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A Burfoot - Butcher aboard SS Persia
A Burfoot was a 24 year old Butcher aboard SS Persia when she was torpedoed and sunk on 30th December 1915. He is believed to have been born in Plumstead. He was one of the 37 London-based crew who survived. Almost 350 people perished. I am researching the SS Persia sinking and the people who were aboard. Any information welcomed.
red mail Brunton
Looking for anyone who was related to Norman Frederick Brunton who died 16th december 1981 and lived at 29 walmer terrace. Was married to Florence Elizabeth Brunton.
red mail Charlett/Murray family Plumstead
Michael Murray married Annie Elizabeth Charlett 1895 Plumstead. Children: Michael, Ada, Florence, John, Frederick, George, David, Annie Elizabeth, Mary Amelia, Alf and Arthur. All born between 1896 and 1917 Lived Tewson Road and Lakedale Road Plumstead. Also East Wickham. Any information about the family would be greatly appreciated.
red mail CORNISH, Stephen
My Grandfather, Stephen Cornish, born 1887, lived at Marmadon Rd Plumstead with his family - father John, mother Alice, siblings Walter, Alice, Ernest, John, Joseph, William until he emigrated to Australia in 1909 and married my grandmother Catherine in 1912. Stephen had 3 children, 2 sons and 1 daughter but within 1 month of his daughter's birth in August 1916 he had enlisted in the Australian Infantry Force and was sent to France and Belgium where he died September 1917. His daughter/my mother never knew her father; nor did she ever know her English grandparents or cousins. If anyone knows of or has connection to this Cornish family of Plumstead, please contact.
red mail Legg / gardiner family
Hi I'm looking for any information on the Legg family My grandfathers name is Arthur Sidney legg born 1916 in woolwich he's father also Arthur Sidney legg born 1893 married Nellie gardiner in 1915.
red mail selves
David Selves drowned in thames 1886 age 12 COMMORATED IN POSTMANS PARK LONDON his parents Emma and George Selves, does anyone know wre can get more information.
red mail Wyatt
Looking for children of James Francis Wyatt b.1906 and Thomas Stanley Wyatt b.1910, or anyone who knows anything about them. Their parents were James Wyatt and Amy Clare (nee Hughes). In 1911c he was Chief Corresspondant for Plumstead Co-operative. I am tracing the Family Tree and any help would be great. Marion
red mail Webb Family, Plumstead, Woolwich
I'm beginning to research my family's history and would love to know more about my grandfather's family. They were John and Emily Webb and their children Daisy b1883, Henry b 1888,. Ethel b 1890, Eva b 1895, Gerty b1896 and Robert b 1898 (my grandad). John Webb was from Brean in Somerset, joined the army and was stationed at Shoeburyness garrison, where he met Emily Havis from Hadleigh in Essex. They married in 1882, and moved to Plumstead where they lived in Ann Street and then Benares Road. I believe my great granddad worked at Woolwich Arsenal. My grandad married Marie Rosaline Gardener (or Fletcher) and when I was born they lived in Addlestone, Surrey. I'd love any information about his brother and sisters.
red mail Blake family of Plumstead
I'm looking for any information (dates and stories) on the ancestors and siblings of my Great Grandmother, Theresa Jeanette Blake. She was born 15 Nov 1892 in Plumstead, London. Her parents names on her birth certificate are Thomas & Mary Jane Blake (nee Barnes). Their address was 13 Garland Street, Plumstead. My Great Grandmother came to Australia approx. 1911 with her sister (Lillian I think). I believe a sister (Emily?) stayed behind. I think her parents (as above) were married in St Nicholas Church, Plumstead on 3/8/1879? Both their Fathers have the name of James. I anticipate any information, as I'm at a stand still here in Australia.
red mail SUMMERS Herbert William
Looking for any information on Herbert William SUMMERS born approx 1885, married Eleanor (nee Titmarsh). They had 4 children, Kathleen Ivy, Frank, Nell and Violet (who died in infancy). I know that Herbert William worked at a sugar factory and they lived in Villas Road, Plumstead in 1911. He fought in the First World War but there is no information available as the records were destroyed in the bombings. Eleanor died in 1913/14 when she was 28 and Herbert later re-married.
