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Louise Report 15 Jun 2013 15:45

From the certs.I have Isabella Smith marries Edwin Rylance in 1910,then in 1916 Isabella Rylance (fathers name Smith)marries Charles Currie stating she is a widow.Edwin Rylance died 1944!!!!.This could be why Ivy Irene put the maiden name Currie on her daughters birth cert.he was her stepdad.Phew hope that makes sense.


Reggie Report 15 Jun 2013 15:09


CelticShiv Report 20 May 2013 19:23

looks like Reggie has pulled up a lot of information on this for you.

I think you need to get certfiicates to confirm some of it before proceeding any furhter to make sure all the generations match up. Otherwise you could easily go down the wrong tree.


Reggie Report 20 May 2013 15:28


Reggie Report 5 May 2013 22:02


Mary Report 1 May 2013 17:59

It was on Probate record for Walter Griffin who died 1949.



Mary Report 1 May 2013 17:47

OK no connection to what I found earlier,Isabella Currie married a Walter Griffin 1940 in Leigh lancashire.
They lived at 17,The Avenue Leigh.



Louise Report 1 May 2013 16:43

9 Standish rd,fallowfield,manchester


Mary Report 1 May 2013 15:34

What was the address for Nora in 1946 please.



Louise Report 1 May 2013 14:33

I know a Isabella Currie was living at the address that Nora gave on her wedding cert,when she married Frederick Finney in 1946(could have been her gran)they had 1 son Brian now dead in 1947,but left them both not long after then had me in 1950 under the name Griffin.Then she goes off the radar.


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 14:25

I'll leave you to it, then...................


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:28

1911 census

Person: RYLANCE, John Richard

Address: 20 St Philips Road Gorton

RYLANCE, John Richard Head Married M 29 1882 Drapery Warehouse Eccles Lancashire VIEW
RYLANCE, Emily Ann Wife Married6 years F 28 1883 Halifax Yorkshire VIEW
RYLANCE, Marion Daughter F 0 (10 MONTHS) 1911 Gorton Lancashire VIEW
ROGERSON, Elizabeth Ellen Aunt Married12 years F 32 1879 Northwich Cheshire VIEW

RG number: RG14


Deaths Jun 1954 (>99%)

Rylance John R 72 Stockport 10a 488


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:25

1891 census
Person: SMITH, Isabella

Address: 25, Ripley Street, Lancaster

SMITH, Henry Head Married M 43 1848 Excavator
Lancaster, Lancashire VIEW
SMITH, Sarah Wife Married F 41 1850 Cotton Operative
Leeds, Yorkshire VIEW
SMITH, Mary J Daughter F 17 1874 Cotton Operative
Lancaster, Lancashire VIEW
SMITH, Hannah Daughter F 15 1876
Lancaster, Lancashire VIEW
SMITH, James Son M 12 1879 Scholar
Lancaster, Lancashire VIEW
SMITH, Isabella Daughter F 10 1881 Scholar
Lancaster, Lancashire VIEW
WILSON, Moses Lodger Single M 35 1856 Excavator
Preston, Lancashire VIEW
STRETTON, James Lodger Single M 40 1851 Pavior
Liverpool, Lancashire


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:23

1901 census

Person: SMITH, Isabella

Address: 44, Greaves (Lower Greaves), Lancaster, Town

RILEY, Elizabeth Head Widow F 73 1828 Living On Own Means
Dent, Yorkshire VIEW
SMITH, Isabella Servant Single F 20 1881 General (Domestic)
Lancaster, Lancashire


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:20

Ivy's father was from a large family.............try inputting any, or all, of them in 'search all trees'

1891 census
Person: RYLANCE, Edwin

Address: 1, Witton Yard, Tabley Street, Witton Cum Twambrooks, Northwich

RYLANCE, James Head Married M 33 1858 Bookkeeper
Wigan, Lancashire VIEW
RYLANCE, Jane E Wife Married F 34 1857
Northwich, Cheshire VIEW
RYLANCE, Edwin Son M 11 1880 Scholar
Northwich, Cheshire VIEW
RYLANCE, John Rd Son M 9 1882 Scholar
Eccles, Lancashire VIEW
RYLANCE, James A Son M 6 1885 Scholar
Felling, County Durham VIEW
RYLANCE, Eva Daughter F 4 1887
Sunderland, County Durham VIEW
RYLANCE, Elizabeth A Daughter F 3 1888
Barley, Yorkshire VIEW
RYLANCE, Edith E Daughter F 1 1890
Northwich, Cheshire


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:18

So Ivy was born as Rylance, but chose to use the name Currie on her daughter's birth cert, for some unfathomable reason


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:17

Births Mar 1880 (>99%)
RYLANCE Edwin Northwich 8a 269

Deaths Mar 1944 (>99%)
Rylance Edwin 63 Heywood 8c 597


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:15

Marriages Jun 1901 (>99%)

Rylance Edwin Lancaster 8e 1493
Smith Isabella Lancaster 8e 1493


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:14

1911 census

Person: RYLANCE, Isabella

Address: 6 Albert Avenue Gorton

RYLANCE, Edwin Head Married M 31 1880 Joiner House Northwich VIEW
RYLANCE, Isabella Wife Married10 years F 31 1880 Lancaster VIEW
RYLANCE, Ivy Irene Daughter Single F 8 1903 School Manchester VIEW
RICHARDSON, Florence Visitor Single F 12 1899 School Manchester


Reggie Report 1 May 2013 13:11

How much research have you done?

CURRIE Charles RYLANCE Isabella Lancaster Register Office or Registrar Attended Preston LANC/41/4
CURRIE Charles SMITH Isabella Lancaster Register Office or Registrar Attended Preston LANC/41/4
RYLANCE Isabella CURRIE Charles Lancaster Register Office or Registrar Attended Preston LANC/41/4
SMITH Isabella CURRIE Charles Lancaster Register Office or Registrar Attended