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James Green of Rochester


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James Green of Rochester

  • Born: 1834, Downham, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Christened: 1 Feb 1835, Downham, Cambridgeshire, England 1
  • Married: 21 Jul 1866, St. Nicholas Church, Rochester, Kent, England 2
  • Buried: 7 Dec 1881, St. Peter with St. Andrew, Rochester, Kent, England 3

  Research Notes:

James son of John Green of Downham, labourer, and Elizabeth, aged 1 year (baptismal record)


At the time of the 1841 England Census James Green, age 7, born in the County, was with his parents John & Elizth. Green, in Main Street, Downham Cambridgeshire.

At the time of the 1861 England Census James Green, age 26, born in Downham Cambridgeshire, labourer, was visiting Robert & Eliza Bracey in Cock Alley, Rochester Kent.

At the time of the 1871 England Census James Green, age 37, born in Downham Cambridge, decorator?, and wife Margaret Green, age 32, born in Rochester Kent, were living at 7 Maidstone Rd., Rochester St. Margaret, Kent. With them were daughters (born in Rochester): Elizabeth M (3) and Margaret (1). Also with the family was Margaret's relation John H Burrage (11) of London Middlesex.

At the time of the 1881 England Census James Green, age 46, born in . . . . . . . Cambridge, carpenter, was living at 17 Princes St., Rochester St. Margaret, Kent. With him were children (born in Rochester): Elizabeth M G (13), Margaret (11), scholar, Catherine E (9), scholar, James G (7), scholar.


James Green of Princes St died aged 47 years (burial record).

  Marriage Information:

James married Margaret Burrage, daughter of Henry Robert Burrage and Catherine Page, on 21 Jul 1866 in St. Nicholas Church, Rochester, Kent, England. (Margaret Burrage was born in 1838 in Rochester, Kent, England, christened on 2 Sep 1838 in St. Nicholas, Rochester, Kent, England, and was buried on 18 Apr 1880 in St. Margaret's Cemetery, Rochester, Kent, England, aged 41 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

James Green, age 30, bachelor, carpenter, resident of St. Nicholas, son of John Green, coachman, and
Margaret Burrage, age 27, spinster, resident of St. Margaret near Rochester, daughter of Henry Robert Burrage, sail maker

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Frederick Skip, Mary Ellen Bedford


1 Downham Cambridge Parish Registers (Bishop's Transcripts), Baptisms, p. 18, no. 145.

2 Ibid., Marriages, p. 2, no. 4.

3 Rochester St. Peter with St. Andrew Kent Parish Registers, Burials, p. 83, no. 664.

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