Gant One Name Study  
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Infamous GANTs


Caroline GANT (Born about 1836, Ipswich, Suffolk, England)
A convict transported to Tasmania in 1852, my great great aunt.

Frederick Robert Gant, c1900
Frederick Robert GANT
(born 1871, Westminster, London)
Charged with placing an explosive in a letter-box.
8th October 1883
Source: The Times Online

My grandfather, and nephew of Caroline Gant (above)
Frederick Robert Gant 1871 - 1947

Thomas Gant, born abt 1832 Dovercourt, Essex

Thomas Gant, a tailor of West-street, Golden-square, London, charged with cutting and wounding another tailor.
Source: The Times, Thursday, Feb 23, 1888

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Henry James George Gant, born 1844, Bristol, Gloucestershire. Died 1918, Victoria, Australia
"Inquest after a Fire in Geelong"
"The Story of a Victoria Cross. Is it an Imposture?"
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Major John Castle Gant charged with assaulting daughter in law, Mrs Edith Louisa Gant, concerning the custody of Winifred and Muriel, the children of Arthur John Gant and Edith Louisa Chamberlain.
Full articles...

Johnson GANT (Born 1839, Hameringham, Lincolnshire, England)
A petty criminal convicted of Larceny

Manning GANT (Born about 1831, Bungay, Suffolk, England)
A petty criminal convicted of Larceny

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