Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

New Scottish Census

New Scottish census records

Do you have Scottish ancestors?

Perhaps you do and you just didn't know! Search our brand new Scottish census records today and discover if you have Scottish roots.

Search Scottish Census

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Amelia Ann Ruscoe - Manchester - any info please

Page 0 + 1 of 3

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. »
ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

CupCakes

CupCakes Report 3 May 2013 08:37

My grandfather's will has 2 people besides my grandmother named.

Date will filed 30 Jan 1938 - date probate granted 1944.

He was born 1884 - Manchester. My grandmother abt 1883 claimed London

It has named a Amelia Ann Ruscoe living in 1938 at 108 Dudley Street, Hr Broughton, Manchester. Profession Confectioner.

I am particularly interested in finding any info about Amelia because of the Confectioner profession. Grandma had a sweet shop in Middleton in the 50's but none of us can remember the address

The will is typed so the names very clear
Needs fresh eyes on this because I just can't find any BMD for Amelia

:-D :-D :-D

CupCakes

CupCakes Report 3 May 2013 09:08

I found a marriage for an Amelia Agnes RUSCOE- Dec 1887 - Mile End, London

The name, place and date is way out so had to discount it.

Pam

Pam Report 3 May 2013 09:24

There is a 1911 marriage for Joseph Ruscoe to Amelia A Crossley in Salford which might be the one you are looking for.

CupCakes

CupCakes Report 3 May 2013 09:33

OMG found it - Pam thanks so much - to Joseph H Roscoe Sept 1911 Salford 8d 102
now a likely birth Mar 1887 Salford 8d 154 but death is completely eluding me.

BarbaraFromYorkshire

BarbaraFromYorkshire Report 3 May 2013 09:36

Hi This could be Amelia in 1911 census

1911 England Census 1911 England Census
Name: Amelia Ann Crossley
Age in 1911: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Salford, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Pendleton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street Address: 19 Duchy Road, Pendleton Salford
Marital Status: Single

>>>>>>Occupation: Confectioner

Registration district: Salford
Registration District Number: 465
Sub-registration district: Pendleton
ED, institution, or vessel: 25
Piece: 23956
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Crossley 64
Jane Elizabeth Crossley 60
Sarah Jane Crossley 34
Alexandria New Crossley 28
Mary Elizabeth Crossley 24
Amelia Ann Crossley 24


Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 23956.


Choccy

Choccy Report 3 May 2013 09:56



several trees on Ancestry have this -


Social Security Death Index

Name: Amelia Ruscoe
SSN: 341-44-0545
Last Residence: 60611 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
Born: 14 Jan 1887
Died: Apr 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (1966)



Choccy

Choccy Report 3 May 2013 10:04


this looks like the one who died in 1976

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960

Name: Am Ann Ruscoe
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1887
Age: 71
Port of Departure: Quebec, Canada
Arrival Date: 14 Jun 1958
Port of Arrival: Plymouth, England
Ports of Voyage: Quebec
Ship Name: Arosa Sun
Search Ship Database: View the 'Arosa Sun' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Arosa Line
Official Number: 0214/80

Source Citation: Class: BT26; Piece: 1406; Item: 69.



UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960

Name: Amelia Ruscoe
Gender: Female
Departure Date: 5 Sep 1958
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Destination Port: Montreal, Canada
Ship Name: Arosa Star
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Arosa Star' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Master: Ebbrey

Source Citation: Class: BT26.



BarbaraFromYorkshire

BarbaraFromYorkshire Report 3 May 2013 11:21

Well done, Choccy, that does looks like the right Amelia :-D

Reggie, do you just make all those rude remarks to boost your "Post numbers" ?

Everyone has to learn --and sometimes records are not where we expect to find them.

Barbara x


,ADDED
I see Reggie has taken the remarks off this thread---

CupCakes

CupCakes Report 3 May 2013 12:48

Thank you so much everybody so appreciated. Never gave a thought that she may have moved down south or travelled abroad.

