Ancestry of Antoinette Avril Gardiner (b. 1941)
 
compiled by William Addams Reitwiesner

The following material on the immediate ancestry of Princess Muna al-Hussein, mother of King Abdullah of Jordan, should not be considered either exhaustive or definitive, but rather as a first draft.

 
William Addams Reitwiesner
 
mailto:reitwiesner@stop.mail-abuse.org
 
 
Ancestry of Antoinette Avril Gardiner
1 Antoinette Avril Gardiner, converted to Islam and renamed Muna al Hussein, created 30 Jan. 1962 HRH Princess Muna, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 25 April 1941  
m. Amman, Jordan, 25 May 1961, div. ... 1972  
Hussein ibn Talal, b. Amman 14 Nov. 1935, appointed Crown Prince of Jordan 9 Sept. 1951, succeeded 11 Aug. 1952 as Hussein I, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, d. Amman 7 Feb. 1999, son of Talal I, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and of Zein al-Sharaf.  
Issue includes:
A.          Abdullah II, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, b. Amman 30 Jan. 1962
PARENTS
2 Col. Walter Percy Gardiner, MC, b. Stanford RD, Norfolk [registration district: Swaffham], 12 Dec. 1914  
m. at the Parish Church, Chelmondiston, Suffolk, 24 Dec. 1938 (witnesses: J.W. Hayward, M.J. Gardiner, A. Sutton)
3 Doris Elizabeth Sutton, b. ... (ae. 22 at marriage, thus b. ca. 1916)
GRANDPARENTS
4 Arthur Gardiner, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, ... [ca. 1880], in 1881 living with parents in Chelmondiston, in 1901 a haybinder in Chelmondiston, in 1914 a game keeper, in 1938 a dock labourer in Chelmondiston  
m.
5 Mabel Jane Tovell, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 16 Jan. 1879 [IGI], in 1881 living with parents in Chelmondiston
6 Arthur Sutton, in 1938 a shepherd in Chelmondiston  
m.
7 ----
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
8 John Gardiner, b. Shotley, Suffolk, 12 March 1843 [IGI], appears in Chelmondiston in the 1881 census, in 1901 a haybinder in Chelmondiston  
m.
9 Esther Scarph, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, ... [ca. 1847], in 1861 living with parents in Chelmondiston, in 1881 living in Chelmondiston, in 1901 living in Chelmondiston
10 Daniel Tovell, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, ... 1841 [IGI], in 1851 living with parents in Chelmondiston, in 1861 a carpenter in Chelmondiston, in 1881 a mariner in Chelmondiston, d. ... 3 Feb. 1919  
m. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 2 Dec. 1872
11 Ada Alberta King, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, ... 1853 [IGI], in 1861 living with parents in Chelmondiston, living 1881 in Chelmondiston
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
16 Samuel Gardiner  
m. Shotley, Suffolk, 29 Oct. 1835 [IGI],
17 Elizabeth Bradbrook
18 Thomas Scarff, bapt. Woolverstone, Suffolk, 20 Sept. 1806 [IGI], in 1841 an agricultural labourer in Chelmondiston, in 1861 a farm labourer in Chelmondiston, in 1871 an agricultural labourer in Chelmondiston  
m. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 31 Oct. 1834 [IGI]
19 Ann Brooks, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 10 March 1811 [IGI], in 1841 living in Chelmondiston, in 1861 living in Chelmondiston, in 1871 living in Chelmondiston, in 1881 living in Chelmondiston
20 Daniel Tovell, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 16 Aug. 1795 [IGI], in 1841 a carpenter in Chelmondiston, in 1851 a carpenter and joiner in Chelmondiston, in 1861 a carpenter in Chelmondiston, in 1871 a carpenter in Chelmondiston  
m. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 24 Apr. 1826 [IGI]
21 Maria Cleveland, b. Ipswich, Suffolk, ... [ca. 1806], living 1841 in Chelmondiston, living 1851 in Chelmondiston, living 1861 in Chelmondiston
22 Albert King [AFN:7DTM-C5], b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 20 June 1827, in 1861 a publican in Chelmondiston, in 1871 a mariner in Chelmondiston, d. ... [after 1911]  
m. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 14 May 1848 [IGI]
23 Meranda Potter [AFN:F133-J0], b. Ipswich, Suffolk, ... [ca. 1829], living 1861 in Chelmondiston, living 1871 in Chelmondiston
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
36 John Scarff  
m.
37 Sarah ----
38 John Brooks  
m.
39 Sarah Hewke
40 Samuel Tovell  
m. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 9 Apr. 1787 [IGI]
41 Martha Manning, b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 16 June 1765 [IGI]
44 William King [AFN:7DTJ-N9], bapt. Parish Church of St. Andrew, Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 29 Oct. 1782, d. ... [by 1855]  
m. Parish Church of St. Andrew, Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, 11 May 1810
45 Martha Braeme [AFN:7DTJ-PG], b. Chelmondiston, Ipswich, Suffolk, ... [ca. 1786]
46 John Potter  
m. St. Lawrence, Ipswich, Suffolk, 23 Nov. 1828 [IGI]
47 Miranda Simpson, b. Ipswich, Suffolk, 25 Apr. 1793 [IGI]
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
82 John Manning  
m.
83 Martha Asby
88 Abraham King [AFN:F131-QQ], b. ... [ca. 1756]  
m.
89 Elizabeth Hayward [AFN:F131-RW], b. ... [ca. 1760]
90 Robert Braeme [AFN:F131-S3], b. ... [ca. 1760]  
m.
91 Sarah ---- [AFN:F131-T8], b. ... 1764
94 James Simpson  
m.
95 Miranda Ranson, b. Chelsworth, Suffolk, 23 Jan. 1766 [IGI]
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
190 Christopher Ranson  
m.
191 Elizabeth ----
GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
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8/GREAT-GRANDPARENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NOTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
8 -- An entry from the 1901 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    John Gardiner, 60, haybinder, b Shotley, Suffolk
    Esther Gardiner, wife, 54, b Chelmondiston 
    John F. Gardiner, son, 34, mariner sea, b Chelmondiston
    Ernest G. Gardiner, son, 32, mariner, b Shotley
    Minnie Gardiner, dau, 23, b Shotley
    Arthur Gardiner, son, 21, haybinder, b Chelmondiston
    Gertrude Gardiner, dau, 13, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
8 -- An entry from the 1881 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    John Gardner, 39, b Shotley
    Esther Gardner, wife, 34, b Chelmondiston 
    John T. Gardner, son, 14, b Shotley
    Ernest G. Gardner, son, 12, b Shotley
    Alice M Gardner, dau, 10, b Shotley
    Claud Gardner, son, 8, b Shotley
    Minnie Gardner, dau, 3, b Shotley
    Arthur Gardner, son, 1, b Chelmondiston
    Ann Scarph, mother-in-law, 70, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
10 -- An entry from the 1881 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Daniel Tovell, 37, mariner, b Chelmondiston
    Ada A. Tovell, wife, 28, b Chelmondiston 
    Beatrice Tovell, dau, 6, b Chelmondiston
    George A. Tovell, son, 4, b Chelmondiston
    Mable J. Tovell, dau, 2, b Chelmontiston
 
