Descendants of Jessie Peile (nee Gammell)

Ken Hogarth, Mayor of Kenilworth 1976

Descendants of Jessie Peile (nee Gammell)


Jessie Gammell 1792-1828 was the second daughter of Lt Gen Andrew Gammell.  On 11 January 1814 she married a man called Joseph Stageldoir Peile. She and her husband had 10 children.  This page covers their and their descendants' story.

2.1 Janet Peile (1814-1881)
2.2 Martha Gammell Peile (1816-unknown)
2.3 Joseph Peile (1817-1842)
2.4 Laura Peile (1819-1872)
​2.5 Alfred Peile (1820-unknown)
2.6 William Peile (1821-unknown)
​2.7 Maria Peile (1822-1896)
2.8 Louisa Peile (1824-unknown) 
​2.9 Ernest Gammell Peile (1825-1832)
2.10 Georgiana Kirkman Morton Peile (1827-1861)

2.1 Janet Peile was born on 15 December 1814.  On 22 March 1840, she married Robert Lawn, a blind-maker. They lived in Marylebone and St Pancras and Janet died in 1881.  They appear to have had no children.

2.2 Martha Gammell Peile was born on 21 May 1816. On 16 October 1861 she married William Joseph Allaway, a cooper, though in the census of 1871, he describes himself as a bath attendant. William died in 1872 but we don't know when Martha died. She appears to have had no children. 

2.3 Joseph Peile was born on 20 August 1817.  He was a solicitor's clerk.  He married Cornelia Mierop Bryant on 18 February 1838 at Paddington St James, but died only four years later in 1842. They appear to have had no children.

2.4 Laura Peile was born on 11 January 1819.  We know nothing about her other than that she died in Paddington in 1872.

2.5 Alfred Peile was born on 12 May 1820. He married Maria Louisa Waud 18 May 1841 at Chelsea St Luke and for many years they lived with her parents in Chelsea. Maria died in 1883, but we do not know when Alfred died. They appear to have had no children.

2.6 A William Peile was born on 19 July 1821. He married Matilda Redman on 22 January 1843 at St Pancras, London. Nothing further is known about William or Matilda.

2.7 Maria was born on 26 September 1822. She married William Frederick Wilding, a book-keeper on 11 January 1846 at St Silas, Liverpool. They had four children:

William Thomas Wilding (1849–1937)
Frederick John Wilding (1852–1891)
Ann Maria Wilding (1857–1857)
Anne Wilding (1861– unknown)

By 1851 they were living in London where William was a commercial clerk and Maria a school mistress, but later they moved to Camberwell with William being a shipping insurance agent. William died on 23 June 1874 and Maria in 1896.

2.7.1 William Thomas Wilding was born in about 1849 in Bermondsey was a clerk.  On 2 August 1878 he married Mary Ann Lockyer at Camberwell Christ Church. They had seven children:

2.7.1.1 Emily Elizabeth Wilding (1879–unknown)
2.7.1.2 William Montgomery Wilding (1880–1929)
2.7.1.3 Mary Eleanor Wilding (1881–1975)
2.7.1.4 Thomas Charles Wilding (1883–1950)
2.7.1.5 Frank Wilding (1885–1917)
2.7.1.6 Reginald Wilding (1887–1963)
2.7.1.7 Ernest Wilding (1889–1987)

Later in his life, William became a shipping insurance and commercial agent working for himself and living in south London. He died on 28 September 1937.

2.7.1.1 Emily Elizabeth Wilding was born in 1879.  She was a teacher living at home until in 1911 she emigrated to Canada to get married to a Samuel Cawson on 30 May 1911 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Samuel was an accountant who had emigrated to Canada from the UK the year before.  Emily returned in 1929 for a brief visit to see her mother, with her daughter Muriel Joyce travelling with her, but after that we don't know what happened to her or her daughter.

2.7.1.2 William Montgomery Wilding was born in 1880 at Thornton Heath, Surrey.  He was a stockbroker's clerk. On 5 August 1917 he married Minnie Henderson Spence at Nottingham Register Office.  William at that time was a 2nd Lieutenant based at Cliptone Camp, Mansfield.  They had a daughter Marie Lockyer Wilding (1918–1996).  After the war ended the family returned to South London, where William died in 1929. Minnie in 1938 in Worthing.

