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JOHN COSBY

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Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 21:28

Go onto FreeBMD and search for Cosby births MMN Usher. 4 come up.

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 21:31

francis and mary ann had the following children
sarah1873
eliza 1875
francis 1878
henry 1882
martha 1884
john 1886
rosina 1888
kate 1891
francis jnr married Ada bn 1879 had children nellie 1904, miriam ada 1907, fracis edward 1910, and by 1911 census Kate was living with her brother

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 21:35

1911 Mary Ann was widowed and living with son george 1894 and a rosie.

Sorry still a virgin where do I find freebmd, on the genes site or a seperate one?

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 21:38

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 21:40

done that but see where to go from there to find the 4 births

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 21:44

Click on search button on first page.

Then on next page select births
Put Cosby in the surname box
Put Usher in the mother's surname box

Then click on the Find button


Save FreeBMD in your favourites - you can't survive without it!

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 21:53

Looks like Dorothy died soon after birth as the death is registered in the same quarter. That's why you thought there were only 3 girls.

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 21:55

better have a fag now, not a virgin anymaore, done it yesssss.

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:01

Does your mum know she had a baby sister who didn't survive?

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:02

What exactly is the mystery with Arthur and/or Catherine?

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 22:11

I think she was aware there could have been another sister but was unsure. Until about a month ago my mum didnt know anything about her mums family, then we discovered francis and a little has taken off from there, and daily we have a got a bit more, it was only one of your colleague directed me to look throught the cencus's for Kate instead of catherine. I had there marriage cert only but now I have her birth cert as well. Then I found she had been shipped out to live with her brother, but now I think it was because her father died. But I have been trying to find his birth cert.
not as interesting as cosby-rouse saga is it?

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 22:17

can you get military service records like you can get certs?

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:24

These are baptisms of Francis's twin siblings, 4 years older than him.

George James Usher
Record Type: Baptism
Date: 1 Jan 1845
Father's Name: George Francis Usher
Mother's Name: Mary Ann Usher
Parish: St Marylebone
Borough: Westminster
County: Middlesex

Mary Ann Sophia Usher
Record Type: Baptism
Date: 1 Jan 1845
Father's Name: George Francis Usher
Mother's Name: Mary Ann Usher
Parish: St Marylebone
Borough: Westminster
County: Middlesex

Dob is 25th Sept 1843

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 22:28

whoooo slow down now i am confused.
Francis Edward bn 1846 was married to Mary ann
his dad may have been George Francis married to marianne?

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:28

There are some WW1 records on Ancestry but they arent complete because they were bombed in WW2.

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:30

Yes. According to this record, Francis's parents were george francis usher and mary ann - surname unknown as yet.
The baptisms above are for the children with Francis on the 1851 census.

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 22:42

Name: Francis Edward Usher
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date: 25 Dec 1846
Baptism/Christening Place: Layston, Hertford, England
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: George Francis Usher
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Marianne
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03606-4
System Origin: England-EASy
Source Film Number: 1537804
Reference Number: item 5 p 30
Collection: England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:45

There's an older girl Sarah on the 1851. Can you find her baptism too?

Raymond

Raymond Report 28 Aug 2010 22:56

to be up front I didnt find that info one of your fellow colleagues done this all I can find is
Sarah bn 1851 bap 1852 st neots

Janice

Janice Report 28 Aug 2010 22:58

Hmm. Wonder why Francis was christened in Layston.