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red mail HIDE AND SEEK WITH GERTRUDE
My brick wall, Gertrude MURRAY married John DOSSETT in Hammersmith 1892. I was unable to determine Gertrudes life details prior to the marriage with any comfortable certainty. At that point I reached out for help and it was suggested that Gertrude MURRAY was probably the 5 year old foundling from Notting Hill on charity at Nazareth House in Hammersmith on the 1871 census. After Johns death in Jan 1911, the children were put in an orphanage. I finally found Gertrude by matching her signature on census with her signature on their marriage doc. She had resumed her maiden name? & moved to Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. Some of her details on the 1911 census are correct, some incorrect, others I am not sure. The 1911 census shows her living with Jane & Sarah Jane MARSHALL. According to this census, the MARSHALLs are sisters, spinsters, retired teachers & also Gertrude's AUNTS. If Gertrude is related to the MARSHALL sisters, that is a new clue. A search revealed a GERTRUDE HUGHES MARSHALL born 1st quarter 1867 Kensington, but no marriage, death or census record found for her. A search shows a few ___ HUGHES MARSHALLs. Could Gertrude MURRAY truly be GERTRUDE HUGHES MARSHALL? Would a scared 5 year old foundling know her own name? Did anyone know her name? Was she simply "found" in Notting Hill? Who is my great-grandmother? All theories entertained!
red mail Did you work at the Hotel Lexham, Kensington
My mum Karen and my dad Robert both worked at the Lexham hotel in Lexham Gardens in about 1980-1982. They used to socialise in the Atlas Apollo Hotel next door and also an Irish Club. My Mum remembers two sisters working with them at the hotel, called Pauline and Geraldine Roache (could be Roche) who were from Ireland. There was also a lady called Jenny and a lady who was from Huddersfield, as my Mum used to share return coach tickets with her; my Mum being from Brighouse, West Yorkshire. My Dad was from Edinburgh. I am trying to search for anyone who might know them or my parents or who might have worked in either of the hotels. Any help would be greatly accepted. Thank you Katie
Bartholomew
Am endeavouring to locate a CHARLES MICHAEL BARTHOLOMEW.Married MICHELLE WHITE on 2 Jun 1993 in Kensington and Chelsea Register Office (sntry 178 in register). His address was given as Flat 3 , 149 Sloane Street, SW1.Where are they now ?
Eagles
Searching for any info (deaths, children or present address) of Barry K Eagles born 1946 in Birmingham and married Anna M Bartholomew, born 1948 in Harrow. They married in Kensington in 1968. I have traced her family back to 1756
red mail Ferrer family
Looking for info on Ferrer family living in / around Kensington about 1871 - 1900. Samuel Ferrer, plumber. Wife Emma Ann died some time after 1881.
Kensington Middlesex
There is a marriage of Margaret Finnegan to William H Standing in 1916 in Kensington. Is this William H Standing the son of William Standing and Isabel Crane the William who is listed in 1911 census as chaffeur with Alderman family in Nottinghill. He was born 1890 / 1891 approx. Seeking Crane connections.
red mail St Mary Abbots Hospital Kensington
Can anyone tell me if there is a list of the children and Adults killed in the hospital when it was bombed please.
red mail KATHLEEN T KENNEFICK
Kathleen T Kennefick b. Ireland 1923 is in St Mary Abbots Hospital in 1950 am presuming as a Nurse. I cannot locate her after 1957 when she was in Putney London. She seems to have disappeared, cannot locate a marriage, death in fact no trace. Would appreciate any assistance. The above hospital closed several years ago so cannot contact them. Thank you.
red mail John Goodfellow, St.Lawrence Jewry-MAYBE
I am looking for information regarding John Goodfellow who i think lived in Surrey and maybe Kensington and i don't know when he was born but i know he died in 1617. My First ancestor who immigrated to AMERICA, I believe, was his Grandson, Thomas Goodfellow. He was born in England and died in Connecticut USA in 1685. He married and widowed, Mary Grant. His father was also named Thomas Goodfellow, Born in St Lawrence Jewry. Anyone with any knowledge of these Goodfellows, PLEASE contact me.
St Mary Abbot's Kesington
At St. Mary Abbot's Church Kensington on 1 December 1896 Arthur Howard Tripp married Maud Shalden-Smith. Arthur was in the Indian Army (no other details known though he retired as Colonel from the King's Liverpool Regt. many years later) But who were the Shalden -Smiths? Does anyone know where the church records fro St. Mary Abbot's are now.Does Kensington have a Family History Society or would it come under Middlesex - any help at all much appreciated..
red mail Sydney North born at Kensington UK
Can anyone enlighten me regarding Sydney North, born in approximately 1865 at Kensington Middlesex UK please? Sydney's father was Isiah North from Buckinghamshire UK, (my great great grandfather), who married twice and his second wife was from Norfolk. Her christian name was Elizabeth and they had three children, Emily North, Sydney North and Elizabeth North. Isiah North died fairly young and Sydney North appears in at least one census, aged about 16, where he is described as a clerk, but what happened to him? Family legend passed down through various generations suggest that Sydney went to South Africa and married a lady from there. All information gratefully received.
