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GEORGE MITCHELL 1879

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Fiona

Fiona Report 22 Sep 2010 17:49

My George James William Lewis Mitchell was born 14/01/1879 in Ladywood Birmingham. I am having trouble tracing his parents George Mitchell and Charlotte White. I would appreciate any assistance finding his ancestors as I can't find George Mitchell 1879 until he 1911 census when he was married to Lillian Hoffmann.

Jane

Jane Report 22 Sep 2010 18:02

Could this be him staying with grandparents ?


1891 England Census about George Mitchell
Name: George Mitchell
Age: 12
Estimated birth year: abt 1879
Relation: Grandson
Mother's Name: Caroline White
Gender: Male
Where born: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Civil parish: Aston
Ecclesiastical parish: St Catherine
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Aston
Sub-registration district: Duddeston
ED, institution, or vessel: 42
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William M White 60
Lucy White 63
Caroline White 35
George Mitchell 12
William Mitchell 2
Ellen Mitchell 9

Jane

Jane Report 22 Sep 2010 18:07

1881 census

1881 England Census about G.J.W.L. Mitchell
Name: G.J.W.L. Mitchell
Age: 2
Estimated birth year: abt 1879
Relation: Grandson
Mother's Name: Agnes E. White
Gender: Male
Where born: Birmm, Warwickshire, England
Civil parish: Aston
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Street Address: 27 Goodrick St
Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Aston
Sub-registration district: Duddeston
ED, institution, or vessel: 40
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Wm.M. White 50
Lucy White 53
Lewis Wm. White 25
Agnes E. White 33
G.J.W.L. Mitchell 2
Arthur Hickman 29

Jane

Jane Report 22 Sep 2010 18:08

Looks like Charlotte changed her name to Caroline White

Fiona

Fiona Report 22 Sep 2010 18:09

Thanks for very quick reply but I have got his birth certificate and it states his mother was Charlotte Mary North White so this is why I am confused and stuck!

Fiona

Fiona Report 22 Sep 2010 18:12

Wow - light bulb moment. I just couldn't work this out. It does look like Charlotte has become Caroline. I can move forward now.

Jane

Jane Report 22 Sep 2010 18:15

It states that agnes is his mother but looking at the census I think the transcriber just assumed she was his mother

Fiona

Fiona Report 22 Sep 2010 18:17

On his marriage certificate in 1907 his father is listed as George Mitchell (deceased) architect.

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Sep 2010 19:26

Not convinced Charlotte is Caroline.


Marriages Sep 1877

Mitchell George - Aston 6d 452
WHITE Charlotte Mary N - Aston 6d 452

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Sep 2010 19:31

Births Sep 1854 -

White Charlotte Mary North - Aston 6d 236

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Sep 2010 19:34

1881


George MITCHELL Head M Male 26 Cheltenham, Gloucester, England Traveller (Com)
Charlotte MITCHELL Wife M Female 26 Birmingham, Warwick, England
Ernest MITCHELL Son Male 10 m Birmingham, Warwick, England Schollar

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Sep 2010 19:38

Deaths Mar 1894


MITCHELL Charlotte Mary N -39 - Aston 6d 237

Fiona

Fiona Report 22 Sep 2010 19:53

Thanks Michael maybe their son George (1879) was staying with grandparents when 1881 census taken and this is why I had such trouble linking everyone together.

Mike *

Mike * Report 22 Sep 2010 20:36

You're welcome.

Jane

Jane Report 23 Sep 2010 11:20

Sorry to be a pain but I still think Charlotte might have changed her name to Caroline.All the names match up

1871 England Census about William M White
Name: William M White
Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1831
Relation: Head
Spouse's name: Lucy L White
Gender: Male
Where born: Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Aston
Ecclesiastical parish: St Clement
Town: Duddeston Cum Nechells
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Registration district: Aston
Sub-registration district: Duddeston
ED, institution, or vessel: 36
Household schedule number: 177
Household Members:
Name Age
William M White 40
Lucy L White 43
Charlotte M White 16
Lewis W White 15
Agnes Eugenie White 13

Fiona

Fiona Report 23 Sep 2010 14:25

I have found out that Caroline married Lewis White and it looks as if George J W L Mitchell lived with his grand-parents then aunt and uncle. It's been very difficult to work out. They sound a complicated family - I am having trouble tracing the movements of George J W L Mitchell (1879) father - also called George Mitchell.

Jane

Jane Report 23 Sep 2010 15:34

I understand now where caroline fits in.
I am away for two days but if you are still having trouble chasing George I will have another try

Fiona

Fiona Report 26 Sep 2010 10:55

Just found out G J WL Mitchell's father, also George Mitchell had a father James Pike Mitchell so will try and find out about him. Thanks.

Leith

Leith Report 31 Dec 2012 08:22

George James William Lewis MITCHELL is the son of George MITCHELL & Charlotte Mary North WHITE.
I think the enumerator has called her Caroline once instead of Charlotte but she is the daughter of William Motley WHITE and Lucy Lewis ULETT both born in Gloucester.
Charlotte had siblings Lewis William WHITE (married to Caroline FREEMAN) and Agnes Eugenie WHITE (married to Arthur HICKMAN)
William Motley WHITE is the son of John Motley WHITE and Mary (I think NORTH but I have not verified that yet). John Motley WHITE was bankrupted and in the Bankruptcy Notice in the Gazette it gives a list of his various addresses mainly in Birmingham and previously Gloucestershire before his Bankruptcy.
Ernest, Ellen & William MITCHELL who were younger siblings of George JWL MITCHELL were all born London or Middlesex and I think their father died in London about 1890 but I have not checked that yet.

Cheers
Leith ;-)

Leith

Leith Report 31 Dec 2012 08:22

George James William Lewis MITCHELL is the son of George MITCHELL & Charlotte Mary North WHITE.
I think the enumerator has called her Caroline once instead of Charlotte but she is the daughter of William Motley WHITE and Lucy Lewis ULETT both born in Gloucester.
Charlotte had siblings Lewis William WHITE (married to Caroline FREEMAN) and Agnes Eugenie WHITE (married to Arthur HICKMAN)
William Motley WHITE is the son of John Motley WHITE and Mary (I think NORTH but I have not verified that yet). John Motley WHITE was bankrupted and in the Bankruptcy Notice in the Gazette it gives a list of his various addresses mainly in Birmingham and previously Gloucestershire before his Bankruptcy.
Ernest, Ellen & William MITCHELL who were younger siblings of George JWL MITCHELL were all born London or Middlesex and I think their father died in London about 1890 but I have not checked that yet.

Cheers
Leith ;-)