Hutley
Any Hutley from Farnham Surrey, Midlesex, Essex, Kent, Hampshire
WILLIAM STEPHENS, PLUMSTEAD
Does anyone know anything about William Stephens who lived at St. James Place (off Sandy Hill Road), in the 1850s please? He was a blacksmith at Woolwich Arsenal in 1857. I'm keen to hear from anyone related to him or who knows any other information about him. He seems to disappear after this (possibly abroad ?) I believe he was born at Millbrook in Cornwalll around 1817.
red mail Wisdoms in Plumstead Kent
My maternal g/mother was Eliza Fletcher nee Wisdom.Going back ,her father was Joseph Wisdom(1848),his father was Henry Wisdom(1826) and his father was James Wisdom(1796). James was baptised at East Wickham( adjacent to Plumstead) and the certificate gives his parents as Thomas and Margret Wisdom Thomas and Margret Wisdom were buried in St Nicholas, Plumstead. All information regarding James and Thomas Wisdom welcome and can be exchanged. Thanks Roy Fletcher
red mail William Hawkins
died 1908 buried Plumstead cemetery My Great Grandfather. Fireman in Woolwich Arsenal Widower, then married Selina Roberts of Maidstone.one son Alfred Charles b.1881 but the name Hannah appears on Census younger than Alfred .unable to trace the relationship. No background info. on HAWKINS FAMILY
red mail Burial Miriam Green
Searching for burial details of Miriam Green (nee Watson) who died 21st June 1782. She was the wife of Sir William Green, Royal Engineers, who died 10th January 1811 & said to be buried Plumstead parish church, which I assume is St Nicholas. His son Sir Justly Watson Green also said to be buried there. I found a reference that there was a memorial stone in the churchyard and another inside the church. On a recent short visit to England, visited St Nicholas but found no Green family tombstone although not all were legible. The church was locked up & could not gain access inside. Would anyone have easy access to this church and be kind enough to confirm whether or not there exists a memorial inside the church & if so whether Miriam is mentioned. She may not be buried in Plumstead. Thank you in anticipation. Terry
red mail Cemetery Brickyard around Southland road
Any information on Cemetery Brickyard around Southland road from about 1881 would be of great interest to me
red mail Sales Family
I am looking for any information on the sales family who lived in Sladale Road. My Grandparents lived at 93 from about 1910 until the death of my grandmother Rose Florence, my grandfather Richard Edward died in 1945. Any information on individuals of stories relating to them would be appreciated.
red mail Arthur Javen Wilson
Has anyone any information on Arthur Javen Wilson b. 1874 in Dricher, East Indies. He married Amelia Minear b. 1871 from St. Blany, Cornwall. After their marriage in 1896 in Devon they had 3 children Alice Mildred b. 1899 in Torquay, Gladys Maud b. 1900 in Charlton, Kent and Doris Amelia b. 1904 in Benares Road, Plumstead. Arthur was an electrician. In 1911 they were living at 49 Kirham Street, Plumstead district of Woolwich, London.
red mail Stutz Family
Hello. I am looking for any info on a Mr F Stutz who lived in Ingledew road Plumstead after 1915. He arrived with a wife & child from India that year. He may or may not be connected to my Stutz's but the address he was going to was the same house lived in by my grandmother Emma Poole & one of her daughters married another Stutz Any information would be warmly welcomed
red mail JAMES ROBINSON
I AM LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO HAS FURTHER INFORMATION ON JAMES ROBINSON WHO LIVED IN WOOLWICH AND MARRIED A RUTH HOULDCROFT IN 1892 I BELIEVE HE WORKED AT THE WOOLWICH ARSENAL HE BECAME A WIDOW IN 1906 WHEN RUTH DIED I HAVE TRACED HIM ON THE 1911 CENSUS WHERE HE IS LISTED AS A WIDOWER LOOKING AFTER 3 OF HIS CHILDREN 1 WAS MY GRANDMOTHER
edrington nee russell
Im looking for any information concerning emily russell who married edrington, possibly lived in timbercroft lane and died in 1943. Also Pin and JESS, or anybody connected to them on the Russell side of the family ,Any help very much appriciated
red mail Johnson Martin and Elizabeth
Martin Johnson occupation gardener of Plumstead, wife Elizabeth children as named in his will dated 17 March 1821, son Martin (who married Elizabeth Johnson of Tydd St Mary), daughters Sarah Johnson who married possibily Benjamin James, Jane Johnson who married Thomas Jeal. A grandson was William Henry Jeal. A sister Elizabeth Smith, wife of Thomas Smith of Pidley in the county of Huntingdon,yeoman is mentioned. A brother William Johnson was added as a trustee excutor in the codical added on 9 May 1821 the will was proved at London 20 October 1821. Looking for any Johnson, James, Jeal descendants or anyone with a connection to the family
red mail PLUMMER in Plumstead!