Esther Miriam Kitto
Has anyone Esther Miriam Kitto in their family tree, parents Peter Kitto, mother Catherine Kitto, and sisters Ellen Elizabeth, and Georgina Molyneux who were baptised on 2nd Agust 1874. I would be interested if there were stories or pictures of them as Esther Miriam was my husbands grandmother. Esther married Frederick James Davis in 1902.and we have no information on them. Any help would be great. Thank you.
red mail Joseph William Phillips born 1851
I have a Joseph William Phillips, born 1851 in St. George in the East, who married Fanny Eliza Purchall, born 1856 in Islington, in Kensington around 1882. Joseph died in 1885 in Kensington, hoping someone can find out if there were any offspring from this marriage and what happened to his wife Fanny. Have found a Fanny Phillips living in Hampstead in 1891 census but not sure if she is the same person I am searching for.
red mail Prowse - Highweek
Researching Thomas (d. Highweek August 1920) and Mary Prowse nee Simmonds
red mail Pollard - Kensington and Chelsea
Researching families of William Pollard b. 1843 and d. Kensal Green 1899, and his brother Frederick and his family who also worked in the area
red mail Scott
I'm looking for any thing on Henry Alex Scott born 1833 died about 1883. He married Louise Rushbury 2 September 1862. They had 4 children, Mary born 1864, Henrietta born 1865, Harry 1867 and Walter born 1870. In 1881 census he was the licensed victualler of the Prince Alfred Hotel, 59 Drummond Road, Bermondsey Surrey
red mail Wartnaby
Trying to find info on Jane Wartnaby born 1842 Kensington she was a housekeeper to the Headmaster of Winchester College for a while ,never married, died in 1914.We think she brought up my husband,s G Grandfather John Hugh Wartnaby.
red mail Bush
Looking for a William Percy Bush B1886 around the brentford Middx area married to a Elizabeth Noviss or Norris(or living together) had at least 5 children William Percy B1909,Arthur,George & Frank b1922 who was put in a home in Norfolk as Elizabeth died William(1886) is surpose to have moved to America Please can anyone help me find him I've been looking for 5yrs now with out any clues whatso ever(The children where all born in Kensington) Thank You Dawn
red mail Joseph Green
Looking for info on Joseph Green born around 1899 probably Hammersmith or Chelsea Areas,parents Elizabeth Bourne and John Green,Joseph lived in shepherds bush known as old Joe,had a shell fish stall on the Western Avenue Died 1977 ealing
red mail Barrett Alfred
Searching for parents of Alfred Barrett b: 1848/49 Kensington.He married Mary Jane Johnson. He had 3 sons and 1 daughter. Died in Battersey, Surrey.
red mail Wicks
Ellen Rachel b 1865, Emily Elizabeth b 1897 and Guy Philip b 1899 all born in Kensington. Children of Walter G Wicks b 1865 and Julia Teresia (nee) Peters b 1879. Siblings of Dorethy Jessie and Daisy Ada Any info would be greatly appreciated
red mail Peters
Ellen Peters, b Aug 16, 1893 and Florence Maude Peters b Nov 21, 1897 both born in Kensington, daughters of Joesph Henry Peters and Hannah L. (nee) Smith, family lived at 56 Stoneleigh Street, London (Kensington) in 1891, siblings Joseph Henry, Edith Louise, Philip James d B4 1911 and Albert. Any info would be greatly appreciated
red mail Ellen Alford - Walton Street
Hi. I am looking for more information on Ellen Mary Alford. She worked at 109 Walton Street as a Cook and died there in 1906. She left a daughter Nellie (Helen) Alford who was born in 1901 at the same place. I'd like to find out what happened to Nellie after her mother died. She must have stayed in the area as my grandfather was born in Chelsea.
red mail Charles Lumley
I am searching for information on Charles Lumley, b.1866 in Knesington, married to Maria Elizabeth Matthews in 1891. He died in 1946 in Paddington. Their children were Charles Bernard Lumley (my Grandfather) and Robert James Lumley. Any information will be gratefully received. Thanks, Adam
red mail William Parker
Hi I am Great grandaughter of William Thomas Parker Tailors in Kensington. W.T Parker married Catherine Cole from Farnham and later moved there.I would be gratful for more information
red mail Cresswell / Morgan
Ebenezer Cresswell married Sarah Morgan at St John the Evangelist, Ladbroke Grove Kensington on 27 Aug 1865. They had 5 children Frederick Morgan Cresswell 1866, Emily Beatrice 1868, Albert 1871, Elizabeth Charlotte 1874 and Annie Louisea 1876. Any information on this family would be appreciated.
