Valentine Thomas KEEN

Male 1848 - 1922  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Valentine Thomas KEEN 
    Born Dec 1848  Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Baptised 25 Dec 1848  Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Thomas 
    Died 24 Jan 1922  Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Notes 
    • Christening record shows Valentine Tom, but Birth Registration gives Thomas

      1851 census: Lower Slaughter
      Class: HO107; Piece: 1970; Folio: 126; Page: 9
      Valentine Keen Head 30 Ag Lab Lower Slaughter
      Tryphena Keen Wife 34 Lower Slaughter
      Mary A Keen Daur 9 Scholar Lower Slaughter
      Jane Keen Daur 7 Scholar Lower Slaughter
      Elizabeth Keen Daur 5 Scholar Lower Slaughter
      Valentine T Keen Son 2 Lower Slaughter

      1861 Census: Cottage, Lower Slaughter
      Class: RG9; Piece: 1789; Folio: 104; Page: 8
      Valentine KEEN Head Mar 40 Ag Lab Lower Slaughter
      Tryphena KEEN Wife Mar 44 Lower Slaughter
      Mary Ann KEEN Daur Unm 19 Lower Slaughter
      Valentine KEEN Son 12 Lower Slaughter
      Joseph KEEN Grandson 10mo Stow
      (transcribed as Balentine)

      1871 census: St Annes's House, Pelham Fields, Ryde, Isle of Wight
      Class: RG10; Piece: 1165; Folio: 43; Page: 38
      Enphemia C Sullivan Head W 56 Dividends Ireland
      ...
      Tom Keane Serv Unm 22 Butler Gloucestershire

      12 Jul 1874, at Trinity Parish Church, Fareham in the County of Southampton, Thomas Keen, 25, Bachelor, Gentlemans Servant, son of Valentine Keen, Gamekeeper, to Emma Scorey, 18, Spinster, daughter of George Scorey, Labourer. Witnessed by James Buckmaster and Eliza Scorey. No mention that his father was deceased.
      http://www.knightroots.co.uk/Historic_Hampshire/Fareham/Churches/churches.htm

      1875: Labourer, School Road, Fareham

      1879 - 82: Platelayer

      1881 Census: 10 School Road, Fareham, Hampshire
      (gave age as 30, actually 33), Plate Layer on railway
      Tom Keen Head Mar 32 Plate layer on the railway Lower Slaughter, Gloster
      Emma Keen Wife Mar 25 Fareham
      Jane Keen Daur 4 Fareham
      Tom Keen Son 2 Fareham

      1886-89: Labourer

      1891 Census: (1891 index had surname as "tomkeen", 15Sep05)
      RG12/882/68/38/271
      School Road, Fareham (no number given)
      Valentine Tom Keen Head Mar 44 Labourer Fareham
      Emma Keen Wife Mar 35 Fareham
      Valentine Tom Son 12 Scholar Fareham
      Louisa Keen Daur 9 Scholar Fareham
      William Keen Son 4 Fareham
      John Keen Son 2 Fareham
      No sign of Jane who would have been 14

      1891: At christening of Eliza, occupation given as Railway Labourer

      1901 census: 107 School Road, Fareham
      Valentine Tom Keen Head Mar 52 Oil Merchant Employer Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire
      Emma Keen Wife Mar 47 Fareham
      Valentine Tom Keen Son S 22 Fareham
      William George Son 14 Fareham
      Jack Keen Son 12 Fareham
      Eliza Keen Daur 9 Fareham

      1903: Oil Merchant

      1910: Tractorman of 107 Gordon Road, Fareham

      1911: Kelly's Directory (Fareham) Licensed hawker, 107 Gordon Road

      1911 census: 107 Gordon Road, Fareham
      Class: RG14; Piece: 5657; Schedule Number: 158
      Valentine Tom Keen Head 62 Married Licenced Hawker Mineral Oil Lower Slaughter Gloucester
      Emma Keen Wife 55 Married 36 7 6 1 Fareham Hants
      William George Keen Son 24 Single Railway Clerk Loco Dept Fareham Hants
      Jack Keen Son 22 Single Hawkers Assistant Fareham Hants
      Eliza Keen Daughter 19 Dressmaker Fareham Hants

