Smythson Family History

George Foulds

Male 1793 - 1862  (69 years)


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  • Name George Foulds 
    Born 1793  Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Sep 1862  Rotherfield, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I292  Smythson Tree
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2016 

    Family Hannah Mercer,   b. Abt 1795,   d. 1844, Tunbridge Wells, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1827  St Alphege, Greenwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Edward Foulds,   b. 1832, Frant, Tunbridge Wells, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871-1881  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1841 census: age 45 (rounded) hackneyman not born Kent, with Hannah Foulds also 45 born in Kent, Margaret Chailey 65 Ind not born in Kent, Frederick Hicks 20 upholsterer born in Kent & Sarah Hicks born Kent, all at Park View, Tonbridge parish, Tunbridge Wells.

      1851 census: age 57, widower, proprietor of houses, born Yorkshire, 'father in law' with Frederick Hicks & his wife Sarah Catherine (nee Smith) at Inchreed, Rotherfield, Sussex.

      1861 census: age 68 widower farmer born Beall? Yorkshire with son George Edward & his family in Rotherfield, Sussex.

      South Eastern Gazette Sale notice 1847:
      13 April 1847
      To Inkeepers & Fly Proprietors
      Double & Single Harness, 2 Horses, Carriages & Other Effects....for auction from the premises adjoining the Compass Inn, Mount Sion, Tunbridge Wells by the direction of Mr George Foulds, who has discontinued business as a flyman.

      copy on file. Fits perfectly with 1841 census where he is described as "hackneyman" ie. hackney carriage driver.

      Possible marriage (Findmy past North Kent OPR):
      St Alphege, Greenwich, Kent
      25 Jan 1827
      George Foulds, bachelor to Hannah Smith, widow.

      Probate:
      Will of George Foulds late of Rotherfield, Sussex, farmer, who died 9 Sep 1862 at Rotherfield, proved at Lewes, Sussex 20 Mar 1865, to George Edward Foulds of Gilridge Farm Withyham, Sussex, farmer the son one of the executors.

      Will:
      Short & sweet. copy on file.
      Left everything to be divided equally between his son George Edward Foulds farmer of Gilridge Farm Withyham Sussex & daughter in law (in these terms refering to his step daughter) Sarah Catherine Wickens, wife of Amos Wickens - formerly Hicks widow.