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red mail Sheerness War Memorial
On my previous post I mention am tracing all the names on the War Memorial and I have come to a bricks all on a gent and really would like to find his family the name is F W Bickford they were either born in Sheerness or moved there.
red mail Draper -Penney
Looking for any info on Thomas Penney born about 1816. He married Sarah Ann Draper in 1835 in Stepney. Sarah was born 1817 in Sheerness but not sure where Thomas was born, he died 1841-1851 in poplar area. Also have no info as to what happened to Sarah after 1851 census when she was a widow with 3 children Thomas 14 Sarah 5 and George 3. Looks like young Sarah born 1845 married John Scriven Flew Wallis 1861 in Victoria Australia she was 16. Did she emigrate with her mother and younger brother George?
Carnt Sheerness
Anyone researching this family? Willing to share
red mail Chamberlain/Chamberlin
I am looking for anyone who may have relatives of mine. More information needed. William Chamberlain b 1806, James b 1841, John b 1821, William b 1838. Sarah Chamberlin (nee Farley) b 1795, Elizabeth Chamberlin (nee Appleton), Catherine Chamberlain (nee Scroxton) b 1867. These are just a few, too many to write in here.
red mail Clark,Peckham,Woods,Sharpe,Butcher
I am looking for any information on my ancestors who lived in Marine Parade Sheerness, they were all Trinity House Pilots all E.J.Clark's born 1818, 1841 and 1877, marriages from the 1841 E.J.Clark were to Peckham, Woods, Sharpe, Butcher. They also lived in Hope Street and High Street. I think they all died in Sheerness but do not know where the records would be kept. I have access to the census records.
red mail Pluckrose Stephen.
I am trying to find the parents of Stephen Pluckrose born 1805 In sheerness Kent.
red mail Rowswell Family
i would like to know if anyone has contact with the Rowswell family of Sheerness or environs as my GG Grandfather Joseph Rowswell (1836 - 1911)lived there with his wife Sarah Freeman Tilby (1837-1905). i believe some of the family are still there.
red mail Townsend family of Sheppey
I am looking for any links to Isaac Townsend and his wife, Maria Jane Lambert. Issac was born c 1794 in Essex and died in Mile Town in 1875
red mail Tree/Arnold Families
I am looking for information on the Tree/Arnold families of Sheerness and their descendants. George Tree lived at 21 Russell St. Sheerness. Albert Edward arnold was husband of his daughter Florence. Also wanted, pictures of ols Sheerness.
red mail Paige / Brickwood
Thirza Paige married Frederick Salathial George Brickwood they lived at 33, Chapel Street, Marine Town Sheerness about 1880 trying to trace ancestors of Thirza my GG Grandmother know a lot about GG Grandfather who was in the R Navy thanks Vivien
red mail Dockyard church
I understand the Naval Dockyard in Sheerness had a church. Does anyone know if the records of this church are still in existance and if so, where they are kept. I believe my 2xgt grandfather was christened in this church. His name was John West but I have no other information.
red mail Sheerness - Shipsmiths
Looking for further information about the family of William Taylor b.c.1796 (Sheerness) married to Sarah Ann Mantle b.c. 1799 (Sheerness). Son was William Edward Taylor b.c. 1817 (Sheerness). He married Mary Ann Collins b.c. 1818 (Portsmouth) Father and son were employed as shipsmiths. Both ended up living in Poplar, London.
red mail Rump and Burrows family
David Rump married Elizabeth Burrows in Sheerness in 1857. Elizabeth later married William Browne in 1871. I am trying to find the family of David Rump.He was born about 1835 and was in the Royal Navy in 1857. His father was also David Rump a Farm Steward.I can not find any David Rump, father or son in any of the census records.Or any death records. Can anyone help with this family.
red mail Armstrong of Sheerness, Kent
Looking for any information on Daniel Armstrong, born c1852 in Sheerness, Kent. His father Thomas was a soldier and possibly from Ireland. Daniel was a seaman, although, in the 1881 census, he was a fireman at White Cross Street fire station near Old Street in London. In 1881 he marries Mary Ann Spicer but disappears soon after.
