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Russell and McKnight of London/Notts/Herts/Kent/Lincs/Canada

Updated November 18, 2000

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FATHERS SIDE:
My Father: John Nelson Russell 21/10/1917-21/5/1999 - Born: Islington, London. National Service RAF No 919529 during 1940-1946 Aero Fitter (Nickname Tiny). Attended Sebbon Street School, Islington, London. Former Professions: Aero Fitter at De Havillands, Hertfordshire; Publican The Plough, St Albans, Herts and The Fox, Hartnup Street, Maidstone, Kent. Retired Director General Manager of Aviation Engineering & Maintenance Co Ltd, Ramsgate, Kent.
One Brother: Charles Ernest Russell Born 20/4/1922 Shoreditch, London Died: 13/8/1997 Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

My Grandfather: John Gould Russell Born: 29/2/1890 (Leap Year)Shoreditch, London - Married Louise Florence Moore on 10/6/1916 at Islington Parish Church (see below) - Died: 22/4/1955 West Bridgford, Nottingham - Buried: Wilford Cemetary, Nottingham. Military Service: Royal Marine approximately 1917 time period. Profession: Shirt Cutter for Austin Reed.
One Sister: Mary Russell - Married name Coleman - one son Tom Coleman who married Betty, one son Peter. Betty has a neice called Jayne Rider currently living in Bracknell, Berkshire

My G Grandfather: John Russell Born: 3/1888 City of London - Died: before 1916 married Mary Ann Fleming.

My G Grandmother: Mary Ann Fleming Born: 12/1862 in Bethnal Green.
Brother: Richard Fleming Christened: 17/9/1844, Shoreditch, London
Sister: Henrietta Fleming Christened: 1/6/1845, Shoreditch, London
Sister: Jessie Fleming born 17/1/1868 in Bethnal Green, London area.

My GG Grandfather: Richard William Fleming Born: abt 1821/22 Ramsgate, Kent - Profession: Plasterer - Married Herietta Mason Born: abt 1822 Camberwell, Surrey
My GGG Grandfather: Richard Clunn Fleming Born: abt 1790 St Laurence, Thanet, Kent - Married Judith Sampson Lambert Born: 9/2/1821 St Laurence, Thanet, Kent
My GGGG Grandfather: John Fleming Christened: 4/3/1767 St Laurence, Thanet - Married Mary Clunn Christened: 7/10/1764 St Peters, Thanet, Kent - Her parents: Rich Clunn and Mary.
My GGGG Grandfather: Possibly John Fleming married Jane Paramour on 29/12/1759 at St Laurence, Thanet, Kent.

My Grandmother: Louise Florence Moore Born: 15/3/1887 Holborn, Middx - Died: -31/12/1964 Ramsgate, Kent. Profession: Forewoman Shirt Cutter for Austin Reed. Married: John Gould Russell (see above).
One Brother: Charles Henry Moore (Nickname "Pal") Last known Address: Chingford London E4 (1940) Possible wife's name: Ada moved to Ohio, USA then to Florida where she died. Daughter Irene who married a Don Haxton who in turn had a daughter called Lesley now married to someone with the surname of Worthington. Still living in Florida.

My G Grandfather: Charles John Moore Born: 12/1863 Shoreditch, London - Profession: Brass Rule Maker. Married Sarah Howard Fox 9/1886 Holborn, London - Born: abt 1863 - Died: 6/4/1940
One Sister: Alice Maud Moore Born: abt 1866
My GG Grandfather: Henry Edward Moore Born: 3/1941 Kensington, London.

MOTHERS SIDE:
My Mother: Ellen Phyllis McKnight Born: 8/3/1910 Netherfield, Nottingham - Died: 31/5/1999 Boston, Lincolnshire. St Georges Church School, Nottingham.
One of 11 brothers & sisters all from the Netherfield/Carlton area of Nottingham.

My Grandfather: Brian Joseph McKnight Born: Nottingham - Profession: Railway Storekeeper
Brother: Leonard McNight. Born Nottingham, England but emigrated to Vancouver, BC, Canada. Had daughter Doris who married a George Russell. Doris still living in Vancouver, BC, Canada aged 97.
Sister Violetta - Born Nottingham also emigrated to Vancouver, BC, Canada. No other details.
Sister Adelaide (Addy) Mcknight. Born Nottingham and emigrated to BC, Canada. Married Canadian surname Wren. Died aged 93 in Vancouver, Canada. One son Jeffrey Wren living in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mr Grandmother: Mary Ellen Jane Carder Born 1887 - Died 25/12/1955. Buried Carlton Cemetary, Nottingham.

My Greatgrandmother: Surname Brunker Born in the Notting Hill/ Kensington area o

 
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