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Liam Report 28 Apr 2013 10:15

There are 3, births for a Johanna Cotter in County Waterford
2 for 1880,
1 for 1879.
no birth for a Annie found.

free to search, but pay to view

1901 census - 37,Curragh, Ardmore.
Mary Coffer aged 12 grand daugher [ possiby Cotter mistranscribed ]

maybe connected !!!
taken from Guys Directory for Munster [ 1893]

Michael Cotter , Ardmore. / fisherman


Graham Report 28 Apr 2013 13:17

Anne Cotter
b. 1881
Cork, Ireland
Volume 5
Page 149

Anne Cotter
Cork, Ireland
Volume 5
Page 200


Karen Report 28 Apr 2013 14:06

Hi Marie

We did have his army number 413 .... I never noticed that on the 1911 census.

If they can change regiments then that must be John on 1901 census.

Hope you are more successful than me on the army records I couldn't find John on Ancestry's army records.



Karen Report 28 Apr 2013 14:16

Hi Liam

That explains a lot it was known that Annie came from Youghal, on 1911 census she stated Ardmooe, Waterford Resident, and for daughter Eileen it stated Newbridge, Kildare Resident her birth was in Apr-May-Jun 1907
Registration district: Naas

All I can tell you about Annie is that her father is Michael Cotter decd by 1915 occupation general labourer and we think she had a sister Hannah.



Karen Report 28 Apr 2013 14:22

Liam, didn't see your message with birth entries can't see anything there, thanks for looking for me.


Karen Report 28 Apr 2013 14:25


I think Annie was her name not a nickname as she used it on the census, electoral list and marriage cert.



Karen Report 2 May 2013 17:05


Can anyone tell me why some of the Soldiers on the 1901 census for the Shorncliffe Military camp in Kent were called 'inmate'



Graham Report 3 May 2013 07:57

Shorncliffe Camp contains a military hospital. Maybe the 'inmates' were actually patients.


Eringobragh1916 Report 3 May 2013 12:15

Karen.... (1901) Abt 95% of the Camp where listed as inmates....possibly just a term they used ....


Karen Report 3 May 2013 14:23

Thanks Graham and Eringobragh.

That must be it...didn't think they could all be prisoners!

Now to try and find what regiments were there in 1901.



Eringobragh1916 Report 3 May 2013 18:26

Try this site.....

Search for Shorncliffe in all sorts of references to the various regiments who have been stationed there.


Karen Report 6 May 2013 15:35


Thanks for the link seems to be a problem with the site as all I see is blank pages.

I checked about 40 soldiers names from the 1901 census in Shorncliffe to see what regiments they belonged to in 1911, only found one soldier in the Loyal North Lancashire's. So I'm assuming that because they were both in the same camp in 1901 different camps in 1911 but same regiment that I have the right person on the 1901 census.

Thanks Karen