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Peter & Elizabeth Johnson Darlington - 1837-1917

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Lchu1981 Report 2 Dec 2012 20:09

Thanks for all your help guys x


KathleenBell Report 2 Dec 2012 18:40

I think Mary Elizabeth was Elizabeth's daughter born out of wedlock. She is described as Mary Vasey's great granddaughter on the 1861 census.

The 1862 marriage seems to be right.

This looks like Mary E. Johnson's birth:-

Name: JOHNSON, Mary Elizabeth
Registration district: Darlington
County: Durham
Year of registration: 1857
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume no: 10A
Page no: 16

I would imagine that there is no father named on the certificate.

Kath. x


Choccy Report 2 Dec 2012 18:10


RG number: RG10
Piece: 4881
Folio: 50
Page: 18
Reg. District: Darlington
Sub District: Darlington
Parish: St John
Enum. District: 8
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough: Darlington
Address: Haughton Road Terrace, St John, Darlington
County: Durham

JOHNSON, Peter Head M 30 1841 County Durham
JOHNSON, Elizabeth Wife F 34 1837 County Durham
JOHNSON, Mary Elizabeth Daughter F 13 1858 County Durham
JOHNSON, Thomas Son M 7 1864 County Durham
JOHNSON, Anne Daughter F 6 1865 County Durham
JOHNSON, William Son M 3 1868 County Durham
JOHNSON, Robert Son M 1 1870 County Durham


Choccy Report 2 Dec 2012 18:10


Marriages Dec 1862

Dunning John Darlington 10a 45
>>>>Johnson Elizabeth Darlington 10a 45
>>>>Johnson Peter Darlington 10a 45
KELLY Mary Darlington 10a 45


Choccy Report 2 Dec 2012 18:03

Johnson appears to be her maiden name ?


RG number: HO107
Piece: 2382
Folio: 514
Page: 19
Reg. District: Darlington
Sub District:
Parish: Darlington
Enum. District: HOLY TRINITY
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 10, Regent Street, Darlington
County: Durham

VASEY, John Head M M 62 1789 Labourer
Hilton, Durham
VASEY, Mary Wife M F 61 1790
Hamsterley, Durham
>>>>JOHNSON, Elizabeth Granddaughter U F 15 1836 Weaver

Darlington, Durham


RG number: RG09
Piece: 3681
Folio: 20
Page: 41
Reg. District: Darlington
Sub District: 1 Darlington
Parish: St Cuthbert
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 3, Listers Building, Northgate, St Cuthbert, Darlington
County: Durham

VASEY, Mary Head Widow F 70 1791 Widow
Hamsterley, Durham
>>>>JOHNSON, Elizabeth Granddaughter Unmarried F 25 1836 ...Factory
Cockerton, Durham
JOHNSON, Mary E ...Granddaughter F 3 1858
Darlington, Durham


Lchu1981 Report 2 Dec 2012 17:56


I am looking for a bit of help I am trying to find my great, great grandmothers maiden name. Elizabeth Johnson was married to Peter Johnson I cannot seem to find any marriage record for them and therefore am struggling to find Elizabeth's maiden name. Both are from Darlington.

They had their first child Mary Elizabeth in 1858, however the1861 cenus shows Elizabeth Johnson living with the couples child with Elizabeth's grandmother Mary Vasey born 1791, while Peter is shown living with his Parentsin Houghton Le Skerne. I cannot locate any marriage records for the couple on either Genes or any other website. Can anyone help?