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Marriage for the 1901 and 1911

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Peter Report 5 Jan 2013 23:45

Thank you mgnv


mgnv Report 2 Jan 2013 04:27

There are some local indexes online for Darlington:
Surname Forename Register Entry No Year Spouse Details
SWALES Margaret RO29 172 1894 MCLEAN Richard Apply for certificate RO29-172 - [new window]

So they either marr in the rego office, or in a non-conformist church as non-conformists weren't authorized to keep officil marr rego's before 1898, so the registrar would have to attend and record them in his rego.

A church marr would have a non-RO local ref, e.g.,
SWALES Elizabeth C13/1 144 1894 COOK John Apply for certificate C13/1-144 - [new window]
but the site doesn't have a key saying which church C13 is.


Peter Report 1 Jan 2013 20:26

Hi everyone, and Happy New Year! Just reviewing this - Glitterbaby, why did you ask in your last post that there may be TWO of them?




Peter Report 29 Dec 2012 01:24

Thanks Reggie - I'll look into it.


Reggie Report 28 Dec 2012 23:08

If you wish to see a marriage cert, you'll have to buy it


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 22:31

Hmmm I really don't know - I'll email the register office.

Thank you


GlitterBaby Report 28 Dec 2012 21:59

Just been looking at that 1911 census

Thomas Richards is shown on image as single and Head

Margaret shown as married 17 years. 5 children born and 5 still alive

Emmett might be Emma (?) on image


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 21:53

Oh wow - I really don't know - need to see about that marriage certificate really!


GlitterBaby Report 28 Dec 2012 21:52

Could there be two of them

Name: Margaret McLean
Birth Date: abt 1875
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1918
Age at Death: 43
Registration district: Hartlepool
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 10a
Page: 136


GlitterBaby Report 28 Dec 2012 21:49

1911 ??
Name: Margaret McLean
Age in 1911: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1875
Relation to Head: Wife
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: West Hartlepool
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: 39 Sarah St West Hartlepool
Marital Status: Married
Registration district: Hartlepool
Registration District Number: 545
Sub-registration district: Hartlepool
ED, institution, or vessel: 41
Piece: 29641
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Richards 37
Margaret McLean 36
Lizzie McLean 16
Emmett McLean 12
Margaret McLean 9
Annie McLean 8


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 21:40

Well that matches the birth places and year I suggested. Hmmmmmm, I think this might be pieces together. But the death is a long way from home - still, these people moved a lot.

What do you think?


GlitterBaby Report 28 Dec 2012 21:29

1901 ??

Name: Margaret Mc Lean
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: West Hartlepool
Ecclesiastical parish: Hartlepool St Aidan
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: lodging house keeper

Condition as to marriage: married


Employment status: View image

Registration district: Hartlepool
Sub-registration district: Hartlepool
ED, institution, or vessel: 69
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 290
Piece: 4642
Folio: 153
Page Number: 53
Household Members: Name Age
Margaret Mc Lean 25
Mary Ann Mc Lean 8 - Darlington
Eliza Mc Lean 6 - Guisbro
Emily Mc Lean 1 - Hartlepool
E Smith 32
R Smith 41
M Smith 15
E Dawson 14

Class: RG13; Piece: 4642; Folio: 153; Page: 53.

Smith and Dawson are boarders


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 21:28

Thank you Jeremy - I really don't know but thanks for pointing that out. Hmmmm, can we spot the family on the 1901 as that would help tremendously.



JerryH Report 28 Dec 2012 20:35

Could this be relevant?

Deaths Dec 1901 (>99%)

McLean Margaret Ann 27 Northallerton 9d 438



Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 20:12

Is there no sign on the 1901?


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 20:05

No I can't see a probable death for a Margaret McClean ... any other ideas?


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 20:00

Yes, I have seen this 1911 before - Richard Swales shown here was an uncle of Margaret, but also his son, John, married an Eliza Jane McClean, born c. 1880.


I'll have a look for a death for Margaret.

Thank you.


K Report 28 Dec 2012 19:53

In 1911 a Richard Mclean was listed as a visitor and widower with the Swale family - Was this Margaret's family?

Name: Richard McLean
Age in 1911: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
Relation to Head: Visitor
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Guisbro, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Guisborough
County/Island: Yorkshire-North Riding
Country: England
Street Address: 3 South St Guisbro
Marital Status: Widowed
Occupation: Hawker
Registration district: Guisborough
Registration District Number: 534
Sub-registration district: Guisborough
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Piece: 29190
Household Members:
Name Age
Richard Swales 62
Elizabeth Swales 59
Richard McLean 38
Richard Swales 21
Isabella Swales 15
Richard Swales 11
Hannibal Swales 9
Elizabeth Swales 7


Peter Report 28 Dec 2012 19:44

I know MarieCeleste.

I sadly don't know who she married but I SUSPECT she was born 1875 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.

Thank you,



MarieCeleste Report 28 Dec 2012 19:34

Peter - your Swales seem to be spreading!