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Adams /parsons
Hi my Grandparents Lily May Adams and Francis William Bertram parsons were married on 19 dec 1919 in Lydd. My Grandfather is listed as staff sergent both apparentl reside in Lydd. My problem is my grandfathers age is so badly written on the certificate I'm unable to discover therefore his birthdate. my grandmother was 19 at the time of her marriage. is anyone able to help?
red mail Cobb
Trying to trace descendants of Robert Cobb b. 1852 Col in the Indian Medical Service and/or his daughter Ethel (d 1921)
Looking for information on William Wood
Does anyone have information on William Wood who was a mariner born in Lydd in 1777. He married Sarah Ann Middleton in 1795
red mail Maynard
Still trying to find information on Charles Maynard, now have another clue, that maybe he was born in Lydd, Kent 1804c. If anyone has any hints. Possible parents William Maynard and Mary ? Charles married Martha nee Lee in ? cudham Kent. Trying to figure out if i am on the right track, any help gratefully accepted.
red mail Look Up Kent
I have tried to contact Nicholas Flood who does look-ups for Lydd but cannot access his address/e-mail etc as my browser will not accept. Has anyone made contact with him or do they have any other look-ups I could try. Thanks Pam
red mail Lording Family of Lydd
Searching for Henry & Elizabeth Lording of Lydd from 1813-1861. Are there any connections. Regards Pam
red mail Winder family
Richard Winder born Lydd about 1794. Married a Ann ? from St. Margarets at Cliffe, Kent and lived for the rest of his life in Dover. He died 30th June 1881 in the Union Workhouse, Dover aged 88 years. His decendants continued to live in Dover until his grandson Henry Stephen moved to Leicester in the late 19th century.
red mail Dowle, Sarah Anne bpt 13 Dec1840
f=Edward,a 'looker' f= Sarah; bpt 13 Dec 1840 by CJ Burton. Baptism cert copied 23 July 1853. She married John Chapman at Camden 1868. John's gndparents, Johann & Juliana Wenz, were one of the first German vinedresser families brought out by the Macarthurs in 1838. Confirmation of Sarah's parents is desired as a family reunion is taking place Apr 2008 at Camden.Aust records have her ar Sydney on 'Sabrina' in 1854, parents William & Mary Dowle/Dowell - however I have her bapt cert showing parents as Edward & Sarah. There is an illeg Edward bpt 1809, mother Frances.
red mail Blacklocks
I am searching for any person belonging to the Blacklocks family who might be able to help me in my search for Sandra
red mail Lording Family of Lydd
I am looking for any information on the Lording Family. I have traced them briefly back to Thomas Lording (b1644) and would appreciate any information anyone may have. Will provide all information I have if required. Thanks
red mail Penfold from Lydd
Looking for Mabel Penfold born 1916 in Lydd. She married Arthur Lister in 1937 in Southwark, believe they had 2 children, Terence and Yvonne, Mabel was my Grandfathers sister, info on this family appreciated for family tree/history,
red mail looking for information about
Sandra Blacklocks who I was friendly with in 1960`s. She moved to Scotland in the late 60`s and her mother and sister ran a general stores in Lydd. I lived in Beach House, Station Road.
red mail fleming/harmer
looking for children of robert fleming and joy harmer, clildren named ann alma susan would now be in 40s/50s any info please to Eion
Iam trying to find details of my Grandfather. All I have to go on Is that In 1919 (dec 13th) he married Lily May Adams my grandmother Spinster Born in Lydd in 1901. My Grandfathers Name was Francis William Bertram Parsons,(his age is given as ?28 but could be 38 or 58?. His occupation Is Staff Sergant Acct? His Father Is Listed As John Wilfred Parsons a Civil servant!. Can anyone Help
red mail christina and william Chuter
I am looking for information on my great grand parents . My mother tells me that they ran a pub called the ?? Railway Hotel in Lydd around the 1930's. My great grandmother was irish and my great grandfather was a captain in the royal engineers
red mail dowle family
My husbands family came from Lydd Kent to Australia in 1854 William Dowle. His fathers name was Abraham Dowle. Would be very interested in contacting anybody who has connections to this family as I would really like to research further back into history.
