The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Emily Novis [Tolhurst]
Generation No. 1
  1. Emily Novis [Tolhurst] She was born 29th Nov 1853 at Thornham, Kent; christened 14th May 1854 at St Mary's Church, Thornham, Kent; died 22nd Jan 1936 at Sandhill, Pembury, Kent
  She married Thomas Novis on 30th Jun 1877 at Thornham, Kent. He was the son of Trayton Novis, farm labourer and Ann Novis [Stevenson]. He was born 24th Aug 1856 at Framfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1857 Q3 Vol 2b Page 96; christened 5th Oct 1857 at Holy Cross Church, Uckfield, Sussex, christened as Tom; died 2nd Sep 1895 at 83 Wordsworth Street, Hove, Sussex, cause of death: TB. They had the following children:
2 iWilliam Oliver Tolhurst who was born 11th May 1873 at Thornham, Kent; died 1965 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
3 iiThomas who was born 27th Dec 1877 at 2 Ely Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 27th Dec 1951 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
4 iiiFrederick who was born 5th Sep 1879 at 2 Ely Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivViolet who was born 4th Aug 1881 at 33 Holden Park Road, Southborough, Kent
5 vDaisy who was born 25th May 1883 at 33 Holden Park Road, Southborough, Kent; died 1950 Southborough, Kent
  viGeorge who was born 20th Oct 1884 at 33 Holden Park Road, Southborough, Kent; christened 20th Nov 1887 St. Thomas' Church, Southborough, Kent; died 11th Oct 1906 16 Auckland Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, cause of death: TB
6 viiJesse who was born 22nd Sep 1885 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 20th Nov 1887 St. Thomas' Church, Southborough, Kent; died May 1913; buried 31st May 1913
7 viiiHerbert who was born 7th Sep 1887 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 20th Nov 1887 St. Thomas' Church, Southborough, Kent; died 22nd Feb 1977 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
8 ixCharley who was born 24th Nov 1888 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 7th Aug 1952 Tunbridge Wells, Kent; buried 11th Aug 1952 Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
9 xOliver who was born 21st Jul 1889 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1972 Sussex
  xiFrank who was born 25th Feb 1892 at 83 Wordsworth Street, Hove, Sussex; died 1895 Hove, Sussex, cause of death: TB
  xiiJohn Henry who was born 11th Jun 1893 at 83 Wordsworth Street, Hove, Sussex; died 1894 Hove, Sussex, cause of death: TB
10 xiiiMay who was born 27th Aug 1895 at 83 Wordsworth Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1986 Stevenage New Town
   
Generation No. 2
  2. William Oliver Tolhurst Novis was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 11th May 1873 at Thornham, Kent; died 1965 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  He married Minnie Beatrice Margaret Miller on 1905 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She was born 1877; died 1947 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  3. Thomas Novis was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 27th Dec 1877 at 2 Ely Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; emigrated 1913 to Canada; died 27th Dec 1951 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  He married Flora Maud Scott on May 1904. She was born 1st Apr 1877 at Sussex; emigrated 1913 to Canada; died 11th Nov 1968 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
   
  4. Frederick Novis was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 5th Sep 1879 at 2 Ely Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; emigrated 1900 to Canada
  He married Fanny Brewer on 1903. She was the daughter of David Brewer, beerhouse keeper and Elizabeth Brewer. She was born May 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; emigrated 1900 to Canada. They had the following children:
  iRuby Grace who was born 1910 at Saskatchewan, Canada
  iiHilda who was born 1919 at Saskatchewan, Canada
   
  5. Daisy Rowswell [Novis] was the daughter of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. She was born 25th May 1883 at 33 Holden Park Road, Southborough, Kent; died 1950 at Southborough, Kent
  She married Ernest Rowswell on 1901. He was born 1875 at Islington, London
   
  6. Jesse Novis, groom was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 22nd Sep 1885 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 20th Nov 1887 at St. Thomas' Church, Southborough, Kent; died May 1913; buried 31st May 1913
  He married Emily Oxley on 1st Aug 1910 at St Matthew's Church, Southborough, Kent. She was born 1888 at Southborough, Kent, daughter of Edward and Matilda Oxley
   
  7. Herbert Novis was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 7th Sep 1887 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 20th Nov 1887 at St. Thomas' Church, Southborough, Kent; died 22nd Feb 1977 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  He married (1) Jean Card on 1st Aug 1910 at Register Office, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She was born 19th Aug 1888 at 20 Garden Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, daughter of Edward Thomas and Helen Card; died 2nd May 1920 at Holly Bank Stables, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, cause of death: TB
  He married (2) Florence Ellen Wyborn on 1st Aug 1925 at Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 13th Aug 1900 at Southborough, Kent; died 27th May 1995 at Rusthall, Kent
   
  8. Charley Novis, painter, decorator and amateur artist was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 24th Nov 1888 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 7th Aug 1952 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; buried 11th Aug 1952 at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  He married Ellen Ivy Netley on 1918 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She was born 1889 at Throwley, Devon, daughter of Harry and annie Netley; died 5th Feb 1952 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  9. Oliver Novis was the son of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. He was born 21st Jul 1889 at 16 Rochdale Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1972 at Sussex
  He married Florence Muriel Netley on 1919 at Lewisham, London. She was born 1899 at North Bovey, Devon, daughter of Harry and annie Netley; died Jan 1927 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; buried 14th Jan 1927 at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. They had the following children:
  iBarbara who was born 1920
  iiKenneth who was born 1922; died 1955
   
  10. May Hutchins [Novis] was the daughter of Thomas Novis, master butcher and Emily Novis [Tolhurst]. She was born 27th Aug 1895 at 83 Wordsworth Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1986 at Stevenage New Town
  She married Percy Frederick Hutchins on 1918 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He was born 1888 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   

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