My Wrench Family research so far.
My wrench family were originally from Hertfordshire in the early 1700's.
William Wrench born before 1725 was baptised 11April 1725 in the village of Bushey Hertfordshire. On 11 December 1737 he married Anne Davidson in Rickmansworth Hertfordshire a short distance away. It is beleived that William and his siblings founded the Wrench clan in the area of Rickmansworth Hertfordshire.
Their son was Jos Wrench born 30 July 1748 in Rickmansworth. On 7th May 1776 Jos Wrench married Mary Day in Rickmansworth Hertfordshire . Mary Day is beleived to have been born before 1755 in Rickmansworth.
Their son wasJames Wrench born before 1788 in Rickmansworth Hertfordshire. On 12 October 1810 James Wrench married Sarah Lacy in Rickmansworth Hertfordshire. Sarah Lacy was born 27 April 1788 in Rickmansworth Hertfordshire.
Their son was my Great Great Grandfather William Wrench born about 1814 in Rickmansworth Herfordshire. He married Eleanor ? who was born about 1818 in Rickmansworth Hertfordshire..
William Wrench then moved to Spaxton in Somerset where i found him on the 1851 census with his wife Eleanor and family living at "THE RECTORY COTTAGE"
William and Eleanor had several children born between 1840 and 1856 :
James, Margaret, Sarah, Sophia,George all born Aldbury Hertfordshire between 1840 - 1845 and ,William,Mary ,Henry all born in Spaxton Somersetbetween 1847-1856.
My Great Grandfather was George Wrench born 1845 in Aldbury Hertfordshire. He married A Sarah Burge born Toulton ( possibly Kingstone ) Somerset 1841. They were married in Bridgwater area in 1866. George is buried in Pontypridd South Wales.
George and Sarah had several children born between 1864 - 1880 :
Sarah died in Bridgwater about September qtr of 1891 age 52 and George Wrench was found at Durleigh Somerset on the 1901 census as a Carter on farm .George later moved to Pontypridd South Wales and then lived near to his relatives at 103 Wood Road Treforest where he died in 1923.
Their children were William George , James , Fred , Alice , Emma , Mary , John , Jane , Margaret . These were all born around Bridgwater areas ( Enmore , Spaxton , Broomfield, Goathurst )
My Great Grandfather was John Wrench born 21 April 1877 in Broomfield Somerset he moved to Pontypridd after the 1891 census and is on the 1901 census living with his sister Mary Ann and her husband Albert J. Wintle and their son Charles at 16 Saron Street Treforest .
On 10th April 1901 John Wrench married Florence Sealey (Ada) in Pontypridd South Wales , On the marriage certificate John Wrench age 24 was shown as living 16 Saron St and Florence Sealey age 21 at 73 Park St Treforest with her father Joseph Sealey.
John and Florence (Ada) Wrench had several children who were all born in Pontypridd.
The children were Florence Jane Wrench 1902 ,Mary Jane Wrench 1903 ,William George Wrench 1906, Gertrude May Wrench 1909 ,Albert Wrench 1913 , Frederick James Wrench 1916. ( Frederick James Wrench died just before his second birthday.
My nan was Mary Jane Wrench born Pontypridd on 9th December 1903 . On 30 August 1930 she married William Boyce in Pontypridd .
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