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James Henry Wood Culliford         1837-1911
James was born September 1837, the son of James Henry Wood Culliford. He was a Ship Broker. He died 25 February 1911.
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson             1840-1921
Sarah Elizabeth Was born about 1840, in Washington, County Durham of Robert Thompson and Sarah Barbar. Sarah married James Henry Wood Culliford, a Ship Broker, on 11 September 1861. She died 3 October 1921.
I have found the following children:
  Joseph Born 29 Jun 1862 Sunderland Died 1 Jan 1877 Age 15
Robert Thompson Born 7 Jul 1865 Sunderland Married Florence Nightingale Marshall
James Henry Wood Jr. Born abt 1867 Sunderland
Ernest Born abt 1869 Sunderland Died 18 Aug 1894 Age 25
Charles Howard Born abt 1871 Sunderland Died 6 Mar 1904 Age 34
Sarah Thompson Born 12 Jan 1873 Sunderland Married Walter Heasman
Norman Born abt 1874 Sunderland Died 2 Aug 1900 Age 26
Frank Alston Born 2 Jul 1884 Sunderland

Birth of Parents
James Henry Wood Culliford b: Sept 1837   Sunderland, County Durham
son of James Wood Culliford

Sarah Elizabeth Thompson b: abt 1840   Washington, County Durham       1841 4Q Sunderland 24 271
daughter of Robert Thompson and Sarah Barbar

Marriage
11 Sept 1861
James Henry Wood Culliford
(21)
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson
(21)
Holy Trinity, Southwick, County Durham       1861 3Q Sunderland 10a 447
Bachelor, Shipbroker, of Bishopwearmouth, father:James Wood Culliford, Mariner
Spinster, of Southwick, Father: Robert Thompson, Shipbuilder, by License
Wit: Joseph Culliford and Robert Thompson Jr.

Children
Joseph Culliford b: 29 Jun 1862  c: 23 Jul 1862   Holy Trinity, Sunderland       1862 3Q Sunderland 10a 412
son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson     Died 1 Jan 1877 Age 15
Robert Thompson Culliford b: 7 Jul 1865  c: 25 Dec 1865   Holy Trinity, Sunderland   [Male} 1865 3Q Sunderland 10a 472
Son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson     Died 29 Nov 1934 Age 68
James Henry Wood Culliford Jr. b: abt 1867       Sunderland       1867 1Q Sunderland 10a 507
son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson
Ernest Culliford b: abt 1869       Sunderland       [Male} 1869 1Q Sunderland 10a 544
son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson    Died 18 Aug 18xx Age 25

1871 Census RG10-5005 3 April 1871 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
13 Thornhill Terrace
J. W. Culliford
Sarah (Wife)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 33
Age 30
Shipowner Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Sept 1837
abt 1840

1871 Census RG10-5035 3 April 1871 Boldon, County Durham
7 East Boldon
Annie Harker (W)
Charles A.
Henry A.
Joseph Culliford
Robert Culliford
James Culliford
Ernest Culliford
Jane Jackson
Mary A. Anderson
Plus 1 Servant
Age 33
Age 10
Age 9
Age 8
Age 5
Age 4
Age 2
Age 20
Age 16
Lodging House Keeper
Scholar
Scholar
Newcastle
Boldon
Boldon
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Northumberland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
abt 1837
abt 1860
abt 1861
29 Jun 1862
7 Jul 1865
abt 1867
abt 1869
abt 1850
abt 1854
Plus a Cook, 2 House Maids, and a Nurse.

Charles Howard Culliford b: abt 1871       Sunderland       1871 34Q Sunderland 10a 560
son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson    Died 6 Mar 1904 Age 34
Sarah Thompson Culliford b: 12 Jan 1873      Sunderland     1873 1Q Sunderland 10a 676
daughter of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson       Died 23 Oct 1954 Age 81
Norman Culliford b: abt 1874       Sunderland       1874 2Q Sunderland 10a 754
Son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson    Died 2 Aug 1900 Age 26

1881 Census RG11-4994 4 April 1881 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
12 Claremont Terrace
J.W.W. Culliford
Sarah (Wife)
Charles
Sarah
Norman
Age 42
Age 40
Age 9
Age 8
Age 6
Shipowner Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sept 1837
abt 1840
abt 1871
abt 1873
abt 1874
Plus a Cook, 2 House Maids, and a Nurse.

1881 Census RG11-1379 4 April 1881 Hornsey, Middlesex
Bishopswood Road School House
Robert T. Culliford
James H. W. Culliford
Ernest Culliford
Age 15
Age 14
Age 12
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Durham
Durham
Durham
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
7 Jul 1865
abt 1867
abt 1869

Frank Alston Culliford b: 2 Jul 1884  c: 7 Jan 1885       St. Thomas, Bishopwearmouth       1884 3Q Sunderland 10a 663
son of James H. W. Culliford and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson

1891 Census RG12-4133 6 April 1891 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
21 Thornhill Park
J.H.W. Culliford
Sarah E. (Wife)
J. H. W. Culliford Jr.
Ernest
Sarah T.
Frank
Plus 4 Servants
Age 52
Age 50
Age 24
Age 22
Age 18
Age 6
Shipowner

