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Southerden Family History

I have found this wonderful web-site and registered in the hope that I am able to find out more about the Southerden family. My name is Muriel Davie and I am the grand-daughter of Charles Southerden Davie who married Minnie Gillah. Charles’s parents (my Great parents) were Geroge Davie and Charlotte Southerden. Charlotte is the daughter of John Southerden and Eliza Greenstreet. Incidentially having seen a picture of Hookey Southerden it is like looking at a picuture oif my Father.

A few weeks ago I visited Sussex and Kent and went to the Rye Heritage Centre to see if I could obtain literature re Hookey. The lady in there was in fact related to him and put us in touch with other Southerdens who we visited. Our trip turned out better than we could ever have expected.

I have quite a bit of data re the Southerdens and can also fill in any info’ anybody may like re the Davie family.

I would love to know more about the Davie side of the family especially if anyone knows more about the Hannah Budden who married Joseph Davie.

All the Davie’s were in the RN and Coastguards.

Look forward to hearing from anyone out there with info.

4 responses to “Southerden Family History”

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    I have passed this massage on to a person whom should be able to help if you do not hear from him in a week or two let me know.

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    Hello Muriel,
    I’m sure that I can help you out. When I tell you that my name is Barrie Southerden you’ll instantly see why!
    Charles “Hookey” Southerden was my gt gt gt grandfather.

    Who did you meet by the way?

    My e-mail address is ” [reveal email]
    Hope to hear from you soon.
    Take care,

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    Dear Barrie I think Charles Hookey might have been my mothers great grandfather.My mother was Edith Annie Winchcombe (nee Southerden)her father was Frederick Henry and was born at Camber sands. My sister in law has a picture which has a sign for Spencer Southerden coach painting. I hope we might be related

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    Hi Muriel,

    I am researching the Budden family and have Hannah Budden and her siblings parents and several generations back. My name is Ann Hunter and my e-mail address is [reveal email] . Would be interested in anything you have on George davies father Joseph also a coastguard he married in Ireland and so far i can only verify George as a child.

    Look forward to hearing from you.

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