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ARGENT

 

This is the family tree of Thomas Argent [7.1.4] and Aitken SF 3.1.1 who married Sarah Lewsey and Allen Argent [6.2.1] who married Emma Marsh and they and their family lived at Argents Hill near Bowraville NSW see ?Australian Argents of Argents Hill?

 

Details of this family from Louise Argent of England per Philip Whaite

 

ARGENT FAMILY in England

Joseph ARGENT b 1647 m pre 1672 (??)

 

First Generation

1.Family of Joseph ARGENT and (??) those known

1.Stephen b 1672 m pre 1688 Hannah b 1672 see 2.1

 

Second Generation

2.1 ex 1.1 Family of Stephen ARGENT and Hannah (??)

1.Joseph b c 1688 m pre 1711 Elizabeth (??) b c 1690 see 3.1

2.John b c 1690

3.Stephen b 1691

4.Hannah b 1693

 

Third Generation

3.1 ex 2.1 Family of Joseph ARGENT and Elizabeth (??)

1.Joseph b 1711 

2.Saul b 1716 

3.Jonathon b 1722

4.William ARGENT b c 1735 m pre 1757 Elizabeth (??) see 4.1

All the above details from Genes Reunited Researchers

 

Fourth Generation

4.1 ex 3.1.4 Family of William ARGENT and Elizabeth (??)

1.Jonathan bp 14 Aug 1757 Halstead Essex

2.James bp 1758 Halstead Essex

3.Abraham bp 1760 Halstead Essex m (1) 1781 Ruth (Samms) see 5.1. Abraham Argent m (2) 2 Jan 1787 Mary (Playle) see 5.2. Abraham Argent m (3) 14 Nov 1789 Stambourne Ann W(r)es(t)ley see 5.3

4.Mary b c 1762 [per Gary Playle] 

5.Joseph bp 1764 Halstead Essex

 

Fifth Generation

5.1 ex 4.1.3.1 Abraham ARGENT and Ruth (Samms)   

1.William b 27 Oct 1782 Stambourne Halstead Essex d 16 Sep 1858 age 76 years Cause: ? Cancer.and Stoppage in the Bowel Jobbing Gardener m Elizabeth (??) b c 1791 Steeple Bumpstead see 6.1

 

 5.2 ex 4.1.3.2 Abraham ARGENT and Mary (Playle)

1.Mary b 9  December 1787 Stambourne Halstead Essex

 

5.3 ex 4.1.3.3 Abraham ARGENT and Ann (W(r)es(t)ley

1.Edward bp 26 Aug 1792 Stambourne Halstead Essex

2.Abraham bp 1795 Halstead Essex m Phoebe (Pashe) see 6.2

3.Thomas bp 29 July 1804

4.John bp 6 Nov 1808

 

Sixth Generation

6.1 ex 5.1.1 William ARGENT and Elizabeth (??)

1.Thomas b c 1817 Sturmer d 24 Nov 1881 SB age 64 years Cause: Asthma and Chronic Bronchitis Informant dau Rebecca Cowell m 11 Nov 1843 Radwinter Ch (Witnesses : John Halls Rebecca Halls) Harriett (Saville) "both of age" b c 1818 Radwinter [FJohn Labourer] d 26 May 1880 Steeple Bumpstead age 62 Cause: Cancer of breast?? operated on without anaesthetic in 1878 Informant son William Argent see 7.1

2.William ? d pre 1841 Census

3.Martha ? d pre 1841 Census

4.Sarah bp 16 Jul 1826 St Marys Steeple Bumpstead

5.Rebecca b c 1822 Cs 1881 bp 16 Jul 1826 St Marys Bumpstead ?? m pre 1863 John HALLS Both witnesses m 1843 Thomas 1 above see 7.2

6.Harriet ? d pre 1841 Census

7.John b 1832 bp 25 Aug 1833 St Marys Steeple Bumpstead

Census 1831 William gardener occupied land employing own family, Elizabeth, Thomas, Labourer under 21, William Labourer, Martha, Sarah, Rebecca, Harriet

Census 1841 Steeple Bumpstead at North St: William age 50 Elizabeth 48 son John age 8

Census 1851 William 65 wife Elizabeth 48 John son age 17 all b Steeple Bompstead

 

 

6.2 ex 5.3.2 Family of Abraham ARGENT and Phoebe (Pashe) those known

1.Allen bp 1827 Halstead England d 1900.875 Bowraville NSW Australia Orchard Labourer m 4 May 1851 Stambourne Essex reg June qtr Halstead 12.155 Emma (Marsh) of Toppersfield b 26 Aug 1829 Essex Straw Plaiter d 22 Aug 1909.8513 Bowraville NSW Aust [F William M Lydia of Essex] see `argents hill.doc

Both arrived Sydney NSW 3 Aug 1855 on "Lloyds"

 

