Bishop Family Page

William Derek BISHOP, known as Derek, was born in Deeping St Nicholas in 1930.  He was the only son of William E. BISHOP and Georgina Joan SMITH.  In 1950 Derek married Irene E. JARMAN.

The BISHOP family tree has been traced back to John BISHOP who was born about 1780, probably in or near Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire.  John married Elizabeth and there are 4 known children.

William Henry BISHOP was born in Titchmarsh, Northamtonshire in 1881.  He was the son great-grandson of John BISHOP. At an early age William Henry travelled from Northamtonshire to work as a wheelwright in Deeping St Nicholas, Lincolnshire. By 1911 he was a master carpenter and had his own business in Deeping St Nicholas, employing one man.  In 1902 he married Ada Mary Lane. They had seven children.