From our ‘Family histories’ section: The Milton Family: ‘Sarah Nee Milton and her Husband James Hughes’: Courtesy of Pam Dray

The fifth child of Sarah and James Hughes was James Charles Hughes, born 1878 – 1958 in Capel. (See below) James married Edith Lucy Mannering and they lived at 85, Sidney Street, Folkestone. During WW1 James was James Charles Hughes PTE 2202216 PTE ¼ East Kents.

237FLK - James and Edith Hughes

The sixth child of Sarah and James was Sarah Elizabeth Amy Hughes 1883 – 1970. She married John Walter Castle 1882 – 1945 and they lived at 30, Denmark Street, Folkestone. In WW1 he was 15075 Pnr/CPL 7/ Irish Fusiliers. The family wondered why he went into that regiment as most of the people in this area seemed to go into the Buffs. West Kents and Surrey regiments.

Image and text courtesy of Pam Dray


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