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Tanners in Kent - rochester/Chatham

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Maria Report 20 Oct 2013 15:20

William 1867 - child = Maurice William Tanner who married Alice Maud Wright
Henry 1870 - who married Minnie (unknown) and had 3 children William, Evelyn, Kathleen and harry
Alice 1873 - last found on 1891 census
Albert 1874 - last found on 1891 census in Delce Road
Thomas 1877 - 1891 census Delce Road
Ernest 1879 - last found on 1891 census
Minnie 1880 - last found on 1891 census
Richard 1881 - last found on 1891 census
Charles 1883 - last found on 1891 census
Eveline 1885 - not on 1891 census
Annie E 1887 - not on 1891 census

The above were children of William Tanner b 1845 and Elizabeth (Unknown). William Tannerb c1802 had 3 other siblings Catherineb 1837, Mary Ann b 1844 and Arabella b 1849.

I have found information on Henry, Minnie and Alice but don't seem to be able to trace the other Tanners - please can anyone offer any guidance as I have tried searching the census.

William Tanner was my great grand father and lost all contact with his brothers and sisters after the death of his father, Some of these may have died at a young age but I am not sure who or how many.

Many thanks


patchem Report 20 Oct 2013 15:30

Have you looked for deaths for them on free bmd?

When did the parents die - are they on 1911 census?


Just for ref.

1881 England Census
William Tanner Age: 36 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Relationship to Head: Head
Spouse: Elizabeth Tanner
Gender: Male Where born: Gillingham, Kent, England
Civil Parish: Rochester St Margaret
County/Island: Kent Country: England
Street Address: 24 Delce Rd (Evening Star)
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Beer Retailer
Registration District: Medway Sub-registration District: Rochester
ED, institution, or vessel: 10a Piece: 886 Folio: 100 Page Number: 20
William Tanner 36
Elizabeth Tanner 32
William Tanner 15
Henery Tanner 11
Alice Tanner 9
Albert Tanner 7
Thomas Tanner 5
Ernest Tanner 3
Minnie Tanner
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 886; Folio: 100; Page: 20; GSU roll: 1341210.


Choccy Report 20 Oct 2013 15:36


Marriages Dec 1910 (>99%)

Howard Arthur

Medway 2a 1343

Tanner Eveline

Medway 2a 1343


Choccy Report 20 Oct 2013 15:42


RG14PN6858 RG78PN342 RD128 SD3 ED5 SN183
Reg. District: Brentford
Sub District: Hanwell
Parish: Hanwell
Enum. District: 5
Address: 1 Holly Park Road Hanwell Middlesex
County: Middlesex

HOWARD, Arthur Head Married M 31 1880 Manager Provision Stores Herts St Albans
>>>>>HOWARD, Eveline Wife Married F 26 1885 Kent Rochester


Maria Report 20 Oct 2013 15:43

Hadn't thought about using the free BMD for deaths thanks very much for reminding me,


patchem Report 20 Oct 2013 16:01

1901 England Census
Mary Tanner Age: 53 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Head Where born: Chatham, Kent, England
Civil Parish: Chatham Ecclesiastical parish: Chatham St Mary
County/Island: Kent Country: England
Registration District: Medway Sub-registration District: Rochester and Chatham
ED, institution, or vessel: 21 Household Schedule Number: 37 Piece: 726
Folio: 23 Page Number: 7
Mary Tanner 53 widow
Ernest Tanner 18
Minnie Tanner 20
Richard Tanner 23 widower
Charles Tanner 14 (17 on image?)
Eva Tanner 16
Anne Tanner 13
Lancelot Guckert 26 nephew
Claud Tooker 23 boarder
Walter Harvis 26 boarder
Arther Strutt 34 son in law
Alice Strutt 28 daughter
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 726; Folio: 23; Page: 7.

Marriages Sep 1897
Strutt Arthur George Medway 2a 1120
Tanner Alice Medway 2a 1120


Choccy Report 20 Oct 2013 16:08


RG number: RG12
Piece: 657
Folio: 158
Page: 11
Reg. District: Medway
Sub District: Rochester
Parish: Chatham
Enum. District: 14
Ecclesiastical District: St Mary
City/Municipal Borough: Rochester
Address: 3, Gills Cottages, Ship Lane, Chatham, Rochester
County: Kent

TANNER, Mary Head Married F 44 1847 General Dealer
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, William Son Single M 24 1867 Boiler Maker
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Alice Daughter Single F 18 1873
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Albert Son M 16 1875
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Ernest Son M 12 1879
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Minnie Daughter F 10 1881
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Richard Son M 9 1882
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Charles Son M 7 1884
Rochester, Kent
TANNER, Evelyn Daughter F 15 1876 (aged 5 on original)
TANNER, Annie Daughter F 4 1887


patchem Report 20 Oct 2013 16:11

Deaths Dec 1908
TANNER Elizabeth Mary 59 Medway 2a 396


Barry Report 20 Oct 2013 16:14

An Ancestry tree has Richard b 1881 married to Olive May Newland (b 1879 Northrepp Norfolk) 21 Nov 1903 Wandsworth Surrey
There are 2 children on the record :
Richard Lancelot born 1905
Olive May born 1907


Maria Report 20 Oct 2013 18:29

Very Many thanks for all the replies, this is just what I was looking for.