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Elaine Report 18 Mar 2013 21:51

I was wondering if any one could help, im trying to find information on Robert Speddy, brn abt 1794, Lancaster died 13 Aug 1867.., trying to find parents for him, and any sibllings maybe,
I found two marriages for him 1st 1820...2nd 1832...
I have came up against a brick wall , If any one could help much appreciated
many thanks


GlitterBaby Report 18 Mar 2013 21:53

Have you got any census info for him ?


KathleenBell Report 18 Mar 2013 21:59

Is this him in 1851:-

1851 census transcription details for: 61, Billet Yard, Church Street, Lancaster, Lancaster Castle Ward

National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 2272
Folio: 119
Page: 17
Reg. District: Lancaster
Sub District: Lancaster
Parish: Lancaster
Enum. District: 5A
Ecclesiastical District: St Marys
City/Municipal Borough: Lancaster

Address: 61, Billet Yard, Church Street, Lancaster, Lancaster Castle Ward
County: Lancashire

Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born

SPEDDY, Robert Head Married M 55 1796 Labourer
Lancaster, Lancashire
SPEDDY, Mary Wife Married F 49 1802
Plymouth, Devonshire
SPEDDY, William Son Unmarried M 16 1835 Saddler
Lancaster, Lancashire
SPEDDY, John Son M 9 1842 Scholar
Lancaster, Lancashire
SPEDDY, George Son M 4 1847
Lancaster, Lancashire
SPEDDY, James Son M 2 1849
Lancaster, Lancashire

Kath. x


PricklyHolly Report 18 Mar 2013 21:59

Lancashire, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1986
about Robert Speddy
Name: Robert Speddy
Birth Year: abt 1794
Burial Age: 73
Burial Date: 13 Aug 1867
Burial Parish: Lancaster, St Mary
Reference Number: Pr 3262/1/44


Elaine Report 18 Mar 2013 22:01

Hi glitter baby yes got him on 1851 census, and 1861 too i also found him in prison


Elaine Report 18 Mar 2013 22:03

hi kath
yes thats him i found that too, but trying to see if any one could help finding his parents.. :-)


KathleenBell Report 18 Mar 2013 22:06

There is nothing on the IGI for him and nothing on Findmypast baptisms. Maybe someone with Ancestry could check the baptisms on there.

His parents could well be dead by the time of the 1841 census.

Kath. x


Elaine Report 18 Mar 2013 22:09

Many thanks Kath, for your help
that maybe possible

elaine :-)


KathleenBell Report 18 Mar 2013 22:15

On the 1841 census there are only three males named Speddy who are old enough to be Robert's father living in Lancaster, but of course his parents could be living anywhere - if they were still alive.

Kath. x


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 22:28


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 22:31

There is a James Speddy on 1841who would be just about old enough, but he and his family are living out at Cockerham


Elaine Report 18 Mar 2013 22:33

Hi reggie, thats not far from lancaster, possible they lived out there then moved to lancaster :-)