2.7.1.2.1  Marie Lockyer Wilding was born on 25 Jul 1918 in Christchurch, Hampshire. She married Harold Roy Phelps on 7 June 1952 at Worthing Register Office. He died in 1989 and she in 1996.  They appear to have had no children.

2.7.1.3 Mary Eleanor Wilding was born on 15 December 1881 at Thornton Heath. In 1924 she married Thomas Peacock at Marylebone. Mary died in 1975 in Surrey. They appear to have had no children.

2.7.1.4 Thomas Charles Wilding was born on 31 March 1883 at Thornton Heath. In 1910 he emigrated to Manitoba in Canada.  On 27 October 1919 he married Helen Jessie Napier at St Andrews, Manitoba and shortly afterwards they moved to British Columbia, where he died on 24 July 1950. Thomas and Helen had one son, Malcolm Frank Wilding who was born in about 1922, but what happened to him is not known.

2.7.1.5 Frank Wilding was born on 15 January 1885 at Thornton Heath. He too emigrated to Canada in 1910.  In the First World War he served as a Private in 5th Battalion Saskatchewan Regiment and was killed on 28 April 1917 near Arras, France.  He is buried at the Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleaux-en-Gohelle, near Arras, France.

2.7.1.6 Reginald Wilding was born on 12 January 1887 at Thornton Heath. Emigrated to Canada in 1907 and served in the Canadian Army during the First World War.  On 9 November 1918 he married Edna Agatha McDermott, a nursing sister with the Canadian Army, at Wandsworth Register Office.  His occupation is shown as commercial advertiser but at present in the Army, a driver. Edna died in 1954 and Reginald on 28 August 1963 in British Columbia. They appear to have had no children.

2.7.1.7 Ernest Wilding was born on 30 April 1889 at Thornton Heath. In 1910 he too emigrated to Canada, but little is known about him except that he died on 13 December 1987 at Surrey, British Columbia.  On his death record he is shown as single.

2.7.2 Frederick John Wilding was born on 24 Feb 1852 in Islington and appears to have gone into business either with or in the same line as his father as a shipping agent or corn merchant. On 11 November 1876 he married Alice Matilda Melvin Brennan at Kennington, Surrey and they had three children.

2.7.2.1 Frederick William Wilding (1878–1910)
2.7.2.2 Edith Catherine Wilding (1880–)
​2.7.2.3 Ann Melvin Wilding (1885–1961)

Frederick died  in 1891 at Greenwich.

2.7.2.1 Frederick William Wilding was born in Peckham in 1878. In the 1901 census he is described as a driver.  He died in Southwark in 1910.

2.7.2.2 Edith Catherine Wilding was born in 1880 in Bermondsey. On 29 January 1911 she married Alfred George Bellinger, a leather finisher, at Bermondsey St James. in 1911 they were living in Hertford, but had moved back to London by 1921, their address being the Windsor Castle, a pub at 2 Lanark Road. Alfred died in London on 13 August 1929. In 1931 Edith married William Sydney Smith and they continued to live at the Windsor Castle pub.  In 1934, Edith was described in a Post Office directory as a beer retailer, so presumably she was the landlady of the pub. What happens to them after that is unclear, except that by 1928 they were living in Willesden, having presumably left the pub? We don't know when they died, but Edith appears to have had no children.

2.7.2.3 Ann Melvin Wilding was born in Deptford in 1885 and at the age of 26, was a relief stamper at an arts printer. She married William Henry Hogarth, a clerk, on 14 September 1912 at Clapham Park All Saints and on 3 August 1913 a son Kenneth William Hogarth (1913–2001) was born. William was a Private in the machine gun corps in the First World war and killed on 29 October 1918.  He is buried at the Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery at West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ann married Albert Henry Lacey 1919 at Marylebone. They appear to have had no children and Albert died on 10 December 1953, and Ann on 24 February 1961.

2.7.2.3.1 Kenneth William Hogarth was born on 3 August 1913 in Lambeth.  Kenneth 
was a Civil Servant and on 13 Sepember 1936 married Eleanor Mary Hill, also a Civil 
Servant, at Barnes, Holy Trinity, Surrey. In 1968, working for British Telecom, the family 
moved to Kenilworth, where Kenneth became a Town and District Councillor and 
Mayor of Kenilworth.  They had three children Robert, Margaret and Douglas and 
Eleanor's obituary says that she had five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. 
​Kenneth died in 2001 and Eleanor on 19 October 2008, both in Warwickshire.

