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Doreen Cowie c1913 to 1993 probably from BARROW-IN

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shineysteph

shineysteph Report 14 Apr 2008 20:07

I am trying to find any ancestors or relatives of my Grandmother

The details I have are as follows:-
Doreen Cowie c1913 to 1993 probably from BARROW-IN-FURNESS

She Married at BARROW-IN-FURNESS 14/02/1933 to David Benzie

I think her father may have been called Nicholas

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thanks

 Lindsey*

Lindsey* Report 15 Apr 2008 00:20

Name: Doreen Cowie
Year of Registration: 1914
Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Mother's Maiden Name: Tanner
District: Barrow in Furness (1876 Onw)
County: Cumbria, Lancashire
Volume: 8e
Page: 1355 (click to see

 Lindsey*

Lindsey* Report 15 Apr 2008 00:22

Name: Eva E Tanner
Year of Registration: 1912
Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Spouse's Surname: Nicholas Cowie
District: Barrow in Furness (1876 Onw)
County: Cumbria, Lancashire
Volume: 8e
Page: 1602 (click to see

 Lindsey*

Lindsey* Report 15 Apr 2008 00:24

You searched for Eva E Tanner born in 1881 The 1891 Census
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1891 England Census
about Eva E Tanner
Name: Eva E Tanner
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Joseph
Mother's Name: Barbara
Gender: Female
Where born: Barrow in F, Lancashire, England

Civil Parish: Barrow in Furness
Ecclesiastical parish: St Matthew
Town: Barrow
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

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Registration district: Barrow In Furness
Sub-registration district: Barrow in Furness
ED, institution, or vessel: 12
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Barbara Tanner 29
Edwin Tanner 5
Ernest E Tanner 7
Eva E Tanner 5
Joseph Tanner 35
Margaret A Williams 20


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shineysteph

shineysteph Report 17 Apr 2008 20:32

Thanks Lindsey
This is really helpful.
We have now started a whole new generation to the tree
Excellent

Janet

Janet Report 20 Dec 2012 18:11

Hi Shineysteph Doreen Cowie was my aunt Janet

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 20 Dec 2012 20:34

Janet, the last post on here was over 4 years ago so doubt she's checking back for replies.

You could try sending Shineysteph a direct message by clicking on her name.

mgnv

mgnv Report 22 Dec 2012 13:59

Janet - http://www.cumbriabmd.org.uk/ is a useful site for Barrow births

Cumbria Birth indexes for the years: 1885
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
TANNER Eva Eleanor Barrow Cumbria Certificate Services NORRIS B/37/48

Cumbria Birth indexes for the years: 1887
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
TANNER Edwin Barrow Cumbria Certificate Services NORRIS B/43/143

Marriages Dec 1883 (>99%)
FISHER John Kendal 10b 1107
JOHNSTON Rachel Kendal 10b 1107
Norris Barbara Kendal 10b 1107
Tanner Joseph Kendal 10b 1107

Reggie

Reggie Report 22 Dec 2012 22:36

mgnv

Check the OP's posting dates

mgnv

mgnv Report 24 Dec 2012 13:53

Reggie


Check whom I was addressing

Reggie

Reggie Report 24 Dec 2012 13:57

Point taken........... but she wasn't asking for anything...........

.......and hasn't apparently returned.