Richard Britcher of Otham
Mary Ann Parks
William Lander Aldred
Elizabeth Sainsbury
Richard Britcher of Chart Sutton
Mary Ann Aldred
Emily Sarah Britcher


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Thomas Boakes of Eynsford

  • Edith Frances Boakes
  • Thomas Ernest Boakes
  • Elsie May Boakes
  • Emily Mary Boakes
  • Bessie Alice Boakes
  • Sidney Frank Boakes

Emily Sarah Britcher

  • Born: 8 Nov 1867, Chart Sutton, Kent, England
  • Christened: 15 Dec 1867, St. Michael, Chart Sutton, Kent, England 1
  • Married: 26 May 1888, St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent, England 2
  • Died: 8 Oct 1939, Whitewood Cottages, Eynsford, Kent, England 3
  • Buried: 11 Oct 1939, Eynsford, Kent, England

  Research Notes:

Emily Sarah daughter of Richard Britcher of Chart, farmer, and Mary Ann (baptismal record)


At the time of the 1881 England Census Emily Britcher, age 13, born in Chart Sutton Kent, scholar, was with her parents in Amber Green Farm House, Chart Sutton Kent.

At the time of the 1891 England Census Emily S Boakes, age 23, born in Chart Sutton Kent, and husband Thomas Boakes, age 28, born in Cowden Kent, agricultural labourer, were living at no. 1 Elses Cottage, Sevenoaks Weald, Sevenoaks Kent. With them was daughter Edith F (7 months) of Ide Hill.

At the time of the 1911 England Census Emily Sarah Boakes, age 43, born in Chart Sutton Kent (mother of 7 children, 3 deceased), and husband of 22 years Thomas Boakes, age 48, born in Cowden Kent, bricklayer's labourer, were living in Whitewood Cottages, Eynsford Kent. With them were children (born in Eynsford): Elsie May (12), school, Emily May (9), school, Bessie Alice (6), school, and Sydney Frank (3).

In the 1939 Register Emily S Boakes (b. 8 Nov 1867), unpaid domestic duties, and husband Thomas Boakes (b. 12 Jun 1862), domestic gardener, were living at 4 Whitewood Cottages, Eynsford Kent. At the same address were [children] Bessie A Boakes (b. 24 Aug 1904), size parter paper mill, [one record closed], and [granddaughter] Joan A Boakes (b. 14 Apr 1921), single, domestic servant.


THE LATE MRS. E. S. BOAKES.—The death occurred on Friday of Mrs. Emily Sarah Boakes, aged 71 years, wife of Mr. T. Boakes, of Whitewood Cottages, Eynsford. Before coming to live at Eynsford over 40 years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boakes resided in Sevenoaks Weald.

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 13 October 1939, p. 6


THE LATE MRS. E. S. BOAKES.—The funeral took place at the Eynsford Parish Church on Wednesday week of Mrs. Emily Sarah Boakes, of Whitewood Cottages. The mourners were Mr. Thomas Boakes, Mr. and Mrs. S. Boakes, Mrs. G. Talbot, Mrs. D. Pryde, Miss B. Boakes, Miss J. Boakes, Mr. E. Britcher, Mr. G. Talbot, Mr. and Mrs. H. Boakes, Mrs. Gilham. Members of the Eynsford Mothers' Union and Women's Institute were present.

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 20 October 1939, p. 6

  Marriage Information:

Emily married Thomas Boakes, son of Thomas Boakes and Frances, on 26 May 1888 in St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent, England. (Thomas Boakes was born on 12 Jun 1862 in Cowden, Kent, England and died in 1947 in Eynsford, Kent, England, aged 84 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Thomas Boakes, age 25, bachelor, labourer, resident of Cowden, son of Thomas Boakes, labourer, and
Emily Sarah Britcher, age 20, spinster, resident of Chart Sutton, daughter of Richard Britcher, bailiff

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Horace Boakes, Alice Britcher


1 Chart Sutton St. Michael Kent Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 14, no. 107.

2 Cowden St. Mary Magdalene Kent Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 88, no. 176.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Dartford district, 4th Quarter, vol. 2a, p. 1675.

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