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walter hamilton

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Unknown Report 8 Apr 2013 18:05

Hi Alviegal
In 1901 Walter aged 11 was a scholar on an industrial ship

Unknown

Unknown Report 8 Apr 2013 17:53

Hi Alviegal
you are absolutely right with these census the 1911 was in a right mess the mother being a widow had put all names down even so some were married and living else where the father at one time was a seaman but other times he was classed as a labourer

alviegal

alviegal Report 7 Apr 2013 21:45

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Civil Registration event: Death
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Name: HAMILTON, George
Registration district: South Shields
County: Durham
Year of registration: 1905
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at death: 47
Volume no: 10A
Page no: 489

alviegal

alviegal Report 7 Apr 2013 21:29

???

1891 census transcription details for: 2, Laygate Hill, Westoe, South Shields
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG12
Piece: 4159
Folio: 37
Page: 26
Reg. District: South Shields
Sub District: Westoe
Parish: Westoe
Enum. District: 31
Ecclesiastical District: Holy Trinity
City/Municipal Borough: South Shields
Address: 2, Laygate Hill, Westoe, South Shields
County: Durham
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HAMILTON, George Head Married M 33 1858 Labourer Dock
Scotland
HAMILTON, Sarah Wife Married F 31 1860
Newbottle, County Durham
HAMILTON, Jane A Daughter F 10 1881
North Shields, Northumberland
HAMILTON, Thomas Son M 5 1886
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
HAMILTON, Albert E Son M 3 1888
South Shields, County Durham
HAMILTON, Walter Son M 1 1890
Sunderland, County Durham



1901 census transcription details for: 122, Palmerston Street, South Shields
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG13
Piece: 4735
Folio: 85
Page: 14
Reg. District: South Shields
Sub District: South Shields
Parish: South Shields
Enum. District: 62
Ecclesiastical District: St Judes
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 122, Palmerston Street, South Shields
County: Durham
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HAMILTON, Geo Head Married M 43 1858 Steam Engine Maker's Labourer Fitters Labourer
Scotland
HAMILTON, Sarah J Wife Married F 42 1859
Newcastle, Northumberland
HAMILTON, Jane Ann Daughter Single M 20 1881
So Shields, Durham
HAMILTON, Thos Son Single M 15 1886 Boiler Cleaner (Docks)
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
HAMILTON, Alb Ed Son Single M 13 1888
So Shields, Durham
HAMILTON, William Son Single M 9 1892
So Shields, Durham
HAMILTON, Charles Son Single M 7 1894
So Shields, Durham
HAMILTON, Elizabeth Daughter Single F 4 1897
So Shields, Durham
HAMILTON, Mary Daughter Single F 2 1899
So Shields, Durham
HAMILTON, Margt Daughter Single F 2 1899
So Shields, Durham

alviegal

alviegal Report 7 Apr 2013 21:24

Wondering about this one.

1911 census transcription details for: 20 Robson Street South Shields
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National Archive Reference:

RG14PN30282 RG78PN1745A RD556 SD1 ED23 SN49
Reg. District: South Shields
Sub District: South Shields
Parish: South Shields
Enum. District: 23
Address: 20 Robson Street South Shields
County: Durham
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
HAMILTON, Sarah Head Widow F 54 1857 Durham So Shields
HAMILTON, William Son Single M 19 1892 Dock Labourer Durham South Shields
HAMILTON, Charlie Son Single M 17 1894 Dock Labourer Durham South Shields
HAMILTON, Elizabeth Daughter Single F 15 1896 Durham South Shields


This is the ancestry version.



1911 England Census about Walter Hamilton
Name: Walter Hamilton
Age in 1911: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Sunderland
Civil parish: South Shields
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: 20 Robson Street
Marital Status: Married
Registration district: South Shields
Registration District Number: 556
Sub-registration district: South Shields
ED, institution, or vessel: 23
Piece: 30282
Household Members:
Name Age
Sarah Hamilton 54
John Hamilton 32
Jane Hamilton 31
Tom Hamilton 25
Albert Hamilton 23
Walter Hamilton 21 married, seaman
William Hamilton 19
Charlie Hamilton 17
Elizabeth Hamilton 15


John, Jane, Tom, Albert and Walter have all been scored out. Possibly Sarah named all her children, even the ones not living at home.


14 children born, 8 living and 6 died has also been scored out.

alviegal

alviegal Report 7 Apr 2013 21:19

Could you post the census that has Walter on it? Or tell us the name of his brother and parents please.

What is his father's occupation?

Unknown

Unknown Report 7 Apr 2013 21:18

Glitter Baby
Walter Is an able seaman his father George was down as deceased

Unknown

Unknown Report 7 Apr 2013 21:13

Shirley
on BMD there is only one child which I am guessing George Richardson P Hamilton born 1909 but this same child died 1911 but I presume It was before 1911 census

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 7 Apr 2013 21:12

What is the occupation of Walter and his father from the marriage ?

Unknown

Unknown Report 7 Apr 2013 20:52

Marie
Walter Is my wifes grandfathers brother and he was found on I think 1901 census and apart from his marriage in 1909 cant find anything else

Unknown

Unknown Report 7 Apr 2013 20:43

Shirley
I have a marriage cert Walter Is down as 22 father George Dorothy Is down as 21 father Joseph Walter was born Sunderland I have no Idea about Dorothy

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 7 Apr 2013 15:11

Have sent friendly pm re how to return to thread. :-)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Apr 2013 20:49

??
ame: Walter Hamilton
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1880
Relation: Boarder
Gender: Male
Where born: Ireland
Civil parish: South Shields
Ecclesiastical parish: St Stephen
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:Machine Agent

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: South Shields
Sub-registration district: South Shields
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 298
Piece: 4727
Folio: 124
Page Number: 43
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Henry Metcalf 50
Mary Ann Metcalf 46
Annie Jane Metcalf 22
Joseph Henry Metcalf 20
Margaret Elizabeth Metcalf 19
Lily Metcalf 16
Walter Hamilton 21

Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 4727; Folio: 124; Page: 43.

Alemap

Alemap Report 6 Apr 2013 20:48

Marriage for ref:
Civil registration event: Marriage
MarriageFinder™: Walter Hamilton married Dorothy Richardson
Name: HAMILTON, Walter
Registration district: South Shields
County: Durham
Year of registration: 1909
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Volume no: 10A
Page no: 1350

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Apr 2013 20:46

so married in 1909
Name: Walter Hamilton
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1909
Registration district: South Shields
Inferred County: Durham
Volume Number: 10a
Page Number: 1350

spouse Dorothy Richardson

have you the cert for their ages and fathers names.

Was he born in Scotland and maybe returned there after the marriage ?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 6 Apr 2013 20:46

Hello Alan. how did you connect to them in the first place?

That might help us put the pieces together.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Apr 2013 20:41

Have you looked on FreeBMD for any children they may ave had?

Unknown

Unknown Report 6 Apr 2013 20:38

Hi help needed
Walter Hamilton married Dorothy Richardson in South Shields early 1900s but after that they seem to have vanished off the face of the earth any info needed
Alan