The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Elizabeth Barber [Luffe]
Generation No. 1
  1. Elizabeth Barber [Luffe] She was born 1730 at Leigh, Kent; christened 4th Jun 1730 at St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent, daughter of Benjamin Luffe and Mary Bassett
  She married Richard Barber on 30th Jan 1751 at St. Gile's Church, Shipbourne, Kent. He was the son of Richard Barber and Margaret Barber [Wigzell]. He was born 1716 at Tonbridge, Kent; christened 9th May 1716 at TN.Bridge, Tonbridge, Kent; died 1786 at Tonbridge, Kent; buried 26th Dec 1786 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Tonbridge, Kent. They had the following children:
  iMary who was born 1752 at Leigh, Kent; christened 17th Apr 1752 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  iiRichard who was born 1754 at Leigh, Kent; christened 26th Apr 1754 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  iiiThomas who was born 1755 at Leigh, Kent; christened 14th Dec 1755 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  ivJohn who was born 1758 at Leigh, Kent; christened 30th Apr 1758 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent; died Sep 1837 Tonbridge, Kent, aged 76 years; buried 18th Sep 1837 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Tonbridge, Kent
  vRichard who was born 1760 at Leigh, Kent; christened 26th Apr 1760 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
2 viStephen who was born 1762 at Leigh, Kent; christened 1762 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  viiMargaret who was born 1764 at Leigh, Kent; christened 26th Feb 1764 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  viiiWilliam who was born 1767 at Leigh, Kent; christened 22nd Feb 1767 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  ixBette who was born 1769 at Leigh, Kent; christened 9th Apr 1769 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  xSarah who was born 1770 at Leigh, Kent; christened 18th Nov 1770 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Stephen Barber was the son of Richard Barber and Elizabeth Barber [Luffe]. He was born 1762 at Leigh, Kent
  He married (1) Eliza ..... on c 1785. She was born c 1765. They had the following children:
3 iRichard who was born 1790 at Leigh, Kent; christened 5th Dec 1790 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
4 iiStephen who was born 1792 at Leigh, Kent; christened 11th Nov 1792 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent; died 1876
  iiiMartha who was born 1797 at Leigh, Kent; christened 22nd Jan 1797 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  He married (2) Lydia ..... on c 1799. She was born c 1765. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1800 at Leigh, Kent; christened 15th Jun 1800 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  iiLydia who was born 1801 at Leigh, Kent; christened 29th Nov 1801 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  iiiSarah who was born 1803 at Leigh, Kent; christened 1st Jun 1804 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  ivSusannah who was born 1804 at Leigh, Kent; christened 12th Jun 1804 St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Richard Barber, licensed victualler and farmer was the son of Stephen Barber and Eliza Barber. He was born 1790 at Leigh, Kent; christened 5th Dec 1790 at St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent
  He married Elizabeth ..... on c 1820. She was born 1796 at Sevenoaks, Kent. They had the following children:
  iSarah who was born 1821 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 5th Aug 1821 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent
5 iiStephen who was born 1823 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 4th May 1823 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent
  iiiBarbara who was born 1828 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 24th May 1828 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent
  ivWilliam who was born 1830 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 6th Jun 1830 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent
  vThomas who was born 1833 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 24th Mar 1833 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent
6 viBarnaby who was born 1835 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 27th Jul 1835 St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1903 Strood, Kent
7 viiLydia who was born 1838 at Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1889
   
  4. Stephen Barber, gardener was the son of Stephen Barber and Eliza Barber. He was born 1792 at Leigh, Kent; christened 11th Nov 1792 at St. Mary's Church, Leigh, Kent; died 1876
  He married Elizabeth ..... on c 1835. She was born c 1810. They had the following children:
  iBarbara who was born 1840 at Leigh, Kent
  iiEmma who was born 1842 at Leigh, Kent
8 iiiFrank who was born 1844 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  ivEllen who was born 1849 at Sevenoaks, Kent
   
Generation No. 4
  5. Stephen Barber, licensed victualler was the son of Richard Barber, licensed victualler and farmer and Elizabeth Barber. He was born 1823 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 4th May 1823 at St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent
  He married Elizabeth Waite on 1st Jul 1854 at Deptford St Paul, Lewisham, London. She was born c 1823, daughter of William Waite
   
  6. Barnaby Barber, railway station master was the son of Richard Barber, licensed victualler and farmer and Elizabeth Barber. He was born 1835 at Sevenoaks, Kent; christened 27th Jul 1835 at St. Nicholas Parish Church, Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1903 at Strood, Kent
  He married Sabina Keturah Simmons on 1859. She was born c 1836 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex; died 1891. They had the following children:
  iWilliam Richard who was born 1890 at Frindsbury, Kent
  iiArthur Barnaby who was born 1862 at Frindsbury, Kent; died 1909
  iiiEdith Amy who was born 2nd Apr 1865 at Barming, Kent; died c May 1865 Barming, Kent
  ivFlorence Louisa who was born 1866 at Barming, Kent; died 1956
   
