Louisa Florence Wiedhofft was born in the March quarter of 1865 in the St Lukes parish of Holborn. Daughter of Frederick Augustus and Amelia (Pike)
|1871 Census 29 Cross Street, St Mary, Islington|
|Fredk A Wiedhofft (t looks like an s)||Head||Mar||47||Furrier employs 1 man 2 boys & 10 women||St George the Martyr London|
|Amelia||wife||Mar||44||St Sepulcre London|
|Wm Alfrd||son||9||scholar||St Lukes London|
|Louisa F||dau||6||St Lukes|
|Maria Mildenhall||servt||unm||28||servant (domestic)|| Bethnal
|William Do||Son||Unm||14||Scholar||Do Clerkenwell|
|Edwin Do||Son||11||Do||Do St Andrews|
|Emily Do||Daur||8||Do||Do Do|
|Arthur Do||Son||6||Do||Do Do|
|Alice Do||Daur||4||Do||Do Do|
|Alfred Do||Son||7m||Do Do|
Sister Amelia was married at Holloway Congregational Church on the 5th July 1875.
Her father remarried in the first quarter of 1876 to widow Emma Huntsman (maiden name Sinkler ),
Louisa’s 77 year old grandmother (Mary Elizabeth) died on the 16th March 1874 of chronic bronchitis in Peckham. The estate and effects were granted to her father (Frederick Augustus) of no. 20 Tyndale Place, Upper St, Islington. Effects under £1500.
Uncle Johann George (age 51) married Amelia Elizabeth Fordham on the 23rd April (St Georges Day) 1876 at St Pauls Church in Islington.
Sister Mary married schoolmaster David Salmon at Islington Register Office on 17th June 1876.
The December quarter of 1876 saw the birth of half brother Mark Wiedhofft in Islington.
Half sister Emma was born in the March quarter of 1878 in Islington .
Uncle Johann George died in the March Quarter of 1879 in Islington age 54.
Brother Frederick married Clio Newton on the 17th of May 1880 at St Marks Church, Clerkenwell.
|1881 Census: Dwelling: 42 Upper Street Census Place: Islington, London, Middlesex, England Source: FHL Film 1341049 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0225 Folio 5 Page 9|
|Fredk.Augs. WIEDHOFT||Head||M||56||M||Brush Maker||St George The Martyr, Middlesex,|
|Emma WIEDHOFT||Wife||M||44||F||.||Brompton, Middlesex|
|Wm. WIEDHOFT||Son||U||19||M||Clerk||St Lukes, Middlesex,|
|Louisa WIEDHOFT||Daur||U||16||F||Pupil Teacher||St Lukes, Middlesex|
|Wm. HUNTSMAN||Stepson||U||20||M||Brush Maker||Islington, Middlesex|
|Chas. HUNTSMAN||Stepson||U||15||M||Pupil Teacher||Islington, Middlesex|
|Alfred HUNTSMAN||Stepson||.||11||M||Scholar||Islington, Middlesex|
|Mark WIEDHOFT||Son||.||4||M||.Islington, Middlesex|
|Emma WIEDHOFT||Daur||.||3||F||.Islington, Middlesex|
|Elizth. VICKER||U||.||17||F||Housemaid||St Lukes, Middlesex|
We see that Louisa has now become another member of the family to go into the teaching profession.
|1891 Census 54 Vicarage Rd, North Camberwell (Louisa Ada is in fact Louisa Ann, Louisa Florence's father's sister.)|
|William Rayner FILLER||Head||M||52||M||Living on own means||London, Kensington|
|Louisa Ada FILLER||Wife||M||52||F||Paris|
|Wm Jas Wiedhofft do||Son||S||28||M||Accountant||London, Clapham|
|Fredk Wm do||do||S||26||M||C/omont(?) Clerk||do|
|Robt Geo do||do||S||24||M||Storehouseman||do|
|Florence Amelia do||daur||S||18||F||School Teacher||do|
|Louisa Florence Wiedhofft||niece||S||26||F||do||do, Islington|
|Hepzibah Peters (?)||Serv||S||30||F||General servant domestic||Sussex, Bolney|
Louisa married Alfred Edward Large in the West Hackney Parish Church, 2nd June 1896, with brother William Alfred acting as one of the witnesses.
Daughter Mary Florence was born before 25th July 1897 in Streatham.
|1901 Census: Hitherfield Rd. Streatham|
|Alfred Edwd Large||Head||M||34||Civil Service Clock? 2nd||Devon, Kings Teignton|
|Louisa F Large||Wife||M||36||London, City Road|
|Mary F Large||Daur||S||3||Streatham|
|Emma Wiedhofft||Sister in Law||S||23||Elementary School Teacher||London, Islington|
|Selina B Hall||Serv||S||29||General Servant Domestic||Norfolk Stiffkey?|
Son Alec Leonard was born about 1902 in Streatham.
|1911 Census Adstock, 38 Woodfield Ave. Streatham , London S|
|Alfred Edward Large||Head||44||Mar||Civil servant second Division||Worker||Kingsteignton Devon|
|Louisa Florence||Wife||46||Mar||London St Luke|
14 – 2- 2- = Years married – children born alive – children still living
Alfred Edward died on the 4th March 1917 and was buried in Walton on Thames on the 10th March.
Everything seems to fit so I guess Louisa made her way to Australia.
Mary Florence 1897 Streatham
Alec Leonard 1902 Streatham