Whenlock Wenlock and Whitehead questions
Hello, my name is David Whenlock b12/Feb/1947 Bolton Lancashire England, My Father was George Rothwell Whenlock b11/June/1908 - d15/May/1966 Bolton, his Father was James Arthur Whenlock b9/Feb/1865 - d28/Mar/1944 Bolton, his Father was Richard Wenlock b26/June/1836 Uttoxeter,Staffordshire England - d12/Oct/1916 Lancaster Lancashire England Question any one know why Richard Wenlock added the (H) to our surname? he had 5 children with Jane Dance b25/Dec/1832 Bidford-on-Avon Warwickshire - d24/May/1872 Bolton, (no marriage certificate found yet), all 5 children with the Whenlock surname,the first Charles Edward Whenlock b20/Mar/1859 Birmingham West Midlands, then Richard Henry b11/Mar/1861 Birmingham, then Annie b10/Dec/1862 Bolton, then James Arthur 9/Feb/1865 Bolton, then Eliza b1869 Bolton, yet he had a child named Charles Wenlock b24/Feb/1864 Lapley, Staffordshire with Sarah Whitehead b1846 Bolton - d29/Nov/1906 Bolton anyone know of any more children while Richard was still with Jane Dance? when Jane died in 1872 Richard married Sarah Whitehead in 1873 at St Georges Church in Bolton and had 5 more children John Thomas Whenlock 10/Dec/1873 Bolton - d12/Aug/1950, Mary Jane Whenlock 12/Aug/1875 Bolton - d1880, William Frederick 14/Feb/1878 Bolton - , Joseph Edmund 16/May/1879 Bolton - d1880, Maria Anne b1880 Bolton -. in 1872 Bolton Sarah Whitehead give birth to a son Giles Leonard Whitehead d1935 I wonder who was the Father ? maybe Richard but because of the death of Jane maybe thought it would look bad to call Giles Whenlock.