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Robert Sidgwick of Cornforth (1803-1883)

Robert Sidgwick [Michael Sedgwick / Mary Cook]
b 11 June 1803 (12 July per IGI)
bpt 5 September 1803 Chester le Street
m Mary Tullock 1830
d 8 April 1883

Almost the entire family are working as coal miners in 1851. Robert is described as a joiner in 1861, 1871 and 1881. At George's baptism in 1830 he was described as a shipwright.

His descendant George Sidgwick has the family bible which includes the dates of birth of his children and those of his son Thomas.

The eldest son George emigrated to Australia where his descendants still live. Son Matthew's children were born in Australia but he had returned to England by 1881.


George Sidgwick

bpt 17 October 1830 Bishopwearmouth, Durham
m Hanora Danaher 1868
d 1917 Corowa, Australia

Matthew Sidgwick

b 1833 Hetton le Hole, Durham
m Margaret Ann Lee 1865 (3792)
d after 1911

Michael Sidgwick

b 1835 Hetton le Hole, Durham
m Margaret Graden 1858 (BMD)
d 1901

Robert Sidgwick

b 1838 Sunderland, Durham
m Jane Foster 1864? (BMD)
d after 1891

Jane Sidgwick

b 1841 Washington, Durham
m William Bird 1862 (BMD)
d after 1901

Mary Isabella Sidgwick

b 8 October 1844 Durham
before 1851 ?

John Sidgwick

b 26 September 1848 Cornforth, Durham
m Annie Eliza Young 1869 (BMD)
d after 1901

Thomas Sidgwick

b 1851 Cornforth, Durham
m Sarah Bewick 1880 (BMD)
d 1919

Source Notes:

1841 census - Robert Sidgwick 35 Ship Wright, Mary Sidgwick 30, George Sidgwick 10, Matthew Sidgwick 8, Michael Sidgwick 6, Robert Sidgwick 2 (Washington North - HO107 299 13 11 16)

1881 census - Robert Sedgewick 77 Formerly Joiner, Mary Sedgewick 70 (Cornforth Lane, Cornforth - RG11 4902 45 18)

Descendants / Researchers:

Mike Sedgwick <mike.sedgwick18@gmail.com>

Mike is the 3rd great grandson of Michael Sedgwick

George Sidgwick <geosidg@earthlink.net>

George is the grandson of Thomas Sidgwick




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