I'd be pleased to receive contact from anyone else with an interest in / information about the Plummers in Plumstead. Edward A Plummer (born c1848) was a baker and my great grandfather. He married Mary Jane BLAKE. Thanks.
red mail Thomas Howard/Sarah Jeal
Thomas Howard married Sarah Jeal 20/11/1832 at St Luke, Old Charlton, Kent. They had two children in Kent, Thomas b.15/11/1833 Plumtead Kent and Harmon b.1834 St Paul, Deptford,Kent, about 1839 they appear to have moved to Chelmsford, Essex where William was born 1839/1840. The 1841 Census show them living in Moulsham,Chelmsford, Essex. Any info on where and when Thomas & Sarah were born would be great.
red mail atkins
looking for Clement Atkins who married Sarah Collins children Clement/cHARLES.In 1901 cencus living 13 Timbercroft lane Plumstead Woolwich
red mail BRITCHER
Britcher family of plumstead england brother emmigrated to flint genesse michigan died around 1982, any family help wanted ,Ernest thomas britcher tool maker in auto plant, wife Winifred A, and child Joan britcher also england lived liffler rd plumstead want info on father Ernest too re-accidental death in 1930s can you help.
red mail atkins
Looking for any imformation on John W Burrows born 1855 in Orpington Kent and Annie E Atkins married in 1889 children Clement/ Mark/ William all born with surname Atkins.
red mail Poole Family Plumstead/Woolwich
Looking for any info about the Poole family who lived in vaious addresses in Plumstead during the late 1800's/early 1900's. My ggfather, gfather & father all worked at the Arsenal. Any info re schools that might have been attended in the area would be appreciated
red mail Brunton Family
Looking for anyone who is researching the Brunton family who lived in Plumstead from 1860. Parents Robert and Maria, children, Alice, Ada, Alfred Arthur and Albert
red mail Collins / Rood - Plumstead
John Collins married Ellen Rood in 1857. They lived in Spray St. Plumstead and John worked at Woolwich Arsenal for over 30 years as a labourer. Son George married Emma Richardson in 1882 and had a number of small shops and 'eating houses' in the Woolwich area at the turn of the centuary. (The 'Peoples Caterer') Would be interested in hearing from anyone who thinks they may have a link to any of these families
red mail Abbey Wood Kent
Richard Fletcher(born.c 1795) farmed at Abbey Wood in 1840`s. Maiden name of his wife was Phillis Clark.They had nine children,Richard,Josias,Philis,Edward,Mary,Joseph Hannah,John(my G.Grandfather)and James.I am seeking the origins of the first Richard(my GG Grandfather.and his wife Phillis. His father John came from Erith Kent . All Fletcher info for this area appreciated and can be exchanged Thanks Roy F.
red mail Dodimead
Searching for info on Dodimead family from plumstead or woolwich.
red mail Elizabeth JOHNSON
Elizabeth was born 1856 Plumstead,Kent. I have found her-noted "niece"-with John Johnson and wife in 1871. Where was she in 1861 and who were her parents ? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Ernest Frank TATNELL
Any knowledge of my Great Grandfather Ernest Frank TATNELL b 18 Nov 1862. A pawnbroker/draper married Ada Sarah PEACH b 1868 Sons: Daughter Ada Linda Violet TATNELL at 40 High Street Plumstead?
