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Leggit...Liffen...Mottershead...Neve...Palmer...Pitches...Porter...Rix...Roberts
Saunders...Smith...Stannard...Sturley...Tripp...Vivins...Walker 1897...Walker 1906...Wright



GENERATION 1

1 John GALLANT m Abigail LEGGIT abt 1754

Child of John and Abigail
2......
John Gallant b 1756 Lowestoft d 1829 Lowestoft



GENERATION 2

3 Anne EDMONDS bap 26 Jul 1752 m Joseph BARBER b 1754 d Sept 1828 (see Edmonds branch here.)

Note - Joseph was the son of Joseph BARBER and Susannah LAMBERT

. Children of Joseph and Anne
4......Ann Barber bap 2 Oct 1777 Lowestoft d Apr 1869 Lowestoft (see Edmonds branch here.)
5......Joseph Barber bap 1 Jan 1780 Lowestoft
6......James Barber bap 23 Sep 1782 Lowestoft
7......Deborah Barber bap 11 Jun 1785 bur 4 Jul 1785 Lowestoft
8......Deborah Barber bap 27 Sep 1786 Lowestoft m Abel BLY 20 Feb 1807 [see Bly branch]
9......Mary Barber bap 30 May 1789 bur 10 Sep 1789 Lowestoft
10....John Barber b 26 Dec 1790 Lowestoft
11....Mary Barber b 8 Nov 1794 Lowestoft bap 10 Nov 1794 Lowestoft braider


2 John GALLANT m (a) Jane COOPER (b 1761) 15 Apr 1787 Lowestoft (b) Elizabeth GOULDER (b 1770)

Children of John and Jane
12......Elizabeth Gallant b 29 Jul 1787 bap 2 Oct 1787 Lowestoft
13......John Gallant b 1 Feb 1790 bap 2 Feb 1790 Oulton

Children of John and Elizabeth
14......William Gallant b 24 Apr 1799 Lowestoft
15......Robert Gallant bap 9 Apr 1802 Lowestoft
16......Thomas Gallant b and bap 13 Jul 1804
17......James Gallant b 15 Sep 1808 bap 16 Sep 1808 Lowestoft d 1813 Lowestoft
18......William Gallant b 1819 Lowestoft
19......Samuel Gallant b 1825 Lowestoft d 1827 Lowestoft



GENERATION 3

13 John GALLANT m 9 Mary BARBER (b 8 Nov 1792) 4 Sep 1817 Lowestoft

Note: He was a fisherman in 1851 and 1861 and they lived at Lighthouse Hill, Lowestoft; Mary was a braider

Children of John and Mary
20......Louisa Gallant bap 17 Aug 1817 Lowestoft had illegitimate daughter Jane who died 1848. Louisa was a spinster in 1851
21......James Gallant bap 2 Jan 1819 Lowestoft
22......Caroline bap 8 Sep 1821 Lowestoft m George Jack CLARKE 16 Dec 1848 Lowestoft
23......
William Gallant bap 12 Sep 1823 Lowestoft d 1908 Lowestoft
Note: The Bury and Norwich Post of 25 Oct 1843 recorded that William Gallant aged 19 was charged with stealing rope and a canvas salt bag and was given 3 months imprisonment
24......Samuel Gallant bap 6 Jun 1826 Lowestoft
25......Susanna Gallant bap 28 Apr 1827 Lowestoft m Charles MOTTERSHEAD 25 Sep 1854 Lowestoft
26......Eleanor Gallant bap 7 Dec 1829 Lowestoft
27......John Gallant bap 6 Jan 1832 Lowestoft
28......Matilda Gallant b 4 Dec 1834 bap 13 Mar 1835 Lowestoft
Note: Matilda was a braider in 1851


