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James and Rose THOMPSON of Ballymoney, Antrim

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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Apr 2013 08:42

Seeking information on this couple and their children please

Known children:
Robert John b. c1881, d. 1918 (KIA in France, enlisted in Australia)
Rose
James (possible link to Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
Samuel b. c1891, d. 1973 Western Australia

Robert's next of kin was mother Rose of Ballywattick, Ballymoney, Antrim.

Samuel is my connection (as below). I don't know what the NSW connection is.

Sunday Times, Sunday 28 January 1923
THOMPSON-HUNTER.--On December 20, 1922, at Ross Memorial Church, West Perth, by Rt. Rev. the Moderator (Mr. Blanchard), Samuel, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, Ballymoney, Ulster, Ireland, to Margaret, only daughter of Mrs. Hunter and late Joseph Hunter, Waroona. New South Wales papers please copy.

Samuel's wife was Margaret Devlin HUNTER b. 1893 Queensland, d. 1977 WA, daughter of Joseph HUNTER (d. 1922) & Mary DEVLIN (b. c1860, d. 1931). No marriage found for Joseph & Mary in Australia. They went from Qld to WA by 1897 (2 sons born, I have their details).

Thank you :-)

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Apr 2013 09:17

The Irish 1901 and 1911 censuses are free on lin..............e.I'll let you have the pleasure of finding the info for yourself

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 8 Apr 2013 09:28

????

Census Years
1911
Antrim
Seacon
Ballywattick, Lower
Residents of a house

Residents of a house 4 in Ballywattick, Lower (Seacon, Antrim)
Show all information
Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion
Thompson James 53 Male Head of Family Presbyterian
Thompson Rose 55 Female Wife Presbyterian
Thompson Mary Ann 22 Female Daughter Presbyterian
Thompson Jane 92 Female Mother Presbyterian

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Apr 2013 09:31

Thanks, Reggie, that's brilliant! I didn't realise...found this for 1901 - looks like a good match?


Thompson
James
43
Male
Head of Family
Presbyterian

Thompson
Rose
45
Female
Wife
Presbyterian

Thompson
James
15
Male
Son
Presbyterian

Thompson
Mary Ann
12
Female
Daughter
Presbyterian

Thompson
Samuel
9
Male
Son
Presbyterian

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Apr 2013 09:32

Thanks Argyllgran, just spotted that, defnitely the right family! :-)

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Apr 2013 09:37

Can't find Robert though

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Apr 2013 09:49

Got excited thinking I would find the other side as well, the LINDSAYs from Strabane, Tyrone but no such luck! They are hiding :-) Andrew b. c1887 & wife Eliza Jane b. c1884, they married in Jan 1909 and should have had son Wm (b. 1909) with them...? Any helpers please

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 8 Apr 2013 09:58

Robert's baptism:


Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911 about Robert John Thompson
Name: Robert John Thompson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 7 Jul 1879
Birth Place: Ballymoney, Antrim, Ireland
Father's Name: James Thompson
Mother's Name: Rose Hickinson
FHL Film Number: 256032

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 8 Apr 2013 10:30

Ooh brilliant, thanks for that, I didn't know Rose's maiden name :-D

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 8 Apr 2013 13:10

This might be the daughter Rose's birth. It doesn't give parents' names, but date and place are likely:


Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958 about Rose Thompson
Name: Rose Thompson
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1887
Registration district: Coleraine
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 1
Page: 457
FHL Film Number: 101061

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 8 Apr 2013 13:46

Here's James and Rose's marriage - note alternative spellings:


Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958 about James Thompson
Name: James Thompson
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1878
Registration district: Ballymoney
Volume: 1
Page Number: 231
FHL Film Number: 101253
Records on Page:
Name
James Thompson
Rosetta Higginson

Maura

Maura Report 8 Apr 2013 17:54

15/11/1878 Roseyards Presbyterian Church Ballymoney
James Thompson
Address Stroan
age F/A
Bachelor
Occupation Labourer
Father James Thompson a Labourer
Rosetta Higginson
Address Stroan
age F/A
Spinster
Father John Higginson a Labourer
Witnesses John Thompson & Ann Simpson

