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  1. William Frederick Colgate

    b.29 Apr 1858 I believe in Tunbridge Wells. Parents were John and Sophia. Emigrated to Canada in 1880. Married Alice Maud Lennon 13 Jun 1881 in Toronto, ON, Canada. Worked as a printer. Interested in plants - did paintings of wildflowers.

    Started by HBCwife‎, 13-10-2016 10:19 AM
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    I am looking for information on the Bugdens. John Bugden born around 1848 married either Hannah Clara Blake or Anna Clara? They had a daughter Nellie (my great-grandmother) in 1888 and a son John Bugden in 1879 I think they may have had another son because I think Nellie's two brothers died on the...

    Started by natalie_skinner‎, 12-02-2009 11:13 AM
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  3. Ethel Grace Isaacs (Thanet area)

    Looking for information on Ethel Grace Isaacs daughter of Adolphus Archibald Isaacs (1885-1955) & Elizabeth Mary Kent (1884-1940). Ethel was born in 1918 ē Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. It is believed that Albert was also born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales around the same date. Ethel...

    Started by peejayess‎, 10-10-2016 8:41 AM
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  4. Deal Baptism Registers

    Whilst researching my ancestor's brother, I have come across baptisms of his children in the registers that are now online (via FMP). However, there appears to be a duplicate register, so it looks as though one of the children was baptised twice on the same day at Deal...once at St. Leonard, and...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 17-03-2014 11:06 AM
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  5. Barge builders

    Not quite sure whether to put this here or on the Kent board, so I'll start here and I need to give some background info., so bear with me. Amongst my late grandmother's effects is a 'Rummer' glass which belonged to her grt.grandparents (Henry and Martha Swain). Henry and Martha had a barge...

    Started by Fidgetsmum‎, 17-05-2008 9:24 AM
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  6. Pepper Family

    Could anyone please help me with census information 1841-1881 for the following family? William Pepper b. abt. 1829 in Herne Bay or Finsbury, Kent. (He was a coastguard pensioner by 1881). His wife Jane Maria Felton b. abt. 1841 in Southend Essex. They were married in 1856 in Chatham, Kent....

    Started by Julie Hoeft‎, 06-09-2005 2:46 AM
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    Am a descendant of William HOLMES and SARAH SPAIN married 1790 at Aldington, Kent, then moved to St Nicholas at Wade, Kent. Have details of Robert Hunt Holmes and Thomas Spain Holmes. William Holmes possibly born 1767 at Lympne, Kent, to James Holmes and Judith Hunt. Possible connections back to...

    Started by mclach‎, 10-05-2016 11:29 PM
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  8. The Tooley family of Sheerness

    Hello folks I'm hoping to throw some light on my Grandfathers family the Tooley. William Tooley was born roughly in 1801 in Sheerness/Minster he had numerous children the majority of which were baptised in " the white Chapel" Wesleyan, I wonder if any one knows if there are still Tooleys in...

    Started by Cardiff John‎, 22-03-2016 8:47 PM
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  9. Post ROALFE family - Canterbury & Kent

    Hello I am researching the ROALFE family going back from the 1820's in Canterbury area of kent. I have a g-g-g-grandmother named Anne Frances ROALFE who, according to the censuses, came from Canterbury. I have no knowledge of any siblings or parents and was wondering if anyone in this forum had...

    Started by Creighton‎, 12-08-2008 3:32 PM
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  10. PEAKE in Deptford & Greenwich

    Hi all. I'm trying to trace all the cousins etc. of my ancestor and was researching a branch including an Amelia Isabel SKELTON daughter of Philip & Sarah Ann SKELTON nee PEAKE who was born 19th February 1856 at St. Ann Limehouse, and married Frederick Norwood JEFFERY 30th November 1878 at...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 19-02-2016 12:28 PM
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  11. Herne Bay photo query

    Please could some kind Herne Bay local/expert help me to identify this family photo? Iím researching my Scottish great-grandmother, Christina Espie Fothergill (about 1868-1928) who used to run some sort of cake shop or cafe there. I know itís a tall order but somebody might be able to recognise the...

    Started by Jessie 888‎, 08-02-2016 2:22 PM
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  12. St.Mary the Virgin, Chatham on CityArk

    Is it just me, or does anyone else have problems bringing up these records on CityArk? The page appears, then a second or two later disappears with an annoying "Aw Snap! Something Went Wrong!" error message. It has been doing it all weekend. Other churches seem OK.

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 18-01-2016 6:43 PM
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  13. Kent Parish Registers Online

    I am posting this in case there is anyone else like me who has Kent ancestry but who has somehow remained totally oblivious to what has been under her nose on FindmyPast :smile: When I go to FMP I usually open at the page listing their special collections, as I often need to look at Wales and...

    Started by Sue Mackay‎, 13-12-2015 2:29 PM
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  14. Edward SMITH of Wingham, Kent

    After tearing my hair out last night, seeing someone once again posting a ludicrous tree on ancestry joining my George SMITH born Ash/Woodnesborough back to some random SMITH in Leicestershire, then dotting the SMITHs together around the country back to Sir Lord & Lady SMITH of wherever with their...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 20-10-2015 5:32 PM
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  15. Mary SIMMONS of Margate Will 1773

    Whilst searching for my own SIMMONS family I am going through all Kent wills, and just summarised this one, as it contains so many names of beneficiaries, occupiers and places in Margate. It may be useful to someone in the future! It is definitely not related to my family unfortunately. Mary...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 18-11-2015 2:26 PM
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  16. Question Ancestor - a real puzzle

    My second great grandmother Harriet White Foreman was born in Kent Oct 6, 1829. Her parents (on the Birth information) are named Richard and Mary. All the children have surnames of White added to the Foreman. Puzzle is - where does "White" come from? Both parents were born in Kent - mother, Mary...

    Started by JillianFletcher‎, 29-10-2015 12:57 AM
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  17. Smith girls from Broadstairs Kent

    This is a problem that I keep going back to, hoping that I missed something previously. I may have mentioned it several years ago, but can't see any old thread relating to this family. If I do find an old thread, please feel free to link it. George & Sarah Ann SMITH (nee BATCHELL) married in...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 05-12-2013 3:43 PM
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  18. George Smith b. 1819, Ash, Kent moved to Wolverhampton

    Hi, My George Smith was born at Ash, the son of Thomas and mary Ann Smith (nee TAPSELL). George was baptised 13th June 1819. He married Saran Ann BA(T)CHEL(L) at St. John the Baptist parish church of Margate 12th October 1843, where Sarah Ann was working and living in as a servant. Sarah...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 27-08-2007 12:46 PM
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  19. 34 London Road, Dover in 1901 census?

    I'm usually pretty good at finding addresses in the census, but this time I'm stumped! My elusive ancestors Charles MOLLOY (b. 1848, Rye, Sussex) and Louisa MOLLOY nee SMITH (b. 1851 St. Peters or Upton, Broadstairs) moved from Charlton, Dover between October 1874 and June 1878 to Greenwich, then...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 15-10-2015 12:56 AM
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  20. Josiah Adams Monkton Kent 1822

    I am appealing the the greater knowledge and asking if anyone in their research has come across the cause of death of Josiah Adams who died in 1822 this is even strange as his son Died a few weeks earlier only a few weeks after his (Josiah) daughters marriage. Does anyone out there know where one...

    Started by telman‎, 01-05-2015 1:16 PM
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