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Descendants of Henry BRETT

NOTE Details researched up to 5th July 2016. Additions, corrections and comments welcomed. Contact Jim – famhistfrome@yahoo.co.uk

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GRO references are deduced from other known data and have not been verified by obtaining Certificates. Other data from Census information and other sources. Use of this data for personal research ONLY and is therefore at users risk.

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Generation No. 1

1. HENRY1 BRETT was born Abt. 1812 in SHEERNESS Kent. He married ANN. She was born Abt. 1815 in CHATHAM Kent.

More About HENRY BRETT:

1861 CENSUS: Age 48 – Timber Merchant – 61 Hope Street MINSTER IN SHEPPEY Kent

More About ANN:

1861 CENSUS: Age 45

Children of HENRY BRETT and ANN are:

i. JOSEPH2 BRETT, b. Abt. 1834, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About JOSEPH BRETT:1861 CENSUS: Age 26 – Carpenter – at home

ii. HENRY BRETT, b. Abt. 1837, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About HENRY BRETT:1861 CENSUS: Age 23 – Wood Sawyer – at home

iii. WILLIAM BRETT, b. Abt. 1839, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About WILLIAM BRETT:1861 CENSUS: Age 21 – Tailor – at home

2. iv. EDWARD BRETT, b. Abt. 1841, SHEERNESS Kent.

v. ELIZA BRETT, b. Abt. 1842, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About ELIZA BRETT:

1861 CENSUS: Age 18 – Assistant in the house work – at home

vi. ROBERT BRETT, b. Abt. 1845, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About ROBERT BRETT:1861 CENSUS: Age 15 – Carter – at home

vii. GEORGE BRETT, b. Abt. 1846, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About GEORGE BRETT:1861 CENSUS: Age 14 – Wood Cutter – at home

viii. AMMELIA BRETT, b. Abt. 1851, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About AMMELIA BRETT:1861 CENSUS: Age 9 – Scholar

3. ix. EMMA BRETT, b. Abt. 1854, MINSTER Kent.

x. WALTER C BRETT, b. Abt. 1857, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About WALTER C BRETT:

1861 CENSUS: Age 3 – Scholar

1901 CENSUS: Age 43 – Joiner (Dockyard) – 13 South Street SHEERNESS Kent – says born SHEPPEY Kent

Generation No. 2

2. EDWARD2 BRETT (HENRY1) was born Abt. 1841 in SHEERNESS Kent. He married MARY. She was born Abt. 1846 in MILTON Kent.

More About EDWARD BRETT:

1861 CENSUS: Age 20 – Wood Sawyer – at home

1871 CENSUS: Age 30 – Sawyer – 78 Hope Street Minster SHEERNESS Kent

1901 CENSUS: Age 59 – wid – Living on own means – 13 South Street SHEERNESS Kent – with brother Walter C – says born SHEPPEY Kent

More About MARY:

1871 CENSUS: Age 24

Child of EDWARD BRETT and MARY is:

i. ALBERT3 BRETT, b. Abt. 1864, SITTINGBOURNE Kent.

More About ALBERT BRETT:1871 CENSUS: Age 6 – Scholar

3. EMMA2 BRETT (HENRY1) was born Abt. 1854 in MINSTER Kent. She married JAMES NICHOL, son of JAMES NICHOL and SUSAN ASH. He was born Abt. 1852 in BRIDPORT Dorsetshire.

More About EMMA BRETT:

1861 CENSUS: Age 5 – Scholar – says born SHEERNESS Kent

1871 CENSUS: Is this she ? – Age 17 – Millener Apprentice – High Street ROCHESTER Kent – household of Ellen James – Millener & Dressmaker – says born TUNBRIDGE Kent

1881 census: Age 26 – Dressmaker

1891 Census: Age 36 – Dressmaker

More About JAMES NICHOL:

1861 CENSUS: Age 8

1871 CENSUS: Age 18 – Shipwright Apprentice – at home

1881 census: Age 29 – Shipwright in HM Dockyard – 49 Green Street MINSTER IN SHEPPEY Kent

1891 Census: James A M G – Age 39 – Shipwright – 24 Spring Garden Passage MINSTER IN SHEPPEY Kent

1901 CENSUS: Is this he? – James Nicholls – Age 50 – says Single – Shipwright – District of Portsmouth Parish Workhouse Kingston & East Southsea PORTSMOUTH Hampshire

Children of EMMA BRETT and JAMES NICHOL are:

4. i. JAMES3 NICHOL, b. Abt. 1875, SHEERNESS Kent.

ii. LUCY NICHOL, b. Abt. 1877, MINSTER Kent; m. WILLIAM DAWSON, Bef. 30 September 1898, SHEPPEY Regn Dist; b. Abt. 1874, HARWICH Essex.

More About LUCY NICHOL:

1881 census: Age 3 – Scholar

1891 Census: Age 13 – Niece – Scholar – 13 South Street MINSTER IN SHEPPEY Kent – household of Edward Brett

1901 CENSUS: Age 23 – says born SHEERNESS Kent

More About WILLIAM DAWSON:

1901 CENSUS: Age 26 – Fitters Laborer Dockyard – 3 Wards Cottages SHEERNESS Kent

More About WILLIAM DAWSON and LUCY NICHOL:M Regn: 1898, SHEPPEY Regn Dist 2a 1772 Sep Qtr Marriage: Bef. 30 September 1898, SHEPPEY Regn Dist

iii. ALEXANDER W G NICHOL, b. Abt. 1879, MINSTER Kent.

More About ALEXANDER WG NICHOL:                                                                                    1881 census: Age 1                                                                                                                         1891 Census: Age 11 – Scholar – born SHEERNESS Kent                                                           1901 CENSUS: Age 20 – Labourer (Dockyard) – 13 South Street SHEERNESS Kent – with Uncles Edward & Walter C Brett – says born SHEPPEY Kent

Generation No. 3

4. JAMES3 NICHOL (EMMA2 BRETT, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1875 in SHEERNESS Kent. He married ANNIE THERESA BASEDEN Bef. 30 June 1897 in SHEPPEY Regn Dist. She was born Abt. 1875 in SHEERNESS Kent.

More About JAMES NICHOL:

1881 census: Age 5 – Scholar – says born MINSTER Kent

1891 Census: James E – Age 15

1901 CENSUS: James E – Age 25 – Ship Plate Rivetter (Dockyard) – 5 Brewery Row SHEERNESS Kent

More About ANNIE THERESA BASEDEN:

1901 CENSUS: Age 25

More About JAMES NICHOL and ANNIE BASEDEN:

M Data: He James Edward

M Regn: 1897, SHEPPEY Regn Dist 2a 1748 Jun Qtr

Marriage: Bef. 30 June 1897, SHEPPEY Regn Dist

Child of JAMES NICHOL and ANNIE BASEDEN is:

i. FREDERICK J4 NICHOL, b. Abt. 1898, SHEERNESS Kent.

More About FREDERICK J NICHOL:1901 CENSUS: Age 2