Ship Broker Agent
Provision Merchant
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sept 1837
abt 1840
abt 1867
abt 1869
abt 1873
2 Jul 1884

1901 Census RG13-4716 1 April 1901 Sunderland, County Durham
4 Thornhill Park
J.H.W. Culliford
S. E. (Wife)
F. A.
Plus 2 Servants
Age 62
Age 61
Age 17
Shipowner

Ship Broker
Durham
Durham
Durham
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sept 1837
abt 1840
2 Jul 1884

Death
James Henry Wood Culliford Died 25 Feb 1911  Age 72  At the home of Dr. Morton, Saville Row, Newcastle upon Tyne
Buried at Sunderland Cemetery       1911 1Q Newcastle T. 10b 31

Sunderland Daily Echo - Monday 27 February 1911
 Death notice

Sunderland Daily Echo - Tuesday 28 February 1911
 Funeral notice
DURHAM   19 Apr 1911                         Probate
CULLIFORD, James Henry Wood - of 4 Thornhill Park, Sunderland, died 25 February 1911 at Doctor Morrison's Home, Saville Row, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Probate Durham 19 April, to Sarah Elizabeth Culliford, widow, and Viginti Tertius Thompson, shipowner.   Effects £3,762 15s. 3d.


Summary of the Will of Mr. James Henry Wood Culliford
of 4 Thornhill Park, Sunderland, County Durham

Executor:
Wife, Sarah Elizabeth
1837 - 1911       Dated 1 March 1870
(His estate totaled £ 3,762 15s 3d)
Wife, Sarah Elizabeth Culliford
All real and personal affects and estate.

Codicil    Dated 10 January 1906
   I now appoint Vintertius Thompson to act in conjunction with my wife, Sarah Elizabeth, in dealing with the above will.

1911 Census RG14-113 3 April 1911 Sunderland, County Durham
Cleadon   (8 Rooms)
Sarah Elizabeth Culliford (Widow)
Robert Thompson (Son)(M)
Florence Nightingale (DauLaw)(M)
Frank Alston (Son)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 71
Age 45
Age 49
Age 26

Ship Broker

Ship Broker
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
abt 1840
7 Jul 1865
abt 1861
2 Jul 1884
Sarah had Eight children, and Four are still living.

Death
Sarah Elizabeth (Thompson) Culliford Died 3 Oct 1921  Age 81      1921 4Q Sunderland 10a 599

LONDON   24 Nov 1921                         Probate
CULLIFORD, Sarah Elizabeth - of 6 Ashbrook Mount, Sunderland, widow, died 3 October 1921, Probate London 24 November, to Viginti Tertius Thompson, ship owner.   Effects £802 1s. 10d.

Summary of the Will of Sarah Elizabeth Culliford
of Thornhill Park, Sunderland, County Durham
1840 - 1921       Dated 24 March 1916
(She left £802 1s 10d)
Executors: Son, Robert Thompson Culliford,
and brother, Viginti Tertius Thompson, Shipowner.

My father Robert Thompson of West Hall, Whitburn, left me a £7,500 Trust Fund. I now appoint it as follows:
Daughter Sarah Thompson Heasman Two parts, or shares of the Trust Fund
All my shares in the Chartered Company of British South Africa
My silver tea and coffee service
All my jewelry (Except the two diamond rings)
All my wearing apparel, household and table linen
If Sarah Dies, any of her children that reach age 21:
My sons
Daughter-in-law Florence Culliford
Daughter-in-law Mary Culliford
"such of my four children as shall survive me"
£1,000 each
One part, or share, of the Trust Fund, each.
My smaller diamond ring
My larger diamond ring
The rest of my silver, divided equally
My sons as shall survive me: My real and personal estate, divided equally, including:
£375 of 4% Debenture Stock of Grand Trunk RR of Canada
£350 of the Swansea Harbour "A" Stock
My household furniture and affects

    On the 24th of November 1921, Probate of this will was granted to Viginti Tertius Thompson.

The Burial Ground of
JAMES HENRY WOOD and SARAH ELIZABETH CULLIFORD

In affectionate remembrance of

JOSEPH
Eldest son of the above who died 1st January 1877
in the fifteenth year of his age
Not lost but gone before.


ERNEST
Fourth son of the above who died18th August 1894
in the twenty fifth year of his age.


NORMAN
Sixth son of the above who died 2nd August 1900
in the twenty sixth year of his age.
JAMES HENRY WOOD CULLIFORD
Died 25th February 1911 aged 72 yrs.

CHARLES HOWARD CULLIFORD
Fifth son of the before named
Who died at East London South Africa 6th March 1904
in the thirty fourth year of his age.


SYBIL MARSHALL CULLIFORD
Beloved daughter of
Robert T. and F. N. Culliford
Who died 3rd November 1908
in the seventeenth year of her age


FLORENCE N. wife of Robert T. Culliford
Who died December 30th 1925

ROBERT T. CULLIFORD
Died 29th November 1934 aged 68 yrs.
SUNDERLAND CEMETERY
RYHOPE ROAD

PHOTO BY T.G. WHITE
SARAH ELIZABETH CULLIFORD
Wife of the before named
3rd October 1921 aged 81 yrs.