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Richard William Deane Born 1870 Waterford Ireland

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ErikaH Report 30 Jul 2020 10:13

Have you looked for info yourself using freebmd or the GRO site? Both free to use


ArgyllGran Report 30 Jul 2020 09:09

If you mean does it say anything about them on the birth or death certs, I'm afraid you'll have to buy the certs to know that.

What do you know about them already?

James's birth:

GRO Reference: 1908 J Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 1195

James Henry Frederick Deane
in the England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Name: James Henry Frederick Deane
Gender: Male
Baptism Date: 23 Jun 1908
Baptism Place: Folkestone, Kent, England
Father: George Frederick Deane
Mother: Clara Lavinia Deane
FHL Film Number: 1786457

James H Deane
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005
Name: James H Deane
Registration Date: Oct 1930
[Nov 1930]
[Dec 1930]
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration district: St. George Hanover Square
Inferred County: London
Spouse: Lily E M Herridge
Volume Number: 1a
Page Number: 1146

James A Deane
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: James A Deane
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1908
Residence Year: 1939
Address: 92.
Residence Place: Folkestone, Kent, England
Occupation: Furniture Porter (He??
Line Number: 42
Schedule Number: 340
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: DHOT
Borough: Folkestone
Registration district: 66-1.
Inferred Spouse: Lily M Deane
Inferred Children: George R Deane
Household Members:
James A Deane [ James H on image ]
Lily M Deane
George R Deane

James Henry Deane
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: James Henry Deane
Death Age: 68
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1908
Registration Date: Jan 1977
[Feb 1977]
[Mar 1977]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district: Shepway
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 16
Page: 1579

Lily's birth:

GRO Reference: 1902 S Quarter in BEDWELLTY Volume 11A Page 102

Lily Herridge
in the 1911 Wales Census
Name: Lily Herridge
Age in 1911: 8
Estimated birth year: abt 1903
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Cwm, Monmouthshire, Wales
Civil Parish: Ebbw Vale
County/Island: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales
Street address: 166 Marine St Cwm Nr Newport
Registration district: Bedwellty
Registration District Number: 585
Sub-registration district: Aberystruth
ED, institution, or vessel: 08
Household schedule number: 91
Piece: 31821
Household Members:
Name Age
James Hy Herridge 35
Clarice Herridge 4/12
Thury A W Herridge 33
Jessie Herridge 10
Lily Herridge 8
Iris Herridge 3
Carrie Herridge 2

Parents' marriage:

James Henry Herridge
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915
Name: James Henry Herridge
Registration Year: 1898
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration district: Bedwellty
Inferred County: Monmouthshire
Volume: 11a
Page: 165
Records on Page:
James Henry Herridge
Thurzah Stanfield

Lily May Deane
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Lily May Deane
Death Age: 77
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1902
Registration Date: Jul 1980
[Aug 1980]
[Sep 1980]
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration district: Shepway
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 16
Page: 1294


juliag Report 30 Jul 2020 08:00

I am sorry I have been late in replying haven't had much chance. Have looked through everything and a few things to check.The last ones have been interesting must look to see if they are anything to do with my family as I have a lot of Deane's on my tree
So appreciative of what you have done for me I didn't expect so much
I knew there was another child born to William & Frances with the name Henry but couldn't find anything, thank you for that.
Also I wondered if you could just look one other thing up for me with regards to James Henry Frederick Deane 1908-1977 and wife Lily May Herridge. I think my husband had a brother 1931-1931 Edwin J Deane Bedwelty 11a 124 birth and 11a 94 death - I have the mother as a Herridge but wondered if it said anything else about the parents so I know for sure.

Regards Julia


ArgyllGran Report 26 Jul 2020 12:21

Marriages Dec 1853 (>99%)
Deane Charles Johnson Anthony St Geo Han Sq
Johnson Ellen Furse St Geo. H. S. 1a 368

Charles Johnson Anthony Deane
England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887
Name: Charles Johnson Anthony Deane
Event Type: Baptism
Event Date: 18 Nov 1823
Event Place: Great Torrington, Devon, England
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Anthony William Johnson Deane
Mother's Name: Sarah Elizabeth Deane

A runaway marriage, it seems!

Anthony William Johnson Deane
in the Gretna Green, Scotland, Marriage Registers, 1794-1895
Name: Anthony William Johnson Deane
Residence: England, Devon, Great Torrington
Marriage Date: 15 Dec 1819
Spouse: Sarah Eliza Stable
Spouse Residence : England, Middlesex, St George Hanover Square

Looks like an interesting family - but I'll stop here unless you think it's oworth pursuing - maybe totally irrelevant to your current search:

Anthony William Johnson Deane
in the London, England, King's Bench and Fleet Prison Discharge Books and Prisoner Lists, 1734-1862
Name: Anthony William Johnson Deane
Committed Prison Place: London, England
Discharge Date: 10 Dec 1833
Discharge Prison Place: London, England
Prison: Fleet Prison

I'm not sure what the wording on the image means, but he seems to have used different versions of his name. "Anthony otherwise Johnson Deane otherwise Anthony William Johnson Deane."

