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This is page 3 of 7 tracing the Luchford family of the Snodland, Malling & Rochester areas of Kent.  It shows the link by marriage with the Parris & Roots families. Variations in the surname’s spelling are found in the records e.g. Lutchford, Latchford, Luckford. We have used the correct form - Luchford - here. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Harris family pages by using the forward/back arrows to the next/previous page or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Luchford Family of Snodland, Kent

Third Generation

7.Link to census William LUCHFORD [Parents]. Baptized 26/8/1821 in Snodland, William died quarter ending March 1909, age about 88, in Chippenham, Wiltshire.  Occupation: Butler.

On 27/7/1858, when William was age 35, he married Elizabeth HALL, daughter of John HALL, a Coach proprietor, at St Trinity Church, St Marylebone, London. Elizabeth was born about 1825 in Finchley & died quarter ending December 1903  in Chippenham, age about 78.

They had the following children, both born in Chippenham:


(1) Mary Phillis, born quarter ending September 1859 & died 1/3/1956 at St Andrews Hospital, Chippenham, age 96. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “LUCHFORD Mary Phillis of 102 Priory Street Corsham Wiltshire spinster died 1 March 1956 at St Andrews Hospital Chippenham Wiltshire Probate Winchester 30 April to Lloyds Bank Limited. Effects £1474 1s 7d.” (The equivalent of around £35,523 today.) (2) William, born quarter ending September 1861.


8.Link to census Charles LUCHFORD [Parents]. Baptized 17/4/1825 in Snodland, Charles died 1887 in Godstone, Surrey, age about 62. Occupation: General Labourer.

On 6/10/1851, when Charles was age 26, he married Jemima MUDDLE, daughter of James & Phoebe MUDDLE, at St Nicholas Church, Strood. Jemima was baptized 18/8/1833 at St Margaret of Antioch Church, Isfield, Sussex & died in 1898, age about 64. She was buried 4/3/1898 in Halling.

They had the following children:


(1) Luke Henry, baptized 2/4/1858 at St Mary's Church, Hunton, Luke died 1898 in Halling, age about 40. (2) Eliza Elizabeth, baptized 12/3/1865 in Halling. In the quarter ending March 1887, when Eliza Elizabeth was age 22, he married her cousin William Thomas LUCHFORD, son of Thomas LUCHFORD & Charlotte BENNETT, in Maidstone. (3) John Edward, baptized 26/3/1871 in Halling. (4) Laura Susannah, baptized 8/8/1875 in Halling. (5) Alice, born quarter ending December 1880.

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9.Link to census Thomas LUCHFORD [Parents]. Born quarter ending March 1839 in Malling, Thomas died 2/12/1899. Occupation: General Labourer.

In the quarter ending June 1862, when Thomas was age about 23, he married Charlotte BENNETT in Malling. Charlotte was born about 1841 in West Peckham & died 8/3/1924 in Halling, age about 83.

They had the following children, all born/baptized in Halling:


(1) William Thomas [17]. (2) Thomas, baptized 10/9/1865 & died quarter ending March 1894 in Halling, age about 28. (3) Theodore, baptized 20/10/1867 & died quarter ending March 1891 in Halling, age about 23. (4) Lizzie, baptized 4/4/1869. (5) Ernest, baptized 13/11/1870. (6) George Henry, born quarter ending December 1872. (7) Adelaide, born about October 1874 and died March 1934 at Hazel View, Primrose Road, Upper Halling, age 59. On 6/11/1897, when Adelaide was age 23, she married Alfred DURLING (1874-1932) at the Parish Church, Cuxton. (8) Horace John [18]. (9) Henrietta, born quarter ending September 1878. In the quarter ending March 1899, when Henrietta was age about 20, she married Edward Lewis BLACKWELL in Strood. Henrietta died 15/11/1907 in Halling, age 28 years.


10. Stephen LUCHFORD [Parents]. Born 1831, it is not known when Stephen died. There do not seem to be any census entries for Stephen Luchford.

On 24/7/1853, when Stephen was age about 22, he married Sarah SOAL. Born about 1830 in Boughton, it is not known when Sarah died.

They had the following children:


(1) Charles [19]. (2) Maria. (3) Mary Ann. (4) Arthur. (5) Rose.


11.Link to census William John LUCHFORD [Parents]. Born 11/6/1846 in Rochester & baptized 25/7/1847, William John died 1923 in Gravesend, age about 77.

In the quarter ending June 1873, when William John was age about 26, he married Elizabeth Mary CURTIS in Poplar. Born about 1856 in Barking, Elizabeth Mary died 28/5/1909 in Gravesend, age about 53.

They had the following children:


(1) Elizabeth Mary, born quarter ending March 1874 in Romford. (2) John William, born 1876. (3) Mary, born 1877. (4) William, born 1878.
(5) Arthur James, born 1880 in Gravesend & died 1/3/1904, age about 24. (6) Albert Henry, born quarter ending December 1881 & died 1904, age about 23. (7) Charles Bazley [20]. (8) George [21]. (9) Alfred Thomas, born quarter ending June 1891 in Gravesend. (10) Dora May, born quarter ending June 1894 in Gravesend. (11) Frederick Harry, born quarter ending June 1896 in Gravesend & died 4/2/1900.

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