Sholden Kent Near Deal Kent. 1810 91 Norris Marsh & Berwick Family

A Memory of Deal

George James Norris and his wife Charlotte, nee Halliday, lived at Alders, Sholden with their 5 children in 1891.

Miss Sarah Norrice who was living with her mother Ursula at Sholden in 1881 was George James's 2nd cousin as her father George Norris was the brother of George James's grandfather Thomas. In 1843 Sarah was christened Sarah Barwick Norris after her grandmother Sarah Barwick or Berwick who was Mrs Sarah Norris of Great mongeham.

Ursula was born in Sholden as Ursula Marsh around 1811, and married George Norris in Deal in 1831, and returned to live in the village (at Cottage place in 1841) untill her death in 1884. She had 8 children (called Norrice) born in the village between 1834-1843, namely Mary, Jane, Ester, George, Frances, Sarah (see above), John & Stephen.

Thomas Barwick, another relation of the Berwicks and Norris' above was found in Sholden in 1851. He is resident with his wife Sarah (born in the village about 1810) and their 2 children John & Eliza Jane.  Not long after this, they go with his parents Joseph Barwick and Anne Graves to Australia.

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