I believe I may have traced some of your family.My records show that you are related to a William Dudney born in 1840.I believe we are related but have not as yet connected my line with yours.My family moved from the village of Shermanbury to Erith about 1840.
William Dudney c: January 16, 1820 at Saint John The Baptist, Croydon, Surrey (IGI record)marriage details not know.One son traced: Henry Dudney b: 1840 Woolwich, Kent.Occupation 1881 Cooper (maker & repairer of wooden vessels) living at 63 Orchard Road, Plumstead, Kent married August 04, 1861 to Jane Horsley who was b: 1845 in Chiselhurst, Kent.The 1881 census shows five children. 1. Harry Dudney b: Bet. January - March 1864 2. George Dudney b: 1870 Plumstead, Kent 3. Frederick Emmanuel Dudney b: 1871 Plumstead, Kent 4. Walter John Dudney b: Bet. April - June 1874 Plumstead, Kent 5. Leonard Dudney b: Bet. October - December 1876 Plumstead, Kent Assumed children A. Leonard Edward G Dudney b: Bet. July - September 1898 Woolwich District B. Stanley Dudney Abt. 1900 Plumstead, Kent