Robert Furley, Attorney, son of John Furley and Elizabeth Furley [Buckhurst]

Robert Furley was born 1809 in St Georges Parish, Canterbury, the sixth child of John Furley, the Managing Partner of Canterbury Bank, and Elizabeth Buckhurst. Robert qualified as an Attorney and moved to Ashford where he practised for most of his life. He died there on 9th August 1887 at the age of 78.

His life's work, published in his sixties, is A History of the Weald, with an outline of The Early History of the County published in two volumes in 1871 and 1874. He was also a prominent member of the Kent Archaeological Society where he presented and published papers on An Outline of the History of Romney marsh in 1880, The Early History of Tenterden in 1882 and The Early History of Ashford in 1883.


See also A History of the Weald of Kent, Volume I and A History of the Weald of Kent, Volume II.
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1809
Born
At St. Georges in the Parish of Canterbury, Kent
1871 Census
Ashford, Kent
 
15th Apr 1834
Married
Margaret Rutton Creary at St. Mary's in the Parish of Marylebone, London
London Metropolitan Archives
 
1835
Birth of a daughter
Louisa Creary in the Parish of Ashford, Kent
IGI - Family Search
 
1836
Birth of a son
John in the Parish of Ashford, Kent
1871 Census
Ashford, Kent
 
1839
Birth of a daughter
Eliza in the Parish of Ashford, Kent
IGI - Family Search
 
1840
Birth of a daughter
Margaret Hester in the Parish of Ashford, Kent
IGI - Family Search
 
9th Aug 1887
Died
In the Parish of Ashford, Kent; registered at West Ashford District, Kent; ref: 1887 Q3 Vol 2a Page 433; aged 78 years
Probate Registry of England and Wales
 
15th Nov 1887
Probate
At Principal registry; Personal estate: £42,756 19s 7d
Probate Registry of England and Wales

The ancestral pedigree of Robert Furley, Attorney
  
 William Furleym: c 1760Elizabeth 
 b: c 1740  b: c 1740
  
        
 Mary Henry Mary Elisabeth Elizabeth John Elisabeth 
 b: 1762 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 23rd Apr 1762 St. Alphege
 b: 1764 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 7th Aug 1764 St. Alphege
 b: 1766 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 6th Jul 1766 St. Alphege
 b: 1769 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 14th Feb 1769 St. Alphege
 b: 1771 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 12th May 1771 St. Alphege
 b: 1773 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 26th Apr 1773 St. Alphege
 b: 1776 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 4th Aug 1776 St. Alphege
 
                
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 John Furleym: 21st Jul 1796 St. Andrew's, Canterbury, KentElizabeth Buckhurst 
 b: 1773 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 26th Apr 1773 St. Alphege
  b: 1774 Kent
  
         
Eliza William Henry Louisa John Caroline Robert Mary George 
b: 1798 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 4th Feb 1798 St. Georges
 b: 1803 Canterbury, Kent
d: Oct to Dec 1859 registered at Canterbury District, Kent ref: 1859 Q4 Vol 2a Page 331
 b: 1804 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 16th May 1804 St. Georges
 b: 1806 Canterbury, Kent b: 1807 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 25th Nov 1807 St. Georges
 b: 1809 St. Georges, Canterbury, Kent
d: 9th Aug 1887 Ashford, Kent, aged 78 years registered at West Ashford District, Kent ref: 1887 Q3 Vol 2a Page 433
 b: 1811 Canterbury, Kent
ch: 12th Apr 1811 St. Georges
 b: c 1814 Canterbury, Kent 
                  
Parental record
   
   
   
 Robert Furleym: 15th Apr 1834 St. Mary's, Marylebone, LondonMargaret Rutton Creary 
 b: 1809 St. Georges, Canterbury, Kent
d: 9th Aug 1887 Ashford, Kent, aged 78 years registered at West Ashford District, Kent ref: 1887 Q3 Vol 2a Page 433
  b: 1817 Armagh, Ireland, daughter of John Creary
d: July to Sep 1888 aged 72 years registered at West Ashford District, Kent ref: 1888 Q3 Vol 2a Page 374
  
     
 Louisa Creary John Eliza Margaret Hester 
 b: 1835 Ashford, Kent
ch: 8th Feb 1835
 b: 1836 Ashford, Kent
ch: 22nd Apr 1836
 b: 1839 Ashford, Kent
ch: 3rd Feb 1839
 b: 1840 Ashford, Kent
ch: 4th Jun 1840
 
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