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Offline BonnieDownUnder

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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 06 April 13 06:18 BST (UK) »
Hello Keyboard ... oh, so terribly sad ... I just can't imagine the grief that Sarah Jane would have felt loosing three sons ... War is such a terrible waste of young lives and sadly it is still happening as I write this message, with the lost of so many innocent children too

Thanks seaweed for your links to the national archives

... and to everyone, thanks for your amazing assistance and lets all take a moment to remember that we sleep well and safe because of those who made the ultimate sacrifice

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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 06 April 13 18:17 BST (UK) »
Hi again Bonnie, this looks to be Daniel in the 1861 Census:-

Stephen Hunt 36 occ Rivetter b Romford, Essex
Matilda 29 b Charlton, Kent
Stephen William 11 b Charlton, Kent
Matilda Erena? 9 b Woolwich
Daniel Sarm? 7 b Bromley, Middx
Samuel 3 b Poplar
Charles 7 months b Poplar

Living next door:-

David Hunt 32 occ Rivetter b Romford
Sophia 27 b Barking
Charles 10 b Barking
David 6 b Bromley
Susan Ann 5 b Poplar
Ellingan? 3 b Poplar
George 1 b Poplar
Residing at 29, Sabbarton Street, All Saints, Poplar
Census Ref RG09/306/63/23

In 1851 Stephen 26 occ Boiler Maker b Romford Matilda 20 b Charlton Stephen 1 b Charlton
Residing at 6, Sand Street, Woolwich
Census Ref HO107/1588/263/4

1841 Census

Daniel Hunt 45 occ Ag Lab
Mary 46
Daniel 18
Stephen 16
David 14
Mary 12
Robert 6
Sarah 4
William 2
All born Essex
Residing at Little Heath, Barking, Chadwell, Romford, Essex
Census Ref HO107/323/5/5
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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 06 April 13 19:27 BST (UK) »
Hi again, cannot locate parents in 1871, but these could be the 3 of the children:-

Samuel Hunt 13 occ Scholar b London, Middx at Refuge Farm School, Bisley, Chertsey, Surrey
Census Ref RG10/806/6/4

Matilda Hunt 18 occ Servant b Chatham, Kent for Lewis/Emily Jacobs in Paddington
Census Ref RG10/3/35/63

Daniel Hunt 16 occ Boy 2nd Class b Middx on St Vincent, of Blockhouse Fort Portsmouth Harbour
Census Ref RG10/1137/42/13
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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 06 April 13 22:40 BST (UK) »
A Grimsby marriage

 Old Clee Church Grimsby     18/08/1874

David alias Daniel Samuel Hunt age 20  a   fisherman  of New Clee
father ..Stephen  a boilermaker

Sarah Jane Brandon age  18  of New Clee
father   William  a labourer
Weatherhead..Coldstream Scotland
McClelland..Portglenone Ireland.... Woolwich,Kent
Whitehead..  Falkirk Scotland...Woolwich Kent
Norman..Germany...London
Barley ..   Grimsby...Lincolnshire
Ackley ..Loughborough..Leicestershire
Plant...Cape of Good Hope..India, Staffordshire...Woolwich.
Head...Woolwich Kent.

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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 06 April 13 22:53 BST (UK) »
Hi again Bonnie, I have located the baptisms of the 2 Smith children on the 1901 Census:-

George Charles Roland Smith 21st July 1897 Father Arthur Frederick Mother Sarah
All Saints Rotherhithe, Abode 15, Reed Street

Arthur Frederick Smith 31st January 1893 Father Arthur Wlliam Mother Sarah Jane
St Katherine's Rotherhithe Abode 15, Reed Street

And this marriage?

All Saints Walworth 17th February 1892

Arthur William Smith 27 Batchelor occ Carman Father Jonathan occ Labourer Deceased

Sarah Jane Jones Brandon 33 Widow Father William Jackson occ Excavator Deceased (Note Hunt crossed out on surname for William Jackson)?

Both residing at 58, Marine Street, Bermondsey
Witnesses Henry and Mary Ann Longhurst
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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 06 April 13 23:59 BST (UK) »
Thanks once again Keyboard86 for all the fantastic information;  I am slowly sifting through all your finds and collating it onto the family tree.  I had come upon Sarah's marriage to Mr. Smith and I am a little perplexed that she shows her father's name as William Jackson ? maybe he was William Jackson Brandon ... another avenue to follow up.

Thanks also to Barleymow for marriage record Hunt/Brandon, appreciated.

I will all track down all of Sarah Jane's sons military records.  Also to establish when she was born.  According to marriage record she claimed to have been 18 years of age but census records give a calculation of 15 years except for last one in 1911 which would (nearly) agree with age at marriage.

Thanks again. Bonnie 

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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 07 April 13 00:15 BST (UK) »
Hi again Bonnie, why did she marry under her supposed maiden name, what is the Jones part in her middle name, why the Hunt surname crossed out re William Jackson (So many questions)!

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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 07 April 13 21:05 BST (UK) »
Keyboard86 ... yes, it is strange that Sarah Jane Hunt married under her (supposedly) maiden name of Brandon and not her previous married name of Hunt. 

I still haven't been able to find when she was born.  Indications on census records give it as Rotherhithe.

On the 1891 census, a George Brandon (shown as nephew) aged 9 years, born Grimsby, Lincs., is living with her and her children in London.  Try as I might, I haven't been able to find his birth registration nor him on any subsequent census.  My thoughts were if I could locate his father, then I might be able to find him in conjunction with Sarah on C1861 or 1871

Sarah & Daniel's first born child, Mary in 1878, middle name was Emmett or Emmitt and again thought that this could be a lead to tracking down Sarah's parents but again, a dead end.  Bonnie

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Re: Looking for Daniel Samuel Hunt a 'Sea Captain'
« Reply #17 on: Sunday 07 April 13 22:20 BST (UK) »
Hi Bonnie this possibly also does not help?

Death George Brandon Sept qtr 1891 St Olave 1d 162 aged 9

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