14 William GALLANT m Jemima PALMER (b 9 Sep 1800 Lowestoft d 1875 Bury St Edmunds)11 Dec 1821 Lowestoft

Children of William and Jemima
29......James Palmer b Jun 1822 Lowestoft d 4th qr 1890 [Mutford 4a 609]
30......Edward Peter Palmer b 1824 d 1825 owestoft
31......William Palmer b abt 1826 Lowestoft d Jan 1869
32......Louisa Palmer b abt 1828 Lowestoft d 3rd qr 1883 m John VIVINS 4th qr 1868 [Mutford 4a 1534]
33......Caroline b abt 1830 Lowestoft
34......Honor Ellis Palmer b abt 1831 Lowestoft d 1879 Lowestoft m John FISHER 4th qr 1854 [Mutford 4a 1590]
35......Elizabeth b 28 Oct 1836 Lowestoft
36......Thomas Robert b 2nd qr 1839 Lowestoft m Rebecca TRIPP 1865 2nd qr 1865 [Mutford 4a 1111]
Note: In 1861 Robert was an ordinary seaman aboard HMS Trafalgar. In 1871 Robert was master of the "John and Edward" of Yarmouth

See the Tripp branch here


15 Robert GALLANT m Elizabeth KETTLE (b 1807) 23 Dec 1824 Lowestoft [IGI]

Note: In 1841 1851 and 1861 Robert, a seaman, and Elizabeth were living at Lighthouse Hill

Children of Robert and Elizabeth

37......Charlotte Gallant b 1825 Lowestoft
38......Eliza Gallant b 1827 Lowestoft m John AYRES abt 1847
39......Charlotte Gallant b 1828/9 Lowestoft
41......Richenda Gallant b 1835/6 Lowestoft d 1st qr 1859 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 369]
42......Elizabeth Gallant b 1838 Lowestoft d 1849 Lowestoft
43......Robert Gallant b 1837 Lowestoft m Mary Ann HALL 3rd qr 1858 d 18 Aug 1894 Lowestoft
Note: In 1851 and 1861 Robert was a fisherman
44......Mary Ann Gallant b 1841 Lowestoft
Note: On 10th 1884 the Ipswich Journal reported that a Mary Ann GALLANT was charged with stealing a sheet of the value of 2s, the property of Thomas LIFFEN on the 10th July. Susan LIFFEN, the wife of Thomas said she washed some linen about the latter part of May. She took four sheets to mangle and found when she came back that she had missed one of them
She went at once to Mrs BOBBIT's where they were mangled and told her she had lost one sheet, and Mrs BOBBIT said it was not there.
On Friday last she saw the sheet produced at Mr LARKE's. pawnbroker, which she identified as hers. William WRIGHT said he was an assistant at Mr Larke's and the sheet was pledged on the 9th June in the name of Mary Ann GALLANT, but he could not swear that the defendant was the person who brought it. Defendant afterwards came and took the sheet out and paid 1s 11/2d for it and handed the to complainant in his presence. The case was dismissed.
See Liffen branch
here
45......James Gallant b 4th qr 1843 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 469]
Note: In 1861 James was a fisherman
46......Patience Gallant b 2nd qr 1846 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 509]
Patience was living with her widower father at Lighthouse Hill and was a machinist/Milliner in 1871 and in 1901 she was a servant at 6 Clarence Rd, Birkdale


18 William GALLANT m (a) Elizabeth KETTLE (d bef 1861) (b) Mary FOLKARD

Note: William had a startling find!



From the Bury and Norwich Post 18 Feb 1866

Children of William and Elizabeth
47......Robert Thomas Gallant b 2nd qr 1839 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 463] d 2nd qr 1898 [Risbridge 4a 379]
Note: In 1861 Robert was an ordinary seaman in the Royal Navy in the vessel "Trafalger"
48......William Robert Kettle Gallant b 3rd qr 1855 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 472] d 3rd qr 1894 [Mutford 4a 404]


12 12 Elizabeth GALLANT m Charles BALLS 1807

Children of Charles and Elizabeth
49......Sarah Balls b 10 Jul 1808 Carlton Colville d 1904 Fulham M James SMITH 18 Oct 1832 Gorleston
50......Charles Balls b 4 Mar 1810 Carleton Colville bap 11 Mar 1810 d 1882 Carleton Colville m Martha GOOCH 16 Oct 1833 Carleton Colville
51......Robert Balls b 29 Feb 1812 Carleton Colville bap 1 Mar 1812 Carleton Colville d 1896 Oulton m Hephzibah BULL1847 Oulton
52......Stephen Balls bap 1 Nov 1815 Carleton Colville
53......John Balls bap 6 Jan 1818 Carleton Colville



