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Can anyone find the Saul family from Norfolk

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Janet

Janet Report 1 Jan 2013 11:43

Hi all
I am trying to trace my friends family for her as she knows very little about them, i have managed to find her mother and grandparents on the 1911 census. Her Gt Grandparents in the 1901 census, but when i go back to the 1891 census things start to get complicated as her Gt,Gt Grandfather's place of birth seems to change, so i am not sure if i have the right people. I have tried making contact through genes with other tree owners where the nam turns up, but am not having much luck with info coming back. I would be grateful for any help from genes members.
The info i do have is;
Her mother was Evelyn Grace Elizabeth Saul born 23.1.1908 in (Ludham)?. Her parents were Thomas Marshall Saul born 1887 in Hassingham, and her mother was Mildred Alice Bensley 1886 born in Potterheigham.
In the 1901 census Thomas Marshall Saul's parents are listed as John Saul 1856, born in Beighton and Sarah E Saul 1857 born in Hassingham. They are listed as living at Priory Farm, Low Road, Thurlton where John is a Farmer.
In the 1891 census i can find a John Saul of the right age but it lists him as having been born in Hassingham and not Beighton.
Can anyone help, Please!
Jan

Reggie

Reggie Report 1 Jan 2013 11:50

Don't worry too much about a difference in birthplace............. people often gave as their birthplace the name of the place where they grew up

Buy Thomas's birth cert for facts about his parents

Births Mar 1887 (>99%)
Saul Thomas Marshall Blofield 4b 213

Reggie

Reggie Report 1 Jan 2013 11:54

1881 England Census

Name: John Saul
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Sarah E. Saul
Gender: Male
Where born: Beighton, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Hassingham
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address: 6 Church Rd
Condition as to marriage: Married

Occupation: Ag Laborer
Registration district: Blofield
Sub-registration district: Blofield
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1960
Folio: 36
Page Number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
John Saul 25
Sarah E. Saul 24
Thomas Saul 23 BROTHER, b. Hassingham

Reggie

Reggie Report 1 Jan 2013 11:55

All the confirmation you need, I would suggest

Marriages Dec 1880 (>99%)
Marshall Sarah Elizabeth Blofield 4b 535
Saul John Blofield 4b 535

Reggie

Reggie Report 1 Jan 2013 11:57

1861 England Census
Name: John Saul
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Saul
Mother's Name: Charlotte Saul
Gender: Male
Where born: Hassingham, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Hassingham
Ecclesiastical parish: Norwich
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England

Registration district: Blofield
Sub-registration district: Blofield
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 11
Piece: 1226
Folio: 130
Page Number: 3
Household Members:
Name Age
John Saul 42
Charlotte Saul 38
James Patterson 19 Son in Law (STEPSON)*
Benjamin Saul 13
Christianna Saul 11
John Saul 5
Thomas Saul 3
Edward Saul 9 Months

*So now you can find the parents' marriage

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 1 Jan 2013 12:03

This is Thomas and Mildred's marriage:-


Name: SAUL, Thomas Marshall
Registration district: Loddon
County: Norfolk
Year of registration: 1907
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
Volume no: 4B
Page no: 587

Name: BENSLEY, Mildred Alice
Registration district: Loddon
County: Norfolk
Year of registration: 1907
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912
Volume no: 4B
Page no: 587

This gives Thomas's middle name which shows that the 1891 Thomas you found is the correct one as he has the middle initial "M".

Kath. x

Janet

Janet Report 1 Jan 2013 12:36

Thanks for this info, it has now given me more names to look up.
I can't believe anyone got back to me that quickly.
Just phoned my friend and she is thrilled :-D

Chris

Chris Report 1 Jan 2013 17:04

Possible baptism for John Saul in 1856

http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/SearchResults.pl?RecordType=Baptisms&RecordID=2865660

Possible baptism for John Saul in 1819

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14263-29377-3?cc=1823613&wc=9019767