red mail North Row
Was North row a good or a bad area of Kensington to live in 1870 to 1895 because my greatgrandfather live at number5 then number7 they must have been big houses or they where overcrowded hope you can help Phil
red mail Parents of Sarah Josepha CHARTERS
Sarah was born in Kensington on 6 Aug 1857. She is my greatGrandmother. She married William Henry BOWLES on 17 Feb 1880 in St Judes Church, Upper Chelsea. I cannot find any documentary evidence of her birth nor of the maiden name of her mother, Sarah (b. Stisted, Essex 1817). Her father, John Crates Charters, was apparently born in Scotland. I would welcome any assistance with theses three people.
red mail george philip Walden
are there any descendants of george philip Walden who lived at 1 bishops rd in the late 1800' s The direct descendants include walter levi walden Any information wil be appreciated. Thanks
red mail Searching for Mr Lynch
I am looking for a Mr. Lynch, possibly Anthony or Tom, who worked at the Rembrandt Hotel in Kensington in approx 1960. Any thoughts on how I might find more info, or verify his christian name, would be appreciated. Or anyone who worked there around that time, please make contact.
red mail Searching for Samuel Edward Daniels, appr. 1870-1875
Hi there! I'm looking for my ancestor Samuel Edward (in Holland known as Samuel Elias) Daniels. According to information forwarded by the archive in Kensington and the census 1871 he was a clerk in the india rubber trade and lived at 12 treverton street with his wife Rosette Daniels-Oppenheim, daughter Henriette Mathilde (born 1867 in Osnabrueck, Germany) and son Edward (born ca. 1870 in Kensington). Another son Julius Arthur (my direct ancestor) was born there in 1874, I have his birth certificate. I can't find any more traces of son EDWARD Daniels, all the others are more less known. Can anyone help me with the information I seek? Census 1881 results? Other Ideas? Thanks!!!
red mail Pearse, Stevens & Maples, Kensington
I am tracing my family tree and have gone back as far as Peter Pearse b.1750. I don't know his wife's name. They had a son also called Peter Pearse b.1776 and he married Hannah Walker in 1810. They had a large family most of whom became solicitors in Kensington. The name of the firm was Pearse, Stevens & Maples of Old Jewry. If anyone has any information about Peter Pearse (the elder) I would appreciate hearing from them.
red mail Kensington CAN ANYONE HELP
Was there a Parish workhouse in Kensington area around the turn of the 1800`s as I have a Mary Gregory married name Briant who in the censuses was down as being born in Kensington but cant find any mention of her or sister Esther/Hesther Mary was born in 1801-2 while Esther came along in 1805 parents unknown can any body help.
PARKER
Looking for information on the PARKER family ( William parker B 1825 in islington, and his son william thomas parker B 1848 in kensington) who were tailors in london. They are registered as living at 6 poplar place, Paddington London with mother SARAH PARKER B 1828 shoreditch/, ROBERT JAMES PARKER B 1850 Chelsea/,HENRY EDWARD parker B.1853 Kensington/, George frederick parker B. 1855 kensington/ LUCY SARAH B. 1857 kensington/ MARY ANN LYDIA B 1861 Paddington ANY information on any of these people or their descendants would be appreciated Thankyou
red mail Smith family of Kensington 1875-1881
I'm trying to trace the descendants of Arthur Smith (b.1850 Brandeston) who became a cabman/coachman in Kensington. His first marriage was to Susan (b.c1850 Kent) by whom he had a daughter Florence (b.c1870 Kensington) and he had more children by his second marriage in 1873 at Kensington to Georgina Tuck (b.c1844 Middlesex). Arthur's children by Georgina were William Benjamin (b.1875), Alfred (b.c1877), John (b.c1879) and Anne (b.c1881) all born in Kensington. Arthur died at a young age and in 1891 his youngest children - John & Anne were boarded out with Elizabeth Bridger, a widow in Shere, Guildford, Surrey.
red mail Padoa family
I am researching a small family called Padoa, who lived in the Kensington/Marylebone area from 1810 to 1851. Pascoa Padoa was a Maltese seaman, who probably married in 1810 at St George, Hanover Square. I can find no record of his wife, but he had 3 children, Lucy b1817, Jessy b1820 and James Pascoa b1824. Lucy married Richard Ashdown in Kensington in 1839 and had 3 children, George Richard, Lucia and Ada Amelia. They do not appear on censuses after 1851. Jessy married Edmund Dadge in 1843. Edmund worked as a footman for Lord Skelmersdale, and moved with Jessy to work for the Wilbraham family at Lathom House near Ormskirk, Lancashire, where they had 8 children - Louisa, Stephen, Charles, Emma, James, Harriet, Jessey and Lucy. She was still alive in 1901. James married twice, first in 1845, then in 1866, to Catherine Brodrick. He is elusive on the censuses, but reappears in New York state in 1880, with Catherine, as a horse trader. He returned to live with Edmund and Jessy Dadge in Lancashire in 1891. He died in Prescot in 1900. Any information about anyone with the Padoa surname would be welcome.