red mail flynn family
I am looking for information on john owen flynn and his family son of joshua and mary.last found on the 1901 census living at marine parade in sheerness.
red mail SHEPHERD Sheerness & Battersea
I am descended from Jonas Shepherd (b c1812), John B Shepherd (c1843), John E Shepherd (c1869) and Sydney Shepherd (1905). Looking for more information and possible relatives. AJS
red mail Lampard families in Sheerness
I am interested in any relatives of the Lampard family who lived in and around Sheerness.John Homewood Lampard was a well respected resident in the town and his daughters married and stayed in the area. ANDREWS, KING, SQUIRE, HARE, ROBERTS, HARMER families all connected to Lampards. Some of these families also worked in the docks as shipwrights and stevadores
red mail Truscott Potts Chenoweth
Looking for information regarding William Chenowith who died in Sheppey in 1881. He was a coastguard based at Sheppey but originally came from St Maws Cornwall Also Arthur Mitchison Potts who married Clara Amelia Truscott in 1903 in Sheerness
red mail Harvey Family possibly in Sheerness, Minster and Medway
Looking for info on the Harveys. Nicholas Harvey b1708 m Mary Lilbourne. William Harvey b1828 m Martha McGrath.
red mail Mills/Rowlands
Looking for decendants of Percy Mills of Colchester born 1908, who married Rosa (Rosina) Rowlands of Sheerness and lived in Sheerness in the 1930's. Had three children, Paul Arthur Mills, Pamela Mills (who married Sam Stewart) and another boy.
red mail Mealing John
On his convict record John Mealing aka Jphn Brown mealing claims to of been born in Sheerness around 1813 parents NK any informaion greatly appreciated,He was sentenced at Southwark in 1835 and got 7 years.
red mail Hodges & Wright families
I am looking for information on the families of William Joseph & Bertha Alice(nee Pellatt) Hodges late of Wellesley Rd. Sheerness & William George & Winifred Mary(nee Rogers) Wright late of Vincent Gardens Sheerness
red mail FULLER - Sheerness
My great, great grandmother was Miriam Ruth FULLER, she was born around 1832 in Sheerness and married Edwin HAWTHORN (born 1811 in Ireland) in 1850 in the Parish Church, Minster. Her parents were James FULLER born c1892 in Kent and Sarah ACWORTH born 1796 in Chatham and married in 1828 in Rochester. Miriam and Edwin died in Hull, James and Sarah both died in Kent. I would love to find any information about the births of any of these ancestors, as I have come to a complete stop.
red mail Potts/Truscott
I am looking for information about ARTHUR MITCHISON POTTS and CLARA AMELIA TRUSCOTT who were married in Sheppey in 1901. Would particularly like info on what happened to Arthur as he is listed as deceased on his daughter's wedding certificate in 1934 but can find no record of his death. Also info regarding his father JOSEPH MITCHISON/MITCHELSON POTTS. Thank you!
red mail Chenowith
Looking for information regarding William Chenowith who died in Sheppey in 1881. He was a coastguard based at Sheppey but originally came from St Maws Cornwall
red mail CHARLESWORTH, Isle of Sheppy, Kent
I'm Researching CHARLESWORTH. My 3xGrt Grandfather was Richard CHARLESWORTH b 1790 Isle of Sheppy Kent, he was a shoemaker. Richard married Elizabeth ASHTON b 27/10/1793 Woolwich Kent, daughter of William ASHTON. Elizabeth & Richard had 10 children< Mary Anne b1813 Bluetown Sheerness, Thomas John b1815 Bluetown Sheerness, Richard B1821, Hannah b1824, Esther b1826, George 1828, Sarah b1830, Martha b1834, William b1836 & Rachel my 2xgrt Grandmother b1838 all in Sheerness. They migrated to Australia, not sure if all the children came.
