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Lorraine

Lorraine Report 3 Jan 2011 20:29

hilary

have sent you a message re joans obituary

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 3 Jan 2011 22:33

woodie


have found some info on the family


mispelt on this one

1920 United States Federal Census
about Walter Heighley
Name: Walter Heighley
[Walter Keighley]
Home in 1920: Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Age: 44
Estimated birth year: abt 1876
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's name: Emma L Heighley
Father's Birth Place: England
Mother's Birth Place: England
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Year of immigration: 1910
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Walter Heighley 44
Emma L Heighley 45
Lucy Heighley 20
Charles W Heighley 17
Helene Heighley 9


youngest child helen born massachuesetts
walters occupation mason


U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
about Emma S Keighley
Name: Emma S Keighley
Birth Date: 10 Feb 1874
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England
Gender: Female
Residence: South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Passport Issue Date: 24 May 1920
Spouse Name: Walter Keighley
Spouse Birth Place: England
Passport Includes a Photo: Y
Source: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 (M1490

emma applying for a passport for herself and her daughter helena for a visit back to uk to her mother


emma arriving in usa with children

Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943
about Emma Keighley
Name: Emma Keighley
Arrival Date: 10 Dec 1909
Age: 35
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Gender: Female
Ethnic Background: English
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Ivernia
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Friend's Name: Walter Keighley
Last Residence: England
Birthplace: Idle Nr Bradford, England

with lucy aged 10
charles walter aged 7

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
about Emma Keighley
Name: Emma Keighley
Birth Date: abt 1874
Age: 46
Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States
Arrival Date: 5 Jul 1920
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Caronia
Search Ship Database: View the 'Caronia' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping line: Cunard Line
Official Number: 120826

travelling with helena
going to 1 new st idle bradford


New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Emma S Keighley
Name: Emma S Keighley
Arrival Date: 3 Oct 1920
Birth Year: abt 1874
Age: 46 Years 7 Months
Gender: Female
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Kaiserin Auguste Victoria
Search Ship Database: Search the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database

returning to howland farm dartmouth massacuesetts


1930

1930 United States Federal Census
about Emna Keighley
Name: Emna Keighley
Home in 1930: New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts
View Map
Age: 56
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of House: Head
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military Service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Emna Keighley 56
Helena Keighley 19


emma is listed as a widow working as a domestic for a private family
helena is working as a spooler in a cotton factory

cant find death for walter



this looks like walter going on ahead to usa
gives occupation as plasterer and final destination a massachuesetts

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Walter Keighley
Name: Walter Keighley
Arrival Date: 26 Sep 1909
Birth Year: abt 1875
Birth Location: England
Birth Location Other: eccleshill
Age: 34
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: English
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Cedric

found this for son charles

1930 United States Federal Census
about Charles W Keighley
Name: Charles W Keighley
Home in 1930: Tyngsboro, Middlesex, Massachusetts
View Map
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1905
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Lillian G Keighley
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military Service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Charles W Keighley 25
Lillian G Keighley 30
Roland J Keighley 1 11/12


wife and son both born massachuesetts
charles occupation is labourer on dairy farm

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 3 Jan 2011 23:07

leigh

have pmd you need more info please have not found an owen baker with father robert so far

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 3 Jan 2011 23:12

allan


cant seem to find much on him

his death which you already have
British Columbia Death Index: 1872 to 1979
about Arthur John Midcalf
Name: Arthur John Midcalf
Gender: Male
Age: 83
Death Date: 16 Nov 1966
Place of Death: Vancouver
Registration #: 1966-09-014915
bca #: B13280
gsu #: 2033856

but the one above is not the same as the one born in durham his middle name is harry

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Arthur Harry Midcalf
Name: Arthur Harry Midcalf
Year of Registration: 1882
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
District: Teesdale
County: Durham, Yorkshire - North Riding
Volume: 10a

this is the same arthur john as the death notice and the marriage
Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918
about Arthar John Midcalf
Name: Arthar John Midcalf
Residence: New Westminster, British Columbia
Birth Date: 30 May 1881
Birth Location: Edinburgt, Scotland
Relative: Chistopher Midcalf
Relationship: Father
Regiment Number: 791149

is it the arthur john you are researching or the arthur harry


now really confused are they one and the same

Death Date: 16 Nov 1966
Death Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Name: Arthur John Midcalf
Gender: Male
Age: 84y
Birth Date: 03 May 1882
Birthplace: Durham, England
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: May Elizabeth Lyne
Father: Christopher Midcalf
Mother: Elizabeth Lamb
Indian Agency:
Indian Band/Tribe:
Film Number: 2033856
Digital Folder Number: 4479271
Image Number: 1574
British Columbia Archives Film Number: B13280
Registration Number: 66 09 014915


this one saying born durham

do you have his birth cert from durham this would confirm fathers name

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 6 Jan 2011 23:52

nudge

Moira

Moira Report 7 Jan 2011 12:46

Hi, would it be possible for you to look up JOHN SIDNEY O KERR b. 1874 believed to have gone to USA around 1891, sorry I cannot add much more other than he came from Sheffield

Tom

Tom Report 7 Jan 2011 13:06

Hello, could you please look for a marriage in Canada (probably saskatchewan) between a Ronald Knox and a lady called Anita. He was born in 1930 so i guess it would have been about 1955.