GENERATION 4

29 James Palmer GALLANT m (a) Charlotte Elizabeth KEY (b abt 1823 Caister) 1st qr 1843 [Mutford 13 704] Emma KNIGHTS (b 1840 Lowestoft) 1st qr 1861 [Mutford 4a 916]

Note In 1851 James and Charlotte were living at Halls Yard, Lowestoft and no issue were recorded. James was a fisherman and Charlotte was a dressmaker. He was also a fisherman in 1871 when the family were at 3 Scarl Buildings, Lowestoft

Children of James and Emma
58......Emma Harriet Gallant KNIGHTS b abt 1860 Lowestoft
59......Eliza Gallant b abt 1863 Lowestoft
60......James Samuel Gallant b 3rd qr 1864 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 680]
61......Maria M A Gallant b 1st qr 1868 Lowestoft[Mutford 4a 700]
Note: In 1901 Maria was a lodger living at 21 White Horse St, Lowestoft and was a kipper woman
62......William Gallant b 21 Oct 1872 Lowestoft d 8 Dec 1916 at sea (body not recovered)
Note: In 1901 William was an AB Seaman aboard the "Autumn Ketch" (Lowestoft L 92)
63......Mary Ann Gallant b abt 1875 Lowestoft
64......Robert Gallant b abt 1879 Lowestoft


38 Eliza GALLANT m John AYERS (b 1822 d 1881)

Note: John was the son of John AYERS and Elizabeth SAUNDERS

Children of John and Eliza
65......Charlotte Ayers bap 7 Jan 1849 Lowestoft d 4th qr 1927 m Charles William CLARKE 25 Dec 1873 Lowestoft
66......Alice Ayers b 1852 Lowestoft
67......Robert J Ayers b 1860 Lowestoft


23 William GALLANT m Mary Ann JONES (b 1824 Blundeston) 24 Sep 1845

Note: In 1851 they were living at Beach. In 1861 William was a fisherman; they lived at 36 Duke's Head Street, Lowestoft. In 1881 William was a "barnboater" [a fisherman] and lived with Mary Ann, who was a braider, at Gas House Square, The Beach, Lowestoft. Their grandson James JONES was also present at the census date in 1881. In 1891 they lived at 11 Factory Street, Lowestoft and a grandson, Edmund STURLEY was with them. In 1901 they were at 31 Chapel Street, Lowestoft and William gave his occupation as retired railway labourer.

Children of William and Mary Ann
68......Sarah Ann Gallant b 1843 Lowestoft
69......William James Gallant b 3rd qr 1845 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 472] m Elizabeth JAGGARD 3rd qr 1877 [Sudbury 4a 684]
Note In 1911 William was a stonemason living at 6 Essex Rd, Lowestoft
70......Eliza L Gallant b 1847 Lowestoft
71......Louisa Gallant b 1st qr 1850 Lowestoft [Mutford 13 507] m ROBERTS
72......Thomas Henry Gallant b 1852 Lowestoft
73......
James William Gallant b 5 Aug 1853 Lowestoft
74......Anna M Gallant b 1855 Lowestoft
75......Matilda Gallant b 1858 Lowestoft


30 James GALLANT m Margaret ELVIN (b abt 1850 Lowestoft) 3rd qr 1868 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 1133]

Note: In 1881 the family were at 18 Lovewell Terrace, Kirkley and James was a fisherman. In 1891 the family was at 25 Roman Road, Lowestoft and James was a labourer on the quay - lumper. In 1901 they were at 67 Seago Street.

Children of James and Margaret
76......Mary Gallant b abt 1869 Lowestoft
77......Margaret Gallant b 1870 Lowestoft
78......Charlotte Gallant b abt 1872 Lowestoft
Note: In 1891 Charlotte was a factory hand
79......Alice Gallant b 1874 Lowestoft
In 1901 Alice was a fishing net mender boarding at 17 St Margarets Plain, Lowestoft
80......Laura Gallant b abt 1878 Lowestoft m Arthur HOOD 4th qr 1898 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 2160]
81......Polly M A Gallant b abt 1880 Lowestoft
82......James Gallant b 1878 Lowestoft
83......James Gallant b abt 1884 Lowestoft
Note: In 1901 James was a general labourer and in 1911 he was a Lighterman ice worker
84......Robert Gallant b abt 1888 Lowestoft m Edith DUNN 4th qr 1910 [Mutford 4a 2529]
Note: In 1901 Robert was a lodger at 21 White Horse Street, Lowestoft. He was a herring box maker. In 1911 he was a labourer for an ice company living at 22 Tonning Street, Lowestoft
85......John Gallant b abt 1888 Lowestoft
86......Thomas Elvin Gallant b abt 1890 Lowestoft
,I>Note: In 1911 Thomas was a quay labourer


