John Lawrence Family of Birmingham, Warwickshire



Subject: John LAWRENCE
Birth: 29 Dec 1777 Moat House, Wem, Shropshire, England
Baptism: 23 Jan 1778 Shropshire, England (by Tho. Harrop)
Occupation: ___ ____ Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; silversmith
Marriage #2: 4 Oct 1831 Margaretta Sophia CROPPER (b. 1791, d. 7 May 1866); Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England
Census: 6 Jun 1841 Greenway Terrace, Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England (independent)
Census: 30 Mar 1851 2 Regent Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (Secretary Birmingham Coal Co.)
Death: 18 Nov 1854 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Burial: 25 Nov 1854 New Ground, Old Meeting House, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

Father: Thomas LAWRENCE (b. 1751, d. 3 Jan 1796)
Mother: Ann HIGGINS (b. 1751, d. 10 Jul 1813)
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Marriage: 31 Mar 1806 Ruyton Of The Eleven Towns, Shropshire, England
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Spouse: Sarah IRELAND
Birth: __ ___ 1786 Warwickshire, England
Death: 12 Nov 1824 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Burial: __ Nov 1824 New Ground, Old Meeting House, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Memorial: "Here lies the mortal remains of Sarah Lawrence, Her "Spirit having returned to God who gave it" (12 Nov 1824).....during the xxxviii years allotted her here below........ She will ever be dear to those who knew her, and, by her Husband and viii surviving children (of xvi to whom she gave birth) her memory will be held sacred to their latest hour"
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Fourteen of Sixteen Known Children
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1/F Elizabeth LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Jul 1807 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: __ Sep 1807 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Burial: 4 Nov 1807 New Ground, Old Meeting House, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
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2/M John LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1808 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Census: 6 Jun 1841 with father; Greenway Terrace, Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England (Nu??kn maker)
Death: 1 Mar 1856
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3/F Sarah Anne LAWRENCE
Birth: 1 Dec 1809 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Marriage: circa Jun 1868 John ELKINGTON (b. 1802, d. 24 Nov 1885); Aston, Warwickshire, England
Census: 2 Apr 1871 with John ELKINGTON; Erdington, Aston, Warwickshire, England (Surgeon)
Census: 3 Apr 1881 with John ELKINGTON; Abbey Hill, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England (retired Surgeon)
Executrix: 22 Dec 1885 Will of husband John ELKINGTON of 67 Francis Road, Personal Estate 82 0s. 7d.
Death: 14 Feb 1888 Worcestershire, England (age 78)
Probate: 19 Mar 1888 The Will of Sarah Anne Elkington late of 258 Monument-road Edgbaston near Birmingham in the County of Warwick Widow who died 14 Feb 1888 at 258 Monument-road was proved at Birmingham by George Elkington of Broadway House, Edgbaston Surgeon the Nephew the Sole Executor. Personal Estate 1062 18s 11d./ Resworn Jun 1888 1096 0s. 3d.
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4/M Thomas LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1811 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Census: 31 Mar 1851 321 Greenway Terrace Coventry Road, Bordesley, Warwickshire, England (sword cutler)
Census: 7 Apr 1861 447 Coventry Road, Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England (married sword manufacturer)
Census: 2 Apr 1871 450 Coventry Road, Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England (widowed sword & hatchet mfd employing 20 work people)
Executor: 19 Dec 1879 Will of sister Mary LAWRENCE; residing Acocks Green, Worcestershire
Census: 3 Apr 1881 Broad Road, Yardley, Worcestershire, England (retired manufacturer)
Census: 5 Apr 1891 46 Prescott Street, Halifax, Yorkshire, England (living on own means)
Death: 2 Jul 1893 Halifax, Yorkshire, England (age 82)
Probate: 1 Aug 1893 London, England (Thomas Lawrence of Prescott Street, Halifax, gentleman, died 2 Jul 1893. Probate to Agnes Emily Lawrence spinster and reverend Eric Adams Lawrence, congregational minister. Effects 5584 9s. 9d) __________________________________________________________________________

