Descendants of James King

Compiled by  Arthur Holdford
updated 24 Aug 2007

Surnames included - BURCHOTT, BUTTON, CARTER, CHAPMAN, COATES, DAWES, DAWSON, DENTON, EMMETT, FAULDER, FIDGEON, FOY, FRENCH, GIBBS, GOODSHIP, GRAY, HOLDFORD, KING, LAWRENCE, MUNT, PEACOCK, PETERS, SHERMAN, SIMPKINS, SPACEY, TURFREY    

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FIRST GENERATION

1.  James KING was baptized in 1746 in Essendon Parish, Hertfordshire.  He was a labourer in Sandridge in 1792.  He was buried on 14 Nov 1827.  He was 78.  He married Ann GIBBS on 18 Oct 1792 in Hatfield.  Ann GIBBS was born about 1774.  She was in 1792 in Hatfield.  She died in 1838.  She was buried in 1838 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  James KING and Ann GIBBS had the following children:

                2                i.                Philip KING was born on 17 Apr 1793.  He was baptized on 19 May 1793. He was buried on 10 Feb 1829 in St. Peter's, St Albans.  He was 36.
                +3                ii.                John KING.
                4                iii.                Elizabeth KING was born on 27 Feb 1796.  She was baptized on 20 Mar 1796.  She was buried on 20 Jan 1799 in Wheathampstead.
                +5                iv.                William KING.
                +6                v.                Martha KING.
                +7                vi.                George KING.
                8                vii.                James KING was born in 1804.  He died after 1804.  He was baptized on 8 Apr 1804.
                9                viii.                Charlotte KING was born about 1805.  She was baptized on 23 Dec 1805.
                10                ix.                Charles KING was born about 1808.  He was baptized on 15 May 1808.
                +11                x.                Diana KING.
                +12                xi.                Maria KING.

SECOND GENERATION

3.  John KING was born on 4 Aug 1794.  He was baptized on 28 Sep 1794.  He was on 22 Sep 1815 in Sandridge.  He was a labourer between 1822 and 1827 in Batford.  He died on 13 Nov 1827.  He had marriage banns published from 28 May 1815 to 11 Jun 1815 in Sandridge Parish.  He married Mary DAWSON on 22 Sep 1815.  Mary DAWSON was born about 1789.  She was on 11 Jun 1815.  She was buried on 13 Mar 1831.  She was 42 years.  John KING and Mary DAWSON had the following children:

                13                i.                Eliza KING was baptized on 5 Jul 1818.  She was buried on 26 Jul 1818.
                +14                ii.                William KING.
                15                iii.                George KING was born on 29 May 1822 in Batford.  He was baptized on 26 Nov 1822 
                16                iv.                Charlotte KING was born on 21 Jul 1824 in Wheathampstead.  She was baptized on 5 Dec 1824.
                17                v.                Sarah KING was born on 1 Jan 1827 in Wheathampstead.  She was baptized on 4 Mar 1827 and was buried on 27 Nov 1827.

5.  William KING was born on 27 Oct 1797.  He was baptized on 19 Nov 1797.  He was a labourer in Wheathampstead on 14 May 1826.  He lived on house owned by Mrs. Parott on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead between 1837 and 1841.  He was in the 1841 census on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead.   He married Maria PEACOCK on 15 May 1824. She was in the 1841 census on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead.  William KING and Maria PEACOCK had the following children:

                18                i.                Charles KING was born about 1826.  He was baptized on 14 May 1826.  He was in the 1841 census on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead.
                19                ii.                James KING was born before 1830.  He was in the 1841 census on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead.  He was an agricultural labourer.
                20                iii.                Maria KING was born about 1840.  She was in the 1841 census on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead.

