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Steve and Pauline Jones’ Family History
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The Payne Family of Marden, Kent

This is page 1 of 2 tracing part of the Payne family’s history and their link by marriage to the Parris family. The records contain various spellings of the surname - Pain, Paine and Payne. The latter seems to have been in use from the late 19th century onwards and is used throughout here. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the next page button or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links. As this is the first Payne family page, the Previous page button is disabled.
First Generation
1. James Watson PAYNE . Baptized 10/10/1801 in Marden, Kent, James died there in May 1875, age about 73, and was buried 31/5/1875. Occupation: Ag. Labourer. On 5/4/1818, when James was age about 18, he married Olive RHODES , in St Michael and All Angels, Marden. The parish registers of banns and marriage record Olive’s surname as Roads. Her baptism entry of 4/1/1798 records it as Rhodes. For reasons unknown, she was recorded as Ellen in the 1851 census. Olive died between January and March 1860 in Marden, age about 62. They had the following children, all except Thomas baptized in St Michael and All Angels, Marden: (1) Matilda , baptized 4/1/1824. (2) James , baptized 11/6/1826. (3) Harriott , baptized 21/12/1828. (4) William , baptized 27/2/1831. (5) Ann , baptized 14/7/1833. (5) Caroline , baptized 24/4/1826. (6) Edward [ 2 ] . (7) Thomas , baptized 19/7/1846 in Chart-next-Sutton-Valence. On 10/9/1860, when James was age about 59, he married Jane TURNER , in Marden. Jane was born about 1812 in Maresfield, Sussex. It’s not known when she died. There’s no evidence they had any children.
Second Generation
2. Edward PAYNE [ Parents ]. Baptized 11/8/1839 in St Michael and All Angels, Marden, Edward died 1891 in Strood, age about 51. Occupation: Ag. Labourer. On 25/2/1860, when Edward was age about 21, he married Rebecca PARRIS (1841-1912) , daughter of William Robert PARRIS and Margaret DULLER , in Frindsbury. They had the following children, all born Cliffe at Hoo and baptized (where given) in the local church, St Helen’s: (1) Edward John [ 3 ] . (2) William James [ 4 ] . (3) Matilda Rebecca , born 17/11/1864 and baptized 5/2/1865. (4) James [ 5 ] . (5) Caroline , born 31/1/1869 and baptized 8/3/1869. (6) Elizabeth Ann , baptized, according to the Register, on the First Sunday in Lent i.e. 6/3/1870. (7) Frederick [ 6 ] . (8) Olive Amy , baptized, according to the Register, on the Second Sunday after Christmas i.e. 3/1/1875. (9) Alice Ada , baptized, according to the Register, on the Fourth Sunday after Trinity i.e. 2/7/1876. (10) Thomas Albert [ 7 ] . (11) Julia , baptized 29/5/1881. (12) Horace , born 25/5/1883 and baptized 3/7/1883. (13) Beatrice , born 12/6/1885 and baptized 5/7/1885.
Third Generation
3. Edward John PAYNE [ Parents ]. Born 2/5/1861 in Cliffe at Hoo and baptized 9/6/1861 in St Helen’s Church, Cliffe at Hoo. Edward died 27/5/1915 in Camberwell Infirmary, age 54, and was buried 2/6/1915 in Southwark. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “PAYNE Edward John of 33 Ormside Street Old Kent Road Surrey died 27 May 1915 at the Infirmary Camberwell Surrey Probate London 7 July to Eliza Payne widow. Effects £131 12s.” (Worth around £14,550 today.) On 31/3/1883, when Edward John was age 21, he married Clara Emma LAMBKIN in Cooling, Kent. Born 1862 in Frindsbury, Clara Emma died in 1892 in Dartford, age 30. They had the following children, all born Cliffe at Hoo and baptized (where given) in St Helen’s Church: (1) Edward John , born 15/3/1884 and baptized 4/4/1886. He died in April 1956 in Lewisham, age 72. (2) Clara Emma , born 27/1/1886 and baptized 30/5/1886. (3) Lilian Jane , born 1888. On 20/3/1893, when Edward John was age 31, he married Eliza WOOD (1866-?), daughter of George WOOD , in Queenborough, Kent. The 1911 census suggests they had two children who had both died. Their identities are unknown. 4. William James PAYNE [ Parents ]. Born 16/1/1863 in Cliffe at Hoo and baptized 22/3/1863 in St Helen’s Church. William James died 1948 in Cliffe at Hoo, age about 85. Occupation: General labourer. In 1884, when William James was age 21, he married Emily Alice JEFFREY in Gravesend. Born about 1864 in Higham, it’s not known when Emily Alice died. They had the following children, all (except Edward John) born in Cliffe and, where given, baptized in St Helen’s Church: (1) William , born 1885 and baptized 25/10/1885. (2) Alfred , born 14/6/1887 and baptized 31/7/1887. (3) Alice Ann , born February 1888 and baptized 9/4/1889. (4) Edward John , born 21/2/1892 in Greenwich. (5) Albert , born 1894. (6) Maud , born 6/10/1896. (7) Alma Elizabeth , born 1898. (8) Florence May , born 18/5/1901 and died 28/3/1973 in Gravesend, age 71. On 30/4/1921, when Florence May was age 20, she married Geoffrey RICHARDS in Cliffe at Hoo. Geoffrey was born 26/5/1899 in Cliffe and died 28/1/1980 in Dartford, age 80.
Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.Martin Luther King Jr.