red mail Harriett Jane Conquest
looking for any relatives to my great grandmother born 1888 lived in Kensington married Albert Baker in 1910.Her father was Elijah Conquest born in 1856 in Bishop Stortford. Any information would be most appreciated.
red mail Albert William Gibbs - St Pancreas
Looking for info on Albert William Gibbs born 1870, dont know who he married but know he had a daughter called Margaret Mary Gibbs b 1907 who married Ernest Saxby in 1928, but she died in 1945.Most of thier children were put into homes like Bernardos and Ivy was adopted. I have Alberts parents and siblings but not his marriage or other children, can anyone help please?
red mail Kensington Palace
Can anyone tell me how grace and favour homes at the palace were allowed to be occupied by someone did they have to be royalty or a servent only my great aunt elizabeth kirsop lived there in 1950's she was a companion to a miss kenzi arnold who was an artist and they had a housekeeper called helga and i have always wondered how they were allowed to live there. I have visited them with my mother and i remember sitting there oh so good but so scared to move it was awsome. the very large fire place and great big doors i can still see the room even today i have never forgotten.
red mail Bond/Smeeth
I am trying to find information on John Bond and Mary Ann(e) Bond who were married in St Marks Church, Kensington 12 Apr 1868. He was a miller and they had 10 children (5 of each)Any information would be appreciated. Many thanks Colin from New Zealand
DAW, John Wickham
Hi there, I'm looking for any information on John Wickham DAW b: 17 Oct 1796, Kensington, London, England who married on 2 Feb 1830, Marylebone, UK to Ellen Orianna COMPSON b:1806 Westminster, London, England. They had 3 children born in the UK and another 6 children born after imigrating to Australia. They died 1872 and 1878 at St Mary's, South Australia. Would appreciate any info on their ancestors in the UK
Evernden
Looking for any info on/relatives of Mary Evernden b.circa 1821, Kensington, London. She married William Turner 1839 in Medway Dist of Kent.
red mail ALLEN or ALLAN or variations
Anyone researching ALLEN families in and around Kensington/Chelsea? Particularly interested in families who were shoemakers/bootmakers in the 1800s-1860s. My Joseph William ALLEN was born c1803 in Kensington, father George Levy ALLEN, a bricklayer. Must have been lots of siblings out there.
red mail BUNCE
Seeking information on Ethel Bunce b.15 May 1893, Ellen Bunce b.1895, Elizabeth b.1897 and Rhoda b.1900. In 1893 living in North Street, Brampton, Kensington
red mail George Ruthven Thornton
I am looking for information on my gg/grandfather's family. He was called George Ruthven Thornton and in the 1901 Census was the Vicar at St Barnabas Church in Kensington, living at the Vicarage.
red mail Did you work at the Lexham hotel?
My mum Karen Milburn and my dad Robert Pettie both worked at the Lexham hotel in Lexham Gardens in about 1980-1982, the used to go drinking in the Atlas Apollo next door with two Irish girls Pauleen and Geraldine (Rhodes, my mum thinks). I am trying to search for anyone who might know them or my parents or who might have worked in either of the hotels. Any help would be greatly accepted. Thank you Katie
Thurtell
Looking for any info about William Ellis THURTELL who married Augusta Rebecca Sidney at Kensington in the Dec quarter 1887.
red mail Drew of Kensington/ Notting Hill
5: Drew of Kensington/ Notting Hill John Drew B:1779 P: not known D:1843 P: Kensington Elizabeth B:1783 P: not known D:1850 P: Kensington Married D: not known P: not known Parents of John : not known Parents of Elizabeth: not known Children of John & Elizabeth: William John B: 1805 / Margaret Elizabeth B: 1811 / Marion B:1819 / Penelope Ann B: 1825. John Drew & William John Drew built houses in Notting Hill for the Ladbroke Estates. In the will of John Drew, Elizabeth was left six properties in Notting Hill. Have more information on family but still have blank spots to fill in. Any information would be helpful.
