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William Hodgkiss

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Rosemary Report 12 Jan 2013 10:44

Can some kind person please do a look up for me on the age at death of William Hodgkiss in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire:
1854 vol no 6B, vol page 231
1857 vol no 6B, vol page 243
1858 vol no 6B, vol page 302
1858 vol no 6B, vol page 250
1859 vol no 6B, vol page 391
1859 vol no 6B, vol page 335

Thanks heaps

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Jan 2013 10:46

You cant look up ages , in the 1850,s they werent shown on the GRO ref ,you have to buy the certs to see the ages I,m afraid


Rosemary Report 12 Jan 2013 10:48

Bother, thanks Shirley.


MarieCeleste Report 12 Jan 2013 12:56

Rose, can you give us any further details about your william?

Won't hurt for us to have a dig around.


Rosemary Report 12 Jan 2013 23:08

Sorry for the delay in replying. In the 1841Census there is a William Hodgkiss, 31, Sarah, 29, Mary, 6, Sarah, 4,and William, 1, but in the 1851 Census in Bilston, Wolverhampton area there is Sarah 39, Mary Ann 16,Sarah 14, Elizabeth 3 and Henry 2. Neither William are there so was wondering what had happened to both of them.

My Mary Ann Hodgkiss was born abt 1835 and married a Stephen Jones, born abt 1833, before emigrating to NZ on the Hereford in 1879 with their children, Clara, Mary Ann and George.



Stuart Report 12 Jan 2013 23:23

Rose - the Williams are missing off the 1851 census, Sarah is noted as widow then. (So is her 16 year old daughter!!) Should you be looking for deaths 1841-1851?

If Henry is aged 2 then that should narrow down the search further for William Senior. There is a Henry born Sep Qtr 1849 and Dec Qtr 1850 in the right RD but 1850 would be too late to make him 2 in early 1851 at census.

There are William deaths Dec Qtr 1848 and Sep Qtr 1850 so either death possible re birth 1849 (Death late 1848, child born May to Sept 1849, and a bit out age wise at census)


Rosemary Report 13 Jan 2013 02:13

Thanks Stuart - that gives me something to be going on with. Your help has been appreciated.