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John Lansdell

John Lansdell

Male Abt 1842 - 1917  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name John Lansdell  [1
    Born Abt 1842  Lamberhurst, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 30 Oct 1842  Lamberhurst, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Bule Bridge Farm, Lamberhurst, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1871  Ash Street, Ash next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Abt 1871  Ash next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Draper and baker 
    Census 1881  4 Walmer Villas, Quarry Hill, Tonbridge, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Abt 1881  [3
    Commercial traveller in drapery 
    Died 1917  Tonbridge Registration District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I470  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Thomas Lansdell,   b. Abt 1793, Bexhill, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1868  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Mathers,   b. Abt 1805, Lamberhurst, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1868  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1839  Ticehurst Registration District, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Harvey,   b. Abt 1839, Northbourne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Tonbridge Registration District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 1866  Eastry Registration District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Clarence Harvey Lansdell,   b. Abt 1867, Ash next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Evelyn Anna M Lansdell,   b. Abt 1868, Ash next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Tonbridge Registration District, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)  [natural]
     3. Catherine M Lansdell,   b. Abt 1869, Ash next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +4. Edith Boorman Lansdell,   b. 1870, Ash next Sandwich, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Walter John P Lansdell,   b. 1875, Lamberhurst, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Godstone Registration District, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     6. Violet Marian Lansdell,   b. 1877, Lamberhurst, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Winifred Ada M Lansdell,   b. 1880, Tonbridge, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1866 - Eastry Registration District, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Article in Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London), Sunday, December 9, 1877
      Yesterday's Law
      Exchequer Division
      Cricket Field Amenities. - Mr. Justice Hawkins and a common jury had before them the case of "Arnold v. Lansdell," which was an action for assault, the damages being laid at 500l. - The defendant admitted the assault and paid 20s. into court as sufficient compensation. - Mr. Arthur Arnold, the plaintiff, said he was a farmer at Lamberhurst, near Tunbridge Wells, and member of a cricket club held there, and for three years he was its treasurer. On the 15th July last year a match was being played, and plaintiff was sitting on a chair in the field. The defendant came in, and plaintiff said he could come and see a match if he would not play one, the observation having reference to the defendant having promised to attend a former match, and then both failed to appear or send a substitute. There was some more talk about cricket, and defendant took hold of plaintiff's coat, rubbed his knuckles across plaintiff's mouth, knocked his hat over his eyes, and then told him to come out like a man and fight. - Mr. John Lansdell, the defendant, said he was a farmer, and his land adjoined that of the plaintiff. He got into the cricket field, and saw plaintiff, Tunnel, and Boots sitting together on chairs. He went to the chair farthest from the plaintiff and sat down. Plaintiff referred to the previous match, and called him a counterfeit. Then plaintiff began talking about defendant's crops, and called his farming abilities into question. He annoyed him in this way some time, and then referred to a relation of the defendant, whose domestic circumstances were unhappy. Upon this defendant rose, objecting to such matter being made public, stood in front of the plaintiff, put his hand upon the straw hat he wore, and said, "Look here, Arthur, I have had enough of this; if you are a man, get up, if not leave me alone, or else I shall make you." He never rubbed his knuckles over the plaintiff's mouth, and did not knock the straw hat over his eyes, but it went down over one eye. - The Judge: You mean that it could not have got over his head unless the crown had come out and the brim gone down on to his neck (laughter). - Witness: Yes. - Mr Waddy: I suppose you told him to get up for the purpose of fighting him? - I thought he would be quiet at that, as he had not much of a heart. - Witnesses having been called by both plaintiff and defendant, the jury found that a sufficient sum had been paid into court. This amounted to a verdict for the defendant, for whom judgment was entered.


