Baldry Families

Joy Croxon's Notes

This page contains Joy Croxon's original notes from which the family trees were derived.

Joy Croxon's original notes


William Baldry Born 1811 Laxfield [Wheelwright & Innkeeper] [Horham] married Mary Anne FELMINGHAM at Horham 23 sep 1833 (extra info from Edward Harsant)

William Baldry Born 1836 Horham [Wheelwright & Innkeeper] [Horham Dragon Inn ] married Hannah ? maiden name Born 1839 Norfolk

Children of William & Hannah Baldry
Anna Elizabeth Bapt 2nd Sept 1860 Horham
Laura Jane Bapt 12th Jan 1862 Horham
William Bapt 25th Dec 1864 Horham
Francis Bapt 25th Dec 1864 Horham
Emma Louisa Bapt 15th March 1868 Horham
Frederick Bapt 25th Dec 1869 Horham
James Bapt 25th Dec 1869
Clara Bapt 8th July 1872
Robert Bapt 1st Dec 1872
Bertha Bapt 28th Dec 1873

1891 CENSUS Dragon Inn Horham

William Baldry Head 55 Innkeeper & Wheelwright
Hannah Baldry Wife 52
Robert Baldry Son 19
Clara Baldry D 18
Bertha Baldry D 17
Leonard Baldry Gd Son 3

Hannah carried on the running of the Dragon Inn Public House
until her death and was suceeded by her Grandson Hubert Baldry in the 1900s.


William Baldry eldest son of William & Hannah was a farmer and wheelwright in Horham
Born 1863 [Died 22nd Oct 1917 aged 54 yrs] married
Elizabeth Mary? maiden name
Born 1865 [ Died 20th March 1950 aged 85 yrs]

Children of William & Elizabeth

Hubert Baldry Born 1888 Horham [Died 17th Aug 1965 Aged 76]
married 1914
Lydia Grace Chapman Born 1890 [ Died 1st Jan 1967 Aged 77]

Hubert took over the Dragon lnn from his Grandmother Hannah Baldry as licensee . He was a craftsman who also carried on buisness as builder wheelwright and agent for agricultural equipment as well as undertaker. Many of the deceased were fetched by Hubert to be laid out in a room partitioned off from the chatting and drinking in the bar . The Green Dragon was the regular meeting place as the other Pub the Eight Bells had closed in 1918.
Both Pubs are now private dwellings.
The Horham stocks,the Green Dragon pub sign , and the Horham station nameplate are now on show in the old school building

May Bessie Baldry Born June 28th 1891
married Oct 19th 1918
Thomas Francis Woods a farmer from Cotton

Ruby Evelyn Baldry Born March 14th 1894
married Aug 4th 1919
Frank Howe of Needham Market

Florence Mary Baldry Born June 23rd 1901
married? 1930s [Died 5th May 1981 aged 79 buried Horham J Benjamin Baker youngest son of Alfred & Sarah Baker [nee Bryant] of Stradbroke . Born 1898 Died 11th March 1984 aged 79 yrs

Ben Baker is Gt Uncle of Joy Croxon . Joy also has a Cookery Book
awarded to Elizabeth Mary Baldry for obtaining 1st prize in a
competitive cookery exam in Feb 1895.

Ben served in the 1st World War and worked at Luton Car Factory. After retirement they lived at Walsham Le Willows in Suffolk


Kate Baldry Born 1851 Worlingworth [Died Nov 15th 1922 Aged 71 buried Worlingworth] married 12th Oct 1871
Walter Mayhew son of Charles & Eliza Mayhew [ nee Flatt]

Children of Walter and Kate Mathew
Walter Mayhew Born 1872
Harry Mayhew Born 1874
Hannah Mayhew Born 1876
Eliza Mayhew Born 1877
George Mayhew Born 1882
John Mayhew Born 1885
Thomas Mayhew Born 1886
Frank Mayhew Born 1891
Hilda Mayhew Born 1893

Walter worked on the land and worked with Arthur Mayhew, his brother, at the Worlingworth Mill . Thomas Moulton was farmer and miller.

Walter died July 31st 1919 aged 70 yrs.

I have very few details of the Baldry family of Worlingworth.
I believe Kate's father was Henry Baldry.


John Baldry Born Denton Norfolk 1764

1851 Census Ashfield Green Stradboke

Robert Baldry 57 Farmer Born Stradbroke 1794
Mary Ann Baldry 40 Wife Born Horham
John Baldry 14 Son Born Stradbroke
Robert Baldry 12 Son Born Stradbroke

James Baldry 54
John Baldry 35 Widow ?I Farmer ot 94 acres
Elizabeth Baldry 20 D
Susan Baldry 19 D
Spencer Baldry 13 Son

1871 Census Stradbroke

Robert Baldry 77 Farmer Born Stradbroke
Mary Ann Baldry 60 Wife Born Horham
Robert Baldry 31 Son Born Stradbroke

Stanley Baldry Born 1869 ? Stradbroke ? Wilby
married Mary Born 1866


Gertrude Born 1893
Ethel Born 1894
Adson James Born 1895
Foster Wm Born 1898
Mabel Born 1899
Doris Mildred Born 1902

These are families which I can't connect but they may be of use to others

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