red mail thomas albert owers of kensington
Thomas Albert Owers born in braintree essex 1842 married Jane Evans from Haverfordwest. they lived in kensington, where thomas albert was a house decorator. Jane was one of 8 sisters. Esther was my great great grandmother. I would love to find out more about all the sisters. Their father john evans was a butcher in haverfordwest. Kristin
red mail Grantham John Hanson Ellen
I'm searching for the descendants of John Grantham and Ellen nee Hanson married 26 Dec 1875 Christchurch, Marylebone, who were my great grandparents. John was born 1855 Stratfield Mortimer, Berks died 1917 Kensington, Ellen born 1856 Marylebone died 1929 Kensington. Their children were Charlotte Fanny (spouse Fitchet or Smith), Frederick John (spouse poss Maud Page) Charles, Albert, Amy Ellen (spouse Wm Jos Peel), Arthur (spouse poss Alice Alexander) Sidney (spouse poss Schoberth or Yates) and Harold Percy (spouse Violet Bromley) my grandparents, all born Marylebone or Kensington between 1875 and 1896. Many thanks Barbara
red mail Edith Dorothea Mary Higgins
Edith Dorothea Mary Higgins died 09 Oct 1960 Kensington, aged 75 yrs. Born in Australia she married Capt. Alan Charles Pryce Seymour-Higgins 31 Jul 1924 Westminster (Divorced 1930). Any information would be most appreciated.
red mail CHADS
looking for any info on William Granville Chads born 1877 in Kensington, he stayed in Edgware Rd and then emigrated to Canada in 1895, his fathers name was Herbert, believe he was born in Trinidad c1838, mothers name Annie, William married Jean Cruickshank in 1911 in Winnipeg, they returned to UK c1912 and settled in Aberdeen where they had 3 daughters, 1 my grandmother. Can anyone help?
red mail HEALEY ANN
LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON ANN HEALEY BORN ABOUT 1849 IN KENSINGTON. SHE MARRIED SOMEONE CALLED JOHN REYNOLDS BORN THE SAME YEAR. IF ANYONE KNOW'S OF THESE PEOPLE PLEASE CONTACT PETER, THANKYOU
red mail Looking for Annie Benfield
I'm looking for Annie Benfield known to be working in the Kensington or Hammersmith area in cira 1930. I'm not sure of her birth year but assume it is between 1900 to 1915 any info greatly received.
red mail Harry and Simon Bird
My great grandfather Harry (Henry)Bird was a tailor who lived in Kensington in Bassett Road. He was born in 1881, moved to Nottingham between 1901 - 1924, moved back to Kensington in the 20s/30s. He died in 1958. His daughter, Pauline, is my grandmother. His wife's name was Lois Bird (nee Williams), who later married Sydney Linfoot. Harry's father Simon Bird emigrated from Poland in the 1880s and was also a tailor. I would love to hear from anyone who is related or has information about this family. Equally I have a lot of information which I am willing to share. Laura
red mail Bridges, William Robert
I am researching my Grandparents family in Kensington on 19 Swinbrook Rd around 1900-1910. Anyone with help would be greatly appreciated. His father was Robert John Bridges & Edith Blanche Massey
red mail Cunningham Smithers - London
I am researching the Cunningham family of London - Kensington, Willesden, St George, Marylebone, Hendon, Kilburn areas. Particularly, Benjamin William Cunningham b1859 who married Rosina Emily Smithers b1865, children Frank and Lucy. Any information would be really appreciated!
red mail Webling
I'm looking for the parents of George Webling, b.1834, Kensington.Any details of a first marriage and details of his second wife, Jane, b.1864 in Berkshire would be very helpful.
red mail MARSH
Mary Marsh, born c 1804 in Kensington, according to later census records, married Daniel Capener Wilks at St George, Hannover Square in 1826. They had at least 7 children, the youngest of which, Ebenezer Daniel Wilks 1847-1917, is my great-grandfather. I have virtually no information about Mary Marsh or the Marsh family and would welcome assistance.
red mail Hickman's of Lacey Green
Does anyone have any infor on the sons of Simeon Hickman, b. 1840, Buckinghamshire. Arthur b. 1860 Herbert b. 1864, Alice b. 1867, Joesph 1871, Harold b. 1878. I'm interested in what happened to the other siblings of Herbert. Herbert moved to Canada, what of the rest?
red mail Everests of Kensington
I am looking for any info on the Everest family who resided in the borough of Kensington. Father Arthur Robert,b. 1871 married Annie Barnes b. 1969. Son Arthur b. 1896, Louise b.1898, Edith 1900. Son Arthur married Emma Jane Jukes 1816 and moved family to Canada in 1946.
red mail Orphanage in Kensington 1920's
My father was brought up in an orphanage in Kensington in the 1920's. I believe it was a convent (possibly called St. Anne's). Does anyone have any information about it's whereabouts and whether it still exists please? I'd like to be able to find out some information from the records for genealogical purposes. My father was Lionel Edgar Edwards born 1915. He had a younger brother Eric (who died shortly after entering the orphanage). Their older sister Kathleen who went to live with family to help look after children. If anyone knows of this orphanage or knew my father or his family or otherwise has any information which could help, I'd be really grateful to hear from you. Many thanks. Anne
Wilkins
Mary E born Kensington 1912 and Madeline born 1914 father Francis C Wilkins and mother Laura M Tingle.
