Family of Gilbert William KENNETT and Sarah WOOD

Husband: Gilbert William KENNETT (1792-1854)
Wife: Sarah WOOD (1797-1857)
Marriage 30 Aug 1842 Gillingham, Kent

Husband: Gilbert William KENNETT

Name: Gilbert William KENNETT
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas KENNETT (1769-1839)
Mother: Sarah PACKMAN (1769-1825)
Birth 15 Apr 1792 Boughton under Blean, Faversham, Kent
Christening 15 Apr 1792 (age 0) Boughton under Blean, Faversham, Kent
Occupation Licenced Vitualler
Death 15 Jun 1854 (age 62) Gillingham, Kent
Cause: General Debility

Wife: Sarah WOOD

Name: Sarah WOOD
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1797 Borden, Kent
Death 9 Jan 1857 (age 59-60) Chatham, Kent

Note on Husband: Gilbert William KENNETT

Gilbert was a Post Boy, working from The Ship Inn, Faversham from the birth of his son John in 1815 till somewhere between 1825 and 1828, when he became an ostler.

Gilbert and Ann ran the White Horse Pub in West Street, Faversham from 1832-34 according to Piggotts National and Commercial Directory but they could have been in residence there for longer than that.

Gilbert became the landlord of the Golden Lion Pub in the High Street at Gillingham, Kent in 1838 till his retirement sometime after 1851.

On the 1851 census Gilbert William was a licensed victualler aged 59, his wife Sarah was 57 years old. They were living at 54 High St. Gillingham, with them was Dinah Wood, Gilbert’s step daughter.