Mackins Family History Ancestry

Mackins Historical Facts

In St Lawrence church records there are a number of Meckins  Mackins & Makins
1773-1774 :: Son of Edward & Margaret married.
1739-40 :: Mackins Mary, daughter of John & Sara
1739 :: Makins Eliz daughter of Edward & Margaret
1759-60 :: Burial. Mekins Mary wife of John

The Walmer Boatmen. 2nd Jan 1885 :: On new years eve, a concert was given at the Walmer Boatmens Rooms, by Mr A.N. Wollaston, of The Glen, Upper Walmer. Dinner was served in the upper rooms soon after 8pm, & consisted of the usual Christmas fare, roast beef & plum pudding, flanked by good old ale, to which ample justice was done by the boatmen, about 70 sat down, two long tables being filled, & the strong appreciation of the men... must have been very pleasing to the giver of the feast. Mr Wollaston presided over one table, and Mr J Mackins, coxwain of the Walmer Lifeboat, the other.

Marriage London June 1886 St Thomas's Church, John oldest son of the late George Isdale, Glasgow, to Louisa Annie, oldest daughter of John Mackins, Strand, Walmer.  ( Lifeboat coxwain's Daughter)
5th Feb 1887, Walmer Local Board, a letter was read from Major Wright, calling the attention of the board to the fact that a dead body, washed up on the shore was allowed to lay on the beach from 8am till 4pm before being removed. Mr Mackins thought it was time something was done, it was not reported to him as overseer untill the afternoon. He went for the police.

17th Aug 1889 :: Deal Walmer & Kingsdown Reggatta, Lifeboat race, No.1. J Mackins Civil Service 
J Mackins came 2nd in Reggatta sailing match for 1st class galley punts

8th aug 1889 :: Mr J. Mackins, cox'n of Walmer Lifeboat, with 2 gentlemen visitors, despite a rough sea & the breaking of an oar, succeeded in saving 5 men, in a little Coble, it goes to show that Mr Mackins is thoroughly deserving of his position as cox'n of one of our lifeboats.

JC Mackins was a Wardrobe Dealer, he lived at 107 Middle street, Deal in 1911. He lived at Medusa Cottage, North Barrack Road in in 1910, and Mill Road in 1907.




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