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Otford ... Penge
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Shrubb - Mitchells Cottages Otford-Dunton Green - (Otford - Kent)
In the 1881 census, the Shrubb family were living at Mitchells Cottages Otford. Head of the family Henry, a 47 yr old railway plate layer, Emma his 38 yr old wife and seven children from 20 yrs old to 1 yr old are listed. Has anyone connection to this family or any information on the Cottages and where they stood?
Family Surnames: Shrubb
Dray Family of Otford, Kent - (Otford - Kent)
Family Surnames: Dray Lettington Cassam Ring Barfoot Coombs
Stringer - (Otford - Kent)
Looking for family details for Stringers living in Otford 1700+, Shoreham and Eynsford 1800+
Family Surnames: Stringer
Police Ancestor in Otford - (Otford - Kent)
Hoping to find someone with a good local knowledge of Otford who could advise reagarding a David Foad who was an Instructing Constable in Otford in 1881. I wonder if he 'worked' from home or there was a small station.
Family Surnames: Foad
Hodge family - (Otford - Kent)
Researching my family, the Hodges, who were living in Otford 1800-30s. No baptism or marriage in Parish Registers for John Hodge. Wondering where he originated from - probably another village nearby.
Family Surnames: Hodge
Cassam - (Otford - Kent)
I am looking for information on the Cassam family of Shoreham and Otford in particular Robert Louis who was killed on Monday 5th November 1917 in Ypres Belgium,he was killed with another man and is buried beside him. He served in the Military foot Police the other man served in the Police prior to joining up in Sussex and has a full description I am trying to find out if Robert was also in the Police within Kent and if the same information excites
old friend - (Otford - Kent)
am trying to find jo clarke who i met in the early 80s
Family Surnames: Clarke
Post family, 1500s on - (Otham - Kent)
Looking for information re. Post family. Stephen Post married Ellen Panton at Hollingbourne, Oct. 17, 1625. They buried son Joseph, 1 year old, at Otham, Nov. 8, 1633. Any information will be helpful.
Family Surnames: Post, Panton
Betts, Freebody, Wiles - (Otham - Kent)
Looking for information on these families in Kent, earliest date to date is 1500 but plenty of gaps to fill!!!
Family Surnames: Betts, Freebody, Wiles
Willard - (Otham - Kent)
Looking for information on the Willard family from Otham
Family Surnames: Willard
Adams - (Otham - Kent)
Looking for information on the Adams family from 1750, I have a Mary Adams in my family tree.
Family Surnames: Adams
Smith - Otham, Kent Area - (Otham - Kent)
Looking for any info on the following names: Elizabeth M SMITH b. 1891 Married George WOOD. Her parents: Peter & ELizabeth A (nee Boorman). Their other kids: Alice F (1895), Edith (1889), Emily (1889), Ethel (1893), George Stanley (01/01/185), Louie (27/03/1899 - a girl), Mildred (1897). Thanks.
Family Surnames: Smith
Cuckow - (Otham - Kent)
I have ELLEN CUCKOW in my tree. She was born in 1840 in Otham. I think her mother's maiden name was MILNER. Ellen later married and moved to Maidstone, and then to Croydon. I'd love to har from anyone who has the CUCKOW family in their tree. The name CUCKOW has been mis-spelt over the years as CUCKOO, COSHOW etc.
Family Surnames: Cuckow, Coshow, Cuckoo, Milner
Henley - (Otham - Kent)
Researching the Henley family: Elizabeth Henley born about 1798, married Benjamin Hayler 1815 at Ewhurst, Sussex, died 1887 at Etchingham, Sussex. Any information about the Henley family gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Henley, Hayler
Elizabeth WEEKES - (Otham - Kent)
My 2G GMa (great-great-Grandma) Elizabeth WEEKES was born 1827 at St. Nicholas, Otham to the Parish Clerk Thomas Weekes (possibly born Headcorn, Kent about 1795; died in Otham 1867) and wife Sarah. The name is often spelt WEEKS.
Family Surnames: Weekes
Forge House - (Otham - Kent)
Looking for info on Forge House, Otham around 1926. The blacksmith was Julius Fullagar, his wife Caroline (nee Gore) Val
Esther Kennard\Pain - (Otterden Place - Kent)
I am looking for the family of Esther Kennard.She was born between 1812 & 1818 Otterden and married 1836 Eastling.James Pain.Mother could be Esther Russell from Lenahm
Family Surnames: Pain\Payne
ROBERTS FAMILY OTTERDEN - (Otterden Place - Kent)
Researching ROBERTS Family who lived in Otterden and Stalisfield.