Tom

Sandra

Sandra Report 7 Jan 2011 14:22

Hi Lorraine,

Can you find anything on this family for me please?
Annie Letson born 1873 in Ireland, she married Duncan Shearer Crawford 1896 in Greenock. I have found this entry on Familysearch and wondered if you could find them going to Canada and anything else of interest please?

William Parsons Crawford -
birth: 25 Feb 1911 — East Oxford, Oxford, Ontario
parents: Duncan Shearer Crawford, Annie Letson

record title: Ontario Births, 1869-1912
name: William Parsons Crawford
event: Birth
event date: 25 Feb 1911
event place: East Oxford, Oxford, Ontario
gender: Male
father: Duncan Shearer Crawford
mother: Annie Letson
registration year: 1911
registration number: 037711
digital folder number: 4530266

Thank you in advance.

Sandra

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 8 Jan 2011 03:00

moira


just to confirm i have the right one


England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about John Sidney O Kerr
Name: John Sidney O Kerr
Year of Registration: 1873
Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
District: Sheffield
County: South Yorkshire, Yorkshire - West Riding
Volume: 9c
Page: 451


1881 England Census
about John S. O. Kerr
Name: John S. O. Kerr
Age: 7
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Relation: Son
Father's name: Walter Kerr
Mother's name: Emily Kerr
Gender: Male
Where born: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

Civil Parish: Sheffield
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street address: 180 South St
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Scholar

Registration district: Sheffield
Sub-registration district: Sheffield Park
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Walter Kerr 44
Emily Kerr 34
Emma Thicket 18
John S. O. Kerr 7
Maud G. Kerr 5
Walter A. Kerr 1
John Cockayne 40


i cant find him on a passenger list nor on the 1900 or 1910 usa census do you know where in usa he went

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 8 Jan 2011 03:04

tom



sorry no marriage found for ronald

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 8 Jan 2011 03:26

sandra



the birth your refer to for reference

Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1911
about William Parsons Crawford
Name: William Parsons Crawford
Date of Birth: 25 Feb 1911
Gender: Male
Birth County: Oxford
Father's name: Duncan Shearer Crawford
Mother's name: Annie Letson
Archives of Ontario Microfilm: MS929_221

fathers occupation farm labourer
parents marriage greenock scotland 1896 march 27

family in 1911 duncan mispelt and gives annies place of birth as scotland

1911 Census of Canada
about Dimcan Crawford
Name: Dimcan Crawford
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 37
Birth Date: Aug 1873
Birthplace: Scotland
Relation to Head of House: Head
Immigration Year: 1909
Tribal: Scotch (Scotish)
Province: Ontario
District: Oxford South
District Number: 107
Sub-District: Oxford East
Sub-District Number: 16
Place of Habitation: E Oxford Tp
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Dimcan Crawford 37
Annie Crawford 38
Anna Crawford 14
James Crawford 13
Dunton Crawford 11
Martha Crawford 10
Archie Crawford 9
Elizibeth Crawford 7
Bell Crawford 5
Bethia Crawford 3
William Crawford 3/12

all children born scotland apart from william


Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
about Annie Crawford
Name: Annie Crawford
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Date of Arrival: 5 Apr 1909
Vessel: Grampian
Search Ship Database: View the 'Grampian' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
Roll: T-4734

duncans occupation farmer going to woodtock ontario



son james marriage

Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1926
about James Crawford
Name: James Crawford
Birth Place: Scotland
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1899
Father Name: Duncan Crawford
Mother Name: Annie Lenton
Spouse Name: Cora Grace Dickey
Spouse's Age: 19
Spouse Birth Place: Perth County
Spouse Father Name: Edgar Nathaniel Dickey
Spouse Mother Name: Selena Tyler
Marriage Date: 14 Jun 1924
Marriage Location: Oxford
Marriage County: Oxford
Registration district: Oxford
Archives of Ontario Microfilm: MS932_685



GenieAngel

GenieAngel Report 8 Jan 2011 08:36

Hello Lorraine,

Thank you so much for your offer. Could you please look up for me in Canada.

Abel Swanborough b 1822 Camerton Somerset, England
Ann Swanborough b 1817 Somerset, England

There could be many variants on the spelling Swainsbury/Swanbury/Swansborough etc.. Abel married Ann in England in 1843, then I have a death for him in Quebec, Canada in 1899. I would so appreciate anything that you could find out about him.

Thank you
Liz

Sandra

Sandra Report 8 Jan 2011 11:25

Lorraine, you never fail to amaze me.

Thank you very, very much, I really appreciate your help.

Sandra x

Garry

Garry Report 9 Jan 2011 14:11

Hi Lorain, I wonder if you can help me I would be very greatful.

