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Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 9 Oct 2010 11:41

Many thanks for looking Lorraine, Robert's parents were John Baxter b l850 Scotland (carpenter/joiner) and Mary Baxter nee Adams b 1858 Scotland. John and Mary were both living in West Ham, East London, when they married in l877.
Kind regards, Liz

Soxanshoes

Soxanshoes Report 9 Oct 2010 20:06

Well........thank you so much for trying for me........... and the bonus info about my other halfs grandfather.........what an absolute star you are.....thanks again
karen

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 10 Oct 2010 19:19

Hi Lorraine,

Once again you've come up trumps! Thanks very much for the wonderful info you have given me. It's brilliant. Thanks so much.

Good Luck to you in your own research.

Regards, Lou

Irene

Irene Report 10 Oct 2010 22:34

Lorraine

I am searching for the Lindsay Family - James and Bridgett, their children James, John, Doreen, Patricia, Maureen and Elaine. They came to Canada in 1930. I know James (Jimmy) and Maureen are deceased as are their parents James and Bridgett. Can you help in any way. I think James and Doreen were born in Northern Ireland but the rest in Canada. They apparently lived in Toronto.

Regards

Irene

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 10 Oct 2010 23:05

liz


sorry but i cant find anything for robert in usa

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 10 Oct 2010 23:24

irene

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
about James Lindsay
Name: James Lindsay
Gender: Male
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: abt 1908
Birth Country: Northern Ireland
Date of Arrival: 8 Apr 1930
Vessel: Letitia
Search Ship Database: View the 'Letitia' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: St John, New Brunswick
Port of Departure: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Roll: T-14856

gives his next of kin as mother mrs mary lindsay beech st belfast

he is the only james lindsay going to canada in 1930 i can find who was born in Northern Ireland he is listed as single



the family together in 1932

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
about Bridget Lindsay
Name: Bridget Lindsay
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: abt 1910
Birth Country: Northern Ireland
Date of Arrival: 3 Jun 1932
Vessel: Duchess of Bedford
Search Ship Database: View the 'Duchess of Bedford' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: Quebec
Port of Departure: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Roll: T-14778

she is travelling with husband james born belfast
daughter annie gloria doreen aged 10 months born toronto

son robert john aged 2 born toronto

they are going to a friend
mr alex milton, parliament st toronto ontario

james occuaption in engineer fireman


looks like bridgett visited uk later

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
about Bridget Lindsay
Name: Bridget Lindsay
Birth Date: 14 Jun 1908
Age: 47
Port of Departure: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Arrival Date: 29 Sep 1955
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ports of Voyage: Montreal
Ship Name: Saxonia
Search Ship Database: View the 'Saxonia' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd
Official Number: 8328/01

she is travelling alone and going to 11 hornby st belfast
she is visiting for 1 month

cant find any more info on them though, there is a 50 year rule in canada for release of records

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 11 Oct 2010 00:59

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Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 11 Oct 2010 17:18

Many thanks for looking Lorraine,
Kind regards, Liz

FrankFromYorks

FrankFromYorks Report 11 Oct 2010 18:51

Hi, I wonder if you can help me. I was told that my fathers uncle Freeman Mitchell born sept qtr 1889 in Halifax Yorkshire emigrated to Canada. Unfortunately I have no other information about him or even what year he went out.

Is there anything you can find out about him perhaps on passenger lists which might help me find out what became of him. His unusual christian name may help.

Thanks for anything you can do for me.

