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George Courtney (abt. 1843)

George Courtney aka Pontney, Pountney
Born about in Stepney, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1861 [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 30 Nov 2013
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This George COURTNEY was born in 1843 in Middlesex. He is found in the 1881 census, living with his wife Sarah and their five children in Walsall Borough, Staffordshire working as a brass dresser. [2]

Further research suggests that his real name is George Richard POUNTNEY [3]or PONTNEY.[4] His wife Sarah CLARKE.[5]


  1. Veronica Williams created WikiTree profile Courtney-442 through the import of COURTNEY - Looking for Arthur_2013-11-29.ged on Nov 30, 2013.
  2. 1881 England Census (Provo, UT, USA, Operations Inc, 2004),, Database online. Class: RG11; Piece: 2822; Folio: 70; Page: 5; GSU roll: 1341675. Record for George Courtney.
  3. 1891 England Census ( Operations Inc),, The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Kew, Surrey, England; Class: RG12; Piece: 2254; Folio: 61; Page: 12. Record for George R Pountney.
  4. 1871 England Census,, The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1871 England Census; Class: RG10; Piece: 2960; Folio: 17; Page: 30; GSU roll: 836427. Record for George Pontney.
  5. FreeBMD, England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915 (Provo, UT, USA, Operations Inc, 2006),,, Record for George Pountney.

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I am trying to resolve a brick wall of my 2nd great Grandfather Arthur George or George William Courtney. This George COURTNEY is one of two candidates. If you have any further information which might help me resolve this please contact me. If you are related to this line and have undertaken DNA tests it would be great to compare our results.