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Thomas Powell 1846

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Christine

Christine Report 13 Nov 2012 14:29

Hi
I am looking for Thomas after 1871. He was born Salford, Manchester 1846 and I have him 1851 with his parents(John and Susannah) and siblings and in 1861 with his mother and siblings. He married Catherine Evans in 1870 and I have the 1871 census of them and her sister. He is a warehouseman.
All the census are in Pendleton, Manchester.
This is where I come unstuck and can find nothing more for Thomas. I am wondering if he travelled abroad and wonder if someone could check these records for me.
(Do not confuse him with Thomas Sykes Powell born 1847 Salford)
Any help would be appreciated
Thank you
Christine

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Nov 2012 15:13

Where is Catherine in the later censuses? What is her recorded marital status?

Did they have children?

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Nov 2012 15:16

For INFO

1871 England Census

Name: Catherine Powell
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Thomas Powell
Gender: Female
Where born: Ireland
Civil parish: Pendleton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Thomas
Town: Salford
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Registration district: Salford
Sub-registration district: Pendleton
ED, institution, or vessel: 26
Household schedule number: 101
Piece: 4011
Folio: 73
Page Number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Powell 24
Catherine Powell 23
Evans 17 born IRELAND

Christine

Christine Report 13 Nov 2012 15:17

Hi Reggie

I dont know where Catherine is. They both seem to have disappeared after 1871 which is why I wondered if they had gone abroad.
Christine

Dea

Dea Report 13 Nov 2012 15:23

Can you post the 1851 for reference please?

Dea x

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Nov 2012 15:26

Why, then, did you only refer to Thomas?

Try looking for them in Ireland...or look for deaths

Dea

Dea Report 13 Nov 2012 15:41

Could this be parent's marriage??

Marriage: 19 Aug 1838 St Mary the Virgin, Eccles, Lancashire, England
John Powell - of full age Labourer Bachelor of Pendleton
Susannah Watson - of full age Spinster of Pendleton
Groom's Father: Richard Powell, Farmer
Bride's Father: Anthony Watson, Labourer
Witness: Ann Davies; Thomas Gorse
Married by Banns by: J. Chadwick Curate
Register: Marriages 1837 - 1838, Page 204, Entry 407
Source: Manchester Central Library

Dea x

Christine

Christine Report 13 Nov 2012 15:51

Hi
Yes Dea that is the parents marriage
not sure how to post a census
Sorry I didnt consciously mention only Thomas or mean to mislead

Christine

Dea

Dea Report 13 Nov 2012 15:54

Found it:


1851 England Census about Thos Powell
Name: Thos Powell
Age: 4
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Powell
Mother's name: Sushannah Powell
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Pendleton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Manchester
Ecclesiastical parish: Christ Church
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

1851:
Registration district: Salford
Sub-registration district: Regent Road
ED, institution, or vessel: 1cc
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 93
Piece: 2224
Page Number: 28
Household Members:
Name Age
John Powell 41 Gardner b Shropshire
Sushannah Powell 40 b. Malta
Henry Powell 11
Naome Powell 8
John Mark Powell 6
Thos Powell 4
Joseph Powell 1/12

at 15 Back St.

Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 2224; ; Page: 28; .

Dea x