rebecca Cole matches his birth year from censuses.
Happy New Year everyone!
Merry Christmas all!
Dr Steve Whiting, great great grandson of Joseph Henry Whiting in Australia, has found a number of DNA matches which suggest that Joseph Henry was Joseph Whiting 1844-1927 as suspected.
Rest in Peace, ELIZABETH II 1926-2022
Update to Samuel Whiting 1818-1896 and Haverhill St Mary's Burials. He had a daughter, Emily b.1847, not previously recorded, who died aged 18 weeks on 20 September 1847 at Burton End. Amy Mead was present at the death.
Update to Joseph Whiting 1808-1868 and Haverhill St Mary's Burials. Had a son Joseph Whiting b.1847, not previously recorded. who died of pneumonia on 3rd May 1848 at Chauntry Croft. Phoebe Basham was present at the death.
Update to William Whiting c.1782-1866. Death certificate shows he died of old age and Sarah Buttle was present at the death. She was probably Sarah Whiting, who married Thomas Buttle. Sarah was perhaps a neighbour, possibly a relative, or maybe both...
Update to Ethel Winifred Evelyn Whiting 1902-1980. She shows up on the 1921 census working as a sewing maid at Leeds City Hospital for Infectious Diseases.
Update to John (Jabez) Whiting b.1849. Birth record seen. It looks like he is the illegitimate son of Sarah Whiting, daughter of Joseph and Rebecca Whitiing. His mother married a chap called 'Nunn', so he may have used that surname later in life. Still on the 'missing' list for now..
New entry for Phoebe Whiting b.1844, and another person for the 'missing' list. From her birth certificate, we see Phoebe is the daughter of Joseph and Rebecca Whiting, but she doesn't appear on the 1851 census with them and there is no death record for her.
Update to Emily Whiting 1858-1906. Thanks to John Orchard for additional information on children and husband's second marriage after her death.
Update to Charles Whiting 1891-1962, Hilda Agnes Irene Whiting 1893-1949 and Ethel Whiting 1892-1981. Thanks to John Orchard for contributions. Thanks to Judy Statford for funeral notices for Lewis Albert Whiting 1864-1943 and Joseph Whiting 1869-1943.
Update to Arthur Whiting 1880-1953; funeral notice for wife Emily, update to William Whiting 1875-1909, funeral notice for wife Hannah. Update to Rose Lily Whiting 1886-1951, funeral notice.
Update to Sarah Whiting c.1866-1944. The 1921 Census helps take her off the 'Missing Whitings' list.
Happy New Year to all!
Update to Emma Farrant 1854-1937 and Annie Maria Cracknell 1867-1937; funeral notices courtesy of Judy Stratford
Updates to Ann Maria Cracknell 1867-1937; details of her mother, and John Whiting 1870-1937; funeral notice.
Updates to Frederick Whiting 1845-1929, William John Whiting 1903-1977, Arthur Clemson Whiting 1904-1977 and Amos Jonas Whiting 1858-1935. Articles from South West Suffolk Echo, thanks to Judy Stratford.
Update to Grace Edith Whiting 1888-1962. Spotted by Judy Stratford in an article in South West Suffolk Echo that reveals she was deaf.
Update to Hilda Agnes Whiting 1893-1949 and Albert James Whiting 1898-1957 - marriage dates and news items concerning these. Thanks to Judy Stratford.
Taken off the 'Missing Whitings' List, Lily Jane Whiting 1877-1920 has been tracked down in London later in her life, and William John Whiting 1903-1977 lived in the north of England and died in Northampton. Thanks to Judy Stratford.
Update to Alice Laura Whiting 1870-1909 and Grace Edith Irene Whiting 1888-1962. Grace's father identified as Ernest Gillings in an article from Haverhill Echo about maintenance payments. Thanks to Judy Stratford.
Update to David Spencer Whiting 1892-1915, who died at Gallipoli. Details from WW1 Pension Index cards about his wife and a daughter born after he died. Update to Bertie Whiting 1899-1973. Details of his two marriages.
Just when you think you've got them all, two new photos from Haverhill cemetery thanks to Judy Stratford. George Whiting 1867-1940 and Alice (Cornell) and Frederick Whiting 1845-1929 and Sarah Jane (Backler)
Happy New Year all - Here's to a better one than the last!
Merry Xmas :)
Update to Edith Whiting 1866-1960. Her burial entry was located courtesy of Judy Stratford, and she can now be taken off the 'Missing Whitings' list.
Update to Martha Elizabeth Whiting 1874-1930. Thanks to Judy Stratford for identifying what happened to her after the 1911 census.
Some further information on the military service of Joseph Jabez Whiting 1873-1950, and also his sons. Thanks to Andrew Whiting for another photo and more information.
An alternative marriage for Elizabeth Whiting (born c.1776) to John Loveday in 1798 at Little Wratting church has been flagged up by John Orchard, rather than the marriage to John Smith in 1802 as previously thought. There is some indication that DNA evidence might back this up.
Update to David Whiting c.1793-1876. His baptism date revisited, with some comments.
Updated death details for several Whitings courtesy of some GRO PDF death certs from Judy Stratford.
Update to Harry Whiting/Whybrow 1861-1940. Thanks to some great detective work by Judy Stratford, it has been pointed out that Harry married Jane Kiddy, not Jane Bacon as was previously thought.