5/F Maria LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1812 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: 5 Jan 1831 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (in the 19th year of her age)
Burial: 11 Jan 1831 New Ground, Old Meeting House, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
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6/F Sarah LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1813 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: 12 Jun 1821 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (age 8)
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7/M Roger Ireland LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1814 Bordesley, Aston, Warwickshire, England
Census: 6 Jun 1841 Guest Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (no occupation)
Census: 30 Mar 1851 Villa Road, Handsworth, Staffordshire, England (jeweller)
Census: 7 Apr 1861 Hatfield Road, Handsworth, Staffordshire, England (jeweller employing 50 men & boys)
Census: 2 Apr 1871 Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England (jeweller & goldsmith)
Census: 3 Apr 1881 Landsdowne House, St Bernards Road, Solihull, Warwickshire, England (retired jeweller)
Death: 20 Oct 1882 Henley In Arden, Warwickshire, England
Probate: 1 Feb 1887 Administration of the Personal Estate of Roger Ireland Lawrence late of Birminghamin the County of Warwick, Gentleman a Widower who died 20 Oct 1882 at Henley in Arden in the said county was granted at Birmingham to Philip Henry Lawrence of 9 Howard Street, Birmingham, Silver Chain Manufacturer, the Son and one of Next of Kin. Estate: 67 18s.9d. __________________________________________________________________________

8/M Philip Henry LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Dec 1814 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: 29 Sep 1828 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (age 13y 9 m)
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9/F Eliza LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Sep 1815 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: 11 May 1816 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (age 8m)
Burial: 14 May 1816 New Ground, Old Meeting House, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
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10/F Jane LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1816 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Census: 2 Apr 1871 28 Noel Road, Edgebaston, Warwickshire, England (annuitant)
Census: 3 Apr 1881 with John& Sarah Anne ELKINGTON; Abbey Hill, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England (wife's sisier)
Death: 13 Aug 1885 Church Field House, Yardley, Worcestershire, England (age 69)
Probate: 30 Nov 1885 The will of Jane Lawrence late of Church Field House Yardley in the County of Worcester Spinster who died 13 Aug 1885 was proved at Worcester by the Reverend George Astbury of Smethwick in the County of Stafford and of John Henry Lawrence of Eversfield Stratford-road in Parish of Yardley Cashier the Nephew, Executors. Personal Estate 777 14s. 6d.
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11/M William Irving LAWRENCE
Birth: 22 Sep 1817 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: 19 Apr 1857
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12/F Mary LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1818 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Census: 2 Apr 1871 with sister Jane LAWRENCE; 28 Noel Road, Edgebaston, Warwickshire, England (governess)
Death: 26 Nov 1879 Ashurst House, Emscote Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, England
Probate: 19 Dec 1879 The will of Mary Lawrence formerly of Regent House Greenfield-road Harborne in the County of Stafford but late of Ashhurst House Elmscote-road near Warwick in the County of Warwick Spinster who died 26 Nov 1879 Ashurst House was proved at Birmingham by Thomas Lawrence of Acocks Green in the County of Worcester Manufacturer the Brother the Sole Executor. Personal estate under 800.
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13/F Jemima LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Sep 1819 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: __ ___ ____ (in infancy)
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14/M Samuel LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Sep 1820 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: __ Jan 1821 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (age 4m)
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Marriage #2: 4 Oct 1831 Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England
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Spouse: Margaretta Sophia CROPPER
Birth: __ ___ 1791 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Death: 7 May 1866 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Probate: 4 Jul 1866 The Will with five Codicils of Margaretta Sophia Lawrence late of Regent-street Harper's Hill Birmingham in the County of Warwick Widow deceased who died 7 May 1866 at Regent-street aforesaid was proved at Birmingham by the oaths of Henry Rotton of Moseley in the Parish of Kings Norton in the County of Worcester Gentleman, George Joseph Smith of Shiffnal County of Salop Bank Manager, and Thomas Lawrence of Birmingham aforesaid Jeweller, Executors. Effects under 5000)
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No Known Children
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