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Sunday, 12 June 2011

Free limited search of the 1911 census for England and Wales. West Kent Parish Gazeteer of C of E Churches and a list of RC Churches. Some More Kent Strays, Dorothy S, nee Simpson, Zopff 1904-1992. William Charles Kersey 1888-1986

Free search of the 1911 census for England and Wales.

A search of the 1911 census for England and Wales is now available which provides restricted information at  FamilySearch  site. A search will list the name, age, gender, birthplace and registration district of a individual. No details of any others present in the household is provided. A link will take you to the findmypast site where the full information is available for a fee. 

findmypast offer a similiar free search but the FamilySearch search offer the additional information of the place of birth. 

Though this new search is limited it is an advance on what is offered on the findmypast search.

West Kent Parish Gazeteer.

The NWKFHS has a Gazeteer of Church of England churches built before c1910. It  includes a photograph of each ancient parish church, as well as of many Victorian churches. There are currently 249 church photos along with information about Administrative Units, other churches, such as Baptists, in the area and a map showing the location of the parish in the North West Kent Area. The Gazeteer can be found at West Kent Churches

A lst of RC Churches built before 1910 with some information about their registers and a map showing their location in the North West Kent area. It can be found at Roman Catholic Churches

Some More Kent Strays.

Dorothy S Zopff, 87, of Romeo (Michigan) died Monday, March 30, 1992... born April 21, 1904, in Syd(e)nham (Kent) England. the daughter of Daniel and Albina (Barber) Simpson. She and her family lived in London and Hespler in Canada prior settling in Detroit in 1912.

The 1901 census gives the following information about the family:

1901 Sydenham, Beadnell Road,
Daniel B F Simpson, Bricklayer,  Head 33  Male Kennington London England
Albina F Simpson Wife 30  Female Forest Hill Kent England
George E Simpson Son 12  Male Lower Sydenham Kent England
Elinor A Simpson Daughter 10  Female Lower Sydenham Kent England
Henry Simpson Son 9  Male Lower Sydenham Kent England
Charles Simpson Son 7  Male Lower Sydenham Kent England
Ethel V Simpson Daughter 3  Female Lower Sydenham Kent England
Archie Simpson Son 2  Male Lower Sydenham Kent England

William Charles Kersey ... Victoria BC passed away,,,May 15, 1986...born in Bromley, Kent, England on April 11, 1888...wife Mae... brother Albert of Los Angeles...

The 1901 census shows William and his brother Albert with their family at 7 Pope Road, Bromely, Kent:

Samuel Kersey Head, Builders Foreman, 50 Male Lewisham Kent
Emily Kersey Wife 44 Female Leeds Yorkshire
Samuel Kersey Son 19  Male Bromley Kent 
William Kersey Son 12  Male Bromley Kent 
Charles Kersey Son 10  Male Bromley Kent
Albert Kersey Son 9  Male Bromley Kent
Aleck Kersey Son 5  Male Bromley Kent

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