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Family of George CHANEY and Frances CRAFT

Husband: George CHANEY (aft1794-1867)
Wife: Frances CRAFT (bef1803-1889)
Children: Thomas CHANEY (aft1829-1882)
Frances CHANEY (aft1825- )
George CHANEY (aft1834- )
Mary A CHANEY (aft1837- )
William CHANEY (aft1844- )
Census (family) (1) 6 Jun 1841 Faversham, Kent 1
Census (family) (2) 30 Apr 1851 Faversham, Kent 2
Census (family) (3) 7 Apr 1861 Moldash, Kent 3

Additional Information

Census (family) (1) Abbey Farm Standard Road
They were living with their four oldest children, five male servants and one female servant.
Census (family) (2) Abbey Farm
Frances' mother Mary Croft was a visitor on census night.
Census (family) (3) Dryland Farm Church Street
Frances' sister Sophia Smith was a visitor on census night.

Husband: George CHANEY

Name: George CHANEY
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth btw 8 Apr 1794 and 7 Apr 1795 Boughton Malherbe, Kent, England 2
Occupation (1) farmer 3
Occupation (2) frm 1841 to 1851 (age 45-57) bailiff 1,2
Death Q4 1867 (age 74 (!)) East Ashford district, Kent 4

Additional Information

Occupation (1) In 1861 he was a farmer of 400 acres employing 9 men.
Occupation (2) As his address was Abbey farm and there were farm labourers living as servants in the household it is likely he was a farm bailiff for a local landowner.

Wife: Frances CRAFT

Name: Frances CRAFT 5
Sex: Female
Father: John CROFT (1761?-1839)
Mother: Mary LATE SPRINGATE (aft1770-1852)
Birth bef 2 Oct 1803 Oare, Kent, England 3,5
Baptism 2 Oct 1803 (age 0) Davington, Kent, England 5
Census (1) 2 Apr 1871 (age 70 (!)) Ashford, Kent 6
Census (2) 3 Apr 1881 (age 78 (!)) Ashford, Kent 7
Death Q1 1889 (age 86 (!)) East Ashford district, Kent 8

Additional Information

Birth In the 1861 census her name was recorded as Fanny.
Census (1) 23 Somerset Road
She was widowed, living with her widowed daughter Mary Ann Ayre and grandson George Ayre and employing a general domestic servant.
Census (2) 23 Somerset Road
Her daughter Mary Ann Ayre was still living with her. Also in the household was Fanny B Barling aged 16, gt. gd. daur.

Child 1: Thomas CHANEY

Name: Thomas CHANEY 2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Sophia BRITTEN (aft1836- )
Birth btw 31 Mar 1829 and 30 Mar 1830 Boughton, Kent, England 2
Occupation (1) 1861 (age 30-32) farmer
Occupation (2) 1881 (age 50-52) nurseryman's labourer 9
Death Q4 1882 (age 52-53) Maidstone district, Kent, England 10

Additional Information

Occupation (1) In 1861 he was described as "In Co of 50 acres" John Chaney, aged 53 (and born Boughton Malherbe as was Thomas' father so perhaps an uncle), was in the next household and described in the same way.
Death His death was registered in the name Chayney.

Child 2: Frances CHANEY

Name: Frances CHANEY 3
Sex: Female
Spouse: Henry Borrow NORRINGTON ( -bef1851)
Birth btw 8 Apr 1825 and 7 Apr 1826 Faversham, Kent, England 3

Additional Information

Birth In the1861 census her name was listed as Fanny.

Child 3: George CHANEY

Name: George CHANEY 3
Sex: Male
Birth btw 8 Apr 1834 and 7 Apr 1835 Faversham, Kent, England 3

Child 4: Mary A CHANEY

Name: Mary A CHANEY 3
Sex: Female
Spouse: unknown AYRE (1835?-bef1871)
Birth btw 8 Apr 1837 and 7 Apr 1838 Faversham, Kent, England 3
Census (1) 2 Apr 1871 (age 33) Ashford, Kent
Census (2) 3 Apr 1881 (age 44 (!)) Ashford, Kent 7

Additional Information

Census (1) 23 Somerset Road
She was widowed, living with her son George and widowed mother.
Census (2) 23 Somerset Road
She was still living with her mother.

Child 5: William CHANEY

Name: William CHANEY 2
Sex: Male
Birth btw 31 Mar 1844 and 30 Mar 1845 Faversham, Kent, England 2

Sources

1"1841 census". HO107/472/18 folio 35 page 20. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
2"1851 census". HO107/1626 folio 307 page 26. Cit. Date: 30 April 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
3"1861 census". RG9/516 folio 92 page 8. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
4"GRO Death Index". 1867 Dec East AShford 2a 365. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
5Paula Smith, "Paula Smith@home-smith.co.uk". extracted entries from Faversham parish register.
6"1871 census". RG10/958 folio 25 page 13. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
7"1881 Census". RG11/946 folio 26 page 2. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
8"GRO Death Index". 1889 Mar East Ashford 2a 484. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
9"1881 Census". RG11/931 folio 141 page 49. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
10"GRO Death Index". 1882 Dec Maidstone 2a 381. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.