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zenawarrior Report 11 Nov 2012 12:31

hi everyone help please
i have
david townsend marring ellen pallister leeds 1874
on " A" there are trees saying they have a daughter isabella born in leeds 1880 and dieing in infancy
ellen then seems to go off to australia 1882 marrying again and having other children.
i think david dies in rotherham 1884 in a mine accident
i have a marriage certificate and a death certificate for david but cant find isabella anywhere perhaps fresh eyes can find her
thank you for any help given


MarieCeleste Report 11 Nov 2012 12:35

Zena - those Ancestry trees have all copied off each other so if one person's got duff info then they all have!

Can't find an Isabella myself.

When and where were David and Ellen born? - the Ellen Townsend that arrived in Australia in 1882 appeared to be from Lancashire.


zenawarrior Report 11 Nov 2012 12:39

hi marie
david hatton warwickshire have birth cert david and emma parents
ellen hunslett yorkshire just census also called betley mother mary and father john
australia trek of "a" trees also


MarieCeleste Report 11 Nov 2012 12:46

Just posting Ellen & David's marriage for background info:

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935
Name: Ellen Pallister, spinster of Fleece Lane
Birth Year: abt 1851
Age: 23
Marriage or Bann Date: 6 Jun 1874
Parish: Leeds, Christ Church
Father's Name: John Pallister - Carpenter
Spouse's Name: David Townsend, bachelor age 24 of Mitchil's ?? Court. A moulder
Spouse's Father's Name: David Townsend - Hore keeper

Witnesses: William Clifford Balmforth and Isabella Jane Bradley

(There appears to be a letter missing from David's father's occupation - I hope it's an "S")


zenawarrior Report 11 Nov 2012 12:51

its stores keeper its on all the certificates i have for the family for the family


Margee Report 11 Nov 2012 12:58

She went to Australia in 1882 but her husband didn't die until 1884?


zenawarrior Report 11 Nov 2012 13:05

this is information i found on ancestory
i can only verify their marriage and his death because i have the certificates
sorry i got it wrong i dont have his birth cert i have him off family search . org


Julie Report 11 Nov 2012 23:30

Hello - I found this birth record: a possibility?

Civil registration event: Birth

Name: TOWNEND, Priscilla Isabella

Registration district: [?] Leeds

County: Yorkshire

Year of registration: 1879

Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec

Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3

Volume no:[?]9B

Page no:[?]571


Vicci Report 12 Nov 2012 03:22

NSW assisted imigration

original gives her county of origin as "Lancashire"

Name: Ellen Townsend
Birth Year: abt 1856
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Arrival Date: 22 Apr 1882
Vessel Name: Hereford

another record says occupation domestic servant and origin Meath (ireland)
religion Roman Catholic
also says single


Vicci Report 12 Nov 2012 03:26

this seems more likely

Name: David Townsend
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1851
Ship Name: Clara
Port of Departure: London, England
Port of Arrival: Brisbane
Arrival Date: 22 Feb 1875

Name: Ellen Townsend
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1851
Ship Name: Clara
Port of Departure: London, England
Port of Arrival: Brisbane
Arrival Date: 22 Feb 1875


Vicci Report 12 Nov 2012 03:28

death of david

Name: David Townsend
Death Date: 1883
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: David
Mother's name: Emma
Registration Year: 1883
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration number: 1045


Vicci Report 12 Nov 2012 03:32

Isabella born in Australia

Name: Isabella Townsend
Birth Date: 1881
Father's Name: David Townsend
Mother's name: Ellen
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1881
Registration Place: Glebe, New South Wales
Registration number: 5492


Vicci Report 12 Nov 2012 03:56

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Marriage & Divorce

Name: Isabella Townsend
Spouse: Isaac Bryant
Marriage: 1906 - Burrowa, New South Wales

Name: Ellen Townsend
Spouse: Gad Parkin
Marriage: 1884 - Burrowa, New South Wales


zenawarrior Report 12 Nov 2012 14:32

thanks very much vicci
really really grateful to you and other posters