6.  Martha KING was born on 18 Jun 1800.  She was baptized on 6 Jul 1800.  She was between 1833 and 1834 in Sandridge Parish.  She was in 1840 in Hemel Hempstead.  She was 48 and a plaiter in 1851 in Christopher Yard, St Albans.  She was in the census in 1861 in Christopher Yard, St Albans.  She married William Dennis DENTON on 23 Nov 1822.  William Dennis DENTON was born before 1800.  He died before 1851.  Martha KING and William Dennis DENTON had the following children:

                21                i.                Charles DENTON was born about 1831.  He was 20 and a Servant at Ironmongers in 1851.  He was in the 1851 census in Christopher Yard, St Albans. 
                22                ii.                Mary Ann DENTON was born about 1833 in Sandridge Parish.  She was 18 and a Hat Worker in 1851 in Christopher Yard, St Albans.  
                23                iii.                George DENTON was born about 1835 in Sandridge Parish.  He was in the 1851 census in Christopher Yard, St Albans.  
                24                iv.                Henry DENTON was born in 1840 in Hemel Hempstead.  He was in the 1851 census in Christopher Yard, St Albans

7.  George KING was baptized on 19 Sep 1802.  He was in the 1851 census in Sandridge Parish.  He was 48 and an agricultural.  He married Sophia before 1830.  Sophia was born about 1798 in St. Peterís, St Albans.  She was 53 in 1851 in Sandridge Parish.  George KING and Sophia had the following children:

                25                i.                Eliza KING was born about 1832 in Sandridge Parish.  She was 19 in 1851 in Sandridge Parish.  She was a Brazilian Hat worker.
                26                ii.                Hannah KING was born about 1834 in Sandridge Parish.  She was a Brazilian Hat worker in 1851 in Sandridge Parish.
                +27                iii.                Ephiran KING.
                +28                iv.                George KING.
                29                v.                Ann KING was born about 1841 in Sandridge Parish.  She was 10 in 1851 in Sandridge Parish.

11.  Diana KING was born about 1813.  She was baptized on 10 Oct 1813.  She married Thomas GRAY on 2 May 1835.

12.  Maria KING was baptized on 10 Oct 1813 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She married Edward FIDGEON on 22 Oct 1831 in St. Helenís Parish Church.

THIRD GENERATION

14.  William KING was born on 23 Dec 1819.  He was baptized on 26 Mar 1820.  He was in Bishops Hatfield on 13 Oct 1845.  He was in Hamwell on 26 Apr 1850.  He was in Hamwell between 1851 and 1857.  He was in the 1851 census in Hamwell.  He was an Agricultural Labourer.  He lived on Cottage No. 136 in Hamwell on 22 Oct 1852.  He was in the 1861 census in Village Cottages, Wheathampstead.  He was a Railway Gate Keeper.  He was a labourer in Wheathampstead Village on 27 Jul 1862.  He was a gardener in Wheathampstead Village on 5 Apr 1864.  He was a Labourer in Hog Island, Gustard Wood between 1871 and 1881.  He died on 25 Dec 1882 in Hog Island, Gustard Wood. He was buried on 29 Dec 1882 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He married Mary FRENCH (daughter of William FRENCH and Sarah SIMPKINS) on 13 Oct 1845 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  Mary FRENCH was born on 31 Dec 1821 in Hamwell.  She was in Hamwell between 1822 and 1866.  She was baptized on 27 Jan 1822 in Hamwell.  She was a plaiter at home in Hamwell on 13 Oct 1845. She died on 11 Jan 1866 in Wheathampstead Village.  She was buried on 14 Jan 1866 in Wheathampstead.  William KING and Mary FRENCH had the following children:

                +30                i.                William KING.
                31                ii.                James KING was born about 1848 in Wheathampstead Village.  He was in Hamwell in the 1851 census. He was an agricultural labourer in the 1861 census in Village Cottages, Wheathampstead.
                32                iii.                Charles KING was born in 1856 in Hamwell.  He was in the 1861 census in Village Cottages, Wheathampstead.  He was in the 1871 census in Hog Island, Gustard Wood.  He was a labourer. He was a platelayer in 1881 in St Pancras, London. 
                +33                iv.                Henry KING.
                34                v.                Mary KING was born about 1860.  She was 6 months in the 1861 census in Village Cottages, Wheathampstead.  She died between 1861 and 1871.  
                +35                vi.                Alfred KING.
                +36                vii.                Elizabeth KING.

