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William Minter

Male Bef 1809 - 1882  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name William Minter 
    Born Bef 28 Sep 1809 
    Christened 28 Sep 1809  Ickham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 71A39B0F72914A7AA8060BAB96B18CAC68CD 
    Died 18 May 1882  [2
    Buried 23 May 1882  Goodnestone next Wingham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • A farmer of Wingham and Staple in 1845.
      A witness at Wickhambreaux on 10 February 1846.

      1851 census:at Ickham & Well, Kent, William (42, a farmer of 144 acres, employing six labourers) and Emma (45). One house servant.

      Appeared in the 1852 Post Office Directory of Kent (Kelly's) as William Minter, farmer, Wingham.

      Appeared in the Directory of Kent, Melville & Co, 1858 as William Minter, farmer, Wingham.

      Living at Twitham in November 1851. Paid rates at Twitham in 1854 and 1864. Church warden at Wingham in 1838, 52 and 54. Overseer in 1858, 60.

      1861 census: at Twitham Farm, Wingham, Kent, William (51, farmer of 146 acres employing 10 labourers and 2 boys), Emma (55) and Emily (9, scholar). One house servant.

      Appeared in F G Harrod & Co's Postal and Commercial Directory of Kent, 1867 as William Minter, farmer of Twitham, Wingham.

      1871 census: at Twitham Farm, Wingham, Kent, William (61, farmer of 132 acres employing 7 labourers and 4 boys), Emma (65) and Emily (19). One domestic servant.

      Appeared in the Post Office Directory of the Six Home Counties - 1874 Vol 2 Kent
      as William Minter, farmer, Twitham, Wingham, Sandwich.

      Appeared in Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1878 as William Minter, farmer, Twitham, Wingham.

      1881 census: at Twitham Farm, Wingham, Kent, William (71, farmer of 150 acres employing 6 labourers and 3 boys), Emma (76) and sister Sarah BING (widow, 70, annuitant). One general domestic servant.

      Appeared in Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1882 as William Minter, farmer, Twitham.

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 (at Ancestry.co.uk, Nov 2010):
      7 September 1882 Personal Estate £386 5s. The Will of William Minter formerly of Ickham but late of Twitham in the Parish of Wingham both in the County of Kent Farmer who died 18 May 1882 at Twitham was proved at the Canterbury by Emma Minter of Twitham Widow the Relict the sole Executrix.

      1891 census: now a widow of 85, living on her own means, Emma lived with her daughter Emily and her husband John HARVEY in Easole Street, Nonington, Kent.

      Cliff Minter - from tombstone at Goodnestone next Wingham:
      In affectionate remembrance of William Minter of Twitham Wingham who died May 18th 1882 aged 72 years.
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      In loving memory of Emma Minter widow of the late William Minter of Twitham who died March 19th 1901 in her 96th year.
    Person ID I1208  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2010 

    Father William Minter,   b. Bef 5 Jan 1779,   d. 11 Nov 1847, Littlebourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mercy WEST,   b. Abt 1785,   d. 17 Jun 1831, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1809  Ickham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Married by licence as a yeoman bachelor, aged 30 of Ickham; Marcy (Mary) West a spinster age 24 of Ickham.
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma COLLARD,   b. 1806, Nackington, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1901, Goodnestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1849  Nackington, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Married as a bachelor farmer of Ickham; Emma a spinster of Nackington daughter of Thomas Collard a yeoman.
    Children 
     1. Emily Minter,   b. Bef 20 Nov 1851, Wingham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Sep 1809 - Ickham, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1849 - Nackington, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 May 1882 - Goodnestone next Wingham, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      aged 72, Q2 1882 Eastry 2a/529. Date from Cliff Minter.

    3. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1849 Bridge 5/91. Date from Cliff Minter.