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Henry Atkinson died 1944 irish look up

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sharonrose

sharonrose Report 18 Feb 2013 00:00

Would like to find parents of henry. He married Rachel Russell in Belfast abt 1880s, I think he was in Army but not sure. Would like to find this also, I am very thankful for help with tracing details.

Sharonrose

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 18 Feb 2013 00:05

Does not help in the slightest

Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958

Name: Rachel Russell
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1884
Registration district: Newry
Volume: 1
Page Number: 977
FHL Film Number: 101254
Records on Page: Name
Rachel Russell
Thomas Donaldson
Mary M'Mullen
Robert Reid
Henry Atkinson
Mary Jane Johnston

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 18 Feb 2013 00:20

What info do you have ?
The family appear on the 1901 census in 49 in Braemar Street (St. Anne's, Antrim)
Henry is aged 38, an Insurance Commission Agent born in Co Down
Rachel age 38 was born in Antrim
Mary Rebecca age 15
Sydney Sophia age 12
Eliza age 9
Johanna age 7
Henry age 4
Rachel age 1
All children born in Belfast City

At 1911, they live at 1 Nore Street.
All children still in household and Sydney Sophia is married to Robert James James with 2 children all living at this address
The original 1911 census is torn in half and occupations are missing!
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Antrim/Clifton/Nore_Street/146321/


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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 18 Feb 2013 00:27

Working backwards

1911

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Antrim/Clifton/Nore_Street/146321/

Residents of a house 1 in Nore Street (Clifton, Antrim)
Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion
Atkinson Henry 46 Male Head of Family Church of Ireland
Atkinson Rachel 49 Female Wife Church of Ireland
Atkinson Eliza 20 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Johanna 17 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Henry 14 Male Son Church of Ireland
Atkinson Rachel 10 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
James Robert James 27 Male Son in Law Church of Ireland
James Sidney Sofia 23 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
James Rachel 3 Female Grand Daughter Church of Ireland
James Robert 1 Male Grand Son Church of Ireland

Unfortunately the paper is torn, so what you see is what you get

1901

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai000348987/

Residents of a house 49 in Braemar Street (St. Anne's, Antrim)
Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion
Atkinson Sydney Sophia 13 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Rachel 1 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Eliza 9 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Mary Rebeca 15 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Johanna 7 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Atkinson Henry 38 Male Head of Family Church of Ireland
Atkinson Henry 4 Male Son Church of Ireland
Atkinson Rachel 38 Female Wife Church of Ireland

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 18 Feb 2013 00:30

Thank you, I am told that MAry, Henry and Johanna and sydney sophia was their children but they had more my mum had said but I only find these on census. Mary marrried andrew officer. Robert James (her son died on the juan peron at the harland and wolff shipyard gangway in 1951 accident) and her husband got a bullent in his head during the war 1914-1924ish and doctors left it in the skull as it would kill him if they removed it, but in 1926 he died from the bullent. The Atkinsons lived at nore st in 1900s

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 18 Feb 2013 00:33

Possible birth for Henry?
The only one that I can find in Co Down which is his place of birth on both census returns
Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911
about Henry Atkinson
Name: Henry Atkinson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 17 Feb 1864
Birth Place: Waringstown, Down, Ireland
Father's Name: William Atkinson
Mother's Name: Mary Sparks
FHL Film Number: 101085

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 18 Feb 2013 00:35

There's a problem with earlier census

National Archives - History of Irish census records
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/help/history.html
The first full government census of Ireland was taken in 1821 with further censuses ... Those for 1881 and 1891 were pulped during the First World War, probably ...

http://www.irish-genealogy-toolkit.com/census-record.html
1861: The only surviving census record for 1861 is a transcription for one parish ? Enniscorthy in County Wexford ? and even that is for Roman Catholic families only.

1871: All that survives of the 1871 Irish census records are transcriptions for the County Meath parishes of Drumcondra and Loughbraclen.
......

He was Church of Ireland, so you need to look for possible baptisms, and it might be an idea to buy his MC

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/do-it-online/government-citizens-and-rights-online
/order-a-marriage-certificate.htm

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 18 Feb 2013 00:57

Thank you for this information to you all. Looking in the forces site to find service number for Henry atkinson snr in the 1900 and also Robert john james for ww2 that could help trace their service. Im told under the freedom of info act that you can request to see census of 1936 if address know for irish ancestors
:-D

Reggie

Reggie Report 18 Feb 2013 10:01

If the marriage posted earlier is correct, buy the cert . It should name his father

sharonrose

sharonrose Report 18 Feb 2013 16:55

Thanks Reggie yes wiliam is the father of henry and Rachel dad is Jones russell, which sounds welsh but i am sure she was from co.antrim