27.  Ephiran KING was born about 1835 in Sandridge Parish.  He was a 16 year old agricultural labourer in 1851 in Sandridge Parish.  Ephiran KING had the following children:

                +37                i.                Ann Sophie KING.

28.  George KING was born about 1834 in Sandridge.  He was in the 1851 census in Sandridge Parish.  He was 13 and an agricultural labourer.  He was a ploughman in the 1881 census in Sandridge.  He married Sarah.  Sarah was born about 1841 in Sandridge.  She was a hat sewer in the 1881 census in Sandridge.   George KING and Sarah had the following children:

                38                i.                Alfred KING was born about 1863 in Sandridge.  He was 18 and a gardener in 1881 in Sandridge.
                39                ii.                Sophie KING was born about 1864.  She was 17 and a hat sewer in 1881 in Sandridge.
                40                iii.                Thomas KING was born about 1867 in Sandridge.  He was 14 in 1881 in Sandridge.
                41                iv.                Mary KING was born about 1867 in Sandridge.  She was 14 in 1881 in Sandridge.  
                +42                v.                Walter KING.
                43                vi.                Susan KING was born about 1872 in Sandridge.  She was 9 in 1881 in Sandridge.  
                44                vii.                William KING was born about 1874 in Sandridge.  He was 7 in 1881 in Sandridge.  
                45                viii.                Sarah KING was born in 1876 in Sandridge Parish.  She was 5 in 1881 in Sandridge.
                46                ix.                Elizabeth KING was born about 1878 in Sandridge.
                47                x.                Alice KING was born about 1879 in Sandridge.  She was 2 in 1881 in Sandridge.  

FOURTH GENERATION

30.  William KING was born about 1846 in Hamwell.  He was baptized on 1 Nov 1846.  He was 4 in 1851 in Hamwell.  He was in the 1851 census in Hamwell.  He was 34 in 1881 in Abbots Langley.  He lived on The Old Wooden Cottages, High Road in 1881 in Pimlico.  He was an agricultural labourer on 3 Apr 1881 in Abbots Langley.  He was 44 and a ploughman in 1891 in Pimlico.  He was buried in 1929 in Leverstock Green.  He was 83.  He died on 20 Oct 1929 in Pimlico.  He was also known as Old Will King.  He married Eliza LAWRENCE on 23 Mar 1867 in Abbots Langley.  Eliza LAWRENCE was born about 1845 in Leverstock Green.  She was 36 in 1881 in Abbots Langley.  She died on 26 Jan 1910 in Pimlico.  She was buried in Leverstock Green.  She was 65.  William KING and Eliza LAWRENCE had the following children:

                48                i.                Walter KING was 13 years old in Abbots Langley in 1881.  He was in Pimlico in 1881.
                +49                ii.                Ernest KING.
                50                iii.                Alice KING was 9 years old in Pimlico in 1891.

33.  Henry KING was born about 1857 in Hamwell.  He was in the 1861 census in Village Cottages, Wheathampstead.  He was a labourer and 14 years on 2 Apr 1871 in Hog Island, Gustard Wood.  He was in 1880 in Derby.  He was 27 on 1 Nov 1890 in St. Mary's Church, Hitchin.  He was in the census on 5 Apr 1891 in High Street, Wheathampstead Village.  He was a bricklayer's and 34 years on 5 Apr 1891 in High Street, Wheathampstead Village.  He was on 18 Jan 1897 in Gustard Wood.  He died on 17 Oct 1912 in Gustard Wood.  He married Alice FOY on 1 Nov 1890 at St. Mary's Church, Hitchin.  Alice FOY was 21.  She was an unemployed tailoress and 33 years in 1891 on High Street, Wheathampstead Village.  Henry KING and Alice FOY had the following children:

                51                i.                Walter KING was born about 1880 in Derby.  He was in the census in 1891 in Wheathampstead Village.
                52                ii.                Elizabeth Amelia KING was born on 19 Feb 1881.  She was baptized on 25 May 1890 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was in the census in 1891 in Wheathampstead Village.
                53                iii.                Harry KING was born on 25 Sep 1884.  He was baptized on 25 May 1890. He was 6 in 1891 in Wheathampstead Village. 
                +54                iv.                Edith Joyce KING.
                55                v.                Edith I KING was born about 1888.  She was in the census in 1891 in Wheathampstead Village. 
                +56                vi.                Charles Edward KING.
                +57                vii.                Edward William Corbet KING.
                58                viii.                Rose KING was baptized on 27 May 1894 in St. Helenís Parish Church.
                +59                ix.                Amy Beatrice KING.

35.  Alfred KING was born on 1 Jul 1862 in Wheathampstead Village.  He was baptized on 27 Jul 1862 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He was an agricultural Labourer between 1891 and 1896 in Gustard Wood.  He was a builder's labourer between 1896 and 1935 in Gustard Wood.  He was a carpenter refurbishing the cellars of J.W. Green's Breweries in Luton, about 1937.  He was on 19 Gustard Wood Common in 1940.  He died on 10 Mar 1940 at Oster House, St. Albans.  He was buried on 13 Mar 1940.  He married Lucy MUNT (daughter of Arthur MUNT and Mercy CARTER) on 9 Jan 1887 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was baptized on 27 Dec 1868 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was 19 years on 9 Jan 1887 in Gustard Wood.   She died on 8 Oct 1927 in Gustard Wood.  She was buried on 11 Oct 1927 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  Alfred KING and Lucy MUNT had the following children:

                60                i.                Alfred William KING was baptized on 29 May 1887 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He was a private, #18814 in 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment in Neuve Chapelle, Belgium in 1915.  He died on 8 May 1915 in Flanders, Belgium and was buried in Godezonne Farm Cemetery, Kemmel, Leper, West Valaanderen, Belgium.
                +61                ii.                Frederick KING.
                62                iii.                Lucy KING was born in 1890 in Gustard Wood.  She was baptized on 27 Jul 1890 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She died about 1948 in Gustard Wood.  She was buried on 5 Oct 1948.
                63                iv.                Charles John KING was born about Nov 1891 in Gustard Wood.  He was baptized on 29 Nov 1891 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He was buried on 21 Dec 1891 in St. Helenís Parish Church.
                +64                v.                Mary Ellen KING.
                +65                vi.                Albert Edward KING.
                +66                vii.                Ernest Charles KING.
                67                viii.                Sidney George KING was born in Gustard Wood.  He was baptized on 29 Mar 1908 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He died in Gustard Wood and was buried on 28 Jan 1922.
                +68                ix.                Bertram KING.

36.  Elizabeth KING was baptized on 5 Apr 1864 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was 7 in the 1871 census in Hog Island, Gustard Wood. She was a housekeeper for her father in Hog Island, Gustard Wood on 3 Apr 1881.  She was informant at father's death on 25 Dec 1882 in Hog Island, Gustard Wood.  She was 19 on 3 Feb 1883 in Gustard Wood.  She was in Jan 1896 in Nomansland.  She was in 1915 in New Marford, Wheathampstead.  She died on 3 Dec 1927.   She married Henry Samuel CHAPMAN on 3 Feb 1883 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  Henry Samuel CHAPMAN was born about 1863.  He was 20 on 3 Feb 1883 in Nomansland.  He died on 3 Sep 1897.  Elizabeth KING and Henry Samuel CHAPMAN had the following children:

                69                i.                Alfred William CHAPMAN was baptized on 25 May 1884.
                70                ii.                Harry CHAPMAN was baptized on 25 Apr 1885.
                71                iii.                Martha CHAPMAN was born about 1887 in Hamwell.  She was baptized on 29 May 1887.
                72                iv.                William CHAPMAN was born about 1891 in Hamwell.  He was baptized on 26 Apr 1891.  He was killed at 24 on 28 Oct 1915 in Macedonia.
                73                v.                Charles CHAPMAN was born about 1893 in Nomansland.  He was baptized on 26 Mar 1893.
                74                vi.                Bertie CHAPMAN was born about 1896 in Nomansland.  He was baptized on 28 Jun 1896.  He lived on 102 Brewhouse Hill in Wheathampstead Village about 1965.

37.  Ann Sophie KING died on 7 Aug 1937 in Nomansland.  She married Charles KING (son of James KING and Alice BURCHOTT) on 23 Dec 1882.  Charles KING was born about 1861 in Sandridge.  He was in the 1881 census in Wheathampstead.  He was a general labourer.  He was 20 in 1881 in Wheathampstead.  He was in Nomansland on 30 May 1886.  He was in Nomansland on 25 Jul 1897.  He was in Nomansland in 1932.  Ann Sophie KING and Charles KING had the following children:

                +75                i.                William George KING.
                +76                ii.                Martha KING.
                +77                iii.                Kate KING.

42.  Walter KING was 12 in 1881 in Sandridge.  He was 27 in Sandridge Parish on 23 Jan 1898.  He married Sara Elizabeth FAULDER (daughter of Henry FAULDER) on 23 Jan 1898 in Sandridge Parish.  She was 23 in Sandridge Parish on 23 Jan 1898.

FIFTH GENERATION

49.  Ernest KING was born in Pimlico.  He was 7 in 1881 in Pimlico.  He was in St Pancras, London in 1899.   He married Edith Amy EMMETT in 1899 in Christchurch, Pancras.  Ernest KING and Edith Amy EMMETT had the following children:

                +78                i.                William Thomas KING.
                79                ii.                Doris Eva KING was born in Sep 1909.  She died in Sep 1979.
                80                iii.                Ivy Alice KING.  

54.  Edith Joyce KING was born on 14 Aug 1887.  She was baptized on 25 May 1890.  She was a domestic servant in Gustard Wood on 25 Jan 1917.  She was in Gustard Wood on 25 Mar 1919.  She died on 14 Sep 1945.  She married Frederick James PETERS on 25 Jan 1917 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He was a soldier.

56.  Charles Edward KING was baptized on 23 Feb 1890 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He was in the census in 1891 in Wheathampstead Village.  He was a labourer on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead in 1926.  He was on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead in 1932.  He married Nellie FRENCH (daughter of George FRENCH and Elizabeth DAWES). Nellie FRENCH was born in Hamwell.  She was baptized on 29 May 1892 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead in 1932. Charles Edward KING and Nellie FRENCH had the following children:

                +81                i.                Ronald Walter KING.
                82                ii.                Audrey KING was born on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead.  She was baptized on 7 Nov 1926.

57.  Edward William Corbet KING was born about 1893.  He was a labourer on 7 Dec 1924 in Gustard Wood.  He married Lillian May.  Lillian May was in Gustard Wood on 7 Dec 1924.  Edward William Corbet KING and Lillian May had the following children:

                83                i.                Joan KING was born in Gustard Wood.  She was baptized on 7 Dec 1924.

59.  Amy Beatrice KING was born on 18 Jan 1897 in Gustard Wood.  She was baptized on 29 Aug 1909.  She was in Gustard Wood on 21 Aug 1920.  She married Percy SPACEY on 21 Aug 1920 in St. Helenís Parish Church.

61.  Frederick KING was baptized on 28 Oct 1888 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He lived on 28 Station Approach in Ridgemont Road, St. Albans in 1937.  He was in 49 St. Leonardís Crescent, Sandridge about 1962.  He was in 3 Cotlandswick, London Colney about 1962.  He married Ada. She died after 1962.  Frederick KING and Ada had the following child:

                +84                i.                Winifred B. KING.