Wyver/Smiths
Looking for any info on the Wyver family or Smiths Gladys and Albert (known as Bert). My uncle lived in Rushden and worked at the Bottleworks on the isle of sheppy. My mum gladys lived in Queenborough. Would love to hear from anyone who knew them. Also trying to trace any Wyver links my nan was Gladys Wyver known as Ethel! pls get in touch if you have any knowledge of them kind regards.
red mail Looking for Sellen family
Looking for relatives of Sellen family based in Sheerness during WWII. Particularly Mavis, Joan, Maureen and Joyce.
Harry Bonner
looking for information about my grandfather Harry Bonner his father was John Thomas Bonner living at 37 high street sheerness in 1904 married Edith Helen Miller 12/1/1904 witness to marriage George Bonner and Kitty Doughty Harry died 13/1/1914 buried in Greenford park cemetery John Thomas Bonner died 16/4/1903 his occupation was a licenced victualler and did have the public house The Goat in the High street in Sheerness
red mail Amner
William James Amner born abt 1816 parents Robert Amner & Rebecca Moore -wanting to make contact with anyone interested with these surnames
red mail BARLING & POINTING of Sheerness and Minster, Sheppey
I am researching all BARLINGs and POINTINGs in Sheppey ( & am studying these surnames worldwide). Several generations worked in Sheerness & Chatham Dockyards. Would be interested in anyone who is connected with these families.
red mail Saxby Familiy Sheerness
Can anybody help with John William SAXBY(b 1834) & James Francis SAXBY(b 1835). Brothers who both joined the Navy as youngsters and both born Sheerness. I am related to James who settled in Devonport(Now Plymouth). Have been unable to get back any further. There are other Sheerness Saxbys around the same time-does anyone out there have any connection? Thanks.
red mail APPLETON, GIBSON, GILES, INNES & ONUS
CSI - Thomas Appleton, Thomas Gibson, John Giles, Jacob Innes & Joseph Onus where apprehended stealing a wagon full of supplies from the naval yards in Sheerness, Is of Sheppy, Kent in early 1801. John Giles escaped. The others where arrested and tried via the Kent Lent Assizes at the Jail Delivery, Maidstone, Kent on the 16 March, 1801 by Judge Baron Hotham. All where sentenced to be hung but this was later commuted to life. Innes & Onus spent 1802 on a Thames prison hulk & where transported to Sydney, NSW, aboard the “Glatton” in 1803. In NSW they took wives, raised large families and became early landholders in the Hawkesbury area of Sydney. They are buried in the same graveyard at St Peters Church, Richmond. It would appear they remained in contact for life but what happened to Appleton, Gibson and Giles? Please contact me if you have any information about these individuals or their families, the crime & the trail. Keith
red mail BELL Sheerness
Looking for information on James Bell 1880 and Stephen Bell 1878, both born Sheerness. Parents were Stephen Bell(Salisbury) and Helen/Ellen Thomson (Dunfermline). There were several siblings born in Scotland and Salisbury, 3 of whom died in Sheerness. I have information on their parents and on their brother William Bell.
red mail West family
I am searching for the ancestors and immediate family of my 2xgt grandfather JOHN WEST. His family lived in Chapel St, Sheerness and he was apparently born around 1802. He joined the Royal Navy as a Boy and I believe that this was a family tradition. Certainly all his children joined the Royal Navy at one time or another. William Henry and Samuel Richard are family names and also Lavinia and Maud. Hoping for some connection. I believe that Chapel St was in Bluetown and the dockyard had a church where it is possible that he was christened.
red mail Ormsby
We are interested in hearing from any descendants of Thomas Augustus Ormsby and Eliza Vaughan.
red mail Sheerness Feltons
The Feltons lived in Sheerness circa 1840s John Robinson Felton and his wife Ann were originally from Prittlewell Southend Essex. They had three or four children that we know of including Thomas Felton born 1834.
red mail BUXTON=UPTON
Hi im trying to find my great grandad HENRY BUXTON he was married twice had son JOSEPH in 1915 on the isle of SHEPPEY EASTCHURCH with 2nd wife ETHEL EUNICE UPTON would like to find who there pearents were or any more info on them. thanks joann
red mail Harfield
I am reasearching the Harfield family who were resident in Sheerness in the 1800 - 1900 period. Does anyone have any connections
red mail Pat Evans, ELiza McMahon, Pat McMahon of 38 Ranelagh Road, Sheerness from 1890 to 1920.
