Category Archives: Sarah Kenning

  1. John and Sarah in Nunhead

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    September 1, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    John Firmin was buried in Nunhead Cemetery in 1850, ten years after it opened.  It would have been rather costly …
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  2. Kinning Conclusions – Two solutions

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    July 5, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    With a little more help from the family (thank you again!) the picture of Sarah Kinning’s family is now reasonably …
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  3. Sarah Kenning, before Commercial Road

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    May 30, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Let’s assume that Sarah was born on Commercial Road as she states in the 1861 census.  Let’s continue to assume that …
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  4. Whitechapel – a generation earlier, about 1795

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    May 29, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Let’s follow the family of William Kinning, possible father of Sarah. By 1794, the Kinnings had moved across the river …
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  5. Sarah Kenning, one set of possible parents

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    May 26, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    So far the parents of Sarah have remained elusive, after today I’m a little more hopeful.  Starting with what we’re …
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  6. Traces of John & Sara – part two

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    May 18, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Civil registration and census Civil registration began in 1837 and first detailed English census was in 1841, so again the …
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  7. Traces of John & Sara – part one

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    May 18, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    While there are Firmins, Firmans, and Fermans, as well as Kinnings and Kennings in the Tower Hamlets back to the …
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