"Rem'd 5 calendar months"

Debtors' prison, perhaps? Lots of other names listed with his - possibly creditors??

Yes, debtors prison, according to a very well-researched and detailed tree on Ancestry.

Richard William isn't mentioned on the same tree, but there must be some link, because of all the Cheriton burials..


ArgyllGran Report 26 Jul 2020 11:14

You still need to get a copy of the 1877 death cert to be sure if that's the right man.

The biography added by a helper on Findagrave says he's Frances's husband, but there's no photo of his gravestone, and the photo of Frances's stone isn't clear enough to see if he's named on it or not.

The death cert says Richard William, but the burial record says William Richard.
Presumably the same person, but we still don't know which is the correct version of his name.

For what it's worth, Richard 1870 was in Cheriton in 1891 - census already posted.

Looking at Cheriton Cemetery on findagrave, there are several other Deanes buried there,

One is another of Frances's children:

GRO Reference: 1879 M Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 985

GRO Reference: 1879 M Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 651

There's this child, whose father was George Frederick Deane:

GRO Reference: 1900 S Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 1074

GRO Reference: 1900 D Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 595

And his mother:

Clara Levenia Deane [ nee Philpott ]
Birth 1874
Death 21 Sep 1932 (aged 57–58)

And another of George and Clara's children:

GRO Reference: 1904 S Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 1159

GRO Reference: 1910 D Quarter in ELHAM Volume 02A Page 641

There are also three members of this family below. As it's another Army family, I assume they're related in some way:

Charles J.A. Deane
in the 1881 England Census
Name: Charles J.A. Deane
Age: 57
Estimated birth year: abt 1824
Relationship to Head: Head
Spouse: Ellen F. Deane
Gender: Male
Where born: Bideford, Devon, England
Civil Parish: Folkestone
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Street address: 9 Bouverie Sq
Marital status: Married
Employment status:
View image
Occupation: Retired Major Madras Army
Registration district: Elham
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Piece: 1009
Folio: 120
Page Number: 45
Household Members:
Name Age
Charles J.A. Deane 57 - <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Ellen F. Deane 54 - Devon <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Florence Deane 26 - Naples, Italy <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Amy T. Deane 17 - Madras
Ellen M. Deane 15 - Guernsey


juliag Report 26 Jul 2020 08:41

Thank you everybody for your help - there is a lot to process and to check with what I have. Already picked up a couple of things one regarding the Father William Richard b1839 - I was never sure of the Middle name.
Also apologies which would have made it harder for you I made a silly mistake and put Frederick George when it should have been the other way around, sorry about that
You have all been a great help as it is my husbands family and I want to get it right.
Much appreciated.


rootgatherer Report 25 Jul 2020 19:44

Richard William's birth registration. Father William, a soldier.


Maddie Report 25 Jul 2020 15:13

Last name DEANE
Marriage quarter 3
Marriage year 1869
Registration month

Frances Rawlings, Ann Judge
District Elham

Last name CARE
Marriage quarter 2
Marriage year 1859
Registration month

Thomas Comber Smee, Charles Rawlings
District West London
District number


ArgyllGran Report 25 Jul 2020 14:31

Burial of the man who died in 1877:

William Richard Deane
in the England & Scotland, Select Cemetery Registers, 1800-2016
Name: William Richard Deane
Age: 38
Record Type: Burial
Birth Date: abt 1839
Death Date: abt 1877
Death Place: Harvey Road Folkestone
Burial Date: 9 Dec 1877
Burial Place: Folkestone, Kent, England
Grave Number: 3544
Interment Number: 861
Cemetery Notes: Consecrated

William Richard Deane
Birth 1839
Death 1877 (aged 37–38)
Cheriton Road Cemetery <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Plot Plot 23, grave 3544

And Frances's burial - same cemetery, but not the same plot, if that means anything:

Frances “Fanny” Care Deane
Birth 1840
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Death 20 Jan 1933 (aged 92–93)
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Cheriton Road Cemetery
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England Show Map
Plot Plot 17, grave 326


Maddie Report 25 Jul 2020 13:18

ancestry links to 1891 census for what it is worth

Name: Richard William Deane
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 6 Aug 1870
Birth Place: Waterford, Ireland
Father: William Deane
Mother: Frances Care
FHL Film Number: 10121

Name: Richard William Deane
Date of Registration: 1870
Registration district: Waterford
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 14
Page: 930
FHL Film Number: 101047

36, Rossendale Street, Folkestone Town, Elham, Kent, England

Members that resided in the household at the time of the census.
First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
Austin Amos Head Married Male 30 1851 Caoachman (D) Kent, England
Frances Amos Wife Married Female 37 1844 Dressmaker Kent, England
Mary Rawlins Sister In Law Single Female 21 1860 - City of London, Middlesex, England
Mary Care Niece Single Female 24 1857 - Kent, England
George Dean Step Son Single Male 6 1875 Scholar Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Richard Dean Step Son Single Male 11 1870 Scholar Ireland
Frank Dean Step Son Single Male 8 1873 Scholar Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Rose Riley Visitor Single Female 19 1862 Domestic Servant Plymouth, Devon, England

