Alfred Woodland was born in Netherbury in Dorset.He came to Guernsey in the 1860s with his wife Sarah and two young children, where they settled in St Martins. As well as being a butcher, he also was an innkeeper of the "Half Moon" at Les Caches, St Martins. He was allocated his own stall in the market in 1880. Although three of his sons had families and stayed in the island, none of them followed him into the meat trade.
James WOODLAND married Martha FARWELL
- Alfred WOODLAND ( 1836 - 1901 ) married Sarah SAUNDERS ( 1842 - ? )
- Bowden WOODLAND ( 1861 - ? )
- Alfred William WOODLAND ( 1862 - ? ) married Annie Herset SAUNDERS ( 1864 - ? )
- Florence Jane WOODLAND ( 1865 - ? )
- Tom Milverton WOODLAND ( 1868 - 1869 )
- Annie Martha WOODLAND ( 1872 - ? )
- Clara Alice WOODLAND ( 1874 - 1875 )
- George Henry WOODLAND ( 1878 - ? ) married Ada Emily COWLING ( 1875 - ? )
- Frederick Charles WOODLAND ( 1879 - ? ) married Mary Louise GILLINGHAM
- Phoebe WOODLAND ( 1880 - ? )
(those in bold were butchers)
Earliest Mention in Guernsey
- In 1865, baptism of daughter Florence Jane.
- Application to the Royal Court for butcher's stall approved in 1880.