64.  Mary Ellen KING was born on 1 Sep 1896 in Gustard Wood.  She was christened on 25 Oct 1896 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She attended at National School (branch) in Gustard Wood in 1906.  She was a pupil teacher at Gustard Wood National School (branch) about 1908.  She caddied at Gustard Wood Gulf Course about 1910.  She was a 14 year old domestic servant at Ashwell House, Verulam Road, St. Albans on 1 Sep 1910.  She was a domestic servant in Codicote Lodge, Welyn Hitchin Road, Codicote on 15 Apr 1915.  She was a domestic servant in Cell Barnes, St Albans on 24 Feb 1916.  She was a domestic servant in Rothamsted Manor, Harpenden on 10 Jul 1918.  She lived on Schwick Place in Elstree on 31 Jul 1919.  She immigrated to United States on 11 Sep 1920. She died in Youngstown, Ohio on 21 Aug 1970.  She married Willie HOLDFORD (son of William Thomas George HOLDFORD and Fanny Eliza SHERMAN) on 3 Jul 1920 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  Mary Ellen KING and Willie HOLDFORD had the following children:

                +85                i.                Albert William HOLDFORD.
                +86                ii.                Arthur Alfred HOLDFORD.

65.  Albert Edward KING was born in Gustard Wood.  He was baptized on 30 Nov 1902 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He was a carpenter in Gustard Wood on 19 Apr 1924.  He was a labourer between 1925 and 1935 in Gustard Wood.  He lived at Old Reasons Farm on 22 Mar 1925.  He was a nursery man.  He lived at Bracey's Cottage in Gustard Wood on 4 Jul 1927.  He was a roadman.  He lived at Pretoria Cottages, near the Tin Pot in Gustard Wood in 1932.  He was on Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead in 1940.  He lived on 40 Brewhouse Hill in Wheathampstead on 8 Dec 1951.  He married Kathleen Francis BUTTON (daughter of George Henry BUTTON and Agnes TURFREY) on 19 Apr 1924 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was 20.  She died in 1945.  Albert Edward KING and Kathleen Francis BUTTON had the following children:

                +87                i.                Norah Mary KING.
                +88                ii.                Archibald James KING.
                89                iii.                Barbara Lucy KING was born on 2 Jun 1929 in Gustard Wood.  She was baptized on 28 Jul 1929.  She died about 1930 and was buried on 29 Mar 1930.
                +90                iv.                Alfred KING.

Ernest Charles KING was born in Gustard Wood and was baptized on 25 Mar 1905 in St. Helenís Parish Church. He died on 25 Mar 1956.  He married Maud COATES (daughter of William COATES and Louisa) in 1934 in England.  Maud COATES was born on 21 Mar 1910. She died on 20 Mar 1985.  

68.  Bertram KING was born in Gustard Wood.  He was baptized on 27 Nov 1910 in St. Helenís Parish Church. He was in 21 Harvey Road, London Colney about 1962.  He married Mabel A.  She was also known as Emily.

75.  William George KING was born about 1897 in Nomansland.  He was baptized on 25 Jul 1897 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  He lived in Nomansland in 1932.  He died about 1947.  He married Ada Jane.  She died about 1932.

76.  Martha KING was born in Nomansland.  She was baptized on 30 May 1886.  She was in Nomansland on 5 Oct 1912.  She married George MUNT (son of Jesse MUNT and Annie) on 5 Oct 1912 in Nomansland.  George MUNT was born in Sandridge Parish about 1885.  He was baptized on 14 Jan 1885 in Sandridge Parish. He was in Nomansland on 5 Oct 1912.

77.  Kate KING was born about 1894.  She was baptized on 31 Jul 1894 in St. Helenís Parish Church.  She was about 1917 in Nomansland.  She married Archibald Charles GOODSHIP, a Police Constable about 1917.

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