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William Dering Walker

William Dering Walker

Male Abt 1811 - 1892  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name William Dering Walker  [1
    Born Abt 1811  New Romney, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  New Romney, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Abt 1851  New Romney, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    • He farmed 400 acres.
    Occupation Abt 1892  New Romney, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer and grazier 
    Residence Abt 1892  Honeychild Manor, New Romney, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 25 Aug 1892  Romney Marsh Registration District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Probate 20 Mar 1894  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • His son, John Dering Walker, was executor and his effects were valued at £6368 7s.
    Person ID I11658  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father John Walker,   b. Abt 1773,   d. 18 Feb 1857  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Harriet Dering,   b. Abt 1779,   d. 27 Apr 1825  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Green,   b. Abt 1808, Lydd, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1838  Romney Marsh Registration District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Harriet Walker,   b. Abt 1844, Lydd, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. John Dering Walker, JP,   b. 3 Nov 1847, New Romney, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1902, Ivychurch, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F3657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S316] Monumental Inscriptions in the Church at New Romney, Kent, (Kent Archaeological Society (http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/MIsNewRomney/01.htm);).
      In the South Chancel...
      352. Mural tablet John WALKER being??? only surviving son of John Walker Esquire by Ann his first wife daughter of Edward and Susannah Bacheler / died February 18 1857 aged 83. He was Mayor of this town and port 9 times. Harriet his wife youngest daughter of Edward and Mary Dering died April 27 1825 aged 45. They had issue 4 sons and 1 daughter John Dering, Edward Dering, Henry Bacheler, William Dering, and Charlotte Elizabeth. John Dering Walker died 31 May 1830 aged 26. Charlotte Elizabeth wife of George Bassett Jones died 15 February 1854 aged 39 Their remains are interred in the churchyard. ?az 3 mural crowns or arg a ??? ???
      353. Mural John Dering WALKER JP only son of William Dering and Catherine Walker born at New Romney November 3 1847 died at Ivychurch January 2 1902 aged 54. This tablet also the tombstone in the churchyard were erected by public subscription in appreciation of the untiring and valuable services rendered by him to the district as – county councillor, Chairman of the Board of Guardians and Rural District Councillor Bailiff of Romney Marsh and Councillor of this borough.


    2. [S102] 1851 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (30 March 1851;), HO 107/1634 f.91 p.12 (Reliability: 3).
      New Romney
      William D Walker, Head, Mar, 39, Farmer of 400 Acres employing 40[?] Labourers, Kent, New Romney
      Catherine Walker, Wife, Mar, 42, Kent, Lydd
      Harriet Walker, Daur, 6, Scholar, Kent, Lydd
      John D Walker, Son, 3, Kent, New Romney
      Phoebe Austen, Serv, U, 18, General Serv, Kent, Lydd
      Elizabeth Apps, Serv, U, 16, General Serv, Kent, Lydd
      Bennett Apps, Serv, U, 20, Agricultl Labour, Kent, Lydd


    3. [S349] National Probate Index, Probate Registry, https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk.
      1894. WALKER William Dering of Honeychild manor New Romney Kent farmer and grazier died 25 August 1892 Probate London 20 March to John Dering Walker farmer Effects £6368 7s.

    4. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death registration of William Dering Walker, 81, Romney M. 2a 553, September quarter 1892 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S113] Civil Registration Marriage Indexes, General Register Office, (1837-;), marriages of William Dering Walker and Catharine Green share reference Romney Marsh 5 557, December quarter 1838 (Reliability: 2).