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.

Joseph Valentine Keen

(2 May 1860 - 16 April 1951)
     Joseph Valentine Keen was born on 2 May 1860 in Maugersbury, Gloucestershire. He was the son of Mary Ann Keen. Joseph Valentine Keen was christened on 25 May 1860 in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. Joseph was listed in the household of Valentine Keen as a grandchild in the 1861 census in Farm House Cottage, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. Valentine Keen, head, 40, ag. lab., his wife Tryphena, 44, children Mary Ann, 17, unmarried, Valentine 12, all born at Lower Slaughter, grandson Joseph 10 months, born Stow. Joseph Valentine Keen was educated in 1864 in Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire. In 1864 Joseph attended Lower Slaughter school, and his parent/guardian was recorded as Thomas Castle - it would seem Mary Ann left home between 1861 & 1864. Joseph attended school in Bourton on the Water before Lower Slaughter so maybe they lived there in 1863?. Joseph was domestic gardener between 1881 and 1948.
Joseph Valentine Keen married Mary Ann Walker on 25 December 1883 in Badsey, Worcestershire.
     Joseph died on 16 April 1951 in Yard, Godsill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, aged 90. He was buried on 20 April 1951 in Brighstone, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

Child of Joseph Valentine Keen and Mary Ann Walker

Mary Keen

(20 July 1777 - 27 July 1852)
     Mary Keen was christened on 20 July 1777 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of John Keen and Jane Andrews.
Mary Keen married John Rich, son of Amor Rich and Ann Wroe, on 7 February 1802 in St George, Hanover Square, Soho, Westminster, England.
     Mary Keen and John Rich were recorded on the 1841 census in Adelaide Square, New Windsor, Berkshire. John Rich aged 70, Independent, Mary aged 60, Edward aged 3. None were born in the county, with one female sevant..
     Mary Keen and John Rich were recorded on the 1851 census in 18 Adelaide Square, New Windsor, Berkshire. John was aged 82 , annuitant, born Stainbrough, Yorkshire, with his wife Mary aged 74 born in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, with one servant. There was also a William Rich aged 57, Lt in the R. Navy, half pay. Naval Knight, unmarried at New Windsor, but born in Burnham Market, Norfolk.
     Mary died on 27 July 1852 in Ewell, Surrey, aged 75. She was buried on 2 August 1852 in Ewell. Headstone, coffin & foot stones, headstone split in half and broken off. Monumental inscription recorded at Ewell: Sacred to the memory of Mary beloved wife of Mr John Rich of this parish late of New Windsor Berkshire, who died 27 July 1852 aged 75 years also the above named John Rich who died Nov 21 1856 aged 88 yrs. No trace in 1993, adjacent & similar stones photographed.

Children of Mary Keen and John Rich

Mary Keen

(16 October 1748 - )
     Mary Keen was christened on 16 October 1748 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Paxford.
Mary Keen married John Kempson on 11 October 1774 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. They were both of this parish and made their marks. The witnesses were John Newman and Richard Lapper.

Child of Mary Keen and Charles Plumb

Children of Mary Keen and John Kempson

Mary Keen

(before 25 March 1710 - )
     Mary Keen was christened before 25 March 1710 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Hunt.

Mary Keen

(8 October 1769 - )
     Mary Keen was christened on 8 October 1769 in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Ann Hewett.

Mary Ann Keen

(26 December 1841 - before 1 July 1909)
     Mary Ann Keen was christened on 26 December 1841 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. Mary and Valentine were listed as the children of Valentine Keen in the 1861 census in Farm House Cottage, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire.
Mary Ann Keen married Henry Kiteley before 31 December 1865 in Stourbridge RD, Worcestershire.
     Mary Ann Keen and Henry Kiteley were recorded on the 1871 census in Field lane, Upper Swinford, Worcestershire. Henry Kiteley Head Mar 47 Nail Forger Old Swinford, Worcs; Mary A Kiteley Wife Mar 29 No occ Lower Slaughter, Gloucs; Henry Valentine Kiteley Son 8 Scholar Stourbridge, Worcs; William Thomas Kiteley Son Scholar 5 Old Swinford; Albert Kitely Son 2 Old Swinford.
     Mary Ann Keen and Henry Kiteley were recorded on the 1881 census in Upper Swinford, Worcestershire. Henry Keightley Head Mar 58 Nailer Old Swinford, Worcs; Mary Ann Keightley Wife Mar 38 Laundry Woman Burton -- ------ [looks like on Trent]; Harrry Ba-- Keightley Step Son 18 Horse Nail Maker Stourbridge, Worcs; Thos Wm Keightley Son 15 Spade Maker Old Swinford; Albert Ed Keightley Son 12 Scholar Old Swinford; Elizabeth Keightley Dau 8 Scholar Old Swinford
Walter Keightley Son 6 Scholar Old Swinford; Mary Ann Keightley Dau 3 Old Swinford.
     Mary Ann Keen was recorded on the 1891 census in Upper Swinford, Worcestershire. Mary Ann Keightley Head Wid 48 Laundress Lower Slaughter, Glos
Elizabeth Keightley Dau 18 Old Swinford
Walter Keightley Son 16 ---------- Old Swinford; Mary Ann Keightley Dau 13 Old Swinford; William Keightley Son Mar 25 Chain Maker Old Swinford
Mary S Keightley Step Dau Mar 26 Machinist Kingswinford, Staffs
Gertrude Keightley Grand dau 1 ------.
Mary Ann Keen married Alfred Perks before 1 July 1900 in Stourbridge RD Worcestershire.
     Mary Ann Keen and Alfred Perks were recorded on the 1901 census in Prospect Row, Field Lane, Upper Swinford, Worcestershire. Alfred Perks Head Mar 51 Chain Maker Old Swinford; Mary Ann Keightley-Perks 58 Laundress Lower Slaughter; Pamela Holdger Visitor Mar 26 Kingswinford, Staffs.
     Mary died before 1 July 1909 in Aston, Warwickshire.

Children of Mary Ann Keen

Merril Keen

(20 April 1760 - )
     Merril Keen was also known as Merial in records. She was christened on 20 April 1760 in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. She was the daughter of Valentine Keen and Elizabeth Paxford.

Richard Keen

(25 November 1806 - )
     Richard Keen was christened on 25 November 1806 in Churchill, Oxfordshire. He was the son of Valentine Keen and Martha Waring.