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Irish relatives

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Heather

Heather Report 8 Feb 2013 16:20

I'm trying to find relatives of Helena Currie, Corry, Curry born Ballyclare, Co. Antrim, Ireland in 1845. Her father was Edward Curry, mother Eliza Campbell. Helena moved to Scotland and married Thomas Taylor. Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
Heather

Gins

Gins Report 8 Feb 2013 16:44

Hi Heather

When you say looking for relatives, do you mean ancestors or living people?

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 17:17

What are you actually looking for?

Catherine

Catherine Report 8 Feb 2013 17:19

This one shows some siblings, if it is her:-

Ireland, 1841/1851 Census Abstracts (Northern Ireland) about Helena Curry
Name: Helena Curry
Relationship: Daughter
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Census Location: Antrim
Census Year: 1851
Household Members:
Name Age
Edward Curry 38
Eliza Curry 36
Margaret J Curry 11
Edward Curry 9
James Curry 8
Matilda Curry 8
Helena Curry 6
William Curry 4
..............................................

Name: Edward Curry
Relationship: Head
Age: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1813
Marriage Year: 1838
.................................................
Name: Eliza Curry
[Eliza Campbell]
Relationship: Wife
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Marriage Year: 1838

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 17:20

1881 Scotland Census
Name: Helena Taylor
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Thomas Taylor
Gender: Female
Where born: Ireland
Registration number: 622/1
Registration district: Maryhill
Civil parish: Maryhill
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 45 Kelvin St
ED: 5
Household schedule number: 89
Line: 14
Roll: cssct1881_200
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Taylor 40
Helena Taylor 32
John Taylor 8
Elizabeth Taylor 6
Helena Taylor 3
Edward Taylor 1
Henry Hunter 2
Matthew Gettenby 46
Hugh Gettenby 21

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 17:22

1891 Scotland Census
Name: Hilena Taylor
Age: 44
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Thomas Taylor
Gender: Female
Where born: Ireland
Registration number: 622/1
Registration district: Maryhill
Civil parish: Barony
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 45 Kelvin Street
ED: 7
Household schedule number: 27
Line: 12
Roll: CSSCT1891_219
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Taylor 45
Hilena Taylor 44
Elizabeth Taylor 15
Hilena Taylor 13
Isabella Wilson Taylor 7
Edward Currie Taylor 5
Andrew Henderson 26
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1901 Scotland Census
Name: Helena Taylor
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Thomas Taylor
Gender: Female
Where born: Ireland
Registration number: 622/1
Registration district: Maryhill
Civil parish: Maryhill
Town: Glasgow
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 75 Kelvin Street
ED: 46
Household schedule number: 34
Line: 15
Roll: CSSCT1901_242
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Taylor 59
Helena Taylor 51
Isabella Taylor 17
Edward Taylor 15
John Brides 68

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 17:40

Have you looked at the 1901 and 1911 Irish censuses?

FREE....................

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

Heather

Heather Report 9 Feb 2013 13:47

It's more about Helena's father Edward and her mother Eliza Campbell I'm trying to find out about. All I know are their names. I can't find out anything about dob. I know they married in 1838 in Ballyclare Co. Antrim but I can't find anything about their parents either.

Heather

Heather Report 9 Feb 2013 14:19

In the1881 census there is an Edward Taylor 1 and then in the 1891 census there is an Edward Currie Taylor 5 who I'm sure is my grandfather. Could it be that the Edward in 1881 died and then they named another child with the same name

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 9 Feb 2013 15:47

Heather..You need remove the answered "Tick" otherwise folk will think the query has been answered.

Heather

Heather Report 8 Mar 2013 15:56

I'm going to Ireland in May and hoping to go to Ballyclare Co. Antrim to try and find more about Helena. Can anyone give me any tips as to how to go about this please?

Maura

Maura Report 8 Mar 2013 18:50

Registration didn't began until 1864 & noncatholic marriage from 1845, so its church records you need to find. PRONI in Belfast Titantic quarters hold copies of church records, but you will have to know what religion they where. They also hold some graveyard records. If it BMD's you want after 1864 then you have to go to GRONI in Belfast Oxford House Chichester street.

Some information from proni that may help you

http://www.proni.gov.uk/presbyterian_church_index.pdf

http://www.proni.gov.uk/church_of_ireland_index.pdf

http://www.proni.gov.uk/index_to_roman_catholic_records-6.pdf

http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/research_and_records_held/catalogues_guides_indexes_and_leaflets/information_leaflets.htm

Heather

Heather Report 9 Mar 2013 12:34

HI Maura, Thanks for replying so promptly. I should have added that it's Southern Ireland I'm going to so I wouldn't be able to get to Belfast. I just thought as I would be near Ballyclare I would maybe be able to try some of the churches there. As far as I know they were protestant. I will give some of your links a go and see how I get on. Do you think I wouldn't be able to find out anything from Ballyclare?

Heather

Heather Report 9 Mar 2013 12:45

Hi to both Catherine and Reggie that is definitely the right Helena. I've got that information. It's just trying to find out more about her mother and father and their ancestors. Any help would be great.

Potty

Potty Report 9 Mar 2013 12:53

Heather, Ballyclare, Antrim is in Northern Ireland, not too far from Belfast.

Heather

Heather Report 9 Mar 2013 14:17

Hi Potty, I'm actually flying over to meet cousins I've not seen in a long time and won't have any transport and only staying for a few days. Don't want to impose too much on relatives. Thanks.

Maura

Maura Report 9 Mar 2013 16:33

Protestant is not a religion in itself, so you still have to know which exact church they belonged too, or you'll be wasting alot time if you only here for a couple of days. There a regular bus service to and from Ballyclare to Belfast daily.