Family Surnames: Roberts
CHARLES FILE - (Ottinge - Kent)
Trying to find more information about Charles File who was a farmer living in Ottinge. He had 9 children in 1891, one of whom was my grandfather, Edward. Am trying to find Charles father possible Thomas.
Family Surnames: File
Desmond Smith, Mascalls Farm, Paddock Wood. - (Paddock Wood - Kent)
I am searching for information on Desmond Smith, who worked for the MASCALLS and rose to be manager at the MASCALLS FARM c.1935-1970? Probably born about 1910, died 1970's? He was married to Rose, and they had two daughters, one called Lillian. He isthe only known relative of my grandfather, and ANY information at all would be greatly appreciated.
Family Surnames: Smith Mascall Mascalls
Paddock Wood - (Paddock Wood - Kent)
Info wanted about Lily Osborne born in PaddockWood/Brenchley area in the early 1880's. Her parents were Frances Ellen and John Osborne
Family Surnames: Osborne
George Henry Brown C1874 - (Paddock Wood - Kent)
Hi, Looking for information on George Henry Brown and his wife Louisa Perry. The rason for posting this request under Paddock Wood is that we understand the family had connections with Lymes Farm and Gedges Farm. We have George's death certificate which states that he died in 1949 aged 69 at Badmonden, Horsmonden, Kent. and his occupation is given as a shephard. He is Buried at All Saints C of E Church in Brenchley, Kent. The only marriage we could find relating to a George Henry Brown and Louisa Perry is that the marriage took place in Lingfield on 5th March 1898 at the parish church. George's dad is given as a William Brown, labourer, and Louisa's dad as decesed. The two witnesses were Joseph Neal or Teal and Sarah Kislingbury? Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks, John.
Family Surnames: Brown Perry Neal Teal Kislingbury
White Row Cottages - (Painter's Forstal - Kent)
WHITE ROW COTTAGES were demolished in the 1950's but were owned by my parents, George & Kathleen SMITH. Any informaton on their history welcomed. (They stood on the south side of the triangular plot in the centre of the village close to the AlmaPH)).
Family Surnames: Smith
STREETING FAMILY - (Patrixbourne - Kent)
Looking for any information on William Streeting born c. 1827. On his NSW Aust. marriage certif. he names his parents as John & Sarah Streeting. He was transported as a convict to NSW from Kent 1839 age c.20yrs old
Family Surnames: Streeting
Pimm Of Lenham And Peckham Bush Kent - (Peckham Bush - Kent)
PIMM Family moved from Chilham Kent, a famous PIMM was born here James born 1798 he was an oyster factor in the city of London, to increase his sales his products he invited a drink called PIMM's, he died in Dush Peckham Kent in 1866 Other info JamesPimm appears on the 1851 Census at Cheapside, St. Mary Colechurch, London, as a Confectioner and Fish Factor. He was born at Newnham, Kent. His wife Mary Southerden Malley was born at Chatham. Children (in 1851) of James/Mary were: Mary M aged 25, born London, Confectioner's Assistant. Henry M, aged 23, b. Middx. Frances E, aged 20, b. Middx. William aged 18 apprentice to Fish Factor, b. Middx and Ann aged 9, b.Middx. James died at Bush Peckham, nr East Peckham, Kent on the 16th of August 1866.Inventor of the Pimms Drink, buried at Holy Trinity Church Easr Peckham Kent in the graveyard the inscription shows In Memory of James Pimm who died August 16th 1866 aged 67 years, also Mary Southernden (WRAY) wife of James Pimm who died 28th of February 1864. It is believe that they lived at Pimms Place Bush Peckham, Kent.
