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Looking for relatives of Donald V Lowe

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Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 13:57

Hi thank you, not sure if that is linked, the details ive found george and esther married 1911. But myndad did say donakd family went to australia. I really cant than you guys enough for your help xx

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Mar 2013 13:57

Name: William H Horrobin
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Birth Date: abt 1910
Departure Date: 5 May 1949
Port of Departure: London, England
Destination Port: Sydney, Australia
Ship Name: Ranchi
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Ranchi' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: P and O
Official Number: 148130
Master: R E J Tunbridge


EDIT

William was a Carpenter of 51 Copeley Hill, Erdington, Birmingham.

He was travelling with Hilda A, a housewife aged 36, June A, aged 14, Diane, aged 7 and Peter W, aged 3

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Mar 2013 14:09

Name: Esther Lowe
Gender: Female
Age: 63
Birth Date: abt 1885
Departure Date: 15 Apr 1948
Port of Departure: London, England
Destination Port: Sydney, Australia
Ship Name: Stratheden
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Stratheden' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: P and O
Master: S W S Dickson



Esther was travelling alone. She was a housewife of 51 Copeley Hill, Birmingham (same address as the Horrobin family)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Mar 2013 14:20

Electoral Rolls

Name: Dora May Dunford (Home Duties)
Gender: Female
Electoral Year: 1954
State: New South Wales
District: Banks
Subdistrict: Hurstville West
Address: 257 Dora Street

Also there Wilfred Dunford (Carpenter)

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Mar 2013 14:35

A copy of George and Esther's marriage cert will give you the names and occupations of their fathers. (If they knew who their Fathers were of course!)

A possibility.......

Household transcription
1911 census

Person: GEORGE, Esther
Address: 3 Church Hill Cottages Hamstead Road Handsworth

GEORGE, Isaac Head Married M 65 1846 Shoeing Smith Retired Ripple Worcestershire
GEORGE, Elizabeth Wife Married40 years F 67 1844 Halesowen Worcestershire
GEORGE, Esther Daughter Single F 26 1885 Warehouse Hand Handsworth Staffordshire
GEORGE, Isaac Son Single M 21 1890 Mechnic Grinder Handsworth Staffordshire
CHURCHLEY, William Henry Grandson Single M 16 1895 Mechnic Grinder Aston Duddeston
RG number: RG14
Piece: 17243
Reference: RG14PN17243 RG78PN1059 RD371 SD1 ED38 SN10
Registration District: West Bromwich
Sub District: Handsworth
Enumeration District: 38
Parish: Handsworth
Address: 3 Church Hill Cottages Hamstead Road Handsworth
County: Staffordshire
(9 children born, 7 living, 2 had died)


1901 England Census
about Esther George
Name: Esther George
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Isaac George
Mother's name: Elizabeth George
Gender: Female
Where born: Handsworth, Staffordshire, England

Civil parish: Handsworth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: West Bromwich
Sub-registration district: Handsworth
ED, institution, or vessel: 30
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 204
Piece: 2712
Folio: 44
Page Number: 33
Household Members: Name Age
Isaac George 51 (Blacksmith)
Elizabeth George 55
William George 22
Esther George 16
Ada E George 13
Isaac George 11
William H Churchley 6 (Grandson)



rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Mar 2013 14:42

That looks good Prickles - same year of birth on Esther's emigration record.

Blowed if I can find George Victor going to Australia or death records for him or Esther.

Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 14:42

Mmm so looks like a child was born out of wedlock and there was me worried about having our children, then getting married lol and thank you :-D

Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 14:47

Ive tried searching for georges side of the family, but im unable to find his mothers maiden name, any ideas? Xxx

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Mar 2013 15:29

Unfortunately MMN (Mothers Maiden Name) only appears on the record index of births from June 1911.

I have tried searching for George Victor with parents in the 1891 and 1901 census.......but not only is there not a George on a census with the middle name Victor or even with just the intial "V"........there is more than one to choose from.

I will take another look.....

Had a look and there are 3 possibilities.

I think you will need to purchase George and Esther's marrage cert.

The best place to order certs is online here.........

www.gro.gov.uk/

Certs cost £9.25

You will be asked......Is the GRO index reference number known?

By that they mean the Vol and Page number.

Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 15:40

Thank you. I have found death details for. Geroge v lowe age 45 living in birmingham, but thats all it says so obv not 100% its him

Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 16:26

Ive found on the 1901 census georges family, :-D

Choccy

Choccy Report 28 Mar 2013 16:54



The Dunford family travelling to Sydney, arriving on 9th August 1949

Mr W Dunford, Mrs D M Dunford and Master M A Dunford

travelling on the 'Otranto'


http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/PassengerReport.asp




Births Dec 1941 (>99%)
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Dunford Michael A Lowe Birmingham 6d 895



PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Mar 2013 17:13

That's good.

How do you know it is George's family's?

Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 17:18

Thank you

Nicola

Nicola Report 28 Mar 2013 17:20

Youll have to bear with me here lol. After adding him to my family tree, i had a few hits on the 1901 census. I knew he was born on west bromwich, birmingham, but obv wasnt sure. It showed him and his siblings and his parents.

Choccy

Choccy Report 28 Mar 2013 18:00


??

RG14PN20626 RG78PN1231 RD430 SD4 ED34 SN41
Reg. District: Nottingham
Sub District: Nottingham North West
Parish: Nottingham
Enum. District: 34
Address: 119 Forster St Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire


GRUNDY, William Head Marraid M 66 1845 Lace Maker Nots Basford
GRUNDY, Phoebe Wife Marraid
26 years F 60 1851 Birmingham
GRUNDY, Arthur Adopted M 13 1898 Southampton
HUGHES, George Henry Boarder Single M 22 1889 Tinman Gear Case Maker Ladywood Bham
>>>>LOWE, George Victor Boarder Single M 24 1887 Tinman Gear Case Maker Birmingham

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Mar 2013 21:44

Choccy that's the same census as posted on page 1......

Nicola, I don't think that is your George....too young?

This man was born in 1911. Although I am not seeing a possible birth for him on FreeBMD.

Deaths Mar 1956 LOWE George V 45 Birmingham 9c 361

Your George would have been 69 in 1954?

Births Mar 1887 LOWE George Victor Birmingham 6d 89




PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Mar 2013 22:11

Ok............someone correct me if i am wrong.

But i think the only way forward (Or backward!) and i know i have said it before............but i really do think you need to purchase a copy of George and Esther's marriage cert to be certain.

Prickles. x

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Mar 2013 22:17

Yes, I agree Prickles! Marriage certificate first, then if we can't find him on census his birth certificate.

I am wondering if his Mum re-married and he is lurking under a different surname in 1891 and 1901.


PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Mar 2013 22:30

My thoughts exactly Rootgatherer. x