red mail Childs/Baker Plumstead/Woolwich
Looking for details of Benjamin Percy Childs b1885 wed Florence Louisa Baker c1886 wed 1908. Children Florence b1911 Winnie b1916 George b1913 Maud c1915 Cyril b1917 Benjamin b1919 Leonard b1922 Frederick b1923 Albert b1925 Stanley b1928. Any information greatly appreciated
red mail Cooks, Plumstead
Seeking info re. Cooks. Grandfather Angus Wyllie stayed with cousins during WW1. Address at 1916, 2 Elmdene Standard Rd, Bexleyheath, and Cooks Orchard, Borstall Wood, Plumstead. Earlier address, "Cottage in Old Park", Plumstead (1881 Census). William & 2nd wife Mary Ann Price came to Australia 1851 -large families.
red mail Eliza Pugh
Please can you tell me any information about Eliza Pugh b.1853 St Nicholas, Plumstead, England. Daughter of Francis Pugh b. 1827 and Emma Tuttlebury b.1828. Siblings: Henry, Maud, Robert, Josephine, Elenor, Llwellyn, Francis.
red mail The Paull family of Plumstead
Any info regarding Albert and Elizabeth Paull would be greatly appreciated. They lived at various addresses in the Plumstead area from about 1890 through 1944. He was an engineer at the Royal Arsenal. They had 11 children, one of whom married a Gilbert Kellock.
red mail Collins
Searching for information on Thomas Collins married to Emily Tyler in Dec 1914 in Market Harborough Leicestershire. Believed to have moved to Plumstead or Woolwich. He was a policeman. They had at least two daughters, Joyce and Ann. They were Catholics and I know nothing else...
red mail rumsey in plumstead or norfolk
I am trying to trace ,maybe living descendants of george charles rumsey , married to alice maud peake, george was born in 1869, and died in ashford , kent in 1925, alice was born in 1870 , and died in 1938, one of their known children was my nan, doris m rumsey , born in 1907. my great grandfather was a sheep farmer in norfolk, don't know where though. my gran lived at 138 crescent road, and her husband was a master butcher in woolwich. ia anyone else researching this rumsey clan?
red mail FAULKNER/WALLACE
Hi, looking for info re William J Faulkner who married Caroline Susan Wallace 1890 Woolwich reg. Children of the marriage: Alfred, George, Rosanna, William.
red mail McLachlans of Plumstead
I am researching my grandmother's family and am looking for any descendants of her siblings She was Ruth McLachlan b1882 Plumstead dtr.of George McLachlan and Rosina (nee Holt)McLachlan. There were 11 siblings:Amy, Edith,Edwin V.,Evelyn M., Frederick C.,George, Horace & Victoria R. I believe Edith married an Arthur T. Tidy in 1910. Ggf. George McLachlan was a scientific instrument maker at the Woolwich Arsenal. Ruth died in 1935, she had been married to my g.fthr. James Ward and had 2 sons, Stanley & Eric. When James Died in 1923, she married one Harold Arthur Lemon, a solicitor and was living in NW11 when she died.I would be most grateful if any McLachlan descendants could contact me to share knowledge about the family today.
red mail Plumstead Centenarian
Mr George Crago born 1813 died 1909 He was born in Liskeard Cornwall he qualified as Londons oldest pensioner and died the day he was granted his old age pension , four shillings a week. I have been told he walked twice a day around Plumstead Common up until he died.He stayed at vicorage road Plumstead.I am looking to trace his decendants Jessie eva Crago who married into the Thurston Family
red mail Thurston
I am looking for details for my grandfather James Kenneth Thurston who Married Eva Jessie Crago.They had 6 children Peter, George, Bill, eva , Ivy,Fred. My Gr grandfather George Thurston Born in Gillingham Kent around 1850 any information would be welcome as I cant seem to find any details
red mail Straffon Family
I am researching the family of George or William Straffon b c1803 in Plumstead, Kent. Also, any with the Straffon name from south east England. Many thanks.
red mail JOHNSON - GOFF - REEVES - KENTand LONDON
John Johnson was born 1815 Plumstead,Kent .1st wife unknown 2nd Jemmima Reeves,3rd Elizabeth Clarke. Children 1st William B1832 Lambeth-maybe more -2nd Joseph 1853 and Matthew Reeves 1857 both born Woolwich. 3rd No issue . My search is for Johns 1st wife ,His son William born 1832 married Ann Goff and had 4 children. I cannot find the marriage or births of William B 1862 St Giles,Middlesex,Emily 1865 St Martins, Arthur born 1867 St Giles,Middx but I do have info 1881 on the family and Edward the 4th child I have his birth details. Any information would be much appreciated.
red mail Emily Willoughby Megee and John Martin
Looking for info on the family of Emily Willoughby Megee b. 1853 and John Martin b. 1852. They were married 1873 at Woodlands Parish Church Kent. They had 12 children Simeon, Eliza, John, William, Emily, George, Lucy, Caroline, Frederick, Annie, Sydney, Albert. Emily is the Aunt of my Grandmother Rose Megee daughter of Emily's brother Thomas Megee and Sarah Blake. Thanks in advance for any help you can give with this family.
