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Tis A Mystery

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Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 9 Jan 2013 21:22

Can't find first marriage.

In my tree I have a Jane Mellors born 1857 Car Colston (Bingham Registration District) . She's the daughter of George Mellors and Sarah Locking. I last have her in 1871 working for a James Bunting, a Commissions Agent listed as Jane METTER

Found this on FreeREG.

County Derbyshire
Place Hasland
Church St Paul
MarriageDate 25 Apr 1881
GroomForename John
GroomSurname HASLAM
GroomParish Chesterfield
GroomCondition Bachelor
GroomOccupation Joiner
GroomAbode Vicar Lane
BrideForename Jane
BrideSurname SPRIGGS
BrideParish Hasland
BrideCondition Widow
GroomFatherForename George
GroomFatherSurname HASLAM
GroomFatherOccupation (dcd) -
BrideFatherForename George
BrideFatherSurname MELLORS
BrideFatherOccupation Carter
WitnessOneForename George
WitnessOneSurname MELLORS
WitnessTwoForename Elizabeth
WitnessTwoSurname WASS
FileNumber 508

?Jane in 1881 Census
Name: Jane Spriggs
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857
Relation: Housekeeper (Head) (Housekeeper)
Gender: Female
Where born: Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Civil parish: Hasland
County/Island: Derbyshire
Country: England
Street Address: 1 Meakin Street
Condition as to marriage: Windower (Widower)

Employment status:

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Occupation: Housekeeper
Registration district: Chesterfield
Sub-registration district: Chesterfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 28
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3434
Folio: 120
Page Number: 62
Household Members:
Name Age
Charles Platts 52
Elizabeth Platts 42
William Platts 25
Jane Spriggs 24

Trouble is, I can't find the first marriage to the SPRIGGS fella for the life of me. Any help would be much appreciated.


Gins Report 9 Jan 2013 21:40

Hi Joy

You have a few threads on this line, might it be best to keep them all together, so we can see, what has been found


Mike *

Mike * Report 9 Jan 2013 21:42

1861- Car Colston

George Mellors 30
Sarah Mellors 26
Emma Locking 5
Jane Mellors 3 - Car Colston
William Mellors 8 Months


Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 9 Jan 2013 22:25

That's her Mike. George is a brother of my 2xGreat-Granfather, Benjamin Mellors, born 1833. Both families seem to move between Car Colston & Chesterfiel


Gins Report 9 Jan 2013 22:36


So, you know lots, already?

Is this info, on your other threads?

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 9 Jan 2013 22:42

Not sure,Gins, it's been quite a while since I worke on my tree, been busy with hubby's.


Nyx Report 9 Jan 2013 23:08

I'll put this on just in case it's worth looking at ? the Emma Locking perhaps?...

Marriages Dec 1872 (>99%)

CHATTERTON Sarah Chesterfield 7b 1181
MELLORS Emma Chesterfield 7b 1181 <<<
Newton Samuel Chesterfield 7b 1181
SPRIGGS John Chesterfield 7b 1181 <<<<