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frances spence

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Susan Report 13 Jan 2013 18:16

thanks for all the replies that i got.I have all of the above information ,but trying to get further back than him.I have trawled through all the records for middleham as i was hoping for his birth and to get another step back.I looked to see if the witness john was his father or brother but no luck.dont know where to go next.Fairly sure hie is a yorkshire man.Trouble is he died before the next census to see if he gave another place of birth.have his death certificate and no joy on that either .Marriage record does not give his fathers name only the witness.Been loking for 3yrs and truly stuck.


MargaretM Report 12 Jan 2013 22:57

A point to remember:

Francis, male name, i as in his.

Frances, female name, e as in hers.


alviegal Report 12 Jan 2013 21:27

1841 England Census about Frances Spence
Name: Frances Spence
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1806
Gender: Male
Where born: Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Barwick in Elmett
Hundred: Skyrack (Lower Division)
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:


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Registration district: Tadcaster
Sub-registration district: Aberford
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1311
Book: 8
Folio: 22
Page Number: 19
Household Members:
Name Age
Frances Spence 35 mason
Elizth Spence 30
Thomas Spence 14
William Spence 11
Sarah Spence 8
Job Spence 6
Emma Spence 4
Fanny Spence 2


GlitterBaby Report 12 Jan 2013 16:21

Name: Francis Spence
Birth Year: abt 1801
Parish: Barwick in Elmet, All Saints
Burial Date: 3 Jul 1855
Burial Age: 54


Dea Report 12 Jan 2013 16:20

'Probable' marriage :

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 about Francis Spence
Name: Francis Spence
Marriage or Bann Date: 18 Jun 1826
Parish: Barwick in Elmet, All Saints
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Collett

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GlitterBaby Report 12 Jan 2013 16:19

Is this his marriage ?

Name: Francis Spence - parish of Middleham
Marriage or Bann Date: 18 Jun 1826
Parish: Barwick in Elmet, All Saints
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Collett

One witness is a professional witness but the other might be John Spence ?


Dea Report 12 Jan 2013 16:13

He seems to have been born in London??

Dea x


Dea Report 12 Jan 2013 16:12

Is this him??

1851 census transcription details for:
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 2352
Folio: 185
Page: 32
Reg. District: Tadcaster
Sub District: Aberford
Enum. District: 11A
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
County: Yorkshire (West riding)
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
SPENCE, Francis Head Married M 49 1802 Master Stone Mason
SPENCE, Elizabeth Wife Married F 45 1806
Barwick, Yorkshire
SPENCE, William Son Unmarried M 21 1830 Stone Mason Journeyman
Barwick, Yorkshire
SPENCE, Emma Daughter F 14 1837
Barwick, Yorkshire
SPENCE, Fanny Daughter F 12 1839 Scholar
Barwick, Yorkshire
SPENCE, Frank Son M 9 1842 Scholar
Barwick, Yorkshire
SPENCE, Mary Daughter F 6 1845 Scholar
Barwick, Yorkshire
SPENCE, Martha Daughter F 4 1847
Barwick, Yorkshire

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Susan Report 12 Jan 2013 16:09

Hi all,
i cannot find the birth of frances spence anywhere.born around 1800 in yorkshire he was a stonemason.married and lived in barwick in elmet
sue spence