Son of sea-captain weds at Barham

31 Jan 1914. St John the Baptist Church in Barham, Kent. A marriage takes place between Carl Albert Otto, a 26-year-old bridge builder, son to Henry Otto, a sea-captain and Edith Ellen Hawkins, a 19-year-old daughter of Alfred Stephen Hawkins and my grand aunt. Their banns had been read in the church on Jan 11,... Continue Reading →

L/Cpl weds at end of war

The wedding took place at St. Bartholomew's Church, on Satruday, 29 Sep 1945 between L/Cpl. R. J. Bent and Nancy Kennett. Dover Express 5 Oct 1945 Dover Express 02 April 1948 The High Alter at St. Bartholomew's Church Nancy Matilda Kennett was my 1st cousin 1x removed, daughter of my Grand aunt Annie Jane Hawkins.... Continue Reading →

Grandmother and grand-daughter remembered

Martha Jane Lilley A great-grandmother gone at an early age and an Aunt who had a very brief life, taken by bronchial pneumonia on this day in 1915. Yet both remembered with love. Dover Express 1 Oct 1915 Dover Express 26 Sep 1919

My life was short

  St Vincent, Littlebourne Atrtribution: John Salmon Herbert Morgan was my 1st cousin 2x removed. Born about Sep 1888 in Brabourne, Kent and died 16 Jan 1910. He was buried 20 Jan 1910 at St Vincent's in Littlebourne, Kent at the young age of 21. On 28 Jan 1910 we read from the Dover Express:... Continue Reading →

Welcome to our family

Back in the 1980's, I started working with my father on our family history. My father has since passed on, but I have continued that work. This blog will share information that I have discovered about our family over the years. I hope you enjoy reading it and welcome any further contributions. Today, the family... Continue Reading →

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