CONRAD/SIMONS
Jacob Conrad born 1831 Prussia, came to England between 1861/1868. Married Lucy b Albury 1848; lived Plumstead d1885, 10 children. Lived Darenth Rd, Purrett Rd & Kashgar Rd. My GM Agnes Conrad married George Simons 1903. Any info on Jacob & decendants much appreciated.
red mail Edward William Ruegg
I am looking for more information on Edward William Ruegg, born about 1845 in Plumstead, Kent. Can anyone help with him or any other Rueggs before him from Plumstead? Xanthe
red mail John Monk family, Plumstead
Looking for my grandmother's family. All I know is that her name was Mary Amelia Monk, (possibly another initial E) born around 1888, father's name John Monk. She married John Henry Drewitt in St James Church, Plumstead in January 1916 but I don't know if her family came from Plumstead or if she was lodging there. Anyone know anything, please?
red mail Jewett - Woolwich & Plumstead, SE18
Looking for information on Jewett family in Plumstead and Woolwich from 1700s.
red mail FINCH/BROWN
further info wanted on WILLIAM FINCH who married ALICE MARY BROWN in Plumstead in 1904. William had a brother Tom and a sister Sarah and either came from Welling or somewhere in the west country. William lived at Purret Road and Alice at Glenside Road. Both were born in 1886. Particularly trying to trace the Finch side as i have no info on where they were from. Grateful for any help!
WOLF, EMMA UNKNOWN FROM PLUMSTEAD
Trying to find details of EMMA BORN 1866 PLUMSTEAD.Married CHARLES AUGUSTUS WOLF, BORN 1864 BROMLEY. Children HERBERT CHARLES 1888, LEONARD ALFRED 1898 & IVY MAY 1892, ST. George in the East.Any help please, thanks Vita.
red mail Wright
Looking for any one who may have known of the Wright Children around the 1900,s. I have Beatrice Elizabeth Wright birth date unknown. Chidren of Beatrice Elizabeth Wright are Gwendoline Wright, Grace Wright, Lillian Wright, Beatrice Wright Born 1916. Bexley. 40 Standard Road. Edward Wright born 1911 and died 1940. Buried in July at Plumstaed Cemetery. Beatrice Elizabeth Wright died when children were young and Gwendoline raised them as far as i have been told. Children went to Mulgrave School Woolwich. S.E.18. lONDON. They had lived in the Welling, Plumstead area,s and Bexley area,s of London. Children,s father,s name was Joseph as names on Beatrice marriage certificate. But when Beatrice was born in 1916 father not named. Suggesting parent,s were not married. gWENDOLINE WAS MARRIED TO A W.G OR G.W Broadhurst. Last known address for Gwendoline before she died in the 1980 & something was Walmer Terrace. Plumstaed. Any one with any info no matter how small would be most greate full. Kind regard,s Christine. Daughter of Beatrice born 1916.
red mail MABEL ANNIE BARRETT
Mabel Annie BARRETT born c 1892, father ARTHUR BARRETT (lic Victualler), Agnes Emily BARRETT a witness at her wedding to FRED(erick) DINHAM in WEST HAM in 1913. They had 5 children but she "ran away" leaving the children with their father in the mid 1920s. If the marriage cert is correct she was about 18 years his junior, he had been a soldier ?in India for about 23 years before the marriage and then worked as a labourer in the dockyards in Woolwich, or in the Arsenal. All the children were born Woolwich/Plumstead.Does anyone know anything about this line of BARRETTS?
