William Pickering married 1784 Sledmere

1st Generation

1. William PICKERING bricklayer, publican, born c1754, buried 26 December 1810 Sledmere, married 1st c1774 Mary UNKNOWN buried 29 May 1781 Sledmere, married 2nd 23 November 1784 Sledmere Mary ROGERSON, born c1754 Beverley.
Children of William PICKERING and Unknown UNKNOWN:
1.1. Ann PICKERING
1.2. Hannah PICKERING

Children of William PICKERING and Mary ROGERSON:
1.3. William PICKERING
1.4. Mary PICKERING
1.5. Abraham Rogerson PICKERING
1.6. John PICKERING

2nd Generation

1.1. Ann PICKERING born c1774, died 11 August 1834 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, married 23 September 1794 West Heslerton John WOODILL (son of Robert WOODILL) born Ganton, baptised 26 May 1770 Sherburn, died 12 August 1834 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada.
Children:
1.1.1. Robert WOODILL
1.1.2. John WOODILL
1.1.3. William WOODILL

1.2. Hannah PICKERING born c1778, married 22 November 1796 West Heslerton John GOODRICK.

Pickering-Woodill letter page 1
Toronto Gore, Canada, 1834

Pickering-Woodill letter page 2
Toronto Gore, Canada, 1834

Pickering-Woodill letter page 3
Toronto Gore, Canada, 1834

Pickering-Woodill letter page 4
Toronto Gore, Canada, 1834



Letter dated 1834 sent from Ann Pickering and John Woodill of Toronto Gore, Ontario, Canada, addressed to Ann's brother, Abraham Pickering of Driffield. It relates family news and describes their life as farmers in Canada.

The couple claims to be well and happy, but was sadly carried off by a cholera epidemic within a month of writing the letter.

Transcription available on request.

Letter held at ERY Archives, Beverley

Woodhill Pioneer Cemetery
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John Woodill family gravestone

Woodhill Pioneer Cemetery
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John Woodill jr. family gravestone

1.3. William PICKERING gardener, baptised 17 November 1786 Sledmere, died 13 July 1865 Driffield, married Christiana DRY born c1789, died 7 February 1864 Driffield.
Children:
1.3.1. Ann PICKERING
1.3.2. Robert PICKERING
1.3.3. John Owston PICKERING
1.3.4. George PICKERING
1.3.5. Joseph William PICKERING
1.3.6. Ruth Priscilla PICKERING


1.4. Mary PICKERING baptised 10 August 1788 Sledmere.

1.5. Abraham Rogerson PICKERING bricklayer, publican, auctioneer, baptised 3 March 1791 Sledmere, died 1845, married 1st 11 May 1818 Bishop Wilton, died before 1832, married 2nd 1 November 1832 Little Driffield Rachel FLETCHER born c1808 Hutton Cranswick.

Children of Abraham Rogerson PICKERING and Mary SIMPSON:
1.5.1. William PICKERING
1.5.2. Elizabeth PICKERING
1.5.3. Rogerson PICKERING

Children of Abraham Rogerson PICKERING and Rachel FLETCHER:
1.5.4. Mary Jane PICKERING
1.5.5. John William PICKERING
1.5.6. Clara PICKERING
1.5.7. Rachel PICKERING
1.5.8. Henrietta PICKERING
1.5.9. Wilhelmina PICKERING

1.6. John PICKERING baptised 9 January 1793 Sledmere, died c1834 Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

3rd Generation

1.1.1. Robert WOODILL baptised 28 December 1794 Sherburn, North Yorkshire, died 25 May 1871 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, married 22 December 1818 Heslerton, North Yorkshire Mary PICKERING born 2 June 1792 Heslerton, North Yorkshire, died 12 November 1865 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada.
Children:
1.1.1.1. Robert Pickering WOODILL
1.1.1.2. Jane WOODILL
1.1.1.3. Ellen WOODILL
1.1.1.4. Mary WOODILL
1.1.1.5. Hannah WOODILL
1.1.1.6. Unknown WOODILL
1.1.1.7. John WOODILL

1.1.2. John WOODILL born 1797, died 3 September 1867 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, married 1st Mary Eliza UNKNOWN born 1802, died 25 October 1859 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, married 2nd Susannah UNKNOWN.
Children of John WOODILL and Susannah UNKNOWN:
1.1.2.1. John WOODILL
1.1.2.2. Anne WOODILL

1.1.3. William WOODILL born 1801, died 21 January 1836 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, married c1833 Ann PICKERING.
Children:
1.1.3.1. Mary-Ann WOODILL

