The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Groombridge, son of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]
Generation No. 1
  1. John Groombridge was the son of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. He was born 16th Apr 1815 at Frenches Farm, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th May 1815 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Ann Penfold on 1847 at Charlton, Kent, Witnesses: Lionel and Harriett (nee Penfold) Bellingham. She was born 1816 at Belvedere, Kent; died 1901 at Dartford, Kent, Aged 86 years. They had the following children:
  iRichard John who was born 1848 at Crayford, Kent; died 1927 Hastings, Sussex
  iiJohn who was born 1850 at Crayford, Kent; died 1914 Dartford, Kent, Aged 64 years
2 iiiMarion who was born 1857 at Crayford, Kent; died 1922 Tonbridge, Kent, Aged 63 years
3 ivFrederick who was born 1860 at Erith, London; died 1946
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Marion Apps [Groombridge] was the daughter of John Groombridge and Mary Ann Groombridge [Penfold]. She was born 1857 at Crayford, Kent; died 1922 at Tonbridge, Kent, Aged 63 years
  She married Henry William Apps on Oct to Dec 1901, registered at West Ham District, Essex, ref: 1901 Q4 Vol 4a Page 179. He was born 1840 at Chatham, Kent
   
  3. Frederick Groombridge was the son of John Groombridge and Mary Ann Groombridge [Penfold]. He was born 1860 at Erith, London; died 1946
  He married Fanny Hilbert on c 1885. She was born 23rd Oct 1859 at Dartford, Kent; died 14th Nov 1944, Aged 84; Killed by enemy action; buried after 14th Nov 1944 at Eltham Churchyard, Eltham, London, Grave No. 163 Plot A. They had the following children:
  iFrances Marion who was born 10th Nov 1885 at Hook Green, Kent; died Nov 1976 Bexley, Kent
  iiDaisy Sophia who was born 1889 at Kent
  iiiHilda Jarrett who was born 1893 at Sutton-at-hone, Kent
  ivMillis Linda who was born 1895 at Round Street, Cobham, Kent; died 1988 Melbourne, Australia
  vKathleen Annie who was born 1898 at Round Street, Cobham, Kent; died 1988
  viFrederick who was born 1901
   

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