red mail D. GILL
Can any lister help me trace the D. Gill (Doris?) who was the niece of Thomas Rushbrook and registered his death at Plumstead, Kent in 1963 John
red mail William John Harris
William (John) Harris my was my gggf. Looking for information on him. I have a copy receipt inhis name for a burial plot in Plumstead cemetary dated March 1922. He was a quartermaster, possibly for PO, and had sailed so I was told as a child. He had a daughter Amelia Alice, and possibly another two children, I have been unable to find him on any census, nor his birth, death or marriage. Amelia married a William James Powell in 1909, when she was 17, so I assume he was on land at this time. My great grandmother would tell that he became a publican when he left the sea. Do you have any knowledge of these families.
red mail DAVIS
I am researching Henry David Davis and Olive Amner (my grandparents) also Henry Davis and Eliza Ann Davis(Driver). From the Woolwich, Plumstead area.
red mail BROWN family
I am new to this list and am trying to trace the following family I feel may be my grandfather's - A family as follows found in the 1901 Census - Mother (head of household) Annie BROWN aged 47 Albert (Ernest) BROWN (aged 21 on this census) (born 12 Feb 1880) in India Brother George aged 17 born Plumstead, Kent Sisters Edith, Elizabeth and Ellen one born Plumstead Kent, the younger two born Greenwich living in the Civil Parish of Greenwich House No. 50 (Road/Street not known) I would like some help with clarification of the actual address and any information about the rest of the family in other earlier census's. My belief is that the father of the family was serving in the British Army in India (does anyone know what campaign was being fought in India then) at the time of Albert's birth, but beyond that information i.e. was he killed in action or did he stay in India whilst his wife and subsequent children lived in firstly Plumstead, Kent and then Greenwich, London? So many "if's" I'm afraid. I know my grandfather was in Jersey, Channel Islands after the 2nd World War having married there and had 2 sons (the younger being my father in 1920).
red mail Ebenezer Davis
Is anyone doing any research on this family? Ebenezer's wife was Mary Davis (nee Wates). She died in 1879. I may have something of interest for you.
red mail Any Orphanages in Plumstead c.1860
Would anyone know of any Orphanages in or around Plumstead/Woolwich around 1860? My GGGrandfather Alfred Cassell and his sister Emily grew up in an orphanage, his marriage certificate states he was born in Plumstead although I cannot find any birth records to confirm this.
red mail LAMBELL FAMILY
Andrew Lambell born 1881 married Matilda in 1903 they went on to have 7 children. Grace 1881, Ellen, Harriet, Emily, Mary, Peter and Fanny who married a soldier and went to India. Any connections or info would be very much appreciated.
red mail tracing collins history
im trying to find any info on an Edwin George Collins b.1895 (my grandfather) son of Thomas Edwin Collins and Sarah Ann Collins (nee,Shipton)he was born at 29 Speramza Street,Plumstead, Woolwich.i believe this to be a large family, Edwin joined the Royal Kents in 1911, and married an ? Atkins in Southwark 1942, i believe they also had a child possibly a son (Norman?)he did not stay with his wife long and had another child a son (born in Wales) with a Mrs Marion Creswell (nee Izzard)b. 1947. any information would be gratefully recieved as im now stuck old SECRETS get buried as the time clock ticks on, and i believe theres more to this story? thank you
red mail Charles frederick shaw
looking for details of the family of charles frederick SHAW and Pamela w Shaw nee HOLBROOKE. They lived in wrottersley rd, they had five children; Sandra, Jacqueline, David, Michael and Barbara. Pamela was a teacher who taught at foxhill primary. The time span is 1950 to 1960.
red mail JOHNSTON
My Great Great Grandfather, James was at the marriage of his son, (my Great Grandfather)Robert to Mary Ann (Fletcher)in the Christ Church Shooters Hill on the 25/12/1883. They were married by John L. Masters. Roberts wife Mary Ann's father was James Thomas Fletcher. On the 11th July 1884, Robert and Mary Ann gave birth to a son Robert James. Their Residential Address was recorded as 12 Mars Terrace; Cresent Rd. Plumbstead. Any help or information will be greatly appreciated.
red mail Hood Augustus Plumstead
I am looking for the family of Augustus Hood whose daughter Isabella Hood married John David Barnes in 1895 in Belfast. The Barnes settled in Plumstead and their daughter Annie married Benjamin (John) Bird. Annie Barnes lived at Bannockburn Road and worked at the Woolwich Arsenal.