red mail looking for clement bates family line
I have dna link to Bates born before clement bates who imigrated to american state of mass. in 1635. The earliest member of my line known to be in american st. of south carolina in 1790. I need anyone from this line who came to south carolina from kent before 1790 who could be the father of Sydney Bates b. 1790 in South Carolina USA.
red mail TERRYs in Lydd
My G-G-Grandfather, JOHN JENKIN (JENKYN) TERRY, was born in Lydd on 27 Aug 1806, the son of STEPHEN TERRY (1773-1850) and DOROTHY JENKIN(S)(C. 1779-1844). He became a Surgeon, and practiced in Wittersham. I have a book about his life, photos, etc. I also have very good data coming down from them, but am seeking more about their ancestry, photos of family, etc.
red mail John SKINNER 1677 daugh Hester
Would be grateful for any info on the family of John Skinner b abt 1677 Lydd, Kent and married to Elizabeth. Their daughter, Hester, was born 1707 in Lydd and married Rev Thomas Cobb 1740 in Lydd. Thanks. Bob.
red mail Carpenter and Idenden
John Carpenter from Mersham (b ca 1800, Mersham) lived in Dymchurch with his wife, Hannah (Annie)possibly Idenden(b 1798, Lydd) until they both died in 1882. John and Hannah had several children (information in family bible) including Mary Ann (b. 1826, Dymchurch) who married Solomon Pepper (b. ca 1818, Fishtoft, Lincs); Solomon and Mary Ann had no sons but six daughters (Lucy Agnes, married William Ovenden; Laura, married William Barson (from Kingston-on-Soar, Notts); Maria, married Adolphe Noos (British subject from Belgium); Mary Ann (Minnie), married George Foord (or Ford); Emily Malvina, married Luke Albert W Powell. Mary Ann Carpenter's siblings were: George m Emily J ?; Elizabeth Susannah m William Carpenter from Hythe and had several children (including Louisa who m John Newman of Hythe); Maria m John Cobb from Aldington; William m Malvina ? from Sandhurst; Henry m Sarah Huckstep (widow); Daniel m Harriet Gates; Eliza and John. I am looking for information to take me back a generation to John's parents in the Aldington area or forwards from some of the collateral branches (eg. Newman, Cobb, etc.)
Have managed to trace my father's side of the family back to 1700s and they are mainly in Lydd. I have information back to Richard Jones and Mary Venner who married 6/6/1775 at Ivychurch. They are, I believe, both buried in Lydd. Also my g grandads brother is named on The War Memorial Mural Tabet on the North Wall of the Tower, L. Jones (the initial L stands for Lomas) His parents Charles and Jane Jones of "Homeleigh." Boulder Wall, Lydd in 1916. Please get in touch if you have any connections or indeed just want to touch base with fellow descendant of Lydd. Other names on my tree connected with Lydd include Kenealy, Dowle Lording, Maxted, Morphett, Page
Wood of Lydd, Kent
Thomas WOOD (1826 - 1907) md 1852 Winchelsea,Ssx Elizabeth Duff BUTCHERS (1833 - 1896) had 15 children. (1) William b 1851 East Guldeford, Ssx bd 1869 Lydd (2) Thomas b 1854 Midley d 1904 South Australia md Louisa Matilda KUEHN (3) Henry b 1855 Midley died 1936 Lydd md 1966 Susan Rose Hannah FORD (4) Edmund b 1857 Midley d 1931 Rye Ssx md 1884 Rye Louisa AXELL (5) Joseph b 1859 Midley died 1932 Lydd md 1885 Caroline Eliza Davis BRIGNALL (6) Elizabeth b 1861 md 1881 St John Thanet, Frederick JORDAN - lived Plumstead, London. Emigrated to Los Angeles CA in 1912 - died there 1925. (7) Sarah Ann 1863 - 1916 md 1882 Plumstead, Kent Francis JORDAN - lived Plumstead and East Ham - very large family? (8) Alexander (1865 - 1939 Lydd) md 1891 Florence Emily SHARRARD (9) Julia b 1857 Lydd d 1899 TonbridgeDistrict, Kent md 1894 George WEDGE (10) Caroline b 1868 md 1891 Hastings district Alexander Edward SMITH (11) Eliza b 1870 Lydd md 1898 William Edwin OLIVER Hendon District (12) Kate b 1872 - ? had md William FORD living Hastings in 1901 (13) Maria1873 - 1939 md 1895 St Leonards Ssx Charles MITTEN (14) Louisa 1875 Lydd - md John RATCLIFFE 5th Oct 1908 Registry Office Westminster. May have had a daughter Dorothy. (15) Charlotte 1877-1918 md Edward CHAMPION, lived Hastings.