The Payne Family of Marden, Kent

This is page 1 of 2 tracing part of the Payne family’s history and their link by marriage to the Parris family. The records contain various spellings of the surname - Pain, Paine and Payne. The latter seems to have been in use from the late 19th century onwards and is used throughout here. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the next page button or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links. As this is the first Payne family page, the Previous page button is disabled.
First Generation
© S M Jones Content is free for most uses - see legal stuff. Last update 30 Apr 2020
1. James Watson PAYNE . Baptized 10/10/1801 in Marden, Kent, James died there in May 1875, age about 73, and was buried 31/5/1875. Occupation: Ag. Labourer. On 5/4/1818, when James was age about 18, he married Olive RHODES , in St Michael and All Angels, Marden. The parish registers of banns and marriage record Olive’s surname as Roads. Her baptism entry of 4/1/1798 records it as Rhodes. For reasons unknown, she was recorded as Ellen in the 1851 census. Olive died between January and March 1860 in Marden, age about 62. They had the following children, all except Thomas baptized in St Michael and All Angels, Marden: (1) Matilda , baptized 4/1/1824. (2) James , baptized 11/6/1826. (3) Harriott , baptized 21/12/1828. (4) William , baptized 27/2/1831. (5) Ann , baptized 14/7/1833. (5) Caroline , baptized 24/4/1826. (6) Edward [ 2 ] . (7) Thomas , baptized 19/7/1846 in Chart-next-Sutton- Valence. On 10/9/1860, when James was age about 59, he married Jane TURNER , in Marden. Jane was born about 1812 in Maresfield, Sussex. It’s not known when she died. There’s no evidence they had any children.
Second Generation
2. Edward PAYNE [ Parents ]. Baptized 11/8/1839 in St Michael and All Angels, Marden, Edward died 1891 in Strood, age about 51. Occupation: Ag. Labourer. On 25/2/1860, when Edward was age about 21, he married Rebecca PARRIS (1841-1912) , daughter of William Robert PARRIS and Margaret DULLER , in Frindsbury. They had the following children, all born Cliffe at Hoo and baptized (where given) in the local church, St Helen’s: (1) Edward John [ 3 ] . (2) William James [ 4 ] . (3) Matilda Rebecca , born 17/11/1864 and baptized 5/2/1865. (4) James [ 5 ] . (5) Caroline , born 31/1/1869 and baptized 8/3/1869. (6) Elizabeth Ann , baptized, according to the Register, on the First Sunday in Lent i.e. 6/3/1870. (7) Frederick [ 6 ] . (8) Olive Amy , baptized, according to the Register, on the Second Sunday after Christmas i.e. 3/1/1875. (9) Alice Ada , baptized, according to the Register, on the Fourth Sunday after Trinity i.e. 2/7/1876. (10) Thomas Albert [ 7 ] . (11) Julia , baptized 29/5/1881. (12) Horace , born 25/5/1883 and baptized 3/7/1883. (13) Beatrice , born 12/6/1885 and baptized 5/7/1885.
Third Generation
3. Edward John PAYNE [ Parents ]. Born 2/5/1861 in Cliffe at Hoo and baptized 9/6/1861 in St Helen’s Church, Cliffe at Hoo. Edward died 27/5/1915 in Camberwell Infirmary, age 54, and was buried 2/6/1915 in Southwark. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “PAYNE Edward John of 33 Ormside Street Old Kent Road Surrey died 27 May 1915 at the Infirmary Camberwell Surrey Probate London 7 July to Eliza Payne widow. Effects £131 12s.” (Worth around £14,550 today.) On 31/3/1883, when Edward John was age 21, he married Clara Emma LAMBKIN in Cooling, Kent. Born 1862 in Frindsbury, Clara Emma died in 1892 in Dartford, age 30. They had the following children, all born Cliffe at Hoo and baptized (where given) in St Helen’s Church: (1) Edward John , born 15/3/1884 and baptized 4/4/1886. He died in April 1956 in Lewisham, age 72. (2) Clara Emma , born 27/1/1886 and baptized 30/5/1886. (3) Lilian Jane , born 1888. On 20/3/1893, when Edward John was age 31, he married Eliza WOOD (1866-?), daughter of George WOOD , in Queenborough, Kent. The 1911 census suggests they had two children who had both died. Their identities are unknown. 4. William James PAYNE [ Parents ]. Born 16/1/1863 in Cliffe at Hoo and baptized 22/3/1863 in St Helen’s Church. William James died 1948 in Cliffe at Hoo, age about 85. Occupation: General labourer. In 1884, when William James was age 21, he married Emily Alice JEFFREY in Gravesend. Born about 1864 in Higham, it’s not known when Emily Alice died. They had the following children, all (except Edward John) born in Cliffe and, where given, baptized in St Helen’s Church: (1) William , born 1885 and baptized 25/10/1885. (2) Alfred , born 14/6/1887 and baptized 31/7/1887. (3) Alice Ann , born February 1888 and baptized 9/4/1889. (4) Edward John , born 21/2/1892 in Greenwich. (5) Albert , born 1894. (6) Maud , born 6/10/1896. (7) Alma Elizabeth , born 1898. (8) Florence May , born 18/5/1901 and died 28/3/1973 in Gravesend, age 71. On 30/4/1921, when Florence May was age 20, she married Geoffrey RICHARDS in Cliffe at Hoo. Geoffrey was born 26/5/1899 in Cliffe and died 28/1/1980 in Dartford, age 80.