Descendants of Samuel Gittens

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1 Samuel Gittens b. C1770 High Ercall, Shropshire, England

m. 24-Feb-1794 High Ercall, Shropshire, England Ann Aimes Shropshire Parish Registers v. 20 High Ercall & Parish register transcripts, 1740-1812 Church of England. Parish Church of Kingsley (Stafford)

2 Ann Gittens b. C1799 Cardleston, Shropshire, England

2 Samuel Gittens b. 1-Apr-1801 Cardleston, Shropshire, England

2 Emma Gittens b. 26-May-1805 Cardleston, Shropshire, England LD film 442405 d. 20-Sep-1888 Hawthorn Victoria Australia. Victoria Death 2857/9665

m. 1-Sep1828 Shrewsbury (Pontesbury), Shropshire, England William Downton Refer Registers of Westbury v12 LDS Film 6908681 also Victoria Death 2155/9086 b. C1805 Short Hill Shropshire England d. 8-Sep-1884 Hawthorn Victoria Australia

3 Mary Downton b. 1829

3 Sarah Downton

3 Jane Downton b. 1838 Shropshire England d. 26-Jan-1879 50 Lion St. Hawthorn, Victoria Australia

m. First 1862 William Godfrey d. 17-Nov-1865 Hawthorn Victoria Australia

m. Second 26-Sep-1867 Christ Church Lower Hawthorn Victoria William Ludlow b. 1829 Stroud, Gloucestershire, England d. 13-Oct-1879 Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia

3 Charlotte Downton b. 1839

3 William Downton b. 1840

3 Martha Downton b. 1842

m. 1869 Charles Bowen

3 Annie Downton b. 1845

3 Samuel Downton

The History of Myddle by Richard Gough written about 1700 mentions Gittins in Shropshire as follows “Gittins, Richard Shrewsbury, leased Eagle Farm page114 Gittins, Richard s. of Richd Gittins, tenant of Castle Farm page 114 Gittins, Thomas Vicar of Loppington 1700 page 189 and 138”

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