2.7.3 Ann Maria Wilding was born on 17 June 1857 in Bermondsey, but died aged
only 4 months in November 1857.

2.7.4 Anne Wilding was born on 26 January 1861 in Camberwell. She worked
throughout her life as a governess and school mistress and appears to have 
remained single.  We do not know when she died.

2.8 Louisa Peile was born on 30 August 1824 in Marylebone. She was still alive in 1841,
​but after that we know nothing further.

​2.9 Ernest Gammell Peile was born on 5 October 1825 in Marylebone, but died in 1832 aged only 6.

2.10 Georgiana Kirkman Morton Peile was born on 24 December 1827 in Islington.  On 17 June 1849 she married John Kendal Garner, a printer, at St Ethelburga Bishopsgate. In about 1852 they emigrated to Australia, with their first daughter, Emma, who had been born in 1850. They settled at Collingwood, Victoria, where they had four further children. Georgiana died in Collingwood in 1861 aged 33 and her husband, John returned to the UK in 1862 and remarried.  Their children were:

2.10.1 Emma Laura Garner (1850–1920)
2.10.2 Georgiana Morton Garner (1853–1854)
2.10.3 John Collingwood Garner (1854–1890)
2.10.4 George Garner (1857–1857)
2.10.5 Georgina Garner (1860–1860)

2.10.1 Emma Laura Garner was born on 1 June 1850 in Hoxton, London and emigrated with he family to Australia when she was about 2 years old. On 12 March 1873 she married James Watson at the house of Doctor Gilder in St Lawrence,
Queensland, Australia.  James' occupation shown as carrier, Emma's occupation shown as servant. They had 3 children:

2.10.1.1 James William Watson (1873–unknown)
2.10.1.2 Georgianna Elizabeth Watson (1875–1961)
2.10.1.3 Bertha Laurina Watson (1877–1961)

Emma died on 27 December 1920 in Queensland.

2.10.1.1 James William Watson was born on 14 May 1873 in Queensland. He was a storekeeper in Longreach, Queensland. In 1899 he married Rebecca Alice Cornwell and they had five children.

2.10.1.1.1 Gracie May Watson (1900–unknown)
2.10.1.1.2 Lilian Alice Watson (1902–1969)
2.10.1.1.3 Ivy Watson (1905–unknown)
​2.10.1.1.4 James Reginald Watson (1907–1978)
2.10.1.1.5 Walter Bradford Watson (1912–1960)

Rebecca died in 1957, but we don't know when James died.

2.10.1.1.1 Gracie May Watson was born on 6 February 1900 in Queensland. On 3 March 1931 she married John Beverley Cable at St Andrews Church, Sheridan Street, Cairns. John was a farmer, Grace a nurse. They lived in Townsville.  John died on 17 October 1961, but we don't know when Gracie died. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.1.2 Lilian Alice Watson was born on 26 October 1902 in Queensland. In 1928 she married Henry Thomas Cecil Mutimer in Queensland. Lilian died in 1969 and Henry in 1974, both in Queensland. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.1.3 Ivy Watson was born on 25 March 1905 in Queensland.  On 27 December 1933 she married Ernest Reginald Deavin at The Parsonage, Seventh Street, South Townsville, Queensland. Ernest died in 1966.  Ivy was still alive in 1980 living in Fitzroy, Capricornia, Queensland, but we don't know when she died.  It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.1.4 James Reginald Watson was born on 9 April 1907 in Queensland. In 1934 he married Nellie Rita Tregurtha in Queensland.  James died in 1978 and Nellie in 1983, both in Queensland. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.1.5 Walter Bradford Watson was born in 1912 in Queensland.  In 1938 he married Lily Wilhemina Henkel in Queensland and they lived in Rockhampton. Walter died in 1960.  Lilly was still alive in 1977 and we don't know when she died. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.2 Georgianna Elizabeth Watson was born on 21 November 1875 in Queensland. On 8 December 1892 she married Edward Clarence Jeffrey at Muttaburra, Queensland. Edwards' occupation is shown as shearer, Georgianna (now spelled Georgeanna) domestic duties.  Edward died in 1947 and Georgeanna on 9 August 1961 and is buried in Mareeba cemetery.  They had 14 children.

