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Ruby Codrington/Ruby Constance Codrington

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mumof4

mumof4 Report 3 Feb 2013 19:18

Hello. I am struggling to find a birth for the above.
On the 1911 census she is listed as born c 1907 London, England. Daughter of Alice Eliza Codrington nee Webb (she has stated she is seperated from her husband so I do not know if he is the father)
She is listed on electoral registers in 1929 as Ruby Codrington living in Chelsea and in 1930 as Ruby Constance Codrington living in Chelsea. This is the first mention of a second name.
I have a marriage for Ruby Codrington JAS 1930 in Battersea to Edwin Bedwell.
A child Jean M Bedwell is born 1931 in Battersea.
In 1939 Ruby Constance Bedwell is listed as living in Wandsworth Streatham.
In 1978 I have a death record for Ruby Constance Bedwell age 78 Havering, London listing a dob as 26 Dec 1907.
I have searched various ideas but cannot come up with anything other than a birth for a Ruby Constance Hourahan b Chelsea JFM 1908 (who incidentally seems to disappear from records after that birth entry)
Is there anyone out there who can find something that I am missing? All help appreciated. Thank you :-S

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 3 Feb 2013 19:29

Just posting the 1911 for our reference:

CODRINGTON, Alice Wife Married 20 years F 40 1871 General Machinist Kings Cross London
CODRINGTON, Ruby Daughter F 3 1908 Cheslea London

RG number: RG14 Piece: 2144
Reference: RG14PN2144 RG78PN74 RD26 SD1 ED1 SN22
Registration District: Wandsworth
Sub District: East Battersea
Enumeration District: 1
Parish: Battersea

Address: 22 Spencer St Battersea SW County: London

alviegal

alviegal Report 3 Feb 2013 19:35

One child definitely born to that couple.


London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 about Louisa May Codrington
Name: Louisa May Codrington
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 2 Oct 1892
Father's Name: Albert Codrington, tram conductor
Mother's Name: Alice Eliza Codrington
Parish or Poor Law Union: Hampstead St Saviour
Borough: Camden
Register Type: Parish Registers


Strange how Ruby Hourahan 'disappears.'

jansmith

jansmith Report 3 Feb 2013 19:36

marriage image is on ancestry if this is the couple
Name:
Albert Codrington
Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1868
Age:
23
Spouse Name:
Alice Eliza Webb
Spouse Age:
20
Record Type:
Marriage
Event Date:
27 Sep 1891
Parish:
St Pancras Old St Pancras
Borough:
Camden
Father Name:
Richard Codrington
Spouse Father Name:
John Webb
Register Type:
Parish Register

mumof4

mumof4 Report 3 Feb 2013 19:36

These are definitely the correct family.

mumof4

mumof4 Report 3 Feb 2013 19:39

On the original 1911 census image the record is altered from head of family to wife and from seperated to married which is why I have doubts about the parentage of Ruby.

alviegal

alviegal Report 3 Feb 2013 19:43

These are the only Hourahans showing. No Ruby with them though. I think you need that Birth certificate to verify her parents.


1911 census transcription details for: 1 Collingwood Street Chelsea S W
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National Archive Reference:

RG14PN402 RG78PN13 RD4 SD2 ED6 SN666
Reg. District: Chelsea
Sub District: Chelsea South
Parish: Chelsea
Enum. District: 6
Address: 1 Collingwood Street Chelsea S W
County: London
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
HOURAHAN, Charles Head Widower M 46 1865 Gardener Jobbing Chelsea London
HOURAHAN, Percy Son Single M 14 1897 Errand Boy Chemist Chelsea
HOURAHAN, Ernest Son Single M 13 1898 School Chelsea
CHANDLER, John Lodger Married M 32 1879 Floral Decorator Southwark S E
ALLEN, David Lodger Single M 20 1891 Porter Library Holborn


The wife, Flora, dies in 1901, possibly.

mumof4

mumof4 Report 3 Feb 2013 19:50

Another interesting fact is that the first child Louisa May Codrington lists her father as deceased when she married in 1910 but he wasn't! He seems to be living with someone else as husband and wife of 5 years (census 1911).

jansmith

jansmith Report 3 Feb 2013 19:52

just posting to find Albert
1891
Albert Codrington
Age:
22
Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1869
Relation:
Son
Mother's Name:
Rebecca Codrington
Gender:
Male
Where born:
Islington, London, England
Civil parish:
St Pancras
Ecclesiastical parish:
St Andrews
County/Island:
London
Country:
England


not seeing him in 1901 yet but this could be him in 1911

Albert Codrington

Age in 1911:
43

Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1868
Relation to Head:
Head
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:
London, United Kingdom
Civil parish:
Lambeth
County/Island:
London
Country:
England
Street Address:
29 Wolfington Road, West Norwood SE
Marital Status:
Married
Occupation:
OMNIBUS LICENSED KEEPER

Lottie Codrington
Age in 1911:
35
Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1876
Relation to Head:
Wife
Gender:
Female
Birth Place:
London, United Kingdom
Civil parish:
Lambeth

County/Island:
London
Country:
England
Street Address:
29 Wolfington Road, West Norwood SE
Marital Status:
Married
Years Married:
5
Estimated Marriage Year:
1906
Registration district:
Lambeth

mumof4

mumof4 Report 3 Feb 2013 19:54

I am wondering if Ruby was the result of a relationship and may well have been registered under the fathers name. I will have to send for the certificate as I guess that is the only way of finding out the facts. Thanks for the help everyone. :-)

jansmith

jansmith Report 3 Feb 2013 23:12

???his death index

Name:
Albert Codrington

Birth Date:
abt 1869

Date of Registration:
Jan-Feb-Mar 1937

Age at Death:
68

Registration district:
Halstead
Inferred County:
Essex
Volume:
4a
Page:
1246

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 4 Feb 2013 00:19

I think Ruby could have been a twin:

Births Mar 1908
Hourahan Dorothy Olive Chelsea 1a 390
Hourahan Ruby Constance Chelsea 1a 391

Deaths Mar 1908
Hourahan Dorothy Olive 0 Chelsea 1a 307

Not many Hourahan's around so my money is on Charles being the father.

Rose

mumof4

mumof4 Report 4 Feb 2013 06:51

Likewise I couldn't find Albert in 1901! I didn't spot the possible twin of Ruby and I also believe that Charles is probably the father. I'll add this one to my list of certificates to buy (wish they were postage only!) Thank you for looking. :-D

jansmith

jansmith Report 4 Feb 2013 14:12

if she was a twin her birth cert may have time of birth on it to indicate which was born 1st.