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Looking for Ellen CUCKOO or COOKOO M. 1854 Alfred RAYNER in Kent England

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Ellen CUCKOO or COOKOO was born in 1829 Faversham Kent England, she married in 1854 at Gravesend England Alfred RAYNER, he was born in 1821 at Faversham Kent England.

After they married they lived in Gravesend England, and had one child, a girl, then they immigrated to Australia.
They lived at Bungaree, near Ballarat in Victoria Australia.

Ellen died in 1912 and Alfred died in 1909 both at Bungaree Victoria Australia.

One of there children was my g-grandmother, Louisa (RAYNER) GEAR.

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on 2011-05-15 22:23:09

LizzyBee , from Melbourne Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2011. is researching the following names: CUCKOO, , WILLIAMS and 7 other(s).

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by Rello on 2015-03-30 21:33:20

Hi LizzyBee,
I am a new member to this site. Ellen Cuckoo and Alfred Rayner are my great great grandparents. Their youngest daughter Ellen Mercy was my great grandmother. I have their details on my Ancestry.com.au acct and also have copies of some death certs. Cheers, Pam

by wizard28 on 2015-03-31 06:27:49

It looks like they married on 25 Feb 1849

Name: Alfred Rayner
Spouse's Name: Ellen Cuckoo
Event Date: 25 Feb 1849
Event Place: St. George, Gravesend, Kent, England
Father's Name: William Rayner **
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Cuckoo **

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I02211-2 , System Origin: England-EASy , GS Film number: 992466 , Reference ID: 130

Marriage reg
Ellen Cuckoo
Registration Year: 1849
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district: Gravesend
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 5
Page: 249
Spouse: Alfred Rayner

by wizard28 on 2015-03-31 06:34:17

Victoria Passenger list
Name: Alfred Rayner
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
Age: 32
Arrival Date: 22 Feb 1854 **
Arrival Port: Melbourne, Australia
Departure Port: Southampton
Ship: Medway
Nationality: English and Welsh

Also lists Ellen and one child but I cannot read the name.

by wizard28 on 2015-03-31 06:44:05

This looks like the child
Rebecca Rayner
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Age: 3
Arrival Date: 22 Feb 1854
Arrival Port: Melbourne, Australia
Departure Port: Southampton
Ship: Medway
Nationality: English and Welsh

by wizard28 on 2015-03-31 06:52:08

1851 Census
Name: Ellen Rayner
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Alfred Rayner
Gender: Female
Where born: Luddenham, Kent, England
Civil Parish: Rochester St Margaret
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Alfred Rayner 30 b Faversham, Kent Address Roe Buck Lane Occ saywer
Ellen Rayner 21
Rebecca Rayner 1 b Gravesend, Kent

by wizard28 on 2015-03-31 06:56:29

Name: Ellen Rayner
Birth Year: abt 1830
Age: 82
Death Place: Bungaree, Victoria
Father's name: Cuckoo Thos **
Mother's name: Rebecca **
Registration Year: 1912
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 784

by neich on 2015-04-01 03:45:03

havent heard of this name for years, last time was in LUTON near Gillingham Kent in 1960s friends of my grandparents... I am now in NZ.

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