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Charles George ( George ) Palmer  ( 1831 - 1886 )

parents
born in Wingham 1831
christened in
died in Elham 1886
buried
grave
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occupation Ag Lab
Biography
 1841 Living (9) in Wingham with family 1841 census
 1872 Death of wife Sophia
 1886 On Thursday the East Kent Coroner R.M. Mercer Esq.) held an inquest at the New Inn, Elham, on the body of George Palmer, a farmer, 54 years of age, residing at Parsonage Farm. In riding through the doorway of the Black Duck beerhouse, deceased was caught by the board, and pulled off the horse. His foot was caught in the stirrup, and he was dragged through the gateway. Mr Cresswell afterwards examined him, and found he had fractured his spine. The jury found that the deceased died from a fracture of his spine received from falling from his horse. Kentish Gazette, 28 Oct. 1886, 6b
Biography

1841
Living (9) in Wingham with family

1841 census

1872
Death of wife Sophia

1886
On Thursday the East Kent Coroner R.M. Mercer Esq.) held an inquest at the New Inn, Elham, on the body of George Palmer, a farmer, 54 years of age, residing at Parsonage Farm. In riding through the doorway of the Black Duck beerhouse, deceased was caught by the board, and pulled off the horse. His foot was caught in the stirrup, and he was dragged through the gateway. Mr Cresswell afterwards examined him, and found he had fractured his spine. The jury found that the deceased died from a fracture of his spine received from falling from his horse.

Kentish Gazette, 28 Oct. 1886, 6b
Marriage
(Ages +/-1)
Year   Reg. DistrictChurchNameAgeSpouseAgeCurate
1857 East Ashford  Charles George Palmer25Sophia Ward22 
Demography
(Elham Parish only)
YearNamePropertyAddressRelationConOccupationAgeBorn  
1881George PalmerParsonage Farm North ElhamHeadWFarmer 34 Acres 1 Lab50Wingham
1871George PalmerParsonage FarmElham NorthHead  39Kent
1861George PalmerUnidentified Ref No. Z 152WingmoreHeadMShepherd30Wingham
1851George PalmerWingmore CourtWingmore CourtSonUFarmer's Son Employed At Home19Wingham
Relationships
(Calculated from the demography records)
Name Relation GBornPlaceDiedPlaceOccupation
William PalmerFatherM1806Staple1875ElhamFarmer Of 194 Acres Employing 35 Labourers
Hannah PalmerMotherF1806Staple1866Elham 
George ArnoldServantM1825Elham  Waggoner
Harriet PalmerSisterF1833Wingham  Farmer's Daur Employed At Home
Sophia WardWifeF1834Cheriton1872Elham 
William PilcherServantM1834Chillenden  Farm Lab Waggoners Mate
Thomas PalmerBrotherM1836Wingham  Farmer's Son Employed At Home
Maria PalmerSisterF1838Wingham1888Elham 
William PalmerBrotherM1840Wingham   
Henry PalmerBrotherM1847Elham1894  
Sophia Hannah PalmerDaughterF1855Barham  Housekeeper
William Clement PalmerSonM1857Barham1929ElhamCarpenter
Maria Mary PalmerDaughterF1859Elham   
George PalmerSonM1860Elham1956ElhamFarmer 34 Acres 1 Lab
Frederick PalmerSonM1865Elham1938ElhamFarmer
Clementina PalmerDaughterF1870Elham1911Tonbridge