George Fox

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Born: c1834 Died: c1908 Married: Charlotte Garlinge Mother: Margaret Father: William Fox Descendant: Mabel Fox
Census 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921
George Fox Charlotte Garlinge.jpg


George Fox was born in around 1834 in Shepherdswell, Kent, England.

His parents were William Fox (~1804, Shepherdswell, Kent) and Margaret (~1811, Lydden, Kent)


He married Charlotte Garlinge on the 2nd December 1864 at the Parish Church of Nonington. George was described as a bachelor, a labourer, and of full age, his father was given as William Fox (carrier). Charlotte was described as an under-age spinster, her father was Richard Garlinge (Labourer). The witnesses were George and Harriet Garlinge.


They had the following children (plus at least one older son!):

  • Jane Fox (~1880, Womenswold, Kent)
  • Thomas W. Fox (~1882, Chartham, Kent)
  • Ethel M. M. Fox (~1884, Chartham, Kent)
  • Mabel Louisa Agnes Fox (1st April 1886, Womenswold, Kent)
  • Emma E. Fox (~1888, Womenswold, Kent)
  • Elizabeth E. Fox (~1888, Womenswold, Kent)

In 1877 and 1879 his occupation was listed in the baptism records as a woodfeller, but in later records he was just a labourer.

In the 1891 census he was occupied as a general labourer living in Womenswold with his wife Charlotte, 6 of his children (Jane ,Thomas, Ethel, Mabel, Emma, and Elizabeth) and two grandchildren (John H. Fox, aged 7, and Clara C. Fox, aged 3). Records


BMD: Death JuneQ 1908: George Fox, aged 73, Registration district of Bridge, Kent, Vol 2a, Page 506