Daniel Christian Wiedhofft
b. Hoxton, London 1838,
d. London 1838
Early drawing of St John the Baptist, Hoxton

Old drawing of St John the Baptist, Hoxton


Simon Wiedhoefft & Anna Christina Bissinger.


Daniel Chrystal Wiedhofft and Martha Baker


Frederick C1825
William Frederick 1826
William Daniel 1828
Martha Eliza 1836
Christiana Caroline 1842


Daniel Christian Wiedhofft

This entry is the first on the National births,deaths and marriages register, which records the birth of a boy, Daniel Christian Weidhofft, at 5 Rampstone Villas, Hoxton. (Hoxton Old Town, Shoreditch,) London on the 13th of November 1838. The parents are recorded as Daniel Christian Weidhofft and Martha (formerly Baker). Daniel's occupation is given as brass finisher. the birth was registered by Martha Wiedhofft (spelt correctly, but signed with an X) on the 12th of December 1838.

Burial Register showing Daniel Christian Wiedhoft

Unfortunately the next record is the entry for 12th June 1839 for the death of young Daniel Christian in the Shoreditch registration district, (the spelling still had the transposed IE, this was the same registration district as his birth.). The certificate records the death of 7 month old Daniel Christian Weidhofft at Rampstone Place, Hoxton, child of a brass worker, "Accidental death from an overdose of a Narcotic medicine" signed W. Baker Coroner, 8 Crosby Sq. 18th June 1839. The burial of young Daniel took place at St John the Baptist Church, Hoxton (here the address is Rempstone Place).