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Armstrongs from weir st. Belfast irish look up

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sharonrose

sharonrose Report 24 Jun 2010 21:35

My grandad was Robert Armstrong who owed the Armstrong Shop in Lousia St. I am trying trace this line of my tree but only got as far as his parents James Armstrong and Elizabeth Addis. if any one can help me further would be great.

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 19 Jul 2010 20:32

I think Armstrongs lived weir st. belfast and in the ship yards. My granda Robert was in the army in ww1 and ww2. How would i find his records please

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 19 Jul 2010 21:21

Sharonrose....
From 1911 Census (Free to search). Rbt was too young to have served in WW1...You can see the Armstrongs (Louisa St) on the 1911 and 1901 ...James is listed with his parents.

Residents of a house 18 in Wier Street (Shankill, Antrim)
Show all informationSurname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses Years Married Children Born Children Living
Armstrong James 29 Male Head of Family Prisberterian Co Antrim Cementer Shipyard Read and write - Married - 7 - -
Armstrong Elizabeth 31 Female Wife Church of Ireland Co Antrim - No Cannot read - Married - 7 5 5
Armstrong Robert 6 Male Son Church of Ireland Co Antrim At School No Cannot read - Single - - - -
Armstrong Lizzie 4 Female Daughter Church of Ireland Co Antrim - Cannot read - Single - - - -
Armstrong James 2 Male Son Church of Ireland Co Antrim - Cannot read - Single - - - -
Armstrong David Male Son Church of Ireland Co Antrim - Cannot read - Single - - - -
Kennedy Alice 11 Female Step Daughter Church of Ireland

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 19 Jul 2010 21:28

Sharonrose...1901

This is Elizabeth "Addis" ( Widow Kennedy) with her parents and sister (also a widow).

Census Years1901AntrimShankhillPernan StreetResidents of a house
Residents of a house 11 in Pernan Street (Shankhill, Antrim)
Show all informationSurname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses
Mc Barron Sarrah Ann 30 Female Daughter Church of Ireland County Antrim Yarn Spinner in Mill Read write - Widower -
Kennedy Eliza 23 Female Daughter Church of Ireland County Antrim Yarn Spinner in Mill Read write - Widower -
Kennedy Alice 1 Female Grand Daughter Church of Ireland Belfast, County Antrim - - - - -
Mc Barron Claria 2 Female Grand Daughter Church of Ireland Belfast, County Antrim - - - - -
Mc Barron Eliza Female Grand Daughter Roman Catholic Church of Rome Belfast, County Antrim - - - - -
Addis Robert 54 Male Head of Family Church of Ireland County Armagh General Smith Read write - Married -
Addis Eliza 56 Female Wife Church of Ireland

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 23 Jul 2010 13:10

would you know if james 29 was the only child and what address they lived at in louisa st and if his mum died because i have found a record that show (i think his dad) was married again to a younger woman in weir st.

Maura

Maura Report 23 Jul 2010 14:40

Children of James Armstrong & Elizabeth Addis

Surname Firstname Year Fathers Firstname county
ARMSTRONG ROBERT 1904 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG ELIZABETH 1906 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG JAMES 1908 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG DAVID 1910 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG THOMAS 1912 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG HUGH SHIELDS 1914 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG GEORGE 1916 JAMES Antrim
ARMSTRONG ISAAC 1918 JAMES

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 19 Dec 2010 22:18

Thank you for all your help with my tracing my grandad. I believe he was in the field horse artillary in Belfast in 1919 i think and would be great it i can locate his service records but i dont know his regiment number.

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 24 Mar 2011 21:41

Im looking to find the mothers maiden name of James Armstrong jnr. Elizabeth shows on 1901 census as wife of James Armstrong snr but by 1911 census he shows married for 8 years to Sarah so im confused as to were Elizabeth is and how do I trace these 10 years to see what happen. please can i get help thank you

Maura

Maura Report 25 Mar 2011 11:17

Name of deceased Elizth Armstrong
Last place of residence 46 Weir St
Age 35 Years
Sex
Date of death 15 January 1903
Date of burial 17 January 1903
Cemetery City Cemetery - Public Ground
Grave section and number
Burial type Earth Burial

http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/burialrecords/search.asp

