Son of William GARLAND
married: Mary Ann WORMINGTON
Samuel, my great-great-grandfather, is my earliest definate link.
Samuel Garland married Mary Ann WORMINGTON on 20 October 1839 in
the parish church of Upton-on-Severn in the County of Worcester.
The official's name is illegible but the witnesses were George WILLDAY and Elizabeth WILLDAY.
Town Directories for Worcester
Bentley's Directory 1840/41
Pigot's Directory 1842
Slater's Directory 1850
The Samuel Garland as a shopkeeper in Tallow Hill maybe mine, becomming a beer retailer in 1850.
William Garland as Guildhall Keeper relates to the occupation of beadle on Samuel's Wedding certificate.
George Wormington as a Victualler ties in with Mary Ann's father as a publican.
I believe the George Garland as a solicitor in 1840 is a different family.
Sarah Garland may be related but I have found no other records for her. Possibly an aunt of Samuel after whom his daughter was named in 1850.
The links in the 1840s are confused though as the Wedding Certificate, giving Samuel's profession as Attorney, does not relate to any other records I have found to date. There were a number of Garlands with premises in Bridge Street, both solicitors and beer or wine merchants, they are probably all related in some way - the next part of my research.