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Edward Kennett Minter

Male Bef 1817 - 1900  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Edward Kennett Minter 
    Born Bef 12 Oct 1817  Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 12 Oct 1817  St George's, Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID D3CA2D9934974320B8AF79A7AA889464425A 
    Died 4 Sep 1900  Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried After4 Sep 1900  Ryde Cemetery, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Admitted as a freeman of Canterbury as a butcher by copy of his father on 22 July 1839. Listed in Canterbury Poll of 1841 a freeman of St Georges. Moved to Ryde, Isle of Wight in 1842 where he was in business as a butcher and grazier. Prominent as a Wesleyan and in public life at Ryde.

      1851 census: at Belgrave House, Nelson Street, Newchurch, IoW, Hampshire, Edward K (33, butcher), Lavinia (27), Mary (5, scholar), John (3, scholar), Edward (1) and a female servant.

      1861 census: in Newchurch, IoW, Edward K (43, farmer of 84 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy and coal merchant employing 2 men), "Labinea" [Lavinia] (37), Mary (15), John (13, scholar) and Kate (4).

      1871 census: at 156 High Street, Ryde, IoW, Edward Kennett (53, butcher), Lavinia (46), John (23, butcher) and Kate (14).

      1881 census: at 'The Ferns', West Street, Ryde, IoW, Edward K (63, butcher employing 8 men), Lavinia (57) and Kate (24).

      1891 census: at 187 High Street, Ryde, IoW, Edward (73, butcher) and Lavinia (66).

      1901 census: Edward Kennett having died in 1900 his widow Lavinia (78) was at 187 High Street with her married daughter Kate GUILBERT (44), her husband Walter (45, self-employed printer) and their daughter Hebe (18).

      Will proved 10 November 1900. Obituary in Isle of Wight Times and Hampshire Gazette 13 September 1900.

      The National Archives ( ref. FAR/DD/59/2) hold a draft lease for 12 years relating to Aldermoor Farm, p. Newchurch, date: 1882 Sept 29 between (1) Lady Louisa Oglander and (2) E K Minter & J Minter. Consideration £206.10.6 p.a. It probably relates to this Edward Kennett Minter.
    Person ID I291  Canterbury, Kent
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 

    Father John Minter,   b. Bef 8 Sep 1793, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1864, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary KENNETT,   b. 1796, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1848, Canterbury, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1817  St Mildred's, Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Married by banns to Mary Kennett of St Margarets, Canterbury.
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lavinia WILLIAMS,   b. Abt 1822, Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1907, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1845  Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Minter,   b. 11 Dec 1845, Newchurch, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Minter,   b. 13 Dec 1847, Newchurch, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1914, Ryde, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Edward Minter,   b. 3 Mar 1850, Pier Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1851, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Kate Minter,   b. 8 Feb 1857, Isle of Wight Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2010 20:57:00 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Bef 12 Oct 1817 - Canterbury, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After4 Sep 1900 - Ryde Cemetery, Isle of Wight Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Edward Kennett Minter 1817 - 1900
    Edward Kennett Minter 1817 - 1900
    Tombstone at Ryde Cemetery. The inscription reads:
    In loving memory of Edward Kennett Minter who peacefully passed away September 4th 1900 aged 83. With Christ which is far better.
    Also of Lavinia wife of the above who died Jan 9th 1907 aged 92 years

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Cliff Minter (Reliability: 3).
      from Consistory Transcript of St George, Canterbury Parish Registers, March 2006. Edward Kennett of John and Mary Minter, St Georges, butcher.

    2. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Aged 83. Isle of Wight 2b/394

    3. [S159] Tombstone in Ryde Cemetery, October 2015.

    4. [S14] BMD index, Q1 1845 I of Wight 8/334. (Reliability: 3).