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This is page 5 of 5 tracing the history of the Monk family who were originally from Surrey, but settled in Halling & Snodland in Kent. It shows the links by marriage to the Beadle, Harris, Mayatt, Parris, & Roots families. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Monk Family of Surrey & Kent

Fifth Generation

14.Link to census Alfred James MONK [Parents]. Born 23/7/1887 in Halling, Alfred James died 5/12/1940 in Snodland, age 53. Occupation: Alfred James Monk pictureIronmonger's assistant (1901); Salesman (1911); Ironmonger, furnisher and oil distributor (1939).


On 31/5/1909, when Alfred was age 21, he married Eleanor Annie DATLEN, daughter of Charles James DATLEN, a fish salesman, and Jessie Ann VANE, in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Frindsbury, Kent. Eleanor Annie was born 30/8/1886 in Snodland and died 2/1/1951 in Maidstone, age 64.


They had the following children:


(1) Alfred Cecil, born 6/9/1909 in Watford and died in December 1997 in Maidstone, age 88. On 6/8/1932, when Alfred Cecil was age 22, he married Irene Florence GOVIER, daughter of Ambrose George GOVIER, a Chauffeur, and Dora Ernestine CRITTENDEN, in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Frindsbury, Kent. Irene Florence was born 3/8/1906 in Chatham and died in April 1998 in Maidstone, age 91. (2) Geoffrey Ewart, born about March 1911 in Snodland. It’s not known when he died. quarter ending June 1884. In 1934, when Geoffrey Ewart was age 23, he married Hazel A. KING (1914-?) In Malling. (3) Leslie Gordon, born 16/12/1912 in Snodland and died 30/4/1992 in Halling, age 69. In 1937, when Leslie Gordon was age 24, he married Edith Mary ALLCORN, daughter of Charles ALLCORN and Amy MAYATT in Strood. Edith Mary was born 31/5/1916 in Halling and died in June 1997 in Maidstone, age 81. Although they were probably not aware of it, Edith and Leslie were 3rd cousins. (4) Gladys Helen, born 14/8/1917 in Snodland and died in December 1992 in Maidstone, age 75. In 1938, when Gladys Helen was age 20, she married Norman Reuben J. TAYLOR (1916-2004) in Malling. (5) Megan Joan, born 17/8/1926 in Snodland and died there on 16/10/2008, age 82. On 7/7/1951, when Megan Joan was age 24, she married Kenneth Robert HALL (1927-2013) in Maidstone.

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