Family Surnames: Pimm
Smith - Fox - Larkins - Rose - (Pegwell - Kent)
Henry Smith b 1831 Brook married Harriet Fox b 1841 St Lawrence on Xmas day 1857. They had at least 7 children, Henry 1858, John 1860, James 1862, Harriet 1865, Fanny 1867, William 1870 and Thomas, 1874, my great grandfather, all born in Pegwell, St Lawrence, Ramsgate Kent. Thomas married Susannah Larkins in 1897. She was born 1875 in Tilmanstone, Eastry. Her parents were Charles Larkins and Susan Rose. Thomas & Susannah had one son, Thomas (!) Harry, who married Marie Brush and produced one daughter, Melody - my mother. Anyone with any info about any of this lot please contact me. I'm in Kent 2-6 April 2005 doing some research as I've never been to the area.
Family Surnames: Smith Larkins Fox Rose Brush
Jeffery Family, Pembury - (Pembury - Kent)
I am interested in any JEFFERY family from Pembury and Capel, Kent, and the surrounding area, particularly the 1800-1900 period. Any information at all, however small, would be very helpful. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Jeffery
Greener Family Pembury - (Pembury - Kent)
I am looking for anyone descending from the Greener family of Pembury. George Greener stated he was born here c 1841/44, however i cannot find a record under this name. Was he registered under his mother's name? He returned here after his army service with the RHA.in Ireland.He married Mary ann Peet in 1867 in Woolwich. Three children were born in Woolwich:- Henry born 1868 Fanny Louise born 1870 (my Ggrandmother)married Joseph Neal 1890 Maryann born 1872 married Fred Green c1895 3 children wereborn in Ireland George Albert born 1874 Alice born 1877 married Fred Sells c1898 Arthur born 1879 2 children were born in Pembury Charles born 1882 Florence born 1884 Sjhe married? and was still living there in the 1920's may even of died there. Anyone connected to this family? Any help finding George's birth would be much appreciated!
Family Surnames: Greener
hartridge - (Pembury - Kent)
Looking for the parents of Alice Agnes Hartridge born Pembury c.1867.Unable to find her birth certificate.The 1881 census has her living with her grandfather James Hartridge in Speldhurst
Family Surnames: Hartridge
Romary and Wickenden names. - (Pembury - Kent)
William Romary and Sarah Wickenden had at least 6 children in Pembury between 1813 and 1834. William, David, Thomas, Eliza, Rhoda and Joseph. Any information on any of these people would be welcome.
Family Surnames: Romary, Wickenden.
RICHARDSON, OSBORN, - (Pembury - Kent)
JOHN BLAKE RICHARDSON born Ewhurst 1866 to a Miller of Staple Cross, married Elizabeth Caroline nee Osborn, my Gt. Aunt, born Etchingham, Sussex 1861. They settled at Colebrook Park Farm, Pembury, Tonbridge, and traded as Farmers & Market Gardeners. One known issue Ewart Blake Richardson. At the 1901 Census they had living with them my 2 x Gt. Grandfather, Elizabeth Caroline's widowed Father William Osborn, born Hawkhurst 1820.
Family Surnames: Richardson, Osborn
Samuel Morton Peto - (Pembury - Kent)
1808 - 1889.died at Pembury. Can anyone provide a address for him there? If so is the property still standing. Is Peto a known figure in the history of Pembury?
Family Surnames: Peto
Giles and Botten of Pembury and Brenchley Kent ENG - (Pembury - Kent)
Frances BOTTEN was the daughter of John BOTTEN and Ann GILES. Frances was born in Pembury on or before 30 Nov 1766. John BOTTEN was born in Brenchley and married 1762 in Pembury to Ann GILES. Children:Thomas (1763); John (1765); Frances (1766); Ann (1768); George (1771); ?Avice (1773); Dorothy (1781); William (1783); James (1785). All children born in Pembury or Brenchley Kent. Ann GILES was the daughter of George GILES and his 2nd wife Hannah LAFFHAM of Lamberhurst. At least four children from this marriage. Any connection please contact.
Family Surnames: Botten Giles Mercer Parker Laffham
Emery - (Pembury - Kent)
I have traced my family back to a Mary Emery b c 1821 at Pembury. She married William Sands. Any info welcome
Family Surnames: Emery
Maude Lillian TOBITT - (Pembury - Kent)
Looking to find Maude after 1901. She was born in 1875 and baptised at Horsmonden. She may have been the daughter of Harry Tobitt and Mary Jane Walker. They also had a son Robert who was born 1873 Camberwell. In 1901 Maude was a school teacher in Pembury. I cannot find her on 1881 or 1891.
