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Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 20:34

can anybody help? is there a way for somebody to check my tree as i may have gone off track i need some way to check my relatives are connected i found a relative who may be a msytery.

Somehow Thomas carr born 1791in Newburn, Northumberland does not fit parents:
father Mark Carr born 1761 Chollerton died 1842 Castlewardd, Northumberland mother Mary Robson born 1758 chollerton died 1790 Little Swinburne, Northumberland.I may have to delete a chunk of my tree if i cannot figure out where i've gone wrong

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 19 Mar 2013 20:40

First thing is where did you get the info from and who are you working back from?

I agree that there is something very wrong if the mother died the year before her son was born.

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 20:46

info came from familysearch.org and here on Genesreunited working back from
James Carr born 1821 born Walbottle, Northumberland.He married Catherine Robson born 1816 Ryton,northumberland died 1852 and then Ann Bates born 1827

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 19 Mar 2013 20:54

Did you verify his father's name and occupation from his marriage certificate?

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Mar 1858
BATES Ann Newcastle Tyne 10b 137
CARR James Newcastle Tyne 10b 137
LAIDLER William Newcastle Tyne 10b 137
LAIDMAN Anne Newcastle Tyne 10b 137
WAUGH Peter Newcastle Tyne 10b 137

I know only too well how many Carrs there are here in the North East! Far too easy to take a wrong turn.

Mike *

Mike * Report 19 Mar 2013 21:00

Another Carr thread

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1320627

and another

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1312585

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 21:10

no im afraid not, busy looking at a tree on ancestry.com got same relatives as me up to William Maxwell born 1802 Newcastle, wife was Mary Laing born 1809 Heworth and died 1889 Newcastle . any help to you?

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 21:12

mike those links are no good for my problem thanks any way

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 19 Mar 2013 21:34

I think Mike's point is that you have multiple threads about the same family (which is against site rules) ....never trust somebody else's tree.....

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 21:36

ok thanks for that.

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 21:38

will delete the other threads now

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 19 Mar 2013 21:54

Presumably the family in 1871

Name: James Carr
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Wallbottle, Northumberland
Schedule Type:
Registration District: Gateshead
Sub-District: Winlaton
Parish: Winlaton
County: Durham

Self James Carr M 49 Wallbottle, Northumberland
Wife Ann Carr F 42 Path Head, Durham
Daughter Elizabeth Carr F 12 Blaydon, Durham
Daughter Margaret Carr F 5 Blaydon, Durham
Daughter Catherine Carr F 2 Blaydon, Durham

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 19 Mar 2013 22:03

possible, i have same guy same kids and wife ..this was his second wife i think , anything on first wife Catherine robson born 1816?

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 20 Mar 2013 07:50

I can't find a James Carr - Catherine Robson marriage anywhere.
Where did you get this information from? In your very first post you mention a Mary Robson, I wonder if you got the surnames mixed up?

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 20 Mar 2013 17:42

Hmm could be,I picked it up from here Genesreunited.I may have to delete tree from James Carr up over and work from there.

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 21 Mar 2013 22:08

please if anybody can help, re-doing tree after mis-hap I found my relative james carr born 1821 newburn,northumberland says his first wife was catherine can't find surname or when married, two children in 1851 census jane aged 5, thomas aged 2
Reckon they got married between 1845/50.I think catherine died about 1852

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 24 Mar 2013 20:32

I hate it when you screw up your hard work lol, would love your help peeps please.

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 24 Mar 2013 21:20

OK found it, they were married quite late in life then for those times (she was nearly 30 if your d.o.b. is right) And yes her name was Robson.

Marriages Mar 1845 (>99%)
BRABAN Robert Newcastle Tyne 25 306
Carr James Newcastle T 25 306 <<<<<<<<<
EARL Ann Newcastle Tyne 25 306
Hughes Ellen Newcastle Tyne 25 306
McGurk Patrick Newcastle Tyne 25 306
REAY Charlotte Percival Newcastle T. 25 306
ROBSON Catharine Newcastle Tyne 25 306 <<<<<<<<
Tuckler William Newcastle T. 25 306

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 24 Mar 2013 21:23

There is a Catherine Carr death in Almwick in 1854 and two in Newcastle on Tyne in 1857.

Getting one of James's marriage certificates will give you the fathers' names

Winlaton1

Winlaton1 Report 29 Mar 2013 20:17

thanks for the info BeverleyW