 
 
 
18 -- An entry from the 1871 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Thomas Scarph, 64, ag lab, b Woolverstone
    Ann Scarph, 60, wife, b Chelmondiston 
 
 
 
 
18 -- An entry from the 1861 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Thomas Scarff, 56, farm labourer, b Woolverstone
    Ann Scarff, 50, wife, b Chelmondiston 
    Esther Scarff, 14, dau, b Chelmondiston 
 
 
 
 
18 -- An entry from the 1841 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Thomas Scarf, 35, ag lab
    Ann Scarf, 30
    John Scarf, 5
    Sarah Scarf, 3
 
 
 
 
20 -- An entry from the 1871 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Daniel Tovell, 72, carpenter, b Chelmondiston
    Charlotte Scott, 58, housekeeper, b Ipswich
 
 
 
 
20 -- An entry from the 1861 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Daniel Tovell, 62, carpenter, b Chelmondiston
    Maria Tovell, 55, b Ipswich
    Daniel Tovell, 17, carpenter, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
20 -- An entry from the 1851 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Daniel Tovell, 52, head, carpenter and joiner, b Chelmondiston
    Maria Tovell, 45, wife, b Ipswich
    Susannah Tovell, dau, 20, schoolmistress, b Chelmondiston
    Walter Tovell, son, 18, bricklayer, b Chelmondiston
    Maria Tovell, dau, 17, b Chelmondiston
    Jane Tovell, dau, 14, b Chelmondiston
    John Tovell, son, 13, bricklayer's boy, b Chelmondiston
    Daniel Tovell, son, 7, b Chelmondiston
    Samuel Tovell, boarder, 23, mariner, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
20 -- An entry from the 1841 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Daniel Tovell, 40, carpenter, b Chelmondiston
    Maria Tovell, 35, b Chelmondiston
    Samuel Tovell, 13, b Chelmondiston
    Walter Tovell, 10, b Chelmondiston
    John Tovell, 3, b Chelmondiston
    Susannah Tovell, 11, b Chelmondiston
    Maria Tovell, 7, b Chelmondiston
    Jane Tovell, 5, b Chelmondiston
    Helen Tovell, 1, b Chelmondiston
    Elizabeth Simpson, 60, nurse, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
22 -- An entry from the 1871 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Albert King, 43, head, mariner, b Chelmondiston
    Marinda King, 42, wife, b Ipswich
    Benjamin King, 13, son, b Chelmondiston
    Ernest Albert King, 11, son, b Chelmondiston
    Joseph King, 9, son, b Chelmondiston
    Anna Mariah King, 6, dau, b Chelmondiston
    Oliver King, 4, dau, b Chelmondiston
    Charles Percy King, 1 son, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
22 -- An entry from the 1861 census of Chelmondiston, Suffolk:  
 
    Albert King, 33, head, publican, b Chelmondiston
    Marinda King, 32, wife, b Ipswich
    Theophilus King, 12, son, b Chelmondiston
    Harriet King, 10, dau, b Chelmondiston
    Ada King, 7, dau, b Chelmondiston
    Ben King, 3, son, b Chelmondiston
    Earnest King, 1, son, b Chelmondiston
 
 
 
 
 
 
SOURCES CONSULTED AND CITED
 
 
 
 
 
 
http://www.familyorigins.com/users/p/i/t/Jessie-E-Pitt/FAMO4-0001/d10.htm  
 
 
 
An anonymous correspondent who supplied the birth certificate of number 2, the marriage certificate of numbers 2 and 3, and the entry from the 1901 census of Chelmondiston for number 8 and family  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
William Addams Reitwiesner
 
 
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