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Pierre Gamet c1814

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Maureen

Maureen Report 28 Feb 2013 18:20

I know he was born in France and came over to England as an interpreter' Please could anyone tell me how to find where he was born. (If possible a free search)
Thank you. Maureen

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 28 Feb 2013 18:22

Hello Maureen - what is the first sighting you have of him in England?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 28 Feb 2013 18:25

Mistranscribed in 1851:

GARNET, P C Head Widower M 37 1814 Interpreter France
GARNET, Louis Son M 10 1841 Scholar Middlesex
GARNET, E Daughter F 8 1843 Scholar Middlesex

Piece: 1477 Folio: 384 Page: 38
Registration District: Saint George Hanover Square
Civil Parish: Saint George Hanover Square
Municipal Borough: Westminster

Address: 4, Lower Ranelagh Grove, Saint George Hanover Square, Westminster County: Middlesex

I believe his full name was Pierre Claude Gamet, from various marriage records.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 28 Feb 2013 18:29

I know it's not finding where he was born but thought I'd post it as I'd found it:

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906

Name: Louis Gamet
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 5 Jan 1844 (born 14 Mar 1841)
Father's Name: Pierre Claude Gamet - Gentleman
Mother's name: Arabella Elizabeth Gamet
Parish or Poor Law Union: Walworth St Peter
Borough: Southwark
Register Type: Parish Registers

Lived Hill Street.

Baptised the same day was sister Elizabeth born 25 Feb 1843.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 18:33

Name: Pierre Claude Gamet
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1840
Registration district: St George Hanover Square
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 31
spouse Arabella Elizabeth Atkinson

Maureen

Maureen Report 28 Feb 2013 18:34

In answer to your question - marrying Arabella Atkinson 1840 in St Georges Church, Hannover Square.

Now I see why I couldn't find him!! Thank you Marie.

So how do I find out where he had been born? Are French records available to us? I believe they have no central records and you have to search each individual village! That'll take some time.

Maureen

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 18:35

remarried
ame: Pierre Claude Gamet
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1851
Registration district: St George Hanover Square
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 63

his wife could be Sarah Maria Rogers


not seeing any of them on the 1861 census

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 18:39

Name: Arabella Elizabeth Gamet
Record Type: Burial
Estimated Death Date: abt 1850
Burial Date: 1 Apr 1850
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1816
Parish or Poor Law Union: Chelsea St Luke
Borough: Kensington and Chelsea
Register Type: Parish Register

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 28 Feb 2013 18:43

Maureen, I've no idea about French records on-line.

I've had a look at the French records on Ancestry and also a look on FamilySearch but nothing coming up.

I've also had a look in the British Newspaper Archives in case he got a mention but no results.

Maureen

Maureen Report 28 Feb 2013 18:44

Brilliant! I can't write the answers down fast enough they are coming so quickly! Thank you all.
Maureen

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 19:14


Looks his son


1881 England Census about Louis Gamet
Name: Louis Gamet
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Gamet
Gender: Male
Where born: London, Middlesex, England
Civil parish: St Mary Abbott Kensington
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 37 Emperors Gate
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status:

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Occupation: Clerk
Registration district: Kensington
Sub-registration district: Brompton
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 51
Folio: 45
Page Number: 15
Household Members:
Name Age
Louis Gamet 40
Mary Gamet 40
Ernest Gamet 15
George Gamet 13
William Gamet 9
Bernard Gamet 4

1871 England Census about Louis Gamet
Name: Louis Gamet
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary A Gamet
Gender: Male
Where born: Middlesex, England
Civil parish: Islington
Ecclesiastical parish: St Barnabas
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration district: Islington
Sub-registration district: Islington East
ED, institution, or vessel: 66
Household schedule number: 262
Piece: 302
Folio: 50
Page Number: 46
Household Members:
Name Age
Louis Gamet 30
Mary A Gamet 30
Ernest Gamet 5
George Gamet 3
Eliza Gamet 2

Ancestry.com. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 19:21

Name: Louis Gamet
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1864
Registration district: St George Hanover Square
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1a
Page Number: 502

Spouse Mary Ann George

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 19:25

Name: Louis Gamet
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1885
Age at Death: 43
Registration district: Fulham
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1a
Page: 190

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 28 Feb 2013 22:06

There doesn't appear to be a naturalisation record for him at the National Archives - shame as this would have given his birthplace.

You have to know where he was born to search French records as they are all held locally

alviegal

alviegal Report 28 Feb 2013 22:25

There is a tree on ancestry with this for him.

Date
About 1814
Location
Aquitaine, France

there is no evidence provided though.