Ellis
Geoffrey Cyril Ellis born 1908 Kensington. Father Henry Richard Ellis and mother Susan Tingle
Tingle
William Tingle a cabinet maker lived at 164 Campden Hill,Kensington in 1918.Wife Elizabeth E Jones this was a second marriage.Three daughters Susan 1882. Laura 1884.Mary 1911, from the first marriage.
red mail ROSA A WALKER
Rosa A Walker married 1st quarter 1889 Kensington. Could she be the Rosa A Walker from 1881 census Stockton on Tees? Help!
red mail beryl and robert mcconnell
hi looking on any info on these two people and there children patricia, june, royston, sandra beryl
Hearne
I am looking for any information on a Nehemia Hearne who was born in 1865 and married in 1885 to a Genty Williams in kenssington. Nehemia was the son of Thomas Hearne a chair cainer Genty's father was a Joseph Williams this family lived in and around Acton.
red mail MORAN
Just a long shot. Anyone in contact or know of a Margaret Moran born 1930s. I work with her sister Pat (nee Moran) now McCann. Pat last saw Margaret when she was in her teens. Margaret seems to have disappeared as all attempts to make contact have failed.
red mail THOMAS PETTETT 1845
I am trying to find any information onn THOMAS PETTETT. He was born in 1845 and was married to SOPHIA, her maiden name is unknown. He was born in Kensington and a general worker come painter in Hampton Wick. If any one has any information on this man please let me know. Thank you
SMALLWOOD
Joseph and Elizabeth SMALLWOOD had three children: Florence SMALLWOOD (details unknown); Elizabeth SMALLWOOD (details unknown); John SMALLWOOD (b 1833 Kensington)married Ellen PITTARD (1857 Sydney Australia). John and Ellen's children numbered thirteen. John SMALLWOOD has over 1000 Australian descendants.
red mail Kathleen and Margaret Donoghue
I am trying to find information on Kathleen and Margaret Donoghue, they were both in Kensington in the early 1940s, Margaret married a Mr Smith, both girls worked in Ammunitions in Hayes for a time, can anyone tell me if there are any records I can search to find out info on these two ladies,. they are thought to have been born in Ireland or at least had Irish connections. many thanks in advance.
red mail Mullens, May Annie/Mary
I am searching for May Annie/Mary Mullens. She was working at the Glendower Hotel, kensington in 1920 and possibly a little later. She had a son John Kevin Mullens, born Dec 1920. Does anybody know what happened to Mary/Mary and her son or have them on their family tree? Any help welcomed
red mail Charles Julius Kino
My great grandmother was in service to the Kino family in 1881 at 3 Edinburgh Terrace Kensington. Does anyone have any information on Charles Kino who I believe was a tailor and born in Russia.
SAMPSON
I am researching the Sampson family of 16 Campden Street Kensington. This was given as their address on their marriage certificate in 1855. Errick Sampson (b c1834 in Deptford Kent) a ladies bootmaker and MaryAnn Francis (b c1831 in Kingsdon Somersetshire) had five children before migratiing to Australia in 1865. They had another son Arthur born in 1868 in Queensland Australia. Errick's alleged father Henry Sampson was a compositor. Any information on the family in England will be appreciated.
red mail Clack, Charles Stephen
I am looking for a William Clack, shoe and bootmaker. His son Charles Stephen was born in Kensington in 1830
Middlesex and Ireland
Still looking for info on Nellie Dixon, who married Cecil Horace Chaplin in Kensington. These are my maternal Grandparents. Nellie was born in Ireland I think and came over here as a child.Nellie and Cecil had one daughter Marjorie. Cecil died 1906. I believe her parents to be George Dixon and Margaret Hull. Ireland. Still searching. Not sure which area which is of course a problem. Could have been known as Ellen Constance Dixon. Thank you
MILLIN and CRAWFORTH
Looking for details on MILLIN family in Kensington, Middlesex. Mainly of Kitty MILLIN born November 1825 and died in Kensington in 1893. She married John CRAWFORTH and had lots of children so any information on descendants of these children would be great. Regards Lin
COOK Ethel Elizabeth
Looking for any information on ETHEL ELIZABETH COOK born 1878 PORTLAND ROAD, KENSINGTON. Father ROBERT COOK, Mother MARIAN COOK (PEARCE). Ethel married GEORGE DEAMER 1893. Any help you can give me would be appreciated. I am willing to share any details I have on these families.
DEAMER Robert Henry
Looking for any information on ROBERT HENRY DEAMER, born MERSEY STREET, KENSINGTON 1900. Father GEORGE DEAMER, Mother ETHEL DEAMER (COOK). Robert married ANNIE SENIOR 1927. Any information would be appreciated. I am willing to share any information I have on these families.
