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red mail George ADAMS - 1901 census & PO directories
From c 1900-1913 George and Hannah ADAMS moved to Staplehurst, Kent (they'd emigrated to New Zealand). I have a photo of them in front of a row of shops and it is labelled "G. Adams" - The 1911 census has them living at "The Oaks", Staplehurst, . I wondered if they were already in UK for 1901 census? Are there PO directories for period 1900-1913 listing where their shop was and what it sold? George should also be buried there in last quarter of 1913. Then Hannah returned to NZ and was buried there. Thank you for any help
red mail Charlotte Golden
Charlotte GOLDEN had an illegitimate child James NEAL on 1st Jan 1810, baptised Jan 28th 1810 in Staplehurst. If anyone knows of what happened to her, or her siblings or parents. Also James's father? Thanks.
red mail James Golding
I am looking for information on James Golding born 1810, Staplehurst, Kent. Married Sarah (from Hever). Later moved to Brenchley and then Edenbridge, listed as Farmer in 1851 census. Children Mary Ann 1832, James 1838, Edwin 1840, Sarah 1845, Thomas 1846, and William 1847.
red mail Hamilton JACOB of Staplehurst (as at 1875)
Looking for any info on descendants (if any) of Hamilton JACOB (b. 1841) who was son of Dr. John (Edmond) JACOB M.D. (b. 1805) of Maryborough and Charlotte Elizabeth JACOB (nee Baldwin) (b. 1806).
red mail Huckstead/Holland
Edward, Thomas and Henry Huckstead came from Staplehurst to Wisconsin in mid 1800s. Looking for their parents or relatives from that area of Kent. Elizabeth Holland married Henry Huckstead. Herbert Huckstead came to Wisconsin as a little boy in the 1850s.
red mail HUNT of Staplehurst
Searching for William and Hannah HUNT. I am descendent of their daughter Sarah. The HUNT family went to New Zealand and then on to Australia (Victoria). Sarah married Samuel LINNETT then Edward JONES. Will swap info with family members researching the HUNT, JONES, LINNETT trees. Thanks.
red mail George AVERY - Staplehurst to New Zealand 1839
George Avery arrived in New Zealand on the BOLTON, leaving Gravesend on 19th Nov 1838, arriving Wellington 30 April 1840. He was 16 years old and travelled with his parents Thomas and Elizabeth (nee Dapson) Avery and 6 siblings: Harriett, Charles, Ann, Mary, Sarah, Ellen, and Stephen. George married Charlotte Tandy in the Hutt Valley, Wellington, New Zealand. They had 17 children - I only have information on 4 of them at this time - they are: Charles Avery b.1851 married Jane Hirst George Avery b.1852 married Sarah Scrimshaw Thomas Avery b.1858 maried Annie Hall Stephen Avery b.1864 married Jane Hirst (a daughter of the above Jane Hirst's brother) Can anyone please help with the other 13 children so I can add them to my tree
red mail Buchanan
Looking for information on my Mother Eliza Jane Buchanan who worked at Windmill House about 1901-1906
red mail Mary Selves
Searching for any known relatives of Mary Ann Selves born Marden 1865,employed as maid at Chapman Farm ,Staplehurst.She had 2 brothers William Edgar & Frank Alfred Selves. After her father Edwin died her mother Elizabeth remarried a John Broad of Staplehurst
red mail James Isaac Penfold
Looking for whereabouts on James I Penfold born 1 Nov 1881 at Staplehurst Kent, in 1899 he joined the Royal Navy and in 1901 lodging in Hythe Kent but I cant find him after this, does anyone know of my James I Penfold.
red mail Huggins
looking for relatives or ancestors of Mabel Lilian 1879 - 1948, Edward 1846-1890 and Ruth Huggins (nee Reynolds) 1848-1933, and Catherine Reynolds 1830- ) from around Stapleford
red mail GOMERY
Seeking information on Hanna GOMERY of Staplehurst, Kent born c1745, parents believed John & Hanna GOMERY of Staplehurst. Hanna married Stephen Parker in 1778 at Staplehurst, moved eventually to Yalding.
red mail William Hunt, Hannah Craddock
Looking for others who may be researching descendents or ancestors of these 2 people. I am descended from their daughter Mary Ann HUNT b 1824.
red mail Thomas Allen m Martha Saywell
Would appreciate any information on the above, married on 23rd June 1689.
Looking for information or any connections with George CRADDUCK or Anne PARTRIDGE. George was born in Staplehurst Kent circa 1819 and died in Middlesex circa 1875. He married Anne circa 1846 in London. They had at least 3 children Arthur, John and Sarah CRADDUCK Be great to hear from anyone Lin
red mail Jane and Alfred Crouch
Alfred Crouch b.abt.1841 Headcorn lived in Staplehurst with his wife Jane b.abt.1845. Does anyone know who her parents were? Their children were Rosy 1862, George, 1864, Martha 1867 and William 1869 all born in Headcorn. Alfred and his siblings all lived with John and Rebecca Hook in 1861. The children are described as "in-laws" but I suspect their mother had just remarried and that they were in fact Rebecca's children and John's step-children. Does anyone know the history of this family?
red mail Gransbury
I was just told our family goes back to Staplehurst. Just wondering if this is the "right" Gransbury line. I am from the US.
red mail GRANSBURY
Looking for details of Gransbury family who resided at 'Windmill House and Cottage Bell Lane' in the 1881 Census. William (b1865) Married Sarah Anne Horton Roberts. Elizabeth (b187)Married John Charles Roberts. (My Great Uncle and Aunt)
red mail Gilbert, Snowden, Darke,Staplehurst, Co Kent
Charles Gilbert b 1815c, parents Richard Gilbert and Susanna Dennis, arrived per 'Palmyra' at Sydney in 1841. Sadly his wife Sophia died on the journey. He then married Isabella SNOWDEN, dau of convicts Andrew SNOWDEN and Sarah DARKE. I am descended from Charles and Isabella's son Andrew b 1841 in Parramatta.
Hope Family
Hope Family from 1843 onwards. Family members born in Boughton, Frittenden, Rolvenden and Staplehurst
red mail Obey family
Looking for information on my gg grandfather William Obey born Staplehurst 1831, m Mather ? from Buckinghamshire. Moved to Islington had 3 children, William b.1860, Ellen b.1867, Elisha b.1869. Worked as railway porter in 1880.I would be most interested in any other Obey connections
red mail Hawker of Watercresses
Frederick Baxell thought born Staplehurst 1811 - any info welcome
red mail John Ballard Of Staplehurst, Kent
Searching for information on John Ballard born abt. 1774 "of Staplehurst", married Pricilla Day 1796 at Maidstone and is buried at Smarden, Tilden Chapel
red mail Farmer Family
Looking for anyone who has researched (or in the process of) the name Farmer of Staplehurst, Headcorn. Sheila A Bawden
red mail Gomery / Gum(m)ery
I am doing a One-Name Study on the surnames GOMERY / GUM(M)ERY and variants. There have been families with these surnames in Staplehurst and area since the early 1700s. I would be like to make contact with anyone researching or interested in these surnames.

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