Maura

Maura Report 8 Apr 2013 18:33

Census Years1911TyroneMagheracregganDrumclamphResidents of a house
Residents of a house 13 in Drumclamph (Magheracreggan, Tyrone)
Show all informationSurname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses Years Married Children Born Children Living
Crompton James 58 Male Head of Family Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Agricultural Labourer Cannot read - Widower - - - -
Crompton Johnston 20 Male Son Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Agricultural Labourer Read and write - Single - - - -
Crompton Robert 15 Male Son Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Farm Servant Read and write - Single - - - -
Crompton Mary 17 Female Daughter Church of Ireland Co Tyrone - Read and write - Single - - - -
Linsey Andrew 24 Male Visitors Son in Law Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Blacksmith Domestic Servant Read and write - Married - - - -
Linsey Lizzie 26 Female Daughter Church of Ireland Co Tyrone - Read and write - Married - 2 - -
Linsey William 26 Male Visitor Presbyterian Co Tyrone Farm Labourer Read and write

Maura

Maura Report 8 Apr 2013 18:48

Andrew Lindsay married Eliza Jane Crompton 1909 Strabane
Andrew father's a John
Eliza Janes father's James
rootsireland.ie

Found 2 children of this couple
Eliza 1913
Andrew French 1914

Maura

Maura Report 8 Apr 2013 20:13

3 more children to Andrew Lindsay & Lizzie Crompton
Wm. James1909
Mary 1910
Sarah 1912
All childrens birth registered in Castlederg

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 Apr 2013 10:37

Wow Maura, you have been busy! Thank you for all this, I will take a good look at it now :-D

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 Apr 2013 10:53

Just to verify - I know Eliza Jane CROMPTONs parents were James & Mary (nee ROBB) and that she was living in Derrygoon at the time of their marriage. How would I find details of James & Mary's marriage? I can't seem to find them in 1901 Census.

I have Andrew French LINDSAY's dob as 10 Oct 1915. To add to confusion, his headstone states he was born 10/10/1916!

His sister was my stepfather's mother Bessie Elizabeth LINDSAY, born c1914 - guessing this must be Eliza. (Bessie Elizabeth is the name given on her marriage cert., I alwasy thought it odd!)

I have Sadie in 1912 (not Sarah?) and May on 23 May 1911 (not May in 1910?)

Eldest Wm Jas as born in Newtown-stewart on 18 Apr 1909. Does that fit Castelderg location?

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 9 Apr 2013 10:54

P.S. Andrew's father John LINDSAY was a butcher. Can't find him in censuses either! :-(

Maura

Maura Report 9 Apr 2013 12:02

Sadie & May are pet names for Sarah & Mary, this is the Cromptons 1901 name misspelted

Census Years1901TyroneMagheracregganArchillResidents of a house
Residents of a house 22 in Archill (Magheracreggan, Tyrone)
Show all informationSurname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses
Crimpton James 45 Male Head of Family Church of Ireland Co Tyrone General Labourer Cannot read - Married -
Crimpton Mary 46 Female Wife Church of Ireland Co Tyrone - Read and write - Married -
Crimpton Johnston 13 Male Son Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
Crimpton Sarah 11 Female Daughter Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
Crimpton Mary 8 Female Daughter Church of Ireland Co Tyrone Scholar Read only - Not Married -
Crimpton Robert 4 Male Son Church of Ireland Co Tyrone


Maura

Maura Report 9 Apr 2013 12:09

Name: William James Lindsay
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1909
Registration district: Castlederg
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 17
FHL Film Number: 101072

Name: Mary Lindsay
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1910
Registration district: Castlederg
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 18
FHL Film Number: 101073

Name: Sarah Lindsay
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1912
Registration district: Castlederg
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 13
FHL Film Number: 101074

Name: Eliza Lindsay
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1913
Registration district: Castlederg
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 18
FHL Film Number: 101075

Name: Andrew French Lindsay
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1914
Registration district: Castlederg
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 15
FHL Film Number: 101075