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Courtier-Workington Cumberland

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Mark Report 28 Dec 2012 14:12

Looking for info on James Courtier, have him on the 1891 Census as living in Old Company Cottages Seaton

Any help appreciated


GlitterBaby Report 28 Dec 2012 14:23

Born when and where






Astra Report 28 Dec 2012 15:17

Is this him?? Mistranscribed. He is living at the address you gave.

Name: James Cousher
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879
Relation: Son
Father's Name: James Cousher
Mother's Name: Mary Ann Cousher
Gender: Male
Where born: Maryport, Cumberland, England
Civil parish: Seaton
Ecclesiastical parish: Camerton
Town: Seaton
County/Island: Cumberland
Country: England
Household Members:
Name Age
James Cousher 37
Mary Ann Cousher 37
Mary Ann Cousher 16
Betsy Cousher 14
James Cousher 12
Thirsa Cousher 9
Lucy Cousher 7
Emma Cousher 4
John Cousher 2


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:19


Census 1911

Married 7 yrs 2 children, 1 living 1 deceased.

Address: Joiners Arms Market Place Cockermouth County: Cumberland

COURTIER, James Head Married M 31 1880 Licensed Inn Keeper Maryport Cumberland
COURTIER, Emma Wife Married F 30 1881 Camerton Cumberland
COURTIER, Mary Jane Daughter F 4 1907 Camerton Cumberland


patchem Report 28 Dec 2012 15:23

Mark has James born 1879, possibly in Cumberland, in his tree.

How did you get back to him, and what do you already know about him?

Births Sep 1879
Courtier James Cockermouth 10b 575


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:25

Census 1901

Seemingly a different mother, but children James, Emma & John carry over.

Did James senior remarry to a widow Perryman?

Address: 11, Old Side, Workington County: Cumberland

COURTIER, Jane H Head Married F 38 1863 Whitehaven, Cumberland
COURTIER, James Son Single M 21 1880 Stationary Engine Driver
Maryport, Cumberland
COURTIER, Emma Daughter Single F 14 1887 Workington, Cumberland
COURTIER, John Son M 11 1890 Workington, Cumberland
PERRYMAN, Eliz A Daughter F 13 1888 Askham, Lancashire
PERRYMAN, George Son M 11 1890 Askham, Lancashire
PERRYMAN, Emma Daughter F 9 1892 Askham, Lancashire
MORETON, Mary J Grand Daughter F 2 1899
Workington, Cumberland


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:29

Marriages Jun 1894
Byers John William Cockermouth 10b 939
>>>>Courtier James Cockermouth 10b 939
>>>>Perryman Jane Hannah Cockermouth 10b 939
Small Kate Cockermouth 10b 939

Death of first wife? Right age, but Mary Jane rather than the Mary Ann as in census 1891.

Deaths Dec 1891 Courtier Mary Jane 38 Cockermouth 10b 449


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:37

Birthplaces of James senior and wife Mary Ann in 1891:

Name: James Cousher
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann Cousher
Gender: Male
Where born: Chafford, Devon, England

Name: Mary Ann Cousher
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: James Cousher
Gender: Female
Where born: Throwley, Devon, England

The absent James senior in 1901???

Address: Bunnicott Cottage, North Bovey
County: Devonshire

COURTIER, Samuel Head Married M 54 1847 FarmerThrowleigh, Devonshire
COURTIER, Mary Wife Married F 50 1851 Chagford, Devonshire
COURTIER, James Brother Married M 50 1851 Iron Miner Chagford, Devonshire<<<<<<<<<<<<<
COURTIER, James W Grand Son Single M 5 1896 North Bovey, Devonshire


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:39

Marriages Sep 1903
COURTIER James Cockermouth 10b 997
KIRKBRIDE Emma Cockermouth 10b 997

Death of Emma?

Deaths Sep 1950 COURTIER Emma 69 Cockermouth 1a 74

Death of James?

Name: James Courtier
Birth Date: abt 1880
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1965
Age at Death: 85
Registration district: Cockermouth
Inferred County: Cumberland
Volume: 1a
Page: 106


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:41

One more child for James and Emma?

Births Jun 1912 Courtier Evelyn Kirkbride Cockermouth 10b 1238



Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:44

Looks like James 1859's first wife was Mary Jane, despite census 1891.

Marriages Jun 1872
Bennett William Okehampton 5b 671
>>>COURTIER James Okehampton 5b 671
>>>INDACOTT Mary Jane Okehampton 5b 671
Potter Susan Ann Okehampton 5b 671

Okehampton covers both Chagford and Throwleigh.


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 15:49

James senior and second wife Jane Hannah back together in census 1911:

Address: 11 Oldside Workington County: Cumberland

COURTIER, James Head Married M 57 1854 Iron Worker Devonshire Chogford
COURTIER, Jane Hanah Wife Married 17 years F 48 1863 Cumberland Whitehaven
COURTIER, John Son Single M 21 1890 Iron Worker Cumberland Workington
PERRYMAN, George Stepson Single M 21 1890 Iron Worker Asken in Furnace Lancs
PERRYMAN, Lizzie Ann Stepdaughter Single F 23 1888 Asken in Furnace Lancs
MORETON, Mary Jane Niece Single F 12 1899 School Cumberland Workington

Death of Jane:

Deaths Dec 1912 Courtier Jane H 49 Cockermouth 10b 810

Death of James? Age a bit out.

Deaths Jun 1931 Courtier James 79 Cockermouth 10b 692


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 16:04

Possibly the child James and Emma had lost in census 1911??

Deaths Mar 1911 Courtier Louisa 1 Cockermouth 10b 388

Births Mar 1910 COURTIER Louisa Cockermouth 10b 605


Kucinta Report 28 Dec 2012 16:09

Marriages for James' daughters?

Marriages Sep 1935
Courtier Mary J Williamson Cockermouth 10b 1379
Williamson Leslie L Courtier Cockermouth 10b 1379

A teenage Evelyn?

Marriages Sep 1929
Courtier Evelyn Harrison Cockermouth 10b 1232
Harrison John R Courtier Cockermouth 10b 1232

You can use FreeBMD to search for children of these marriages:

by searching for Harrison births with mother maiden name Courtier and ditto with Williamson mother maiden name Courtier.


Flip Report 28 Dec 2012 16:12

Probate record for Emma:

Emma Courtier
Probate Date: 9 Sep 1950
Death Date: 16 Aug 1950
Death Place: Cumberland, England
Registry: Carlisle

Emma, of Moorend, Brigham Road, Cockermouth - wife of James Courtier - died at Shoulthwaite Farm, Naddle St John's, near Keswick. Administration to James, retired inn-keeper - estate £91 18s 8d


Mark Report 29 Dec 2012 12:17

Wow, so much to take in, thanks for your kind help here,

James Courtier was married to Mary Jane Endacott, she died in about 1891 and then he married Jane Hannah Perryman

Will need to see where all this fits in now

Again many thanks for your help