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Glover - from Kent (don't know where) - (Maidstone - Kent)
My ggg grandfather, Henry Glover, arrived at Port Adelaide on HMS Henry Porcher in July 1838 from Cornwall. I assume that his was an unassisted passage, as I cannot find any details of his former life in the UK prior to boarding the boat. His eldest son George had a number of articles written about him and in one of them he mentioned that his father had come from Kent (not sure where) - hence my reasoning that I should look there for the extensions to my family tree. I was thinking of the electoral registers that commenced in 1832 - are these able to be researched? I think that the earliest census was in 1841, so they won't give any clues. I have the British Isles Vital Records Index on CD Rom, but these haven't been any help so far because I don't know the names of Henry's parents or if he had any siblings. Henry's future wife, Ann Thomas was also on the Henry Porcher, and like Henry there is no information. Henry was born c1808 and Ann c1826. I would like to hear from anyone who may have some info.
Family Surnames: Glover
Amy Brown Dear - (Maidstone - Kent)
Amy Brown Dear, my great grandmother, was born in Maidstone c 1837. Her parents were James Dear, born Maidstone c.1797 and Harriet, born Sittingbourne c 1797, maiden name unknown. Who was Harriet, and who were her parents?
Family Surnames: Dear And Brown
William Mummery - (Maidstone - Kent)
William Mummery was born in the year 1815. He came to Australia sometime in the 1850's as he married in 1854 in Adelaide, Sth Aust Australia. We do not really know if he came from Maidstone but we do think that he may have come from Kent. He is a mystery to the family in Australia as he never told anyone of his life in England.
Family Surnames: Mummery
Thompson - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am descended from a Thompson family who lived in Maidstone. If you are connected to a Thompson family in the Maidstone Area I would love to hear from you.
Family Surnames: Thompson
ROBINSON/ELDRIDGE - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am looking for the marriage of Joseph Robinson born 1805 (possibly Dover, Kent) and Susanna/h Eldridge of West Farleigh, Kent. Their marriage took place between 1825 and 1828 in Maidstone. Their first child, Jane, was born in 1829. Joseph and Susannah are my gt. gt. grandparents. Any help would be gratefully appreciated. Dorothy Ottawa, Canada
Family Surnames: Robinson/Eldridge
CANEY & HARRIS - (Maidstone - Kent)
Please can you help I am trying to find any details of JOHN CANEY born abt 1791 married to ELIZABETH also any details of GEORGE HARRIS born abt 1794 father of MARY HARRIS/CANEY I live a long way off so it is hard for me to get to MAIDSTONE Thank You
Family Surnames: Caney & Harris
Maidstone,Kent - (Maidstone - Kent)
Sturges,probably bakers, in and around Maidstone. Later seemed to have moved to Middlesex.
Family Surnames: Sturges
Marchants in Maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for information on the Marchant family.My great grandfather Robert b1828 and his brother William b1830 were both mariners of some kind, we think on barges. Robert married, maybe a Mary Jane Gosling, but we have to assume she died because he later married in Liverpool. William married Mary? and at some time lived in Waterside and in Faith st. There is a record of a William as captain of a barge called The Brothers in London. He is shown in the 1891 census living with Robert and his family in Liverpool.
Family Surnames: Marchant
Family connections - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am looking for any relations that may be connected to a JAMES LEADBETTER born in Maidstone about 1828. He married ANN ELIZABETH PARKER, she was born in India about 1834.
Family Surnames: Leadbetter
RICHARD DILLON - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am looking for any details about Richard Dillon who was born around 1860s possibly in Maidstone Kent.
Family Surnames: Dillon
Amies - Maidstone, Loose, East Farleigh - (Maidstone - Kent)
The Amies were a prolific family, the main Kent concentration are in Maidstone, Boxley Loose and East Farleigh but there are connections with Cranbrook and Chatham. At present I am stuck on Joseph Amies b 1754, he was buried in Maidstone in 1825. He married Mary Tooth in All Saints, Maidstone in 1776. Mary Tooth's parents were Walter Tooth and Martha Devere. I have found a baptism for a Thomas Amies b 1752 in Hollingbourne son of John Amies and Mary. So far no other Amies entries in Hollingbourne. But perhaps by the time Joseph was born they'd moved. Any info re Joseph Amies b 1754 would be greatly appreciated. I have a great deal of information from 1777 on the Amies and would be happy to share.
