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Family of Theophilus Silvanus WILLING and Agnes RODICK

Husband: Theophilus Silvanus WILLING (c. 1842-1907)
Wife: Agnes RODICK (1851-1915)
Children: Theophilus Rodick WILLING (c. 1885-1969)
Francis Moreton WILLING (1888-1970)
Agnes Oliva WILLING (c. 1890-1981)
Marriage Q3 1881 Lewisham, London, England1

Husband: Theophilus Silvanus WILLING

Name: Theophilus Silvanus WILLING2
Sex: Male
Father: Robert Phillips WILLING (1788-1876)
Mother: Jemima JEWELL (1796-1881)
Birth c. 1842 Loddiswell, Devon, England
Occupation Rector
Death 13 Sep 1907 (age 64-65) North Hill, Cornwall, England

Wife: Agnes RODICK

Name: Agnes RODICK2
Sex: Female
Father: Edward London RODICK (1797-bef1871)
Mother: Jane MORTON (1818- )
Birth Q4 1851 Kennington, London, England
Death 17 Mar 1915 (age 63) Launceston, Cornwall, England

Child 1: Theophilus Rodick WILLING

Name: Theophilus Rodick WILLING2
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Annie Hunter STAFFORD (1893-1972)
Spouse 2: Mildred Sybil Gordon JONES (1886-1972)
Birth c. 1885 Moretonhampstead, Devon, England
Baptism 5 Apr 1885 (age 0) Moretonhampstead, Devon, England
Baptised by his father who appears in the register until March 1885 as curate of Moretonhampstead but with Theo's baptism he records himself for the first time as Rector of North Hill, though he baptises several other children of Moretonhampstead on the same day..
Occupation Rector
Death 20 Dec 1969 (age 83-84) Sutton Registration District, London, England

Child 2: Francis Moreton WILLING

Name: Francis Moreton WILLING2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Nellie Louise WRIGHT (1891-1959)
Birth 28 Jul 1888 Trebarwith, Cornwall, England
Occupation Farmer
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 22) Cullompton, Devon, England3
Russells, Cullompton
Moreton is working as an assistant farmer for the Bradleys, at Cullompton
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 22) Assistant farmer; Cullompton, Devon, England3
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 51) Churchstow, Devon, England4
Trowbridge Farm
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 51) Farmer; Churchstow, Devon, England4
Death 10 Jan 1970 (age 81) Tavistock, Devon, England
Cause: 1a Broncho Pneumonia b. Ischaemic Heart disease c Arterio Sclerosis
Address: Harewood, 66 Plymouth Rd, Tavistock.

Child 3: Agnes Oliva WILLING

Name: Agnes Oliva WILLING2
Sex: Female
Birth c. 1890 North Hill, Cornwall, England
Death 1981 (age 90-91)

Note on Husband: Theophilus Silvanus WILLING


In 1851 he is with his parents, brother Charles and sister Ann at Reads Farm, Loddiswell. In 1861 he is an assistant master at Weston Grove School, Weston , Somerset. In 1871 he is in Loddiswell, lodging with brother Charles and his sister-in-law Marianna at Reads. He is curate of Loddiswell, next door are Joel and Grace Willing. These are two farming families. In 1881 he is a boarder at Cambridge House, Hanwick Road Worcester, where he is a clerk in holy orders. In 1891 at North Hill, Launceston. He was Rector of North Hill for 23 years. In 1901 Theophilus and Agnes are at North Hill, with Moreton and Agnes Oliva. Two children - Gladys and Olga Graham White, 11 and 5, are boarding with the family, and they have two servants living in.

Note on Wife: Agnes RODICK

In 1911 widow Agnes is with daughter, Agnes Oliva, at 22 Grange Road, Runcorn Cheshire.On 23rd October 1912 she and daughter Agnes sail to Philadelphia on board the SS Merion, from Liverpool.On 2 June 1914 they arrive back in at Southampton on board the SS New York, from New York.


1"GRO". Lewisham 1d 1443. Cit. Date: Q3 1881.
2"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
3"Census 1911 Cullompton, Devon, England RG14/13220 RG78/767 RD282 SD2 ED4".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Francis Moreton Willing Head Mar 22 Assistant farmer Trebarwith, Cornwall, England
RG14/13220 RG78/767 RD282 SD2 ED4. Cit. Date: 2 April 1911. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4"Census 1939 Churchstow, Devon, England RG101 1939 Register (Mary Martha Wright)" (RG101 1939 Register).
Text From Source: Name of person,Married name,Gender,Birthdate,Condition as to marriage,Rank, Profession or Occupation,Occupation comment,Comments
Francis Moreton Willing,,M,28 JUL 1888,,Farmer,,
Nellie Louise Wright,,F,10 FEB 1891,,Unpaid domestic duties,,
Agnes Mary Willing,,F,25 JUL 1917,,,,Closed
Olivia May Willing,,F,29 MAY 1921,,,,Closed
Theophilus L. Willing,,M,5 FEB 1923,,At School,,