48 William Robert Kettle GALLANT m Sarah Ann (Hannah) PORTER (b 1841 Lowestoft) 2nd qr 1853 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 980]

Note: William was a beachman. In 1901 Hannah was a kipper woman

Children of William and Hannah
87......Susannah Colby Gallant b 4th qr 1853 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 570]
88......William Robert Kettle Gallant b 3rd qr 1855 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 617]
89......Harriet Ayers Gallant b 1857/8 Lowestoft m Daniel BURGESS 2nd qr 1885 [Mutford 4a 1280]
Note: See Burgess branch
here
90......Charlotte Elizabeth Gallant b 4th qr 1860 [Mutford 4a 621]
91......Maria Gallant b 1863 Lowestoft
Note in 1901 Maria was a kipper woman boarding at 21 White Horse Street, Lowestoft. In 1911 she was a fish gutter and a daughter 40......Lester Gallant (b 1892 Lowestoft) was living with her at 96 Kent St, Great Grimsby



GENERATION 5

62 William GALLANT m Agnes NEVE (b 1871 Lowestoft) 1st qr 1902 [Mutford 4a 1594]

Children of William and Agnes
92......William Gallant b abt 1892 Lowestoft
93......Gertrude Gallant b 24 Dec 1893 Lowestoft d Apr 1985 Gt Yarmouth


73 James William GALLANT m Harriet PITCHES 22 Nov 1874 Lowestoft

Note In 1881 the family was living at Gas House Square Beach Village. James was a stoker at the Gas House. In 1901 they lived at 4 Boardleys Yard, Lowestoft and James was still a stoker at the gas House.

Children of James William and Harriet
94......Edward James Gallant b 18 Sep 1875 Lowestoft
95......Mary Ann Gallant b 10 Nov 1876 Lowestoft
96......Eliza Louisa Gallant b 28 Jun 1878 Lowestoft
97......Rebecca Martha Gallant b 22 Nov 1879 Lowestoft
98......Robert William Gallant b 5 Apr 1881 d 13 Jan 1956 Lowestoft
Note in 1901 Robert was a shoemaker living with his parents
99......George Harrison C Gallant b 22 Nov 1883 Lowestoft m Blanche Ethel WALKER 1st qr 1906 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 1330]
Note in 1901 George was a fish curer living with his parents m Lowestoft
100....Matilda Ann Gallant b 5 May 1884 Lowestoft
Note: Matilda was a domestic servant at 60 High Street Lowestoft in 1901
101....John William Gallant b 13 May 1886 Lowestoft d 5 Mar 1887 Lowestoft
102....Sarah Ann Gallant b 6 Jan 1888 Lowestoft
103....Bessie Ellen Gallant b 27 Oct 1889 Lowestoft d 27 Sep 1890 Lowestoft
Note: In 1911 Bess ie was a servant at Morning Star Inn, Mariners St, Lowestoft
104....
Frances May Gallant b 27 Jul 1891 Lowestoft
105....John William Gallant b 10 May 1893 Lowestoft m Lilian M HALL 1st qr 1929 [Mutford 4a 1903]
Note: In 1911 John was an AB seaman aboard the ship "Fern" at St Columb, Padstow
106....Minnie Caroline Gallant b 6 Dec 1895 Lowestoft m Albert E HAYLOCK 3rd qr 1916 [Mutford 4a 2123]
Note: In 1911 Minnie was a nurse maid living at 4 Beckham Rd, Lowestoft
107....George Edward Gallant b 19 Nov 1898 Lowestoft d 6 Jan 1900 Lowestoft


