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The Wake Tree

My aim here is to link my poor working class Wakes back to the noble ones of yore. Yes, I expect to find a lineage back to Geoffrey Wac. I don't expect this to be an easy task.............here's what I have so far!











James Wake








George Wake
Abingdon, Berks 1837












Elizabeth Trinder






Frank Wake
Abingdon, Berks 1867














John Cross








Fanny Cross
Abingdon, Berks 1839






Francis George Wake
Penge, Surrey 9 JUN 1895























Rose Russell
Bexleyheath, Kent 1872






Ralph Terence Wake
Welling, Kent 21 JUN 1928
d. 12 AUG 1962


































Florence Mabel Hooker
Woolwich 1900

HOOKER TREE















Melanie Rose Wake
Bexleyheath, Kent 27 MAR 1962

























George Lees Norton
1902

NORTON TREE

















Doris Norton
Greenwich, London 10 NOV 1927























Jessie Dora Druitt
1899

DRUITT TREE





You can see Francis George Wake's birth and marriage certificates as examples on my documents page, and his photo on my Introduction page.

Here's George Wake in 1910 with the Abingdon Morris Dancers (he's holding the horns).

A much larger version of this picture can be seen here.

See also Wakes of Abingdon

Please be patient as I upload over 400 pages of scribbled notes... Charts up so far:

Chart 4 - Richard, Sawley
Chart 5 - The first Wake baronets
Wake Dynasties of Soham, Cambridge (work in progress, all other details available by e-mail until chart fully uploaded).
The Wakes of Yorkshire

Assorted Wake Links that you may find interesting:

A page devoted to the life and family of Henry Hay Wake of Sunderland

The story of the Wakes of Valdez, Alaska. Includes family tree.

A list of the books written by Charles Staniland Wake

Back to Genealogy Introduction

P.S. If any of my cousins find this, please get in touch. I lost your e-mail addresses when my resident computer gremlin ate Outlook Express late one night.