EVANS Patrick Gillian born Minster 17th May 1902 - Minster I am looking for details of my natural father Patrick Evans who died in Hilversum, Holland In September 1972. He was born at 38 Ranelagh Road Minster Isle of Sheppey in 1902. His father was called Ernest Evans and he was a Petty Officer in the RoyalNavy. His mother was Eliza MacMahon who probably worked as a Stewardess on the ferries. Patrick worked in the Royal Naval Dockyards in Chatham as a young man and he studied at night school. He worked for Royal Dutch Shell during the WW2 and settledin Hilversum and worked at the Radio Station as an announcer. My mother Stella Margaret Healing was his third wife. He had a daughter called Betty by his first wife and I met her and her husband Tom and son Tom in 1972. Betty waas born on 1st May 1929 in Rotterdam. Her middlename is Jacoba. Her mother's maiden name was VETH. I think they lived in Carshalton in Surrey. I would love to find out more about him and my descendants
red mail Apps
Looking for information about James Apps who was a gunner in the Royal Artillery and married Harriet Leaney(?) in 1859 in Sheerness.James' Father was Thomas Apps and Harriet's Dad was James Leaney. James and Harriet had about 8 children, one child was John Joseph Apps (b. 1866) he married Mary Ann Terry in 1886, they had about 4 children. I am following their daughter Daisy Elizabeth Margaret(b. 1895) Any info please.
red mail Heards of Sheerness
Richard John Heard of Devon worked as a messenger at the Admiralty and lived in Sheerness with Wife Mercy and Grandson George at the end of the 19th century. He also had a son R J Heardwho was living in Sheerness in 1890 when his father died. Does anyone know more of this family and their descendants?
red mail Whitehead family
I'm looking for any information regarding the Whitehead family from Sheerness, Kent. Thomas White Whitehead born 1825 (son of Thomas and Sarah) married Ann Mayne Durand in 1850.
red mail MUNCHIN MICHELLE
I have just started doing my family tree and know that my great grandfather William Alexander was born in Kent in 1863, he immigrated to Australia and had 3 children, Edgar, Phyllis and Kathleen, if anyone in Kent is related to me in any way shape or form, I would like to hear from you
red mail Jarvis Families in Sheerness in 1800s
Any information on Jarvis Families in Sheerness in 1800s would be greatly appreciated.
red mail QUINT - Sheerness
Have recently found possible connection with Quints via Marriage. Am researching Archer, Grigg, and Large all in Chatham, Sheppey area, when Quint came along.
red mail Quint - Minster Isle of Sheppey,Kent
Researching QUINT family living on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent during the 19th C The Quints were living in Sheerness, Minster and Eastchurch. They possibly originated from the Gillingham area and the other Medway Towns such as Chatham and Rochester.
red mail Batt Family 1855
Searching for any information on a Richard Henry Batt who left Sheerness in 1855 for Canada.
red mail Foreman and Penney
I am looking for information regarding my great grandmother Emma Foreman b. 1865 Sheerness Kent, she was living with her uncle a Edward J. Penney in the 1881 census. Emma married William Newcastle Wallace in 1884 and had 15 childred (4 of whom died at birth) Any info would be greatly appreciated. Karen
red mail BRETT Family.
