Early Cl9 range of houses. Red brick. Slate hipped roof. 2 storeys. 4 windows.
12-pane sashes with glazing bars and voussoired lintels with keyblocks. 3 panelled
doors with bolection moulding and pilastered doorcases with hoods on shaped brackets.
Known as No 4 Willow Terrace.
The whole of Willow Terrace was built by William Juckes, whose building business was next door in No 40.
No 41 was in the family until his daughter Jane's death in 1901.
This picture shows No 41 and No 42.
No 41 is the red door on the right.
Benjamin Juckes 52 Carpenter.
Francis Juckes 35.
John Edwards 28 Stone Mason.
Hester Cowmeadow 63 Retired Smith Work.
Jane Juckes 67.
Charles Chadd 65 Basket Maker.
From the 1910 Survey
Occupier: E Badsey. Owner: W Evans (See No 40)
Emily Laxton 32 Nurse/Midwife.
Stuckley E H.
Nash J H.
Thomas (Police Constable).
Rock (Police Constable).
Wilding L A.
Benjamin Juckes, brother to William the builder, is here with his wife Elizabeth, a niece Hannah Juckes 15, and a lodger.
Francis is William the builder's son. For more on the Juckes
see the Potted Biographies page.
John Edwards born 1843 in Cardington Lanarkshire married Mary Pointer.
They had Laura Mary in Ledbury in 1870 before moving to Bedford by 1875.
Hester Peters (1818-1900) married Richard Cowmeadow (1811-1853) in Newent on March 3rd 1839.
His address at the time given as Ledbury. They had:
Elizabeth in 1840 she died in 1848.
Mary Ann in 1842.
Ellen in 1844 she died in 1845.
Sarah Hester in 1846.
Louisa in 1848.
Emily 1850. She married Thomas Morgan of Pembroke on August 18th 1880 in Ledbury Baptist Church.
Margaret in 1852 she died in 1862.
All in the Homend Ledbury where Richard is a Blacksmith.
From the Hereford Journal September 21st 1853:
Sept 12th aged 42, Mr Richard Cowmeadow, blacksmith Homend Street Ledbury, leaving a large family to deplore his loss.
Jane Juckes was the daughter of the builder William. She died in 1901.
Charles Chadd b 1836 married Eliza Lloyd, b 1838, of Pixley in 1857. They had:
James in 1857.
Jane in 1859.
Charles in 1861.
Mary Ann in 1864.
John in 1866.
Thomas in 1869.
Benjamin in 1872.
Alfred Ernest in 1876.
Charles, born in Bradlow to Thomas and Mary, was a basket maker all his adult life.
Apprenticed to Henry Stephens, a basket maker in Newent, in 1851 he set up business in Ledbury.
In 1861 he is in the Ross Road close to the canal
and by 1871 he is in New Street, two doors down from the Talbot where he stayed until 1891.
Now 65, he may have been seeking a quieter
life in the Southend by 1901 although he still has Mary, Benjamin, Alfred and a granddaughter, Lily 1, living with him.
Eliza died in 1903, Charles in 1908 both in Church Street.
The household consists of:
Emily Louis Laxton Head Widow 32 Midwife born in Redmarley.
Eliza Hodges Mother Widow 59 Housekeeper born in Leigh Wiltshire.
Ernest John Hodges Brother Single 21 Bricklayers Labourer born in Redmarley.
Percival Dennis Laxton Son 12 born in Bridgetown Staffs.
Ivy Pearl Laxton Daughter 8 born in Redmarley.
Ivy Pearl was baptised in Redmarley in March 1903 father given as William. A note adds Privately baptised. Received November 1st