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Dinah Pike (b. ~1780) née Willder

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Dinah Willder, sometimes named as "Dinah Gold Willder", was married to Edward Pike. Their daughter Sarah Ann likely married Charles Hitchcock in 1836.


  • likely daughter of Daniel Willder and his wife Mary (née Goddard), who married on 14/Jun/1777 at St. James Garlickhythe, London[1]


  • not known


  • born around 1780


Edward Pike (b. ~1780)

  • born around 1780
  • married to Dinah Willder on 02/May/1805 at St James Garlickhithe, London
  • by 1810, they were living on Ratcliff Highway, East London[2]


Edward Pike (b. 1806)

  • born 29/Aug/1806
  • baptised 09/Nov/1806 at Saint George in the East, Stepney
  • married to Susanna Willder on 07/May/1836 at St James Garlickhithe, London
  • by 1861, he was a linen draper (possibly widowed) living on Holborn (St George the Martyr) with his children
  • father to Susannah Pike (b. ~1838), Eliza Pike (b. ~1845), Edward Pike (b. ~1848) and Elizabeth Pike (b. ~1853)
  • possibly died 1872[3]

Sarah Ann Pike (b. 1810)

  • born 03/Apr/1810[4]
  • very likely married in 1836 to Charles Hitchcock — the marriage was registered in Bermondsey, Surrey, and Jane Hitchcock and Richard Pike were the witnesses
  • possibly died in 1867 aged 57[5]

Eliza Pike (b. 1814)

  • born 16/Jun/1814
  • baptised at St. George in the East, Stepney, London
  • possibly married on 30/Sep/1834 to Joseph Blackburn (St. George, Hanover Square)

Alfred Pike (b. 1816)

  • born 23/Jun/1816
  • baptised 12/Aug/1816
  • likely died 1851 aged 35 and was buried on 02/Nov/1851 in the district of Saint Marylebone

Louisa Pike (b. 1818)

  • born 02/Oct/1818
  • baptised at St. George in the East, Stepney, London

John Pike (b. 1820)

  • born 26/Sep/1820
  • baptised at St. George in the East, Stepney, London

Elizabeth Pike (b. ~1823)

  • born around 1823
  • likely married William Cook Taylor in 1853 but was a widow by the 1861 Census

Frances (Fanny?) Pike (b. 1825)

  • born 21/May/1825
  • baptised 13/Nov/1825 at Trevor Chapel, Arthur Street, Westminster


  • probably died 05/Sep/1862 at 7 King Street, Covent Garden and probate was granted to Louisa Pike (daughter)

Research Notes

  • Another Edward and Dinah Pike were living in the Tower Hamlets area around the same time. Their children included Sarah Pike (b. 1808) and Alfred Pike (b. 1816).
  • Listed as a "linendraper" residing at 7 King Street, Covent Garden, in the 1845 London Post Office Directory.

Notes & References

  1. Mary was unable to sign her name and marked the marriage registered with a "X". One of the witnesses was James Goddard.
  2. In December 1811, the first of the infamous Ratcliff Highway Murders took place at 29 Ratcliff Highway.
  3. Source ancestry.co.uk).
  4. Birth registered 04/Jan/1811 in the St. George in the East district.
  5. Death of Sarah Hitchcock registered Q1 1867 Dunmow. Dunmow was a thriving commercial town about 40 miles northeast of Stratford. There are no registered deaths of a "Sarah Hitchcock" that I could find in West Ham that linked back to this Sarah.