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ceri

ceri Report 23 Dec 2012 22:29

Hi
I am trying to find the parents of my great grandmother her details are below...

Fanny Cox born c1854 around Leeds Kent, she married Edward Springfield Hunt in 1873, they had many of children.

Their Marriage
Name: Fanny Cox to Edward Springfield Hunt
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1873
Registration district: Hillingbourn
Inferred County: Kent
Volume Number: 2a
Page Number: 953

Thanks

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2012 22:34

Her father - if she knew him- will be named on her marriage cert

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2012 22:36

1861 England Census
Name: John Cox
Age: 87
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1774
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Hothfield, Kent, England
Civil parish: Leeds
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
District: Headcorn
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 49
Piece: 506
Folio: 131
Page Number: 8
Household Members:
Name Age
John Cox 87
James Cox 40 SON
Ann Cox 41
James Cox 14
Ann M Cox 12
George Cox 9
Fanny Cox 7

Now you can look yourself on freebmd for the marriage of the parents.............

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 23 Dec 2012 22:37

1891 England Census
about Edward S Hunt
Name: Edward S Hunt
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Edward S Hunt
Mother's Name: Fanny Hunt
Gender: Male
Where born: Leeds, Kent, England

Civil parish: Langley
Ecclesiastical parish: Langley
Town: Headcorn
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Hollingbourn
Sub-registration district: Headcorn
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 693
Folio: 94
Page Number: 9
Household Members: Name Age
Edward S Hunt 39
Fanny Hunt 37
George E Hunt 15
Edward S Hunt 14
Florence E Hunt 12
Raymond J Hunt 10
Beatrice S Hunt 6
Herbert W J Hunt 3
Edith H A Hunt 2
Edward Cook 48
Leonard Hunt 8





KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 23 Dec 2012 22:38

1911 England Census
about Edward S Hunt
Name: Edward S Hunt
Age in 1911: 59
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Hucking, Kent
Civil parish: Thornham
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Street Address: 4 Ware Street, Golf View, Bearsted, Thurnham, Kent
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Brick Layer
Registration district: Hollingbourne
Registration District Number: 52
Sub-registration district: Hollingbourne
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Household schedule number: 154
Piece: 4169
Household Members: Name Age
Edward S Hunt 59
Fanny Hunt 57
Edith Hunt 22
Herbert Hunt 23




Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2012 22:38

1851 England Census

Name: James Cox
Age: 31
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1820
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Cox
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Leeds, London, England
Civil parish: Leeds
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Registration district: Hollingbourn
Sub-registration district: Hollingbourn
ED, institution, or vessel: 3a
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 4
Piece: 1618
Folio: 350
Page Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
John Cox 75
James Cox 31
Ann Cox 31
James Cox 4
Ann Cox 2

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2012 22:38

1841 England Census
Name: James Cox
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Gender: Male
Where born: Kent, England
Civil parish: Leeds
Hundred: Eyhorne
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Registration district: Hollingbourn
Sub-registration district: Headcorn
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 459
Book: 18
Folio: 20
Page Number: 6
Household Members:
Name Age
James West 55
Ann West 55
James Cox 20
Ann Coxt 20

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2012 22:40

As they were married before 1841 census, you will need the cert to trace back on Ann's line............

Vera

Vera Report 23 Dec 2012 22:42

Births Sep 1853 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Cox Fanny Hollingbourn 2a 390

Regards Vera

ceri

ceri Report 23 Dec 2012 22:53

Thats them thank you - KempinaThermalhat

Reggie - I shall be ordering the certificates after christmas, to add to my records as i have for all the other relations in my tree. Thank you Reggie that 1861 census you posted looks a possibility as in 1881 Fanny and her husband Edward are living in Upper Street

Reggie

Reggie Report 23 Dec 2012 22:57

What about the earlier censuses?

ceri

ceri Report 23 Dec 2012 23:09

The 1851 is the same as the 1861, so i would of thought that one, the 1841 i dont know who the West's are but it looks like James and Ann, thank you.
Still cant find Fanny on the 1871 census just before her marriage but ill keep looking you have been a great help thank you

Thank you vera that birth looks promising too

Vera

Vera Report 23 Dec 2012 23:12

1871


LAURENCE, William Head M 49 1822 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Sarah Wife F 46 1825 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Frederich Son M 23 1848 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Rose Daughter F 21 1850 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Kate J Daughter F 19 1852 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Mary E Daughter F 18 1853 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Ethel Daughter F 9 1862 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Beatrice Daughter F 8 1863 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Constand M Daughter F 6 1865 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Cecil Daughter F 4 1867 Kent VIEW
LAURENCE, Mabel Daughter F 0 1871 Sussex VIEW
STRACKAN, Eliza Servant F 38 1833 Derbyshire VIEW
GOODHEW, Mary A Servant F 30 1841 Kent VIEW
MANNERS, Elizabeth Servant F 28 1843 Middlesex VIEW
GOODHEW, Lydia Servant F 23 1848 Kent VIEW
GOODHEW, Alice Servant F 18 1853 Kent VIEW
>>>>>>>>COX, Fanny Servant F 18 1853 Kent VIEW
THING, Ellen E Servant F 26 1845 Kent VIEW
APTHORPE, Sophie Servant F 20 1851 Kent VIEW
Piece: 948
Folio: 126
Page: 9
Registration District: Hollingbourn
Civil Parish: Leeds
Municipal Borough:
Address: Elsfield House, Leeds
County: Kent


Regards Vera

ceri

ceri Report 23 Dec 2012 23:24

Thanks Vera, looks like it was transcribed on ancestry as Fanny Goodhew, but got it now