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Where to find her Maiden name?

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Natasha

Natasha Report 4 Jan 2013 11:40

Sylvia ???

George William Cuthbert (her husband)

he married Sylvia in Alabama USA according to my Mum and Nan.

this would be backed up abit by me not finding him in the 1891 census which could mean between 1881-1891 "he was on a ship somewhere working & marrying sylvia"

what i'd like to find out is her Maiden Name. as i can't find their marriage records as it possibly was abroad.
help please?

Thankyou

George William Cuthbert -1862 (1861) Lincolnshire Swineshead
Sylvia ?-c1869 durham stockton on tees (from census 1901)
died 1908 lincolnshire.
had 1 daughter.

where else to find Sylvia's maiden name?

Reggie

Reggie Report 4 Jan 2013 11:51

If the daughter was born in the UK..........her birth cert will tell you

Reggie

Reggie Report 4 Jan 2013 11:53

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Minnie Cuthbert
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1896
Registration district: Boston
Inferred County: Lincolnshire
Volume: 7a
Page: 434

Natasha

Natasha Report 4 Jan 2013 11:57

Yes thats the daughter. my great grandmother Minnie.

so i just have to buy a copy of the original?

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 4 Jan 2013 12:04

Just for the record from this record collection:

Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969

There does not appear to be any record of a George William Cuthbert marrying anyone whose forename was Sylvia in Alabama between 1888~1908..

Margee

Margee Report 4 Jan 2013 12:20

I can't see either of them on passenger lists, either going to USA or returning to England.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 4 Jan 2013 12:27

george had remarrried by 1911
1911 census transcription details for: Station Road Swineshead


National Archive Reference:
RG14PN19564 RG78PN1174 RD415 SD1 ED18 SN24
Reg. District: Boston
Sub District: Kirton
Parish: Swineshead
Enum. District: 18
Address: Station Road Swineshead
County: Lincolnshire
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
CUTHBERT, George W Head Married M 49 1862 House Painter Lincoln Swineshead
CUTHBERT, Francis S F Wife Married
2 years F 40 1871 Lincoln Kirton
CUTHBERT, Minnie Daughter F 14 1897 School Lincoln Swineshead
CUTHBERT, Sylvia L Daughter F 0 (9 MONTHS) 1911 Lincoln Swineshead


note he was a house painter so probably not at sea!!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 4 Jan 2013 12:29



1901 census transcription details for: North End, Swineshead


National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG13
Piece: 3040
Folio: 24
Page: 10
Reg. District: Boston
Sub District: Kirton
Parish: Swineshead
Enum. District: 2
Ecclesiastical District: Swineshead St Mary
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: North End, Swineshead
County: Lincolnshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
CUTHBERT, George Head Married M 39 1862 Painter & Paper Hanger
Swineshead, Lincolnshire
CUTHBERT, Sylvia Wife Married F 32 1869
Stockton on Tees, Durham
CUTHBERT, Minnie Daughter F 4 1897
Swineshead, Lincolnshire

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 4 Jan 2013 12:40

Obviously obtaining a copy of a certificate is probably the only sure way to positively identify Sylvia's maiden name.

However my guess is that she was Sylvia Hobbs who was born in Stockton in late 1867:

Births Dec 1867
Hobbs Sylvia Stockton 10a 101

N.B. The only Sylvia birth registered in Stockton 1867~1870.

I base my guess on the fact that the above only appears in census records up until 1881:

1881:
Name: Sylvia Hobbs
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Henry Hobbs
Mother's Name: Ketura Hobbs (Maiden name Stearn)
Gender: Female
Where born: Stockton, Durham, England
Civil parish: Stockton on Tees
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: 14 Tennant St
Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Stockton
Sub-registration district: Stockton
ED, institution, or vessel: 34
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4898
Folio: 13
Page Number: 19
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Hobbs 41
Ketura Hobbs 40
Eliza Jane Hobbs 18
Louisa Hobbs 15
Sylvia Hobbs 13
Minnie Hobbs 9
Albert ... Hobbs 5
Arthur E. Hobbs 4
Ketura Hobbs 3
Belvau E. Hobbs 2

N.B. that Sylvia had a younger sister named Minnie.

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 4 Jan 2013 12:53

Just an outside possiblity:

Name: Geo Cuthbert
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Birth Date: abt 1861
Departure Date: 22 Jun 1895
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Destination Port: New York, USA
Ship Name: New York
Occupation: Painter

Natasha

Natasha Report 4 Jan 2013 13:00

Jonesey, Thankyou so much you've helped alot :)

it's the puzzle piece HOBBS.
the info you found is gold to me

Natasha

Natasha Report 4 Jan 2013 13:00

Jonesey, Thankyou so much you've helped alot :)

it's the puzzle piece HOBBS.
the info you found is gold to me