John Wood Articles

John Wood No. 10 - Update to John Wood Article 2

How an ambiguous sentence may have led to the mistaken belief that Mrs Chivers was John Wood’s mother-in-law.

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John Wood No. 9 - The Identity of John Wood Joiner

Had John Wood been living in Oxford Street, London? David Crellin and Penny Gay examine reseach carried out by John Summerson and Walter Ison in the 1940s.

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John Wood No. 8 - George Wood, unidentified artist of Dunster

John Wood No. 8 - George Wood, unidentified artist of Dunster

Was George Wood, artist, brother to John Wood?

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John Wood No 7 – His Brother

John Wood No 7 – His Brother

David Crellin and Penny Gay extend their research into John Wood's ancestry with a look at who his brother might have been.

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John Wood No. 6 - Bookplates

John Wood No. 6 - Bookplates

The sixth in the series exploring the origins of John Wood. This article looks at the bookplates that appear in volumes thought to have been owned by John Wood the Elder and examines their possible origins and whether they were used by John Wood the Younger and not John Wood the Elder.

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John Wood No. 5 - Son of a Writing Master

John Wood No. 5 - Son of a Writing Master

The fifth in the series exploring the origins of John Wood, this article explores who his father might have been.

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John Wood No. 4 - The Chapman Connection

John Wood No. 4 - The Chapman Connection

The fourth in the series exploring the origins of John Wood, this article looks into his connections with the Chapman family of Bath.

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John Wood No. 3 - The Shadow of Doubt

John Wood No. 3 - The Shadow of Doubt

The third in the series exploring the origins of John Wood.

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John Wood No. 2 - John Wood and Mrs Chivers' Garden

John Wood No. 2 - John Wood and Mrs Chivers' Garden

The second in the series researching the life of John Wood, which looks into whether he was married to Jenny Withers or Jane Chivers?

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John Wood No. 1 - John Wood’s Coat of Arms

John Wood No. 1 - John Wood’s Coat of Arms

The first of a series of articles on John Wood and his ancestry. This focuses on the coat of arms that John Wood used and what it reveals about his ancestry.

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