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Marriages Jun 1844
CARR Josiah Tonbridge 5 573
Coules Caroline Tonbridge 5 573
CRUNDWELL Mary Elizabeth Tonbridge 5 573
MORLEY Maria Tonbridge 5 573
Roser John Tonbridge 5 573
SNELLING Joseph Tonbridge 5 573
WALLIS John Tonbridge 5 573
Wells Ann Tonbridge 5 573

I'm looking for Joseph's spouse. I thought it might have been a Suzannah. :rolleyes:

I have this Martha in my tree:

Births Sep 1849
SNELLING Martha Neath 26 500

and her death in Qld.:

Death 1914/C03565 Bryant Martha - Joseph Snelling - ** born Wales aged 65 years


Hi Dave,

You have Martha in 1851 census?


Name: Martha Snelling
Age: 1
Gender: F
Birthplace: Neath, Glamorganshire
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Record Type: Household

Maybe someone who has access can have a look and see who her mother is.
Thanks gibbo. ;)

Yes it would be good to get a transcription of that household. However, I think neither parent is there. :rolleyes: Well, I think Joseph is not there and there could be a Suzannah born Kent there. :D
You are not wrong, Dave, Susanah is married tho.

RICHARD, Margaret Head Married F 32 1819
Newton, Glamorganshire VIEW
RICHARD, Thomas Son M 2 1849
Neath, Glamorganshire VIEW
RICHARD, William Son M 1 1850
Neath, Glamorganshire VIEW
SNELLING, Susanah Lodger Married F 25 1826
Folkestone, Kent VIEW
SNELLING, John Son M 3 1848
Folkestone, Kent VIEW
SNELLING, Martha Daughter F 1 1850
Neath, Glamorganshire VIEW



Page: 8

Registration District: Neath

Civil Parish: Neath

Municipal Borough: Neath

Address: Water Street, Neath

County: Glamorganshire
Hello Barbara,

Thank you very much.

I can't find a marriage for Susanah.

I'm assuming for now the death reg is correct in having Martha's father as Joseph.

That seems to be the only Martha born Wales around 1849.


Possible given that Folkestone is in Elham RD.

Marriages Dec 1846
Baker Thomas Henry Elham 5 281
Castle Harriet Elham 5 281
Higgins Edward Elham 5 281
Snelling Joseph Elham 5 281
Standing Stephen Elham 5 281
Stewart Caroline Elham 5 281
Stone Susanna Chapman Elham 5 281
Warman Mary Ann Elham 5 281
Susannah disappears after 1851, does that help at all? Do you know when the family left this country?
here is Susannah in 1841 in Folkestone

STONE, John M 40 1801 Kent VIEW
STONE, Harriet F 40 1801 Kent VIEW
STONE, Sarah F 16 1825 Kent VIEW
STONE, Susanna F 14 1827 Kent VIEW
STONE, Anna F 13 1828 Kent VIEW
STONE, Mary F 11 1830 Kent VIEW
STONE, John M 10 1831 Kent VIEW
STONE, Emily F 8 1833 Kent VIEW
STONE, William M 7 1834 Kent VIEW
STONE, Ellen F 5 1836 Kent VIEW
STONE, Ann F 3 1838 Kent VIEW



Page: 14

Registration District: Elham

Civil Parish: Folkestone

Municipal Borough:

Address: Bail Street, Folkestone

County: Kent
I have no death for Susannah or Joseph. I have no clue about son John.

Martha's marriage:

Marriages Sep 1875
BRYANT Robert Newport M 11a 233
SNELLING Martha Newport M 11a 233

I have them in the 1881 and 1891 census. They emigrated to Australia in 1896.

Lot's of possible deaths including these two:

Deaths Mar 1857
Snelling Susanna Thetford 4b 266

Deaths Dec 1858
Snelling Susannah Medway 2a 217

I can see no death in Qld. for son John.
Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) - Tuesday 5 December 1944 p.2
The death occurred last week of Mr. Robert Bryant, an old and esteemed resident, the funeral taking place from the residence of his daughter-in-law, Mrs. F. Bryant, Charles and Spike Streets, with whom he had resided for 18 years. A career identified with public and other works in England and Queensland -he spent about half the period of a lifetime in this State -closed in his 93rd year.

Born at Caterham, Surrey, England, he migrated with his wife and family of seven, four sons and three daughters, to Australia in 1896, landing in Brisbane. He moved to Roma, but spent only a few months there, when he accepted a position as draughtsman in the employ of the Mt. Morgan Gold Mining Co., preparing special plans. Before coming to Queensland he had been a draughsman in the service of a well known firm of builders and contractors. He remained with the company for 11 months. Then for about five years he was engaged in supervision and other work for the Queensland Government, including work on the Alexandra Bridge at Rockhampton. Relinquishing this position he was in a hotel business in Roma for several years, a centre where a brother, Mr. R. Bryant, who passed away last year, had carried on a business for half-a century. Subsequently the deceased returned to Rockhampton and for nine years was a draughtsman in the service of the CQME Co., retiring at the age of 70.

Early in life the late Robert Bryant was a cricket enthusiast and had played for Surrey in the same team as the famous W. G. Grace.
maybe susannah did not die. Can't find in 1861 but will have another look now.
Here is 1871 Josh would be Joseph

SNELLING, Josh Head M 57 1814 Surrey VIEW
SNELLING, Susanna Wife F 44 1827 Kent VIEW
SNELLING, John O Son M 23 1848 Kent VIEW
SNELLING, Harriet Daughter F 19 1852 Glamorgan VIEW
SNELLING, Edward Son M 16 1855 Monmouthshire VIEW
SNELLING, Susanna Daughter F 10 1861 Monmouthshire VIEW
HALL, Fredrick W Boarder M 26 1845 Somerset VIEW



Page: 31

Registration District: Newport

Civil Parish: Christchurch

Municipal Borough:

Address: Chepstow Road Mile End Terrace, Christchurch

County: Monmouthshire
In 1881 Harriet has married the lodger Fred Hall and Edward is living with them as brother in law. But absolutely no sign of any of the family in 1861.

Thanks Barbara.

Only a few ended up in Australia. This family is connected to my MELLEFONTs.

No obvious death for Susanna. No middle name or initial C. that stands out.


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