Frank

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 11 Oct 2010 22:46

frank

yes he did go canada

Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918
about Freeman Mitchell
Name: Freeman Mitchell
Residence: St Montreal
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1889
Birth Location: Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Relative: Eva Mitchell
Relationship: Wife
Regiment Number: 526835

occupation clerk
his and his wifes address is given as 29 st lukes st montreal

date of enlisting is 27th sep 1916

says he was previously in the 4th batt west riding for 4 years


Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
about Freeman Mitchell
Name: Freeman Mitchell
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Estimated birth year: abt 1889
Birth Country: England
Date of Arrival: 13 Apr 1913
Vessel: Portland
Search Ship Database: View the 'Portland' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: Portland, Maine
Port of Departure: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Roll: T-4694

occupation farm labourer travelling alone



UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
about Freeman Mitchell
Name: Freeman Mitchell
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1889
Age: 70
Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States
Arrival Date: 15 Apr 1960
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ship Name: Queen Elizabeth
Search Ship Database: View the 'Queen Elizabeth' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Cunard Steamship Company Ltd
Official Number: 7601/01

going to 9 buston st lee mount halifax yorkshire
travelling with wife eva her date of birth is 27.1.1888
staying in uk for 5 months
freemans occupation is office worker

think this is him although the age is out

Atlantic Ports Passenger Lists, 1820-1873 and 1893-1959
about Freeman Mitchell
Name: Freeman Mitchell
Arrival Date: 9 Apr 1913
Age: 29 Years
Estimated birth year: abt 1884
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: british (English)
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Arabic
Port of Arrival: Portland, Maine
Last Residence: England
Microfilm Roll Number: 21

born halifax
next of kin mother 48 miles st halifax
occupation farmer
going to rays farm , winona or ninona hard to make out

that all i can find on him canadian census only go up to 1911 and i cant find a death for him but as it is after 1960 it is outside the 50 year rule for canada

FrankFromYorks

FrankFromYorks Report 11 Oct 2010 23:25

Lorraine,

Thats amazing, you've provided me with a wealth of information, I had nothing to go on other than his birth details. It will take me a while to absorb this but I suspect it will raise other questions I need to persue such as where did he marry Eva and what was her surname. What is the 50 year rule ?

Thanks for your help , that was wonderful !

Helen

Helen Report 13 Oct 2010 21:04

Nudge for ref.

Irene

Irene Report 13 Oct 2010 23:36

Lorraine

Thank you very much for your help.

Your information was great and will help me.

Again thanks.

Irene

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 14 Oct 2010 21:06

frank

records in canada are subject to a 50 year rule which means they dont release records unless for next of kin until 50 years after the event.

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Lorraine

Lorraine Report 14 Oct 2010 21:20

david

found him on the passenger list

Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943
about Patrick Decourcey
Name: Patrick Decourcey
Arrival Date: 1 Sep 1923
Age: 32
Estimated birth year: abt 1891
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: Irish
Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
Ship Name: Columbia
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Friend's Name: Mary Decourcey
Last Residence: Scotland
Birthplace: Co Galway Clifton, Ireland

occupation motor man
next of kin wife ellen de courcey 98 high st dumbarton
going to sister mary west new town boston
perminant residence

he has missed the1920 census and ww1 records

unfortuantly i cant find a death for him either

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 19 Oct 2010 22:22

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MeJoy75

MeJoy75 Report 23 Oct 2010 07:31

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~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 24 Oct 2010 20:05

Hi Lorraine,

Could I ask for another look up please, You were brilliant last time in finding info on my Baker's.

I've done some digging around and have discovered that Arthur J Baker died before 1909 as someone found his wife on the census in Pennsylvania for 1909 stating she was a widow. So I think he died around 1907 - 1909

Could you possibly do a death look up for me please for him -

Arthur J Baker died around 1907 - 1909 Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA

Many thanks,

Regards, Lou

JaneyCanuck

JaneyCanuck Report 26 Oct 2010 23:32

Hi Lorraine - happened on this thread on a google search for names in someone's thread on TTF. ;)

Just wanted to mention: there isn't actually a 50-year rule for access to vital records in Canada. It's more complex -- in Ontario, for instance, it's 100 years for births, 85 years for marriages, 75 years for deaths, in terms of searchable indexes (at Ancestry). British Columbia has a later cut-off for deaths. Only about half the provinces have searchable indexes on line. So the black hole is deep and wide.

Just so you don't try to find things that aren't there! ;)


9/11/10 - Well, maybe that information will help someone else ....

~Looby Loo~

~Looby Loo~ Report 4 Nov 2010 09:36

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