My father Frederick Cotterill told me a story about when he was a little boy, A man came to visit his parents and got talking to my dad, he said he was from Canada, he told hjm about how he had to cut a blaze in trees to mark his route so he could find his way back, The man also told him that he had come to see the little boy who was named after him, His name being Frederick Cotterill. William Frederick in some records.

If he was in the Great War and was demobbed in Britain or going back to Canada my father wold have been 8 yrears old, my dad was born 1910.

Father Alfred cotterill b1857, mother Dinah Gossage b1855.
Ferederick Cotterill b1879, siblins Ashwell Minnie and Florence.
all are in the records untill 1901 after that they just disapear.

Garry.

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 10 Jan 2011 21:19

liz

abel in canada

mispelt looks like swansberry on the image but handwriting not very clear


1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
about Abel Swansburg
Name: Abel Swansburg
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: abt 1824
Birthplace: England
Province: Canada East (Quebec)
District: Sherbrooke County
District Number: 29
Sub-District: Shipton
Sub-District Number: 432
Household Members: Name Age
Abel Swansburg 28


occupation farmer
with ann aged 38

1871 Census of Canada
about Abel Swansberry
Name: Abel Swansberry
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Birth Year: abt 1822
Birth Place: England
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Church Of England
Origin: English
Province: Quebec
District: Richmond
District Number: 138
Subdistrict: Richmond
Subdistrict Number: e
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Abel Swansberry 49
Ann Swansberry 55


thats all i can find on them no death for ann and cant find them on a passenger list no sign of any children

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 10 Jan 2011 21:56

garry


found this frederick



just to confirm is this the right family

1901 England Census
about William Cotterill
Name: William Cotterill
Age: 21
Estimated birth year: abt 1880
Relation: Son
Father's name: Alfred Cotterill
Mother's name: Dina Cotterill
Gender: Male
Where born: Belbroughton, Worcestershire, England

Civil Parish: Romsley
Ecclesiastical parish: St Kenelm
County/Island: Worcestershire
Country: England

Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Bromsgrove
Sub-registration district: Belbroughton
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 34
Household Members: Name Age
Alfred Cotterill 43
Dina Cotterill 46
William Cotterill 21
Ashwell Cotterill 19
Minnie Cotterill 12
Florence Cotterill 7


Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
about Fred Cotterill
Name: Fred Cotterill
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: abt 1880
Date of Arrival: 26 Apr 1908
Vessel: Corsican
Search Ship Database: View the 'Corsican' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: Montreal, Quebec
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Roll: T-493

occupation farm labourer
travelling alone
going to toronto

other possible for him


1911 Census of Canada
about Frederick Cottrel
Name: Frederick Cottrel
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Age: 30
Birth Date: May 1881
Birthplace: England
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Immigration Year: 1906
Tribal: English
Province: Alberta
District: Strathcona
District Number: 6
Sub-District Number: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
George Wilson 72
Williamina Watson 62
John Watson 24
Frederick Cottrel 30


occupation contractor


possible for death doesnt give any details


British Columbia Death Index: 1872 to 1979
about Frederick W Cottrell
Name: Frederick W Cottrell
Gender: Male
Age: 93
Death Date: 12 Dec 1975
Place of Death: Vancouver
Registration #: 1975-09-018670
bca #: B13347
gsu #: 2050529

GenieAngel

GenieAngel Report 11 Jan 2011 08:16

Hello Lorraine,

Thank you so much for the Swanborough look up most appreciated. You are a star !!

Thanks again
Liz

Lorraine

Lorraine Report 16 Jan 2011 17:33

nudge

John

John Report 16 Jan 2011 23:19

Hi Lorraine
Could you tell me about when this family travelled to Canada! Presumably around 1910.
THOMAS DUCE born 15 Mar 1878 in Stottesden Cleobury Mortimer Shropshire, and died 17 Nov 1956 in Notre Dame De Lourdes Manitoba Canada. He married FANNY LAVINIA JONES 04 Jun 1906 in St Pauls Birmingham, daughter of CHARLES JONES and LAVINIA PRITCHARD. She was born 25 Dec 1884 in Oldbury Bridgnorth Shrops, and died 23 Dec 1947 in Rathwell Winnipeg Manitoba.

Children of THOMAS DUCE and FANNY JONES are:
HILDA MAY5 DUCE, b. Abt. Jun 1907, Birmingham; d. Abt. Mar 1908, Birmingham.
NELLIE DUCE, b. 1908, Birmingham; d. 06 Apr 1977, Canada.
GLADYS DUCE, b. 04 Jun 1911, Rathwell Manitoba; d. 20 Sep 2001, Treherne Manitoba; m. ROY TURNBULL.
JOHN THOMAS DUCE, b. 26 Apr 1914, Rothwell Manitoba; d. 07 Mar 1989, Winnipeg Manitoba; m. VIOLET MAE TURNBULL; b. 26 Mar 1928; d. 17 Jan 2009, Treherne Manitoba.
Many thanks
John

ElizabethK

ElizabethK Report 25 Jan 2011 11:49

nudge