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Information about Marion Higsons parents

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Delmar

Delmar Report 5 Dec 2012 20:09

I'm trying to find info. about my grandmothers family. Marion Higson married my grandfather Thomas Higginson Lucas in 1908 and died a few months after giving birth to my dad William Higson Lucas in 1910. I am unable to trace back to her parents and or siblings. Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you.
Delmar Lucas

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 5 Dec 2012 20:20

Where did they marry and have you got the cert

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 5 Dec 2012 20:21

Marriages Dec 1908 (>99%)
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HAWORTH William Henry A Haslingden 8e 215
HIGSON Marion Haslingden 8e 215
JACKSON Mary Annie Haslingden 8e 215
LUCAS Thomas Higginson Haslingden 8e 215

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Dec 2012 20:32

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Elsie Marion Higson
England and Wales Census, 1901
birth: 1888 Manchester,? Lancashire
census: 31 Mar 1901 Oldham,? Lancashire,? England


name: Elsie Marion Higson
event: Census
event date: 31 Mar 1901
gender: Female
age: 13
relationship to head of household: Daughter
birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire
record type: Household
registration district: Oldham
sub-district: Oldham Above Town
ecclesiastical parish: Christ Church Glodwick
civil parish: Oldham
county: Lancashire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Dec 2012 20:33

Thomas Higginson Lucas
England and Wales Census, 1911
birth: Blackpool,? Lancashire
census: 1911 Blackpool,? Blackpool,? Lancashire,? England


name: Thomas Higginson Lucas
event: Census
event date: 1911
gender: Male
age: 22
birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire
record type: Household
registration district: Fylde
sub-district: Blackpool
parish: Blackpool
county: Lancashire

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 5 Dec 2012 20:34

Where did Marion die as not finding a death - only one in Hendon - which does not match on location for where the family are on 1911 census

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Dec 2012 20:38

William Higson Lucas
England and Wales Census, 1911
birth: Crawshawbooth,? Lancashire
census: 1911 Blackpool,? Blackpool,? Lancashire,? England


name: William Higson Lucas
event: Census
event date: 1911
gender: Male
age: 1
birthplace: Crawshawbooth, Lancashire
record type: Household
registration district: Fylde
sub-district: Blackpool
parish: Blackpool
county: Lancashire

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 5 Dec 2012 21:11

PM received

They were married in Haslingden in Lancashire. I think she died in Blackpool but I cannot find a record.



Delmar,
Could you please post any additional info straight on the thread rather than sending a message. That way any member trying to help you can see it on here.

Thanks,
Maureen

Delmar

Delmar Report 5 Dec 2012 21:14

They were married in Haslingden in Lancashire. I think she died in Blackpool but I cannot find a record.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 5 Dec 2012 21:31

Got a couple of problems

How do you know that Marion died shortly after the birth of William ?

Divorce was not easy to get so quite often couples split and they might say widow or widower on the census.

Do you have the marriage cert for her age and the name & occupation of her father if she knew him.

If her age matched with that possible death in Hendon then it might be worth getting that death cert.

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 5 Dec 2012 21:40

More on Census 1911:

Address: 37 Woolman Road Blackpool County: Lancashire

RICHARDS, Thomas Head Married M 29 1882 Cabdriver London Camden Town
RICHARDS, Madge Wife Married F 25 1886 Lanc Burnley
LUCAS, Thomas Higginson Boarder Widower M 22 1889 Cabdriver Lanc Blackpool
LUCAS, William Higson Boarder M 1 1910 Lanc Crawshawbooth

One the image for Thomas Higginson Lucas has been written and then crossed out, married one year, one child born, one child still living none deceased.

Delmar

Delmar Report 5 Dec 2012 22:23

My dads mother Marion died of cancer and dad and his father Thomas stayed with Thomas and Madge Richards for a year. Dad stayed and Thomas moved to Canada where his two brothers James and John went to homestead. Dad stayed with the Richards for two or three more years and then his grandparents took care of him until 1920 and his grandmother sent him to Canada to be with his father. I can't find a death certificate for Marion but I know she died shortly after dad was born. Thomas re-married in Canada and dad had 2 half-brothers and a half-sister.