1.3.1. Ann PICKERING baptised 28 January 1810 Great Driffield.

1.3.2. Robert PICKERING gardener, baptised 15 May 1812 Great Driffield, married Ann BROWN seed dealer, baptised 9 February 1815 Bridlington Quay.
Children:
1.3.2.1. John PICKERING
1.3.2.2. Jane PICKERING
1.3.2.3. Mary Alice PICKERING
1.3.2.4. Elizabeth Annie PICKERING

1.3.3. John Owston PICKERING baptised 22 January 1815 Great Driffield, died 28 January 1834 Driffield.

1.3.4. George PICKERING joiner, baptised 3 September 1818 Great Driffield

1.3.5. Joseph William PICKERING photographer, baptised 1 February 1823 Great Driffield, married 1853 Birmingham, Warwickshire Martha TILLEY born c1823, died before 1881.

1.3.6. Ruth Priscilla PICKERING baptised 19 December 1824 Great Driffield.

1.5.1. William PICKERING baptised 7 April 1819 Sledmere.

1.5.2. Elizabeth PICKERING baptised 7 April 1821 Sledmere.

1.5.3. Rogerson PICKERING printer, compositor, baptised 3 August 1823 Sledmere, buried 26 December Sunderland, Co. Durham, married 1845 Hull Sarah Ann HORSFIELD milliner, dressmaker, born c1823 Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Children:
1.5.3.1. John Simpson PICKERING
1.5.3.2. Mary Ann PICKERING
1.5.3.3. Amelia Rothwell PICKERING

Ladies' school at Ravensworth Lodge principal: Rachel Pickering governess: Wilhelmina Pickering

Ladies’ school at Ravensworth Lodge
principal: Rachel Pickering
governess: Wilhelmina Pickering

1.5.4. Mary Jane PICKERING baptised 27 June 1833 Great Driffield.

1.5.5. John William PICKERING baptised 29 June 1834 Great Driffield.

1.5.6. Clara PICKERING baptised 16 August 1835 Great Driffield.

1.5.7. Rachel PICKERING school teacher and principal, baptised 8 April 1838 Great Driffield.

1.5.8. Henrietta PICKERING baptised 13 April 1840 Great Driffield.

1.5.9. Wilhelmina PICKERING school governess, baptised 13 April 1841 Great Driffield.

4th Generation

1.1.1.1. Robert Pickering WOODILL born 1820 Upper Canada, died after 1888, married Elizabeth WOODHALL born c1823, died 1888.

1.1.1.2. Jane WOODILL lay preacher, born 1824, died 1893, married Isaac WILSON lay preacher, born 1825, died 1901.

1.1.1.3. Ellen WOODILL born 1825, married William LOMAS preacher, born 1827, died 1917.

1.1.1.4. Mary WOODILL born 1828, died 1861, married Thomas LAWSON preacher, born 1826, died 1870.

1.1.1.5. Hannah WOODILL born 1829, died 1902, married 8 September 1854 Joseph Albert SIMPSON preacher, born 1823, died 1907.
Children:
1.1.1.1.1. Albert Joseph SIMPSON
1.1.1.1.2. Robert Pickering SIMPSON

1.1.1.6. Unknown WOODILL born c1832, died 8 April 1832 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada.

1.1.1.7. John WOODILL born 1838, and died 4 September 1845 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada

1.1.2.1. John WOODILL born 1863 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, died 1 December 1864 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada.

1.1.2.2. Anne WOODILL born 1865 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada, died 23 September 1872 Brampton, Peel County, Ontario, Canada.

1.1.3.1. Mary-Ann WOODILL born 30 December 1834, died 10 June 1896, married Thomas WARD (son of George WARD and Elizabeth UNKNOWN).

1.3.2.1. John PICKERING seedsman, baptised 10 March 1842 Great Driffield.

1.3.2.2. Jane PICKERING baptised 13 April 1848 Great Driffield.

1.3.2.3. Mary Alice PICKERING baptised 4 March Great Driffield.

1.3.2.4. Elizabeth Annie PICKERING baptised 2 July 1875 Great Driffield. 

1.5.3.1. John Simpson PICKERING born 1847 Sculcoates, Hull.

1.5.3.2. Mary Ann PICKERING nurse maid, born 1849 Sculcoates, Hull.

1.5.3.3. Amelia Rothwell PICKERING born 1851 South Shields, Co. Durham.

5th Generation

1.1.1.1.1. Albert Joseph SIMPSON.

1.1.1.1.2. Robert Pickering SIMPSON.