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 28 Mar 2011 20:27

Thank you Maura. I believe on census it show she was scottish. Is there any free site I could find her birth cert. Im told her maiden name is McConnell. Thank you

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 29 Mar 2011 07:45

Sharonrose...3 poss.within time frame (IGI)

1. ELIZABETH MARTIN MCCONNELL - International Genealogical Index
Gender: Female Birth: 14 DEC 1861 Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

2. ELIZABETH MCCONNELL - International Genealogical Index
Gender: Female Birth: 29 DEC 1861 Milton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

3. ELIZABETH JANE MCCONNELL - International Genealogical Index Gender: Female Birth: 19 SEP 1863 Calton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland



5. ELIZABETH MCCONNELL - International Genealogical Index
Gender: Female Birth: 03 DEC 1867 Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

The MC to James Armsrong will show if any of the above is " your Elizabeth".

mgnv

mgnv Report 29 Mar 2011 09:33

The GRO(I) index thru 1958 (excl N. Ireland post-partition) is available at:
https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/list#page=1®ion=EUROPE

One can purchase certs (or cheaper still, the uncertified images of the rego) via:
http://www.groireland.ie/

The Irish 1901/1911 censuses are free at:
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/search/
[Not heard of any release dates for next census (=1926 in both Irelands)]

Maura

Maura Report 29 Mar 2011 12:03

Getting a bit confused here myself LOL . You said your grandfather was Robert Armstrong parents James & Elizabeth Addis so the family Erin found 1901&1911 is the correct ones, which correspond with the children I found for the couple. So I think I'd be better deleting the other one to stop the confusion.

Maura

Maura Report 29 Mar 2011 12:11

Now going with Erin's info

James Armstrong married Elizabeth Kennedy 11th December 1903 in St.Anne's C.O.I. Belfast

Elizabeth father a Robert
James father's a James

Elizabeth Addis married a Thomas Kennedy 17th October 1898 Trinty C.O.I. Belfast father Robert Addis

Maura

Maura Report 29 Mar 2011 12:18

So do you think this is James jr family 1901

Residents of a house 13 in Sancroft Street (Shankhill, Antrim)
Show all information
Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses
Armstrong James 40 Male Head of Family Prespterian Co Antrim, Ballymena Cementer of Boats Read and write No Married -
Armstrong James 18 Male Son Prespterian Belfast, City Legouees Labourer in Ship Building Yard Read and write No Not Married -
Armstrong Elizabeth 37 Female Wife Prespterian Scotland, Glasgow - Read No Married -
Report any error in transcription

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 29 Mar 2011 12:21

Thank you soooo much for information you have all got me a step further. James Father James was married to Elizabeth Armstrong in 1901 census which told her maiden name Mcconnell. And only looks like there was 1 son which was my great grandad James who married Addis. The other family you found was it James and Elizabeth Nee McConnell as I see that in 1911 James snr was widow and married 8 years to Sarah Ann McBarron who was widow. Please can you tell me what site you found these records so I can look for others thank.

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 29 Mar 2011 12:29

I think this is james jun with mum and dad before mum died and junior married addis.

Maura

Maura Report 29 Mar 2011 12:37

Where on the census does it give Elizabeth maiden name, it only gives her place of birth.

You get the full marriage on www.ancestryireland.com pay to view site

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 29 Mar 2011 12:47

Thank you. It doesnt show and Im not sure who passed the details but showed she was scottish and I might have bought a few cert of marriage while looking for my greatgranda James when I notice the Weir Street on their wedding certs. Ive tired family search site but sometimes they dont have my members and then I look at census to see nationality, this is where I notice Elizabeth must of died because her husband married McBarron. But I had someone on here ask if James Armstrong was the same as the one living in 141 Alexandra Park Avenue Belfast with Hamill Stuart Glover as his cousin and I now see that Hamill wife was a Mcconnell from marriage before Hamill, (Hamill is a ancestor from my fathers side) and I am trying to find out if their is a connection now as she said that when James married hamill was his best man. This is why im getting lost haha

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 29 Mar 2011 12:56

i found mcconnell from James townley armstrong birth cert which i believe to be my greatgranda as its the only one i can find near his age. Do you think i may have the wrong james, maura?