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Surname origins Occupation
Derived from the occupation of an ancestor
Meaning Gardener
Geographic origins n/a
Language Old French (Norman)
Sources i) Cottle, Basil, The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames (London: Penguin UK, 1967)

ii) Reaney & Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1958)
My line of the Gardner family can be traced back to Abraham Gardner and Mary Newman who married in the City of London in 1761 and lived in the Westminster area.

Their granddaughter - my 3x great grandmother - Mary Gardner in 1819 married the clergyman William Bradley in Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire where her father Charles was rector from 1786-1823. They had 6 (known) children.
Links Gardner message board on Genealogy.com

Gardner message board on Ancestry.co.uk

Do you have a Gardner ancestor with a connection to one of the following places?

Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire   1780-1820s

Do you have any information on the following person?

Reverend Charles Gardner   1761/62-1823 (born in Westminster, Middlesex)


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