  7. Lydia Read [Barber] was the daughter of Richard Barber, licensed victualler and farmer and Elizabeth Barber. She was born 1838 at Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1889
  She married Edwin Read on c 1859. He was born 1831 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent. They had the following children:
9 iMinnie who was born 23rd Jan 1860 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 17th Nov 1921 Maidstone, Kent
10 iiWilliam Francis who was born 1862 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 17th Jun 1935 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; buried 17th Jun 1935 Block AN10, Plot 24, Waimari Cemetery, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
  iiiRose Emily who was born 1868 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 1911 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; buried 15th Nov 1911 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
  ivThomas who was born 1871 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
11 vJohn who was born 1874 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 1947 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; buried 21st Feb 1947 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
  viHarry who was born 1877 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 1929
  viiArthur who was born 1878 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
   
  8. Frank Barber, fly driver was the son of Stephen Barber, gardener and Elizabeth Barber. He was born 1844 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  He married Martha Ann Jarvis on 1867. She was born 1846 at Stanstead, Kent. They had the following children:
12 iEllen who was born 1869 at Chevening, Kent
  iiFrank Jun. who was born 1871 at Chevening, Kent
13 iiiHarry who was born 1874 at Sevenoaks, Kent
14 ivKate who was born 1876 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  vEmma who was born 1878 at Sevenoaks, Kent
   
Generation No. 5
  9. Minnie Pearce [Read] was the daughter of Edwin Read and Lydia Read [Barber]. She was born 23rd Jan 1860 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 17th Nov 1921 at Maidstone, Kent
  She married George Frederick on 9th Oct 1880 at Maidstone. He was born 26th Sep 1855 at Maidstone, Kent; died 9th Jul 1937 at Maidstone, Kent, aged 81 years. They had the following children:
  iFrederick who was born 7th Sep 1881 at 14 Melville Road, Maidstone, Kent; christened 9th Oct 1881 All Saints Church, Maidstone, Kent; died 18th Nov 1902 Maidstone, Kent; buried after 18th Nov 1902 Sutton Reoad Cemetery, Maidstone, Kent
  iiMabel Alice who was born 3rd Oct 1883 at 14 Melville Road, Maidstone, Kent
  iiiCharles Clarence who was born 26th Apr 1886 at 14 Melville Road, Maidstone, Kent; died 7th Sep 1967 Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, USA, aged 81 years; buried after 7th Sep 1967 Covington, Miami County, Ohio, USA
  ivFrank Edwin who was born 19th Jun 1890 at 14 Melville Road, Maidstone, Kent; died 8th Nov 1918 France, killed in action, aged 28 years, SPR Corps of Royal Engineers (422ND FIELD COY., R.E.). 490321
   
  10. William Francis Read, gardener was the son of Edwin Read and Lydia Read [Barber]. He was born 1862 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; buried 17th Jun 1935 at Block AN10, Plot 24, Waimari Cemetery, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; died 17th Jun 1935 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
  He married Annie Robertson on c 1890. She was born c 1860; died 27th Sep 1938 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; buried 28th Sep 1938 at Block AN10, Plot 23, Waimari Cemetery, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. They had the following children:
  iNellie who was born 1891 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  iiEmily who was born 1893 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  iiiWilliam who was born c 1895 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  ivElizabeth who was born 1897 at Sevenoaks, Kent; died 4th May 1950 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
   
  11. John Read was the son of Edwin Read and Lydia Read [Barber]. He was born 1874 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 1947 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; buried 21st Feb 1947 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
  He married Mary Annie Wiles on 14th Feb 1901 at St. Mary's Church, Chiddingstone, Kent. She was born c 1871. They had the following children:
  iMabel who was born 1902 at Kent; died 4th Apr 1954 Holborn, London
  iiViolet Annie who was born 1903 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; christened 29th Mar 1903 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 1951 Bromley, Kent; buried 7th Sep 1951 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
  iiiElsie who was born 3rd Jun 1906 at Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; christened 15th Aug 1906 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent; died 1941 Sevenoaks, Kent; buried 14th Nov 1941 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
   
  12. Ellen Parris [Barber] was the daughter of Frank Barber, fly driver and Martha Ann Barber [Jarvis]. She was born 1869 at Chevening, Kent
  She married Harry Parris on 1894. He was the son of Thomas Parris, baker and confectioner and Anne Parris. He was born 1868 at Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1951 at Croydon, Surrey. They had the following children:
  iGladys Ellen who was born 1895 at Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1936 Wandsworth, London
  iiReginald Harry who was born 1st Oct 1896 at Sevenoaks, Kent; died 1968 Brighton, Sussex
  iiiFrank Gordon who was born 8th Jun 1899 at Battersea, London; died 1972 Croydon, Surrey
   
  13. Harry Barber was the son of Frank Barber, fly driver and Martha Ann Barber [Jarvis]. He was born 1874 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  He married Louisa Baker on 1898 at Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire. She was born c 1872. They had the following children:
  iFrank who was born 1900 at Acton Turville, Gloucestershire
  iiEdward who was born 1904 at Catford, London
  iiiGeorge who was born 1905 at Catford, London
  ivJack who was born 1908 at Catford, London
  vRossley who was born 1908 at Catford, London
   
  14. Kate Simms [Barber] was the daughter of Frank Barber, fly driver and Martha Ann Barber [Jarvis]. She was born 1876 at Sevenoaks, Kent
  She married Ernest Sidney Simms on 1902. He was the son of Thomas T Simms, railway signlman and Susan Simms. He was born 1876 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1926 at Lewisham, London. They had the following children:
  iPercy Cecil who was born 16th Sep 1903 at Catford, London; died 1987 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiMary Lillian who was born 27th Dec 1980 at Catford, London; died 1988 Hastings and Rother, Sussex
   

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