Family Surnames: Tobitt Tobutt Tobett Walker
TOWNER/PANKHURST - (Pembury - Kent)
Researching Towner family ... great grandfather Charles William Towner 1853-1909. Parents Henry Towner b1832 and Adelaide Young b1835. Married Julia Ellen Pankhurst of Burwash 1867-1952, daughter of Frederick Pankhurst and Emily Evenden.
Family Surnames: Towner, Young, Pankhurst, Evenden
Groves, Jeremiah - (Pembury - Kent)
Looking for information on Jeremiah Groves, born 1827 in Pembury, married to Sarah, father of Ephraim.
Family Surnames: Groves
Brazil, Giles - (Pembury - Kent)
Can anyone help Harry Brazil and Louisa brazil had a daughter Pheobe when they lived at Lower Green,Pembury in 1924. I am trying to trace Harry and Louisa's Birth and marriage Certificates if you can help please contact me via here Regards Robert
Family Surnames: Brazil, Giles
Frank & Keturah Webb - (Pembury - Kent)
My Grandfather Frank AJ Webb was christened at Pembury top church in Aug 1917 and my Great Grand parents were married in the same church a month later,i believe this was because of WW1, but i also think he may have been in the Pembury hospital as a casualty,can anyone help me?
Family Surnames: Webb
peckham/woodgate - (Pembury - Kent)
searching for birth record of thomas peckham born abt 1834 but then used the name thomas woodgate up until 1881 also would like to find marriage record for elizabeth peckham born 1814 and william woodgate born 1811.
Family Surnames: Peckham/Woodgate
Cottinghams in Pembury - (Pembury - Kent)
Helllo, i am looking for any information about a FRED COTTINGHAM that lived and worked in Pembury up to 1957 when he died.I was told he had a son that married a Nancy(Clifton)Fry.Fred is not the son of Thomas Cottingham and Harriet Harling,his parents were George and Mary from Wadhurst. Do any of these names ring a bell if so please contact me.
Family Surnames: Cottingham,Clifton,Fry
Turner family-Pembury - (Pembury - Kent)
Turner family who ran a grocery shop in Lower green,Pembury in 1911 or thereabouts ,Would anybody in the area know of the shop,does it still exist or even if any of the family are living in the village,Any info to help build a family tree up would be appreciated .
Humphrey/Anderson - (Pembury - Kent)
Kate Anderson nee Humphrey, DOB 1874 at Horton, Bucks. Married Charles Walter Anderson in 1891. Kate ran the High Street Tea Rooms in Pembury from about 1927 to 1945. Children, Edith 1892, Charles 1894, Kate 1899. Her sister, Lottie Matilda Humphrey, was my grandmother. Any info welcome.
Family Surnames: Anderson, Humphrey
STANDEN Nelson Victor - (Pembury - Kent)
I am looking for any information as to what happened to Nelson Victor Standen after WW1 finished. He was born in Pembury, Kent in 1897 to William Standen and Elizabeth Payne and had been a postman.
Family Surnames: Standen/Payne
penge - (Penge - Surrey / Kent)
hi am looking for info about the amos family from penge -- ne maps, pictures etc would be appreciated. 1850-1900. thanks Maz
Family Surnames: Amos
WRENN - (Penge - Surrey / Kent)
trying to trace ALFRED CHARLES WRENN, BEATRICE WRENN
Family Surnames: Wrenn
Leonard - (Penge - Surrey / Kent)
Seeking information about George Albert Leonard who married Annie Shynn on 15 July 1901 at Epsom Register Office. 1901 census shows George's address as 4 Park Villas, Tremaine Road, Penge and his occupation as cycle maker. Marriage certificate shows address as Waterloo Villa, Waterloo Road, Carshalton. George's age given as 25 - Annie's as 28. George's father Albert Leonard (deceased)- Annie's as John Shynn.
Family Surnames: Leonard
nye - (Penge - Surrey / Kent)
minnie nye ?
Family Surnames: Nye
Herbert george Amos - (Penge - Surrey / Kent)
looking for details about herbert george Amos and rosetta phebe may nee Baker living in at 65 Anerley road penge,or 30 Hamlet road penge in 1921
Family Surnames: Amos
David Earnshaw - (Penge - Surrey / Kent)
Please can anyone help with the research for David Earnshaw. born approx 1930-died 1989.We know he married Pamela, and had three children, Davina being the eldest.
 
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