Thomas WILLIS

Thomas WILLIS

Male 1828 - 1833  (5 years)Deceased

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  • Name Thomas WILLIS  [1
    Born 1828  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Baptism record has a note in the margin stating: '2 years old when baptised.'
    Christened 10 Oct 1830  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1833  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 3 
    Cause: 'Burnt to death during the absence of his mother' 
    Buried 11 Jan 1833  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I3997  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2016 

    Father Ancestors Joseph Henry WILLIS,   b. 02 Mar 1797, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1868, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth HOOD,   b. 31 Jan 1788, Lyminge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1875, West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1822  Lyminge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Church of St Mary St Ethelburga
    Children 8 children 
    Histories
    The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
    The Swing Riots of Kent and the Willis Emigration to the USA - 1836
    So often in the past it was the case that national, political events impacted directly on our ancestors. This is particularly the case in the Willis family in Barham in Kent. Between 1835 and 1850 four families had emigrated to the United States of America.
    Family ID F936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1828 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 10 Oct 1830 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 3 - 1833 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1833 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Records
    BAPTISM - WILLIS, Thomas - 10 Oct 1830
    BAPTISM - WILLIS, Thomas - 10 Oct 1830
    BURIAL - WILLIS, Thomas - 1833
    BURIAL - WILLIS, Thomas - 1833

    Newspapers
    Report on the Inquest of Thomas Willis, aged 3.
    Report on the Inquest of Thomas Willis, aged 3.
    Published in the Kentish Gazette, 15 January 1833.

    On Thursday last, an inquisition was holden at the parish of Barham, before Mr. De Lasaux, on the body of Thomas Willis, who was burnt to death during the absence of his mother. The Jury returned a verdict of accidental death. The Coroner censured the neglect of those whose care might have…

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