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Elizabeth (Betsy) Boyde

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Gwen Report 19 Apr 2013 13:40

I have recently come across the above person who would be my g.g.grandmother she was born in the Isle of Man - Ballasalla, Parish of Kirk Malew. She married a James Thomas and they lived in Liverpool. Does anyone have any information on the Boyde family in the Isle of Man.



Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 19 Apr 2013 13:48

This may help

Parish registers


Potty Report 19 Apr 2013 14:24

Timescale? There are Elizabeth Boydes on the IOM census but need to know approx. DOB. Do you have her marriage cert for her father's name?


Potty Report 19 Apr 2013 14:25

Is this the marriage:

Liverpool, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921
about Betsy Boyde

Betsy Boyde

Birth Year:
abt 1819


Marriage Date:
7 May 1853

Toxteth Park St John the Baptist

Spouse's Name:
James Thomas

Father's Name:
Thomas Boyde

Spouse Father's Name:
William Thomas


brummiejan Report 19 Apr 2013 14:35


1841 Isle of Man Census
Name: Elizth Boyde
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
Gender: Female
Where born: Isle of Man, Isle of Man

Civil parish: Malew
County/Island: Isle of Man

Registration district: Isle of Man
Sub-registration district: Isle of Man

Elizth Boyde 50
John Boyde 25
Elizth Boyde 18
Thos Boyde 16
Robt Boyde 13
Wm Curry 25
Margt Curry 20
Esther Curry 2
Jane Curry 3 Mo


Cynthia Report 20 Apr 2013 18:49

New poster - friendly message sent on how to return to thread. :-)

Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Apr 2013 19:02

Her age at marriage was 34 so DOB of 1819
but census has DOB as c1823


Betsy Thomas
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1823

Spouse's Name:James Thomas

Where born:Pauab Cterkmicheal, Isle of Man
Civil parish:Toxteth Park
Ecclesiastical parish:St Thomas


Registration district: West Derby
Sub-registration district:Toxteth Park

James Thomas49
Betsy Thomas 48
Elizabeth Thomas 17
George Thomas 9
Joseph Thomas 6

Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Apr 2013 19:06

1861 - living in Burnley

James Thomas 43 - b Bolton, Lancashire
Betsy Thomas 39 - born Barrowford, Lancashire

Barrowford is a large village and civil parish in the Pendle district of Lancashire

Wondering if there are 2 couples James and Betsy Thomas


James Thomas 33 - Bolton

Betty Thomas 28 - Barrowford, Lancashire