Seventh Generation

7.1 ex 6.1.1 Family of Thomas ARGENT and Harriett (Saville)

All baptisms St Marys Steeple Bumpstead

1.Rebecca b 8 Feb 1846 bp 13 Aug 1846 m (1) 19 Apr 1870 Thomas Woodly DARKINGS see 8.1. Rebecca Darkings m (2) pre 1875 William COWELL Engine Driver   

2.William b 1847/8 bp 26 Jan 1862 Informant death 1880 mother Shepherd m Kate (Turner) see 8.2            

3.George b 1848/9 bp 26 Jan 1862 Went to Toronto Canada then Detroit USA then back to Toronto into the hotel business. (USA police ? source Mrs R. True)

4.Thomas b 6 July 1853 bp 26 Jan 1862 d 21 Aug 1932 m 13 May 1876 Steeple Bumpstead reg June qtr Risbridge 4a.69 (Witnesses: William Turner; Rebecca Turner ? related to Kate Turner?) Sarah (Lewsey) b as Sarah Luce 27 Sep 1855 entry 442 Steeple Bumpstead reg Dec qtr 1855 SD Haverhill RD Risbridge 4a.314* Informant Emma Luce mother X her mark [M Midson] see 8.3 This is sf 3.2.1 AITKEN 

5.John b 16 Sep 1855 [USA Census 1901] bp 26 Jan 1862 d 5 Jan 1929 Youngstown Ohio USA bu 8 Jan 1929 Oak Hill Cem age 73 years 3 months 20 days Residence 1503 Oakland Avenue Ohio Deaths 1908-1953 Ref 7251 Image 779 m (1) ? c 1882 Sarah Elizabeth (Harrison) b 4 Aug 1854 d 24 Aug 1909 Youngstown bu 27 Aug 1909 Oak Hill Cem age 55 years 16 days  Ohio Deaths 1908-1953 Ref 42038 Image 2858 [F Jonathon Harrison b England M Ann Pooly b England] Immigrated 1882 see 8.4. John Argent m (2) post Aug 1909 Harriet (??) b 7 Apr 1853 England d 10 Dec 1941 Salem Columbiano Ohio bu 12 Dec 1941 Youngstown Oak Hill Cem age 88 years 8 months 3 days Widowed Spouse John Argent Ohio Deaths 1908-1953 Ref 71933 image 2572 [ F Joseph Newton b England M Elizabeth Badley b England]  

Possibly other children

Census 1861 Steeple Bumpstead at Smiths Green Cottages some births Steeple Bumpstead: Thomas 41 ag labourer b Sturmer Harriet 45? Straw plaiter b Radwinter Rebecca dau 15 b Finchingfield  William son 13 George son 11 Thomas son 7 John son 5 

Census 1871 Steeple Bumpstead at Smiths Green Cottages most births Steeple Bumpstead: Thomas 52 ag lab b Sturmer Harriet 51 b Radwinter William son 23 ag lab George son 22 ag lab   Thomas son 17 ag lab John son 15 ag lab                              

Census 1881 Steeple Bumpstead Ref RG11/1821 f 4 p 1 at Smith Green: Thomas W Head 65 Sturmer Essex Formerly Ag Lab

 

7.2 ex 6.1.5 Rebecca (Argent) and John HALLS

Details from Census Records

1.John b c 1863 Radwinter Essex

2.Joseph b c 1866 Radwinter Essex

Census 1881 Radwinter Essex RG11/1820 f 73 p 18 at Old Hill all born Radwinter: John HALLS Head Ag Lab 59 years  Rebecca 58 years Wife; John son 18 years Ag Lab; Joseph son 15 years   Ag Lab

 

Eighth Generation

8.1 ex 7.1.2 Family of Rebecca (Darkings) and William COWELL

1.Walter b 1875/6;

2.Alice b 1881/2

Census 1881 Steeple Bumpstead Essex RG11/1821 f 4  p 1 at Smith Green: William Argent Head 33 Ag Engine Driver (Amatt) b Steeple Bumpstead Rebecca 34 b Steeple Bumpstead Walter 5 son b Steeple Bumpstead       

Census 1891 Steeple Bumpstead at Smith Green: William Head 41 b Steeple Bumpstead engine driver Rebecca 44 b Finchingfield Walter 15 son Ag Lab b Steeple Bumpstead  Alice 9 Scholar b Steeple Bumpstead

 

8.2 ex 7.1.2 Family of William ARGENT and Kate (Turner)

All births ? Steeple Bumpstead

1.Alice b c 1873

2.Mary b c 1874

3.John b 18 Jul 1874 m Sep qtr 1905 Risbridge 4a.1611 Margaret (Dare) b 26 Oct 1882 d 18 Feb 1926.see 9.2. Margaret Annie Willis m (1) June qtr 1901 Risbridge 4a.1350 Harry DARE b c 1875 d June qtr 1903 Risbridge 4a.400 age 28 years Cause: Tuberculosis see 9.1