red mail Dentten Family
Looking for any information for John Dentten, b.1814, Little Peckham, Kent, d. Jan 1894, Plumstead, m.abt 1838 Sarah Ann Martin, b.1815, Horsted Keynes, Sussex, d.Jun 1877, Plumstead. Ch: Sarah, b.1835; Mary, b.1838; John Henry, b.23 Feb 1840, d. 17 Apr 1921, Cheboygan, MI, USA, m.1860 Martha Philadelphia Ashton Davis, dau. of John and Susannah Davis of Ulcombe, Kent; Thomas, d.Sep 1843; William, b.1845; Harriet Eliza, B.Dec 1846, m. Edwin Braddick; Edward, b.Mar 1849; George, b.Sep 1852; Louisa, b.1859; Emma, b.Dec 1861. This was the only family I have found who consistantly used the name Dentten. John's brother Thomas, b.1821 used the surname Denton. Some Dentten's still in Kent area today. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Joyce
red mail Kavanagh
William Kavanagh, son of John and Mary, was born in Plumstead in 1839. Both he and his father worked at the Royal Arsenal, John as foreman and William as engineer/fitter. William married Dorinda Kelly, formerly Cassidy, in April 1861. The address given for William was 32 Arthur St and Dorinda 4 Deadman's Lane.
red mail 25 Bastion Road
TICKNER,BODY. William and Alice Tickner(Nee Meggs)lived in Bastion Rd. and later moved to Gourock Scotland where they both died; Wm. in 1915, Alice in 1919 of Spanish Flu. Bert (Albert) Body, second husband of Alice, may have moved back to Plumstead. Any information on either would be appreciated.
Baker
Looking for ancesters of Charles (policeman) and Bessie Baker (nee Haistead). Both originally from Norfolk. Lived in Plumstead from 1910 (Llanover Road) Children Charles, Bessie, Gladys, Violet & Mabel.
red mail BALL/BRYAN/BRYANT
Originally from Warwickshire/Leicestershire.
red mail Crooks Family of Plumstead
My Fther Benjamin was born in Plumstead 1890 His Fther John Crooks, Sailmaker born Hammersmith 1849 Mther Sarah ne Seggers brn Essex 1850. Ben was one of 8. 2 brthers killed Boer war.They lived in both Princes Rd & Barnfield Rd. Names Edward, oldest and a Pot Fireman married 1871 to Jemima ne Pizzey, Ernest,Clara,William,Herbert, Robert and Alice deceased 1895. Would appreciate assistance in locating and any information on family or decendants. Thank you
BOORER_BORER
I am conducting a registered One Name Study into my wife's family Name of Boorer. Family members were in and around Plumstead and surrounding area during 1800s to today. Always interested in any information no matter how small.
red mail Frank Hellewell
My Greatgrandad Frank Hellewell Lived in Plumstead where my Grandad Frederick was born (1902). My Nan was Hilda Beatrice Beard(1906-1935) Daughter of Harriet Beard. Would like any information on either Family please. Julie.
BLAKE
I am researching William Blake who lived at 2 Sandpit Cottage, Plumstead, Kent, he was born around 1818. He was married to Elizabeth and had a son called Walter George Blake. He later moved to Tatsfield in Kent. Any info. would be appreciated
red mail Weller/Lay/Church Plumstead
I am looking for information about my Great Great Grand parents on my Mother's Mother's side. My mum was EVELYN BEATRICE WELLER (b.1926 @ 57 Speranza Street, Plumstead) and her mum was EDITH MAUD LAY (b. 10/6/1892 m. 25/12/1913 d.7/1/1971) whose parents were FREDERICK LAY (born c1854 died 25/12/1906 @ 15 Rippolson Road, Plumstead.)and ELIZABETH LAY (CHURCH). I would like to know their parents names and also would love to know more about the Co-operative society where FREDERICK was either a driver or a horse-keeper (whatever that may be!) and any other nuggets of info regarding residences and other family doings, will be most gratefully received. Have found an entry for them in the 1891 census at 24 Kentmere Road, Plumstead... Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born Frederick Lay Head 35 Groom Tillingham, Essex Elizabeth A Lay Wife 33 - Pulloxhill, Bedford Thomas J Lay Son 12 Scholar Tillingham, Essex Kathleen L Daughter 11 Scholar Tillingham, Essex Mabel A Lay Daughter 9 Scholar Tillingham, Essex Ethel B Lay Daughter 6 Scholar Tillingham, Essex Albert V Lay Son 3 Scholar Plumstead, Kent Just in case anyone else is interested :-)
red mail Burgess, Bassett, Leech
Emma Burgess, born (Plumstead, Kent) married George Bassett 1842 at St Mary Newington, Surrey. Daughter Emma was born 1843 at St George the Martyr, Surrey, she married Sibbs Leech 1862, Woolwich.