Name: Francis Robert John Dean
Baptism Age: 0
Record Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1873
Baptism Date: 18 May 1873
Baptism Place: GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, England
Father: William Dean
Mother: Frances Dean
Parish as it Appears: GREAT YARMOUTH

George Fred
Last name Deane
Year 1875
Birth date 30 Jul 1875
Birth place -
Baptism year 1875
Baptism date 05 Sep 1875
Place Aldershot
County Hampshire
Country England
Type Armed Forces
Father's first name(s) Wm
Father's last name Deane
Mother's first name(s) Frances
Mother's last name -
Father's occupation Private 105th
Residence Aldershot
Source Camp Church, Aldershot, Hampshire: Baptism Register Vol Iv
Document type Baptisms
Records year range 1873-1876
Archive reference WO 156/356
Page 134
The National Archives


ArgyllGran Report 25 Jul 2020 12:46

Richd Willm Deane
in the Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service, 1756-1900
Name: Richd Willm Deane
Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1872
Birth Place: Waterford, Waterford
Military Date: 26 Sep 1890
Unit: 97th Foot Soldiers

This is on the "Roll of Men in His Majesty's Ninety-seventh (or Earl of Ulsters) Regiment of Foot"
Dates ranging from 1867 to 1900.

"On 1 August 1881, under the Childers Reforms, the 50th and 97th Foot became the 1st and 2nd Battalions, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)."


Maddie Report 25 Jul 2020 10:38

Gro Army Death Indices (1881 To 1955)
Archive reference DARM
War -
Record set British Armed Forces And Overseas Deaths And Burials
First name(s) Richard William
Sex Male
Last name Deane
Death year 1893
Birth year 1872
Type Armed Forces
Country India
Place Poona
Page 402
Age 21
Birth date ? ? 1872
Registration year -
Branch of service -
Decoration -
Records year range 1893
Line number 132
General Register Office


ArgyllGran Report 25 Jul 2020 10:15

You mention trees on Ancestry.

Of those which mention the parents, some only have his mother's name, with father "unknown" or "Private".

Some say the father was William Deane, some say Richard William (1839-77), but don't provide proof of the name.

They claim that this is his death:

Deaths Dec 1877 (>99%)
DEANE Richard William 38 Elham 2a 506

You would have to buy a copy of the cert to be sure this is the correct man.
The trees don't include a scan of the cert as proof.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Jul 2020 10:06

For our reference - the marriage you mention:

George Frederick, not Frederick George (and all other records for him - censuses, army, etc - seem to be George or George Frederick):

George Frederick Deane
in the England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973
Name: George Frederick Deane
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Age: 21
Birth Date: 1877
Marriage Date: 29 May 1898
Marriage Place: Folkstone, Kent, England
Father: Richard William Deane
Spouse: Clara Lavinia Philpott
FHL Film Number: 1850122
Reference ID: P. 73 No. 146

No image to view on Ancestry.

The father was deceased before 1881:

Richard Dean
in the 1881 England Census
Name: Richard Dean
Age: 11
Estimated birth year: abt 1870
Relationship to Head: Step Son
Mother: Frances Amos
Gender: Male
Where born: Ireland
Civil Parish: Folkestone
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Street address: 36 Rossendale St
Employment status:
View image
Occupation: Scholar
Registration district: Elham
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Piece: 1009
Folio: 50
Page Number: 93
Household Members:
Name Age
Austin Amos 30
Frances Amos 37
Mary Rawlins 21
Mary Care 24
George Dean 6
Richard Dean 11
Frank Dean 8
Rose Riley 19

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 25 Jul 2020 08:59

1890 for reference because the age is out:

Name: Richard W Deane
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1891
Event Place: Cheriton, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original): Cheriton, Kent, England
County: Kent
Parish: Cheriton
Ecclesiastical Parish: ST MARTINS CHERITON
Enumeration District: 13
Registration District: Elham
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Private Infantry
Institution: Lieut Colonel Chas E Partridge Buid Of P R W Kent R & T
Birth Year (Estimated): 1873
Birthplace: Ireland
Relationship to Head of Household: Soldier
Page Number: 3
Registration Number: RG12
Piece/Folio: 751/ 105

Line Number: 25
GS Film Number: 101787953
Digital Folder Number: 101787953
Image Number: 00213



juliag Report 25 Jul 2020 07:29

I am trying to trace Richard after 1891 Census when he was a (Private) Soldier in the West Kent Regiment (Infantry) His father was William Deane B1839 and mother Frances Rawlings(Nee Care) On the Marriage of his brother Frederick George Deane in 1898 it said father Richard William Deane (deceased - Pay Sergeant) But didn't mention the name Richard on his birth Certificate. First of all I thought there could have been a mistake and put his brothers name in place of fathers as that is this only time I have heard of Richard William in the family but I think I must be mistaken on that.
I have looked on Ancestry on Public Trees and his name is on there but can't access it as I am not a full Member. Was wondering if anybody could help me with regard to Richard
Much appreciated if you could help me
Julia . .