Albert John Keen

(19 December 1899 - 7 October 1983)
     Albert John Keen was born on 19 December 1899 in Laverstoke, Hampshire. He was the son of Joseph Valentine Keen and Mary Ann Walker.
Albert John Keen married Audrey Downton on 9 October 1926 in Chale, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
     Albert died on 7 October 1983 in Palmer's Road, Wootton, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, aged 83.

Alice Keen

(22 September 1782 - June 1867)
     Alice Keen was christened on 22 September 1782 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of John Keen and Jane Andrews.
     Alice Keen was recorded on the 1841 census in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. Alice Keen aged 40 (rounded down), born in the county.
     Alice Keen was recorded on the 1851 census in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. Alice Keen, widow, aged 60, born Adlestrop, garden labourer.
     Alice Keen was recorded on the 1861 census in Blockley, Worcestershire. William Webb 46, ag. lab., born Paxford, wife Jane Webb 45, born Adlestrop, children Patience Webb 17, sik spinner, John Webb 13 Plough boy, Edwin Webb 9, Richard Webb 7, George Webb 5, all born at Paxford, Alice Keen, 77, mother iin law, born Adlestrop.
     Alice's death was registered in the quarter ending in June 1867 in Shipston RD.

Child of Alice Keen

Alice Keen

(before 27 April 1755 - before 1761)
     Alice Keen was born before 27 April 1755 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Paxford.
     Alice died before 1761.

Alice Keen

(13 February 1761 - )
     Alice Keen was christened on 13 February 1761 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Paxford.

Amey Keen

(21 October 1802 - )
     Amey Keen was christened on 21 October 1802 in Churchill, Oxfordshire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Martha Waring.

Ann Keen

(23 April 1800 - )
     Ann Keen was christened on 23 April 1800 in Churchill, Oxfordshire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Martha Waring.

Ann Keen

(circa 1790 - before 15 August 1818)
     Ann Keen was born circa 1790. Her parentage is uncertain, but the dates fit and they are the only three Keens buried in Adlestrop. She was the daughter of John Keen and Jane Andrews.
     Ann died before 15 August 1818 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was buried on 15 August 1818 in Adlestrop.

Ann Keen

(11 April 1762 - )
     Ann Keen was christened on 11 April 1762 in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Ann Hewett.

Ann Keen

(13 January 1802 - )
     Ann Keen was born circa 1802 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was christened on 13 January 1802 in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire.
     Ann Keen was recorded on the 1851 census in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. Spinster, aged 46, born Lower Slaughter.
     Ann Keen was recorded on the 1861 census in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. Aged 56, living by private means, born Lower Slaughter.
     Ann Keen was recorded on the 1871 census in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. Aged 69, Rtd Housekeeper, born Lower Slaughter.

Ann Keen

(1826 - )
     Ann Keen was born in 1826 in Lower Slaughter. She was the daughter of John Keen and Mary Mason.
     Ann Keen appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Keen and Mary Mason in Lower Slaughter.
Ann Keen married Richard Hawkins on 25 June 1850 in Lower Slaughter. Marriage witnessed by: Valentine Keen & Elizabeth Loudel.
Unable to find Ann in any of the Gloucester censuses before 1881 or in the 1881 census for the UK. Assume therefore that Ann and Richard emigrated or had died by 1881.

Charles Keen

     Charles Keen married Elizabeth Unknown (Keen).

Child of Charles Keen and Elizabeth Unknown (Keen)

