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Offline Gabora

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1851/ 1861 or 1871 look up please
« on: Friday 13 May 05 13:34 BST (UK) »
Hi,

I am looking for George Roots and his wife Elizabeth.

Their Children were bap between 1825 - 1830 at Biddenden Kent.
George William
Elizabeth Ann
Caroline Alice

Thank You

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Re: 1851/ 1861 or 1871 look up please
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 10 August 05 20:03 BST (UK) »
Hi Gabora,
I've been through the 1851 and 1861 census for Biddenden, couldn't spot George or Elizabeth there. This entry comes from Ashford 1861 census:
ref RG9 512 folio 11: Castle Street, Ashford
Elizabeth Roots boarder widow age 64 coachmans widow (almswoman) born Egerton (head of house is Sarah Woodcock age 61, also a widow)

I've found a George Roots in Benenden, 1861:
ref RG9 507 folio 163: Private House, Benenden
George Roots head mar age 31 carter born Sussex Northiam
Mary do wife mar age 24 born Benenden
Edith do dau age 3 born do
Elizabeth do dau age 1 born Sandhurst

You don't give any ages or birthplaces for George and Elizabeth, and it's really difficult looking for people with a fairly common name. If you've any other clues as to where they might be, then do post again and I'll have another look.
xx Carol
WINTON in Sussex & Kent; ALGER, ANTHONEY & MERCER in Rotherhithe, Surrey & Deptford, Kent; WHITBREAD in Shefford, Beds; KEELING in Yorks, Lincs & Leics; BLONK & SEASTRON in Sheffield, Yorks; BENNETT, MILLER, SUMMERS, BOSSLEY, WOULDHAM & SHOVLAR in Gravesend, Kent

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