Kewley Family Genealogy Forum
I am searching for information on my gg grandfather, William KEWLEY. Born circa 1817/1819 in England (He claimed London on 24 OCT 1819, but there is no evidence found.He married Ann BOYD at St. John, Newfoundland in 1846. First child, William James Stephen KEWLEY was born there in 1850. Got his Master Mariner's Certificate in 1852 and moved family to London. Had 5 more children and lived in Stepney District of London. He was Captain of the ship Renown in 1863 when he drown in Shanghai harbor.
Would appreciate any assistance in locating William's parentage and or birth area evidence. I know it originates sometime in the Isle of Man. I have information to share.
Thanks you very much.