      Jun 1915: Hawker (Retired) of 72 Gordon Road, Fareham

      Nov 1915: Market Gardener, 72 London Road, Fareham

      1919: Created his last will and testament on 20 December, appointing his son Valentine Tom as his executor. Emma, his wife was provided for in the will so must have died after this date. At the time, Valentine Tom snr was living at 42 Gordon Road, Fareham. The gross value of the estate was GBP 996-13-4d.

      Probably died in 1922. There is a will for Valentine Tom which is dated 1919, proved 1922 (HRO (Vol 42 Page 63, Microfilm M429).
    Person ID I225  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 

    Father Valentine KEEN,   b. 1820, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Tryphena JOHNSON,   b. 1816, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1902, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 11 May 1841  Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma SCOREY,   b. 12 Mar 1856, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1943, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1874  Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • 12 Jul 1874, at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Fareham, Thomas Keen, 25, Bachelor, Gentlemans servant, son of Valentine Keen, Gamekeeper, to Emma Scorey, 18, Spinster, daughter of George Scorey, Labourer. Witnessed by James Buckmaster and Eliza Scorey
    Children 
     1. Trifinor Bessie KEEN,   b. Sep 1875, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1878  (Age ~ 2 years)
    +2. Jane Elizabeth KEEN,   b. 1877, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1911  (Age > 35 years)
    +3. Valentine Tom KEEN, MBE,   b. 23 Jan 1879, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1955, The Vicarage, Osborn Road, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. Emma Louisa (Louisa) KEEN,   b. 23 Feb 1882, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1965, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. William George KEEN,   b. 1886,   d. Aft 1911  (Age > 26 years)
    +6. John (Jack) KEEN,   b. 8 Mar 1889, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +7. Eliza KEEN,   b. Sep 1891, Fareham, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1932, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1848 - Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 25 Dec 1848 - Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jul 1874 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Trifinor Bessie KEEN - Sep 1875 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jane Elizabeth KEEN - 1877 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Valentine Tom KEEN, MBE - 23 Jan 1879 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Emma Louisa (Louisa) KEEN - 23 Feb 1882 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John (Jack) KEEN - 8 Mar 1889 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Eliza KEEN - Sep 1891 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1922 - Fareham, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S277] 1851 Census.

    2. [S10] General Register Office Index, General Register Office, XI 393, Q4/1848.
      Stow on the Wold "Valentine Thomas"

    3. [S275] Glos BMD, 29 Jul 2010.
      KEEN Valentine T KEEN KEEN JOHNSON 1848 North Cotswolds Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water 4 117

    4. [S479] General Record Office Online Index, General Record Office, (General Record Office), 22 Mar 2017.
      KEEN, VALENTINE THOMAS JOHNSON
      GRO Reference: 1848 D Quarter in STOW ON THE WOLD Volume 11 Page 393
      KEEN, VALENTINE THOMAS JOHNSON
      GRO Reference: 1848 D Quarter in STOW ON THE WOLD Volume 11 Page 394
      Not clear why this birth appears on 2 separate pages of the register

    5. [S46] Last Will & Testament.

    6. [S184] Ancestry.co.uk.
      KEEN Valentine Tom of 72 Gordon-road Fareham Hampshire Gentleman died 24 January 1922 Probate Winchester 4 March to Valentine Tom Keen friendly society secretary. Effects GBP996 13s. 4d.
      National Probate Calendar

    7. [S3] Parish Register, Holy Trinity Marriage Record 200.

    8. [S22] Marriage Certificate, 200, 12 Jul 1874.