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John Patrick Hughes and Amelia Hendry (Hughes)

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Janet

Janet Report 7 Jan 2013 20:06

This couple were the witnesses on my great grandfather's marriage certificate in 1885 in King's Lynn Norfolk

I was trying to find them on census records to see if and what the connection to my family might be. He was a sailor, so was my great grandfather, so imagine they may have worked together (he is about 20 years older than my relative so head honcho on ship maybe )

I can find John and Amelia on 1881 1891 1901 and him a widower in 1911 all in Kings Lynn

nothing for 1871, they married (Mar quarter 1870)

can anyone find them in 1871?

I have messaged the lady who has a tree on Ancestry

Many thanks

Jan

jansmith

jansmith Report 7 Jan 2013 20:21

1881 for info
Name: Amelia Hughes
[Amelia Hendry]
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Daughter in Law
Spouse's Name: John Hughes
Gender: Female
Where born: Massingham, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Kings Lynn St Margaret
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address: Nicholas St
Condition as to marriage: Married

Name: John Hughes
[John Patrick Hughes]
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Son
Spouse's Name: Amelia Hughes
Mother's Name: Sarah Hughes
Gender: Male
Where born: Lynn, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Kings Lynn St Margaret
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address: Nicholas St
Condition as to marriage: Married
Household Members:
Name Age
Sarah Hughes 75 mother
John Hughes 37
Amelia Hughes 28
Emma Maude Hughes 9
Frank Gass Hughes 4
Susan Catherine Hughes
William Hardy 23

MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:21

1871?

Name: John Ewes
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Amelia Ewes
Gender: Male
Where born: Norfolk, England
Civil parish: St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Registration district: King
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn Middle
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Household schedule number: 163
Piece: 1864
Folio: 147
Page Number: 25
Household Members:
Name Age
John Ewes 26
Amelia Ewes 20
Edith E Ewes 1
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MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:21

1871?

Name: John Ewes
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Amelia Ewes
Gender: Male
Where born: Norfolk, England
Civil parish: St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Registration district: King
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn Middle
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Household schedule number: 163
Piece: 1864
Folio: 147
Page Number: 25
Household Members:
Name Age
John Ewes 26
Amelia Ewes 20
Edith E Ewes 1
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patchem

patchem Report 7 Jan 2013 20:22

If he is a sailor then they could have been away at sea and missed out for whatever reason, or hiding under a badly transcribed name at a far-flung port.

Added:
But those Ewes look good.

Births Mar 1870
HUGHES Edith Elizabeth King's L. 4b 370

Janet

Janet Report 7 Jan 2013 20:25

Thanks ladies

that looks like them to me I suppose if you say Hughes with a Narfalk accent you would get Ewes .......................!

Jan

MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:28

1861?
[John Patrick Hughes]
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Relation: Boy 1 Class (Boy)
Gender: Male
Where born: Lynn, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Vessels
Town: Port Royal Jamaica
County/Island: Royal Navy
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

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Registration district: Royal Navy
Sub-registration district: Royal Navy
ED, institution, or vessel: Styx
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 1
Piece: 4440
Folio: 103
Page Number: 7

alviegal

alviegal Report 7 Jan 2013 20:30

1871 census transcription details for: Bentick Street, St Margaret, Kings Lynn
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG10
Piece: 1864
Folio: 147
Page: 25
Reg. District: Kings Lynn
Sub District: Kings Lynn, Middle
Parish: St Margaret
Enum. District: 8
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough: Kings Lynn
Address: Bentick Street, St Margaret, Kings Lynn
County: Norfolk
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
EWES, John Head M 26 1845 mariner Norfolk
EWES, Amelia Wife F 20 1851 Massingham, Norfolk
EWES, Edith E Daughter F 1 1870 Norfolk


Well found Vi! It certainly seems to be them. The accent would definitely help towards making a mistake like this!

jansmith

jansmith Report 7 Jan 2013 20:32

1871??
Name: John Ewes
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Amelia Ewes
Gender: Male
Where born: Norfolk, England
Civil parish: St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Registration district: King
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn Middle

Name: Amelia Ewes
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: John Ewes
Gender: Female
Where born: Massingham, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Registration district: King
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn Middle

Name: Edith E Ewes
Age: 1
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1870
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: John Ewes
Mother's Name: Amelia Ewes
Gender: Female
Where born: Lynn, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Registration district: King
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn Middle

MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:37

1851?
Name: John Ewes
[John Hughes]
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Willm Ewes
Mother's Name: Sarah Ewes
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Lynn, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Kings Lynn
Ecclesiastical parish: St Margaret
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

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Registration district: Kings Lynn
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn North
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 24
Piece: 1829
Folio: 110
Page Number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
Willm Ewes 35
Sarah Ewes 38
Sarah Ewes 11
Susan Ewes 10
John Ewes 7
Susan Burley 16
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MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:37

1851?
Name: John Ewes
[John Hughes]
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Willm Ewes
Mother's Name: Sarah Ewes
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Lynn, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Kings Lynn
Ecclesiastical parish: St Margaret
Town: Kings Lynn
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

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Registration district: Kings Lynn
Sub-registration district: Kings Lynn North
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 24
Piece: 1829
Folio: 110
Page Number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
Willm Ewes 35
Sarah Ewes 38
Sarah Ewes 11
Susan Ewes 10
John Ewes 7
Susan Burley 16
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MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:39

I don't know why my posts are coming up twice :-S :-S

MillymollyAmanda

MillymollyAmanda Report 7 Jan 2013 20:39

I don't know why my posts are coming up twice :-S :-S

Janet

Janet Report 7 Jan 2013 20:57

Thanks

Looks like Mr Hughes was a Royal Navy man early on, think my gt grandad was merchant navy I suppose that is a logical transfer to make as you get older .

still no nearer to finding out if they worked together but thanks everyone for your input.

Jan