Kent Family Trees
The bulk of the records collected have come
from the East Kent area -and the Family Trees
put together so far all start from Minster, in Thanet.
Here are some links to those Trees, the main
one starting with Robert &
Jane from the mid 1600's.
A branch from that one extends through Stephen, son of Robert
& Pleasant (Paine) - with some of the family moving to the Reculver and Herne area.
In the early 1800's, another move started a
significant extension in and around the Swingfield area,
near Dover. There
are two possible candidates for the Robert Gisbey at the head of this - so
although I know he is part of my Family Tree, I'm not exactly sure where he fits
My line descends from Robert & Jane through
Charles George Gisby & Amy Weston (Ellis) and Stephen Charles Gisby, my
grandfather - part of a family that became established in the old fishing town of
A story has been written about old Charlie, my great-grandfather, and
it can be seen at
The Gisby Saga.