Family Surnames: Amies, Tooth, Masters, Potter, Wiles, Green, Furminger, Wall, Coo,
Gower - (Maidstone - Kent)
Richard Joseph Gower was born in Maidstone in about 1866. He married Annie Elizabeth Joy in 1890. He had 4 children. Annie died in about 1904. Richard disappeared. His 4 children were placed in a children's home. We believe that he established a new relationship and had another child. We also believe that Richard died in Eastbourne (Sussex) in 1951. Does anyone know anything about Richard ? All his children are now deceased - they spent many years trying to find him. Some of his grandchildren are still living and would dearly love to gain more information about Richard, which would explain their own experiences and of course provide information about any other living relatives from Richard's second relationship/marriage/liaison. Thanks Bob and Jackie Gower
Family Surnames: Gower, Joy
Fletcher/Maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am looking for anyone connected to Samuel Fletcher born around 1808 in Maidstone. He married Mary from Chatham and they lived in Sittingbourne and Plumstead. They had at lease 5 children, one of whom Elizabeth was my great grandmother
Family Surnames: Fletcher, Pearce
Gambrill Family - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am seeking information on the Gambrill Family who lived in various parts of Kent. Stephen Gambrill was hanged in Maidstone 1879 any information re any part of this family would be greatly appreciated
I am desperately trying to find any information on Elsie May Ball. She was born in 1919, married James Alfred Woodger on 26 December 1939. She spent her young married life in Maidstone.
amos - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for info about g-g-grandparents and their chn. Jesse Amos b.abt1851 (Chartham) M. Sarah Ann Gifford b. abt 1854(littlebourne) their chn were Harry b. 1873? (canterbury), Charles b. 1876 (canterbury), Frederick b.1880 (margate), Ellen Emma (my g-grandmother) b. 1882 (wingham), Edith Rose b.1889 (littlebourne), Percy b. 1890 (Stodmarch), Emily b. 1893 (dover), Daisy May b. 1898 (dover). Any information would be wonderful, as my grandfather was sent to Australia as a young boy and lost contact with all family members. Ellen Emma Amos worked as a house keeper. Her chn were Frederick Richard Amos b. 1909 (maidstone), Alfred Charles Amos b. 1912 (maidstone) and Daisy May Amos b. 1913 (maidstone).
Family Surnames: Amos
Chessman - (Maidstone - Kent)
Chessman's Portrait Studio and Gallery, Maidstone is printed on some old photographs of my family,taken in the mid 1800's. Written on the back by my aunt is "grandfather SPILLER". Has anyone heard of this photographer? Jane
Family Surnames: Chessman
Quinn, Desmond - (Maidstone - Kent)
I'm looking for information about Desmond Quinn who was a professional footballer in the 40s and 50s. Born in County Down in 1926, he played for Blackburn and Millwall in the Football League in the late 40s/early 50s and then for Bedford Town from 1955-59. I believe he lived in the Madistone area but not sure exactly where. If you are Desmond Quinn or he is was your dad/grandad/relative or friend, I'd be glad to hear from you in connection with a history of Bedford Town FC that I'm currently compiling.
Family Surnames: Quinn
Nellie Dockrill born 1887 at Maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
Does anyone have any information about a Nellie Georgina Dockrill please, born at or near Maidstone 1887 ? She was at school in Saffron Waldon, Essex in 1901 which appears to have been a Quaker establishment (Friends School). I would like to know who she married please, if anyone knows, as she may belong on my family tree.
Family Surnames: Dockrill / Dockerell
Dunn - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for information about Alexander Dunn who was tried at Maidstone in 1847 and transported to Australia in 1849. Settled in Brisbane and married Mary Jane Gray in 1850s.