75 Matilda GALLANT m William Henry STURLEY 1st qr 1879 [Mutford 4a 951]

Note: In 1881 the family lived at 16 Siskine Place, Factory Lane, Lowestoft and William was a fisherman

Child of William and Matilda
108......Edmund J Sturley b 1880 Lowestoft


88 William Robert Kettle GALLANT m Sarah Ann HOWE (b abt 1853 Wangford, Sfk) 2nd qr 1878 [Mutford 4a 1102]

Note: In 1901 the family was at 16 Beckham Rd Lowestoft and William was a mariner. Living with them was Elizabeth HOWE (b 1819 Benacre Sfk) who gave her occupation as stonemason

Child of William and Sarah
109......William Gallant b abt 1879 Lowestoft
Note: William was a stonemason



GENERATION 6

93 Gertrude GALLANT m John James DYBLE (b 27 Jun 1888 Flitcham d 27 Apr 1957 Fakenham) 4th qr 1915 [Flegg 4b 111]

Children of John and Gertrude
110......Edna N Dyble b 1st qr 1917 [Flegg 4b 61]
111......Elsie A Dyble b 3rd qr 1918 [Flegg 4b 72]
112......Keith S Dyble b 3rd qr 1920 [Flegg 4b 101]
113......Beryl M Dyble b 4th qr 1929 [Yarmouth 4b 67]
114......Doris M Dyble b 3rd qr 1930 [Yarmouth 4b 65]


94 Edward James GALLANT m Caroline ALCOCK (b abt 1874 Southampton) 2nd qr 1895 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 1543]

Note: In 1901 Edward was a milkman living at 1 Granville Rd Lowestoft.

Children of Edward and Caroline
115......Elsie M Gallant b abt 1896 Lowestoft
116......Ethel M Gallant b abt 1899 Gt Yarmouth
117......Hilda Emily Gallant b 1905 Lowestoft
118......Edith Caroline Gallant b 1910 Lowestoft


98 Robert William GALLANT m Matilda WALKER 23 Dec 1897 Lowestoft

Note: In 1911 Robert was a boot reapirer living at 15 Market Place, Helesworth

Children of Robert William and Matilda
119......Robert Gallant b 5 Nov 1898 Lowestoft d 17 Jan 1984
120......William Gallant b 23 Apr 1910 d in WW2
Note: William was a deckhand on HMD Kent County, and went down with his ship
121......Jack Gallant b 26 Aug 1919 Lowestoft d 13 Jan 1985
122......George Francis Gallant b 30 May 1921 Lowestoft d 10 Jan 1985
Note: There were three other children who died


104 Frances May GALLANT m Gordon N RIX 2nd qr 1912 Lowestoft [Mutford 4a 2692]

Children of Gordon and Frances
123......Gordon T Rix b 2nd qr 1913 [Mutford 4a 2249]
124......James S Rix b 4th qr 1915 [Mutford 4a 1876]
125......Stanley G Rix b 4th qr 1919 [Mutford 4a 2180]
126......Frank I Rix b 1st qr 1921 [Mutford 4a 2096]
127......Hazel S Rix b 1st qr 1929 [Mutford 4a 1757]



GENERATION 7

115 Elsie M GALLANT m m Charles STANNARD 4th qr 1914 [Mutford 4a 2602]

Children of Charles and Elsie
128......Edward C Stannard b 3rd qr 1916 [Mutford 4a 2047]
129......Ethel M Stannard b 2nd qr 1919 [Mutford 4a 1517]


116 Ethel M GALLANT m Albert G GOODMAN 2nd qr 1919 [Mutford 4a 2892]

Children of Albert and Ethel
130......Doreen E Goodman b 1st qr 1920 [Mutford 4a 2735]
131......Iris V Goodman b 3rd qr 1927 [Mutford 4a 1720]
132......Frank E Goodman b 2nd qr 1929 [Mutford 4a 1810]


119 Robert GALLANT m Ethel ADAMS 23 Dec 1937

Children of Robert and Ethel
133......Peter Robert Gallant b 7 Aug 1940 Lives in Spain in 2003
134......Christopher Gallant b 7 Feb 1944
135......Robin William Gallant b 7 Feb 1944


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