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Harry Kent

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Tracy

Tracy Report 26 Sep 2012 13:48

I have managed to find my Gradfather's death cert (James Henry John Kent born in 1914 died in 1982) but it's actually his dads (my great grandfather) I'm struggling with -

Harry Kent born around 1890 (assuming roughly same age as his wife) married Adelaide Wright in 1912 and lived in Surbiton once married but I don't know anything more about him and really struggled to get anything on census records.

Anything that people can assist with would be much appreceated.

Andrew

Andrew Report 26 Sep 2012 13:54

You really need the marriage cert for his age and fathers details (if shown) to help you in the search

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page

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Marriages Sep 1912 (>99%)
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Kent Harry Wright Kingston 2a 943
Wright Adelaide M Kent Kingston 2a 943


Its a common name and you don't want to follow the wrong family


Andy

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Sep 2012 13:55

The marriage cert is the best option. It will give you facts. Making assumptions can be very dangerous

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Sep 2012 13:57

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Adelaide M Kent
Birth Date: abt 1889
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1966
Age at Death: 77
Registration district: Kingston upon Thames
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 5c
Page: 806

PollyPoppet

PollyPoppet Report 26 Sep 2012 13:59

Marriage Record Name Harry Kent
Year of Marriage 1912
Quarter of Marriage Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District Kingston
Registration County Surrey
Spouse's Surname Wright
Volume Number 2A
Volume Page 943

Spouse Match: Harry KENT married Adelaide M WRIGHT

Name Adelaide M Wright
Year of Marriage 1912
Quarter of Marriage Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District Kingston
Registration County Surrey
Spouse's Surname Kent
Volume Number 2A
Volume Page 943

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Sep 2012 14:00

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England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006
Name: Harry Kent
Birth Date: abt 1887
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1967
Age at Death: 80
Registration district: Kingston upon Thames
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 5c
Page: 881

PollyPoppet

PollyPoppet Report 26 Sep 2012 14:02

Only a possible


1911 Census RecordPersonal Information
Name Harry Kent
Relationship to Head of Household Boarder
Condition Single
Gender M
Age 23
Estimated Year of Birth 1888
Occupation Labourer- Nursery Work
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Place of Birth By Fleet Surrey
Enumerator Information
Address Uxbridge Road Hampton Hill Middlesex
Parish Hampton
Town Middlesex
Type of Building Private House
Number of Rooms 10 Rooms
Inhabited Y
Reference RG14PN3565 RG78PN134 RD40 SD5 ED5 SN375
Administrative County Surrey
Registration District Kingston
Registration Sub District Hampton
Enumeration District 5
Reference Information
Folio 753
Page 1
Piece 3565
RD number 40
SD number 5
ED number 5
Schedule 375

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Sep 2012 14:06

Suggestion ONLY.........you must get facts in order to follow the correct line

1911 census


Person: KENT, Harry Address: 11 James Street Surbiton

MORGAN, Jane Housekeeper Widow F 53 1858 Surbiton VIEW
BROWN, Walter Boarder Single M 38 1873 General Labourer Surbiton VIEW
ESSERY, Richard Lodger Widower M 67 1844 General Labourer Bideford VIEW
KENT, Harry Lodger Single M 25 1886 Hawker Wandsworth VIEW
HART, William Lodger Single M 24 1887 Hawker Battersea VIEW
UPTON, Hilda Nurse Child Single F 2 1909 Surbiton VIEW

RG number: RG14
Piece: 3542
Reference: RG14PN3542 RG78PN132 RD40 SD3 ED7 SN216
Registration District: Kingston
Sub District: Surbiton
Enumeration District: 7

OR.............

1911 census

Person: KENT, Harry Address: Uxbridge Road Hampton Hill Middlesex

WAREHAM, Albert James Head Married M 30 1881 Laboure Urban District Council Feltham Middesex VIEW
WAREHAM, Rose Annie Wife Married6 years F 28 1883 Ipswich Suffolk VIEW
WAREHAM, Lily Rose Daughter F 5 1906 Hampton Hill Middx VIEW
WAREHAM, Ivy Emily Daughter F 3 1908 Hampton Middx VIEW
KENT, Harry Boarder Single M 23 1888 Labourer- Nursery Work By Fleet Surrey VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 3565 Reference: RG14PN3565 RG78PN134 RD40 SD5 ED5 SN375
Registration District: Kingston
Sub District: Hampton
Enumeration District: 5

Tracy

Tracy Report 26 Sep 2012 14:09

Wow thank you for so many quick responses. I think I will take your suggestion and get the full marriage cert for them.

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Sep 2012 17:06

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1311122

Tracy

Tracy Report 5 Oct 2012 10:51

I've managed to get Harry and Adelaides marriage cert and it confirms all teh details that Polly gave me -

Marriage Record Name Harry Kent
Year of Marriage 1912
Quarter of Marriage Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District Kingston
Registration County Surrey
Spouse's Surname Wright
Volume Number 2A
Volume Page 943

Spouse Match: Harry KENT married Adelaide M WRIGHT

Name Adelaide M Wright
Year of Marriage 1912
Quarter of Marriage Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District Kingston
Registration County Surrey
Spouse's Surname Kent
Volume Number 2A
Volume Page 943

The issue I still have is that I now know that Harry Kent's Dad ws called Henry Kent and both Harry and Henry were Greengrocers but no more details. When Harry got married he lived in the Surbitton area but I'm struggling looking at the census records to be 100% sure that the details I've found are his.

Harry was 26 when he got marred in 1912 so DOB is around 1886.
His wife was 23 when they got married so born around 1889. She I've managed to find details on .

Any I being daft and just failing to join some of the dots on this one?? Any help again would be very welcome.

Quoy

Quoy Report 5 Oct 2012 12:45

hello
what address have they given ?
who were the witness's ?

Tracy

Tracy Report 5 Oct 2012 13:27

The witnesses were someone called Henry James Kent and Adelaides isn't readable.

Unfortunatelly the marriage cert doesn;t give addresses it's just gives the parish of surbiton for Henry and long ditton for Adelaide.