Dinah Keen

(24 November 1811 - 11 August 1877)
     Dinah Keen was christened on 24 November 1811 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. Baseborn daughter of Alice Keen. She was the daughter of Alice Keen. As of 12 October 1836, Dinah Keen was also known as Tapling in records.
Dinah Keen married Stephen Taplin on 12 October 1836. See Jon Baker's website www.vectisjon.com. for further details of this line.
     Dinah Keen and Stephen Taplin were recorded on the 1841 census in Paxford, Blockley, Gloucestershire. Stephen Tapling, 25, ag. lab. born in the county; Dinah 25, not born in the county, James 4, Jane 2, George 5 months, all born in the county.
     Dinah Keen and Stephen Taplin were recorded on the 1851 census in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. Stephen Taplin, head, 37, Ag. Lab. born Worcs, Blockley; Dinah his wife, 39, Gloucs Addlestrope, James, Son, 14, Ag. Lab. Worcs, Blockley, Jane, daug, 12, Worcs, Blockley; Job, Son, 7 Scholar, Worcs, Blockley; Ann, Daug, 4, Worcs, Blockley; Maria, Daug, 2, Worcs, Blockley; Joseph Taplin, Brother, Widower, 32, Ag. Lab, Worcs, Blockley.
     Dinah Keen was recorded on the 1861 census in Paxford, Blockley Gloucestershire. Dinah Taplin, head, married, 49 born Addlestrop, Gls; with her children Job 16 Agricultural Labourer; Ann 14 Silk Winder; Maria 12 Scholar; Emma 2 Scholar all born at Paxford.
     Dinah Keen and Stephen Taplin were recorded on the 1871 census in Paxford, Blockley Gloucestershire. Stephen Taplin, aged 58, born Paxford, Worcestershire, ag. lab., his wife Dinah aged 60, born Adlestrop, Gls, & unmarried children James 36 ag. lab., Ann 24 , fired? woman & Emma 19, ditto, grandson Thomas A, aged 1, all born at Blockley.
     Dinah died on 11 August 1877 in Shipston on Stour RD aged 65.

Children of Dinah Keen and Stephen Taplin

Eliza Keen

(circa 1826 - )
     Eliza Keen was born circa 1826 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of John Keen and Mary Mason.
Eliza Keen married James Gaskins on 9 March 1869 in Southam, Warwickshire. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Southam in the County of Warwick. James Gaskins, Widower of Full age, a Superintendent Police Officer residing in Southam, son of James Gaskins, Manufacturer, to Eliza Keen, Spinster of Full age, a Housekeeper residing in Southam, daughter of John Keen, Gardener. In the presence of Lawson Whitaker, Sarah Talbot, Walter Mawby and Martha Gaskins. Married by Temple Hillyard.
     Eliza Keen and James Gaskins were recorded on the 1871 census in the Police Station, Southam, Gloucestershire. James Gaskins, head, married, 56, Inspector of Police, born Naunton? and his wife Eliza, 45, born Lwer Slaughter.
     Eliza Keen and Elizabeth Keen were recorded on the 1881 census in New Street, Kennilworth, Warwickshire. Elizabeth Keen, unmarried, 56, born Lower Slaughter, Gloucester, head, Lodging House Keeper; Eliza Gaskin, widow 54, born Lower Slaughter,Gloucester sister, Occ: Companion.

Elizabeth Keen

(17 March 1771 - )
     Elizabeth Keen was christened on 17 March 1771 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of John Keen and Jane Andrews.

Elizabeth Keen

(14 October 1750 - before 27 December 1769)
     Elizabeth Keen was christened on 14 October 1750 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Paxford.
     Elizabeth died before 27 December 1769 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was buried on 27 December 1769? In Adlestrop.

Elizabeth Keen

     Elizabeth Keen was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Alice Unknown (Keen).
     Elizabeth Keen was mentioned in the will of Valentine Keen dated 11 May 1707.

Elizabeth Keen

( - before 22 February 1778)
     Elizabeth Keen was the daughter of Charles Keen and Elizabeth Unknown (Keen).
     Elizabeth died before 22 February 1778 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire.

Elizabeth Keen

(1709 - )
     Elizabeth Keen was christened in 1709 in Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Hunt.

Elizabeth Keen

(before 20 April 1755 - before 4 July 1778)
     Elizabeth Keen was born before 20 April 1755 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Ann Hewett.
     Elizabeth died before 4 July 1778 in Lower Slaughter. She was buried on 4 July 1778 in Lower Slaughter.

Elizabeth Keen

(24 May 1817 - 1883)
     Elizabeth Keen was christened on 24 May 1817 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of John Keen and Mary Mason.
She lived in Kenilworth with her niece, Lucy Anne Keen, daughter of John Mason Keen. They lived at Summer Lodge (a lodging house) in New Street, Kenilworth. Summer Lodge is a substantial house of quality, still standing - how did Elizabeth come to own it?.
     Elizabeth Keen were recorded on the 1881 census in New Street, Kennilworth, Warwickshire. Elizabeth KEEN U 56 F born Lower Slaughter, Gloucester Rel: Head Occ: Lodging House Keeper
Eliza GASKIN W 54 F Lower Slaughter, Gloucester Rel: Sister Occ: Companion.
     Elizabeth Keen and Eliza Keen were recorded on the 1881 census in Kennilworth, Warwickshire. Elizabeth Keen, unmarried, 56, born Lower Slaughter, Gloucester, head, Lodging House Keeper; Eliza Gaskin, widow 54, born Lower Slaughter,Gloucester sister, Occ: Companion.
     Elizabeth died in 1883 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire.

