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Who is up for a challenge?????

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Dea Report 28 Sep 2012 10:30

OOOhhh Mel,

I got all excited then - I thought it had arrived !!!!! :-(

Dea Xxx

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Sep 2012 10:27

Still waiting............................................. :-(

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 21 Sep 2012 23:08

Hi Dea and yes news as the cert was sent for today so we chould know next week sometime.

Hopefully she will not have under father Deceased and no name!!!!! :-|

But a name and occupation.

Alfred's father was Walter Cole as per this census.

1891 England Census
about Walter Cole
Name: Walter Cole
Age: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Jane Cole (nee Jeffery)
Gender: Male
Where born: Bideford, Devon, England

Civil parish: Bideford
Ecclesiastical parish: Bideford
County/Island: Devon
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: Mason

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Bideford
Sub-registration district: Bideford
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1786
Folio: 64
Page Number: 31
Household Members: Name Age
Walter Cole 38
Jane Cole 40
Walter B I Cole 17
William C Cole 15
Alice M Cole 13
Frederick Cole 10
Sarah A Cole 8
Alfred I Cole 3 *******************Lottie's hubby. ( it is Alfred John Cole)
Edith Cole 1

Apparently he was not a very nice person.

And now we shall have to wait and see what arrives!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-0

This week flew by but I bet next week drags................................


Dea Report 21 Sep 2012 17:01

Any news yet Mel ???

I am dying to get my teeth into this one ;-) :-D

Dea Xxx

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 18 Sep 2012 10:17

Yes girls it was FOOD to feed the ever growing oh and myself of course.....................think I am ever growing now too. :-|


Dea Report 17 Sep 2012 21:15

:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

Dea xxx


Gins Report 17 Sep 2012 21:07

Yeah, well..........that fits Dea ;-)


Dea Report 17 Sep 2012 20:50

Got the diamond rings !! - Can't get 'funky clothes' which fit me (except in childrens sizes which don't suit!! ;-) :-( ) - Don't want a new car as I love my 'old' one !!

That leaves ....................Food ! ;-) :-D :-D

Dea Xxx


Gins Report 17 Sep 2012 18:22

Depends what kind of shopping Mel

...........diamond rings, funky clothes, new car <3

Food :-P

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Sep 2012 17:56

Thanks Gins.

I have just come in from that awful job........SHOPPING :-P


Gins Report 17 Sep 2012 12:32


You can order here

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Sep 2012 12:05

Thats what I said Maureen.


GlitterBaby Report 17 Sep 2012 12:01

Also she is old enough to have been married before and lost her husband in WW1

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Sep 2012 11:52

Hi Dea

Arn't we all. It is not something that many of us let get away but it always seems to happen to my friends and I.

Glad you have been keeping an eye on this thread as I nearly contacted you yesterday.

Mel x


Dea Report 17 Sep 2012 11:48

Do let us have the details as soon as you get them Mel - I am baffled at the moment on this one :-(

Dea x

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Sep 2012 11:47

Can someone give me the best place to get the cert on line please?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Sep 2012 11:45

Thanks Gins I have told Jane she needs to get that cert.

She told me this morning that her sister seems to remember the Isle of Wight being mentioned, well thats Hants so maybe she did come from Hampshire?? who knows.

Will get on to her to buy the cert today if poss.

Thanks all and we will let you know what the outcome is, I promiss.

Onward and upward as the saying goes. I shall still keep looking.......


Gins Report 17 Sep 2012 10:35

Morning Mel

Having had a dig around and getting nowhere fast.....................Im affraid, it boils down to certificates

Id advise your friend to buy the marriage certificate, to check her fathers name

Not sure she would have been married before the 'Coles' marriage, given she was born 1891c and there is nothing obvious on freebmd for a marriage


Sarah Report 17 Sep 2012 10:24

There is a Lotty Mann born 1888 on 1901 and 1891 census returns but I know that the birth year is out some what. There seems to be a few Lottie Maney's in USA - perhaps she was married before?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Sep 2012 09:58

Morning All,

Patcham, Alfred J Coles, who Lottie married was a travelling salesman.

That is all we know about him but it is really Lottie we want to wish to find with a parent.