Lady Wulfruna, St Peter's church, Wolverhampton


A Brief Family History.


My father's name was Norman Thomas George Boydell and was born in Wrexham North Wales 12/12/1919. He died 03/06/1963 aged 43 years.



my father had 3 brothers and 1 sister i.e

Francis Maurice (Mov)who died 23/7/55 aged 48 years;

Frederick (Davies) Boydell died 21/6/51 aged 44 years;

William (Horace William) b 20/10/11 died 17/11/83 aged 72 years

Elsie Winnifred died 30/8/11 aged 13 months.




My Grandfather was Francis b 11/11/1877 d 27/3/49 71 years

I believe he had 5 brothers and 6 sister,.



Francis (grandfather) eldest

Ann Elizabeth m Thomas Charles Hogan 1901

Edward m Kate Griffiths 1902

Henry Newey m Mary Elizabeth Rawlinson 1908

Pamela m Joshua Johnson 1910 then George Wilding 1922

Lucy Ann m Charles Thomas Beddows 1906

Charles m Lilian Morrow 1921

Thomas m Winnifred May Hughes 1918 - Coventry area ?

James died aged 19 months 1895

Mabel m Thomas Pugh 1914

Sarah Hetty died aged 18 months 1899

Minnie died 3 months 1899




Gt Grandfather = Francis Boydell b c1855 in Kingswinford Staffordshire - married Sarah Anne Thomas 16/4/1877 when he was 22 years of age. they lived in Felin Puelston Wrexham.



he had 2 brothers and 2 sisters. 1861 census :-

William 25 - coal worker b Walsall

Hannah 13 scholar b Kingswinford

Edward 11 farmers boy b Kingswinford

Francis 6 scholar b Kingswinford

Sarah 6 scholar b Kingswinford



Gt Gt grandfather Francis bpt 25/5/1806 Clifton Campville Staffs - married Hannah ? Walsall

had i sister 2 brothers:-



Anne bpt 3/12/1797

William bpt 12/1/1799 buried 23/12/1800 infant

Francis bpt 25/5/1806

John bpt 10/1/1808.



Gt GT Gt grandfather b c1780 Clifton Campville Staffs - married Mary who was buried 3/5/1810.



There is at least one, possibly two, generations where there is confusion and consequently It has not as yet been possible to join the above to the family tree that I have but several people are at present working on it. Should anyone have any relevant info please contact me on