Charles George GURNSEY

Charles George GURNSEY

Male 1809 - 1873

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  • Name Charles George GURNSEY  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 1809  Strood, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 15 Oct 1809  Strood, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Bryant Street, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation: Grocer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Wellington Street, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation: Grocer 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  1 Claremont Place, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation: Grocer 
    Occupation 1858  Bryant Street, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    In Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent, Charles is listed as a Grocer 
    Died 1873  Medway District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I578  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2016 

    Father Richard William GURNSEY,   b. 1780, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah BEE,   b. 1782, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 May 1802  Strood, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • It appears that Richard and his family were devout Baptists, and were members of the Zion Baptist Chapel in Chatham - reputed to be the first Baptist chapel in North Kent, built in 1644. The baptisms and births are recorded in the Non-Conformist records of the church.
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anne WENMAN,   b. 1 Jan 1815, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Medway District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1840 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann GURNSEY,   b. 1841, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895, Medway, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Edward GURNSEY,   b. 1845, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. George GURNSEY,   b. 22 Jul 1851, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1930  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Charles Richard GURNSEY,   b. 1854, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Charles George Gurnsey [1809-1873] - colorised Ambrotype image (original black & white)
    Charles George Gurnsey [1809-1873] - colorised Ambrotype image (original black & white)
    This Ambrotype - an image printed on glass - was found among the effects of my late Uncle Fred Gurnsey, who passed away in 2015 at the age of 98. There are no marks on indicators as to who the sitter is, but my theory is it's a member of the Gurnsey family, most likely Charles.
    Dating ambrotype photographs is fairly easy for genealogists. The…

    Census Records
    1861 - GURNSEY, Charles & family
    1861 - GURNSEY, Charles & family
    1871 - GURNSEY, Charles and Mary Ann[WENMAN]
    1871 - GURNSEY, Charles and Mary Ann[WENMAN]

    Portraits
    GURNSEY Charles George (1809 - 1873)
    GURNSEY Charles George (1809 - 1873)

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] **1871 England Census, Class: RG10; Piece: 911; Folio: 26; Page: 45; GSU roll: 823493.
      Name: Charles G GurnseyBirth Date: abt 1810Birth Place: Strood, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1871Residence Place: Chatham, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1871&h=6127292&ti=5538&indiv=try

    2. [S03] **1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1611; Folio: 277; Page: 55; GSU roll: 193511-193512.
      Name: Charles Geo GurnseyBirth Date: abt 1810Birth Place: Strood, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1851Residence Place: Chatham, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1851&h=1446824&ti=5538&indiv=try

    3. [S07] **1861 England Census , Class: RG9; Piece: 482; Folio: 137; Page: 14; GSU roll: 542647.
      Name: Charles Ge GurnseyBirth Date: abt 1810Birth Place: Strood, Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1861Residence Place: Chatham, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1861&h=7102632&ti=5538&indiv=try

    4. [S10] **1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Civil Parish: St Margaret; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 10; Page: 27; .
      Name: Charles GurnseyBirth Date: abt 1811Birth Place: Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1841Residence Place: St Margaret, Kent, England
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1841&h=3204943&ti=5538&indiv=try

    5. [S10] **1841 England Census, Class: HO107; Civil Parish: St Margaret; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 10; Page: 27; .
      Name: Charles GurnseyBirth Date: abt 1811Birth Place: Kent, EnglandResidence Date: 1841Residence Place: St Margaret, Kent, England

    6. [S08] International Genealogical Index [IGI], The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

    7. [S03] **1851 England Census, HO107/1611/~F278.

    8. [S02] **1871 England Census, RG10/0911/F?.

    9. [S266] Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    10. [S13] FreeBMD - Death Index: 1837-1983, http://www.freebmd.org.uk, Dec 1873.
      Name: Charles George Gurnsey
      Estimated birth year: abt 1809
      Year of Registration: 1873
      Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
      Age at Death: 64
      District: Medway (1837-1941)
      County: Kent
      Volume: 2a
      Page: 270

    11. [S166] Family Search, (https://www.familysearch.org/).
      "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJGM-CWB : accessed 16 April 2016), Richard Guernsey and Sarah Bee, 16 May 1802; citing Strood, Kent, England, reference yr 1802-1812 p 1; FHL microfilm 992,463.