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Trying to find Manning

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Diane Report 1 Apr 2007 01:21

Trying to find William Francis Edward Charles MANNING, also named as William Edward Francis Charles Manning. He was a seaman in the British Merchant Service around 1855 to 1870. He married Ellen Sophia FISK in Kensington London in 1855. Their children were Alice Manning b.1861 Mile End London; Reuben Manning also known as Reuben Howes b.1863 Mile End, John Howes Manning b.1867 Mile End, Alfred Manning b.1871 and Walter Manning b.1872-1873. William Francis Edward Charles Manning may have come from Ipswich, born 1820-1830. His father was William Manning, a surveyor, perhaps the one living in Halstead Essex with his wife Sarah in the 1861-1881 census.


Jennifer Report 28 Mar 2013 23:08

William Francis Edward Charles Manning was my great great grandfather


MarieCeleste Report 28 Mar 2013 23:12

Hello Jennifrer - it's 6 years since Diane posted this and it looks like she's no longer a member (0 posts under her profile) so it's not likely she'll see your message.


patchem Report 28 Mar 2013 23:14


Welcome to the boards.

Diane posted this 6 years ago, and may no longer be an active member of genes. (She has 0 posts to her name)
You could click on her name to send her a pm. If she still has the same email address then genes can contact her.

Hope your research is going well.


Jennifer Report 29 Mar 2013 22:34

I am the great great grandaughter of William Francis Edward Charles manning


Reggie Report 29 Mar 2013 22:51


Please read the advice you've been point in repeatedly posting the same thing, when it won't be seen by the person you're aiming it at


patchem Report 30 Mar 2013 10:05

I think that Jennifrer would like to find out more about him and his relatives.

Could you say how you got back to him, and which child of his is your direct ancestor?



MarieCeleste Report 30 Mar 2013 10:09

I dunno Patchem, I took it that she was responding to Diane.


patchem Report 30 Mar 2013 10:14

Just for ref:
1871 England Census
Ellen S Minning [Ellen S Manning] [Ellen S Manwell]
Age: 40 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1831
Relation: Daughter
Mother's name: Sophia Manwell
Gender: Female
Where born: Mile End Old Town Civil parish: Mile End Old Town
Ecclesiastical parish: St Dunstan Stepney
Town: Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London Country: England
Registration district: Mile End Old Town Sub-registration district: Mile End Old Town, Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 2 Household schedule number: 96 Piece: 560 Folio: 39 Page Number: 23
Sophia Manwell 60 head widow Cotton, Suffolk deaf
Lone A Maude 26 dau married
Arthur Maude 6 son
Walter M Maude 3 son
Sophia Firks 19 grndau
Ellen S Minning 40 dau married
Alice Minning 9 dau
Ruben Minning 7 son
John M Minning 3 son
Alfred Minning 9 Months son
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 560; Folio: 39; Page: 23; GSU roll: 823314.