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This is page 2 of 6 tracing the history of the Monk family who were originally from Surrey, but settled in Halling and Snodland in Kent. It shows the links by marriage to the Beadle, Harris, Mayatt, Parris, and Roots families. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse by clicking the previous page/next page buttons or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Monk Family of Surrey and Kent

Third Generation

3.Link to census James MONK [Parents]. Baptized 28/1/1821 in Merstham, Surrey, James died 16/12/1868 in St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, age 47. He was buried 27/12/1868 in Halling.


Around 1842-1843, James married Susan (maiden name unknown). They had the following children, all baptized in Halling:


(1) William Thomas, baptized 2/6/1844. (2) Martha, baptized 28/6/1846. On 7/10/1866, when Martha was age 20, she married James ROOTS in St Nicholas Church, Strood. (3) Sarah, baptized 5/11/1848. (4) Susan, baptized 16/2/1851. (5) Mary Amelia, baptized 29/8/1852. (6) Amelia, baptized 18/3/1855. On 28/6/1874, when Amelia was age 19, she married William MAYATT, son of Charles Henry MAYATT and Anne PHILLIPS, in Strood. (7) Louisa, baptized 1/11/1857. (8) James, baptized 15/4/1860. (9) Matthew, baptized 6/7/1862.


4.Link to census William MONK [Parents]. Baptized 28/4/1822 in Halling, William died 14/4/1885 in Medway, age 62. Occupation: Master of a vessel.


On 3/7/1847, when Matthew was age 25, he married Caroline FEIST, daughter of Samuel and Charlotte FEIST, in Maidstone. Born about 1827 in Sussex, Caroline died 25/2/1849, age about 21.


They had the following child:


(1) Albert [8].


About 1851, William married Mahalah Sarah SMITH. Born around 1824 in March, Cambridgeshire, Mahala died 1889 in Medway, Kent.


They had the following children:


(1) Thomas [9]. (2) Matthew, born 1854 and died 1857, both events in Halling. He was buried on 29/11/1857 in St John the Baptist Church, Halling. (3) Caroline, born about June 1856 and died in Halling. She was buried on 8/11/1857 in St John the Baptist Church, Halling. (4) John William [10].


5.Link to census Thomas MONK [Parents]. Baptized 28/9/1823 in Halling, Thomas died 1883 in Alverstoke, Hampshire, age about 60. Occupation: Seaman, Royal Navy.


About 1857/1858, Thomas married Mary (maiden name and exact marriage date unknown). Mary was born about 1822 in Horsham, Sussex and died 1863 in Portsea, Hampshire, age about 41.


They had the following child:


(1) George Thomas [11].


In 1865, when Thomas was age about 42, he married Mary BENGER in Portsea. Mary was born about 1835 in Marden, Wiltshire. It’s not known when she died.


They had the following children:


(1) Alfred Edward, born 1866 in Portsmouth. (2) Frederick John, born about 1868 in Gosport. (3) Edwin Ernest, born about 1872 in Gosport. In 1900, when Edwin was age about 27, he married Elizabeth Odom SARTIN, daughter of John SARTIN and Susan Ann RICHER. Elizabeth was born 1879 in Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire. It’s not known when she died. There is no evidence they had any children. (4) Edith Clara, born 1874 in Gosport.


6.Link to census Matthew MONK [Parents]. Baptized 1/2/1829 in Halling, Matthew died 25/7/1911 in Wimbledon, age 82. Occupation: Variously given in census returns as labourer, wharf manager, clerk to slate merchant, commercial traveller.


On 30/5/1857, when Matthew was age 28, he married Mary Ann DIXON in Milton, Kent. Mary Ann was born about 1834 in Cooling, Kent. It’s not known when she died.


They had the following children:


(1) Ellen, born 1859 in Halling. (2) Agnes, born 1861 in Westminster. (3) Matthew [12]. (4) Emily, born about 1865 in Westminster. (5) George, born 1867 in Westminster. (6) James Edward, born about 1871 in Westminster and died there in 1871. (7) Edwin, born about 1873 in Pimlico. (8) Albert, born about 1877 in Pimlico.


7.Link to census Alfred MONK [Parents]. Baptized 14/6/1835 in Halling, Alfred died 1916 in Halling, age 81. Occupation: Variously given in census returns as engine driver at cement works, cement labourer, stationary engine driver.


Around 1860/1861, when Alfred was age about 25, he married Jane PARRIS, daughter of James PARRIS and Mary Ann HARRIS. Born 1839 in Halling, Jane died 1880 in Halling, age 41.


They had the following children, all born or baptized in Hallling:


(1) Alfred [13]. (2) Sarah Ann, baptized 17/5/1863. (3) James, baptized 5/2/1865. In 1895, when James was age 30, he married Ellen FLETCHER in Westminster. (4) Alice, baptized 21/4/1867. (5) Agnes, born 1870. In 1895, when Agnes was age 25, she married Alfred DOWSETT in Strood.

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