ANNIE ELIZABETH BOEG
Looking for any information on BOEG family living in London area - Kensington, Portobello Road, Notting Hill. I am willing to share any information on this family.
red mail Hardy family
looking for descendants of John Preston Hardy & his wife Emma. Originally from Remenham Berks, moved to rooms above a stables in Kensington approx 1885.Children Ethel,Frederick,David & Jack.Emma died in 1906.Any info welcome.
red mail Seymour-Higgins
Information sought on a Capt Alan Charles Pryce Seymour-Higgins (b. Allan Charles P Higgins Sept 1897 Croydon) and Edith Dorothea Mary Seymour-Higgins (Horn). They married Sept 1924 St Geo. Hanover Sq. Capt A C P Seymour-Higgins served in the Supply and Transport Corps of His Majesty's Indian Army. He died Sept 1966 Westminster, aged 70 yrs. E D M Higgins died Dec 1960 Kensington, aged 75 yrs. She was related to a Marmaduke Langdale Horn. They were living at Eaton Terrace Kensington SW1 during the 1930's.
red mail SCHWENK
Looking for the descendents of Antonio SCHWENK(a piantoforte maker) they lived at 5 Emma Place Kensington from 1871 to 1891.Their children were Daughter Caroline/Charlotte married a Joseph GOSTELOW. Son Robert (PLASTERER LABOURER) married Eliza, Francesca.Thomas, John and Ada. Please get in touch with any info on the above. Thank you
red mail O'Shea, Hatton
Hatton Charles O'Shea died in Kensington in September 1849. Any information on him would be wonderful.
red mail lost Sheppards Cottages, Kensington
I have an 1861 census record of my gggggrandad George Curtis c.1822 married to Mary Ann (nee?) living at 2 Sheppards Cottages, Kensington. The route taken by the census enumerator was apparently "Kensington Square", "Sheppards/Sheppards Gardens". I can find Kensington Square on modern and old maps but have hit a brickwall as to where Sheppards Cottages are/were . Does anybody know their wherabouts/history?? Any response appreciated.
red mail Eleanor PARKER
Eleanor PARKER born London 1803 married William LANDON 1829, died Hammersmith 1870, buried Kensal Green Catholic Cemetery. Seeking any information about Eleanor's parents.
red mail Richard Holding & Sarah Godman
Richard Holding (b 1826) Kensington - father Willam, brickmaker. Married Sarah Godman 1851 St. Mary's Church Paddington. Children: William, Mary Anne, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Susan.
red mail Ashbee (Ashbee)
My grandfather Henry ASHBEE (spelt ASHBY on his birth certificate)was born at Gt. Grove House, Kensington Town on 15 March 1868 to John Ashby and Mary (Nee Marer/Maher). I have been unable to trace any details at all about John or Mary(birth, death, marriage, other children etc) If anyone can help I should be very grateful. Also does anyone know anything about Gt Grove House?
HIDER, Charles Knight
Charles Knight HIder B 20 Jan 1844 at Richmond London M Eliza Morgan on 4 Sep 1869 at St Peters Church Hammersmith London. Children: Charles Knight Hider B Kensington c1879, Arthur Ernest B Kensington 11 Jan 1872, Alfred Morgan B Kensington c1873,William Batty B Kensington c1875, Francis Alexander B Fulham c1878, Albert George B Fulham c 1881.
Gregorys Kensington area
Looking for Gregorys who are related to Fredrick James Gregory and his Wife Charlotte Baylis who came from kensingtonLondon area.
Nobbs Family
Looking for Nobbs family in kensington area Charles Nobbs came here from Chorleywood Herts and married Jane Peak . any information welcome
red mail Thearle family
Looking for information on the Thearle family in Kensington, St Marylebone areasof Middlesex. Especially William Robert born 1849 In St Marylebone he married Harriet Jane Targett in 1870.Their children were born in St Marylebone and Kensington. Harriet died in 1884 in St Geo H Sq. William married again in 1887 in St Geo H Sq to Jane Elizabeth Brown their children born in St Geo H Sq and Marylebone. Any information on the above family or any other members of the Thearle family greatfully recieved.
red mail Thearle Family
Looking for information on the Thearle family in Kensington, Paddington, St Marylebone areas of Middlesex. Especially William Samuel born 1877 in Kensington he married Florence Fanny Blackmore in 1899 in Brentford. Also John Samuel born 1864 in Kensington married Annie Sarah Davies in 1896 in Kent. Also George born 1857 Kensington married Sarah Price in 1880 in Kensington. Also Joseph Richard Jeremiah born 1872 in Kensington he married Edith Mary Empson in Hanwell 1900. Any information on any ofthe above or any other members of the Thearle family greatfully recieved
red mail webb
looking for info on a john webb married a sarah christmas, known children priscilla, nellie and harry
red mail Welch/Bush/Sadler/Dowley/Dunning/Moore/Leakey/Rattenberg
Researching above names traced Welch family back to 1836. Lived in Treverton St till the late 1950's some of the family moved to Treverton Towers and some to Burnt Oak Middx. Others to Northolt Northolt branch of the family married the Boltons. Welcome any enquiries willing to share info I have.
