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Trying to find Dorothy Laing

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Margaret

Margaret Report 18 Feb 2013 11:41

Am trying to find Dorothy Laing b. 1835 Byker, Northumberland on 1851 and 1861 census returns in order to be able to find her parents. I have found her on 1841 living with what appears to be her grandparents. However my next sighting of her is after she married Joshua Stalker. (he was born Bedlington). Could anyone spare a moment to see if they can spot Dorothy and her parents anywhere ? Many thanks.

safc

safc Report 18 Feb 2013 11:46

groom's name: Joshua Stalker
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Dorothy Laing
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 1858
marriage place: Saint Nicholas, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
groom's father's name: Lowthain Stalker
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name: William Laing
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M15605-1
system origin: England-VR
source film number: 1068905
reference number: 2:Z6KRHW

Mike *

Mike * Report 18 Feb 2013 11:46

A tree on Anst has her father as William (presumably from the marriage cert)

Margee

Margee Report 18 Feb 2013 11:46

There's this one christened in Newcastle on Tyne:

England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906
about Dorothy Laing Name: Dorothy Laing
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 1 Nov 1834
Christening Place: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Father's Name: William Laing
Mother's Name: Margaret


Mike *

Mike * Report 18 Feb 2013 11:47

Name: Dorothy Laing
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 1 Nov 1834
Christening Place: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Father's Name: William Laing
Mother's Name: Margaret

safc

safc Report 18 Feb 2013 11:48

name: Joshua Stalker
event: Census
event date: 1871
gender: Male
age: 35
relationship to head of household: Self
birthplace: Bowson Wigton
record type: Household
registration district: Morpeth
sub-district: Bedlington
event parish: Bedlington
county: Northumberland
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Joshua Stalker M 35 Bowson Wigton
wife Dorothy F 36 Newcastle, Bilher
daughter Mary Jane F 9 Bedlington, Northumberland
son John M 7 Bedlington, Northumberland
son Thomas M 5 Bedlington, Northumberland
servant Jane Baxter F 19 Earsdon, Northumberland

safc

safc Report 18 Feb 2013 11:50

County Northumberland
Place Newcastle Upon Tyne
Church All Saints
RegisterNumber 862
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 01 Nov 1834
Forename Dorothy
Sex F
FatherForename William
MotherForename Margaret
FatherSurname LAING
MotherSurname LAING
Abode Byker
FatherOccupation Pitman
Notes
FileNumber 27801

Margaret

Margaret Report 18 Feb 2013 11:51

Thank you so much everyone. I have scoured the census returns like mad and just could not find her parents names. At least now I have William to go on. Incidentally, the baptism would be correct as Byker is on the outskirts of Newcastle on Tyne. Thanks again.

safc

safc Report 18 Feb 2013 11:54

name: Joshua Stalker
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 27 Sep 1835
baptism/christening place: Bolton, Cumberland, England
birth date:
birthplace:
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name: Lowthian Stalker
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Isabella
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: I08876-4
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1472356
reference number: p116

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 18 Feb 2013 12:06

Have you ruled out the 1851 census as Dorathy Lange as it sounds the same

Name: Dorathy Lange
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Relation: Servant
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Biker, Northumberland, England

Civil parish: West Sleekburn
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View image

Registration district: Morpeth
Sub-registration district: Morpeth
ED, institution, or vessel: 2e
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 46
Piece: 2418
Folio: 430
Page Number: 16


Class: HO107; Piece: 2418; Folio: 430; Page: 16; GSU roll: 87096.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 18 Feb 2013 12:09

I presume you do not have the marriage cert to see if her father is deceased or not, what his occupation is, nor to see if any witnesses are related.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 18 Feb 2013 12:37

1841 have you checked out this one - Laing on image and head of household is a Margaret Laing

Name: Charlotte Ling
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Gender: Female
Where born: Northumberland, England

Civil parish: Tynemouth
Hundred: Castle (East Division)
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Tynemouth
Sub-registration district: Tynemouth
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 826
Book: 7
Page Number: 1
Household Members: Name Age
Charlotte Ling 11



Margaret b 1804
Marin 1829 ??


Oh bother that family might be James and Margaret




No idea if connect or not

Name: George Laing
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 24 Aug 1828
Christening Place: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Father's Name: William Laing
Mother's Name: Margaret

Margaret

Margaret Report 18 Feb 2013 13:57

Sorry for delay but have just had to nip to shops. Thank you glitter baby - will igest your information now. Many thanks

My next problem is to trying to find the marriage of a William Laing born ??? to a Margaret ???. As daughter Dorothy was born 1834/5 the wedding more than likely took place before the 1837 records began so I am guessing parish records would be where that information lies ... but which parish !!! I think I am on a loser with this one.

Thank you to all who have helped.