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

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

In 1861 George was still unmarried, and living with his parents William and Margaret Fox at Woolwich Green, Womenswold, Kent. George was a wattle maker.


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:

  • Mary A. Fox
  • Fanny C. Fox
  • Charles Fox, ~1872
  • George Fox, ~ 1875
  • Jane Maria 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 1871 George was 36 years old, a labourer, and living at Woolwich Green, Womenswold, Kent, with his family. His wife Charlotte was there along with his two daughters Mary and Fanny. Two doors down were his parents William and Margaret Fox. And two doors down from them were James Garlinge and his family.

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 1881 George (now 46) and his wife Charlotte (38), and children Charles (9), George (6) and Jane Maria (1) were still living at Woolwich Green. He was a general 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).


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