red mail Cyril James Cheshire
Hello thee, trying to find out information of my fathers family. He was born in May 1920Fathers name william cheshire, mother florence nee Barnes. On his birth cert. living at 35, Earls Court Square. His grandmother (mothers mother) a Mrs. Gell (married twice) the address was used as a residential hotel. All I know about his family is that he had a brother george, his mother took his brother away (dont know where) and left him to be looked after by his grandmother. I think the grandmother died around 1936, when he moved in with various aunts and uncles in the Barnes area of London which was then in Surrey What I cant work out is that although his parents were married (I have org. birth cert.)He does not know anything about his father so presumbably he left when he was young. Any information would be gratfully received
red mail BURGESS Tingay, Betsy, Charlotte Emily, Elizabeth Mary & Francis Edward
Tingay Burgess was born in Downham Camb, Married Betsy Fairy from Connington Hunts in London in 1859. They went Canada had 2 daughters Charlotte & Elizabeth before returning to England and christening Francis in 1867. Tingay died 1878 and Betsy was still alve in 1901. Any family out there?
red mail SOPP FAMILY
Searching for connections to Thomas Sopp first married Elizabeth Cox 1837, children Thomas, Betsy, John, Charlotte, and Joseph. Second married Esther Amelia Bird 13/12/1846 and they had 2 children George and Amelia Esther.
East - Knight - Borrett
I am looking for infomation on John Borrett (alive in 1924 age unknown) and Leslie Sidney Borrett born 3-9-1924. John was married/lived with Elizabeth(bessie)late East formlery Knight. Elizabeth was born 1885 in Sussex, Married William East 1913 at Kensington registary office. In 1924 had a son (leslie) by John Borrett. As Bessie lived and died (1941) in this area of London this is my first area to look-in
Pinner
My Pinner ancesters were in the Brompton area of Kensington MDX on the 1861 census. Denis & Mary Pinner (nee Austin) came from Ireland, but where in Ireland? not at same address in 1871. Thomas b-1859 Kensington married Emma Heath moved to Gillingham Kent. He was a sailor. Then moved to Wandsworth.Thomas Pinner b 1888, Gillingham Kent marrried Mabel Dunford, moved to Kensington/Paddington.
red mail Sanbay Kensington London
i am trying to trace the whereabouts of merzenjee sanbay,he is my great,great,grandfather he is the father of charles frederick sanbay whos marriage certicate i have,dated 1879all i know is that they were living in the kesington area
red mail Diets In 1863
From The Century Cyclopedia of Names 1895 William Banting was born in 1797 and died at Kensington 16th March 1878. A London undertaker who, in 1863 in a pamphlet entitled 'A Letter on Corpulence' recommended a course of diet for the reduction of corpulence, which has been named from him. The diet was originally prescribed for him by William Harvey, and consists of the use of lean meats principally, and abstinence from fats, starch, and sugar.
Woolf
Maria E. Woolf was a nurse in the household of Daniel & Mary Jane Harrison in 1881 when the family was living at 48 Tavistock Crescent, Kensington, London, Middlesex. At that time her age was listed as 49 and she was unmarried. The 1881 UK Census report states that she was born in Doner, Kent. She was living with Mary Jane Harrison at 1 Bassett Road in Kensington and was the informant in 1888 when Mary Jane Harrison died as she was present at the death. I have a photo of a nurse in the household, holding one of the Harrison children about 1871...It might be Maria. Or if anyone has an ancestor who was a nurse in this household, contact me and I'll send the picture to you.
red mail Gibbs, Kensington, London.
Albert William GIBBS, Approx 1900, Children :- William, Ivy, Millie, Chappie, Maud, Daisy, Florence Martha b.1906.Be pleased to recieve any information.
Guest Family 1800 To Present Time.
William Joseph Guest, son of William and Elizabeth Guest.Married Catherine Lumby, daughter of William Lumby, 8 June 1851 St Mary le Bow Church. Children William Joseph b. 1852; Elizabeth Jane b.1853; James b. ?1859; Edward Isaac (my g.grandfather)b.1862. Elizabeth Jane married Charles Homburg 1874 and they emigrated to Canada, James may also have gone to Canada. Catherine died 1870. 1881 Uk census shows Willam Joseph Snr with second wife Emma Hunt, they had a daughter Emma Elizabeth Kate Guestb. 1879. William Joseph Jnr m. Mary Ann Elizabeth Simms Dec 1873. Edward Isaac m. 1883 Eliza Thomas daughter of Robert Thomas and Ann Lammiman.


 
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