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  • Jenner / Blackford

    In my ancesttry research I find that my Grandfather, Luke, John Blackford born 1862 was the illegitimate son of John Jenner and Caroline Blackford – Hense had the surname Blackford. Do I have any Jenner relatives descended from their LEGITIMATE sons & daughter – William Alfred born 1864, Mark Thomas born 1867 and Florence Javeny ... read more

  • Evans Family in Hawkhurst

    I am researching my family history and wondered if anyone knows anything about the Evans family that lived in Hawkhurst in the 16 and 1700s. They were amongst other things Clothiers and Overseers. Many thanks, Trevor Monk ... read more

  • Chesson Family

    I am researching the Chesson family tree and would be pleased to hear from anyone who could help me. My direct line is from Cowden. I see from the 1881 census that there are Chesson cottages and wondered if Chesson’s built them as there are a lot of bricklayers in the family. Thank you. ... read more

  • Family

    My name is douglas tilbe 2 and i have researched my family tree back to hawkhurst.i was woundering if there was any tilbes still in the area.my relitve was robert tilbe born 1796 thankyou for any imfo possible ... read more

  • Harold F Young

    Hi I was wondering if anyone knows anything about my Uncle Harold Frederick Young, born 11th June 1908 in Chandos Road Tunbridge Wells to Charles and Ellen Young, His brother Reginald Samuel Young (born 25th January 1907) was my father the family splintered when Gran died in 1948 and as I was not born until ... read more

  • Little Conghurst

    My grandparents Ellen and Luke Blackford lived at Little Conghurst – now called Conghurst cottages I believe. I have very fond memories of staying there during WW2 – and still often visit – via Google Earth street view. ... read more

  • Family Roots / Ancestry

    Does anyone have any information concerning the family of the late Lieut. Col Basil Tobin and Mrs Hilda Helen Ready. Hilda Ready was my great great Aunt who moved to and died in Kenya. ... read more


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Hawkhurst Parish Council
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