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John Minter

Male Bef 1813 - Bef 1902  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name John Minter 
    Born Bef 11 Oct 1813  Ickham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 11 Oct 1813  Ickham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 262311BF26024641B8454AC600D0178C4858 
    Died Bef 22 Jan 1902  Stowting, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 22 Jan 1902  Stowting, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1851 census: at Silver Street, Bredgar, Kent, John (37, farmer of 317 acres (10 men)), Sarah (27) and Sarah (1). One house servant. The Sarah was John's first wife Sarah BING.

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

      Appeared in the Directory of Kent, Melville & Co, 1858 as John Minter, farmer, Snagbrook Farm, Hollingbourne.

      1861 census: at Long Brook Farm, Hollingbourne, Kent, John (47, farmer), Sarah M (25), Sarah (11, scholar), Ann (9, scholar), John (1, scholar [!]) and Thomas O (7 months). The Sarah was John's second wife Sarah Mary ROPER.

      In 1865 John's profession was given as registrar; in 1867, 1868 and 1869, relieving officer; in 1871, 1874 and 1877, labourer.

      1871 census: at Fairbourne Heath, Ulcombe, Kent, John (57, late relieving officer), Sarah M (35), John (11), Thomas Oliver (10), Alice (7), Emiliy M (5), Norah F C (3), Eveline (1) and Ruth G (1 month).

      1881 census: in Honey Pot Road, Bilsington, Kent, John (69, farmer out of business), Sarah M (45), John (29 (sic), clerk out of employ), Ann (21, domestic servant), Emily M (16, domestic servant), Evelyne M (12, scholar) and William (4, scholar). Daughter Ruth Gertrude (10) was staying at 1 Stone Cross, Mersham with John Terry (32, waggoner) and his family. Daughter Alice was 18, a domestic servant in High Street, Orpington, Kent.

      1891 census: at a cottage in Stowting, Kent, John (78, retired farmer), Sarah M (55), John (31, seedsman) and Thomas O (30, exhibitor of magic lantern). Daughter Alice (age given as 24!) was a cook at 13 The Lees, Folkestone.

      1901 census: in East Brabourne, Kent, John (88, living on own means), Sarah (66) and grandson George B GREEN (1, born Stowting). George was probably the son of John Minter junr. and Mary Emily Green - see John junr.'s Notes.

      This was an extraordinary family. Over the period from 1850 to 1877, John and his two Sarahs had 15 children. By the time the last child was born, in 1877, John would have been about 64. He went on to live to 90.
    Person ID I1259  Ickham, Kent
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2011 

    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 1 Sarah BING,   b. Abt 1824, Kingsnorth, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Aug 1857, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1848  Wickhambreaux, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • John Minter full age bachelor farmer of Stockbury father William Minter farmer and Sarah Bing full age spinster of Wickhambreaux father Thomas Hatcher Bing farmer by licence, sign/sign. Henry Bing (sign), Elizabeth Bing (sign0, Catherine (W. Tapley) (sign) witnesses
    Children 
     1. Sarah Minter,   b. Bef 9 Nov 1849, Bredgar, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1866, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)
     2. Ann Minter,   b. Bef 5 Dec 1851, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1882, East Ashford, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     3. Alfred Minter,   b. Bef 11 Jul 1853, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1853, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Un-named Minter,   b. Jun 1856, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1856, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Mary ROPER,   b. Abt 1836, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jun 1858  Maidstone RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Type: Partners 
    • John's entry in the BMD index is under MONTER.
    Children 
     1. John Minter,   b. Bef 25 May 1859, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Stepchild]
     2. Thomas Oliver Minter,   b. 1 Aug 1860, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1915, Elham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Stepchild]
     3. William Minter,   b. Mar 1862, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1862, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Stepchild]
     4. Alice Minter,   b. Sep 1863, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Stepchild]
     5. Emily Mercy Minter,   b. Jun 1865, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1945, Plymouth RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [Stepchild]
     6. Norah Frances Charlotte Minter,   b. Jun 1867, Langley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1876, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 8 years)  [Stepchild]
     7. William Henry Joseph Curwood Minter,   b. Jun 1868, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1868, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Stepchild]
     8. Eveline or Evelyn Mary Minter,   b. Sep 1869, Langley, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Stepchild]
     9. Ruth Gertrude Minter,   b. Mar 1871, Ulcombe, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1935, Horsham RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)  [Stepchild]
     10. David Josiah Minter,   b. Jun 1874, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1875, Hollingbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [Stepchild]
     11. Willie Urbane Minter,   b. Jun 1877, Ulcombe, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1938, Chartham Mental Hospital, Chartham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [Stepchild]
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Bef 11 Oct 1813 - Ickham, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Oct 1813 - Ickham, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1848 - Wickhambreaux, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 22 Jan 1902 - Stowting, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Jan 1902 - Stowting, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q1 1902 Elham 2a/875

    3. [S101] Cliff Minter, from Stowting PR, September 2009.

    4. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1848 Bridge 5/88. Actual date on IGI.

    5. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q2 1858 Maidstone 2a/608.