red mail Clements/Hardisty
Researching family of William Thomas Clements, born 11 April 1883 Kildare, Ireland who wed Aimee Hardisty (born 28 Dec. 1883) sometime about 1900. Their first four children were born in England: William Ernst 05 April 1900, Charles Thomas 04 March 1902, Aimee Lillian 02 Oct. 1906. Searching marriage/birth records - can anyone suggest where to begin? Would appreciate hearing from others researching this family.
red mail Hardisty
Searching for info on Aimee Hardisty born 28 Dec. 1883. Daughter of Suzannah and ? Hardisty who was possibly Lord Mayor of York or Birmingham. We have little to go on but would like to trace grandmother Aimee's roots. Any help would be appreciated, would appreciate hearing from others researching same.
red mail LOOKING FOR ASHBY'S IN KENT AROUND 1915....
LIVED ON ORCHARD ROAD PLUMSTEAD KENT. ANY INFO WILL HELP. MARRIED VIOLET ANNIE HEWSON IN 1915. HE WAS A SEAMAN
red mail Christopher Saunders
Lived with his 6 brothers and sisters, Daisy, May, Violet, Rose, George and Wally and their mother "Min" Laura in Bastion Road, Plumstead -was in Italy in the war and married in 1946 to Phyll - lived in Marmadon Road, Plumstead. He worked at Plumstead Baths for most of his life and had one daughter, Christina; are any of his family still around there?
red mail Ethel Mary Walter
b 14 July 1887 to John Walter (1862-1913) arsenal worker and Jane Reeves Walter (1862-1928). Had a daughter out of wedlock, father unknown. Daughter Rose Helene Walter born 28 Nov 1904 at Maternity Hospital Mare St Hackney.
red mail Chasteauneuf
Much information concerning the ancestors and forebears of Louis Leon Chasteauneuf.
Benjamin William Herbert
Looking for parents and birth of Benjamin William Herbert born Plumstead 1874 to William, a plumber, also possibly a brother/uncle Joseph
Jordan, Francis and Sarah Ann
Francis so William James Jordan and Elizabeth Caroline (Cesarine) PICKERING b 22 Jul 1861, Percy Tce, Plumstead. 1881 census living Brewery Rd - 6 Livingstone Tce, Plumstead with his mother and sister. Married 8 April 1882 Sarah Ann WOOD bapt 18 Oct1863, Lydd, Kent. Children include Francis 1883, Thomas 1885, Walter 1886, Maude 1888, Charles Dennis 1890, Leonard 1891, Annie Ciserine 1896, Frederick George 1897 - all born Plumstead district. Alexander b 1901, East Ham - census address 10 Glenister St, East Ham. Sarah Ann died 1916 and is buried in the Charlton cemetery. Her husband died 1926. One report suggest he had up to 26 children. It is believed he remarried after the death of Sarah Ann.
Jordan, Frederick and Elizabeth
1901 lived 7 Armstrong St, Plumstead - Frederick son of William James Jordan and his wife Elizabeth Caroline (Cesarine) PICKERING - birth registered Lewisham District Jan-March 1860, 1881 lodger in the home of Wm White, Croydon, Surrey. Married 1stAug 1881 at St John, Thanet, Elizabeth WOOD b 1861 bapt Lydd Kent 21 Jul 1861. Known children Frederick b1882 Plumstead, Ada b 7 Sept 1885, Plumstead d 24 June 1965, Elizabeth b 1886 Plumstead.
Andrews Haughton
james andrews 2nd marriage was to mary ann (mrs)haughton nee potter,im looking for albert william andrews 2 older brothers and step sister phillis haughton's descendants also any info on this family, who was james andrews 1st wife ?


 
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