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Josiah Wedgwood (1795 - 1880)

Josiah Wedgwood
Born in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1 Aug 1837 in St. Chad, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Leith Hill Place, Dorking, Surrey, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Dec 2011
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Josiah was born in 1795. He is the son of Josiah Wedgwood and Elizabeth Allen. He passed away in 1880.


1861 U.K. census for Leith Hill Place, Ockley, Dorking, Surrey, England :[1]
Josiah Wedgwood Head : Married : Age 66  : Landed Proprietor: Birth place Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England.
Caroline Sarah Wedgwood : : Wife : Married : Age 60 : Birth place Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Catherine E Sophy Wedgwood : Daughter : Unmarried : Age 19 : Birth place Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Margaret Susan Wedgwood : Daughter : Unmarried : Age 17 : Birth place Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Lucy Caroline Wedgwood : Daughter : Age 14 : Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.


  1. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Josiah Wedgwood, Ockley, Surrey, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • Josiah C. Wedgwood, A History of the Wedgwood Family (London: The St. Catherine Press Ltd., 1908), pgs. 188-191.
  • The (M, #532282)
  • Wikipedia entry for Josiah Wedgwood III

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