Wood was the eldest of three children of Henry Wood and Mary Ann Bowerman.
He married in 1885 and had three children: Eliza, Oliver, and Edward.
He died in 1888 at the age of 70.
Wood was buried in Westminster Abbey, and his grave is now known as the Wood family cemetery.
Wood died at the time of the outbreak of the Great Fire of 1871.
The Wood family’s grave is in the Wood Family Cemetery in London, and its plot is located near the cemetery where Oliver Wood’s body was discovered.
Wood’s wife, Mary Ann, died in 1895.