Sarah Olive Milton 28.06.1865 – 04.07.1911 (daughter of William and Rosella Milton) and her husband James Charles Hughes 27.03.1856 – 10.04.1940 of Sidney Street, Folkestone

235FLK - James and Sarah Hughes

Sarah was the fourth daughter of William and Rosella. On the 25.12.1876, Sarah married James Charles Hughes in St Marys & Eanswythe, Folkestone and the couple lived in Capel until 1890 where they came to live in Sidney St, Folkestone. Sarah and James had 6 children. The first 4 sons, at present I have no more information for:

William Hughes born 1880 – 1959 at 4 Marshall St Folkestone and went on to marry Annie Clara Elgar in 1902. The couple lived at 2 Coombe, Cotts, Canterbury Road, Hawkinge.

Thomas Hughes 1886 – 1956:

236FLK - Thomas Hughes

Edward Robert Hughes 1888 – ? and Richard Gerald Hughes 1895 – ?

The fifth child of Sarah and James was James Charles Hughes, born 1878 – 1958 in Capel. 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.


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