2.10.1.2.1 Beatrice Laura Jeffrey (1894–1955)
2.10.1.2.2 Edward Clarence Jeffrey (1895–1974)
2.10.1.2.3 James Jeffrey (1897–1898)
2.10.1.2.4 May Jeffrey (1898–1967)
2.10.1.2.5 Georgeanna Jeffrey (1899–1913)
2.10.1.2.6 Arthur Laurence Jeffrey (1900–1901)
2.10.1.2.7 George Clarence Jeffrey (1902–1903)
2.10.1.2.8 William Jeffrey (1903–1904)
2.10.1.2.9 John Jeffrey (1904–1982)
2.10.1.2.10 Francis Jeffrey (1906–unknown)
2.10.1.2.11 Mary Jeffrey (1907–1907)
2.10.1.2.12 Walter Jeffrey (1909–unknown)
2.10.1.2.13 Clarence Jeffrey (1911–unknown)
2.10.1.2.14 Grace Jeffrey (1914–1979)

2.10.1.2.1 Beatrice Laura Jeffrey was born on 9 August 1894 in Queensland. Sometime between 1937 and 1943 she married Cyril Pender Price and they lived in Woolloongabba. Beatrice died on 29 December 1955 and Cyril in 1979. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.2.2 Edward Clarence Jeffrey was born on 21 October 1895 in Queensland. On 3 June 1931 he married Violet Ethel Jones Chapman in Queensland. they lived at Ravenshoe, Herberton and then at Mareeba Edward died on 31 May 1974 and is buried at Mareeba cemetery. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.2.3 James Jeffrey was born on 9 January 1897 in Queensland and died 15 months later on 26 April 1898.

2.10.1.2.4 May Jeffrey was born on 22 February 1898 in Queensland. She lived in Kalunga and Mareeba and in April 1958 married Noel Gordon Cochrane, but the marriage ended in 1963. May died in 1967 and is buried in Mareeba.

​2.10.1.2.5 Georgeanna Jeffrey was born on 29 May 1899 in Queensland and died on 3 September 1913.

​2.10.1.2.6 Arthur Laurence Jeffrey was born on 14 June 1900 in Queensland and died aged 9 months on 19 Feb 1901.

​​2.10.1.2.7 George Clarence Jeffrey was born on 4 February 1902 in Queensland and died a year later on 16 February 1903.

2.10.1.2.8 William Jeffrey​ was born on the day his brother died, 21 February 1903 in Queensland, but he too only survived a year, dying on 5 February 1904. 

2.10.1.2.9 John Jeffrey​ was born on 28 August 1904 in Queensland. On 3 October 1925 he married Myrtle Constance Cape.  However in 1936 she is living in Cairns, whilst John Jeffrey is living with his parents in Kalunga.  This may indicate that they were separated or divorced, since she married again in 1948.  John died in 1982 and is buried in Herberton. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.2.10 Francis Jeffrey was born on 11 April 1906 in Queensland. He lived in Townsville and on 3 June 1933 married Edith Caroline Heide.  after their marriage they continued to live in Townsville, but by 1972 were living in Ipswich, Queensland. Edith died in 1975, but we do not know when Francis died. It is not known if they had any children.

2.10.1.2.11 Mary Jeffrey was born on 20 May 1907 in Queensland, but died at only 5 months old on 14 October 1907.

2.10.1.2.12 Walter Jeffrey was born on 16 February 1909 in Queensland. Between 1936 and 1949 he married Phyllis Nell and lived in Mareeba.  They were still alive in 1980 living at 310 Byrnes Street, but we don't know when they died. Nor do we know if they had any children.

2.10.1.2.13 Clarence Jeffrey was born in 1911 in Queensland.  By 1936 he was living in Ayr and working as a porter. In 1938 he married Amelia Mary Wellington and they lived in Fitzroy and he was a railway porter. He and his wife were living in Bremer in 1980, but we don't know when they died. Nor do we know if they had any children.

