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Thomas Penny c1750

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sharonj1970 Report 18 Jul 2013 12:17

I am looking for any information on Thomas Penny born about 1750. I think he originated from London.
Any help gratefully recieved


Maddie Report 18 Jul 2013 12:35

how did you get back to him,there are these baptisms
View Record Thomas Penny Baptism 21 May 1749 St Mary the Virgin, Twickenham, Kent John Penny,
Mary Penny
View Record Thomas Penny Christening 17 Jan 1755 St Botolph, Bishopsgate, London Timothy,
View Record Thomas Penny Baptism 22 Oct 1755 St Sepulchre, Holborn, London Richard Penny,
Mary Penny
View Record Thomas Penny Baptism 1 Jun 1755-1756 St Mary Magdalen, Richmond, Middlesex Thos Penny
View Record Thomas Penny Baptism 20 Mar 1757 St James, Paddington, Middlesex

have you found a marraige



sharonj1970 Report 18 Jul 2013 14:02


Most of the information I have came through a family tree on Ancestry. I do know Thomas Penny married someone called Susanna but do not have a maiden name.



safc Report 18 Jul 2013 14:15


Name: Thomas Penny
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 1767
Event Place: St Clement Danes, Middlesex, England
Birth Year (Estimated):
Spouse's Name: Susanna Ireland
GS Film number: 0574460
Digital Folder Number: 005109089
Image Number: 00429


CupCakes Report 18 Jul 2013 14:40

Sharon can you please give us some more info of some of his descendants to enable us to identify his family. I and several cuz have several Thomas Penny's on trees on this site and Anc.... all from the London area. :-)

Mike *

Mike * Report 18 Jul 2013 14:46

Another possible

Name: Thomas Penny
Marriage: 15 Oct 1805 - Buckfastleigh, DEVON
Parents: Thomas Penny, Joan Legassick
Spouse: Susanna Stidstone


Maddie Report 18 Jul 2013 15:43

tree on ancestry has parents to the devon marraige as

1757 31 Jul
Buckfastleigh DEVON
Marriage to Thomas PENNY
1780 19 Mar Age: 23
Buckfastleigh DEVON
no info on Thomas


sharonj1970 Report 18 Jul 2013 20:48

On Ancestry I used the tree under NormanWright77. I am pretty sure it is correct as he already had some of my ancestors on it.

My grandmother was Dorothy Penny b1919 and married Charles Jenner.
Her father was Christopher Penny b1878-1932 married Elizabeth Crossley
His father William Penny b1847 married Bertha Terry
His father George Penny b1819 married Ann Powell
His father George Penny b 1780 married Sarah Wells
His father Thomas Penny b 1750 married Susanna

This is just the direct line relevant to me but if asked I am happy to grant access to my tree if it will help anyone.


Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 19 Jul 2013 08:55

Marriages Sep 1843 (>99%)
PENNY George Medway 5 402
POWELL Ann Medway 5 402

PENNY, George Head Married M 32 1819 Sawyer
Chatham, Kent
PENNY, Ann Wife Married F 35 1816
Kinton, Herefordshire
PENNY, George Son M 6 1845 Scholar
Gillingham, Kent
PENNY, William Son M 4 1847
Gillingham, Kent
PENNY, Ann Daughter F 2 1849
Gillingham, Kent
PENNY, Robert Son M 2 1849
Gillingham, Kent
PENNY, Edward Son M (UN DAYS ER 1 MOS)
Gillingham, Kent
Piece: 1611
Folio: 600
Page: 57
Registration District: Medway
Civil Parish: Gillingham
Municipal Borough: Chatham
Address: 13, Wellington Place, Gillingham, New Brompton, Chatham
County: Kent

(do you have the above Marriage Cert., or George 1841?)

Chris :)

(did see below Baptisms)

Baptism Year:1819
Baptism Month:AUG
Baptism Day:20
Birth Year:
Birth Month:
Birth Day:
Source:St.Marys Chatham 1813-1837 baptisms
Record source:Thames & Medway Baptisms

Baptism Year:1817
Baptism Month:MAR
Baptism Day:12
Birth Year:
Birth Month:
Birth Day:
Source:St.Marys Chatham 1813-1837 baptisms


MarieCeleste Report 19 Jul 2013 13:41

Hi Sharon, if I could just comment on where you say "I am pretty sure it is correct as he already had some of my ancestors on it." - don't take that as a given!

I have seen umpteen trees on ancestry where members have some of the same ancestors as myself but they have gone completely adrift with some of their research and consequently have a tree which contains hosts of wrong people.

It's an easy trap to fall into, especially as ancestry gives so many false hints which people accept. (In the cases where people have different research to my own, I'm 100% confident that mine is right as I've backed it up with all possible certificates and parish records).

The only person's research you can trust is your own, and we're more than happy to help you with that.