Richard William GURNSEY

Richard William GURNSEY

Male 1780 - Deceased

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  • Name Richard William GURNSEY 
    Born 1780  Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1838  New Road, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    In the Chatham Directory of 1838 Richard is recorded as a Shopkeeper 
    Age: 58 
    Person ID I638  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2013 

    Spouse / Partner 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  [2
    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.
    Children 
    +1. Anne GURNSEY,   b. 17 Apr 1803, Strood, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William Henry GURNSEY,   b. 16 Mar 1805, Frindsbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882, Medway, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. George John GURNSEY,   b. 1807, Stood, Rochester, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1808  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Charles George GURNSEY,   b. 1809, Strood, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Medway District, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +5. John James GURNSEY,   b. 1812, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Henry William GURNSEY,   b. 10 Nov 1815, Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S267] Chatham Directory 1838.
      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mrawson/dir4.html

    2. [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.