Family Surnames: Dunn
BROAD - Kent Area - (Maidstone - Kent)
Does any of this ring a bell with anyone? Albert Henry Charles BROAD (1913-1978)wed Violet Maud WOOD (b.1916). These are my husband's grandparents & Nan is still alive at 90 odd) Albert's parents" Richard BROAD & Kathleen Ameriom GOOCH Albert/Violet's kids: Ernest Henry Charles, Irene (Rene), Margaret Rose, Kathleen Elizabeth Ann, Richard (Dick) - husband's Dad. WOuld appreciate any help especially Albert's side. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Broad
JOHNSON Cavalry Family - (Maidstone - Kent)
JOHN THOMAS JOHNSON was born Abt. 1767 in Portarlington, Ireland, and died Bet. July - September 1848 in Maidstone Kent married ELIZABETH MARY ?. She was born 1791 in Aylesford Kent. They had a large family and 4 sons enlisted in the Cavalry and 2 served in the Crimea, one in the Charge of the Light Brigade. Any information on the surname of Elizabeth Mary would be welcome
Family Surnames: Johnson
lewis/simmonds family - (Maidstone - Kent)
can anyone give me any info on the lewis family that lived at 9 marsham street they lived there in the 50s 60s and 70s
Family Surnames: Lewis/Simmonds
Andrews - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for stepbrother Peter Andrews, son of Cyril Arthur Andrews, grandson of Arthur Albert Andrews.
Family Surnames: Andrews Peter
thomas alfred boughton - (Maidstone - Kent)
searching for thomas alfred boughton spouse mary anne douglas. son thomas alfred boughton married sarah jane knapp 1879 australia. all certificates have place of birth as maidstone kent.
Family Surnames: Boughton
DILLON Bernard MANSON Sarah - (Maidstone - Kent)
Marriage about 1834 in Kent/Sussex area. Children born in Hastings, Midhurst, Maidstone, Deptford and Brighton. Any details of marriage of Bernard and Sarah would be appreciated.
Family Surnames: Dillon Manson
davis maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am trying to find details on my great grandfather, Henry Davis who was born in 1851 in Maidstone. He lived in Peterborough in 1881 and Rotherham in 1891 and 1901. Lin
Family Surnames: Davis
William Muller Peart - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for the ancestors of WILLIAM MULLER PEART. Born circa 1805 thought to be in Maidenhead Kent England. Married:- MARY ANN BAKER in 1831 at Parish St. Marylebone England. Source - Pallot’s Marriage Index for England 1780-1837. William Muller Peart and Mary Ann Peart (nee Baker) had come to Tasmania Australia on ship ‘Forth’ arriving at Circular Head on 22 March 1832. They were indentured servants to the Van Diemen's Land Company in 1832 as servants to the Van Diemen’s Land Company. I am his Gt. Gt. Grandson who is trying to arrange the 175th Reunion of their arrival in Australia for 2007.
Family Surnames: William Muller Peart
george - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am searching for members of the George family, My great aunt, Elsie Chapman married a Mr. George,(from Kent)? thay had one son Henry Basil. Her husband was killed in the 1st world war. Elsie and Basil George emmegrated to Canada in 1926, on the Cunard ship AURANIA. to Quebec.
Family Surnames: George
AUGUSTUS - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for information on Charles and Phillis Augustus. Daughter Mary Ann emigrated to Australia around 1850 from Maidstone, Kent.
Family Surnames: Augustus
Fuller Maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am looking for the family of Rose Fuller in Maidstone, Kent.
Family Surnames: Fuller
Cox Family - (Maidstone - Kent)
Interested in any information on the Cox family in Maidstone, Kent.
Family Surnames: Cox
chapmans - (Maidstone - Kent)
Hi I am looking for any information at all about Chapman children admitted into Lorne Villa 32 Bryant Road Strood {scattered childrens home}in 1929 Their names were William Harry Chapman b 26 May 1926,Eva chapman b 14 July 1915,Grace Chapman b Dec 1920,Doris Chapman b20 June 1924 and Arthur Chapman b 6 Oct 1917 anything at all would be much appreciated Theresa
Bushnell - Maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
if anyone finds themselves researching family name Bushnell in Maidstone, id love to hear from you
Family Surnames: Bushnell
Gibbs Maidstone, Kent - (Maidstone - Kent)
Does anyone have a Gibbs family in Maidstone? Possibly Isaac Gibbs?