      Liverpool Mercury etc., Saturday, January 31, 1880
      Gazette News.
      Petitions for Liquidation by Arrangement.
      J. Lansdell, late of Lamberhurst, Kent, farmer, but now of Tonbridge, Kent, commercial traveller.
      A. Arnold, Lamberhurst, Sussex, farmer and corn dealer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S102] 1851 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (30 March 1851;), HO 107/1639 ff.461-462 pp.15-16 (Reliability: 3).
      Bule Bridge Farm, Lamberhurst
      Thomas Lansdell, Head, Mar, 57, Farmer of 290 Acres emp 1 in 7 out door Labr, Sussex Bexhill
      Ann Lansdell, Wife, M, 45, Sussex Lamberhurst
      Elizabeth Lansdell, Daugh, U, 21, Dress Maker, Sussex Lamberhurst
      Dorothy Lansdell, Daugh, U, 15, employed at home, Sussex Lamberhurst
      John Lansdell, Son, U, 8, Scholar, Sussex Lamberhurst
      Martha Lansdell, Daugh, U, 6, Scholar, Sussex Lamberhurst
      Anna Lansdell, Daugh, 4, Scholar, Sussex Lamberhurst
      Kezir Baily, Servant, U, 19, House Servant, Sussex Lamberhurst
      Alfred Tolhurst, Servant, General Servant, Sussex Lamberhurst


    2. [S104] 1871 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (2 April 1871;), RG 10/999 f.8 p.9 (Reliability: 3).

      Ash Street, Ash
      John Lansdell, Head, Mar, 29, Draper & Baker employing 2 Assistants and 2 Apprentices, Kent Lamberhurst
      Catherine Lansdell, Wife, Mar, 31, Kent Northbourne
      Clarence H Lansdell, Son, 4, Kent Ash
      Evelyn A E Lansdell, Daur, 3, Kent Ash
      Catherine M Lansdell, Daur, 1, Kent Ash
      Edith B Lansdell, Daur, 5 mo, Kent Ash
      James Frost, Assistant, Unm, 25, Baker, Suffolk Nayland
      Mary E Morgan, Assistant, Unm, 21, Milliner, Kent Blean
      Matilda C Brisley?, Serv, Unm, 19, Nurse, Kent Ash
      Fanny Roberts, Serv, Unm, 14, General Serv, Kent Stourmouth
      George A Burfoat?, Serv, 15, Bakers Boy, Kent Ash


    3. [S105] 1881 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (3 April 1881;), RG 11., RG 11/920 f.19 pp.17-18 (Reliability: 3).
      Quarry Hill, 4 Walmer Villas, Tonbridge
      John Lansdell, Head, Mar, 39, Commercial Travall Drapery, Lamberhurt Kent
      Catherine Lansdell, Wife, Mar, 41, Northborn Kent
      Evlyn A M Lansdell, Daur, Unm, 13, Scholar, Ash next Sandwich
      Mabel C Lansdell, Daur, Unm, 11, Scholar, Ash next Sandwich
      Edith B Lansdell, Daur, Unm, 10, Scholar, Ash next Sandwich
      Walter J P Lansdell, Son, Unm, 6, Lamberland
      Voilet M Lansdell, Daur, 4, Scholar, Lamberland
      Winfred Lansdell, Daur, 5 Mo, Tonbridge
      Sarah Huntly, Serv, Unm, 15, General Domestic Serv, Tonbridge Wells Kent
      Aimette P B Bertran, Visitor, Unm, 17, Oldersum Germany


    4. [S28] British Isles Vital Records Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (Second Edition, 2001;), baptism of John Lansdell, child of Thomas Lansdell and Anne, 30 Oct 1842, Lamberhurst, Kent (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S112] Civil Registration Death Indexes 1837-, General Register Office, death registration of John Lansdell, 74, Tonbridge 2a 1382, March quarter 1917 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S113] Civil Registration Marriage Indexes, General Register Office, (1837-;), marriage of Thomas Lansdell, Ticehurst 7 643, June quarter 1839 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), marriages of Thomas Lansdell and Ann Mathers share reference Ticehurst 7 643, June quarter 1839 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), marriages of John Lansdell and Catherine Harvey share reference Eastry 2a 1235, June quarter 1866 (Reliability: 3).