George Keel

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George Keel

Marlborough, Wiltshire Unitary Authority, Wiltshire, England
Death 19 Aug 1908 (aged 90–91)
Lyminge, Shepway District, Kent, England
Burial Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Plot Plot 3, grave 8904 SHARED GRAVE
Memorial ID 205773308 View Source
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George died aged 108 (according to burial record) at Elham Union, Lyminge and was buried 24 Aug 1908.

The only George Keel found living in the area was around 91 in 1908, not 108.

His calculated year of birth changes over the censuses, based on his given age: 1851 (33), 1861 (43), 1871 (55), 1881 (65), 1891 (77), 1901 (93).

He was living at the Smallpox Hospital in Folkestone on the 1901 census with his daughter Mary and son-in-law James Wright, who was the caretaker of the hospital. George's occupation is given as "Shepherd (Past Work)".Mary was living there alone, now a widow, on the 1911 census.

Surname mistranscribed as Kell on Ancestry burial.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 205773308
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Keel (1817–19 Aug 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 205773308, citing Cheriton Road Cemetery, Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England ; Maintained by FOFC (contributor 49555002) .