I was thinking of Manchester addresses only

Supposed to have been able to sort it myself but have been a bit under the weather of late and my brain is a bit fuzzed at the moment.That is why I asked for fresh eyes to have a look at it.

Now we need info on Joseph H Roscoe - if there are some shipping records for him?

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 17:13

Electoral rolls would help give more information

or the phone books ............. unfortunately not on GR, so far as I know

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 17:18

This is the Lancs bmd version of the marriage ...............

Lancashire Marriage indexes for the years: 1911

CROSSLEY Amelia A RUSCOE Joseph H Pendleton St Thomas Salford C38/7/309

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 17:28

from ancestry

Crossley Family Tree
Owner: rogcor


Joseph Henry RUSCOE
Birth 8 Aug 1883 in Salford, Lancashire, U.K.
Death 10 Nov 1923 in Salford, Lancashire, England

Marriage to Amelia Ann Crossley
1911 — Age: 28
Salford, Lancashire, England


Parents

John Edwin RUSCOE 1859 –
Rosa Stacey 1859 –


Spouse & Children

Amelia Ann Crossley 1887 – 1976

Katharine Mary RUSCOE 1912 – 2007



Katharine Mary RUSCOE
Birth 20 Nov 1912 in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Death 27 Jun 2007




over to you!

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 17:35

a couple of family trees have Katherine's death as ...........


27/6/2007 (27 Jun 2007) - Arlington Heights, Lake, Illinois, USA




I cannot find the Ruscoes entering the US on the Ellis Island site, nor on passenger lists, other than the ones already found.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 17:46

BTW


Am Ann Ruscoe on that 1958 Passenger List shows her UK address as .............

113 Millway, Mill Hill, London

Born in England

Country of Permanent Residence:- USA

Length of stay:- 3 months

Occupation:- Housewife


seemingly travelling alone



The Passenger List for Amelia Ruscoe shows the same birthdate ........ 14 - 1 -1887

UK Address:- 113 Eastway, London

Citizenship and Passport:- England

Permanent Residence:- USA

Occupation:- Housewife


again, seemingly travelling alone

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 17:53

couldn't find Joseph's death on freebmd, but this is from ancestry



England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006 about Joseph H Ruscoe

Name: Joseph H Ruscoe
Birth Date: abt 1883
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1923
Age at Death: 40
Registration district: Salford
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8d
Page: 143

lancashireAnn

lancashireAnn Report 3 May 2013 19:33

Amelia's baptism from lan-opc

Baptism: 6 Mar 1887 Stowell Memorial, Salford, Lancashire, England
Amelia Ann Crossley - [Child] of Thomas Crossley & Jane Elizabeth
Abode: 23 King William St.
Occupation: Compositor

lancashireAnn

lancashireAnn Report 3 May 2013 19:41

this is a link to Thomas Crossley & Jane Elizabeth Muchall's marriage as shown in several trees

http://search.ancestry.co.uk/iexec?htx=View&r=5538&dbid=2253&iid=32355_249329-00405&fn=Thomas&ln=Crossley&st=d&ssrc=&pid=5080562

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 3 May 2013 19:53

This appears to be the outward voyage - they went to Canada:

UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960

Name: Anelia Ruscoe
Gender: Female
Age: 64
Birth Date: abt 1887
Departure Date: 31 Mar 1951
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Destination Port: Halifax, Canada
Ship Name: Franconia
Shipping Line: Cunard White Star Limited
Official Number: 147216
Master: Charles Beresford Osborne

She's a housewife, travelling with the Kents - Katherine age 38 and 4 children who I won't name as they could still be alive.

The address in England was 86 Dulwich Road, Holland on Sea, Essex.

Amelia and Katherine listed as housewives.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 19:58

Marriage(s) for Katherine mary??


Marriages Dec 1944 (>99%)

KOHN Gershon Ruscoe Middleton 8d 1118
RUSCOE Katherine M Kohn Middleton 8d 1118


could Kohn have been changed to Kent??????

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 3 May 2013 20:00

no Kohn/Ruscoe children

but 4 Kent/Ruscoe



anglicising of name????