William George GROWNS

Male 1886 - 1961  (74 years)    Has 2 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name William George GROWNS 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 9 Mar 1886  Liverton Street, Lenham, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the 1891 census where shown as aged 5
      GRO ref: GROWNS, William George q1 1886 Hollingbourne RD 2a 787
      Shown as born 9 Mar 1885 in the 1939 registration; I think most likely the date and month were correct but the year a year out.
      Shown as born Liverton Street in the 1911 census.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901 
    Agricultural labourer 
    Residence 1911  White House New Barn, Cooling, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • A boarder with waggoner on farm William Thorneycraft and his wife and young son.
    Occupation 1911 
    Odd man on Farm 
    Residence 1939  No 4, Portland Place, Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1939 
    Farm Labourer 
    Died Mar Q 1961  Strood, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: GROWNS, William G q1 1961 aged 74 Chatham RD 5b 362
      Place from burial register
    Buried 15 Feb 1961  The Cemetery, Cuxton Road, Strood, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the burial register (transcribed data on KFHS CD 40)
      Shows William George Growns, aged 74, died at Strood, Pensioner (Labourer)
    Person ID I19870  Teresa's tree
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2019 

    Father George (Charles) GROWNS,   b. Mar Q 1862, Headcorn, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec Q 1917, Strood (als N Aylesford) Reg Dist, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Fanny Emily ROBINSON,   b. Sep Q 1864, Hollingbourne, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Apr 1884  St. Nicholas’ Church, Boughton Malherbe, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: GROWNS, George Charles to Robinson, Fanny Emily q2 1884 Hollingbourn RD 2a 1123
      Details from PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 7 April 2019)
      There seems no doubt this marriage was theirs - Growns is not a common surname, and the place is right and the date consistent with the length of marriage shown in the 1911 census. But the second Christian names are surprising. There is none shown for George when he was baptised or for Fanny when her birth was registered, according to the index. That said, I have not seen Fanny's baptism register entry.  

      The 1911 census shows that they had had 11 children, 1 of whom had by then died. Actually it was filled in with 10 in total, 10 still living and 1 died! That it was 11 in total was the enumerator's correction - but I guess it could have been 10 in total, 9 still living.

      The ages of the children in this family are regularly exaggerated a little in the censuses, may be the age they would be that year (I haven't checked exactly)
    Children 9 children 
    Family ID F7782    |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Elizabeth,   b. 16 Nov 1875, Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec Q 1941, Chatham Reg Dist, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F8848    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar Q 1961 - Strood, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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