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Bollingbrooke Dove family

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Katherine Report 31 Jan 2009 14:25

Hello everyone
I'm having a lot of trouble trying to find my relatives on my mother's side. I've managed to find her Grandfather, John Bollingbrooke Dove, who was born in Hastings c1882, and his wife's name was Barbara Helen... but I don't know her surname and I can't seem to get past my Great Grandfather!! If anyone has any helpful advice/knowledge/search tips that they are willing to share, please reply to this!!
Many Thanks
Kate Gilder


PaulaW Report 31 Jan 2009 14:37

Marriages Dec 1907 (>99%)

DOVE John Bollingbrooke Hastings 2b 57

PAGE Barbara Helen Hastings 2b 57


PaulaW Report 31 Jan 2009 14:39

Birth of John

Births Dec 1881 (>99%)

DOVE John Bolingbroke Hastings 2b 4_


PaulaW Report 31 Jan 2009 14:42

Perhaps someone will do a look up on the 1891 census for you?


LiverBird1 Report 31 Jan 2009 14:58

Births Jun 1912 (>99%)

Dove Doris M Page Blean 2a 1851



Margee Report 31 Jan 2009 14:58

I can't find one in 1891 born Hastings.


Margee Report 31 Jan 2009 15:02

Looks like he's in the army in 1901, a private, rifle brigade in Alverstoke, Hampshire. He was born 1882, Hastings, Sussex.


Margee Report 31 Jan 2009 15:06

In 1891 he's mistranscribed John B. Deve. (Original is Dove.) He's an inmate in a boy's home in South Bersted, Sussex. he was born 1882 Hastings.


Margee Report 31 Jan 2009 15:24

I think this is probably your Barbara Helen even though it says Barbara E. I think the enumerator probably heard Barbara Ellen.
1901 census
13 Clifton Rd., St. Leonards, Hastings, Sussex
Jesse Page, head, 49, brick maker, born Sussex, St. Leonards
Emily, wife, 44, born Sussex, Hollington
Annie S., dau, 24, laundry maid, born Sussex, Ore
George H., son, 23, brick maker, born Sussex, Eastbourne
Mabel G., dau, 19, laundry maid, born Hollington
Ernest A., son, 15, general labourer, born Kent, Spaldhurst
***Barbara E., dau, 13, born Sussex, Briseted
Walter C., son, 11, born Sussex, Sidley
Lillian B., dau, 9, born Sussex, Berhill
Ronald E., son, 7, born "
Edith M., dau, 5, born "
Ena G.L., dau, 2, born St. Leonards
Fredrica E.S., grandau, 3, born "
William J.H. Gates, grandson, 2, born "


Katherine Report 9 Feb 2013 17:46

Hi All

I'm horribly late on this, but thank you all so much for your help, I really appreciate the time you've taken to help me find out more about my family!

If I can return the favour, please let me know!

Kind Regards

Kate Gilder