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James Woodward Sedgwick (1865 - 1926)

James Woodward Sedgwick [James Woodward Sedgwick / Hannah Fletcher]
b. 30 July 1865 Portsea, Hampshire
m Margaret Bryan 1886 (BMD)
d 12 February 1926

Joseph was also a travelling showman. Diana Sedgwick has recently discovered references to him in the British Film Institute as follows;

Biography Fairground Showman, Commissioned work from James Kenyon and Sagar Mitchell from 1900.See G5. Brother of William Sedgwick Travelling Showman, and member of Fairground family,associated with Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon. May have started working together through James Kenyon's penny-in-the-slot machine business. Sedgwick's cinematograph and menagerie travelled the Lancashire wakes in 1900 alongside Captain Thomas Payne. The Sedgwick family had two large cinematograph and ghost show, one containing a menagerie and one soley for living pictures. Information provided by National fairground Archive, University of Sheffield .

Has anyone found James, Nellie or Amy in the 1901 census? In 1911 most of the family are together although Frank and Ellen are both in Insitutions of some sort - has anyone viewed the image to get the details?


Nellie Sedgwick

b. 1888 Peckham, London (BMD)
d after 1911

Amy Sedgwick

b. 1909 Sevenoaks, Kent (BMD)
d after 1911

James Sedgwick

b. 1889 Peckham, London (BMD)
d after 1911

John Sedgwick

b. 1891 Peckham, London (BMD)
m Mercy Butcher
d after 1911

William Sedgwick

b. 1892 Peckham, London (BMD)
d after 1901

Frank Francis Sedgwick

b. 1895 Peckham, London (BMD)
d after 1911

Amy May Sedgwick

b. 3 June 1898 Peckham, London (BMD)
d after 1911

George Alfred Sedgwick

b. 1900 Peckham, London (BMD)
d after 1911

Susan Annie Sedgwick

b. 1904 Ide Hill, Kent (BMD)
d after 1911

Edith Laura Sedgwick

b. 1906 Ide Hill, Kent (BMD)
d 23 April 1907

Elizabeth Beatrice Sedgwick

b. 1908 Ide Hill, Kent (BMD)
d after 1911

Henry Kitchener Sedgwick

b. 26 May 1915 Ide Hill, Kent

Source Notes:

1901 census - Mary Sedgwick 33 Travelling Caravan, James Sedgwick 11, John Sedgwick 9, William Sedgwick 7, Frank Sedgwick 5, George Sedgwick 2 (Caravan In Queens Meadow, Snodland - RG13 742 76 48)




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