The family I refer to arrived in Sheerness c.1806 when William (born Teynham) and Elizabeth Brett baptised children in the White Chapel, Sheerness. William was a shipwright. His children were William b 1806,Sarah b1808,Thomas b.1811,Henry b.1812 Edward b.1814 and James b.1816. Henry became what appears to be a very prominant figure and his son Joseph Richard Brett's name seems on every list or directory. I would be delighted to hear from any decendant of this once prolific family.
red mail Nicholls - Mepstead
My Gran, Maud Mepstead lived in West Minster. She died in 1992. I never knew my grandad Fred Nicholls. If you know of them, please contact me. Thnx Lesann.
red mail Atkins
I would like to get in touch with anyone researching the Atkins family tree in Sheerness and surrounds. Most of the male members of this family were shipwrights and were working in the Royal Docks. Regards Petra
red mail Edmund BOGG
My g-g-grandfather EDMUND BOGG was born in Sheerness in 1807 and Christened in a church there. Any help on this would be gratefully received. Any Boggs still there?
LIFTON, CURD marriage - Sheerness, Kent
Seeking info on my Great Grandfather and his family:- Thomas George LIFTON was born in Pembrokeshire, South Wales 1870. He moved to Kent with his father (William) and brothers & Sister and worked at Chatham and Sheerness Dockyards. He married my Great Grandmother Clara (nee CURD) and they lived in Sheerness for a short while then moved to Gillingham. Their children were: Lily, Maurice, Ernest, Elsie, Edward, Charles, Queen (and others). I understand that most of their children were born in Gillingham/Chatham.
red mail ADA REEVES
I am searching for any information on my grandmother Ada Reeves. All I know is she married William Longhurst in 1903. I cannot find any other records of her. I would love to hear from anyone who recognises this name.
red mail LONGHURST FAMILY
I am looking for any information on the Longhurst family from Sheerness. My grandfather William Longhurst was the manager of the co-op dairy. He was married to ADA REEVES in Sheerness in March 1903. I would love to hear from anyone who is related tothis family or who has any information.
Pond family from Prittlewell
I am searching for a ROBERT POND (1795-1806) (cannot make direct link to the one listed for Prittlewell in 1796). He married a FANNY (FRANCES) SEWELL in Prittlewell in 1820 (she may have come from Rettendon). There is a Removal notice from Maldon back to Prittlewell for 1831 and two Removal notices from the parish of Chelmsford back to Prittlewell for 1837 and 1838. All of their eleven children moved to Sheerness/Sheppey between 1845 and 1858 with only three coming back to settle in Southend
red mail Andrews family
Researching the Andrews and Hoddinott families. Elizabeth Mary Annie Andrews was born in 1881, address was 17 Lower James Street, Sheerness. Her parents were James Walter Andrews born about 1858 and thought to be a merchant seaman; her mother was Elizabeth Annie Hoddinott born about 1860. Any connections to this couple and their families would be most welcome.
red mail William Mccracken
I am seeking information re William McCracken who married Elsie Coombs in Minster Church 1913.William died in 1936, obituary says working for Electric Power Company in Sheerness. Any info re birthplace, connections etc appreciated.
red mail Penney's
Looking for any information on the Penney's of Sheerness. My grandmother, Emily Elizabeth Penney's father was Walter Thomas Penney and came from Sheerness. On the 1881 Census he is down as Walter F instead of T. He married Caroline Erey Webb in 1880in Walworth, Surrey. I have been unable to go back from there.
red mail Sheerness, Sheppey, Kent
Samuel Allen a twin born April 24 1802 Rochester,Kent m Mary Ann Wickham July 20 Frindsbury,Kent, went to Sheerness with 3 surviving Ch and then 5 more b in Sheerness. My GtG was their d Emma b October 06 1835 in Chatham, Kent who m Thomas Wheeler (bNovember 23 1832) in Sheppey March 23 1856. 12 known Ch. Have records of Clara b1874; Ernest b abt 1880; Harriet b February 03 1867, my G.mother who m George Isitt (b Jan 12 1867) in Cardiff, Wales August 24 1889. G. was a shipwright and they wentto Chatham before arriving in New Zealand in 1922. Any relations of these large families are keenly sought to collaborate data.


 
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