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Henry Hart Hammon  ( 1828 - 1894 )

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born in Standford 1828
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died in Hollingbourne 1894
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occupation Miller Employing 1 Journeyman
Biography
 1863 Henry Hammon, of Elham, miller, was summoned for refusing to teach his trade of a miller to Stephen Court, his apprentice. Defendant did not appear, but service of the summons haring been proved the justices proceeded to hear the case in his absence. It appeared that Stephen Court was by indenture, dated 16tb August, 1863, bound by the trustees of Sir John William's Charity to Mr. Hammon for six years, to learn his trade of a miller. A premium of £25 was paid, and Mr. Hammon covenanted to find the apprentice with board and lodging. At Michaelmas last defendant left the business, and the mill was sold, and a Mr. Gilbert took it. Ever since that time, to within a few days Court had been employed by defendant in gardening, and although he had been repeatedly requested to do so, he bad refused to assign the apprentice to any one else, and would not allow Mr. Gilbert to take him, although he expressed his willingness to have him for the remainder of the term without any premium. The justices ordered that the apprentice should he discharged forthwith, and that £3, part of the premium, with 12s. costs, should he handed over to the apprentice's father forthwith, end that in default it should be levied by distress, and in default of sufficient distress defendant should be imprisoned for 21 days. Kentish Gazette - Tuesday 15 December 1863
 1871 Death of wife Grace
 1881 Working (50) as a journeyman miller and lodging in Maidstone
 1891 Living (63) in Otterden with wife Louisa
Biography

1863
Henry Hammon, of Elham, miller, was summoned for refusing to teach his trade of a miller to Stephen Court, his apprentice. Defendant did not appear, but service of the summons haring been proved the justices proceeded to hear the case in his absence. It appeared that Stephen Court was by indenture, dated 16tb August, 1863, bound by the trustees of Sir John William's Charity to Mr. Hammon for six years, to learn his trade of a miller. A premium of £25 was paid, and Mr. Hammon covenanted to find the apprentice with board and lodging. At Michaelmas last defendant left the business, and the mill was sold, and a Mr. Gilbert took it. Ever since that time, to within a few days Court had been employed by defendant in gardening, and although he had been repeatedly requested to do so, he bad refused to assign the apprentice to any one else, and would not allow Mr. Gilbert to take him, although he expressed his willingness to have him for the remainder of the term without any premium. The justices ordered that the apprentice should he discharged forthwith, and that £3, part of the premium, with 12s. costs, should he handed over to the apprentice's father forthwith, end that in default it should be levied by distress, and in default of sufficient distress defendant should be imprisoned for 21 days.

Kentish Gazette - Tuesday 15 December 1863

1871
Death of wife Grace

1881
Working (50) as a journeyman miller and lodging in Maidstone

1891
Living (63) in Otterden with wife Louisa

Marriages
(Ages +/-1)
Year   Reg. DistrictChurchNameAgeSpouseAgeCurate
1851 East Ashford ChallockHenry Hart Hammon22Grace Chapman27 
1885 Maidstone  Henry Hart Hammon56Louisa Broad35 
Demography
(Elham Parish only)
YearNamePropertyAddressRelationConOccupationAgeBorn  
1871Henry H Hammon1 Braeside CottagesBack StreetHeadMMiller43Standford
1861Henry H HammonMill HouseBack StreetHeadMMiller33Standford
1851Henry HammondMill House3 The RowHeadMMiller Employing 1 Journeyman22Standford
Relationships
(Calculated from the demography records)
Name Relation GBornPlaceDiedPlaceOccupation
Grace ChapmanWifeF1823Challock1871ElhamMiller's Wife
Thomas RolfeServantM1829Brabourne1908KentMiller Journeyman
Sarah HammondDaughterF1851Elham1930Elham District 
Grace HammondDaughterF1853Elham1941Isle of Wight, HampshireLaundress
Henry HammonSonM1854Elham   
Susannah HammonDaughterF1856Elham1931Elham 
Jane HammonDaughterF1857Elham   
Charles Victor HammonSonM1860Saltwood1911Saltwood 
Charlotte HammonDaughterF1861Elham   
Elizabeth A HammonDaughterF1864Elham   
Mary Eliza HammonDaughterF1869Elham   
John Glover HammonSonM1870Elham