2.10.1.2.14 Grace Jeffrey was born in 1914 or sometime after that and between 1937 and 1943 married Percival Thomas Calver.  They were living in Point Vernon in 1977 and Grace died in 1979.  We do not know if they had any children.

2.10.1.3 Bertha Laurina Watson was born on 21 June 1877 in Queensland, Australia.  On 4 July 1895 she married Simon Linklater (1867-1939) and they had 14 children.  The family and their children all seem to have been born, lived and died in Queensland:

2.10.1.3.1 Elizabeth Bertha Linklater (1896-1969)

2.10.1.3.2 William Linklater (1867-1939)

2.10.1.3.3 Alice May Linklater (1899-1973)

2.10.1.3.4 James Linklater (1900-1973)

2.10.1.3.5 Sarah Linklater (1901-1972)

2.10.1.3.6 George Linklater (1904-1962)

2.10.1.3.7 Bertha Linklater (1905-1906)

2.10.1.3.8 Simon Alfred Linklater (1907-1907)

2.10.1.3.9 Frederick Linklater (1908-1956)

2.10.1.3.10 Ellen Linklater (1910-?)

2.10.1.3.11 Bertha Linklater (1911-?)

2.10.1.3.12 Kathleen Linklater (1912-2008)

2.10.1.3.13 Harold Linklater (1914-1915)

2.10.1.3.14 Edward Linklater (1920-1980)

2.10.1.3.1 Elizabeth Bertha Linklater was born on 12 April 1896. On 18 May 1927 she married Arthur Hector Pinder (1888-1969). We do not know if they had any children. Elizabeth died on 14 January 1969.

2.10.1.3.2 William Linklater was born on 25 June 1997. He was single when he joined the army during the Second World War.  He died on 17 July 1988.

2.10.1.3.3 Alice May Linklater was born on 29 March 1899.  On 2 January 1928 she married Edward Casper Asmus (1895-1952). Alice died in 1973. We do not know if they had any children.

2.10.1.3.4 James Linklater was born on 25 July 1900 and died in 1973. He appears not to have married.

2.10.1.3.5 Sarah Linklater was born on 7 December 1901. She married Wilfred Henry Boreman Jacobson (1893-1951) on 14 June 1924.  They evidently had a child, Winifred Doris Mary Jacobson, since her death is recorded in 1929, though when she was born or whether there were any other children is unknown,  After Henry's death in 1951,  Sarah married Henry James Constable in 1963.  Sarah died in 1972.

2.10.1.3.6 George Linklater was born on 11 March 1905 and died on 20 December 1962. He appears not to have married.

2.10.1.3.7 Bertha Linklater was born on 13 May 1905 and died as an infant on 6 March 1906.

2.10.1.3.8 Simon Alfred Linklater was born on 21 May 1907 and died as an infant on 18 December 1907.

2.10.1.3.9 Frederick Linklater was born on 25 November 1908 and died on 19 February 1956. He appears not to have married.

2.10.1.3.10 Ellen Linklater was born on 13 April 1910.  In 1938 she married William MacPherson (?-?). Nothing further is known about them except that they were both still living together in 1980.  Whether they had any children is unknown.

2.10.1.3.11 Bertha Linklater was born in 1911.  On 23 March 1935 she married David Victor Edward Craig (1912-?). Nothing further is known about them except that they were both still living together in 1980.  Whether they had any children is unknown.

2.10.1.3.12 Kathleen Linklater was born in 1912.  In 1931 she married Bertram Alajos Samuel Baumann, who went by the alias of Bertrand Louis Jean de Villiers (1903-1989).  Kathleen died on 25 June 2008.  They had four children:

2.10.1.3.12.1 Bertha Louisa Blanch de Villiers who was born in about 1932.  She appears to have married someone with the surname Wreghitt.

2.10.1.3.12.2 Ian Earl Zane de Villiers who was born in about 1934.  

2.10.1.3.12.3 Clive de Villiers who was born in about 1945.  

2.10.1.3.12.4 Keith de Villiers who was also born in about 1945, making Clive and keith twins?

2.10.1.3.13 Harold Linklater was born in 1914 and died as an infant on 13 November 1915.

2.10.1.3.14 Edward Linklater was born on 27 September 1920. He was single when he joined the army during the Second World War, but only then in his early 20s.  He died in 1980.


(My thanks for almost all the above information to Lin McGarry)