Elizabeth Keen

(22 March 1846 - after 1861)
     Elizabeth Keen was christened on 22 March 1846 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Tryphena Johnston. Mary, Jane, Elizabeth and Valentine were listed as the children of Valentine Keen in the 1851 census in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire.
     Elizabeth died after 1861.

George Keen

(25 July 1824 - before 24 October 1849)
     George Keen was christened on 25 July 1824 in Lower Slaughter. He was the son of John Keen and Mary Mason.
     George Keen appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Keen and Mary Mason in Lower Slaughter.
     George died before 24 October 1849 in Lower Slaughter. He was buried on 24 October 1849 in Lower Slaughter.

Henry Valentine Keen

(1862 - )
     Henry Valentine Keen was born in 1862 in Stourbridge, Worcestershire. He was the son of Mary Ann Keen.

Jane Keen

(3 December 1843 - after 1901)
     Jane Keen was christened on 3 December 1843 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Tryphena Johnston. Mary, Jane, Elizabeth and Valentine were listed as the children of Valentine Keen in the 1851 census in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire.
     Jane died after 1901.

John Keen

(19 June 1743 - before 24 April 1827)
     John Keen was christened on 19 June 1743 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. He was the son of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Paxford.
John Keen married Jane Andrews on 14 May 1770 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. John Keen, bachelor, and Jane Andrews, spinster, both of this parish, were married in this chapel by banns this 14th day of May 1770 by me Thos Leigh. Witnessed by John Freeman and Jon Newman. He made his mark. He witnessed a marriage of Thomas Newman and Mary Alcock on 27 March 1769. The banns were called April 29, July 7 & 14.
     John died before 24 April 1827 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. He was buried on 24 April 1827 in Adlestrop.

Children of John Keen and Jane Andrews

John Keen

(6 December 1772 - before 24 June 1788)
     John Keen was christened on 6 December 1772 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. He was the son of John Keen and Jane Andrews.
     John died before 24 June 1788 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. He was buried on 24 June 1788 in Adlestrop.

John Keen

(10 June 1804 - )
     John Keen was christened on 10 June 1804 in Churchill, Oxfordshire. He was the son of Valentine Keen and Martha Waring.

John Keen

(before 23 July 1758 - )
     John Keen was born before 23 July 1758 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. He was the son of Valentine Keen and Ann Hewett.

John Keen

(14 November 1790 - between 1862 and 1864?)
     John Keen was christened on 14 November 1790 in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire. He was the son of Valentine Keen and Sarah Miles.
John Keen married Mary Mason on 6 January 1815 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. John and Mary had at least 5 children, John, Elizabeth, Valentine, George and Ann.
John Keen witnessed Valentine Keen and Tryphena Johnston's wedding on 11 May 1841 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire.
     John Keen and Mary Mason were recorded on the 1841 census in Lower Slaughter. John Keen 50, Mary Keen 45, George (15/18), Ann 10, all born in the county. Next door was his son Valentine and before that his son? John and his wife Mary aged 25 * 20, all ag labourers.
     John Keen and Mary Mason were recorded on the 1851 census in Lower Slaughter. John Keene, head, aged 60, agricultural Labourer, born Lwr Slaughter & Mary Keene, wife, aged 58 born Naunton.
     John Keen and Mary Mason were recorded on the 1861 census in Garden House, Lower Slaughter, Stow on the Wold RD. John Keen, aged 70, gardener, born Lower Slaughter Mary Keen, his wife, aged 69, born Naunton, Gls.
     John died between 1862 and 1864?. A John Keen died in the March quarter of 1864 in the Shipston on Stour RD and another in 1862 at Chipping Norton.
He was not found on the 1871 census - he may have been in a workhouse, etc. which often only gives initials. He was buried on 15 July 1871 in Lower Slaughter.
     John may have died before 1 October 1871 in Stow on the Wold RD, Gloucestershire.

Children of John Keen and Mary Mason

John Mason Keen

(circa 1816? - before 1 July 1857)
     John Mason Keen was born circa 1816?. He may be the 25 year old John with wife Mary aged 20, living close to Valentine and John sr. in the 1841 census. He was the son of John Keen and Mary Mason.
     John died before 1 July 1857 in Stow on the Wold RD, Gloucestershire.