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John Muffitt Sheard

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Julie

Julie Report 12 Feb 2013 14:18

Thank you once again to all those who have added to my search since my thanks on 27 Jan 2013.

Julie

Julie

Julie Report 28 Jan 2013 14:06

My thanks go out to all of you who have give me all the great information above.

Best wishes and thanks to all

Julie

Janet

Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 15:14

Only problem now is that I think he enetered the name of his father as Joseph when he got married but on the 1841 he appears to be the son of John Muffitt stone mason.....jl

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Jan 2013 15:11

Is this the marriage ?


Marriages Sep 1858
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Hirst Eleanor Jane Dewsbury 9b 581
Kilburn George Dewsbury 9b 581
Lee Mary Dewsbury 9b 581
Muffitt John Dewsbury 9b 581

Janet

Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 14:51


John Muffitt married Mary Lee in Mirfield
John was the son of Joseph Muffitt stone mason of Mirfield
July 24th 1858

Janet

Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 14:48

1851 census

John Muffitt 29 Stone mason
Mary Muffitt 25 Now says born at Heckmondwike
William Muffitt 5
Living Mirfield-j

Janet

Janet Report 27 Jan 2013 14:43

Is this coincidence or not?? hopefully I have found him-jl

1861 Census in Mirfield
John Muffitt head aged 39 Stone Mason Stone Mason
Mary Muffitt wife aged 35
William Muffitt 15
Alfred Muffitt 8
Cannot read female aged 6
Esther Elizabeth age 3
Catherine Muffitt aged1

All family born Mirfield West Yorkshire


Baptisms
Esther Elizabeth Muffitt Sheard born 22 Sept 1858
Catherine Muffitt Sheard born 22 Feb 1860
Mary Muffitt Sheard born 10 May 1862
Henrietta Muffitt Sheard born 1866

All baptised 13 July 1867

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:54

I know the age is a bit out, but he could have fibbed on census to minimise age difference? Even if it's not him thought it worth posting for elimination.

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: John Sheard, widower. a Mason. Lived Lindley Stainland?
Birth Year: abt 1810
Age: 46
Marriage or Bann Date: 1 Dec 1856
Parish: Huddersfield
Father's Name: John Sheard (deceased)
Spouse's Name: Mary Bertinshaw (30) a spinster
Spouse's Father's Name: Joseph Bertinshaw - Carter

Witnesses: Jabez Mellor and J Batlye ?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:35

Marriage of another daughter:

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: Catterina Muffitt Sheard, spinster of Lee Green
Birth Year: abt 1861
Age: 21
Marriage or Bann Date: 21 Jan 1882
Parish: Mirfield, St Mary
Father's Name: John Muffitt Sheard (deceased) Mason
Spouse's Name: Samuel Blackburn (24) a butcher of Ravensthorpe
Spouse's Father's Name: Edward Blackburn - Butcher

Witnesses: Alfred Muffitt Sheard (x) and Harvy Leadbeater

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 27 Jan 2013 13:35

Pretty conclusive as Alfred a stone mason:

1891 England Census

Name: Alfred Maffit Sheard
Age: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Mary Sheard
Gender: Male
Where born: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Mirfield
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary Church
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Registration district: Dewsbury
Sub-registration district: Mirfield

Mary Sheard 64
Alfred Maffit Sheard 38
Emma Sheard 36
Lilian Sheard 21
John Willie Sheard 11

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 27 Jan 2013 13:31

Deaths Jun 1898 (>99%)
SHEARD Alfred Muffitt 45 Dewsbury 9b 434

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:26

I think Lilian is from the same family, she's on the 1881 above with brother Alfred M who is surely the "A M" referred to?

The John Sheard on the 1871 posted above is a fruit dealer so must be an entirely different family who just also had a son called Alfred.

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Jan 2013 13:22

The John you want is obviously the one with son A.M. on hs death cert.

Not sure that Lilyan is from the same family

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 27 Jan 2013 13:21


This i a baptism of Cathereine, but at the same time there were two other children baptised.
Esther Elizabeth born 22 Sept.1858

Mary May 10 1862


West Yorkshire, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910
about Catherine Sheard
Name: Catherine Sheard
Birth Date: 22 Feb 1860
Parish: Mirfield, St Mary
Baptism Date: 13 Jul 1867
Father's Name: John Muffitt Sheard >>>>> occp. Mason
Mother's Name: Mary Sheard

George

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 27 Jan 2013 13:21

Marriage of one of his daughters:

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: Mary Muffitt Sheard, spinster of Mirfield
Birth Year: abt 1862
Age: 22
Marriage or Bann Date: 14 Jul 1884
Parish: Birstall, St Peter
Father's Name: John Muffitt Sheard (deceased) Mason
Spouse's Name: John Ramsden (23), bachelor. A joiner from Mill Bridge
Spouse's Father's Name: Hiram Ramsden - Mechanic

Witnesses: Sam Blackburn and Amy Roda Frances Ramsden

(Think Sam is her brother in-law)

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Jan 2013 13:19

Strange ......... child is 9 years old, mother named as Mary but John is still will Eliza in 1871

Are we looking at 2 difference John Muffitt Sheards ?



Name: Esther Elizabeth Sheard
Birth Date: 22 Sep 1858
Parish: Mirfield, St Mary
Baptism Date: 13 Jul 1867
Father's Name: John Muffitt Sheard
Mother's Name: Mary Sheard

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 27 Jan 2013 13:16

Stone 'miner':

1861 England Census

Name: John Sheard
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Sheard
Gender: Male
Where born: Southowram, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Northowram
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
County/Island: Yorkshire

Registration district: Halifax
Sub-registration district: Northowram

John Sheard 28
Mary Sheard 31
Ellen Sheard 6
Ellis Sheard 3
James Sheard 1

Jan

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Jan 2013 13:14

Looks like Alfred's mother was Eliza

1861

John Sheard 43
Eliza Sheard 38
David Sheard 15
Alfred Sheard 7
Mary Sheard 7 Months

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Jan 2013 13:10

1871

Name: Alfred Sheard
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Sheard
Mother's Name: Eliza Sheard
Gender: Male
Where born: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Mirfield
Ecclesiastical parish: Christchurch
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Registration district: Dewsbury
Sub-registration district: Mirfield


John Sheard 51
Eliza Sheard 49
Alfred Sheard 17
Mary Jane Sheard 10

Julie

Julie Report 27 Jan 2013 13:10

This household info looks like the one Mike, as his son had the initials A M Sheard and I notice him as being 28 on the info. I will look into all this and once again - thank you very much for your help.

Best wishes
Julie