Wood of Lydd and Midley
John Wood bapt 1790, Warehorne died 1877 Lydd - I have copy of his Will. Married 1815 Iden Ssx, Elizabeth PLAYFORD bc1796 Iden. Had the following family - (1) Harriet Catherine Wood PLAYFORD, bc 1815 married Alfred COBB 1842 Lydd - children all baptised Warehorne. She died 1910 Ham St, Orlestone. (2) John WOOD bc 1817 Brookland married Mary ? children of marriage baptised Lydd (3) George 1819 Brookland married Harriott - he died 1875 and is buried with his father at Lydd (4) Mary baptised Lydd 1820 married Edmund SIMS, Hastings 1846 - 4 known children - died by 1861. (5) Richard bc 1822 bd April 1864 (6) William bc 1823 in 1881 unmarried Ag Lab in Lydd (7) Elizabeth b 1825 bd 1826, (8) Thomas b 1826 Midley (bapt Lydd) md Elizabeth Duff BUTCHERS 1852 - 15 children (9) Sarah Ann bc 1828 md William MARTIN - lived Warehorne and Worth (10) Susan bc 1830, 1860 married James BALL of Hastings and had at least 2 daughters to him. Her mother died while living with them in Hastings. (11) Charlesbc 1832 md Maria ? 1851 - 11 children - lived Lydd (12) Henry bc 1854 md Sarah Letitia OYLER (13) Elizabeth bc 1835 - single when her father made his will - left her a feather mattress and silver spoons (14) Charlotte bc 1837 bd 1876 Lydd although de...
red mail Pope/Metcalf
Looking for information on Sarah Pope m William Metcalf May 31 1762 in Lydd. She was buried there in 1782 William Metcalf was born in Lydd (I believe)1733 and was a Schoolmaster. In his will he left his property to 4 half brothers Francis, George, Henry and Edward. Does anyone know of this family?
red mail Cobb
My Grandfather was Surgeon Lt.Col. Robert Cobb of the Indian Medical service. Eldest of 5 brothers he was born in New Romney in 1852. The family can be traced back to Robert Cobb who moved to New Romney in about1700 the family grew with siblings / cousins in Lydd and then in Ivychurch where they lived untill the late 19th C. Would be interested to hear from anyone with connections to the Lydd and or Ivychurch lines.
James Galloway (d.1895) & Elizabeth Packham (1816-1894) married here 1844.Seven known children; Richard Carpenter(d.1860) & Martha Packham (1822-1904) married here 1845.Five known children born here.After Richard`s death Martha married Ebenezer Standing; Frederick Finn (ca.1843-1905) & Martha Packham (1845-1906) married here 1863.Five known children; Robert Stuteley Packham (b.1844) & Frances Newble married here 1864. Four known children.
Interested in connecting with any descendents of the MARSHALLs from Lydd, Kent. My gg-grandfather was Alfred (Leaver) MARSHALL, b.1821 Folkestone. He married Elizabeth Ann Pocock in Lydd. Their children included: Edward Rutley, Thomas, Alfred, etc.Alfred Jr married Alice KENNETT. Thomas married Emily Martha KENNETT (both ladies from Dymchurch).

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