4.Harry b c 1879

5.Georgina Mary b 1 Jan 1881 bp 8 Apr 1883 St Marys Steeple Bumpstead m ?? pre 1908 see  9.3. Georgina Mary ?? m (2) James WESTLEY b c 1912 Essex

Census 3 April 1881 RG11/1821 f 6 p 5 Steeple Bumpstead at Garlands Cottages all born Steeple Bumpstead:William Head 31 Shepherd, Kate 30, John son 6, Harry son 5, Mary dau 3 [actually Georgina Mary b 1 Jan 1881]

Census 5 April 1891 Ref 1435 - 4 Steeple Bumpstead at Smith Green all born Steeple Bumpstead: William Head 42 Shepherd Kate 40  Alice 18 John 16 Ag Lab Harry 15 Ag Lab Georgina 10 

 

8.3 ex 7.1.4 Family of Thomas ARGENT and Sarah (Lewsey)

1.Elizabeth Ruth b 6 Jan 1877; bp 8 July 1877 St Mary?s Church Steeple Bumpstead Essex ( c 1882 MC) Census 1901 living Hackney ? as Dressmaker ?went into service in London ? with family named Wright, then went to New Zealand pre 1913 witness marr 1914 Christchurch T H Argent and then to NSW pre May 1914 d 7 Jul 1963.27030* All Saints CE Hospital Mosman NSW reg North Sydney Cause: Myocardial Degeneration 3 months Arteriosclerosis 3 years. Senility age 81 years crem 8 Jul 1963 Northern Suburbs Crem late of "Alma? 1 Werombie Road Mt Colah m 2 May 1914 .7895* Randwick Pres Church (Witnesses: Martha Cosgrove John Olson) James Hudson AITKEN b 7 Aug 1891 Invercargill NZ [c1893 MC] living 1963 "Alma" 1 Werombie Rd Mt Colah NSW d c 1974 Sydney witness marr 1913 Christchurch NZ Thomas Hudson Aitken see 9.4 See also 3.2.1 et seq AITKEN

2.George b 11 December 1879 Cambridge d 1958 farmed at Castle Camps m Dec qtr 1909 Risbridge 4a.1657 Rosannah (Willis) b 18 Jan 1886 Cambridge d 1971 Cambridge ?(Cresswell) see 9.5   

3.Lewis b 20 Jan 1881 Smith?s Green bp: 8  Apr 1883 St Mary?s Church Steeple Bumpstead d 2  Feb 1972 ?Dunedin? Chapel End Way Stambourne Green m Dec qtr 1913 Steeple Bumpstead reg Risbridge 4a.1773 (Witnesses:Thomas Argent, Maud Annie Argent) Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Rawlinson) b 13 Jan 1893 d 12 May 1971 [daughter of Robert Rawlinson and Anna Overhill/Overall] see 9.6

4.Thomas b 22 Jan bp 8 Apr 1883 St Mary?s Church Steeple Bumpstead m Dec qtr 1913 Risbridge 4a.1857 Annie M (Perkins) [sister of Augusta] see 9.7

5.William b 16 March 1885 Farmed at Castle Camps but lived at Monks Mill Cornish Hall End from 1940 m Sep qtr 1925 Risbridge 4a.2275/ also Sep qtr ? Risbridge/Romford 4a.1275 Augusta E (Perkins) [sister of Ann] see 9.8

6.Maud Annie b 20 Nov 1887 m as Maud A June qtr 1915 Risbridge 4a.2283 George T PEACH gamekeeper at Moyne?s Park NO ISSUE

7.Sarah Florence "Flo" b 29 Sep 1889 m as Florence Sarah Dec qtr 1909 Risbridge 4a.1653 John WILLETT see 9.9 

8.Albert John b 23 Jan 1892 d 8 Sep 1963 Did not marry. Farmed Messings Farm. World War I veteran who somehow survived the Somme and Paschendale

9.Walter Edward b ? bp 11 Sep 1894 St Mary?s Church Steeple Bumpstead d young [in his teens?] was said to be ?disabled? and ?never very strong?.

10.Emma b 1896? d 18 Feb 1973 Never married. Lived at Messings Farm which she took over after Albert d 1963  .

Census 1881 RG11/1821 f 4 p 2 Steeple Bumpstead at Latchley Cottages all born Steeple Bumpstead: Thomas Head 29 Ag Lab Sarah 27 Elizabeth Dau 4 George Son 2 Lewis Son 4 mths  

Census 1891 Ref: 1435 - 22 Steeple Bumpstead St Johns Finchingfield at Herkstead Green most born Steeple Bumpstead: Thomas Head 38 Ag Lab Sarah 37  Elizabeth D 14  George son 12  Lewis 10  Thomas 8 b Birdbrook William 6  Maud A 3 Florence S 1