THE HUGHES FAMILIES OF PRESTON NEXT WINGHAM
|SARAH ANN HUGHES||The Grave of Charles and Sarah Ann (Lewis) Hughes||Inscription|
Who Died March 3rd 1899
Aged 66 Years
Who Died April 12th 1925
Aged 88 Years
Rest In Peace
And ARTHUR MACDONALD
A Devoted Husband and Father
Who Died May 30th 1968
Aged 71 Years
|Sarah Ann Hughes b.1858||Cheriton Road Cemetery, Folkestone. May 2011|
My Hughes Families originated in a small village nine miles to the North East of Canterbury, Kent which is usually called Preston next Wingham to distinguish it from the Preston by Faversham, Kent and the large town of Preston in Lancashire.
This area is in a flat farming region in the Valley of the Little Stour. There are many orchards and nurseries nearby.
The Parish Church of St Mildred is somewhat separated from the village down Court Lane. It dates from the 12/13C with later restorations and is of a particularly attractive design with dormer windows in the roof above the main aisle. The Church records began in 1558 and are housed at the Centre for Kentish Studies. Preston is in the Eastry Registration District.
Great great great grandfather Thomas Hughes was a gardener in Preston next Wingham and he continued in this occupation when he moved to Dover and Folkestone. His son Charles was also a gardener in Dover and later in Folkestone. Charles married Sarah Ann Lewis of Dover in 1855 and later he moved to Folkestone. The Arthur MacDonald buried with Charles and Sarah Ann Hughes is their grandson. He was the son of William MacDonald and Susanna Hughes born in 1897 Folkestone.
This is Charles and Sarah Hughes′ Family.
CHARLES HUGHES 1835 & SARAH ANN LEWIS m.03.06.1855 Dover Gardener d.03.03.1899, 66 d.12.04.1925, 88 James Charles 27.03.1856 Dover m.Sarah Olivia S Milton 22.12.1876 Folkestone His Family Sarah Ann 30.04.1858 Deal m.Stephen Cook 02.06.1877 Folkestone Cook Families Thomas 1860 Dover m.1)Ellen Clark 1887 2)Emily Bessie Marfleet 1898 went to Reading Susanna 1863 Folkestone m.William MacDonald 1886 Folkestone Elizabeth 1865 Folkestone Charles 1868 Folkestone m.Elizabeth Munday 1890 Tenterden Eliza 1871 Folkestone m.William Hall 1889 Alfred 1873 Folkestone m.Clara Elizabeth Smeed 1894 Charlotte 27.01.1876 Folkestone m.Thomas Anslow 1896 Richard 1879 d.1882 Folkestone Maude Honor 02.12.1882 Folkestone m.Percy Caleb Maynard 1901 went to London
|The Parish Church of St Mildred: North Side||The South Side|
|Preston Next Wingham Parish Church May 2011|
|Hughes Families||James Charles Hughes Family||Cook Families|
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