looking for ancestors of Henry Cox born in kensington 04 april 1842. Married to Harriet Conley on 28 May 1871 :: FamilyTreeCircles.com Genealogy
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looking for ancestors of Henry Cox born in kensington 04 april 1842. Married to Harriet Conley on 28 May 1871

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on 2011-09-29 05:14:58

genopete has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2011. is researching the following names: COX.

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by shellyb on 2011-09-30 16:55:57


I've had a quick look at Henry Cox and Harriet Conley to see if I can help you further.

Having a look at birth records and census's it seems that Henry Cox was born in Kennington, Kent. Which is east Ashford area. Harriet Conley it seems was born in Brabourne, Kent. Which is approx. 5 miles from Kennington. They are both in the 1871 census at the home of Harriet's sister in Brabourne, a month before their marriage. Harriet shown as sister and Henry shown as lodger and a brick field labourer.

I found Henry along with a John Cox who was born 1844 in Kent, on the 1851 census. They are both shown as orphans, living at Blean Union Workhouse, Herne, Kent. If this is the correct Henry Cox you would need to order his birth certificate to get his parents names. I'm not sure if there are any records for Blean Union Workhouse in the Kent archives but it won't be hard to find out. There is some info on the workhouse here

I had a quick look at baptism records and there was one possibility on the familyseach site

parents: Henry Cox,&#8203; Catharine
name: Henry Cox
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 15 May 1842
baptism/christening place: Kennington, Kent, England
father's name: Henry Cox
mother's name: Catharine
indexing project (batch) number: I05155-0
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1786588

Well there's some info for you to be getting on with. If you would like further help I'd be happy to help.


by shellyb on 2011-09-30 16:58:10


Thats the link for the baptism record.


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