WEEDEN - Maidstone - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am researching one of the WEEDEN families that lived in Maidstone. My 3x gt grandfather was George Weeden who married Mary Upton in 1802 in West Malling. He was a Papermaker. If anyone has any information about either their ancesters or their descendants please get in touch! (In some cases the surname is spelt WEEDON.)
Family Surnames: Weeden
newman - (Maidstone - Kent)
I am looking for any information on my cousins PAUL OR TINIA NEWMAN they lived with their parents Frank and Eve Newman and also my Grandmother and Uncle Jeff Stockman at the Ancient Druids public house in Brewer St Maidstone. Last heard from them early 1970s any information would be welcome Dave
Family Surnames: Newman Stockman
dean - (Maidstone - Kent)
looking for information on john dean b.1800.and family.
Family Surnames: Dean
Munn - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for the Family of Ronald Munn born Maidstone 1906, one of 6 sons. Father Frank Munn 1867, mother Florence Springett born 1868.
Family Surnames: Munn
Sarah Mosley - (Maidstone - Kent)
I have a sampler in my possession by Sarah Mosley dated July 8th 1768 which has been handed down in the family but am having difficulty making the connection. Any links would be greatly appreciated - probably to Homewood, Ransley, Baker, Millen or Capeling.
Family Surnames: Homewood, Ransley, Baker, Millen, Capeling.
Decendants of Ellen Hilder,1880 - (Maidstone - Kent)
Ellen Hilder,was my Gr.Grandmother.She gave birth to my Gram,1881,Maidstone. Ellen had three sisters,MaryAnn,Rose,Jennny and one brother, Edward Gorman.Ellen,also gave birth to a set of twins,Christmas Day,1887,before passing away of "complications",Jan.12,/88. Ellen and her husband,a Mr.Brookman,lived in Norwood,at the time.Ellen/siblings origanated from Tunbridge Wells. Would love to hear of Any information regarding their decendants.
Family Surnames: Hilder Brookman
MARCHANT - (Maidstone - Kent)
seeking info on John Marchant b about 1826 (Brighton), Mary Ann Marchant (nee Richmond ?) b about 1826, family Arthur b about 1863, Emily b about 1861, Henry b about 1857, and William, b about 1850.
Family Surnames: Marchant
Usher Family - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for relatives of Pass Walter Usher born Maidstone c1816. Married Caroline Straffon in 1847. Moved to the Woolwich area. Many thanks.
Family Surnames: Usher
Gale/Brown - (Maidstone - Kent)
Looking for connections to Daisy Rose Annie Gale or Annie Gale born approx 1881 married George Brown
Family Surnames: Gale Brown
Francis Pritchard Davies - (Maidstone - Kent)
ran the Maidstone Lunatic Asylum until about 1900. He married Agnes Warden Jackson around 1876 and after her death Ethel Marian Gray. I do not have any record of children or relations and would welcome any descendants.
Family Surnames: Davies Jackson Warden Gray
COLLINS - (Maidstone - Kent)
I'm looking for the parents of John Collins. Born 1569 in Maidstone, Kent County.John was appointed keeper of the Gael of Maidstone by King Charles I.John fled England after the death of King Charles I, John being a supporter of the King. Died 1644. Any other information on the Collins blood line in Kent County would be great to.
Family Surnames: Collins
HI Can anyone tell me how I can get access to Maidstone prison records. I am wanting to access records for a prisoner that was there in 1911 and onwards. Does anyone know if they are available to look at ?. Thank you.
Family Surnames: Stowe
Maidstone United - Former Players - (Maidstone - Kent)
Hi, does anyone out there have a relative who may have played for Maidstone United Football Club between 1897 and 1960? I'm researching for a possible book and would love to heard from anyone who may have information on any former players.
William Ford - (Maidstone - Kent)
I'm looking for a William Ford who was in prison in 1851 in Maidstone, I'm trying to find out what year and why he was in prison. Hope some one can advise me how I search for this.
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