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SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 6 Nov 2012 03:24

I would like to thank all involved searching for my family, due to the hard work and dedication of them concerened (Jax,MaureeninNY etc) i now have more siblings and a few cousins woop woop , havent met them yet but we know we are there xx,

Now i have another i cant find, would ANYONE care to help me :-)

SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 27 Feb 2011 21:13

Hi All you must have been searching all night ,fingers crossed for me that the pc stays on longer this time

what an ammount of info you got...well done

MaureeninNY

MaureeninNY Report 27 Feb 2011 13:22

I did check out the other burials in Annie's grave. It appears to be a common one. (18 other people!)
(Note to Chris-I'm green with envy. Olympia,nice man AND free credits!!? Humph! I)

Maureenxx

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 27 Feb 2011 09:48

It may be worth while paying at deceasedonline to see who else is in that lair with Annie Martin Pescott. I can't remember offhand how much it costs but it isn't very much.


EDIT

Just had a look 30 credits cost £3.00 and for 15 credits you can see who is buried in that lair.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 27 Feb 2011 07:42

(catches up!)

Things looking good... nice find Maureen, surprising what's turning up on Deceased Online, Frederick and Emily Devan are there too, (will stick details on later) there are quite a few Prescotts which probably relate as well down the line :-)

(I spoke to a very nice man at Olympia yesterday, and am awaiting free credits for that site, lol, will come in handy here!)

Chris :)

St. Pancras Cemetery.
Emily Devan buried 4th April 1950 (age 68) 9, Barham Close, Wembley, Middx.
Frederick Devan buried 7th April 1930 (age 53) 168, Prince of Wales Rd. St. Pancras.

jax

jax Report 27 Feb 2011 02:04

Thats something you are probably never going to find out now......families ....huh

jax

SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 27 Feb 2011 01:18

stories my gran told me about my dad leonard,unscrupulous,,would have slit your throat for a penny etc may have run in the family & maybe why they changed from Pescott to Prescott...there again my gran (mums mum) was very bitter at the way he treated my mum so it could have been a bitter old womans rants or the truth?

SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 27 Feb 2011 00:51

no ive only got the access of 5 pounds per year ,ive been trying to delete some folks on the tree as they are my daughters partners lot even though she didnt marry but she stuck them on anyway grrrrrrrrr...i do love to rake and find them but at the moment this comp is ready for the knackers yard and wont stay on long enough to find anyone , i dont want you all spending all your time with me but anything you may come accross when ye have a spare 5 mins would be brill!!!!

you got me wondering now so im away to check all i have for prescott

i would love to find out about the siblings of my dad (leonard)

ile send you a mail

jax

jax Report 27 Feb 2011 00:24

Wonder why Henry decided to adopt Prescott as his name rather than Pescott?

I take it you have access to records on here SS ?

I could carry on finding more bits and peices for you but dont want to spoil your fun if you want to find them yourself.

Just let us know what you are stuck on and we will try to help

jax

SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 26 Feb 2011 23:02

Jax,just notice you asked me if cert said Pescott or Prescott....Henrys says Pescott

SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 26 Feb 2011 20:55

how in heavens name do you all do this ,its so hard ,the mind boggles how you all figure this out....nightmare i could'nt ever add to the tree without all your help

jax

jax Report 26 Feb 2011 18:13

Oh at least I picked the right one. I did doubt it as Barnet is'nt near islington

It seems that only Annie and Henry were given the Martin middle name, so maybe the other two were not fathered by George? or Emily forgot to add it?

jax

MaureeninNY

MaureeninNY Report 26 Feb 2011 17:58

Don't ask me why I've looked at this $$. (curiousity?)
https://www.deceasedonline.com

Pescott, Annie Martin
buried on: 5 Nov 1924 recorded at: Islington Cemetery (Islington)
(age 41)

Burials in the Burial Ground at Finchley.
Last abode was Colney Hatch Hospital.

So,no,she never married.

Maureen

Edit:
Shoot-long thread. So sorry to our Chris if she'd found this already.

Dea

Dea Report 26 Feb 2011 14:35

Ditto Maureen !!!

Dea Xxx

MaureeninNY

MaureeninNY Report 26 Feb 2011 14:31

I think a few of us breathed a sigh of relief at the results of that birth cert!!!!

If he'd turned up as the son of Harriet and Job Pescott or something,you may have heard a groan around the world.

Maureen

jax

jax Report 26 Feb 2011 05:17

Here are Henrys three siblings births

Births Mar 1882 (>99%)

Pescott Emily Islington 1b 382

Births Sep 1883 (>99%)

PESCOTT Annie Martin Islington 1b 411

Births Jun 1885 (>99%)

Pescott Alice Islington 1b 223

On page 3 it looks like Annie is with her father George Martin in the 1901 census




jax

jax Report 26 Feb 2011 04:21

Hi SS

Good these pills, fall asleep at 10 pm and wide awake now aghhh

On page 2 Dea posted a 1891 census with Emily and the 3 girls so it looks like they are his sisters...dont know where Henry was though??

Did'nt you say to me SS that the birth cert did say Pescott not Prescott?

I dont think that Annie to John cooper is yours that marriage took place much too early

Infact she may not have married this death ties in with her birth

Name: Annie M Pescott
Death Registration Month/Year: 1924
Age at death (estimated): 41
Registration district: Barnet
Inferred County: Middlesex
Volume: 3a
Page: 429


jax

Quinsgran

Quinsgran Report 26 Feb 2011 04:03

Yes a beautiful and sad place with the earthquakes in Christchurch. 113 dead and over 200 missing

Im glad Im in the North Island

SherbitShandy

SherbitShandy Report 26 Feb 2011 04:00

ok no probs......they were the ones who gave me the info written above its me who cant take any in lol

New Zealand , long way from Scotland where i am , beautiful place NZ

ok im off for a bit of sleep, thanks again i appreciate the help and chat

nite,P

Quinsgran

Quinsgran Report 26 Feb 2011 03:51

You are probably tired and need to go to bed. This hobby is so addictive

Im in New Zealand

I noticed those marriages were posted on the thread earlier and Alice Prescotts fathers name was George Prescott occ butcher. So yes these must be siblings of Henry

Possibly when Alice was asked her fathers name she said George and it was assumed his surname was Prescott